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

Match the words under Column ‘A’ with the suitable infinitives under Column ‘B’ and select the right option from the codes given below:

Column A Column B
(a) The parcel was heavy 1. to wear
(b) These clothes are comfortable 2. to learn
(c) English is easy 3. to follow
(d) Her speech was difficult 4. to carry

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

Question number : 2
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Choose the statement that takes the question tag ‘should they’?
(A) People could not be rude to one another, ——-
(B) People should be rude to one another, ——-
(C) People must be rude to one another, ———-
(D) People should not be rude to one another,——-

Question number : 3
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“Success does not mean the absence of failures
It means winning the war, not every battle” is a famous quote by
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Edwin C. Bliss
(C) Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam
(D) H.W. Longfellow

Question number : 4
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Choose the correct tense of the verb given in bracket from the options given below:
When I reached the station, the train ……… (leave).
(A) has left
(B) leaves
(C) left
(D) had left

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

Fill in the blank with the correct question tag:
The sun sets in the west, ——-
(A) did it?
(B) doesn’t it?
(C) don’t it?
(D) do it?

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Question number : 8
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Identify the words which blend to form the word Interpol and choose the correct answer from
the codes given below.
(A) Inter + police
(B) Information + police
(C) International + police
(D) Internal + police

Question number : 9
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Select the correct meaningful sentence from the following:
(A) The Quality of the apples were good
(B) The Quality of apples were good
(C) The Quality of apples was good
(D) The Qualities of the apple was good

Question number : 10
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Identify the sentence that contains the passive form of the verb:
(A) The workers are painting the walls
(B) Ram was driving the car at that time
(C) A laptop will have been sent to me by my mother
(D) Antony touched the hearts of the people

Question number : 11
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Choose the option containing the right sequence of articles that would complete the passage
given below :
—– Mettur dam is —–old multipurpose project of—– South
Indian state of Tamil Nadu across—– Cauvery river.
(A) a, an, no article, the
(B) the, an, the, the
(C) an, a, the, no article
(D) no article, a, the, an

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Question number : 15
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Select the correct option to complete the given sentence :
If I were your employer,——
(A) I may treat you with friendliness
(B) I will treat you with friendliness
(C) I would have treated you with friendliness
(D) I would treat you with friendliness

Question number : 16
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the patterns given under Column A with the compound words under Column B and select the answer from the codes given below:

Column A Column B
(a) Verb+ Noun 1. Dining table
(b) Gerund + Noun 2. Newspaper
(c) Noun+Noun 3. Sunrise
(d) Noun+ Verb 4. Playmate

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

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

Match the prefixes under Column ‘A’ with the words under Column ‘B’ and select the answer from the codes given below:

Column A Column B
(a) mal 1. claim
(b) un 2. nutrition
(c) mis 3. aware
(d) pro 4. spell

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

Question number : 18
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Choose the suitable Question tag from the list given below:
Our team will win the match,——
(A) will it?
(B) don’t it?
(C) won’t it?
(D) doesn’t it?

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

Match the words under Column ‘A’ with the suffixes under Column ‘B’ and select the answer from the codes given below:

Column A Column B
(a) Hero 1. less
(b) Hope 2. ist
(c) Art 3. cracy
(d) Demo 4. ism

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

Question number : 20
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Fill in the blank with the correct tense form of the verb from the options given below.
The cabinet ……….. (decide) on the bill next week
(A) has decided
(B) will decide
(C) decided
(D) had decided

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

Identify the simple sentence from the options given below :
(A) Having completed my homework, I set out to play
(B) I completed my homework and I set out to play
(C) After I had completed my homework, I set out to play
(D) I had to complete my homework but I set out to play

Question number : 22
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the following homophones with their related meanings and select the answer from the codes given below :

Homophones Meanings
(a) Counsel 1. route
(b) Council 2. rough
(c) Course 3. advice
(d) Coarse 4. administrative body

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

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

Match the patterns under Column A with the corresponding sentences under Column B and select the answer from the codes given below.

