CHSL 21 25-05-2022 Shift 2 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Complete the sentence with an appropriate synonym of the word mentioned in the bracket.
The party was so amazing that everyone _________ (hated) leaving it.
Complete the sentence with an appropriate synonym of the word mentioned in the bracket.
The party was so amazing that everyone _________ (hated) leaving it.

Options

A

 enhanced 

 enhanced 

B

embraced 

embraced 

C

loathed

loathed

D

 revered 

 revered 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

loathed

loathed


Question 2

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Grease someone’s palm
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Grease someone’s palm

Options

A

Go to battle   

Go to battle   

B

Bribe someone   

Bribe someone   

C

Be jealous of someone   

Be jealous of someone   

D

Put in hard work   

Put in hard work   


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Bribe someone   

Bribe someone   


Question 3

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

Options

A

Enthusiasm 

Enthusiasm 

B

Convenience 

Convenience 

C

Acomplishment

Acomplishment

D

Auxiliary 

Auxiliary 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Acomplishment

Acomplishment


Question 4

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The library building was renovated in 2020.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The library building was renovated in 2020.

Options

A

They were renovating the building in 2020. 

They were renovating the building in 2020. 

B

They did renovating the building in 2020. 

They did renovating the building in 2020. 

C

They renovated the library building in 2020. 

They renovated the library building in 2020. 

D

They had renovated the library building in 2020.

They had renovated the library building in 2020.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

They renovated the library building in 2020. 

They renovated the library building in 2020. 


Question 5

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
Coffee is sipped by me.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
Coffee is sipped by me.

Options

A

I sip coffee. 

I sip coffee. 

B

I have sipped coffee.

I have sipped coffee.

C

I am sipping coffee. 

I am sipping coffee. 

D

I have had sipped coffee. 

I have had sipped coffee. 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

I sip coffee. 

I sip coffee. 


Question 6

Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom given in bold in the following sentence.
She was within a hair's breadth of winning.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom given in bold in the following sentence.
She was within a hair's breadth of winning.

Options

A

accomplished

accomplished

B

narrow margin

narrow margin

C

certain

certain

D

desirous

desirous


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

narrow margin

narrow margin


Question 7

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

Options

A

Embberassment

Embberassment

B

Encyclopaedia

Encyclopaedia

C

Euphemism

Euphemism

D

Consciousness

Consciousness


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Embberassment

Embberassment


Question 8

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underline segment in the given sentence.
My sincerity and patience drove me through all odds and problems of life
Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underline segment in the given sentence.
My sincerity and patience drove me through all odds and problems of life

Options

A

ran me

ran me

B

carried me

carried me

C

lifted me

lifted me

D

flew me

flew me


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

carried me

carried me


Question 9

In the following passage, a word has been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Manpower exporters and overseas recruiters commonly __________ in illegal business practices for short-term _______ gain.
In the following passage, a word has been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Manpower exporters and overseas recruiters commonly __________ in illegal business practices for short-term _______ gain.

Options

A

thrived, devotional

thrived, devotional

B

regulated, personal 

regulated, personal 

C

honoured, professional 

honoured, professional 

D

indulged, monetary

indulged, monetary


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

indulged, monetary

indulged, monetary


Question 10

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. I went to college from the eleventh grade and never went to the twelfth grade, and skipped another grade earlier, so I was a pretty young fellow at Morehouse.
B. At the age of fifteen, I entered Morehouse College and my father and my maternal grandfather had also attended, so Morehouse has had three generations of Kings.
C. The professors were not caught up in the clutches of state funds and could teach what they wanted with academic freedom and encouraged us in a positive quest for a solution to racial ills.
D. I shall never forget the hardships that I had upon entering college, for though I had been one of the top students in high school, I was still reading at only an eighth-grade level.
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. I went to college from the eleventh grade and never went to the twelfth grade, and skipped another grade earlier, so I was a pretty young fellow at Morehouse.
B. At the age of fifteen, I entered Morehouse College and my father and my maternal grandfather had also attended, so Morehouse has had three generations of Kings.
C. The professors were not caught up in the clutches of state funds and could teach what they wanted with academic freedom and encouraged us in a positive quest for a solution to racial ills.
D. I shall never forget the hardships that I had upon entering college, for though I had been one of the top students in high school, I was still reading at only an eighth-grade level.

