MTS 21 12-07-2022 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.

Any award, honour or laudatory notice
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

Any award, honour or laudatory notice

Options

A

Complement

Complement

B

Deal

Deal

C

Statute

Statute

D

Accolade

Accolade


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Accolade

Accolade


Question 2

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

Something happening in three years
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

Something happening in three years

Options

A

Annual

Annual

B

millennial

millennial

C

Biennial

Biennial

D

Triennial

Triennial


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Triennial

Triennial


Question 3

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

We are selling a single orange ______ ₹10 but nobody is ready to buy it.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

We are selling a single orange ______ ₹10 but nobody is ready to buy it.

Options

A

on

on

B

with

with

C

for

for

D

to

to


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

for

for


Question 4

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Hurdle
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Hurdle

Options

A

Accessory

Accessory

B

Aid

Aid

C

Progress

Progress

D

Impediment

Impediment


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Impediment

Impediment


Question 5

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

But this immortality / will have purchased / at the price of / his immortal part.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.

But this immortality / will have purchased / at the price of / his immortal part.

Options

A

But this immortality

But this immortality

B

his immortal part

his immortal part

C

at the price of

at the price of

D

will have purchased

will have purchased


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

will have purchased

will have purchased


Question 6

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Agitate
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Agitate

Options

A

Strike

Strike

B

Distress

Distress

C

Blame

Blame

D

Soothe

Soothe


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Soothe

Soothe


Question 7

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.

Residents should keep an / eye out for strangers / acting suspecting in their areas
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.

Residents should keep an / eye out for strangers / acting suspecting in their areas

Options

A

eye out for strangers

eye out for strangers

B

Residents should keep an

Residents should keep an

C

No error

No error

D

acting suspecting in their areas

acting suspecting in their areas


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

acting suspecting in their areas

acting suspecting in their areas


Question 8

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

As he went through the street on an ______ that morning, he saw a woman with a cat under her arm.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

As he went through the street on an ______ that morning, he saw a woman with a cat under her arm.

Options

A

Amendment

Amendment

B

Errand

Errand

C

Objection

Objection

D

encasement

encasement


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Errand

Errand


Question 9

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

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

A keeper or custodian of a museum

Options

A

Developer

Developer

B

Master

Master

C

Curator

Curator

D

Creator

Creator


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Curator

Curator


Question 10

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

The list included many mundane, routine tasks.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the given sentence.

The list included many mundane, routine tasks.

Options

A

temporal

temporal

B

standard

standard

C

exceptional

exceptional

D

customary

customary


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

exceptional

exceptional


Question 11

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

Options

A

Tendincy

Tendincy

B

Tendancy

Tendancy

C

Tendensy

Tendensy

D

Tendency

Tendency


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Tendency

Tendency


Question 12

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

I had never seen him lose his temper, and he governed our company with an iron hand.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

I had never seen him lose his temper, and he governed our company with an iron hand.

Options

A

In anxiety

In anxiety

B

strict and harsh control

strict and harsh control

C

At the service

At the service

D

To any degree

To any degree


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

strict and harsh control

strict and harsh control


Question 13

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Laborious
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Laborious

Options

A

Profane

Profane

B

Pompous

Pompous

C

Assiduous

Assiduous

D

Unsophisticated

Unsophisticated


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Assiduous

Assiduous


Question 14

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Thinking of talent as innate makes our world more manageable and more comfortable as it relieves a person of the _______ of expectation.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Thinking of talent as innate makes our world more manageable and more comfortable as it relieves a person of the _______ of expectation.

Options

A

assistance

assistance

B

blessing

blessing

C

compensation

compensation

D

burden

burden


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

burden

burden


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'.

When a plastic comb is rubbed on dry hair, they acquired a static charge.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

When a plastic comb is rubbed on dry hair, they acquired a static charge.

Options

A

No improvement required

No improvement required

B

it acquires a

it acquires a

C

it acquired a

it acquired a

D

they acquire an

they acquire an


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

it acquires a

it acquires a


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.

Apart from Germany, they also visited Italy and Austria during its business trip.
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.

Apart from Germany, they also visited Italy and Austria during its business trip.

Options

A

also visited Italy and Austria

also visited Italy and Austria

B

No error.

No error.

C

Apart from Germany, they

Apart from Germany, they

D

during its business trip

during its business trip


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

during its business trip

during its business trip


Question 17

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

The smell of this flower make me felt dizzy.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

The smell of this flower make me felt dizzy.

Options

A

making I feel

making I feel

B

makes me feel

makes me feel

C

No improvement required

No improvement required

D

make me feeling

make me feeling


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

makes me feel

makes me feel


Question 18

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

Options

A

Imprudance

Imprudance

B

Imprudanse

Imprudanse

C

Imprudense

Imprudense

D

Imprudence

Imprudence


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Imprudence

Imprudence


Question 19

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

Suspend all the employees which has been coming late.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

Suspend all the employees which has been coming late.

Options

A

that was been coming

that was been coming

B

who had came

who had came

C

No improvement required

No improvement required

D

who have been coming

who have been coming


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

who have been coming

who have been coming


Question 20

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

Come rain or shine, I will go to Paris tomorrow.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

Come rain or shine, I will go to Paris tomorrow.

Options

A

At the last moment

At the last moment

B

To come before the decided time

To come before the decided time

C

To decide later

To decide later

D

Whatever happens

Whatever happens


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Whatever happens

Whatever happens


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.

