CHSL 21 24-05-2022 Shift 3 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
Rahul sings / very sweet / when he is / in a good mood.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
Rahul sings / very sweet / when he is / in a good mood.

Options

A

when he is

when he is

B

very sweet

very sweet

C

in a good mood

in a good mood

D

Rahul sings

Rahul sings


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

very sweet

very sweet


Question 2

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
She had resign / from the / post before / he apologised.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
She had resign / from the / post before / he apologised.

Options

A

from the

from the

B

She had resign

She had resign

C

post before 

post before 

D

he apologised 

he apologised 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

She had resign

She had resign


Question 3

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words
Geeta is doubtful about getting hired as she is inexperienced at this job.
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words
Geeta is doubtful about getting hired as she is inexperienced at this job.

Options

A

Professional

Professional

B

 Expert

 Expert

C

Novice 

Novice 

D

Ace

Ace


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Novice 

Novice 


Question 4

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

Options

A

Harmless  

Harmless  

B

Baseless 

Baseless 

C

Senseless  

Senseless  

D

Meaningless 

Meaningless 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Harmless  

Harmless  


Question 5

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

Options

A

Scheme 

Scheme 

B

Mingle

Mingle

C

Conceal 

Conceal 

D

Challenge 

Challenge 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Challenge 

Challenge 


Question 6

Parts of a sentence are given below in jumbled order. Arrange the parts in the correct order to form a meaningful sentence.
a) is credited with saying
b) do not dry your feet
c) If you want to leave your footprint on the sands of time,
d) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India
Parts of a sentence are given below in jumbled order. Arrange the parts in the correct order to form a meaningful sentence.
a) is credited with saying
b) do not dry your feet
c) If you want to leave your footprint on the sands of time,
d) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India

Options

A

d,c,a,b 

d,c,a,b 

B

d,a,c,b  

d,a,c,b  

C

a,b,c,d,  

a,b,c,d,  

D

c,a,b,d  

c,a,b,d  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

d,a,c,b  

d,a,c,b  


Question 7

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Blow up
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Blow up

Options

A

To live up greatly

To live up greatly

B

To destroy by an explosion

To destroy by an explosion

C

To suffice

To suffice

D

To stand upright

To stand upright


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

To destroy by an explosion

To destroy by an explosion


Question 8

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

Options

A

Confusion

Confusion

B

Clarity 

Clarity 

C

Cleanliness

Cleanliness

D

Pleasure

Pleasure


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Confusion

Confusion


Question 9

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The writer declares that __________ children of their childhood is a criminal act.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The writer declares that __________ children of their childhood is a criminal act.

Options

A

rob  

rob  

B

robbing 

robbing 

C

to rob   

to rob   

D

robbed  

robbed  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

robbing 

robbing 


Question 10

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
When we believe that our mind is thinking ______ thoughts at the same time, what actually is happening is that __________ thoughts are __________ in such quick ___________ so as to seem simultaneous
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
When we believe that our mind is thinking ______ thoughts at the same time, what actually is happening is that __________ thoughts are __________ in such quick ___________ so as to seem simultaneous

Options

A

challenging, limited, fixed, interruption

challenging, limited, fixed, interruption

B

homogenous, measurable, unchanging, velocity

homogenous, measurable, unchanging, velocity

C

uniform, countable, altering, ramification

uniform, countable, altering, ramification

D

multiple, myriad, alternating, succession 

multiple, myriad, alternating, succession 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

multiple, myriad, alternating, succession 

multiple, myriad, alternating, succession 


Question 11

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Lose your touch
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Lose your touch

Options

A

To be passed from one person to another

To be passed from one person to another

B

Not being as successful as previously

Not being as successful as previously

C

Doing someone a favour in hopes that the favour will be returned

Doing someone a favour in hopes that the favour will be returned

D

Something being very difficult to find 

Something being very difficult to find 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Not being as successful as previously

Not being as successful as previously


Question 12

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

Options

A

Judicial

Judicial

B

Innocent

Innocent

C

Zealous

Zealous

D

Laxuryous

Laxuryous


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Laxuryous

Laxuryous


Question 13

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
At one’s elbow
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
At one’s elbow

Options

A

Strong grip

Strong grip

B

Strong bond

Strong bond

C

Far away

Far away

D

Next to someone

Next to someone


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Next to someone

Next to someone


Question 14

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

Options

A

hail

hail

B

Secure

Secure

C

celebrate

celebrate

D

Condemn

Condemn


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Condemn

Condemn


Question 15

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

Options

A

Arguement   

Arguement   

B

Secretary  

Secretary  

C

Valuable 

Valuable 

D

Performance

Performance


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Arguement   

Arguement   


Question 16

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
My grandfather was a farmer and he ___________three acres of land.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
My grandfather was a farmer and he ___________three acres of land.

Options

A

advanced

advanced

B

grown 

grown 

C

cultivated 

cultivated 

D

cultured

cultured


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

cultivated 

cultivated 


Question 17

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
We want to divide the expenses between the three of us.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
We want to divide the expenses between the three of us.

Options

A

at

at

B

for

for

C

among 

among 

D

from

from


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

among 

among 


Question 18

From among the words given in bold, select the INCORRECTLY spelt word in the following sentence.
Small drops trickled down the red and yellow tassels of cannopies and dampened the heads of little boys.
From among the words given in bold, select the INCORRECTLY spelt word in the following sentence.
Small drops trickled down the red and yellow tassels of cannopies and dampened the heads of little boys.

Options

A

trickled

trickled

B

tassels

tassels

C

cannopies

cannopies

D

dampened

dampened


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

cannopies

cannopies


Question 19

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

Options

A

Giant 

Giant 

B

Medium 

Medium 

C

Measurable 

Measurable 

D

Tiny 

Tiny 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Giant 

Giant 


Question 20

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
After / a long and fun-filled day, / the children / slept themselves peacefully.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
After / a long and fun-filled day, / the children / slept themselves peacefully.

