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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the correct prefix with the root words :

Column A Column B
(a) Operate 1. Ig
(b) clear 2. Co
(c) National 3. un
(d) Noble 4. multi

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

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Complete the sentence :
No other girl in the class is ——- Kamala.
(A) most clever as
(B) more clever as
(C) as clever as
(D) most cleverest

Question number : 6
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the following blending words in Column ‘A’ with their meaning in Column ‘B’

Column A Column B
(a) Electro + execute 1. Medicare
(b) Breakfast+ lunch 2. Mobike
(c) Motor+ bike 3. Brunch
(d) Medical + care 4. Electrocute

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

Question number : 7
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Select correct ‘Tense’.
Gayatbri ——- (work) in this school since 2001.
(A) is working
(B) works
(C) has been working
(D) had been working

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Fill in the blanks with suitable prepoaition :
(a) I agree —— your proposal.
(b) Rani is worried —— his health.
(c) My uncle will visit me —— May.
(d) The cat hid —— the door.
1. behind
2. in
3. about
4. to
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 4 3 2 1
(B) 4 2 1 3
(C) 2 1 3 4
(D) 2 4 1 3

Question number : 10
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Form a compound word using Noun+ Adjective
(A) Sun rise
(B) Post man
(C) Sky blue
(D) Down fall

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“Kingdoms may forget their kings
And dogs forget their bites
But not till man forgets his wings
Will men forget the wrights”
Identify the poet
(A) F. Joanna
(B) Jack Prelutsky
(C) Stephen Vincent Benet
(D) Paul Holmes

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“Yes; quaint and curious war is!
You shoot a fellow down”
What is the meaning of the phrase “quaint and curious war” is
(A) war is strange and old – fashioned
(B) war is praise worthy
(C) war is condemnable
(D) war is essential

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

In which poem do you find the following line?
“It isn’t by size that you win or you Fail”
(A) O Captain! My Captain
(B) The Solitary Reaper
(C) Sonnet No – 116
(D) Be the Best

Question number : 25
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Identify the statement which is not expressed by Dr. Karl Paulnack in his essay
“Music The Hope Raiser”
(A) Music is part of arts and entertainment
(B) Music is a basic need of human survival
(C) Music makes sense of our lives
(D) Music is a way for us to understand things with our hearts

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

Which of the following is not included as the main goals by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in his vision to achieve developed nation status in terms of the common people?
(A) Transformation of our national economy
(B) Bringing all-round prosperity for the people of the country
(C) Empowering the nation by enhancing our military power
(D) Providing high standard education and health facilities to people

Question number : 28
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Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence.
Vani is going to school now.
(A) S V C
(B) S V O
(C) S V A A
(D) S V IO DO

Question number : 29
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

The poem “You can’t be that No you can’t be that” by Brain Patten is about
(A) The importance of education to children
(B) The role of teachers in shaping the lives of students
(C) Trusting, respecting and valuing our children as individuals
(D) The need to appreciate nature for a happy life

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Question number : 36
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) Sue 1. The Open Window
(b) Ivan Dmitritch 2. The Last Leaf
(c) Monsieur Sauvage 3, Lottery Ticket
(d) Vera 4. Two Friends

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

Question number : 37
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) Gomathi 1. Every living thing
(b) Mr. Dick 2. Holiday
(c) Mme. Loisel 3. Reflowering
(d) Bagha Bagdi 4. The Necklace

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

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Question number : 40
Section :    Subject :    Class Book : ,    Question Type : ,       Year & Exam :

Match the name of the author with the story:

(a) The selfish Giant 1. Pearl S Buck
(b) Out ill the fields with God 2. Oscar Wilde
(c) The Refugee 3. Anton Chekhov
(d) The Lottery Ticket 4. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

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‘Love’s not ‘Time’s fool, though rosy lips and cheeks’
Choose the poem where you find the above lines :
(A) A Sonnet for my Incomparable Mother
(B) My Grand-Mother’s House
(C) Sonnet No – 116
(D) Nine Gold Medals

Question number : 47
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Identify the correct degree :
Very few cities in India are —— (populous) Mumbai.
(A) as populous as
(B) more populous than
(C) the most populous
(D) populous as

Question number : 48
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match Column A with Column B to form gerunds in sentences :

Column A Column B
(a) Eating too much 1. is forbidden
(b) Swimming 2. is dangerous
(c) Playing on the street 3. is bad for health
(d) Walking on the roof 4. is a pleasant hobby

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

Question number : 49
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Rewrite the sentence in the passive voice :
The man completed his work. His master paid him.
(A) His work is completed by the man and he is paid by his master
(B) His work was completed by the man and he was paid by his master
(C) His work had completed by the man and he was paid by his master
(D) His work has completed by the man and he has been paid by his master

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Question number : 55
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Select the correct question tag for the given sentence.
Don’t leave the fridge door open ——?
(A) Do you?
(B) Don’t you?
(C) Will you?
(D) Won’t you?

