MTS 21 26-07-2022 Shift 1 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Astute
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Astute

Options

A

Shrewd

Shrewd

B

Dull

Dull

C

Impolite

Impolite

D

Crude

Crude


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Shrewd

Shrewd


Question 2

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The man was ______ enough to thank her for all the hard work.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The man was ______ enough to thank her for all the hard work.

Options

A

attractive

attractive

B

repellent

repellent

C

horrid

horrid

D

gracious

gracious


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

gracious

gracious


Question 3

Select the option that corrects the misspelt words in the given sentence.

We have to relie on meaningful contont now.
Select the option that corrects the misspelt words in the given sentence.

We have to relie on meaningful contont now.

Options

A

We have to rely on meaningful contont now.

We have to rely on meaningful contont now.

B

We have to rely on meaningful content now.

We have to rely on meaningful content now.

C

We have to rely on meaningful cuntent now.

We have to rely on meaningful cuntent now.

D

We have to relie on meaningful content now.

We have to relie on meaningful content now.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

We have to rely on meaningful content now.

We have to rely on meaningful content now.


Question 4

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

The last straw
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

The last straw

Options

A

The last ray of hope in an unfortunate situation

The last ray of hope in an unfortunate situation

B

The only option left after a series of unsuccessful attempts

The only option left after a series of unsuccessful attempts

C

The last financial resource

The last financial resource

D

The final problem in a series of problems that makes the situation intolerable

The final problem in a series of problems that makes the situation intolerable


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

The final problem in a series of problems that makes the situation intolerable

The final problem in a series of problems that makes the situation intolerable


Question 5

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

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

A place for storing grain

Options

A

Aviary

Aviary

B

Treasury

Treasury

C

Apiary

Apiary

D

Granary

Granary


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Granary

Granary


Question 6

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

A large chunk of lemon crop grown in the country goes ______ to factories.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

A large chunk of lemon crop grown in the country goes ______ to factories.

Options

A

directed

directed

B

director

director

C

directing

directing

D

directly

directly


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

directly

directly


Question 7

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Tidy
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Tidy

Options

A

Nominal

Nominal

B

Muddy

Muddy

C

Petty

Petty

D

Orderly

Orderly


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Orderly

Orderly


Question 8

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

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

A group of fish

Options

A

Troop

Troop

B

Bunch

Bunch

C

School

School

D

Litter

Litter


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

School

School


Question 9

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.

In the delicacy and elaborateness / of its ornament, it is the / more splendid church in Italy.
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.

In the delicacy and elaborateness / of its ornament, it is the / more splendid church in Italy.

Options

A

of its ornament it is the

of its ornament it is the

B

No error

No error

C

more splendid church in Italy

more splendid church in Italy

D

In the delicacy and elaborateness

In the delicacy and elaborateness


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

more splendid church in Italy

more splendid church in Italy


Question 10

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the given sentence.

The ability to relax and rejuvenate promotes wellness.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the given sentence.

The ability to relax and rejuvenate promotes wellness.

Options

A

replenish

replenish

B

update

update

C

suppress

suppress

D

revive

revive


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

suppress

suppress


Question 11

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Forthright
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Forthright

Options

A

Devious

Devious

B

Outspoken

Outspoken

C

Upfront

Upfront

D

Motivated

Motivated


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Devious

Devious


Question 12

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Demote
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Demote

Options

A

Elevate

Elevate

B

Break

Break

C

Disregard

Disregard

D

Sack

Sack


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Elevate

Elevate


Question 13

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

The fashion industry is one of the largest contributors to global warming.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

The fashion industry is one of the largest contributors to global warming.

Options

A

No improvement required

No improvement required

B

of the larger contributor

of the larger contributor

C

of largest contributors

of largest contributors

D

off the largely contributor

off the largely contributor


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

No improvement required

No improvement required


Question 14

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.

The students was given the task of penning down a short write-up.
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.

The students was given the task of penning down a short write-up.

Options

A

No error

No error

B

given the task of penning

given the task of penning

C

The students was

The students was

D

down a short write-up

down a short write-up


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

The students was

The students was


Question 15

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

Neither Priya nor Rashmi is planning a trip.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

Neither Priya nor Rashmi is planning a trip.

Options

A

No improvement required

No improvement required

B

is plan a

is plan a

C

will planning an

will planning an

D

are planning a

are planning a


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

No improvement required

No improvement required


Question 16

Parts of the given 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.

If your kids sleep well, they are likely to behave better.
Parts of the given 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.

If your kids sleep well, they are likely to behave better.

Options

A

If your kids sleep well

If your kids sleep well

B

to behave better

to behave better

C

No error

No error

D

they are likely

they are likely


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

No error

No error


Question 17

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

Amoeba is a microscopic single-celled organism found in pond water.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

Amoeba is a microscopic single-celled organism found in pond water.

