Tnpsc General English Online Model Test 9

General English Online Model Test 9

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Question 1
  1. Match the poets with their nationality
  • Thomas Hardy                       1. Indian
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson         2. Lebanese
  • K. Gokak                                 3. British
  • Khalil Gibran                        4. American
A
2 3 1 4
B
3 4 1 2
C
2 4 1 3
D
4 2 3 1
Question 2
Match the characters with the story titles
  • Masha              1.Two friends
  • Behrman         2.The Open window
  • Morissot          3. The Last Leaf
  • Vera                  4.Lottery Ticket
A
2 3 1 4
B
1 2 3 4
C
4 3 1 2
D
3 1 2 4
Question 3
Match the words in column A with the meanings in column B and choose the correct option
  • Column A                                Column B
  • On account of                        1. To get used to
  • In the midst of                      2. To tolerate
  • To be accustomed to           3. In the middle of
  • To bear with                         4. Owing to
A
4 3 1 2
B
3 2 4 1
C
4 2 3 1
D
2 4 1 3
Question 4
Match the words in column A with the meanings in column B and choose the correct option          Column A                 Column B
  • Squashed                    1. Encouraged
  • Deterred                     2. Pleasure
  • Agony                         3. Inhabited
  • Abandoned               4. Roused
A
3 2 4 1
B
4 1 2 3
C
4 2 3 1
D
1 2 3 4
Question 5
Match the following
  • H. Lawrence               1. Goodmen perform just deeds
  • Lampman                   2.  Manliness
  • Kipling                        3. Piano
  • Famida Y. Basheer   4. Migrant Bird
A
3 1 2 4
B
4 3 2 1
C
2 3 1 4
D
2 1 3 4
Question 6
Match the stories with the authors
  • Swept Away                 1. Leo Tolstoy
  • A Close Encounter     2. Oscar Wilde
  • Caught Sneezing         3. Susannah Hickling
  • The Wooden Bowl      4. Hex Coker
A
3 2 1 4
B
1 2 3 4
C
3 4 2 1
D
3 4 1 2
Question 7
Match the following
  • Etna                  1. A volcanic mountain
  • Russia               2. Patient spider
  • Whitman          3. The ghost village
  • Bilju                   4. Stalin
 
