SSC CGL 22th August 2017 Shift 2 English Comprehension Tier 1 Question paper

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SSC CGL Tier 1 22th August 2017 Shift 2 English Questions and Solutions
SSC CGL Tier 1 22th August 2017 Shift 2 English Questions and Solutions

SSC Combined Graduation Level (SSC CGL) Tier 1 English Comprehension Questions of paper conducted on 22th 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 22th August 2017 in the afternoon 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 22th August 2017
Subject English Comprehension
Shift Afternoon Shift
Content Questions / Answer key with Solutions

SSC CGL Tier 1 22th August 2017 Shift 2

Below you will get the English Comprehension questions of SSC CGL 2017 Shift 2 paper which was conducted on 22th August 2017 along with the official answer key and solutions. SSC CGL 22th August 2017 Shift 2 paper had 100 questions out of which 25 questions are of English Comprehension of 2 marks each. The answer key of SSC CGL 22th August 2017 Shift 2 paper is provided by Staff Selection Commission and you can discuss the explanations of each question on exam competition discussion forum.

SSC CGL 22th August 2017 Afternoon 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’.
The sailors divided his (1)/ money around themselves and (2)/ the ship sailed on. (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’.
Thank you for (1)/ getting me (2)/ of the hook. (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 took several men to ________ the fallen tree out of our yard.

1) erect
2) establish
3) haul
4) rivet

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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.
If you write a forty-page essay in one night, you’ll accomplish a huge _______.

1) treat
2) feat
3) fleet
4) beat

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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.
Whine

1) Gratification
2) Luxury
3) hrill
4) Gripe

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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.
Requisite

1) Peripheral
2) Deadwood
3) Trivial
4) Precondition

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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.
Dominate

1) Surrender
2) Prevail
3) Dictate
4) Command

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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.
Squander

1) Frivol
2) Dissipate
3) Hoard
4) Expend

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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.
Go for a song

1) One’s favourite music
2) Happy go lucky attitude
3) Sold cheaply
4) Something w hich is prohibitively expensive

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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.
Make an ass out of

1) Cause someone or oneself to look foolish or stupid
2) Work very hard like a donkey
3) Be smart but act dumb
4) Make a mistake

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11. Question

Q 11) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘no improvement’.I would love to come to your party! Thank you for (invites) me.

1) invited
2) invite
3) inviting
4) no improvement

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12. Question

Q 12) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘no improvement’.It must (being) quite an exciting time to be alive

1) has been
2) have been
3) been
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 words/sentence.
Full of twists and turns

1) Tortuous
2) Smooth
3) Cinch
4) Fascile

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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 words/sentence.
The practice of magic

1) Palpable
2) Witchery
3) Substantial
4) Corporal

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15. Question

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

1) andulate
2) undulate
3) undulete
4) andulete

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16. Question

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

1) revelars
2) rewellers
3) revellers
4) rewelers

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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.
We drank a little and flung
X-soon were all asleep
Y-sand, thoroughly tired out, and
Z-ourselves down on the

1) ZXY
2) YZX
3) YXZ
4) ZYX

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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.
Aqueous rocks of equal
X-exhibit in like manner a stratification nearly undisturbed
Y-over the lake-district of North America, and
Z-antiquity extend for hundreds of miles

1) ZYX
2) ZXY
3) YZX
4) YXZ

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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.
The class is required to watch a video tutorial every day.

1) A video tutorial is required to be watched by the class everyday.
2) A video tutorial is watched by the class every day.
3) Every day the class watches a required video tutorial.
4) Every day the class is watching a required video tutorial.

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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.
My father says, ‘Prices are shooting up alarmingly.’

1) My father says that prices shoot up alarmingly.
2) My father says that the price was shooting up a larmingly
3) My father says that prices shot up alarmingly.
4) My father said that the prices were shooting up alarmingly.

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21. Question

Q 21) A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives..
Many plays and films have depicted the life story of Gautama Buddha, but what made the musical play The Way Across unique was its regional focus. Directed by G. Kumara Swamy, the play adapted from the book Telangana lo Buddhism focused on the enlightenment of a cursed Brahmin Bawari and his 16 curious disciples willing to understand the deeper truths of birth, death, rebirth and brotherhood. .
From the impressive use of projector visuals, music and shadow-play, there was every effort to lend authenticity to the theme. Despite the play’s focus on Telangana, the native essence was compromised, due to the English rendition (done for a wider reach). The lines appeared jaded with literal translations. The honest performances from the crew impacted only on a surface-level. Kiran Kumar’s Bawari act and Krishna Chaitanya Joshi as Pingiya (said to have propagated Buddhism from Telangana to several regions across South India) grab your attention..
What was sacrificed to keep the play in English?

