MTS 21 25-07-2022 Shift 1 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

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

The table was grased with a lovelly showpiece.
Select the option that rectifies the incorrectly spelt words in the given sentence.

The table was grased with a lovelly showpiece.

Options

A

The table was graced with a lovelly showpiece.

The table was graced with a lovelly showpiece.

B

The table was graced with a lovely showpiece.

The table was graced with a lovely showpiece.

C

The table was graced with a lovaly showpiece.

The table was graced with a lovaly showpiece.

D

The table was grased with a lovvely showpiece.

The table was grased with a lovvely showpiece.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

The table was graced with a lovely showpiece.

The table was graced with a lovely showpiece.


Question 2

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

An ability to find ways and directions
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

An ability to find ways and directions

Options

A

Navigate

Navigate

B

Annotate

Annotate

C

operate

operate

D

drive

drive


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Navigate

Navigate


Question 3

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.

She didn’t knew / that I was out / for some urgent work.
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.

She didn’t knew / that I was out / for some urgent work.

Options

A

for some urgent work

for some urgent work

B

No error

No error

C

that I was out

that I was out

D

She didn’t knew

She didn’t knew


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

She didn’t knew

She didn’t knew


Question 4

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Overindulgence in anything may prove ________ to health.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Overindulgence in anything may prove ________ to health.

Options

A

spurious

spurious

B

repetitive

repetitive

C

injurious

injurious

D

commercial

commercial


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

injurious

injurious


Question 5

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

An afternoon performance in a theatre or cinema
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

An afternoon performance in a theatre or cinema

Options

A

Matinee

Matinee

B

Canvas

Canvas

C

Premiere

Premiere

D

Comedy

Comedy


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Matinee

Matinee


Question 6

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

Options

A

Benign

Benign

B

Bombastic

Bombastic

C

Arachic

Arachic

D

Artless

Artless


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Arachic

Arachic


Question 7

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Laconic
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Laconic

Options

A

Verbose

Verbose

B

Pithy

Pithy

C

Terse

Terse

D

Brief

Brief


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Verbose

Verbose


Question 8

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.

I have receive perhaps four / or five such requests during the / course of a typical week.
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.

I have receive perhaps four / or five such requests during the / course of a typical week.

Options

A

No error

No error

B

or five such requests during the

or five such requests during the

C

course of a typical week

course of a typical week

D

I have receive perhaps four

I have receive perhaps four


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

I have receive perhaps four

I have receive perhaps four


Question 9

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

When it comes to love of sports, he takes off his father.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

When it comes to love of sports, he takes off his father.

Options

A

takes from

takes from

B

takes by

takes by

C

No improvement required

No improvement required

D

takes after

takes after


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

takes after

takes after


Question 10

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It was a long and dangerous journey in those unsettled days.The pilgrim had to face ______ by land and sea.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It was a long and dangerous journey in those unsettled days.The pilgrim had to face ______ by land and sea.

Options

A

perils

perils

B

exposure

exposure

C

respite

respite

D

safeties

safeties


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

perils

perils


Question 11

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

A child in an art museum is like a bull in a China shop.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

A child in an art museum is like a bull in a China shop.

Options

A

A clumsy person in a delicate situation

A clumsy person in a delicate situation

B

A person with no moral values

A person with no moral values

C

A talkative person

A talkative person

D

A person who cries for everything

A person who cries for everything


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

A clumsy person in a delicate situation

A clumsy person in a delicate situation


Question 12

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

Make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

Make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better

Options

A

Malign

Malign

B

Castigate

Castigate

C

Judge

Judge

D

Ameliorate

Ameliorate


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Ameliorate

Ameliorate


Question 13

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

The viewing for the Mount Everest is clearer from here.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement reuired’.

The viewing for the Mount Everest is clearer from here.

Options

A

view of an

view of an

B

No improvement reuired

No improvement reuired

C

viewing of a

viewing of a

D

view of

view of


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

view of

view of


Question 14

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

An immense crowd had gather to witness this ceremony.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

An immense crowd had gather to witness this ceremony.

Options

A

gather

gather

B

had gathered

had gathered

C

No improvement required

No improvement required

D

had gathering

had gathering


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

had gathered

had gathered


Question 15

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.

Businesses are asking employees to work from home.
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.

Businesses are asking employees to work from home.

Options

A

Businesses are asking

Businesses are asking

B

employees to work

employees to work

C

from home

from home

D

No error

No error


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

No error

No error


Question 16

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Bury the hatchet
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Bury the hatchet

Options

A

To hide something controversial

To hide something controversial

B

To make secret preparations to attack

To make secret preparations to attack

C

To settle disputes

To settle disputes

D

To change the plans

To change the plans


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

To settle disputes

To settle disputes


Question 17

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The judges applauded me for my ______ performance at the competition.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The judges applauded me for my ______ performance at the competition.

Options

A

large

large

B

normal

normal

C

usual

usual

D

outstanding

outstanding


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

outstanding

outstanding


Question 18

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Hesitant
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Hesitant

Options

A

Diligent

Diligent

B

Remote

Remote

C

Eager

Eager

D

Reluctant

Reluctant


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Reluctant

Reluctant


Question 19

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Vanquish
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Vanquish

Options

A

Surrender

Surrender

B

Defeat

Defeat

C

Flee

Flee

D

Acquit

Acquit


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Defeat

Defeat


Question 20

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

Many state governments are facing a financial crunch.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

Many state governments are facing a financial crunch.

