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UTET Exam Paper 1 (Second Language – English) Answer Key: 24 March 2021


24 March 2021 को उत्तराखंड विद्यालयी शिक्षा परिषद् (UBSE – Uttarakhand Board of School Education) द्वारा  UTET (Uttarakhand Teachers Eligibility Test) की परीक्षा आयोजित कराई गयी है । UTET Exam Paper 1 – 2021 (भाषा प्रथम – हिंदी) Answer Key हमारी website पर उपलब्ध है।


Exam: UTET (Uttarakhand Teachers Eligibility Test)
Organized by: UBSE
Exam Date: 24 March 2021
Total Questions: 30
Total Time: 2:30 hrs
Paper Language: Hindi/English
Paper Set: – B


Q61. Fill in the blank with the most suitable gerund:
Waiting for a bus is a __ experience.
(A) Kill
(B) Killing
(C) Kills
(D) Is killing

Q62. From the following options, choose the one with the correct word order:
(A) Why she did leave so early?
(B) Why did she leave so early?
(C) Why did so early she leave?
(D) Why so early did she leave?

Q63. In the following sentence, transform the given affirmative sentence into a negative sentence –
Every human has failings.
(A) Every human has no failings.
(B) There is no human without falling.
(C) There are humans with no failings.
(D) Humans have no failings.

Q64. Choose the appropriate active voice for the following sentence without changing its meaning-
It is said that there may be another World War

(A) People say that there may be another World War.
(B) People said that there will be another World War.
(C) Another World War may happen.
(D) There may be another World War There as people have said,

Q65. Choose the option with the most appropriate usage of the article:
(A) I saw the U.S. plane yesterday.
(B) I saw a U.S. plane yesterday.
(C) I saw an U.S. plane yesterday.
(D) I saw plane yesterday.

Q66. In the following sentence, omit too! without changing its meaning and select the most appropriate option for it –
The fact is too evident to require proof.
(A) The fact is evident to require any proof.
(B) The fact is so true to require any proof.
(C) The fact is so evident that it does not require any proof.
(D) The fact does not require any proof.

Q67. Fill in the blank with the most suitable conjunction:
No nation can be perfectly well governed _____ it is competent to govern itself.
(A) before
(B) since
(C) till
(D) after

Q68. Pick out the most suitable preposition to fill in the blank:
You haven’t complied ___the regulations.
(A) of
(B) with
(C) to
(D) by

Direction (Q.No. Q69-Q73) Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions that follow by selecting the most appropriate option –

Alice was a little girl with an imaginative and fertile mind. Once while sitting by her sister on the bank of the river she fell asleep. She dreamt that she was running across the field after a white, beautiful rabbit. She fell down a large rabbit hole and entered a strange land where she came across many odd characters and had many strange adventures. When she woke up she found herself lying on the bank with her head on her sisters lap. She told her sister about her curious and strange dream and her extraordinary adventure in that wonderland. The sister found no sense in her dream. It is futile to expect any sense or logic in the dreams of a little girl,

Q69. Give the exact synonym for the word fertile:
(A) Futile
(B) Fecund
(C) Flabber
(D) Floppy

Q70. What type of a girl is Alice:
(A) Visionary
(B) Realistic
(C) Pedestrian
(D) Attentive

Q71. What did Alice see in her dream:
(A) Fairies are flying in the sky.
(B) She is running with a furry fawn.
(C) She is running with a white rabbit.
(D) She is running with her sister.

Q72. What is the most appropriate title to the passage:
(A) Alice’s realism
(B) Alice on the banks
(C) Alice and her sister
(D) Alice in Wonderland

Q73. What does the phrase ‘rabbit hole’ mean in the given passage:
(A) In a surreal situation
(B) In a realistic situation
(C) In a complex situation
(D) In an agonizing situation

Q74. Metalinguistic awareness is:
(A) The ability to think and talk about language
(B) The ability to connect the distinctive sounds in words to letters
(C) Understanding of the mapping principles between sounds andmeaning
(D) The ability to recognize writing from other visual marks.

Q75. Which skills are receptive?
(A) listening and speaking
(B) listening and reading
(C) reading and writing
(D) writing and speaking

Q76. While translating a subject and using the translation in the mainstream curriculum, the benefit is:
(A) promoting national identity
(B) enriching linguistic capability and appreciation
(C) enabling teachers who are not competent in the mainstream language to take class.
(D) Standardizing cultural identity

Q77. For students to gain language skills from text books, the textbook learning should:
(A) Correlate with assessment and achievement.
(B) lead to using the textbook sparingly.
(C) expose them to more literary reading.
(D) become more cost-effective compared to technologically supported course.

Q78. The teaching of reading by associating characters or groups of characters with sound is the method.
(A) morphemic
(B) phonic
(C) direct
(D) whole-language

Q79. Teachers can remediate for the students with language learning difficulty by:
(A) focusing on individual progress with individual instruction.
(B) Providing notes that are simplified
(C) Initially giving information as reading only, no writing.
(D) Conduct extra class for the students.

Q80. One who hates knowledge and reasoning is called:
(A) Mercenary
(B) Misanthrope
(C) Misologist
(D) Misogamist

Q81. The idiomatic expression ‘A storm in a cup’ means:
(A) lose patience
(B) A perfect situation
(C) Small fuss on a big thing
(D) Big fuss on a small thing

Q82. Read the following sentence carefully and pick out the correct figure of SpeechBlue baby bonnets bobbed through the bayon.
(A) Assonance
(B) Alliteration
(C) Hyperbole
(D) Anaphora

Q83. Which of the following options best describes the figure of speech ‘Synecdoche
(A) Two contradictory terms used together
(B) Gives human qualities to non living things
(C) Comparison between two unlike things
(D) When a part is presented by a whole or, conversely the whole is presented by the part.

Q84. From the following options, pick out the one with the correct spelling –
(A) Lieutnant
(B) Lieutenant
C) Lieutnane
(D) Lieutnante

Q85. From the given options select the correct synonym (similar meaning) of “Valour –
(A) Faithful
(B) Bravery
(C) Brilliant
(D) Ravenous

Directions (Q No Q86-90) Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions that follow by selecting the most appropriate option

At about the time when the autobiography first appeared I remember reading Its opening chapters in the ill-printed pages of some Indian newspaper. They made a good impression on me, which Gandhi himself, at that time did not. The things that one associated with him – homespun cloth’, ‘soul force’ and vegetarianism-were unappealing, and his medievalist programme was obviously that not viable in a backward, starving Oy populated country. It was also apparent tha the British were making use of him, or thought they were making use of him. Strictly speaking as a nationalist, he was an enemy, but in every crisis he would exert himself to prevent violence – which from the British point of view meant preventing any effective action whatever he could be regarded as ‘our man’.

Q86. What is the name of Gandhi’s autobiography?
(A) My Experiments with Truth
(B) My Experiments with Life
(C) My Experiments with Indians
(D) My Experiment with Britishers

Q87. How did Gandhi achieve freedom?
(A) Through sloganeering
(B) Through violence and agitation
(C) Through homespun cloth and soul force
(D) None of the above

Q88. What was Gandhi’s medievalist programme?
(A) To keep the nation starved
(B) To bring freedom through peace
(C) Agitation for Britishers
(D) To wait and watch

Q89. Why was Gandhi considered as our man?
(A) He was a spokesperson of Indians.
(B) He was a spokesperson of Britishers
(C) He was a spokesperson of Indians and Britishers.
(D) He was a spokesperson of none.

Q90. What does the expression ‘not viable’ in the passage mean?
(A) Dominant
(B) Foremost
(C) Principal
(D) Inconsequential

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