Exam Paper SSC CGL 2017 : Held on 19-08-2017 English Comprehension (Shift-2)

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Exam Paper SSC CGL 2017 : Held on 19-08-2017 (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'.

He was going to (1)/ like the clothes she (2)/ bought of the trip. (3)/No Error (4)

Options:

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

Correct Answer: 3

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'.

"You didn't answer my (1)/ question," he said, (2)/ stepping to her. (3)/No Error (4)

Options:

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

Correct Answer: 3

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.

After missing four days of school due to a _________ of flu, Babita struggled to make up for her missing work.

Options:

1) bout
2) about
3) amount
4) array

Correct Answer: bout

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.

The company refunded the customer's money in _______________ with the laws.

Options:

1) according
2) accordingly
3) accordance
4) accord

Correct Answer: accordance

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

Affectionate

Options:

1) Neglectful
2) Aloof
3) Sympathetic
4) suppressive

Correct Answer: Sympathetic

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

Consequent

Options:

1) Inception
2) Ensuing
3) Dawn
4) Creation

Correct Answer: Ensuing

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

Parsimonious

Options:

1) Avaricious
2) Chintzy
3) Frugal
4) Lavish

Correct Answer: Lavish

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

To filch

Options:

1) To smuggle
2) To appropriate
3) To encroach
4) To philanthropy

Correct Answer: To philanthropy

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

In black and white

Options:

1) Be colour blind
2) Not able to appreciate the finer things in life
3) Be excessively prejudiced against something or someone
4) A very clear choice that causes no confusion

Correct Answer: A very clear choice that causes no confusion

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

Out of date

Options:

1) Not have time; very busy
2) Not stick to the schedule
3) Fail to find a partner
4) Old-fashioned

Correct Answer: Old-fashioned

QID : 186 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

There's nothing wrong with (having to) a different opinion.

Options:

1) have to
2) has to
3) having
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: having

QID : 187 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

It has (being) too dangerous for too many people.

Options:

1) to be
2) become
3) be
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: become

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

Conformity to facts

Options:

1) Veracity
2) Deceit
3) Hypothesis
4) Theory

Correct Answer: Veracity

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

Search for and collect anything usable from discarded waste

Options:

1) Scavenge
2) Disperse
3) Dissipate
4) Scatter

Correct Answer: Scavenge

QID : 190 - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

Options:

1) Extrution
2) Extrusion
3) Extrosion
4) Extrotion

Correct Answer: Extrusion

QID : 191 - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

Options:

1) Reterate
2) Reiterate
3) Reiterete
4) Reterete

Correct Answer: Reiterate

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.

Then the gigantic figure

X-alarming spectacle 
Y-slipped off the tree and stood
Z-up before us, a truly

Options:

1) YZX
2) YXZ
3) XZY
4) XYZ

Correct Answer: YZX

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.

We admit as much

X-that it is related to the body 
Y-when we say that the mind 
Z-is immaterial, and yet hold

Options:

1) YXZ
2) XZY
3) YZX
4) XYZ

Correct Answer: YZX

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.

No one responded to my online ad.

Options:

1) My online ad was not responded to by anyone.
2) My online ad is not responded to by anyone.
3) Response by no one was given to my online ad.
4) Response by no one is given to my online ad.

Correct Answer: My online ad was not responded to by anyone.

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.

Ajay said to my sister, "It's wonderful!"

Options:

1) Ajay tells my sister that it's wonderful.
2) Ajay tells to my sister that it was wonderful.
3) Ajay told my sister that it was wonderful.
4) Ajay told to my sister that it's being wonderful.

Correct Answer: Ajay told my sister that it was wonderful.

QID : 196 - 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.

For a minute, dispel all the mental images and stereotypes; ______________ the jargon of 'opening up,' 'flow,' 'nidra,' and 'balance'. Focus _______ what you need for your body. ___________ you aren't sure, begin here — with just one asana. It's one of the basic ones ___________ I lead every class with. You can do it as a stand-alone piece ____________ begin with it when you're at the gym.

mental images and stereotypes; ______________ the jargon of 'opening up

Options:

1) forgetful
2) forget
3) forgot
4) forgotten

Correct Answer: forget

QID : 197 - 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.

For a minute, dispel all the mental images and stereotypes; ______________ the jargon of 'opening up,' 'flow,' 'nidra,' and 'balance'. Focus _______ what you need for your body. ___________ you aren't sure, begin here — with just one asana. It's one of the basic ones ___________ I lead every class with. You can do it as a stand-alone piece ____________ begin with it when you're at the gym.

Focus _______ what you need for your body.

Options:

1) of
2) for
3) off
4) on

Correct Answer: on

QID : 198 - 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.

For a minute, dispel all the mental images and stereotypes; ______________ the jargon of 'opening up,' 'flow,' 'nidra,' and 'balance'. Focus _______ what you need for your body. ___________ you aren't sure, begin here — with just one asana. It's one of the basic ones ___________ I lead every class with. You can do it as a stand-alone piece ____________ begin with it when you're at the gym.

___________ you aren't sure, begin here — with just one asana.

Options:

1) For
2) But
3) If
4) Whether

Correct Answer: If

QID : 199 - 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.

For a minute, dispel all the mental images and stereotypes; ______________ the jargon of 'opening up,' 'flow,' 'nidra,' and 'balance'. Focus _______ what you need for your body. ___________ you aren't sure, begin here — with just one asana. It's one of the basic ones ___________ I lead every class with. You can do it as a stand-alone piece ____________ begin with it when you're at the gym.

It's one of the basic ones ___________ I lead every class with.

Options:

1) this
2) these
3) that
4) those

Correct Answer: that

QID : 200 - 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.

For a minute, dispel all the mental images and stereotypes; ______________ the jargon of 'opening up,' 'flow,' 'nidra,' and 'balance'. Focus _______ what you need for your body. ___________ you aren't sure, begin here — with just one asana. It's one of the basic ones ___________ I lead every class with. You can do it as a stand-alone piece ____________ begin with it when you're at the gym.

stand-alone piece ____________ begin with it when you're at the gym.

Options:

1) or
2) nor
3) either
4) neither

Correct Answer: or

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