MTS 21 12-07-2022 Shift 3 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I like eating chocolates, ______ I hate dark ones.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I like eating chocolates, ______ I hate dark ones.

Options

A

but

but

B

because

because

C

while

while

D

for

for


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

but

but


Question 2

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The situation turned ugly as the crowd ______ to riot.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The situation turned ugly as the crowd ______ to riot.

Options

A

began

began

B

begins

begins

C

begun

begun

D

beginning

beginning


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

began

began


Question 3

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Green tea is good for not only the health but also for ______ skin.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Green tea is good for not only the health but also for ______ skin.

Options

A

caustic

caustic

B

emotional

emotional

C

laborious

laborious

D

glowing

glowing


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

glowing

glowing


Question 4

Select the option that corrects the incorrectly spelt words in the given sentence.

Ventilaton system is mising in this room.
Select the option that corrects the incorrectly spelt words in the given sentence.

Ventilaton system is mising in this room.

Options

A

Wentilation system is mesing in this room.

Wentilation system is mesing in this room.

B

Ventiltion system is missing in this room.

Ventiltion system is missing in this room.

C

Ventilation system is missing in this room.

Ventilation system is missing in this room.

D

Ventilation system is mising in this rum.

Ventilation system is mising in this rum.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Ventilation system is missing in this room.

Ventilation system is missing in this room.


Question 5

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Hold someone or something at bay
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Hold someone or something at bay

Options

A

To thrive or to grow very successfully

To thrive or to grow very successfully

B

Prevent someone or something from moving closer

Prevent someone or something from moving closer

C

Trap or corner a person or animal being hunted or chased

Trap or corner a person or animal being hunted or chased

D

To seek punishment for a person or group

To seek punishment for a person or group


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Prevent someone or something from moving closer

Prevent someone or something from moving closer


Question 6

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

Some simple changes in eating habits can alleviate nausea.
Select the most appropriate synonym of the underlined word in the given sentence.

Some simple changes in eating habits can alleviate nausea.

Options

A

exacerbate

exacerbate

B

plague

plague

C

sharpen

sharpen

D

relieve

relieve


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

relieve

relieve


Question 7

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

My mother’s sister work since eight hours every weekday.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

My mother’s sister work since eight hours every weekday.

Options

A

work for eight

work for eight

B

No improvement required

No improvement required

C

works for eight

works for eight

D

working of eight

working of eight


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

works for eight

works for eight


Question 8

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Grieve
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Grieve

Options

A

Assure

Assure

B

Rejoice

Rejoice

C

Tame

Tame

D

Mourn

Mourn


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Mourn

Mourn


Question 9

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

Story of an individual written by himself

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

Story of an individual written by himself


Options

A

Novel

Novel

B

History

History

C

Biography

Biography

D

Autobiography

Autobiography


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Autobiography

Autobiography


Question 10

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

Why are you looking on my face like this?
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

Why are you looking on my face like this?

Options

A

looked at my

looked at my

B

looking on mine

looking on mine

C

No improvement required

No improvement required

D

looking at my

looking at my


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

looking at my

looking at my


Question 11

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.

Elizabeth beat her rival with the gold medal in the 2021 summer Olympics.
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.

Elizabeth beat her rival with the gold medal in the 2021 summer Olympics.

Options

A

with the gold medal in the

with the gold medal in the

B

Elizabeth beat her rival

Elizabeth beat her rival

C

2021 summer Olympics

2021 summer Olympics

D

No error

No error


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

with the gold medal in the

with the gold medal in the


Question 12

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Alleviate
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Alleviate

Options

A

Aggravate

Aggravate

B

Ameliorate

Ameliorate

C

Soothe

Soothe

D

Destroy

Destroy


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Aggravate

Aggravate


Question 13

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Chase rainbows
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Chase rainbows

Options

A

To pursue unrealistic goals

To pursue unrealistic goals

B

To lose one’s patience

To lose one’s patience

C

To judge someone

To judge someone

D

To be unprepared for something

To be unprepared for something


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

To pursue unrealistic goals

To pursue unrealistic goals


Question 14

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I ______ wish I hadn't invited him.

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I ______ wish I hadn't invited him.


Options

A

about

about

B

not

not

C

else

else

D

almost

almost


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

almost

almost


Question 15

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Insatiable

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Insatiable


Options

A

Fulfilled

Fulfilled

B

Urgent

Urgent

C

Insistent

Insistent

D

Greedy

Greedy


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Fulfilled

Fulfilled


Question 16

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Options

A

Securities

Securities

B

Fiscal

Fiscal

C

Essentially

Essentially

D

Mismatche

Mismatche


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Mismatche

Mismatche


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'.

Major hubs of the information technology industry is the Silicon Valley of Central California.

