MTS 21 26-07-2022 Shift 3 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Imitate
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Imitate

Options

A

Imagine

Imagine

B

Invent

Invent

C

Surrender

Surrender

D

Copy

Copy


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Copy

Copy


Question 2

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

A collection of selected writings of various authors
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

A collection of selected writings of various authors

Options

A

Trilogy

Trilogy

B

Anthology

Anthology

C

Sequel

Sequel

D

Etymology

Etymology


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Anthology

Anthology


Question 3

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Most natural diamonds have some type of______.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Most natural diamonds have some type of______.

Options

A

flaw

flaw

B

floor

floor

C

flow

flow

D

flour

flour


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

flaw

flaw


Question 4

Select the option that corrects the incorrectly spelt words in the given sentence.

Her expresion grew blaend again.
Select the option that corrects the incorrectly spelt words in the given sentence.

Her expresion grew blaend again.

Options

A

Her expression grew blend again.

Her expression grew blend again.

B

Her expression grew blaend again.

Her expression grew blaend again.

C

Her expression grew bland again.

Her expression grew bland again.

D

Her expretion grew blaned again.

Her expretion grew blaned again.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Her expression grew bland again.

Her expression grew bland again.


Question 5

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Bolt from the blue
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Bolt from the blue

Options

A

To get good news

To get good news

B

To win a large sum of money

To win a large sum of money

C

To get lucky

To get lucky

D

To receive unexpected news

To receive unexpected news


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

To receive unexpected news

To receive unexpected news


Question 6

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

My father ______ home last week.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

My father ______ home last week.

Options

A

has gone

has gone

B

went

went

C

gone

gone

D

go

go


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

went

went


Question 7

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It’s not possible to ______ this house in this amount.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It’s not possible to ______ this house in this amount.

Options

A

bleat

bleat

B

console

console

C

renovate

renovate

D

astonish

astonish


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

renovate

renovate


Question 8

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

The eggs are warm into a suitable temperature for the larvae to hatch from eggs.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

The eggs are warm into a suitable temperature for the larvae to hatch from eggs.

Options

A

No improvement required

No improvement required

B

is warmed at

is warmed at

C

are warmed for

are warmed for

D

are warmed to

are warmed to


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

are warmed to

are warmed to


Question 9

Parts of the following sentence have been given as options. One of them may contain an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options. If you don’t find any error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer.

Soon or later, our efforts will be rewarded.
Parts of the following sentence have been given as options. One of them may contain an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options. If you don’t find any error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer.

Soon or later, our efforts will be rewarded.

Options

A

be rewarded

be rewarded

B

our efforts will

our efforts will

C

Soon or later

Soon or later

D

No error

No error


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Soon or later

Soon or later


Question 10

The following sentence has been divided into parts. One of them may contain an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options. If you don’t find any error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer.

I am looking forward / to meets you / at the convocation party.
The following sentence has been divided into parts. One of them may contain an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options. If you don’t find any error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer.

I am looking forward / to meets you / at the convocation party.

Options

A

I am looking forward

I am looking forward

B

to meets you

to meets you

C

No error

No error

D

at the convocation party

at the convocation party


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

to meets you

to meets you


Question 11

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I __________ walked down the stairs, careful to be as quiet as possible.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I __________ walked down the stairs, careful to be as quiet as possible.

Options

A

orderly

orderly

B

furiously

furiously

C

cautiously

cautiously

D

neatly

neatly


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

cautiously

cautiously


Question 12

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Variety
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Variety

Options

A

Diversity

Diversity

B

Fusion

Fusion

C

Medley

Medley

D

Similarity

Similarity


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Similarity

Similarity


Question 13

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Delighted
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Delighted

Options

A

Joyful

Joyful

B

Disliked

Disliked

C

Coarse

Coarse

D

Unsuited

Unsuited


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Joyful

Joyful


Question 14

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It was the last ______ of the puzzle.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It was the last ______ of the puzzle.

Options

A

piece

piece

B

peace

peace

C

priest

priest

D

pique

pique


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

piece

piece


Question 15

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No substitution required’.

Peterkin readjusted his hat and soon was listening to the conversation with as much interest as I was.
Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No substitution required’.

Peterkin readjusted his hat and soon was listening to the conversation with as much interest as I was.

Options

A

as many interest

as many interest

B

so much interest

so much interest

C

No substitution required

No substitution required

D

so many interest

so many interest


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

No substitution required

No substitution required


Question 16

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Escalate
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Escalate

Options

A

Attack

Attack

B

Plunge

Plunge

C

Employ

Employ

D

Pretend

Pretend


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Plunge

Plunge


Question 17

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

By hook or by crook
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

By hook or by crook

Options

A

By a narrow margin

By a narrow margin

B

By any means

By any means

C

By default

By default

D

By mistake

By mistake


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

By any means

By any means


Question 18

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

A short story with a moral
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

A short story with a moral

Options

A

Biography

Biography

B

Parable

Parable

C

Memoir

Memoir

D

Axiom

Axiom


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Parable

Parable


Question 19

The following sentence has been divided into parts. One of them may contain an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options. If you don’t find any error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer.

I have not saw / your sister since she / came to this city.
The following sentence has been divided into parts. One of them may contain an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options. If you don’t find any error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer.

I have not saw / your sister since she / came to this city.

Options

A

came to this city

came to this city

B

I have not saw

I have not saw

C

your sister since she

your sister since she

D

No error

No error


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

I have not saw

I have not saw


Question 20

Select the correctly spelt word.
Select the correctly spelt word.

