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Group 4 VAO General English Model Test 16

Group 4 VAO General English Model Test 16

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Question 1
  • Match the following words given under Column A with their meanings under Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • Column A             Column B
  1. a) Interred  Weapon
  2. b) ruffle  Abundant
  3. c) copious Buried
  4. d) armament Disturb
A
3 2 1 4
B
3 4 2 1
C
3 4 2 1
D
1 2 3 4
Question 2
  • Mention the poem in which this line occur.
  • “Think me not unkind and rude”
A
Be glad your Nose is on your face
B
The Apology
C
Prayer of a sportsman
D
A Psalm of Life
Question 3
Window shade “ in American English is ___________ in British English.
A
Windscreen
B
Window
C
Blind
D
Wind
Question 4
In the short story “ Little cyclone”, Little cyclone refers to
A
A fierce cyclone in Alaska
B
Grizzly bear
C
A tiger
D
A little polar bear
Question 5
  • He, who does not stoop, is a king we adore”
  • Find the figure of speech of the above line
A
Simile
B
Metaphor
C
Irony
D
Alliteration
Question 6
  • Identify the sentence pattern:
  • Surprisingly, Meena presented Arun a gold watch.
A
SVOA
B
ASOC
C
ASVIODO
D
SVO
Question 7
In India _______ is a soul of food.
A
Sugar
B
Salt
C
Spices
D
Milk
Question 8
Match the following phrases/idioms given in Column „A‟ with their meaning in Column „B‟
  • Column A                             Column B
  1. a) Behind bars Finish a task ahead of the fixed time.
  2. b) Bring in Interrupt.
  3. c) Cut off Earn
  4. d) Beat the clock Imprison.
A
1 4 3 2
B
4 2 3 1
C
4 3 2 1
D
4 1 3 2
Question 9
  • Identify the sentence:
  • That he is unreliable is well known.
A
simple
B
compound
C
complex
D
None of these
Question 10
  • “Don’t worry, cheeka .....you will make it. You will make a comeback in the Indian team, you will be a successful cricketer”
  • Whose inner voice is this?
A
Sachin Tendulkar
B
Virat Kholi
C
Kapil Dev
D
Kris Srikkanth
Question 11
In the story 'The Singing Lesson' who stopped Miss Meadows?
A
Maths teacher
B
Science teacher
C
French teacher
D
Dance teacher
Question 12
Choose the simple sentence out of the sentences given below:
A
He finished his exercised and put away the books.
B
The man endured all the horrors of the campaign without anyone of them making complaint.
C
We must eat, or we cannot live.
D
Not only did his father give him money, but his mother too.
Question 13
What is the plural form for the word “Lion” :
A
Lianes
B
Lions
C
Lionees
D
Lionesses
Question 14
  • Find out suitable verb for the sentence from the options given below:
  • The street dog ____________ (bite) a small boy ten minutes ago.
A
bit
B
has bitten
C
bites
D
was biting
Question 15
What is the name of the commander whose forgiveness Abraham Lincoln sought for being rude to him?
A
Colonel scott
B
Colonel Henry
C
Colonel James
D
Colonel Wilson
Question 16
  • Mango is sweeter than pineapple.
  • Find out the type of sentence.
A
Positive degree
B
Comparative degree
C
Superlative degree
D
Complex sentence
Question 17
  • Fill in the blank with the correct answer from the following options.
  • “ The story of My Life” is the autobiography of ------------
A
Albert Einstein
B
Winston Churchill
C
Annie Besant
D
Helen Keller
Question 18
Match the following:
  1. a) Two friends  Mr.Nuttel
  2. b) The open window Colonel Dumoulin
  3. c) The Last Leaf Ivan Dmitritch
  4. d) The Lottery Ticket Behrman
A
2 3 4 1
B
2 1 4 3
C
2 1 3 4
D
2 3 1 4
Question 19
At what age Mithali Raj is selected for Indian Cricket Team?
