CHSL 21 10-06-2022 Shift 3 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

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

Options

A

Accessories 

Accessories 

B

Politician 

Politician 

C

Dominant 

Dominant 

D

Pamplet 

Pamplet 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Pamplet 

Pamplet 


Question 2

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Fall back or sink again (into a worse state after an improvement)
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Fall back or sink again (into a worse state after an improvement)

Options

A

 Reiterate 

 Reiterate 

B

Rekindle

Rekindle

C

Relapse  

Relapse  

D

 Relayed 

 Relayed 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Relapse  

Relapse  


Question 3

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains an INCORRECTLY spelt word.
Shanu’s inquisitive mind could not / accept the seemingly ingenous reply / of the man and he resolved to solve the mystery / to mitigate the pain of the old couple.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains an INCORRECTLY spelt word.
Shanu’s inquisitive mind could not / accept the seemingly ingenous reply / of the man and he resolved to solve the mystery / to mitigate the pain of the old couple.

Options

A

accept the seemingly ingenous reply 

accept the seemingly ingenous reply 

B

of the man and he resolved to solve the mystery 

of the man and he resolved to solve the mystery 

C

to mitigate the pain of the old couple 

to mitigate the pain of the old couple 

D

Shanu’s inquisitive mind could not 

Shanu’s inquisitive mind could not 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

accept the seemingly ingenous reply 

accept the seemingly ingenous reply 


Question 4

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
A pause between the acts of a play
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
A pause between the acts of a play

Options

A

Interline 

Interline 

B

 Interlace

 Interlace

C

 Interlink

 Interlink

D

Interlude 

Interlude 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Interlude 

Interlude 


Question 5

Select the most appropriate meaning of the highlighted idiom.
The team members seem to be running around in circles.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the highlighted idiom.
The team members seem to be running around in circles.

Options

A

Very dynamic and hardworking 

Very dynamic and hardworking 

B

To be extremely successful 

To be extremely successful 

C

Hardly any time to breathe 

Hardly any time to breathe 

D

To be very active but with few results

To be very active but with few results


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

To be very active but with few results

To be very active but with few results


Question 6

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

Options

A

Intuitive

Intuitive

B

Intrinsic

Intrinsic

C

Crazy

Crazy

D

Astute

Astute


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Crazy

Crazy


Question 7

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Face up to
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Face up to

Options

A

 Look into face

 Look into face

B

To accept a difficult situation

To accept a difficult situation

C

 Personally

 Personally

D

 Alter the face of

 Alter the face of


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

To accept a difficult situation

To accept a difficult situation


Question 8

Which word in the given sentence is the ANTONYM of – jeopardy?
We were reluctant to leave the relative safety of our hotel.
Which word in the given sentence is the ANTONYM of – jeopardy?
We were reluctant to leave the relative safety of our hotel.

Options

A

leave

leave

B

relative

relative

C

safety

safety

D

reluctant

reluctant


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

safety

safety


Question 9

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Hale and hearty
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Hale and hearty

Options

A

 Clumsy and calm 

 Clumsy and calm 

B

 Angry but happy 

 Angry but happy 

C

Weak and ill  

Weak and ill  

D

 Strong and healthy 

 Strong and healthy 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

 Strong and healthy 

 Strong and healthy 


Question 10

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

Options

A

Develop

Develop

B

Referance 

Referance 

C

Committee

Committee

D

Beginning

Beginning


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Referance 

Referance 


Question 11

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

Options

A

Queer

Queer

B

Charming 

Charming 

C

Common

Common

D

Excellent 

Excellent 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Queer

Queer


Question 12

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

Options

A

Pronounciation 

Pronounciation 

B

Persistent 

Persistent 

C

Interpretation  

Interpretation  

D

Tremendous  

Tremendous  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Pronounciation 

Pronounciation 


Question 13

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
He invited me to his place yesterday.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
He invited me to his place yesterday.

Options

A

I invited to his place yesterday.

I invited to his place yesterday.

B

I was invited.

I was invited.

C

To his place I was invited yesterday.

To his place I was invited yesterday.

D

I was invited by him to his place yesterday.

I was invited by him to his place yesterday.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

I was invited by him to his place yesterday.

