CHSL 21 08-06-2022 Shift 3 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The old woman was helped by the boy while crossing the road
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The old woman was helped by the boy while crossing the road

Options

A

The boy was helped the old woman while crossing the road.

The boy was helped the old woman while crossing the road.

B

The boy has helped the old woman while crossing the road.

The boy has helped the old woman while crossing the road.

C

The boy is helping the old woman while crossing the road.

The boy is helping the old woman while crossing the road.

D

The boy helped the old woman while crossing the road.

The boy helped the old woman while crossing the road.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

The boy helped the old woman while crossing the road.

The boy helped the old woman while crossing the road.


Question 2

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
One who is well versed in many languages
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
One who is well versed in many languages

Options

A

 linguist 

 linguist 

B

Verbose 

Verbose 

C

Polyglot 

Polyglot 

D

Stalwart 

Stalwart 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Polyglot 

Polyglot 


Question 3

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Stupendous
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Stupendous

Options

A

Stunning 

Stunning 

B

Shining 

Shining 

C

Amplifying 

Amplifying 

D

Magnifying  

Magnifying  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Stunning 

Stunning 


Question 4

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’.
If they are going out, surely we will follow them.
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’.
If they are going out, surely we will follow them.

Options

A

No substitution required 

No substitution required 

B

went out 

went out 

C

were going 

were going 

D

go out 

go out 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

go out 

go out 


Question 5

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word
His modest nature made all the difference.
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word
His modest nature made all the difference.

Options

A

shy 

shy 

B

dry 

dry 

C

 horrific

 horrific

D

courageous

courageous


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

shy 

shy 


Question 6

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

Options

A

Ignision 

Ignision 

B

Copulate 

Copulate 

C

Horticulture 

Horticulture 

D

Portion

Portion


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Ignision 

Ignision 


Question 7

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. For the next two years the Franks and another family lived cloistered in the ‘Secret Annex’ of an old office building.
B. In 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, Anne, and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding.
C. In her diary Anne Frank recorded vivid impressions of these experiences during this period.
D. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death.
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. For the next two years the Franks and another family lived cloistered in the ‘Secret Annex’ of an old office building.
B. In 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, Anne, and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding.
C. In her diary Anne Frank recorded vivid impressions of these experiences during this period.
D. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death.

Options

A

CDAB

CDAB

B

BCAD

BCAD

C

BACD

BACD

D

BADC

BADC


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

BADC

BADC


Question 8

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The sweet mangoes were eaten by the children.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The sweet mangoes were eaten by the children.

Options

A

The children was eating the sweet mangoes.

The children was eating the sweet mangoes.

B

The children were eating the sweet mangoes.

The children were eating the sweet mangoes.

C

The children are eating the sweet mangoes.

The children are eating the sweet mangoes.

D

The children ate the sweet mangoes.

The children ate the sweet mangoes.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

The children ate the sweet mangoes.

The children ate the sweet mangoes.


Question 9

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
The careful crafted personality / of Anahita / did not help her much / in the electoral campaign.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
The careful crafted personality / of Anahita / did not help her much / in the electoral campaign.

Options

A

 did not help her much

 did not help her much

B

 in the electoral campaign

 in the electoral campaign

C

 of Anahita

 of Anahita

D

The careful crafted personality

The careful crafted personality


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

The careful crafted personality

The careful crafted personality


Question 10

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Child’s play
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Child’s play

Options

A

An easy task

An easy task

B

Children’s drama

Children’s drama

C

A restricted playground

A restricted playground

D

Cricket

Cricket


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

An easy task

An easy task


Question 11

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

Options

A

 Halloween

 Halloween

B

Hallucinate 

Hallucinate 

C

Structural 

Structural 

D

Allimony 

Allimony 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Allimony 

Allimony 


Question 12

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains an INCORRECTLY spelt word.
It was really surprising / that the two bosom friends fought / over such a triviale matter / and stopped all communications with each other.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains an INCORRECTLY spelt word.
It was really surprising / that the two bosom friends fought / over such a triviale matter / and stopped all communications with each other.

