परीक्षा पेपर: एसएससी सीजीएल (टियर -1) 12 अगस्त 2017 दोपहर की पाली (English Comprehension)

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एस.एस.सी. सीजीएल (टियर -1) परीक्षा

12 अगस्त 2017" दोपहर की पाली (Afternoon Shift)

(English Comprehension)


QID : 176  - 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 reason Priya was late (1)/ to the meeting is because her (2)/ flight was delayed. (3)/ No Error (4)  
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4  
Correct Answer: 2  
QID : 177  - 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'. 

 Not only did they offer him (1)/ good salary but provided (2)/ him with a beautiful bungalow. (3)/ No Error (4)  
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4  
Correct Answer: 2  
QID : 178  - 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. 

 His father _____ him up in a construction business.  
Options:
1) built
2) hold
3) keep
4) set  
Correct Answer: set  
QID : 179  - 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. 

 I have _____ respect for his achievement.  
Options:
1) abundant
2) profound
3) strong
4) unique  
Correct Answer: profound  
QID : 180  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given. 

 Boast  
Options:
1) Avoid
2) Change
3) Rely
4) Pride  
Correct Answer: Pride

QID : 181  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given. 

 Haste  
Options:
1) Burden
2) Expect
3) Hurry
4) Sight  
Correct Answer: Hurry  
QID : 182  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given. 

 Refulgent  
Options:
1) Dark
2) Loud
3) Rough
4) Sweet  
Correct Answer: Dark  
QID : 183  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given. 

 Skeptic   
Options:
1) Believer
2) Erroneous
3) Nervous
4) Nihilist  
Correct Answer: Believer  
QID : 184  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase. 

 Herculean task   
Options:
1) Important task
2) Motivating
3) Optional to do
4) Very difficult task  
Correct Answer: Very difficult task  
QID : 185  
- In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase. 

 On tenterhooks   
Options:
1) Flattery
2) In a disorganized manner
3) In anxious suspense
4) Speak quickly  
Correct Answer: In anxious suspense  
QID : 186  - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. 

 Neha (would be looked) beautiful in Indian attire.  
Options:
1) had looking
2) was looked
3) would look
4) No improvement  
Correct Answer: would look  
QID : 187  - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. 

 (People have been long known) how important the trees are to them.  
Options:
1) People have to know long
2) People had long known
3) People have long known
4) No improvement  
Correct Answer: People have long known  
QID : 188  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. 

 An associate in crime   
Options:
1) Accomplice
2) Callous
3) Itinerant
4) Philistine  
Correct Answer: Accomplice  
QID : 189  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. 

 Man behaving more like a woman than as a man   
Options:
1) Biped
2) Effeminate
3) Gregarious
4) Inalienable  
Correct Answer: Effeminate
QID : 190  - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word.  
Options:
1) Ecstasy
2) Profecient
3) Sacrifice
4) Temporary  
Correct Answer: Profecient
QID : 191  - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word.  
Options:
1) Familiar
2) Grammer
3) Narrator
4) Operator  
Correct Answer: Grammer  
QID : 192  - 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. 

 P- On the earth, liquid forms and solid forms (ice/snow) predominate. 
Q- The water cycle has two distinct branches the atmospheric branch and the terrestrial branch. 
R- Water plays a versatile role in the functioning of the biosphere. 
S- In the atmospheric, water exists mainly in gaseous form.  
Options:
1) RSPQ
2) RQSP
3) RPSQ
4) RQPS  
Correct Answer: RQSP  
QID : 193  - 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. 

 P- For however elusively, it still knew of harbours and anchors, of homes to which to return, and of barns in which to store the harvest. 
Q- The works of the early Renaissance and the poetry of Shakespeare vibrate with the compassion for live experience in danger of dying from exposure and neglect. 
R- Yes, it was a genius of courage, not of desperate audacity. 
S- In this compassion was the creative genius of the age.  
Options:
1) SQRP
2) PRSQ
3) QSRP
4) RSPQ  
Correct Answer: QSRP  
QID : 194  - 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. 

 Sunita has written a story which fascinates everyone.   
Options:
1) A story has been written by Sunita which fascinates every one.
2) Everyone is fascinated by the story which has been written by Sunita.
3) Every one fascinates the story which is written by Sunita.
4) Story written by Sunita fascinates everyone.  
Correct Answer: A story has been written by Sunita which fascinates every one.  
QID : 195  - 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. 

 Rajesh ordered his driver to do as he was told.  
Options:
1) Rajesh ordered his driver “Do as you are told”.
2) Rajesh said to his driver “Do as I told you”.
3) Rajesh said to his driver “Do as you are told”.
4) Rajesh said to his driver “Do as you were told”.  
Correct Answer: Rajesh said to his driver “Do as you are told”.
QID : 196  - In the following questions, 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. 

 Management is a set of _____ that can keep a complicated system of people and technology running _____. The most _____ aspects of management include planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, controlling and problem solving. Leadership is a set of process that creates organization in the first place or adapts, them to _____ changing circumstances. Leadership defines what the future should look like, aligns people with that _____ and inspires them to make it happen despite the obstacles.

Management is a set of _____ that can keep a complicated system   
Options:
1) instructions
2) resources
3) processes
4) proposals  
Correct Answer: processes  
QID : 197  - In the following questions, 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. 

 Management is a set of _____ that can keep a complicated system of people and technology running _____. The most _____ aspects of management include planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, controlling and problem solving. Leadership is a set of process that creates organization in the first place or adapts, them to _____ changing circumstances. Leadership defines what the future should look like, aligns people with that _____ and inspires them to make it happen despite the obstacles.

of people and technology running _____.   
Options:
1) fastly
2) reliably
3) smoothly
4) sharply  
Correct Answer: smoothly  
QID : 198  - In the following questions, 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. 

 Management is a set of _____ that can keep a complicated system of people and technology running _____. The most _____ aspects of management include planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, controlling and problem solving. Leadership is a set of process that creates organization in the first place or adapts, them to _____ changing circumstances. Leadership defines what the future should look like, aligns people with that _____ and inspires them to make it happen despite the obstacles.

The most _____ aspects of management include planning budgeting, organizing, staffing, controlling and problem solving.   
Options:
1) dangerous
2) difficult
3) important
4) terrible  
Correct Answer: important  

QID : 199  - In the following questions, 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. 

 Management is a set of _____ that can keep a complicated system of people and technology running _____. The most _____ aspects of management include planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, controlling and problem solving. Leadership is a set of process that creates organization in the first place or adapts, them to _____ changing circumstances. Leadership defines what the future should look like, aligns people with that _____ and inspires them to make it happen despite the obstacles.

that creates organization in the first place or adapts, them to _____ changing circumstances.   
Options:
1) normally
2) run
3) show
4) significantly  
Correct Answer: significantly  
QID : 200  - In the following questions, 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. 

 Management is a set of _____ that can keep a complicated system of people and technology running _____. The most _____ aspects of management include planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, controlling and problem solving. Leadership is a set of process that creates organization in the first place or adapts, them to _____ changing circumstances. Leadership defines what the future should look like, aligns people with that _____ and inspires them to make it happen despite the obstacles.

Leadership defines what the future should look like, aligns people with that _____ and inspires them to make it happen despite the obstacles.   
Options:
1) look
2) role
3) source
4) vision  
Correct Answer: vision