MTS 21 13-07-2022 Shift 3 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Fatal
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Fatal

Options

A

Deadly

Deadly

B

Restorative

Restorative

C

Serene

Serene

D

Luminous

Luminous


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Deadly

Deadly


Question 2

Select the correctly spelt word.


Select the correctly spelt word.


Options

A

Definately

Definately

B

Definitely

Definitely

C

Defenately

Defenately

D

Difinately

Difinately


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Definitely

Definitely


Question 3

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Vicious
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Vicious

Options

A

Poor

Poor

B

Privileged

Privileged

C

Gentle

Gentle

D

Influential

Influential


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Gentle

Gentle


Question 4

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

A large bundle bound for storage or transport
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

A large bundle bound for storage or transport

Options

A

Bale

Bale

B

Antagonist

Antagonist

C

Apiary

Apiary

D

Belligerent

Belligerent


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Bale

Bale


Question 5

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.

All the problems occurred / because she does not / hear my wordsfollow the instructions.
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.

All the problems occurred / because she does not / hear my wordsfollow the instructions.

Options

A

follow the instructionshear my words

follow the instructionshear my words

B

No error

No error

C

All the problems occurred

All the problems occurred

D

because she does not

because she does not


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

because she does not

because she does not


Question 6

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I am planning a get together ______ Monday.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I am planning a get together ______ Monday.

Options

A

on

on

B

at

at

C

upon

upon

D

along

along


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

on

on


Question 7

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Kick someone when they are down
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Kick someone when they are down

Options

A

To create a disturbance deliberately

To create a disturbance deliberately

B

To be angry with or disappointed in someone

To be angry with or disappointed in someone

C

To reject or disown friends

To reject or disown friends

D

To cause further trouble to someone already in a difficult situation

To cause further trouble to someone already in a difficult situation


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

To cause further trouble to someone already in a difficult situation

To cause further trouble to someone already in a difficult situation


Question 8

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Options

A

Abnegation

Abnegation

B

Accost

Accost

C

Abstruce

Abstruce

D

Accede

Accede


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Abstruce

Abstruce


Question 9

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

He pays me six dollars the month of this house.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

He pays me six dollars the month of this house.

Options

A

a month for this

a month for this

B

No improvement required

No improvement required

C

a month over this

a month over this

D

an month for these

an month for these


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

a month for this

a month for this


Question 10

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

If nature ______ to degrade, the world’s economic output will suffer sooner or later.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

If nature ______ to degrade, the world’s economic output will suffer sooner or later.

Options

A

Continued

Continued

B

Continue

Continue

C

Continues

Continues

D

continuing

continuing


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Continues

Continues


Question 11

Parts of the given 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.

I like reading fictional stories besides write poems.
Parts of the given 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.

I like reading fictional stories besides write poems.

Options

A

No error

No error

B

fictional stories besides

fictional stories besides

C

write poems

write poems

D

I like reading

I like reading


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

write poems

write poems


Question 12

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

He leaned left, bringing the blunt side of his sword up flat against his palm.
Select the most appropriate synonym of the underlined word from the given sentence.

He leaned left, bringing the blunt side of his sword up flat against his palm.

Options

A

dull

dull

B

keen

keen

C

sharp

sharp

D

timid

timid


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

dull

dull


Question 13

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The pirates will try to ______ the gold ornaments.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The pirates will try to ______ the gold ornaments.

Options

A

cease

cease

B

seize

seize

C

slice

slice

D

steel

steel


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

seize

seize


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.

How the students approach / education today has / altered significant.
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.

How the students approach / education today has / altered significant.

Options

A

No error

No error

B

education today has

education today has

C

altered significant

altered significant

D

How the students approach

How the students approach


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

altered significant

altered significant


Question 15

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Rescuers used a special device for finding people ______ in collapsed buildings.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Rescuers used a special device for finding people ______ in collapsed buildings.

Options

A

trapped

trapped

B

exceeded

exceeded

C

conquered

conquered

D

blossomed

blossomed


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

trapped

trapped


Question 16

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 laws of nature are unbiased, ensuring that each person benefits from its bounties.
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 laws of nature are unbiased, ensuring that each person benefits from its bounties.

Options

A

is unbiased

is unbiased

B

were unbiased

were unbiased

C

was unbiased

was unbiased

D

No substitution required

No substitution required


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

No substitution required

No substitution required


Question 17

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

One who collects coins
Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.

