August 1, 2021

SSC CHSL Tier-1 English Language Question Paper Held on 17 October 2020 (Afternoon Shift)

English Language Question Papers
17th October 2020 (Afternoon Shift)
CHSL (Tier-1) 2019


 

Q.1 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. From the outer entrance itself he had noticed that there was no one inside.
B. It was quite dark by the time Raman turned into the lane and reached the temple.
C. On entering the main temple, he prostrated before the goddess, got up and then sat directly in front of the idol.
D. However, an oil lamp which was burning before the idol of Kaali Ma lit up the place and he could go up the steps.
Option:
1. ABDC
2. CABD
3. BADC
4. DBCA

Q.2 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
MEDDLE (v)
Option:
1. Ignore
2. Prize
3. Fortify
4. Support

Q.3 Select the option that is the passive form of the sentence.
We have chosen the colour of the new car we want to buy.
Option:
1. The colour of the new car we want to buy is being chosen by us.
2. The colour of the new car we want to buy had been chosen.
3. The colour of the new car we want to buy can be chosen by us.
4. The colour of the new car we want to buy has been chosen by us.

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The strong Indian batting line-up will ______ a big worry for the visiting cricket team.
Option:
1. pose
2. pick
3. place
4. put

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. The flight was packed. There were (1)______ parents with small children. Specifically, a three-year-old boy (2)______ the row in front of me (3)______ announcing his presence by letting (4)______ ear-piercing shrieks every 45 seconds. I settled (5)______, hoping the kid would calm down.

SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
Option:
1. most
2. all
3. several
4. any

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. The flight was packed. There were (1)______ parents with small children. Specifically, a three-year-old boy (2)______ the row in front of me (3)______ announcing his presence by letting (4)______ ear-piercing shrieks every 45 seconds. I settled (5)______, hoping the kid would calm down.

SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
Option:
1. in
2. inside
3. over
4. at

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. The flight was packed. There were (1)______ parents with small children. Specifically, a three-year-old boy (2)______ the row in front of me (3)______ announcing his presence by letting (4)______ ear-piercing shrieks every 45 seconds. I settled (5)______, hoping the kid would calm down.

SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
Option:
1. are
2. had
3. were
4. was
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. The flight was packed. There were (1)______ parents with small children. Specifically, a three-year-old boy (2)______ the row in front of me (3)______ announcing his presence by letting (4)______ ear-piercing shrieks every 45 seconds. I settled (5)______, hoping the kid would calm down.

SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
Option:
1. across
2. leave
3. loose
4. away

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. The flight was packed. There were (1)______ parents with small children. Specifically, a three-year-old boy (2)______ the row in front of me (3)______ announcing his presence by letting (4)______ ear-piercing shrieks every 45 seconds. I settled (5)______, hoping the kid would calm down.

SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
Option:
1. out
2. down
3. up
4. on

Q.10 Select the segment in the sentence, which contains a grammatical error.
This furnitures has been taken on hire for the function in the college.
Option:
1. on hire for the function
2. been taken
3. in the college
4. This furnitures has

Q.11 Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select ‘No improvement’.
I have prepared well for the exam and am ready to answer any question.
Option:
1. preparing
2. No improvement
3. will prepared
4. may prepare

Q.12 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
COVE
Option:
1. Hollow
2. Pit
3. Crater
4. Bay

Q.13 Select the word with the correct spelling.
Option:
1. Contemptuous
2. Aggresive
3. Biscits
4. Inseckts

Q.14 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
Government by a king or a queen
Option:
1. Aristocracy
2. Oligarchy
3. Monarchy
4. Plutocracy

Q.15 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
A vertical passageway into a mine
Option:
1. Canal
2. Shaft
3. Aisle
4. Lobby

Q.16 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The minister said, “Anyone using drones will have to register them on an ______portal.”
Option:
1. aviation
2. aeroplane
3. airport
4. airline

Q.17 Select the word with the correct spelling.
Option:
1. Piety
2. Certanity
3. Notoreity
4. Vizibility

Q.18 Select the option that is the direct form of the sentence.
Dhiraj said that he had been to Goa the previous year also.
Option:
1. Dhiraj told, “I went to Goa the last year also.”
2. Dhiraj said, “I had been to Goa the previous year also.”
3. Dhiraj said, “He has been to Goa the previous year also.”
4. Dhiraj said, “I have been to Goa last year also.”

Q.19 Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select ‘No improvement’.
Sidharth want to become a football player but needs to practice more rigorously.
Option:
1. No improvement
2. wanted becoming
3. wants to become
4. is wanting to become

Q.20 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. A common sight now is that on the roads of Yangon antiquated cars move alongside shiny new vehicles.
B. A newly-built highway connects Mandalay to the city of Rangoon, now called Yangon.
C. Similarly, hurriedly constructed glass-fronted buildings stand next to old colonial structures.
D. Yangon is fairly typical of any developing city in Asia, standing as it does at the crossroads of modernisation.
Option:
1. DABC
2. ADCB
3. BDAC
4. CDBA

Q.21 Select the segment in the sentence, which contains a grammatical error.
Plenty of people likes to celebrate New Year’s eve with their family and friends.
Option:
1. their family and friends
2. likes to celebrate
3. New Year’s eve with
4. Plenty of people

Q.22 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.
His guide asked him to pull up his socks if he wanted a good rank.
Option:
1. dress more carefully and neatly
2. give attention to his appearance also
3. take care to be more formal
4. make a greater effort to improve

Q.23 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
RUEFUL
Option:
1. Joyful
2. Regretful
3. Spicy
4. Fragrant

Q.24 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
SURGE
Option:
1. Smooth
2. Clean
3. Rush
4. Hygienic

Q.25 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.
We enjoyed watching the film because it was a down–to-earth depiction of modern life.
Option:
1. short and meaningful
2. pleasing and entertaining
3. fanciful and dreamlike
4. practical and direct

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