SSC CGL 12th August 2017 Shift 1 English Comprehension Tier 1 Question paper

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SSC CGL Tier 1 12th August 2017 Shift 1 English Questions and Solutions
SSC CGL Tier 1 12th August 2017 Shift 1 English Questions and Solutions

SSC Combined Graduation Level (SSC CGL) Tier 1 English Comprehension Questions of paper conducted on 12th 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 12th 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 12th August 2017
Subject English Comprehension
Shift Morning Shift
Content Questions / Answer key with Solutions

SSC CGL Tier 1 12th August 2017 Shift 1

Below you will get the English Comprehension questions of SSC CGL 2017 Shift 1 paper which was conducted on 12th August 2017 along with the official answer key and solutions. SSC CGL 12th 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 12th 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 12th 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’.
If it would (1)/ rain, they will (2)/not come.(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’.
Organic pulses are so popular today (1)/ that many people wonder (2)/ how they ever lived without them. (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.
My father did not approve ______ the plan of travelling to Uttarakhand because of bad weather there.

1) of
2) one
3) To promote harmony
4) with

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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 indicateit by selecting the appropriate option.
I settled ______ Canada last year.

1) at
2) in
3) off
4) on

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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.
Abeyance

1) Commencement
2) Perjure
3) Condone
4) Suspension

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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.
Dauntless

1) Brave
2) Insane
3) Playful
4) Ugly

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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.
Clandestine

1) Abrupt
2) Illicit
3) Open
4) Wary

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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.
Intrepid

1) Greed
2) Kind
3) Meek
4) Sigh

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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.
To steal a march

1) To act in a foolish way
2) To break something
3) To outshine
4) To see a hidden meaning

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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.
In a jiffy

1) Fail to win appreciation
2) In an appropriate manner
3) Something that is done very quickly
4) To fall in love

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11. Question

Q 11) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.(After he arrived) from office, he goes to gym.

1) After he had being arriving
2) After he had arrived
3) After he arrives
4) No improvement

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12. Question

Q 12) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.When I first saw Ankit, he (was playing) cricket

1) had played
2) had been playing
3) played
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.
Mania for travel

1) Dromomania
2) Hypomania
3) Megalomania
4) Nymphomania

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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.
One who has suddenly gained new wealth, power or prestige

1) Egotist
2) Imposter
3) Parvenu
4) Scullery

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15. Question

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

1) Acquiescence
2) Alienate
3) Belligerent
4) Sabbotage

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16. Question

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

1) Alluminium
2) Cemetery
3) Recommend
4) Satellite

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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 isn’t bragging about how great you are.
Q: It’s not about thinking you’re perfect because nobody is but knowing that you’re worthy of being love and accepted.
R: Self esteem is how much you value yourself and how important you think you are.
S: It’s how you see yourself and feel about your achievements.

1) SQRP
2) RQSP
3) RSPQ
4) SRQP

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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: Most of them are combinations of hydrogen and carbon in varying proportions.
Q: Crude mineral oil comes out of the earth as a thick brown or black liquid with a strong smell.
R: It is a complex mixture of many different substances, each with it’s own individual qualities.
S: Such hydrocarbons are also found in other forms such as bitumen, asphalt and natural gas.

1) QPRS
2) PQRS
3) PQSR
4) QRPS

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19. Question

Q 19) In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.
He shall have bought a car.

1) A car was being bought by him.
2) A car was bought by him.
3) A car will have been bought by him.
4) A car would have been bought by him.

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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 teacher said to the student, ‘Have you brought your lunch?’

1) The student was asked by the teacher about bringing his lunch.
2) The teacher asked the student if he would be bringing his lunch
3) The teacher asked the student if he had brought his lunch.
4) The teacher asked the student if he has brought his lunch.

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21. Question

Q 21) In the following questions, 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.
Children need to be taught the importance of hygiene early on so that it becomes a _____. Children are the most _____ to hygiene-related disorders like skin issues, rashes, infections, wounds, etc. Teach them early on about what to _____. Teach them that taking a few _____ measures to prevent infections and diseases is _____.
importance of hygiene early on so that it becomes a _____

1) kind
2) habit
3) regular
4) need

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22. Question

Q 22) In the following questions, 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.
Children need to be taught the importance of hygiene early on so that it becomes a _____. Children are the most _____ to hygiene-related disorders like skin issues, rashes, infections, wounds, etc. Teach them early on about what to _____. Teach them that taking a few _____ measures to prevent infections and diseases is _____.
Children are the most _____ to hygiene-related disorders like skin issues,rashes

1) innocent
2) responsible
3) pliable
4) susceptible

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23. Question

Q 23) In the following questions, 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.
Children need to be taught the importance of hygiene early on so that it becomes a _____. Children are the most _____ to hygiene-related disorders like skin issues, rashes, infections, wounds, etc. Teach them early on about what to _____. Teach them that taking a few _____ measures to prevent infections and diseases is_____.
Teach them early on about what to _____.

1) avoid
2) read
3) right
4) learn

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24. Question

Q 24) In the following questions, 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.
Children need to be taught the importance of hygiene early on so that it becomes a _____. Children are the most _____ to hygiene-related disorders like skin issues, rashes, infections, wounds, etc. Teach them early on about what to _____. Teach them that taking a few _____ measures to prevent infections and diseases is_____.
Teach them that taking a few _____ measures

1) scientific
2) precautionary
3) unimportant
4) insignificant

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25. Question

Q 25) In the following questions, 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.
Children need to be taught the importance of hygiene early on so that it becomes a _____. Children are the most _____ to hygiene-related disorders like skin issues, rashes, infections, wounds, etc. Teach them early on about what to _____. Teach them that taking a few _____ measures to prevent infections and diseases is_____.
to prevent infections and diseases is _____.

1) optional
2) secondary
3) voluntary
4) imperative

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