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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Fill in the blanks with suitable article :
Kishore is —– fastest runner in our school. Last week he participated in —– race. He got first prize; —– chief guest appreciated him.
(A) a, the, a, a
(B) the, a, the, the
(C) a, an, the, a
{D) an, the, a, a

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the compound words and mark the correct codes given below :

(a) Noun+ Noun 1. duty free
(b) Noun+ Verb 2. pen friend
(c) Noun + Gerund 3. water fall
(d) Noun + adjective 4. air-conditioning

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

Question number : 8
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Which sentence cannot be changed into passive voice?
(A) Everyone praised him for his honesty
(B) They named the baby Lucy in the Church
(C) Hari is a doctor in America
(D) Balu kicked the ball towards the wall

Question number : 9
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Which one of the following, indirect speeches is answers to the sentence in direct speech :
Ram said to Seetha, “Please lend me a book”.
(A) Ram requested Seethe to lend him a book
(B) Ram ordered Seetha to lend him a book
(C) Ram exclaimed Seetha to lend him a book
(D) Ram stated to Seetha to lend him a bock

Question number : 10
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Complete the sentence choosing an option from those given below :
Every villager from those two hamlets ………. going to the fair today.
(A) was
(B) were
(C) are
(D) is

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Re-arrange the following sentence into a meaningful one :
Good habits by / positive people / try / being with / to inculcate.
(A) Being with good habits by try positive people to inculcate
(B) Positive people try to inculcate good habits by being with
(C) Try to inculcate good habits by being with positive people
(D) To inculcate positive people try being with good habits by

Question number : 13
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Match the following poetic lines in column A with the poet in column B and select code :

Column A Column B
(a) Walk the deck my captain dies 1. Douglas Malloch
(b) Be a scrub in the valley 2. Lewis Carroll
(c) Is all our life, than but a dream 3. William Wordsworth
(d) Familiar matter of to-day 4. Walt Whitman

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

Question number : 14
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The repetition of a line or lines through a poem, at given intervals is
(A) an alliteration
(B) an oxymoron
(C) a simile
(D) a refrain

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Identify the compound word of”Adjective + Adjective”.
(A) star light
(B) flash light
(C) light sensitive
(d) light green

Question number : 18
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Match the given prefix in column A with the root words in column B to form a new word and mark the correct code.

Column A Column B
(a) un 1. operation
(b) in 2. able
(c) non 3. direct
(d) post 4. vegetarian

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

Question number : 19
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Match column A with column B and select the correct code given below :

Column A Column B
(a) The elephant is bigger than any other animal 1. superlative
(b) No other pen is so costly as parker 2. comparative
(c) Akbar was the greatest mughal king 3. positive
(d) Silk is not as rough as cotton 4. positive

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

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Identify the correct sentence :
(A) Ravi has polished his shoes yesterday
(B) Spectator have throw the rubbish all over the field
(C) The police have catch the thief
(D) Leena has taken her father to the clinic

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Choose the statement that takes the question tag : ‘isn’t it’?
(A) This lesson was easy
(B) This lesson is not easy
(C) This lesson is easy
(D) This lesson was not easy

Question number : 25
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Find out the (correct sentence with) suitable verb form from the options given below :
(A) Sachin is playing cricket yesterday
(B) Sachin will be playing cricket yesterday
(C) Sachin has been playing cricket yesterday
(D) Sachin was playing cricket yesterday

Question number : 26
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Choose the correct pair of homophones to complete the following sentence:
The thief broke open the ——— almirah to ———- the jewels.
(A) lone -loan
(B) steel – steal
(C) bear-bare
(D) role – roll

Question number : 27
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Match the following words with the suitable meaning and mark the correct code given below:

Column A Column B
(a) Stooping 1. Making continuous low. sound
(b) Drooping 2. Expression of pain
(c) Droning 3. Closing due to tiredness
(d) Moaning 4. Bending forward

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

Question number : 28
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Find out the correct compound word for Gerund+ Noun from the options given below :
(A) Sun rise
(B) Washing machine
(C) Fast food
(D) Cat walking

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Alliteration is the use of the same ——- or ——- at the beginning of words that are close together.
(A) Vowels or consonants
(B) Letters or sound
(C) Syllables or nouns
(D) Sounds or syllables

Question number : 31
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Match the following poetic lines in Column A with the poets in Column B and select the correct option :

