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Identify the sentence that is different from the others in structure :
(A) Being sick, my brother did not attend the class.
(B) In spite of his poverty he helps the poor.
(C) You must run fast or you will not win.
(D) In case of the cat being away the mice are at play.

Question number : 2
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The wounded man was being helped by some boys.
The active form of the above sentence is :
(A) Some boys were helping the wounded man.
(B) Some boys are helping the wounded man.
(C) Some boys have been helping the wounded man.
(D) Some boys have not been helping the wounded man.

Question number : 3
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Choose the option that contains the answer that would complete the sentence :
—— is easy ; but practising is difficult.
(A) Have been preaching.
(B) Preaching
(C) Having been preaching
(D) Having preached

Question number : 4
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Choose the correct passive voice of the sentence given below :
He will have written a letter.
(A) A letter will have written by him.
(B) A letter will have write by him.
(C) A letter will be written by him.
(D) A letter will have been written by him.

Question number : 5
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Match the following words given under column A with their meanings under column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below

Column A Column B
(a) avocation 1. relevant
(b) tranquility 2. distraction
(c) squashed 3. calmness
(d) pertinent 4. silenced

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

Question number : 6
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Which of the following lines are not from John Masefield’s ‘Laugh and be merry’?
(A) Better the world with a blow in the teeth of a wrong.
(B) The longing in my heart, the everlasting life in my soul.
(C) God made heaven and earth for joy, He took in a Rhyme.
(D) Laugh till the game is played.

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Find out the correct plural form for the underlined word.
The recent analysis on women’s education show a tremendous change
(A) analyses
(B) analysises
(C) analysiss
(D) none of these

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Question number : 16
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Match the following phrases given in Column A with the blending words in Column B

Column A Column B
(a) Technology + Wizard 1. Diffabled
(b) International + police 2. Forex
(c) Differently + abled 3. Techno-wizard
(d) Foreign + exchange 4. Interpol

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

Question number : 17
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Match the following words given under Column A with the blended forms under Column B.

Column A Column B
(a) splash+ spatter 1. sky lab
(b) travel+ catalogue 2. docudrama
(c) sky+ laboratory 3. splatter
(d) documentary+ drama 4. travelogue

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

Question number : 18
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Find out the right word for the combination Noun+ Noun
(A) washing machine
(B) world famous
(C) school girl
(D) white washing

Question number : 19
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The compound word of the form Noun + Adjective is :
(A) radio active
(B) red rose
(C) sea food
(D) dancing bird

Question number : 20
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Choose the right word to complete the idiom :
‘born with a silver—— in one’s mouth’.
(A) tooth
(B) spoon
(C) tongue
(D) fork

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Question number : 22
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Choose the correct sequence of prepositions that would complete-the passage, from the codes given below :
A friend —— mine returned —— Moscow —— a beautiful story —— a missionary.
1. from
2. about
3. with
4. of
(A) 4 1 3 2
(B) 1 3 4 2
(C) 2 4 3 1
(D) 3 2 1 4

Question number : 23
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Read the passage given below and answer the question that follows, by choosing the right option :
“We learn of some high ideals of human conduct from the epic Ramayana”. It tells us how king Dashrath preferred death to going back on his word.
The phrase underlined means :
(A) keeping one’s promise
(B) formulating a new idea
(C) acting against one’s words
(D) checking the truth of one’s words

Question number : 24
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Read the statement given below and choose the option with the answer to the question that follows :
“When you lead with warmth, it helps you connect immediately with those around you, demonstrating that you hear them, understand them and can be trusted by them”.
What is meant by ‘connect immediately’?
(A) establish a rapport with others
(B) overpower everyone
(C) disclose one’s secrets
(D) reveal confidence

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Question number : 26
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Use the positive degree of comparison in the following:
Japan is one of the wealthiest countries in Asia.
(A) Japan is as wealthy as any other country in Asia.
(B) Japan is not so wealthy as other countries in Asia.
(C) No other country in Asia is so wealthy as Japan.
(D) Very few countries in Asia are as wealthy as Japan.

