CHSL 21 03-06-2022 Shift 3 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Someone who is shy and spends time alone rather than being with others
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Someone who is shy and spends time alone rather than being with others

Options

A

Monk

Monk

B

Introvert

Introvert

C

Extravert 

Extravert 

D

Egoist

Egoist


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Introvert

Introvert


Question 2

Parts of the given sentence have been given as options. One of them contains a grammatical error. Select the option that has the error.
Though you may not be able to conquer, I exhort you to fought bravely to the last.
Parts of the given sentence have been given as options. One of them contains a grammatical error. Select the option that has the error.
Though you may not be able to conquer, I exhort you to fought bravely to the last.

Options

A

Though you may not be  

Though you may not be  

B

 able to conquer 

 able to conquer 

C

 to fought bravely to the last 

 to fought bravely to the last 

D

I exhort you  

I exhort you  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

 to fought bravely to the last 

 to fought bravely to the last 


Question 3

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Two __________ control the judge’s decision: justice and impartiality.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Two __________ control the judge’s decision: justice and impartiality.

Options

A

members

members

B

advocates

advocates

C

principles

principles

D

officials  

officials  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

principles

principles


Question 4

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

Options

A

Mythical

Mythical

B

Adverse

Adverse

C

tolerable

tolerable

D

Terrible

Terrible


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Terrible

Terrible


Question 5

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
The best of both worlds
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
The best of both worlds

Options

A

The best practices in both, ancient times and present times

The best practices in both, ancient times and present times

B

Being good in dreams and in reality

Being good in dreams and in reality

C

An advantageous situation from two different things at a time

An advantageous situation from two different things at a time

D

The best people on Earth and in heaven

The best people on Earth and in heaven


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

An advantageous situation from two different things at a time

An advantageous situation from two different things at a time


Question 6

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Ardent
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Ardent

Options

A

Admirable

Admirable

B

Beautiful

Beautiful

C

Apathetic

Apathetic

D

Sincere

Sincere


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Apathetic

Apathetic


Question 7

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Have a long face
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Have a long face

Options

A

Look very confident  

Look very confident  

B

Look unhappy or disappointed

Look unhappy or disappointed

C

Look extremely happy

Look extremely happy

D

Portray an ugly expression

Portray an ugly expression


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Look unhappy or disappointed

Look unhappy or disappointed


Question 8

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
One who believes in the existence of a god or gods
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
One who believes in the existence of a god or gods

Options

A

Atheist

Atheist

B

Linguist

Linguist

C

Leftist

Leftist

D

Theist 

Theist 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Theist 

Theist 


Question 9

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
Danny is the better basketball player in the team.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
Danny is the better basketball player in the team.

Options

A

best

best

B

gooder

gooder

C

most

most

D

good 

good 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

best

best


Question 10

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Pleasing
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Pleasing

Options

A

Festive

Festive

B

Gratifying

Gratifying

C

Sagging

Sagging

D

Mournful

Mournful


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Gratifying

Gratifying


Question 11

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

Options

A

Curiocity

Curiocity

B

Maturity

Maturity

C

Creativity

Creativity

D

Generosity

Generosity


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Curiocity

Curiocity


Question 12

The following sentence contains a grammatical error. Select the option that correctly rectifies the error. 
As a rule, single sentences should not be write or printed as paragraphs.
The following sentence contains a grammatical error. Select the option that correctly rectifies the error. 
As a rule, single sentences should not be write or printed as paragraphs.

Options

A

As a rule, single sentences should not write or print as paragraphs. 

As a rule, single sentences should not write or print as paragraphs. 

B

As a rule, single sentences shall not have written or printed as paragraphs.

As a rule, single sentences shall not have written or printed as paragraphs.

C

 As a rule, single sentences should not be wrote or printed as paragraphs.

 As a rule, single sentences should not be wrote or printed as paragraphs.

D

As a rule, single sentences should not be written or printed as paragraphs. 

