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Select the correct tense.
All the students —- the special class last week.
(A) had attended
(B) attended
(C) will attend
(D) would attend

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Identify the sentence pattern.
The teacher looked tired at the end of the period
(A) S V C A
(B) S V O C
(C) S V IO DO
(D) S V O A

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Find out the suitable prepositions to fill in the following passage.
Business territory was developed —‘(a)’—- response —‘(b)’— teachers asking —‘(c)’— multimedia resources designed specifically —‘(d)’— classrooms.
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) in to the in
(B) in to for for
(C) for in to for
(D) to for in to

Question number : 8
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Match the words in Column A with the suffixes in Column B.

Column A Column B
(a) attain 1. ity
(b) eager 2. ful
(c) success 3. ment
(d) mortal 4. ness

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

Question number : 9
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Identify the sentence which is in the superlative degree
(A) Come as soon as possible
(B) She is senior to all her colleagues
(C) Tajmahal is one of the most beautiful buildings
(D) It is indeed a major problem

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Match the following folk arts in Column A with the Indian State in Column B.

Column A Column B
(a) Kuchipudi 1. Tamil nadu
(b) Bharathanatyam 2. Kerala
(c) Kathakali 3. Punjab
(d) Bangra 4. Andra

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

Question number : 14
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Match the singular in Column A with the relevant plural in Column B :

Column A Column B
(a) Aquarium 1. Daughters-in-law
(b) Focus 2. Crises
(c) Crisis 3. Aquaria
(d) Daughter-in-law 4. Foci

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

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What do you mean by linguistics?
(A) The study of phonemes
(B) The study of speeches of organs
(C) The study of languages
(D) The study of manners of articulation

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Identify the correct Degree.
Prabu is one of the most helpful persons
(A) Positive
(B) Superlative
(C) Comparative
(D) None of the above

Question number : 19
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Change the following simple sentence into compound sentence.
The ceiling is too high for me to touch
(A) The coiling is so high yet he cannot touch it
(B) The ceiling is very high so she cannot touch it
(C) The ceiling is so high and so we cannot touch it
(D) The ceiling is very high and I cannot touch it

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Find out the correct question tag from the options.
They came by train——-?
(A) isn’t it?
(B) didn’t they?
(C) are they?
(D) do they?

Question number : 25
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Write the correct tense.
They in the school since 2012.
(A) are serving
(B) will serve
(C) will be serving
(D) have been serving

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Identify the sentence which is not of the same pattern as the others.
(A) Solomon was wise
(B) She was excited
(C) He became the president
(D) He wore his new uniform

Question number : 28
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Which one of the following is a correct sentence!
(A) Kannan is more tall than Raja
(B) Kannan is not more tall than Raja ·
(C) Kannan is not taller to Raja
(D) Kannan is taller than Raja

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What is a Sonnet?
(A) A Lyric
(B) An Elegy
(C) An Ode
(D) A Ballad

Question number : 35
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Who said ‘Under the wide and starry sky Dig the grave and let me lie’?
(A) Jane Austin
(B) Ben Johnson
(C) R L Stevenson
(D) Francia Bacon

Question number : 36
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Match the British English words in Col. A with equivalent American English in Col. B.

Column A Column B
(a) Dust bin 1. Frieght train
(b) Jam 2. French fries ·
(c) Goods train 3. Jelly
(d) Chips 4. Garbage can

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

Question number : 37
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Which of the following sentences is in passive voice
(A) He learns many languages
(B) A car was bought by him
(C) I consume fruits regularly
(D) She writes a letter

Question number : 38
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Who said the following
“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind”
(A) Kalpana Chawla
(B) HW Longfellow
(C) Neil Armstrong
(D) Jawaharlal Nehru

Question number : 39
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Who said this?
“I would sweep them out of existence if I had the power”
(A) Indira Gandhi
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Rajiv Gandhi
(D) Nethaji Subash Chandra Bose

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Match the names of the Works under Column A with their Authors under Column B and select the correct code.

