CHSL 21 10-06-2022 Shift 1 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Strain every nerve
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Strain every nerve

Options

A

To have ill health

To have ill health

B

To try extremely hard to do something

To try extremely hard to do something

C

To fight with friends

To fight with friends

D

To feel physical pain

To feel physical pain


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

To try extremely hard to do something

To try extremely hard to do something


Question 2

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

Options

A

Depress

Depress

B

Insult  

Insult  

C

Fail

Fail

D

Tolerate

Tolerate


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Insult  

Insult  


Question 3

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.
His mentor understood the deep anguish the student was going through without him being informed about it.
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.
His mentor understood the deep anguish the student was going through without him being informed about it.

Options

A

Break a leg 

Break a leg 

B

Down for the count 

Down for the count 

C

Read between the lines 

Read between the lines 

D

In the fast lane 

In the fast lane 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Read between the lines 

Read between the lines 


Question 4

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

She should run the fast to win the race.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.

She should run the fast to win the race.

Options

A

the faster

the faster

B

more fast

more fast

C

a fastest

a fastest

D

the fastest

the fastest


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

the fastest

the fastest


Question 5

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
My pocket has been picked.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
My pocket has been picked.

Options

A

Someone’s pocket has been picked by me.

Someone’s pocket has been picked by me.

B

Someone has picked my pocket.

Someone has picked my pocket.

C

I picked someone’s pocket.

I picked someone’s pocket.

D

Someone had my pocket picked.

Someone had my pocket picked.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Someone has picked my pocket.

Someone has picked my pocket.


Question 6

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

Options

A

Commodious

Commodious

B

Esurient 

Esurient 

C

Scrumptious

Scrumptious

D

Iniquitous

Iniquitous


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Esurient 

Esurient 


Question 7

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

Options

A

Gallant

Gallant

B

Abstract

Abstract

C

Exciting

Exciting

D

Slack

Slack


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Exciting

Exciting


Question 8

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Looking or sounding foreign, bizarre, strange, unfamiliar
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Looking or sounding foreign, bizarre, strange, unfamiliar

Options

A

Outlast 

Outlast 

B

 Outlaw

 Outlaw

C

Outlay 

Outlay 

D

 Outlandish

 Outlandish


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

 Outlandish

 Outlandish


Question 9

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

Options

A

Deference

Deference

B

Inference

Inference

C

Trance

Trance

D

Clearance 

Clearance 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Clearance 

Clearance 


Question 10

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
The movie I watched last Saturday was much better interesting than the one I watched today.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
The movie I watched last Saturday was much better interesting than the one I watched today.

Options

A

much lesser interesting 

much lesser interesting 

B

much more interesting 

much more interesting 

C

much good interesting

much good interesting

D

much interesting 

much interesting 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

much more interesting 

much more interesting 


Question 11

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Jump the gun
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Jump the gun

Options

A

To defeat an opponent

To defeat an opponent

B

To do something too soon

To do something too soon

C

To waste your money

To waste your money

D

To do something stupid

To do something stupid


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

To do something too soon

To do something too soon


Question 12

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
I never could quite get the idea ________ my mind that I should do some teaching, yet I felt a great deal of satisfaction with the pastorate.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
I never could quite get the idea ________ my mind that I should do some teaching, yet I felt a great deal of satisfaction with the pastorate.

Options

A

out cast 

out cast 

B

out of 

out of 

C

 out act

 out act

D

 out come

 out come


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

out of 

out of 


Question 13

Select the most appropriate synonym of the word given in the brackets to fill in the blank.
When the lady answered the knock at her door she found a _____________ (destitute) man.
Select the most appropriate synonym of the word given in the brackets to fill in the blank.
When the lady answered the knock at her door she found a _____________ (destitute) man.

