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Combined Graduate Level Examination-2019 (Tier-I) | Any Other Exams.

Updated: Jun 4, 2020

Dear Aspirants of SSC/UPSC/ English Olympiad/ Railway/Bank Exams,


Kindly go through this Question Paper. Attempt all the questions. Answers will be uploaded along with explanations very Shortly.


Good Luck

Monotosh Dey


Staff Selection Commission, New Delhi


1. Fill up the blanks with the most appropriate word

We must _______ help to the homeless and physically disabled people.

a) render

b) donate

c) exert

d) contribute


Q.2 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

A. However, the rate of population increase is another important factor to consider.

B. This change can be expressed in two ways.

C. Growth of population refers to the change in the number of inhabitants of a country.

D. First, in terms of absolute numbers and second, in terms of percentage change.

1. BADC

2. BDCA

3. CBDA

4. CADB


Q3. Select the passive form of the given sentence.

The manager keeps the work pending.

Ans

1. The work has been kept pending by the manager.

2The work was kept pending by the manager.

3. The work is kept pending by the manager.

4. The work are being kept pending by the manager


Q.4 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

One of the boys from our school have been selected for National Badminton Championship.

Ans

1. have been selected

2. from our school

3. for National Badminton Championship

4. One of the boys


Q.5 Select the correct synonym of the given word.

Obligatory

2. Reckless

3. Useless

4. Aggressive


Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.


The Director will agree with the proposal if we do not exceed the budget.

Ans

1. agreed by the proposal

2. agree on a proposal

3. No Improvement

4. agree to the proposal


Q7-11 Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Communication plays a (1)______ role in the overall development of man. It can be learnt by our (2)______ efforts. Today, success in our professional life depends on our (3)______ to read, write and speak well which results in effective communication. Barriers (4)______ communication hinder the communication process. It is very important to (5)______ these barriers so that the transmission of the message can be smooth.


SubQuestion No : 7

Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1

Ans

1. better

2. vital

3. total

4. lifeless

Sub Question No : 8

Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2

Ans 1. contradictory

2. unclear

3. important

4. conscious

Sub Question No : 9

Q9. Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 3

1. Variety

2. agility

3. ability

4. facility


Sub Question No : 10

Q.10 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4

Ans

1. to

2. against

3. by

4. from

Sub Question No : 11


Q.11 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 5

Ans 1. strengthen

2. create

3. overcome

4. succeed


Q.12 Select the correct synonym of the given word.

Scintillating

Ans 1. Stinging

2. Glittering

3. Flattering

4. Boring


Q.13 Select the word, which means the same as the given group of words.

Something that cannot be heard

Ans

1. infallible

2. audible

3. inaudible

4. irrevocable


Q.14 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.

The captain as well the players were responsible for winning the trophy.

Ans

1. The captain also the players were

2. The captain as well as the players was

3. As The captain with the players were

4. No Improvement


Q.15 Select the appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

To take French leave

Ans 1. Welcome the host

2. Acknowledge the host

3. Leave with written permission

4. Leave without any intimation


Q.16 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order

A. However, they ignore the truth that progress and success are proportional to the labor they put in.

B. The general human tendency is to find faults in the policies framed by the government.

C. They blame the government for their slow progress, expecting miracles and magical transformation in their life.

D. So people openly criticize and condemn the policy makers.

Ans

1. CDAB

2. DBAC

3. BDCA

4. ABCD


Q.17 Select the word, which means the same as the groups of words given.

A song sung at a burial

Ans

1. Sonnet

2. Dirge

3. Hymn

4. Ballad


Q.18 Select the appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

A hard nut to crack

Ans

1. Easily disappointed

2. A difficult problem

3. Not restrained

4. Easily encouraged


Q.19 Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word.

Handle this glass table with care because it is ______.

Ans

1. frugal

3. fragile

4. volatile


Q.20 Select the correctly spelt word.

Ans

1. Bouquette

2. Humilliation

3. Sarcasm

4. Retalaite


Q.21 Select the indirect narration of the given sentence.

He said to the hotel receptionist, “Can you tell me the tariff of rooms?

Ans

1. He asked the hotel receptionist that if he can tell him the tariff of rooms.

2. He asked the hotel receptionist to tell him the tariff of rooms.

3. He enquired the hotel receptionist if he can tell him the tariff of rooms.

4. He asked the hotel receptionist if he could tell him the tariff of rooms.


Q.22 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

I can swim very fast when I was only five.

Ans

1. I can swim

2. when I was

3. very fast

4. only five


Q.23 Select the correctly spelt word.

Ans

1. exhibit

2. exteract

3. exhoust

4. exhail


Q.24 Select the correct antonym of the given word.

Exodus

Ans

1. Departure

2. Refund

3. Exit

4. Arrival


Q.25 Select the correct antonym of the given word.

Quiescent

Ans

1. Peaceful

2. Dejected

3. Indifferent

4. Active


Answer Key

Q1. 1 Q2. 3 Q3. 3 Q4. 1 Q5. 1 Q6. 4 Q7. 2 Q8. 4 Q9. 3 Q10. 1 Q11. 3 Q12. 2 Q13. 3 Q14. 2 Q15. 4 Q16 3 Q17. 2 Q18. 2 Q19. 3 Q20. 3 Q21. 4 Q22. 1 Q23. 1 Q24. 4 Q25. 4



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