SSC Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam : Held on 22-Nov-2017 Shift-2 (English Language and Comprehension)

SSC Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam : Held on 22-Nov-2017 Shift-2

(English Language and Comprehension)

QID : 651 - In the following question, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the "No error" option.

I want to show (1)/ people there is as much (2)/ more we can offer. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2

QID : 652 - In the following question, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the "No error" option.

The whole family (1)/ would burst into (2)/ peals for laughter. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3

QID : 653 - The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, select the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.Green Acres is a full-service restaurant as well as a ______________ club.

Options:
1) happen
2) happenings
3) happening
4) happenstance
Correct Answer: happening

QID : 654 - In the following question, the sentence is 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 tiny deer stood looking at them with _________ eyes.
Options:
1) anxiously
2) anxiousness
3) anxiety
4) anxious
Correct Answer: anxious

QID : 655 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given. 

Contemptuous
Options:
1) Flattering
2) Derisive
3) Extol
4) Tout
Correct Answer: Derisive

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QID : 656 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given. 

Scramble
Options:
1) Harmonise
2) Melee
3) Tabulate
4) Codify
Correct Answer: Melee

QID : 657 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given. 

Contradiction
Options:
1) Concurrence
2) Dispute
3) Conflict
4) Discrepancy
Correct Answer: Concurrence

QID : 658 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given. 

Resolute
Options:
1) Complacent
2) Adamant
3) Obstinate
4) Staunch
Correct Answer: Complacent

QID : 659 - In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.

Take something for granted
Options:
1) Receive gifts and favours from others for your venture
2) Assume that something is true without questioning it
3) Borrow money and promptly forget to repay
4) Take something without permission but with knowledge of the person
Correct Answer: Assume that something is true without questioning it

QID : 660 - In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.

Wild goose chase
Options:
1) A bird hunting trip where you hunt with the help of dogs
2) Have a great fun time with friends
3) Pursue something with half hearted interest
4) A frustrating or lengthy undertaking that accomplishes little
Correct Answer: A frustrating or lengthy undertaking that accomplishes little
 

QID : 661 - A sentence/a part of the sentence is bracketed. Four alternatives are given to the bracketed part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button corresponding to "No improvement".

He (struggle) to make ends meet.
Options:
1) was struggle
2) was struggling
3) are struggling
4) No improvement
Correct Answer: was struggling

QID : 662 - A sentence/a part of the sentence is bracketed. Four alternatives are given to the bracketed part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button corresponding to "No improvement".

Every person (have to go) through different stages in life.
Options:
1) has to go
2) to go
3) is going
4) No improvement
Correct Answer: has to go

 QID : 663 - Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.

Understand a difficult problem after much thought
Options:
1) Fathom
2) Confound
3) Obscure
4) Perplex
Correct Answer: Fathom

QID : 664 - Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.

Widespread disgust incurred by someone as a result of their actions.
Options:
1) Affection
2) Exaltation
3) Exoneration
4) Odium
Correct Answer: Odium

QID : 665 - Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word and click the button corresponding to it.
Options:
1) hazzardous
2) hazardouse
3) hazzardouse
4) hazardous
Correct Answer: hazardous

QID : 666 - Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word and click the button corresponding to it.
Options:
1) impassive
2) impasive
3) impasseve
4) impaseve
Correct Answer: impassive
 
QID : 667 - 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. 

After being exposed to a 
X-diet also spent more time in 
Y-rapid-eye-movement (REM) sleep
Z-stressor, the rats on the prebiotic
Options:
1) YZX
2) YXZ
3) XZY
4) ZXY
Correct Answer: ZXY

QID : 668 - 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. 

Art has many uses 
X-to beautify and 
Y-force viewers to ponder
Z-and sometimes it can be used 
Options:
1) ZXY
2) YZX
3) YXZ
4) XZY
Correct Answer: ZXY

QID : 669 - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active / Passive voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive / Active voice.

