SSC CGL 11th August 2017 Shift 1 English Comprehension Tier 1 Question paper

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SSC CGL Tier 1 11th August 2017 Shift 1 English Questions and Solutions
SSC CGL Tier 1 11th August 2017 Shift 1 English Questions and Solutions

SSC Combined Graduation Level (SSC CGL) Tier 1 English Comprehension Questions of paper conducted on 11th August 2017 are available here. Answer key with solutions of all papers of CGL Tier 1 2017 is available on examcompetition.com. In this article, we have shared the questions of English Comprehension section of SSC CGL paper which was conducted on 11th August 2017 in the morning shift, along with the official answer key and solutions.

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Name of Board SSC – Staff Selection Commission
Name of Exam SSC CGL – Combined Graduation Level Exam
Year 2017
Tier Preliminary Exam – Tier 1
Exam Date 11th August 2017
Subject English Comprehension
Shift Morning Shift
Content Questions / Answer key with Solutions

SSC CGL Tier 1 11th August 2017 Shift 1

Below you will get the English Comprehension questions of SSC CGL 2017 Shift 1 paper which was conducted on 11th August 2017 along with the official answer key and solutions. SSC CGL 11th August 2017 Shift 1 paper had 100 questions out of which 25 questions are of English Comprehension of 2 marks each. The answer key of SSC CGL 11th August 2017 Shift 1 paper is provided by Staff Selection Commission and you can discuss the explanations of each question on exam competition discussion forum.

SSC CGL 11th August 2017 Morning Shift English Comprehension Questions

1. Question

Q 1) In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option.if a sentence is free from error, select ‘No error’.
I was shocked to hear (1)/ that her husband (2)/ died of an accident. (3)/ No Error (4)

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

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2. Question

Q 2) In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option.If a sentence is free from error, select ‘No error’.
The reason for (1)/ his failure is because (2)/ he didn’t study at all. (3)/ No Error (4)

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

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3. Question

Q 3) In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.
Virat Kohli added another feather _____ his cap by his wonderful performance in the one day match.

1) in
2) to
3) into
4) on

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4. Question

Q 4) In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.
Only when _____ failed, the army resorted to force.

1) efforts
2) arrests
3) persuasions
4) manipulations

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5. Question

Q 5) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given.
Pernicious

1) Beneficial
2) Dangerous
3) Innocuous
4) Advantageous

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6. Question

Q 6) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given.
Stringent

1) Annoying
2) Revengeful
3) Incidental
4) Rigorous

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7. Question

Q 7) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.
Vexatious

1) Calamitous
2) Treachery
3) Soothing
4) Pliable

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8. Question

Q 8) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.
Burgeon

1) Bolster
2) Shrivel
3) Mount
4) Amplify

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9. Question

Q 9) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/Phrase.
Live from hand to mouth

1) Filthy rich people
2) To be dependent on others
3) To have enough money to live on and nothing extra
4) Living in miserable conditions.

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10. Question

Q 10) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/Phrase.
To face the music

1) To bear the consequences
2) To disparage someone
3) To be hard of hearing
4) To enjoy a musical concert

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11. Question

Q 11) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
He thanked me for what I(have done) for his wife.

1) had done
2) had been done
3) have been done
4) No improvement

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12. Question

Q 12) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
(Hardly nothing) was offered to the victims of the earthquake.

1) Hardly something
2) Hardly anything
3) Hardly little
4) No improvement

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13. Question

Q 13) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
Killing of one’s own child

1) Foeticide
2) Filicide
3) Infanticide
4) Lupicide

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14. Question

Q 14) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
A lover of work

1) Oenophile
2) Technophile
3) Romanophile
4) Ergophile

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15. Question

Q 15) In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Find the incorrectly spelt word

1) Impression
2) Personnal
3) Terrorism
4) Illiterate

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16. Question

Q 16) In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Find the incorrectly spelt word.

1) Stupefaction
2) Preferential
3) Surveillence
4) Detrimental

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17. Question

Q 17) The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.
P: It has been the handmaid of the ruling class.
Q: Therefore, ever since the dawn of civilization, persons in power have always tried to supervise or control education.
R: Education is an instrument which imparts knowledge and therefore, indirectly controls power.
S: It is an old saying that knowledge is power.

1) SQPR
2) PRQS
3) SRQP
4) PSQR

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18. Question

Q 18) The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.
P: This is despite the fact that there is a rampant migration of rural families to urban centres.
Q: Generally the gains of being a unit of the urban population are less than the disadvantages and risks that are inbuilt in the urban life.
R: Rural population still dominates the urban population as far as the number is considered.
S: India is a country of villages.

1) QRSP
2) RPQS
3) SRQP
4) QPRS

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19. Question

Q 19) In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses thesame sentence in Passive/Active voice.
The residents celebrated Diwali.

1) Celebra tion of Diwali was done by the residents.
2) Diwali has been celebrated by the residents.
3) Diwali was celebrated by the residents.
4) Diwali is celebrated by the residents.

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20. Question

Q 20) In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
The foreman said to his workers I cannot pay you higher wages.

1) The for eman warned his workers that he cannot pay them higher wages.
2) The foreman told his workers that he could not pay them higher wages.
3) The foreman told his workers that they could not be paid higher wages.
4) The foreman forbid his workers to pay higher wages.

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21. Question

Q 21) In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.
It is not _____ to ignore all allegations of booth capturing and rigging as murmurs of _____ losers. _____ have come to light of intimidation of whole villages and communities to make them vote for a particular candidate or party. At times election officials have been _____ by unscrupulous politicians into turning a blind eye to_____ practices.
It is not _____ to ignore all allegations of booth capturing

1) realistic
2) reliable
3) required
4) essential

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22. Question

Q 22) In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.
It is not _____ to ignore all allegations of booth capturing and rigging as murmurs of _____ losers. _____ have come to light of intimidation of whole villages and communities to make them vote for a particular candidate or party. At times election officials have been _____ by unscrupulous politicians into turning a blind eye to_____ practices.
and rigging as murmurs of _____ losers

1) rational
2) disgruntled
3) huge
4) idealist

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23. Question

Q 23) In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.
It is not _____ to ignore all allegations of booth capturing and rigging as murmurs of _____ losers. _____ have come to light of intimidation of whole villages and communities to make them vote for a particular candidate or party. At times election officials have been _____ by unscrupulous politicians into turning a blind eye to_____ practices.
_____ have come to light of intimidation of whole villages and communities.

1) instances
2) sources
3) reasons
4) Ideas

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24. Question

Q 24) In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.
It is not _____ to ignore all allegations of booth capturing and rigging as murmurs of _____ losers. _____ have come to light of intimidation of whole villages and communities to make them vote for a particular candidate or party. At times election officials have been _____ by unscrupulous politicians into turning a blind eye to_____ practices.
At times election officials have been _____ by unscrupulous politicians

1) decided
2) safeguarded
3) rejuvenated
4) threatened

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25. Question

Q 25) In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.
It is not _____ to ignore all allegations of booth capturing and rigging as murmurs of _____ losers. _____ have come to light of intimidation of whole villages and communities to make them vote for a particular candidate or party. At times election officials have been _____ by unscrupulous politicians into turning a blind eye to_____ practices.
into turning a blind eye to _____ practices.

1) significant
2) rare
3) unjust
4) usual

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