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Group 4 VAO General English Model Test 18

Group 4 VAO General English Model Test 18

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Question 1
Match the poems in Column A with their poets in Column B.
Column A Column B
(a) The Nation United 1. Lewis Carroll
(b) Is life but a dream 2. Thomas Hardy
(c) The Man he killed 3. Norman Nicholson
(d) Off to Outer space tomorrow morning 4. Walt Whitman
A
4 1 2 3
B
3 2 1 4
C
2 3 4 1
D
1 4 3 2
Question 2
Choose the complex sentence out of the four sentences given below:
A
Falling prompt payment, the goods must be returned by you
B
He was a mere boy but he offered to fight the giant.
C
He must have done his duty, for he is a conscientious man
D
He succeeded although his success was not expected.
Question 3
  • Select the correct question tag:
  • They have sold the house,------------------?
A
haven‟t they
B
have they
C
do they
D
don‟t they.
Question 4
Little cyclone is a grizzly cub from
A
Russia
B
Vatican
C
Canada
D
Alaska
Question 5
The author of the essay “Forgetting”, never ask the departing visitors to
A
Buy medicine
B
Post letter
C
Buy newspaper
D
Buy stamp
Question 6
Match the titles of poems under Column A with the namesof poets under Columns B and choose the correct codes
Column A Column B
(a) The cry of the children 1. Archibald Lampman
(b) A Psalm of Life 2. Elizabeth Barret Browning
(c) To a Millionaire 3. William Wordsworth
(d) The Solitary Reaper 4. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A
4 2 3 1
B
2 4 1 3
C
1 2 4 3
D
3 2 1 4
Question 7
  • Choose the correct option that contains the appropriate words in the right sequence:
  • They do the English exercises ____________ because they think English is an ________ subject
A
Hardly, hard
B
Slow, slowly
C
Easily, Easy
D
Eagerly, Eager.
Question 8
Match
  1. Wobbled 1. Begin
  2. Wailed 2. Weep
  3. Dawned 3. Dark
  4. Gloomily 4. Move unsteadily
A
2 4 3 1
B
4 2 3 1
C
2 4 1 3
D
4 2 1 3
Question 9
  • Fill in the blanks with the correct homophones.
  • I paid the _____to go to the ______.
A
fare, fair
B
fair, fire
C
fare, fear
D
fair, fare
Question 10
Match the following words given in Column A with their antonyms in Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Column A Column B
a) panicked 1. Humility
b) Drought 2. calmed
c) commence 3. Floods
d) Pride 4. Conclude
A
3 4 2 1
B
2 4 1 3
C
1 3 4 2
D
2 3 4 1
Question 11
In the poem “Hollow Crown” who mocks and pomp the King?
A
Minster
B
Antic
C
Painter
D
Poets
Question 12
Find out the odd word among the following
A
Sojourn
B
Countenance
C
Species
D
Recreate
Question 13
Which year the Nilgiri Mountain Railway was buil
A
1906
B
1858
C
1935
D
1908
Question 14
. “Successful people are those who manage their time efficiently”. What is our most valuable resource?
A
Talents
B
Treasure
C
Time
D
Truth
Question 15
The poem “Laugh and be merry‟ is written by.
A
H.W. Longfellow
B
Robert frost.
C
Ralph waldo Emerson
D
John Masefield
Question 16
  • Identify the sentence
  • He remarked how impudent the boy was
A
Compound
B
Complex
C
Simple
D
None
Question 17
  • Too many people are stealing from the docks.”
  • Identify the speaker/character who belongs to the short story “Seventeen oranges”.
A
Bill Naughton
B
Clem Jones
C
Police man
D
The captain
Question 18
Find the suitable word to form a compound word
  • Bee
A
Hive
B
House
C
Free
D
Proof
Question 19
  • Match the characters, with the relevant story title an select the correct codes given below:
  • (a) Mr. Parsons-1. Holiday
  • (b) Bishvambhar-2. Reflowering
  • (c) Djinn-3. A Man Who Had No Eyes
  • (d) Rowther-4. How the Camel got His Humph
A
3 4 2 1
B
2 1 3 4
C
1 2 3 4
D
3 1 4 2
Question 20
  • Identify the sentence pattern.
  • Brutus is an honourable man.