Options

A

BADC

BADC

B

BDAC

BDAC

C

ADBC

ADBC

D

ABDC 

ABDC 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

BDAC

BDAC


Question 11

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

Options

A

Informal

Informal

B

Personnel

Personnel

C

Informassional

Informassional

D

Personal

Personal


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Informassional

Informassional


Question 12

Select the most appropriate synonym of the word given in the brackets to fill in the blank.
Doing adventure sports is banned for athletes as it can be ___________ (perilous).
Select the most appropriate synonym of the word given in the brackets to fill in the blank.
Doing adventure sports is banned for athletes as it can be ___________ (perilous).

Options

A

adventurous  

adventurous  

B

reliable  

reliable  

C

worthless  

worthless  

D

treacherous 

treacherous 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

treacherous 

treacherous 


Question 13

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

Her writing is very ilegible and so she loses marks in her exam.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined part in the given sentence.

Her writing is very ilegible and so she loses marks in her exam.

Options

A

illegibel

illegibel

B

illegal

illegal

C

illeggible

illeggible

D

illegible

illegible


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

illegible

illegible


Question 14

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
His liberal policies were responsible for progress in the community.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
His liberal policies were responsible for progress in the community.

Options

A

central

central

B

conservative

conservative

C

hysterical

hysterical

D

ineffectual

ineffectual


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

conservative

conservative


Question 15

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
She is educated than her sister.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
She is educated than her sister.

Options

A

good educated

good educated

B

best educated

best educated

C

more educated

more educated

D

far educated

far educated


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

more educated

more educated


Question 16

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
Has the assignment been uploaded by you?
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
Has the assignment been uploaded by you?

Options

A

Have you uploaded the assignment?

Have you uploaded the assignment?

B

Were you uploading the assignment? 

Were you uploading the assignment? 

C

Have you been uploaded the assignment? 

Have you been uploaded the assignment? 

D

Did you upload the assignment?

Did you upload the assignment?


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Have you uploaded the assignment?

Have you uploaded the assignment?


Question 17

Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined words in the given sentence.
He is an excessively enthusiastic and strict follower of Judaism.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined words in the given sentence.
He is an excessively enthusiastic and strict follower of Judaism.

Options

A

a janissary

a janissary

B

a zealot

a zealot

C

a Zionist

a Zionist

D

a healer

a healer


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

a zealot

a zealot


Question 18

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
I keep telling myself how I am lucky to have such wonderful sisters.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
I keep telling myself how I am lucky to have such wonderful sisters.

Options

A

how lucky I am to having

how lucky I am to having

B

how lucky I am to have

how lucky I am to have

C

how I am lucky for

how I am lucky for

D

how I am lucky for having

how I am lucky for having


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

how lucky I am to have

how lucky I am to have


Question 19

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’.
My uncle is doing business in Hyderabad for the last 10 years.
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’.
My uncle is doing business in Hyderabad for the last 10 years.

Options

A

has been doing 

has been doing 

B

did

did

C

No substitution required 

No substitution required 

D

doing  

doing  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

has been doing 

has been doing 


Question 20

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

Options

A

Priviledge

Priviledge

B

Occurrence

Occurrence

C

Accommodation

Accommodation

D

Erroneous

Erroneous


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Priviledge

Priviledge


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.
Yoga is a personal journey for everyone as now most people are turning to it, not for fitness (1) ________, but for the union of both, body and soul. Yoga is an ancient practice that (2) _________ in India. It involves movement, meditation and breathing (3) _________ to promote mental and physical well-being. There are many styles of yoga. A person should (4) __________ a style based on their goals and fitness level. If yoga and pranayam are complemented with other forms of spiritual practice to purify the mental body and other bodies, then a person can achieve rapid spiritual progress in his lifetime. Thus a person can make progress to achieve the purpose of life which is to (5) __________ with God.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.
Yoga is a personal journey for everyone as now most people are turning to it, not for fitness (1) ________, but for the union of both, body and soul. Yoga is an ancient practice that (2) _________ in India. It involves movement, meditation and breathing (3) _________ to promote mental and physical well-being. There are many styles of yoga. A person should (4) __________ a style based on their goals and fitness level. If yoga and pranayam are complemented with other forms of spiritual practice to purify the mental body and other bodies, then a person can achieve rapid spiritual progress in his lifetime. Thus a person can make progress to achieve the purpose of life which is to (5) __________ with God.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