Options

A

greedy  

greedy  

B

polite  

polite  

C

indigent

indigent

D

replete  

replete  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

indigent

indigent


Question 14

Spot the error in the given sentence and select the correct sentence from the options given.
As soon as we went for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia digged a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn.
Spot the error in the given sentence and select the correct sentence from the options given.
As soon as we went for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia digged a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn.

Options

A

As soon as we gone for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia digged a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn. 

As soon as we gone for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia digged a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn. 

B

 As soon as we went for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia dug a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn.

 As soon as we went for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia dug a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn.

C

 As soon as we gone for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia dug a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn.

 As soon as we gone for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia dug a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn.

D

As soon as we were going for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia digged a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn. 

As soon as we were going for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia digged a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn. 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

 As soon as we went for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia dug a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn.

 As soon as we went for an afternoon siesta, my pet rabbit Tia dug a huge hole right in the middle of the lawn.


Question 15

Identify the option that arranges the given parts in the correct order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.
a) PB Shelly was an English poet.
b) He was expelled from Oxford for publishing a tract entitled ‘The Necessity of Atheism’.
c) He detested tyranny and institutionalised servitude.
d) Born into a wealthy upper-class family.
Identify the option that arranges the given parts in the correct order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.
a) PB Shelly was an English poet.
b) He was expelled from Oxford for publishing a tract entitled ‘The Necessity of Atheism’.
c) He detested tyranny and institutionalised servitude.
d) Born into a wealthy upper-class family.

Options

A

d,c,a,b  

d,c,a,b  

B

c,a,b,d 

c,a,b,d 

C

a,b,c,d  

a,b,c,d  

D

a,d,c,b  

a,d,c,b  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

a,d,c,b  

a,d,c,b  


Question 16

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

Options

A

Recommend

Recommend

B

Opposition 

Opposition 

C

Queu 

Queu 

D

Particular  

Particular  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Queu 

Queu 


Question 17

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

Options

A

Intelligent

Intelligent

B

Fassinate 

Fassinate 

C

Ignorant  

Ignorant  

D

Humiliate  

Humiliate  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Fassinate 

Fassinate 


Question 18

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined words in the given sentence.
After wearing the complete sports gear, he looked lean, tough, and sinewy.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined words in the given sentence.
After wearing the complete sports gear, he looked lean, tough, and sinewy.

Options

A

wirey

wirey

B

dewy

dewy

C

a toughie

a toughie

D

wiry

wiry


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

wiry

wiry


Question 19

Select the correctly spelt word to fill in the blank.
I really admire his ___________ to fulfil his dream to join navy.
Select the correctly spelt word to fill in the blank.
I really admire his ___________ to fulfil his dream to join navy.

Options

A

persistance 

persistance 

B

parcistanse 

parcistanse 

C

persistence 

persistence 

D

parsistance 

parsistance 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

persistence 

persistence 


Question 20

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’.
She has returned from Delhi a month ago.
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’.
She has returned from Delhi a month ago.

Options

A

returned 

returned 

B

was returned 

was returned 

C

No substitution required 

No substitution required 

D

would returned 

would returned 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

returned 

returned 


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.
First of all, planting trees should be given (1) ___________ attention. Above all, tree is the (2) ____________ of oxygen. Unfortunately, due to (3) __________ of buildings many trees have been cut down. This (4) __________ reduces the amount of oxygen in the environment. Growing (5) ___________ trees means (5) _________ oxygen. Hence, growing more trees would mean better life quality.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.
First of all, planting trees should be given (1) ___________ attention. Above all, tree is the (2) ____________ of oxygen. Unfortunately, due to (3) __________ of buildings many trees have been cut down. This (4) __________ reduces the amount of oxygen in the environment. Growing (5) ___________ trees means (5) _________ oxygen. Hence, growing more trees would mean better life quality.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

