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Previous Year Questions : SSC CHSL

Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams and it is just round the corner. This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CGL Tier 2 exam holds an appreciating weightage of 200 marks which is enough to know the importance of this Section in govt exams.Now SSC CHSL Exam is the next target for the aspirants.You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Cloze Test questions asked in any govt exam. To make you learn important grammar rules effectively and at an apt time is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-5): 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.

In the course …………… the hearing, the Central Government …………… to concede that it had not fulfilled many of its statutory …………… . The National Disaster Policy required under the Disaster Management Act did not exist. The Disaster Mitigation Fund proposed under the same Act …………… . The National Disaster Response Force did not have …………… expertise to deal with the drought. It also admitted that the Centre had delayed releasing assistance to States under the National Disaster Response Fund.

Q1. In the course …………… the hearing.
(a) of
(b) for
(c) to
(d) with



Q2. the Central Government …………… to concede 
(a) forced
(b) was forced
(c) was being forced
(d) forces

Q3. it had not fulfilled many of its statutory …………… .
(a) liabilities
(b) contracts
(c) rights
(d) obligations

Q4. The Disaster Mitigation Fund proposed under the same Act …………… .
(a) would not be created
(b) was not being created
(c) has not been created
(d) could not be created

Q5. The National Disaster Response Force did not have …………… expertise to deal with the drought.
(a) any
(b) some
(c) all
(d) little

Directions (6-10): 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.

The battle between attackers and the attacked is becoming still more …………… . Faced with potentially new cyber ……………, the danger to India’s economic and national security is going …………… geometrical progression. To be forearmed, with …………… offensive cyber operations and …………… cyber security, is essential.

Q6. The battle between attackers and the attacked is becoming still more …………… 
(a) stronger
(b) asymmetric
(c) inclined
(d) strange

Q7. Faced with potentially new cyber ……………
(a) onslaughts
(b) attack
(c) world
(d) intrusions

Q8. India’s economic and national security is going …………… geometrical progression.
(a) down as
(b) down for
(c) up on
(d) up in

Q9. To be forearmed, with …………… offensive cyber operations
(a) the two
(b) both
(c) either
(d) neither

Q10. …………… cyber security, is essential.
(a) more stronger
(b) strongest
(c) strengthened
(d) strengthening

Directions (11-15): 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.

…………… must emphasize that forgiveness and …………… are not sentimental acts constructing melodramatic spaces creating what French philosopher Jacques Derrida …………… “the grand scenes of repentance and theatricality”. Here, as Derrida claimed, is that rare moment where the human …………… shaken against itself …………… its own humanity.

Q11. …………… must emphasize
(a) Someone
(b) One
(c) Anyone
(d) Everyone

Q12. forgiveness and …………… are not sentimental
(a) apology
(b) sorry
(c) humility
(d) pride

Q13. French philosopher Jacques Derrida …………… “the grand scenes of repentance and theatricality”.
(a) says
(b) said
(c) told
(d) called

Q14. rare moment where the human …………… shaken
(a) competition
(b) fight
(c) journey
(d) race

Q15. …………… its own humanity.
(a) looks
(b) see at
(c) examines
(d) observe



 

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