Coca-Cola is to become the new sponsor of the London Eye after (1) ______ a deal to replace France's EDF Energy. The capital's giant Ferris Wheel has been a (2) ______ tourist attraction since it was introduced in 2000, when it was (3) ______ as the Millennium Wheel. It was previously (4) ______ by British Airways before becoming the EDF Energy London Eye in 2011. Coca-Cola will take over in January after (5) ______ a two-year deal with the wheel's owner, Merlin Entertainments, for an undisclosed sum.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.

Coca-Cola is to become the new sponsor of the London Eye after (1) ______ a deal to replace France's EDF Energy. The capital's giant Ferris Wheel has been a (2) ______ tourist attraction since it was introduced in 2000, when it was (3) ______ as the Millennium Wheel. It was previously (4) ______ by British Airways before becoming the EDF Energy London Eye in 2011. Coca-Cola will take over in January after (5) ______ a two-year deal with the wheel's owner, Merlin Entertainments, for an undisclosed sum.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

Assorting

Assorting

B

Enclosing

Enclosing

C

Clearing

Clearing

D

Signing

Signing


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Signing

Signing


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.

Coca-Cola is to become the new sponsor of the London Eye after (1) ______ a deal to replace France's EDF Energy. The capital's giant Ferris Wheel has been a (2) ______ tourist attraction since it was introduced in 2000, when it was (3) ______ as the Millennium Wheel. It was previously (4) ______ by British Airways before becoming the EDF Energy London Eye in 2011. Coca-Cola will take over in January after (5) ______ a two-year deal with the wheel's owner, Merlin Entertainments, for an undisclosed sum.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.

Coca-Cola is to become the new sponsor of the London Eye after (1) ______ a deal to replace France's EDF Energy. The capital's giant Ferris Wheel has been a (2) ______ tourist attraction since it was introduced in 2000, when it was (3) ______ as the Millennium Wheel. It was previously (4) ______ by British Airways before becoming the EDF Energy London Eye in 2011. Coca-Cola will take over in January after (5) ______ a two-year deal with the wheel's owner, Merlin Entertainments, for an undisclosed sum.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

Supportive

Supportive

B

Mandatory

Mandatory

C

Leading

Leading

D

Susceptible

Susceptible


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Leading

Leading


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.

Coca-Cola is to become the new sponsor of the London Eye after (1) ______ a deal to replace France's EDF Energy. The capital's giant Ferris Wheel has been a (2) ______ tourist attraction since it was introduced in 2000, when it was (3) ______ as the Millennium Wheel. It was previously (4) ______ by British Airways before becoming the EDF Energy London Eye in 2011. Coca-Cola will take over in January after (5) ______ a two-year deal with the wheel's owner, Merlin Entertainments, for an undisclosed sum.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.

Coca-Cola is to become the new sponsor of the London Eye after (1) ______ a deal to replace France's EDF Energy. The capital's giant Ferris Wheel has been a (2) ______ tourist attraction since it was introduced in 2000, when it was (3) ______ as the Millennium Wheel. It was previously (4) ______ by British Airways before becoming the EDF Energy London Eye in 2011. Coca-Cola will take over in January after (5) ______ a two-year deal with the wheel's owner, Merlin Entertainments, for an undisclosed sum.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

Published

Published

B

Based

Based

C

Inscribed

Inscribed

D

Known

Known


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Known

Known


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.

Coca-Cola is to become the new sponsor of the London Eye after (1) ______ a deal to replace France's EDF Energy. The capital's giant Ferris Wheel has been a (2) ______ tourist attraction since it was introduced in 2000, when it was (3) ______ as the Millennium Wheel. It was previously (4) ______ by British Airways before becoming the EDF Energy London Eye in 2011. Coca-Cola will take over in January after (5) ______ a two-year deal with the wheel's owner, Merlin Entertainments, for an undisclosed sum.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.

Coca-Cola is to become the new sponsor of the London Eye after (1) ______ a deal to replace France's EDF Energy. The capital's giant Ferris Wheel has been a (2) ______ tourist attraction since it was introduced in 2000, when it was (3) ______ as the Millennium Wheel. It was previously (4) ______ by British Airways before becoming the EDF Energy London Eye in 2011. Coca-Cola will take over in January after (5) ______ a two-year deal with the wheel's owner, Merlin Entertainments, for an undisclosed sum.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

Sponsored

Sponsored

B

kept

kept

C

Authenticated

Authenticated

D

Refused

Refused


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Sponsored

Sponsored


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.

Coca-Cola is to become the new sponsor of the London Eye after (1) ______ a deal to replace France's EDF Energy. The capital's giant Ferris Wheel has been a (2) ______ tourist attraction since it was introduced in 2000, when it was (3) ______ as the Millennium Wheel. It was previously (4) ______ by British Airways before becoming the EDF Energy London Eye in 2011. Coca-Cola will take over in January after (5) ______ a two-year deal with the wheel's owner, Merlin Entertainments, for an undisclosed sum.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.

Coca-Cola is to become the new sponsor of the London Eye after (1) ______ a deal to replace France's EDF Energy. The capital's giant Ferris Wheel has been a (2) ______ tourist attraction since it was introduced in 2000, when it was (3) ______ as the Millennium Wheel. It was previously (4) ______ by British Airways before becoming the EDF Energy London Eye in 2011. Coca-Cola will take over in January after (5) ______ a two-year deal with the wheel's owner, Merlin Entertainments, for an undisclosed sum.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

Forging

Forging

B

Discovering

Discovering

C

Striking

Striking

D

Hedging

Hedging


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Striking

Striking


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