MTS 21 18-07-2022 Shift 3 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

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

It was easy for the opposition to criticise the colonial policy.
Select the most appropriate synonym of the underlined word in the given sentence.

It was easy for the opposition to criticise the colonial policy.

Options

A

condemn

condemn

B

worship

worship

C

decay

decay

D

sanction

sanction


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

condemn

condemn


Question 2

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

Please clean your room first and than meet I downstairs.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

Please clean your room first and than meet I downstairs.

Options

A

and than meets me

and than meets me

B

and then meet me

and then meet me

C

No improvement required

No improvement required

D

or then meeting me

or then meeting me


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

and then meet me

and then meet me


Question 3

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.

We cancelled our trip / last week as the / car breaks down.
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.

We cancelled our trip / last week as the / car breaks down.

Options

A

last week as the

last week as the

B

car breaks down

car breaks down

C

We cancelled our trip

We cancelled our trip

D

No error

No error


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

car breaks down

car breaks down


Question 4

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Rebuke
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Rebuke

Options

A

Recall

Recall

B

Coerce

Coerce

C

Scold

Scold

D

Commend

Commend


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Scold

Scold


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.

The Prime Minister said that / everyone must keep there / surroundings clean.
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 Prime Minister said that / everyone must keep there / surroundings clean.

Options

A

surroundings clean

surroundings clean

B

everyone must keep there

everyone must keep there

C

The Prime Minister said that

The Prime Minister said that

D

No error

No error


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

everyone must keep there

everyone must keep there


Question 6

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The court has absolved him ______ all the charges levied against him.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

The court has absolved him ______ all the charges levied against him.

Options

A

in

in

B

of

of

C

with

with

D

to

to


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

of

of


Question 7

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

Options

A

Evidense

Evidense

B

Excevation

Excevation

C

Cortyard

Cortyard

D

Spearhead

Spearhead


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Spearhead

Spearhead


Question 8

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Encourage
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Encourage

Options

A

Advance

Advance

B

Establish

Establish

C

Frustrate

Frustrate

D

Conquer

Conquer


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Frustrate

Frustrate


Question 9

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 Himalayas is the highest and one of the more beautiful mountain ranges of the world.
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 Himalayas is the highest and one of the more beautiful mountain ranges of the world.

Options

A

No substitution required

No substitution required

B

one of the most

one of the most

C

one of the much

one of the much

D

one of the such

one of the such


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

one of the most

one of the most


Question 10

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

Rules governing socially acceptable behaviour
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

Rules governing socially acceptable behaviour

Options

A

Etiquette

Etiquette

B

Etymology

Etymology

C

Euthenics

Euthenics

D

Misconduct

Misconduct


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Etiquette

Etiquette


Question 11

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

A moral or legal obligation
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

A moral or legal obligation

Options

A

Duty

Duty

B

Object

Object

C

Principal

Principal

D

Discipline

Discipline


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Duty

Duty


Question 12

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

If your son has lied to me, then he has to face the music.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

If your son has lied to me, then he has to face the music.

Options

A

To accept consequences

To accept consequences

B

To work hard

To work hard

C

To sacrifice oneself

To sacrifice oneself

D

To relocate

To relocate


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

To accept consequences

To accept consequences


Question 13

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I knocked at the door but got no ______.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

I knocked at the door but got no ______.

Options

A

question

question

B

response

response

C

creation

creation

D

whisper

whisper


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

response

response


Question 14

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

Thunderstorms develop / in hot, humid, tropical areas / like India much to / frequently.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.

Thunderstorms develop / in hot, humid, tropical areas / like India much to / frequently.

Options

A

in hot, humid, tropical areas

in hot, humid, tropical areas

B

frequently

frequently

C

like India much to

like India much to

D

Thunderstorms develop

Thunderstorms develop


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

like India much to

like India much to


Question 15

Select the idiom that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.

He was bragging about how he bullied the newcomers, I told him in a sarcastic manner that nobody cared.
Select the idiom that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.

He was bragging about how he bullied the newcomers, I told him in a sarcastic manner that nobody cared.

Options

A

that when it rains it pours

that when it rains it pours

B

to put a rose on the nose

to put a rose on the nose

C

it was a blessing in disguise

it was a blessing in disguise

D

he was dressed to kill

he was dressed to kill


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

to put a rose on the nose

to put a rose on the nose


Question 16

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.
Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.

Options

A

Vulnerable

Vulnerable

B

Wondrous

Wondrous

C

Viseral

Viseral

D

Euphoric

Euphoric


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Viseral

Viseral


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'.