Options

A

 over such a triviale matter

 over such a triviale matter

B

 and stopped all communications with each other

 and stopped all communications with each other

C

that the two bosom friends fought 

that the two bosom friends fought 

D

It was really surprising 

It was really surprising 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

 over such a triviale matter

 over such a triviale matter


Question 13

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
The activity of writing dictionaries
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
The activity of writing dictionaries

Options

A

Theology

Theology

B

Biography

Biography

C

Lexicography

Lexicography

D

Bibliography 

Bibliography 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Lexicography

Lexicography


Question 14

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Once in a blue moon
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Once in a blue moon

Options

A

On a full moon night

On a full moon night

B

Blue sky

Blue sky

C

At one time in space

At one time in space

D

Very rarely

Very rarely


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Very rarely

Very rarely


Question 15

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
She does not helping to getting angry when she sees someone being treated unfairly
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
She does not helping to getting angry when she sees someone being treated unfairly

Options

A

will not help to gets angry

will not help to gets angry

B

is not help to being getting angry

is not help to being getting angry

C

cannot help getting angry

cannot help getting angry

D

may not help to got angry

may not help to got angry


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

cannot help getting angry

cannot help getting angry


Question 16

Parts of the given sentence have been given as options. One of them may contain an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options. If you don’t find any error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer. 
The General have ordered that the troops should move immediately.
Parts of the given sentence have been given as options. One of them may contain an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options. If you don’t find any error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer. 
The General have ordered that the troops should move immediately.

Options

A

 No error 

 No error 

B

that the troops should move  

that the troops should move  

C

immediately  

immediately  

D

The General have ordered  

The General have ordered  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

The General have ordered  

The General have ordered  


Question 17

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Tick all the boxes
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Tick all the boxes

Options

A

To make a decision 

To make a decision 

B

To be extremely happy

To be extremely happy

C

To fulfill the required norms

To fulfill the required norms

D

To make a bad situation worse 

To make a bad situation worse 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

To fulfill the required norms

To fulfill the required norms


Question 18

Complete the sentence with an appropriate synonym of the word mentioned in the bracket.

If you're feeling brave, try this ___________ (savoury) dish made by me.
Complete the sentence with an appropriate synonym of the word mentioned in the bracket.

If you're feeling brave, try this ___________ (savoury) dish made by me.

Options

A

stale

stale

B

stinky

stinky

C

salty

salty

D

stenchy

stenchy


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

salty

salty


Question 19

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

Options

A

Starve 

Starve 

B

Saturate 

Saturate 

C

Satisfy 

Satisfy 

D

State 

State 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Satisfy 

Satisfy 


Question 20

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
She has written many books.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
She has written many books.

Options

A

Many book have written her.  

Many book have written her.  

B

Many books have been written by her.  

Many books have been written by her.  

C

Many books were being written by her.  

Many books were being written by her.  

D

Many books were writing her. 

Many books were writing her. 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Many books have been written by her.  

Many books have been written by her.  


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.
Living organisms (1)_________ their own kind through a process called reproduction. Plants also increase in number through the process of reproduction. Different plants reproduce in different ways. Most of the flowering plants produce seeds. Plants produce many seeds. Few of these seeds (2)_________ and germinate into new plants. When a seed gets the (3)_________ amount of air, water, soil and sunlight, it grows into a plant. Fruits have seeds (4)_________ them. When a fruit (5)_________ up, the seeds inside it can be used to grow new plants of the same kind.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.
Living organisms (1)_________ their own kind through a process called reproduction. Plants also increase in number through the process of reproduction. Different plants reproduce in different ways. Most of the flowering plants produce seeds. Plants produce many seeds. Few of these seeds (2)_________ and germinate into new plants. When a seed gets the (3)_________ amount of air, water, soil and sunlight, it grows into a plant. Fruits have seeds (4)_________ them. When a fruit (5)_________ up, the seeds inside it can be used to grow new plants of the same kind.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