Options

A

the children

the children

B

slept themselves peacefully

slept themselves peacefully

C

After

After

D

a long and fun-filled day

a long and fun-filled day


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

slept themselves peacefully

slept themselves peacefully


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.
Competition is a necessary prospect for (1)___________ individuals with particular qualities, but only those who can (2)__________ their minds to work, work hard every day, and prove themselves will be able to (3)_____________ this arduous battle. It's a never-ending race to the finish line, and only those who put in the effort and dedication will make it to the end. The outcome of any exam does not (4)__________ on the last day, during your paper — your success is ensured with every morning that you put in work. Students must be aware of the tough environment they are entering and prepare (5)______________ in order to improve their chances.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.
Competition is a necessary prospect for (1)______________ individuals with particular qualities, but only those who can (2)__________ their minds to work, work hard every day, and prove themselves will be able to (3)_____________ this arduous battle. It's a never-ending race to the finish line, and only those who put in the effort and dedication will make it to the end. The outcome of any exam does not (4)__________ on the last day, during your paper — your success is ensured with every morning that you put in work. Students must be aware of the tough environment they are entering and prepare (5)______________ in order to improve their chances.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

distinguished

distinguished

B

distinguishing

distinguishing

C

distinguish

distinguish

D

distinguishes

distinguishes


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

distinguishing

distinguishing


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.
Competition is a necessary prospect for (1)___________ individuals with particular qualities, but only those who can (2)__________ their minds to work, work hard every day, and prove themselves will be able to (3)_____________ this arduous battle. It's a never-ending race to the finish line, and only those who put in the effort and dedication will make it to the end. The outcome of any exam does not (4)__________ on the last day, during your paper — your success is ensured with every morning that you put in work. Students must be aware of the tough environment they are entering and prepare (5)______________ in order to improve their chances.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.
Competition is a necessary prospect for (1)______________ individuals with particular qualities, but only those who can (2)__________ their minds to work, work hard every day, and prove themselves will be able to (3)_____________ this arduous battle. It's a never-ending race to the finish line, and only those who put in the effort and dedication will make it to the end. The outcome of any exam does not (4)__________ on the last day, during your paper — your success is ensured with every morning that you put in work. Students must be aware of the tough environment they are entering and prepare (5)______________ in order to improve their chances.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

get

get

B

made

made

C

divert

divert

D

put

put


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

put

put


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.
Competition is a necessary prospect for (1)___________ individuals with particular qualities, but only those who can (2)__________ their minds to work, work hard every day, and prove themselves will be able to (3)_____________ this arduous battle. It's a never-ending race to the finish line, and only those who put in the effort and dedication will make it to the end. The outcome of any exam does not (4)__________ on the last day, during your paper — your success is ensured with every morning that you put in work. Students must be aware of the tough environment they are entering and prepare (5)______________ in order to improve their chances.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.
Competition is a necessary prospect for (1)______________ individuals with particular qualities, but only those who can (2)__________ their minds to work, work hard every day, and prove themselves will be able to (3)_____________ this arduous battle. It's a never-ending race to the finish line, and only those who put in the effort and dedication will make it to the end. The outcome of any exam does not (4)__________ on the last day, during your paper — your success is ensured with every morning that you put in work. Students must be aware of the tough environment they are entering and prepare (5)______________ in order to improve their chances.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

overjoyed

overjoyed

B

overcome

overcome

C

overpaid

overpaid

D

overload

overload


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

overcome

overcome


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.
Competition is a necessary prospect for (1)___________ individuals with particular qualities, but only those who can (2)__________ their minds to work, work hard every day, and prove themselves will be able to (3)_____________ this arduous battle. It's a never-ending race to the finish line, and only those who put in the effort and dedication will make it to the end. The outcome of any exam does not (4)__________ on the last day, during your paper — your success is ensured with every morning that you put in work. Students must be aware of the tough environment they are entering and prepare (5)______________ in order to improve their chances.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.
Competition is a necessary prospect for (1)______________ individuals with particular qualities, but only those who can (2)__________ their minds to work, work hard every day, and prove themselves will be able to (3)_____________ this arduous battle. It's a never-ending race to the finish line, and only those who put in the effort and dedication will make it to the end. The outcome of any exam does not (4)__________ on the last day, during your paper — your success is ensured with every morning that you put in work. Students must be aware of the tough environment they are entering and prepare (5)______________ in order to improve their chances.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

awake

awake

B

arrive

arrive

C

abase

abase

D

arise

arise


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

arrive

arrive


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.
Competition is a necessary prospect for (1)___________ individuals with particular qualities, but only those who can (2)__________ their minds to work, work hard every day, and prove themselves will be able to (3)_____________ this arduous battle. It's a never-ending race to the finish line, and only those who put in the effort and dedication will make it to the end. The outcome of any exam does not (4)__________ on the last day, during your paper — your success is ensured with every morning that you put in work. Students must be aware of the tough environment they are entering and prepare (5)______________ in order to improve their chances.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.
Competition is a necessary prospect for (1)______________ individuals with particular qualities, but only those who can (2)__________ their minds to work, work hard every day, and prove themselves will be able to (3)_____________ this arduous battle. It's a never-ending race to the finish line, and only those who put in the effort and dedication will make it to the end. The outcome of any exam does not (4)__________ on the last day, during your paper — your success is ensured with every morning that you put in work. Students must be aware of the tough environment they are entering and prepare (5)______________ in order to improve their chances.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

exponentially

exponentially

B

reluctantly

reluctantly

C

consequently

consequently

D

accordingly

accordingly


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

accordingly

accordingly


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