I was invited by him to his place yesterday.


Question 14

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. To think that a computer would one day replace a book is indeed unthinkable and far fetched.
B.The thoughts and ideas contained in a book are immortal like Tulsidas’s Ram Charitra Manas, Ved Vyas’ Mahabharata, The Bible and many other religious and literary works like Shakespeare’s plays etc.
C.On the other hand a computer is but a machine, that at best can visually display the contents of a specific book.
D.A good book in the words of John Milton “is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up to a purpose to a life beyond life.”
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. To think that a computer would one day replace a book is indeed unthinkable and farfetched.
B.The thoughts and ideas contained in a book are immortal like Tulsidas’s Ram Charitra Manas, Ved Vyas’ Mahabharata, The Bible and many other religious and literary works like Shakespeare’s plays etc.
C.On the other hand a computer is but a machine, that at best can visually display the contents of a specific book.
D.A good book in the words of John Milton “is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up to a purpose to a life beyond life.”

Options

A

 BDAC

 BDAC

B

DBCA 

DBCA 

C

 ABDC

 ABDC

D

DCBA 

DCBA 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

DBCA 

DBCA 


Question 15

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
An instrument for detecting an earthquake
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
An instrument for detecting an earthquake

Options

A

Spectrograph

Spectrograph

B

Magnetograph

Magnetograph

C

Seismograph   

Seismograph   

D

Electrograph

Electrograph


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Seismograph   

Seismograph   


Question 16

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in direct speech.
Fiona enquired whether I had gone to school on Tuesday.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in direct speech.
Fiona enquired whether I had gone to school on Tuesday.

Options

A

“Did you go to school on Tuesday?’’ Fiona asked me.  

“Did you go to school on Tuesday?’’ Fiona asked me.  

B

“Where are you going on Tuesday?’’ Fiona asked me.  

“Where are you going on Tuesday?’’ Fiona asked me.  

C

“Are you gone to school on Tuesday? Fiona enquired. 

“Are you gone to school on Tuesday? Fiona enquired. 

D

“Had you been going to school on Tuesday?” Fiona asked me.

“Had you been going to school on Tuesday?” Fiona asked me.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

“Did you go to school on Tuesday?’’ Fiona asked me.  

“Did you go to school on Tuesday?’’ Fiona asked me.  


Question 17

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error
The perception / of success / vary / from person to person.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error
The perception / of success / vary / from person to person.

Options

A

from person to person

from person to person

B

vary

vary

C

of success

of success

D

The perception

The perception


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

vary

vary


Question 18

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
The newspaper dedicated a report giving the news of the death and details about the life of the deceased.
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
The newspaper dedicated a report giving the news of the death and details about the life of the deceased.

Options

A

Editorial 

Editorial 

B

 Illustration

 Illustration

C

Obituary 

Obituary 

D

 Forecast

 Forecast


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Obituary 

Obituary 


Question 19

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
He didn’t / called me / in the / last week.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
He didn’t / called me / in the / last week.

Options

A

in the

in the

B

 last week

 last week

C

called me

called me

D

He didn’t

He didn’t


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

called me

called me


Question 20

Select the correct homonym from the given options to fill in the blank.
The wind________ so powerfully that the door closed.
Select the correct homonym from the given options to fill in the blank.
The wind________ so powerfully that the door closed.

Options

A

blues

blues

B

blow

blow

C

blew 

blew 

D

 blue

 blue


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

blew 

blew 


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.
Everything (1) _________ us makes our environment. Living and non-living things form the (2) _________ of our surroundings. Plants, animals and microbes are parts of our environment. Humans have affected the environment in multiple (3) ______ like clearing of forests, building houses and farms, making roads, etc. This is the root (4) _______ of air, water and land pollution on the planet. Ecologists across the globe are making efforts to educate mankind about the (5) _________ of nature, the crisis we face and the methods of managing these crises.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.
Everything (1) _________ us makes our environment. Living and non-living things form the (2) _________ of our surroundings. Plants, animals and microbes are parts of our environment. Humans have affected the environment in multiple (3) ______ like clearing of forests, building houses and farms, making roads, etc. This is the root (4) _______ of air, water and land pollution on the planet. Ecologists across the globe are making efforts to educate mankind about the (5) _________ of nature, the crisis we face and the methods of managing these crises.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

