TNPSC General English Model Test [2] - Part I (1-25 Questions)

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  1. Match the following sentence in column A  with column B with their correct infinitives
    Column A                                                      Column B
    a)The Parcel was heavy                           i) to eat
    b) These clothes are comfortable            ii) to carry
    c) English is easy                                       iii) to wear
    d) Apples are good                                    iv) to learn 
    1. a-2,  b-3, c-4, d-1
    2. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    3. a-3, b-2, c-4, d-1
    4.  a-3, b-4, c-1, d-2

  2. Choose the option with the right meaning of the following idiom  :  In the pink of one’s health
    1. complete surprise
    2. to be extremely happy
    3. extremely healthy
    4. Painting the place pink

  3. Choose the correct synonym of the underlined word : Everyone  has an indispensable role to play 
    1. essential 
    2. short
    3. major
    4. clean

  4. Fill up the blank with the suitable preposition :It is natural in every man to wish ------------- distinction
    1. on
    2. for 
    3. of 
    4.  to

  5. Find out the correct question tag: They came by car -----------------?
    1. didn’t they ?
    2. do they ?
    3. isn’t it ?
    4. are they ?

  6. Fill in the balnks with the correct ( tense)verb forms given in sequence: We -------- ( live) in this house since 2011 which ------------(build)in 2010
    1. are living,is built 
    2. were living, were built
    3.  have lived,has built
    4. have been living,was built

  7. Lalitha  has ---------- medical leave and is expected to join duty next Monday
    1. took
    2. take
    3. tooked
    4. taken

  8. Select the correct tense form of verb from the below given options : The queen bee  with her workers ------------ over the hive
    1. Preside 
    2. are presiding
    3. have been presiding  
    4. presides

  9. Match  Column A with their synonym in Column B
       Column A                 Column B
    a) Contempt         i. Perseverance
    b) Incadescent      ii. Frightening
    c) Monstrous        iii. Scorn
    d) Diligence            iv. Glowing
    1. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    2. a-3, b-2, c-4, d-1
    3.  a-3, b-4, c-2, d-1
    4. a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1

  10. Choose the correct antonym of the underlined word: Whenever he asw a snake, he quickly shoved it away lest we kill it
    1. pushed
    2. Pulled
    3.  killed 
    4. damaged 

  11. Choose the correct active form of the sentence given below : He was awarded a prize by the government
    1. The government will award him a prize
    2. The government have to award him a prize 
    3. The government will  be awarding him a prize
    4.  The government awardedhim a prize

  12. Fill in the blanks with a suitable infinitive  :  This medicine is pleasant ----------------
    1. To have taken
    2. To take
    3. To have taken
    4. none 

  13. Fill in the blank with a suitable preposition : Nature has given ius an abundant wealth  ------------ the form of forests
    1. By
    2. in
    3. at
    4. with

  14. Match the  correct antonym
    a) Vast                            i. Scanty
    b) Talented                   ii. artificial
    c) Abundant                 iii. small
    d) natural                      iv. Incompetent
    1.  a-3, b-4, c-1, d-2
    2. a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1
    3. a-4, b-3, c-2, d-1
    4.  a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4

  15. choose the correct question tag  : They work very hard ------------ ?
    1. Do they
    2. Don’t they 
    3. Didn’t they
    4. Did they

  16.  Identify the sentence which has no error ?
    1. Here is the watch that you are looking at 
    2. Here is the watch that you are looking on
    3. Here is the watch that you are looking for 
    4.  Here is the watch that you are looking down

  17. Choose the correct verb  : The United States ------------ a big navy
    1. Has
    2. are having
    3. is 
    4. Have 

  18. Fill in the blanks with suitable article : Centuries ago --- great artist was engaged to paint -----mural for --------cathedral in -------Scilian town
    1. a, the, a,the
    2. the, the, the, a
    3. a, a , the, a
    4. a,the,the,a

  19. Choose the  correct statement for thecorect tag : Should have the question tag------------------ doesn’t he ?
    1. shreya drawn well  
    2. Shreya draws well 
    3. shreya has been drawing well  
    4.  shreya has not drawn well 

  20. Fill the correct phrasal verb : I am exactly like my mother, I think I have ------- her
    1. Taken after
    2. Taken to
    3. Taken off  
    4. Taken over 

  21. Choose the correct synonym of the underlined word : He leaped about in joy upon realizing his true nature
    1. Walked
    2.  left 
    3. jumped
    4. helped

  22. Match the Antonym
    a) Mitigate               i. Apparent
    b) Latent                   ii .Denied
    c) frantic                   iii. Increase
    d)Bestowed              iv. Calm
    1. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    2.  a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2
    3. a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1
    4. a-4, b-3, c-2, d-1

  23. Choose the appropriate prefix for’ loyal’
    1. dis
    2.  il 
    3. mis 
    4. in
  24. Choose the correct passive voice : Post this letter
    1. This letter has to post    
    2. let this letter be posted
    3. this letter will be posted  
    4. You should post this letter

  25. Match the antonyms
    a) delicate                        i. Initially
    b) eventually                   ii. Clear
    c) copius                          iii. Rough
    d) obscure                       iv. Meagre
    1.  a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1
    2. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    3.  a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2
    4. a-4, b-3, c-2, d-1


  1. Q.No 17: Answer is Wrong..
    Q.No 12: Answer is Wrong

  2. q no 10. shove means push. so the opposite is pull.


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