Exam Paper SSC CGL 2017 : Held on 16-08-2017 English Comprehension (Shift-2)

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Exam Paper SSC CGL 2017 : Held on 16-08-2017 (Shift-2)


(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 CEO only discussed (1)/ the new venture (2)/ with his manager. (3)/ No Error (4)

Options:

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 1

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'.

If she was marrying Mr. Gupta (1)/ she would have been (2)/ recognized as Mrs. Gupta. (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.

Ankita is disgusted _____ the habit of her brother.

Options:

1) at
2) on
3) of
4) with

Correct Answer: at

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.

Due to the security reasons we were _____ from entering into the cockpit of the plane.

Options:

1) denied
2) rejected
3) stopped
4) warned

Correct Answer: stopped

QID : 180 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given.

Exorbitant

Options:

1) Clear
2) Dull
3) High
4) Rare

Correct Answer: High

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

Jeopardy

Options:

1) Angry
2) Injure
3) Risk
4) Serene

Correct Answer: Risk

QID : 182 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Churlish

Options:

1) Belittle
2) Courteous
3) Fervent
4) Uncouth

Correct Answer: Courteous

QID : 183 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Phlegmatic

Options:

1) Ardent
2) Indifferent
3) Prohibit
4) Merciless

Correct Answer: Ardent

QID : 184 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Damp squib

Options:

1) Complete failure
2) Complete knowledge
3) To motivate
4) To squander money

Correct Answer: Complete failure

QID : 185 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Rise like a phoenix

Options:

1) Something memorable
2) Time to answer for one's action
3) To become successful again
4) To make people happy

Correct Answer: To become successful again

QID : 186 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The mobile phones have made digital cameras a little (superfluous) in today's world.

Options:

1) extinct
2) obsolete
3) redundant
4) No improvement

Correct Answer: obsolete

QID : 187 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

If (you will approach) her sincerely, she will listen to your problem definitely.

Options:

1) you approach
2) you are approaching
3) you will be approaching
4) No improvement

Correct Answer: you approach

QID : 188 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

That which is away from centre

Options:

1) Eccentric
2) Eclectic
3) Ellipsis
4) Equine

Correct Answer: Eccentric

QID : 189 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

One who values practicality

Options:

1) Apotheosis
2) Pliable
3) Pragmatist
4) Realist

Correct Answer: Pragmatist

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) Pedestrain
2) Plaintiff
3) Potatoes
4) Potassium

Correct Answer: Pedestrain

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) Fabulous
2) Gorgeous
3) Heterogeneous
4) Inocuous

Correct Answer: Inocuous

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- A sensitive mind easily absorbs the vibrations emanating from the thought of the people it associates with. 
Q- We often say that a person is known by the company he keeps. 
R- The violent can be made calm by exuding thought of love and compassion. 
S- Visits to holy places are considered good because the good thoughts of the holy people gathered there and the ensuing vibrations definitely affect one in a positive fashion.

Options:

1) RQPS
2) QRSP
3) PQRS
4) SRQP

Correct Answer: RQPS

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- Epistemological idealists (such as Kant) might insist that the only things which can be directly known for certain are ideas. 
Q- The approach to idealism by Western philosophers has been different to that of Eastern thinkers.
R- In much of Western thought (though not in such major Western thinkers as Plato and Hegel) the ideal relates to direct knowledge of subjective mental ideas, or images.
S- It is then usually juxtaposed with realism in which the real is said to have absolute existence prior to and independent of our knowledge.

Options:

1) RQPS
2) PQSR
3) PRQS
4) QRSP

Correct Answer: QRSP

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.

Karnataka grows coffee

Options:

1) Coffee is being grown in Karnataka.
2) Coffee grown in Karnataka.
3) Coffee is grown in Karnataka.
4) Let the coffee be grown in Karnataka.

Correct Answer: Coffee is grown in Karnataka.

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.

Gopal's mother reminded him to take his wallet.

Options:

1) “Are you going to take your wallet or not?” said Gopal to his mother.
2) “Don't forget to take your wallet, Gopal” said his mother.
3) Gopal's mother said, “Remember your wallet, Gopal?
4) “Here is your wallet Gopal” said his mother.

Correct Answer: “Don't forget to take your wallet, Gopal” said his mother.

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.

Organization are institutions in which members compete for status and _____. They _____ for the resources of the organization, for example, _____ to expand their own departments, for _____ advancement and for power to _____ the activities of others.

Organization are institutions in which members compete for status and _____.

Options:

1) growth
2) money
3) power
4) success

Correct Answer: power

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.

Organization are institutions in which members compete for status and _____. They _____ for the resources of the organization, for example, _____ to expand their own departments, for _____ advancement and for power to _____ the activities of others.

They _____ for the resources

Options:

1) compete
2) expand
3) rely
4) run

Correct Answer: compete

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.

Organization are institutions in which members compete for status and _____. They _____ for the resources of the organization, for example, _____ to expand their own departments, for _____ advancement and for power to _____ the activities of others.

of the organization, for example, _____ to expand

Options:

1) finance
2) infrastructure
3) resources
4) source

Correct Answer: finance

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.

Organization are institutions in which members compete for status and _____. They _____ for the resources of the organization, for example, _____ to expand their own departments, for _____ advancement and for power to _____ the activities of others.

their own departments, for _____ advancement and

Options:

1) career
2) financial
3) regional
4) technological

Correct Answer: career

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.

Organization are institutions in which members compete for status and _____. They _____ for the resources of the organization, for example, _____ to expand their own departments, for _____ advancement and for power to _____ the activities of others.

for power to _____ the activities of others.

Options:

1) affect
2) control
3) curb
4) pursue

Correct Answer: control

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