The doctor shall have examined ten patients by 10 O’clock.
Options:
1) Ten patients will have being examined by 10 O’clock by the doctor.
2) Examination of ten patients was being done by the doctor by 10 O'clock.
3) Ten patients will have been examined by 10 O’clock by the doctor.
4) Examination of ten patients shall have been done by the doctor by 10 O'clock.
Correct Answer: Ten patients will have been examined by 10 O’clock by the doctor.

QID : 670 - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct / Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect / Direct speech.

“That is the best part.” she told them.
Options:
1) She told them that that is the best part.
2) She tells them that that was the best part.
3) She tells them that that is the best part.
4) She told them that that was the best part.
Correct Answer: She told them that that was the best part.

QID : 671 - 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.

Science is all about details, precision, accuracy, and it is ____________ 99 per cent perspiration. The beauty and joy in doing science lies in those rare moments _____________ the pieces of a puzzle magically come together. To adapt from Shelley, the shadow indeed becomes ____________ important than the substance. I suppose one could put some of this together and disseminate a simplified, sanitised version to the public but in the end, science is a ___________ individualistic, personal affair. Most honest scientists will tell you that they are ever so grateful that they are _____________ by their governments to do something that they would have done anyhow for free.

Science is all about details, precision, accuracy, and it is ____________ 99 percent
Options:
1) in
2) indeed
3) into
4) inside
Correct Answer: indeed

QID : 672 - 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.

Science is all about details, precision, accuracy, and it is ____________ 99 per cent perspiration. The beauty and joy in doing science lies in those rare moments _____________ the pieces of a puzzle magically come together. To adapt from Shelley, the shadow indeed becomes ____________ important than the substance. I suppose one could put some of this together and disseminate a simplified, sanitised version to the public but in the end, science is a ___________ individualistic, personal affair. Most honest scientists will tell you that they are ever so grateful that they are _____________ by their governments to do something that they would have done anyhow for free.

science lies in those rare moments _____________ the pieces of a puzzle
Options:
1) then
2) than
3) when
4) so
Correct Answer: when

QID : 673 - 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.

Science is all about details, precision, accuracy, and it is ____________ 99 per cent perspiration. The beauty and joy in doing science lies in those rare moments _____________ the pieces of a puzzle magically come together. To adapt from Shelley, the shadow indeed becomes ____________ important than the substance. I suppose one could put some of this together and disseminate a simplified, sanitised version to the public but in the end, science is a ___________ individualistic, personal affair. Most honest scientists will tell you that they are ever so grateful that they are _____________ by their governments to do something that they would have done anyhow for free.

the shadow indeed becomes ____________ important than the substance.
Options:
1) to
2) more
3) as 
4) so
Correct Answer: more

 QID : 674 - 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.

Science is all about details, precision, accuracy, and it is ____________ 99 per cent perspiration. The beauty and joy in doing science lies in those rare moments _____________ the pieces of a puzzle magically come together. To adapt from Shelley, the shadow indeed becomes ____________ important than the substance. I suppose one could put some of this together and disseminate a simplified, sanitised version to the public but in the end, science is a ___________ individualistic, personal affair. Most honest scientists will tell you that they are ever so grateful that they are _____________ by their governments to do something that they would have done anyhow for free.

science is a ___________ individualistic, personal affair. 
Options:
1) highly
2) high
3) higher
4) highest
Correct Answer: highly

QID : 675 - 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.

Science is all about details, precision, accuracy, and it is ____________ 99 per cent perspiration. The beauty and joy in doing science lies in those rare moments _____________ the pieces of a puzzle magically come together. To adapt from Shelley, the shadow indeed becomes ____________ important than the substance. I suppose one could put some of this together and disseminate a simplified, sanitised version to the public but in the end, science is a ___________ individualistic, personal affair. Most honest scientists will tell you that they are ever so grateful that they are _____________ by their governments to do something that they would have done anyhow for free.

they are ever so grateful that they are _____________ by their governments
Options:
1) to pay
2) being paid
3) pay up
4) paying
Correct Answer: being paid
 

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