Options

A

Exeacutve

Exeacutve

B

Executive

Executive

C

Exicutive

Exicutive

D

Exacutive

Exacutive


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Executive

Executive


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.

Every now and then there are going to be bad days, tough days, moods swings and all things nasty that may put a (1) ______ on our happy days. At any given moment, however, we are the ones who can make a (2)______ between letting these things get in the way or pushing them right out by (3) ______ time in things or people (4) ______ make us happy. I've had this list of things that has made me happy for years now. I made it back in college to help me deal with some difficult times that I faced then. Even today, every now and then when things go (5) ______ I always go back to this, and one or more things listed here always lights me up!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.

Every now and then there are going to be bad days, tough days, moods swings and all things nasty that may put a (1) ______ on our happy days. At any given moment, however, we are the ones who can make a (2)______ between letting these things get in the way or pushing them right out by (3) ______ time in things or people (4) ______ make us happy. I've had this list of things that has made me happy for years now. I made it back in college to help me deal with some difficult times that I faced then. Even today, every now and then when things go (5) ______ I always go back to this, and one or more things listed here always lights me up!Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

damper

damper

B

marker

marker

C

makeup

makeup

D

smile

smile


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

damper

damper


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.

Every now and then there are going to be bad days, tough days, moods swings and all things nasty that may put a (1) ______ on our happy days. At any given moment, however, we are the ones who can make a (2)______ between letting these things get in the way or pushing them right out by (3) ______ time in things or people (4) ______ make us happy. I've had this list of things that has made me happy for years now. I made it back in college to help me deal with some difficult times that I faced then. Even today, every now and then when things go (5) ______ I always go back to this, and one or more things listed here always lights me up!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.

Every now and then there are going to be bad days, tough days, moods swings and all things nasty that may put a (1) ______ on our happy days. At any given moment, however, we are the ones who can make a (2)______ between letting these things get in the way or pushing them right out by (3) ______ time in things or people (4) ______ make us happy. I've had this list of things that has made me happy for years now. I made it back in college to help me deal with some difficult times that I faced then. Even today, every now and then when things go (5) ______ I always go back to this, and one or more things listed here always lights me up!Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

bridge

bridge

B

gap

gap

C

difference

difference

D

choice

choice


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

choice

choice


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.

Every now and then there are going to be bad days, tough days, moods swings and all things nasty that may put a (1) ______ on our happy days. At any given moment, however, we are the ones who can make a (2)______ between letting these things get in the way or pushing them right out by (3) ______ time in things or people (4) ______ make us happy. I've had this list of things that has made me happy for years now. I made it back in college to help me deal with some difficult times that I faced then. Even today, every now and then when things go (5) ______ I always go back to this, and one or more things listed here always lights me up!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.

Every now and then there are going to be bad days, tough days, moods swings and all things nasty that may put a (1) ______ on our happy days. At any given moment, however, we are the ones who can make a (2)______ between letting these things get in the way or pushing them right out by (3) ______ time in things or people (4) ______ make us happy. I've had this list of things that has made me happy for years now. I made it back in college to help me deal with some difficult times that I faced then. Even today, every now and then when things go (5) ______ I always go back to this, and one or more things listed here always lights me up!Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

investing

investing

B

spreading

spreading

C

expanding

expanding

D

spending

spending


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

investing

investing


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.

Every now and then there are going to be bad days, tough days, moods swings and all things nasty that may put a (1) ______ on our happy days. At any given moment, however, we are the ones who can make a (2)______ between letting these things get in the way or pushing them right out by (3) ______ time in things or people (4) ______ make us happy. I've had this list of things that has made me happy for years now. I made it back in college to help me deal with some difficult times that I faced then. Even today, every now and then when things go (5) ______ I always go back to this, and one or more things listed here always lights me up!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.

Every now and then there are going to be bad days, tough days, moods swings and all things nasty that may put a (1) ______ on our happy days. At any given moment, however, we are the ones who can make a (2)______ between letting these things get in the way or pushing them right out by (3) ______ time in things or people (4) ______ make us happy. I've had this list of things that has made me happy for years now. I made it back in college to help me deal with some difficult times that I faced then. Even today, every now and then when things go (5) ______ I always go back to this, and one or more things listed here always lights me up!Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

who

who

B

whom

whom

C

where

where

D

which

which


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

who

who


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.

Every now and then there are going to be bad days, tough days, moods swings and all things nasty that may put a (1) ______ on our happy days. At any given moment, however, we are the ones who can make a (2)______ between letting these things get in the way or pushing them right out by (3) ______ time in things or people (4) ______ make us happy. I've had this list of things that has made me happy for years now. I made it back in college to help me deal with some difficult times that I faced then. Even today, every now and then when things go (5) ______ I always go back to this, and one or more things listed here always lights me up!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.

Every now and then there are going to be bad days, tough days, moods swings and all things nasty that may put a (1) ______ on our happy days. At any given moment, however, we are the ones who can make a (2)______ between letting these things get in the way or pushing them right out by (3) ______ time in things or people (4) ______ make us happy. I've had this list of things that has made me happy for years now. I made it back in college to help me deal with some difficult times that I faced then. Even today, every now and then when things go (5) ______ I always go back to this, and one or more things listed here always lights me up!Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

slow

slow

B

wrong

wrong

C

right

right

D

fast

fast


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

wrong

wrong


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