Tnpsc General English Online Model Test 8

General English Online Model Test 8

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Question 1
Choose the correct synonym Kumar walked cautiously
A
slowly
B
quickly
C
carefully
D
easily
Question 2
Choose the correct antonym The utter simplicity of the subject was suddenly revealed to me
A
showed
B
hidden
C
explained
D
understood
Question 3
Choose the correct antonym They had a special building
A
right
B
common
C
particular
D
good
Question 4
Choose the correct antonym Gandhi was meant for truth
A
falsehood
B
violence
C
bold
D
hatred
Question 5
Choose the correct antonym We head to stop ever so often
A
rarely
B
frequently
C
always
D
usually
Question 6
Choose the correct antonym All his designs were Authentic
A
real
B
false
C
common
D
audacious
Question 7
Which of the following is not a poem?
A
A Psalm of life
B
The mark of Vishnu
C
The cry of Children
D
The man he killed
Question 8
What is doom’s day?
A
Christian day
B
good Friday
C
The last day of the world’s existence
D
Ash Wednesday
Question 9
Why did Antonio borrow money from shylock?
A
To run a business
B
To give is to Portia
C
Since he was a spendthrift
D
To give it to Bassanio
Question 10
What is the duty of a student to the wider world according to Gokhale’s speech?
A
To fight for the welfare of the people
B
To spread good thoughts and principles all over the world
C
To understand the lives and problems of the people and solve them
D
should not create any problem
Question 11
He put up a notice board “Trespassers will be prosecuted” What do you mean by the word “prosecuted”?
A
agreed
B
punished
C
preceeded
D
excused
Question 12
Read the following lines and answer the questions “I wanted to be Shakespeare But was poor ats writing plays I wanted to be Jane Austin Bud didn’t know to spin stories”
A
a tailor
B
a novelist
C
a spinner
D
a psychiatrist
Question 13
Find the add pair from those given below:
A
The apology - Ralph Waldo Emerson
B
Is life but a dream - H.W. Longfellow
C
The flying wonder - Stephen Vincent Bennet
D
English words - V.K. Gokak
Question 14
Match the following
  • a) Portia        1) A Jewish money lender
  • b) Jessica      2) A merchant of Venice
  • c) Shylock     3) Shylock’s daughter
  • d) Antonio    4) A wealthy lady is Belmont
A
a-4, b-1, c-2, d-3
B
a-2, b-3, c-1, d-4
C
a-4, b-3, c-1, d-2
D
a-2, b-4, c-3, d-1
Question 15
Who has uttered these words? “Friends Romans country men Lend me your Ears”
A
Brutus
B
Antonio
C
Antony
D
Casca
Question 16
A song narrating a popular story is called
A
dialogue
B
oration
C
couplet
D
ballad
Question 17
According to Greeks______ and ________ were two sides to the same coin
A
music & literature
B
music & dance
C
culture & music
D
music & astronomy
Question 18
A poem of two lines is called a
A
dialogue
B
oration
C
couplet
D
ballad
Question 19
How many lines are there in a sonnet?
A
eight lines
B
eleven lines
C
fourteen lines
D
sixteen lines
Question 20
Which of the following is not true?
A
Chawla always spoke about travelling to the states
B
Chawla travelled about 760 hours in space
C
Chawla was assigned as mission specialist
D
Chawla’s inspiration to take up flying was JRD Tata
Question 21
Which of the following is not correctly matched?
  • Dances               States
  • A) Bhangra              - Punjab
  • B) Kuchipudi          - Andhra Pradesh
  • C) Yakshagana       - Gujarat
  • D) Odissi                 - Odisha
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
Question 22
Which one of the following options is not a famous tragedy of Shakespeare?
A
Hamlet
B
king lear
C
Othello
D
A midsummer night’s dream
Question 23
Identify the author of the short story “The refugee”
A
Saki
B
Pearl S. Buck
C
Anton Chekhov
D
Oscar Wilde
Question 24
Who is the author of the short story “swept away”?
A
Saki
B
Pearl S. Buck
C
Sundara Ramasamy
D
Sussanah Hickling
Question 25
In which country does the story “Two friends” takes place?
A
England
B
France
C
India
D
Africa
Question 26
“Listen to the sounds of nature..... Take good care of our fragile planet” -who said this?
A
Dr. Salim Ali
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Kalpana Chawla
D
Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 27
Find out the error They (1)  entered (2)  into (3)  the room one by one (4)
A
1
B
2
C
3
D
4
Question 28
Tie (1)  the cow (2)   with (3)  a tree (4)
A
1
B
2
C
3
D
4
Question 29
Select the correct sentence
A
spare the rod and spoil the child
B
spare the child and spoil the rod
C
spare the child and the rod spoil
D
spare and spoil the child, the rod
Question 30
Select the correct sentence
A
something worthwhile and ultimate it is doing
B
It is doing worthwhile and ultimate something
C
It is doing something worthwhile and ultimate
D
Something is worthwhile and ultimate it doing
Question 31
Find out the odd words (verb, noun, adjective, adverb)
A
miltch
B
milk
C
glad
D
tell
Question 32
Find out the odd words (verb, noun, adjective, adverb)
A
grieve
B
grief
C
grievance
D
grateful
Question 33
Select the correct plural form Motto
A
mottoe
B
moot
C
mottoes
D
motto
Question 34
Select the correct plural form Cuckoo
A
cuckoos
B
cucko
C
cuckoe
D
cuckoo
Question 35
Identify the sentecnce A person who tells lies is seldom trusted
A
complex
B
simple
C
compound
D
negative
Question 36
He was not only a fool but also a rogue
A
simple
B
statement
C
complex
D
compound
Question 37
Identify the degree Sakuntalam is the best drama in Sanskrit
A
superlative
B
positive
C
comparative
D
none
Question 38
Marina beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world
A
positive
B
comparative
C
superlative
D
statement
Question 39
Identify the sentence pattern He was made the principal
A
SVO
B
SVC
C
SVA
D
SVIODO
Question 40
Identify the sentence pattern They did a lot of work
A
SVA
B
SVOA
C
SVO
D
SVOC
Question 41
They elected him their chairman yesterday
A
SVOCA
B
SVIODOA
C
SVOAA
D
SVCAA
Question 42
Select the correct voice The picture_____ by Ravi now
A
being painted
B
is painted
C
is being painted
D
was being painted
Question 43
Select the correct voice Let the old_____ (support)
A
be supported
B
is supported
C
have supported
D
supported
Question 44
Select the correct voice Change noun into verb “friend”
A
friendly
B
friending
C
friended
D
befriend
Question 45
Change the following noun into adverb “fairy”
A
fairly
B
fairydom
C
fairyhood
D
fairyism
Question 46
Before you go to see him he_____ place
A
will left
B
is leaving
C
had left
D
will have left
Question 47
Select the correct voice form and fill in the blank: I want the work........by him.
A
done
B
to be done
C
did
D
to doing
Question 48
Fill in the blank with a gerund: ......French is easier than speaking it
A
To read
B
To be read
C
Having read
D
Reading
Question 49
Select the correct voice form and fill in the blank: Radio.......by Marconi
A
is invented
B
has been invented
C
was invented
D
invented
Question 50
Choose the correct ‘synonym’ for the underlined word from the options given below: The Bishop slept tranquilly.
A
fast
B
peacefully
C
quickly
D
carefully
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