Tnpsc General English Online Model Test 3

General English Online Model Test 3

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Question 1
A sonnet is a poem of _____ lines
A
12
B
14
C
16
D
18
Question 2
Match the words with their meanings
  • Mutiny                     1. Disobey
  • Onslaught               2. Weapons
  • Defy                         3. Useless
  • Futile                      4. Violent attack
A
2 4 1 3
B
2 3 1 4
C
3 1 4 2
D
3 2 1 4
Question 3
‘Binary + digit’ the blended form of this word is
A
Bidigit
B
Binarit
C
bit
D
Binary digit
Question 4
Choose the correct sentence from the given option.
A
The cat hid upon the door
B
The cat hid on the door
C
The cat hid behind the door
D
The cat hid within the door
Question 5
Choose the right preposition The papers are to be prepared _______ a month
A
On
B
By
C
Within
D
In
Question 6
“Caught Sneezing” is adopted from a short story by _________
A
Famida Y. Basheer
B
Oscar Wilde
C
Robert Frost
D
D.H. Lawrence
Question 7
The prize money of Masha was _________ roubles
A
75000
B
50000
C
25000
D
0000
Question 8
Match the phrases with their meaning  
  • On account of                               1. In the middle of
  • In the midst of                             2.To put up with
  • To bear with                                 3. To get used to
  • To be accustomed to                  4. Owing to
A
3 4 2 1
B
4 1 2 3
C
2 3 1 4
D
2 1 3 4
Question 9
Find out the sentence where gerund is used.  
A
He agreed to buy a computer
B
To walk is a good exercise
C
She is a singer and dancer
D
I enjoy writing stories for children
Question 10
Act – act in the living present! What is the figure of speech employed here?        
A
Anaphora
B
Alliteration
C
Repetition
D
Apostrophe
Question 11
Fill in the blanks choosing from the options given below Rowther completed ________ class in schooling    
A
Fourth class
B
Fifth class
C
Third class
D
Second class
Question 12
Choose the appropriate preposition to complete the sentence Please add sugar ____ the coffee.  
A
To
B
With
C
In
D
On
Question 13
“Don’t give up, though pace seems slow ” What is the figure of speech employed here?
A
Assonance
B
Allusion
C
Apostrophe
D
Anaphora
Question 14
ZIP is an example for
A
Contraction
B
Abbreviation
C
Acronym
D
Clipped form
Question 15
Match the poem with poets  
  • Nine Gold Medals                               1. Elizabeth Barret Browning
  • Prayer of a sports man                       2. Rabindranath Tagore
  • Where the mind is without fear       3. Berton Braely
  • Out in field with God                          4. David Roth
A
3 2 1 4
B
2 1 3 4
C
2 3 4 1
D
4 3 2 1
Question 16
Match the following with the author and title:  
  • Elizabeth Barret Browing                         1. A Psalm of life
  • Oscar Wilder                                               2. The Solitary Reaper
  • William Wordsworth                                 3. The cry of the children
  • W. Longfellow                                             4. The model millionare
A
3 4 2 1
B
3 2 1 4
C
2 3 4 1
D
2 3 1 4
Question 17
What were the source of inspiration to the Wright Brothers?
A
Animals
B
Flowers
C
Birds
D
Fishes
Question 18
Choose the appropriate preposition to complete the sentence Please add sugar ____ the coffee.
A
To
B
With
C
In
D
On
Question 19
Fill in the blank with suitable phrasal verb We could go staking in Shimla ________ the weather is good.
A
Even though
B
As soon as
C
Provided that
D
Soon after
Question 20
Fill in the blank with suitable articles I met ______ man who was my relative
A
The
B
A
C
An
D
Some
Question 21
The inscriptions of the _______ talk about Raja Raja Cholan’s gifts to the temple.
A
Vimanam
B
Tower
C
Cave
D
Pillars
Question 22
_________ is an accepted procedure in experimenting research, testing  in all scientific factors.
A
Success
B
Fear
C
Failure
D
stress
Question 23
In whose poem the following lines occur:   “No Nightingale did ever Chaunt More welcome notes to Weary bands”.
A
Robert Frost
B
John Kaets
C
William Wordsworth
D
Robert Bridges
Question 24
Match the poem with poets  
  • The Nation United                                            1. Lewis Carroll
  • Is life but a dream                                              2.Thomas Hardy
  • The Man he killed                                              3. Normal Nicholson
  • Off to Outer space tomorrow morning          4. Walt Whitman
A
4 1 2 3
B
2 3 4 1
C
3 2 1 4
D
4 2 1 3
Question 25
Match the characters with the stories  
  • Matilda                       1. Reflowering
  • Della                            2. The Lottery ticket
  • Appa                            3. The Necklace
  • Masha                         4. The Gift of Mag
A
2 3 4 1
B
3 4 2 1
C
4 2 3 1
D
1 2 3 4
Question 26
Q 24-hour journey in a UP Roadways bus is not the most comfortable way to get to Munsiyari. The Journey of the author was
A
The most uncomfortable
B
The most comfortable
C
Comfortable
D
More comfortable
Question 27
Choose the correct answer for the question from the given paragraph: For three days our path first takes us upstream along the Goriganga, and then into the shrouded Milam Valley where the narrow gorges afford few views. Which river is mentioned here?
A
Milam
B
Ragash Kund
C
Goriganga
D
Dudh
Question 28
Which of the following is a poem by Thomas Hardy?
A
English words
B
A Noiseless Patient Spider
C
Snake
D
The Man He Killed
Question 29
  1. Match the phrasal verbs with their meanings
 
