MTS 21 08-07-2022 Shift 3 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

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

I believe in having a clear and lucid conversation.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the given sentence.

I believe in having a clear and lucid conversation.

Options

A

Tangible

Tangible

B

Blazing

Blazing

C

Coherent

Coherent

D

Ambiguous

Ambiguous


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Ambiguous

Ambiguous


Question 2

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

Options

A

Habichual

Habichual

B

Credintial

Credintial

C

Lopsided

Lopsided

D

Adventurious

Adventurious


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Lopsided

Lopsided


Question 3

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Set the wheels in motion
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Set the wheels in motion

Options

A

To end a discussion

To end a discussion

B

To initiate a chain of events

To initiate a chain of events

C

To drive very fast

To drive very fast

D

To end a journey

To end a journey


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

To initiate a chain of events

To initiate a chain of events


Question 4

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

We need to protest against this policy.
Select the most appropriate synonym of the underlined word in the given sentence.

We need to protest against this policy.

Options

A

perk

perk

B

assent

assent

C

validate

validate

D

resist

resist


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

resist

resist


Question 5

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Concede
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Concede

Options

A

Permit

Permit

B

Deny

Deny

C

Fascinate

Fascinate

D

Reject

Reject


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Permit

Permit


Question 6

Parts of the following sentence have been given as options. One of them contains an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options.

The jute plant is usual harvested when it is at the flowering stage.
Parts of the following sentence have been given as options. One of them contains an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options.

The jute plant is usual harvested when it is at the flowering stage.

Options

A

The jute plant

The jute plant

B

at the flowering stage

at the flowering stage

C

is usual harvested

is usual harvested

D

when it is

when it is


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

is usual harvested

is usual harvested


Question 7

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

To own up to something as true
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

To own up to something as true

Options

A

Redress

Redress

B

Confess

Confess

C

Suppress

Suppress

D

Assess

Assess


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Confess

Confess


Question 8

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Danny lay on his back staring at the ______ of his room.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Danny lay on his back staring at the ______ of his room.

Options

A

syringe

syringe

B

ceiling

ceiling

C

seeding

seeding

D

sealing

sealing


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

ceiling

ceiling


Question 9

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

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

That which can be easily broken

Options

A

Stern

Stern

B

Fragile

Fragile

C

Durable

Durable

D

Portable

Portable


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Fragile

Fragile


Question 10

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Cowardly
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Cowardly

Options

A

Spineless

Spineless

B

Valiant

Valiant

C

Fleeting

Fleeting

D

Integral

Integral


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Valiant

Valiant


Question 11

Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.

A person incapable of making mistakes
Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.

A person incapable of making mistakes

Options

A

Naive

Naive

B

Optimist

Optimist

C

Pure

Pure

D

Infallible

Infallible


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Infallible

Infallible


Question 12

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I signed this science project ______ London.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I signed this science project ______ London.

Options

A

into

into

B

beneath

beneath

C

by

by

D

in

in


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

in

in


Question 13

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 currently worked / with a newly / set up marketing company.
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 currently worked / with a newly / set up marketing company.

Options

A

set up marketing company

set up marketing company

B

No error

No error

C

with a newly

with a newly

D

I am currently worked

I am currently worked


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

I am currently worked

I am currently worked


Question 14

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

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

Weakness and poor health

Options

A

hospitality

hospitality

B

Frailty

Frailty

C

Obscurity

Obscurity

D

Geniality

Geniality


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Frailty

Frailty


Question 15

Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom.

My cousin’s office is at a stone’s throw from my house.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom.

My cousin’s office is at a stone’s throw from my house.

Options

A

A long route

A long route

B

A short distance

A short distance

C

In a dangerous situation

In a dangerous situation

D

Near the forest

Near the forest


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

A short distance

A short distance


Question 16

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Deficient
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Deficient

Options

A

Integral

Integral

B

Whole

Whole

C

Sleek

Sleek

D

Incomplete

Incomplete


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Incomplete

Incomplete


Question 17

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

A sound that is pleasing to hear
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

A sound that is pleasing to hear

Options

A

Inspired

Inspired

B

Harsh

Harsh

C

Audible

Audible

D

Melodious

Melodious


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Melodious

Melodious


Question 18

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.’