Column A Column B
(a) The Necklace 1. O Henry
(b) The selfish giant 2. Pearl S. Buck
(c) The gift of the magi 3. Guy de Mauppasant
(d) The refugee 4. Oscar Wilde

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

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What is the meaning for ‘Muskie’?
(A) a type of Rose that smells like musk
(B) a type of Lilly that smells like musk
(C) a type of Jasmine that smells like musk
(D) a type of Sunflower that smells like musk

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Match the character in Column A with relevant title in Column B

Column A Column B
(a) Little boy, children 1. The last leaf
(b) Ivan Dmitrictch, Masha 2. Two friends
(c) Monseiur Morissot, Monseiur Sauvage 3. The Selfish Giant
(d) Sue, Johnsy, Behrman, Doctor 4. The Lottery Ticket

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

Question number : 58
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Match the Characters With the relevant story title and select the correct codes given

Column A Column B
(a) Phatik Chakrabarti l. Reflowering
(b) Rowther 2. The last leaf
(c) Della 3. Holiday
(d) Mr. Behrman 4. The gift of Magi

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

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Someone was before me at my water – trough,
And I like a second comer, waiting
Name the poet of these poetic lines.
(A) D.H. Lawrence
(B) H.W. Longfellow
(C) Robert Frost
(D) Rabindranath Tagore

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Match the names of the poets given in Column A with Column B where the names of the nations given.

Column A Column B
(a) H. W. Long fellow 1. Britain
(b) Annie Louisa Walker 2. India
(c) Leslie Norris 3. America
(d) Rabindranath Tagore 4. Welsh

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

Question number : 75
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Match the name of the each poet with his/her place in Column A with Column B.

Column A Column B
(a) Walt Whitman 1. Lebanon
(b) Jack Prelutsky 2. Cockermouth
(c) Khalil Gibran 3. Brooklyn
(d) William Wordsworth 4. Long Island

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

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Match the poems with the poets.

Column A Column B
(a) The Piano 1. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(b) Manliness 2. F.Joanna
(c) The cry of the children 3. Rudyard Kipling
(d) A sonnet for my incomparable mother 4. D.H. Lawrence

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

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Match the following poems given in Column A with their poems in Column B :

Column A Column B
(a) The flying wonder 1. Lewis carrol
(b) Is life but a dream? 2. D.H. Lawrence
(c) O captain! my captain! 3. Stephen Vincent Bennet
(d) Snake 4. Walt Whitman

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

Question number : 84
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Match the following poems given in Column A with their poets in Column B :

Column A Column B
(a) Going for water 1. Khalil Gibran
(b) Earth 2. Ralph Waldo Emerson
(c) The apology 3. Jack Prelutsky
(d) Be glad your nose’ is in your face 4. Robert Frost

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

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Question number : 86
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Match the names of characters in Column A with the relevant of their identifications in Column B.

Column A Column B
(a) Thirumalpad 1. Big farmer
(b) Outha kutty 2. Small farmer
(c) Kesavan Nair 3. Kesavan Nair’s friend
(d) Kutty Mappila 4. Landlord

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

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Who said this following?
‘The Jew Shall have all justice. Soft! No haste,
He shall have nothing but the penalty’
(A) Portia says to Bassanio that Shylock will have penalty as per justice and nothing else
(B) Bassanio says these words to Antonio
(C) Antonio explains the judgement to Bassanio
(D) Portia explains Shylock about the punishment he will have at the end

Question number : 91
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Where did the renowned children’s writer ‘Ruskin Bond’ spend most of his life time?
(A) Nainital hill station of Mussoorie
(B) Gun hill station of Mussoorie
(C) Garhwali hill station of Mussoorie
(D) Cloud end hill station of Mussoorie

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One who foretells the future is known as
(A) Psychologist
(B) Philanthropist
(C) Astrologer
(D) Mind reader

Question number : 96
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“In the beginning was the word
And the word was God”
What is the allusion made here?
(A) Literary Allusion
(B) Geographical Allusion
(C) Biblical Allusion
(D) Linguistic Allusion

Question number : 97
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The figure of speech used in the line,
“Old age and youth alike mistaught, misfed” of the poem – To a Millionaire, is
(A) Personification
(B) Alliteration
(C) Simile
(D) Metaphor

Question number : 98
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‘And sings a melancholy strain’, -The Solitary Reaper
The figure of speech used here is —-
(A) Apostrophe
(B) Metaphor
(C) Anaphora
(D) Oxymoron

Question number : 99
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‘Be a bush, if you can’t be a tree’
Mention the figure of speech of the above line
(A) Simile
(B) Personification
(C) Alliteration
(D) Metaphor

Question number : 100
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Identify the figure of speech employed in the following line.
‘The reddest flower would look as pale as snow’
(A) Metaphor
(B) Simile
(C) Oxymoron
(D) Personification