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“I won’t look down. No I will not
With speed of wings I hasten past”.
In whose poem do the following lines occur?
(A)Famida Y. Basheer
(B) Kamala Surrayya
(C) Archibald Lampman
(D) Rudyard Kipling

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Match the names of the poets under column A with the names of the poems, under column Band choose the correct code.

Column A Column B
(a) Thomas Hardy 1. My Grandmother’s house
(b) Elizabeth Barrett Browning   2. Piano
(c) D.R. Lawrence   3. The Cry of the Children
(d) Kamala Surayya 4. The Man He Killed

   (a)  (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1     2    3    4
(B) 1     4    3    2
(C) 4    3     1    2
(D) 4    3     2    1

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Which of the following lines belongs to “Robert Frost“?
(A) With sixty seconds “worth of distance run”
(B) Of childish days is upon me, my manhood is cast
(C) But once within the wood, we paused
(D) Is waiting its time to share?

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Match the short stories with the authors:

Column A Column B
(a) Swami and the Sam  1. Mackinlay Kantor
(b) Sam    2. Rex Coker
(c) A man who had no eyes  3. Tammy Ruggles
(d) A Close Encounter  4. R.K. Narayan

   (a)     (b)     (c)     (d)
(A)   4        1         3       2
(B)   1         3        4       2
(C)  4        3        1       2
(D)  1         3        2       4

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Which one of the following pairs is matched correctly?
(A) Manliness by D.H. Lawrence
(B) The Piano by Rudyard Kipling
(C) Going for Water by William Blake
(D) Beautiful Inside by Paul Holmes

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“The reddest flower would look as pale as snow for, all day, we drag our burden tiring”.
Mention the figure of speech employed in the above lines.
(A) Metaphor
(B) Simile
(C) Oxymoron
(D) Personification

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Read the passage and choose the answer for the question from the given options.
“The brave little voyagers face many dangers and handships while travelling long, long distances”.
Who are the little voyagers?
(A) The refugees
(B) Two friends
(C) The animals in the desert
(D) The migrant birds

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How did Oliver Messiaen Spend his time in prison?
(A) He maintained the garden
(B) He spent his time in singing songs
(C) He wrote musical compositions
(D) He read storybooks

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Match the following with the author and title:

Author Title
(a) Elizabeth Barrett Browning 1. A Psalm of life
(b) Oscar Wilde 2. The solitary reaper
(c) William Wordsworth 3. The cry of the children
(d) H.W. Longfellow 4. The model millionaire

   (a)  (b)  (c)  (d)
(A)   3   4    2     1
(B)   4    3    1     2
(C)    1    3    2    4
(D)   2    4    1     3

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“Harmonic cacophony to oblivious ears” – Shilpi
Identify the figure of speech employed in this line.
(A) Oxymoron
(B) Metaphor
(C) Alliteration
(D) Simile

Question number : 37
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Among the following poems which one is written by Rudyard Kipling?
(A) The cry of the children
(B) Migrant bird
(C) Manliness
(D) Going for water

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Identify the author with the story

Column A Column B
(a) Susannah Hickling 1. The Face of Judas Iscariot
(b) Rex Coker 2. The Piano Lesson
(c) Bonnie Chamberlin 3. Swept Away
(d) Rob Reilly 4. A Close Encounter

   (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A)   4   2   1   3
(B)   1   3   4   2
(C)   3   4   1   2
(D)   3   4   2   1

Question number : 40
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Match the titles of the poems under Column A with their relevant poets under Column B and select the correct code

Column A Column B
(a) Migrant Bird 1. Stephen Vincent Benet
(b) Be The Best 2. Famida Y. Basheer
(c) The Flying Wonder 3. John Masefield
(d) Laugh and be Merry 4. Douglas Malloch

 (a)(b)(c)(d)
(A) 2 4 3 1
(B) 2 4 1 3
(C) 2 1 3 4
(D) 4 2 3 1

Question number : 41
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A mirror of his changing moods
Now sure, now steeped in thought.
Who does the word “his” refer to?
.(A) the Poet
(B) the Shilpi
(C) the Tourist
(D) the Dramatist

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Betrays me back, till the heart of me weeps to belong
To the old Sunday evenings at home,
Who does the word ‘me’ refer to?
(A) The Poet D.H. Lawrence
(B) The Poet H.W. Longfellow
(C) Archibald Lampman
(D) Douglas Malloch

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We ran as if to meet the moon.
Identify the figure of speech.
(A) Hyperbole
(B) Anaphora
(C) Ellipsis
(D) Simile

Question number : 44
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Match the titles with the lines :

(a) Piano (1) We heard, we knew we heard the brook.
(b) Migrant Bird (2) Softly in the dusk a wom~n is singing to me.
(c) Going For Water (3) Their wind comes in our faces.
(d) The cry of the children (4) The globe’s my world.

 (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A)  2    1   4   3
(B)  1    3   2  4
(C)  2   4   1   3
(D)  4   2   3   1

Question number : 45
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Match the following poetic lines under Column A with the relevant titles under Column B and select the correct code

Column A Column B
(a) And stopped and drank a little more 1. O Captain! My Captain!
(b) And the word will be God in Man 2. The cry of the children
(c) Fallen cold and dead 3. Snake
(d) And the walls turn in their places 4. English words

 (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A)  3   4   2   1
(B)  4   3   1   2
(C)  3   4   1   2
(D)  4   3   2   1

Question number : 46
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Match the poems with the poets

Column A Column B
(a) The Piano 1. Khalil Gibran
(b) The cry of the children 2. Robert Frost
(c) Going for water 3. D.H. Lawrence
(d) Earth 4. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A)  3   4   2   1
(B)  4   3    1    2
(C)  3   2    4   1
(D)  1   4    2   3

Question number : 47
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Identify the figure of speech in the following poetic line·.
And hymns in the cosy parlour, the tinkling piano our guide
(A) Oxymoron
(B) Onomatopoeia
(C) Hyperbole
(D) Simile

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‘O Ye wheels’
‘Stop! be silent for today’.
Identify the speaker of these lines
(A) The children working in mines
(B) The children working in their houses
(C) The children playing in the street
(D) School-going children

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