CHSL 21 08-06-2022 Shift 2 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

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

Options

A

Nervous 

Nervous 

B

Serious 

Serious 

C

Popular  

Popular  

D

Reputed 

Reputed 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Serious 

Serious 


Question 2

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
I find playing chess to be difficult than playing poker.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
I find playing chess to be difficult than playing poker.

Options

A

to be most difficult 

to be most difficult 

B

to be lesser difficult 

to be lesser difficult 

C

to be more difficult 

to be more difficult 

D

to be same difficult 

to be same difficult 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

to be more difficult 

to be more difficult 


Question 3

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
His action doesn’t warrant such a punishment.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
His action doesn’t warrant such a punishment.

Options

A

 support

 support

B

captivate

captivate

C

breach 

breach 

D

triumph

triumph


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

breach 

breach 


Question 4

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

Options

A

Humorous 

Humorous 

B

Mysterious 

Mysterious 

C

Occesion  

Occesion  

D

Scissors 

Scissors 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Occesion  

Occesion  


Question 5

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’.
We are waiting for the minister for the last two hours.
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’.
We are waiting for the minister for the last two hours.

Options

A

No substitution required 

No substitution required 

B

We have been waiting 

We have been waiting 

C

We would be waiting 

We would be waiting 

D

We were waiting 

We were waiting 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

We have been waiting 

We have been waiting 


Question 6

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
One who makes an active effort to promote human welfare
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
One who makes an active effort to promote human welfare

Options

A

Philosopher

Philosopher

B

Philanthropist

Philanthropist

C

Physicist

Physicist

D

Philanderer

Philanderer


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Philanthropist

Philanthropist


Question 7

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
Don’t provoke Harsha, otherwise, she will give you a slap.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
Don’t provoke Harsha, otherwise, she will give you a slap.

Options

A

Do not vacillate Harsha

Do not vacillate Harsha

B

 Do not exasperate Harsha

 Do not exasperate Harsha

C

Do not equivocate Harsha

Do not equivocate Harsha

D

Do not hesitate Harsha 

Do not hesitate Harsha 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

 Do not exasperate Harsha

 Do not exasperate Harsha


Question 8

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

We're asking them to ______ the deadline.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

We're asking them to ______ the deadline.

Options

A

enlarge

enlarge

B

increase

increase

C

extend

extend

D

broaden

broaden


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

extend

extend


Question 9

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

Options

A

Exception

Exception

B

Cunning

Cunning

C

Reliability

Reliability

D

Cruelty

Cruelty


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Cunning

Cunning


Question 10

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

Options

A

Extremist 

Extremist 

B

Tolerant

Tolerant

C

Lunatic 

Lunatic 

D

Fantastic

Fantastic


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Tolerant

Tolerant


Question 11

Select the most appropriate meaning of the highlighted idiom.
The coach was trying to twist the player’s arm by asking him to practice throughout the day.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the highlighted idiom.
The coach was trying to twist the player’s arm by asking him to practice throughout the day.

Options

A

To refrain from resting

To refrain from resting

B

To train someone in warfare

To train someone in warfare

C

To console the weak 

To console the weak 

D

To try to force someone to do something 

To try to force someone to do something 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

To try to force someone to do something 

To try to force someone to do something 


Question 12

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

Options

A

Sandeep was in ektasy when his son won a scholarship.

Sandeep was in ektasy when his son won a scholarship.

B

When Reema saw her mother, she was in ecstasy.

When Reema saw her mother, she was in ecstasy.

C

My cousin closed his eyes in extasy at the thought of coffee.

My cousin closed his eyes in extasy at the thought of coffee.

D

Students got in acstasy during inter college baseball match.

Students got in acstasy during inter college baseball match.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

When Reema saw her mother, she was in ecstasy.

When Reema saw her mother, she was in ecstasy.


Question 13

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 post images of their cuisine, daily cosmetic routines, shopping videos, and dance videos.
B. Uploading photos to social networking sites has grown popular in today's society.
C. Because of the rising influence of social media on people, they want to constantly appear their best.
D. Therefore people have become more image sensors and begun to prioritise personal care.
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 post images of their cuisine, daily cosmetic routines, shopping videos, and dance videos.
B. Uploading photos to social networking sites has grown popular in today's society.
C. Because of the rising influence of social media on people, they want to constantly appear their best.
D. Therefore people have become more image sensors and begun to prioritise personal care.

Options

A

ACBD

ACBD

B

BCAD

BCAD

C

ABCD 

ABCD 

D

BACD

BACD


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

BACD

BACD


Question 14

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
Teachers love their students.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
Teachers love their students.

Options

A

Students have been loved by their teachers

Students have been loved by their teachers

B

Students are loved by their teachers.

Students are loved by their teachers.

C

Students are being loved by their teachers.

Students are being loved by their teachers.

D

Students will be loved by their teachers.

Students will be loved by their teachers.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Students are loved by their teachers.

Students are loved by their teachers.


Question 15

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
I need to evaluate all the options available by the end of this month.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
I need to evaluate all the options available by the end of this month.

Options

A

All the options available need to be evaluated by me by the end of this month.

All the options available need to be evaluated by me by the end of this month.

B

All the options will be needing evaluation with the end of this month.  

All the options will be needing evaluation with the end of this month.  

C

All the options available will be needed to evaluate by the end of this month.  

All the options available will be needed to evaluate by the end of this month.  

D

I needed to evaluate all the options by the end of this month.  

I needed to evaluate all the options by the end of this month.  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

All the options available need to be evaluated by me by the end of this month.

