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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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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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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 : 10
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

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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Which of the following sentences are in active voice?
I. They sing songs in the assembly.
II. A notice was sent by the manager.
III. You gave him your pen.
IV. He has built a house in his native place.
(A) Only I, III and IV are correct
(B) Only II, III and IV are correct
(C) I, II and III are correct
(D) All are correct

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Identify the past perfect tense from the options given below:
(A) They came immediately
(B) The rain had stopped
(C) Rajesh entered the school
(D) We called them back

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“The duty to Yourself is two fold”, said
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Viswanathan Anand
(C) Gopala Krishna Gokhale
(D) Subash Chandra Bose

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Fill in the blank from the options given below:
ZIP codes are a system of Postal code used by ……………. postal service.
(A) the Australian
(B) the Indian
(C) the United States
(D) the Japan

Question number : 24
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“Envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide”
The above are the words of
(A) Abraham Lincoln
(B) Rajaji
(C) Nelson Mandela
(D) Emerson

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——said, “Don’t let anyone tell you ‘You can’t do it!’ ”
(A) Rakesh Sharma
 (B) Sunita Williams
(C) Kalpana Chawla
(D) Buzz Aldrin

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

Match the following suffixes with the root word and mark the codes given below:

Column A Column B
(a) migrate 1. ment
(b) notice 2. ern
(c) north 3. ion
(d) excite 4. able

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

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

Blend the following words and select the correct codes given below :

Column A Column B
(a) handy  1. pen
(b) fountain 2. music
(c) kilo 3. cam
(d) pop 4. gram

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

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type : ,       Year & Exam :

Match the sentences in Column A with Column B and select the correct answer from the
options given:

Column A Column B
(a) I lost my purse 1.  Compound Sentence
(b) A book was written by Meera 2.  Active Voice
(c) The mountain is very steep and I cannot climb it 3.  Complex Sentence
(d) Though he is old, he walks quickly 4.  Passive Voice

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

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

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

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

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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Section :    Subject :       Question Type : ,       Year & Exam :

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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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

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

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

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

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

“I was not born for one corner, the whole world is my native land”.
Who said this?
(A) Portia
(B) Kesavan Nair
(C) Kalpana Chawla
(D) Mrs. Hendorson

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

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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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the following phrasal verbs with their meanings :

Column A Column B
(a) Look after 1. Wear
(b) Put on 2. Take care of
(c) Keep on 3. Cancelled
(d) Called off 4. Continue

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

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the following phrases/idioms 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) to cash in on 1.  tell me what you are thinking about
(b) as good as gold 2.  a very slim chance
(c) a chance in a million 3.  to take advantage
(d) a penny for your thoughts 4.  very well behaved

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

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Question number : 64
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Read the lines and select the correct answer from the options given below
“How often I think of going
there, to peer through……. ”
Where does Kamala Surayya think of going?
(A) to her uncle’s house
(B) to temple
(C) to her grandma’s house
(D) to her daughter’s house

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 : 89
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

What is the name of the British born poetess who wrote “Women’s Rights“?
(A) Elizabeth Barret Browning
(B) Emily Dickinson
(C) Sarojini Naidu
(D) Annie Lousia Walker

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

Match the poems in Column A with the poets in Column B:

Column A Column B
(a) Solitary Reaper 1. Khalil Gibran
(b) Is Life but a Dream? 2. D.H. Lawrence
(c) The Earth 3. Lewis Carroll
(d) Snake 4. William Wordsworth

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

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

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 : 95
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

David Herbert Lawrence occupies a unique position among the leading …………
of England.
(A) Modernist writers
(B) Classical writers
(C) Victorian writers
(D) Neo-classical writers

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

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

Question number : 98
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

“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

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

“The reddest flower would look as pale as snow for, all day, we drag our burden tiring”.
Mention the figure of speech employed in the above lines.
(A) Metaphor
(B) Simile
(C) Oxymoron
(D) Personification

Question number : 100
Section :                Year & Exam :

“Empoli is a town in central           “.
(A) Italy   
(B) India
(C) Indiana
(D) Indonesia