MTS 21 12-07-2022 Shift 1 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

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

I work hardly too earn bread and butter for my family.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

I work hardly too earn bread and butter for my family.

Options

A

work hard to

work hard to

B

No improvement required

No improvement required

C

works hardly to

works hardly to

D

work hardest too

work hardest too


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

work hard to

work hard to


Question 2

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

One who feeds on human flesh
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

One who feeds on human flesh

Options

A

Samaritan

Samaritan

B

Stoic

Stoic

C

Hedonist

Hedonist

D

Cannibal

Cannibal


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Cannibal

Cannibal


Question 3

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It’s ______ too late to start your own business.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It’s ______ too late to start your own business.

Options

A

never

never

B

neither

neither

C

no

no

D

nor

nor


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

never

never


Question 4

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Crocodile tears
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Crocodile tears

Options

A

Totally different

Totally different

B

False tears

False tears

C

Of less worth

Of less worth

D

Hopeless situation

Hopeless situation


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

False tears

False tears


Question 5

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

A person exhibiting excessive worry about one’s health
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

A person exhibiting excessive worry about one’s health

Options

A

Megalomaniac

Megalomaniac

B

Intellectual

Intellectual

C

Expert

Expert

D

Hypochondriac

Hypochondriac


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Hypochondriac

Hypochondriac


Question 6

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

A baloon may liave the earth with a charg.
Select the option that corrects the misspelt words in the given sentence.

A baloon may liave the earth with a charg.

Options

A

A balloon may live the earth with a charrge.

A balloon may live the earth with a charrge.

B

A ballon may leave the earth with a chargge.

A ballon may leave the earth with a chargge.

C

A ballun may leave the earth with a charge.

A ballun may leave the earth with a charge.

D

A balloon may leave the earth with a charge.

A balloon may leave the earth with a charge.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

A balloon may leave the earth with a charge.

A balloon may leave the earth with a charge.


Question 7

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

Options

A

Inability

Inability

B

Inabilty

Inabilty

C

Inablity

Inablity

D

Innability

Innability


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Inability

Inability


Question 8

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 was at a party / with some off my / friends in Mumbai.
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 was at a party / with some off my / friends in Mumbai.

Options

A

friends in Mumbai

friends in Mumbai

B

No error

No error

C

with some off my

with some off my

D

I was at a party

I was at a party


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

with some off my

with some off my


Question 9

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

A person who believes in or tries to bring about a state of lawlessness
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

A person who believes in or tries to bring about a state of lawlessness

Options

A

Gazette

Gazette

B

Anarchist

Anarchist

C

Ephemeral

Ephemeral

D

Deluge

Deluge


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Anarchist

Anarchist


Question 10

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Have a whale of a time
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Have a whale of a time

Options

A

A good thing that seems bad at first

A good thing that seems bad at first

B

Immediate involvement of everyone present

Immediate involvement of everyone present

C

Be extremely busy with work

Be extremely busy with work

D

Have an exceptionally fun or exciting experience

Have an exceptionally fun or exciting experience


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Have an exceptionally fun or exciting experience

Have an exceptionally fun or exciting experience


Question 11

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Obedient
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Obedient

Options

A

Submissive

Submissive

B

Resistant

Resistant

C

Cheery

Cheery

D

Compliant

Compliant


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Resistant

Resistant


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.

Public agencies and nonprofit conservation groups is already working to promote conservation.
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.

Public agencies and nonprofit conservation groups is already working to promote conservation.

Options

A

groups is already working

groups is already working

B

No error

No error

C

to promote conservation

to promote conservation

D

Public agencies and nonprofit conservation

Public agencies and nonprofit conservation


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

groups is already working

groups is already working


Question 13

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The sudden death of our uncle was ______________ for all of us.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The sudden death of our uncle was ______________ for all of us.

Options

A

dissuasive

dissuasive

B

tragic

tragic

C

fragile

fragile

D

gentle

gentle


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

tragic

tragic


Question 14

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Moil
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Moil

Options

A

Cultivate

Cultivate

B

Grow

Grow

C

Discourage

Discourage

D

Work

Work


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Discourage

Discourage


Question 15

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Intricate
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Intricate

Options

A

Complicated

Complicated

B

Painted

Painted

C

Basic

Basic

D

Developed

Developed


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Complicated

Complicated


Question 16

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 thing about anger is that it can either been a helpful emotion or a discouraging one.
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 thing about anger is that it can either been a helpful emotion or a discouraging one.

Options

A

is that it can either been

is that it can either been

B

The thing about anger

The thing about anger

C

No error

No error

D

a helpful emotion or a discouraging one

a helpful emotion or a discouraging one


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

is that it can either been

is that it can either been


Question 17

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’.

