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Select the complex sentence from the options given below
(A) He says what he means, and he means what he says
(B) God made the country and man made the town
(C) Night came on and rain fell heavily and we all got very wet
(D) They rested when evening came

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“Give the order”
Choose the passive form of the above sentence from the options given below :
(A) The order was given
(B) The order is given
(C) Let the order be given
(D) First give the order

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Select the suitable order of words for the blanks in the given passage from the options given below:
Keep a small —— and pencil or pen to write down every —— meticulously, —— with the date, time and —— of the birds you see.
(A) observation, location, note book, starting
(B) location, starting, observation, note book
(C) note book, observation, starting, location
(D) starting, location, note book, observation

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Identify the sentence pattern
He remained a bachelor
Choose the correct answer from the options given below.
(A) S V O
(B) S V A
(C) S V C
(D) A S V

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Choose the right word to complete the sentence from the given options.
A—— of birds flew high in the sky.
(A) Flock
(B) Block
(C) Black
(D) Folk

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Match the titles of the novels given under Column A with the name of the author under Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Column A Column B
(a) The Guide 1. Manohar Malgonkar
(b) Two Leaves and a Bud 2. R.K. Narayan
(c) A Train to Pakistan 3. Mulkraj Anand
(d) A Bend in the Ganges 4. Kushwant Singh

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

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Which of the following is not a poem?
Choose the correct answer from the options given below :
(A) The Piano
(B) Manliness
(C) Going for water
(D) A golden path

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Match the following Poetic lines in Column A with the Poet’s name in Column B and select the correct code :

Column A Column B
(a) Speech that came like leech-craft 1. Rudyard Kipling
(b) If you can meet with triumph and disaster 2. Annie Louisa Walker
(c) ‘O ye Wheels’, stop! be silent for today! 3. V.K. Gokak
(d) You cannot rob us of the rights we cherish 4. Elizabeth Barret Browning

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

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Select the sentence which has an intransitive verb from the given options
(A) The fishermen washed their net cleanly
(B) The little girl is laughing merrily in her new dress
(C) Manufacturers offer their products without much profit
(D) The bright lights have attracted the fish

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Form a new word by blending the words electro + execute — Select the  correct answer from the following options
(A) electronics
(B) electrocuted
(C) electrified
(D) electrocute

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Identify the sentence with the wrong Question tag
(A) She is driving a car, Isn’t she?
(B) We speak softly, don’t we?
(C) Sheela was not afraid to be alone, wasn’t she?
(D) Raju should be on time to school, shouldn’t he?

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Match the questions in Column “A” with the related question tags in Column “B” and select the appropriate code :

Column A Column B
(a) The bus is early Today 1. won’t it?
(b) Plants give out oxygen during the day 2. have I?
(c) Our team will win the match 3. isn’t it?
(d) I haven’t answered your questions 4. don’t they?

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

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“Envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide!” Who said this?
(A) Shakespeare
(B) Tagore
(C) Emerson
(D) Gandhiji

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Identify the compound sentence from the options given below:
(A) Though he is poor, he is honest.
(B) On seeing the dog the thief ran away;
(C) The transport workers were on strike so I had to walk back home.
(D) In case of missing the bus, take a taxi.

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Identify the one which is a biography from the following:
(A) The Mystery of Language
(B) My Experiments With Truth
(C) MyStory
(D) Wings of Fire

Explanation

‘The Mystery of Language’ is a short Biography of Helen Keller but Her autobiography is ‘The Story of my Life’.
‘Wings of Fire’ is an autobiography of APJ Abdul Kalam.
‘My Experiments With Truth’ is an autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi.
‘My Story’ is an autobiography of Kamala Das.

