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

Match the name of the authors in Column A with their work in Column B and select the correct answer from the code

Column A Column B
(a) Oscar Wilde 1. The Refugee
(b) O’ Henry 2. The Open Window
(c) Pearl S. Buck 3. The Selfish Giant
(d) Saki 4. The Last Leaf

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

Question number : 2
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Identify the author with the story

Column A Column B
(a) Susannah Hickling 1. The Face of Judas Iscariot
(b) Rex Coker 2. The Piano Lesson
(c) Bonnie Chamberlin 3. Swept Away
(d) Rob Reilly 4. A Close Encounter

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

Question number : 3
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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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Question number : 11
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Identify the sentence which has an error.
(A) The issue is an alarming one ·
(B) Kolkata is the populous city
(C) The doctor examined the patient carefully
(D) Sachin is a well-known cricketer

Question number : 12
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Select the correct sentence from the following:
(A) The patient has been discharged in hospital
(B) The patient has been discharged from the hospital
(C) The patients has been discharged from hospital
(D) The patient have been discharged from hospital

Question number : 13
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Identify the sentence which is correct.
(A) Gunga Ram was not at home
(B) Gunga Ram was not in home
(C) Gunga Ram was not on home
(D) Gunga Ram was not into home

Question number : 14
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Which of the following options has a sentence with the verb in the active voice?
(A) The letter has just been posted
(B) The bird was killed by a cruel boy
(C) The cat drank all the milk
(D) He is loved by all

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Question number : 19
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Fill in the blanks with suitable articles, choosing the right option from those given below :
We are camped at Ragash Kund, …………… little pond with ……….. Shepherd’s Cave on………….. grassy meadow above………….glacier.
 (a)    (b)   (c)   (d)
(A) the the    a      a
(B) a    the     a     the
(C) the  a     the   a
(D) a     a       a     the

Question number : 20
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Select the correct tense of the verb underlined.
The sun rises in the east
(A) Simple present tense
(B) Present continuous tense
(C) Present perfect tense ·
(D) Present perfect continuous tense

Question number : 21
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Fill in the blank with the correct question tag:
The lessons are quite interesting,………?
(A) are it?
(B) aren’t they?
(C) isn’t they?
(D) don’t they?

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Question number : 23
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the underlined words under Column ‘A’ with their grammatical function under Column ‘B’ and select the correct code.

Column A Column B
(a) Equal status to women is a far cry 1. Adverb
(b) The two live the same life 2. Adjective
(c) Let us hope for the best 3. Noun
(d) She sings well 4. Verb

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

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

Replace the underlined British word with its American equivalent
The hike in the price of Petrol is resented.
(A) fuel
(B) gasoline
(C) energy
(D) petrol

Question number : 30
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Where is the Shop Assistant?
Replace the underlined British word with it’s American equivalent.
(A) Sales Clerk
(B) Sales Boy
(C) Assistant Manager
(D) Assistant Clerk

Question number : 31
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Choose the correct meaning of the words under Column Band select the code containing the answer

Column A Column B
(a) rumour 1. hit
(b) pelted 2. false story
(c) regime 3. flattering
(d) oily 4. rule

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

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

Match the characters under Column A with the relevant titles under Column B and select the correct code

Column A Column B
(a) Laxmi 1. The Helping Hand
(b) Gunga Ram 2. To The Land of Snow
(c) Kesavan Nair 3. The Mark of Vishnu
(d) Lady Anstey 4. The Farmer

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

Question number : 34
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

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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Question number : 36
Section :    Subject :    Class Book : ,    Question Type : ,       Year & Exam :

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

Question number : 37
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A mirror of his changing moods
Now sure, now steeped in thought.
Who does the word “his” refer to?
.(A) the Poet
(B) the Shilpi
(C) the Tourist
(D) the Dramatist

Question number : 38
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Betrays me back, till the heart of me weeps to belong
To the old Sunday evenings at home,
Who does the word ‘me’ refer to?
(A) The Poet D.H. Lawrence
(B) The Poet H.W. Longfellow
(C) Archibald Lampman
(D) Douglas Malloch