A
3 2 4 1
B
1  4  2  3
C
3 2 4 1
D
2 3 4 1
Question 8
Match the following
  • Shakespeare                   1. The lonely reaper
  • Wordsworth                  2. Shylock
  • Douglas Malloch          3. Vision
  • Abdul Kalam                4. Be the best
A
4 3 2 1
B
2 1 4 3
C
1 2 3 4
D
2 3 4 1
Question 9
Match the characters with the stories
  • Djinn                       1.  The Lottery Ticket
  • Ivan Dimitrich      2. The open window
  • Sue                          3. How the camel got its hump
  • Sappleton              4. The last leaf
A
4 3 1 2
B
4 3 2 1
C
3 1 4 2
D
3 2 4 1
Question 10
Match the column A with suffixes in column B
  • Column A              Column B
  • Attain                      1. Ity
  • Eager                       2. Ful
  • Success                   3.  Ment
  • Mortal                     4. Ness
A
3 4 2 1
B
2 3 4 1
C
3 1 4 2
D
1 3 2 4
Question 11
Match the synonym with their meanings
  • Futile                 1.  Formal religious function
  • Perils                 2. Useless
  • Lapsed into      3. Dangers
  • Ceremony         4. Passed gradually
A
3 2 4 1
B
2 3 4 1
C
4 3 2 1
D
1 3 2 4
Question 12
The correct plural form of “Alphabet” is ______________
A
Alphabets
B
Alphabeta
C
Alphabet
D
Alphabeti
Question 13
Fill in the blanks with the correct preposition The report has to be submitted ______________ a week
A
On
B
At
C
Within
D
Of
Question 14
Fill in the blank with the correct question tag This lesson is easy. ________________?
A
Isn’t it?
B
Is it?
C
Wasn’t it?
D
Wasn’t it?
Question 15
Fill in the blank with the correct pair of homophones The thief broke and open the _____________ almirah to ____________ the jewels.
A
Lone – loan
B
steel-steal
C
bear – bare
D
role - roll
Question 16
“Rich in traditions the ancient temple town has acquired its very own mythologies,evolving  its own customs and festivals.The town mentioned here is _______________
A
Madurai
B
Thanjavur
C
Kumbakonam
D
Trichy
Question 17
O captain! My captain is written by ________________
A
Walt Whitman
B
Robert frost
C
Robert frost
D
Norman Nicholson
Question 18
Dr.Karl paulnack, the director of the music division, is a _______________
A
Guitarist
B
Violinist
C
Pianist
D
Cellist
Question 19
“To India – my native land” was written by _____________
A
Leslie norris
B
David roth
C
Anonymous
D
Henry Louis Vivian derozio
Question 20
“If the women of Asia wake up they will dazzle the world.______________ said these words
A
Jawaharlal nehru
B
Netaji subash Chandra bose
C
Mother Teresa
D
Mahatma Gandhi
Question 21
The author of “Migrant bird” is _________________
A
Famida Y.Basheer
B
Robert frost
C
Elizabeth barrett browning
D
Rudyard kipling
Question 22
Dr.A.P.J.Abdul kalam served as the 11th president of India during the period of ____________
A
2001 to 2005
B
2002 to 2006
C
2002 to 2007
D
2003 to 2008
Question 23
The poem “A psalm of life” underlines the needs of ________________
A
Nationalism
B
Patriotism
C
Optimism
D
Pessimism
Question 24
The American English word for CHIPS is ____________
A
French fries
B
Snacks
C
Cookies
D
Candies
Question 25
The poem Earth is taken from a collection of poems called _______________
A
The cry of the children
B
Punishment in kindergarten
C
The eye of the prophet
D
Going for water
Question 26
Alliteration is the use of the same _________________ or _____________ at the beginning of        the  words that are close together
A
Vowels or consonants
B
Letters or sound
C
Syllables or nouns
D
Sounds or syllables
Question 27
_________________ is a room in a private house for sitting or entertainment visitors
A
Kitchen
B
Rest room
C
Parlour
D
Dining room
Question 28
“He hears the last voice at night”. This line occurs in _______________
A
A tiger in the zoo
B
To India – my native land
C
Nine gold medals
D
Footprints
Question 29
The twin tower in the world trade centre in Newyork USA was attacked and destroyed on ____________
A
August 21, 2001
B
September 11,2001
C
September 21, 2001
D
August 11,2001
Question 30
The first collected edition of Shakespeare’s sonnet appeared in  ___________
A
1609
B
1611
C
1670
D
1681
Question 31
Which poet makes an appeal to our senses for special children? Find out from the options
A
Elizabeth Barret Browning
B
Randal Jarell
C
David Roth
D
Lewis Carroll
Question 32
Who said these lines: “Under the Wide and Starry Sky, Dig the grave and led me lie”.
A
Francis Bacon
B
John Keats
C
Ben Johnson
D
R.L. Stevenson
Question 33
Choose the appropriate antonym of the underlined word: Always commence your work with faith.
A
Conclude
B
Continue
C
Complete
D
Start
Question 34
Identify the author of the poem “Be the Best”
A
Walt Whitman
B
William Shakespeare
C
D.H. Lawrence
D
Douglas Malloch
Question 35
Who wrote the sonnet composed upon Westminster Bridge?
A
William Shakespeare
B
William Wordsworth
C
John Donne
D
John Keats
Question 36
Autobiography ‘I Dare’ was written by
A
M.K. Gandhi
B
R.K. Narayan
C
Kiran Bedi
D
George Orwell
Question 37
“Envy is ignorance and Imitation is suicide” Who said this?
A
Gandhiji
B
R.K. Narayan
C
Emerson
D
Nehru
Question 38
Find correct blending word for ‘Education + Entertainment’
A
Educament
B
Edutainment
C
Edument
D
Eduenterment
Question 39
What does the word ‘seclusion’ mean?
A
Being together
B
Being united
C
Being alone
D
Being partial
Question 40
“Djinn of all deserts” said the Horse - what does Djinn mean?
A
A busy man
B
A magic man
C
A fraud man
D
An idle man
Question 41
Kumar brought his flat in his late
A
Twenties
B
Thirties
C
Forties
D
Fifties
Question 42
Who was nicknamed as “The Plant Doctor”?
A
George Washington Carver
B
Nethaji Subash Chandra Bose
C
Dr. Annie Besant
D
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Question 43
Find out the author of the autobiography of “My Experiments with Truth”.
A
Nehru
B
Gandhiji
C
Indira Gandhi
D
Narendra modi
Question 44
Romeo and Juliet was written by
A
Donte
B
Marlow
C
Dryden
D
William Shakespeare
Question 45
Combine the sentences into a simple sentence and choose the correct from the options given: This is a mango from my garden. It is sweet.
A
The mango which is sweet is from my garden
B
This is a mango from my garden which is sweet
C
This is a mango from my garden and it is sweet
D
The sweet mango is from my garden
Question 46
Find out the “Simple Sentence” from the following:
A
Though Sriram is rich he is humble.
B
Sriram is rich but he is humble
C
Inspite of his richness Sriram is humble
D
Sriram is rich still he is humble
Question 47
Rewrite the sentence in the other speech: Mother asked me how I had written the test
A
Mother said to me, “How did you write the test?”
B
Mother asked me, “How will you write the test?”
C
Mother said to me, “How do you write the test?”
D
Mother told me, “How had you written the test?”
Question 48
Name the special variety of element, the very cruel bomb compelled the Empire of Japan to surrender to the Americans from the options given.
A
U233
B
U238
C
U235
D
U234
Question 49
Find out the plural form of the word: Phemenon
A
Phenomini
B
Phenomenons
C
Phenomenus
D
Phenomena
Question 50
Match the folk arts with the Indian states
  • Kuchipudi           1.Tamilnadu
  • Bharanatyam     2.Kerala
  • Kathakali            3.Punjab
  • Bhangra              4.Andhra
A
4 3 2 1
B
4 1 2 3
C
4 2 3 1
D
4 2 1 3
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