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Previous Year English Question Paper :: SSC CGL CHSL

Previous Year English Question Paper :: SSC CGL CHSL

Previous Year English Question Paper :: SSC CGL CHSL

Q1. Directions(1-2): Out of the four alternatives choose the one which is spelt wrongly. If none is spelt wrongly the answer is d.

(a) adversely

(b) anxeity

(c) gaiety

(d) None of the Above

Q2. Directions(1-2): Out of the four alternatives choose the one which is spelt wrongly. If none is spelt wrongly the answer is d

(a) agnostic

(b) veterinery

(c) contempt

(d) None

Directions(3-5): Some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and blacken the oval corresponding to the appropriate letter a, b, c. If the sentence is free from error blacken the oval corresponding to ‘d’ in the answer sheet.

Q3. 

(a) He asked me many time if

(b) I could lend him some money

(c) as his business was not doing well.

(d)No error

Q4. 

(a) Dense fog on the highway

(b) was the cause of the collusion

(c) between the truck and the school bus.

(d) No error

Q5.

(a) Though corporal punishment

(b) has been ban it still prevails

(c) in most schools.

(d) No error

Directions(6-7): Out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences

Q6. Of one type, used by both males and females.

(a) Bisexual

(b) Hermophrodite

(c) Unisex

(d) Heterotroph

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Q7. The study of the efficiency of people in their working environment

(a) Aesthetics

(b) Economics

(c) Ergonomics

(d) Entomology

Directions(8-9): Four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase .Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning  of the idiom/phrase and mark it in the answer sheet.

Q8. Itchy feet

(a)Feet wet in water

(b)Too tired after travelling

(c) Swollen feet

(d) The need to move to other regions

Q9. Mum’s the word

(a) Listen to one’s mother

(b) Keep one’s mother informed

(c) Keep quiet

(d) None

Directions(10-11): Out of the four alternatives choose the one which is closest in meaning to  the given words.

Q10. rivulet

(a) Brook

(b) Tributary

(c) Sea

(d) Ocean

Q11. perambulate

(a) Walk

(b) Jog

(c) Run

(d) Sprint

Directions(12-13): Out of the four alternatives choose the one which is opposite in meaning to  the given words.

Q12. toilsome

(a) Relaxed

(b) Lazy

(c) associated

(d) Shivering

Q13. Tranquil

(a) Disturbed

(b) composed

(c) dispersed

(d) unitedly

Directions(14-17): A part of the sentence is  underlined. Below are given alternatives part a, b and c which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative .In case no improvement is needed your answer is d.

Q14. He told me that he was married four years.

(a) Over four years

(b) Four years ago

(c) About four years

(d) No improvement

Q15. As soon as I hear the dog bark, I knew you were at the door.

(a) heared

(b) herd

(c) had heared

(d) No improvement

Q16. Chennai is by the way a cosmopolitan city.

(a) by the by

(b) by and large

(c) on the large

(d) No improvement

Q17. I am eager to go for a walk because I relish exercise.

(a) enjoy

(b) savour

(c) rejoice

(d) No improvement

Directions (18-22): You have a passage with questions following the passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and mark it by blackening the appropriate oval in the answer sheet.

Q18. According to the passage, prosecution is …………………. .

(a) a process which follows conviction

(b) concerned with the transformation of criminal justice

(c) not to be considered a vital part of the criminal justice system

(d) actually the removal of lawbreakers from the community

Q19. Give the antonym for allow from the passage.

(a) Punitive

(b) apprehend

(c) attempt

(d) Deter

 

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Q20. Give a word from the passage which means to break a rule.

(a) Violate

(b) Apparatus

(c) Abiding

(d) Enforce

Q21. It is pointed out in the passage that one of the effects of the criminal justice system is to …………. .

(a) give guidelines for group existence

(b) discourage crime

(c) prevent the enforcement of capital punishment

(d) take immediate action against the community

Q22. We understand from the passage that the basic aim of criminal justice is …………..

(a) the protection of society and its individuals

(b) to define socially acceptable behavior

(c) to educate lawbreakers

(d) the violation of the law

Directions(23-25): Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s).Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval in the answer sheet.

Any criminal justice system is an apparatus that society uses to enforce the standards of conduct necessary to protect individuals and the community. It operates by apprehending, prosecuting ,convicting, sentencing these members of the community who violate the basic rules of group existence. The action taken against lawbreakers is designed to serve three purposes beyond the immediately punitive one. It removes dangerous people from the community; it deters others from criminal behavior  and it gives society an opportunity  to attempt to transform lawbreakers into law-abiding citizens.

Q23. There is a ______________ frustration among the youth about the increasing unemployment and the laid back attitude of the politicians.

(a) widespread

(b) alarming

(c) general

(d) predominant

Q24. Flowers _______ in early spring all over the valley which attracted a lot of tourists.

(a) bloomed

(b) sprang

(c) flourished

(d) budded

Q25. I chased out the man and his dog_________ had entered my garden in the afternoon.

(a) who

(b) whom

(c) which

(d) that

 

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