CHSL 21 31-05-2022 Shift 2 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Something that is pertaining to controversy
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
Something that is pertaining to controversy

Options

A

Polemical

Polemical

B

Putative

Putative

C

laudatory

laudatory

D

Poignancy

Poignancy


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Polemical

Polemical


Question 2

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
To pay lip service
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
To pay lip service

Options

A

To face a risk 

To face a risk 

B

To pretend to be very old

To pretend to be very old

C

To express loyalty, respect, or support for something insincerely

To express loyalty, respect, or support for something insincerely

D

To ignore what someone is saying 

To ignore what someone is saying 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

To express loyalty, respect, or support for something insincerely

To express loyalty, respect, or support for something insincerely


Question 3

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

Options

A

Solusion

Solusion

B

Bonafide 

Bonafide 

C

Cultural

Cultural

D

Trustworthy 

Trustworthy 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Solusion

 Solusion


Question 4

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The children sat _________ the tables instead of the chairs.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The children sat _________ the tables instead of the chairs.

Options

A

above

above

B

in

in

C

near

near

D

on

on


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

on

on


Question 5

Complete the sentence with an appropriate synonym of the word mentioned in the bracket.
Watching the setting sun and the _________________ (tranquil) surface of the water relaxes my mind.
Complete the sentence with an appropriate synonym of the word mentioned in the bracket.
Watching the setting sun and the _________________ (tranquil) surface of the water relaxes my mind.

Options

A

calm

calm

B

unsettled   

unsettled   

C

roaring

roaring

D

moving   

moving   


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

calm

calm


Question 6

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe, the two great playwrights of the Elizabethan era, were living in the same time period.
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe, the two great playwrights of the Elizabethan era, were living in the same time period.

Options

A

Cosmopolitans

Cosmopolitans

B

Chauvinists 

Chauvinists 

C

Cynics

Cynics

D

Contemporaries 

Contemporaries 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Contemporaries 

Contemporaries 


Question 7

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
A person as a source of intellectual light or moral inspiration
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
A person as a source of intellectual light or moral inspiration

Options

A

Luminary 

Luminary 

B

Lurch 

Lurch 

C

 Lunette

 Lunette

D

Luminaire 

Luminaire 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Luminary 

Luminary 


Question 8

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word
Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word

Options

A

Wish

Wish

B

Wit

Wit

C

Whipe

Whipe

D

Witch

Witch


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Whipe

Whipe


Question 9

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Come about
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Come about

Options

A

To happen

To happen

B

To deduce

To deduce

C

To explode

To explode

D

To support

To support


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

To happen

To happen


Question 10

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Judicious
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Judicious

Options

A

Modest

Modest

B

Reserved

Reserved

C

Foolish

Foolish

D

Authoritative

Authoritative


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Foolish

Foolish


Question 11

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
She will be / write her / examination by this / time tomorrow.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
She will be / write her / examination by this / time tomorrow.

Options

A

She will be

She will be

B

write her

write her

C

time tomorrow

time tomorrow

D

examination by this

examination by this


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

write her

write her


Question 12

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 Taj Mahal's history is also one of the world's greatest love stories known to everyone.
B. She was the neice of Meherunissa who was married to Prince Salim (later the Empress Nur Jahan.)
C. It all started in 1607, when Mughal Prince Khurram, first laid eyes on the lovely Arjumand Banu Begum.
D. Khurram, the son of Emperor Jahangir, voiced his wish to marry Arjumand, and their marriage was celebrated with great pomp.
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 Taj Mahal's history is also one of the world's greatest love stories known to everyone.
B. She was the neice of Meherunissa who was married to Prince Salim (later the Empress Nur Jahan.)
C. It all started in 1607, when Mughal Prince Khurram, first laid eyes on the lovely Arjumand Banu Begum.
D. Khurram, the son of Emperor Jahangir, voiced his wish to marry Arjumand, and their marriage was celebrated with great pomp.

Options

A

BACD 

BACD 

B

ACBD 

ACBD 

C

ABCD

ABCD

D

ACDB

ACDB


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

ACBD 

ACBD 


Question 13

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
In the theatre, the audience threw flowers on the screen.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
In the theatre, the audience threw flowers on the screen.

Options

A

In the theatre, flowers was thrown by the audience.

In the theatre, flowers was thrown by the audience.

B

In the theatre, flowers were thrown by the audience.

In the theatre, flowers were thrown by the audience.

C

In the theatre, flowers had been thrown by the audience.

In the theatre, flowers had been thrown by the audience.

D

In the theatre, flowers are thrown by the audience.

In the theatre, flowers are thrown by the audience.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

In the theatre, flowers were thrown by the audience.

In the theatre, flowers were thrown by the audience.


Question 14

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
Very carefully I ______ the tree I have referred to, and avoiding contact with the creepers, the upper _______ and leaves of which might have been visible from where the tiger was lying, I climbed to the fork, where I had a comfortable seat and perfect _________.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
Very carefully I ______ the tree I have referred to, and avoiding contact with the creepers, the upper _______ and leaves of which might have been visible from where the tiger was lying, I climbed to the fork, where I had a comfortable seat and perfect _________.

