Trained Graduate Teacher Exam of English 2005

 

TRAINED GRADUATE TEACHER EXAM.. 2005

ENGLISH

  1. Which is the correct spelling?

a) Ouintessence

b) Ointessence

c) Ouentesence

d) Ouintesence

  1. Venus and Adonis is by-

a) Shakespear

b) Milton

c) Galsworthy

d) Wordsworth

  1. Pun is-

a) Opposite Word

b) A play on Words

c) A funny Word

d) Identical

  1. Verse libre is-

a) Colophon

b) Closed form

c) Rhymed form

d) Open form

  1. Choose the correct verb-

They …. To school by bus.

a) Going

b) Goes

c) Go

d) To go

  1. Insert the correct form-

Barcelona… the world to the Montijuic Stadium.

a) Brought

b) Took

c) Welcomed

d) Welcome

  1. Which of the following is a pastoral poem by Milton?

a) Adonis

b) Thyrsis

c) Lycidas

d) None of these

 

  1. Punctuate correctly-

At sunset the general taking decision marched forward.

a) At sunset, the general, taking decision marched forward.

b) At sunset the general, taking decision, marched forward.

c) At sunset, the general taking decision, marched forward.

d) At sunset, the general, taking decision, marched forward.

  1. The Solitary Reaper is a-

a) Ballad

b) Ode

c) Lyric

d) Pastoral

  1. Yesterday at school, I ….. the echo of a roar of laughter.

a) Were startled

b) Was startled

c) Was startling

d) Were startling

  1. We…. By a strange sound.

a) Were startle

b) Was startled

c) Was startling

d) Were startling

  1. “Milton’s poetry is a mirror in which the writer’s character is very clearly reflected.” Who made this statement?

a) Verity

b) Macmillan

c) Pattison

d) Bush

  1. The passive voice of- “jack was forcing through the crowd”…. Is-

a) Jack was being forced through the crowd

b) The crowd was forcing through by jack

c) The crowd forced through Jack

d) The crowd was being forced through

  1. ‘Incredible’ means-

a) Surprising

b) Interesting

c) Disgusting

d) Unbelievable

 

  1. The period known as the age of Milton is-

a) 1621-1681

b) 1620-1665

c) 1625-1660

d) 1628-1655

  1. Ask … me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man.

a) In

b) By

c) For

d) From

  1. It is a translation …. Horace’s Ars Poetica.

a) To

b) In

c) From

d) Of

  1. The originator and namer of ‘deconstruction’ is-

a) Jacques Derrida

b) Friedrich Nietzsche

c) Martin Heidegger

d) Sigmund Freud

  1. Which is the correct spelling?

a) Rythym

b) Ryhthm

c) Rhythm

d) Rhithym

  1. The age of Milton had three kinds of poets-

a) Religious, Heroic, Puritan

b) Metaphysical, Cavalier, Puritan

c) Metaphysical, Romantic, Dramatic

d) Cavalier, Religious, Classical

  1. Lyrical Balladas was written by Coleridge and-

a) Arnold

b) Keats

c) Wordsworth

d) Blake

  1. Legitimate means-

a) Valid

b) Correct

c) Rightful

d) Possessive

  1. We …. Dinner at the Park Hotel yesterday.

a) Had eaten

b) Ate

c) Were eating

d) Got

  1. Paradise Lost was written by Milton in the … phase of his life.

a) Middle

b) Last

c) Student

d) First

  1. One who hates mankind is called-

a) Egoist

b) Egotist

c) Introvert

d) Misanthrope

  1. Wordsworth composed some of his finest poems during the years-

a) 1798-1799

b) 1778-1779

c) 1788-89

d) 1768-69

  1. The regular ode is a close imitation of-

a) Petrarch

b) Shelley

c) Tata

d) Pindar

  1. Gita… hundred times everyday.

a) Skip

b) Skips

c) Skipped

d) Skipping

  1. Skilful’ is-

a) Advent

b) Adopt

c) Aroit

d) Adverse

  1. Find the mis-spelt word-

a) Appropriate

b) Title

c) Mission

d) Passage

 

  1. ‘The Dark Lady’ appears in the sonnets of-

a) Surrey

b) Wyatt

c) Shakespeare

d) Spenser

  1. Which is the correct meaning of the idiom backed up?

a) Sold

b) Corroded

c) Supported

d) Fabricated

  1. Tick the correct infinitive-

a) Saying prayer

b) To pray

c) Praying to

d) Being Praying

  1. The Plural for ‘handfull’ is-

a) Handfuls

b) Handfulls

c) Handsfull

d) Handsfulls

 