As a rule, single sentences should not be written or printed as paragraphs. 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

As a rule, single sentences should not be written or printed as paragraphs. 

As a rule, single sentences should not be written or printed as paragraphs. 


Question 13

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Stymie
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Stymie

Options

A

Tame

Tame

B

Scare

Scare

C

Amaze

Amaze

D

Hinder

Hinder


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Hinder

Hinder


Question 14

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
He does not trust anybody.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
He does not trust anybody.

Options

A

Nobody is trusted by him. 

Nobody is trusted by him. 

B

Anybody is trusted not by him.  

Anybody is trusted not by him.  

C

Anybody is not to be trusted by him.  

Anybody is not to be trusted by him.  

D

Nobody trusts him.  

Nobody trusts him.  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Nobody is trusted by him. 

Nobody is trusted by him. 


Question 15

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underline segment in the given sentence.
Some politicians turn up their face at the hard life of downtrodden people.
Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underline segment in the given sentence.
Some politicians turn up their face at the hard life of downtrodden people.

Options

A

turn up their mouth

turn up their mouth

B

turn up their ears

turn up their ears

C

turn up their eyes

turn up their eyes

D

turn up their nose

turn up their nose


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

turn up their nose

turn up their nose


Question 16

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
It is better to contact someone who draws maps to get help in your research project.
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
It is better to contact someone who draws maps to get help in your research project.

Options

A

 Cartographer

 Cartographer

B

Lexicographer 

Lexicographer 

C

Calligraphist

Calligraphist

D

 Psephologist

 Psephologist


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

 Cartographer

 Cartographer


Question 17

From among the words given in bold, select the INCORRECTLY spelt word in the following sentence.
The action was unfortunately constructed not as the necessity of conscience but as deliberate imprudance, and the barrister was unofficially reprimanded.
From among the words given in bold, select the INCORRECTLY spelt word in the following sentence.
The action was unfortunately constructed not as the necessity of conscience but as deliberate imprudance, and the barrister was unofficially reprimanded.

Options

A

imprudance

imprudance

B

conscience

conscience

C

reprimanded

reprimanded

D

necessity

necessity


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

imprudance

imprudance


Question 18

Spot the error in the given sentence and select the correct sentence from the options given.
All the panel members has been invited for the monthly meeting.
Spot the error in the given sentence and select the correct sentence from the options given.
All the panel members has been invited for the monthly meeting.

Options

A

All the panel members have been invited for the monthly meeting.

All the panel members have been invited for the monthly meeting.

B

All the panel members would have being invited for the monthly meeting.  

All the panel members would have being invited for the monthly meeting.  

C

All the panel members was invited for the monthly meeting. 

All the panel members was invited for the monthly meeting. 

D

All the panel members been invited for the monthly meeting. 

All the panel members been invited for the monthly meeting. 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

All the panel members have been invited for the monthly meeting.

All the panel members have been invited for the monthly meeting.


Question 19

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

Options

A

There are many magnificent churches in Goa.

There are many magnificent churches in Goa.

B

The bride looked bright, simple and magneficent.

The bride looked bright, simple and magneficent.

C

A magnifisent Humayun tomb was built by Hamida Bano in Delhi.

A magnifisent Humayun tomb was built by Hamida Bano in Delhi.

D

The sight of waterfall was magnifecent in the brochure.

The sight of waterfall was magnifecent in the brochure.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

There are many magnificent churches in Goa.

There are many magnificent churches in Goa.


