UPTET Exam Paper Official Answer Key 23 January 2022 Paper 2

English Official Answer Key

Q61. Choose the correct sentence.
(1) The committee was divided on this point.
(2) The committee was one on this point.
(3) The committee have one on this point. way
(4) The committee were one on this point

Q62. Which of the following is an example of Simile ?
(1) Anxiety is sitting on her face
(2) Life is a dream
(3) A lie has no legs
(4) I wandered lonely as a cloud

Q63. Change the following sentence into Active Voice.
“The visitors were shown the new-born by the woman.”
(1) The woman showed the visitors the new-born.
(2) The woman has shown the new-born
(3) The woman might have shown the new-born.
(4) The new-born was shown to the visitors by the woman.

Q64. Select the antonym for the word. ‘Adverse’
(1) Inimical
(2) Friendly
(3) Unwilling
(4) Hostile

Q65. Fill in the blank with correct word to complete the proverb.
“Blood is______than water.”
(1) Purer
(2) Thicker
(3) Precious
(4) Thinner

Q66. Give one word substitution for : The scientific study of insects.
(1) Mycology
(2) Entomology
(4) Criminology
(3) Meteorology

Q67. Point out the correct direct speech of the following.
I asked why he was looking through the keyhole.
(1) Why are you looking through the keyhole ?’ I said.
(2) Do not look through the keyhole’ 1 said.
(3) You are looking through the keyhole ?’ I said.
(4) ‘Are you looking through the keyhole ?” I said.

Q68. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct present tense.
My daughter never (write) to me so I never (know) what she (do).
(1) My daughter never writes to me so I never know what she is doing.
(2) My daughter never write to me so I never knew what she does.
(3) My daughter never writes to me so I never knew what she does.
(4) My daughter never wrote to me so I never knew what she do.

Q69. Pick out the correct synonym of the word. ‘Cantankerous’
(1) Noisy
(2) Quarrelsome
(3) Disrespectful
(4) Rash

Q70. Pick out the sentence that has a demonstrative adjective in it.
(1) Each of them received ten rupees.
(2) This kind of question is often asked in examinations.
(3) His written statement differs from his oral one.
(4) It is a twenty-kilometers walk.

Read the given passage and answer the questions that follow (Q. No. 71 to 75) by selecting the most appropriate option.

Helicopters are very different from airplanes. They can do three things that airplanes cannot do. First, when airplanes move upward, they must also move forward, but helicopters can move straight up without moving ahead. Second, helicopters can fly backward, which airplanes cannot do. Third, helicopters can use their rotors to hover in the air, which impossible for planes. Helicopters can perform actions that airplanes. cannot, they are used for different tasks. Since helicopters can take off without moving forward, they do not need a runway for take off. They are used in congested areas where there is no room for airplanes or in isolated areas, which do not have airports. Because they can hover, they are used on fire fighting missions to drop water on fires. They are used in logging operations to lift es out of forests. Helicopters are used as air LIVE bulances to airlift patients out of situations, ich are difficult to reach, by conventional bulances. The police use helicopters to follow They can do three things that airplanes cannot do. First, when airplanes move upward, they must also move forward, but helicopters can move straight up without moving ahead. Second, helicopters can fly backward, which airplanes cannot do. Third, helicopters can use their rotors to hover in the air, which is impossible for planes. Helicopters can perform actions that airplanes. cannot, they are used for different tasks. Since helicopters can take off without moving forward, they do not need a runway for take off. They are used in congested areas where there is no room for airplanes or in isolated areas, which do not have airports. Because they can hover, they are used on fire fighting missions to drop water on fires. They are used in logging operations to lift trees out of forests. Helicopters are used as air ambulances to airlift patien& out of situations, which are difficult to reach, by conventional ambulances. The police use helicopters to follow suspects on the ground or to search for cars on the ground. Of course, helicopters have military uses because of their design and capabilities.