  1. John Galsworthy was the son of a-

a) Novelist

b) Merchant

c) Lawyer

d) Doctor

  1. ‘Dastard’ means-

a) Destitute

b) Becoming

c) Brave

d) Coward

  1. She often goes to the cinema-

a) Adverb of time

b) Adverb of Degree

c) Adverb of frequency

d) Adverb of manner

  1. She barley left the room when the roof fell in.

a) Adverb of time

b) Adverb of Degree

c) Adverb of frequency

d) Adverb of manner

  1. Which is not shakespear’s drama?

a) Titus Andronicus

b) Edward the second

c) Hamlet

d) Richard

  1. Tick the correct meaning of the idiom come about-

a) Get

b) Take place

c) Happen

d) Recover

  1. Galsworthy began his literacy career as –

a) A journalist

b) A dramatist

c) A novelist

d) A poet

  1. ‘Novella’ is a word from-

a) India

b) France

c) Italy

d) England

  1. Which of the following is a masque written by Milton?

a) Comus

b) Adeopagitica

c) Lycidas

d) None of these

  1. Put in the correct prepositions-

We herd …. It ….our meeting.

a) Of, through

b) At, during

c) Of, during

d) Of, in

  1. I am looking forward ….. you.

a) To seeing

b) To see

c) To have seen

d) For seeing

  1. He says he is not ….. for the job of a doctor.

a) Cut up

b) Cut off

c) Cut down

d) Cut out

  1. He is reparing his car with a view…. It.

a) To sell

b) To selling

c) For selling

d) To have sold

  1. Our school liberary boasts of many …. Editions of the ….. classical writers.

a) Old, ancient

b) Ancient, Ancient

c) Ancient, new

d) Old, old

  1. As sheep are to a flock, so are cattle to a….

a) Swarm

b) Multitude

c) Pack

d) Herd

  1. Next to, but not necessarily touching, is-

a) Adjoin

b) Adjacent

c) Adhere

d) Adapt

  1. ‘Poetic justice’ was a term coined by-

a) Samuel Johnson

b) Geoffrey Leech

c) John Dryden

d) Thomas Rymer

  1. Which among the following bold words is the correct Adverbial qualifications-

a) The flames spread everywhere

b) The flames spread everywhere

c) The flames spread everywhere

d) The flames spread everywhere

  1. Sha kespeare was born in-

a) 1574

b) 1563

c) 1564

d) 1589

  1. In which poem does the following statement appear?

a) Paradise Regained

b) Lycidas

c) Paradise lost

d) Comus

  1. The popular for ‘man-servant’ is-

a) Manworker

b) Man-servant

c) Mans-servant

d) Men-servant

  1. She slept soundly. Identity the nature of the bold verb-

a) Transitive verb

b) Intransitive verb

c) Regular verb

d) Verb of complete predication

  1. Chased by the dog, the thief ran …. The lawn.

a) Across

b) Around

c) Over

d) Through

  1. He vanished… the darkness.

a) To

b) In

c) Into

d) Through

  1. ‘To refurbish’ is-

a) To repair

b) To survey

c) To apply

d) To renovate

  1. Punctuate correctly-

Amrit sharma is a metro railway employee

a) Amrit sharma is a metro railway employee

b) Amrit Sharma is a Metro Railway Employee

c) Amrit Sharma is a metro railway Employee

d) None of these

  1. Which is the correct spelling?

a) Canceled

b) Canciled

c) Cancelled

d) Canscelled

 

  1. Put in the correct verb form-

I know that you … twenty on your last birthday

a) Were

b) Was

c) Are

d) Is

  1. Pannalal Patel, who is very old, is still-

a) Strong

b) Fond of fishing

c) Very alert

d) Can walk fast

  1. Pannalal had an appointment with the river Ajoy-

a) On 15th August

b) On 14th August

c) On 15th August morning

d) On 14th August evening

  1. The Ajoy floods its banks-

a) Every rainy season

b) Very rarely

c) Every few years

d) Quite often

  1. According to Pannalal, water with out fishis-

a) Unthinkable

b) Tasteless

c) Impure

d) Unprofitable

  1. The object pf Pannalal, was the welfare of-

a) The fishermen

b) The Ajoy

c) Society

d) Fish

  1. The meaning of ‘solicited’ is-

a) Advice requested

b) To do a court case

c) To form a party

d) None of these

  1. Select the correct spelling-

a) Staff Quarters

b) Stuff Quarters

c) Staff Quarters

d) None of these

  1. ‘Compact’ means-

a) Face powder for women

b) Computer software

c) Put together in a small space

d) None of the above

  1. ….. the boy return to his village?

