CHSL 21 07-06-2022 Shift 2 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Fill in the blank with the correctly spelt word.
There was a feeling of __________ in his eyes.
Fill in the blank with the correctly spelt word.
There was a feeling of __________ in his eyes.

Options

A

vengense

vengense

B

vengence

vengence

C

vengaence 

vengaence 

D

vengeance

vengeance


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

vengeance

vengeance


Question 2

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. Intelligent and strikingly attractive, Tess is indisputably the central character of the novel that bears her name.
B. But she is also more than a distinctive individual: Hardy makes her into somewhat of a mythic heroine.
C. Her name, formally Theresa, recalls St. Teresa of Avila, another martyr whose vision of a higher reality cost her, her life.
D. Tess’s story, thus, is a story representing a deeper and larger experience than that of a single individual.
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. Intelligent and strikingly attractive, Tess is indisputably the central character of the novel that bears her name.
B. But she is also more than a distinctive individual: Hardy makes her into somewhat of a mythic heroine.
C. Her name, formally Theresa, recalls St. Teresa of Avila, another martyr whose vision of a higher reality cost her, her life.
D. Tess’s story, thus, is a story representing a deeper and larger experience than that of a single individual.

Options

A

ACDB

ACDB

B

ABCD

ABCD

C

BACD

BACD

D

DCBA

DCBA


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

ABCD

ABCD


Question 3

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The rumours usually _________ like wild fire.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The rumours usually _________ like wild fire.

Options

A

spreading  

spreading  

B

spreads  

spreads  

C

are spreading

are spreading

D

spread  

spread  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

spread  

spread  


Question 4

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

Options

A

Final results will be declared on the basis of agregate marks.

Final results will be declared on the basis of agregate marks.

B

Mala asked students to aggreggate examples of many chemicals.

Mala asked students to aggreggate examples of many chemicals.

C

My son’s aggregate marks were very poor in the previous year.

My son’s aggregate marks were very poor in the previous year.

D

Chromosomes are aggregatte and closely linked in a cell.

Chromosomes are aggregatte and closely linked in a cell.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

My son’s aggregate marks were very poor in the previous year.

My son’s aggregate marks were very poor in the previous year.


Question 5

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
Parker has been bitten by a rare species of spiders.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
Parker has been bitten by a rare species of spiders.

Options

A

A rare species of spiders bit Parker.

A rare species of spiders bit Parker.

B

A rare species of spiders had bitten Parker.

A rare species of spiders had bitten Parker.

C

A rare species of spiders has bitten Parker. 

A rare species of spiders has bitten Parker. 

D

 A rare species of spiders is biting Parker.

 A rare species of spiders is biting Parker.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

A rare species of spiders has bitten Parker. 

A rare species of spiders has bitten Parker. 


Question 6

Select the most appropriate meaning of the highlighted idiom.
As the Director I had to bite the bullet in order to restore normalcy.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the highlighted idiom.
As the Director I had to bite the bullet in order to restore normalcy.

Options

A

To force people to do the right thing 

To force people to do the right thing 

B

To encourage the needy 

To encourage the needy 

C

Ensure equality  

Ensure equality  

D

Force oneself to do something unpleasant 

Force oneself to do something unpleasant 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Force oneself to do something unpleasant 

Force oneself to do something unpleasant 


Question 7

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.

He ran most happily to receive his father.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.

He ran most happily to receive his father.

Options

A

more happily

more happily

B

happy

happy

C

happily

happily

D

happier

happier


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

happily

happily


Question 8

Select the denotation of the highlighted word.
The fragile economy needs some thrust from supporting partners.
Select the denotation of the highlighted word.
The fragile economy needs some thrust from supporting partners.

Options

A

Frail 

Frail 

B

Trail 

Trail 

C

Strong 

Strong 

D

 Robust

 Robust


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Frail 

Frail 


Question 9

Select the most appropriate synonym of the word given in the brackets to fill in the blank.
In 1024, a king named Mahmood ____________ (robbed) a city called Anhilwad.
Select the most appropriate synonym of the word given in the brackets to fill in the blank.
In 1024, a king named Mahmood ____________ (robbed) a city called Anhilwad.

