Question number : 1
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Find out the newly formed blended word, among the words given below, formed from the following words.
Education+ Entertainment
(A) educament
(B) edutainment
(C) edutertainment
(D) educatainment

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Fill in the blank with the suitable form of adjective.
Very few cities in India are ——-Mumbai.
(A) as populous as
(B) more populous than
(C) as popular than
(D) most popular as

Question number : 5
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Pick out the sentence in comparative degree.
(A) He run as fast as deer
(B) This is the most delicious dish that I have ever tasted
(C) Mr. Roshanlal is the richest man in his village
(D) Prevention is better than cure

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Question number : 10
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Find the sentence which conveys the same meaning.
Majority of the students achieved success in their examination.
(A) Very few students failed in their English paper
(B) Very few students achieved-success in their examination
(C) Very few stud;nts failed in their examination
(D) Very few passed in their examination

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Question number : 12
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Read the passage given below and answer the question that follows
They sweep, they swap, they wash, they cook, they take care of our children and our pets and they look after our elderly. We see them every day. Yet they 1;1,re invisible. Who are these people “invisible”?
(A) man
(B) woman
(C) children
(D) domestic workers

Question number : 13
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Which is incorrect in the following sentences?
(A) The weary dancer turned wiry after the final performance
(B) When the pole vaulter cleared 28 feet, it was dcclarcd a record
(C) The stranger paused for a few minutes before he passed my house
(D) Nobody can say weather there will be an improvement in the whether

Question number : 14
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Fill in the blanks with correct “Homophones”:
The chain that I presented to my sister was not made of gold ; it was just—–I
am suffering from a sense of——–
(A) gilt, guilty
(B) guilt, gilt
(C) guilty, gilt
(D) gilt, guilt

Question number : 15
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The teacher wanted me to submit my work within a week.
How do grammarians call the underlined verb in the above sentence?
(A) concord
(B) intransitive verb
(C) finite verb
(D) infinitive

Question number : 16
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Which sentence is correct in using the participle
The dog saw the stranger. It barked loudly
(A) The dog barked loudly to see the stranger
(B) The dog saw the stranger and barked loudly
(C) The barked dog saw the stranger
(D) Seeing the stranger, the dog barked loudly

Question number : 17
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We, the Tamilians, have been holding aloft this ideal for more than two thousand years as expressed in Purananuru (182). What is the tense used above?
(A) Present perfect
(B) Past perfect
(C) Past Perfect Continuous
(D) Present perfect continuous

Question number : 18
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English ——–(speak) all over the world by millions of people.
Fill the blank with correct voice.
(A) was spoken
(B) had spoken
(C) was being spoken
(D) is spoken

Question number : 19
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Write the verb given in bracket.
Using the correct Tense form.
I ______(see) this movie already.
(A) saw
(B) had seen
(C) have seen
(D) seeing

Question number : 20
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Choose the correct statement for the following tag question
——–, does he?
(A) Madhav doesn’t speak Telugu
(B) Madhav don’t speak Telugu
(C) Madhav do not speak Telugu
(D) Madhav speaks Telugu

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Question number : 22
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Fill in the blanks with suitable articles :
Transcription is ——- process of listening to an audio file and writing what has been said verbatim m same language that the original speaker used.
(A) a, the
(B) an, the
(C) the, a
(D) the, the

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Question number : 29
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Replace the underlined word with its equivalent American English word
“The tall tree sheds its leaves during the autumn“.
(A) down
(B) laid
(C) fall
(D) spring

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Question number : 32
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“The first step is to set yourself clear goals, to define precisely what you want to achieve”.
What is the first step to success?
(A) assets
(B) goal
(C) time
(D) money

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Question number : 36
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“But mercy is above this sceptred sway
It is enthroned in the hearts of Kings
It is an attribute to god himself
And earthly power doth then show likest God’s
When mercy seasons justice”.
It is from Shakespeare’s______ play
(A) The Tempest
(B) Julius Ceaser
(C) Much Ado about Nothing
(D) The Merchant of Venice

Question number : 37
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“For, all day the wheels are droning, turning,
Their wind comes in our faces”
What is the meaning of ‘droning
in the above poetic lines?
(A) Making a continuous no sound
(B) Making a continuous low sound
(C) Making a continuous high sound
(D) Making a continuous sound

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Question number : 39
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

Identify the figure of speech “used in the following lines :
“And I thought of the albatross
And I wished he would come back, my snake”
(A) Allusion
(B) Simile
(C) Metaphor
(D) Repetition

Question number : 40
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“Life, What is it but a dream”?
What is the figure of speech used in this line?
(A) Simile
(B) Personification
(C) Metaphor
(D) Alliteration

Question number : 41
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“We Claim to dwell in quiet and seclusion”.
The word ‘We’ in this line stands for the—-.
(A) Human souls
(B) Male Chauvinists
(C) Enemy soldiers
(D) Suppressed women

