SSC CGL 2018 (T-1) English Paper Solution : 06 June 2019 Third Shift

SSC CGL 2018 (T-1) English Paper Solution : 06 June 2019 Third Shift

In this article we have provided the solution of SSC CGL 2018 Tier-1 paper solution. This paper was held on 6th of June 2019 in Third Shift. SSC CGL 2018 6th June 2019 Third Shift English Paper Solution.

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Q.1: Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

Show these visitors the butterfly farm.

  1. These visitors should be showed the butterfly farm.
  2. Let these visitors be showing the butterfly farm.
  3. You must show these visitors the butterfly farm.
  4. Let these visitors be shown the butterfly farm.
Correct Answer : D

  • Let these visitors be shown the butterfly farm. (Correct)
  • These visitors should be showed the butterfly farm. (Incorrect Structure and Meaning)
  • Let these visitors be showing the butterfly farm. (Incorrect Verb)
  • You must show these visitors the butterfly farm. (Incorrect Structure and Meaning)


 

Q.2 : Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required select No improvement.

They didn’t see you, is it?

  1. No improvement
  2. did they
  3. wasn’t it
  4. have they
Correct Answer : B

  • ‘is it’ should be replaced with ‘did they’.
  • Plural pronouns will be used in the question tag


 

Q.3: Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

  1. What was supposed to be a holiday of a lifetime turned into a dangerous experience for 1300 passengers on a cruise ship off the coast of Norway.
  2. The Norwegian Government decided to evacuate the passengers with the help of helicopters.
  3. The ship broke down in rough seas and high speed winds caused it to rock heavily from side to side.
  4. From the first 371 evacuated passengers , 17 had to be taken to hospital.
  1. ABCD
  2. CBDA
  3. CABD
  4. ACBD
Correct Answer : D

  • Sentence A states that 1300 passengers went for a holiday on a cruise ship. Sentence C states that the ship broke down.
  • Sentence B tells that the Norwegian government decided to evacuate passengers and sentence D says that evacuated passengers were taken to hospital. Hence, the correct sequence is ACBD.


 

Q.4: In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

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The river Yamuna has many non-native species like goldfish that is affecting its ecosystem.

  1. its ecosystem
  2. The river Yamuna
  3. that is affecting
  4. has many non-native species
Correct Answer : C

  • According to the “ Subject-Verb Agreement rule ”, a singular subject takes a singular verb and a plural subject takes a plural verb.
  • In the given question, ‘many species’ is a plural subject so it will take ‘are’ as a plural verb.
  • Hence, ‘that are affecting its ecosystem’ will be answer.


 

Q.5: Select the antonym of the given word. 

Comic

  1. Amusing
  2. Tragic
  3. Awkward
  4. Absurd
Correct Answer : B


 

Q.6: Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.

A family of young animals.

  1. Nest
  2. Clutch
  3. Brood
  4. Offspring
Correct Answer : C

 

Q.7: Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Butterflies in the stomach.

  1. Being excited
  2. Being nervous
  3. Being angry
  4. Being hungry
Correct Answer : B


 

Q.8: Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

  1. It is one of the highly developed countries of the world.
  2. It stretches from the Atlantic Ocean in the East to the Pacific Ocean in the west.
  3. The USA consists of 50 states including Alaska and Hawaii.
  4. The United States of America (USA) is the 4th largest country in the world.
  1. ADCB
  2. CBAD
  3. CBDA
  4. DBCA
Correct Answer : B

  • The sequence cannot start with sentence A or B as they start with the pronoun ‘it’.
  • Sentence B talks about the expansion of the USA region from east to west. Sentence C states that the USA consists of 50 states including Alaska and Hawaii.
  • So, sentence C will come after B. Hence, the correct sequence is DBCA.


 

Q.9: Select the correct active form of the given sentence.

The injured were being removed to the hospital by the police.

  1. The police removed the injured to the hospital.
  2. The injured was removing the police to the hospital.
  3. The police was removing the injured to the hospital.
  4. The police has been removing the injured to the hospital
Correct Answer : C

  • The police was removing the injured to the hospital. (Correct)
  • The police removed the injured to the hospital. (Tense has changed)
  • The injured was removing the police to the hospital. (Incorrect Structure and Meaning)
  • The police has been removing the injured to the hospital. (Tense has changed)


 

Q.10: Select the synonym of the given word. 

Drag

  1. Rush
  2. Pull
  3. Push
  4. Rest
Correct Answer : B


 

Q.11 : In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

We will rest for sometime when we will reach the top.

