MTS 21 20-07-2022 Shift 1 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Enraged
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Enraged

Options

A

Furious

Furious

B

Fortunate

Fortunate

C

Elated

Elated

D

Peaceful

Peaceful


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Furious

Furious


Question 2

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No substitution required.’

Many people believe that women make better nurses because they are patient and gentle.
Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No substitution required.’

Many people believe that women make better nurses because they are patient and gentle.

Options

A

because they were

because they were

B

No substitution required

No substitution required

C

because she is

because she is

D

as they would

as they would


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

No substitution required

No substitution required


Question 3

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

Most workers resigns to join new jobs within the same industry.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

Most workers resigns to join new jobs within the same industry.

Options

A

No improvement required

No improvement required

B

has resigned

has resigned

C

resigned

resigned

D

was resigning

was resigning


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

resigned

resigned


Question 4

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

The family can none long stay in their big house.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

The family can none long stay in their big house.

Options

A

no longer stay

no longer stay

B

not stay longest

not stay longest

C

stay no long

stay no long

D

No improvement required

No improvement required


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

no longer stay

no longer stay


Question 5

Select the correctly spelt word.

Select the correctly spelt word.


Options

A

Strengthen

Strengthen

B

Eqiupment

Eqiupment

C

Reversel

Reversel

D

Instrumentle

Instrumentle


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Strengthen

Strengthen


Question 6

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

My friend, who is a photographer, is ________ a writer.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

My friend, who is a photographer, is ________ a writer.

Options

A

and

and

B

too

too

C

again

again

D

also

also


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

also

also


Question 7

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.

People and / there demands / are ever-growing, but / the availability of land is limited.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.

People and / there demands / are ever-growing, but / the availability of land is limited.

Options

A

People and

People and

B

are ever-growing, but

are ever-growing, but

C

the availability of land is limited

the availability of land is limited

D

there demands

there demands


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

there demands

there demands


Question 8

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I'm frustrated with the ______ minded view of history this article presents.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I'm frustrated with the ______ minded view of history this article presents.

Options

A

narrow

narrow

B

small

small

C

bigger

bigger

D

wide

wide


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

narrow

narrow


Question 9

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word.

After a long and rigorous fast the Lord appeared before him.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word.

After a long and rigorous fast the Lord appeared before him.

Options

A

Sweaty

Sweaty

B

Exhausting

Exhausting

C

Oppressive

Oppressive

D

Lenient

Lenient


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Lenient

Lenient


Question 10

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

Someone who is silent or uncommunicative in speech.
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

Someone who is silent or uncommunicative in speech.

Options

A

Imperceptible

Imperceptible

B

Voluble

Voluble

C

Garrulous

Garrulous

D

Reserved

Reserved


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Reserved

Reserved


Question 11

Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

I always smell a rat when John says that he is going out for extra classes.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

I always smell a rat when John says that he is going out for extra classes.

Options

A

Say something stupid

Say something stupid

B

Reveal a secret

Reveal a secret

C

Suspect trickery or deception

Suspect trickery or deception

D

Trust completely

Trust completely


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Suspect trickery or deception

Suspect trickery or deception


Question 12

Select the idiom that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.

Roy's customers think that the council has become irrational.
Select the idiom that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.

Roy's customers think that the council has become irrational.

Options

A

Gone bananas

Gone bananas

B

Too much on their plates

Too much on their plates

C

A piece of cake

A piece of cake

D

Browned off

Browned off


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Gone bananas

Gone bananas


Question 13

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Ebullient
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Ebullient

Options

A

Carefree

Carefree

B

Dejected

Dejected

C

Roguish

Roguish

D

Buoyant

Buoyant


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Dejected

Dejected


Question 14

The following sentence has been divided into parts. One of them may contain an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options. If you don’t find any error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer.

Many countries are not acting / fast enough to controlled / climate change.
The following sentence has been divided into parts. One of them may contain an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options. If you don’t find any error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer.

Many countries are not acting / fast enough to controlled / climate change.

Options

A

fast enough to controlled

fast enough to controlled

B

Many countries are not acting

Many countries are not acting

C

No error

No error

D

climate change

climate change


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

fast enough to controlled

fast enough to controlled


Question 15

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Options

A

Secondary

Secondary

B

Foriegn

Foriegn

C

Portfolio

Portfolio

D

Evince

Evince


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Foriegn

Foriegn


Question 16

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The Armenian language has many dialects, some of which cannot be ______ by speakers of other dialects.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The Armenian language has many dialects, some of which cannot be ______ by speakers of other dialects.