Question number : 27
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Fill in the blanks by choosing the correct tense forms from the options given below :
I shall ring you up as soon as —–
(A) I will arrive
(B) I shall arrive
(C) I shall be arriving
(D) I arrive

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Question number : 29
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Choose the sequence of articles that would complete the passage, from the codes given below:
Jijabai used to tell Shivaji stories from —— Ramayana and —— Mahabharata. This made him —— noble king. Though not so powerful he was —— terror to Aurangazeb.
(A) an, a, the, the
(B) a, a, the, the
(C) a, the, an, the
(D) the, the, a, a

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Question number : 33
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Choose the correct answer from the codes given below to fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions.
Sitting —— the tree, the four thieves were dividing the money —— themselves. Suddenly they picked —— a quarrel —— a silly issue.
(A) among, up, over, under
(B) up, over, under, among
(C) over, under, among, up
(D) under, among, up, over

Question number : 34
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Choose the correct question tag that completes the following sentence
Let’s complete the work immediately, —— ?
(A) Let we
(B) Will you
(C) Will we
(D) Shall we

Question number : 35
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Match the statements given under column A with their question tags under column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below

Column A Column B
(a) It is raining now, 1. Could he?
(b) She can sing well, 2. isn’t it?
(c) He could not solve the problem, 3. did he?
(d) He never wanted to help me, 4. can’t she?

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

Question number : 36
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Fill in the blanks with the suitable verb form:
Rita —— in the garden when her mother called her
(A) has been playing
(B) will be playing
(C) is playing
(D) was playing

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Choose the option that brings out the meaning of the given statement:
“Most of the troubles of the present day arise from the fact that instead of doing their duty, people blame others for their misdeeds”.
(A) Our problems are caused by the misdeeds of others
(B) Troubles arise because of trusting others
(C) There are problems as people do their duty perfectly
(D) People spend our time accusing others and shirk their duties

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Question number : 45
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Select the correct sentence from the options given below.
(A) He come late to school.
(B) Shakespeare’s plays are read with passion by youngsters.
(C) Compare the copy with the original.
(D) Hari is the older boy in the class.

Question number : 46
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Find out the appropriate passive voice for the following sentence :
Will the teacher test our English?
(A) Will our English be tested by the teacher?
(B) Will we test our English by the teacher?
(C) Will the teacher be tested in English?
(D) Will our English test the teacher?

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Question number : 51
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Fill in the blank with the right form of the verb :
We have decided—— on a picnic this Sunday.
(A) to be going
(B) having gone
(C) to go
(D) for going

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Question number : 54
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Identify the sentence pattern:
The boys made the teacher angry in the classroom.
(A) S V O C A
(B) S V O A
(C) S V C A
(D) S V IO DO

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Question number : 63
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“What an amazing model !” Whispered Hughie. Who is referred as , ‘an amazing model’ in Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Model Millionaire’?
(A) Alan Trevor
(B) Laura Merton
(C) Baron Hausberg
(D) Colonel Dumoulin

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Question number : 66
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the characters with the relevant titles and select the correct codes given below.

Column A Column B
(a) Sudie 1. How the camel got his humph.
(b) Ox 2. Open Window
(c) Colonel Dumoulin 3. The Last Leaf
(d) Ronnie 4. Two Friends

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

Question number : 67
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Match the titles in Column A with their authors in Column B and select the correct answer from the code

Column A Column B
(a) To The Land of snow l. Khushwant Singh
(b) Making visible the invisible 2. Oscar Wilde
(c) The Model Millionaire 3. Ahtushi Deshpande
(d) The mark of Vishnu 4. Kalpana Shanna

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

Question number : 68
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‘Manliness’ is an extract from the poem
(A) ‘If’
(B) Our heritage
(C) Laugh and Be merry
(D) The Piano

Question number : 69
Section :    Subject :    Class Book : , ,    Question Type : ,       Year & Exam :

Match the following poetics lines under column A with their poems under column B and select the answer from the codes given below.