Please fill away this application form while you wait for your turn.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select 'No improvement required'.

Please fill away this application form while you wait for your turn.

Options

A

on

on

B

No improvement required

No improvement required

C

out

out

D

by

by


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

out

out


Question 18

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

They were getting closer to ______ goal.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

They were getting closer to ______ goal.

Options

A

them

them

B

its

its

C

their

their

D

there

there


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

their

their


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’.

My assistant will see you in the meets next week.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement required’.

My assistant will see you in the meets next week.

Options

A

in an meeting

in an meeting

B

No improvement required

No improvement required

C

on the meets

on the meets

D

at the meeting

at the meeting


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

at the meeting

at the meeting


Question 20

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

The use of cluster bombs seems morally dubious.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word in the given sentence.

The use of cluster bombs seems morally dubious.

Options

A

definitive

definitive

B

ambiguous

ambiguous

C

improbable

improbable

D

indecisive

indecisive


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

definitive

definitive


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.

With the rise of the sun, Rakesh started to go (1) ______ the construction site where he asked a few labourers to come for a meet and greet. He preferred to go (2) ______ foot as the roads were (3) ______ flat on the way. Midway, he (4) ______ a sweet shop and rested for a while, and then again (5) ______ his journey.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.

With the rise of the sun, Rakesh started to go (1) ______ the construction site where he asked a few labourers to come for a meet and greet. He preferred to go (2) ______ foot as the roads were (3) ______ flat on the way. Midway, he (4) ______ a sweet shop and rested for a while, and then again (5) ______ his journey.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

towards

towards

B

for

for

C

upon

upon

D

on

on


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

towards

towards


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.

With the rise of the sun, Rakesh started to go (1) ______ the construction site where he asked a few labourers to come for a meet and greet. He preferred to go (2) ______ foot as the roads were (3) ______ flat on the way. Midway, he (4) ______ a sweet shop and rested for a while, and then again (5) ______ his journey.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.

With the rise of the sun, Rakesh started to go (1) ______ the construction site where he asked a few labourers to come for a meet and greet. He preferred to go (2) ______ foot as the roads were (3) ______ flat on the way. Midway, he (4) ______ a sweet shop and rested for a while, and then again (5) ______ his journey.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

on

on

B

in

in

C

by

by

D

at

at


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

on

on


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.

With the rise of the sun, Rakesh started to go (1) ______ the construction site where he asked a few labourers to come for a meet and greet. He preferred to go (2) ______ foot as the roads were (3) ______ flat on the way. Midway, he (4) ______ a sweet shop and rested for a while, and then again (5) ______ his journey.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.

With the rise of the sun, Rakesh started to go (1) ______ the construction site where he asked a few labourers to come for a meet and greet. He preferred to go (2) ______ foot as the roads were (3) ______ flat on the way. Midway, he (4) ______ a sweet shop and rested for a while, and then again (5) ______ his journey.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

quietly

quietly

B

casually

casually

C

mostly

mostly

D

meanly

meanly


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

mostly

mostly


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.

With the rise of the sun, Rakesh started to go (1) ______ the construction site where he asked a few labourers to come for a meet and greet. He preferred to go (2) ______ foot as the roads were (3) ______ flat on the way. Midway, he (4) ______ a sweet shop and rested for a while, and then again (5) ______ his journey.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.

With the rise of the sun, Rakesh started to go (1) ______ the construction site where he asked a few labourers to come for a meet and greet. He preferred to go (2) ______ foot as the roads were (3) ______ flat on the way. Midway, he (4) ______ a sweet shop and rested for a while, and then again (5) ______ his journey.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

find

find

B

founds

founds

C

found

found

D

founded

founded


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

found

found


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.

With the rise of the sun, Rakesh started to go (1) ______ the construction site where he asked a few labourers to come for a meet and greet. He preferred to go (2) ______ foot as the roads were (3) ______ flat on the way. Midway, he (4) ______ a sweet shop and rested for a while, and then again (5) ______ his journey.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.

With the rise of the sun, Rakesh started to go (1) ______ the construction site where he asked a few labourers to come for a meet and greet. He preferred to go (2) ______ foot as the roads were (3) ______ flat on the way. Midway, he (4) ______ a sweet shop and rested for a while, and then again (5) ______ his journey.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

renewed

renewed

B

resumed

resumed

C

established

established

D

deferred

deferred


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

resumed

resumed


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