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Group 4 VAO General English Model Test 14

Group 4 VAO General English Model Test 14

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Question 1
In Oscar Wilde‟s The model millionaire why did Alan Trevor leave the studio for a few minutes?
A
He had another appointment
B
He went to see his son
C
He went to see a frame maker
D
He went to see a customer
Question 2
Identify the sentence with the wrong question tag:
A
Ramu went to Assam last week, didn‟t he?
B
The Australians will not win the finals, will they?
C
People shouldn‟t be rude to one another, shouldn‟t they?
D
The bus is early today, isn‟t it?
Question 3
Amrita Devi’s act of sacrifice paved way for
A
Women empowerment
B
Environmental awareness
C
Chipko movement
D
Prevention against sati
Question 4
Change the following into comparative degree:
  • My pony is not as trained as yours.
A
Your pony is more trained than mine.
B
your pony is not more trained than mine
C
Your pony is relatively more trained
D
your pony is more trained.
Question 5
Choose the correct antonym for the underlined word from the options given.
  • He is a sturdy young man.
A
Dynamic
B
Strong
C
Weak
D
Ambitious
Question 6
Select the correct plural form of “OX‟
A
Oxes
B
Oxen
C
Oxers
D
Oxens
Question 7
Gokhale’s motivational speech, addressing the students was delivered in Mumbai in July
A
1941
B
1945
C
1931
D
1911
Question 8
Mr. Phenumonia figures in _________.
A
The Last Leaf
B
The selfish Giant
C
The Lottery Ticket
D
The Open Window
Question 9
In the short story, “Earthquake” who has become a symbol of love and humanity
A
Bhuli
B
Nilu
C
Brij
D
Molthi
Question 10
The autobiography of Marry Kom is
A
My life my rules
B
Towards dream
C
Unreachable
D
Unbreakable
Question 11
Match the following words given in Column A with their meanings in Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Column A Column B
a) ailment 1. wounded
b) mute 2. illness
c) furiously 3. Silence
d) hurt 4. Violently
A
2 3 4 1
B
4 3 1 2
C
1 3 4 2
D
3 2 1 4
Question 12
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable article.
  • He is ___________ honour to the profession.
A
An
B
No article
C
A
D
The
Question 13
_______ is the bark of a tree that gives a delicious flavour to food.
A
Mustard
B
Cloves
C
Fennel
D
Cinnamon
Question 14
The long poem by Shakespeare is
A
Venus and Adonis
B
Anxiety
C
After many days
D
The Appeal
Question 15
Select the correct tense form of verb from the below given options. The queen bee with her workers -------------- over the hive.
A
preside
B
presides
C
are presiding
D
have been presiding
Question 16
  • “Dust thou art, to dust returnest,
  • Was not spoken of the soul”.
  • Which of the following options best explains the above lines?
A
We are born from the dust and we return to dust
B
Human life is not immortal
C
The question of mortality does not apply to soul
D
The soul is dead when the body is dead.
Question 17
In the birthday letter Nehru addressed whom as Bapuji
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Subash Chandra Bose
C
Lalalaj pat Rai
D
Tilak
Question 18
Which one of the following is a correct sentence?
A
Kindness is noblest of all virtue.
B
Kindness is most noble of all virtues.
C
Kindness is the noblest of all virtues
D
Kindness is the most nobles of all virtues.
Question 19
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable phrasal verbs
  • My father always______truth and honesty.
A
Stands for
B
Stands at
C
Stands at
D
Stands to
Question 20
Identify the compound sentence.
A
We should work hard to make up for the lost days.
B
We should work hard so that we make up for the lost days.
C
We should work hard and make up for the lost days.
D
We should work hard for making up for the lost days
Question 21
Replace the underlined British word with its American equivalent.
  • This is a handbag made of leather.
A
bag
B
pouch
C
purse
D
wallet
Question 22
  • After all, winners don‟t do different things. They do things differently.
  • Pick out the right antonym of the word “different”.
A
dissimilar
B
similar
C
indifferent
D
constant
Question 23
Which spice is noted in Indian Epic and in writings dated back to the Roman Empire in the 1st Century CE?
A
Cumin
B
Pepper
C
Turmeric
D
Cloves
Question 24
Select the correct answer from the options given below:
  • A Statement tells something. But actually it means the opposite is known as.
A
Paradox
B
Irony
C
Apostrophe
D
Litotes
Question 25
Match the following phrasal verbs with their meanings :
Column A Column B
(a) Look after 1. Wear
(b) Put on 2. Take care of
(c) Keep on 3. Cancelled
(d) Called off 4. Continue
A
2 1 4 3
B
2 1 3 4
C
1 2 3 4
D
4 1 3 2
Question 26
What is the title of H.W Longfellow‟s volume of poems which included “A psalm of Life”?