Options

A

stalked, tendrils, concealment 

stalked, tendrils, concealment 

B

 stormed, fruits, revelation

 stormed, fruits, revelation

C

starved, stem, disclosure

starved, stem, disclosure

D

stalled, roots, visibility

stalled, roots, visibility


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

stalked, tendrils, concealment 

stalked, tendrils, concealment 


Question 15

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Every dog has his day
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Every dog has his day

Options

A

Every dog is treated well

Every dog is treated well

B

Dogs are faithful animals

Dogs are faithful animals

C

Everyone has good luck or success at a point of time

Everyone has good luck or success at a point of time

D

Celebration of dogs as man’s best friend

Celebration of dogs as man’s best friend


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Everyone has good luck or success at a point of time

Everyone has good luck or success at a point of time


Question 16

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Impudent
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Impudent

Options

A

Polite

Polite

B

Insolent

Insolent

C

Triumphant

Triumphant

D

Confident

Confident


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Polite

Polite


Question 17

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
Rhea and Heena are both great dancers,but Rhea is the best.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
Rhea and Heena are both great dancers,but Rhea is the best.

Options

A

 but Rhea is one of the best

 but Rhea is one of the best

B

but Rhea is better 

but Rhea is better 

C

but Rhea is good 

but Rhea is good 

D

and yet both of are equally good at it

and yet both of are equally good at it


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

but Rhea is better 

but Rhea is better 


Question 18

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

This rule is necesary to maintain discipline.
Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined part in the given sentence.

This rule is necesary to maintain discipline.

Options

A

necessary 

necessary 

B

necessery

necessery

C

neccessary

neccessary

D

nacessary

nacessary


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

necessary 

necessary 


Question 19

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

Options

A

Boredom

Boredom

B

Freedom

Freedom

C

Wisedom

Wisedom

D

Kingdom

Kingdom


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Wisedom

Wisedom


Question 20

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

We love to go to the ____.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

We love to go to the ____.

Options

A

see

see

B

sea

sea

C

saw

saw

D

she

she


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

sea

sea


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.
The (1) ___________ that comes out of the story The Grasshopper and the Ant has to be subtly put to the children in such a way (2) ___________ they realise the worth of hard work, the pleasures of hard work and the comfort it offers. Laziness, which is a (3) __________ trait here, should be discouraged, (4) ___________ emphasizing on the (5) ___________ note which is hard work.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.
The (1) ___________ that comes out of the story The Grasshopper and the Ant has to be subtly put to the children in such a way (2) ___________ they realise the worth of hard work, the pleasures of hard work and the comfort it offers. Laziness, which is a (3) __________ trait here, should be discouraged, (4) ___________ emphasizing on the (5) ___________ note which is hard work.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

value

value

B

ending

ending

C

morals

morals

D

enjoyment

enjoyment


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

value

value


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.
The (1) ___________ that comes out of the story The Grasshopper and the Ant has to be subtly put to the children in such a way (2) ___________ they realise the worth of hard work, the pleasures of hard work and the comfort it offers. Laziness, which is a (3) __________ trait here, should be discouraged, (4) ___________ emphasizing on the (5) ___________ note which is hard work.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.
The (1) ___________ that comes out of the story The Grasshopper and the Ant has to be subtly put to the children in such a way (2) ___________ they realise the worth of hard work, the pleasures of hard work and the comfort it offers. Laziness, which is a (3) __________ trait here, should be discouraged, (4) ___________ emphasizing on the (5) ___________ note which is hard work.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

whom

whom

B

which

which

C

who

who

D

that

that


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

that

that


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.
The (1) ___________ that comes out of the story The Grasshopper and the Ant has to be subtly put to the children in such a way (2) ___________ they realise the worth of hard work, the pleasures of hard work and the comfort it offers. Laziness, which is a (3) __________ trait here, should be discouraged, (4) ___________ emphasizing on the (5) ___________ note which is hard work.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.
The (1) ___________ that comes out of the story The Grasshopper and the Ant has to be subtly put to the children in such a way (2) ___________ they realise the worth of hard work, the pleasures of hard work and the comfort it offers. Laziness, which is a (3) __________ trait here, should be discouraged, (4) ___________ emphasizing on the (5) ___________ note which is hard work.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3

Options

A

negative

negative

B

horrible

horrible

C

pleasant

pleasant

D

positive

positive


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

negative

negative


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.
The (1) ___________ that comes out of the story The Grasshopper and the Ant has to be subtly put to the children in such a way (2) ___________ they realise the worth of hard work, the pleasures of hard work and the comfort it offers. Laziness, which is a (3) __________ trait here, should be discouraged, (4) ___________ emphasizing on the (5) ___________ note which is hard work.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.
The (1) ___________ that comes out of the story The Grasshopper and the Ant has to be subtly put to the children in such a way (2) ___________ they realise the worth of hard work, the pleasures of hard work and the comfort it offers. Laziness, which is a (3) __________ trait here, should be discouraged, (4) ___________ emphasizing on the (5) ___________ note which is hard work.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

but

but

B

thus

thus

C

yet

yet

D

while

while


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

while

while


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.
The (1) ___________ that comes out of the story The Grasshopper and the Ant has to be subtly put to the children in such a way (2) ___________ they realise the worth of hard work, the pleasures of hard work and the comfort it offers. Laziness, which is a (3) __________ trait here, should be discouraged, (4) ___________ emphasizing on the (5) ___________ note which is hard work.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.
The (1) ___________ that comes out of the story The Grasshopper and the Ant has to be subtly put to the children in such a way (2) ___________ they realise the worth of hard work, the pleasures of hard work and the comfort it offers. Laziness, which is a (3) __________ trait here, should be discouraged, (4) ___________ emphasizing on the (5) ___________ note which is hard work.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

essential

essential

B

critical

critical

C

positive

positive

D

important

important


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

positive

positive


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