A
SVC
B
SVO
C
SVIO
D
SVDO
Question 21
  • Read the passage and select the correct sentence from the options given below:
  • Built in the year 1010 by king Raja chola stood a symbol of flourishing.Sculptural expertise and rich culture of ancient India.
A
King Raja Raja Chola born in 1010
B
King Raja Raja was an expert in sculpture.
C
The Big temple stood a place of King RajaRaja Chola‟s court.
D
The Big temple stood a symbol of flourishing sculptural expertise and rich culture of ancient India
Question 22
What is the theme of the story, “The Mark of Vishnu”?
A
Patriotism
B
Communism
C
Superstition
D
Socialism
Question 23
  • What kind of figure of speech is applied in the following poetic line? 
  • ‘Till the gossamer thread you fling catch somewhere, O my soul’
A
Simile
B
Metaphor
C
Personification
D
Oxymoron
Question 24
  • Choose the appropriate degree for the following sentence.
  • Brain surgery is the most complicated in medical field.
A
No other surgery as completed in medical field.
B
Brain surgery is highly complicated
C
Brain surgery is more complicated than and surgery in medical field.
D
Brain surgery is more complicated than most other surgery
Question 25
Author of the poem “Team Work”
A
Edger A. Guest
B
Khalil Gibran
C
Famida Y. Basheer
D
Charles Dickens
Question 26
In the play, “The First Patient” who mentioned that Dentist can use some strange tools for surgery?
A
Man 3
B
Man 5
C
Man 7
D
Man 4
Question 27
Give the suitable order of articles in the blanks of the given passage. Write the correct code given below
A
the,a,the,a
B
the,a,the,an
C
a,the,the,an
D
a,a,a,an
Question 28
Match Column A with Column B
Column A Column B
a) His trip 1. Was gifted to her.
b) The house 2. Was not fed properly.
c) The doll 3. Was sponsored by his company.
d) The camel  4. Was dressed up beautifully
A
3 1 4 2
B
3 1 2 4
C
1 3 4 2
D
1 3 2 4
Question 29
India honoured Sir C.V. Raman with
A
Padma Shri
B
Padma Bhusan
C
Bharat Ratna
D
Padma Vibhusan
Question 30
_______ Is a figure of speech that directly compares two things.
A
Metaphor
B
Simile
C
Personification
D
Irony
Question 31
Who is the author of the book “Chicken Soup for the soul”?
A
George Orwell
B
Louis May Alcott
C
Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen
D
John Green
Question 32
  • Reading the passage and choose the false statement from the options given below:
  • While they are students, their attitude towards the Government of the country such as it may be good,bad or indifferent, should be one of acquiescence,loyal acquiescence.
A
Students should be loyal to their country.
B
Students should accept the laws of their country
C
Students should follow the code and law of their country.
D
Students should take part in politics.
Question 33
  • Fill in the blanks with the correct word from the options:
  • We will have to find _______ sources of energy is the future.
A
Alternative
B
Altered
C
Alternative
D
Adulterated
Question 34
Find the odd word (Adverb):
A
dreams
B
dreamer
C
dreaming
D
dreamily
Question 35
Match the following phrases/idioms given under Column A with their meanings under Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Column A Column B
(a) to cash in on 1.  tell me what you are thinking about
(b) as good as gold 2.  a very slim chance
(c) a chance in a million 3.  to take advantage
(d) a penny for your thoughts 4.  very well behaved
A
3 4 2 1
B
3 1 4 2
C
4 1 2 3
D
2 4 3 1
Question 36
The poem, “On killing the Trees” was taken from which poetry collection of Dr.Grieve Patel.
A
Evening
B
Forensic medicine
C
From Bombay central
D
Poems
Question 37
  • Identify the degree and choose the correct answer:
  • Very few batsmen in the world are so powerful as Tendulkar.
A
Comparative degree
B
Positive degree
C
Superlative degree
D
None of these
Question 38
Who among the poets given below, is not from England?
A
D.H. Lawrence
B
Rudyard Kipling
C
Robert Frost
D
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Question 39
Leatherback , the Sea Turtle whose weight is about
A
700kg
B
1000 kg
C
800kg
D
650 kg
Question 40
Which one of the following compound nouns is wrong?
