SSC CGL Tier 1: 100 Fill in the blanks Part 2एसएससी सीजीएल टायर 1: 100 रिक्त स्थान भाग 2 भरें

These are the previous year questions which have been asked in various SSC CGL Tier 1 exam over th years: 

Q1. I got used ________ on the right when I was In the US for two years
(a)driving
(b) to drive
(c) to driving
(d) by driving

Q2. Had you told me earlier I ________ the meeting
(a)had attended
(b)have attended
(c)attended
(d)would have attended

Q3. The climate is not conducive _______good health
(a)with
(b)from
(c)In
(d)to

Q4. A dog lives in a ________
(a)burrow
(b)coop
(c)stable
(d)kennel

Q 5. Many things have happened ________ I met you last
(a)before
(b)when
(c)from
(d)since

Q6. If ______ permits we will go put for a walk
(a)climate
(b)whether
(c)weather
(d)whither

Q7. His persuasive tone was able to tackle the boy whom other teachers had found ________
(a) peripatetic
(b) obdurate
(c) tenacious
(d) squeamish

Q8. I always fall ________ old friends in times of need
(a)over
(b)through
(c)back on
(d)off

Q9. The campers ________ their tents at the base of the mountain
(a)established
(b) grounded
(c) installed
(d) pitched

Q10. The party decided to take the shortest_________ to its destination
(a)root
(b)route
(c)distance
(d)Direction

Q11. The manager needs to hold ________ his anger
(a)on
(b)with
(c)down
(d)back

Q12. The girl was very pleased ________ herself
(a)In
(b)on
(c)over
(d)with

Q13. Desire _______ self-expression is one of the basic qualities of man
(a)for
(b)on
(c)by
(d)over

Q14. The farmers suffered because the monsoon did not arrive _______ time
(a)at
(b)by
(c)on
(d)after

Q15. The bride settled ________ very well In the new environment
(a)on
(b) down
(c) up
(d) off

Q16. Are you really desirous ________ visiting Japan ?
(a)of
(b) in
(c) to
(d) about

Q117. When Indians from the south move north they find certain aspects of life quite ________ from their own
(a)strange
(b) separate
(c) different
(d) divergent

Q18. The sky is overcast we ________ the storm will soon burst
(a)expect
(b) hope
(c) trust
(d) suspect

Q19. Population increase ________ with depletion of foreign reserves has led to great daily hardships
(a)joined
(b) mixed
(c) added
(d) coupled

Q20. The National Anthem is ________ at every official function
(a)uttered
(b) sung
(c) whispered
(d) chanted

Q21. The doctor took out his ________ to examine the patient
(a) horoscope
(b) microscope
(c) telescope
(d) stethoscope 

Q22. The candidate’s exposition was ________ for its brevity and clarity
(a)complimentary
(b)conspicuous
(c)incomprehensible
(d)remarkable

Q23. The new India that Nehru led called itself a sovereign ________ Democratic Republic
(a)capitalist
(b) revisionist
(c) populist
(d) socialist

Q24. ________you work hard you won’t be able to clear even the preliminaries
(a)If
(b) Until
(c) Unless
(d) Lest

Q25. Last year our company made a ________ of several lakhs of rupees
(a)profit
(b) gain
(c) rise
(d) raise

Q26. The food that an average Indian eats have been found to be deficient ________ vitamins and proteins
(a)of
(b) from
(c) with
(d) in

Q27. The patient is ________ of stomach ache
(a)suffering
(b)experiencing
(c)complaining
(d)afflicting

Q28. A good teacher should ________ responses from the students
(a) elicit
(b) provoke
(c) command
(d) infer

Q29. Had he taken his degree five years ago he ________ got a promotion by now
(a) might
(b) would have
(c) will be
(d) was

Q30. There will be a rush for seats when the train ______
(a)will arrive
(b) arrived
(c) is arriving
(d) arrives

Q31. He drove the car very fast ______
(a) Did he ?
(b) Does he ?
(c) Didn’t he ?
(d) Was he ?

