MTS 21 25-07-2022 Shift 2 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The park is a/an ______ place to stroll and exercise.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The park is a/an ______ place to stroll and exercise.

Options

A

ideal

ideal

B

doubtful

doubtful

C

fussy

fussy

D

unopen

unopen


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

ideal

ideal


Question 2

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Students of St. Xavier’s ______ away all the prizes.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Students of St. Xavier’s ______ away all the prizes.

Options

A

bearing

bearing

B

bears

bears

C

borne

borne

D

bore

bore


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

bore

bore


Question 3

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

An abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

An abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word

Options

A

Slogan

Slogan

B

Flotilla

Flotilla

C

Caption

Caption

D

Acronym

Acronym


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Acronym

Acronym


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'.

In the nineteenth century, many new ideas about education and learning were being emerged.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

In the nineteenth century, many new ideas about education and learning were being emerged.

Options

A

emerged

emerged

B

have emerging

have emerging

C

was emerging

was emerging

D

No improvement required

No improvement required


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

emerged

emerged


Question 5

Parts of the given 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.

Surgical strike is not the only solution to this problem standing at front of us.
Parts of the given 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.

Surgical strike is not the only solution to this problem standing at front of us.

Options

A

standing at front of us

standing at front of us

B

only solution to this problem

only solution to this problem

C

Surgical strike is not the

Surgical strike is not the

D

No error

No error


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

standing at front of us

standing at front of us


Question 6

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Pragmatic
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Pragmatic

Options

A

Aesthetic

Aesthetic

B

Prudent

Prudent

C

Impractical

Impractical

D

Dull

Dull


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Impractical

Impractical


Question 7

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Kill two birds with one stone
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Kill two birds with one stone

Options

A

Act cordially despite conflict

Act cordially despite conflict

B

To achieve two things by doing a single action

To achieve two things by doing a single action

C

Make peace after an argument

Make peace after an argument

D

Face several problems at a time

Face several problems at a time


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

To achieve two things by doing a single action

To achieve two things by doing a single action


Question 8

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The main street, which is neither broad nor ______, runs past this square on its way to the railway-station.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The main street, which is neither broad nor ______, runs past this square on its way to the railway-station.

Options

A

wide

wide

B

high

high

C

shallow

shallow

D

narrow

narrow


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

narrow

narrow


Question 9

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

Not everything that happen in natures is due to global warming alone.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

Not everything that happen in natures is due to global warming alone.

Options

A

that happening on nature

that happening on nature

B

which happens in natures

which happens in natures

C

No improvement required

No improvement required

D

that happens in nature

that happens in nature


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

that happens in nature

that happens in nature


Question 10

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

I gives him some orange juice from the refrigerator.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

I gives him some orange juice from the refrigerator.

Options

A

given him some

given him some

B

No improvement required

No improvement required

C

gave him some

gave him some

D

gives him any

gives him any


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

gave him some

gave him some


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.

Lucy was annoyed to discover / that her husband / had taking her car keys.
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.

Lucy was annoyed to discover / that her husband / had taking her car keys.

Options

A

Lucy was annoyed to discover

Lucy was annoyed to discover

B

No error

No error

C

that her husband

that her husband

D

had taking her car keys

had taking her car keys


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

had taking her car keys

had taking her car keys


Question 12

Parts of the given 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.

When I reached there she have already started eating.
Parts of the given 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.

When I reached there she have already started eating.

Options

A

there she have

there she have

B

already started eating

already started eating

C

No error

No error

D

When I reached

When I reached


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

there she have

there she have


Question 13

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

My mother ______ the maid for her hard work.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

My mother ______ the maid for her hard work.

Options

A

prized

prized

B

praised

praised

C

prayed

prayed

D

priced

priced


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

praised

praised


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'.

The truck picked up more then the usual amount of garbage from our neighbourhood.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

The truck picked up more then the usual amount of garbage from our neighbourhood.

