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Complete the following sentence with a correct question tag.
People shouldn’t be rude to one another, —-?
(A) don’t they?
(B) have they
(C) should they?
(D) shouldn’t they?

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Choose the suitable question tag for the statement given below.
We hardly ever speak to each other.
(A) could we?
(B) do we?
(C) hadn’t we
(D) didn’t we

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Choose the correct passive form of the following sentence.
When did the chief guest conclude his speech?
(A) When was the speech concluded by the chief guest?
(B) When had the speech been concluded by the chief guest?
(C) When will the speech be concluded by the chief guest?
(D) When is the speech being concluded by the chief guest?

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Choose the correct non-finite verb to fill in the blank.
—-along the seashore, I saw a beautiful sight.
(A) Driven
(B) Having driven
(C) To drive
(D) Driving

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Choose the part of the sentence which is wrong.
My new neighbour is I the most worst person I I have ever met/ in my life
(A) My new neighbour is
(B) The most worst person
(C) I have ever met
(D) In my life

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Choose the part which has an error.
The widowed lady is / now enough strong / to face the challenges / of life.
(A) The widowed lady is
(B) Now enough strong
(C) To face the challenges
(D) Of life

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The Maharaja of Travancore said, ” Be assured that the wielding of a spade, or the driving of a plough in one’s own interest, is not less honourable than scratching foolscap (paper) with goose quills (pens).”
These words talk of the—-
(A) greatness of education
(B) Problem of unemployment
(C) dignity of labour
(D) bane of physical work

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Thomas Alva Edison stepped from a train and walked down the platform. The station master knew how forgetful the inventor was. Therefore, he would ask him a customary question.
The word ‘customary‘ in this passage mean—–
(A) annoying
(B) futile
(C) humorous
(D) habitual

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“There never were two brothers more devoted to each other”
Whom does Stephen Vincent Benet refer in the above given lines?
(A) Wright Brothers
(B) Laurel and Hardy
(C) Tom Sawyer and Hucklebury Fin
(D) Jack and Jill

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Fill in the blanks with correct degree of comparison.
Aluminium is —– gold.
(A) heavy
(B) not heavier than
(C) more heavy of
(D) heaviest than

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Choose the correct sentence based on degrees of comparison.
(A) Kumar is more helpful than most other persons.
(B) Reena’s work was the most best.
(C) Henry is the good batsman in our team.
(D) Leela is more clever than her sister.

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Form a new word by blending the words ’emote’ and ‘icon’
(A) emotion
(B) emoton
(C) emoticon
(D) emocon

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Identify the figure of speech used in the following Imes.
“Trust no Future, howe’er pleasant!”
(A) Metaphor
(B) Personification
(C) Simile
(D) Oxymoron

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Complete the following poetic line by choosing the correct. option given below” :
If you can’t be a highway, then
Just be a—–
(A) scrub
(B) muskie
(C) trail
(D) bass

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

Fill in the blank with the right option:
Caesar’s wife stopped him from going to the Senate House because—–
(A) the weather was very bad
(B) he was not keeping good health
(C) it was an inauspicious day
(D) she had bad dreams

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Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba were both born in the same year in
(A) 1860
(B) 1866
(C) 1868
(D) 1869

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Match the following and choose the right order.

Column A Column B
(a) The cry of the children 1. D.H. Lawrence
(b) Migrant Bird 2. Ashwin Parthiban
(c) The piano 3. Famida.Y .Basheer
(d) Shilpi 4. E.B. Browning

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

Question number : 39
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Identify the recipient of the ‘Kalpana Chawla Award’ from the options below.
(A) Mother Teresa
(B) Saina Nehwa]
(C) Sunita Williams
(D) Dr. A. Pushpanjali

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Complete the following line from Portia’s speech in ‘The Merchant of Venice’.(Choose from the options given below.)
“The quality of mercy is not strain’d
It droppeth as the—-
(A) dry leaves from the trees
(B) milky mist from the sky
(C) gentle rain from heaven
(D) sweet nectar from blossoms

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Match the Column A with the Column B. Select the correct code given below.

Column A Column B
(a) Don’t Quit 1. Randall Jarrel
(b) With a Friend 2. Famida Y.Basheer
(c) Bat 3. Edgar A. Guest
(d) Migrant Bird 4. Vivian Gould

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

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The first collected edition of Shakespeare’s —– appeared in 1609.
(A) plays
(B) stories
(C) articles
(D) sonnets

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In which poem does the following line occur?
“They too aware of sun and air and water”
(A) Night
(B) A Poison Tree
(C) No Men Are Foreign
(D) What Trees Are For

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50. Match List I with List II and select your answers using the codes given below:

List I List II
a) a penny for your thoughts 1. to take advantage
(b) to cash in on 2. very well behaved
(c) as good as gold 3. two contrasting characters in the same category
(d) two sides of the same coin 4. tell me what you are thinking about

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

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Section :    Subject :       Question Type :       Year & Exam :

Choose the appropriate Question Tag for the following statement.
I am a brilliant boy, —– ?
(A) isn’t I?
(B) aren’t I?
(C) amn’t J?
(D) am I?