Q32. He ________ wants to succeed in life must be prepared to work hard
(a) whoever
(b)whom
(c) who
(d)whose

Q33. It is time you ________ home
(a) go
(b)went
(c) come
(d)reach

Q34. _______a walk in the morning will improve your health
(a) Going to
(b) Go to
(c) Go for
(d) Going for

Q35. Government must ________ the rise in prices
(a) cheque
(b)check
(c) cease
(d)seize

Q36. When I was speaking to Rani over the phone suddenly we were ________
(a) hung up
(b) run out
(c) broken down
(d) cut off

Q37. The farmer had ________ land and many servants
(a) very little
(b) some
(c) a lot of
(d) many

Q38. The tribes lived _________ customs different from anything the English had ever seen
(a) on
(b)by
(c) off
(d)with

Q39. The criminal together with his associates ________ arrested
(a) are
(b)was
(c) were
(d) have

Q40. By the time I reach America it ________ morning
(a) is
(b)would be
(c) must be
(d) was

Q41. When he got married he ________ a life insurance policy
(a) took up
(b) took out
(c) took in
(d) took over

Q42. In the last few days ________ to help him ?
(a)anything has been done
(b)is anything done
(c)something is done
(d)has anything been done

Q43. While picking a rose she ________ her hand on a thorn
(a)stung
(b)scratched
(c)cut
(d)damaged

Q44. The child did not approve ________ the father’s plan
(a)to
(b)by
(c)of
(d)with

Q45. None of the food was wasted_______
(a) wasn't
(b) was it
(c) weren’t
(d) were it

Q46. We warned her ________ the danger
(a)from
(b)about
(c)against
(d)of

Q47. We all laughed ________ the affair
(a)over
(b)about
(c)for
(d)on

Q48. -The chairman as well as the members ________ to blame for this misfortune
(a) are
(b) were
(c) is
(d) has

Q49. The streets are lighted ________ electricity
(a)with
(b)by
(c)an
(d)in

Q50. Homoeopathic treatment they say cuts ________ the need for operation and risk from surgery
(a)off
(b)out
(c)down
(d)away

Q51. My friends fail to see why I should ride the ________ horse just because I have won a prize
(a)great
(b)good
(c)big
(d)high

Q52. By ________ united struggle we may achieve success
(a) a
(b) an
(c)the
(d)None of the above

Q53. She feared that she __________
(a) will fail
(b) may fail
(c) might fail
(d) would fail

Q54. He is the most generous man I________ him for a long time
(a) knew
(b) have known
(c) know
(d) had known

Q55. The sudden change in his behaviour came as a surprise to me I began ________
(a)to cut a sorry figure
(b)to smell a rat
(c)to turn a new leaf
(d)to blow hot and cold

Q56. The hotel was not too expensive ________
(a) was it?
(b) wasn’t it?
(c) is it ?
(d) isn't it ?

Q57. Like humans zoo animals also must have a dentist ________ their teeth
(a)to fill
(b)filled
(c)filling
(d)to be filled

Q58. It was very kind of you to do the washing-up but you ________ it
(a)didn’t have to do
(b)hadn’t to do
(c)mightn’t have done
(d)mustn't have done

Q59. He went ________ the sea alone
(a)in
(b)to
(c)into
(d)on

Q60. The ______of our civilization from an agricultural society to today’s complex industrial world was accompanied by war
(a)adjustment
(b)migration
(c)route
(d)metamorphosis

Q61. The courts ________ cognizance of the criminal's words
(a) took
(b) made
(c) gave
(d) allowed

Q62. ________ wins this civil war there will be little rejoicing at the victory
(a) Whichever
(b) Whoever
(c) Whatever
(d) Wherever

Q63. As he got older his belief in these principles did not ________
(a)wither
(b)shake
(c)waver
(d)dither

Q64. Everyone in this world is accountable to God _____ his actions
(a)about
(b)for
(c)to
(d)over

Q65. Your father used to be the principal of this college ________ ?
(a) did he ?
(b) does he ?
(c) didn’t he ?
(d) doesn’t he ?