Options

A

much than

much than

B

more than

more than

C

greater then

greater then

D

No improvement required

No improvement required


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

more than

more than


Question 15

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

Options

A

Contencious

Contencious

B

Prevaricate

Prevaricate

C

Revere

Revere

D

Refute

Refute


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Contencious

Contencious


Question 16

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Bustle
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Bustle

Options

A

Block

Block

B

Force

Force

C

Rush

Rush

D

Praise

Praise


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Rush

Rush


Question 17

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Bite someone's head off
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Bite someone's head off

Options

A

Ignoring something that is evidently wrong or unavoidable

Ignoring something that is evidently wrong or unavoidable

B

Cause something to be done in a new way

Cause something to be done in a new way

C

Guessing or estimating without full information

Guessing or estimating without full information

D

Respond to someone with anger that is often sudden or unprovoked

Respond to someone with anger that is often sudden or unprovoked


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Respond to someone with anger that is often sudden or unprovoked

Respond to someone with anger that is often sudden or unprovoked


Question 18

Select the option that corrects the misspelt words in the given sentence.

I should seccure some company for my lonelly hours.
Select the option that corrects the misspelt words in the given sentence.

I should seccure some company for my lonelly hours.

Options

A

I should secur some company for my loneley hours.

I should secur some company for my loneley hours.

B

I should secoure some company for my lonely hours.

I should secoure some company for my lonely hours.

C

I should secure some company for my lonely hours.

I should secure some company for my lonely hours.

D

I should sicure some company for my lonelie hours.

I should sicure some company for my lonelie hours.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

I should secure some company for my lonely hours.

I should secure some company for my lonely hours.


Question 19

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Reliable
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Reliable

Options

A

Dodgy

Dodgy

B

Dependable

Dependable

C

Dubious

Dubious

D

Doubtful

Doubtful


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Dependable

Dependable


Question 20

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word.

Instead of unambiguous statements, the Union contents itself with simple analyses.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word.

Instead of unambiguous statements, the Union contents itself with simple analyses.

Options

A

Auspicious

Auspicious

B

Complex

Complex

C

clear

clear

D

Antiquated

Antiquated


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Complex

Complex


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.

Tragedy has once again struck the Valachukettil family of Sooppikkada village in Kerala's Kozhikode district as one more member (1) ______ to the Nipah virus infection on Thursday. District Medical Officer V Jayashree told that V Moosa, 60, who had been (2) ______ treatment at Baby Memorial Hospital in the city, died on May 24 morning. This is the fourth death in the family as Moosa's sons Mohammed Sabith and Mohammed Salih, and sister-in-law Mariyam too had died of the infection (3) ______ May. With this, the death (4) ______ due to the virus infection has gone up to 12. Two persons, whose blood and body fluid samples were (5) ______ positive for the infection, are undergoing treatment.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.

Tragedy has once again struck the Valachukettil family of Sooppikkada village in Kerala's Kozhikode district as one more member (1) ______ to the Nipah virus infection on Thursday. District Medical Officer V Jayashree told that V Moosa, 60, who had been (2) ______ treatment at Baby Memorial Hospital in the city, died on May 24 morning. This is the fourth death in the family as Moosa's sons Mohammed Sabith and Mohammed Salih, and sister-in-law Mariyam too had died of the infection (3) ______ May. With this, the death (4) ______ due to the virus infection has gone up to 12. Two persons, whose blood and body fluid samples were (5) ______ positive for the infection, are undergoing treatment.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

succumbed

succumbed

B

pioneered

pioneered

C

died

died

D

embezzled

embezzled


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

succumbed

succumbed


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.

Tragedy has once again struck the Valachukettil family of Sooppikkada village in Kerala's Kozhikode district as one more member (1) ______ to the Nipah virus infection on Thursday. District Medical Officer V Jayashree told that V Moosa, 60, who had been (2) ______ treatment at Baby Memorial Hospital in the city, died on May 24 morning. This is the fourth death in the family as Moosa's sons Mohammed Sabith and Mohammed Salih, and sister-in-law Mariyam too had died of the infection (3) ______ May. With this, the death (4) ______ due to the virus infection has gone up to 12. Two persons, whose blood and body fluid samples were (5) ______ positive for the infection, are undergoing treatment.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.

Tragedy has once again struck the Valachukettil family of Sooppikkada village in Kerala's Kozhikode district as one more member (1) ______ to the Nipah virus infection on Thursday. District Medical Officer V Jayashree told that V Moosa, 60, who had been (2) ______ treatment at Baby Memorial Hospital in the city, died on May 24 morning. This is the fourth death in the family as Moosa's sons Mohammed Sabith and Mohammed Salih, and sister-in-law Mariyam too had died of the infection (3) ______ May. With this, the death (4) ______ due to the virus infection has gone up to 12. Two persons, whose blood and body fluid samples were (5) ______ positive for the infection, are undergoing treatment.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

devising

devising

B

managing

managing

C

undergoing

undergoing

D

working

working


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

undergoing

undergoing


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.

