SSC CGL Previous Year Question Papers - Held on 09-AUG-2017 Shift-1

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Today I am posting ssc cgl previous year questions with complete solution. SSC CGL question papers ( SSC CGL Previous Year Question Papers – Held on 08-AUG-2017 Shift-3 ) of previous years will give you an idea about the SSC CGL Paper Pattern. These SSC CGL papers will guide you to plan your studies appropriately covering the important aspect of SSC CGL 2018 Syllabus.

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’.

1. My elder son deals with (1)/ spare parts and manages (2)/ his bread and butter. (3)/ No Error (4)

2. Sneha was accused for murder of her husband (1)/ but the court found her (2)/ not guilty and acquitted her. (3)/ No Error (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.

3. My sister’s marriage passed _____ peacefully.
1) away
2) by
3) off
4) out

4. There are _____ books on computer science in your school library, so you need to purchase them from the market.
1) a few
2) a little
3) few
4) the few

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

5. Atrocity
1) Difficulty
2) Barbarity
3) Shy
4) Gloomy

6. Procrastinate
1) Divert
2) Deceive
3) Debase
4) Delay

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

7. Raucous
1) Dulcet
2) Hoarse
3) Jarring
4) Torrent

8. Predilection
1) Inclination
2) Enduring
3) Enmity
4) Domicile

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

9. A wild goose chase
1) Fruitful search
2) Timely search
3) Useless search
4) Wrong decision

10. A moot point
1) Agreeable
2) Disputed
3) Unclear
4) Unknown

Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

11. The Chairman appointed her (as a secretary) as she is efficient.
1) a secretary
2) as secretary
3) secretary
4) No improvement

12. I wish I (was) a superman.
1) am
2) have been
3) were
4) No improvement

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

13. One who is honourably discharged from service
1) Belligerent
2) Emeritus
3) Truant
4) Mercenary

14. A perception without objective reality
1) Cynicism
2) Hallucination
3) Illusion
4) Optimism

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

15.
1) Anxiety
2) Believe
3) Height
4) Peity

16.
1) Admited
2) Benefited
3) Married
4) Offered

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.

17.
P- Granted, political defection is increasingly less an act of ideological defiance than one of pure opportunism.
Q- Yet, for all it flaws, the current law recognizes and respects one fundamental principle: The right to dissent.
R- A blanket ban on defection will weaken rather than strengthen democracy, in whose name it is being sought to be imposed.
S- Granted also that it is illogical to allow a third of the party to split but not in a lesser number.
1) RPSQ
2) PSRQ
3) RSPQ
4) PRSQ

18.
P- As difficult as it may be to recognize what it is inside us that is making us respond with negativity, that is the path towards forgiveness.
Q- This will automatically change your relationship with the other person and you will feel much better.
R- We need to recognize our reaction to the other person as a mirror of something in ourselves.
S- Whatever, the issues might be, once you have discovered them, you can work on forgiving yourself.
1) SQRP
2) SRQP
3) RQPS
4) RPSQ

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.

19. After driving Dr. Bose to the hospital he dropped him at his guest house.
1) After being driven to the hospital Dr. Bose was dropped at his guest house.
2) After he had driven Dr. Bose to the hospital he had dropped him at his guest house.
3) After he was driving Dr. Bose to the hospital he was dropping him at his guest house.
4) Dr. Bose was being driven to the hospital first and then he was being dropped at his guest house.

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.

20. I said to my friends, “let us go to a picnic for a change”.
1) I asked my friends if they would go to a picnic for a change.
2) I asked my friends to go to a picnic for a change.
3) I permitted my friends to go to a picnic for a change.
4) I suggested to my friends that we should go to a picnic for a change.

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.

Literature is a _____ through which a person conveys his ideas towards or protest _____ different norms of society. The words that deal with a _____ issue are of particular importance in literature. They are _____ with a particular purpose in _____.

21. Literature is a _____ through which a person
1) base
2) medium
3) source
4) subject

22. conveys his ideas towards or protest _____ different norms
1) against
2) for
3) in
4) off

23. The words that deal with a _____ issue
1) broad
2) insensitive
3) moral
4) economical

24. are of particular importance in literature. They are _____ with
1) brought
2) founded
3) represented
4) written

25. a particular purpose in _____.
1) all
2) hand
3) mind
4) total

SSC CGL Previous Year Question Papers – Held on 08-AUG-2017 Shift-2

Answer & Explanation

1. 1
2. 1
3. off
4. off
5. Barbarity
6. Delay
7. Dulcet
8. Enmity
9. Useless search
10. Disputed
11. No improvement
12. were
13. Emeritus
14. Hallucination
15. Peity
16. Admited
17. RPSQ
18. RPSQ
19. After being driven to the hospital Dr. Bose was dropped at his guest house.
20. I suggested to my friends that we should go to a picnic for a change.
21. medium
22. against
23. moral
24. written
25. mind

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