Q66. A wise man profits ________ the mistakes of others
(a)through
(b)from
(c) with
(d)by

Q67. My friend has written a ________ account of his journey to the Mars
(a)factitious
(b)factional
(c) fictional
(d)factual

Q68. Speed is ________ essence
(a)in
(b)for
(c) about
(d)of

Q69. I was washing my face as the insect ________ quietly into the bedroom
(a)crept
(b)creeps
(c)was creeping
(d)has crept

Q70. During the recent floods two-thirds of our city______ in ruins
(a)are
(b)were
(c) is
(d)was

Q71. I have ________ Lakshmi for the past twelve years
(a)know
(b) knew
(c) known
(d) knows

Q72. He did not qualify ________ the job
(a) for
(b)to
(c)against
(d) with

Q73. _____the last ten years we have been victims of abuse
(a)From
(b)For
(c)Before
(d)Since

Q74. The strike has been called ________
(a)of
(b)at
(c)off
(d)up

Q75. He is always angry ________ his children
(a)with
(b)on
(c)over
(d)at

Q76. The chairperson brushed ________ my suggestion
(a) out
(b) over
(c) aside
(d) about

Q77. She politely asked him ________
(a)to leave her hand
(b)to give up her hand
(c)to release her hand
(d)to let her hand go

Q78. Unhygienic surroundings ________ health problems
(a)give rise to
(b)bring into being
(c)call for
(d)set in

Q79. The engineers ________ this bridge since last year
(a)have repaired
(b)had repaired
(c)have been repairing
(d)are repairing

Q80. There are some people who doubt the ________ of anything they see in a newspaper
(a) credulity
(b) possibility
(c) veracity
(d) existence

Q81. He travelled all ________ the world when he was eighty years old
(a) in
(b)over
(c) with
(d) of

Q82. Dr Sharma concluded his speech ________ stressing the Buddha’s teachings of the importance of charity
(a) by
(b )with
(c) at
(d) in

Q83. Shivaji Maharaj fought ________ every kind of aggression
(a) against
(b)to
(c) with
(d)at

Q84. Don’t depend ________ others you must stand on your own feet
(a) upon
(b)on
(c) to
(d)for

Q85. Our life promises a lot ________ pleasure and we must learn to enjoy it
(a) with
(b)for
(c) of
(d)at

Q86. The building is not safe and must be ________ down
(a)pull
(b)pulling
(c)pulled
(d)pulls

Q87. There is something wonderful ________ him
(a)of
(b)about
(c)for
(d)inside

Q88. The song in the play cannot be deleted as it is ________ to the story
(a) intervened
(b) innate
(c) exacting
(d) integral

Q89. She remained a ________ all her life
(a) spinster
(b) bachelor
(c) unmarried
(d) single

Q90. Do not stay in the grasslands after dark as some animals become ________ when they see humans
(a) provoked
(b) alerted
(c) aggressive
(d) threatened

Q91. The company let me ________ time off work
(a) take
(b) taking
(c) to take
(d) took

Q92. I assume ________ with me
(a)everyone agreeing
(b)that everyone agrees
(c)everyone to agree
(d)that everyone to agree

Q93. _______ the rain forests is very important if we do not want the flora and fauna found there to become extinct
(a) Reserving
(b) Destroying
(c) Preserving
(d) Maintaining

Q94. If I had helped him he ________
(a)will not be drowned
(b)would not be drowned
(c)will not have been drowned
(d)would not have been drowned

Q95. When will you hand ________ your assignment ?
(a) in
(b)back
(c) down
(d) into

Q96. The housewife ________ the cakes burning and ran to switch off the oven
(a) smell
(b) smells
(c) smelt
(d) smelling

Q97. ________ an old legend King Shirham lived in India
(a)In the event of
(b)Due to
(c)According to
(d)In reference to

Q98. __________ you leave now you will be late
(a) Until
(b) Till
(c) Unless
(d) Although

Q99. The ________ were arrested for illegally hunting the bears
(a) poachers
(b) rangers
(c) soldiers
(d) villagers

