एस.एस.सी. सीजीएल (टियर -1) परीक्षा पेपर 2019 "06 मार्च 2020" सुबह की पाली (English Comprehension) SSC CGL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 06 March 2020" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)



एस.एस.सी. सीजीएल (टियर -1) परीक्षा पेपर 2019 "06 मार्च 2020" सुबह की पाली (English Comprehension) SSC CGL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 06 March 2020" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)



Q.1 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

The farmer is ploughing the fields. 
1. The fields were ploughed by the farmer.
2. The fields are being ploughed by the farmer.
3. The fields are ploughed by the farmer.
4. The fields have been ploughed by the farmer.

Correct Answer :  The fields are being ploughed by the farmer.

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.

We came back because we had ran out of money. 
1. No improvement
2. we run
3. we have ran
4. we had run

Correct Answer :  we had run

Q.3 Select the option that can be  used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words/phrase.

Having two opposing feelings at the same time 
1. Ambivalent 
2. Coinciding
3. Equivalent
4. Contemporary

Correct Answer : Ambivalent 

Q.4 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error. If there is no error, select 'No error'

Those who are late they will not be allowed inside the classroom. 
1. Those who are late
2. they will not be allowed
3. No error
4. inside the classroom

Correct Answer : they will not be allowed

Q.5 Select the correct indirect form  of the given sentence.

"What a rare flower!" she said. 
1. She asked if it was a rare flower.
2. She told that what a rare flower it was.
3. She exclaimed that it was a very rare flower.
4. She exclaimed what a rare flower it is.

Correct Answer : She exclaimed that it was a very rare flower.

Q.6 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Persist 
1. Remain
2. Cease
3. Insist
4. Continue

Correct Answer :  Cease

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Atlas was made to hold the sky up on his shoulders as a punishment. Once, Hercules (1)______ to hold it for Atlas while the latter went looking (2)______ golden apples. When Atlas returned, he saw Hercules (3)______ hard to hold the sky. The weight of the sky (4)______ Hercules sweat and groan. Now Atlas did not want to (5)______ a job as arduous as that!
SubQuestion No : 7 

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Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank 1. 
1. extended
2. ordered
3. offered
4. afforded

Correct Answer : offered

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Atlas was made to hold the sky up on his shoulders as a punishment. Once, Hercules (1)______ to hold it for Atlas while the latter went looking (2)______ golden apples. When Atlas returned, he saw Hercules (3)______ hard to hold the sky. The weight of the sky (4)______ Hercules sweat and groan. Now Atlas did not want to (5)______ a job as arduous as that!
SubQuestion No : 8 

Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank 2. 
1. for
2. at
3. after
4. on

Correct Answer : offered

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Atlas was made to hold the sky up on his shoulders as a punishment. Once, Hercules (1)______ to hold it for Atlas while the latter went looking (2)______ golden apples. When Atlas returned, he saw Hercules (3)______ hard to hold the sky. The weight of the sky (4)______ Hercules sweat and groan. Now Atlas did not want to (5)______ a job as arduous as that!
SubQuestion No : 9 

Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank 3. 
1. tackling
2. struggling
3. coping
4. seeking

Correct Answer : struggling

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Atlas was made to hold the sky up on his shoulders as a punishment. Once, Hercules (1)______ to hold it for Atlas while the latter went looking (2)______ golden apples. When Atlas returned, he saw Hercules (3)______ hard to hold the sky. The weight of the sky (4)______ Hercules sweat and groan. Now Atlas did not want to (5)______ a job as arduous as that!
SubQuestion No : 10 

Q.10 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank 4. 
1. has made
2. was making
3. were making
4. make

Correct Answer :  were making

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Atlas was made to hold the sky up on his shoulders as a punishment. Once, Hercules (1)______ to hold it for Atlas while the latter went looking (2)______ golden apples. When Atlas returned, he saw Hercules (3)______ hard to hold the sky. The weight of the sky (4)______ Hercules sweat and groan. Now Atlas did not want to (5)______ a job as arduous as that!
SubQuestion No : 11 

Q.11 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank 5. 
1. take in
2. take out
3. take back
4. take away

Correct Answer : take back

Q.12 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.

When it started raining, I ran to the nearer house for shelter. 
1. a near house
2. the nearest house
3. the near house
4. No improvement

Correct Answer : the nearest house

Q.13 Select the option  that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words/phrase.

A group of ships 
1. squad
2. fleet
3. swarm
4. colony

Correct Answer : fleet

Q.14 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The roof of the old building ______ during the storm. 
1. demolished
2. scratched
3. destroyed
4. collapsed

Correct Answer : collapsed

Q.15 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.

A. Much of this war had taken place along the Western Front.
B. Both sides had dug in deep and each lost many men over little ground.
C. This front was a line of trenches across which the two sides faced each other.
D. Andre Maginot had fought a war with the French against the Germans. 
1. DBCA
2. DACB
3. BCDA
4. ACDB

Correct Answer : DACB

Q.16 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word. 
1. Acquisition
2. Abandon
3. Acquaintence
4. Alliance

Correct Answer : Acquaintence

Q.17 Select the wrongly spelt word. 
1. Fierce
2. Sieze
3. Piece
4. Grief

Correct Answer : Sieze

Q.18 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.

A. The mountain range was covered with snow.
B. Napoleon had to cross the Alps in winter.
C. Napoleon replied that the word 'impossible' did not exist for him.
D. So, someone told Napoleon that the task was impossible.
1. DBCA
2. ADBC
3. BDCA
4. BADC

Correct Answer : BADC

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

She ______ how the magician had performed the rope trick. 
1. puzzled
2. suspected
3. wondered
4. bewildered

Correct Answer : wondered

Q.20 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Ovation 
1. Censure
2. Applause
3. Preparation
4. Creation

Correct Answer : Applause

Q.21 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

By and by 
1. Gradually
2. On the whole
3. By any means
4. Suddenly

Correct Answer : Gradually

Q.22 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Chicken-hearted 
1. Miserly
2. Generous
3. Selfish
4. Cowardly

Correct Answer : Cowardly

Q.23 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Preferred 
1. Feared
2. Adored
3. Favoured
4. Compared

Correct Answer :  Favoured

Q.24 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error. If there is no error, select 'No error'

Everyone except she have travelled by air. 
1. Everyone except
2. she have
3. travelled by air
4. No error

Correct Answer : she have

Q.25 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Glee 
1. Bliss
2. Joy
3. Fun
4. Woe

Correct Answer : Woe

 

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