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“I looked at her hand, I didn’t want to give Goldy up, but I could see that it was this lady he really belonged to. Not me. I was just temporary”.
In these lines I refers to——-.
Pick out the correct answer from the following options :
(A) The Mother
(B) Diane
(C) shelly
(D) Jane

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“I give the game my all. But it doesn’t upset my mental balance, self-respect and confidence in myself, if I lose I learn from it”.
The ‘game’ in the above lines refers to——-
(A) cricket
(B) football
(C) chess
(D) volley ball

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“That is one small step for a man,
One giant leap for mankind”
Whose words are these? Find out from the options given below?
(A) Kalpana Chawla
(B) Neil Armstrong
(C) Sunitha Williams
(D) Rakesh Sharma

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“Someone was before me at my water-trough,
And I like a second comer, waiting”.
Who was the second comer?
Pick out the correct answer from the options given below :
(A) D.H. Lawrence
(B) Lewis Carroll
(C) William Wordsworth
(D) Walt Whitman

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From “going for water”
“Like pearls and now a silver blade”
The river seems to be silver because——
Choose the correct answer from the given options :
(A) reflection of silver
(B) reflection of stars
(C) reflection of moon light
(D) reflection of sunlight

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Read the poetic line and select answer for the question from the options given below:
‘And not like a Craven, I Pray’
The word ‘Craven’ means——-.
(A) Selfish
(B) Brave
(C) Coward
(D) Shy

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Read the poetic lines and select and answer the question from options given below :
Let me say : There they ride on whom laurel’s bestowed.
Since they played the game better than I.
On whom are the laurels bestowed?
(A) to participants
(B) to luck people
(C) to winners
(D) to players

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“If you can’t be a Muskie, then just be a bass –
But the liveliest bass in the lake!”
What does the word bass mean?
Find out from the following options :
(A) Frog
(B) Snake
(C) Fish
(D) Duck

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What does H.W. Longfellow want to tell us in his poem ‘A Psalm of Life’-‘
Pick out the correct answer from the following options :
(A) Our present life is real
(B) Life is to mourn
(C) Life is unreal
(D) Life is a dream

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Find the unmatched pair from the following options :
(A) A close encounter – Rex Coker
(B) The model Millionaire – Oscar Wilde
(C) Swept away – Susannah Hickling
(D) Caught sneezing-Tammy Ruggles

Explanation

Caught sneezing —- Oscar Wilde
Tammy Ruggles —- Sam

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Find the odd pair from the following :
(A) The Selfish Giant — Oscar Wilde
(B) The Last Leaf — O’ Henry
(C) The Solitary Reaper — William Wordsworth
(D) Open Window — Saki

Explanation

The Selfish Giant, The Last Leaf, Open Window are Sort Stories.
The Solitary Reaper is a Poem.

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Match the names under Column A with the relevant prose title under Column B and select the correct code :

Column A Column B
(a) KhemNam 1. Julius Caesar
(b) Brutus 2. The Hope Raiser
(c) Hughie 3. To the Land of Snow
(d) Dr. Karl Paulnack 4. The Model Millionaire

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

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“The U.S. Military secured the air space, but recovery was led by the arts and by music, in particular, that very night”
This extract is taken from the lesson ——
(A) Music, the Hope Raiser
(B) The Model Millionaire
(C) Making Visible the Invisible
(D) A Golden Path

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Mention the poem in which the following lines appear
“If you can dream and not make dreams your master;
If you can think and not make thoughts your aim;”
Choose the correct answer from the following options :
(A) Manliness
(B) Shilpi
(C) Migrant bird
(D) Going for water

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“Let me take off my hat to. the warriors who strode
To victory splendid and high,
Yea, teach me to stand by the side of the road
And cheer as the winners go by”.
This is the prayer of a——
(A) Layman
(B) Batman
(C) Captain
(D) Sportsman

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Choose the correct person, who uttered the following sentence, selecting from the options given below :
“The highest result of education is tolerance”.
(A) Rabindranath Tagore·
(B) Swami Vivekananda
(C) Helen Keller
(D) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

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From the lesson “Bon-Voyage”
Her Passion to space exploration has made her an inspiration and an icon to every little Indian girl.
Who is the icon mentioned here?
Find out the correct answer from the options given below :
(A) Sunitha Williams
(B) Kalpana Chawla
(C) Kiran Bedi
(D) Kamala Das

