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Questions asked in SSC JHT Paper I 2019

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Q.63 Select the option that arranges sentences A, B, C and D in a logical sequence.

A. Of this about 60% gets recycled, according to the Union environment ministry.

B. India generates at least 25940 tonnes of plastic waste daily equal to the weight of 4300 elephants.

C. Proper waste collection and management is at the core of ensuring more plastic gets recycled instead of ending up in landfills and oceans.

D. The rest gets dumped in landfills, clogs drains, goes into the ocean as micro plastic or is burnt leading to air pollution.

Ans

1. CBDA

2. CADB

3. BADC

4. BCAD

Q.64 Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word. The chairman ______ the members to be restrained during the board meeting.

Ans

1. abjured

2. adjured

3. absolved

4. adjourned

Q.65 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If no substitution is required select ‘No substitution’.

When I was passing through the street, I heard a loud scream and saw smoke raising from a building.

Ans

1. saw smoke rising from a building

2. see smoke raised out of a building

3. saw smoke raising in the building

4. No substitution

Q.66 Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error. If there is no error, select ‘No error’.

It is custom for the Ministry of external affairs to welcome a visiting dignitary by way of banners.

Ans

1. It is custom for the Ministry

2. to welcome a visiting dignitary

3. by way of banners

4. No error

Q.67 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.

Authentic

Ans

1. spurious

2. sanguine

3. sombre

4. static

Q.68 Select the correct passive voice of the given sentence.

The Enforcement Directorate has seized a 22-room sprawling seaside farmhouse in Alibaug.

Ans

1. A 22-room sprawling seaside farmhouse in Alibaug is being seized by the Enforcement Directorate.

2. A 22-room sprawling seaside farmhouse in Alibaug will be seized by the Enforcement Directorate.

3. A 22-room sprawling seaside farmhouse in Alibaug is seized by the Enforcement Directorate.

4. A 22-room sprawling seaside farmhouse in Alibaug has been seized by the Enforcement Directorate.

Q.69 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If no substitution is required select ‘No substitution’.

No other girl in the college is so prettier as her.

Ans

1. so pretty as herself

2. No substitution

3. so pretty as she is

4. as prettier as her

Q.70 Select the option that arranges sentences B, C, D and E in a logical sequence. Sentences A and F are static.

A. Mountaineering is still a precarious task despite the protective equipment and oxygen masks available to the climbers.

B. Another important factor for the success of a climber is his presence of mind which can keep death at bay.

C. It is this alertness which safeguards the climber and his expedition.

D. The success of the mountaineer is ultimately determined by his stamina and will power.

E. These, of course, are indispensable accessories of climbing but what is more important is the climber’s stamina.

F. One false step can strike a fatal blow to the climber and bring disaster to the expedition.

Ans

1. ADEBCF

2. AECDBF

3. ABECDF

4. AEDBCF

Q.71 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Give one the slip

Ans

1. to flatter others

2. to give a notice

3. to neglect someone

4. to escape from someone

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