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The first step in the.road to success, according to Edwin C Bliss, is to
(A) believe that success is not a bed of roses
(B) steer clear of pitfalls
(C) set yourself clear goals
(D) start devoting time and energy

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Identify the author who uttered the following sentence :
“Man is born free but is everywhere in chains”.
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) Berton Braley
(D) Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Match the folk arts under Column A with their states under Column B :

Column A Column B
(a) Bihu   1. TamilNadu
(b) Dandya Das  2. Maharashtra
(c) Kolattam  3. Assam
(d) Tamasha  4. Gujarat

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

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——said, “Don’t let anyone tell you ‘You can’t do it!’ ”
(A) Rakesh Sharma
 (B) Sunita Williams
(C) Kalpana Chawla
(D) Buzz Aldrin

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“The duty to Yourself is two fold”, said
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Viswanathan Anand
(C) Gopala Krishna Gokhale
(D) Subash Chandra Bose

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“Envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide”
The above are the words of
(A) Abraham Lincoln
(B) Rajaji
(C) Nelson Mandela
(D) Emerson

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“I was not born for one corner, the whole world is my native land”.
Who said this?
(A) Portia
(B) Kesavan Nair
(C) Kalpana Chawla
(D) Mrs. Hendorson

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“To call woman the weaker sex is a libel;
It is man’s injustice to woman”.
Who said these words about women?
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Vallabhai Patel
(C) Mahatma Gandhi
(D) Dr. Abdul Kalam

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The squirrel said to the mountain,
“If I can’t carry forests on my back,
Neither can you crack a nut”.
Whose quotes are these?
(A) Ralph Waldo Emerson
(C) RK. Narayan
(D) Laugh and Be Merry
(D) Dhan Gopal Mukherji

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Read the passage and choose the answer for the question from the given options.
“The brave little voyagers face many dangers and handships while travelling long, long distances”.
Who are the little voyagers?
(A) The refugees
(B) Two friends
(C) The animals in the desert
(D) The migrant birds

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“…… the journey matters as much as the goal. Listen to the sounds of nature….. Take good
care our fragile planet”.
These are the words of
(A) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(B) Rakesh Sharma
(C) Kalpana Chawla
(D) Famida Y. Basheer

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The reply was abrupt. “Someone has approached me with an offer to take the land on an
increased rate of rent”.
These lines occur in
(A) The Refugee
(B) The Merchant of Venice
(C) The Farmer
(D) The Helping hand

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How did Oliver Messiaen Spend his time in prison?
(A) He maintained the garden
(B) He spent his time in singing songs
(C) He wrote musical compositions
(D) He read storybooks

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Who wrote the book ‘The Discovery of India’?
(A) Vallabhai Patel
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru
(D) Nethaji

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When you pray he said you transcend your body and become a part of the cosmos, which knows no division of wealth, age, caste and creed.
Identify the speaker
(A) Dr. AP.J. Abdul Kalam
(B) Kalam’s Father
(C) Kalam’s Teacher
(D) Kalam’s Mother

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Kesavan Nair said he would never perpetrate that adharma. Kutty Mappila who was
listening to it all, said, half soliloquising….
The word soliloquising means
(A) speaking to others
(B) speaking to oneself
(C) speaking to somebody
(D) not speaking to anyone