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SSC CHSL (Tier – 1) Online Exam Paper – 2019 held on 12 October 2020

by Sudhir kumar

Morning-Shift (English Language)

SSC CHSL (Tier – 1) Online Exam Paper – 2019 “held on 12 October 2020”

Morning-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the wrongly spelt word.


Option:

1. Awfully

2. Unruly

3. Unduly

4. Faithfuly

Q.2 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.
The police beat a number of protestors last night.


Option:

1. A number of protestors were being beaten by the police last night.

2. A number of protestors had been beaten by the police last night.

3. A number of protestors has been beaten by the police the night before.

4. A number of protestors were beaten by the police the night before.

Q.3 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
ASSERTION


Option:

1. Rejection

2. Continuation

3. Discussion

4. Declaration

Q.4 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Up in arms


Option:

1. Throw up arms in joy

2. Divide into armed groups

3. Give up fighting and surrender

4. Angry about something


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.
Smartphones have become an essential part of our lives and their (1)______ usage is now
impacting human behaviour. We need to (2)______ think about digital detox! Yes, the concept
of disconnecting with (3)______ virtual world is not just a fad. It’s the need of the hour today.
The Global Brand Director of the smartphone Vivo in his speech nudged all smartphone users
(4)______ a step backward and think. He said, “Let’s (5)______ our mobiles and pledge to be
closer and nearer to our loved ones.”


SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 1.


Option:

1. exceeding

2. excessive

3. exceedingly

4. exceed


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.
Smartphones have become an essential part of our lives and their (1)______ usage is now
impacting human behaviour. We need to (2)______ think about digital detox! Yes, the concept
of disconnecting with (3)______ virtual world is not just a fad. It’s the need of the hour today.
The Global Brand Director of the smartphone Vivo in his speech nudged all smartphone users
(4)______ a step backward and think. He said, “Let’s (5)______ our mobiles and pledge to be
closer and nearer to our loved ones.”


SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 2.


Option:

1. series

2. seriousness

3. seriously

4. serious


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.
Smartphones have become an essential part of our lives and their (1)______ usage is now
impacting human behaviour. We need to (2)______ think about digital detox! Yes, the concept
of disconnecting with (3)______ virtual world is not just a fad. It’s the need of the hour today.
The Global Brand Director of the smartphone Vivo in his speech nudged all smartphone users
(4)______ a step backward and think. He said, “Let’s (5)______ our mobiles and pledge to be
closer and nearer to our loved ones.”


SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 3.


Option:

1. the

2. a

3. any

4. many


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.
Smartphones have become an essential part of our lives and their (1)______ usage is now
impacting human behaviour. We need to (2)______ think about digital detox! Yes, the concept
of disconnecting with (3)______ virtual world is not just a fad. It’s the need of the hour today.
The Global Brand Director of the smartphone Vivo in his speech nudged all smartphone users
(4)______ a step backward and think. He said, “Let’s (5)______ our mobiles and pledge to be
closer and nearer to our loved ones.”


SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 4.


Option:

1. to take

2. to taking

3. taken

4. takes


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.
Smartphones have become an essential part of our lives and their (1)______ usage is now
impacting human behaviour. We need to (2)______ think about digital detox! Yes, the concept
of disconnecting with (3)______ virtual world is not just a fad. It’s the need of the hour today.
The Global Brand Director of the smartphone Vivo in his speech nudged all smartphone users
(4)______ a step backward and think. He said, “Let’s (5)______ our mobiles and pledge to be
closer and nearer to our loved ones.”


SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 5.


Option:

1. switch off

2. switch in

3. switch over

4. switch up

Q.10 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
When I met Akbar Padamsee, one of a pioneers of Indian art, he was 87 but still alert
and active.


Option:

1. but still alert and active

2. When I met

3. he was 87

4. one of a pioneers of Indian art

Q.11 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
SURVEILLANCE


Option:

1. Neglect

2. Vigilance

3. Attack

4. Endurance

Q.12 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
DEMOLISH


Option:

1. Obstruct

2. Abolish

3. Cherish

4. Construct

Q.13 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’.
Lenovo has launched ThinkPad XI Fold, the world’s first foldable laptop which is
claimed
to be so durable as its other devices.


Option:

1. No improvement

2. to be most durable as

3. to be very durable as

4. to be as durable as

Q.14 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Stir up a hornet’s nest


Option:

1. Call for dialogue

2. Lead a revolt

3. Provoke trouble

4. Destroy a nest

Q.15 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence.
“Do you attend the film festival at Goa every year?” he asked.


Option:

1. He asked me if I attended the film festival at Goa every year.

2. He is asking me if I attended the film festival at Goa every year.

3. He had asked me if I was attending the film festival at Goa every year.

4. He asks me if I attend the film festival at Goa every year.

Q.16 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct
order.

A. The most well-known among them is the Purple Frog needing immediate protection.
B. The Secret Life of Frogs is the first ever film on the Amphibians of India.
C. The film has been shot extensively in the Western Ghats.
D. It showcases unique species of frogs which are critically endangered.


Option:

1. DCBA

2. BCDA

3. BCAD

4. CBDA

Q.17 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’.
It is reported that everyday India witnessing the death of over 2000 babies aged less
than one year.


Option:

1. India will be witness the death

2. No improvement

3. India witnesses the death

4. India witness the death

Q.18 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. This test is conducted on the fully automated Driving Test Track designed by Maruti Suzuki.
B. Each of these specific skills are to be tested and need to be completed successfully in under seven minutes by the candidate.
C. It is a fully-automated track having six segments to test specific driving skills.
D. The Regional Transport Offices of Delhi have recently introduced the new driving test.


Option:

1. BADC

2. DBAC

3. DACB

4. ADBC

Q.19 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
GUILE


Option:

1. Intuition

2. Deceit

3. Surfeit

4. Sincerity

Q.20 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
That which is no longer useful


Option:

1. Redundant

2. Abundant

3. Reluctant

4. Dominant

Q.21 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the given sentence.
Padamse worked like a mathematician and was a true ______ who experimented with
numerous mediums.


Option:

1. adversary

2. literary

3. voluntary

4. visionary

Q.22 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the given sentence.
If the video clip of the murder had not been shared on social media, the world would
likely have remained ______ of the tragedy.


Option:

1. renowned

2. recognised

3. unaware

4. unconfirmed

Q.23 Select the wrongly spelt word.


Option:

1. Popularly

2. Beggarly

3. Jocularly

4. Sincearly

Q.24 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.


Option:
Your skill lie in cheering up people who are stressed out, wound up or generally just
annoyed.

1. who are stressed out, wound up

2. in cheering up people

3. Your skill lie

4. or generally just annoyed

Q.25 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
Something that is genuine


Option:

1. Majestic

2. Unreal

3. Authentic

4. Academic

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