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SSC CHSL Tier-1 2016 Question paper held on 11 Jan 2017 (Evening Session)

Jan 15, 2018 16:16 IST
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    SSC CHSL exam was organized for the recruitment of LDC/DEO/ Postal assistants in several government departments and ministries. This exam is comprised of three stages namely, Tier-1, 2 and 3. SSC CHSL 2017-18 is going to commence very soon. So, start your preparation to date onwards. During preparation, Previous year papers plays an vital role as it gives you a gist about the type of prospective questions and difficulty level. Besides this, SSC used to put previous year questions in the upcoming exams. Hence, it is very necessary and unavoidable thing in SSC exam preparation.

    In the following article, we are sharing the question paper of SSC CHSL exam held on 11thJan, 2017 in the evening session. Let us take a look of the inquired questions-

    SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam: Previous year questions

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    Question 1 - Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    Luminous intensity : Candela : : Pressure : ?

    a) Radian

    b) Newton

    c) Pascal

    d) Joule

    Question 2 - Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    APPARENT : RENTAPPA : : MUSCULAR : ?

    a) ULAMMUSC

    b) ULARMUSC

    c) UMAMLUSC

    d) ULARMUCS

    Question 3 - Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    PEON : QRHS : : JOCK : ?

    a) NFRM

    b) NFMR

    c) NEFM

    d) NFMM

    Question 4 - Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    34 : 81 : : 23 : ?

    a) 8

    b) 16

    c) 4

    d) 12

    Question 5 - Find out the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

    a) Tetanus

    b) Syphilis

    c) Plague

    d) Malaria

    Question 6 - Find out the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

    a) QJ

    b) SH

    c) LN

    d) UF

    Question 7 - Find out the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

    a) 5125

    b) 8564

    c) 7343

    d) 6216

    Question 8 - Find out the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

    a) 529

    b) 549

    c) 731

    d) 525

    Question 9 - A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

    I, V, ? , L

    a) C

    b) D

    c) M

    d) X

    Question 10 - A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

    VWX, BCD, HIJ, ?

    a) MOQ

    b) NOP

    c) GHI

    d) TUV

    Question 11 - A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

    MN, PQ, TU, YZ, ?

    a) YZ

    b) AB

    c) EF

    d) EJ

    Question 12 - A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

    10, 29, 66, 127, ?

    a) 330

    b) 115

    c) 218

    d) 273

    Question 13 - In the following question, two statements are given each followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follows from the given statements.

    Statement:

    (I) A graduate is a man.

    (II) This thief is a graduate.

    Conclusions:

    (I) This thief is a man.

    (II) Some men are thieves.

    a) Conclusion I follows

    b) Conclusion II follows

    c) Neither I nor II follows

    d) Both I and II follows

    Question 14 - The average temperature of a town in the first six days of a month was 410C and the sum of the temperatures of the first five days of the same month was 2010C. What was the temperature on the sixth day of the month?

    a) 400C

    b) 450C

    c) 460C

    d) 500C

    Question 15 - Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.

    i. Uniform

    ii. Unitary

    iii. Umbrella

    iv. Unicorn

    a) iii, i, iv, ii

    b) iii, iv, ii, i

    c) iii, iv, i, ii

    d) iv, i, ii, iii

    Question 16 - In a certain code language, "ARMS" is written as "5467" and "LIAR" is written as "1254". How is "SMALL" written in that code language?

    a) 76521

    b) 76512

    c) 76511

    d) 76544

    Question 17 – In the following question, select the missing number from the given series.

    15

    30

    20

    6

    8

    5

    84

    152

    ?

     

    a) 400

    b) 150

    c) 100

    d) 625

    Question 18 - If "#" means "subtraction", "&" means "division", "@" means "addition" and "%" means "multiplication", then 505 & 5 # 4 @ 20 % 5 = ?

    a) 211

    b) 197

    c) 210

    d) 195

    Question 19 - In the following question, which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ?

