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Match the correct Suffix with the root words :

(a) colour 1. – al
(b) hero 2. – fol
(c) impress 3. – able
(d) credit 4. – ic
(e) nation 5. – ive

(a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
(A) 2 4 5 3 1
(B) 1 3 2 5 4
(C) 3 1 2 4 5
(D) 5 4 3 1 2

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Select the correct Tense :
I ………. (leave) for Mumbai tomorrow evening.
(A) shall be leaving
(B) leave
(C) would be leaving
(D) am leaving

Question number : 4
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Choose the sentence which has no error
(A) I bought a blue colour shirt and tie
(B) I bought a blue shirt and a tie
(C) I bought a blue coloured shirt and a tie
(D) I bought a blue colour shirt with a tie

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Choose the correct sentence from the given options
(A) Rani made an universal appeal
(B) Rani made the universal appeal
(C) Rani made a universal appeal
(D) Rani made universal appeal

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Identify the correct degree :
Dina’s pencil is…………(sharp) than Caroline.
(A) sharper
(B) as sharp as
(C) more sharp
(D) sharpest

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Match the places given in Column A with the cities where they are situated given in Column B.

Column A Column B
(a) Prahadeesvarar Temple 1. Darjeeling
(b) Elephant Hills 2. Tanjore
(c) Mountain Railways 3. Italy
(d) Empoli 4. Madurai

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

Question number : 14
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Match the sentences with their patterns :

A B
(a) Ram went to school 1. S + V + O
(b) My father gave me a pen 2. S + V + C
(c) He was excited 3. S + V + IO + DO
(d) She bought vegetables 4. S + V + A

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

Question number : 15
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Fill in the blank with correct question tag.
Let us go to the market——?
(A) Are we?
(B) Aren’t we?
(C) Shouldn’t we?
(D) Shall we?

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Fill in the blanks with correct homophone.
In Japan even—– stores are not—–, for they float in boats.
(A) stationery, stationary
(B) stationery, stationed
(C) stationary, stationery
(D) stationed, stationary

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Pick out the correct passive form of the verb for the given sentence :
They called Manu
(A) called
(B) was called
(C) has been called
(D) would be called

Question number : 23
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Choose the correct simple sentence from the following options
(A) choose the challenging and reachable goals
(B) choose the challenging but reached goals
(C) though the’ goals are challenging you can choose them
(D) though goals are reachable choose the challenge

Question number : 24
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Choose the correct option from the following : ·
The Greek Word for Earth is—–
(A) Bhoomimatha
(B) Canopy
(C) Pangea
(D) Gaia

Question number : 25
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Match the correct Prefixes with the Root words :

Prefixes Root Words
(a) em- 1. mission
(b) ultra – 2. tension
(c) hyper- 3. violet
(d) over- 4. power
(e) inter- 5. lock

(a) (b) (c) (d) (e).
(A) 3 4 2 1 5
(B) 5 3 4 2 1
(C) 3 4 5 2 1
(D) 4 3 2 5 1

Question number : 26
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Choose the correct compound word for
“Adverb+ Participle”
(A) cat walking
(B) eye catching
(C) hand weaving
(D) incoming

Question number : 27
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Choose the correct American English word for the underlined British English Word of the following sentence.
I take Jam and butter with bread as breakfast.
(A) Fruit mixture
(B) Jelly
(C) Fruit Juice
(D) Fruit Paste

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“We’re going to see rising tension over shared water Resources”
These lines insist the slogan
(A) Save Atomic Energy
(B) Save Trees
(C) Save Power
(D) Save water

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“Such as thy words are such will thine affections be esteemed”.
Who said this? ·
(A) Socrates
(B) Nelson Mandela
(C) Messiaen
(D) William Shakespeare

Question number : 31
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Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence:
Sachin played cricket yesterday.
(A) S V C A
(B) S V O A
(C) S V O C
(D) S V O A A

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Question number : 34
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Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions given below
(a) There is a pencil ……….. the box.
(b) The cat was sitting ……….. the table.
(c) The girl is standing ……….. the two pillars.
(d) She placed the dishes ……….. the table.
Options:
I. between
2. in
3. on
4. under
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 2 4 1 3
(B) 1 2 4 3
(C) 3 1 2 4
(D) 4 2 1 3 .

