CHSL 21 09-06-2022 Shift 2 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the following sentence.
You can sleep here but this bed is squalid and wet.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the following sentence.
You can sleep here but this bed is squalid and wet.

Options

A

clean

clean

B

uncomfortable

uncomfortable

C

disorderly

disorderly

D

painful

painful


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

clean

clean


Question 2

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
The students / and the teachers / worked hardly / to make the event a success.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
The students / and the teachers / worked hardly / to make the event a success.

Options

A

to make the event a success

to make the event a success

B

worked hardly

worked hardly

C

The students 

The students 

D

and their teachers

and their teachers


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

worked hardly

worked hardly


Question 3

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.They also resolved to impose restrictions on the Russian central bank's ability to access and deploy the country's 'war chest' of an estimated $630 billion in foreign exchange reserves.
B.Saturday's announcement by the US, the UK and European allies, including France and Germany, of a raft of 'further restrictive economic measures' to increase the costs on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine has just raised the risks of a more widespread economic fallout from this war.
C.The immediate impact of these moves on Russia's economy and financial markets have manifested in a sharp depreciation in the value of the Rouble.
D.With a view to further isolating Russia from the international financial system, the Western allies decided to block 'selected' Russian banks from the SWIFT messaging system that banks and financial institutions use to validate and complete international payment transactions.
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.They also resolved to impose restrictions on the Russian central bank's ability to access and deploy the country's 'war chest' of an estimated $630 billion in foreign exchange reserves.
B.Saturday's announcement by the US, the UK and European allies, including France and Germany, of a raft of 'further restrictive economic measures' to increase the costs on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine has just raised the risks of a more widespread economic fallout from this war.
C.The immediate impact of these moves on Russia's economy and financial markets have manifested in a sharp depreciation in the value of the Rouble.
D.With a view to further isolating Russia from the international financial system, the Western allies decided to block 'selected' Russian banks from the SWIFT messaging system that banks and financial institutions use to validate and complete international payment transactions.

Options

A

BDAC 

BDAC 

B

DBAC 

DBAC 

C

 BACD

 BACD

D

ABCD 

ABCD 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

BDAC 

BDAC 


Question 4

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

Options

A

Hallucinate

Hallucinate

B

 Launderette

 Launderette

C

 Hiatus

 Hiatus

D

Sacrilage

Sacrilage


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Sacrilage

Sacrilage


Question 5

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
His friends arranged for the ambulance and took him immediately to the hospital.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
His friends arranged for the ambulance and took him immediately to the hospital.

Options

A

The ambulance was arranged for by his friends and he was immediately taken to the hospital. 

The ambulance was arranged for by his friends and he was immediately taken to the hospital. 

B

The ambulance arranged for his friends and took him immediately to the hospital. 

The ambulance arranged for his friends and took him immediately to the hospital. 

C

His friends were arranged for the ambulance and taken him immediately to the hospital. 

His friends were arranged for the ambulance and taken him immediately to the hospital. 

D

His friends would have arranged for the ambulance and taken him immediately to the hospital. 

His friends would have arranged for the ambulance and taken him immediately to the hospital. 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

The ambulance was arranged for by his friends and he was immediately taken to the hospital. 

The ambulance was arranged for by his friends and he was immediately taken to the hospital. 


Question 6

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

Options

A

 Loquacity

 Loquacity

B

 Athiest

 Athiest

C

 Affluence

 Affluence

D

 Intrepid

 Intrepid


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

 Athiest

 Athiest


Question 7

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

Options

A

Introduce

Introduce

B

Expel

Expel

C

Expect 

Expect 

D

Invent

Invent


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Expel

Expel


Question 8

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

Options

A

Scaleable

Scaleable

B

Effervescent

Effervescent

C

 Efficient

 Efficient

D

Unorganised 

Unorganised 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Scaleable

 Scaleable


Question 9

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
Who is talking in the phone?
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
Who is talking in the phone?

Options

A

with

with

B

at

at

C

on

on

D

for

for


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

on

on


Question 10

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

Options

A

Labor 

Labor 

B

Purify  

Purify  

C

Regularize  

Regularize  

D

Particularize 

Particularize 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Purify  

Purify  


Question 11

Complete the collocation.
When we met first it was very difficult to ______ the ice.
Complete the collocation.
When we met first it was very difficult to ______ the ice.

