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Q: 76 – Select  the synonym  of: to entrain SSC CHSL Previous Year Paper-12

Options:

1) to alight

2) to debark

3) to mount

4) to disembark

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Q: 77 – Select  the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) virtuous

2) tabbulate

3) infinete

4) feytishes

Q: 78 – 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’.

Gita had been(A)/dancing at the party little(B)/more than usual.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Q: 79 – Select  the antonym of

vivified

Options:

1) invigorated

2) revived

3) dull

4) animated

Q: 80 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Options:

1) The world is beautiful if one can see  it that way

2) To see  only beautiful things  if one wants to make his life beautiful

3) That which one person finds beautiful or admirable may not appeal to another

4) For an infatuated person even bad qualities of the beloved appear good

Q: 81 – Rearrange the parts  of the sentence in correct order.

Earlier its forays

P-were concentrated on ancient

Q-and medieval India

R-in history

Options:

1) RPQ

2) RQP

3) PQR

4) QPR

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Q: 82 – 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.

 …………your crime and your sentence may be reduced, suggested the police. Options:

1) Apologise

2) Communicate

3) Confess

4) Inform

Q: 83 – 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.

The painters painted the entire building. Options:

1) The entire building had been  painted by the painters.

2) The painters had an entire building painted.

3) The entire building was painted by the painters.

4) The entire building has  been  painted by the painters.

Q: 84 – Improve the bracketed part of the sentence

His condition has  only deteriorated, his life (hangs with threads).

Options:

1) is hanging  on threads

2) hangs by a thread

3) hangs on a thread

4) no improvement

Q: 85 – Rearrange the parts  of the sentence in correct order:

Guardians of

P-the tyranny of the state

Q-four square against

R-intellectual  liberty must stand

Options:

1) QRP

2) RQP

3) PRQ

4) PQR

Q: 86 – In the following question, a sentence has  been  given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best express the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

Mother said, “Oh! It’s a scorpion. Don’t go near it, children.”

Options:

1) Mother exclaimed with disgust that, that was a scorpion and told the children not to go near it.

2) Mother exclaimed disgustingly that, it was a scorpion and told the children not to go near it.

3) Mother exclaimed with disgust that it was a scorpion and told the children not to go near it.

4) Mother exclaimed with disgust that, that was a scorpion and told the children not to go near that.

Q: 87 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to have as belonging to one; own.

Options:

1) to dominate

2) to possess

3) to abandon

4) to hog

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Q: 88 – Select  the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) panacease

2) saboteur

3) contraste

4) columunar

Q: 89 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Necessity is the mother of invention

Options:

1) solution to a problem  is easy  if one is sufficiently desperate

2) great  inventions happen only if you are desperate

3) there is always a mother behind every great  scientist who has  invented  something

4) when the need  for something becomes essential, you are forced  to find ways of getting it

Q: 90 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

the action of making amends  for a wrong one has done

Options:

1) reparation

2) extortion

3) reclamation

4) retrieval

Q: 91 – 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.

The payment of dues have been  …………delayed , informed the executive to the client.

Options:

1) incredibly

2) crazily

3) amazingly

4) unduly

Q: 92 – Select  the synonym  of

discerning

Options:

1) naive

2) asinine

3) inept

4) astute

Q: 93 – 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’.

Ramesh  is far arrogant(A)/to learn the error(B)/of his ways.(C)/No error(D).

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

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Q: 94 – Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

We are late because my wife took two hours  to (put up) her make-up.

Options:

1) put on

2) put

3) put over

4) no improvement

Q: 95 – Select  the antonym of

wary

Options:

1) frugal

2) leery

3) prudent

4) inattentive

Directions 96 to 100: 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.

India has already made  ……………………concessions to enable a consensus and successful outcome  at Paris. Now it must ensure that it is not caught in a relentless  …………process where each concession becomes an argument for making the next one. The post-Paris  negotiations will determine more…………the shape of the climate change  architecture for the next several decades. We  …………ensure that India’s vital interests are safeguarded  and the principle  …………equity and equitable burden-sharing is reflected across this architecture.

Q: 96 – India has  already made  …………concessions to enable a consensus

Options:

1) so much

2) substantial

3) many

4) a lot of

Q: 97 – Now it must ensure that it is not caught in a relentless  …………process

Options:

1) lengthy

2) protracted

3) infinite

4) attrition

Q: 98 – The post-Paris negotiations will determine more  …………the shape of the climate change

Options:

1) precisely

2) exactly

3) refinely

4) sophisticatedly

Q: 99 – We  …………ensure that India’s vital interests are safeguarded

Options:

1) would

2) could

3) must

4) have

Q: 100 – the principle  …………equity

Options:

1) for

2) of

3) about

4) like

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