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

Major hubs of the information technology industry is the Silicon Valley of Central California.


Options

A

No improvement required

No improvement required

B

Major hub by

Major hub by

C

The majors hub of

The majors hub of

D

A major hub of

A major hub of


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

A major hub of

A major hub of


Question 18

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.

She is brave than any other girl in the office.
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.

She is brave than any other girl in the office.

Options

A

She is brave

She is brave

B

No error

No error

C

in the office

in the office

D

than any other girl

than any other girl


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

She is brave

She is brave


Question 19

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.

India has joined / the global fight / among tax evasion.
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.

India has joined / the global fight / among tax evasion.

Options

A

among tax evasion

among tax evasion

B

India has joined

India has joined

C

No error

No error

D

the global fight

the global fight


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

among tax evasion

among tax evasion


Question 20

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.’

We made sure our new house were closer to a good primary school when moving home last summer.
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.’

We made sure our new house were closer to a good primary school when moving home last summer.

Options

A

No substitution required

No substitution required

B

was closing

was closing

C

were closed

were closed

D

was close

was close


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

was close

was close


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.

Ants, like most insects, have (1) ______ are known as compound eyes. This means their eyes have multiple lenses, (2) ______ in general, most species of ant do not have particularly great eyes for seeing (3) ______ far. Ants can detect movement and see the areas around them, but (4) ______ more on senses and information they get from their legs and antennae (5) ______ from their eyes.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.

Ants, like most insects, have (1) ______ are known as compound eyes. This means their eyes have multiple lenses, (2) ______ in general, most species of ant do not have particularly great eyes for seeing (3) ______ far. Ants can detect movement and see the areas around them, but (4) ______ more on senses and information they get from their legs and antennae (5) ______ from their eyes.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

what

what

B

who

who

C

whose

whose

D

how

how


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

what

what


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.

Ants, like most insects, have (1) ______ are known as compound eyes. This means their eyes have multiple lenses, (2) ______ in general, most species of ant do not have particularly great eyes for seeing (3) ______ far. Ants can detect movement and see the areas around them, but (4) ______ more on senses and information they get from their legs and antennae (5) ______ from their eyes.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.

Ants, like most insects, have (1) ______ are known as compound eyes. This means their eyes have multiple lenses, (2) ______ in general, most species of ant do not have particularly great eyes for seeing (3) ______ far. Ants can detect movement and see the areas around them, but (4) ______ more on senses and information they get from their legs and antennae (5) ______ from their eyes.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

whether

whether

B

but

but

C

rather

rather

D

so

so


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

but

but


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.

Ants, like most insects, have (1) ______ are known as compound eyes. This means their eyes have multiple lenses, (2) ______ in general, most species of ant do not have particularly great eyes for seeing (3) ______ far. Ants can detect movement and see the areas around them, but (4) ______ more on senses and information they get from their legs and antennae (5) ______ from their eyes.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.

Ants, like most insects, have (1) ______ are known as compound eyes. This means their eyes have multiple lenses, (2) ______ in general, most species of ant do not have particularly great eyes for seeing (3) ______ far. Ants can detect movement and see the areas around them, but (4) ______ more on senses and information they get from their legs and antennae (5) ______ from their eyes.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

very

very

B

enough

enough

C

some

some

D

many

many


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

very

very


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.

Ants, like most insects, have (1) ______ are known as compound eyes. This means their eyes have multiple lenses, (2) ______ in general, most species of ant do not have particularly great eyes for seeing (3) ______ far. Ants can detect movement and see the areas around them, but (4) ______ more on senses and information they get from their legs and antennae (5) ______ from their eyes.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.

Ants, like most insects, have (1) ______ are known as compound eyes. This means their eyes have multiple lenses, (2) ______ in general, most species of ant do not have particularly great eyes for seeing (3) ______ far. Ants can detect movement and see the areas around them, but (4) ______ more on senses and information they get from their legs and antennae (5) ______ from their eyes.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

shout

shout

B

calculate

calculate

C

struggle

struggle

D

rely

rely


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

rely

rely


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.

Ants, like most insects, have (1) ______ are known as compound eyes. This means their eyes have multiple lenses, (2) ______ in general, most species of ant do not have particularly great eyes for seeing (3) ______ far. Ants can detect movement and see the areas around them, but (4) ______ more on senses and information they get from their legs and antennae (5) ______ from their eyes.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.

Ants, like most insects, have (1) ______ are known as compound eyes. This means their eyes have multiple lenses, (2) ______ in general, most species of ant do not have particularly great eyes for seeing (3) ______ far. Ants can detect movement and see the areas around them, but (4) ______ more on senses and information they get from their legs and antennae (5) ______ from their eyes.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

thus

thus

B

when

when

C

than

than

D

then

then


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

than

than


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