Q71. The word ‘congested’ in the passage means
(1) The place can be accessed by police vans
(2) The place has no place
(3) The place has so much of smoke due to fire
(4) The place is roomy

Q72. A helicopter can hover while an airplane cannot, according to the passage. ‘Hover’ in the passage means
(1) Go backward in the air
(2) Move straight up in the air
(3) Fly sideways
(4) Stay at one place in the air

Q73. Point out the grammatical category of the word ‘perform’ in the passage.
(1) Adverb
(2) Verb
(3) Helping verb
(4) Noun

Q74. Why is a helicopter used as an ambulance?
(1) It reaches inaccessible places easily
(2) It crosses all difficulties of traffic
(3) It can firefight
(4) Its movement can be maneuvered easily

Q75. Point out the grammatical category of the underlined word ‘very’ in the above passage.
(1) Noun
(2) Adjective
(3) Verb
(4) Adverb

Q76. Bees are kept in
(1) An apiary
(2) A nursery
(3) An aquarium
(4) A pantry

Q77. The idiom ‘green-eyed monster’ means
(1) To be angry
(2) To be sick
(3) To be blind
(4) To be jealous

Q78. Select the sentence in which the article has been wrongly used.
(1) A pupil should obey his teacher.
(2) Twelve inches make a foot.
(3) He is a European.
(4) He is a M.A.

Q79. Pick the correct question tag from the options.
People shouldn’t drink and drive,
(1) isn’t it?
(2) should not they?
(3) shall they?
(4) should they?

Q80. Point out the part that has an error in the sentence.
You are learning English/for the last one
A B
year/but you show/no improvement at all.
C D
(1) C
(2) B
(3) D
(4) A

Q81. “To chew the cud’ correctly means
(1) To meditate.
(2) To die on duty
(3) To inculcate virtues
(4) Contrive against someone

Q82. Complete the following sentence with most appropriate choice.
He was very much ashamed ____________his mischief.’
(1) with
(2) of
(3) over
(4) for

Q83. Complete the following sentence with appropriate choice.
‘_______he stood first, he would have gone to America.
(1) Have
(2) Had
(3) Anyways
(4) If

Q84. Fill in the blank.
‘Of the sword and pen the ________is more powerful.”
(1) latter
(2) later
(3) last
(4) last one

Q85. Which prefix can be used with the following words?
behave, guide, use
(1) mis
(2) dis
(3) re
(4) in

Read the following passage and answer the questions from 86 to 90 based on it.

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. The general recognition of this fact is shown in the proverbial phrase, It is the busiest man who has time to spare.’ Thus, an elderly lady at leisure can spend the entire day writing a postcard to her niece. An our will be spent in finding the postcard, another hunting for spectacles, half an hour to search for the address, an hour and a quarter in composition and twenty minutes in deciding whether or not to take an umbrella when going to the pillar box in the street. The total effort that would occupy a busy man for three minutes, all told, may in this fashion leave another person completely exhausted after a day of doubt, anxiety and toil.

Q86. What is the total time spent by the elderly lady in writing a postcard?
(1) Four hours and five minutes
(2) A full day
(3) Half an hour
(4) Three minutes

Q87. What happens when the time to be spent on some work increases ?
(1) The work consumes all the time
(2) The work is done leisurely
(3) The work needs additional time
(4) The work is done smoothly

Q88. What does the expression pillar box’ stand for ?
(1) Box office
(2) A box in the pillar
(3) A pillar-type post box
(4) A box attached to the pillar

Q89. Who is the person likely to take more time to do work ?
(1) A man of leisure
(2) An elderly person
(3) An exhausted person
(4) A busy mant

Q90. Point out the most appropriate explanation of the sentence. ‘Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.”
(1) If you have more time, you can do more work.
(2) Whatever time is available for a given amount of work, all of it will be used.
(3) If you have some important work to do, you should always have som additional time.
(4) The more work there is to be don more the time needed.


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