CHSL 21 02-06-2022 Shift 3 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom given in bold in the following sentence.
She is green-eyed with his success.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom given in bold in the following sentence.
She is green-eyed with his success.

Options

A

jealous

jealous

B

worried

worried

C

afraid

afraid

D

enthusiastic

enthusiastic


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

jealous

jealous


Question 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.
I suggested her two _____ dates, both in the coming month and just a few days ______ from each other to start her singing practice.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
I suggested her two _____ dates, both in the coming month and just a few days ______ from each other to start her singing practice.

Options

A

adverse, different

adverse, different

B

alarming, near

alarming, near

C

alternative, apart 

alternative, apart 

D

alternating, closely

alternating, closely


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

alternative, apart 

alternative, apart 


Question 3

Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom given in bold in the following sentence.
For the time being, the liberals seem to have carried the day.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom given in bold in the following sentence.
For the time being, the liberals seem to have carried the day.

Options

A

winning

winning

B

popular

popular

C

unpopular

unpopular

D

despised

despised


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

winning

winning


Question 4

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

Options

A

Eagerness

Eagerness

B

Bravery

Bravery

C

Wisdom

Wisdom

D

Hard-heartedness

Hard-heartedness


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Bravery

Bravery


Question 5

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The national flag was hoisted by the minister.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The national flag was hoisted by the minister.

Options

A

The minister will hoist the national flag.

The minister will hoist the national flag.

B

The minister was hoisted the national flag.

The minister was hoisted the national flag.

C

The minister hoisted the national flag.

The minister hoisted the national flag.

D

The minister hoist the national flag.

The minister hoist the national flag.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

The minister hoisted the national flag.

The minister hoisted the national flag.


Question 6

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
One must care as for family members as possible.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
One must care as for family members as possible.

Options

A

most for family members

most for family members

B

more for family members

more for family members

C

as much for family members

as much for family members

D

as most for family members

as most for family members


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

as much for family members

as much for family members


Question 7

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
A person who leaves his/her own country to live in another country permanently
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
A person who leaves his/her own country to live in another country permanently

Options

A

Vagabond

Vagabond

B

Mercenary

Mercenary

C

Emigrant

Emigrant

D

Immigrant

Immigrant


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Emigrant

Emigrant


Question 8

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The outcome of the interview will be published by next week.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The outcome of the interview will be published by next week.

Options

A

The panel was to publish the outcome of the interview by next week.

The panel was to publish the outcome of the interview by next week.

B

The panel will have published the outcome of the interview by the week next.

The panel will have published the outcome of the interview by the week next.

C

The panel will publish the outcome of the interview by next week.

The panel will publish the outcome of the interview by next week.

D

The panel would have published the outcome of the interview by next week.

The panel would have published the outcome of the interview by next week.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

The panel will publish the outcome of the interview by next week.

The panel will publish the outcome of the interview by next week.


Question 9

From among the words given in bold, select the INCORRECTLY spelt word in the following sentence.
Tibet was ruled by a theocracy of Buddhist monks under nominal suzeranity of China.
From among the words given in bold, select the INCORRECTLY spelt word in the following sentence.
Tibet was ruled by a theocracy of Buddhist monks under nominal suzeranity of China.

Options

A

theocracy

theocracy

B

suzeranity

suzeranity

C

nominal

nominal

D

Buddhist

Buddhist


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

suzeranity

suzeranity


Question 10

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
Children like to play games all the time.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
Children like to play games all the time.

Options

A

Children are being played games all the time. 

Children are being played games all the time. 

B

Games liked playing with children all the time

Games liked playing with children all the time

C

Games are liked to be played by children all the time. 

Games are liked to be played by children all the time. 

D

Children like being played to games all the time. 

Children like being played to games all the time. 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Games are liked to be played by children all the time. 

Games are liked to be played by children all the time. 


Question 11

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

Options

A

Giddyap

Giddyap

B

Banality

Banality

C

Conscientous

Conscientous

D

Inscrutable

Inscrutable


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Conscientous

Conscientous


Question 12

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
The cricketer is in sublime form.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
The cricketer is in sublime form.

Options

A

exterior 

exterior 

B

superior

superior

C

interior 

interior 

D

inferior 

inferior 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

inferior 

inferior 


Question 13

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Prerna is in a great_________ about whether to go for the party or not.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Prerna is in a great_________ about whether to go for the party or not.

Options

A

distress 

distress 

B

pain

pain

C

depression 

depression 

D

dilemma

dilemma


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

dilemma

dilemma


Question 14

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

Options

A

 Blonde

 Blonde

B

 Boisterous

 Boisterous

C

 Brusque

 Brusque

D

Blizard 

Blizard 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Blizard 

Blizard 


Question 15

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
The players seem to be suffering from exertion.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
The players seem to be suffering from exertion.

Options

A

reaction

reaction

B

suffocation 

suffocation 

C

traction 

traction 

D

inaction

inaction


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

inaction

inaction


Question 16

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Charley horse
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Charley horse

Options

A

Lucky

Lucky

B

Very fast

Very fast

C

Cramp

Cramp

D

Cunning

Cunning


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Cramp

Cramp


Question 17

Select the most appropriate synonym of the highlighted word.
The litigant wished that justice would prevail.
Select the most appropriate synonym of the highlighted word.
The litigant wished that justice would prevail.

