MTS 21 06-07-2022 Shift 1 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

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

Why doesn't you try calling your family again?
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

Why doesn't you try calling your family again?

Options

A

don't you try

don't you try

B

you don’t tries

you don’t tries

C

doesn't you tried

doesn't you tried

D

No improvement required

No improvement required


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

don't you try

don't you try


Question 2

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.

Solar storms can / impact Earth-dwellers / in significantly ways.
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.

Solar storms can / impact Earth-dwellers / in significantly ways.

Options

A

Solar storms can

Solar storms can

B

in significantly ways

in significantly ways

C

No error

No error

D

impact Earth-dwellers

impact Earth-dwellers


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

in significantly ways

in significantly ways


Question 3

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Random
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Random

Options

A

Chance

Chance

B

Systematic

Systematic

C

Continuous

Continuous

D

Definite

Definite


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Chance

Chance


Question 4

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 telecom growth story is a important component of the broader story of India.
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 telecom growth story is a important component of the broader story of India.

Options

A

No error

No error

B

The telecom growth story is

The telecom growth story is

C

a important component of

a important component of

D

the broader story of India.

the broader story of India.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

a important component of

a important component of


Question 5

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

He stood up from their chair to signal the end of the meeting.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

He stood up from their chair to signal the end of the meeting.

Options

A

up from his

up from his

B

upon of his

upon of his

C

No improvement required

No improvement required

D

below in their

below in their


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

up from his

up from his


Question 6

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

Deliberately and maliciously set something (buildings usually) on fire
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

Deliberately and maliciously set something (buildings usually) on fire

Options

A

Arson

Arson

B

Agrarian

Agrarian

C

Ambush

Ambush

D

Apex

Apex


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Arson

Arson


Question 7

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Out for the count
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Out for the count

Options

A

Very expensive

Very expensive

B

Prepared for battle

Prepared for battle

C

In a deep, insensible sleep

In a deep, insensible sleep

D

Ready for scrutiny

Ready for scrutiny


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

In a deep, insensible sleep

In a deep, insensible sleep


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'.

Although the waters may have receded, the aftermath of one of the world's biggest natural disaster had only just begun.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

Although the waters may have receded, the aftermath of one of the world's biggest natural disaster had only just begun.

Options

A

the aftermath of one of the worlds' biggest natural disasters has

the aftermath of one of the worlds' biggest natural disasters has

B

the aftermath of one of the world's biggest natural disasters

the aftermath of one of the world's biggest natural disasters

C

the aftermath of one of the worlds' biggest natural disaster

the aftermath of one of the worlds' biggest natural disaster

D

No improvement required

No improvement required


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

the aftermath of one of the world's biggest natural disasters

the aftermath of one of the world's biggest natural disasters


Question 9

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Draw the line
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Draw the line

Options

A

To give a second chance

To give a second chance

B

To accept someone’s idea

To accept someone’s idea

C

To move on from a past relationship

To move on from a past relationship

D

To set a limit on something

To set a limit on something


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

To set a limit on something

To set a limit on something


Question 10

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It is better to be prompt and organised than to be ______.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It is better to be prompt and organised than to be ______.

Options

A

reckless

reckless

B

efficient

efficient

C

provident

provident

D

meaningless

meaningless


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

reckless

reckless


Question 11

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

I can't pitcure him figting or picking on anyone.
Select the option that corrects the misspelt words in the given sentence.

I can't pitcure him figting or picking on anyone.

Options

A

I can't pictre him fighting or pickning on anyone.

I can't pictre him fighting or pickning on anyone.

B

I can't picture him fighting or picking on anyone.

I can't picture him fighting or picking on anyone.

C

I can't pitcure him fighting or pekking on anyone.

I can't pitcure him fighting or pekking on anyone.

D

I can't pitcure him fiting or piking on anyone.

I can't pitcure him fiting or piking on anyone.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

I can't picture him fighting or picking on anyone.