A
Coat – of – mails
B
Governors – general
C
Runners – up
D
Grown – ups
Question 41
  • His friends found him pale, exhausted and emaciated
  • Find the meaning of underlined word/phrase.
A
Bold and strong
B
Healthy
C
Confused state
D
Weak and thin
Question 42
  • Match the authors with the relevant characters from their books:
  •    Column A                                Column B
  • (a) Alice                1. Guy de Maupassant
  • (b) Bertie Wooster               2. P.G. Woodhouse
  • (c) Mowgli                             3. Lewis Carroll
  • (d) Matilda                            4. Rudyard kipling
A
3 2 4 1
B
1 2 3 4
C
4 2 1 3
D
2 4 3 1
Question 43
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable determiners.
  • The teacher gave __________student a separate topic for the assignment.
A
All
B
Every
C
That
D
One
Question 44
  • Match the words under column A with the suffixes under Column B.
  • Column A             Column B
  • a) Anchor Ling
  • b) Murder Lette.
  • c) Hire Age
  • d) Novel Ous
A
3 4 1 2
B
4 3 2 1
C
1 2 4 3
D
2 1 3 4
Question 45
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable words.
  • A------------- of ----------------- attached the village.
A
gangs, thiefs
B
gang,thieves
C
gang, theifs
D
gangs, thief.
Question 46
Which of the following line belongs to Lewis carroll?
A
Exult, O shores! and ring O bells!
B
I will be centre of my gravity, a universe of one
C
Long after it was heard no more
D
Is all our life, then but a dream.
Question 47
In the short story “Owlie”, When Payal was sad, She used to
A
Play with friends
B
reads book
C
pray
D
sings a song
Question 48
  • Match the statements given in Column A with the question tags in Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • Column A                                                             Column B
  1. a) John lives in London Didn‟t they?
  2. b) They won the match                  Doesn‟t he?
  3. c) He need not edit all the pages    Need he?
  4. d) He needs some fund
A
2 3 1 2
B
3 2 3 1
C
1 2 3 3
D
2 1 3 2
Question 49
  • The woods are lovely, dark and deep
  • But I have promises to keep,
  • And miles to go before I sleep
  • And miles to go before I sleep
  • Find the rhyme scheme
A
aabb
B
aaba
C
aaaa
D
abab
Question 50
Find out the error:
  • A modern     play school    is open     for kids.
  • A                             B                     C       D
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
Question 51
How old is the Brihadeesvarar Temple?
A
2000
B
1000
C
1000
D
2100
Question 52
Match the poetic lines in Column A with the related poets in Column B and Select the appropriate code:
Column A Column B
(a) Glad till the dancing stops and the lilt of the music ends 1. Khalil Gibran
(b) We plant your fields with skulls and bones 2. Robert Frost
(c) We ran as if to meet the moon 3. Leslie Norris
(d) But he‟s locked in a concrete cell 4. John Masefield
A
4 1 2 3
B
3 4 1 2
C
4 2 3 1
D
2 3 4 1
Question 53
  • Choose the right idea conveyed by the statement given below:
  • Sometimes parents complain that hgtier 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 54
  • Fill in the blanks with a suitable article.
  • He works at______university.
A
an
B
the
C
a
D
no article
Question 55
When do we celebrate World Environment Day?’
A
5th May
B
5th July
C
5th June
D
5th August
Question 56
In the short story “With The photographer” who shares his experience with the professional photographer turns out to be an unforgettable one
A
The author
B
Author’s friend
C
Author’s sister
D
Author’s wife
Question 57
The science of laughing is known as
A
Entomology
B
Lactology
C
Gelotology
D
Faciology
Question 58
  • He knows what rules are necessary and the rules are made to be enforced. It would be wrong of me to override his rules and decisions of this kind.
  • Who does “me” refer to in the lesson “The One Minute Apology”?
A
The Colonel
B
Edwin Stanton
C
Abraham Lincoln
D
Scott
Question 59
  • 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
  1. a) canopy scolding
  2. b) concerned strange
  3. c) queer Beanxious
  4. d) chide sheller
A
4 3 2 1
B
3 2 4 1
C
3 1 2 4
D
4 1 2 3
Question 60
  • The life of a student is comparatively speaking , a sheltered life‟
  • What does Gokhale mean by this?