One who collects coins

Options

A

Numismatist

Numismatist

B

Philatelist

Philatelist

C

Enthusiast

Enthusiast

D

Bibliophile

Bibliophile


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Numismatist

Numismatist


Question 18

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

I may sound crazy but I am not an imbecile.
Select the most appropriate synonym of the underlined word in the given sentence.

I may sound crazy but I am not an imbecile.

Options

A

Credible

Credible

B

Prudent

Prudent

C

Sage

Sage

D

Dunce

Dunce


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Dunce

Dunce


Question 19

Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom.

Does my name ring a bell for you?
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom.

Does my name ring a bell for you?

Options

A

To be very frightened

To be very frightened

B

To take advantage

To take advantage

C

To sound familiar

To sound familiar

D

To mock someone

To mock someone


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

To sound familiar

To sound familiar


Question 20

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

She was stuck in his imagination for many a hour as a force to be reckoned with.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

She was stuck in his imagination for many a hour as a force to be reckoned with.

Options

A

No improvement required

No improvement required

B

his imagination for many an hour as a force

his imagination for many an hour as a force

C

his imagination for many an hours as a force

his imagination for many an hours as a force

D

his imagination for many hour as a force

his imagination for many hour as a force


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

his imagination for many an hour as a force

his imagination for many an hour as a force


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.

No matter how (1) ______ time you (2) ______ to improve your mental and emotional health, you will still need the company of (3) ______ to feel and function at your best. Humans are social (4) ______ with emotional needs for relationships and positive connections to others. We’re not meant to survive, (5) ______ alone thrive, in isolation.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. (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.

No matter how (1) ______ time you (2) ______ to improve your mental and emotional health, you will still need the company of (3) ______ to feel and function at your best. Humans are social (4) ______ with emotional needs for relationships and positive connections to others. We’re not meant to survive, (5) ______ alone thrive, in isolation.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. (1)

Options

A

great

great

B

more

more

C

much

much

D

many

many


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

much

much


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.

No matter how (1) ______ time you (2) ______ to improve your mental and emotional health, you will still need the company of (3) ______ to feel and function at your best. Humans are social (4) ______ with emotional needs for relationships and positive connections to others. We’re not meant to survive, (5) ______ alone thrive, in isolation.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. (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.

No matter how (1) ______ time you (2) ______ to improve your mental and emotional health, you will still need the company of (3) ______ to feel and function at your best. Humans are social (4) ______ with emotional needs for relationships and positive connections to others. We’re not meant to survive, (5) ______ alone thrive, in isolation.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. (2)

Options

A

promote

promote

B

devote

devote

C

assess

assess

D

proceed

proceed


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

devote

devote


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.

No matter how (1) ______ time you (2) ______ to improve your mental and emotional health, you will still need the company of (3) ______ to feel and function at your best. Humans are social (4) ______ with emotional needs for relationships and positive connections to others. We’re not meant to survive, (5) ______ alone thrive, in isolation.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. (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.

No matter how (1) ______ time you (2) ______ to improve your mental and emotional health, you will still need the company of (3) ______ to feel and function at your best. Humans are social (4) ______ with emotional needs for relationships and positive connections to others. We’re not meant to survive, (5) ______ alone thrive, in isolation.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. (3)

Options

A

few

few

B

others

others

C

any

any

D

some

some


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

others

others


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.

No matter how (1) ______ time you (2) ______ to improve your mental and emotional health, you will still need the company of (3) ______ to feel and function at your best. Humans are social (4) ______ with emotional needs for relationships and positive connections to others. We’re not meant to survive, (5) ______ alone thrive, in isolation.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. (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.

No matter how (1) ______ time you (2) ______ to improve your mental and emotional health, you will still need the company of (3) ______ to feel and function at your best. Humans are social (4) ______ with emotional needs for relationships and positive connections to others. We’re not meant to survive, (5) ______ alone thrive, in isolation.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. (4)

Options

A

populations

populations

B

creatures

creatures

C

kingdoms

kingdoms

D

lives

lives


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

creatures

creatures


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.

No matter how (1) ______ time you (2) ______ to improve your mental and emotional health, you will still need the company of (3) ______ to feel and function at your best. Humans are social (4) ______ with emotional needs for relationships and positive connections to others. We’re not meant to survive, (5) ______ alone thrive, in isolation.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. (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.

No matter how (1) ______ time you (2) ______ to improve your mental and emotional health, you will still need the company of (3) ______ to feel and function at your best. Humans are social (4) ______ with emotional needs for relationships and positive connections to others. We’re not meant to survive, (5) ______ alone thrive, in isolation.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. (5)

Options

A

get

get

B

have

have

C

let

let

D

lest

lest


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

let

let


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