Options

A

are facing an

are facing an

B

will facing a

will facing a

C

is facing a

is facing a

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.

Love is often thought to be the highest and most fulfilling emotion that men and women can (1)_____. But it is also thought of in (2)_____ to the various instincts in man. Therefore, we must (3)_____ from the mystical point of view that love is the highest emotion of man and the one emotion that relates man to God. Love on every plane and level of life is an expression of God's will, working and expressing itself in man's consciousness. To express love on any level is good, but to express it as adoration of God is the (4)_____ form of love and brings man into the greatest (5)_____ with his inner self.

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.

Love is often thought to be the highest and most fulfilling emotion that men and women can (1)_____. But it is also thought of in (2)_____ to the various instincts in man. Therefore, we must (3)_____ from the mystical point of view that love is the highest emotion of man and the one emotion that relates man to God. Love on every plane and level of life is an expression of God's will, working and expressing itself in man's consciousness. To express love on any level is good, but to express it as adoration of God is the (4)_____ form of love and brings man into the greatest (5)_____ with his inner self.

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

express

express

B

condone

condone

C

attack

attack

D

condemn

condemn


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

express

express


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.

Love is often thought to be the highest and most fulfilling emotion that men and women can (1)_____. But it is also thought of in (2)_____ to the various instincts in man. Therefore, we must (3)_____ from the mystical point of view that love is the highest emotion of man and the one emotion that relates man to God. Love on every plane and level of life is an expression of God's will, working and expressing itself in man's consciousness. To express love on any level is good, but to express it as adoration of God is the (4)_____ form of love and brings man into the greatest (5)_____ with his inner self.

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.

Love is often thought to be the highest and most fulfilling emotion that men and women can (1)_____. But it is also thought of in (2)_____ to the various instincts in man. Therefore, we must (3)_____ from the mystical point of view that love is the highest emotion of man and the one emotion that relates man to God. Love on every plane and level of life is an expression of God's will, working and expressing itself in man's consciousness. To express love on any level is good, but to express it as adoration of God is the (4)_____ form of love and brings man into the greatest (5)_____ with his inner self.

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

position

position

B

mention

mention

C

relation

relation

D

inspection

inspection


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

relation

relation


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.

Love is often thought to be the highest and most fulfilling emotion that men and women can (1)_____. But it is also thought of in (2)_____ to the various instincts in man. Therefore, we must (3)_____ from the mystical point of view that love is the highest emotion of man and the one emotion that relates man to God. Love on every plane and level of life is an expression of God's will, working and expressing itself in man's consciousness. To express love on any level is good, but to express it as adoration of God is the (4)_____ form of love and brings man into the greatest (5)_____ with his inner self.

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.

Love is often thought to be the highest and most fulfilling emotion that men and women can (1)_____. But it is also thought of in (2)_____ to the various instincts in man. Therefore, we must (3)_____ from the mystical point of view that love is the highest emotion of man and the one emotion that relates man to God. Love on every plane and level of life is an expression of God's will, working and expressing itself in man's consciousness. To express love on any level is good, but to express it as adoration of God is the (4)_____ form of love and brings man into the greatest (5)_____ with his inner self.

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

acknowledges

acknowledges

B

comprehends

comprehends

C

realise

realise

D

contrast

contrast


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

realise

realise


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.

Love is often thought to be the highest and most fulfilling emotion that men and women can (1)_____. But it is also thought of in (2)_____ to the various instincts in man. Therefore, we must (3)_____ from the mystical point of view that love is the highest emotion of man and the one emotion that relates man to God. Love on every plane and level of life is an expression of God's will, working and expressing itself in man's consciousness. To express love on any level is good, but to express it as adoration of God is the (4)_____ form of love and brings man into the greatest (5)_____ with his inner self.

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.

Love is often thought to be the highest and most fulfilling emotion that men and women can (1)_____. But it is also thought of in (2)_____ to the various instincts in man. Therefore, we must (3)_____ from the mystical point of view that love is the highest emotion of man and the one emotion that relates man to God. Love on every plane and level of life is an expression of God's will, working and expressing itself in man's consciousness. To express love on any level is good, but to express it as adoration of God is the (4)_____ form of love and brings man into the greatest (5)_____ with his inner self.

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

smallest

smallest

B

largest

largest

C

latest

latest

D

highest

highest


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

highest

highest


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.

Love is often thought to be the highest and most fulfilling emotion that men and women can (1)_____. But it is also thought of in (2)_____ to the various instincts in man. Therefore, we must (3)_____ from the mystical point of view that love is the highest emotion of man and the one emotion that relates man to God. Love on every plane and level of life is an expression of God's will, working and expressing itself in man's consciousness. To express love on any level is good, but to express it as adoration of God is the (4)_____ form of love and brings man into the greatest (5)_____ with his inner self.

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.

Love is often thought to be the highest and most fulfilling emotion that men and women can (1)_____. But it is also thought of in (2)_____ to the various instincts in man. Therefore, we must (3)_____ from the mystical point of view that love is the highest emotion of man and the one emotion that relates man to God. Love on every plane and level of life is an expression of God's will, working and expressing itself in man's consciousness. To express love on any level is good, but to express it as adoration of God is the (4)_____ form of love and brings man into the greatest (5)_____ with his inner self.

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

harmony

harmony

B

loathing

loathing

C

suffering

suffering

D

menace

menace


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

harmony

harmony


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