CHSL 21 02-06-2022 Shift 1 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the most appropriate spelling that can substitute the underlined word in the given sentence.

He had to prepare for his competation
Select the most appropriate spelling that can substitute the underlined word in the given sentence.

He had to prepare for his competation

Options

A

compitition

compitition

B

competion

competion

C

competition

competition

D

competetion

competetion


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

competition

competition


Question 2

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Though he is stout, he runs ____________.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Though he is stout, he runs ____________.

Options

A

faster 

faster 

B

fastest 

fastest 

C

fastly  

fastly  

D

fast 

fast 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

fast 

fast 


Question 3

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.
The Minister announced that the bridge would constructed within a week.
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.
The Minister announced that the bridge would constructed within a week.

Options

A

that the bridge would constructed 

that the bridge would constructed 

B

The Minister announced  

The Minister announced  

C

 within a week 

 within a week 

D

No error  

No error  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

that the bridge would constructed 

that the bridge would constructed 


Question 4

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The door was opened by the children for their father.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The door was opened by the children for their father.

Options

A

The children was opened the door for their father.

The children was opened the door for their father.

B

The children opened the door for their father.

The children opened the door for their father.

C

The children opens the door for their father.

The children opens the door for their father.

D

The children are opens the door for their father.

The children are opens the door for their father.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

The children opened the door for their father.

The children opened the door for their father.


Question 5

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

Options

A

Water bearer is the symbol for zodiak Aquarius.

Water bearer is the symbol for zodiak Aquarius.

B

Many cities are named after zodaic signs.

Many cities are named after zodaic signs.

C

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac.

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac.

D

The zodyac signs are split in twelve months.

The zodyac signs are split in twelve months.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac.

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac.


Question 6

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

Options

A

Emigrate  

Emigrate  

B

Rivelry 

Rivelry 

C

Grandeur  

Grandeur  

D

Summary  

Summary  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Rivelry 

Rivelry 


Question 7

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

Options

A

 Brisk

 Brisk

B

Promising

Promising

C

Mitigating

Mitigating

D

Stern

Stern


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Stern

Stern


Question 8

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Unselfish interest in the welfare of others
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Unselfish interest in the welfare of others

Options

A

Altruism 

Altruism 

B

Misanthropy 

Misanthropy 

C

Egoism 

Egoism 

D

Celibacy 

Celibacy 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Altruism 

Altruism 


Question 9

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
They had eaten an apple every day for breakfast.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
They had eaten an apple every day for breakfast.

Options

A

eat

eat

B

eating

eating

C

has eaten

has eaten

D

eaten

eaten


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

eat

eat


Question 10

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

Options

A

Movement

Movement

B

Career

Career

C

Freadom

Freadom

D

Carrier

Carrier


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Freadom

Freadom


Question 11

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

Options

A

Divisible

Divisible

B

Remainder

Remainder

C

Quotient

Quotient

D

Dividend

Dividend


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Divisible

Divisible


Question 12

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
I am going to ask all employees about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
I am going to ask all employees about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.

Options

A

All the employees will go to be questioned by me about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.

All the employees will go to be questioned by me about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.

B

All the employees are asked by me about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.

All the employees are asked by me about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.

C

All the employees are gone to be asked about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.

All the employees are gone to be asked about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.

D

All the employees are going to be asked about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.

All the employees are going to be asked about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

All the employees are going to be asked about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.

All the employees are going to be asked about the incident that took place in the canteen yesterday.


Question 13

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
To put someone's back up
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
To put someone's back up

Options

A

To help someone

To help someone

B

To irritate someone

To irritate someone

C

To deceive someone

To deceive someone

D

To flatter someone

To flatter someone


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

To irritate someone

To irritate someone


Question 14

Select the most appropriate meaning of the highlighted idiom
The actress’ daughter is just a chip off the old block
Select the most appropriate meaning of the highlighted idiom
The actress’ daughter is just a chip off the old block

Options

A

Similar to one's parents in behaviour 

Similar to one's parents in behaviour 

B

get into the enemy’s territory 

get into the enemy’s territory 

C

console the dreary 

console the dreary 

D

chip off the edges 

chip off the edges 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Similar to one's parents in behaviour 

Similar to one's parents in behaviour 


Question 15

Parts of the given sentence have been underlined and given as options. One of them contains an error. Select the option that correctly rectifies the error.
It is possible to prevent oneself with respiratory diseases by maintaining a disciplined lifestyle.
Parts of the given sentence have been underlined and given as options. One of them contains an error. Select the option that correctly rectifies the error.
It is possible to prevent oneself with respiratory diseases by maintaining a disciplined lifestyle.

Options

A

 to a disciplined lifestyle

 to a disciplined lifestyle

B

 of prevent oneself

 of prevent oneself

C

on maintaining 

on maintaining 

D

 from respiratory diseases

 from respiratory diseases


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

 from respiratory diseases

 from respiratory diseases


Question 16

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Other countries of comparable size and exposure to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have adopted a decentralised organizational structure, liberal policies, and a __________ dispute resolution mechanism, deployed state-of-the-art infrastructure and used the private- public partnership to market Domain Name Registration Services (DNS), resulting in phenomenal growth of their country code domain name.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Other countries of comparable size and exposure to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have adopted a decentralised organizational structure, liberal policies, and a ________ dispute resolution mechanism, deployed state-of-the-art infrastructure and used the private- public partnership to market Domain Name Registration Services (DNS), resulting in phenomenal growth of their country code domain name.

