MTS 21 21-07-2022 Shift 3 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

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.

Most of the carbon-trapping mechanisms / that we have identified are / based at limit studies.
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.

Most of the carbon-trapping mechanisms / that we have identified are / based at limit studies.

Options

A

Most of the carbon-trapping mechanisms

Most of the carbon-trapping mechanisms

B

that we have identified are

that we have identified are

C

based at limit studies

based at limit studies

D

No error

No error


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

based at limit studies

based at limit studies


Question 2

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

Options

A

Progresion

Progresion

B

Resonate

Resonate

C

Escapeade

Escapeade

D

Disccovery

Disccovery


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Resonate

Resonate


Question 3

Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom.
Half a million dollars is only a drop in the bucket to what is required for this industry.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom.
Half a million dollars is only a drop in the bucket to what is required for this industry.

Options

A

unity and functioning together to achieve a goal

unity and functioning together to achieve a goal

B

A very small part of something big or whole

A very small part of something big or whole

C

a person or situation having no hope of positive change

a person or situation having no hope of positive change

D

An unreliable person

An unreliable person


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

A very small part of something big or whole

A very small part of something big or whole


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 plants readily respond to these stimulus.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

The plants readily respond to these stimulus.

Options

A

No improvement required

No improvement required

B

readily respond to these stimuli

readily respond to these stimuli

C

readily responds to this stimulus

readily responds to this stimulus

D

ready respond to these stimuli

ready respond to these stimuli


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

readily respond to these stimuli

readily respond to these stimuli


Question 5

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

We need to ______ for next week, so are you in or out?
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

We need to ______ for next week, so are you in or out?

Options

A

make a mistake

make a mistake

B

make a mess

make a mess

C

make plans

make plans

D

make noise

make noise


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

make plans

make plans


Question 6

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The age of the participants ______ an important factor in this competition.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The age of the participants ______ an important factor in this competition.

Options

A

has

has

B

do

do

C

are

are

D

is

is


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

is

is


Question 7

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.
Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.

Options

A

Autocrecy

Autocrecy

B

Autonomy

Autonomy

C

Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy

D

Anarchy

Anarchy


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Autocrecy

Autocrecy


Question 8

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Fright
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Fright

Options

A

Composure

Composure

B

Dread

Dread

C

Bravery

Bravery

D

Mockery

Mockery


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Dread

Dread


Question 9

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

No other informations was conveyed to him.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

No other informations was conveyed to him.

Options

A

No other’s information

No other’s information

B

No other information

No other information

C

No improvement required

No improvement required

D

None another information

None another information


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

No other information

No other information


Question 10

Parts of the following sentence have been given as options. One of them contains an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options.

We are all aware that our environment are not what it used to be.
Parts of the following sentence have been given as options. One of them contains an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options.

We are all aware that our environment are not what it used to be.

Options

A

We are all

We are all

B

aware that our

aware that our

C

environment are not

environment are not

D

What it used to be

What it used to be


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

environment are not

environment are not


Question 11

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.

The young boy tried to jerk out of the way, / but she grabbed him and began / rubbing the tip of his nose to get the stain off.
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.

The young boy tried to jerk out of the way, / but she grabbed him and began / rubbing the tip of his nose to get the stain off.

Options

A

No error

No error

B

but she grabbed him and began

but she grabbed him and began

C

The young boy tried to jerk out of the way

The young boy tried to jerk out of the way

D

rubbing the tip of his nose to get the stain off

rubbing the tip of his nose to get the stain off


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

No error

No error


Question 12

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Revile
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Revile

Options

A

Abuse

Abuse

B

Discourage

Discourage

C

Incite

Incite

D

Silence

Silence


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Abuse

Abuse


Question 13

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

Incapable of making mistakes or being wrong
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

Incapable of making mistakes or being wrong

Options

A

Cynic

Cynic

B

Infallible

Infallible

C

Fanatic

Fanatic

D

Fatalist

Fatalist


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Infallible

Infallible


Question 14

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

Stop flogging a dead horse and concentrate on your career.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

Stop flogging a dead horse and concentrate on your career.

Options

A

To waste time on useless things

To waste time on useless things

B

To fall in love quickly

To fall in love quickly

C

To make no progress

To make no progress

D

To go on trips repeatedly

To go on trips repeatedly


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

To waste time on useless things

To waste time on useless things


Question 15

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Flexible
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Flexible

Options

A

Compliant

Compliant

B

Reckless

Reckless

C

Peculiar

Peculiar

D

Defiant

Defiant


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Defiant

Defiant


Question 16

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

As the tree came crashing down, the monkeys woke up from its sleep and ran from branch to branch.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

As the tree came crashing down, the monkeys woke up from its sleep and ran from branch to branch.