A
Hiawatha
B
Tales of a wayside- Inn
C
Evangeline
D
Voices of the Night
Question 27
Find the odd word (Adjective):
A
Strangely
B
strange
C
stranger
D
strangle
Question 28
Who is referred as “Man Cub” in The Jungle Book?
A
Tabaqui
B
Father Wolf
C
Mother Wolf
D
Mowgli
Question 29
The poem ’Father’ was written by
A
Robert Brown
B
Edger Albert Guest
C
Robert Frost
D
William words worth
Question 30
Select the correct option to complete the given sentence.
  • If I were you ___________.
A
I would do it at once.
B
I would have done it at once.
C
I will do it at once
D
I can do it at once
Question 31
Which of the following works is not a poem?
A
To The Land of snow
B
A Psalm of Life.
C
The Solitary Reaper
D
Laugh and be Merry
Question 32
Which ocean is the world’s largest collection of floating trash?
A
Pacific
B
Indian
C
Atlantic
D
Arctic
Question 33
Match:
  1. A) Banyan - 1) provide wood
  2. B) Teak tree - 2) straight and tall
  3. C) Peepul tree - 3) largest tree
  4. D) Coconut tree - 4) quirves in the breeze
A
3412
B
3241
C
3142
D
3214
Question 34
Suddenly —– sprang up, offering to demonstrate a few magic tricks to the family
A
Mom
B
Shelly
C
Celine
D
Hubert
Question 35
In the short story, “The portrait of a lady” who was portrayed by the author?
A
His mother
B
His grandmother
C
His friend
D
His cousin
Question 36
Which state does the poet V.K. Gokak belong to?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Bihar
C
Haryana
D
Karnataka
Question 37
the correct plural:
  • The nucleus of atoms consist of protons and neutrons.
A
Nucleusos
B
Nuclei
C
Nucleous
D
None of these
Question 38
Select the correct sentence from options given below:
A
The people of Jhansi welcomed Lakshmibai to their hearts.
B
The people of Jhansi welcomed Lakshmibai into their hearts.
C
The people of Jhansi welcomed Lakshmibai in hearts.
D
The people of Jhansi welcomed Lakshmibai in his hearts
Question 39
Which of the following literary works does not exhibit the theme of ‘Optimism’?
A
Be the Best
B
Be the Best
C
The Mark of Vishnu
D
Where the Mind is without fear
Question 40
At high school paulnack scored good grades in __________.
A
Science and Maths
B
Science and Arts
C
Science and Humanities
D
Arts and Crafts
Question 41
Identify the superlative degree in the Sentences given below:
A
Mr. Robertson is more helpful than most other persons
B
Mr. Robertson is helpfuller than other persons.
C
Mr. Robertson is one of the most helpful persons
D
Very few persons are as helpful as Mr. Robertson
Question 42
Match the prefix under Column A with the words under Column B:
Column A  Column B
a) Multi  1. Sensitive.
b) Mis 2. Runner
c) Hyper 3. Faceted
d) Fore 4. Behave.
A
4 1 3 2
B
2 3 1 4
C
3 4 1 2
D
1 2 3 4
Question 43
Identify the tense form of the verb underlined:
  1. They have been building the bridge for several months.
A
Perfect tense
B
Present perfect continuous tense
C
Simple present tense
D
Present perfect tense
Question 44
In the short story, “Gulliver’s Travels” Gulliver is
A
a farmer
B
a ships doctor
C
a builder
D
a nursery owner
Question 45
Find out the passive voice from the option:
A
Someone is chasing him.
B
Someone is innocent here.
C
Someone is allowed here by mistake.
D
Some one here is keen on money by nature
Question 46
Find the antonym for the given word.
  • Amateur
A
Professional
B
Optional
C
Modern
D
Refused
Question 47
In the short story, “Seventeen oranges” who is fond of oranges?
A
Pongo
B
The narrator
C
Police man
D
Clem
Question 48
You make me sit on a cushion between your knees”.
  • The person who is talked about here is the………………..
A
mother
B
grandmother
C
the little child
D
father
Question 49
In Oscar Wilde‟s “The selfish Giant”, the giant‟s heart melted when he saw
A
The spring season
B
The children playing in the garden
C
The children singing and dancing
D
A little child unable to climb a tree
Question 50
If the Himalayan ice disappears, the future will be worse‟. 
  • If the Himalayan ice disappears, the future will be worse‟. 
A
communal disharmony
B
advantages of science and technology
C
an alarming global issue
D
astrological science
Question 51
  • “as though tight corners were always physical affairs”
  • In the short story “Tight Corners”, who narrates that tight corners is a physical affair?
