MTS 21 21-07-2022 Shift 2 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Her ______ of smell is wonderful.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Her ______ of smell is wonderful.

Options

A

science

science

B

census

census

C

sense

sense

D

sacks

sacks


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

sense

sense


Question 2

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

One who does a thing for pleasure and not as a profession
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

One who does a thing for pleasure and not as a profession

Options

A

Anarchist

Anarchist

B

Ascetic

Ascetic

C

Abattoir

Abattoir

D

Amateur

Amateur


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Amateur

Amateur


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'.

Neither of the political parties have had much interest in environmental causes.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

Neither of the political parties have had much interest in environmental causes.

Options

A

Neither of the political parties have much

Neither of the political parties have much

B

No improvement required

No improvement required

C

Neither of the political parties have had any

Neither of the political parties have had any

D

Neither of the political parties has had much

Neither of the political parties has had much


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Neither of the political parties has had much

Neither of the political parties has had much


Question 4

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The lottery is a regular weekly ______ where the drawing of the numbers is done by a little girl.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The lottery is a regular weekly ______ where the drawing of the numbers is done by a little girl.

Options

A

instalment

instalment

B

irritant

irritant

C

recreation

recreation

D

theory

theory


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

recreation

recreation


Question 5

Select the option that rectifies the incorrectly spelt words in the given sentence.

Let us prepare for the upcomng comptitive exams.
Select the option that rectifies the incorrectly spelt words in the given sentence.

Let us prepare for the upcomng comptitive exams.

Options

A

Let us prepare for the upcomming competitive exams.

Let us prepare for the upcomming competitive exams.

B

Let us prepare for the upcomming competive exams.

Let us prepare for the upcomming competive exams.

C

Let us prepare for the upcoming competitive exams.

Let us prepare for the upcoming competitive exams.

D

Let us prepare for the upcoming compititive exams.

Let us prepare for the upcoming compititive exams.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Let us prepare for the upcoming competitive exams.

Let us prepare for the upcoming competitive exams.


Question 6

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Cryptic
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Cryptic

Options

A

Definite

Definite

B

Cloudy

Cloudy

C

Mystical

Mystical

D

Fuzzy

Fuzzy


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Definite

Definite


Question 7

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.

Kangaroo leather is used to make items / that must be strong and flexible hence it is most / common used in bullwhips.
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.

Kangaroo leather is used to make items / that must be strong and flexible hence it is most / common used in bullwhips.

Options

A

common used in bullwhips

common used in bullwhips

B

Kangaroo leather is used to make items

Kangaroo leather is used to make items

C

No error

No error

D

that must be strong and flexible hence it is most

that must be strong and flexible hence it is most


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

common used in bullwhips

common used in bullwhips


Question 8

Select the most appropriate synonym of the underlined word in the given sentence.

He was quick in his anger, but easily appeased.
Select the most appropriate synonym of the underlined word in the given sentence.

He was quick in his anger, but easily appeased.

Options

A

dejected

dejected

B

pacified

pacified

C

unsatisfied

unsatisfied

D

bugged

bugged


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

pacified

pacified


Question 9

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The mystery behind the extinction of the dinosaurs ______ obscure.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The mystery behind the extinction of the dinosaurs ______ obscure.

Options

A

is still

is still

B

being still

being still

C

be still

be still

D

are still

are still


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

is still

is still


Question 10

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the given sentence.

It will have detrimental effects on the healing process.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the given sentence.

It will have detrimental effects on the healing process.

Options

A

Benign

Benign

B

Insidious

Insidious

C

Baneful

Baneful

D

Nasty

Nasty


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Benign

Benign


Question 11

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

______ Paul and Jenny are waiting for you in their office.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

______ Paul and Jenny are waiting for you in their office.

Options

A

Any

Any

B

All

All

C

Both

Both

D

Either

Either


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Both

Both


Question 12

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

A place where bees are kept
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

A place where bees are kept

Options

A

Archive

Archive

B

Hangar

Hangar

C

Apiary

Apiary

D

Granary

Granary


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Apiary

Apiary


Question 13

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Hold the fort
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Hold the fort

Options

A

To stop talking about something

To stop talking about something

B

To finish something before time

To finish something before time

C

To avoid being found guilty of a crime

To avoid being found guilty of a crime

D

To take responsibility for a situation temporarily

To take responsibility for a situation temporarily


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

To take responsibility for a situation temporarily

To take responsibility for a situation temporarily


Question 14

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

This Louis Vuitton bag costed me an arm and a leg.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

This Louis Vuitton bag costed me an arm and a leg.

Options

A

has no warranty

has no warranty

B

is very expensive

is very expensive

C

is very cheap

is very cheap

D

is a fake product

is a fake product


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

is very expensive

is very expensive


Question 15

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Culpable
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Culpable

Options

A

Guilty

Guilty

B

Irresponsible

Irresponsible

C

innocent

innocent

D

Immune

Immune


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Guilty

Guilty


Question 16

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.