Question number : 35
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Match the British English Words in Column A with the American English Words in Column B

Column A-BE Column B-AE
(a) Fellow 1. Pitcher
(b) Interval 2. Guy
(c) Jug 3. Intermission
(d) Shop assistant 4. Trunk
(e) Boot 5. Sales clerk

(a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
(A) 2 3 4 1 5
(B) 2 3 1 5 4
(C) 1 3 2 5 4
(D) 4 5 2 3 1

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“I may have been affected by Polio but education has helped me to realize my dreams”
Who is the ‘dreamer’ mentioned about?
(A) Rajalakshmi
(B) F. Joanna
(C) Sunitha Williams
(D) Sarla Thakral

Question number : 41
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“On the day of Sicilian July, with Etna Smoking
The voice of Education said to me ….. ”
In these lines,
The word “Etna” refers to——.
(A) Volcano
(B) River
(C) Mountain
(D) City

Question number : 42
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In the world’s broad field of battle,
In the bivovac of Life,
What is the meaning of the phrase “Bivovac of life”?
(A) A grand palace in the world
(B) A pitiable life in the world
(C) A simple temporary life in the world
(D) A permanent life in the world

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Question number : 44
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Match the Name of the author with the short stories :

(a) O’Henry 1. The Selfish Giant
(b) Pearl S Buck 2. Open window
(c) Saki 3. The Last Leaf
(d) Oscar Wilde 4. The Refugee

(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 3 4 2 1
(B) 1 3 2 4
(C) 1 2 4 3
(D) 2 8 1 4

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Question number : 46
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Match the poems with poets :

Column A Column B
(a) Sonnet No. 116 1. Walt Whitman
(b) The Solitary Reaper 2. Douglas Matlock
(c) Be the Best 3. William Shakespeare
(d) O Captain! My Captain 4. William Wordsworth

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

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Question number : 51
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Choose the correct name of a Messiaen from the options
Messiaen – a child Prodigy in Music
(A) Oliver Twist
(B) Olivia
(C) Olivier Eugene Prosper Charles
(D) Olivian Prospero

Question number : 52
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Identify the personality who Uttered the following:
“Man is born free but is everywhere in chains”.
(A) Gopala Krishna Gokhale
(B) Abdul Kalam
(C) Jean Jacques Rousseau
(D) Rabindranath Tagore

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

Match the characters in Column A with the story titles in Column B

Column A Column B
(a) Johnsy 1. The Lottery Ticket
(b) Masha 2. Two Friends
(c) Morrissot 3. Open window
(d) Mrs. Sappleton 4. The Last Leaf

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

Question number : 54
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Match the short stories with the authors

(a) The Tears of the Desert l. Susannah Hickling
(b) The Ant Eater and the Dassie 2. Paulo Coelho
(c) Swept away 3. Mackinlay Kantor
(d) A man who had no eyes 4. Lakshmi M ukundan

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

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Match the titles of the poem given in Column A with the lines of the poem given in Column B :

Column A Column B
(a) Manliness 1. With speed of wings I hasten
(b) Going for water 2. And sometimes we could pray
(c) The cry of the children 3. But once within the wood we paused
(d) Migrant Bird 4. U you can fill the unforgiving minute

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

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Find out from which poem the following line is taken?
“Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection”.
(A) Prayer of a sporta man
(B) Nine gold medals
(C) Out in the fields with God
(D) Where the mind is without fear

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Choose the correct answer :
A nation’s progress depends upon how its people think. It is thoughts which are transformed into action.
A nations progress is directly depends on——.
(A) Works of people
(B) Thoughts of People
(C) Works of politicians
(D) Thoughts of politicians

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Question number : 82
Section :    Subject :    Class Book : , ,    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the names of the poets under Column A with Column B and choose the correct code

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

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

Question number : 83
Section :    Subject :    Class Book : ,    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the poem in Column A with their poets in Column B

Column A (Poem) Column B (Poets)
(a) Snake 1. Ralph Waldo Emerson
(b) Flying Wonder 2. V.KGokak
(c) English Words 3. Stephen Vincent Benet
(d) The Apology 4. D.H. Lawrance

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

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

The poet who made a bridge between The Victorian Age and The modernist movement was
(A) Walt Whitman
(B) Thomas Hardy
(C) Robert Frost
(D) William Shakeapeare

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Question number : 96
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Find out the allusion applied here:
“Dust thou art, to dust returnest .. ”
(A) Hindu Mythology
(B) Rhyme of Ancient Mariner
(C) The Bible
(D) William Shakespeare

Question number : 97
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Identify the figure of speech used in the following poetic line :
And all day the iron wheels are droning
(A) Oxymoron
(B) Onomatopoeia
(C) Assonance
(D) Metaphor

Question number : 98
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Find out the figure of speech in the following poetic lines :
“O If you can meet with triumph and disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same”.
(A) Personification
(B) Simile
(C) Metaphor
(D) Oximoron

Question number : 99
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“Appearances can be deceptive
And to the superficial gaze
The outside looks dull and grey
Plain looking in many ways”.
The Rhyme Scheme used in the above given lines is
(A) a b a b
(B) a b c b
(C) a b b a
(D) a c a b

Question number : 100