    MN_O_NN_M_NO

    a) NMMN

    b) NMON

    c) MNOO

    d) NMMM

    Question 20 - Sonal is standing to the north of Amar and to the west of Mahi. In which direction is Mahi standing with respect to Amar?

    a) South-West

    b) North-West

    c) North-East

    d) South-East

    Question 21 - A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as shown in the given two matrices. The columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column, for example, ‘E’ can be represented by 68, 99 etc. and 'N’ can be represented by 20, 31 etc, Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word ‘LION’.

    Matrix – I

     

    1

    2

    3

    4

    G

    T

    G

    D

    O

    1

    I

    G

    L

    F

    I

    2

    N

    V

    Y

    G

    F

    3

    R

    N

    V

    S

    E

    4

    O

    L

    F

    B

    L

    Matrix – II

     

    5

    6

    7

    8

    9

    5

    F

    N

    L

    R

    I

    6

    O

    I

    F

    E

    O

    7

    N

    R

    S

    L

    F

    8

    R

    L

    W

    O

    Y

    9

    I

    V

    E

    H

    E

    a) 41, 10, 69, 76

    b) 86, 69, 04, 41

    c) 44, 59, 88, 20

    d) 57, 66, 31, 04

    Question 22 - A boy and a girl are playing in a park. The only daughter of the maternal grandfather of the girl, is the sister of the boy's father. How is the boy related to the girl?

    a) Father

    b) Grandfather

    c) Son

    d) Cousin

    Question 23 – If a mirror is placed on the line MN, then which of the answer figures is the right image of the given figure?

    a)

     

    b)

     

    c)

    d)

    Question 24 - Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among the given classes.

    Singer, Musician, Businessman

    a)

    b)

    c)

    d)

    Question 25 – A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below in the question figures. From the given figures, indicate how it will appear when opened.

    a)

    b)

    c)

    d)

    Question 26 - Which of the following is a volatile memory of a computer?

    a) Secondary Memory

    b) Cache memory

    c) RAM

    d) ROM

    Question 27 - Postage Meter was invented by

    a) Fyodor Pirotsky

    b) Arthur Pitney

    c) Fritz Pfleumer

    d) Stephen Perry

    Question 28 - Ringworm is a disease caused by

    a) Fungi

    b) Bacteria

    c) Virus

    d) Flies

    Question 29 - Mangifera indica is the scientific name of

    a) Guava

    b) Mango

    c) Amla

    d) Jack fruit

    Question 30 - Crabs belongs to the phylum

    a) Mollusca

    b) Cnidaria

    c) Arthropoda

    d) Platyhelminthes

    Question 31 - Who invented the modern periodic table?

    a) Faraday

    b) Mendeleev

    c) Newton

    d) Bohr

    Question 32 - Isobars have _______.

    a) Same mass numbers but different atomic numbers

    b) Different mass numbers but same atomic numbers

    c) Same mass and atomic numbers

    d) Different mass and atomic numbers

    Question 33 - The famous Brihadeshwara Temple is located in

    a) Madurai

    b) Thanjavur

    c) Kanchipuram

    d) Rameshwaram

    Question 34 - Maithili is primarily spoken in which state?

    a) Bihar

    b) Assam

    c) West Bengal

    d) Meghalaya

    Question 35 - If hiring an extra worker increases a factory's output from 1000 to 1200 units per day, but the factory has to reduce the price of its product from Rs. 25 to Rs. 24 per unit to sell the additional output, the marginal revenue product of the last worker is

    a) Rs. 3800

    b) Rs. 200

    c) Rs. 4000

    d) Rs. 100

    Question 36 - Which law states that bad money drives good money out of circulation?

    a) Wagner's law

    b) Grimm's law

    c) Gresham's law

    d) Keynes' law

    Question 37 - There is a protocol signed to reduce production of CFC, known as

    a) CFC Protocol

    b) IR Protocol

    c) Montreal Protocol

    d) UV Protocol

    Question 38 - Malachite is an ore/mineral of

    a) Lead

    b) Manganese

    c) Mercury

    d) Copper

    Question 39 - Pune was once known as the capital of

    a) Scindias

    b) Holkars

    c) Bhosales

    d) Peshwas

    Question 40 - Total number of countries in the world are

    a) 125

    b) 165

    c) 255

    d) 195

    Question 41 - Which among the following is false about Earth?

    a) It is the densest planet.

    b) It is the fifth largest planet.

    c) It is also known as red planet.

    d) It is the third planet from the sun.