  • Choose the one statement which is inappropriate.
A
They are protected by their parents.
B
They have lesser responsibilities.
C
They need not discharge their duties as students
D
They have the privilege of being helped by others.
Question 61
Choose the appropriate stem word which the prefix mal‟ can combine.
A
Directional
B
Theism
C
Colon
D
Nourished
Question 62
Which of the following is not a poem?
A
The power of Laughter
B
No men are foreign
C
A Tiger in the zoo
D
My Grandmother‟s House
Question 63
  • Match the words under Column ‘A’ with the suitable infinitives under Column ‘B’ and select the right option from the codes given below:
  • Column A-Column B
  • (a) The parcel was heavy-1. to wear
  • (b) These clothes are comfortable-2. to learn
  • (c) English is easy-3. to follow
  • (d) Her speech was difficult-4. to carry
A
4 1 2 3
B
3 2 1 4
C
2 4 3 1
D
1 2 3 4
Question 64
Giving ranges during their New year season is a festive ritual of the
A
Americans
B
Portuguese
C
French
D
Chinese
Question 65
  • “Don’t let us down now, Gulliver;
  • We need your help”
  • Find the speaker/character.
A
Crew members
B
Lilliputians
C
Captain
D
Emperor of Lilliputians
Question 66
  • Who said these lines :
  • “Under the Wide and Starry Sky,·
  • Dig the grave and led me lie”.
A
Francis’ Bacon
B
John Keats
C
Ben Johnson
D
R. L. Stevenson
Question 67
Some people argue that computerization will aggravate the unemployment problem. Find out the antonym, for the underlined word.
A
Wipe out
B
Consolidate
C
Alleviate
D
Remove
Question 68
  • Change the following adjective into adverb:
  • Dangerous
A
danger
B
endangered
C
dangerously
D
dangers
Question 69
. “Be a hero in the strife” – In whose poem this line comes?
A
Shakespeare
B
Walt Whitman ·
C
Wordsworth
D
H.W. Longfellow
Question 70
  • Identify the incorrect, prepositional phrase.
  • She found a purse ____________
A
Full of money
B
with gold coins
C
empty and turn
D
of blue colour
Question 71
The short story “The portrait of a lady” brings out the bond between the author and his
A
Mother
B
Father
C
Grandmother
D
Sister
Question 72
Who taught the poem of George Morris to Ruskin Bond?
A
Teacher
B
Father
C
Mother
D
Grandfather
Question 73
  • Match the title of the poems under Column A with the name of poets under Column B and choose the correct codes.
  • Column A-Column B
  1. a) The selfish Giant-1. saki
  2. b) The open window-2. Guy de Maupassant
  3. c) Two Friends-3. O‟ Henry
  4. d) The Last Leaf-4. Oscar wilde
A
3 4 1 2
B
1 2 3 4
C
4 1 2 3
D
4 3 2 1
Question 74
  • Identify the word pair which is different in pronunciation in British English and American English usage:
  • British English - American English.
A
Cheque - Check.
B
Metre - meter
C
Schedule- Schedule.
D
Licence- License.
Question 75
Hugh Erskine got_____pounds as his wedding present from Baron Hausberg.
A
10,000
B
20,000
C
30,000
D
40,000
Question 76
The line which separates _____ from the valley of the Nile in Egypt.
A
Sahara desert
B
Thar desert
C
Libyan desert
D
Gobi desert
Question 77
The paddy plants are given manure after ________ days.
A
90 days
B
100 days
C
150 days
D
180 days
Question 78
Match Column A with Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • Column A - Column B
  • (Phrasal verbs) - ( Meanings)
  • a) given away - 1. resign
  • b) give over- 2. transfer
  • c) give up -3. pronounce
  • d) give off - 4. abandon
  •                                 5.emit
A
2 4 5 1
B
2 4 1 5
C
2 4 1 3
D
2 4 5 3
Question 79
  • “I’m glad that when my struggle begins”
  • The struggle is occurred between
A
Audience and referee
B
Author and his friend
C
Prudence and ego
D
Money and faith
Question 80
Name the poet who has written ‘The Prelude‘ by choosing from the options given below:
A
Nissim Ezekiel
B
William Blake
C
William Wordsworth
D
H.W. Long Fellow
Question 81
The poem “Aung Lang Syne” sung during
A
Christmas eve
B
Independence day
C
Good Friday
D
New year’s eve
Question 82
Freedom and power bring responsibility. That responsibility rests upon this assembly Before the birth offreedom we have endured all the pains of labour and our hearts are heavy with the memory of sorrow. But the past its now over and the future becomes to us now the ambition of the greatest man is to wipe every tear. As long as tears are there, so long our work will not be over. Which statement is correct?
