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Questions of Previous Year Practice Set For SSC CGL / CHSL

Questions of Previous Year Practice Set For SSC CGL / CHSL

Questions of Previous Year Practice Set For SSC CGL / CHSL

Directions (1-3): In the following questions, 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 as your answer.

Q1.His and her talent are____________________

(a) complementary

(b) complimentary

(c) complementing

(d) complicating

Q2.We offer _________________ to all who ask.

(a) councilor

(b) council

(c) counselor

(d) counsel

Q3.The two families have been engaged in a bitter__________________ for the past two decades.

(a) feud

(b) argument

(c) quarrel

(d) fight

Directions(4-5): Out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences

Q4. Incapable of being tired.

(a) Indefatigable

(b) Invincible

(c) Untiring

(d) Tireless

Q5. One who is rather fastidious.

(a) Tempestuous

(b) Punctual

(c) Meticulous

(d) Carefree

Directions(6-7): Four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase .Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning  of the idiom/phrase and mark it .

Q6.About face

(a)Change one’s opinion

(b)Change sides

(c)To turn about and look

(d) none

Q7.Once bitten twice shy

(a) A person who has suffered once will be alert in the future

(b) An overcautious person

(c) One who takes no risk

(d) None

Directions(8-9): Out of the four alternatives choose the one which is opposite in meaning to the given words.

Q8. Fume

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(a)frown

(b)chafe

(c)comply

(d)dupe

Q9.revile

(a) Slander

(b)  Awake

(c)  Deaden

(d) praise

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

Q10. Probity

(a) courtesy

(b) promptness

(c) Efficiency

(d)Brightness

Q11.Peculiar

(a) special

(b) strange

(c) ordinary

(d) rare

Directions(12-15):  A part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives part a, b & c which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

Q12. It was fortunate that the timebomb had burst only after thecrowd had dispersed.

(a) exploded

(b) No Improvement

(c) blown up

(d) erupted

Q13. The police found a human body in the forest.

(a) corpse

(b) No Improvement

(c) carcass

(d) copse

Q14.Everyone of this girls is beautiful.

(a) that

(b) the

(c) these

(d) No Improvement

Q15.Tax-payers are to be conscious of their privileges.

(a) might

(b) have to

(c) could

(d) No Improvement

Directions (16-20): In the following questions, you have a brief passage with questions. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Passage

My lodge is nothing but a dark, tiny hut made of palm fronds, with a bunch of damp branches and a swarm of flies through a whole in the wall of leaves. I see a patch of cleared earth in the rainforest: the stage of Cicinnurusmagnificus, the magniflcient bird of paradise. The bird’s loud call, ‘Kyeng, Kyeng’ has been ringing since dawn, announcing the male’s imminent performance. But his feathered female spectators have not shown yet. Perhaps they are out window-shopping, taking a good look around

until they find the ,most resplendent specimen. I hear a fluttering and look up. A magnificus is ’enthroned on a branch about 2m above the stage: an iridescent-green breast shield, bright orange-red wings and a lemon-yellow cape with a furry brown collar. The feat and hill are a sparkling sky-blue, which also covers the eye lids and extends down to the neck. He plucks off a few leaves to let in more light and optimize eye- ; contact with his audience. Finally, he drags the freshly fallen leaves away from catwalk.

Q16.The most ‘resplendent specimen’ means

(a) bright and colourful

(b) beautiful and gentle

(c) appalling and ugly

(d)  extravagant and gaudy

Q17.The bird performs for :

(a) no one

(b) the author

(c) sheer enjoyment

(d) female birds

Q18.An ‘iridescent-green breast shield’ means

(a) a shield worn by the bird to protect itself.

(b) the bright, colourful feathers of the bird.

(c) a description of the surroundings.

(d) a piece of twig used by the bird in its performance.

Q19.The cicinnurusmagnificus is:

(a) themagnificient bird of paradise.

(b) a patch of cleared earth in the rainforest.

(c) a place where his hut is located!

(d) the stage in the rainforest.

Q20.The synonym for ‘optimise’ is

(a) to make best use of

(b) to improve vision

(c) to see clearly

(d) to enlarge

Directions(21-23): Some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error.The number of that part is your answer.

Q21.The process was too simple and easy to understand that it hardly took five minutes for us to grasp it.

(a) No Error

(b) and easy to understand that it hardly

(c) took five minutes for us to grasp it

(d) The process was too simple

Q22.The decapitated body of a young girl was discovered yesterday.

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(a) No Error

(b) The decapitated body

(c) of a young girl

(d) was discovered yesterday

Q23.If man makes proper use of his time and opportunities and follow his aim in life with patience and perseverance, he is sure to succeed.

(a) and perseverance, he is sure to succeed.

(b) If man makes proper use of his time and opportunities

(c) and follow his aim in life with patience

(d) No Error

Directions (24-25): In the following questions, four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word

Q24.

(a) Periphery

(b) pavilon

(c) peacable

(d) Vienger

Q25.

(a) paralelogram

(b) pagaent

(c) inferance

(d) Victorious

 

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