massive

massive

B

lesser

lesser

C

minor

minor

D

trivial

trivial


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

massive

massive


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.
First of all, planting trees should be given (1) ___________ attention. Above all, tree is the (2) ____________ of oxygen. Unfortunately, due to (3) __________ of buildings many trees have been cut down. This (4) __________ reduces the amount of oxygen in the environment. Growing (5) ___________ trees means (5) _________ oxygen. Hence, growing more trees would mean better life quality.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.
First of all, planting trees should be given (1) ___________ attention. Above all, tree is the (2) ____________ of oxygen. Unfortunately, due to (3) __________ of buildings many trees have been cut down. This (4) __________ reduces the amount of oxygen in the environment. Growing (5) ___________ trees means (5) _________ oxygen. Hence, growing more trees would mean better life quality.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

source

source

B

foundation

foundation

C

tank

tank

D

base

base


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

source

source


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.
First of all, planting trees should be given (1) ___________ attention. Above all, tree is the (2) ____________ of oxygen. Unfortunately, due to (3) __________ of buildings many trees have been cut down. This (4) __________ reduces the amount of oxygen in the environment. Growing (5) ___________ trees means (5) _________ oxygen. Hence, growing more trees would mean better life quality.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.
First of all, planting trees should be given (1) ___________ attention. Above all, tree is the (2) ____________ of oxygen. Unfortunately, due to (3) __________ of buildings many trees have been cut down. This (4) __________ reduces the amount of oxygen in the environment. Growing (5) ___________ trees means (5) _________ oxygen. Hence, growing more trees would mean better life quality.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3

Options

A

renovation

renovation

B

planning

planning

C

destruction

destruction

D

construction

construction


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

construction

construction


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.
First of all, planting trees should be given (1) ___________ attention. Above all, tree is the (2) ____________ of oxygen. Unfortunately, due to (3) __________ of buildings many trees have been cut down. This (4) __________ reduces the amount of oxygen in the environment. Growing (5) ___________ trees means (5) _________ oxygen. Hence, growing more trees would mean better life quality.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.
First of all, planting trees should be given (1) ___________ attention. Above all, tree is the (2) ____________ of oxygen. Unfortunately, due to (3) __________ of buildings many trees have been cut down. This (4) __________ reduces the amount of oxygen in the environment. Growing (5) ___________ trees means (5) _________ oxygen. Hence, growing more trees would mean better life quality.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

certainly

certainly

B

doubtfully

doubtfully

C

hardly

hardly

D

rarely

rarely


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

certainly

certainly


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.
First of all, planting trees should be given (1) ___________ attention. Above all, tree is the (2) ____________ of oxygen. Unfortunately, due to (3) __________ of buildings many trees have been cut down. This (4) __________ reduces the amount of oxygen in the environment. Growing (5) ___________ trees means (5) _________ oxygen. Hence, growing more trees would mean better life quality.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.
First of all, planting trees should be given (1) ___________ attention. Above all, tree is the (2) ____________ of oxygen. Unfortunately, due to (3) __________ of buildings many trees have been cut down. This (4) __________ reduces the amount of oxygen in the environment. Growing (5) ___________ trees means (5) _________ oxygen. Hence, growing more trees would mean better life quality.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

more, more

more, more

B

no, more

no, more

C

less, more

less, more

D

more, less

more, less


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

more, more

more, more


Types of Web Hosting

27-Sep-2022 09:47:10 | BLOG


types of web hosting


Read More

How to choose best web hosting

27-Sep-2022 09:46:18 | BLOG


best hosting


Read More

A2 Hosting Review

27-Sep-2022 09:45:14 | BLOG


a2 hosting


Read More

HostPapa Review

27-Sep-2022 09:44:24 | BLOG


hostpapa


Read More

Dreamhost Review

27-Sep-2022 09:43:44 | BLOG


dreamhost


Read More

Hostgator Review

27-Sep-2022 09:43:02 | BLOG


hostgator


Read More

Hostinger Review

27-Sep-2022 09:42:05 | BLOG


Hostinger


Read More

inMotion Hosting Review

27-Sep-2022 09:41:15 | BLOG


inmotion


Read More