CHSL 21 08-06-2022 Shift 1 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
I know her.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
I know her.

Options

A

I am known by her.

I am known by her.

B

She knows me.

She knows me.

C

She is known to me.

She is known to me.

D

She is whom I know.

She is whom I know.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

She is known to me.

She is known to me.


Question 2

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Easily provoked
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Easily provoked

Options

A

 Iridescent

 Iridescent

B

 Irrational

 Irrational

C

Irascible 

Irascible 

D

 Invincible

 Invincible


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Irascible 

Irascible 


Question 3

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Settlers ______ a new colony in the early 18th century.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Settlers ______ a new colony in the early 18th century.

Options

A

fixed

fixed

B

entrenched

entrenched

C

extended

extended

D

established

established


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

established

established


Question 4

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
Mr. Pramod couldn’t wait to trying out his new recipe.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
Mr. Pramod couldn’t wait to trying out his new recipe.

Options

A

wait for try out  

wait for try out  

B

waited to try 

waited to try 

C

wait to try out 

wait to try out 

D

waited to try out 

waited to try out 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

wait to try out 

wait to try out 


Question 5

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Pocket an insult
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Pocket an insult

Options

A

Rebel against insult  

Rebel against insult  

B

 Tolerate insult without protest 

 Tolerate insult without protest 

C

Endure insult and protest  

Endure insult and protest  

D

 Insult someone strongly 

 Insult someone strongly 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

 Tolerate insult without protest 

 Tolerate insult without protest 


Question 6

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

The clock that we have in our town square is a big in the whole town
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.

The clock that we have in our town square is a big in the whole town

Options

A

a biggest

a biggest

B

the big

the big

C

the biggest

the biggest

D

the bigger

the bigger


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

the biggest

the biggest


Question 7

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.
Reginald betrayed his closest friend. It was big shock for all.
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.
Reginald betrayed his closest friend. It was big shock for all.

Options

A

Looking to your laurels 

Looking to your laurels 

B

Every cloud has a silver lining 

Every cloud has a silver lining 

C

A black sheep 

A black sheep 

D

Stab someone in the back 

Stab someone in the back 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Stab someone in the back 

Stab someone in the back 


Question 8

The given sentence contains an error in tense form. Identify the error and choose the option that correctly rectifies the error.
Bakshi will going to call you later in the evening.
The given sentence contains an error in tense form. Identify the error and choose the option that correctly rectifies the error.
Bakshi will going to call you later in the evening.

Options

A

Bakshi will go to call you later in the evening.

Bakshi will go to call you later in the evening.

B

Bakshi is going to call you later in the evening.

Bakshi is going to call you later in the evening.

C

Bakshi goes to call you later in the evening.

Bakshi goes to call you later in the evening.

D

Bakshi was gone to call you later in the evening.

Bakshi was gone to call you later in the evening.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Bakshi is going to call you later in the evening.

Bakshi is going to call you later in the evening.


Question 9

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Upset the apple-cart
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Upset the apple-cart

Options

A

Spoil careful plans

Spoil careful plans

B

To be offended

To be offended

C

Consider unsatisfactory

Consider unsatisfactory

D

Withdraw

Withdraw


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Spoil careful plans

Spoil careful plans


Question 10

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

Options

A

Serrene

Serrene

B

Yoghurt

Yoghurt

C

Shopaholic

Shopaholic

D

Tryst

Tryst


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Serrene

Serrene


Question 11

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Funny stories made me and my brother_________.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Funny stories made me and my brother_________.