Options

A

memorised

memorised

B

realised

realised

C

completed

completed

D

understood

understood


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

understood

understood


Question 17

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.

A tiger’s skull / is similar / to / a lion.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.

A tiger’s skull / is similar / to / a lion.

Options

A

A tiger’s skull

A tiger’s skull

B

is similar

is similar

C

to

to

D

a lion

a lion


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

a lion

a lion


Question 18

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The bank was prepared to ______ chance and lend him 40% of the purchase price.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The bank was prepared to ______ chance and lend him 40% of the purchase price.

Options

A

see a

see a

B

spare a

spare a

C

take a

take a

D

make a

make a


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

take a

take a


Question 19

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Flagrant
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Flagrant

Options

A

Atrocious

Atrocious

B

Wonderful

Wonderful

C

Favourable

Favourable

D

Magnificent

Magnificent


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Atrocious

Atrocious


Question 20

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

Caffeine is a diuretic that makes you urinate more often.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

Caffeine is a diuretic that makes you urinate more often.

Options

A

many often

many often

B

oftenly more

oftenly more

C

more much often

more much often

D

No improvement required

No improvement required


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

No improvement required

No improvement required


Question 21

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

Elephant Island's name is attributed to (1) ______ its elephant head-like appearance and the sighting of elephant seals (2) ______ Captain George Powell in 1821, one of the (3) ______ sightings. (4) ______, in Russia it is still known under the name (5) ______ by its discoverers in 1821 – Mordvinova Island.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

Elephant Island's name is attributed to (1) ______ its elephant head-like appearance and the sighting of elephant seals (2) ______ Captain George Powell in 1821, one of the (3) ______ sightings. (4) ______, in Russia it is still known under the name (5) ______ by its discoverers in 1821 – Mordvinova Island.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

either

either

B

also

also

C

neither

neither

D

both

both


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

both

both


Question 22

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

Elephant Island's name is attributed to (1) ______ its elephant head-like appearance and the sighting of elephant seals (2) ______ Captain George Powell in 1821, one of the (3) ______ sightings. (4) ______, in Russia it is still known under the name (5) ______ by its discoverers in 1821 – Mordvinova Island.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

Elephant Island's name is attributed to (1) ______ its elephant head-like appearance and the sighting of elephant seals (2) ______ Captain George Powell in 1821, one of the (3) ______ sightings. (4) ______, in Russia it is still known under the name (5) ______ by its discoverers in 1821 – Mordvinova Island.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

through

through

B

from

from

C

by

by

D

among

among


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

by

by


Question 23

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

Elephant Island's name is attributed to (1) ______ its elephant head-like appearance and the sighting of elephant seals (2) ______ Captain George Powell in 1821, one of the (3) ______ sightings. (4) ______, in Russia it is still known under the name (5) ______ by its discoverers in 1821 – Mordvinova Island.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

Elephant Island's name is attributed to (1) ______ its elephant head-like appearance and the sighting of elephant seals (2) ______ Captain George Powell in 1821, one of the (3) ______ sightings. (4) ______, in Russia it is still known under the name (5) ______ by its discoverers in 1821 – Mordvinova Island.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

early

early

B

earlier

earlier

C

earliest

earliest

D

most early

most early


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

earliest

earliest


Question 24

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

Elephant Island's name is attributed to (1) ______ its elephant head-like appearance and the sighting of elephant seals (2) ______ Captain George Powell in 1821, one of the (3) ______ sightings. (4) ______, in Russia it is still known under the name (5) ______ by its discoverers in 1821 – Mordvinova Island.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

Elephant Island's name is attributed to (1) ______ its elephant head-like appearance and the sighting of elephant seals (2) ______ Captain George Powell in 1821, one of the (3) ______ sightings. (4) ______, in Russia it is still known under the name (5) ______ by its discoverers in 1821 – Mordvinova Island.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

Thereby

Thereby

B

However

However

C

Thus

Thus

D

Therefore

Therefore


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

However

However


Question 25

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

Elephant Island's name is attributed to (1) ______ its elephant head-like appearance and the sighting of elephant seals (2) ______ Captain George Powell in 1821, one of the (3) ______ sightings. (4) ______, in Russia it is still known under the name (5) ______ by its discoverers in 1821 – Mordvinova Island.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

Elephant Island's name is attributed to (1) ______ its elephant head-like appearance and the sighting of elephant seals (2) ______ Captain George Powell in 1821, one of the (3) ______ sightings. (4) ______, in Russia it is still known under the name (5) ______ by its discoverers in 1821 – Mordvinova Island.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

released

released

B

looked

looked

C

given

given

D

sorted

sorted


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

given

given


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