  1. We will rest
  2. when we will
  3. reach the top
  4. for sometime
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Correct Answer : B

  • If two actions are happening in the future, the first action must be in the present tense and the second action must be in the future tense.
  • Similarly in the given question, reaching the top is the first action and resting for some time is subsequently the second action.
  • Hence, ‘we will rest(future tense) for sometime when we reach(present tense) the top’ is answer


Q.12 : Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The National war memorial is _________ to our Armed Forces.

  1. inscribed
  2. dedicated
  3. honoured
  4. devoted
Correct Answer : B

  1. dedicated – devoted to a task or purpose.
  2. inscribed – marked with characters.
  3. honoured –  regarded with great respect
  4. devoted – very loving or loyal


 

Q.13 : Select the wrongly spelt word.

  1. Remembrance
  2. Reminascant
  3. Remnant
  4. Remittance
Correct Answer : B

  • Correct spelling is Reminiscent


 

Q.14: Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

A painting competition was help in the colony and Kavya was ______ winner in the age group 3-5 years.

  1. publicized
  2. supposed
  3. described
  4. declared
Correct Answer : D


 

Q.15 : Select the synonym of the given word. 

Engulf

  1. Encroach
  2. Enshrine
  3. Entangle
  4. Envelop
Correct Answer : D

  • Encroach : to take control or possession of something in a gradual way and often without being noticed
  • Enshrine : to contain or keep something as if in a holy place.
  • Engulf : to surround and cover something or someone completely
  • Envelop : to cover or surround something completely.


 

Q.16: Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.

A person appointed by two parties to resolve a dispute.

  1. broker
  2. valuer
  3. auditor
  4. arbitrator
Correct Answer : D


 

Q.17: Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Out of the woods.

  1. No longer in trouble
  2. No longer in sight
  3. No longer famous
  4. No longer young
Correct Answer : A

 

Q.18 : Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.

We have never seen so strong blizzard . The wind speed was 130 km/h.

  1. so strong the blizzard
  2. such strong a blizzard
  3. such a strong blizzard
  4. No improvement
Correct Answer : C

  • ‘Blizzard’ is a noun so it will be preceded by the adjective ‘strong’ and an article ‘a’


 

Q.19 : Select the antonym of the given word. 

Gather

  1. Display
  2. Dispute
  3. Distract
  4. Disperse
Correct Answer : D


 

Q. (20-24) : 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.

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Canada is three times the size of India (20) ____ its population is only about 26 million. The average (21) _____ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (22) ______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (23) ____ . Nearly 80% of the people (24) ______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold.

Correct answer for (20) …

  1. because
  2. until
  3. so
  4. but
Correct Answer : D

  • ‘But’ is the most appropriate answer for the blank because it is used to introduce a phrase or clause contrasting with what has already been mentioned.
  • In the sentence area of Canada is greater than India but the population is less.
  • So this sentence shows the contrast between sentences.


 

Correct answer for (21) …

  1. consistency
  2. density
  3. quantity
  4. frequency
Correct Answer : B

  • Density – number of persons per square kilometer.
  • Consistency – consistent behaviour or treatment.
  • Quantity – the amount or number of a material or abstract thing not usually estimated by spatial measurement.
  • Frequency – the rate at which something occurs over a particular period of time or in a given sample.
  • Since the sentence is talking about the population density so option (b) is the answer


 

Correct answer for (22) …

  1. at
  2. on
  3. in
  4. into
Correct Answer : C

  • Since Canada is a country so preposition ‘In’ will be used in the blank.
  • Rule:- with area, region, town, the country generally we use the preposition ‘In’.


 

Correct answer for (23) …

  1. uneven
  2. differing
  3. infrequent
  4. rough
Correct Answer : A

  • Uneven – not equally balanced.
  • Differing- not the same as each other; dissimilar.
  • Infrequent- not occurring often; rare.
  • Rough- having an uneven or irregular surface
  • According to the sentence, the population distribution was not balanced in Canada.so option (a) is the answer.


 

Correct answer for (24) …

  1. live
  2. survive
  3. subsist
  4. remain
Correct Answer : A

  • Survive- continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship.
  • Subsist- maintain or support oneself, especially at a minimal level.
  • Remain- stay in the place that one has been occupying.
  • According to the context of the passage “80% of the people live in a narrow belt .” is the correct sentence.


 

Q.25: Select the wrongly spelt word.

  1. Hazard
  2. Hazy
  3. Hasitate
  4. Hasty
Correct Answer : C

  • Correct spelling is Hesitate

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