Options

A

narrow 

narrow 

B

comprehensive 

comprehensive 

C

 restricted

 restricted

D

 short

 short


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

comprehensive 

comprehensive 


Question 17

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
White elephant
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
White elephant

Options

A

Motivational possession  

Motivational possession  

B

Useful and expensive possession  

Useful and expensive possession  

C

Memorable possession  

Memorable possession  

D

Costly but useless possession  

Costly but useless possession  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Costly but useless possession  

Costly but useless possession  


Question 18

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Banter
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Banter

Options

A

Commendation

Commendation

B

Rebuke

Rebuke

C

Repartee

Repartee

D

Reliance

Reliance


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Repartee

Repartee


Question 19

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. Two astronomers – Johannes Kepler from Germany and Galileo from Italy – supported the Copernican theory after nearly a century passed by.
B. Copernicus’ view was that the sun was stationary and the earth and the planets moved in orbits around the sun.
C. Nicholas Copernicus, a Polish priest, proposed a model in 1514.
D. There are many popular theories about the solar system. Ancient People believed that the sun moved around the earth and the earth was static.
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. Two astronomers – Johannes Kepler from Germany and Galileo from Italy – supported the Copernican theory after nearly a century passed by.
B. Copernicus’ view was that the sun was stationary and the earth and the planets moved in orbits around the sun.
C. Nicholas Copernicus, a Polish priest, proposed a model in 1514.
D. There are many popular theories about the solar system. Ancient People believed that the sun moved around the earth and the earth was static.

Options

A

DCBA

DCBA

B

BCAD

BCAD

C

DACB

DACB

D

ABCD 

ABCD 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

DCBA

DCBA


Question 20

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Famous
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Famous

Options

A

Quiet

Quiet

B

Affluent

Affluent

C

Obscure

Obscure

D

Concert

Concert


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Obscure

Obscure


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.
Salander sat for a while (1) _________ the telephone after Armansky hung up. She went to her work corner in the living room (2) ______ looked at the notes she had pinned up on the wall and the papers she had (3)_________ on the desk. What she had managed to collect was mostly press cuttings and articles (4)_________ from the Internet. She took the papers and dropped (5) ______ in a desk drawer.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.
Salander sat for a while (1) _________ the telephone after Armansky hung up. She went to her work corner in the living room (2) ______ looked at the notes she had pinned up on the wall and the papers she had (3)_________ on the desk. What she had managed to collect was mostly press cuttings and articles (4)_________ from the Internet. She took the papers and dropped (5) ______ in a desk drawer.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

to be holding

to be holding

B

holding

holding

C

hold

hold

D

holds

holds


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

holding

holding


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.
Salander sat for a while (1) _________ the telephone after Armansky hung up. She went to her work corner in the living room (2) ______ looked at the notes she had pinned up on the wall and the papers she had (3)_________ on the desk. What she had managed to collect was mostly press cuttings and articles (4)_________ from the Internet. She took the papers and dropped (5) ______ in a desk drawer.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.
Salander sat for a while (1) _________ the telephone after Armansky hung up. She went to her work corner in the living room (2) ______ looked at the notes she had pinned up on the wall and the papers she had (3)_________ on the desk. What she had managed to collect was mostly press cuttings and articles (4)_________ from the Internet. She took the papers and dropped (5) ______ in a desk drawer.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

and

and

B

but

but

C

so

so

D

although

although


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

and

and


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.
Salander sat for a while (1) _________ the telephone after Armansky hung up. She went to her work corner in the living room (2) ______ looked at the notes she had pinned up on the wall and the papers she had (3)_________ on the desk. What she had managed to collect was mostly press cuttings and articles (4)_________ from the Internet. She took the papers and dropped (5) ______ in a desk drawer.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.
Salander sat for a while (1) _________ the telephone after Armansky hung up. She went to her work corner in the living room (2) ______ looked at the notes she had pinned up on the wall and the papers she had (3)_________ on the desk. What she had managed to collect was mostly press cuttings and articles (4)_________ from the Internet. She took the papers and dropped (5) ______ in a desk drawer.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

tacked

tacked

B

stacked

stacked

C

slacked

slacked

D

mounded

mounded


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

stacked

stacked


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.
Salander sat for a while (1) _________ the telephone after Armansky hung up. She went to her work corner in the living room (2) ______ looked at the notes she had pinned up on the wall and the papers she had (3)_________ on the desk. What she had managed to collect was mostly press cuttings and articles (4)_________ from the Internet. She took the papers and dropped (5) ______ in a desk drawer.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.
Salander sat for a while (1) _________ the telephone after Armansky hung up. She went to her work corner in the living room (2) ______ looked at the notes she had pinned up on the wall and the papers she had (3)_________ on the desk. What she had managed to collect was mostly press cuttings and articles (4)_________ from the Internet. She took the papers and dropped (5) ______ in a desk drawer.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

downloaded

downloaded

B

cropped

cropped

C

uploaded

uploaded

D

cut

cut


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

downloaded

downloaded


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.
Salander sat for a while (1) _________ the telephone after Armansky hung up. She went to her work corner in the living room (2) ______ looked at the notes she had pinned up on the wall and the papers she had (3)_________ on the desk. What she had managed to collect was mostly press cuttings and articles (4)_________ from the Internet. She took the papers and dropped (5) ______ in a desk drawer.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.
Salander sat for a while (1) _________ the telephone after Armansky hung up. She went to her work corner in the living room (2) ______ looked at the notes she had pinned up on the wall and the papers she had (3)_________ on the desk. What she had managed to collect was mostly press cuttings and articles (4)_________ from the Internet. She took the papers and dropped (5) ______ in a desk drawer.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

they

they

B

them

them

C

it

it

D

that

that


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

them

them


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