Read the passage and answer the question that follows :
Failure is simply the means of finding out what will not work so that it can be eliminated in the search for what will work.
The word ‘eliminated’ means
(A) Included
(B) Considered
(C) Excluded
(D) Destroyed

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“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success”
These are the words of——-
(A) Nehru
(B) Dale Carnege
(C) Swami Vivekananda
(D) Napolean

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Identify the incorrect statement about life and duties of students, according to Gokhale, from the options given below
(A) The life of a student is a Sheltered life
(B) Whole-hearted devotion to knowledge is possible
(C) Discipline is optional
(D) Character is important in life

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The poem “Earth” was written by——.
Choose the right answer from the options given below
(A) W.B. Yeats
(B) Parthasarathy
(C) Sarojini Naidu
(D) Khalil Gibran

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Match the Poet’s names in Column A with the relevant Poems in Column B and select the correct code :

Column A Column B
(a) Paul Homes L Snake
(b) D.H. Lawrence 2. A Psalm of Life
(c) Wordsworth 3. Beautiful Inside
(d) H.W. Longfellow 4. Solitary Reaper

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

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Which of the following poem is written by “Thomas Hardy”
Choose the correct answer from the choices given below :
(A) The Cry of the Children
(B) The Solitary Reaper
(C) Apology
(D) The Man he killed

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Which of the following poems is written by an Indian poet?
Pick out the correct answer from the following options :
(A) English words
(B) Snake
(C) A Psalm of life
(D) The Man he killed

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Select the correct answer to fill the blank from the options given below:
The mother tongue of Rabindranath Tagore is …….
(A) Oriya
(B) Tamil
(C) Bengali
(D) Hindi

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There won’t be any calendar,
there won’t be any clock ;
The alliterated words here are——-:
Pick out the correct answer from the options given below :
(A) Calendar – Clock
(B) Won’t be – Calendar
(C) There be a clock
(D) There be a calendar

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“I spread my wings through all the din ;
Through fears and fright I fly my flight”.
Identify the group of words which has alliteration in them –
Find out the correct answer from the options given below :
(A) through all the din
(B) spread my wings
(C) through fears
(D) through fears and fright I fly my flight

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Pick out the words in alliteration in “The barren boughs without the leaves”.
Find out the correct answer from the following options :
(A) without leaves
(C) bough with leaves
(B) barrenleaves
(D) barren boughs

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Identify the poetic line that differs in figure of speech from the other poetic lines; from the options given below :
(A) O Winged seeds ! you crossed the furrowed seas
(B) Like a golden swarm of fire flies you came
(C) He lifted his head from his drinking, as cattle do
(D) And our hearts though stout and brave, Still like muffled drums are beating

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Which figure of speech suits for the underlined word in the given sentence?
The crow caws
(A) Simile
(B) Metaphor
(C) Oxymoron
(D) Onomatoepia

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Identify the poetic line which is not having Simile as the figure of speech from the following options:
(A) As humble plants by country hedgerows growing
(B) Like a king in exile, uncrowned in the underworld
(C) Be not like dumb, driven cattle
(D) O tongues of fire ! you came devouring

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‘O ye wheels’ (breaking out in a mad moaning)
‘Stop ! be silent for today !’
The figure of speech used here is——-
(A) Simile
(B) Personification
(C) Metaphor
(D) Repetition

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Complete the given Simile with the apt name of the animal from the given options :
as fast as——-.
(A) Cheetah
(B) Lion
(C) Lamb
(D) Fox

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“And underneath our heavy eyelids drooping,
The reddest flower would look as pale as snow”.
The figure of speech employed in the above lines is ——­
Choose the correct answer from the choices given below :
(A) metaphor
(B) personification
(C) simile
(D) oxymoron

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Like a king in exile, uncrowned in the underworld
Identify the figure of speech employed in the poetic line from the options given below :
(A) Metaphor
(B) Transferred epithet
(C) Personification
(D) Simile