October 25, 2021

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

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


Q.1 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
A place where wild animals live
Option:
1. Cage
2. Kennel
3. Hutch
4. Lair

Q.2 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases
Option:
1. Medicine
2. Treatment
3. Therapy
4. Panacea

Q.3 Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select ‘No improvement’.
There was no sign of recognition on his face when they met after ten years.
Option:
1. no sign to recognise
2. no any sign of recognition
3. No improvement
4. no sign for recognition

Q.4 Select the segment in the sentence, which contains the grammatical error.
We were busy at the work and went for lunch only at 2.30 pm.
Option:
1. only at 2.30 pm
2. at the work
3. and went for lunch
4. We were busy

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. Valley of Flowers National Park, an Indian national park located in North Chamoli in the state of Uttarakhand, is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and variety of flora. (1)______ richly diverse area is also home (2)______ rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, musk deer, brown bear, red fox, and blue sheep. Birds (3)______ in the park include the Himalayan monal pheasant and other (4)______ altitude birds. At 3352 to 3658 meters above sea level, the gentle (5)______ of the Valley of Flowers National Park complements the rugged mountain wilderness of Nanda Devi National Park to the east.

SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
Option:
1. That
2. These
3. This
4. Which

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. Valley of Flowers National Park, an Indian national park located in North Chamoli in the state of Uttarakhand, is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and variety of flora. (1)______ richly diverse area is also home (2)______ rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, musk deer, brown bear, red fox, and blue sheep. Birds (3)______ in the park include the Himalayan monal pheasant and other (4)______ altitude birds. At 3352 to 3658 meters above sea level, the gentle (5)______ of the Valley of Flowers National Park complements the rugged mountain wilderness of Nanda Devi National Park to the east.

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

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. Valley of Flowers National Park, an Indian national park located in North Chamoli in the state of Uttarakhand, is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and variety of flora. (1)______ richly diverse area is also home (2)______ rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, musk deer, brown bear, red fox, and blue sheep. Birds (3)______ in the park include the Himalayan monal pheasant and other (4)______ altitude birds. At 3352 to 3658 meters above sea level, the gentle (5)______ of the Valley of Flowers National Park complements the rugged mountain wilderness of Nanda Devi National Park to the east.

SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
Option:
1. finding
2. are found
3. found
4. find

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. Valley of Flowers National Park, an Indian national park located in North Chamoli in the state of Uttarakhand, is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and variety of flora. (1)______ richly diverse area is also home (2)______ rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, musk deer, brown bear, red fox, and blue sheep. Birds (3)______ in the park include the Himalayan monal pheasant and other (4)______ altitude birds. At 3352 to 3658 meters above sea level, the gentle (5)______ of the Valley of Flowers National Park complements the rugged mountain wilderness of Nanda Devi National Park to the east.

SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
Option:
1. high
2. flight
3. far
4. soaring

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. Valley of Flowers National Park, an Indian national park located in North Chamoli in the state of Uttarakhand, is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and variety of flora. (1)______ richly diverse area is also home (2)______ rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, musk deer, brown bear, red fox, and blue sheep. Birds (3)______ in the park include the Himalayan monal pheasant and other (4)______ altitude birds. At 3352 to 3658 meters above sea level, the gentle (5)______ of the Valley of Flowers National Park complements the rugged mountain wilderness of Nanda Devi National Park to the east.

SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
Option:
1. shore
2. scene
3. movement
4. landscape

Q.10 Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom.
Back in saddle

Option:
1. Resume duty
2. Put a new saddle
3. Teach someone riding
4. Learn how to ride

Q.11 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. Just before the sacrifice, however, he noticed that one of the king’s fingers was missing.
B. Once when travelling across a forest, the king was captured by a powerful tribe.
C. Since it was not acceptable to sacrifice an incomplete person to God, the king was released.
D. The tribal priest decided to sacrifice the king to their God.

Option:
1. BDAC
2. CDBA
3. ADBC
4. DACB

Q.12 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
By accelerating digitisation and leveraging next generation technologies, the life insurance sector can double its ______ to Rupees 70 lakh crores, a study said.

Option:
1. funding
2. reports
3. policies
4. assets

Q.13 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
PRIM

Option:
1. Principle
2. Intellectual
3. Dishevelled
4. Mature

Q.14 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
EXHALE

Option:
1. Expel
2. Inspire
3. Inhale
4. Respite

Q.15 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. Problems in absorption of vitamins is the main cause of vitamin deficiency.
B. This is the reason why people with metabolic disorders such as obesity, often suffer from vitamin deficiency.
C. Hence, digestion and the absorption mechanism in the body is very important.
D. Vitamin deficiency is not just caused by lack of vitamins in the diet.

Option:
1. BCAD
2. CBDA
3. DABC
4. ACBD

Q.16 Select the word with the incorrect spelling
Option:
1. Denounce
2. Ascertain
3. Systemetic
4. Combination

Q.17 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
RESILIENT

Option:
1. Supple
2. Furious
3. Lazy
4. Baseless

Q.18 Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select ‘No improvement’.
Carrots and sweet potatoes were airdrop for animals starving during the tragic bushfires in Australia.

Option:
1. are airdropped for animals starved
2. were airdropped for animals starving
3. No improvement
4. will be airdropping for animals starving

Q.19 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.
When they read about the proposed strike of buses they said, “We’ll cross that bridge when we come to it.”

Option:
1. Call them for talks
2. Cancel our plans
3. Prevent them
4. Solve the problem

Q.20 Select the segment in the sentence, which contains the grammatical error.
No matter what that the mother did the baby didn’t stop crying.

Option:
1. the mother did
2. what that
3. No matter
4. the baby didn’t stop crying

Q.21 Select the option that is the direct form of the sentence.
Experts said that several steps were being taken to promote foreign trade as it constituted 45% of the country’s economy.

Option:
1. Experts are saying, “Several steps were taken to promote foreign trade as it constituted 45% of the country’s economy”.
2. Experts said, “Several steps should be taken to promote foreign trade as they constitute 45% of the country’s economy”.
3. Experts said, “Several steps are being taken to promote foreign trade as it constitutes 45% of the country’s economy”.
4. Experts said, “Several steps had been taken for promoting foreign trade as it constitute 45% of the country’s economy”.

Q.22 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
OCCUR

Option:
1. Hasten
2. Happen
3. Hinder
4. Hamper

Q.23 Select the option that is the passive form of the sentence.
Jiya wrote the research paper with the help of her tutor.

Option:
1. The research paper was wrote by Jiya with the help of the tutor.
2. The research paper is being written by Jiya with the help of her tutor.
3. The research paper can be written by the tutor with the help of Jiya.

Q.24 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Madhuri is bringing ______ her sister’s daughter after the death of the child’s parents.

Option:
1. in
2. out
3. up
4. over

Q.25 Select the word with the correct spelling.
Option:
1. Avalaunche
2. Capricious
3. Ecstacy
4. Complasent

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