a) Shall

b) Will

c) Was

d) Shan’t

  1. Songs…. Sung in his mempory.

a) Is

b) Were

c) Had

d) Been

  1. Change the following into a complex sentence-

He received the call of his friend and left for Delhi right away

a) Receiving the call of his friend and left for Delhi right away

b) He received the call of his friend therefore the call of his friend, therefore he left for Therefore he left for delhi right away

c) As soon as he received the call of his friend. He left for Delhi

d) He received the call of his friend and soon left for Delhi

  1. Change the following simple sentence into a complex sentence-

a) His senior colleagues have been transferred to Dehradun

b) His colleagues having a seniority over him have been transferred to dehradum

c) His colleagues who are senior to him have been transferred to dehradum

d) Some of his colleagues are senior to him have been transferred to dehradum

  1. The most common form of closing a letter to a close relative is-

a) Your sincerely

b) Your affectionately

c) Your faithfully

d) Your truly

  1. Punctuate the following-

Don’t worry father said he lll soon leave the village and find a job in Delhi.

a) Don’t worry father, “said he” lll soon leave the village and find a job in Delhi.

b) Don’t worry father, said he ‘l’ll soon leave the village and find a job in Delhi.”

c) “Don’t worry father.” said he, “l’ll soon leave the village and find a job in Delhi.”

d) “Don’t worry father said he” l”ll soon leave the village and find a job in Delhi.

  1. Find out the correct narration of the following direct speech-
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“I know this area because I used to live here,” he informed.

a) He informed that he knew that area because he used to lived there

b) He informed that he knew that area because he had lived there

c) He informed that he knew that area because he had been living there

d) He informed that he knew that area because he lived there

  1. Each of the following sentence is divided into four parts

a) He explained to the government

b) Why/the manufacturing of cars/have

c) Stopped in his new factory

d) No error

  1. Each of the following sentence is divided into four parts

a) We have lived/

b) In this house ever

c) Since/my father has died.

d) No error

  1. Each of the following sentence is divided into four parts

a) The principal claimed that /

b) There were less than fifty students present

c) In the building/when it caught

d) No error

  1. Each of the following sentence is divided into four parts

a) The examination of the

b) Undergraduate students/are likely to

c) Commence/from Friday.

d) No error

  1. Each of the following sentence is divided into four parts

a) Few People know/

b) That the climate

c) Of shimla/is better than srinagar

d) No error

  1. “A violet by a mossy stone /Half hidden from the eye !” is a quote from the-

a) Ode to Duty

b) Lucy Poems

c) The Green Linnet

d) The Solitary Reaper

  1. Tick the correct one-

a) Gita asked me where I lived.

b) Gita asked to me where I lived.

c) Gita asked me where did I live.

d) Gita asked me where do you live.

  1. Informal essay is also known as-

a) Funny essay

b) Scholarly essay

c) Familiar eassay

d) Impersonal eassay

  1. Tick the correct auxiliary to indicate discontinued habit-

a) There was a house there

b) There used to be a house

c) There is a house there

d) There was used to be a house there

  1. Wordsworth’s poems, mostly, deal with-

a) Politics

b) City life

c) Humble and rustic life

d) Revolution

  1. Who disturbed the peach of the class?

a) The new boy

b) The mischievous boy of the class

c) The master

d) The headmaster

  1. What is the function of the clause “a school servant carrying a large desk “in the opening sentence?

a) Just to provide an extra information

b) To describe the atmosphere

c) To create seriousness

d) To create humour

  1. What contributed most to the misery of the new boy?

a) The appearance of the boy

b) His shyness

c) The sadistic attitude of the master

d) Insentive classmates

  1. Which of the following is true about the description of the new boy?

a) The boy has been sketched sympathetically

b) The boy has been caricatured

c) It is a serious description

d) The writer seems to hate the boy

  1. The last part of the episode proves to be an anticlimax to-

a) The class

b) The boy

c) The teacher

d) All of them

  1. The boy was ‘sputtering’ syllables because he was-

a) Angry

b) Sad

c) Shy

d) Calm

  1. In the command of the master ‘Get rid of your heimet’ in the second paragraph-

a) There is a cruel joke

b) There is nothing cruel about it

c) The master wants to help the boy

d) The master wants to disciplines the class\

  1. Which literacy device has been used in the following sentence of the last paragraph?

“The same sputtering of syllables was heard, drowned by the littering of he class.”

a) Metaphor

b) Irony

c) Apostrophe

d) Onomatopoeic

  1. The word ‘hubbub’ in the last sentence of the passage means-

a) Complete silence

b) Noise and excitement

c) Dullness

d) atmosphere

  1. Which of the following would be the most suitable title for the passage?

a) The mischievous master

b) The mischievous class

c) A funny boy in the class

d) A new boy in the class

  1. Wordsworth, before his death, resided at-

a) Rydal mount

b) Grasmere Parsonage

c) Dove Cottage

d) Allan Bank

  1. He…. Sitting besides a river.

a) Shall find

b) Is saw

c) Is finded

d) Was found

  1. The new play has fallen flat-

a) The play is success

b) The play met with a cold reception

c) The play received good review

d) None of the above

  1. Life is a bed roses-

a) Pleasant living

b) Bed made of roses

c) Simple living

d) None of the above

  1. ‘Charming and witty’ may be expressed as-

a) Schism

b) Scintillating

c) Scion

d) Sanguine

  1. Split into simple sentence-

In the night the thief came into the garden.

