MTS 21 11-07-2022 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.

The expression of a wish that misfortune or doom befall a person
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

The expression of a wish that misfortune or doom befall a person

Options

A

Blessing

Blessing

B

Oath

Oath

C

Praise

Praise

D

Curse

Curse


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Curse

Curse


Question 2

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Officials said thousands of office-goers were ____________the Metro, and the trains were running full during peak hours.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Officials said thousands of office-goers were ____________the Metro, and the trains were running full during peak hours.

Options

A

taking

taking

B

fasting

fasting

C

running

running

D

adapting

adapting


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

taking

taking


Question 3

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

Property left to someone by a will
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

Property left to someone by a will

Options

A

Legacy

Legacy

B

Alimony

Alimony

C

Windfall

Windfall

D

Prophecy

Prophecy


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Legacy

Legacy


Question 4

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

Options

A

Monotanous

Monotanous

B

Exilerate

Exilerate

C

Narrative

Narrative

D

Meticulious

Meticulious


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Narrative

Narrative


Question 5

Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

It was raining cats and dogs when I reached there.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

It was raining cats and dogs when I reached there.

Options

A

Not raining at all

Not raining at all

B

Place full of animals

Place full of animals

C

Lots of appreciation

Lots of appreciation

D

To rain very heavily

To rain very heavily


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

To rain very heavily

To rain very heavily


Question 6

Select the correctly spelt word.


Select the correctly spelt word.


Options

A

Indispensable

Indispensable

B

Inadvertant

Inadvertant

C

Persaverance

Persaverance

D

Privelege

Privelege


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Indispensable

Indispensable


Question 7

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

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

A place for ammunition and weapons

Options

A

Abattoir

Abattoir

B

Arena

Arena

C

Aviary

Aviary

D

Arsenal

Arsenal


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Arsenal

Arsenal


Question 8

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Ignorance is bliss
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Ignorance is bliss

Options

A

To remain ignorant of things that may cause stress

To remain ignorant of things that may cause stress

B

To want something that has been denied

To want something that has been denied

C

To have rage underneath a calm expression

To have rage underneath a calm expression

D

To gain attention and be the topic of conversation

To gain attention and be the topic of conversation


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

To remain ignorant of things that may cause stress

To remain ignorant of things that may cause stress


Question 9

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Innate
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Innate

Options

A

Learnt

Learnt

B

Inherent

Inherent

C

Inane

Inane

D

Inured

Inured


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Inherent

Inherent


Question 10

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The girl ran into the house to get some ______ of bread, cold potatoes and other such morsels as were suitable for the fowls.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The girl ran into the house to get some ______ of bread, cold potatoes and other such morsels as were suitable for the fowls.

Options

A

crumbs

crumbs

B

bars

bars

C

shells

shells

D

heaps

heaps


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

crumbs

crumbs


Question 11

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Frail
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Frail

Options

A

Robust

Robust

B

Unreliable

Unreliable

C

Fragile

Fragile

D

Fresh

Fresh


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Robust

Robust


Question 12

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.

One of the most important tasks in agriculture is turning the soil and loosening it.
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.

One of the most important tasks in agriculture is turning the soil and loosening it.

Options

A

the soil and loosening it

the soil and loosening it

B

One of the most important tasks

One of the most important tasks

C

in agriculture is turning

in agriculture is turning

D

No error

No error


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

No error

No error


Question 13

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

It is important to verify the credibility of an online master's program.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the given sentence.

It is important to verify the credibility of an online master's program.

Options

A

serenity

serenity

B

integrity

integrity

C

accuracy

accuracy

D

improbability

improbability


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

improbability

improbability


Question 14

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.

As a game, astrology and / its predictions of fate / and personality can being fun.
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.

As a game, astrology and / its predictions of fate / and personality can being fun.

Options

A

its predictions of fate

its predictions of fate

B

No error

No error

C

and personality can being fun

and personality can being fun

D

As a game, astrology and

As a game, astrology and


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

and personality can being fun

and personality can being fun


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’.

It is a story about Mr. and Mrs. Ansari, who had look to rent an apartment in the city.
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’.

It is a story about Mr. and Mrs. Ansari, who had look to rent an apartment in the city.

Options

A

were looking to

were looking to

B

No substitution required

No substitution required

C

is looking to

is looking to

D

were looking for

were looking for


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

were looking to

were looking to


Question 16

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

Your doctor will recommend a treatment based to the types of infection.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

Your doctor will recommend a treatment based to the types of infection.