Question number : 42
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‘India is a nation of billion people. A nation’s progress depends upon how its people think’.
Whose lines are these?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Gandhiji
(C) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(D) Abraham Lincoln

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Question number : 44
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Match the following and choose the correct :

Column A Column B
(a) William Shakespeare 1. India
(b) Kulothungan 2. U.S.A.
(c) T.S. Eliot 3. Nigeria
(d) Gabriel Okara 4. England

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

Question number : 45
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Shakespeare has penned a total of sonnets.
(A) 134
(B) 144
(C) 154
(D) 164

Question number : 46
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

In which of these following poems, these lines occur?
“Glad till the dancing stops, and the
Lilt of the music ends”.
(A) Granny, Granny, please Comb my hair
(B) A Tiger in the Zoo
(C) No men are foreign
(D) Laugh and Be Merry

Question number : 47
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Evangeline‘ is an anthology of poems written by
(A) Anne Louisa Walker
(D) H.W. Longfellow
(C) William Wordsworth
(D) Elizabeth Barret Browning

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Question number : 49
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Choose a compound word, from the following, having ‘Adjective+ Verb’ form .
(A) deep-fry
(B) outrun
(C) sea food
(D) school boy

Question number : 50
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Match the following and choose the correct sentence

Column A Column B
(a) Noun+ Noun 1. in sight
(b) Adverb + Noun 2. dry clean
(c) Noun + adjective 3. star light
(d) Adjective + verb 4. radio-active

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

Question number : 51
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Which one of the following Words is an example ‘of a compound word consisting of
noun+ verb?
I. school boy
2. radio-active
3. waterfall
4. downcast
(A) l
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4

Question number : 52
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Identify the sentence which is in superlative degree.
1. Mr. Roshanlal is the richest man in his village.
2. Mr. Roshanlal is a rich man.
3. No other man is so rich as Mr. Roshanlal.
4. The rich man of the village is Mr. Roshanlal.
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4

Question number : 53
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Which one of the following is not a complex sentence?
(A) It is really surprising that he has not been arrested by the police
(B) Unless you work hard, you will not clear the semester
(C) As my uncle was not willing to help me, I had to apply for a loan from the bank
(D) Look at the signature carefully and you will know the forgery.

Question number : 54
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Pick out the simple sentence from the following sentences.
(A) I wanted to buy a house where there is a greenery and fresh air
(B) This is a sweet mango from my garden
(C) The transport workers were on strike so I had to walk back home
(D) When the thief saw the dog, he ran away

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Question number : 56
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Find out the odd one
(A) rhythm
(B) alliteration
(C) paraphrase
(D) metre

Question number : 57
Section :                Year & Exam :

Which of the following is not a poem?
1. Once upon a time
2. Manliness
3. The man he killed
4. The Queen of Boxing
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4

Question number : 58
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Select the correct sentence from the following.
(A) In spite of heavy rain, the match was continued
(B) Despite of heavy rain, the match was continued
(C) Though it rained heavily, the match will be continued
(D) It rained heavily but the match will be contimied.

Question number : 59
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Pick out the correct meaning of the sentence.
How dare you ask me such a question?
(A) He was a cheat
(B) He was so bold
(C) He was a coward
(D) He was a lier

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Question number : 62
Section :    Subject :             Year & Exam :

Which one of the following sentences has an error in it?
I. No other road is more narrow as this one.
II. Rain water is the purest form of natural water
III. Reena’s work was the best
IV. Apples are not so sweet as Mangoes.
(A) I
(B) II
(C) III
(D) IV

Question number : 63
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Find out the sentence pattern of the following :
Reading made him a complete man.
(A) S V C O
(B) S V O C
(C) S V O A
(D) S V IO DO

Question number : 64
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Fill in the blanks with the correct verb form to complete the sentence:
——–to music, he was able to over come his grief.
(A) resort
(B) to resort
(C) resorted
(D) resorting

Question number : 65
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In primitive times, stone implements ——–(employ) to kill animals.
Fill in the blanks with passive voice verb.
(A) is employed
(B) were employed
(C) has employed
(D) have employed

Question number : 66
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Select the sentence in the other voice for the below given sentence :
Magdalene is singing the prayer.
(A) The prayer is sung by Magdalene
(B)The prayer is being sung by Magdalene
(C) The prayer is being singing by Magdalene
(D) The prayer was being sung by Magdalene

Question number : 67
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Fill in the blanks using the correct voice of the verbs given below :
You cannot meet the captain of the Cricket Team how, as he ——– by the reporter at the moment .
(A) is being interviewed
(B) was interviewed
(C) will interview
(D) interview

Question number : 68
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Supply suitable question tag.
He should see a doctor if he i s unwell,——–·?
(A) shall he?
(B) shouldn’t he?
(C) docs he?
(D) should he?