A
Twenty
B
Nineteen
C
Seventeen
D
Twenty one
Question 20
  • Choose the correct verbs.
  • The united states ________ a big navy.
A
Have
B
has
C
Are
D
Will be
Question 21
Fill in the blank with the suitable preposition:
  • Children are not afraid -------------- the dog.
A
at
B
from
C
by
D
of
Question 22
Find out the meaning of the idiom “A shot in the dark”
A
Fault guess
B
Moving in a dark place
C
False encounter
D
Running in the dark
Question 23
  • “ A note as from a single place,
  • A slender tinkling fall that made”
  • These above lines occur in the poem.
A
Going for water
B
Beautiful Inside.
C
The Cry of the children
D
Migrant Bird
Question 24
Who was the first senator to stab Caesar?
A
Casca
B
Lepidus
C
Mark Antony
D
Brutus
Question 25
The barrel had long time been empty as wind. Find the figure of speech of the above line.
A
Metaphor
B
Simile
C
Alliteration
D
Personification
Question 26
  • Find out the meaning of the underlined word in the following lines from sonnet No. 116: “Let me not to
  • the marriage of true minds Admit Impediments……
A
Obstacles
B
Victory
C
Success
D
Happiness
Question 27
Who explored East Indies around 1500 CE/AD?
A
The Romans
B
Chinese
C
Europeans
D
Arabs
Question 28
In the poem “Once upon a time” the author wants to relearn?
A
How to laugh
B
How to earn money
C
How to be happy
D
How to be genuine
Question 29
As he was ambitious, I slew him . Here slew means
A
killed
B
praised
C
encouraged
D
induced
Question 30
  • here aren’t _______ students in the library
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable determiners
A
Much
B
Many
C
A lot
D
More
Question 31
_________ is a repetition of the consonant at the beginning of words in a line.
A
Repetition
B
Anaphora
C
Alliteration
D
Personification
Question 32
Choose the statement that takes the question tag shouldn‟t they?
A
Students should not be allowed to use the library everyday,
B
Students must be allowed to use the library everyday,
C
Students could be allowed to use the library everyday,
D
Students should be allowed to use the library everyday
Question 33
Who is the narrator of the short story “Tight Corners”?
A
E.V. Lucas
B
Friend of Lucas
C
An army officer
D
An auction house owner
Question 34
  • Select the correct tense:
  • Help! I -------------- fall.
A
will
B
am going to
C
would
D
canfall
Question 35
Identify the sentence which is in the superlative degree.
A
All his colleagues are senior to him.
B
The nearest railway station is two kilometers from here
C
My knife is sharper than yours
D
Of the two evils, Choose the less.
Question 36
What is the historical importance of September 11, 2001?
A
Tsunami
B
Attack of the Twin Towers
C
Bomb blast in Hiroshima
D
World War II
Question 37
Water- The Elixir of life is a note on importance of water written by.
A
R.K Narayanan
B
Abdul Kalam
C
V.P. Singh
D
Sir C.V. Raman
Question 38
Gopala Krishna Gokhale was.
A
A freedom fighter
B
A thespian
C
The first president of India
D
The first prime Minister of India.
Question 39
  • Fill in the blank with suitable gerund.
  • We were prevented from ________ the prisoner.
A
Being seen
B
Having been seen
C
Having seen
D
Seeing
Question 40
Faster than faires, faster than witches, Bridges and houses, hedges and ditches, What is faster than faires and witches?
A
Air flight
B
Comets
C
Train
D
Life
Question 41
  • “she hurries to the table, addresses an envelope, endorses the cheque and slips it inside with a bill which she takes from the bag and seals the envelope”
  • The line depicts whose activity after receiving the cheque from Aunt Jane?
A
Jack
B
Jill
C
Nurse
D
Mr. Sage
Question 42
Which one of the following is a correct sentence?
