CHSL 21 30-05-2022 Shift 1 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

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

Options

A

 Anonymous

 Anonymous

B

 Autopsy

 Autopsy

C

 Indefatigable

 Indefatigable

D

Supercede 

Supercede 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Supercede 

Supercede 


Question 2

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Get the axe
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Get the axe

Options

A

Get the job  

Get the job  

B

Lose the job  

Lose the job  

C

Burdened job  

Burdened job  

D

 Relaxed job 

 Relaxed job 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Lose the job  

Lose the job  


Question 3

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Merry, convivial, hearty and good humoured
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Merry, convivial, hearty and good humoured

Options

A

Jowl 

Jowl 

B

 Joyous

 Joyous

C

 Jovial

 Jovial

D

Jubilee 

Jubilee 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

 Jovial

 Jovial


Question 4

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
All the electric poles in the suburbs were destroyed by the cyclone last year.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
All the electric poles in the suburbs were destroyed by the cyclone last year.

Options

A

The cyclone destroyed all the suburbs by the electric poles last year.  

The cyclone destroyed all the suburbs by the electric poles last year.  

B

The cyclone was being destroyed with all the electric poles in the suburbs last year.  

The cyclone was being destroyed with all the electric poles in the suburbs last year.  

C

The cyclone was destroyed by the all the electric poles in the suburbs last year.  

The cyclone was destroyed by the all the electric poles in the suburbs last year.  

D

The cyclone destroyed all the electric poles in the suburbs last year.  

The cyclone destroyed all the electric poles in the suburbs last year.  


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

The cyclone destroyed all the electric poles in the suburbs last year.  

The cyclone destroyed all the electric poles in the suburbs last year.  


Question 5

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the word in bold in the following sentence.
Her candid remarks impressed the Board of members.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the word in bold in the following sentence.
Her candid remarks impressed the Board of members.

Options

A

unconventional

unconventional

B

deceitful

deceitful

C

blunt

blunt

D

sincere

sincere


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

deceitful

deceitful


Question 6

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

Options

A

Refined

Refined

B

Senior

Senior

C

Decreased

Decreased

D

Ignorant

Ignorant


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Refined

Refined


Question 7

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The car was being washed by me.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The car was being washed by me.

Options

A

I had been washing the car. 

I had been washing the car. 

B

I did the washing car. 

I did the washing car. 

C

I was washing the car. 

I was washing the car. 

D

I washed the car. 

I washed the car. 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

I was washing the car. 

I was washing the car. 


Question 8

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

Options

A

Create 

Create 

B

Calculate

Calculate

C

 Interrogate  

 Interrogate  

D

Interpret

Interpret


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Interpret

Interpret


Question 9

Select the most appropriate option fill in the blank.

The death of her father had made her sullen and __________ .
Select the most appropriate option fill in the blank.

The death of her father had made her sullen and __________ .

Options

A

joyful

joyful

B

smug

smug

C

melancholic

melancholic

D

jovial

jovial


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

melancholic

melancholic


Question 10

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The utensils have been cleaned.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
The utensils have been cleaned.

Options

A

Someone is cleaning the utensils. 

Someone is cleaning the utensils. 

B

Someone has cleaned the utensils.

Someone has cleaned the utensils.

C

Someone cleaned the utensils. 

Someone cleaned the utensils. 

D

Someone was cleaning the utensils. 

Someone was cleaning the utensils. 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Someone has cleaned the utensils.

Someone has cleaned the utensils.


Question 11

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Lion’s share
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Lion’s share

Options

A

 Forceful share

 Forceful share

B

Largest  share

Largest  share

C

 Limited share

 Limited share

D

Animal’s share 

Animal’s share 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Largest  share

Largest  share


Question 12

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Wipe the floor with someone
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Wipe the floor with someone

Options

A

To help someone

To help someone

B

To cheat someone

To cheat someone

C

To criticise someone

To criticise someone

D

To defeat someone

To defeat someone


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

To defeat someone

To defeat someone


Question 13

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
Whenever he is / on a holiday, / he travels by foot / to the temple nearby.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
Whenever he is / on a holiday, / he travels by foot / to the temple nearby.

Options

A

 on a holiday

 on a holiday

B

 to the temple nearby

 to the temple nearby

C

 Whenever he is

 Whenever he is

D

 he travels by foot

 he travels by foot


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

 he travels by foot

 he travels by foot


Question 14

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Startle
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Startle

Options

A

Surprise

Surprise

B

Humiliate

Humiliate

C

Scare

Scare

D

Shame

Shame


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Surprise

Surprise


Question 15

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. The deeper you immerse it, the greater will be the difference in the water level.
B. This difference in the levels in the U-tube is a measure of the pressure applied by your palm.
C. If you immerse the funnel into a bucket of water, you will again see the difference in the water level in the U-tube.
D. When you gently apply pressure on the rubber film with your palm, you will find that a difference in the water level is created in the manometer.
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. The deeper you immerse it, the greater will be the difference in the water level.
B. This difference in the levels in the U-tube is a measure of the pressure applied by your palm.
C. If you immerse the funnel into a bucket of water, you will again see the difference in the water level in the U-tube.
D. When you gently apply pressure on the rubber film with your palm, you will find that a difference in the water level is created in the manometer.