Q100. If you had followed the rules you ________ disqualified
(a)will not be
(b)would not be
(c)will not have been
(d)would not have been

These are the previous year questions which have been asked in various SSC CGL Tier 1 exam over th years: 

Q1. I got used ________ on the right when I was In the US for two years
(a)driving
(b) to drive
(c) to driving
(d) by driving

Q2. Had you told me earlier I ________ the meeting
(a)had attended
(b)have attended
(c)attended
(d)would have attended

Q3. The climate is not conducive _______good health
(a)with
(b)from
(c)In
(d)to

Q4. A dog lives in a ________
(a)burrow
(b)coop
(c)stable
(d)kennel

Q 5. Many things have happened ________ I met you last
(a)before
(b)when
(c)from
(d)since

Q6. If ______ permits we will go put for a walk
(a)climate
(b)whether
(c)weather
(d)whither

Q7. His persuasive tone was able to tackle the boy whom other teachers had found ________
(a) peripatetic
(b) obdurate
(c) tenacious
(d) squeamish

Q8. I always fall ________ old friends in times of need
(a)over
(b)through
(c)back on
(d)off

Q9. The campers ________ their tents at the base of the mountain
(a)established
(b) grounded
(c) installed
(d) pitched

Q10. The party decided to take the shortest_________ to its destination
(a)root
(b)route
(c)distance
(d)Direction

Q11. The manager needs to hold ________ his anger
(a)on
(b)with
(c)down
(d)back

Q12. The girl was very pleased ________ herself
(a)In
(b)on
(c)over
(d)with

Q13. Desire _______ self-expression is one of the basic qualities of man
(a)for
(b)on
(c)by
(d)over

Q14. The farmers suffered because the monsoon did not arrive _______ time
(a)at
(b)by
(c)on
(d)after

Q15. The bride settled ________ very well In the new environment
(a)on
(b) down
(c) up
(d) off

Q16. Are you really desirous ________ visiting Japan ?
(a)of
(b) in
(c) to
(d) about

Q117. When Indians from the south move north they find certain aspects of life quite ________ from their own 
(a)strange
(b) separate
(c) different
(d) divergent

Q18. The sky is overcast we ________ the storm will soon burst
(a)expect
(b) hope
(c) trust
(d) suspect

Q19. Population increase ________ with depletion of foreign reserves has led to great daily hardships
(a)joined
(b) mixed
(c) added
(d) coupled

Q20. The National Anthem is ________ at every official function
(a)uttered
(b) sung
(c) whispered
(d) chanted

Q21. The doctor took out his ________ to examine the patient
(a) horoscope
(b) microscope
(c) telescope
(d) stethoscope 

Q22. The candidate’s exposition was ________ for its brevity and clarity
(a)complimentary
(b)conspicuous
(c)incomprehensible
(d)remarkable

Q23. The new India that Nehru led called itself a sovereign ________ Democratic Republic
(a)capitalist
(b) revisionist
(c) populist
(d) socialist

Q24. ________you work hard you won’t be able to clear even the preliminaries
(a)If
(b) Until
(c) Unless
(d) Lest

Q25. Last year our company made a ________ of several lakhs of rupees
(a)profit
(b) gain
(c) rise
(d) raise

Q26. The food that an average Indian eats have been found to be deficient ________ vitamins and proteins
(a)of
(b) from
(c) with
(d) in

Q27. The patient is ________ of stomach ache
(a)suffering
(b)experiencing
(c)complaining
(d)afflicting

Q28. A good teacher should ________ responses from the students
(a) elicit
(b) provoke
(c) command
(d) infer

Q29. Had he taken his degree five years ago he ________ got a promotion by now
(a) might
(b) would have
(c) will be
(d) was

Q30. There will be a rush for seats when the train ______
(a)will arrive
(b) arrived
(c) is arriving
(d) arrives

Q31. He drove the car very fast ______
(a) Did he ?
(b) Does he ?
(c) Didn’t he ?
(d) Was he ?