a) It was night. The thief came

b) Night came. The thief came into the garden

c) At night. The thief was in the garden

d) Night fell. The thief came into the garden

  1. ‘Alliteration’ may be defined as-

a) A literary genre

b) Repeated consonants in a sentence

c) A repetition of a speech sound in a sequence of words

d) Literary aptitude

  1. Which is the correct spelling?

a) Bivouck

b) Bivouk

c) Bivouac

d) Bivoak

  1. Fill in the gap with correct correct preposition-

On Saturday, he left Delhi….

a) At

b) For

c) Near

d) To

  1. Join into a single sentence-

He was absent from school. He was ill.

a) As he was ill he was absent from school

b) He was absent from school because of his illness

c) He was ill and so he was absent from school

d) None of the above

  1. A pair of trousers …. To go into his suitcase.

a) Should

b) Were

c) Are

d) Is

  1. There…some books in his bag.

a) Is

b) Was

c) Were

d) Have

  1. You go first and I… you.

a) Shall follow

b) Shall following

c) Am follow

d) Am following

  1. William Wordsworth’s Tinterm abbey is-

a) A dramatic monologue

b) A dramatic lyric

c) A dramatic epic

d) None of the above

  1. Which is the correct spelling?

a) Tyrannize

b) Tyrannise

c) Tyranize

d) Tyrranise

  1. ‘Epic’ is-

a) A story of a battle

b) A long narrative poem on a serious subject

c) A dramatic monologue

d) A dramatic monologue

  1. To find fault with’ in one word, is-

a) Cryptic

b) Cruciate

c) Criticize

d) Crutail

  1. In 1805, Wordsworth’s which poem was written-

a) Tinterm Abbey

b) The Prelude

c) Lucy poem

d) The Solitary Reape

  1. Insert the correct word-

He … his application when he heard he has not got the necessary certificates.

a) Withdraw

b) Withdrew

c) Had withdrawn

d) Got withdrawn

  1. The Prelude by Wordsworth was part of a vast work which was to be

Called—

a) The Excursion

b) The Recluse

c) Yarrow Revisited

d) Peter Bell

  1. Tick the correctly punctuate sentence-

a) “you know, he isn’t dead, sir!”

b) “You know he isn’t dad, sir.”

c) “You know, he is’nt dead, sir”

d) “You know-he ins’t dead-sir!”

 

  1. 118. Tick the correctly punctuate sentence-

a) Alas! The king is dead.

b) Alas, the King is dead.

c) Alas, the King is dead.

d) Alas, The King is dead.

  1. ‘Schematic’ means-

a) disturbing

b) diabolical

c) grammatic

d) diagrammatic

  1. Use the Correct preposition-

She tuned …. To the music programme.

a) On

b) Into

c) Onto

d) with

  1. ‘Act’ is-

a) a major division in the action of a play

b) an acting category in a play

c) Chapter of a play

d) Acting by actors

  1. Indicate correct verb-

Before the Aryans …. To India, Dravidians had lived there.

a) Coming

b) Come

c) Came

d) Did come

  1. The lower class was represented in Galsworthy’s-

a) The country house

b) The Forsyte Saga

c) Fratemiyt

d) None of the above

  1. Tick the correct sentence-

a) Not a girls was injured

b) Neither nor girl was injured

c) Neither girl was injured

d) None girl was injured

 

TRAINED GRADUATE TEACHER EXAM.. 2005

ENGLISH

  1. Which is the correct spelling?

a) Ouintessence

b) Ointessence

c) Ouentesence

d) Ouintesence

  1. Venus and Adonis is by-

a) Shakespear

b) Milton

c) Galsworthy

d) Wordsworth

  1. Pun is-

a) Opposite Word

b) A play on Words

c) A funny Word

d) Identical

  1. Verse libre is-

a) Colophon

b) Closed form

c) Rhymed form

d) Open form

  1. Choose the correct verb-

They …. To school by bus.

a) Going

b) Goes

c) Go

d) To go

  1. Insert the correct form-

Barcelona… the world to the Montijuic Stadium.

a) Brought

b) Took

c) Welcomed

d) Welcome

  1. Which of the following is a pastoral poem by Milton?

a) Adonis

b) Thyrsis

c) Lycidas

d) None of these

  1. Punctuate correctly-

At sunset the general taking decision marched forward.

a) At sunset, the general, taking decision marched forward.

b) At sunset the general, taking decision, marched forward.

c) At sunset, the general taking decision, marched forward.

d) At sunset, the general, taking decision, marched forward.

