TNPSC General English Model Test [1] - Part 3 ( 51-75 Questions)

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Questions Prepared by Sarala Dhavamanoharan
  1. Match the Antonym 
               Column A                 Column B
    a) Mitigate               1. Apparent
    b) Latent                   2 .Denied
    c) frantic                   3. Increase
    d)Bestowed              4. Calm 
    1. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    2. a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1
    3. a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2
    4. a-4, b-1, c-2, d-3

  2. Replace the underlined word with its American equivalent : I bought a packet of  Crisps
    1. Candies
    2. Cookies
    3. Snacks 
    4. Chips

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

  4. Choose the appropriate prefix for’ loyal’
    1. il
    2. mis
    3. in
    4. dis

  5. Match the Sentence pattern
    a) Kala bought a book from the shop           1. SVAA
    b) He painted the gate brown                        2.SVIODO
    c)My friend gifted me a book                        3. SVOA
    d) She danced beautifully yesterday              4. SVOC
    1. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    2. a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1
    3. a-3, b-1, c-2, d-3
    4. a-3, b-4, c-2, d-1

  6. And hymns in the cosy parlour, the tinkling piano our guide--- : The figure of speech employed here is
    1. Metaphor
    2. Onomatoepia
    3. oxymoron
    4. anaphora

  7. ‘It’ in the following lines stand for ------- “O,no! it is an ever fixed mark, That looks on tempests and is never shaken
    1. Light
    2.  time
    3.  love
    4. storm

  8. O captain! My captain! Our fearful trip is done :  The fearful trip refers to ---------
    1. A journey of war
    2. an adventurous voyage
    3. the death of the captain
    4. the end of civil war

  9. The reddest flower would look as pale as snow : The poet compares the flowers to
    1. Pale
    2. red
    3. snow
    4. children

  10. Choose the correct passive voice : Post this letter
    1. This letter has to post 
    2. this letter will be posted 
    3. You should post this letter
    4. let this letter be posted

  11. Match the antonyms
      a) delicate                        1. Initially
      b) eventually                  2. Clear
      c) copius                          3. Rough
      d) obscure                     4. Meagre
    1. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    2.  a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1
    3. a-3, b-4, c-2, d-1
    4. a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2

  12. Match the prefixes to form a compound word
    a) fore                                 1.plan
    b) un                                   2.Pone
    c)pre                                   3.cast
    d) post                                4.happy
    1. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    2. a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1
    3. a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2
    4. a-3, b-4, c-1, d-2

  13. Fill with suitable peposition :  Everyone laughed ------- him
    1. On
    2. about
    3. by
    4. at

  14. Choose the base word that doesnot form a derivative with the suffix’--------ity’
    1. local
    2. special 
    3. timid
    4. excel

  15. which of the following is the correct prefix for the word effectual ?
    1. un
    2. dis
    3. mis
    4. in

  16. ”And I thought of the albatross “ :   What is an albatross ?
    1. A humming bird
    2. a fish 
    3. a sea animal
    4. a sea bird 

  17. If this be error and upon me prov’d             I never writ, nor no man ever lov’d    :   Who is the poet ?
    1. Keats
    2. Wordsworth
    3. Robert Frost
    4. Shakespeare

  18. Identify the complex sentence
    1. I didn’t get up early so I missed the bus
    2. This mango is too sour to eat
    3. Balu goes to school but his sister stays at home
    4. If it rains, the match will be postponed

  19. Select the correct synonym for the underlined word : It is an invidious thing
    1. Uncommon
    2. unhealthy
    3. important
    4.  unjust

  20. Select the correct active voice : The wounded boy was being helped by the strangers
    1. Is helped
    2. would help
    3. had been helped 
    4. were helping

  21. Choose the correct passive voice :  Who broke the glass ?
    1. By whom the glass was broken
    2. who has been  broken the glass
    3. By whom  was the glass break?
    4. By whom  was the glass broken

  22. O captain! My captain ! our fearful trip is done : The fearful trip refers to -----------
    1. Journey of life
    2. adventurous voyage 
    3. the death of the captain
    4. end of civil war 

  23. "But once within the wood, we paused          Like gnomes that hid us from the moon " : In the above quoted lines gnomes mean ------------
    1. Fire flies
    2. a large African antelope
    3. Small two winged flies
    4. Dwarfs

  24. “ The hunger and  the mortal strife for bread old age and youth alike mistaught “ :           The word strife means
    1. Fight
    2. quarrel
    3. riot
    4. struggle

  25. -----my man hood is cast down in the flood of rememberance. : Find the figure of speech
    1. Anaphora
    2. oxymoron
    3. simile
    4. Metaphor


  1. the synonym for invidious is unjust and it is also specified in school text books

    1. Thanks for the correction friend...now corrected

    2. Don't keep all the answers in the same option


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