SSC CHSL English Comprehension 2017

 SSC CHSL English Comprehension 2017

QID : 76 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
to get over it
Options:
1) to accept something that happened in the past and move on
2) to complete a project  or task
3) to control one’s anger
4) to achieve  something seemingly easy, but with a lot of difficulty
Correct Answer: to accept something that happened in the past and move on
QID : 77 – Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. I wish I (knew what was) wrong with my daughter.
Options:
1) had known what is
2) knew what is
3) had knew what was
4) no improvement
Correct Answer: no improvement
QID : 78 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
Extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain. Options:
1) pique
2) vexation
3) chagrin
4) distress
Correct Answer: distress
QID : 79 – Rearrange the parts  of the sentence in correct order.
Accepting  that one form
P-of price discrimination is okay opens
Q-the door to all other forms
R-of discrimination as well
Options:
1) QRP
2) RPQ
3) PRQ
4) PQR
Correct Answer: PQR
QID : 80 – Select  the synonym  of
dare
Options:
1) cohort
2) taunt
3) patronize
4) chum
Correct Answer: taunt
QID : 81 – Rearrange the parts  of the sentence in correct order.
Seven decades ago,
P-Orwell wrote a clutch
Q-for the post-World War  II British journal Polemic
R-of essays
Options:
1) RPQ
2) QRP
3) PRQ
4) QPR
Correct Answer: PRQ
QID : 82 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
a region of injured tissue or skin in which blood capillaries have been ruptured; a bruise. Options:
1) pustule
2) knurl
3) contusion
4) tumour
Correct Answer: contusion
QID : 83 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
to get up on the wrong side of the bed
Options:
1) to find oneself in a strange place  when one wakes  up especially after drinking a lot previous  night
2) to start the day in a bad mood  which continues all day long
3) to argue with your spouse
4) to roll a lot in bed while sleeping
Correct Answer: to start the day in a bad mood  which continues all day long

QID : 84 – Select  the antonym of
snag
Options:
1) hurdle
2) boon
3) bug
4) glitch
Correct Answer: boon
QID : 85 – Select  the synonym  of
to delude
Options:
1) hoodwink
2) conscientious
3) scrupulous
4) bona fide
Correct Answer: hoodwink
QID : 86 – 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 candidates are writing an essay.  
Options:
1) An essay  was wrote by the candidates.
2) An essay  is being written by the candidates.
3) An essay  has  had been  written by the candidates.
4) An essay  had been  written by the candidates.
Correct Answer: An essay  is being written by the candidates.
QID : 87 – 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.
Bunty said, “I have done my class work”.
Options:
1) Bunty said, he had done his class work.
2) Bunty said that he had done his class work.
3) Bunty was saying, he has  done his class work.
4) Bunty said that he did his class work.
Correct Answer: Bunty said that he had done his class work.
QID : 88 – Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. If I (just had) the money I would have bought the car.
Options:
1) have had
2) was having
3) had
4) no improvement
Correct Answer: had
QID : 89 – Select  the antonym of
diligence
Options:
1) lethargy
2) exertion
3) vigour
4) assiduity
Correct Answer: lethargy
QID : 90 – 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.
The relocation of the car factory to our struggling town is an economic —————- .
Options:
1) boon
2) good
3) donation
4) present
Correct Answer: boon
QID : 91 – Select  the word with the correct spelling.
Options:
1) thrashere
2) fiefedoms
3) snifing
4) squashed
Correct Answer: squashed
QID : 92 – 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’.
Her heart was(A)/pounding  as he(B)/stopped front of her.(C)/No error(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Correct Answer: C
QID : 93 – 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 only plays a subsidiary(A)/ role in the management(B)/of this organization.(C)/No  error(D) Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Correct Answer: D
QID : 94 – 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.
My grandmother’s exercise regime is to walk the mall at a______________ pace.
Options:
1) potent
2) brisk
3) strong
4) vital
Correct Answer: brisk
QID : 95 – Select  the word with the correct spelling.
Options:
1) insolente
2) saphire
3) immersed
4) peperony
Correct Answer: immersed
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.

 __________reader can add to the list and to the possibilities of a new ethical and moral politics ___________ requires a Gandhian inventiveness of ritual and politics. What I wish to add is a ___________ The rituals of apology and the question  of justice, reconciliation and ethical repair are not easy. They require a rigour and an inventiveness____________ethical thinking which_________new experiments with the idea of truth and healing in India.

 __________  reader can add to the list
Options:
1) One
2) Some
3) Each
4) Anyone
Correct Answer: Each

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.

__________reader can add to the list and to the possibilities of a new ethical and moral politics_____________ requires a Gandhian inventiveness of ritual and politics. What I wish to add is a _________________ The rituals of apology and the question  of justice, reconciliation and ethical repair are not easy. They require a rigour and an inventiveness_____________ ethical thinking which___________ new experiments with the idea of truth and healing in India.

moral politics ____________ requires a Gandhian inventiveness of ritual and politics.
Options:
1) which
2) why
3) where
4) what
Correct Answer: which
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.

  _____________ reader can add to the list and to the possibilities of a new ethical and moral politics______________ requires a Gandhian inventiveness of ritual and politics. What I wish to add is a ___________ The rituals of apology and the question  of justice, reconciliation and ethical repair are not easy. They require a rigour and an inventiveness ______________ ethical thinking which_____________new experiments with the idea of truth and healing in India.

What I wish to add is a   ______________
Options:
1) fear
2) panic
3) warn
4) caveat
Correct Answer: caveat
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.

                    reader can add to the list and to the possibilities of a new ethical and moral politics                          requires a Gandhian inventiveness of ritual and politics. What I wish to add is a______________ The rituals of apology and the question  of justice, reconciliation and ethical repair are not easy. They require a rigour and an inventiveness_____________ethical thinking which______________new experiments with the idea of truth and healing in India.

They require a rigour and an inventiveness___________ethical  thinking
Options:
1) with
2) of
3) to
4) against
Correct Answer: of
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.

______________  reader can add to the list and to the possibilities of a new ethical and moral politics________ requires a Gandhian inventiveness of ritual and politics. What I wish to add is a____________. The rituals of apology and the question  of justice, reconciliation and ethical repair are not easy. They require a rigour and an inventiveness__________ethical thinking which________________new experiments with the idea of truth and healing in India.

which______________ new experiments with the idea of truth and healing in India.
Options:
1) necessitate
2) ask
3) take
4) oblige
Correct Answer: necessitate

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