  1. The Solitary Reaper is a-
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a) Ballad

b) Ode

c) Lyric

d) Pastoral

  1. Yesterday at school, I ….. the echo of a roar of laughter.

a) Were startled

b) Was startled

c) Was startling

d) Were startling

  1. We…. By a strange sound.

a) Were startle

b) Was startled

c) Was startling

d) Were startling

  1. “Milton’s poetry is a mirror in which the writer’s character is very clearly reflected.” Who made this statement?

a) Verity

b) Macmillan

c) Pattison

d) Bush

  1. The passive voice of- “jack was forcing through the crowd”…. Is-

a) Jack was being forced through the crowd

b) The crowd was forcing through by jack

c) The crowd forced through Jack

d) The crowd was being forced through

  1. ‘Incredible’ means-

a) Surprising

TRAINED GRADUATE TEACHER EXAM.. 2005

ENGLISH

  1. Which is the correct spelling?

a) Ouintessence

b) Ointessence

c) Ouentesence

d) Ouintesence

  1. Venus and Adonis is by-

a) Shakespear

b) Milton

c) Galsworthy

d) Wordsworth

  1. Pun is-

a) Opposite Word

b) A play on Words

c) A funny Word

d) Identical

  1. Verse libre is-

a) Colophon

b) Closed form

c) Rhymed form

d) Open form

  1. Choose the correct verb-

They …. To school by bus.

a) Going

b) Goes

c) Go

d) To go

  1. Insert the correct form-

Barcelona… the world to the Montijuic Stadium.

a) Brought

b) Took

c) Welcomed

d) Welcome

  1. Which of the following is a pastoral poem by Milton?

a) Adonis

b) Thyrsis

c) Lycidas

d) None of these

  1. Punctuate correctly-

At sunset the general taking decision marched forward.

a) At sunset, the general, taking decision marched forward.

b) At sunset the general, taking decision, marched forward.

c) At sunset, the general taking decision, marched forward.

d) At sunset, the general, taking decision, marched forward.

  1. The Solitary Reaper is a-

a) Ballad

b) Ode

c) Lyric

d) Pastoral

  1. Yesterday at school, I ….. the echo of a roar of laughter.

a) Were startled

b) Was startled

c) Was startling

d) Were startling

  1. We…. By a strange sound.

a) Were startle

b) Was startled

c) Was startling

d) Were startling

  1. “Milton’s poetry is a mirror in which the writer’s character is very clearly reflected.” Who made this statement?

