Question number : 1
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Choose the correct verb form to fill the blank from the options given below :
The office —— from Tuesday to Friday next week.
(A) will not function
(B) will be not function
(C) is not functioning
(D) will not be functioning

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Question number : 3
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Identify the sentence which is not of the same pattern as the others :
(A) He was excited.
(B) He became the leader.
(C) Solomon was wise.
(D) He wore his new uniform.

Question number : 4
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the following sentences in Column A with the patterns in Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given :

Column A Column B
(a) We call Gandhi ‘Mahatma’. 1. S V C A
(b) Velu grew tired after the match. 2. S V IO DO
(c) We wear woollen clothes in winter. 3. s v o c
(d) Kumar gave me the right answer. 4. S V O A

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

Question number : 5
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Select the compound sentence
(A) Providing direction to your behaviour, goals guide your thoughts.
(B) As the goals guide your thoughts, direction is provided.
(C) Directions are provided in order to guide your goals.
(D) Goals provide direction to your behaviour and guide your thoughts.

Question number : 6
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Select the correct verb to complete each command to form imperative sentence.

Verb Command
(a) Find 1. Clearly
(b) Dial 2. Carefully
(c) Explain 3. A phone
(d) Listen 4. 108

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

Question number : 7
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Fill in the blanks with correct word of Homophone from the options given below :
The old man couldn’t bear the pain walking ——- on the rugged road after the rains.
(A) bore
(B) bare
(C) beer
(D) bar

Question number : 8
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Select the correct sentence from options given below :
(A) The peoples of Jhansi welcomed Lakshmibai to their hearts.
(B) The people of Jhansi welcomed Lakshmibai into their hearts.
(C) The people of Jhansi welcomed Lakshmibai in hearts.
(D) The peoples of Jhansi welcomed Lakshmibai in his hearts.

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Question number : 11
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Re-arrange the following sentence into a meaningful one
A gentleman/has a dog to sell/who/wishes to go abroad.
(A) A gentleman has to sell who wishes to go abroad a dog.
(B) A gentleman who wishes to go abroad has a dog to sell.
(C) A gentleman has to go abroad wishes to sell a dog who.
(D) A gentleman who wishes to sell a dog has to go abroad.

Question number : 12
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Read the passage and select the incorrect statement to the passage from the given options :
Teachers are earnestly requested to discourage note learning from prepared notes and assist students to write on their own.
(A) Teachers should insist the students to follow their notes.
(B) Teachers discourage by hearting the lesson.
(C) Teachers should encourage students to write on their own.
(D) Teachers should ‘buy and give the bazzar guide to students.

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Question number : 14
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

“A newly discovered treasure
For you to cherish and to prize”
Mention the poem in which the following lines appear?
(A) Off to Outer Space Tomorrow Morning
(B) Is life but a dreams?
(C) The road not taken
(D) Beautiful inside

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Question number : 17
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Which of the following line belongs to Lewis Carroll?
(A) Exult, 0 shores! and ring O bells!
(B) I will be centre of my gravity, a universe of one
(C) Long after it was heard no more
(D) Is all our life, then but a dream

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Question number : 19
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

The State U.R.Ananthamoorthy was born, brought up and lived in till his death was ——
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Karnataka
(C) Bengal
(D) Andra Pradesh

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Question number : 21
Section :                Year & Exam :

A masterpiece of the Egyptians cultural heritage is——
(A) Taj Mahal
(B) Freedom Statue
(C) Gandhi Mandapam
(D) A Tomb for a Pharaoh

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Question number : 24
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Select the correct option from given stating the kind of sentence :
Please leave your footwear outside the hall.
(A) Statement
(B) Interrogative
(C) Exclamatory
(D) Imperative

Question number : 25
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Select the correct tense form of verb from the below given options :
The Queen bee with her workers—— over the hive.
(A) preside
(B) presides
(C) are presiding
(D) have been presiding

Question number : 26
Question number : 27
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Find out suitable verb for the sentence from the options given below :
The street dog—— (bite) a small boy ten minutes ago.
(A) bit
(B) has bitten
(C) bites
(D) was biting