Options

A

annexed  

annexed  

B

plundered  

plundered  

C

conquered  

conquered  

D

attacked  

attacked  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

plundered  

plundered  


Question 10

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
The negligent attitude of the cops was criticised.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
The negligent attitude of the cops was criticised.

Options

A

attentive 

attentive 

B

persistent

persistent

C

sloppy 

sloppy 

D

bored 

bored 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

attentive 

attentive 


Question 11

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Chip off the old block
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Chip off the old block

Options

A

Someone who resembles their parent 

Someone who resembles their parent 

B

Someone who spoils other's enjoyment

Someone who spoils other's enjoyment

C

Someone who makes the right decision  

Someone who makes the right decision  

D

Someone who tries to escape from their parents   

Someone who tries to escape from their parents   


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Someone who resembles their parent 

Someone who resembles their parent 


Question 12

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No substitution required’.
Rahul shall write the exam at this time next week.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No substitution required’.
Rahul shall write the exam at this time next week.

Options

A

shall be writing  

shall be writing  

B

No substitution required 

No substitution required 

C

would be writing  

would be writing  

D

will have been written  

will have been written  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

shall be writing  

shall be writing  


Question 13

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
The mob / is believing / every word / the leader says.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
The mob / is believing / every word / the leader says.

Options

A

the leader says

the leader says

B

The mob 

The mob 

C

every word

every word

D

is believing

is believing


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

is believing

is believing


Question 14

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error
Investing on real estate / can earn you quick profit / but it comes with / a certain amount of risk attached to it.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error
Investing on real estate / can earn you quick profit / but it comes with / a certain amount of risk attached to it.

Options

A

Investing on real estate

Investing on real estate

B

but it comes with

but it comes with

C

can earn you quick profit

can earn you quick profit

D

a certain amount of risk attached to it

a certain amount of risk attached to it


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Investing on real estate

Investing on real estate


Question 15

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

Options

A

Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm

B

Intelligence

Intelligence

C

Bibblography

Bibblography

D

Management

Management


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Bibblography

Bibblography


Question 16

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 new music system is too expensive for us to buy.
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 new music system is too expensive for us to buy.

Options

A

Cut to the chase

Cut to the chase

B

At sea

At sea

C

Hit the books

Hit the books

D

Costs an arm and a leg

Costs an arm and a leg


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Costs an arm and a leg

Costs an arm and a leg


Question 17

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

He always ____ a tantrum about something or the other.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

He always ____ a tantrum about something or the other.

Options

A

threw

threw

B

true

true

C

through

through

D

tough

tough


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

threw

threw


Question 18

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
The minor project put forward by the government is now moving around into its third year.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
The minor project put forward by the government is now moving around into its third year.

Options

A

 are now moving into 

 are now moving into 

B

is now moving into 

is now moving into 

C

is now moving at

is now moving at

D

is now moving along into  

is now moving along into  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

is now moving into 

is now moving into 


Question 19

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

Options

A

Agreeable

Agreeable

B

Strong

Strong

C

 Victorious

 Victorious

D

Bulky

Bulky


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Strong

Strong


Question 20

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

Options

A

 Deliberation

 Deliberation

B

 Delinquency

 Delinquency

C

Surrende

Surrende

D

Delineation 

Delineation 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

 Delinquency

 Delinquency


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.
The next Faerie Market was held (1)_________ schedule (2)_________ the other side of the wall. The two boys were not allowed to go to the market, but they wanted to. This was a source of great (3)__________ to the boys. The younger of the two had a kitten. She grew slowly but was the sweetest cat in the world, until, one evening, she began to (4)_________ around the house impatiently. The cat was off in the dark and the boy never saw the cat again. He was (5)_________ for a while.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.
The next Faerie Market was held (1)_________ schedule (2)_________ the other side of the wall. The two boys were not allowed to go to the market, but they wanted to. This was a source of great (3)__________ to the boys. The younger of the two had a kitten. She grew slowly but was the sweetest cat in the world, until, one evening, she began to (4)_________ around the house impatiently. The cat was off in the dark and the boy never saw the cat again. He was (5)_________ for a while.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