    Question 42 - Anti-apartheid activist _______ was imprisoned for 27 years by the South African government in 1962.

    a) Thabo Mbeki

    b) Kgalema Motlanthe

    c) Nelson Mandela

    d) Evelyn Mase

    Question 43 - Chand Bibi was the ruler of _______.

    a) Ahmednagar

    b) Bijapur

    c) Satara

    d) Golconda

    Question 44 - __________ is the 2016 Oscar Winner for Best Director.

    a) Alejandro G. Inarritu

    b) Adam McKay

    c) George Miller

    d) Tom McCarthy

    Question 45 - Which among the following will be a negative ion?

    a) If it has more electrons than protons

    b) If it has more electrons than neutrons

    c) If it has more protons than electrons

    d) If it has more protons than neutrons

    Question 46 - Why metals conduct electricity?

    a) Because of low melting point

    b) Because of high tensile strength

    c) Because of free electrons

    d) Because of high atomic density

    Question 47 - To become a member of the Rajya Sabha a person should be at least _____ years old.

    a) 18

    b) 30

    c) 36

    d) 24

    Question 48 - How many schedules does the Indian Constitution have?

    a) 6

    b) 12

    c) 18

    d) 24

    Question 49 - When is International Olympic Day observed?

    a) 16th August

    b) 2nd February

    c) 18th December

    d) 23rd June

    Question 50 - Author of famous book“12 Years A Slave” is

    a) Chetan Bhagat

    b) Nelson Mandela

    c) Solomon Northup Pirates

    d) Morarji Desai

    Question 51 - If 4x2 = 152 - 92, then value of x is

    a) 9

    b) 6

    c) 3

    d) 12

    Question 52 - If 2x - 5y = 5 and 2x - y = 9, then x - y is ______.

    a) 2

    b) 4

    c) 6

    d) 3

    Question 53 - What is the value of cosec -7π/6?

    a) -2

    b) 2

    c) 2/√3

    d) -2/√3

    Question 54 - The diagonals do not form at least two congruent triangles in a _____.

    a) Parallelogram

    b) Rhombus

    c) Trapezium

    d) Kite

    Question 55 - Points P and Q lie on side AB and AC of triangle ABC respectively such that segment PQ is parallel to side BC. If the ratio of AP:PB is 1:4 and area of Δ APQ is 4 sq cm, what is the area of trapezium PQCB?

    a) 60 sq cm

    b) 16 sq cm

    c) 96 sq cm

    d) 21 sq cm

    Question 56 - Given: 2x - 4 ≤ 2 - x/3 and 2(2x + 5) > 3x - 5, then x can take which of the following values?

    a) -14

    b) 3

    c) 4

    d) 14

    Question 57 - A painter can paint a fence in 24 hours. After 6 hours he takes a break. What fraction of the fence is yet to be painted?

    a) 0.6

    b) 0.2

    c) 0.75

    d) 0.8

    Question 58 - If 1/6 of x - 7/2 of 3/7 equals - 7/4, then the value of x is

    a) -1.5

    b) 3

    c) -2.5

    d) 6

    Question 59 - x and y are two numbers such that their mean proportion is 9 and third proportion is 243. What is the value of x and y?

    a) 3 and 9

    b) 3 and 27

    c) 6 and 27

    d) 6 and 81

    Question 60 - If 21% of an electricity bill is discounted, Rs 1817 is still to be paid. How much was the original bill amount?

    a) Rs 1502

    b) Rs 2336

    c) Rs 2300

    d) Rs 1538

    Question 61 - The average revenues of 7 consecutive years of a company is Rs 79 lakhs. If the average of first 4 years is Rs 74 lakhs and that of last 4 years is Rs 86 lakhs, what is the revenue for the 4th year?

    a) Rs 87 lakhs

    b) Rs 89 lakhs

    c) Rs 85 lakhs

    d) Rs 83 lakhs

    Question 62 - A shopkeeper, sold dried apricots at the rate Rs 1210 a kg and bears a loss of 12%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1331 per kg, what will be the result?

