Exam Paper: SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam held on 01.02.2017 Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Examination

Held on 1 February 2017 (Morning Shift)

(English Comprehension)


QID : 76 - 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 lawyer tried to his client to accept the generous settlement offer. Options:

1) draw

2) seduce

3) incite

4) persuade

Correct Answer: persuade

QID : 77 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The stranded pilgrims (had waited) in the bitter cold for more than two hours now.

Options:

1) has been waiting

2) have been waiting

3) have waited

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: have been waiting

QID : 78 - 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'.

I am coming directly(A)/to my office(B)/from the station.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) B

2) A

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 79 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The exhausted travellers seemed relieved when the train finally (came into) the station.

Options:

1) pulled in

2) pulled into

3) pulled onto

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: pulled in

QID : 80 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

It is for the government,

P-especially one with such a

Q-significant majority, to have the

R-intelligence and leadership to think long term

Options:

1) QRP

2) PQR

3) RPQ

4) QPR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 81 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

to drink like a fish

Options:

1) a person who spends a lot

2) a person who keeps cheating for a very long time without getting noticed

3) a person who needs to relive himself very frequently

4) to drink excessive amounts of alcohol

Correct Answer: to drink excessive amounts of alcohol

QID : 82 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

There is a deeper

P-fissure here that goes

Q-from western theory

R-beyond explanations

Options:

1) PRQ

2) PQR

3) QPR

4) RPQ

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 83 - Select the synonym of

to preside

Options:

1) to acquiesce

2) to concur

3) to officiate

4) to accord

Correct Answer: to officiate

QID : 84 - Select the synonym of

dabble

Options:

1) solemn

2) austere

3) meditative

4) dally

Correct Answer: dally

QID : 85 - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.

The owners remodelled the car to help it sell. Options:

1) The car was remodelled by the owners to help it sell.

2) The car is being remodelled by the owners to help it sell.

3) The car was remodelled by the owners to help it being sold.

4) The car is being remodelled by the owners to help it being sold.

Correct Answer: The car was remodelled by the owners to help it sell.

QID : 86 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) thresonical

2) numeracy

3) nepotesm

4) tolarate

Correct Answer: numeracy

QID : 87 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A person who is lazy and has low standards of cleanliness. Options:

1) hog

2) slob

3) swine

4) brute

Correct Answer: slob

QID : 88 - Select the antonym of

therapeutic

Options:

1) ameliorative

2) analeptic

3) salubrious

4) inimical

Correct Answer: inimical

QID : 89 - Select the antonym of

to perpetuate

Options:

1) to eternize

2) to canonize

3) to cease

4) to bolster

Correct Answer: to cease

QID : 90 - 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 task of(A)/writing a autobiography(B)/is a difficult one.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 91 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

down to the wire

Options:

1) removing the bondage that is keeping one down

2) the last second before the bomb explodes

3) to denote a situation whose outcome is not decided until the very last minute

4) finishing all of one's resources to the last penny

Correct Answer: to denote a situation whose outcome is not decided until the very last minute

QID : 92 - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best express the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

Manoj said, "I must go now." Options:

1) Manoj said that he must go then.

2) Manoj said that he must go than.

3) Manoj said he has to go then.

4) Manoj said that he should be going than. Correct Answer: Manoj said that he must go then.

QID : 93 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

To exclude from a society or group. Options:

1) to ostracise

2) to deport

3) to boycott

4) to snub

Correct Answer: to ostracise

QID : 94 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) glucose

2) hermetec

3) wigling

4) derrogate

Correct Answer: glucose

QID : 95 - In the following question, sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

If immigrants don't learn to speak the native languages of their new countries, they won't be able to themselves into society. Options:

1) conjoin

2) interface

3) integrate

4) reconciliate

Correct Answer: integrate

QID : 96 - 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.

the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the government had purchased assets of struggling banks with a view ensuring that they did not collapse taking them the rest of the financial system. These assets later at a profit by thegovernment! The U.S. government had acted smartly, while in the Indian case the banks now find themselves with loans made by them to an individual with negative net worth.

the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)

Options:

1) Below

2) Down

3) Lower

4) Under

Correct Answer: Under

QID : 97 - 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.

the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the government had purchased assets of struggling banks with a view ensuring that they did not collapse taking them the rest of the financial system. These assets later at a profit by thegovernment! The U.S. government had acted smartly, while in the Indian case the banks now find themselves with loans made by them to an individual with negative net worth.

(TARP), the government had purchased assets of struggling banks with a view

Options:

1) to

2) of

3) for

4) so

Correct Answer: to

QID : 98 - 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.

the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the government had purchased assets of struggling banks with a view ensuring that they did not collapse taking them the rest of the financial system. These assets later at a profit by thegovernment! The U.S. government had acted smartly, while in the Indian case the banks now find themselves with loans made by them to an individual with negative net worth.

they did not collapse taking them the rest of the financial system.

Options:

1) from

2) all

3) along with

4) also with

Correct Answer: along with

QID : 99 - 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.

the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the government had purchased assets of struggling banks with a view ensuring that they did not collapse taking them the rest of the financial system. These assets later at a profit by the government! The U.S. government had acted smartly, while in the Indian case the banks now find themselves with loans made by them to an individual with negative net worth.

These assets later at a profit by the government!

Options:

1) are disposed of

2) were disposed of

3) are disposed off

4) had been disposed off

QID : 100 - 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.

the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the government had purchased assets of struggling banks with a view ensuring that they did not collapse taking them the rest of the financial system. These assets later at a profit by thegovernment! The U.S. government had acted smartly, while in the Indian case the banks now find themselves with loans made by them to an individual with negative net worth.

find themselves with loans made by them to an individual with negative net worth.

Options:

1) saddled

2) baffled

3) puzzled

4) caught

Correct Answer: saddled