Question number : 69
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Choose the correct question tag for the following statement?
I’m not late ____?
(A) aren’t I
(B) am I
(C) have I
(D) had I

Question number : 70
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Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions:
The absent – minded man is often a ‘man who is making the best——– life and therefore has no time——– remember the mediocre.
(A) about, for
(B) for, to
(C) of, to
(D) with, to

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Fill in the blank with a suitable “prefix” from the options given below :
Your school organised an——- school sports event at Nehru Stadium. Write a report.
(A) enter
(B) inter
(C) multi
(D) poly

Question number : 73
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Match the words in Column A with the suffixes in Colunmn B

Column A Column B
(a) magic 1. – ity
(b) manage 2. – al
(c) able 3. -ly
(d) slow 4. -ment

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

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Question number : 78
Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the words and phrases in Column A with their meanings in Column Band choose the correct code below.

Column A Column B
(a) cocktail face 1. physically strong
(b) absurdity 2. mixed emotions
(c) Stalwart 3. Poisonous teeth
(d) fangs 4. silly and foolish

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

Question number : 79
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You must resist continuously to defend your right views.
(A) stand off
(B) stand out
(C) stand in
(D) stand by

Question number : 80
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.. I told them
When J grow up
I’m not going to be a scientist
Or someone who reads the news on TV
No, a million birds will fly through me
‘I’ m going to be a tree”.
What does she/he want to become?
(A) tree
(B) scientist
(C) news reader
(D) teacher

Question number : 81
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Why did art find a place, even in concentration camps?
(A) Music is a basic need of human survival
(B) Art is part of survival
(C) Music is a luxury and a lavish thing
(D) Art is wasting our time

Question number : 82
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How did Messiaen spend his time in prison?
(A) Composing music and playing music
(B) Telling story and writing
(C) Cutting the cloths
(D) Simply sitting and talking’

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Question number : 84
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“Even as young girl She preferred to sketch and paint airplanes rather than to dress up her Barbie dolls”.
Who is the girl referred to here?
(A) Kalpana Chawla
(B) Mccna Alexander
(C) Chitra Diwakaruni
(D) Sumta Williams

Question number : 85
Section :    Subject :    Class Book :    Question Type :    Unit Name :    Year & Exam :

In which trip Kalpana Chawla said, “The Ganges Valley looked majestic, mind – boggling”. “Africa looked like a desert and the Nile a vein in it”.
(A) Her first space flight
(B) Her second space flight
(C) Her first air travel
(D) Nothing above all

Question number : 86
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“You cannot rob us of the rights we cherish
Nor turn our thoughts away” These lines appear in ______
(A) Women’s Rights
(B) The Man he killed
(C) Shilpi
(D) Oh Captain My Captain

Question number : 87
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“Will no one tell me what she sings?
Perhaps the plaintive numbers flow”
The above lines are taken from”——”
(A) Where the mind is without fear
(B) Going for water
(C) The Solitary Reaper
(D) Sonnet No. l 16

Question number : 88
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Match the poems with the poets :

Column A Column B
(a) The Piano 1. H.W. Longfellow
(b) O Captain! My captain 2. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(c) The cry of the children 3. Walt Whitman
(d) A Psalm of life 4. D.H. Lawrence

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

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Who is the poet of the following line?
“He’s broken every human law, he breaks the law of gravity.”
(A) T.S. Eliot
(B) John Keats
(C) Shelley
(D) Wordsworth

Question number : 93
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Which period the underlined poet belongs to?
1. William Shakespeare
2. D.H. Lawrence
3. Walt Whitman
4. H.W. Long Fellow
(A) 15th Century
(B) 16th Century
(C) l8th Century
(D) 19th Century

Question number : 94
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Match the works with the authors.

(a) Be the Best 1. Norman Nicholson
(b) Off to Outer Space Tomorrow 2. Thomas Hardy
(c) A Noiseless Patient Spider 3. Doughlas Mallock
(d) The Man He Killed 4. Walt Whitman

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

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

Match the author with the relevant title:

(a) Oscar Wilde 1. The Face of Judas Iscariot
(b) Tammy Ruggles 2. Making Visible the Invisible
(c) Bonnie Chamberlian 3. Sam
(d) Kalpana Sharma 4. The Model Millionaire

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

Question number : 98
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Match Column A with Column B

Column A Column B
(a) Selfish Giant 1. Lovely music
(b) Happy Prince 2. Heaven
(c) Paradise 3. Cornish Ogre
(d) Linnet 4. Oscar Wilde

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

Question number : 99
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Who is the poet popularly known as a Nature Poet?
(A) William Shakespeare
(B) John Dryden
(C) Robert Frost
(D) William Wordsworth

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

Last month, a colourful and memorable Golden Jubilee Annual Day event was organised in our school. Many eminent personalities and educationists graced the occasion.
Why do people celebrate “Golden Jubilee”?
(A) to celebrate 25th anniversary
(B) to celebrate 50th anniversary
(C) to celebrate 60th anniversary
(D) to celebrate 75th anniversary