Options

A

shatter

shatter

B

smash

smash

C

burst

burst

D

break

break


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

break

break


Question 12

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the following sentence.
You have made only perfunctory attempts to understand me!
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the following sentence.
You have made only perfunctory attempts to understand me!

Options

A

casual

casual

B

basic

basic

C

adamant

adamant

D

careful

careful


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

careful

careful


Question 13

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
In queer street
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
In queer street

Options

A

In debt

In debt

B

In prison

In prison

C

Lost your way

Lost your way

D

Among scoundrels

Among scoundrels


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

In debt

In debt


Question 14

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Hit the sack
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Hit the sack

Options

A

Complete the assignment 

Complete the assignment 

B

Confirm the target

Confirm the target

C

Miss  the mark 

Miss  the mark 

D

 Go to sleep

 Go to sleep


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

 Go to sleep

 Go to sleep


Question 15

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
I guessed her feelings when she started crying.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
I guessed her feelings when she started crying.

Options

A

estimated her emotions

estimated her emotions

B

 estimated her reactions

 estimated her reactions

C

 estimated her rejoinders

 estimated her rejoinders

D

 estimated her ripostes

 estimated her ripostes


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

estimated her emotions

estimated her emotions


Question 16

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Be under a cloud
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Be under a cloud

Options

A

To be untrustworthy

To be untrustworthy

B

To be very happy

To be very happy

C

To be gloomy

To be gloomy

D

To have a hidden talent

To have a hidden talent


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

To be untrustworthy

To be untrustworthy


Question 17

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank
Tagore and Gandhi were undoubtedly the two outstanding and _________ figures of India in the first half of twentieth century.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank
Tagore and Gandhi were undoubtedly the two outstanding and _________ figures of India in the first half of twentieth century.

Options

A

activating

activating

B

appreciating 

appreciating 

C

dominating 

dominating 

D

resuming 

resuming 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

dominating 

dominating 


Question 18

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Imprisonment
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Imprisonment

Options

A

Imputation

Imputation

B

Incarceration

Incarceration

C

Inarch

Inarch

D

Incapacitation

Incapacitation


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Incarceration

Incarceration


Question 19

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
Raman is finding it difficult to adjust as he has come to a different country from his own country for settling
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
Raman is finding it difficult to adjust as he has come to a different country from his own country for settling

Options

A

Pilgrim 

Pilgrim 

B

 Globetrotter

 Globetrotter

C

 Gypsy

 Gypsy

D

Immigrant 

Immigrant 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Immigrant 

Immigrant 


Question 20

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
When we got / to the train station, / the Rajdhani Express / had already been leaving.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
When we got / to the train station, / the Rajdhani Express / had already been leaving.

Options

A

to the train station

to the train station

B

When we got

When we got

C

had already been leaving

had already been leaving

D

the Rajdhani Express

the Rajdhani Express


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

had already been leaving

had already been leaving


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 Union Budget, 2018-19, has proposed to treat school education holistically without (1)__________ from pre-nursery to Class 12. Samagra Shiksha - an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12 has been, therefore, (2) ______ with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities (3) _______ schooling and equitable learning outcomes. The Goal SDG-4.1 states that, “By 2030, ensure that all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education (4) _______ to relevant and effective learning outcomes”.
Further the SDG 4.5 states that, “By 2030, eliminate gender (5)___________ in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”.Select the most appropriate option to fill blank 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 Union Budget, 2018-19, has proposed to treat school education holistically without (1)__________ from pre-nursery to Class 12. Samagra Shiksha - an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12 has been, therefore, (2) ______ with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities (3) _______ schooling and equitable learning outcomes. The Goal SDG-4.1 states that, “By 2030, ensure that all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education (4) _______ to relevant and effective learning outcomes”.
Further the SDG 4.5 states that, “By 2030, eliminate gender (5)___________ in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”.Select the most appropriate option to fill blank 1.