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Question number : 29
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match Column A with Column Band select the correct code given below:

Column A Column B
(a) Please avoid use of plastic bags. 1. Assertive sentence
(b) Why are you in a hurry? 2. Exclamatory sentence
(c) What a simple question it is ! 3. Imperative sentence
(d) Education refines one’s mind. 4. Interrogative sentence

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

Question number : 30
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Choosing correct option from the given to complete the sentence
If we had saved rain water more in ponds and lakes——-
(A) We can survive the drought.
(B) We could survive the drought.
(C) We would survive the drought.
(D) We could have survived the drought.

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Question number : 32
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Identify the sentence pattern :
Surprisingly, Meena presented Arun a gold watch.
(A) S V O A
(B) A S O C
(C) A S V IO DO
(D) S V O

Question number : 33
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Find out the correct question Tag :
They came by car………. ?
(A) didn’t they?
(B) do they?
(C) isn’t it?
(D) are they?

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Question number : 35
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the underlined words in column ‘A’ with their parts of speech in column ‘B’ and select the correct answer from the codes given :

Column A Column B
(a) Ram studies well 1. verb
(b) She is a nurse 2. object
(c) We ate fruits 3. complement
(d) I wrote a novel 4. subject

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

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Question number : 37
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Lalitha has —— medical leave and is expected to join duty next Monday.
(A) took
(B) take
(C) taken
(D) tooked

Question number : 38
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the following poetic lines in Column A with the poets in Column B and select the correct code

Column A Column B
(a) No maps, no boundaries to block 1. Robert Frost
(b) The well was dry beside the door 2. Thomas Hardy
(c) Trust no future, how’er pleasant 3. Famida Y. Basheer
(d) Right many a nipperkin! 4. H.W. Longfellow

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

Question number : 39
Section :          Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Bring out the novel which is not written by an Indian author :
(A) Coolie
(B) Waiting for the Mahatma
(C) Kanthapura
(D) Carry on, Jeeves

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Question number : 42
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Fill in the blanks with the correct (tense) verb forms given in sequence :
We—— (live) in this house since 2011 which—— (build) in 2010.
(A) are living, is built
(B) were living, were built
(C) have lived, has built
(D) have been living, was built

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Question number : 45
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the title of the poems under Column A with the names of poets under Column B and choose the correct codes.

Column A Column B
(a) The Selfish Giant 1. Saki
(b) The Open Window 2. Guy de Maupassant
(c) Two Friends 3. O’Henry
(d) The Last Leaf 4. Oscar Wilde

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

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Question number : 53
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Select the correct answer from the options given below to fill the blank :
—— was the first woman in India to fly a plane.
(A) Emile Dickson
(B) Sarla Thakral
(C) Agarwal Preethi
(D) Rajalakshmi

Question number : 54
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the short stories under Column-A with their Authors under Column-B and Choose the correct code.

Column A Column B
(a) Swept away 1. Oscar Wilde
(b) A Close Encounter 2. Mackinlay Kantor
(c) Caught Sneezing 3. Rex Coker
(d) A Man who had no Eyes 4. Susannah Hickling

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

Question number : 55
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the characters in Column A with the authors in Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below.

Column A Column B
(a) Hughie 1. Kushwant Singh
(b) GungaRam 2. Ahtushi Deshpande
(c) KhemNam 3. William Shakespeare
(d) Julius Caesar 4. Oscar Wilde

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

Question number : 56
Question number : 57
Section :    Subject :    Class Book : ,    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the characters, with the relevant story title and select the correct codes given below.

