Tnpsc General English Online Model Test 4

General English Online Model Test 4

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Question 1
Use the correct degree in the blank Your pencil is ___________ (sharp) than mine.
A
as sharp as
B
more sharp
C
more sharper
D
sharper
Question 2
Choose the correct option given below to complete the sentence __________ we practice well, we cannot win the match.
A
Unless
B
though
C
as
D
if
Question 3
“Why do you swear by your ancestors, Uncle Kesavan?” Here ‘you’ refers to
A
Kuttichovan
B
Uncle Keshavan
C
Outhakkutty
D
Kesavan’s wife
Question 4
What are the 3R’s related to Environmental awareness?
A
Reduce, Recycle and Reuse
B
Resourcefulness, Responsbility and Respect
C
Rights, Respect and Responsibility
D
Reading, Writing and Arithmetic
Question 5
Match the poem titles with the poem lines  
  • Manliness                                   1. With speed of wings I hasten
  • Going for water                         2. And sometime we could pray
  • The cry of the children            3. But once within the wood we paused
  • Migrant Bird                             4. If you can fill the unforgiving minute
A
2 3 4 2
B
4 3 2 1
C
3 2 4 1
D
2 1 3 4
Question 6
Match the characters with the stories titles  
  • Johnsy                   1. The Lottery Ticket
  • Masha                    2. Two Friends
  • Morrissot              3. Open Window
  • Sappleton             4. The Last Leaf
A
3 2 1 4
B
4 1 2 3
C
2 3 4 1
D
1 2 3 4
Question 7
Who was the only poet honoured with the title “Poet Laureate of Michigan”.
A
William Wordsworth
B
Edgar Allen Poe
C
Kalil Gibran
D
Edgar A. Guest
Question 8
____________  it not rained,we would have gone to the theatre.
A
Has
B
Was
C
Had
D
Were
Question 9
Fill in the blank with the correct question tag Let’s discuss the matter,_______________?
A
Shall they?
B
Shall we?
C
lets not?
D
will you?
Question 10
Fill in the blank with the correct prepositions “Leave your books _____________ the table at the centre of the room.Then go to the room __________ the staircase.Wait there ____________ I come.There is not enough space _____________ the desk and the bench.
A
On,beside,until,between
B
on,beside,between,until
C
beside,on,until,between
D
until,between,on,beside
Question 11
Match the short stories with the name of the authors  
  • William Wordsworth               1. The Earth
  • Khalil Gibran                            2. Is Life but a dream?
  • Lewis Carroll                            3. Snake
  • H. Lawrence                            4. The Solitary Reaper
A
1 3 2 4
B
2 3 4 1
C
4 1 2 3
D
2 3 1 4
Question 12
Match the places with the cities they are situated in  
  • Prahadeeswarar Temple                    1. Darjeeling
  • Elephant Hills                                     2. Tanjore
  • Mountain Railways                            3. Italy
  • Empoli                                                  4. Madurai
A
4 3 2 1
B
4 2 1 3
C
2 4 1 3
D
2 4 1 3
Question 13
Find out the figure of speech used in this line from the options given below:   “He lifted his head from his drinking as cattle do”
A
Alliteration
B
Metaphor
C
Simile
D
Allusion
Question 14
Choose the sentences which is in Adverbs of Manner from the options given.
A
He walked forward
B
Tomorrow will be a working day
C
Alexander fought bravely
D
I had given enough money
Question 15
Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence. The poet tells a story to the children.
A
S V O C
B
S V IO DO
C
S V O A
D
S V DO IO
Question 16
What is the plural form for the word:  Lioense
A
Liones
B
Lions
C
Lionees
D
Lionesses
Question 17
I take this offer and pay the bond thrice And let the Christian go Here the Christian refers to _____________
A
Bassanio
B
Portia
C
Shylock
D
Antonio
Question 18
… not that I loved ceaser  less but that I loved Rome more….. These are the words of __________
A
Brutus
B
Antony
C
Cassius
D
Casca
Question 19
To seek the brook if still it ran The children mentioned in the poem search for _____________
A
sea
B
well
C
Stream
D
lake
Question 20
The giant thought the lovely music he heard must be the _____________ passing by.
A
King’s musician
B
Linnet
C
solitary reaper
D
Hail
Question 21
Match sentences with their patterns  
  • Ram went to school                1.  S+V+O
  • My father me a pen                2. S+V+C
  • He was excited                        3. S+V+IO+DO
  • She bought vegetables          4. S+V+A
A
1 2 3 4
B
4 3 2 1
C
2 1 4 3
D
2 3 1 4
Question 22
Match the phrasal verbs with their meanings  
  • To take a new turn           1. Deprived of
  • Bereft of                              2. To begin a new course
  • Due to                                 3. Irrespective of
  • In spite of                          4. Reason
A
4 3 2 1
B
3 2 4 1
C
2 1 4 3
D
1 2 3 4
Question 23
Change the underlined word into verb in the given sentence: Charu is a beautiful girl
A
Beauty
B
Beautician
C
Beautify
D
Beautifying
Question 24
Choose the correct word from the options given: The manager melted on hearing the news.