Options

A

No improvement required

No improvement required

B

woke up from their sleep

woke up from their sleep

C

wakes up from its sleep

wakes up from its sleep

D

waken up in their sleep

waken up in their sleep


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

woke up from their sleep

woke up from their sleep


Question 17

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

This small hut is going to be my ______ for the next three days.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

This small hut is going to be my ______ for the next three days.

Options

A

abode

abode

B

loaf

loaf

C

scout

scout

D

legacy

legacy


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

abode

abode


Question 18

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

He believed that he had struck terror in his children's hearts because of his _____________.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

He believed that he had struck terror in his children's hearts because of his _____________.

Options

A

love

love

B

rage

rage

C

calmness

calmness

D

fortune

fortune


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

rage

rage


Question 19

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Miss Samantha is at the ______ of her popularity.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Miss Samantha is at the ______ of her popularity.

Options

A

peek

peek

B

peak

peak

C

peck

peck

D

pick

pick


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

peak

peak


Question 20

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

Someone working or acting merely for money or other rewards
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

Someone working or acting merely for money or other rewards

Options

A

Contractor

Contractor

B

Debtor

Debtor

C

Player

Player

D

Mercenary

Mercenary


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Mercenary

Mercenary


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.

Mahalia Jackson was (1) ______ into a preacher's family in 1911, and she grew up in a riverfront shanty in New Orleans. She was motherless at five, working as a maid and laundress in her mid-teens. As a little girl, she would (2) ______ to herself before she went to sleep, "Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place." In pursuit of that dream, Mahalia migrated to Chicago when she was still a teenager. She never expected to support herself by singing, and by the time I joined her, the hands she used so expressively in her performances had (3) ______ floors, (4) ______ and helped her earn a living as a hotel maid, factory worker, beautician and florist. But her remarkable (5) ______ brought her more and more invitations to singat funerals, in churches, at concerts. And, through her warm friendly personality and a life based on sound spiritual values and hard work, she eventually found her place in the sun.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.

Mahalia Jackson was (1) ______ into a preacher's family in 1911, and she grew up in a riverfront shanty in New Orleans. She was motherless at five, working as a maid and laundress in her mid-teens. As a little girl, she would (2) ______ to herself before she went to sleep, "Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place." In pursuit of that dream, Mahalia migrated to Chicago when she was still a teenager. She never expected to support herself by singing, and by the time I joined her, the hands she used so expressively in her performances had (3) ______ floors, (4) ______ and helped her earn a living as a hotel maid, factory worker, beautician and florist. But her remarkable (5) ______ brought her more and more invitations to singat funerals, in churches, at concerts. And, through her warm friendly personality and a life based on sound spiritual values and hard work, she eventually found her place in the sun.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

Born

Born

B

Adorn

Adorn

C

Scorn

Scorn

D

Worn

Worn


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Born

Born


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.

Mahalia Jackson was (1) ______ into a preacher's family in 1911, and she grew up in a riverfront shanty in New Orleans. She was motherless at five, working as a maid and laundress in her mid-teens. As a little girl, she would (2) ______ to herself before she went to sleep, "Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place." In pursuit of that dream, Mahalia migrated to Chicago when she was still a teenager. She never expected to support herself by singing, and by the time I joined her, the hands she used so expressively in her performances had (3) ______ floors, (4) ______ and helped her earn a living as a hotel maid, factory worker, beautician and florist. But her remarkable (5) ______ brought her more and more invitations to singat funerals, in churches, at concerts. And, through her warm friendly personality and a life based on sound spiritual values and hard work, she eventually found her place in the sun.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.

Mahalia Jackson was (1) ______ into a preacher's family in 1911, and she grew up in a riverfront shanty in New Orleans. She was motherless at five, working as a maid and laundress in her mid-teens. As a little girl, she would (2) ______ to herself before she went to sleep, "Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place." In pursuit of that dream, Mahalia migrated to Chicago when she was still a teenager. She never expected to support herself by singing, and by the time I joined her, the hands she used so expressively in her performances had (3) ______ floors, (4) ______ and helped her earn a living as a hotel maid, factory worker, beautician and florist. But her remarkable (5) ______ brought her more and more invitations to singat funerals, in churches, at concerts. And, through her warm friendly personality and a life based on sound spiritual values and hard work, she eventually found her place in the sun.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

Crisper

Crisper

B

Whisper

Whisper

C

Prosper

Prosper

D

Glimmer

Glimmer


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Whisper

Whisper


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.