Tragedy has once again struck the Valachukettil family of Sooppikkada village in Kerala's Kozhikode district as one more member (1) ______ to the Nipah virus infection on Thursday. District Medical Officer V Jayashree told that V Moosa, 60, who had been (2) ______ treatment at Baby Memorial Hospital in the city, died on May 24 morning. This is the fourth death in the family as Moosa's sons Mohammed Sabith and Mohammed Salih, and sister-in-law Mariyam too had died of the infection (3) ______ May. With this, the death (4) ______ due to the virus infection has gone up to 12. Two persons, whose blood and body fluid samples were (5) ______ positive for the infection, are undergoing treatment.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.

Tragedy has once again struck the Valachukettil family of Sooppikkada village in Kerala's Kozhikode district as one more member (1) ______ to the Nipah virus infection on Thursday. District Medical Officer V Jayashree told that V Moosa, 60, who had been (2) ______ treatment at Baby Memorial Hospital in the city, died on May 24 morning. This is the fourth death in the family as Moosa's sons Mohammed Sabith and Mohammed Salih, and sister-in-law Mariyam too had died of the infection (3) ______ May. With this, the death (4) ______ due to the virus infection has gone up to 12. Two persons, whose blood and body fluid samples were (5) ______ positive for the infection, are undergoing treatment.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

on

on

B

in

in

C

for

for

D

through

through


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

in

in


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.

Tragedy has once again struck the Valachukettil family of Sooppikkada village in Kerala's Kozhikode district as one more member (1) ______ to the Nipah virus infection on Thursday. District Medical Officer V Jayashree told that V Moosa, 60, who had been (2) ______ treatment at Baby Memorial Hospital in the city, died on May 24 morning. This is the fourth death in the family as Moosa's sons Mohammed Sabith and Mohammed Salih, and sister-in-law Mariyam too had died of the infection (3) ______ May. With this, the death (4) ______ due to the virus infection has gone up to 12. Two persons, whose blood and body fluid samples were (5) ______ positive for the infection, are undergoing treatment.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.

Tragedy has once again struck the Valachukettil family of Sooppikkada village in Kerala's Kozhikode district as one more member (1) ______ to the Nipah virus infection on Thursday. District Medical Officer V Jayashree told that V Moosa, 60, who had been (2) ______ treatment at Baby Memorial Hospital in the city, died on May 24 morning. This is the fourth death in the family as Moosa's sons Mohammed Sabith and Mohammed Salih, and sister-in-law Mariyam too had died of the infection (3) ______ May. With this, the death (4) ______ due to the virus infection has gone up to 12. Two persons, whose blood and body fluid samples were (5) ______ positive for the infection, are undergoing treatment.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

toll

toll

B

tole

tole

C

roll

roll

D

scroll

scroll


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

toll

toll


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.

Tragedy has once again struck the Valachukettil family of Sooppikkada village in Kerala's Kozhikode district as one more member (1) ______ to the Nipah virus infection on Thursday. District Medical Officer V Jayashree told that V Moosa, 60, who had been (2) ______ treatment at Baby Memorial Hospital in the city, died on May 24 morning. This is the fourth death in the family as Moosa's sons Mohammed Sabith and Mohammed Salih, and sister-in-law Mariyam too had died of the infection (3) ______ May. With this, the death (4) ______ due to the virus infection has gone up to 12. Two persons, whose blood and body fluid samples were (5) ______ positive for the infection, are undergoing treatment.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.

Tragedy has once again struck the Valachukettil family of Sooppikkada village in Kerala's Kozhikode district as one more member (1) ______ to the Nipah virus infection on Thursday. District Medical Officer V Jayashree told that V Moosa, 60, who had been (2) ______ treatment at Baby Memorial Hospital in the city, died on May 24 morning. This is the fourth death in the family as Moosa's sons Mohammed Sabith and Mohammed Salih, and sister-in-law Mariyam too had died of the infection (3) ______ May. With this, the death (4) ______ due to the virus infection has gone up to 12. Two persons, whose blood and body fluid samples were (5) ______ positive for the infection, are undergoing treatment.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

supported

supported

B

implemented

implemented

C

rested

rested

D

tested

tested


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

tested

tested


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