I can't picture him fighting or picking on anyone.


Question 12

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The boys were tired, but not too tired to examine the little hut ______.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The boys were tired, but not too tired to examine the little hut ______.

Options

A

thoroughly

thoroughly

B

weakly

weakly

C

sluggishly

sluggishly

D

weirdly

weirdly


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

thoroughly

thoroughly


Question 13

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

Options

A

Influennce

Influennce

B

Influance

Influance

C

Influence

Influence

D

Influnce

Influnce


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Influence

Influence


Question 14

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Modest
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Modest

Options

A

Grave

Grave

B

Humble

Humble

C

Bold

Bold

D

Dismal

Dismal


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Humble

Humble


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'.

I noticed some strawberries grown in which of the gardens.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

I noticed some strawberries grown in which of the gardens.

Options

A

growing in one of

growing in one of

B

grows upon one of

grows upon one of

C

growing in which of

growing in which of

D

No improvement required

No improvement required


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

growing in one of

growing in one of


Question 16

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word.

Their reverence reaches its zenith here at the birthplace of the country's founder.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word.

Their reverence reaches its zenith here at the birthplace of the country's founder.

Options

A

Nadir

Nadir

B

crest

crest

C

pinnacle

pinnacle

D

horizon

horizon


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Nadir

Nadir


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'.

His mouth left open as he realise the truth.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

His mouth left open as he realise the truth.

Options

A

No improvement required

No improvement required

B

was felt opened as he realise

was felt opened as he realise

C

fell open as he perceived

fell open as he perceived

D

felt opened as he perceive

felt opened as he perceive


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

fell open as he perceived

fell open as he perceived


Question 18

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

Shubham and I were watching football match in our bedroom.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

Shubham and I were watching football match in our bedroom.

Options

A

No improvement required

No improvement required

B

I were watched

I were watched

C

me is watching

me is watching

D

I was watching

I was watching


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

No improvement required

No improvement required


Question 19

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Refute
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Refute

Options

A

Acknowledge

Acknowledge

B

Endorse

Endorse

C

Dispute

Dispute

D

Deny

Deny


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Endorse

Endorse


Question 20

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.

Most of the / freshwater lake in India / are in the / Himalayan region.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.

Most of the / freshwater lake in India / are in the / Himalayan region.

Options

A

Most of the

Most of the

B

Himalayan region

Himalayan region

C

are in the

are in the

D

freshwater lake in India

freshwater lake in India


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

freshwater lake in India

freshwater lake in India


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 Government is taking seriously the (1) ______ of road safety and is committed to reducing the number of people killed in accidents. Forums are being conducted (2) ______ to bring law-makers, law enforcement officers and road users together to discuss ways to (3) ______ the rise in road accidents. Everyone agrees that more needs to be done on road safety in its determination to (4) ______ the rate of road accidents in the country. The Government, with the cooperation of relevant agencies, is making serious (5) ______ to instil proper road culture in children, young adults and the public in general.
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 Government is taking seriously the (1) ______ of road safety and is committed to reducing the number of people killed in accidents. Forums are being conducted (2) ______ to bring law-makers, law enforcement officers and road users together to discuss ways to (3) ______ the rise in road accidents. Everyone agrees that more needs to be done on road safety in its determination to (4) ______ the rate of road accidents in the country. The Government, with the cooperation of relevant agencies, is making serious (5) ______ to instil proper road culture in children, young adults and the public in general.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.