A
Became liquid
B
Gradually appeared
C
Gradually disappeared
D
Became sympathetic
Question 25
The little children was standing in the ______________ of the garden.
A
Farthest corner
B
Middle
C
innermost corner
D
nearest corner
Question 26
Helen’s parents took her to the ____________
A
Davinci Edison
B
Graham Bell
C
Albert Einstein
D
Edison
Question 27
Flu is formed by the process of _______________
A
Front and back clipping
B
back clipping
C
blending
D
front clipping
Question 28
Find out the odd one
A
Slow
B
Calm
C
Success
D
Good
Question 29
Choose the correct blending word from the given options for “television + broad cast”
A
Telebroad
B
Broadvision
C
Telecast
D
Castvision
Question 30
Who said the line? “The highest result of education is tolerance”
A
Mother Theresa
B
Gandhiji
C
Helen Keller
D
Indhira Gandhi
Question 31
Match the words with their meanings  
  • Mutiny                           1. Violent attack
  • Onslaught                     2. Useless
  • Defy                                3. Rebel
  • Ammunition                 4. Disobey
  • Futile                            5.  Weapon
A
3 1 4 5 2
B
2 3 4 5 1
C
2 1 4 3 5
D
3 4 2 1 5
Question 32
In sonnet no.116, Shakespeare celebrates the constancy of ________________
A
Friendship
B
Lust
C
True love
D
Honesty
Question 33
The children entered the _______________ garden through a little hole in the wall.
A
Giant’s
B
friends
C
Enemy’s
D
The little boy’s
Question 34
World environment day is observed every year on ______________
A
March 8
B
March 22
C
June 5
D
April 23
Question 35
Match the correct prefix with the root words  
  • Em-                      1. Mission
  • Ultra-                   2. Tension
  • Hyper                  3.  Violet
  • Over                    4.  Power
  • Inter                    5. Lock
A
3 2 4 5 1
B
2 3 4 5 1
C
3 4 2 5 1
D
1 2 3 4 5
Question 36
Annie Louisa walker was educated in
A
Kannada
B
France
C
India
D
Ontario
Question 37
What sort of instruments does sculptor use?
A
Knife and axe
B
Sword and spare
C
Hammer and chisel
D
Bow and arrow
Question 38
William James was a
A
Psychologist
B
Doctor
C
Professor
D
Collector
Question 39
We ran as if to meet the moon:
A
Metaphor
B
Personification
C
Simile
D
Oxymoron
Question 40
Kari used to eat _______________ pounds of twigs a day.
A
Thirty pounds
B
Forty pounds
C
Forty kilos
D
Forty five pounds
Question 41
…… this strict court of venice ‘Must needs give sentence’ against the merchant there. The word ‘merchant’ stands for ______________
A
Antonio
B
Olivia
C
Shylock
D
Duke
Question 42
The poem “Be the best” is written by _______________
A
A.L.Walker
B
Douglas Malloch
C
Tagore
D
Walt whitman
Question 43
The poem O captain! My captain is written by _______________
A
Walt Whitman
B
Thomas Hardy
C
V.K.Gokak
D
Tagore
Question 44
What is the theme observed in the poem “A Noiseless Patient Spider”?
A
Unshakable faith
B
Labour
C
Love
D
Fearful attitude
Question 45
Repetition of the same line at the end of each stanza is called
A
Simile
B
Refrain
C
Alliteration
D
Metaphor
Question 46
  1. Match the characters with the story titles
     Character                            Story title
  • Vera                                    Lottery Ticket
  • Morrisot                            The Last Leaf
  • Masha                                Two friends
  • Johnsy                               Open Window
A
4 3 2 1
B
3 4 2 1
C
1 2 3 4
D
3 1 2 4
Question 47
Shakespeare was born on
A
April 26 1564
B
May 26 1564
C
August 26 1564
D
June 26 1564
Question 48
What does the phrase “Jarring voices” mean?
A
Unpleasant sounds
B
Real sounds
C
Pleasant sounds
D
Unreal sounds
Question 49
“How beautiful you are, Earth and how sublime” Mention the figure of speech from the options given.
A
Oxymoron
B
Personification
C
Simile
D
Metaphor
Question 50
There was a quarrel between  Kesavan nair and _____________ upon the mud-bund.
A
Kutti mappila
B
Outhak kutty’s servant
C
Kuttichovan
D
Kesavan Nair’s wife
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