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Select the correct voice.
Which of the following options has a sentence with the verb in the active voice?
(A) THe exhibition was opened by the Governor
(B) The dog chased the sheep
(C) Nothing will be gained by hurry
(D) The thief was caught

Question number : 3
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Select the correct tense.
She is singing now.
(A) Simple Present Tense
(B) Present Continuous Tense
(C) Present Perfect Tense
(D) Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Question number : 4
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Match the following words and phrases given in column A with their meanings in column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below :

Column A Column B
(a) call for 1. take care of
(b) break for 2. improve
(c) pick up 3. start suddenly
(d) look after 4. demand

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

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Choose the appropriate answer for the noun+ verb pattern
(A) Chessmen
(B) Knee deep
(C) Sunset
(D) Iron box

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Choose the correct sequence of articles that would complete the passage, from the options given.
—- days went by with no one showing up to claim —- dog. When Goldy was feeling all better. We played Frisbee and football in —- yard. He was —- very smart dog.
(A) a the the a
(B) the a the a
(C) the the the a
(D) a a the a

Question number : 10
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“Good friends, Sweet friends, let me not stir you up
To Such a sudden flood of mutiny”
Who uttered these words?
(A) Brutus
(B) Antony
(C) Casca
(D) Cassius

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Identify the sentence pattern ·
Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears.
(A) S V O
(B) S V O A
(C) S V IO DO
(D) S V O C

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Match the name of the authors in Column A with their works in Column B

Column A Column B
(a) Charles Dickens 1. Vision for the Nation
(b) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 2. Oliver Twiat
(c) R.K Narayan 3. Jungle Book
(d) Rudyard Kipling 4. Waiting for the Mahatma

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

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Read the two sentences and select the correct pair.
1. Why do you come here to appeal to my humanity?
2. Go to the war department.
(A) Declarative and interrogative
(B) Interrogative and imperative
(C) Interrogative and exclamatory
(D) Interrogative and assertive

Question number : 20
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Fill in the blanks with suitable articles from the options given below :
—— Mettur Dam is —— large dam in India built in 1934. It was constructed in—— gorge, where ——river Kaveri enters.
(A) The, a, the, a
(B) The, a, a, the
(C) The, the, a, the
(D) The, a, the, the

Question number : 21
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Select the correct sentence from the following :
(A) Dams has facilitated the Stanley reservoir
(B) Dam have facilitated the Stanley reservoir
(C) Dams is facilitated the Stanley reservoir
(D) The dam has facilitated the Stanley reservoir

Question number : 22
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Which of the following options has a sentence with a verb in the active voice?
(A) The letter was posted last night
(B) The boy was bitten by a dog
(C) Columbus discovered America
(D) The enemy was compelled to surrender

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Select the correct sentence from the following :
(A) Veena was the cleverest girl in the class
(B) Babu is the most poor boy in the class
(C) The girls are active than boys
(D) She went home most disappointed than her friends

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Fill in the blank :
The Lesson, ‘Gaia Tells her Tale’ highlights the issue of—-
(A) Forest conservation
(B) Water pollution
(C) Cleanliness
(D) Industrialization

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Select the correct question tag for the following sentence?
Shreya draws well—-?
(A) Can’t she?
(B) Do she?
(C) Doesn’t she?
(D) Didn’t she?

Question number : 29
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Every dawn is preceeded by a thick darkness.
Out of the four given context – select the correct antonym for the underlined word
(A) In summer day time is longer than night time
(8) I heard birds singing in the early morning
(C) People started moving from the beach at dusk
(D) Due to flood, all people moved out from the town

Question number : 30
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Identify the degree of comparison.
Iron is more useful than any other metal.
(A) positive
(B) comparative
(C) superlative
(D) none of the above

Question number : 31
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Choose the correct tense :
Tomorrow will be Sunday.
(A) Simple future tense
(B) Future continuous tense
(C) Future perfect tense
(D) Future perfect continuous tense

Question number : 32
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Even as a young girl she preferred to sketch and paint airplanes.
Out of the four given contexts select the most accurate for the underlined word
(A) My sister was delighted to take up medical profession
(B) Gandhiji followed non violence
(C) The culprit chose the wrong way to make money
(D) I enjoyed playing cricket

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What is the significance of the following day 5th June?
(A) World Health Day
(B) World Peace Day
(C) World Integration Day
(D) World Environment Day

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Fill in the blank with correct question tag.
You know this story,~·—–?
(A) do they?
(B) don’t they ?
(C) do you?
(D) don’t you?

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Match column A with B, and select the correct answer from the codes given

Column A Column B
(a) International + Police 1. Moped
(b) Education+ Entertainment 2. Electrocute
(c) Motor + Pedal cycle 3. Interpol
(d) Electro + execute 4. Edutainment

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

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“You must tell him to be sure and come here tomorrow”
Who said this to whom in “The selfish giant”?
(A) he giant said this to the children
(B) The children said this to the giant
(C) The giant said this to the little boy
(D) The giant said this to his friend

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Question number : 56
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The first organized activity that I saw in New York, on the very evening of September 11th 2001 was singing.
The author here is trying to stress the point that
(A) Music is a part of “art and entertainment”
(B) Music is amusement
(C) Music is a past time
(D) Music is one of the ways in which we express feelings

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Question number : 58
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“Was out of work-had sold his traps”
The word ‘traps’ in this line means
(A) Two-wheeled bullock carts
(B) Two-wheeled tractor
(C) Two-wheeled horse carriage
(D) Two-wheeled bicycle