Options

A

release

release

B

residue

residue

C

site

site

D

issue

issue


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

issue

issue


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 Government is taking seriously the (1) ______ of road safety and is committed to reducing the number of people killed in accidents. Forums are being conducted (2) ______ to bring law-makers, law enforcement officers and road users together to discuss ways to (3) ______ the rise in road accidents. Everyone agrees that more needs to be done on road safety in its determination to (4) ______ the rate of road accidents in the country. The Government, with the cooperation of relevant agencies, is making serious (5) ______ to instil proper road culture in children, young adults and the public in general.
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 Government is taking seriously the (1) ______ of road safety and is committed to reducing the number of people killed in accidents. Forums are being conducted (2) ______ to bring law-makers, law enforcement officers and road users together to discuss ways to (3) ______ the rise in road accidents. Everyone agrees that more needs to be done on road safety in its determination to (4) ______ the rate of road accidents in the country. The Government, with the cooperation of relevant agencies, is making serious (5) ______ to instil proper road culture in children, young adults and the public in general.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.


Options

A

terminally

terminally

B

rarely

rarely

C

regularly

regularly

D

habitually

habitually


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

regularly

regularly


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 Government is taking seriously the (1) ______ of road safety and is committed to reducing the number of people killed in accidents. Forums are being conducted (2) ______ to bring law-makers, law enforcement officers and road users together to discuss ways to (3) ______ the rise in road accidents. Everyone agrees that more needs to be done on road safety in its determination to (4) ______ the rate of road accidents in the country. The Government, with the cooperation of relevant agencies, is making serious (5) ______ to instil proper road culture in children, young adults and the public in general.
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 Government is taking seriously the (1) ______ of road safety and is committed to reducing the number of people killed in accidents. Forums are being conducted (2) ______ to bring law-makers, law enforcement officers and road users together to discuss ways to (3) ______ the rise in road accidents. Everyone agrees that more needs to be done on road safety in its determination to (4) ______ the rate of road accidents in the country. The Government, with the cooperation of relevant agencies, is making serious (5) ______ to instil proper road culture in children, young adults and the public in general.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.


Options

A

conduct

conduct

B

tackle

tackle

C

confess

confess

D

deal

deal


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

tackle

tackle


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 Government is taking seriously the (1) ______ of road safety and is committed to reducing the number of people killed in accidents. Forums are being conducted (2) ______ to bring law-makers, law enforcement officers and road users together to discuss ways to (3) ______ the rise in road accidents. Everyone agrees that more needs to be done on road safety in its determination to (4) ______ the rate of road accidents in the country. The Government, with the cooperation of relevant agencies, is making serious (5) ______ to instil proper road culture in children, young adults and the public in general.
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 Government is taking seriously the (1) ______ of road safety and is committed to reducing the number of people killed in accidents. Forums are being conducted (2) ______ to bring law-makers, law enforcement officers and road users together to discuss ways to (3) ______ the rise in road accidents. Everyone agrees that more needs to be done on road safety in its determination to (4) ______ the rate of road accidents in the country. The Government, with the cooperation of relevant agencies, is making serious (5) ______ to instil proper road culture in children, young adults and the public in general.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.


Options

A

incite

incite

B

lure

lure

C

curb

curb

D

promote

promote


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

curb

curb


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 Government is taking seriously the (1) ______ of road safety and is committed to reducing the number of people killed in accidents. Forums are being conducted (2) ______ to bring law-makers, law enforcement officers and road users together to discuss ways to (3) ______ the rise in road accidents. Everyone agrees that more needs to be done on road safety in its determination to (4) ______ the rate of road accidents in the country. The Government, with the cooperation of relevant agencies, is making serious (5) ______ to instil proper road culture in children, young adults and the public in general.
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 Government is taking seriously the (1) ______ of road safety and is committed to reducing the number of people killed in accidents. Forums are being conducted (2) ______ to bring law-makers, law enforcement officers and road users together to discuss ways to (3) ______ the rise in road accidents. Everyone agrees that more needs to be done on road safety in its determination to (4) ______ the rate of road accidents in the country. The Government, with the cooperation of relevant agencies, is making serious (5) ______ to instil proper road culture in children, young adults and the public in general.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.


Options

A

struggles

struggles

B

efforts

efforts

C

powers

powers

D

acknowledgements

acknowledgements


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

efforts

efforts


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