Q32. He ________ wants to succeed in life must be prepared to work hard
(a) whoever
(b)whom
(c) who
(d)whose

Q33. It is time you ________ home
(a) go
(b)went
(c) come
(d)reach

Q34. _______a walk in the morning will improve your health
(a) Going to
(b) Go to
(c) Go for
(d) Going for

Q35. Government must ________ the rise in prices
(a) cheque
(b)check
(c) cease
(d)seize

Q36. When I was speaking to Rani over the phone suddenly we were ________
(a) hung up
(b) run out
(c) broken down
(d) cut off

Q37. The farmer had ________ land and many servants
(a) very little
(b) some
(c) a lot of
(d) many

Q38. The tribes lived _________ customs different from anything the English had ever seen
(a) on
(b)by
(c) off
(d)with

Q39. The criminal together with his associates ________ arrested
(a) are
(b)was
(c) were
(d) have

Q40. By the time I reach America it ________ morning
(a) is
(b)would be
(c) must be
(d) was

Q41. When he got married he ________ a life insurance policy
(a) took up
(b) took out
(c) took in
(d) took over

Q42. In the last few days ________ to help him ?
(a)anything has been done
(b)is anything done
(c)something is done
(d)has anything been done

Q43. While picking a rose she ________ her hand on a thorn
(a)stung
(b)scratched
(c)cut
(d)damaged

Q44. The child did not approve ________ the father’s plan
(a)to
(b)by
(c)of
(d)with

Q45. None of the food was wasted_______
(a) wasn't
(b) was it
(c) weren’t
(d) were it

Q46. We warned her ________ the danger
(a)from
(b)about
(c)against
(d)of

Q47. We all laughed ________ the affair
(a)over
(b)about
(c)for
(d)on

Q48. -The chairman as well as the members ________ to blame for this misfortune
(a) are
(b) were
(c) is
(d) has

Q49. The streets are lighted ________ electricity
(a)with
(b)by
(c)an
(d)in

Q50. Homoeopathic treatment they say cuts ________ the need for operation and risk from surgery
(a)off
(b)out
(c)down
(d)away

Q51. My friends fail to see why I should ride the ________ horse just because I have won a prize
(a)great
(b)good
(c)big
(d)high

Q52. By ________ united struggle we may achieve success
(a) a
(b) an
(c)the
(d)None of the above

Q53. She feared that she __________
(a) will fail
(b) may fail
(c) might fail
(d) would fail

Q54. He is the most generous man I________ him for a long time
(a) knew
(b) have known
(c) know
(d) had known

Q55. The sudden change in his behaviour came as a surprise to me I began ________
(a)to cut a sorry figure
(b)to smell a rat
(c)to turn a new leaf
(d)to blow hot and cold

Q56. The hotel was not too expensive ________
(a) was it?
(b) wasn’t it?
(c) is it ?
(d) isn't it ?

Q57. Like humans zoo animals also must have a dentist ________ their teeth
(a)to fill
(b)filled
(c)filling
(d)to be filled

Q58. It was very kind of you to do the washing-up but you ________ it
(a)didn’t have to do
(b)hadn’t to do
(c)mightn’t have done
(d)mustn't have done

Q59. He went ________ the sea alone
(a)in
(b)to
(c)into
(d)on

Q60. The ______of our civilization from an agricultural society to today’s complex industrial world was accompanied by war
(a)adjustment
(b)migration
(c)route
(d)metamorphosis

Q61. The courts ________ cognizance of the criminal's words
(a) took
(b) made
(c) gave
(d) allowed

Q62. ________ wins this civil war there will be little rejoicing at the victory
(a) Whichever
(b) Whoever
(c) Whatever
(d) Wherever

Q63. As he got older his belief in these principles did not ________
(a)wither
(b)shake
(c)waver
(d)dither

Q64. Everyone in this world is accountable to God _____ his actions
(a)about
(b)for
(c)to
(d)over

Q65. Your father used to be the principal of this college ________ ?
(a) did he ?
(b) does he ?
(c) didn’t he ?
(d) doesn’t he ?