Options

A

organisms found with

organisms found with

B

organism find in

organism find in

C

organisms founding in

organisms founding in

D

No improvement required

No improvement required


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

No improvement required

No improvement required


Question 18

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

If broadly beneficial immigration is to be sustained, destination countries must acknowledge and _______ the real risks that it raises.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

If broadly beneficial immigration is to be sustained, destination countries must acknowledge and _______ the real risks that it raises.

Options

A

speak

speak

B

perform

perform

C

address

address

D

disregard

disregard


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

address

address


Question 19

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Castle in the air
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Castle in the air

Options

A

Acquire something honestly

Acquire something honestly

B

Polluted air

Polluted air

C

Unrealistic plan

Unrealistic plan

D

Very expensive

Very expensive


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Unrealistic plan

Unrealistic plan


Question 20

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

Options

A

Yestarday

Yestarday

B

Ystrday

Ystrday

C

Yseterday

Yseterday

D

Yesterday

Yesterday


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Yesterday

Yesterday


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.

When it's your idea, you want to (1) ______ about it all the time. I've had this problem on more than a few occasions now. I know there shouldn't be any shame in (2) ______ your work, but it's such a task to draw the line. In my case, since my work is all things related to social media, this problem gets even (3) ______ convoluted. Long story short, I hate that I (4) ______ have to worry about when it's okay to promote, and when it's (5) ______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.

When it's your idea, you want to (1) ______ about it all the time. I've had this problem on more than a few occasions now. I know there shouldn't be any shame in (2) ______ your work, but it's such a task to draw the line. In my case, since my work is all things related to social media, this problem gets even (3) ______ convoluted. Long story short, I hate that I (4) ______ have to worry about when it's okay to promote, and when it's (5) ______Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

express

express

B

customise

customise

C

talk

talk

D

meet

meet


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

talk

talk


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.

When it's your idea, you want to (1) ______ about it all the time. I've had this problem on more than a few occasions now. I know there shouldn't be any shame in (2) ______ your work, but it's such a task to draw the line. In my case, since my work is all things related to social media, this problem gets even (3) ______ convoluted. Long story short, I hate that I (4) ______ have to worry about when it's okay to promote, and when it's (5) ______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.

When it's your idea, you want to (1) ______ about it all the time. I've had this problem on more than a few occasions now. I know there shouldn't be any shame in (2) ______ your work, but it's such a task to draw the line. In my case, since my work is all things related to social media, this problem gets even (3) ______ convoluted. Long story short, I hate that I (4) ______ have to worry about when it's okay to promote, and when it's (5) ______Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

demoting

demoting

B

promoting

promoting

C

leaning

leaning

D

asking

asking


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

promoting

promoting


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.

When it's your idea, you want to (1) ______ about it all the time. I've had this problem on more than a few occasions now. I know there shouldn't be any shame in (2) ______ your work, but it's such a task to draw the line. In my case, since my work is all things related to social media, this problem gets even (3) ______ convoluted. Long story short, I hate that I (4) ______ have to worry about when it's okay to promote, and when it's (5) ______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.

When it's your idea, you want to (1) ______ about it all the time. I've had this problem on more than a few occasions now. I know there shouldn't be any shame in (2) ______ your work, but it's such a task to draw the line. In my case, since my work is all things related to social media, this problem gets even (3) ______ convoluted. Long story short, I hate that I (4) ______ have to worry about when it's okay to promote, and when it's (5) ______Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

more

more

B

least

least

C

less

less

D

most

most


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

more

more


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.

When it's your idea, you want to (1) ______ about it all the time. I've had this problem on more than a few occasions now. I know there shouldn't be any shame in (2) ______ your work, but it's such a task to draw the line. In my case, since my work is all things related to social media, this problem gets even (3) ______ convoluted. Long story short, I hate that I (4) ______ have to worry about when it's okay to promote, and when it's (5) ______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.

When it's your idea, you want to (1) ______ about it all the time. I've had this problem on more than a few occasions now. I know there shouldn't be any shame in (2) ______ your work, but it's such a task to draw the line. In my case, since my work is all things related to social media, this problem gets even (3) ______ convoluted. Long story short, I hate that I (4) ______ have to worry about when it's okay to promote, and when it's (5) ______Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

occasionally

occasionally

B

never

never

C

rarely

rarely

D

constantly

constantly


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

constantly

constantly


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.

When it's your idea, you want to (1) ______ about it all the time. I've had this problem on more than a few occasions now. I know there shouldn't be any shame in (2) ______ your work, but it's such a task to draw the line. In my case, since my work is all things related to social media, this problem gets even (3) ______ convoluted. Long story short, I hate that I (4) ______ have to worry about when it's okay to promote, and when it's (5) ______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.

When it's your idea, you want to (1) ______ about it all the time. I've had this problem on more than a few occasions now. I know there shouldn't be any shame in (2) ______ your work, but it's such a task to draw the line. In my case, since my work is all things related to social media, this problem gets even (3) ______ convoluted. Long story short, I hate that I (4) ______ have to worry about when it's okay to promote, and when it's (5) ______Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

nothing

nothing

B

not

not

C

no

no

D

none

none


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

not

not


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