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Group 4 VAO General English Model Test 19

Group 4 VAO General English Model Test 19

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Question 1
Select the correct plural form of erratum.
A
erratia
B
erratums
C
erratiums
D
errata
Question 2
  • Choose the correct verb from to fill the blank from the option given below:
  • The office ------------- from Tuesday to Friday next week.
A
will not function
B
will be not function
C
is not functioning
D
will not be functioning
Question 3
Select the correct sentence.
A
We won the football match by three goals.
B
We beated our opponents by three goals.
C
We lost the three goals under the football match.
D
We played the footballs match on three goals
Question 4
Who is the author of the play “The First Patient”?
A
Robert Lynd
B
C.V. Burgess
C
Robert Brown
D
Ruskin Bond
Question 5
How many places in the world, a Phenomenon of “mass nesting” or “Arribada” takes place?
A
Three places
B
Four places
C
more than five places
D
Eight places
Question 6
Match the following:
  • Phrasal verbs        Meanings
  1. a) Get over                     1.Reach
  2. b) Get through                 2. Accessible
  3. c) Get on                          3.Pass
  4. d) Get to                            4.Recover
  5.                                                    5. Manage
A
4 3 5 2
B
4 3 2 5
C
4 3 5 1
D
4 2 1 3
Question 7
Find out the error:
  • Each of the student      has participated    in    the competition.
  •      A                                                        B                   C         D
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
Question 8
Which of the following is not a poem?
A
Snake
B
Women‟s Rights
C
The Man He Killed
D
To the Land of snow
Question 9
  • We _____ protect our health.
  • Fill the blank with suitable phrasal verb.
A
Should
B
Ought to
C
Might to
D
May
Question 10
According to the poet of the poem ‘Everest is not the Only Peak’ whose path is the path of dignity and honour?
A
Human
B
Animals
C
Nature
D
Life
Question 11
  • “……………though he had no hand in his death, shall receive the benefit of his dying, a places to the common wealth”
  • Who is speaking about whom in the above passage from Julius Caesar?
A
Antony about Brutus
B
Brutus about Antony.
C
First Citizen about Brutus
D
Octavious about Antony
Question 12
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) ferocious -                   1. sorrow
  2. b) impediments -                 2. arrogant
  3. c) haughty -                    3. Wild
  4. d) affliction -                      4. obstacles
A
4 1 3 2
B
3 2 4 1
C
1 3 4 2
D
3 4 2 1
Question 13
Find out the odd pair from those given below
A
Johnsy – The Last Leaf
B
Phatik – Holiday
C
Ivan – The Lottery Ticket
D
Kaanchanai – Reflowering
Question 14
Pick out the sentence with the wrong usage of articles:
A
The cow is a useful animal
B
The rose is the sweetest of all flowers
C
Let‟s go to the park
D
The banyan is a kind of a fig tree.
Question 15
Who is the author of the poem “A poison Tree”?
A
Walt Whitman
B
Robert Frost
C
William Blake
D
William Wordsworth
Question 16
  • “If you can‟t be a highway, just be a trail.
  • If you can‟t be the sun be a star,
  • It is not the size that you win or you fail
  • Be the Best of whatever you are!...”
  • The Rhymes Scheme in the above given lines is ….
A
a a
B
a b a b
C
a b c
D
a a b
Question 17
In the short story, “The accidental Tourist” to spend Easter author and his family were flying to
A
America
B
France
C
London
D
Spain
Question 18
The period of William Makepeace Thackeray
A
Modern Age
B
Victorian Age
C
Romantic Age
D
Revolution Age
Question 19
  • Laura presented a Wallet to her friend
  • Replace the underlined word with its American equivalent?
A
Flash light
B
Billfold
C
Closet
D
Crib
Question 20
The cat and the pain killer is one of the episode extracted from
A
The jungle book
B
Fairy tale
C
The cherry tree
D
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Question 21
In 1492, Columbus went _____ to find India and Black pepper.