Options

A

accord

accord

B

segmentation

segmentation

C

attachment

attachment

D

agreement

agreement


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

segmentation

segmentation


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 Union Budget, 2018-19, has proposed to treat school education holistically without (1)__________ from pre-nursery to Class 12. Samagra Shiksha - an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12 has been, therefore, (2) ______ with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities (3) _______ schooling and equitable learning outcomes. The Goal SDG-4.1 states that, “By 2030, ensure that all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education (4) _______ to relevant and effective learning outcomes”.
Further the SDG 4.5 states that, “By 2030, eliminate gender (5)___________ in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”.Select the most appropriate option to fill blank 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 Union Budget, 2018-19, has proposed to treat school education holistically without (1)__________ from pre-nursery to Class 12. Samagra Shiksha - an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12 has been, therefore, (2) ______ with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities (3) _______ schooling and equitable learning outcomes. The Goal SDG-4.1 states that, “By 2030, ensure that all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education (4) _______ to relevant and effective learning outcomes”.
Further the SDG 4.5 states that, “By 2030, eliminate gender (5)___________ in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”.Select the most appropriate option to fill blank 2.

Options

A

preparing

preparing

B

prepare

prepare

C

prepared

prepared

D

prepares

prepares


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

prepared

prepared


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 Union Budget, 2018-19, has proposed to treat school education holistically without (1)__________ from pre-nursery to Class 12. Samagra Shiksha - an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12 has been, therefore, (2) ______ with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities (3) _______ schooling and equitable learning outcomes. The Goal SDG-4.1 states that, “By 2030, ensure that all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education (4) _______ to relevant and effective learning outcomes”.
Further the SDG 4.5 states that, “By 2030, eliminate gender (5)___________ in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”.Select the most appropriate option to fill blank 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 Union Budget, 2018-19, has proposed to treat school education holistically without (1)__________ from pre-nursery to Class 12. Samagra Shiksha - an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12 has been, therefore, (2) ______ with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities (3) _______ schooling and equitable learning outcomes. The Goal SDG-4.1 states that, “By 2030, ensure that all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education (4) _______ to relevant and effective learning outcomes”.
Further the SDG 4.5 states that, “By 2030, eliminate gender (5)___________ in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”.Select the most appropriate option to fill blank 3.

Options

A

at

at

B

to

to

C

on

on

D

for

for


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

for

for


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 Union Budget, 2018-19, has proposed to treat school education holistically without (1)__________ from pre-nursery to Class 12. Samagra Shiksha - an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12 has been, therefore, (2) ______ with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities (3) _______ schooling and equitable learning outcomes. The Goal SDG-4.1 states that, “By 2030, ensure that all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education (4) _______ to relevant and effective learning outcomes”.
Further the SDG 4.5 states that, “By 2030, eliminate gender (5)___________ in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”.Select the most appropriate option to fill blank 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 Union Budget, 2018-19, has proposed to treat school education holistically without (1)__________ from pre-nursery to Class 12. Samagra Shiksha - an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12 has been, therefore, (2) ______ with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities (3) _______ schooling and equitable learning outcomes. The Goal SDG-4.1 states that, “By 2030, ensure that all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education (4) _______ to relevant and effective learning outcomes”.
Further the SDG 4.5 states that, “By 2030, eliminate gender (5)___________ in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”.Select the most appropriate option to fill blank 4.

Options

A

to be leading

to be leading

B

leading

leading

C

lead

lead

D

leads

leads


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

leading

leading


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 Union Budget, 2018-19, has proposed to treat school education holistically without (1)__________ from pre-nursery to Class 12. Samagra Shiksha - an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12 has been, therefore, (2) ______ with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities (3) _______ schooling and equitable learning outcomes. The Goal SDG-4.1 states that, “By 2030, ensure that all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education (4) _______ to relevant and effective learning outcomes”.
Further the SDG 4.5 states that, “By 2030, eliminate gender (5)___________ in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”.Select the most appropriate option to fill blank 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 Union Budget, 2018-19, has proposed to treat school education holistically without (1)__________ from pre-nursery to Class 12. Samagra Shiksha - an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12 has been, therefore, (2) ______ with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities (3) _______ schooling and equitable learning outcomes. The Goal SDG-4.1 states that, “By 2030, ensure that all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education (4) _______ to relevant and effective learning outcomes”.
Further the SDG 4.5 states that, “By 2030, eliminate gender (5)___________ in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”.Select the most appropriate option to fill blank 5.

Options

A

disparities

disparities

B

similarity

similarity

C

harmony

harmony

D

agreement

agreement


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

disparities

disparities


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