CHSL 21 01-06-2022 Shift 2 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
The manager / did not / gone to / Bombay yesterday.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
The manager / did not / gone to / Bombay yesterday.

Options

A

The manager

The manager

B

did not

did not

C

gone to

gone to

D

Bombay yesterday

Bombay yesterday


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

gone to

gone to


Question 2

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (Mahatma Gandhi NREGA) aims at enhancing ________ security of households in rural areas of the country by providing at least one hundred days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (Mahatma Gandhi NREGA) aims at enhancing ________ security of households in rural areas of the country by providing at least one hundred days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.

Options

A

livelihood 

livelihood 

B

 balanced

 balanced

C

 total

 total

D

 strict

 strict


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

livelihood 

livelihood 


Question 3

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
We would have loved to stay __________ like children all our lives.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
We would have loved to stay __________ like children all our lives.

Options

A

innocent

innocent

B

cunning

cunning

C

fragile

fragile

D

shy 

shy 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

innocent

innocent


Question 4

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
Vishnu and family are looking around into the possibility of moving to Canada.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
Vishnu and family are looking around into the possibility of moving to Canada.

Options

A

are looking around to

are looking around to

B

 are looking upto

 are looking upto

C

look into 

look into 

D

are looking into

are looking into


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

are looking into

are looking into


Question 5

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Profess
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Profess

Options

A

Assume 

Assume 

B

Predict

Predict

C

Declare 

Declare 

D

Convince 

Convince 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Declare 

Declare 


Question 6

In the following questions a statement has been given with highlighted text. Select the options that can replace the text with correct idiom or phrase
The coach felt extremely nervous on seeing the team performing poorly in the first quarter.
In the following questions a statement has been given with highlighted text. Select the options that can replace the text with correct idiom or phrase
The coach felt extremely nervous on seeing the team performing poorly in the first quarter.

Options

A

Heart skipped a beat

Heart skipped a beat

B

Like a cakewalk

Like a cakewalk

C

Raining cats and dogs

Raining cats and dogs

D

Crying Wolf 

Crying Wolf 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Heart skipped a beat

Heart skipped a beat


Question 7

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Devastate
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Devastate

Options

A

Suppress

Suppress

B

Destroy

Destroy

C

Produce 

Produce 

D

Recite

Recite


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Destroy

Destroy


Question 8

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

Options

A

Guarantee

Guarantee

B

Glamour

Glamour

C

Queeuee

Queeuee

D

Quarantine

Quarantine


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Queeuee

Queeuee


Question 9

Sentences of a paragraph are given below in jumbled order. Arrange the sentences in the correct order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.
A.It is unquestionably evident that this virus brought misery and grief into the lives of the people of other professions too.
B.Covid-19 changed the form and face of every field in the world. It did not leave any field untouched.
C.One of the most affected areas is education. Millions of students all over the world could not get a proper education.
D.Millions of the teachers who are working, specifically in private educational institutes, were not paid full salary during the pandemic.
Sentences of a paragraph are given below in jumbled order. Arrange the sentences in the correct order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.
A.It is unquestionably evident that this virus brought misery and grief into the lives of the people of other professions too.
B.Covid-19 changed the form and face of every field in the world. It did not leave any field untouched.
C.One of the most affected areas is education. Millions of students all over the world could not get a proper education.
D.Millions of the teachers who are working, specifically in private educational institutes, were not paid full salary during the pandemic.

Options

A

DABC

DABC

B

ACDB

ACDB

C

BCDA

BCDA

D

CBDA

CBDA


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

BCDA

BCDA


Question 10

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the word given in bold in the following sentence.
I broke away from their solicitous grip.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the word given in bold in the following sentence.
I broke away from their solicitous grip.

Options

A

worried

worried

B

knowledgeable

knowledgeable

C

interesting

interesting

D

heedless

heedless


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

heedless

heedless


Question 11

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
A piece of cake
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
A piece of cake

Options

A

An ambitious person  

An ambitious person  

B

An easy task   

An easy task   

C

A punishment   

A punishment   

D

An obstacle   

An obstacle   


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

An easy task   

An easy task   


Question 12

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
This cat and mouse game are famous with all children in the future.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
This cat and mouse game are famous with all children in the future.

Options

A

will be

will be

B

would have been

would have been

C

is

is

D

was

was


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

will be

will be


Question 13

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
Diwali sweets were being prepared by our grandmother.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
Diwali sweets were being prepared by our grandmother.

Options

A

Our grandmother was preparing Diwali sweets.

Our grandmother was preparing Diwali sweets.

B

Our grandmother is preparing Diwali sweets.

Our grandmother is preparing Diwali sweets.

C

Our grandmother prepared Diwali sweets.

Our grandmother prepared Diwali sweets.

D

Our grandmother prepares Diwali sweets.