a) Verity

b) Macmillan

c) Pattison

d) Bush

  1. The passive voice of- “jack was forcing through the crowd”…. Is-

a) Jack was being forced through the crowd

b) The crowd was forcing through by jack

c) The crowd forced through Jack

d) The crowd was being forced through

  1. ‘Incredible’ means-

a) Surprising

b) Interesting

c) Disgusting

d) Unbelievable

  1. The period known as the age of Milton is-

a) 1621-1681

b) 1620-1665

c) 1625-1660

d) 1628-1655

  1. Ask … me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man.

a) In

b) By

c) For

d) From

  1. It is a translation …. Horace’s Ars Poetica.

a) To

b) In

c) From

d) Of

  1. The originator and namer of ‘deconstruction’ is-

a) Jacques Derrida

b) Friedrich Nietzsche

c) Martin Heidegger

d) Sigmund Freud

  1. Which is the correct spelling?

a) Rythym

b) Ryhthm

c) Rhythm

d) Rhithym

  1. The age of Milton had three kinds of poets-

a) Religious, Heroic, Puritan

b) Metaphysical, Cavalier, Puritan

c) Metaphysical, Romantic, Dramatic

d) Cavalier, Religious, Classical

  1. Lyrical Balladas was written by Coleridge and-

a) Arnold

b) Keats

c) Wordsworth

d) Blake

  1. Legitimate means-

a) Valid

b) Correct

c) Rightful

d) Possessive

  1. We …. Dinner at the Park Hotel yesterday.

a) Had eaten

b) Ate

c) Were eating

d) Got

  1. Paradise Lost was written by Milton in the … phase of his life.

a) Middle

b) Last

c) Student

d) First

  1. One who hates mankind is called-

a) Egoist

b) Egotist

c) Introvert

d) Misanthrope

  1. Wordsworth composed some of his finest poems during the years-

a) 1798-1799

b) 1778-1779

c) 1788-89

d) 1768-69

  1. The regular ode is a close imitation of-

a) Petrarch

b) Shelley

c) Tata

d) Pindar

  1. Gita… hundred times everyday.

a) Skip

b) Skips

c) Skipped

d) Skipping

  1. Skilful’ is-

a) Advent

b) Adopt

c) Aroit

d) Adverse

  1. Find the mis-spelt word-

a) Appropriate

b) Title

c) Mission

d) Passage

  1. ‘The Dark Lady’ appears in the sonnets of-

a) Surrey

b) Wyatt

c) Shakespeare

d) Spenser

  1. Which is the correct meaning of the idiom backed up?

a) Sold

b) Corroded

c) Supported

d) Fabricated

  1. Tick the correct infinitive-

a) Saying prayer

b) To pray

c) Praying to

d) Being Praying

  1. The Plural for ‘handfull’ is-

a) Handfuls

b) Handfulls

c) Handsfull

d) Handsfulls

  1. John Galsworthy was the son of a-

a) Novelist

b) Merchant

c) Lawyer

d) Doctor

  1. ‘Dastard’ means-

a) Destitute

b) Becoming

c) Brave

d) Coward

  1. She often goes to the cinema-

a) Adverb of time

b) Adverb of Degree

c) Adverb of frequency

d) Adverb of manner

  1. She barley left the room when the roof fell in.

a) Adverb of time

b) Adverb of Degree

c) Adverb of frequency

d) Adverb of manner

  1. Which is not shakespear’s drama?

a) Titus Andronicus

b) Edward the second

c) Hamlet

d) Richard

  1. Tick the correct meaning of the idiom come about-

a) Get

b) Take place

c) Happen

d) Recover

  1. Galsworthy began his literacy career as –

a) A journalist

b) A dramatist

c) A novelist

d) A poet

  1. ‘Novella’ is a word from-

a) India

b) France

c) Italy

d) England

  1. Which of the following is a masque written by Milton?

a) Comus

b) Adeopagitica

c) Lycidas

d) None of these

  1. Put in the correct prepositions-

We herd …. It ….our meeting.

a) Of, through

b) At, during

c) Of, during

d) Of, in

  1. I am looking forward ….. you.

a) To seeing

b) To see

c) To have seen

d) For seeing

  1. He says he is not ….. for the job of a doctor.

a) Cut up

b) Cut off

c) Cut down

d) Cut out

  1. He is reparing his car with a view…. It.

a) To sell

b) To selling

c) For selling

d) To have sold

  1. Our school liberary boasts of many …. Editions of the ….. classical writers.

a) Old, ancient

b) Ancient, Ancient

c) Ancient, new

d) Old, old

  1. As sheep are to a flock, so are cattle to a….

a) Swarm

b) Multitude

c) Pack

d) Herd

  1. Next to, but not necessarily touching, is-

a) Adjoin

b) Adjacent

c) Adhere

d) Adapt

  1. ‘Poetic justice’ was a term coined by-

a) Samuel Johnson

b) Geoffrey Leech

c) John Dryden

d) Thomas Rymer

  1. Which among the following bold words is the correct Adverbial qualifications-

a) The flames spread everywhere

b) The flames spread everywhere

c) The flames spread everywhere

d) The flames spread everywhere

  1. Sha kespeare was born in-

a) 1574

b) 1563

c) 1564

d) 1589

  1. In which poem does the following statement appear?

a) Paradise Regained

b) Lycidas

c) Paradise lost

d) Comus

  1. The popular for ‘man-servant’ is-

a) Manworker

b) Man-servant

c) Mans-servant

d) Men-servant

  1. She slept soundly. Identity the nature of the bold verb-

a) Transitive verb

b) Intransitive verb

c) Regular verb

d) Verb of complete predication

  1. Chased by the dog, the thief ran …. The lawn.

a) Across

b) Around

c) Over

d) Through

  1. He vanished… the darkness.

a) To

b) In

c) Into

d) Through

  1. ‘To refurbish’ is-

a) To repair

b) To survey

c) To apply

d) To renovate

  1. Punctuate correctly-

Amrit sharma is a metro railway employee

a) Amrit sharma is a metro railway employee

b) Amrit Sharma is a Metro Railway Employee

c) Amrit Sharma is a metro railway Employee

d) None of these

  1. Which is the correct spelling?

a) Canceled

b) Canciled

c) Cancelled

d) Canscelled

  1. Put in the correct verb form-

I know that you … twenty on your last birthday

a) Were

b) Was

c) Are

d) Is

  1. Pannalal Patel, who is very old, is still-

a) Strong

b) Fond of fishing

c) Very alert

d) Can walk fast

  1. Pannalal had an appointment with the river Ajoy-

a) On 15th August

b) On 14th August

c) On 15th August morning

d) On 14th August evening

  1. The Ajoy floods its banks-

a) Every rainy season

b) Very rarely

c) Every few years

d) Quite often

  1. According to Pannalal, water with out fishis-

a) Unthinkable

b) Tasteless

c) Impure

d) Unprofitable

  1. The object pf Pannalal, was the welfare of-

a) The fishermen

b) The Ajoy

c) Society

d) Fish

  1. The meaning of ‘solicited’ is-

a) Advice requested

b) To do a court case

c) To form a party

d) None of these

  1. Select the correct spelling-

a) Staff Quarters

b) Stuff Quarters

c) Staff Quarters

d) None of these

  1. ‘Compact’ means-

a) Face powder for women

b) Computer software

c) Put together in a small space

d) None of the above

  1. ….. the boy return to his village?

