Tnpsc General English Online Model Test 2

General English Online Model Test 2

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Question 1
Match the following
  • Walt Whitman                                    1. Chemmeen
  • Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillari           2. The merchant of Venice
  • William Shakespeare                         3. O captain My captain
  • Oscar Wilde                                         4. The selfish Giant
 
A
2 1 3 4
B
1 3 4 2
C
3 1 2 4
D
4 2 1 3
Question 2
The painting of a ______ king welcomes you to the Darbhar Hall in Tanjavur.
A
Maratha
B
Pallava
C
Chera
D
Chola
Question 3
Baron Hausberg gave Hugie and Laura a _________ for 10 thousand pounds.
A
Cash
B
Demand draft
C
Cheque
D
Promise
Question 4
______ arrival changed the life of Helen Keller
A
Kate’s
B
Mabel’s
C
Anne Sulliban’s
D
Mother’s
Question 5
“On the day of Sicilian July, with Etna Smoking” What type of allusion is used here?
A
Cultural allusion
B
Biblical allusion
C
Geographical allusion
D
Political allusion
Question 6
Find out the figures of speech in the following lines “Laugh till the game is played”
A
Simile
B
Metaphor
C
Allusion
D
Oxymoron
Question 7
In the battle of Sambre Ceaser defeated
A
The Nervi
B
The Romans
C
Brutus
D
Caussius
Question 8
The giant knocked down the wall with
A
A big axe
B
Spade
C
Crowbar
D
Rod
Question 9
“.. there were twelve peach-trees that in the spring broke out into delicate blossoms of pink and pearl, and in autumn bore rich fruit ” The trees gave fruit in _______
A
Summer
B
Winter
C
Spring
D
Autumn
Question 10
Match the characters with the title
  • The Little boy                     1. The last leaf
  • Ivan                                      2. two friends
  • Monsieur Sauvage            3. The Lottery ticket
  • Johnsy                                 4. The selfish Giant
 