Options

A

gritty 

gritty 

B

determined 

determined 

C

giggly

giggly

D

conscious 

conscious 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

giggly

giggly


Question 12

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. These carriers of bacteria and viruses cause many diseases like Yellow Fever, Malaria etc. so panchayats and municipalities are taking a lot of care to protect people from them.
B. There are thousands of species of mosquitoes that are known to the people of the world. They mainly live in still water and other places where water is stored.
C. Mosquitos are everywhere now. Villagers, as well as city dwellers are afraid of these small creatures.
D. Usually, female and male mosquitoes take feed on plant’s or fruit honey, however female mosquitoes mostly suck the blood of humans.
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. These carriers of bacteria and viruses cause many diseases like Yellow Fever, Malaria etc. so panchayats and municipalities are taking a lot of care to protect people from them.
B. There are thousands of species of mosquitoes that are known to the people of the world. They mainly live in still water and other places where water is stored.
C. Mosquitos are everywhere now. Villagers, as well as city dwellers are afraid of these small creatures.
D. Usually, female and male mosquitoes take feed on plant’s or fruit honey, however female mosquitoes mostly suck the blood of humans.

Options

A

CBAD

CBAD

B

ADCB

ADCB

C

ACBD

ACBD

D

DABC

DABC


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

CBAD

CBAD


Question 13

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

Options

A

Certificate  

Certificate  

B

 Champeon  

 Champeon  

C

 Challenge 

 Challenge 

D

Channel

Channel


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

 Champeon  

 Champeon  


Question 14

Complete the sentence with an appropriate ANTONYM of the word mentioned in the bracket.
My fascination with Tyler's items ____________(approached) into distant memories.
Complete the sentence with an appropriate ANTONYM of the word mentioned in the bracket.
My fascination with Tyler's items ____________(approached) into distant memories.

Options

A

receded 

receded 

B

expanded  

expanded  

C

intensified  

intensified  

D

escalated  

escalated  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

receded 

receded 


Question 15

Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined word in the given sentence.
His perverse thoughts were very disturbing so he decided to try seeing a therapist.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined word in the given sentence.
His perverse thoughts were very disturbing so he decided to try seeing a therapist.

Options

A

Convergent

Convergent

B

Logical

Logical

C

Deviant

Deviant

D

Cynical

Cynical


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Deviant

Deviant


Question 16

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

Options

A

Magnificient

Magnificient

B

Hilarious

Hilarious

C

Demolish

Demolish

D

Gargantuan

Gargantuan


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Magnificient

Magnificient


Question 17

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

Options

A

Irrelevant

Irrelevant

B

Inflexible

Inflexible

C

Variable

Variable

D

Orderly

Orderly


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Variable

Variable


Question 18

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

Options

A

Tragic

Tragic

B

Empty

Empty

C

Native

Native

D

Costly

Costly


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Tragic

Tragic


Question 19

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
They attend / a meeting / in Chicago / this weekend.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
They attend / a meeting / in Chicago / this weekend.

Options

A

this weekend

this weekend

B

a meeting

a meeting

C

They attend

They attend

D

in Chicago

in Chicago


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

They attend

They attend


Question 20

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
The rich man was known all throughout the country for his noble deeds, kindness and as one who makes an active effort to promote human welfare.
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
The rich man was known all throughout the country for his noble deeds, kindness and as one who makes an active effort to promote human welfare.

Options

A

Philanthropist 

Philanthropist 

B

Spendthrift

Spendthrift

C

Squanderer

Squanderer

D

 Pacifist

 Pacifist


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Philanthropist 

Philanthropist 


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.
There was once a young man who wished to (1)_________ his heart’s desire. And while that is, as beginnings go, there was much about this young man and what happened to him that was unusual, (2)_________ even he never knew the whole of it. The tale started. The town of Wall stands today as it has (3)_________ for six hundred years, on a high (4)_________ of granite slab amidst small forest woodland. There is a road from Wall, a winding track rising sharply up from the forest, where it is (5)_________with rocks and small stones.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.
There was once a young man who wished to (1)_________ his heart’s desire. And while that is, as beginnings go, there was much about this young man and what happened to him that was unusual, (2)_________ even he never knew the whole of it. The tale started. The town of Wall stands today as it has (3)_________ for six hundred years, on a high (4)_________ of granite slab amidst small forest woodland. There is a road from Wall, a winding track rising sharply up from the forest, where it is (5)_________with rocks and small stones.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

