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Select the correct question tag :
The children ran home joyfully—-?
(A) don’t they?
(B) didn’t they?
(C) aren’t they?
(D) weren’t they?

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Choose the correct form of the verb to fill in the blank
These villagers —- the folk songs in their pure form.
(A) have preserved
(B) preserved
(C) had preserved
(D) is preserving

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Read the passage and choose the correct answer
Ivan Dmitritch, a middle-class man who lived with his family on an income of twelve hundred a year and was very well satisfied with his lot, …
Ivan Dmitritch’s income was—- .
(A) 12000
(B) 1200
(C) 120
(D) 12

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Choose the correct combination for the compound word ‘Water bottle”
(A) Verb + Noun
(B) Adjective + Noun
(C) Noun + Noun
(D) Adverb + Noun

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Choose the appropriate compound word for the combination “Adjective+ Verb”
(A) Blue moon
(B) Whitewash
(C) Red hills
(D) Gold rush

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Identify the poetic device used in the following poetic line
“The woods are lovely, dark and deep”
(A) Repetition
(B) Simile
(C) Alliteration
(D) Metaphor

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Identify the rhyme scheme used in the following poetic lines
Whose woods these are I think I know;
His house is in the village though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow.
(A) a b a b
(B) a a b b
(C) a a b a
(D) a b b a

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In which poem the river is referred to as “a silver blade”?
(A) Going for water
(B) River
(C) West Running Brooke
(D) Standing upon the West Minister Bridge

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——- was the pianist and director of the music division at the Boston conservatory
(A) Messiaen
(B) Zubin mehta
(C) Dr. Karl Paulnack
(D) Ilayaraaja

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“We are not advocating Xenophobia nor isolation. But all of us have to be clear that nobody is going to hold our hands to lead us into the developed country club”.
In the passage, Xenophobia’ means
(A) Fear of dogs
(B) Fear of darkness
(C) Fear of strangers
(D) Fear of water

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Match the following

Column A Column B
(a) The cry of the children 1. Rudyar Kipling
(b) Manliness 2. Elizabeth Browning
(c) Women’s Rights 3. Annie Louisa Walker
(d) A Psalm of Life 4 . H.W. Longfellow

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

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Match Column A with Column B

Column A Column B
(a) V.K. Gokak 1. British
(b) D.H. Lawrence 2. American
(c) H.W. Longfellow 3. Kannada
(d) Annie Louisa Walker 4. English Midlands

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

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Empoli is a town in
(A) America
(B) France
(C) Italy
(D) India

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Identify the meaning of the underlined word in this poetic line :
“If you can’t be a muskie, then just be a bass”.
(A) a small stream
(B) an edible fish
(C) a small box
(D) a type of rose

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Who among the following poets found the weekly newspaper “Long Islander”?
(A) Walt Whitman
(B) D.H. Lawrence.
(C) Thomas Hardy
(D) A.L. Walker

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Select the suitable idiom to complete the sentence
Let us settle the bill for the damage
(A) loud and clear
(B) fair and square
(C) At the helm
(D) in short supply

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Match the words in Column A with the suffix in Column B

Column A Column B
(a) frequent 1. -let
(b) book 2. -ise
(c) capable 3. -ly
(d) familiar 4. -ity

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

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Pick out the sentence with the wrong usage of verb
(A) I am known to them
(B) Mother cooks food
(C) We speak English
(D) Two and two make four

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Complete the following using the suitable form of passive voice
A wide variety of liquids —— in chemical plants.
(A) used
(B) are used
(C) use
(D) is used

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Identify the correct sentence for the pattern SVCA
(A) I gave him a pen last week
(B) He became a doctor at last
(C) He made his views clear at the outset
(D) You will understand the truth one day

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Identify the correct sentence for the pattern S V IO DO A?
(A) She prepared me coffee quickly
(B) She walked with her mother slowly
(C) Mani shouted in the hall loudly
(D) I shall meet you at the railway the next day

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Pick out the incorrect sentence from the following
(A) Food must be chewed well for easy digestion
(B) Television plays a Vital role in spreading news
(C) Ambitious people work hard and succeed in life
(D) He carried a lot of luggages to Delhi

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Identify the sentence which is in the Positive degree
(A) He is the most intelligent man
(B) His statement is a very superfluous one
(C) The Ganga is considered the most pious river
(D) Your signature is more valid than mine

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The figure of speech used in the following poetic line,
“O Ye Wheels” from the poem “The Cry of the Children” of Elizabeth Barrett Browning is
(A) Simile
(B) Metaphor
(C) Personification
(D) Allusion

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“…… My man hood is cast in the flood of remembrance”
The figure of speech in this line is —–
(A) Metaphor
(B) Simile
(C) Personification
(D) Oxymoron

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Name the poet who wrote the poem “On Killing a Tree”.
(A) William Wordsworth
(B) Mark Twain
(C) Dr. Gieve Patel
(D) Mary Botham Howitt

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Match Column A with Column B

Column A Column B
(a) Walt Whitman 1. American Poet
(b) H. W. Longfellow 2. Poet in Kannada
(c) Annie Louisa Walker 3. Long Islander
(d) V.K Gokak 4. Mrs. Harry Coghill

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

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“Success does not mean the absence of failures
…………………………………..
It means winning the war, not every battle”
It is a famous quote of
(A) Swamy Viyekananda
(B) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(C) Edwin C. Bliss
(D) Gandhiji

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“Envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide”.
it is a message from
(A) Abdul Kalam
(B) Emerson
(C) Harold Abbot
(D) Dale Carnegie

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Match the Column A the author with the Column B of the title.

Column A Column B
(a) Dr. Arignar Annadurai 1. The queen of boxing
(b) Khushwant Singh 2. Forgetting
(c) M.C. Mary Korn 3. The portrait of a lady;
(d) Robert Lynd 4. Convocation address

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

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“Again, it was in my subconscious mind that I wanted to play for India”. Who said?
(A) Kris Srikkanth
(B) Sachin Tendulkar
(C) Kapil Dev
(D) Ravi Shastri

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Match the poems under Column A with the poets under Column Band select the correct code:

Column A Column B
(a) Off to Outer Space Tomorrow Morning I. Douglas Mallock
(b) Sonnet-I 16 2. Norman Nicholson
(c) Be the Best 3. Lewis Caroll
(d) Is Life But a Dream 4. William Shakespeare

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

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Who among the Indian writers wascredited to haye established an educational institution which is now called by the name Viswabharati University?
(A) Madan Mohan Malaviya
(B) RK. Narayan
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) Swami Vivekananda

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Thomas Hardy sets many of his novels in the background of
(A) Wessex
(B) Lake area
(C) London
(D) West Minister Abbey