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Choose the correct compound word for
Noun+ Noun
(A) hand writing
(B) overwrite
(C) sun rise
(D) shop owner

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Identify the superlative degree of comparison
(A) Many people are not so helpful as Mr. Soundar
(B) Mr. Soundar is one of the most helpful persons
(C) Mr. Soundar is more helpful than most other persons
(D) Very few persons are as helpful as Mr. Soundar

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Choose the correct sentence for the pattern SVC
(A) He would not take the crown
(B) The white rose looks beautiful
(C) Cow gives us milk
(D) It will make you mad

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Use the correct degree in the blank.
Your pencil is —— (sharp) than mine.
(A) as sharp as
(B) more sharp
(C) more sharper
(D) sharper

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Match the. sentence in Column ‘A’ with Column ‘B’ and select the correct answer from the options given :

Column ‘A’ Column ‘B’
(a) We must eat to live 1. Complex sentence
(b) He wrote me a letter 2. Passive voice
(c) The letter was written by me 3. Active voice
(d) Though I like tea, I prefer coffee 4. Simple sentence

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

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Match the sentence with their patterns:

(a) The white rose looks beautiful 1. SVOC
(b) They elected her the class leader 2. SVIODO
(c) Kumar gave Janani a rose 3. SV
(d) Gold glitters 4. SVC

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

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Choose the correct question tag for the blank.
‘Let’s discuss the matter,——?’
(A) Shall they?
(B) Will you?
(C) Let’s n’t?
(D) Shall we?

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Fill in the blanks with correct prepositions.
“Leave your books ……… the table at the centre of the room. Then go to the room ………the staircase. Wait there ……… I come. There is not enough space ……… the desk and the bench”.
(a), (b), (c), (d)
(A) on, beside, between, until
(B) beside, on, until, between
(C) until, between, on, beside
(D) on, beside, until, between

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Match the words under Column A with the meaning in Column B and choose the correct code:

Column A Phrases Column B Meanings
(a) get on 1. keep for future use
(b) give up 2. yield
(c) give in 3. abandon an attempt to do something
(d) lay by 4. cope with

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

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Identify the personality who uttered the following.
“Take up one idea. Make the one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea success”
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Douglas Malloch .
(C) Swami Vivekananda
(D) Norman Nicholson

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Question number : 22
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Match the following British English (A) with Correct American English (B) :

Column A Column B
(a) Torch 1. Crib
(b) Wash basin 2. Jelly
(c) Jam 3 . Sink
(d) Cot 4. Flash light

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

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Match the Column (A) with Column (B) :

Column A Column B
(a) Kesavan Nair 1. Arch diplomat
(b) Outhak Kutty 2. 500 coconuts
(c) Kutty Mappila 3. Four sons
(d) Kutty Chovan 4. Fifty para

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

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Question number : 35
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Match the following authors with their respective titles :

Authors Title
(a) O’.Henry 1. Kaanchanai
(b) Pudhumai Piththan 2. The Gift of the Magi
(c) Guy deMaupassant 3. The Necklace
(d) Sundara Ramasamy 4. Reflowering

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

Question number : 36
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Match the poems with poets :

Poems Poets
(a) Prayer of a sportsman 1. Leslie Norris
(b) Where the mind is without fear 2. Berton Braley”
(c) A Tiger in the zoo 3. David Roth
(d) Nine Gold medals 4. Rabindranath Tagore

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

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Match the correct prefixes with the root words :

Prefixes Root words
(a) mis 1. line
(b) semi 2. use
(c) under 3. like
(d) dis 4. circle

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

Question number : 44
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Fill in the Blanks with correct homophones.
It’s very hard to say—— to a person whom you—— very well.
(A) Know, No
(B) Known, Knew
(C) No, Know
(D) Know, Known

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Question number : 47
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Find out the correct sentence .
(A) Very few buildings in this street are taller than this
(B) The cream cake is most expensive of the plain cake
(C) Raja is one of the tallest boys in this group
(D) Ravi is more capabable as the other boys

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Question number : 49
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Match the Column ‘A’ with Column ‘B’ :

Column A Column B
(a) index 1. data
(b) datum 2. errata
(c) radius 3. indexes
(d) erratum 4. radii

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

Question number : 50
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Choose the correct plural form of the following compound word.
‘grown-up’
(A) grown-ups
(B) growns-up
(C) growns-ups
(D) grownes-up . .