Writing down your thoughts / can has immense positive / effects on your health.
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.

Writing down your thoughts / can has immense positive / effects on your health.

Options

A

can has immense positive

can has immense positive

B

effects on your health

effects on your health

C

No error

No error

D

Writing down your thoughts

Writing down your thoughts


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

can has immense positive

can has immense positive


Question 17

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I think I have left ______ lunchbox at your house.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I think I have left ______ lunchbox at your house.

Options

A

me

me

B

I

I

C

mine

mine

D

my

my


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

my

my


Question 18

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Anita looked ______ the word in the dictionary, but she still did not understand it.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Anita looked ______ the word in the dictionary, but she still did not understand it.

Options

A

after

after

B

from

from

C

up

up

D

to

to


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

up

up


Question 19

Select the correctly spelt word.
Select the correctly spelt word.

Options

A

Sacrifise

Sacrifise

B

Sacrefice

Sacrefice

C

Sacrifice

Sacrifice

D

Scarifice

Scarifice


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Sacrifice

Sacrifice


Question 20

Parts of the following sentence have been given as options. 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.

Foods turn brown and crispy when we cook them because for chemical reactions.
Parts of the following sentence have been given as options. 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.

Foods turn brown and crispy when we cook them because for chemical reactions.

Options

A

when we cook them

when we cook them

B

No error

No error

C

Foods turn brown and crispy

Foods turn brown and crispy

D

because for chemical reactions

because for chemical reactions


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

because for chemical reactions

because for chemical reactions


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.

One of the most basic (1)______ of a human is food. Food is grown in various parts of the world according to the climatic (2)______ but one thing that all kinds of crops need (3)______ an exception is water. We all know (4)______ water, sunlight, and nutrition from the soil (5)______ key to a plant’s growth.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.

One of the most basic (1)______ of a human is food. Food is grown in various parts of the world according to the climatic (2)______ but one thing that all kinds of crops need (3)______ an exception is water. We all know (4)______ water, sunlight, and nutrition from the soil (5)______ key to a plant’s growth.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

needer

needer

B

needs

needs

C

needed

needed

D

needful

needful


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

needs

needs


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.

One of the most basic (1)______ of a human is food. Food is grown in various parts of the world according to the climatic (2)______ but one thing that all kinds of crops need (3)______ an exception is water. We all know (4)______ water, sunlight, and nutrition from the soil (5)______ key to a plant’s growth.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.

One of the most basic (1)______ of a human is food. Food is grown in various parts of the world according to the climatic (2)______ but one thing that all kinds of crops need (3)______ an exception is water. We all know (4)______ water, sunlight, and nutrition from the soil (5)______ key to a plant’s growth.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

weather

weather

B

report

report

C

terms

terms

D

conditions

conditions


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

conditions

conditions


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.

One of the most basic (1)______ of a human is food. Food is grown in various parts of the world according to the climatic (2)______ but one thing that all kinds of crops need (3)______ an exception is water. We all know (4)______ water, sunlight, and nutrition from the soil (5)______ key to a plant’s growth.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.

One of the most basic (1)______ of a human is food. Food is grown in various parts of the world according to the climatic (2)______ but one thing that all kinds of crops need (3)______ an exception is water. We all know (4)______ water, sunlight, and nutrition from the soil (5)______ key to a plant’s growth.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

above

above

B

over

over

C

with

with

D

without

without


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

without

without


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.

One of the most basic (1)______ of a human is food. Food is grown in various parts of the world according to the climatic (2)______ but one thing that all kinds of crops need (3)______ an exception is water. We all know (4)______ water, sunlight, and nutrition from the soil (5)______ key to a plant’s growth.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.

One of the most basic (1)______ of a human is food. Food is grown in various parts of the world according to the climatic (2)______ but one thing that all kinds of crops need (3)______ an exception is water. We all know (4)______ water, sunlight, and nutrition from the soil (5)______ key to a plant’s growth.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

when

when

B

then

then

C

that

that

D

what

what


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

that

that


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.

One of the most basic (1)______ of a human is food. Food is grown in various parts of the world according to the climatic (2)______ but one thing that all kinds of crops need (3)______ an exception is water. We all know (4)______ water, sunlight, and nutrition from the soil (5)______ key to a plant’s growth.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.

One of the most basic (1)______ of a human is food. Food is grown in various parts of the world according to the climatic (2)______ but one thing that all kinds of crops need (3)______ an exception is water. We all know (4)______ water, sunlight, and nutrition from the soil (5)______ key to a plant’s growth.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

are

are

B

been

been

C

be

be

D

is

is


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

are

are


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