SSC CGL 11th August 2017 Shift 3 English Comprehension Tier 1 Question paper

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SSC CGL Tier 1 11th August 2017 Shift 3 English Questions and Solutions
SSC CGL Tier 1 11th August 2017 Shift 3 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 evening 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 Evening Shift
Content Questions / Answer key with Solutions

SSC CGL Tier 1 11th August 2017 Shift 3

Below you will get the English Comprehension questions of SSC CGL 2017 Shift 3 paper which was conducted on 11th August 2017 along with the official answer key and solutions. SSC CGL 11th August 2017 Shift 3 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 3 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 Evening 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’.
Ritika decided to get up early (1)/ to wear a nice dress (2)/ and visit her aunt. (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 student asked me if (1)/ I knew that Kalidas was the greater (2)/ than any other poet. (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.
It is mainly due to Peter’s lethargy that the plan fell _____.

1) off
2) through
3) Inter tropical centre zone
4) out

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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.
Mother shall return _____ an hour.

1) in
2) after
3) during
4) within

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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.
Surreptitious

1) Hesitation
2) Secret
3) Impious
4) Artless

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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.
Inanition.

1) Lethargy
2) Offensive
3) Vaccilating
4) Grasping

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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.
Imbroglio

1) Misery
2) Censure
3) Composure
4) Dilemma

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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.
Bequest

1) Accord
2) Damage
3) Complex
4) Withdraw

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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.
Adam’s ale

1) Gift
2) Food
3) Water
4) Belongings

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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.
At one’s wits end

1) A man of ability
2) At the last moment
3) To get puzzled
4) Undecided controversy

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11. Question

Q 11) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
I had not completed my project so I thought I was (done with) when the manager asked me to hand it in.

1) done for
2) done in
3) done on
4) No improvement

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12. Question

Q 12) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
Rohan was upset and so (picked up) his food while his cousins ate heartily.

1) Picked out
2) Picked on
3) Picked at
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.
To give up a throne voluntarily

1) Archer
2) Bigot
3) Abdicate
4) Delegate

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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.
Words written on the tomb of a person

1) Epigram
2) Epitome
3) Epicure
4) Epitaph

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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) Accurate
2) Business
3) Sedentery
4) Jewellery

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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) Chaufer
2) Committee
3) Veterinary
4) Repentance

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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- They never desert us even when all fair weather friends have deserted us.
Q- Books are never failing friends.
R- They dispel the dark clouds of gloom from our minds and increase our happiness if we are already happy.
S- Through the ages, the scriptures and other great books have provided, immeasurable solace to the wounded and strife torn humanity.

1) QRSP
2) PRSQ
3) RSPQ
4) QPRS

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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- When the robber was near her bed, she stood up suddenly, ‘brandishing the knife.
Q- One night the robber did enter her room but Lakshmi did not make any sound.
R- She just kept a tight hold of the knife and pretended to be sound asleep.
S- The robber was taken aback and with a loud cry, he ran out

1) SQRP
2) PRQS
3) QRPS
4) PSQR

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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 the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.
I will write an essay

1) An essay will have been written by me.
2) An essay will be written by me.
3) An essay has been written by me.
4) An essay had been written by me.

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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.
Neha said, ‘Need I write a letter?’

1) Neha asked if she have to write a letter.
2) Neha asked if she had been writing a letter.
3) Neha asked of writing a letter.
4) Neha asked if she had to write a letter.

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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.
The quest for a _____ life engrosses every human being on this earth. Everyman tends to define a happy life in a _____ individualistic fashion. _____have attempted to define a happy life in various terms. Hedonists have a _____ notion that happiness lies in the _____ of physical appetites.
The quest for a _____ life engrosses every human being

1) simple
2) sad
3) happy
4) real

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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.
The quest for a _____ life engrosses every human being on this earth. Everyman tends to define a happy life in a _____ individualistic fashion. _____have attempted to define a happy life in various terms. Hedonists have a _____ notion that happiness lies in the _____ of physical appetites.
on this earth. Everyman tends to define a happy life in a _____ individualistic fashion.

1) distinctly
2) identically
3) similar
4) serious

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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.
The quest for a _____ life engrosses every human being on this earth. Everyman tends to define a happy life in a _____ individualistic fashion. _____have attempted to define a happy life in various terms. Hedonists have a _____ notion that happiness lies in the _____ of physical appetites.
_____have attempted to define a happy life

1) Professors
2) Thinkers
3) Researchers
4) Scientists

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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.
The quest for a _____ life engrosses every human being on this earth. Everyman tends to define a happy life in a _____ individualistic fashion. _____have attempted to define a happy life in various terms. Hedonists have a _____ notion that happiness lies in the _____ of physical appetites.
in various terms. Hedonists have a _____ notion

1) complex
2) distinct
3) varied
4) simple

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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.
The quest for a _____ life engrosses every human being on this earth. Everyman tends to define a happy life in a _____ individualistic fashion. _____have attempted to define a happy life in various terms. Hedonists have a _____ notion that happiness lies in the _____ of physical appetites.
that happiness lies in the _____ of physical appetites

1) gratification
2) simplification
3) purification
4) identification

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