A
Your pencil is more sharp than mine
B
Your pencil is sharper than me
C
Your pencil is the sharper than mine
D
Your pencil is sharp than mine.
Question 43
  • Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls”
  • Name the poet who dreamt of a world with equality and harmony.
A
Ruskin Bond
B
Robert Frost
C
Rabindranath Tagore
D
Walt Whitman
Question 44
Choose the right idea conveyed by the statement given below : Sometimes parents complain that their teenage children have suddenly become very indisciplined, not paying heed to their advice.
A
Teenagers are not advised by their parents
B
Parents heed to the advice of their teenage children
C
Teenagers listen to their parents advice
D
Parents think that their teenage children don’t listen to their words
Question 45
  • Identify the figure of speech in the following sentence.
  • She accepted it as the kind cruelty of the surgeon‟s knife
A
Euphemism
B
Pun
C
Oxymoron
D
Irony
Question 46
The poem “A poison tree” was first published in
A
Songs of Expression
B
Songs of Experience
C
Songs of Feelings
D
Songs of mind
Question 47
Which year government of India honoured Mary Kom with Padma Shri?
A
2010
B
2012
C
2014
D
2016
Question 48
  • Choose the correct tense form of the verb given in brackets.
  • I ---------------- (go) to eleventh standard next year.
A
will go
B
will went
C
goes
D
went
Question 49
What is the name of black and white pet dog of Ambazhathel in the short story “A Childhood in Malabar”?
A
Ettan
B
Chovan
C
Kittu
D
Thumbi
Question 50
  • Ingratitude, more strong than traitor‟s arm
  • Quite vanquished him‟
  • Identify the speaker who uttered these words,
A
Antony
B
Antonio
C
Brutus
D
Bassanio
Question 51
Match the following phrases with their meaning and select the answer from the codes given below:
  • Phrases Meaning
  1. a) give in 1. return or relinquish
  2. b) give up 2. move back
  3. c) get on 3. Yield
  4. d) get back  4. Cope with
A
3 4 1 2
B
2 3 4 1
C
4 2 3 1
D
3 1 4 2
Question 52
Blend the following words and select the correct codes given below.
Column A Column B
(a) Lecture 1. Broadcast
(b) Technology 2. Music
(c) News 3. Wizard
(d) Pop 4. Demonstration
A
3 1 4 2
B
2 4 3 1
C
4 3 1 2
D
1 4 2 3
Question 53
What is the theme of the poem, „A psalm of Life”?
A
Optimism
B
Pessimism
C
Patriotism
D
Friendship
Question 54
  • Fill in the blank with a suitable question tag:
  • Let‟s go for a walk, _________ ?
A
Should we ?
B
Shall we?
C
Can we ?
D
Could we ?
Question 55
Shakespeare wrote ………. long poems.
A
Five
B
Two
C
Three
D
Four
Question 56
  • Fill in the blanks by choosing the correct tense forms the options given below:
  • I will go to meet him rather than ---------- for him.
A
wait for him
B
to wait for him
C
will wait for him
D
shall wait for him
Question 57
  • Choose the correct phrase to complete the following sentence.
  • She has great fondness __________.
A
For children
B
In Children
C
Against Children
D
Over children
Question 58
The …….. asked Hughie to earn Ten thousands of his own to Marry Laura.
A
retired Colonel
B
retired Painter
C
Baron Hausberg
D
Alan Trevor
Question 59
Find out the word that has got a wrong prefix.
A
Invincible
B
Indelible
C
Malnourished
D
Unaccessible
Question 60
Find out the odd one :
  1. country side II. inside III. Presidw IV hiliside.
A
None of these
B
I
C
III
D
IV
Question 61
How many Sea Turtle species have become extremely rare in India?
A
4
B
6
C
5
D
3
Question 62
In the poem “Once upon a time” who wants to shed falsehood and regain true ways as a child.