A
E.V. Lucas
B
Friend of Lucas
C
An army officer
D
An auction house owner
Question 52
  • .“Yes, tremors are common in these parts.”
  • What do you mean by Tremors?
A
Sudden bomb blast
B
Forest fire
C
A kind of disease
D
A slight earthquake
Question 53
Name the season mentioned in the poem, “Indian Seasons”
A
summer
B
rainy
C
spring and autumn
D
all the above
Question 54
  • Who said this?
  • “O Woman!Lovely Woman!
  • Angels are painted fair to look like you ;”
A
Otway
B
Annie Louisa Walker
C
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
D
Kamala Das
Question 55
Which one of the following tag questions is incorrect?
A
Anand likes oranges, doesn‟t he?
B
It is raining isn‟t it?
C
I am a teacher, am not I ?
D
He did not break the window, did he?
Question 56
  • In which of the poem do the following lines occur?
  • And in the hush we joined to make
  • We heard, we knew we heard the brook.
A
The cry of the children
B
Going for water
C
Be the best
D
Migrant Bird
Question 57
  • Dingy
  • Find the part of speech.
A
Noun
B
Verb
C
Adverb
D
Adjective
Question 58
“I loved her voice but never bothered to learn it” Whose voice is loved by Khushwant Singh the author of the story, “The portrait of a lady”?
A
Father
B
Grandmother
C
Mother
D
Sister
Question 59
  • Give the suitable order of articles on the blanks of the given passage and choose the correct code given below:
  • _________ Mettur Dam is ______large dam in India built in 1934. It was constructed in a gorge where _______ kaveri enters _____ plains.
A
The,the,the an
B
The , a, the ,the
C
The, an, a, the
D
The, a,a, the
Question 60
Without whom Ambazhathel family could not have existed happily for a single day?
A
Ettan
B
Malathikutty
C
Meenakshi Edathi
D
Ammayi
Question 61
  • Find out the correct question Tag:
  • They came by car ________________?
A
didn‟t they?
B
do they?
C
isn‟t it?
D
are they?
Question 62
Choose the option with the right combination for the following word:
  • Snow white:  
A
Noun + Gerund
B
Noun + Verb
C
Noun + Adjective
D
Noun + Noun
Question 63
In the short story, “The Christmas Truce” Germans place in front of their
A
Houses
B
Trenches
C
Tanks
D
Cars
Question 64
  • One infant grows up and becomes a jockey,
  • Another plays basketball or hockey,
  • This one the prize ring hates to enter
  • That one becomes a tackle or center,
  • I am just glad as glad can be
  • That I am not them, that they are not me
  • Find out the rhyming words
A
Hockey – jockey
B
Enter – center
C
Be- me
D
All the above
Question 65
In the poem “Migrant Bird” the poet contrast the life of a migrant bird with that of the .
A
Weapons
B
Human Beings
C
Animals
D
Enemies
Question 66
A tragic story is a _____ poem.
A
optimistic
B
pessimistic
C
ironic
D
narrative
Question 67
In Oscar wilde‟s “The selfish Giant the spring season did not come to the giant‟s garden because.
A
He built a huge wall around his garden.
B
He was very unkind to the spring season
C
He did not allow the children inside the garden.
D
He liked winter season.
Question 68
In the short story “A shot in the Dark” Why did Phillip Sletherby visit Brill Manor?
A
To purchase car
B
To meet his old friend
C
To attend the party of Mrs. Saltpen Jago
D
To visit his old house
Question 69
  • Then round and round, and out and in.
  • Find the figure of speech
A
Simile
B
Personification
C
Repetition
D
Oxymoron
Question 70
  1. Choose the correct synonym for the italicized word:
  2. The multimedia presentations are enhanced with graphics.
A
broadened
B
increased
C
widened
D
encouraged
Question 71
In the short story, “The Christmas Truce” an agreement is made between
A
British and France
B
British and German
C
German and France
D
Japan and France
Question 72
Identify the sentence of requisition.
A
Just find out the odd one, won‟t you?
B
Just find out the key, can‟t you?
C
Just open the door, can you ?
D
Just open the door, will you ?
Question 73
Fill in the blanks with the most suitable word from the options. They have got a—— at Taj Residency.
A
suit
B
suite
C
sweet
D
sweat
Question 74
Leaves of which tree is broad -chested and slim waisted
A
Persian lilcas
B
Peepul tree
C
Mango tree
D
Jacaranda tree
Question 75
The chain that I presented to my sister was not made of gold; it was just _______. I am suffering from a sense of _______.
A
Guilt, gilt
B
Gilt, guilt
C
Galt, guilt
D
Guilt, galt
Question 76
In the poem “Going for Water”, why did the children have to go to the brook?
A
To relish the sylvan atmosphere in the dense woods.
B
Because the well was dry beside the door.