Q66. A wise man profits ________ the mistakes of others
(a)through
(b)from
(c) with
(d)by

Q67. My friend has written a ________ account of his journey to the Mars
(a)factitious
(b)factional
(c) fictional
(d)factual

Q68. Speed is ________ essence
(a)in
(b)for
(c) about
(d)of

Q69. I was washing my face as the insect ________ quietly into the bedroom
(a)crept
(b)creeps
(c)was creeping
(d)has crept

Q70. During the recent floods two-thirds of our city______ in ruins
(a)are
(b)were
(c) is
(d)was

Q71. I have ________ Lakshmi for the past twelve years
(a)know
(b) knew
(c) known
(d) knows

Q72. He did not qualify ________ the job
(a) for
(b)to
(c)against
(d) with

Q73. _____the last ten years we have been victims of abuse
(a)From
(b)For
(c)Before
(d)Since

Q74. The strike has been called ________
(a)of
(b)at
(c)off
(d)up

Q75. He is always angry ________ his children
(a)with
(b)on
(c)over
(d)at

Q76. The chairperson brushed ________ my suggestion
(a) out
(b) over
(c) aside
(d) about

Q77. She politely asked him ________
(a)to leave her hand
(b)to give up her hand
(c)to release her hand
(d)to let her hand go

Q78. Unhygienic surroundings ________ health problems
(a)give rise to
(b)bring into being
(c)call for
(d)set in

Q79. The engineers ________ this bridge since last year
(a)have repaired
(b)had repaired
(c)have been repairing
(d)are repairing

Q80. There are some people who doubt the ________ of anything they see in a newspaper
(a) credulity
(b) possibility
(c) veracity
(d) existence

Q81. He travelled all ________ the world when he was eighty years old
(a) in
(b)over
(c) with
(d) of

Q82. Dr Sharma concluded his speech ________ stressing the Buddha’s teachings of the importance of charity
(a) by
(b )with
(c) at
(d) in

Q83. Shivaji Maharaj fought ________ every kind of aggression
(a) against
(b)to
(c) with
(d)at

Q84. Don’t depend ________ others you must stand on your own feet
(a) upon
(b)on
(c) to
(d)for

Q85. Our life promises a lot ________ pleasure and we must learn to enjoy it
(a) with
(b)for
(c) of
(d)at

Q86. The building is not safe and must be ________ down
(a)pull
(b)pulling
(c)pulled
(d)pulls

Q87. There is something wonderful ________ him
(a)of
(b)about
(c)for
(d)inside

Q88. The song in the play cannot be deleted as it is ________ to the story
(a) intervened
(b) innate
(c) exacting
(d) integral

Q89. She remained a ________ all her life
(a) spinster
(b) bachelor
(c) unmarried
(d) single

Q90. Do not stay in the grasslands after dark as some animals become ________ when they see humans
(a) provoked
(b) alerted
(c) aggressive
(d) threatened

Q91. The company let me ________ time off work
(a) take
(b) taking
(c) to take
(d) took

Q92. I assume ________ with me
(a)everyone agreeing
(b)that everyone agrees
(c)everyone to agree
(d)that everyone to agree

Q93. _______ the rain forests is very important if we do not want the flora and fauna found there to become extinct 
(a) Reserving
(b) Destroying
(c) Preserving
(d) Maintaining

Q94. If I had helped him he ________
(a)will not be drowned
(b)would not be drowned
(c)will not have been drowned
(d)would not have been drowned

Q95. When will you hand ________ your assignment ?
(a) in
(b)back
(c) down
(d) into

Q96. The housewife ________ the cakes burning and ran to switch off the oven
(a) smell
(b) smells
(c) smelt
(d) smelling

Q97. ________ an old legend King Shirham lived in India
(a)In the event of
(b)Due to
(c)According to
(d)In reference to

Q98. __________ you leave now you will be late
(a) Until
(b) Till
(c) Unless
(d) Although

Q99. The ________ were arrested for illegally hunting the bears
(a) poachers
(b) rangers
(c) soldiers
(d) villagers

Q100. If you had followed the rules you ________ disqualified
(a)will not be
(b)would not be
(c)will not have been
(d)would not have been