Options

A

abuser

abuser

B

culprit

culprit

C

petitioner

petitioner

D

detective

detective


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

petitioner

petitioner


Question 18

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.People can get in touch with the larger global community by communicating and sharing their views via social media.
B.Furthermore, this provides a suitable platform to express their views, conduct business with online transactions, or find new people or jobs.
C.Smartphones have become a very important form of communication these days.
D.It is impossible for a rational person to deny the advantages of smartphones as they are devices suitable for a wide variety of tasks
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.People can get in touch with the larger global community by communicating and sharing their views via social media.
B.Furthermore, this provides a suitable platform to express their views, conduct business with online transactions, or find new people or jobs.
C.Smartphones have become a very important form of communication these days.
D.It is impossible for a rational person to deny the advantages of smartphones as they are devices suitable for a wide variety of tasks

Options

A

CBDA

CBDA

B

CDAB

CDAB

C

ABCD

ABCD

D

DCBA

DCBA


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

CDAB

CDAB


Question 19

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined words in the given sentence.
In order to restore peace, the Czar renounced the throne in favour of his first cousin.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined words in the given sentence.
In order to restore peace, the Czar renounced the throne in favour of his first cousin.

Options

A

sacrificed

sacrificed

B

sacrileged

sacrileged

C

abdicated

abdicated

D

stepped

stepped


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

abdicated

abdicated


Question 20

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

Options

A

Mandate  

Mandate  

B

Acquire  

Acquire  

C

Quarrel 

Quarrel 

D

Disregard 

Disregard 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Disregard 

Disregard 


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.
Just before midnight he put on warm clothes and his new shoes and (1)_________ across the bridge. He turned (2)_________ the road and along the sound below the church. Ice had formed on the sound and inside the old harbor, but further out he could see a darker belt of (3)_________ water. As he stood there, the lights on the (4)_________ of the church went out, and it was dark all around him. It was (5)_________ cold and stars filled the sky.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.
Just before midnight he put on warm clothes and his new shoes and (1)_________ across the bridge. He turned (2)_________ the road and along the sound below the church. Ice had formed on the sound and inside the old harbor, but further out he could see a darker belt of (3)_________ water. As he stood there, the lights on the (4)_________ of the church went out, and it was dark all around him. It was (5)_________ cold and stars filled the sky.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

walked

walked

B

danced

danced

C

slept

slept

D

stalked

stalked


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

walked

walked


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.
Just before midnight he put on warm clothes and his new shoes and (1)_________ across the bridge. He turned (2)_________ the road and along the sound below the church. Ice had formed on the sound and inside the old harbor, but further out he could see a darker belt of (3)_________ water. As he stood there, the lights on the (4)_________ of the church went out, and it was dark all around him. It was (5)_________ cold and stars filled the sky.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.
Just before midnight he put on warm clothes and his new shoes and (1)_________ across the bridge. He turned (2)_________ the road and along the sound below the church. Ice had formed on the sound and inside the old harbor, but further out he could see a darker belt of (3)_________ water. As he stood there, the lights on the (4)_________ of the church went out, and it was dark all around him. It was (5)_________ cold and stars filled the sky.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

under

under

B

off

off

C

over

over

D

inside

inside


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

off

off


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.
Just before midnight he put on warm clothes and his new shoes and (1)_________ across the bridge. He turned (2)_________ the road and along the sound below the church. Ice had formed on the sound and inside the old harbor, but further out he could see a darker belt of (3)_________ water. As he stood there, the lights on the (4)_________ of the church went out, and it was dark all around him. It was (5)_________ cold and stars filled the sky.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.
Just before midnight he put on warm clothes and his new shoes and (1)_________ across the bridge. He turned (2)_________ the road and along the sound below the church. Ice had formed on the sound and inside the old harbor, but further out he could see a darker belt of (3)_________ water. As he stood there, the lights on the (4)_________ of the church went out, and it was dark all around him. It was (5)_________ cold and stars filled the sky.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

closed

closed

B

open

open

C

wet

wet

D

dried

dried


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

open

open


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.
Just before midnight he put on warm clothes and his new shoes and (1)_________ across the bridge. He turned (2)_________ the road and along the sound below the church. Ice had formed on the sound and inside the old harbor, but further out he could see a darker belt of (3)_________ water. As he stood there, the lights on the (4)_________ of the church went out, and it was dark all around him. It was (5)_________ cold and stars filled the sky.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.
Just before midnight he put on warm clothes and his new shoes and (1)_________ across the bridge. He turned (2)_________ the road and along the sound below the church. Ice had formed on the sound and inside the old harbor, but further out he could see a darker belt of (3)_________ water. As he stood there, the lights on the (4)_________ of the church went out, and it was dark all around him. It was (5)_________ cold and stars filled the sky.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

vent

vent

B

façade

façade

C

tunnel

tunnel

D

architecture

architecture


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

façade

façade


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.
Just before midnight he put on warm clothes and his new shoes and (1)_________ across the bridge. He turned (2)_________ the road and along the sound below the church. Ice had formed on the sound and inside the old harbor, but further out he could see a darker belt of (3)_________ water. As he stood there, the lights on the (4)_________ of the church went out, and it was dark all around him. It was (5)_________ cold and stars filled the sky.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.
Just before midnight he put on warm clothes and his new shoes and (1)_________ across the bridge. He turned (2)_________ the road and along the sound below the church. Ice had formed on the sound and inside the old harbor, but further out he could see a darker belt of (3)_________ water. As he stood there, the lights on the (4)_________ of the church went out, and it was dark all around him. It was (5)_________ cold and stars filled the sky.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

some

some

B

abundantly

abundantly

C

sparingly

sparingly

D

icy

icy


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

icy

icy


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