Column A Column B
(a) Exult, O shores ! and ring, O bells 1. William Wordsworth
(b) Be the best of whatever you are! 2. Lewis Caroll
(c) Echoes fade and memories die 3. Douglas Malloch
(d) I saw her singing at her work 4. Walt Whitman

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

Question number : 32
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Match the following phrases with their meanings and select the answer from the codes given below :

Phrases Meanings
(a) come back to 1. to lead to a final result
(b) come down to 2. to climb
(c) come along 3. to return to
(d) come up 4. to go with someone

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

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Fill in the blank with the correct answer from the following options:
“The well was dry beside the door, And so we went with pail and can”
These are the lines of
(A) D.R. Lawrence
(B) Paul Holmes
(C) Rudyard Kipling
(D) Robert Frost

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Complete the following poetic lines by choosing the correct option given below.
A child sitting under the Piano in the boom of the tingling —–
(A) rings
(B) strings
(C) springs
(D) brings

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“And in the valleys I have observed your tranquility”
‘I’ refers to
(A) D. H. Lawrence
(B) Shakespeare
(C) Wordsworth
(D) Ghalil Gibran

Question number : 48
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Choose the correct meaning of the word Underlined.
“As humble plants by country hedgerows growing that treasure up the rain” What are  “humble plants“?
(A) beautiful plants
(B) ordinary plants
(C) extraordinary plants
(D) rare plants

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

The poem “Earth” is taken from a collection of poems entitled
(A) The cry of the children
(B) Punishment in Kindergarten
(C) The Eye of the Prophet
(D) Going for water

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Match the following and select the answer from the codes given below:

Column A Column B
(a) A Chipko Movement 1. Charity
(b) Tamil Nadu Community Banking 2. Amirta Devi
(c) Anita Khuswaha 3. Chinnapillai
(d) Mother Teresa 4. Girl star

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

Explanation

A Chipko Movement — Amirta Devi (9th book term 1, lesson 2)
Tamil Nadu Community Banking — Chinnapillai (9th book term 1, lesson 3, listening skill)
Anita Khuswaha — Girl Star (9th book term 1, lesson 3)
Mother Teresa — Charity

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

Match the short stories under Column A with their authors under Column Band choose the correct code

Column A Column B
(a) Swept Away 1. O’ Henry
(b) The Last Leaf 2. Oscar wilde
(c) Caught Sneezing 3. Saki
(d) The Open Window 4. Susannah Hickling

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

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Read the passage and select the correct statement :
” …. Music is not part of” arts and entertainment”
….. It is not a luxury, a lavish thing … ”
(A) Music is not essential
(B) Music is an entertainment
(C) Music is a pastime
(D) Music is indispensable

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The twin towers of the World Trade Centre in New York USA was attacked and destroyed on
(A) August 21, 2001
(B) September 11, 2001
(C) September 21, 2001
(D) August 11, 2001

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“The feet of God when he journeyed from the East to the West of the Universe”.
Mention the poem in which the above lines appear?
(A) where the mind is without fear
(B) The psalm of life
(C) Earth
(D) The Apology

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“The highest result of education is tolerance” – Identify the speaker.
(A) Annie Louisa Walker
(B) Indra Gandhi
(C) Helen Keller
(D) Sarojini Naidu

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Read the passage and select the correct sentence from the options given :
” The stronger, the firmer and nobler it is, the better work you will do for the country”.
(A) knowledge makes you do the better work
(B) character makes you do the better work
(C) a teacher makes you do the better work
(D) the Government makes you do the better work

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

Choose the option that completes the given sentence :
H. W. Longfellow’s ‘A Psalm of life’ is taken from
(A) Hiawatha
(B) Voices of the Night
(C) Ballads
(D) Evangeline

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

Choose the best answer and complete the sentence.
The first collected edition of Shakespeare’s sonnets appeared in
(A) 1609
(B) 1611
(C) 1671
(D) 1680

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Identify the poetic line that differs from others :
(A) If you can’t be a bush, be a bit of the grass
(B) Guesting a while in the rooms of a beautiful inn
(C) O ye wheels . . . . stop! Be silent for today!
(D) The globe’s my world, the cloud is my kin

Question number : 99
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Choose the best answer given below.
“The reddest flower would look as pale as snow”: The figure of speech used is
(A) Personification
(B) Metaphor
(C) Oxymoron
(D) Simile

Question number : 100
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the following British English words in Column A with the relevant American words in Column B

Column A Column B
(a) tap 1. gasoline
(b) petrol 2. fall
(c) autumn 3. cab
(d) taxi 4. faucet

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