alone

alone

B

rather

rather

C

change

change

D

apart

apart


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

alone

alone


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.
Yoga is a personal journey for everyone as now most people are turning to it, not for fitness (1) ________, but for the union of both, body and soul. Yoga is an ancient practice that (2) _________ in India. It involves movement, meditation and breathing (3) _________ to promote mental and physical well-being. There are many styles of yoga. A person should (4) __________ a style based on their goals and fitness level. If yoga and pranayam are complemented with other forms of spiritual practice to purify the mental body and other bodies, then a person can achieve rapid spiritual progress in his lifetime. Thus a person can make progress to achieve the purpose of life which is to (5) __________ with God.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.
Yoga is a personal journey for everyone as now most people are turning to it, not for fitness (1) ________, but for the union of both, body and soul. Yoga is an ancient practice that (2) _________ in India. It involves movement, meditation and breathing (3) _________ to promote mental and physical well-being. There are many styles of yoga. A person should (4) __________ a style based on their goals and fitness level. If yoga and pranayam are complemented with other forms of spiritual practice to purify the mental body and other bodies, then a person can achieve rapid spiritual progress in his lifetime. Thus a person can make progress to achieve the purpose of life which is to (5) __________ with God.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

involved

involved

B

came

came

C

settled

settled

D

originated

originated


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

originated

originated


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.
Yoga is a personal journey for everyone as now most people are turning to it, not for fitness (1) ________, but for the union of both, body and soul. Yoga is an ancient practice that (2) _________ in India. It involves movement, meditation and breathing (3) _________ to promote mental and physical well-being. There are many styles of yoga. A person should (4) __________ a style based on their goals and fitness level. If yoga and pranayam are complemented with other forms of spiritual practice to purify the mental body and other bodies, then a person can achieve rapid spiritual progress in his lifetime. Thus a person can make progress to achieve the purpose of life which is to (5) __________ with God.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.
Yoga is a personal journey for everyone as now most people are turning to it, not for fitness (1) ________, but for the union of both, body and soul. Yoga is an ancient practice that (2) _________ in India. It involves movement, meditation and breathing (3) _________ to promote mental and physical well-being. There are many styles of yoga. A person should (4) __________ a style based on their goals and fitness level. If yoga and pranayam are complemented with other forms of spiritual practice to purify the mental body and other bodies, then a person can achieve rapid spiritual progress in his lifetime. Thus a person can make progress to achieve the purpose of life which is to (5) __________ with God.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

phases

phases

B

techniques

techniques

C

pursuit

pursuit

D

senses

senses


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

techniques

techniques


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.
Yoga is a personal journey for everyone as now most people are turning to it, not for fitness (1) ________, but for the union of both, body and soul. Yoga is an ancient practice that (2) _________ in India. It involves movement, meditation and breathing (3) _________ to promote mental and physical well-being. There are many styles of yoga. A person should (4) __________ a style based on their goals and fitness level. If yoga and pranayam are complemented with other forms of spiritual practice to purify the mental body and other bodies, then a person can achieve rapid spiritual progress in his lifetime. Thus a person can make progress to achieve the purpose of life which is to (5) __________ with God.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.
Yoga is a personal journey for everyone as now most people are turning to it, not for fitness (1) ________, but for the union of both, body and soul. Yoga is an ancient practice that (2) _________ in India. It involves movement, meditation and breathing (3) _________ to promote mental and physical well-being. There are many styles of yoga. A person should (4) __________ a style based on their goals and fitness level. If yoga and pranayam are complemented with other forms of spiritual practice to purify the mental body and other bodies, then a person can achieve rapid spiritual progress in his lifetime. Thus a person can make progress to achieve the purpose of life which is to (5) __________ with God.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

familiarise

familiarise

B

make

make

C

choose

choose

D

strike

strike


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

choose

choose


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.
Yoga is a personal journey for everyone as now most people are turning to it, not for fitness (1) ________, but for the union of both, body and soul. Yoga is an ancient practice that (2) _________ in India. It involves movement, meditation and breathing (3) _________ to promote mental and physical well-being. There are many styles of yoga. A person should (4) __________ a style based on their goals and fitness level. If yoga and pranayam are complemented with other forms of spiritual practice to purify the mental body and other bodies, then a person can achieve rapid spiritual progress in his lifetime. Thus a person can make progress to achieve the purpose of life which is to (5) __________ with God.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.
Yoga is a personal journey for everyone as now most people are turning to it, not for fitness (1) ________, but for the union of both, body and soul. Yoga is an ancient practice that (2) _________ in India. It involves movement, meditation and breathing (3) _________ to promote mental and physical well-being. There are many styles of yoga. A person should (4) __________ a style based on their goals and fitness level. If yoga and pranayam are complemented with other forms of spiritual practice to purify the mental body and other bodies, then a person can achieve rapid spiritual progress in his lifetime. Thus a person can make progress to achieve the purpose of life which is to (5) __________ with God.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

compete

compete

B

progress

progress

C

merge

merge

D

mark

mark


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

merge

merge


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