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“If you can’t be a highway, just be a trail,
If you can’t be the Sun, be a Star;
It is not the size that you win or you fail
Be the Best of whatever you are!…..”
The Rhyme Scheme in the above given lines is
(A) aa
(B) abab
(C) abc
(D) aab

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Match the poems in Column A with the poets in Column B:

Column A Column B
(a) Solitary Reaper 1. Khalil Gibran
(b) Is Life but a Dream? 2. D.H. Lawrence
(c) The Earth 3. Lewis Carroll
(d) Snake 4. William Wordsworth

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

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Answer the appreciation question.
The best little scrub by the side of the rill. What is meant by scrub?
(A) Big trees
(B) Bushes and small trees
(C) Grass
(D) Tall trees

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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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Match the poems in Column A with their poets in Column B.

Column A Column B
(a) The Nation United 1. Lewis Carroll
(b) Is life but a dream 2. Thomas Hardy
(c) The Man he killed 3. Norman Nicholson
(d) Off to Outer space tomorrow morning 4. · Walt Whitman

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

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Match the characters given under Column A with the stories given under Column B and select the correct option from those given below :

Column A Column B
(a) Matilda 1. Reflowering
(b) Della 2. The Lottery Ticket
(c) Appa 3. The Necklace
(d) Masha 4. The Gift of Magi

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

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“O no! it is an ever fixed mark
That looks on tempests and is never shaken”
What does the poet compare ‘true love’ to, ?
(A) An ocean
(B) A cyclone
(C) A Light house 
(D) A tempest

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Kesavan Nair said he would never perpetrate that adharma. Kutty Mappila who was
listening to it all, said, half soliloquising….
The word soliloquising means
(A) speaking to others
(B) speaking to oneself
(C) speaking to somebody
(D) not speaking to anyone

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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

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With the teacups circling round me like the planets round the sun.
Why are the teacups circling?
(A) Because of heavy gravitational force
(B) Because of lack of gravitational force
(C) Because the speaker is dancing in circles
(D) Because the teacups fell off the hand

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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 : 32
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Match the lines under Column A with poets under Column B and select the correct option from the codes given below

Column A Column B
(a) In a wonderland they lie 1. H.W. Longfellow
(b) There’s something for all of us here 2. Thomas Hardy
(c) Yes quaint and curious war is 3. Douglas Malloch
(d) Not enjoyment and not sorrow 4. Lewis Carroll

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

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Match the lines under Column A with the poets under Column B

Column A Column B
(a) For learning how to rule the air 1. Lewis Carroll
(b) Athwart Time’s dark resistless stream 2. Stephen Vincent Benet
(c) If you can’t be a sun, be a star 3. Walt Whitman
(d) But I, with mournful tread 4. Douglas Malloch

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

Question number : 34
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Match the names of the authors under Column A with their works under Column B and select the correct code.

Column A Column B
(a) The Gift of the Magi 1. Pudumaippittan
(b) Kaanchanai 2. Oscar Wilde
(c) The Selfish Giant 3. James Harriot
(d) Every Living Thing 4. O’ Henry

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

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Which of the following lines belongs to “William Shakespeare”?
(A) Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks
But bears it out even to the edge of the doom
(B) But O heart ! heart ! heart
O the bleeding drops O red !
(C) For I’m off to outer space tomorrow morning·
(D) The music in my heart I bore
Long after it was heard no more

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Match the following:

(a) Antonio 1. Lady of Belmont
(b) Portia 2. Money Lender
(c) Shylock 3. Antonio’s Friend
(d) Bassanio 4. Merchant of Venice

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

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Match the poets in Column A with their periods in Column B

Column A Column B
Poets Period
(a) Wordsworth 1. 1819-1892
(b) Shakespeare 2. 1770-1850
(c) Walt Whitman 3: 1885-1930
(d) D.H. Lawrence 4. 1564-1616

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