Column A Column B
(a) It isn’t by size that you win or fail 1. Sonnet No : 116
(b) If this be error and upon be proved
I never writ, nor no man ever lov’d
2. A Pslam of life
(c) But once within the wood, we paused
Like gnomes that hid us from the moon
3. Be the best
(d) Let the dead past bury its head 4. going for water

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

Question number : 70
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Which of the following lines does not belong to Shakespeare’s ‘Sonnet no 116’?
(A) O ! no it is an ever fixed mark
(B) It is the star to every wandering bark
(C) Echoes fade and memories die
(D) Love’s not time’s fool

Question number : 71
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In ‘Music The Hope Raiser’ Dr. Karl Paulnack says:
“The Greeks said that music and astronomy were two sides of the same coin”.
‘Two sides of the same coin’ would mean.
(A) similar in every way
(B) similar in approach but different in aim
(C) opposite in every way
(D) none of the above

Question number : 72
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Match the following and write the correct answers from the codes given below.

Column A Column B
(a) The first organised public expression of grief. 1. Collapse of the Twin Towers
(b) Concentration camps 2. The Brahms Requiem
(c) September 11, 2001 3. Oliver Messiaen
(d) Quartet for the End of Time 4. The Nazi Germany

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

Question number : 73
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If you can’t be a muskie, then just be a bass But the liveliest bass in the lake.
In the above lines what does the word ‘muskie’ mean?
(A) a Sweet smelling substance obtained from a cat
(B) grapevine
(C) a type of rose
(D) a large north American rodent

Question number : 74
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Identify the right option :
The poem, ‘Beautiful inside’ conveys the idea that——
(A) anything that is buried deep into the earth is beautiful
(B) a golden heart lies concealed within the rough appearance
(C) a sweet smile on the face hides the villainous heart
(D) apparel decides the man

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Question number : 79
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“This means the vision should become a part of the nation, transcending governments – the present and the future”.
Who is the author of the book from which the line quoted above is taken?.
(A) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(C) M.K. Gandhi
(D) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Question number : 80
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Have you the determination to succeed?
Are you willing to devote the time and energy necessary to achieve success?
One must devote ——-to reach his/her goal.
(A) time and energy
(B) time and tide
(C) crest and fall
(D) unit and determination

Question number : 81
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“Take up one idea, Make that one idea your life-think of it dream of it, line on that idea. Let the brain muscles every part of your body, be full of that idea and leave every other idea alone”. This is the way to success.
Who said the above?
(A) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kala.m
(B) Subhash Chandra Bose
(C) Swami Vivekananda
(D) Gopala Krishna Gokhalc

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To my immediate right the Nanda Pal glacier slopes down sharply. It could easily have been built up as a very challenging ski slope except, of course, for the fact that it ends in a cold and menacing snout with icy waters flowing beneath.
In the above passage Nanda Pal glacier is not associated with
(A) sharp slopes
(B) the land of demons
(C) a cold and menacing snout
(D) icy waters

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Question number : 91
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Which of the following were the words of Antony in Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’?
l. My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar.
2. Who is here so base that would be a bondman?
3. I will not do them wrong; I rather choose the wrong the dead to wrong myself.
4. Who is here so rude that would not be a Roman?
(A) 1, 2
(B) 3, 4
(C) 1, 3
(D) 1, 4

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Section : ,    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type : ,    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Match the following dialogues under column A with the related characters under column B of Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ and select the correct answer from the codes given below.

Column A Column B
(a) Thou Shalt have justice more than thou desir’st 1. Shylock
(b) There is no power in the tongue of man to alter me 2. Duke
(c) Here, I tender it for him in the court 3. Portia
(d) Are you acquainted with the difference that holds this present question 4. Bassanio

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

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Question number : 96
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Who is a villainous personality in the play ‘Othello’?
(A) Miranda
(B) Iago
(C) Shylock
(D) Olivia

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Question number : 98
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“Let me not to the marriage of true minds”
Identify the figure of speech employed in the above line :
(A) resonance
(B) transferred epithet
(C) alliterative words
(D) onornatoepic words

Question number : 99
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Good men perform just deeds, and brave men die
And win not honour such as gold can give
While the vain multitudes plod on, and live
And serve the curse that pins them down But I.
Identify the rhyme scheme in the given lines.
(A) a b a b
(C) a b b c
(B) a a b b
(D) a b b a

Question number : 100
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Identify the figure of speech employed in this line :
“The reddest flower would look as pale as snow”
(A) Personification
(B) Metaphor
(C) Simile
(D) Hyperbole