    a) 6.4 percent loss

    b) 3.2 percent gain

    c) 6.4 percent gain

    d) 3.2 percent loss

    Question 63 - If the shopkeeper sells an item at Rs 1600 which is marked as Rs 2000, then what is the discount he is offering?

    a) 25 percent

    b) 20 percent

    c) 30 percent

    d) 10 percent

    Question 64 - If cosecA + cotA = x, then value of x is

    a) 1/(cosecA - cotA)

    b) 1/(secA - tanA)

    c) 1/(secA - cosA)

    d) 1/(sinA - cosA)

    Question 65 - Dalajit lent Rs 10800 to Jaabir for 3 years and Rs 7500 to Kabir for 2 years on simple interest at the same rate of interest and received Rs 1422 in all from both of them as interest. The rate of interest per annum is

    a) 3.5 percent

    b) 4 percent

    c) 3 percent

    d) 4.5 percent

    Question 66 - tan(A/b) is equal to

    a) tanA/(1 + secA)

    b) 1/(cosecA + cotA)

    c) tanA/(1 + cosecA)

    d) 1/(secA + cotA)

    Question 67 - In ΔPQR, S and T are points on side PQ and PR respectively. ST is parallel to QR. If lengths of PS, SQ and PR are 6 cm, 9 cm and 12.5 cm respectively, what is the length of TR?

    a) 7.5 cm

    b) 5 cm

    c) 10 cm

    d) 2.5 cm

    Question 68 - How many balls of radius 2 cm can be made by melting a bigger ball of diameter 16 cm? (Take π = 22/7)

    a) 64

    b) 128

    c) 32

    d) 96

    Question 69 - At what point does the line 3x + y = -6 intercept the x-axis?

    a) (2,0)

    b) (-2,0)

    c) (0,-6)

    d) (0,6)

    Question 70 - A thief is stopped by a policeman from a distance of 150 metres. When the policeman starts the chase, the thief also starts running. Assuming the speed of the thief as 7 km/hr and that of policeman as 9 km/hr, how far the thief would have run, before he is over- taken by the policeman?

    a) 420 metres

    b) 630 metres

    c) 315 metres

    d) 525 metres

    Question 71 - Common factor of 24b6c8d2, 18a6c2d4, 12a4b4 is

    a) 72a2b2c2d2

    b) 72a6b6c8d4

    c) 6a2b2

    d) 6

    Question 72 – Refer the below data table and answer the following Question.

     

    Quantity of stock

    Average Cost (Rs)

    Mobile Phones

    44

    12000

    Cameras

    75

    14000

    TVs

    55

    56000

    Refrigerators

    29

    53000

    ACs

    77

    26000

    What is the value of the total stock (in lakh rupees)?

    a) 81.97

    b) 819.7

    c) 161

    d) 280

    Question 73 – Refer the below data table and answer the following Question.

    Year

    Ratio:Import/Export

    2011

    1

    2012

    1.1

    2013

    1.5

    2014

    0.9

    2015

    1.1

    If the imports in 2012 was Rs. 1000 crores and the total exports in the years 2012 and 2013 together was Rs 4800 crores, then the imports in 2013 was?

    a) 3891

    b) 5836

    c) 909

    d) 2594

    Question 74 – Refer the below data table and answer the following Question.

    Measured on Birthday

    Height of the child (in cms)

    4

    100

    5

    105

    6

    110

    7

    120

    8

    130

    9

    140

    10

    145

    11

    150

    12

    160

    13

    165

    14

    170

    15

    175

    16

    180

    What was the increase in the height of the child from the 10th Birthday to the 11th Birthday?

    a) 15 cm

    b) 10 cm

    c) 5 cm

    d) 4 cm

    Question 75 – Between 10pm to 6am,  a fitness band records the following data. Refer the below data table and answer the following Question.

    Deep Sleep

    15

    Dreaming

    15

    Light sleep

    5

    Extremely light sleep

    30

    Awake

    35

    How long was the user in Deep Sleep or was Awake?

    a) 3.5 hours

    b) 2.5 hours

    c) 4.5 hours

    d) 4 hours

    Question 76 - 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'.