beyond

beyond

B

across

across

C

around

around

D

over

over


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

around

around


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.
Everything (1) _________ us makes our environment. Living and non-living things form the (2) _________ of our surroundings. Plants, animals and microbes are parts of our environment. Humans have affected the environment in multiple (3) ______ like clearing of forests, building houses and farms, making roads, etc. This is the root (4) _______ of air, water and land pollution on the planet. Ecologists across the globe are making efforts to educate mankind about the (5) _________ of nature, the crisis we face and the methods of managing these crises.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.
Everything (1) _________ us makes our environment. Living and non-living things form the (2) _________ of our surroundings. Plants, animals and microbes are parts of our environment. Humans have affected the environment in multiple (3) ______ like clearing of forests, building houses and farms, making roads, etc. This is the root (4) _______ of air, water and land pollution on the planet. Ecologists across the globe are making efforts to educate mankind about the (5) _________ of nature, the crisis we face and the methods of managing these crises.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

ingredients

ingredients

B

fragments

fragments

C

fractions

fractions

D

components

components


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

components

components


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.
Everything (1) _________ us makes our environment. Living and non-living things form the (2) _________ of our surroundings. Plants, animals and microbes are parts of our environment. Humans have affected the environment in multiple (3) ______ like clearing of forests, building houses and farms, making roads, etc. This is the root (4) _______ of air, water and land pollution on the planet. Ecologists across the globe are making efforts to educate mankind about the (5) _________ of nature, the crisis we face and the methods of managing these crises.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.
Everything (1) _________ us makes our environment. Living and non-living things form the (2) _________ of our surroundings. Plants, animals and microbes are parts of our environment. Humans have affected the environment in multiple (3) ______ like clearing of forests, building houses and farms, making roads, etc. This is the root (4) _______ of air, water and land pollution on the planet. Ecologists across the globe are making efforts to educate mankind about the (5) _________ of nature, the crisis we face and the methods of managing these crises.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

plans

plans

B

courses

courses

C

ways

ways

D

means

means


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

ways

ways


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.
Everything (1) _________ us makes our environment. Living and non-living things form the (2) _________ of our surroundings. Plants, animals and microbes are parts of our environment. Humans have affected the environment in multiple (3) ______ like clearing of forests, building houses and farms, making roads, etc. This is the root (4) _______ of air, water and land pollution on the planet. Ecologists across the globe are making efforts to educate mankind about the (5) _________ of nature, the crisis we face and the methods of managing these crises.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.
Everything (1) _________ us makes our environment. Living and non-living things form the (2) _________ of our surroundings. Plants, animals and microbes are parts of our environment. Humans have affected the environment in multiple (3) ______ like clearing of forests, building houses and farms, making roads, etc. This is the root (4) _______ of air, water and land pollution on the planet. Ecologists across the globe are making efforts to educate mankind about the (5) _________ of nature, the crisis we face and the methods of managing these crises.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

source

source

B

motive

motive

C

origin

origin

D

cause

cause


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

cause

cause


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.
Everything (1) _________ us makes our environment. Living and non-living things form the (2) _________ of our surroundings. Plants, animals and microbes are parts of our environment. Humans have affected the environment in multiple (3) ______ like clearing of forests, building houses and farms, making roads, etc. This is the root (4) _______ of air, water and land pollution on the planet. Ecologists across the globe are making efforts to educate mankind about the (5) _________ of nature, the crisis we face and the methods of managing these crises.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.
Everything (1) _________ us makes our environment. Living and non-living things form the (2) _________ of our surroundings. Plants, animals and microbes are parts of our environment. Humans have affected the environment in multiple (3) ______ like clearing of forests, building houses and farms, making roads, etc. This is the root (4) _______ of air, water and land pollution on the planet. Ecologists across the globe are making efforts to educate mankind about the (5) _________ of nature, the crisis we face and the methods of managing these crises.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

wonders

wonders

B

sensation

sensation

C

surprise

surprise

D

compassion

compassion


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

wonders

wonders


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