Column A Column B
(a) S V C A 1. She sent me a parcel
(b) S V IO DO 2. He gave prizes to the winners
(c) S V C 3. The weather is hot in chennai
(d) S V DO IO 4. She is a teacher

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

Question number : 28
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Which of the words given below can be placed after the word Spell to form a compound word?
(A) work
(B) word
(C) fine
(D) bound

Question number : 29
Question number : 30
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the poets under Column A with the lines from their works under Column B

Column A Column B
(a) Robert Frost 1. Let us, then, be up and doing
(b) H.W. Longfellow 2. It isn’t by size that you win or you fail
(c) William Shakespeare 3. Like gnomes that hid us from the moon
(d) Douglas Malloch 4. Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks

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

Question number : 31
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

“There is a house now far
Away where once ………”
“This line is by the Indian Author”?
(A) Kamala Das
(B) Rabindranath Tagore
(C) R.K Narayan
(D) Sarojini Naidu

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

Match the following words given under Column A with the blended words under Column B and select the answer from the codes given below :

Column A Column B
(a) Motor + Pedal Cycle 1. Medicare
(b) Medical+ Care 2. Mobike
(c) Motor + Bike 3. Motel
(d) Motor+ Hotel 4. Moped

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

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

This rose looks beautiful.
Identify the sentence pattern from the options given below.
(A) S V O
(B) S V O A
(C) S V A
(D) S V C

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

If you miss the bus, take a taxi.
Identify the correct type of sentence from the options given below :
(A) A simple sentence
(B) A complex sentence
(C) A compound sentence
(D) A negative sentence

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

Identify the compound sentence from the options given below :
(A) He must not be late, or he will be punished
(B) In the event of his being late, he will be punished
(C) If he is late he will be punished
(D) Unless he comes early, he will be punished

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Question number : 41
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

‘I thought how paltry, how vulgar.
What a mean act’? What is referred to as a ‘mean act’?
(A) throwing a log at the snake
(B) killing the albatross
(C) bringing water
(D) allowing the snake to leave

Question number : 42
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

‘To live unknown beyond the cherished circle’
The phrase ‘Cherished Circle’ refers to—–
(A) a big circle
(B) family members and friends
(C) memorable days
(D) dead people

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

Choose the option that contains the name of speaker and the play from which these lines are taken:
‘The quality of mercy is not strain’d
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven’.
(A) Shylock from ‘The Merchant of Venice’
(B) Brutus from ‘Julius Caesar’
(C) Antony from ‘Julius Caesar’
(D) Portia from ‘The Merchant of Venice’

Question number : 46
Question number : 47
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the characters in Column ‘A’ with the relevant titles with Column ‘B’

Column A Column B
(a) Morissot 1. The selfish giant
(b) Noodle Vendor 2. Two friends
(c) Djinn 3. The refugee
(d) Cornish Ogre 4. How the camel got his hump

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

Question number : 48
Question number : 49
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

In Oscar Wilde’s “The Model Millionaire” The wedding present from the ‘Old beggar’ to Hughie was a cheque for
(A) Five thousand pounds
(B) Ten thousand pounds
(C) Fifteen thousand pounds
(D) Twenty thousand pounds

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

Match the characters listed under Column A with the stories they appear in listed under Column B

Column A Column B
(a) Makhan Lal 1. Reflowering
(b) Matilda 2. Holiday
(c) Rowther 3. The Open Window
(d) Vera 4. The Necklace

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

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

When Trevor informed Hughie that he had clearly explained Hughie’s condition to the old model, Hughie——
(A) Became very sad
(B) Praised him
(C) Became very angry
(D) Smiled at him

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Question number : 59
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Choose the correct option and complete the following sentence:
Kalpana Chawla married—–
(A) an astronaut
(B) a flight instructor
(C) her neighbour
(D) a doctor

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

Match Column A with Column B

Column A Column B
(a) Be the best 1. Thomas Hardy
(b) Manliness 2. D.H. Lawrence
(c) The Piano 3. Rudyard Kipling
(d) The Man He killed 4. Douglas Malloch

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

Question number : 65
Section :    Subject :    Class Book : , , ,    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Find the Wrong pair from those given below.
(A) Snake — D.H. Lawrence
(B) The Solitary Reaper — William Wordsworth
(C) The Cry of the Children — William Shakespeare
(D) A sonnet for my incomparable mother — F. Joanna

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

Match the characters under Column A with their utterances given under Column B :

Column A Column B
(a) Brutus 1. Most learned judge ! A sentence ! come, prepare
(b) Portia 2. For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar’s angel!
(c) Antony 3. It blesseth him that gives and him that takes
(d) Shylock 4. Not tbat I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more

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

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Question number : 73
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

During his life time, H.W. Longfellow became a——-
(A) ‘National Institution’
(B) ‘Stylish Institution’
(C) ‘Popular Institution’
(D) ‘Global Institution’

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

Of the following poets, who was known as the ‘People’s Poet’ for having contributed 11,000 poems to English Literature?
(A) Stephen Vincent Benet
(B) Edgar Albert Guest
(C) F. Joanna
(D) Rudyard Kipling

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Question number : 79
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Identify the figure of speech employed in the following line :
The reddest flower would look as pale as snow
(A) Metaphor
(B) Oxymoron
(C) Simile
(D) Irony

Question number : 80