    My twin (A)/is five minutes younger(B)/than myself.(C)/No error(D)

    a) A

    b) B

    c) C

    d) D

    Question 77 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

    Tenzing Norgay created history

    P-to conquer Mount Everest

    Q-became the first men

    R-on May 29, 1953, when he and Sir Edmund Hillary

    a) QRP

    b) QPR

    c) PRQ

    d) RQP

    Question 78 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

    A piece of cake

    a) Everything tastes nice to a hungry person

    b) Getting a smaller share than expected

    c) It is difficult to forget tasty food

    d) Something easily achieved

    Question 79 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase

    Having or displaying an overly critical point of view.

    a) Judgemental

    b) To hallucinate

    c) To contravene

    d) Expanse

    Question 80 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

    She (has fallen out with) the boy she was supposed to marry.

    a) fell out with

    b) has fallen out of

    c) has fallen in with

    d) no improvement

    Question 81 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

    Obtain something by force, threats, or other unfair means.

    a) To regret

    b) To extort

    c) To resent

    d) To encompass

    Question 82 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

    If the screen (was any brighter), it would have been easier to read from the tablet.

    a) was bright enough

    b) was more brighter

    c) had been brighter

    d) no improvement

    Question 83 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

    a) infarnal

    b) dorsally

    c) somwhat

    d) mangoose

    Question 84 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

    All tyrants realize that,

    P-victims, there is sure to be one who

    Q-rises against them and strikes back!'

    R-one day, amongst their many

    a) RQP

    b) PQR

    c) RPQ

    d) QRP

    Question 85 - 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 manager's bank account has been hacked.

    a) They have hacked the manager's bank account.

    b) Hacking has been done to the manager's bank account.

    c) Bank's account hacking has been done of the manager.

    d) Someone has hacked the manager's bank account.

    Question 86 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

    a) deceased

    b) choiciest

    c) anglecan

    d) thankfull

    Question 87 - Select the synonym of

    nutritious

    a) insubstantial

    b) exceptional

    c) nourishing

    d) superlative

    Question 88 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

    A picture paints a thousand words

    a) An image of a subject conveys its meaning or essence more effectively than a description does

    b) It is impossible to describe a beautiful sight

    c) A painter can express his feelings better than a writer

    d) A beautiful poem creates a mental picture

    Question 89 - 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 government allocated Rs 1,000 Cr for __________________ of historical monuments.

    a) resurrection

    b) revival

    c) resumption

    d) restoration

    Question 90 - 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'.

    He says that (A)/he has done engineering(B)/besides an MBA./(C)No error/(D)

    a) A

    b) B

    c) C

    d) D

    Question 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.

    Put your own house_______ order before preaching others.

    a) within

    b) into

    c) in

    d) to

    Question 92 - 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.

    Vinod said to me, "Has your brother returned from Dubai?"

    a) Vinod said to me if my brother has returned from Dubai.

    b) Vinod asked me if my brother had returned from Dubai.

    c) Vinod enquire to me if my brother had returned from Dubai.

    d) Vinod asks me whether my brother had returned from Dubai.

    Question 93 - Select the antonym of

    pejorative

    a) rude

    b) complimentary

    c) derisive

    d) cheeky

    Question 94 - Select the synonym of

    transient

    a) lacerate

    b) ephemeral

    c) perpetual

    d) enduring

    Question 95 - Select the antonym of

    avid

    a) apathetic

    b) desirous

    c) devoted

    d) fanatical

    Question 96 - 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 preacher challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a ___________ Polish meadow to reject being a "____________" who retreats into video games and computer screens and instead engage in social activism and politics to create a more just world. __________ his speech with ______________, the 79- year-old pope, despite a long day of public appearances, addressed his eager audience with enthusiasm yesterday on a warm summer night. Pope Francis spoke of a ______________ that comes from merely seeking convenience, from confusing happiness with a complacent way of life that could end up depriving people of the ability to determine their own fates.

    who gathered in a ___________ Polish meadow

    a) huge

    b) sprawling

    c) very big

    d) gigantic

    Correct Answer: sprawling

    Candidate Answer: gigantic

    Question 97 - 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 preacher challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a ___________ Polish meadow to reject being a "____________" who retreats into video games and computer screens and instead engage in social activism and politics to create a more just world. __________ his speech with ______________, the 79-year-old pope, despite a long day of public appearances, addressed his eager audience with enthusiasm yesterday on a warm summer night. Pope Francis spoke of a ______________ that comes from merely seeking convenience, from confusing happiness with a complacent way of life that could end up depriving people of the ability to determine their own fates.