The missing child was discovered in lower Maryland a few days later.
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.’

The missing child was discovered in lower Maryland a few days later.

Options

A

little days later

little days later

B

a lot of days later

a lot of days later

C

No substitution required

No substitution required

D

few day later

few day later


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

No substitution required

No substitution required


Question 19

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Options

A

Assertion

Assertion

B

Agravate

Agravate

C

Accumulate

Accumulate

D

Admonish

Admonish


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Agravate

Agravate


Question 20

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.

She say that she feels very / lonely and depressed / living in a big house.
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.

She say that she feels very / lonely and depressed / living in a big house.

Options

A

lonely and depressed

lonely and depressed

B

She say that she feels very

She say that she feels very

C

No error

No error

D

living in a big house

living in a big house


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

She say that she feels very

She say that she feels very


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.

With over 49,000 plant species (1) ______ as of 2018, India holds (2) ______ 11.5% of all the flora in the world. Now, a new fossil record has (3) ______ that India is the birthplace of Asian bamboo, and they (4) ______ formed about 25 million years ago in the north-eastern (5) ______ of the country.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.

With over 49,000 plant species (1) ______ as of 2018, India holds (2) ______ 11.5% of all the flora in the world. Now, a new fossil record has (3) ______ that India is the birthplace of Asian bamboo, and they (4) ______ formed about 25 million years ago in the north-eastern (5) ______ of the country.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

assigned

assigned

B

deserved

deserved

C

signed

signed

D

reported

reported


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

reported

reported


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.

With over 49,000 plant species (1) ______ as of 2018, India holds (2) ______ 11.5% of all the flora in the world. Now, a new fossil record has (3) ______ that India is the birthplace of Asian bamboo, and they (4) ______ formed about 25 million years ago in the north-eastern (5) ______ of the country.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.

With over 49,000 plant species (1) ______ as of 2018, India holds (2) ______ 11.5% of all the flora in the world. Now, a new fossil record has (3) ______ that India is the birthplace of Asian bamboo, and they (4) ______ formed about 25 million years ago in the north-eastern (5) ______ of the country.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

about

about

B

on

on

C

upon

upon

D

off

off


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

about

about


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.

With over 49,000 plant species (1) ______ as of 2018, India holds (2) ______ 11.5% of all the flora in the world. Now, a new fossil record has (3) ______ that India is the birthplace of Asian bamboo, and they (4) ______ formed about 25 million years ago in the north-eastern (5) ______ of the country.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.

With over 49,000 plant species (1) ______ as of 2018, India holds (2) ______ 11.5% of all the flora in the world. Now, a new fossil record has (3) ______ that India is the birthplace of Asian bamboo, and they (4) ______ formed about 25 million years ago in the north-eastern (5) ______ of the country.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

shown

shown

B

arranged

arranged

C

known

known

D

limited

limited


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

shown

shown


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.

With over 49,000 plant species (1) ______ as of 2018, India holds (2) ______ 11.5% of all the flora in the world. Now, a new fossil record has (3) ______ that India is the birthplace of Asian bamboo, and they (4) ______ formed about 25 million years ago in the north-eastern (5) ______ of the country.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.

With over 49,000 plant species (1) ______ as of 2018, India holds (2) ______ 11.5% of all the flora in the world. Now, a new fossil record has (3) ______ that India is the birthplace of Asian bamboo, and they (4) ______ formed about 25 million years ago in the north-eastern (5) ______ of the country.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

has

has

B

are

are

C

was

was

D

were

were


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

were

were


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.

With over 49,000 plant species (1) ______ as of 2018, India holds (2) ______ 11.5% of all the flora in the world. Now, a new fossil record has (3) ______ that India is the birthplace of Asian bamboo, and they (4) ______ formed about 25 million years ago in the north-eastern (5) ______ of the country.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.

With over 49,000 plant species (1) ______ as of 2018, India holds (2) ______ 11.5% of all the flora in the world. Now, a new fossil record has (3) ______ that India is the birthplace of Asian bamboo, and they (4) ______ formed about 25 million years ago in the north-eastern (5) ______ of the country.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

bit

bit

B

beside

beside

C

part

part

D

type

type


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

part

part


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