SSC CGL 9th August 2017 Shift 2 English Comprehension Tier 1 Question paper

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SSC CGL Tier 1 9th August 2017 Shift 2 English Questions and Solutions
SSC CGL Tier 1 9th August 2017 Shift 2 English Questions and Solutions

SSC Combined Graduation Level (SSC CGL) Tier 1 English Comprehension Questions of paper conducted on 9th 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 9th 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 9th August 2017
Subject English Comprehension
Shift Afternoon Shift
Content Questions / Answer key with Solutions

SSC CGL Tier 1 9th August 2017 Shift 2

Below you will get the English Comprehension questions of SSC CGL 2017 Shift 2 paper which was conducted on 9th August 2017 along with the official answer key and solutions. SSC CGL 9th 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 9th 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 9th 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 Tata group owns (1)/ many industries, that are spread (2)/ across the globe. (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’.
She has not been (1)/ to the restaurant (2)/ much late. (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.
He could excel in his board exams only after _____ very hard.

1) continuing
2) functioning
3) learning
4) toiling

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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.
He _____ his camera on the table.

1) laid
2) lain
3) lay
4) lie

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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.
Monotonous

1) Dull
2) Timid
3) Unfriendly
4) Lusty

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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.
Elusive

1) Baffling
2) Enticing
3) Directing
4) Soothing

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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.
Colossal

1) Epic
2) Rust
3) Teeny
4) Vast

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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.
Opprobrium

1) Adulation
2) lgnominy
3) Mystical
4) Preclude

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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.
All agog

1) Avoid
2) Contentment
3) Amazed
4) Unsystematically

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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.
Not to mince matters

1) To be at ease
2) To not confuse others
3) To not interfere in others affairs
4) To speak out politely

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11. Question

Q 11) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
The doctor (has advice) him to take proper diet.

1) has advised
2) had been advised
3) was advised
4) No improvement

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12. Question

Q 12) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
(Being a pleasant evening), we went out for a long drive on a highway.

1) As a pleasant evening
2) It being a pleasant evening
3) With a pleasant evening
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.
A roundabout way of speaking

1) Centipede
2) Circumlocution
3) Coercion
4) Concentric

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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.
An old unmarried woman

1) Masochist
2) Septuagenarian
3) Sniper
4) Spinster

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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) Autumn
2) Desperate
3) Reciept
4) Traffic

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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) Century
2) Finance
3) Remember
4) Sponser

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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 – However, our environment also need some help from all of us to get maintained as usual to nourish our lives forever and to never ruin our lives.
Q – It gives us all things which we need to live our life on this planet.
R – It provides us better medium to grow and develop.
S – An environment includes all the natural resources which surround us to help in number of ways.

1) PQRS
2) QPSR
3) SRQP
4) QSPR

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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 The starting point can be the experience of a minority within society generally or even the experience of a group of people within a progressive social movement which does not live up to its progressive agenda in every respect.
Q – Within (or after) postmodernism a grand unifying theory no longer seems possible. This does not exclude the possibility or the necessity of dialogue.
R – The starting points of social criticism can be very different and the different forms of socialism never has a monopoly on Social Criticism.
S – Nevertheless most social critics still consider the Critique of capitalism to be central.

1) PRQS
2) RPQS
3) RQPS
4) PSRQ

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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.
Rohan was not told about the e-mail.

1) Nobody told Rohan about the e-mail.
2) Somebody did not tell Rohan about the e-mail
3) The e-mail was not told about to Rohan
4) There was nobody who could tell Rohan about the e-mail.

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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.
Ram said to Rohan, ‘Don’t run so fast.’

1) Ram advised Rohan don’t run so fast.
2) Ram asked Rohan why is he running so fast.
3) Ram requested Rohan not to run so fast
4) Ram told Rohan not to run so fast.

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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.
Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world. If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals. It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl. The very word “animal” can _____ the brutish and the sensual. Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.
Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world.

1) lens
2) resource
3) source
4) telescope

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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.
Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world. If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals. It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl. The very word “animal” can _____ the brutish and the sensual. Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.
If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals.

1) distorting
2) disturbing
3) popular
4) useful

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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.
Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world. If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals. It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl. The very word “animal” can _____ the brutish and the sensual. Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.
It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl.

1) accompanied
2) exercised
3) perpetuated
4) undeterred

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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.
Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world. If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals. It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl. The very word “animal” can _____ the brutish and the sensual. Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.
The very word ‘animal’ can _____ the brutish and the sensual.

1) connote
2) rectify
3) trouble
4) understand

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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.
Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world. If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals. It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl. The very word “animal” can _____ the brutish and the sensual. Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.
Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.

1) breeding
2) gestures
3) instincts
4) species

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Also, See:

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