SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 28 March 2018" Morning Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 28 March 2018"

Morning Shift (English Language)

QID : 1 - In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

The 26th of January was chosen (1)/ to commemorate the Purna Swaraj, (2)/ declaration for the complete independence, of 1930. (3)/ No error (4)
Options:
1)  1
2)  2
3)  3
4)  4
Correct Answer: 3
 

QID : 2 - In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

A Creole language is a (1)/ stable natural language develop from (2)/ a mixture of different languages. (3)/ No error (4)
Options:
1)  1
2)  2
3)  3
4)  4
Correct Answer: 2
 

QID : 3 - In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

She was discharged ______ the hospital after treatment.
Options:
1)  from
2)  of
3)  with
4)  as
Correct Answer: from
 

QID : 4 - In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

The mechanic ______ the car according to his own liking.
Options:
1)  tweaking
2)  is tweaked
3)  will tweak
4)  have tweaked
Correct Answer: will tweak
 

QID : 5 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Dour
Options:
1)  Cheery
2)  Pleasant
3)  Morose
4)  Approachable
Correct Answer: Morose
 

QID : 6 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Scrumptious
Options:
1)  Stale
2)  Crushable
3)  Devotedness
4)  Tasty
Correct Answer: Tasty
 

QID : 7 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Exquisite
Options:
1)  Elaborate
2)  Consummate
3)  Sensitive
4)  Rough
Correct Answer: Rough
 

QID : 8 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Dogmatic
Options:
1)  Flexible
2)  Arrogant
3)  Formal
4)  Stubborn
Correct Answer: Flexible
 

QID : 9 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

A serious critic 

P : meaning of a work of art
Q : has to comprehend the particular
R : content, unique structure, and the special
Options:
1)  QRP
2)  RQP
3)  PQR
4)  QPR
Correct Answer: QRP
 

QID : 10 - A sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.

The boss made the assistant work late.
Options:
1)  The assistant was made to work late by the boss.
2)  The assistant is being urged to work late.
3)  The assistant was make to work late by the boss.
4)  The assistant is working late due to the boss.
Correct Answer: The assistant was made to work late by the boss.
 

QID : 11 - A sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech.

Sneha said, “I am buying a gaming console today.”
Options:
1)  Sneha said that she is buying a gaming console today.
2)  Sneha says she was buying a gaming console that day.
3)  Sneha say that she is buying a gaming console today.
4)  Sneha said that she was buying a gaming console that day.
Correct Answer: Sneha said that she was buying a gaming console that day.

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QID : 12 - In the following question, a word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.
Options:
1)  Handkurchief
2)  Handkerchief
3)  Handkerchef
4)  Handkurchef
Correct Answer: Handkerchief
 

QID : 13 - In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

It is this fact which makes it _______________ necessary that our interests shall be broad and pure if our thoughts are to be of this type. It is _________ enough that we have the strength to drive from our minds a wrong or impure thought which seeks ____________. To stand guard as a policeman over our thoughts to see that no unworthy one enters, requires _______ much time and energy. Our interests must be of such a nature as to lead us away from the field of unworthy thoughts _________ we are to be free from their tyranny.

which makes it _______________ necessary that our interests
Options:
1)  vital
2)  vitality
3)  vitally
4)  vitalism
Correct Answer: vitally
 

QID : 14 - In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

It is this fact which makes it _______________ necessary that our interests shall be broad and pure if our thoughts are to be of this type. It is _________ enough that we have the strength to drive from our minds a wrong or impure thought which seeks ____________. To stand guard as a policeman over our thoughts to see that no unworthy one enters, requires _______ much time and energy. Our interests must be of such a nature as to lead us away from the field of unworthy thoughts _________ we are to be free from their tyranny.

It is _________ enough that we have
Options:
1)  not
2)  no
3)  nor
4)  neither
Correct Answer: not
 

QID : 15 - In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

It is this fact which makes it _______________ necessary that our interests shall be broad and pure if our thoughts are to be of this type. It is _________ enough that we have the strength to drive from our minds a wrong or impure thought which seeks ____________. To stand guard as a policeman over our thoughts to see that no unworthy one enters, requires _______ much time and energy. Our interests must be of such a nature as to lead us away from the field of unworthy thoughts _________ we are to be free from their tyranny.

which seeks ____________. To stand guard
Options:
1)  entrance
2)  enter
3)  entering
4)  enters
Correct Answer: entrance
 

QID : 16 - In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

It is this fact which makes it _______________ necessary that our interests shall be broad and pure if our thoughts are to be of this type. It is _________ enough that we have the strength to drive from our minds a wrong or impure thought which seeks ____________. To stand guard as a policeman over our thoughts to see that no unworthy one enters, requires _______ much time and energy. Our interests must be of such a nature as to lead us away from the field of unworthy thoughts _________ we are to be free from their tyranny.

enters, requires _______ much time and energy.
Options:
1)  to
2)  very
3)  of
4)  too
Correct Answer: too
 

QID : 17 - In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

It is this fact which makes it _______________ necessary that our interests shall be broad and pure if our thoughts are to be of this type. It is _________ enough that we have the strength to drive from our minds a wrong or impure thought which seeks ____________. To stand guard as a policeman over our thoughts to see that no unworthy one enters, requires _______ much time and energy. Our interests must be of such a nature as to lead us away from the field of unworthy thoughts _________ we are to be free from their tyranny.

unworthy thoughts _________ we are to be
Options:
1)  if
2)  when
3)  why
4)  then
Correct Answer: if
 

QID : 18 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A shot in the arm
Options:
1)  Get hit by something.
2)  Lose physical strength.
3)  Lose motivation to do a task.
4)  An encouraging stimulus.
Correct Answer: An encouraging stimulus.
 

QID : 19 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Your number is up
Options:
1)  When you win by betting on your lucky number
2)  Be the chosen one from a large group.
3)  Win a lottery or a lucky draw.
4)  The time has come when someone is doomed to suffer a disaster.
Correct Answer: The time has come when someone is doomed to suffer a disaster.
 

QID : 20 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

The study and classification of speech sounds
Options:
1)  Twang
2)  Resonance
3)  Oratory
4)  Phonetics
Correct Answer: Phonetics
 

QID : 21 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

Feeling or expressing pensive sadness
Options:
1)  Mirthful
2)  Exultant
3)  Apathetic
4)  Melancholic
Correct Answer: Melancholic
 

QID : 22 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

You might be (to incline) to put the blame on infrastructure and officials, which is understandable.
Options:
1)  inclined
2)  incline
3)  inclines
4)  no improvement
Correct Answer: inclined
Candidate Answer: [ NOT ANSWERED ]
 

 

QID : 23 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

LPG quickly (gain) popularity as it was easy to use and did not tarnish vessels.
Options:
1)  gaining
2)  will gain
3)  gained
4)  no improvement
Correct Answer: gained
 

QID : 24 - The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

So we did get

A-to read a whole lot
B-this day onwards
C-on how we can save the sparrow from 
Options:
1)  ABC
2)  CBA
3)  ACB
4)  CAB
Correct Answer: ACB
 

QID : 25 - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.
Options:
1)  frenatically
2)  freneticaly
3)  frenetically
4)  frenaticaly
Correct Answer: frenetically

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