SSC CGL 2010 Tier 1 Question Paper - Shift 1


Directions :In the following questions, groups of four words are given. In each group, one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

Question 181
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Question 182
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Question 183
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Question 184
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Question 185
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Directions :In the following questions, the 1 stand the last sentences of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.

Question 186

1. Education in India had a glorious beginning.
P. But after the British rule, it faced many changes.
Q. It went on for centuries with the same glory.
R. English as the medium of instruction had a very great response.
S. One of the changes was the introduction of English as the medium of instruction.
6. As the Britishers left we had a complexity of opinions regarding English

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Question 187

1. It is easy to criticize the people at the helm, for the slow progress in every field.
P. We are well aware that the intellectuals are leaving our country for better employment opportunities.
Q. Then question remains unanswered because our country cannot show opportunities to the intellectuals.
R. Then, what about their obligation to the Motherland ?
S. First, we should ask ourselves as to what is happening to the young intellectuals in India.
6. This situation of 'Brain-Drain' leads to a variety of problems.

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Question 188

1. It is the responsibility of parents to teach the young moral values in life. P

P Many children take advantage of their parents' busy schedule. 

Q. This results in children's ignorance of social values.

 R. The reason behind it is that parents are quite busy nowadays. 

S. Nowadays parents spend very meagre time with children.

 6. As such, the society is going away from the value system.

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Question 189

1. The man who does his duty without any selfish desire for fruit may be called a sanyasi as well as yogi. 

P. The man who has achieved much evenness of temper will be serene, because his mere thoughts are changed with the strength of action. 

Q. He would practise yoga, i.e., evenness of temper, and cannot but perform action. 

R. The root of the matter is that one should not allow his mind to flit from object of desire to another and from that to a third.

 S. But he who abstains from action altogether is only an idler. 

6. A yogi is one who is not attached to his objects of sense or to action and whose mind has ceased to roam restlessly.

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Question 190

1. This was an important day for Alan.
P. It was a cold day, but Alan would be warm.
Q. For the first time he was going to hunt seals alone.
R. First he put on his fur-lined jacket.
S. Then he put on mittens and boots of deerskin to protect his hands and feet from the cold.
6. Finally he picked up the gun he had cleaned so carefully the day before.

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