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Fill in the blanks with correct Homophones.
My mother received the —— which was —— from Bombay for her birthday.
(A) Sent, scent
(B) Scent, sent
(C) Send, sent
(D) Sent, send

Question number : 54
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Generally the tag will contain a/an
(A) Adverb
(B) Adjective
(C) Pronoun
(D) Noun

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Match the correct prefixes A with the root words B

A. Prefix B. Root word
(a) contra 1. Logue
(b) dia 2. Indian
(c) fore 3. Diction
(d) pan 4. Tell

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

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“Envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide”? who said this?
(A) Emerson
(B) E.M.’Forster
(C) Anton Chekhov
(D) Oscar Wilde

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Question number : 66
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Match the following and find the correct code.

Column A Column B
(a) Cornish Ogre 1. Jesus Christ
(b) Linnet 2. Seven years
(c) Giant’s stay 3. A small bird
(d) The little boy 4. Giant’s friend

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

Question number : 67
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Match the following :

Names Characters
(a) Alan Trevor 1 Rich man
(b) Baron Hausberg 2. Colonel’s daughter
(c) Laura Merton 3. Painter
(d) Hughie 4. Young lover

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

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Match the following A (British English) with B (American English) :

A B
(a) Happy 1. Mail
(b) Tin 2. Diaper
(c) Post 3. Potato chips
(d) Crisps 4. Can

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

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Match the following column (A) with column (B) :

Column A Column B
(a) Netaji 1. My experiments with truth
(b) Rani of Jhansi 2. NASA
(c) Kalpana Chawla 3. Indian National Army
(d) Mahatma Gandhi 4. Sepoy mutiny

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

Question number : 77
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Form a compound word using.
Adjective + Noun
(A) White wash
(B) Black board
(C) Life long
(D) Up set

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Match the poems with the poets:

(a) A psalm of Life 1. Thomas Hardy
(b) Snake 2. H.W. Longfellow
(c) The man he killed 3. V.K. Gokak
(d) English words 4. D.H. Lawrence

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

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Read the poetic line and answer the question given below : .
The globe’s my world. The cloud’s my kin.
Who claims the globe?
(A) Snake
(B) Migrant bird
(C) Tiger in the zoo
(D) Bat

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Match the poems with poets :

Poems Poets
(a) Beautiful Inside 1. Kamala Das
(b) A Sonnet for my incomparable mother 2. F. Joanna
(c) No Men are Foreign 3. Paul Holmes
(d) Punishment in kindergarten 4. James Kirkup

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

Question number : 92
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Match the following :

Column A Column B
(a) Going for water 1. William Shakespeare
(b) A Psalm of life 2. William Wordsworth
(c) Sonnet No. 116 3. Robert Frost
(d) The Solitary Reaper 4. H.W. Longfellow

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

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Match the following characters with their respective ideas:

Column A Column B
(a) Antonio 1. Lover of Portia
(b) Bassanio 2. Merchant of Venice
(c) Shylock 3. Lawyer
(d) Portia 4. Money lender

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

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Flu is formed by the process of
(A) Back clipping
(B) Front clipping
(C) Front and back clipping
(D) Blending

Question number : 98
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Find out the figure of speech in the following line.
“O, no! it is an ever-fixed mark”
(A) Simile
(B) Allusion
(C) Metaphor
(D) Alliteration

Question number : 99
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Find out the figure of speech in the following lines.
“He stalks in his vivid stripes
The few steps of his cage”
(A) Simile
(B) Metaphor
(C) Alliteration
(D) Personification

Question number : 100