SSC CHSL 2019 (Tier-1) English Solutions : 17 March 2nd Shift

Q.1 : Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

  1. From the outer entrance itself he had noticed that there was no one inside.
  2. It was quite dark by the time Raman turned into the lane and reached the temple.
  3. On entering the main temple, he prostrated before the goddess, got up and then sat directly in front of the idol.
  4. However, an oil lamp which was burning before the idol of Kaali Ma lit up the place and he could go up the steps.
  1. ABDC
  2. CABD
  3. BADC
  4. DBCA
Correct Option : C

  • Only sentence ‘B’ is starting with a noun (Raman).
  • Since, any passage starts with a noun so B will be the starting line of the parajumble. So, only Option (C) has B in the starting.


 

Q.2 : Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

MEDDLE

  1. Ignore
  2. Prize
  3. Fortify
  4. Support
Correct Option : A


 

Q.3: Select the option that is passive form of the sentence.

We have chosen the colour of the new car we want to buy.

  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.
Correct Option : D

  • The colour of the new car we want to buy is being chosen by us. (Tense has changed)
  • The colour of the new car we want to buy had been chosen. (Incorrect Tense and Object)
  • The colour of the new car we want to buy can be chosen by us. (Tense has changed)


 

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.

  1. pose
  2. pick
  3. place
  4. put
Correct Option : A

  • Pick – to choose somebody/something from a group of people or things.
  • Put – to move somebody/something into a particular place or position.
  • Place – A particular position or area.
  • Pose – to create or give somebody/something that he/she has to deal with.
  • So, option (A) is the most logical answer.


 

Q. (5 – 9): 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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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.

Q.5 : Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.

  1. most
  2. all
  3. several
  4. any
Correct Option : C

  • All – everyone of a group.
  • Several – more than two but not very many
  • Most – Greatest in number or amount.
  • Any – Some (in negative sentence or questions )


 

Q.6 : Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.

  1. in
  2. inside
  3. over
  4. at
Correct Option : A

  • in the now is grammatically correct sentence.


 

Q.7 : Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.

  1. are
  2. had
  3. were
  4. was
Correct Option : D

  • Since passage is in past tense and subject of the sentence is ‘a three year old boy’
  • So ‘was’ is the most suitable verb.


 

Q.8 : Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.

  1. across
  2. leave
  3. loose
  4. away
Correct Option : C

  • Across – from one side of something to the other
  • Leave – to go away from somebody/something.
  • Loose – to speak or express emotions very freely, especially in an uncontrolled way.
  • Away – At a particular distance from a place.
  • So, option (c) is the most logical answer


 

Q.9 : Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.

  1. out
  2. down
  3. up
  4. on
Correct Option : B

  • ‘Settle down’ is a correct phrase which means ‘to become quiet, calm, or orderly’.


 

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.

  1. been taken
  2. on hire for the function
  3. This furnitures has
  4. in the college
Correct Option : C

  • ‘Furniture’ is an uncountable noun so we do not use ‘s/es’ with it


 

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 this exam and am ready to answer any question.

  1. preparing
  2. No improvement
  3. will prepared
  4. may prepare
Correct Option : B


 

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Q.12 : Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

COVE

  1. Hollow
  2. Pit
  3. Crater
  4. Bay
Correct Option : D

COVE : a curved part of a coast that partly surrounds an area of water.

Pit : a large hole in the ground, or a slightly low area in any surface.


 

Q.13 : Select the word with correct spelling.

  1. Contemptuous
  2. Aggresive
  3. Biscits
  4. Inseckts
Correct Option : A


 

Q.14 : Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.

Government by a king or queen.

  1. Aristocracy
  2. Oligarchy
  3. Monarchy
  4. Plutocracy
Correct Option : B


 

Q.15 :Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.

A vertical passageway into a mine.

  1. Canal
  2. Shaft
  3. Aisle
  4. Lobby
Correct Option : B

Aisle : a long, narrow space between rows of seats in an aircraft, cinema, or church.


 

Q.16 :Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The prime minister said, “Anyone using drone will have to register them on an _____

  1. aviation
  2. aeroplane
  3. airport
  4. airline
Correct Option : A


 

Q.17 : Select the word with correct spelling.

  1. Piety
  2. Certanity
  3. Notoreity
  4. Vizibility
Correct Option : A

  • Piety : strong belief in a religion that is shown in the way someone lives.
  • Notoriety : the state of being famous for something bad.


 

Q.18 : Select the option that is direct form of the sentence.

Dhiraj said that he had been to Goa the previous year also.

  1. Dhiraj said, “He has been to Goa the previous year also.”
  2. Dhiraj said, “I had been to Goa the previous year also.”
  3. Dhiraj said, “I have been to Goa last year also.”
  4. Dhiraj told, “I went to Goa the last year also.”
Correct Option : C

  • (c) Dhiraj said, “I have been to Goa last year also.” (Correct)
  • (a) Dhiraj said, “He has been to Goa the previous year also.”(Incorrect tense)
  • (b) Dhiraj said, “I had been to Goa the previous year also.” (Incorrect tense)
  • (d) Dhiraj told, “I went to Goa the last year also.”(Incorrect tense)


 

Q.19 : Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select ‘No improvement’

Siddhartha want to become a football player but needs to practice more rigorously.

  1. No improvement
  2. wanted becoming
  3. wants to become
  4. is wanting to become
Correct Option : C


 

Q.20 : Given below are four jumbled sentence. Select the option that gives their correct order.

  1. A common sight now is that on the roads of Yangon antiquated cars move alongside shiny new vehicles.
  2. A newly-built highway connects Mandalay to the city of Rangoon, now called Yangon.
  3. Similarly, hurriedly constructed glass-fronted buildings stand next to old colonial structures.
  4. Yangon is fairly typical of any developing city in Asia, standing as it does at the crossroads of modernisation.
  1. DABC
  2. ADCB
  3. CBAD
  4. BDAC
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Correct Option : D

  • The whole paragraph is based on ‘the city of Rangoon, now called yangon’.
  • The introduction of Yangon is given in sentence ‘B’ so B will start the paragraph then ‘D’ is the explanation of Yangon.
  • So ‘BD’ is a sequence and sentence ‘C’ is the further explanation of sentence ‘A’. So,’BDAC’ is a proper sequence.


 

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.

  1. likes to celebrate
  2. New Year’s eve with
  3. Plenty of people
  4. their family and friends
Correct Option : A

  • People is a plural noun. Hence, plural verb (like) will be used with it.


 

Q.22 : Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the sentence.

His guide asked him to pull up his socks if he wanted a good rank.

  1. take care to be more formal
  2. make a greater effort to improve
  3. give attention to his appearance also
  4. dress more carefully and neatly
Correct Option : D


 

Q.23 : Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Rueful

  1. Joyful
  2. Regretful
  3. Spicy
  4. Fragrant
Correct Option : A

Rue : to feel sorry about an event and wish it had not happened

Fragrant : with a pleasant smell


 

Q.24 : Select the most appropriate SYNONYM of the given word.

Surge

  1. Smooth
  2. Clean
  3. Rush
  4. Height
Correct Option : C

  • Rush : a situation in which you have to hurry or move somewhere quickly.
  • Surge : a sudden and great movement forward.


 

Q.25 : Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom given in the sentence.

We enjoyed watching the film because it was a down–to-earth depiction of modern life.

  1. fanciful and dreamlike
  2. pleasing and entertaining
  3. practical and direct
  4. short and meaningful
Correct Option : D

 

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