A
A father
B
A framer
C
A teacher
D
C) A
Question 63
Sachin Tendulkar deep-rooted desire ultimately happened in
A
1996
B
2011
C
2007
D
2015
Question 64
What is a refrain?
A
The first line of a poem that is repeated in all stanzas
B
The repetition of a line or lines within a poem, at given intervals
C
The first line and the last line are one and the same in the last stanza.
D
The last two lines of the first stanza and the last two lines of the last stanza are one and the same
Question 65
Having overloaded myself I reached the palace in search of all the glory of the old Chola capital. The 16th century palace was built by the Nayaks and later renovated by the Marathas. Who built the palace in Thanjavur?
A
The Marathas
B
The Cholas
C
The Nayaks
D
The Pandavas
Question 66
_____ are the words with similar sound and spelling but different meaning.
A
Repetition
B
Homophones
C
Homonyms
D
An anagram
Question 67
  • But I tell you once and once again, Macavity’s not there!”
  • In the above line –I refer to whom?
A
The author
B
Scotland yard
C
Police officer
D
God
Question 68
  • Choose the appropriate passive voice for the following sentence:
  • They were carrying the injured player off the field.
A
They carried the injured player off the field.
B
The injured player was being carried off the field by them.
C
The injured player carried them off the field.
D
The field was being carried by them for the players
Question 69
  • He put up a notice “Trespassers will be prosecuted?
  • What do you meant by the word “Prosecuted”?
A
Agreed
B
Punished
C
Preceded
D
Excused
Question 70
What is the theme observed in the story “The mark of Vishnu”?
A
Upholding patriotism
B
Quest for freedom
C
Abolition of communism
D
Riddance of superstition.
Question 71
Lewis Carroll is ______
A
an English writer
B
An American writer
C
A French writer
D
An Indian writer
Question 72
Find out the passive voice from the questions.
A
They ask Silly questions
B
They were given freedom.
C
They found it easy
D
They made their point clear.
Question 73
Who had gained the name little cyclone by his vigour of its resistance to ill treatment?
A
Grizzly bear
B
Snow leopard
C
Mother of Grizzly bear
D
None of the above
Question 74
  • Identify the sentence pattern.
  • Selvi cooks lunch.
A
S.V.A
B
S.V.C
C
S.V.O
D
S.V.O.A
Question 75
Who is the author of the book “Little women”?
A
George Orwell
B
Louis May Alcott
C
Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen
D
John Green
Question 76
------------ felt ashamed of his self-pity. He realized how rich he was. He had two legs and he could walk”. Fill in the blanks with right character.
A
Kesavan Nair
B
Mrs. Edith Allred
C
Harold Abbott
D
Alice
Question 77
The right plural form for the word underlined in the following sentence is __________ John speaks without basis.
A
Basises
B
Basics
C
Basal
D
Bases
Question 78
Who is the highest run scorer in Women’s International Cricket?
A
Mithali Dorai Raj
B
Smriti Mandhana
C
Anjum Chopra
D
Goswami
Question 79
Who played a vital role in formative years of the author Khushwant Singh?
A
Father
B
Grandmother
C
School friends
D
Cousin
Question 80
“Every man may profit by the example of truly great men, if he is bent on making the most of himself and his circumstances”. This theme is reflected in:
A
Laugh and Be Merry‟ by John Masefield
B
Leisure‟ by Walter De la Mare
C
A Psalm of life‟ by H.W. Longefellow
D
O captain, My captain‟ by Walt Whitman
Question 81
  • “Boss, you wait and watch. In five years time, I’ll captain India.”
  • Kris Srikkanth, said this words to L.Sivaramakrishnan and others during a Ranji Trophy match in
A
Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Chennai
D
Coimbatore
Question 82
Who is the narrator of the story “After twenty years”?
A
O. Henry
B
Jimmy Wells
C
Bob
D
The policeman
Question 83
According to Greeks _______ and __________ were two sides to the same coin.