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“The reddest flower would look as pale as snow”
What is the figure of speech employed in this line?
(A) Metaphor
(B) Personification
(C) Simile
(D) Oxymoron

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

Match the following words· from Shakespeare’s English in Column A with their modern English equivalents in Column B :

Column A Column B
(a) doth 1. you
(b) thy 2. do
(c) thou 3. your
(d) dost 4. does

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

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Question number : 68
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Dale Carnegie in his ‘The Road to success’ insists on saying ‘no’ generally because
(A) you can stay away from working hard
(B) you can make others think high of yourself
(C) it is incompatible with the necessary work you must do to reach you main goal
(D) it is stressful to get involved in many activities

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Question number : 70
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the titles of the poem ‘A’ with lines of the poem ‘B’ :

Column A Column B
(a) Art is long and time is fleeting 1. English words
(b) Love’s not time’s fool 2. A Psalm of life
(c) Pinning for new agony 3. The man he killed
(d) Right many a nipper kin 4. Sonnet-116

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

Question number : 71
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Success is not something to wait for; it is something to work for
Whose words are these?
(A) Jessica Cox
(B) Anne Sullivan
(C) Hellen Keller
(D) Ruskin Bond

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Question number : 73
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

According to Karl Paulnack the first organised public expression of grief after the at”tack in 2011 of September 11th was
(A) Public Meeting
(B) Prayer meeting
(C) Concert
(D) Peace rally

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Question number : 79
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“The ship is anchor’d safe and sound, its voyage closed and done,
From fearful trip the victor ship comes in with object won;”
What does Walt Whitman refer by ‘object won’?
(A) the end of voyage
(B) the end Of the trip
(C) the end of a battle
(D) the end of the civil war

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

Match the following :

Title (story) Author
(a) Kaanchanai 1. Sundara Ramasamy
(b) Reflowering 2. Pudumaippittan
(c) The Necklace 3. Rabindranath Tagore
(d) Holiday 4. Guyde Mauppassant

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

Question number : 83
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested;” – Identify the author
(A) E.M. Forster
(B) Francis Bacon
(C) Ben Johnson
(D) Jane Austine

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Question number : 89
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) H.W. Long fellow 1. English Words
(b) Annie Louisa Walker 2. A Noiseless Patient Spider
(c) Walt Whitman 3. A Psalm of life
(d) V.K. Gokak 4. Women’s rights

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

Question number : 90
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Identify the poem which is wrongly matched with its poet
(A) Piano – D.H. Lawrence
(B) Manliness – Rudyard Kipling
(C) The Cry of the children – Robert Browning
(D) The Man he killed -Thomas Hardy

Question number : 91
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Choose the impersonal passive voice statement.
(A) His request had been rejected by Raja
(B) Lots of things can be· done on the internet
(C) The nets are carried in boats by fishermen
(D) The captain was scolded by George Washington

Question number : 92
Section :          Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize for peace in
(A) 1799
(B) 1899
(C) 1979
(D) 1976

Question number : 93
Section :          Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Crocodiles are more than —— years old.
(A) 300 million
(B) 400 million
(C) 200 million
(D) 100 million

Question number : 94
Section :          Question Type :       Year & Exam :

In which year Einstein was given the Nobel Prize?
(A) 1920
(B) 1921
(C) 1934
(D) 1945

Question number : 95
Section :          Question Type :       Year & Exam :

“On such an earth roy footprints
But I cannot reason why
All human roads are dark and dry
And all the other creatures die”
Identify the author.
(A) David Roth
(B) Brian Patten
(C) Anonymous
(D) Leslie Norris

Question number : 96
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‘Mark’d how to explore the vacant vast surrounding’
What figure of speech can be identified in the above line from the poem, “The Nation United”
(A) Oxymoron
(B) Assonance
(C) Synecdoche
(D) Alliteration

Question number : 97
Section :          Question Type :       Year & Exam :

“I’m sick of hearing them cheep-cheep”
What is the figure of speech employed here?
(A) Metaphor
(B) Onamatopoeia
(C) Personification
(D) Oxymoron

Question number : 98
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“The globe’s my world. The cloud’s my kin?”
Identify the figure of speech employed in the above line
(A) Simile
(B) Metaphor
(C) Apostrophe
(D) Ellipsis

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

In the line, “Harmonic cacophony to oblivious ears” ‘Harmonic cacophony’ is an example of
(A) Onomatopoeia
(B) Anaphora
(C) Apostrophe
(D) Oxymoron

Question number : 100
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Till the gossamer thread you Fling Catch somewhere, O my soul,
What Figure of speech can you find in the underlined part of the above line
(A) Onomatopoeia
(B) Anaphora
(C) Oxymoron
(D) Apostrophe