Our grandmother prepares Diwali sweets.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Our grandmother was preparing Diwali sweets.

Our grandmother was preparing Diwali sweets.


Question 14

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
Squalid
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
Squalid

Options

A

Bare 

Bare 

B

Advanced

Advanced

C

Contemporary 

Contemporary 

D

Clean  

Clean  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Clean  

Clean  


Question 15

Select the sentence which has no spelling error.
Select the sentence which has no spelling error.

Options

A

Playing and eating are the two prime works during vecation.

Playing and eating are the two prime works during vecation.

B

Geeta is going to Pune for vakation.

Geeta is going to Pune for vakation.

C

Ooty is my dream vacashun spot.

Ooty is my dream vacashun spot.

D

Children welcome summer vacation with zeal.

Children welcome summer vacation with zeal.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Children welcome summer vacation with zeal.

Children welcome summer vacation with zeal.


Question 16

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Zeal; burning enthusiasm; passion
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Zeal; burning enthusiasm; passion

Options

A

 Arena

 Arena

B

Ardour 

Ardour 

C

Arcuate

Arcuate

D

 Arid

 Arid


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Ardour 

Ardour 


Question 17

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Hit the books
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Hit the books

Options

A

Become very confused   

Become very confused   

B

To feel sorry about a mistake   

To feel sorry about a mistake   

C

To study very hard  

To study very hard  

D

To have a very long list  

To have a very long list  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

To study very hard  

To study very hard  


Question 18

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
I remember vivid / the last road trip / we had / before the pandemic hit.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
I remember vivid / the last road trip / we had / before the pandemic hit.

Options

A

  the last road trip

  the last road trip

B

I remember vivid

I remember vivid

C

 we had

 we had

D

 before the pandemic hit

 before the pandemic hit


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

I remember vivid

I remember vivid


Question 19

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Vanity
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Vanity

Options

A

Humility 

Humility 

B

Conceit 

Conceit 

C

Beauty

Beauty

D

Empty 

Empty 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Conceit 

Conceit 


Question 20

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

Options

A

Geography

Geography

B

Philosophy

Philosophy

C

Spychology

Spychology

D

Economics

Economics


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Spychology

Spychology


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.
Claims have been made that vaccines are responsible for certain (1)__________ health conditions, particularly autism, speech disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Some of those claims focused on thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound used as a preservative in vaccines. Some people believed that autism (2)__________ a form of mercury poisoning, caused specifically by thimerosal in childhood vaccines. Those claims have been discredited. Still, misinformation and fear generated by false claims about associations (3)__________ autism and vaccines had a significant impact on individuals’ perceptions about vaccine safety. (4)__________, most individuals in countries where vaccination is widespread have never personally experienced vaccine-preventable disease. Thus, the focus of concern for some people shifted from the negative effects of vaccine-preventable disease to the possible negative effects of the vaccines (5)__________.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.
Claims have been made that vaccines are responsible for certain (1)__________ health conditions, particularly autism, speech disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Some of those claims focused on thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound used as a preservative in vaccines. Some people believed that autism (2)__________ a form of mercury poisoning, caused specifically by thimerosal in childhood vaccines. Those claims have been discredited. Still, misinformation and fear generated by false claims about associations (3)__________ autism and vaccines had a significant impact on individuals’ perceptions about vaccine safety. (4)__________, most individuals in countries where vaccination is widespread have never personally experienced vaccine-preventable disease. Thus, the focus of concern for some people shifted from the negative effects of vaccine-preventable disease to the possible negative effects of the vaccines (5)__________.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

adverse

adverse

B

affirm

affirm

C

contemptuous

contemptuous

D

disperse

disperse


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

adverse

adverse


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.
Claims have been made that vaccines are responsible for certain (1)__________ health conditions, particularly autism, speech disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Some of those claims focused on thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound used as a preservative in vaccines. Some people believed that autism (2)__________ a form of mercury poisoning, caused specifically by thimerosal in childhood vaccines. Those claims have been discredited. Still, misinformation and fear generated by false claims about associations (3)__________ autism and vaccines had a significant impact on individuals’ perceptions about vaccine safety. (4)__________, most individuals in countries where vaccination is widespread have never personally experienced vaccine-preventable disease. Thus, the focus of concern for some people shifted from the negative effects of vaccine-preventable disease to the possible negative effects of the vaccines (5)__________.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.
Claims have been made that vaccines are responsible for certain (1)__________ health conditions, particularly autism, speech disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Some of those claims focused on thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound used as a preservative in vaccines. Some people believed that autism (2)__________ a form of mercury poisoning, caused specifically by thimerosal in childhood vaccines. Those claims have been discredited. Still, misinformation and fear generated by false claims about associations (3)__________ autism and vaccines had a significant impact on individuals’ perceptions about vaccine safety. (4)__________, most individuals in countries where vaccination is widespread have never personally experienced vaccine-preventable disease. Thus, the focus of concern for some people shifted from the negative effects of vaccine-preventable disease to the possible negative effects of the vaccines (5)__________.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2