A
India became rich after Independence.
B
Ignorance, poverty, inequality of opportunity are eradicated.
C
Our work will not be over till we wipe every tear
D
Freedom means to live a life as we like.
Question 83
Identify the incorrect statement.
A
Listening to music agitates our minds
B
Music consoles and soothes our aching hearts
C
Music consoles and soothes our aching hearts
D
Music strengthens our hopes
Question 84
Find out the correct sentence :
A
One of the bicycle is defective
B
One of the bicycles is defective
C
One of the bicycle are defective
D
One of the bicycles were defective
Question 85
Khalil Gibran is from.
A
Lebanon
B
India
C
Pakistan
D
Iran
Question 86
In the play, “The First Patient” all the characters were waiting for the arrival of
A
Dentist
B
Business man
C
Minister
D
Judge
Question 87
  • This process goes on and the nation climbs steps of glory and gains higher strength.
  • Pick out a suitable word from the extract which means “fame”
A
Strength
B
Steps
C
Glory
D
Nation
Question 88
Which state does the poet V.K. Gokak belong to?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Bihar
C
Haryana
D
Karnataka
Question 89
Which of the following poem does not picture childhood memories?
A
A Sonnet for my incomparable mother
B
Sonnet – 116
C
Piano
D
Paper boat
Question 90
A children’s classic Alice in Wonderland is written by
A
Rudyard Kipling
B
Edger A. Guest
C
Lewis Carroll
D
Ruskin Bond
Question 91
  • When Dinesh and Prabhu left the bus stop Marsha rang them
  • Find out the type of the sentence
A
Simple
B
Complex
C
Compound
D
Phrase
Question 92
Which one of the following statement is correct?
A
V.K.Gokak is a Telugu poet and novelist
B
V.K. Gokak is a kannada poet and novelist
C
V.K. Gokak is a Marathi poet and novelist
D
V.K. Gokak is a Gujarathi poet and novelist
Question 93
  • Match the following words given in Column A with their antonyms in Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • Column A                             Column B
  • a) Trivial                                       dwarf
  • b) Acceleration                                significant
  • c) Monstrous                                    lit
  • d) Extinguished                                 retardation
A
1 2 3 4
B
4 1 2 3
C
3 4 1 2
D
2 4 1 3
Question 94
Lungri is the pet name of _______ in the play “The Jungle Book”.
A
Mother wolf
B
Father Wolf
C
Father Wolf
D
Shere Khan
Question 95
Pick out the sentences which is in active voice.
A
He is loved by all
B
The field is ploughed
C
The thief was caught
D
The man cut down the tree.
Question 96
  • Fill in the blanks with the correct form of voice:
  • This lesson --------------- in two days.
A
must complete
B
have been completed
C
should be completed
D
are completing
Question 97
Identify the sentence which is not of the same pattern as the others.
A
Solomon was wise
B
She was excited
C
He became the president
D
He wore his new uniform
Question 98
  • “And I have learned too
  • To laugh with only my teeth”
  • Who had learned to laugh only with teeth?
A
The speaker of the poem
B
Modern man
C
Child
D
God
Question 99
  • Match the following :-
  • a) Mirth, novice - 1. Overwhelming, unpleasant smell
  • b) Insuperable, reek - 2. Bright, clear
  • c) Lurid, lucid - 3. Laughter apprentice
  • d) Coax, farce - 4. Focus banquet
  •                           5.Persuade,comedy
A
3 1 2 5
B
2 4 1 3
C
4 5 1 3
D
2 4 3 1
Question 100
Select the complex sentence:
A
Arun attended the interview and got selected
B
We could not guess what he actually wanted
C
My uncle has gone to Mumbai to finalise a business proposal
D
The pilgrims had to cancel the trip because of bad weather
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