    "____________" who retreats into video games and computer screens

    a) couch potato

    b) lazy tomato

    c) loafer

    d) spectator

    Question 98 - 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 preacher challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a ___________ Polish meadow to reject being a "____________" who retreats into video games and computer screens and instead engage in social activism and politics to create a more just world. __________ his speech with ______________, the 79-year-old pope, despite a long day of public appearances, addressed his eager audience with enthusiasm yesterday on a warm summer night. Pope Francis spoke of a ______________ that comes from merely seeking convenience, from confusing happiness with a complacent way of life that could end up depriving people of the ability to determine their own fates.

    __________ his speech with

    a) Showering

    b) Endowing

    c) Glorifying

    d) Peppering

    Question 99 - 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 preacher challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a ___________ Polish meadow to reject being a "____________" who retreats into video games and computer screens and instead engage in social activism and politics to create a more just world. __________ his speech with ______________, the 79- year-old pope, despite a long day of public appearances, addressed his eager audience with enthusiasm yesterday on a warm summer night. Pope Francis spoke of a ______________ that comes from merely seeking convenience, from confusing happiness with a complacent way of life that could end up depriving people of the ability to determine their own fates.

    ______________, the 79-year-old pope, despite a long day of public appearances,

    a) contemporary lingo

    b) modern linguistics

    c) fashionable jargon

    d) common slang

    Question 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.

    The preacher challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a ___________ Polish meadow to reject being a "____________" who retreats into video games and computer screens and instead engage in social activism and politics to create a more just world. __________ his speech with ______________, the 79- year-old pope, despite a long day of public appearances, addressed his eager audience with enthusiasm yesterday on a warm summer night. Pope Francis spoke of a ______________ that comes from merely seeking convenience, from confusing happiness with a complacent way of life that could end up depriving people of the ability to determine their own fates.

    Pope Francis spoke of a ______________ that comes from merely seeking convenience

    a) selfishness

    b) panic

    c) paralysis

    d) calamity

    Answer Key

    1

    c

    21

    c

    41

    c

    61

    a

    81

    b

    2

    b

    22

    d

    42

    c

    62

    d

    82

    c

    3

    a

    23

    a

    43

    a

    63

    b

    83

    b

    4

    a

    24

    b

    44

    a

    64

    a

    84

    c

    5

    d

    25

    a

    45

    a

    65

    c

    85

    d

    6

    c

    26

    c

    46

    c

    66

    a

    86

    a

    7

    b

    27

    b

    47

    b

    67

    a

    87

    c

    8

    d

    28

    a

    48

    b

    68

    a

    88

    a

    9

    d

    29

    b

    49

    d

    69

    b

    89

    d

    10

    b

    30

    c

    50

    c

    70

    d

    90

    d

    11

    c

    31

    b

    51

    b

    71

    d

    91

    c

    12

    c

    32

    a

    52

    b

    72

    a

    92

    b

    13

    d

    33

    b

    53

    b

    73

    b

    93

    b

    14

    b

    34

    a

    54

    c

    74

    c

    94

    b

    15

    c

    35

    a

    55

    c

    75

    d

    95

    a

    16

    c

    36

    c

    56

    d

    76

    c

    96

    b

    17

    c

    37

    c

    57

    c

    77

    d

    97

    a

    18

    b

    38

    d

    58

    a

    78

    d

    98

    d

    19

    b

    39

    d

    59

    b

    79

    a

    99

    a

    20

    c

    40

    d

    60

    c

    80

    d

    100

    c

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