upon

upon

B

at

at

C

on

on

D

by

by


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

on

on


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.
The next Faerie Market was held (1)_________ schedule (2)_________ the other side of the wall. The two boys were not allowed to go to the market, but they wanted to. This was a source of great (3)__________ to the boys. The younger of the two had a kitten. She grew slowly but was the sweetest cat in the world, until, one evening, she began to (4)_________ around the house impatiently. The cat was off in the dark and the boy never saw the cat again. He was (5)_________ for a while.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.
The next Faerie Market was held (1)_________ schedule (2)_________ the other side of the wall. The two boys were not allowed to go to the market, but they wanted to. This was a source of great (3)__________ to the boys. The younger of the two had a kitten. She grew slowly but was the sweetest cat in the world, until, one evening, she began to (4)_________ around the house impatiently. The cat was off in the dark and the boy never saw the cat again. He was (5)_________ for a while.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

at

at

B

in

in

C

on

on

D

upon

upon


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

on

on


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.
The next Faerie Market was held (1)_________ schedule (2)_________ the other side of the wall. The two boys were not allowed to go to the market, but they wanted to. This was a source of great (3)__________ to the boys. The younger of the two had a kitten. She grew slowly but was the sweetest cat in the world, until, one evening, she began to (4)_________ around the house impatiently. The cat was off in the dark and the boy never saw the cat again. He was (5)_________ for a while.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.
The next Faerie Market was held (1)_________ schedule (2)_________ the other side of the wall. The two boys were not allowed to go to the market, but they wanted to. This was a source of great (3)__________ to the boys. The younger of the two had a kitten. She grew slowly but was the sweetest cat in the world, until, one evening, she began to (4)_________ around the house impatiently. The cat was off in the dark and the boy never saw the cat again. He was (5)_________ for a while.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

abhorrence

abhorrence

B

hatred

hatred

C

ebullience

ebullience

D

irritation

irritation


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

irritation

irritation


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.
The next Faerie Market was held (1)_________ schedule (2)_________ the other side of the wall. The two boys were not allowed to go to the market, but they wanted to. This was a source of great (3)__________ to the boys. The younger of the two had a kitten. She grew slowly but was the sweetest cat in the world, until, one evening, she began to (4)_________ around the house impatiently. The cat was off in the dark and the boy never saw the cat again. He was (5)_________ for a while.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.
The next Faerie Market was held (1)_________ schedule (2)_________ the other side of the wall. The two boys were not allowed to go to the market, but they wanted to. This was a source of great (3)__________ to the boys. The younger of the two had a kitten. She grew slowly but was the sweetest cat in the world, until, one evening, she began to (4)_________ around the house impatiently. The cat was off in the dark and the boy never saw the cat again. He was (5)_________ for a while.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

march

march

B

trot

trot

C

sleep

sleep

D

prowl

prowl


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

prowl

prowl


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.
The next Faerie Market was held (1)_________ schedule (2)_________ the other side of the wall. The two boys were not allowed to go to the market, but they wanted to. This was a source of great (3)__________ to the boys. The younger of the two had a kitten. She grew slowly but was the sweetest cat in the world, until, one evening, she began to (4)_________ around the house impatiently. The cat was off in the dark and the boy never saw the cat again. He was (5)_________ for a while.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.
The next Faerie Market was held (1)_________ schedule (2)_________ the other side of the wall. The two boys were not allowed to go to the market, but they wanted to. This was a source of great (3)__________ to the boys. The younger of the two had a kitten. She grew slowly but was the sweetest cat in the world, until, one evening, she began to (4)_________ around the house impatiently. The cat was off in the dark and the boy never saw the cat again. He was (5)_________ for a while.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

inconsolable

inconsolable

B

sanguine

sanguine

C

petrified

petrified

D

blithesome

blithesome


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

inconsolable

inconsolable


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