Options

A

basing of the type

basing of the type

B

based on the type

based on the type

C

bases to the types

bases to the types

D

No improvement required

No improvement required


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

based on the type

based on the type


Question 17

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Sun Tzu says that ______ the enemy without battle requires greater skill than winning on the battlefield.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Sun Tzu says that ______ the enemy without battle requires greater skill than winning on the battlefield.

Options

A

in defeating

in defeating

B

defeated

defeated

C

defeating

defeating

D

defeat

defeat


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

defeating

defeating


Question 18

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Your district is exposed to ______ and also to destructive floods.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Your district is exposed to ______ and also to destructive floods.

Options

A

draft

draft

B

draught

draught

C

drought

drought

D

dot

dot


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

drought

drought


Question 19

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Luxuriant
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Luxuriant

Options

A

Combative

Combative

B

Meagre

Meagre

C

Flourishing

Flourishing

D

Sparse

Sparse


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Flourishing

Flourishing


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.

The students looked confused, / so the teacher / explain the topic again.
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.

The students looked confused, / so the teacher / explain the topic again.

Options

A

The students looked confused

The students looked confused

B

so the teacher

so the teacher

C

explain the topic again

explain the topic again

D

No error

No error


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

explain the topic again

explain the topic again


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.

More (1) ______ half the States (2) ______ Union Territories, including Covid-19 hotspots Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have not yet decided on a date (3) ______reopening schools, the Centre was told at a meeting. The remaining States are split between those (4) ______ to reopen in August, (5) ______ include Delhi and Bihar, and others who will not open until September, such as Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.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.

More (1) ______ half the States (2) ______ Union Territories, including Covid-19 hotspots Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have not yet decided on a date (3) ______reopening schools, the Centre was told at a meeting. The remaining States are split between those (4) ______ to reopen in August, (5) ______ include Delhi and Bihar, and others who will not open until September, such as Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

then

then

B

than

than

C

where

where

D

when

when


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

than

than


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.

More (1) ______ half the States (2) ______ Union Territories, including Covid-19 hotspots Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have not yet decided on a date (3) ______reopening schools, the Centre was told at a meeting. The remaining States are split between those (4) ______ to reopen in August, (5) ______ include Delhi and Bihar, and others who will not open until September, such as Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.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.

More (1) ______ half the States (2) ______ Union Territories, including Covid-19 hotspots Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have not yet decided on a date (3) ______reopening schools, the Centre was told at a meeting. The remaining States are split between those (4) ______ to reopen in August, (5) ______ include Delhi and Bihar, and others who will not open until September, such as Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

yet

yet

B

or

or

C

and

and

D

though

though


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

and

and


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.

More (1) ______ half the States (2) ______ Union Territories, including Covid-19 hotspots Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have not yet decided on a date (3) ______reopening schools, the Centre was told at a meeting. The remaining States are split between those (4) ______ to reopen in August, (5) ______ include Delhi and Bihar, and others who will not open until September, such as Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.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.

More (1) ______ half the States (2) ______ Union Territories, including Covid-19 hotspots Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have not yet decided on a date (3) ______reopening schools, the Centre was told at a meeting. The remaining States are split between those (4) ______ to reopen in August, (5) ______ include Delhi and Bihar, and others who will not open until September, such as Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

at

at

B

since

since

C

from

from

D

for

for


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

for

for


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.

More (1) ______ half the States (2) ______ Union Territories, including Covid-19 hotspots Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have not yet decided on a date (3) ______reopening schools, the Centre was told at a meeting. The remaining States are split between those (4) ______ to reopen in August, (5) ______ include Delhi and Bihar, and others who will not open until September, such as Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.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.

More (1) ______ half the States (2) ______ Union Territories, including Covid-19 hotspots Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have not yet decided on a date (3) ______reopening schools, the Centre was told at a meeting. The remaining States are split between those (4) ______ to reopen in August, (5) ______ include Delhi and Bihar, and others who will not open until September, such as Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

willing

willing

B

wills

wills

C

will

will

D

willed

willed


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

willing

willing


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.

More (1) ______ half the States (2) ______ Union Territories, including Covid-19 hotspots Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have not yet decided on a date (3) ______reopening schools, the Centre was told at a meeting. The remaining States are split between those (4) ______ to reopen in August, (5) ______ include Delhi and Bihar, and others who will not open until September, such as Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.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.

More (1) ______ half the States (2) ______ Union Territories, including Covid-19 hotspots Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, have not yet decided on a date (3) ______reopening schools, the Centre was told at a meeting. The remaining States are split between those (4) ______ to reopen in August, (5) ______ include Delhi and Bihar, and others who will not open until September, such as Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

which

which

B

whom

whom

C

whose

whose

D

what

what


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

which

which


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