  • Get on                            1.  keep for future use
  • Give in                           2. Continue to resist
  • Stand out                      3. Yield
  • Lay by                            4. Cope with
A
2 4 1 3
B
3 2 1 4
C
4 3 2 1
D
3 1 4 2
Question 30
Blend the following words with their codes  
  • Lecture                 1. Broadcast
  • Technology          2. Music
  • News                    3. Wizard
  • Pop                      4. Demonstration
A
2 1 3 4
B
4 3 1 2
C
3 2 4 1
D
1 2 3 4
Question 31
The life of an ant shows how ______ can make life peaceful.
A
Discipline
B
Education
C
Health
D
Character
Question 32
Henry Wordsworth was a great _________ poet.
A
American
B
Indian
C
Russian
D
British
Question 33
“That fifty-para paddy field is owned by someone in Vaikom. Kesavan Nair has been cultivating it for the last ______ years”
A
Forty
B
Twenty
C
Ten
D
Five
Question 34
Match the correct suffix with the root words  
  • Colour                 1. Al
  • Hero                    2.  Ful
  • Impress              3. Able
  • Credit                  4. Ic
  • Nation                 5. Ive
A
2 4 5 3 1
B
1 2 3 4 5
C
5 4 3 2 1
D
3 4 5 2 1
Question 35
Match the British English words with American English words  
  • Fellow                    1. Pitcher
  • Interval                  2. Guy
  • Jug                         3. Intermission
  • Shop assistant      4. Trunk
  • Book Sales            5. clerk
A
1 2 3 4 5
B
2 3 1 5 4
C
3 2 1 5 4
D
2 3 4 1 5
Question 36
Match the words with their meanings  
  • Alms                         1. Untidy
  • Popular                    2. Splendid
  • Ragged                    3. Offerings
  • Amazing                 4. Well known
A
2 3 1 4
B
3 4 1 2
C
2 4 3 1
D
2 1 3 4
Question 37
The road to success is not a bed of _________  
A
Lotus
B
Jasmines
C
Sunflowers
D
Roses
Question 38
“GOLD COMMAND” is a _______
A
Project
B
Mental picture of our goal
C
Banking movement
D
Vision
Question 39
Anne Sullivan came to teach Helen Keller at the age of
A
11
B
20
C
21
D
12
Question 40
Whose father is ‘Banarasi Dass’?
A
Helen Keller
B
Salim Ali
C
Kalpana Chawla
D
Subash Chandra Bose
Question 41
What is the theme of the story, “The Mark of Vishnu”?
A
Patriotism
B
Communism
C
Superstition
D
Socialism
Question 42
Shakespeare wrote _________ long poems
A
Five
B
Two
C
Three
D
Four
Question 43
Choose the correct answer from the options given below Carver invented a process for producing paints and saints from ________.
A
Soya beans
B
Lama rind
C
Rubber tree
D
Beet root
Question 44
As humble plants by country hedgerows growing That treasure in the rain’. The figure of speech employed here is ______.
A
Allusion
B
Metaphor
C
Simile
D
Personification
Question 45
Match the name of the authors with short stories  
  • O’Henry              1.The Selfish Giant
  • Pearl S Buck      2.The open window
  • Saki                    3. The Last Leaf
  • Oscar Wilde     4. The Refugee
A
1 4 3 2
B
2 3 1 4
C
3 4 2 1
D
3 2 1 4
Question 46
Match the poem with poets  
  • Sonnet No. 116                        1.Walt Whitman
  • The Solitary Reaper               2.Douglas Mallock
  • Be the Best                              3.William Shakespeare
  • O Captain My Captain         4.William Wordsworth
 
A
2 3 1 4
B
2 3 4 1
C
3 2 1 4
D
3   4    2    1
Question 47
“The music in my heart I bore Long after it was heard no more”.   These lines are taken from the poem  ______________.
A
The Solitary Reaper
B
The man he killed
C
Be the best
D
Women’s right
Question 48
Choose the correct question tag for the sentence. We spoke softly, ______?  
A
Doesn’t we
B
Does we
C
Don’t we
D
Aren’t we
Question 49
‘I received love.. That woman died’ This line expresses the love enjoyed by
A
Tagore
B
R.K. Narayan
C
Kamala Das
D
Deepa Agarwal
Question 50
Who is Gaia?
A
Earth
B
Sun
C
Moon
D
Star
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