A better plan is to going and has a lavish dinner at a fine restaurant.
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’.

A better plan is to going and has a lavish dinner at a fine restaurant.

Options

A

is to go and have

is to go and have

B

was to going and have

was to going and have

C

No substitution required

No substitution required

D

is to gone and have

is to gone and have


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

is to go and have

is to go and have


Question 18

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Evident
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Evident

Options

A

Stubborn

Stubborn

B

Indistinct

Indistinct

C

Irritable

Irritable

D

Obvious

Obvious


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Indistinct

Indistinct


Question 19

Select the most appropriate synonym of the underlined word.

All branded shoes are priced extravagantly.
Select the most appropriate synonym of the underlined word.

All branded shoes are priced extravagantly.

Options

A

Expensively

Expensively

B

Modestly

Modestly

C

Economically

Economically

D

Meagerly

Meagerly


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Expensively

Expensively


Question 20

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It was impossible ______ guess what he was doing.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

It was impossible ______ guess what he was doing.

Options

A

at

at

B

of

of

C

to

to

D

on

on


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

to

to


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.

Nitrogen is essential to life (1)______ Earth. It is a component of all proteins, and it can be (2)______ in all living systems. Nitrogen compounds are (3)______ in organic materials, foods, fertilisers, explosives and poisons. Nitrogen is crucial to life, (4)______ in excess it can also be (5)______ to the environment.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.

Nitrogen is essential to life (1)______ Earth. It is a component of all proteins, and it can be (2)______ in all living systems. Nitrogen compounds are (3)______ in organic materials, foods, fertilisers, explosives and poisons. Nitrogen is crucial to life, (4)______ in excess it can also be (5)______ to the environment.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

in

in

B

on

on

C

at

at

D

into

into


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

on

on


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.

Nitrogen is essential to life (1)______ Earth. It is a component of all proteins, and it can be (2)______ in all living systems. Nitrogen compounds are (3)______ in organic materials, foods, fertilisers, explosives and poisons. Nitrogen is crucial to life, (4)______ in excess it can also be (5)______ to the environment.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.

Nitrogen is essential to life (1)______ Earth. It is a component of all proteins, and it can be (2)______ in all living systems. Nitrogen compounds are (3)______ in organic materials, foods, fertilisers, explosives and poisons. Nitrogen is crucial to life, (4)______ in excess it can also be (5)______ to the environment.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

find

find

B

found

found

C

founded

founded

D

founder

founder


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

found

found


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.

Nitrogen is essential to life (1)______ Earth. It is a component of all proteins, and it can be (2)______ in all living systems. Nitrogen compounds are (3)______ in organic materials, foods, fertilisers, explosives and poisons. Nitrogen is crucial to life, (4)______ in excess it can also be (5)______ to the environment.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.

Nitrogen is essential to life (1)______ Earth. It is a component of all proteins, and it can be (2)______ in all living systems. Nitrogen compounds are (3)______ in organic materials, foods, fertilisers, explosives and poisons. Nitrogen is crucial to life, (4)______ in excess it can also be (5)______ to the environment.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

immediate

immediate

B

function

function

C

instant

instant

D

present

present


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

present

present


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.

Nitrogen is essential to life (1)______ Earth. It is a component of all proteins, and it can be (2)______ in all living systems. Nitrogen compounds are (3)______ in organic materials, foods, fertilisers, explosives and poisons. Nitrogen is crucial to life, (4)______ in excess it can also be (5)______ to the environment.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.

Nitrogen is essential to life (1)______ Earth. It is a component of all proteins, and it can be (2)______ in all living systems. Nitrogen compounds are (3)______ in organic materials, foods, fertilisers, explosives and poisons. Nitrogen is crucial to life, (4)______ in excess it can also be (5)______ to the environment.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

but

but

B

such

such

C

because

because

D

if

if


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

but

but


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.

Nitrogen is essential to life (1)______ Earth. It is a component of all proteins, and it can be (2)______ in all living systems. Nitrogen compounds are (3)______ in organic materials, foods, fertilisers, explosives and poisons. Nitrogen is crucial to life, (4)______ in excess it can also be (5)______ to the environment.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.

Nitrogen is essential to life (1)______ Earth. It is a component of all proteins, and it can be (2)______ in all living systems. Nitrogen compounds are (3)______ in organic materials, foods, fertilisers, explosives and poisons. Nitrogen is crucial to life, (4)______ in excess it can also be (5)______ to the environment.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

pliable

pliable

B

optimistic

optimistic

C

harmful

harmful

D

rational

rational


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

harmful

harmful


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