All the options available need to be evaluated by me by the end of this month.


Question 16

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
A person who loves and collects books
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
A person who loves and collects books

Options

A

Bookworm

Bookworm

B

Biographer

Biographer

C

Bibliophile

Bibliophile

D

Booker

Booker


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Bibliophile

Bibliophile


Question 17

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
I am training a new batch of officers now.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
I am training a new batch of officers now.

Options

A

A new batch of officers were being trained by me now. 

A new batch of officers were being trained by me now. 

B

A new batch of officers are training me now. 

A new batch of officers are training me now. 

C

A new batch of officers are trained now.  

A new batch of officers are trained now.  

D

A new batch of officers is being trained by me.

A new batch of officers is being trained by me.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

A new batch of officers is being trained by me.

A new batch of officers is being trained by me.


Question 18

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
In your birthday suit
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
In your birthday suit

Options

A

A suit which is designed for only birthday functions

A suit which is designed for only birthday functions

B

Not wearing any clothes

Not wearing any clothes

C

Birthday celebrations

Birthday celebrations

D

A suit which covers one’s entire body

A suit which covers one’s entire body


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Not wearing any clothes

Not wearing any clothes


Question 19

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Cast aside
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Cast aside

Options

A

To blow up

To blow up

B

To bear with

To bear with

C

To reject

To reject

D

To display

To display


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

To reject

To reject


Question 20

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

Options

A

Boisterous 

Boisterous 

B

Beneficiary 

Beneficiary 

C

Boring 

Boring 

D

Benevolent 

Benevolent 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Benevolent 

Benevolent 


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.
Conservation of water is not the (1)______ of only the government. Common citizens can also make a significant (2)______ in this field. To begin with, we must be conscious that water is life, that it is a precious natural resource and needs to be used (3)_____. Being conscious will help us to avoid (4)______. There are a few simple things that all of us can do. We must not use (5)______ water to clean our car or house.
 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.
Conservation of water is not the (1)______ of only the government. Common citizens can also make a significant (2)______ in this field. To begin with, we must be conscious that water is life, that it is a precious natural resource and needs to be used (3)_____. Being conscious will help us to avoid (4)______. There are a few simple things that all of us can do. We must not use (5)______ water to clean our car or house.
 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

Responsibility

Responsibility

B

Facility

Facility

C

Complexity

Complexity

D

Opportunity

Opportunity


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Responsibility

Responsibility


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.
Conservation of water is not the (1)______ of only the government. Common citizens can also make a significant (2)______ in this field. To begin with, we must be conscious that water is life, that it is a precious natural resource and needs to be used (3)_____. Being conscious will help us to avoid (4)______. There are a few simple things that all of us can do. We must not use (5)______ water to clean our car or house.
 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.
Conservation of water is not the (1)______ of only the government. Common citizens can also make a significant (2)______ in this field. To begin with, we must be conscious that water is life, that it is a precious natural resource and needs to be used (3)_____. Being conscious will help us to avoid (4)______. There are a few simple things that all of us can do. We must not use (5)______ water to clean our car or house.
 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

Summation

Summation

B

Connection

Connection

C

Contribution

Contribution

D

Indication

Indication


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Contribution

Contribution


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.
Conservation of water is not the (1)______ of only the government. Common citizens can also make a significant (2)______ in this field. To begin with, we must be conscious that water is life, that it is a precious natural resource and needs to be used (3)_____. Being conscious will help us to avoid (4)______. There are a few simple things that all of us can do. We must not use (5)______ water to clean our car or house.
 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.
Conservation of water is not the (1)______ of only the government. Common citizens can also make a significant (2)______ in this field. To begin with, we must be conscious that water is life, that it is a precious natural resource and needs to be used (3)_____. Being conscious will help us to avoid (4)______. There are a few simple things that all of us can do. We must not use (5)______ water to clean our car or house.
 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

carelessly

carelessly

B

hopefully

hopefully

C

judiciously

judiciously

D

effectively

effectively


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

judiciously

judiciously


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.
Conservation of water is not the (1)______ of only the government. Common citizens can also make a significant (2)______ in this field. To begin with, we must be conscious that water is life, that it is a precious natural resource and needs to be used (3)_____. Being conscious will help us to avoid (4)______. There are a few simple things that all of us can do. We must not use (5)______ water to clean our car or house.
 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.
Conservation of water is not the (1)______ of only the government. Common citizens can also make a significant (2)______ in this field. To begin with, we must be conscious that water is life, that it is a precious natural resource and needs to be used (3)_____. Being conscious will help us to avoid (4)______. There are a few simple things that all of us can do. We must not use (5)______ water to clean our car or house.
 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

wastage

wastage

B

greed

greed

C

extraction

extraction

D

storage

storage


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

wastage

wastage


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.
Conservation of water is not the (1)______ of only the government. Common citizens can also make a significant (2)______ in this field. To begin with, we must be conscious that water is life, that it is a precious natural resource and needs to be used (3)_____. Being conscious will help us to avoid (4)______. There are a few simple things that all of us can do. We must not use (5)______ water to clean our car or house.
 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.
Conservation of water is not the (1)______ of only the government. Common citizens can also make a significant (2)______ in this field. To begin with, we must be conscious that water is life, that it is a precious natural resource and needs to be used (3)_____. Being conscious will help us to avoid (4)______. There are a few simple things that all of us can do. We must not use (5)______ water to clean our car or house.
 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

drinking

drinking

B

sewage

sewage

C

stored

stored

D

cold

cold


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

drinking

drinking


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