Column A Column B
(a) Masha 1. O’ Henry
(b) Johnsy 2. Bonnie Chamberlain
(c) Judas Iscariot 3. Tammy Ruggles
(d) Sam 4. Anton Chekhov

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

Question number : 58
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Question number : 60
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Complete the following poetic line choosing from the options given
If you can’t be the sun, —–
(A) be a hero
(B) be a star
(C) be a leader
(D) be a player

Question number : 61
Question number : 62
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

“But he’s locked in a concrete cell,
His strength behind bars”·
Which animal is kept in cage pathetically which would have been marching with the grandeur and ferocity in its natural habitat?
(A) A Lion
(B) A Bear
(C) A Fox
(D) A Tiger

Question number : 63
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Read the lines and choose the answer to fill the blank from the options given below :
“O! ye wheels
Stop be silent to-day”,
The children want the wheels to stop because ——
(A) they want to repair the wheels.
(B) they want to break the wheels.
(C) they are very weary and tired.
(D) they have to oil the wheels.

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Question number : 74
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Select the correct answer to complete the sentence from options given below :
That Rani Lakshmibai travelled 24 hours at a stretch with her child on her back. speaks of ………
(A) her dynamism and bravery
(B) her desire to escape
(C) her weakness
(D) her selfishness

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Question number : 78
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Reading the passage and choose the false statement from the options given below :
While they are students, their attitude towards the Government of the country such as it may be good, bad or indifferent, should be one of acquiescence, loyal acquiescence.
(A) Students should be loyal to their country.
(B) Students should accept the laws of their country.
(C) Students should follow the code and law of their country.
(D) Students should take part in politics.

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Question number : 81
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type : ,    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

“Take up one idea. Make that one_ idea your life-think of it, live on that ·idea. Let the brain, muscles, every part of your body, be full of that idea …. “. This is said by——
(A) Swamy Chachudananda
(B) Swamy Premanand
(C) Swamy Kirubananda
(D) Swamy Vivekananda

Question number : 82
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Read the passage and select the correct sentence from the options given below :
Built in the year 1010 by King Raja Raja Chola stood a symbol of flourishing sculptural expertise and rich culture of ancient India.
(A) King Raja Raja Chola born in 1010.
(B) King Raja Raja was an expert in sculpture.
(C) The Big temple stood a place of King Raja Raja Chola’s court.
(D) The Big temple stood a symbol of flourishing sculptural expertise and rich culture of ancient India.

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Question number : 87
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

From the given options, choose the poet who has written “Inclusion”.
(A) Thomas Hardy
(B) William Wordsworth
(C) Dipti Bhatia
(D) Tagore

Question number : 88
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Question number : 90
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the title of the poems under Column A with the names of poets under Column B and choose the correct codes.

Column A Column B
(a) The Piano 1. Rudyard Kipling
(b) Migrant Bird 2. Elizabeth Barret Browning
(c) Manliness 3. D.H. Lawrence
(d) The Cry of the Children 4. Famida Y. Basheer

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

Question number : 91
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

For Brutus as you know, was Caesar’s angel. Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him! Who was Caesar’s angel?
(A) Casca
(B) Antony
(C) Cassius
(D) Brutus

Question number : 92
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Which state does the poet V.K. Gokak belong to?
(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Bihar
(C) Haryana
(D) Karnataka

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Question number : 96
Section :          Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Anomalous finites is the term used for the —— auxiliaries.
(A) 20
(B) 14
(C) 24
(D) 34

Question number : 97
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Identify the option that contains the answer to the following statement.
………..was an ancient Indian astronomer, who explained scientifically that the earth rotates on its own axis
(A) Aryabhatta
(B) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(C) Kalpana Chawla
(D) Sunita Williams

Question number : 98
Section :          Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Our Government passed the “Right to Education Act” in April——
(A) 2000
(B) 2010
(C) 2005
(D) 2008

Question number : 99
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

“A Slender tinkling fall that made”.
In the above quoted lines from Going for water by Robert Frost the figure of speech that occur is
(A) Simile
(B) Anaphora
(C) Metaphor
(D) Personification

Question number : 100
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Identify the poetic line that differs in figure of speech from the other poetic lines :
(A) Speech that came like leech-craft
(B) Like a golden swarm of fireflies you came
(C) He lifted his head from his drinking, as cattle do
(D) You were the dawn and sunlight filled the spaces