A
3 1 2 4
B
4 1 2 3
C
4 3 2 1
D
1 2 3 4
Question 11
We can harvest _____ water to meet the increasing water demand.
A
Sea
B
River
C
Rain
D
Lake
Question 12
Hughie wanted to marry
A
Laura Hausberg
B
Trever Merton
C
Baron Hausberg
D
Laura Merton
Question 13
Whose words are these? “I too possess a body and a mind, a heart and a soul- just like you”.
A
Kalpana Chawla
B
Hughie
C
Gaia
D
Saralabehn
Question 14
Match the poem with their poets
  • Punishment in kinder garden                      1. David Roth
  • Nine gold medals                                           2. Rabindranath Tagore
  • Where the mind is without fear                 3. Stephen Wincent Benet
  • Flying wonder                                                4. Kamala Das
A
4 1 2 3
B
4 2 1 3
C
4 2 3 1
D
3 4 2 1
Question 15
William Wordsworth is the poet of _________.
A
America
B
England
C
Australia
D
Japan
Question 16
Kalpana Chawla was born on _______
A
16th of January 2003
B
21st of July 1969
C
1st of July 1961
D
1st of July 1976
Question 17
Match correct suffix with the root words
  • Love                      1. Ness
  • Kind                      2. Ful
  • Beauty                  3. Tion
  • Demonstrate       4. Ly
A
2 3 1 4
B
3 2 1 4
C
4 1 2 3
D
1 2 3 4
Question 18
Match the following
  • Migratory birds                    1. A little boy of fourteen
  • Hubert                                    2. Celine’s Husband
  • Serge                                       3. Goldy
  • Sam                                        4. Changed Kumar’s heart
A
4 1 2 3
B
3 1 2 4
C
1 2 3 4
D
2 3 1 4
Question 19
In which year did H.W. Longfellow publish his first volume of poems?
A
In 1838
B
In 1839
C
In 1837
D
In 1836
Question 20
Whose message is this? “Listen to the sounds of nature.. Take good care of our fragile planet”
A
Abdul Kalam
B
Kalpana Chawla
C
Saralabehn
D
Sunita Williams
Question 21
The long poem by Shakespeare is
A
Venus and Adonis
B
Anxiety
C
After many days
D
The Appeal
Question 22
_________ is the main character in “The Neem Tree”
A
Malar
B
Vera
C
Masha
D
Lalitha
Question 23
Who said this? “O Woman! Lovely woman! Angels are painted fair to look like you”
A
Otway
B
Annie Louisa Walker
C
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
D
Kamala Das
Question 24
Who says these words? “There is tears for his love; joy for his fortune; honour for his valour; and death for his ambition”
A
Shylock
B
Antony
C
Portia
D
Brutus
Question 25
Match the words with their meanings
  • Sacred                     1. Spend wastefully
  • Dignity                   2. Tempting
  • Enticing                 3. Pride
  • Squander               4. Divine
A
2 3 1 4
B
2 4 1 3
C
4 2 1 3
D
1 3 2 4
Question 26
“Do you confess the bond?” Who is asked to confess?
A
Antonio
B
Shylock
C
Bassanio
D
Duke
Question 27
Thakazhi Sivasankaran Pillai describes _______ as an arch of diplomat.
A
Kuttichovan
B
Kuttimappila
C
Outhakkutty
D
Kesavan Nair
Question 28
Who said these words while dying? “Remember, the struggle the first forest is not easy. But we must not give up. It must go on”.
A
Saralabehn
B
Kalpana Chawla
C
Sunitha Williams
D
Abdul Kalam
Question 29
From which play these lines occur “The quality of mercy is not strain’d It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath”.
A
Julius Ceaser
B
Antony and Cleopatra
C
The Merchant of Venice
D
King Lear
Question 30
Who said these words? “Brutus is an honourable man”.
A
Julius Ceasar
B
Mark Antony
C
Cleopatra
D
Calphurnia
Question 31
The rope like thing around my neck was
A
A Snake
B
Kari’s trunk
C
A rope
D
A chain
Question 32
Select the correct option to complete the given sentence If I had worked hard, I ____________
A
Would have passed in my exam
B
Will have passed in my exam
C
Could have passed in my exam
D
Would pass in my exam
Question 33
Match poem with poets
  • The Apology                                          1. Audrey Heller
  • Hopes and Dreams                              2. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Prayer of a sportsman                        3. Kamala Surayya
  • My Grandmother’s house                  4.  Berton
A
3 2 4 1
B
2 1 3 4
C
3 2 4 1
D
2 1 4 3
Question 34
The rope like thing around my neck was
A
A Snake
B
Kari’s trunk
C
A rope
D
A chain
Question 35
Fill in the blanks with the correct question tags The boy did not write the exam, ______?
A
Didn’t he
B
Did he
C
Shall he
D
Isn’t he
Question 36
Fill in the blanks with the correct tense from the option given below If  I  ______ there, I would have attended the function.
A
Was
B
Were
C
Have been
D
Had been
Question 37
Who said the following line?   “Man is born free but is everywhere in chains”.
A
Ranindranath Tagore
B
Rousseau
C
Subash Chandre Bose
D
Abraham Lincoln
Question 38
Choose the correct phrase to complete the sentence David is famous _______ test cricket.
A
For playing
B
On playing
C
In playing
D
By playing
Question 39
Who said this? “If non-violence is the law of our being, the future is with women”.
A
Bharathiyar
B
Gandhiji
C
Nethaji
D
Nehru
Question 40
_______ is probably the most famous Indian woman to defy the British.
A
Lakshmibai
B
Lalitha
C
Latha
D
Radha
Question 41
Lakshmibai is the most famous Indian woman to have defied the British
A
Opposed
B
Accepted
C
Considered
D
Joined
Question 42
Match poem with poets  
  • A Psalm of life                                          1.Rabindranath Tagore
  • The Solitary Reaper                                 2. D.H. Lawrence
  • Piano                                                           3. H.W. Longfellow
  • Where the world is without fear           4. William Wordsworth
A
2 1 3 4
B
3 4 2 1
C
2 1 4 3
D
1 2 3 4
Question 43
Pick out the correct active form of the verb. A poem has been written by Gopi
A
Has written
B
Had written
C
Would have written
D
Would write
Question 44
Match the characters with the story titles
  • Celine                                1. Sam
  • Kumar                               2. Caught sneezing
  • Hubert                               3.The summer flight
  • Shelly                                4. Swept away
A
3 2 4 1
B
4 3 2 1
C
3 2 1 4
D
4 2 3 1
Question 45
Transform the following sentence into comparative degree Wordsworth is one of the greatest English poets
A
Wordsworth is greater than many other English poets
B
Very few English poets are as great as Wordsworth
C
No other English poet is as great as Wordsworth
D
Wordsworth is greater than any other English poet
Question 46
The morality consists, not in following the beaten track, but in finding out the truth path for ourselves ……. These lines are  from the lesson ________
A
To the Land of Snow
B
Hiroshima
C
Mark of Vishnu
D
The Ceaseless Crusader
Question 47
The following lines are taken from the poem “O Listen to the vale profound Is overflowing with the sound”
A
English words
B
Sonnet 112
C
Solitary Reaper
D
O captain my captain
Question 48
Walt Whitman started his career as an office boy in law office in Brooklyn at the age of _____
A
Twenty
B
Eleven
C
Twenty five
D
Fifteen
Question 49
“No men are foreign” is a poem written by _________
A
Kamala Surayya
B
James Kirkup
C
Brian Patten
D
D.H. Lawrence
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5 comments

  1. sir answer for 1,10,25,31 are wrong.pls take a look into it

  2. Please give right answer for the questions …We are trusting ur website..For right answers u r giving wrong one..Pls check that…And some questions were repeated again again pls do check that..

  3. Good quality questions …Expected more from you winmeen admins….Kindly post more quiz..

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