a) Shall

b) Will

c) Was

d) Shan’t

  1. Songs…. Sung in his mempory.

a) Is

b) Were

c) Had

d) Been

  1. Change the following into a complex sentence-

He received the call of his friend and left for Delhi right away

a) Receiving the call of his friend and left for Delhi right away

b) He received the call of his friend therefore the call of his friend, therefore he left for Therefore he left for delhi right away

c) As soon as he received the call of his friend. He left for Delhi

d) He received the call of his friend and soon left for Delhi

  1. Change the following simple sentence into a complex sentence-
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a) His senior colleagues have been transferred to Dehradun

b) His colleagues having a seniority over him have been transferred to dehradum

c) His colleagues who are senior to him have been transferred to dehradum

d) Some of his colleagues are senior to him have been transferred to dehradum

  1. The most common form of closing a letter to a close relative is-

a) Your sincerely

b) Your affectionately

c) Your faithfully

d) Your truly

  1. Punctuate the following-

Don’t worry father said he lll soon leave the village and find a job in Delhi.

a) Don’t worry father, “said he” lll soon leave the village and find a job in Delhi.

b) Don’t worry father, said he ‘l’ll soon leave the village and find a job in Delhi.”

c) “Don’t worry father.” said he, “l’ll soon leave the village and find a job in Delhi.”

d) “Don’t worry father said he” l”ll soon leave the village and find a job in Delhi.

  1. Find out the correct narration of the following direct speech-

“I know this area because I used to live here,” he informed.

a) He informed that he knew that area because he used to lived there

b) He informed that he knew that area because he had lived there

c) He informed that he knew that area because he had been living there

d) He informed that he knew that area because he lived there

  1. Each of the following sentence is divided into four parts

a) He explained to the government

b) Why/the manufacturing of cars/have

c) Stopped in his new factory

d) No error

  1. Each of the following sentence is divided into four parts

a) We have lived/

b) In this house ever

c) Since/my father has died.

d) No error

  1. Each of the following sentence is divided into four parts

a) The principal claimed that /

b) There were less than fifty students present

c) In the building/when it caught

d) No error

  1. Each of the following sentence is divided into four parts

a) The examination of the

b) Undergraduate students/are likely to

c) Commence/from Friday.

d) No error

  1. Each of the following sentence is divided into four parts

a) Few People know/

b) That the climate

c) Of shimla/is better than srinagar

d) No error

  1. “A violet by a mossy stone /Half hidden from the eye !” is a quote from the-

a) Ode to Duty

b) Lucy Poems

c) The Green Linnet

d) The Solitary Reaper

  1. Tick the correct one-

a) Gita asked me where I lived.

b) Gita asked to me where I lived.

c) Gita asked me where did I live.

d) Gita asked me where do you live.

  1. Informal essay is also known as-

a) Funny essay

b) Scholarly essay

c) Familiar eassay

d) Impersonal eassay

  1. Tick the correct auxiliary to indicate discontinued habit-

a) There was a house there

b) There used to be a house

c) There is a house there

d) There was used to be a house there

  1. Wordsworth’s poems, mostly, deal with-

a) Politics

b) City life

c) Humble and rustic life

d) Revolution

  1. Who disturbed the peach of the class?

a) The new boy

b) The mischievous boy of the class

c) The master

d) The headmaster

  1. What is the function of the clause “a school servant carrying a large desk “in the opening sentence?

a) Just to provide an extra information

b) To describe the atmosphere

c) To create seriousness

d) To create humour

  1. What contributed most to the misery of the new boy?

a) The appearance of the boy

b) His shyness

c) The sadistic attitude of the master

d) Insentive classmates

  1. Which of the following is true about the description of the new boy?

a) The boy has been sketched sympathetically

b) The boy has been caricatured

c) It is a serious description

d) The writer seems to hate the boy

  1. The last part of the episode proves to be an anticlimax to-

a) The class

b) The boy

c) The teacher

d) All of them

  1. The boy was ‘sputtering’ syllables because he was-

a) Angry

b) Sad

c) Shy

d) Calm

  1. In the command of the master ‘Get rid of your heimet’ in the second paragraph-

a) There is a cruel joke

b) There is nothing cruel about it

c) The master wants to help the boy

d) The master wants to disciplines the class\

  1. Which literacy device has been used in the following sentence of the last paragraph?

“The same sputtering of syllables was heard, drowned by the littering of he class.”