Question number : 39
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We pierce your bosom with swords and spears
And you dress our wounds with oil and balsom.
What does the word ‘you’ refer to?
(A) Water
(B) Earth
(C) Trees
(D) Man

Question number : 40
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He knows what rules are necessary and the rules are made to be enforced. It would be
wrong of me to override his rules and decisions of this kind.
Who does “me” refer to in the lesson “The One Minute Apology”?
(A) The Colonel
(B) Edwin Stanton
(C) Abraham Lincoln
(D) Scott

Question number : 41
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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

Question number : 42

In the world’s broad field ,of battle,
In the bivouac of life.
What is the meaning of the phrase “Bivouac of life”?
(A) A simple temporary stay in this world
(B) A permanent peaceful life in this world
(C) A pitiable life in this world
(D) A grand palace in this world

Question number : 43
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‘O Ye wheels’
‘Stop! be silent for today’.
Identify the speaker of these lines
(A) The children working in mines
(B) The children working in their houses
(C) The children playing in the street
(D) School-going children

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Question number : 46
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the characters under Column A with the relevant Titles under Column B and select the correct code

Column A Column B
(a) Monsieur sauvage 1. The Necklace
(b) Framton Nuttel 2. Two Friends
(c) Mme. Forestier 3. How The Camel Got Its Hump
(d) Djinn 4. The Open Window

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

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

That was in May. In November a cold, unseen stranger, whom the doctors called Pneumonia, stalked about the colony, touching one here and there with icy fingers.
Here Pneumonia stands for……….
(A) a rude person
(B) a kind person
(C) a deadly person
(D) a good person

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Question number : 50
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

But must I confess how I liked him, How glad I was he had come like a guest in quiet, to drink at my water trough.
The above lines are from the poem
(A) The man he killed
(B) Snake
(C) A Psalm of life
(D) Be The Best

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

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

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

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

Match the titles with the lines :

(a) Piano (1) We heard, we knew we heard the brook.
(b) Migrant Bird (2) Softly in the dusk a wom~n is singing to me.
(c) Going For Water (3) Their wind comes in our faces.
(d) The cry of the children (4) The globe’s my world.

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

Question number : 62
Section :    Subject :    Class Book : ,    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

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) A bird has feathers, it is true (1) With A friend
(b) Save the sad story of your misery (2) The Flying Wonder
(c) And share my umbrella in the rain (3) The Apology
(d) I go to the God of wood (4) To India-My Native Land

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

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

When you pray he said you transcend your body and become a part of the cosmos, which knows no division of wealth, age, caste and creed.
Identify the speaker
(A) Dr. AP.J. Abdul Kalam
(B) Kalam’s Father
(C) Kalam’s Teacher
(D) Kalam’s Mother

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

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

Question number : 70
Section :    Subject :    Class Book : ,    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the poems with the poets

Column A Column B
(a) The Piano 1. Khalil Gibran
(b) The cry of the children 2. Robert Frost
(c) Going for water 3. D.H. Lawrence
(d) Earth 4. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

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We ran as if to meet the moon.
Identify the figure of speech.
(A) Hyperbole
(B) Anaphora
(C) Ellipsis
(D) Simile

Question number : 76
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Identify the figure of speech in the following poetic line·.
And hymns in the cosy parlour, the tinkling piano our guide
(A) Oxymoron
(B) Onomatopoeia
(C) Hyperbole
(D) Simile

Question number : 77
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Identify the poetic line that differs in figure of speech, from the other lines.
(A) In the world’s broad field of battle
(B) Writhed like lightning and was gone
(C) As humble plants by country hedgerows growing
(D) In solitary confinement as complete as any gaol

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

The rhyme scheme of the following line is
Let us, be up and doing
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing
Learn to labour and to wait.
(A) a a a b
(B) a b a b
(C) a b b b
(D) a b c a

Question number : 79
Question number : 80
Section :                Year & Exam :

Which of the following works is a prose piece?
(A) The Flying Wonder
(B) Don’t Quit
(C) The Apology
(D) To The Land of Snow

Question number : 81
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Replace the underlined British word with its American equivalent
It is dark. Get me a torch.
(A) torch light
(B) long light
(C) flash light
(D) stop light