English Multiple Choice Questions

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Choose correct prepositions from the options given :
……. the cupboard, very ……. the wall, there is a narrow gap, ……. which
a few charts .have been kept.
(A) into, behind, near
(B) behind, near, into
(C) into, near, behind
(D) near, behind, into

Question number : 6
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Match the underlined words in Column A with their parts of speech in Column Band select the correct answer from the options given below:

Column A Column B
(a) He walks quickly 1. Subject
(b) Reena taught him Hindi 2. Object
(c) Rani ate ice cream 3. Verb
(d) Radha is a doctor 4. Compliment

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

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What is “Possessive Adjectives”?
(A) They answer the question which
(B) They answer to the question whose
(C) They answer the question How many
(D) They answer the question How much

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Match the following identifying the phrase to complete the sentence and mark the correct code:

Column A Column B
(a) The cream Cake is 1. harder and harder
(b) The new sweets are 2. more expensive
(c) The new waiters are 3. so costly
(d) It is getting   4. better

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

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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 British English words under Column A with their American English equivalents under Column B and choose the correct code.

Column A Column B
(a) chips 1. garbage can
(b) dustbin 2. jelly
(c) jam 3. guy
(d) fellow 4. french fries

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

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The first step in the.road to success, according to Edwin C Bliss, is to
(A) believe that success is not a bed of roses
(B) steer clear of pitfalls
(C) set yourself clear goals
(D) start devoting time and energy

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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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Which of the following is a poem?
Choose the right answer from the options given below.
(A) Wings of Fire
(B) Gaia tells her tale
(C) To India -My Native Land
(D) The Golden Path

Question number : 26
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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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Identify the figure of speech used in the following poetic line.
In the world’s broad field of battle
(A) Personification
(B) Simile
(C) Metaphor   
(D) Oxymoron

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Select the correct answer from the options given below :
A statement tells something. But actually it means the opposite is known as
(A) Paradox
(B) Irony
(C) Apostrophe
(D) Litotes

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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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Which of the following works is not a poem?
(A) To The Land of Snow
(B) A Psalm of Life
(C) The Solitary Reaper
(D) Laugh and be Merry

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Who among the following is a Bengali poet and has won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913?
(A) Mahasweta Devi
(B) Rabindranath Tagore
(C) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
(D) Sunil Gangopadhyay

Question number : 40
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Identify the author who uttered the following sentence :
“Man is born free but is everywhere in chains”.
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) Berton Braley
(D) Jean Jacques Rousseau

Question number : 41
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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

Question number : 42
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Match the characters under Column ‘B’ with the relevant story titles under Column ‘A’.

Column A Column B
(a) The Necklace 1. Behrman
(b) Lottery Ticket 2. Morissot
(c) The Last Leaf  3. Matilda
(d) Two friends  4. Masha

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

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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) Vera  1. Holiday
(b) Johnsy 2. The Last Leaf
(c) Phatik Chakrabarthi  3. The Selfish Giant
(d) The Cornish Ogre 4. Open Window

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

Question number : 48
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Match the folk arts under Column A with their states under Column B :

Column A Column B
(a) Bihu   1. TamilNadu
(b) Dandya Das  2. Maharashtra
(c) Kolattam  3. Assam
(d) Tamasha  4. Gujarat

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

Question number : 49
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From the given options, choose the poet who has written “Don’t Quit
(A) John Masefield
(B) Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(C) Robert Frost
(D) Edgar A Guest

Question number : 50
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Find the sentence from options given, which is in proper Reported Speech form
(A) He told Sheela that if she were in town the day before
(B) He asked Rehim that when did I intended paying him back
(C) He exclaimed with joy that they had won the match
(D) He asked me where I had get this interesting novel from