1) A wider audience
2) Authenticity
3) Depiction of reality
4) A bit of native essence

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22. Question

Q 22) A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives..
Many plays and films have depicted the life story of Gautama Buddha, but what made the musical play The Way Across unique was its regional focus. Directed by G. Kumara Swamy, the play adapted from the book Telangana lo Buddhism focused on the enlightenment of a cursed Brahmin Bawari and his 16 curious disciples willing to understand the deeper truths of birth, death, rebirth and brotherhood. .
From the impressive use of projector visuals, music and shadow-play, there was every effort to lend authenticity to the theme. Despite the play’s focus on Telangana, the native essence was compromised, due to the English rendition (done for a wider reach). The lines appeared jaded with literal translations. The honest performances from the crew impacted only on a surface-level. Kiran Kumar’s Bawari act and Krishna Chaitanya Joshi as Pingiya (said to have propagated Buddhism from Telangana to several regions across South India) grab your attention..
What was unique about the play, ‘The Way Across’?

1) Story line
2) Regional focus
3) It was a musical
4) It was in English

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23. Question

Q 23) A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives..
Many plays and films have depicted the life story of Gautama Buddha, but what made the musical play The Way Across unique was its regional focus. Directed by G. Kumara Swamy, the play adapted from the book Telangana lo Buddhism focused on the enlightenment of a cursed Brahmin Bawari and his 16 curious disciples willing to understand the deeper truths of birth, death, rebirth and brotherhood. .
From the impressive use of projector visuals, music and shadow-play, there was every effort to lend authenticity to the theme. Despite the play’s focus on Telangana, the native essence was compromised, due to the English rendition (done for a wider reach). The lines appeared jaded with literal translations. The honest performances from the crew impacted only on a surface-level. Kiran Kumar’s Bawari act and Krishna Chaitanya Joshi as Pingiya (said to have propagated Buddhism from Telangana to several regions across South India) grab your attention..
Kiran Kumar played the role of the ______________.

1) Buddha’s disciple
2) Gautama Buddha
3) Pingiya
4) Cursed Brahmin Bawari

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24. Question

Q 24) A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives..
Many plays and films have depicted the life story of Gautama Buddha, but what made the musical play The Way Across unique was its regional focus. Directed by G. Kumara Swamy, the play adapted from the book Telangana lo Buddhism focused on the enlightenment of a cursed Brahmin Bawari and his 16 curious disciples willing to understand the deeper truths of birth, death, rebirth and brotherhood. .
From the impressive use of projector visuals, music and shadow-play, there was every effort to lend authenticity to the theme. Despite the play’s focus on Telangana, the native essence was compromised, due to the English rendition (done for a wider reach). The lines appeared jaded with literal translations. The honest performances from the crew impacted only on a surface-level. Kiran Kumar’s Bawari act and Krishna Chaitanya Joshi as Pingiya (said to have propagated Buddhism from Telangana to several regions across South India) grab your attention..
Who helped spread Buddhism to South India?

1) Bawari
2) Buddha’s 16 disciples
3) Telangana Buddhists
4) Pingiya

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25. Question

Q 25) A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives..
Many plays and films have depicted the life story of Gautama Buddha, but what made the musical play The Way Across unique was its regional focus. Directed by G. Kumara Swamy, the play adapted from the book Telangana lo Buddhism focused on the enlightenment of a cursed Brahmin Bawari and his 16 curious disciples willing to understand the deeper truths of birth, death, rebirth and brotherhood. .
From the impressive use of projector visuals, music and shadow-play, there was every effort to lend authenticity to the theme. Despite the play’s focus on Telangana, the native essence was compromised, due to the English rendition (done for a wider reach). The lines appeared jaded with literal translations. The honest performances from the crew impacted only on a surface-level. Kiran Kumar’s Bawari act and Krishna Chaitanya Joshi as Pingiya (said to have propagated Buddhism from Telangana to several regions across South India) grab your attention..
Who directed the play, ‘The Way Across’?

1) Kiran Kumar
2) G. Kumara Swamy
3) Chaitanya Joshi
4) Bawari

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