C
To enjoy the natural beauty of the brook.
D
To find whether there is water in the brook.
Question 77
The poem „Be the best‟ by Douglas Malloch is about
A
being optimistic
B
being contented
C
self- acceptance
D
all the above
Question 78
“The bleeding bark will heal.”
  • Identify the figure of speech
A
Simile
B
Metaphor
C
Repetition
D
Alliteration
Question 79
. Which one of the following pairs is matched correctly?
A
Manliness by D.H. Lawrence
B
The Piano by Rudyard Kipling
C
Going for Water by William Blake
D
Beautiful Inside by Paul Holmes
Question 80
Match the following words given in Column A with their meanings in column B.
Column A Column B.
a) Suminoned 1. Plenty.
b) Endowed 2. Shaking.
c) Quivering 3. Called
d) Abundance 4. Blessed.
A
3 1 4 2
B
3 4 2 1
C
2 1 3 4
D
3 4 1 2
Question 81
Which of the following is not a prose?
A
A Dictionary of the English Language
B
The Mark of Vishnu
C
Snake
D
Vision for the Nation.
Question 82
In the poem Macavity –The Mystery cat who is having the powerful mind to cheat the police?
A
The mystery cat
B
The terrible dog
C
The furious ant
D
The funny rat
Question 83
Which is the native town of Portia of “The Merchant of Venice”?
A
Venice
B
Belmont
C
Sicily
D
Rome
Question 84
Whose message is this?
  • “Listen to the sounds of nature …….. Take goodcare of our fragile planet”.
A
Abdul Kalam
B
KalpanaChawla
C
Saralabehn
D
Sunita Williams
Question 85
After the 1983 world cup, unfortunately my form deteriorated”
  • Whose form deteriorated?
A
Kapil dev
B
Mohammed Ansari
C
Kris Srikkanth
D
Sunil Kavaskar
Question 86
Indian farmers began to grow Black peppers around
A
5000 years ago
B
10,000 years ago
C
15,000 years ago
D
18000 years ago
Question 87
  • Complete the sentence choosing an option from those given below:
  • It is natural in every man to wish ---------------- distinction.
A
on
B
of
C
to
D
for
Question 88
Laughter yoga is made as exercise routine by
A
Madhan Kumar
B
James Priyan
C
Madan Kataria
D
Vasudev
Question 89
Nationality of Edger A. Guest
A
American
B
British
C
Canadian
D
French
Question 90
What brings out the munificence of the chola king who built”The Brihadesvarar Temple”?
A
The pillared cloisters of deities.
B
The huge and massive size of the shiva Linga and the Nandhi Statue.
C
The towering vimanam which echoes the divine mount kailash.
D
The Statues and paintings of the Royal Museum.
Question 91
Identify the comparative degree:
A
Mathematics is the most interesting subject
B
Mathematics is more interesting than other subjects
C
Mathematics is as interesting as any other subject
D
No other subject is as interesting as mathematics
Question 92
Whose words are these? “It is you who keep me alive. I live in you; I live with you; I live for you!”
A
Hughie
B
KalpanaChawla
C
Saralabehn
D
Gaia
Question 93
“I want to people to know me for my own identity. I would rather not to be compared to a male cricketer” – said by
A
Mithali Raj
B
Priyanka Roy
C
Goswami
D
Sneha Deepthi
Question 94
Who is the author of the novel “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”?
A
Ruskin Bond
B
Rudyard Kipling
C
Mark Twain
D
William Temple Hornaday
Question 95
Which year Mary Kom wrote her autobiography?
A
2010
B
2015
C
2013
D
2016
Question 96
Match Column A with Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
    Column A Column B
a) improve  1. dubious, far- fetched
b) impound 2. ambiguous, approximate
c) improbable 3. invent and perform
d) imprecise 4. seize legally
  5. not original, copying.
A
5 4 3 2
B
3 4 1 2
C
3 2 4 5
D
1 2 3 4
Question 97
Find out the suitable prepositions to fill in the following passage.
  • Business territory was developed —‘(a)’—- response —‘(b)’— teachers asking —‘(c)’— multimedia resources designed specifically —‘(d)’— classrooms.
A
in to the in
B
in to for for
C
for in to for
D
to for in to
Question 98
Shanty Town means
A
Market area
B
Coastal Area
C
Poor Town
D
Busy Town
Question 99
  • The bleeding bark will heal.”
  • Bleeding bark refer to?
A
Oil from the bark
B
Gum bleeding from the bark
C
A natural pigment of the bark
D
A plant sap oozes from the bark
Question 100
In the play The Never-Never Nest from where the couple borrowed the income to pay their installments
A
General ONG corporation
B
General ONG corporation
C
Beneficiary limited
D
Wels private limited
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