a) Metaphor

b) Irony

c) Apostrophe

d) Onomatopoeic

  1. The word ‘hubbub’ in the last sentence of the passage means-

a) Complete silence

b) Noise and excitement

c) Dullness

d) atmosphere

  1. Which of the following would be the most suitable title for the passage?

a) The mischievous master

b) The mischievous class

c) A funny boy in the class

d) A new boy in the class

  1. Wordsworth, before his death, resided at-

a) Rydal mount

b) Grasmere Parsonage

c) Dove Cottage

d) Allan Bank

  1. He…. Sitting besides a river.

a) Shall find

b) Is saw

c) Is finded

d) Was found

  1. The new play has fallen flat-

a) The play is success

b) The play met with a cold reception

c) The play received good review

d) None of the above

  1. Life is a bed roses-

a) Pleasant living

b) Bed made of roses

c) Simple living

d) None of the above

  1. ‘Charming and witty’ may be expressed as-

a) Schism

b) Scintillating

c) Scion

d) Sanguine

  1. Split into simple sentence-

In the night the thief came into the garden.

a) It was night. The thief came

b) Night came. The thief came into the garden

c) At night. The thief was in the garden

d) Night fell. The thief came into the garden

  1. ‘Alliteration’ may be defined as-

a) A literary genre

b) Repeated consonants in a sentence

c) A repetition of a speech sound in a sequence of words

d) Literary aptitude

  1. Which is the correct spelling?

a) Bivouck

b) Bivouk

c) Bivouac

d) Bivoak

  1. Fill in the gap with correct correct preposition-

On Saturday, he left Delhi….

a) At

b) For

c) Near

d) To

  1. Join into a single sentence-

He was absent from school. He was ill.

a) As he was ill he was absent from school

b) He was absent from school because of his illness

c) He was ill and so he was absent from school

d) None of the above

  1. A pair of trousers …. To go into his suitcase.

a) Should

b) Were

c) Are

d) Is

  1. There…some books in his bag.

a) Is

b) Was

c) Were

d) Have

  1. You go first and I… you.

a) Shall follow

b) Shall following

c) Am follow

d) Am following

  1. William Wordsworth’s Tinterm abbey is-

a) A dramatic monologue

b) A dramatic lyric

c) A dramatic epic

d) None of the above

  1. Which is the correct spelling?

a) Tyrannize

b) Tyrannise

c) Tyranize

d) Tyrranise

  1. ‘Epic’ is-

a) A story of a battle

b) A long narrative poem on a serious subject

c) A dramatic monologue

d) A dramatic monologue

  1. To find fault with’ in one word, is-

a) Cryptic

b) Cruciate

c) Criticize

d) Crutail

  1. In 1805, Wordsworth’s which poem was written-

a) Tinterm Abbey

b) The Prelude

c) Lucy poem

d) The Solitary Reape

  1. Insert the correct word-

He … his application when he heard he has not got the necessary certificates.

a) Withdraw

b) Withdrew

c) Had withdrawn

d) Got withdrawn

  1. The Prelude by Wordsworth was part of a vast work which was to be

Called—

a) The Excursion

b) The Recluse

c) Yarrow Revisited

d) Peter Bell

  1. Tick the correctly punctuate sentence-

a) “you know, he isn’t dead, sir!”

b) “You know he isn’t dad, sir.”

c) “You know, he is’nt dead, sir”

d) “You know-he ins’t dead-sir!”

  1. 118. Tick the correctly punctuate sentence-

a) Alas! The king is dead.

b) Alas, the King is dead.

c) Alas, the King is dead.

d) Alas, The King is dead.

  1. ‘Schematic’ means-

a) disturbing

b) diabolical

c) grammatic

d) diagrammatic

  1. Use the Correct preposition-

She tuned …. To the music programme.

a) On

b) Into

c) Onto

d) with

  1. ‘Act’ is-

a) a major division in the action of a play

b) an acting category in a play

c) Chapter of a play

d) Acting by actors

  1. Indicate correct verb-

Before the Aryans …. To India, Dravidians had lived there.

a) Coming

b) Come

c) Came

d) Did come

  1. The lower class was represented in Galsworthy’s-

a) The country house

b) The Forsyte Saga

c) Fratemiyt

d) None of the above

  1. Tick the correct sentence-

a) Not a girls was injured

b) Neither nor girl was injured

c) Neither girl was injured

d) None girl was injured

b) Interesting

c) Disgusting

d) Unbelievable

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