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Fill in the blank by using the correct tense form of the verb given in the brackets.
Our teacher always —- (come) to school in time.
(A) will come
(B) comes
(C) is coming
(D) are coming

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Fill in the blank with the suitable tense form of the “verb given in brackets.
The guests —–(leave) before I reached home.
(A) left
(B) have left
(C) had left
(D) were leaving

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Select the correct passive form Of the given sentence.
‘How did you ask such a question?’
(A) How did such a question was asked by you?
(B) How Was such a question asked by you?
(C) How have such a question asked by you?
(D) How had such a question asked by you?

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Pick out the sentence of ‘SVCA’ Pattern
(A) He is a professor with a lot of experience
(B) The crowd cheered him lustily
(C) My father gave me a pen
(D) He painted the car blue

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Identify the odd sentence pattern
(A) My mother keeps the house clean
(B) It will make you mad
(C) They proved him wrong
(D) Rani is a kind nurse

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Choose the correct sentence framed by rearranging the following Jumbled parts.
a feast / as good/ enough / is / as
(A) As good is enough as a feast
(B) Enough is as good as a feast
(C) As good as a feast is enough
(D) A feast is as enough as good

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Select the sentence that expresses an idea, which is different from the rest.
(A) You must take good rest or you’ll not be alright.
(B) If you take good rest, you’ll be alright.
(C) Though you take good rest, you’ll not be alright.
(D) Unless you take good rest, you’ll not be alright.

Question number : 69
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Choose the correct sentence from the options-given below.
(A) This suitcase is so heavy and I could not carry it.
(B) This suitcase is very heavy so . that I ca.n not carry it.
(C) As this suitcase is heavy, therefore I cannot carry ii
(D) This suitcase is too heavy for me to carry.

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Select the correct sentence.
(A) If I had a bicycle, I shall reach early.
(B) If I had had a bicycle, I would have reached early.
(C) If I had a bicycle, I will reach early.
(D) If I have had a bicycle I could reach early.

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Select the correct option to complete the given sentence
If I were the wind, —–
(A). I would have travelled everywhere.
(B) I would have been travelled everywhere.
(C) I would travel everywhere.
(D) I will travel everywhere.

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Identify the sentence in which the superlative degree of the adjective is used
(A) He is not stronger than I.
(B) Calcutta is the largest town in India.
(C) This razor is not as sharp as that one.
(D) Joshi writes.more interestingly than most historians.

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Choose the compound word formed of the combination ‘Adjective+ Noun’
(A) windmill
(B) life-long
(C) shorthand
(D) passport

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Choose the compound word formed of the combination ‘Adjective’+ ‘Verb’
(A) homesick
(B) dryclean
(C) wristwatch
(D) birthright

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The compound word ‘intake’ is formed of the combination —–
(A) Adverb + Verb
(B) Adverb + Preposition
(C) Adjective+ Noun
(D) Noun+ Verb

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“Every dawn is preceded by a thick darkness. The dawn is therefore close at hand. So Cheer up! Hold the Indian flag aloft and fight on!.”
The above sentence is said by
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) Subhas Chandra Bose
(D) Nelson Mandela

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Read the passage and choose the option that indicates the idea contained in the passage. But since both are indispensable, I would urge on you that you should attach as much importance to character as to knowledge.
(A) Both knowledge and character” are very essential
(B) Character alone is important and indispensable
(C) Character is inferior to knowledge
(D) Knowledge is not so important as character

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What is the English equivalent of the Tamil word “Karuvarai“.
(A) Secret chamber
(B) Government treasury
(C) Queen’s bower
(D) Sanctum sanctorum

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Which of the following is the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi?
(A) An Autobiography
(B) Wings of Fire
(C) The story of My Experiments with Truth
(D) Waiting for a Visa-

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“You must be the change you wish to see in the world”.
‘Who said these words?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Dr. Rajcndra Prasad
(C) Mahatma Gandhi
(D) Bala Gangadlrnr Tilak

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To which period docs D.H. Lawrence belong?
(A) 1770-1850
(B) 1807-1882
(C) 1819-1892
(D) 1885-1930

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According to Diwan Singh, in five to ten years, people will migrate from their place due to
(A) Flash Floods
(B) Changes in the economy
(C) Water Scarcity
(D) Poverty

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A folk song containing a story is called—–
(A) couplet
(B) ballad
(C) villupattu
(D) oration

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Match the authors with the titles of their works.

Column A Column B
(a) Every Living Thing l. E.M. Forster
(b) The Gift of the Magi 2. James Herriot
(c) The Helping Hand 3. Oscar Wilde
(d) The Selfish giant 4. O. Henry

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

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

Match the characters in Column A with the authors in Column B and select the correct answer from the code given below.:

Column A Column B
(a) Hughie 1. Kalpana Sharma
(b) Celine 2. Oscar Wilde
(c) Sonu 3. Tammy Ruggles
(d) Shelly 4. Susannah Hickling

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

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Fill in the blank with the correct form of the verb, choosing from the given options.
Last month, the ship with its crew—– lost.
(A) was
(B) are
(C) have
(D) have been

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Choose the correct passive form of the following sentence.
The organizers have successfully completed the assigned task.
(A) The assigned task is successfully completed by the organizers
(B) The assigned task has been successfully completed by the organizers
(C) The assigned task will have been successfully completed by the organizers
(D) The assigned task have been successfully completed by the organizers