Options

A

were

were

B

shall

shall

C

was

was

D

will

will


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

was

was


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.
Claims have been made that vaccines are responsible for certain (1)__________ health conditions, particularly autism, speech disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Some of those claims focused on thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound used as a preservative in vaccines. Some people believed that autism (2)__________ a form of mercury poisoning, caused specifically by thimerosal in childhood vaccines. Those claims have been discredited. Still, misinformation and fear generated by false claims about associations (3)__________ autism and vaccines had a significant impact on individuals’ perceptions about vaccine safety. (4)__________, most individuals in countries where vaccination is widespread have never personally experienced vaccine-preventable disease. Thus, the focus of concern for some people shifted from the negative effects of vaccine-preventable disease to the possible negative effects of the vaccines (5)__________.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.
Claims have been made that vaccines are responsible for certain (1)__________ health conditions, particularly autism, speech disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Some of those claims focused on thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound used as a preservative in vaccines. Some people believed that autism (2)__________ a form of mercury poisoning, caused specifically by thimerosal in childhood vaccines. Those claims have been discredited. Still, misinformation and fear generated by false claims about associations (3)__________ autism and vaccines had a significant impact on individuals’ perceptions about vaccine safety. (4)__________, most individuals in countries where vaccination is widespread have never personally experienced vaccine-preventable disease. Thus, the focus of concern for some people shifted from the negative effects of vaccine-preventable disease to the possible negative effects of the vaccines (5)__________.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

through

through

B

each other

each other

C

between

between

D

one another

one another


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

between

between


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.
Claims have been made that vaccines are responsible for certain (1)__________ health conditions, particularly autism, speech disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Some of those claims focused on thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound used as a preservative in vaccines. Some people believed that autism (2)__________ a form of mercury poisoning, caused specifically by thimerosal in childhood vaccines. Those claims have been discredited. Still, misinformation and fear generated by false claims about associations (3)__________ autism and vaccines had a significant impact on individuals’ perceptions about vaccine safety. (4)__________, most individuals in countries where vaccination is widespread have never personally experienced vaccine-preventable disease. Thus, the focus of concern for some people shifted from the negative effects of vaccine-preventable disease to the possible negative effects of the vaccines (5)__________.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.
Claims have been made that vaccines are responsible for certain (1)__________ health conditions, particularly autism, speech disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Some of those claims focused on thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound used as a preservative in vaccines. Some people believed that autism (2)__________ a form of mercury poisoning, caused specifically by thimerosal in childhood vaccines. Those claims have been discredited. Still, misinformation and fear generated by false claims about associations (3)__________ autism and vaccines had a significant impact on individuals’ perceptions about vaccine safety. (4)__________, most individuals in countries where vaccination is widespread have never personally experienced vaccine-preventable disease. Thus, the focus of concern for some people shifted from the negative effects of vaccine-preventable disease to the possible negative effects of the vaccines (5)__________.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

Likewise

Likewise

B

For instance

For instance

C

In addition

In addition

D

Therefore

Therefore


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

For instance

For instance


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.
Claims have been made that vaccines are responsible for certain (1)__________ health conditions, particularly autism, speech disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Some of those claims focused on thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound used as a preservative in vaccines. Some people believed that autism (2)__________ a form of mercury poisoning, caused specifically by thimerosal in childhood vaccines. Those claims have been discredited. Still, misinformation and fear generated by false claims about associations (3)__________ autism and vaccines had a significant impact on individuals’ perceptions about vaccine safety. (4)__________, most individuals in countries where vaccination is widespread have never personally experienced vaccine-preventable disease. Thus, the focus of concern for some people shifted from the negative effects of vaccine-preventable disease to the possible negative effects of the vaccines (5)__________.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.
Claims have been made that vaccines are responsible for certain (1)__________ health conditions, particularly autism, speech disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Some of those claims focused on thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound used as a preservative in vaccines. Some people believed that autism (2)__________ a form of mercury poisoning, caused specifically by thimerosal in childhood vaccines. Those claims have been discredited. Still, misinformation and fear generated by false claims about associations (3)__________ autism and vaccines had a significant impact on individuals’ perceptions about vaccine safety. (4)__________, most individuals in countries where vaccination is widespread have never personally experienced vaccine-preventable disease. Thus, the focus of concern for some people shifted from the negative effects of vaccine-preventable disease to the possible negative effects of the vaccines (5)__________.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

itself

itself

B

ourselves

ourselves

C

yourself  

yourself  

D

themselves

themselves


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

themselves

themselves


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