spread

spread

B

construct

construct

C

design

design

D

create

create


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

create

create


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.
Living organisms (1)_________ their own kind through a process called reproduction. Plants also increase in number through the process of reproduction. Different plants reproduce in different ways. Most of the flowering plants produce seeds. Plants produce many seeds. Few of these seeds (2)_________ and germinate into new plants. When a seed gets the (3)_________ amount of air, water, soil and sunlight, it grows into a plant. Fruits have seeds (4)_________ them. When a fruit (5)_________ up, the seeds inside it can be used to grow new plants of the same kind.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.
Living organisms (1)_________ their own kind through a process called reproduction. Plants also increase in number through the process of reproduction. Different plants reproduce in different ways. Most of the flowering plants produce seeds. Plants produce many seeds. Few of these seeds (2)_________ and germinate into new plants. When a seed gets the (3)_________ amount of air, water, soil and sunlight, it grows into a plant. Fruits have seeds (4)_________ them. When a fruit (5)_________ up, the seeds inside it can be used to grow new plants of the same kind.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

survive

survive

B

bear

bear

C

prevail

prevail

D

exist

exist


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

survive

survive


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.
Living organisms (1)_________ their own kind through a process called reproduction. Plants also increase in number through the process of reproduction. Different plants reproduce in different ways. Most of the flowering plants produce seeds. Plants produce many seeds. Few of these seeds (2)_________ and germinate into new plants. When a seed gets the (3)_________ amount of air, water, soil and sunlight, it grows into a plant. Fruits have seeds (4)_________ them. When a fruit (5)_________ up, the seeds inside it can be used to grow new plants of the same kind.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.
Living organisms (1)_________ their own kind through a process called reproduction. Plants also increase in number through the process of reproduction. Different plants reproduce in different ways. Most of the flowering plants produce seeds. Plants produce many seeds. Few of these seeds (2)_________ and germinate into new plants. When a seed gets the (3)_________ amount of air, water, soil and sunlight, it grows into a plant. Fruits have seeds (4)_________ them. When a fruit (5)_________ up, the seeds inside it can be used to grow new plants of the same kind.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

equal

equal

B

helpful

helpful

C

right

right

D

valid

valid


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

right

right


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.
Living organisms (1)_________ their own kind through a process called reproduction. Plants also increase in number through the process of reproduction. Different plants reproduce in different ways. Most of the flowering plants produce seeds. Plants produce many seeds. Few of these seeds (2)_________ and germinate into new plants. When a seed gets the (3)_________ amount of air, water, soil and sunlight, it grows into a plant. Fruits have seeds (4)_________ them. When a fruit (5)_________ up, the seeds inside it can be used to grow new plants of the same kind.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.
Living organisms (1)_________ their own kind through a process called reproduction. Plants also increase in number through the process of reproduction. Different plants reproduce in different ways. Most of the flowering plants produce seeds. Plants produce many seeds. Few of these seeds (2)_________ and germinate into new plants. When a seed gets the (3)_________ amount of air, water, soil and sunlight, it grows into a plant. Fruits have seeds (4)_________ them. When a fruit (5)_________ up, the seeds inside it can be used to grow new plants of the same kind.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

inner

inner

B

interior

interior

C

inward

inward

D

inside

inside


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

inside

inside


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.
Living organisms (1)_________ their own kind through a process called reproduction. Plants also increase in number through the process of reproduction. Different plants reproduce in different ways. Most of the flowering plants produce seeds. Plants produce many seeds. Few of these seeds (2)_________ and germinate into new plants. When a seed gets the (3)_________ amount of air, water, soil and sunlight, it grows into a plant. Fruits have seeds (4)_________ them. When a fruit (5)_________ up, the seeds inside it can be used to grow new plants of the same kind.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.
Living organisms (1)_________ their own kind through a process called reproduction. Plants also increase in number through the process of reproduction. Different plants reproduce in different ways. Most of the flowering plants produce seeds. Plants produce many seeds. Few of these seeds (2)_________ and germinate into new plants. When a seed gets the (3)_________ amount of air, water, soil and sunlight, it grows into a plant. Fruits have seeds (4)_________ them. When a fruit (5)_________ up, the seeds inside it can be used to grow new plants of the same kind.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

soaks

soaks

B

dehydrates

dehydrates

C

wipes

wipes

D

dries

dries


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

dries

dries


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