Options

A

DBCA 

DBCA 

B

BACD 

BACD 

C

 ABCD

 ABCD

D

 CBAD

 CBAD


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

DBCA 

DBCA 


Question 16

Select the most appropriate spelling that can substitute the underlined word in the given sentence.

We love to play with our neighboar’s children
Select the most appropriate spelling that can substitute the underlined word in the given sentence.

We love to play with our neighboar’s children

Options

A

neighbour’s

neighbour’s

B

neighbours

neighbours

C

neighboars

neighboars

D

naighbour’s

naighbour’s


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

neighbour’s

neighbour’s


Question 17

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

Options

A

Plunk

Plunk

B

Preamble

Preamble

C

Slander

Slander

D

Conclusion

Conclusion


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Preamble

Preamble


Question 18

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure

Options

A

Putrid

Putrid

B

 Putrefy

 Putrefy

C

 Reiterate

 Reiterate

D

 Quash

 Quash


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

 Quash

 Quash


Question 19

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
A note of ______ during the leaders' meeting at the UN.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
A note of ______ during the leaders' meeting at the UN.

Options

A

strife surfaced

strife surfaced

B

grievance surfaced

grievance surfaced

C

discord surfaced

discord surfaced

D

friction surfaced

friction surfaced


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

discord surfaced

discord surfaced


Question 20

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
If you had consulted me, I would have ________ you.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
If you had consulted me, I would have ________ you.

Options

A

advise

advise

B

advised

advised

C

advising

advising

D

advises

advises


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

advised

advised


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.
Most of the valley had been (1)_________ over the ages by the river waters, (2)_________ rainfall, and fierce winds. All except for one giant monolith, a (3)_________ tower-like mountain of a single rock. It stood at a proud (4)_________ of eight hundred and fifty metres from the valley floor, towering well above the (5)_________ shoulders.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.
Most of the valley had been (1)_________ over the ages by the river waters, (2)_________ rainfall, and fierce winds. All except for one giant monolith, a (3)_________ tower-like mountain of a single rock. It stood at a proud (4)_________ of eight hundred and fifty metres from the valley floor, towering well above the (5)_________ shoulders.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

decoded

decoded

B

eroded

eroded

C

dried

dried

D

wiped

wiped


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

eroded

eroded


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.
Most of the valley had been (1)_________ over the ages by the river waters, (2)_________ rainfall, and fierce winds. All except for one giant monolith, a (3)_________ tower-like mountain of a single rock. It stood at a proud (4)_________ of eight hundred and fifty metres from the valley floor, towering well above the (5)_________ shoulders.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.
Most of the valley had been (1)_________ over the ages by the river waters, (2)_________ rainfall, and fierce winds. All except for one giant monolith, a (3)_________ tower-like mountain of a single rock. It stood at a proud (4)_________ of eight hundred and fifty metres from the valley floor, towering well above the (5)_________ shoulders.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

empty

empty

B

heavy

heavy

C

scanty

scanty

D

less

less


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

heavy

heavy


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.
Most of the valley had been (1)_________ over the ages by the river waters, (2)_________ rainfall, and fierce winds. All except for one giant monolith, a (3)_________ tower-like mountain of a single rock. It stood at a proud (4)_________ of eight hundred and fifty metres from the valley floor, towering well above the (5)_________ shoulders.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.
Most of the valley had been (1)_________ over the ages by the river waters, (2)_________ rainfall, and fierce winds. All except for one giant monolith, a (3)_________ tower-like mountain of a single rock. It stood at a proud (4)_________ of eight hundred and fifty metres from the valley floor, towering well above the (5)_________ shoulders.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

small

small

B

tiny

tiny

C

neat

neat

D

humongous

humongous


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

humongous

humongous


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.
Most of the valley had been (1)_________ over the ages by the river waters, (2)_________ rainfall, and fierce winds. All except for one giant monolith, a (3)_________ tower-like mountain of a single rock. It stood at a proud (4)_________ of eight hundred and fifty metres from the valley floor, towering well above the (5)_________ shoulders.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.
Most of the valley had been (1)_________ over the ages by the river waters, (2)_________ rainfall, and fierce winds. All except for one giant monolith, a (3)_________ tower-like mountain of a single rock. It stood at a proud (4)_________ of eight hundred and fifty metres from the valley floor, towering well above the (5)_________ shoulders.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

width

width

B

weight

weight

C

length

length

D

height

height


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

height

height


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.
Most of the valley had been (1)_________ over the ages by the river waters, (2)_________ rainfall, and fierce winds. All except for one giant monolith, a (3)_________ tower-like mountain of a single rock. It stood at a proud (4)_________ of eight hundred and fifty metres from the valley floor, towering well above the (5)_________ shoulders.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.
Most of the valley had been (1)_________ over the ages by the river waters, (2)_________ rainfall, and fierce winds. All except for one giant monolith, a (3)_________ tower-like mountain of a single rock. It stood at a proud (4)_________ of eight hundred and fifty metres from the valley floor, towering well above the (5)_________ shoulders.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

mountain

mountain

B

shelf’s

shelf’s

C

valley

valley

D

valley’s

valley’s


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

valley’s

valley’s


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