Question 20

Identify the option that arranges the given parts in the correct order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.
a) Further, loud music is also a cause of noise pollution
b) Noise pollution is the result of aircraft and heavy traffic.
c) which has been seen to affect people’s hearing and
d) give them severe headaches and high blood pressure
Identify the option that arranges the given parts in the correct order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.
a) Further, loud music is also a cause of noise pollution
b) Noise pollution is the result of aircraft and heavy traffic.
c) which has been seen to affect people’s hearing and
d) give them severe headaches and high blood pressure

Options

A

c,a,b,d

c,a,b,d

B

b,a,c,d 

b,a,c,d 

C

a,b,c,d 

a,b,c,d 

D

d,c,a,b 

d,c,a,b 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

b,a,c,d 

b,a,c,d 


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.
Many of the major supermarket chains have come under fire with accusations of (1)__________ unethical acts over the past decade. They've wasted tonnes of food, they've underpaid their suppliers and they've contributed to excessive plastic waste in their packaging, which has had its impact on our environment. But supermarkets and grocers are (2)__________ to sit up and take notice. In response to (3)__________ consumer backlash against the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by plastic packaging, some of the largest UK supermarkets have (4)__________ up a pact promising to transform packaging and cut plastic wastage. In a pledge to reuse, recycle or compost all plastic wastage by 2025, supermarkets are now beginning to take (5)__________ responsibility for the part they play in contributing to the damage to our environment, with one major supermarket announcing their plan to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own-brand products by 2023.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.
Many of the major supermarket chains have come under fire with accusations of (1)__________ unethical acts over the past decade. They've wasted tonnes of food, they've underpaid their suppliers and they've contributed to excessive plastic waste in their packaging, which has had its impact on our environment. But supermarkets and grocers are (2)__________ to sit up and take notice. In response to (3)__________ consumer backlash against the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by plastic packaging, some of the largest UK supermarkets have (4)__________ up a pact promising to transform packaging and cut plastic wastage. In a pledge to reuse, recycle or compost all plastic wastage by 2025, supermarkets are now beginning to take (5)__________ responsibility for the part they play in contributing to the damage to our environment, with one major supermarket announcing their plan to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own-brand products by 2023.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

same

same

B

various

various

C

most 

most 

D

much 

much 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

various

various


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.
Many of the major supermarket chains have come under fire with accusations of (1)__________ unethical acts over the past decade. They've wasted tonnes of food, they've underpaid their suppliers and they've contributed to excessive plastic waste in their packaging, which has had its impact on our environment. But supermarkets and grocers are (2)__________ to sit up and take notice. In response to (3)__________ consumer backlash against the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by plastic packaging, some of the largest UK supermarkets have (4)__________ up a pact promising to transform packaging and cut plastic wastage. In a pledge to reuse, recycle or compost all plastic wastage by 2025, supermarkets are now beginning to take (5)__________ responsibility for the part they play in contributing to the damage to our environment, with one major supermarket announcing their plan to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own-brand products by 2023.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.
Many of the major supermarket chains have come under fire with accusations of (1)__________ unethical acts over the past decade. They've wasted tonnes of food, they've underpaid their suppliers and they've contributed to excessive plastic waste in their packaging, which has had its impact on our environment. But supermarkets and grocers are (2)__________ to sit up and take notice. In response to (3)__________ consumer backlash against the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by plastic packaging, some of the largest UK supermarkets have (4)__________ up a pact promising to transform packaging and cut plastic wastage. In a pledge to reuse, recycle or compost all plastic wastage by 2025, supermarkets are now beginning to take (5)__________ responsibility for the part they play in contributing to the damage to our environment, with one major supermarket announcing their plan to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own-brand products by 2023.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