Mahalia Jackson was (1) ______ into a preacher's family in 1911, and she grew up in a riverfront shanty in New Orleans. She was motherless at five, working as a maid and laundress in her mid-teens. As a little girl, she would (2) ______ to herself before she went to sleep, "Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place." In pursuit of that dream, Mahalia migrated to Chicago when she was still a teenager. She never expected to support herself by singing, and by the time I joined her, the hands she used so expressively in her performances had (3) ______ floors, (4) ______ and helped her earn a living as a hotel maid, factory worker, beautician and florist. But her remarkable (5) ______ brought her more and more invitations to singat funerals, in churches, at concerts. And, through her warm friendly personality and a life based on sound spiritual values and hard work, she eventually found her place in the sun.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.

Mahalia Jackson was (1) ______ into a preacher's family in 1911, and she grew up in a riverfront shanty in New Orleans. She was motherless at five, working as a maid and laundress in her mid-teens. As a little girl, she would (2) ______ to herself before she went to sleep, "Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place." In pursuit of that dream, Mahalia migrated to Chicago when she was still a teenager. She never expected to support herself by singing, and by the time I joined her, the hands she used so expressively in her performances had (3) ______ floors, (4) ______ and helped her earn a living as a hotel maid, factory worker, beautician and florist. But her remarkable (5) ______ brought her more and more invitations to singat funerals, in churches, at concerts. And, through her warm friendly personality and a life based on sound spiritual values and hard work, she eventually found her place in the sun.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

Scrubbed

Scrubbed

B

Stubbed

Stubbed

C

Grubbed

Grubbed

D

Clubbed

Clubbed


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Scrubbed

Scrubbed


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.

Mahalia Jackson was (1) ______ into a preacher's family in 1911, and she grew up in a riverfront shanty in New Orleans. She was motherless at five, working as a maid and laundress in her mid-teens. As a little girl, she would (2) ______ to herself before she went to sleep, "Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place." In pursuit of that dream, Mahalia migrated to Chicago when she was still a teenager. She never expected to support herself by singing, and by the time I joined her, the hands she used so expressively in her performances had (3) ______ floors, (4) ______ and helped her earn a living as a hotel maid, factory worker, beautician and florist. But her remarkable (5) ______ brought her more and more invitations to singat funerals, in churches, at concerts. And, through her warm friendly personality and a life based on sound spiritual values and hard work, she eventually found her place in the sun.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.

Mahalia Jackson was (1) ______ into a preacher's family in 1911, and she grew up in a riverfront shanty in New Orleans. She was motherless at five, working as a maid and laundress in her mid-teens. As a little girl, she would (2) ______ to herself before she went to sleep, "Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place." In pursuit of that dream, Mahalia migrated to Chicago when she was still a teenager. She never expected to support herself by singing, and by the time I joined her, the hands she used so expressively in her performances had (3) ______ floors, (4) ______ and helped her earn a living as a hotel maid, factory worker, beautician and florist. But her remarkable (5) ______ brought her more and more invitations to singat funerals, in churches, at concerts. And, through her warm friendly personality and a life based on sound spiritual values and hard work, she eventually found her place in the sun.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

Considered

Considered

B

Unsoldered

Unsoldered

C

Pondered

Pondered

D

Laundered

Laundered


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Laundered

Laundered


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.

Mahalia Jackson was (1) ______ into a preacher's family in 1911, and she grew up in a riverfront shanty in New Orleans. She was motherless at five, working as a maid and laundress in her mid-teens. As a little girl, she would (2) ______ to herself before she went to sleep, "Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place." In pursuit of that dream, Mahalia migrated to Chicago when she was still a teenager. She never expected to support herself by singing, and by the time I joined her, the hands she used so expressively in her performances had (3) ______ floors, (4) ______ and helped her earn a living as a hotel maid, factory worker, beautician and florist. But her remarkable (5) ______ brought her more and more invitations to singat funerals, in churches, at concerts. And, through her warm friendly personality and a life based on sound spiritual values and hard work, she eventually found her place in the sun.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.

Mahalia Jackson was (1) ______ into a preacher's family in 1911, and she grew up in a riverfront shanty in New Orleans. She was motherless at five, working as a maid and laundress in her mid-teens. As a little girl, she would (2) ______ to herself before she went to sleep, "Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place." In pursuit of that dream, Mahalia migrated to Chicago when she was still a teenager. She never expected to support herself by singing, and by the time I joined her, the hands she used so expressively in her performances had (3) ______ floors, (4) ______ and helped her earn a living as a hotel maid, factory worker, beautician and florist. But her remarkable (5) ______ brought her more and more invitations to singat funerals, in churches, at concerts. And, through her warm friendly personality and a life based on sound spiritual values and hard work, she eventually found her place in the sun.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

keeping-skills

keeping-skills

B

Cleaning

Cleaning

C

Beauty

Beauty

D

Voice

Voice


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Voice

Voice


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