SSC CHSL Paper solution : English section 9th Nov Morning Shift
SSC CHSL Paper solution
Veteran means an experienced person.
Answer: C Novice meaning a person who has newly begun learning something.
It means beyond what is required or sufficient.
Answer : D Necessary
It means balanced
Answer: C (Imbalance)//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js //
It means not liable or subject to death.
Answer : D (Temporary)
It means a point at which rays of light meet.
Answer: B (Disperse means to scatter in different directions)
It means full of energy and spirit
Answer: B (lively)
It means having no pattern or order of time
Answer : B (Scattered)
It means to remain constant to an idea even in the face of opposition.
Answer : ( B) Persist
It is a formal written document requesting a right or benefit from a person or group in authority.
Answer : C (appeal)
It is a plan suggested for acceptance
Answer : C (Proposal)
IDIOMS AND PHRASES
Q11) In his salad days he was quite a dandy.
Answer B (adolescence)
Q12) He is cool about working at night.
A) Ready to work
B) Not ready to work
C) Excited about working
D) Grudgingly working
Q13) You cannot throw dust into my eyes.//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js //
A) terrify me
B) Cheat me
C) hurt me
D) abuse me
Q14) He spoke well though it was his maiden speech.
A) Long speech
B) First speech
C) brief speech
D) emotional speech
Q15) The students were all ears when the speaker started talking about the changes in the exam.
Q16) One cannot be indifferent to one’s health, can’t one
A) can’t be
B) can one?
C) isn’t it?
D) no improvement
The sentence already has a negative (cannot) so there cant be any other negative in the Question Tag.So the correct answer is B
Q17) The mother with her children were expected.
D) no improvement
Answer A (If two nouns or pronouns are joined by with the verb used will be according to the first subject)
Q18) Sohan is pleased at the news yesterday.
A) has been pleased
B) had been pleased.
C) was pleased
D) no improvement
Answer C ( The sentence is in the past tense as the word yesterday has been used)
Q19) She did not like the movie, nor I did.
A) nor did I
B) nor I like it.
C) nor did I like it.
D) No improvement
Answer A ( nor will be followed by the helping verb and then the subject will be used)
Q20) Old habits die hardly.
B) too hard
C) much hardly
D) no improvement
Answer:A (Hard means to do with a good deal of effort and Hardly means scarcely or rarely)
Q21) Answer A (alimony is the allowance made by the husband to his wife when they are legally separated)
Parsimony is miserliness.
Matrimony is related to marriage.
Honorarium is the payment given for a professional service that are given nominally without charge.
Q22) Answer B (Fantasy is wild imagination)
Whim is a sudden desire or change of mind.
Q23) Answer C (A sonnet is a poem of fourteen lines) Ballad is a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Psalm is a sacred song or hymn related to Jewish or Christian religion. Carols are religious songs sung on Christmas.
Q24) Answer D (Infallible is one incapable of making mistakes) Erroneous is by mistake Incorrigible is one who can’t improve his behavior Unbeatable is one who can’t be defeated.
Q25) Answer A (Credulous is one who believes everything that one hears) Credible means something which can be believed. Creditable means deserving praise. Credential is some aspect of a person’s background, especially when used to indicate their suitability for something.
Q26) Answer : B (Libertarian)
Q27) Answer : D (Emphatic)
Q28) Answer : B (Mountaineer)
Q29) Answer : A (Happened)
Q30) Answer : C (Sentimentalist)
Delhi (31)the capital of India.People from all parts of the country and the world-(32)to Delhi.There(33)many historical buildings.People(34) the Rajghat ,Shanti Van and Vijay Ghat.We visited Delhi last year(35)our cousins.There(36)_ many other historical cities.Agra_(37)_ one of them.We (38)_visit Agra and Jaipur next time.The Red fort of Delhi and the Hawa Mahal of Jaipur were(39)famous for their Mughal(40)_Rajasthani architecture respectively.
Q31) A) was B) are C) is D) were : Correct answer C
Q32) A) came B) comes C) come D) coming: Correct Answer C
Q33) A) has B) were C) is D) are: Correct answer D
Q34) A) visit B) visited C) visiting D) visits: Correct answer A
Q35) A) for B) on C) Of D) with : Correct answer D
Q36) A) is B) are C) were D) was : Correct answer B
Q 37) A) are B) was C) is D) were : Correct answer C
Q 38) A) will B) would C) could D) can : Correct answer A
Q 39) A) much B) very C) too D) more : Correct answer B
Q 40) A) either B) because C) or D) and: Correct Answer D
(Q31 to 34) The initial part of the passage is in simple present tense.So the blanks will also be filled with verbs of simple present.It is a simple passage and can be filled easily)
Spot the error in the sentence
Q41) A interesting book(A)/”A tale of two cities”(B)/was written by Alexander Dumas.(C)/No error(D)
Answer A (A interesting book will be replaced by an interesting book)
Q42) In India (A)/there are(B)/many poors (C)/No error(D)
Answer C (Poors will be replaced by poor)
Q43) I worked (A)/as medical representative (B)/for eight months (C) /No error (D)
Answer B : Use a before medical representative.
Q44) Shakespeare has written (A)/many plays(B)/as well as some poetries.(C)/No error(D)
Answer C (Usage of poetries is incorrect)
Q45) Neither of the girls (A)/were willing to (B)/ accept the proposal(C)/No error(D)
Answer B : replace were with was
Fill in the blanks
Q46) There is no____ evidence to support your assertion.
A) facile B) fictitious C) facetious D) factual
Answer : D
Note : Facile means superficial/Fictitious means artificially created/facetious means frivolous/factual means concerned with what is actually the case
Q47) Throw a stone____the fierce dog.
A) at B) upon C) on D) above
Answer : A
Q48) Is not learning superior _____ wealth?
A) than B) from C) by D) to
Answer: D ( With superior preposition to is used )
Q 49) A group of agitators _____the mob to break down the vice Chancellor’s door.
A) wished B) excited C) threatened D) incited
Answer D (incited means to urge to do something wrong or unlawful)
Q50) Turn the lights _______before you go to bed.
A) on B) off C) out D) down
Answer B (off)
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