value

value

B

prevail

prevail

C

appreciate

appreciate

D

achieve

achieve


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

achieve

achieve


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.
There was once a young man who wished to (1)_________ his heart’s desire. And while that is, as beginnings go, there was much about this young man and what happened to him that was unusual, (2)_________ even he never knew the whole of it. The tale started. The town of Wall stands today as it has (3)_________ for six hundred years, on a high (4)_________ of granite slab amidst small forest woodland. There is a road from Wall, a winding track rising sharply up from the forest, where it is (5)_________with rocks and small stones.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.
There was once a young man who wished to (1)_________ his heart’s desire. And while that is, as beginnings go, there was much about this young man and what happened to him that was unusual, (2)_________ even he never knew the whole of it. The tale started. The town of Wall stands today as it has (3)_________ for six hundred years, on a high (4)_________ of granite slab amidst small forest woodland. There is a road from Wall, a winding track rising sharply up from the forest, where it is (5)_________with rocks and small stones.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

in spite

in spite

B

even though

even though

C

despite

despite

D

although

although


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

although

although


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.
There was once a young man who wished to (1)_________ his heart’s desire. And while that is, as beginnings go, there was much about this young man and what happened to him that was unusual, (2)_________ even he never knew the whole of it. The tale started. The town of Wall stands today as it has (3)_________ for six hundred years, on a high (4)_________ of granite slab amidst small forest woodland. There is a road from Wall, a winding track rising sharply up from the forest, where it is (5)_________with rocks and small stones.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.
There was once a young man who wished to (1)_________ his heart’s desire. And while that is, as beginnings go, there was much about this young man and what happened to him that was unusual, (2)_________ even he never knew the whole of it. The tale started. The town of Wall stands today as it has (3)_________ for six hundred years, on a high (4)_________ of granite slab amidst small forest woodland. There is a road from Wall, a winding track rising sharply up from the forest, where it is (5)_________with rocks and small stones.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

edified

edified

B

stood

stood

C

established

established

D

erected

erected


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

stood

stood


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.
There was once a young man who wished to (1)_________ his heart’s desire. And while that is, as beginnings go, there was much about this young man and what happened to him that was unusual, (2)_________ even he never knew the whole of it. The tale started. The town of Wall stands today as it has (3)_________ for six hundred years, on a high (4)_________ of granite slab amidst small forest woodland. There is a road from Wall, a winding track rising sharply up from the forest, where it is (5)_________with rocks and small stones.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.
There was once a young man who wished to (1)_________ his heart’s desire. And while that is, as beginnings go, there was much about this young man and what happened to him that was unusual, (2)_________ even he never knew the whole of it. The tale started. The town of Wall stands today as it has (3)_________ for six hundred years, on a high (4)_________ of granite slab amidst small forest woodland. There is a road from Wall, a winding track rising sharply up from the forest, where it is (5)_________with rocks and small stones.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

jut

jut

B

trench

trench

C

furrow

furrow

D

line

line


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

jut

jut


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.
There was once a young man who wished to (1)_________ his heart’s desire. And while that is, as beginnings go, there was much about this young man and what happened to him that was unusual, (2)_________ even he never knew the whole of it. The tale started. The town of Wall stands today as it has (3)_________ for six hundred years, on a high (4)_________ of granite slab amidst small forest woodland. There is a road from Wall, a winding track rising sharply up from the forest, where it is (5)_________with rocks and small stones.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.
There was once a young man who wished to (1)_________ his heart’s desire. And while that is, as beginnings go, there was much about this young man and what happened to him that was unusual, (2)_________ even he never knew the whole of it. The tale started. The town of Wall stands today as it has (3)_________ for six hundred years, on a high (4)_________ of granite slab amidst small forest woodland. There is a road from Wall, a winding track rising sharply up from the forest, where it is (5)_________with rocks and small stones.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

sequenced

sequenced

B

lined

lined

C

furnished

furnished

D

queued

queued


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

lined

lined


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