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Question number : 63
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Citizens of those border states –
Brothers of her brother’s sons
What is mentioned through the line “Brothers of her brother’s sons”?
(A) National brotherhood
(B) Regional brotherhood
(C) Universal brotherhood
(D) Interstate brotherhood

Question number : 64
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The knocking softens, fades to a mild judicious tap.
What is the knocking sound?
(A) Knocking at the door
(B) Carving of the statue
(C) Hitting the ball
(D) Boxing at the nose

Question number : 65
Question number : 66
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A child sitting under the Piano, in the boom of the tingling strings.
The child mentioned in the poem is——
(A) The Poet’s Child
(B) A Child on the Road
(C) The Poet himself
(D) The Singer’s Child

Question number : 67
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“I’m not a mere ball of mud, water and minerals. I too possess a body and mind, a heart and soul-just like you”
Whose words are these?
(A) The Mountain
(B) The River
(C) The Ocean
(D) The Earth

Question number : 68
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Love’s not time’s fool, though rosy lips and cheeks within his bending sickle’s compass come;
These lines refers to the —–
(A) Destructive power of love
(B) Destructive power of time
(C) Permanency of external beauty
(D) Constructive power of beauty

Question number : 69
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Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls
What world does the poet dream of?
(A) Broken world with fragmented walls
(B) Unbroken world with fragmented walls
(C) The world without fragmented domestic walls
(D) Broken world with narrow minded people

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Question number : 73
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“They do not realize I can fulfill any ambition
They do not realize among them walks a magician”
The speaker of these lines points out that present day youth.
(A) Do not want to be different
(B) Want to trail the beaten track
(C) Do not wish to exhibit their hidden potentialities
(D) Are capable of working wonders

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Question number : 75
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Name the poem in which the following lines appear.
“O winging words! Like homing bees you borrow
Grown murmurous, the honey of delight”.
(A) A Psalm of Life
(B) Snake
(C) With a friend
(D) English words

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Question number : 77
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Name the poem in which the following lines appear.
“Only bloodshot eyes betray
Deep pride, the reverence
Ho! God in Man’s image”
(A) Snake
(B) Migrant Bird
(C) Shilpi
(D) Be the Best

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Question number : 79
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Name the poem in which the following lines appear.
“A mirror of his changing moods
Now Sure, now steeped in thought”
(A) No men are Foreign
(B) shilpi
(C) Don’t Quit
(D) My Grandmother’s House

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My austere father used to avoid all in essential comforts and luxuries.
This means—–
(A) Dr. Kalam’s father preferred a luxurious life style
(B) Dr. Kalam’s father preferred a lavish life style
(C) Dr. Kalam’s father preferred a simple life style
(D) Dr. Kalam’s father preferred all comforts in his life

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Question number : 84
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“I could then see my reflection in the window and in the retina of my eye the whole earth and sky could be seen reflected”
Who is the speaker?
(A) Helen Keller
(B) Sunita Williams
(C) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(D) Kalpana Chawla

Question number : 85
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Our hope lies in the fact that even in the older generation, there a number of persons who are ready to face challenges. Most of the people are proud to see India that bold. In addition, the younger generation is ready to take action in such a complex environment.
Pick out the irrelevant statement :
(A) Indians feel proud to see an India that is bold
(B) Younger generations are ready to take action in complex environment
(C) Indians feel proud to see an India that is timid
(D) Older generations are ready to face the challenges

Question number : 86
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As 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”
What should be the students attitude towards government?
(A) Aggressive
(B) Supportive without protest
(C) Unfriendly
(D) Non-cooperative

Question number : 87
Question number : 88
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Match the poems with their poets :

Column A Column B
(a) English Words 1. D.H. Lawrence
(b) Snake 2. V.K Gokak
(c) The Man he killed 3. Elizabeth Barret Browning
(d) The cry of the children 4. Thomas Hardy

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

Question number : 89
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Match the poems with the poets

Column A Column B
(a) A Noiseless patient spider 1. Annie Lousia Walker
(b) A Tiger in the Zoo 2. James Kirkup
(c) No men are foreign 3. Leslie Norris
(d) Women’s Rights 4. Walt Whitman

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

Question number : 90
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Match the poem with the poet.

Column A Column B
(a) With a Friend 1. Paul Holmes
(b) Migrant Bird 2. Vivian Gould
(c) The cry of the children 3. Famida Y. Basheer
(d) Beautiful Inside 4. Elizabeth Barret Browning

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

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Had you rather Caesar were living, and die all slaves—– ?
Select the most accurate of the four given contexts for the above questions
(A) Caesar would not have enslaved his country men, if he had been alive
(B) Caesar would have enslaved his country men if he had been alive
(C) Caesar would have made his country men free if he had been alive
(D) Caesar would have killed his country men if he had been alive

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Question number : 96
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A child sitting under the Piano, in the boom of the tingling strings.
The figure of speech in the above underlined phrase is
(A) Simile
(B) Metaphor
(C) Onomatopoeia
(D) Personification

Question number : 97
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A mirror of his changing moods
Mention the figure of speech employed in this line
(A) Simple
(B) Allusion
(C) Anaphora
(D) Metaphor

Question number : 98
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Harmonic cacophony to oblivions ears.
Identify the figure of speech.
(A) Metaphor
(B) oxymoron
(C) Personification
(D) Simile

Question number : 99
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O! ye wheels! (breaking out in a mad moaning)
Stop! be silent for to-day!
The figure of speech used here is
(A) Simile
(B) Metaphor
(C) Personification
(D) Hyperbole

Question number : 100