starting 

starting 

B

being start  

being start  

C

start

start

D

being starting 

being starting 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

starting 

starting 


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.
Many of the major supermarket chains have come under fire with accusations of (1)__________ unethical acts over the past decade. They've wasted tonnes of food, they've underpaid their suppliers and they've contributed to excessive plastic waste in their packaging, which has had its impact on our environment. But supermarkets and grocers are (2)__________ to sit up and take notice. In response to (3)__________ consumer backlash against the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by plastic packaging, some of the largest UK supermarkets have (4)__________ up a pact promising to transform packaging and cut plastic wastage. In a pledge to reuse, recycle or compost all plastic wastage by 2025, supermarkets are now beginning to take (5)__________ responsibility for the part they play in contributing to the damage to our environment, with one major supermarket announcing their plan to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own-brand products by 2023.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.
Many of the major supermarket chains have come under fire with accusations of (1)__________ unethical acts over the past decade. They've wasted tonnes of food, they've underpaid their suppliers and they've contributed to excessive plastic waste in their packaging, which has had its impact on our environment. But supermarkets and grocers are (2)__________ to sit up and take notice. In response to (3)__________ consumer backlash against the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by plastic packaging, some of the largest UK supermarkets have (4)__________ up a pact promising to transform packaging and cut plastic wastage. In a pledge to reuse, recycle or compost all plastic wastage by 2025, supermarkets are now beginning to take (5)__________ responsibility for the part they play in contributing to the damage to our environment, with one major supermarket announcing their plan to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own-brand products by 2023.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

believing 

believing 

B

enlarging

enlarging

C

growing  

growing  

D

developing

developing


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

growing  

growing  


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.
Many of the major supermarket chains have come under fire with accusations of (1)__________ unethical acts over the past decade. They've wasted tonnes of food, they've underpaid their suppliers and they've contributed to excessive plastic waste in their packaging, which has had its impact on our environment. But supermarkets and grocers are (2)__________ to sit up and take notice. In response to (3)__________ consumer backlash against the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by plastic packaging, some of the largest UK supermarkets have (4)__________ up a pact promising to transform packaging and cut plastic wastage. In a pledge to reuse, recycle or compost all plastic wastage by 2025, supermarkets are now beginning to take (5)__________ responsibility for the part they play in contributing to the damage to our environment, with one major supermarket announcing their plan to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own-brand products by 2023.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.
Many of the major supermarket chains have come under fire with accusations of (1)__________ unethical acts over the past decade. They've wasted tonnes of food, they've underpaid their suppliers and they've contributed to excessive plastic waste in their packaging, which has had its impact on our environment. But supermarkets and grocers are (2)__________ to sit up and take notice. In response to (3)__________ consumer backlash against the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by plastic packaging, some of the largest UK supermarkets have (4)__________ up a pact promising to transform packaging and cut plastic wastage. In a pledge to reuse, recycle or compost all plastic wastage by 2025, supermarkets are now beginning to take (5)__________ responsibility for the part they play in contributing to the damage to our environment, with one major supermarket announcing their plan to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own-brand products by 2023.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

resigned 

resigned 

B

signed 

signed 

C

bought

bought

D

settled 

settled 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

signed 

signed 


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.
Many of the major supermarket chains have come under fire with accusations of (1)__________ unethical acts over the past decade. They've wasted tonnes of food, they've underpaid their suppliers and they've contributed to excessive plastic waste in their packaging, which has had its impact on our environment. But supermarkets and grocers are (2)__________ to sit up and take notice. In response to (3)__________ consumer backlash against the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by plastic packaging, some of the largest UK supermarkets have (4)__________ up a pact promising to transform packaging and cut plastic wastage. In a pledge to reuse, recycle or compost all plastic wastage by 2025, supermarkets are now beginning to take (5)__________ responsibility for the part they play in contributing to the damage to our environment, with one major supermarket announcing their plan to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own-brand products by 2023.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.
Many of the major supermarket chains have come under fire with accusations of (1)__________ unethical acts over the past decade. They've wasted tonnes of food, they've underpaid their suppliers and they've contributed to excessive plastic waste in their packaging, which has had its impact on our environment. But supermarkets and grocers are (2)__________ to sit up and take notice. In response to (3)__________ consumer backlash against the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by plastic packaging, some of the largest UK supermarkets have (4)__________ up a pact promising to transform packaging and cut plastic wastage. In a pledge to reuse, recycle or compost all plastic wastage by 2025, supermarkets are now beginning to take (5)__________ responsibility for the part they play in contributing to the damage to our environment, with one major supermarket announcing their plan to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own-brand products by 2023.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

some 

some 

B

little 

little 

C

any 

any 

D

every  

every  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

some 

some 


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