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Questions Prepared by Sarala Dhavamanoharan
  1. match the suffix to form meaningful word
               Column A                 Column B
    a) betray                  1  -ment
    b) carry                     2-age
    c) compel                 3-al
    d) attach                   4-sion
    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. Find the correct prefix for the word partial
    1. un
    2. pre
    3. post
    4. im

  3. Question tag: Open the door ---------
    1. Will you ?
    2. don’t you ?
    3.  can you
    4. should you

  4. match the underlined with the correct parts of speech
      a)  Kumar’s childish behavior irritate us     1.adverb
      b) I like entertainment                                 2. Adjective
      c) He brought glory to his country              3. Noun
      d) Slowly, the snake crawled away             4. Verb
    1. a-3, b-4, c-1, d-2
    2. a-3, b-2, c-4, d-1
    3. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    4. a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1

  5. In which poem this line occurs ? :  “was it cowardice , that I dared not kill him?
    1. The Nation United
    2. The man he killed
    3. Migrant bird 
    4. Snake

  6. Match the poetic lines with the author 
    a) It isn’t by size that you win or fail             1. Shakespeare
    b) Love alters not with brief hours                2. Longfellow
    c) Man’s little day in haste we spend           3. Douglas malloch
    d) Let the dead past bury its head                  4. Lewis carol
    1. a-3, b-2, c-4, d-1
    2. a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2
    3. a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1
    4. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4

  7. Form a new word by blending    Splash +spatter 
    1. Splutter
    2. Platter
    3. Splatter
    4. None

  8. Fill in the blanks with suitable preposition . -----------the cupboard, very ------the wall, there is a narrow gap,-----into which a few charts have been kept. Unroll them and hang them ----- the walls of the room
    1. on,near, behind,into
    2. near,into,on,behind
    3. into,on,near,behind
    4.  Behind, near, into, on

  9. Find the figure of speech : ' Dust thou art to dust returnest  is ' 
    1. alliteration
    2. simile
    3. Allusion
    4. oxymoron

  10. The selfish giant put a notice board in his garden, which read--------
    1. litter free zone
    2. do not touch the saplings
    3. Never pluck the flowers and fruits
    4. trespassers will be prosecuted

  11. Find the Rhyme scheme
     “If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
            To serve your turn long after they are gone
            And so hold on when then there  is nothing in you
            Except the will which says to them, Hold on !”
    1. aabb
    2. aaab
    3. abcb
    4. abab

  12.  “ What an amazing model!”Whisphered  Hughie as he shook hands with his friend. Who is referred to an amazing model
    1. Hugh Erskine
    2. Laura Merton
    3. colonel
    4. Baron Hausberg

  13. Music is not a part of arts and entertainment. It’s not luxury, a lavish thing .  not a  Is a play thing and amusement .It is a basic need of human survival. Music is one of the ways we make sense of our lives.           What is music according to Dr. Karl Paulnack ?
    1. part of arts and entertainment
    2. is luxury and a lavish thing
    3. Is a play thing and amusement 
    4. It is a basic need of human survival

  14. choose the option that conveys the meaning : "Throughout his life, he has been filled with the conviction that there is a silver lining to every cloiud and that good shall ultimately prevail"
    1. He has believed in the prevalence of sorrows in his life
    2. He has accumulated much wealth and silver in his life
    3. He has believed that good shall never prevail.
    4. He has been an optimist throughout his lfe

  15. Whose poem is this ?
    'For the soul is dead that slumbers
     And things are not what they seem
     Dust thou art to dust returnest
     Was not spoken of the soul'
    1. Tennyson
    2. D.H.Lawrence
    3. Dickens
    4. Longfellow

  16. Match the author with work
    a)  Charles   Dickens               1. Jungle book
    b) Rudyard   Kipling                 2. The adventures of Tom sayer
    c) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle       3. Oliver Twist
    d) Mark twain                          4. Adventure of Sherlock Homes
    1. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    2. a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1
    3. a-3, b-2, c-4, d-1
    4. a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2

  17. Name the poem  from which it is taken : “ And let the guerdon of my labour be My fallen country! One kind wish from you !”
    1. No men are foreign
    2. You can’t be that , no, you can’t be that 
    3. foot prints
    4. To India – My native Land

  18. Match the British  English with American English
    a) blind    1. Hood
    b) bonnet   2. Crib
    c) Purse      3. Window shade
    d) cot         4. Wallet
    1. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    2. a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1
    3. a-3, b-2, c-4, d-1
    4. a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2

  19. "A new discovered Treasure …. " : The Figure of speech employed here
    1. Simile
    2. Oxymoron
    3. Transferred epithet 
    4. Personification

  20. Match the synonyms
    a) Sturdy               1. Insight
    b) Intitution          2. Tempt
    c) seduce               3. Strange
    d) bizarre                4. Strong
    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

  21. Find the suitable article :     My friend is -------- multitalented person . Last month , he was elected ------- chairman of the Board . Surely he’ll be -------- best chairman for he is ----- honest worker.
    1. a, the, an, the
    2. an, no article, a, the
    3. no article, an, the, a 
    4. a, no article, the, an

  22. Match the parts of speech
    a) we obey our elders                      1. Adjective
    b) He is a patient listener                2. Noun
    c) Seethal danced gracefully           3. Verb
    d) There is no substitute for hard work   4. Adverb
    1. a-4, b-1, c-2, d-3
    2. a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1
    3. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
    4. a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2

  23. Find the suitable article :  ------- well  written text has ---------- well defined organization --------------- structure of ---- well organized text or essay has three main divisions
    1.  the, a, a, a 
    2. a,the, a,a
    3. a,a,a,the
    4. a,  a, the , a

  24.  In which poem, these lines are taken : " I’ll be full of rooks, crannies, valleys and fountains"
    1. My Grandmother’s house  
    2. Don’t quit
    3.  No men are foreign
    4. You can’t be that, no, you can’t be that

  25. Identify the poetic line differs from figure of speech
    1. Speech that came like leech craft  
    2. Still like muffled drums are beating 
    3. As humble plants by country hedge grows growing
    4. Life is but an empty dream 

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