A
Music and literature
B
Music and dance
C
Culture and music
D
Music and astronomy
Question 84
. “ There were twelve peach-trees that in the spring –time broke out into delicate blossoms of pink and pearl”.
  • The colour of the blossom is ----------------
A
Pink and Blue
B
Pink and Pearl
C
Pink and Red
D
Pink and Yellow
Question 85
Theme of the poem stopping by woods on a Snowy evening
A
Nature is beautiful
B
Love the snowy winter and help the poor.
C
Life is a gift, live in a healthy manner
D
Duty is the important thing, one should not temped by other attraction.
Question 86
What is the height of Shivalinga in the sanctum sanctorum of the Brihadeeswar at Temple?
A
8.7 metres
B
8.5 metres
C
8.8 metres
D
8.9 metres.
Question 87
Identiry the incorrect preprositional pharse from the given option: David is -------------------
A
araraid of dark
B
afraid of dogs
C
for definitely wrong
D
frightened of devails
Question 88
Vijay said “I had taken swimming lessons before.”
  • Convert the above sentence to reported speech
A
Vijay said that he has taken swimming lessons before
B
Vijay said that he have taken swimming lessons before
C
Vijay said that he had taken swimming lessons before
D
Vijay said that he had taken swimming lessons now
Question 89
________ is made of Bamboo strips and a light pole.
A
Karagam
B
Kavadi
C
Parai
D
Silambam
Question 90
Fill in the blanks with suitable phrasal verbs.
A
Let down
B
let up
C
let in
D
let off
Question 91
  • “ I won‟t look down, No I will not
  • With speed of wings I hasten past”
  • In whose poem do the following lines occur?
A
Famida Y. Basheer
B
Kamala Surrayya
C
Archibald Lampman
D
Rudyard kipling.
Question 92
What is the speciality of the “Vinanams‟ of the Brihadeeswarar temple?
A
Built of teak wood.
B
Built with a special kind of mortar.
C
Built with stones with bonding and notching
D
Built up without the use of mortar.
Question 93
“I left I cherished the moist imprint as perhaps the last sign of physical contact between us” The above implies the last physical contact between the author and his?
A
Mother
B
Sister
C
Grandmother
D
Father
Question 94
Who is the author of the poem “Indian seasons”?
A
Kamala Das
B
Deepa Agarwal
C
Nisha Dyrene
D
Indra Antha Krishnan
Question 95
Match the following words given in Column A with their meanings in Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
  1. a) siblings                   reveal
  2. b) hardy                     brothers and sisters
  3. c) mettle                            Strong
  4. d) disclose                         Courage
A
3 4 1 2
B
2 3 4 1
C
3 4 2 1
D
1 2 4 3
Question 96
Select the correct sentence from the following:
A
The patient has been discharged in hospital
B
The patient has been discharged from the hospital
C
The patients has been discharged from hospital
D
The patient have been discharged from hospital
Question 97
  • In which play do the following lines occur?
  • “It is not so expressed but what of that?
  • ‘T’ were good you do so much for charity”
A
Julius Caesar
B
Hamlet
C
The Merchant of Venice
D
Macbeth
Question 98
Choose the option which contains the correct sequence of words to be filled.
  • Ranjith----------- and ------------ his leg when he ------------ from a bus.
A
slips, injured, is a lighting
B
slipped,injures, was a alighting
C
slipped, injured, was slighting
D
has slipped,injures, was alighting
Question 99
  • Find out the poem from which the following lines occurred?
  • “Stalking the length of his cage, Ignoring visitors”.
A
Migrant Bird
B
A Tiger in the Zoo
C
The Flying wonder
D
Laugh and Be Merry
Question 100
The farmer _________ the wheat which ________.
A
Was cutting, has ripened
B
is cutting, has ripened
C
is cutting, had ripen
D
would not got off, apologizes
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