A
East
B
West
C
North
D
South
Question 22
Match the following sentences given in Column A with their patterns given in Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
  •           Column A                                   Column B
  • (a) The teacher teaches a lesson                         1. SVOA
  • (b) The sun shines brightly                                 2. SVC
  • (c) He broke his cycle yesterday                         3. SVO
  • (d) The car is cheap                                                      4. SVA
A
1 2 4 3
B
3 2 1 4
C
3 4 1 2
D
3 4 2 1
Question 23
Match the following words given in Column A with their antonyms un Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • Column A                             Column B
  1. a) Vanish                        1. Release
  2. b) Narrow                         2.Novice
  3. c) Veteran                            3. Appear
  4. d) Retain                           4.Wide
A
3 4 2 1
B
1 3 2 4
C
4 2 1 3
D
3 1 4 2
Question 24
select the correct question tag? you are anxious to know about your future,------------------?
A
do you
B
don‟t you
C
aren‟t you
D
are you
Question 25
Among the following poems which one is written by Rudyard Kipling?
A
The cry of the children
B
Migrant bird
C
Manliness
D
Going for water
Question 26
What is the nationality of Robert frost?
A
British
B
Canadian
C
American
D
French
Question 27
  • Fill in the blanks with correct word of Homophones from the option given below:
  • The old man couldn‟t bear the pain walking ---------------- on the rugged road after the rains.
A
bore
B
bare
C
bear
D
bar
Question 28
Which of the following words is formed with a prefix attached to it?
A
International
B
Interest
C
Interior
D
Interim
Question 29
Which day is observed as National Science day?
A
February 28
B
February 15
C
February 23
D
February 26
Question 30
How many plays were written by William Shakespeare
A
37
B
38
C
39
D
40
Question 31
______ played an Important role in Indian Trade.
A
Silk
B
Corn
C
Precious Stones
D
Spices
Question 32
Identify the sentence which does not contain an adjective:
A
He is an early riser.
B
The early bird was rewarded
C
He rises early
D
They came by an early train
Question 33
Match Column A Column Bto make meaningful sentences by using prepositions and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • Column A                         Column B
  1. a) Ranjith got                          1. by 10 per cent
  2. b) prices have risen                    2. about you
  3. c) He went                                       3. out of the taxt
  4. d) We were talking                           4. on horseback to kedarnath.
A
3 1 .2 4
B
3 1 4 2
C
4 3 1 2
D
4 2 1 3
Question 34
“The attainment of a developed status by 2020 does not mean that we can then rest on out laurels”. 
  • Laurels mean
A
Failures
B
Rewards
C
wealth
D
criticisms
Question 35
Olivier Messiaen composed the
A
Sonnets of Sorrow
B
Voice of America
C
Quartet for the End of Time
D
Brahms Requiem
Question 36
  • “It's the stick-together family that wins the joys of earth”
  • Find the figure of speech in above line
A
Metaphor
B
Personification
C
Simile
D
Irony
Question 37
Name the woman cricketer, who hit stylish half actuaries and cruised India to a victory over South Africa in the 2nd women T-20 international?
A
Mithali Raj
B
Smriti Mandhana
C
Arjun chopra
D
Harmanpreet Kaur
Question 38
Match the words in Column A with the suffixes in Column B
  • Column A    Column B
  1. a) Astonish    1. - ful
  2. b) Potential    2. – ment
  3. c) Ferocious  3. – ness
  4. d) Success    4. – ity
A
1 4 3 2
B
3 4 2 1
C
2 4 3 1
D
2 4 1 3
Question 39
In the story “The portrait of a lady” who was pretty in her young age
A
The author
B
Grandmother
C
Mother
D
School teacher
Question 40
Find out the sentence where gerund is used:
A
Sujatha is wealthy but she is not generous.
B
We sat on the floor.
C
Writing is always better than to read.
D
She is teacher and a singer.
Question 41
Why was Antonio unable to pay his debt?
A
Ships are lost at sea
B
Unemployed
C
Careless for repaying
D
Spent lavishly
Question 42
  • Fill in the blank with the correct verb form of the noun writer‟
  • Don‟t ________ on the wall.
A
Written
B
Write
C
Write-up
D
Writing
Question 43
Match the names of the poets under column A with the names of the poems, under column B and choose the correct code.
  • Column A -                             Column B
  • a) Thomas Hardy -                              1. My Grandmother‟s house.
  • b) Elizabeth Barrett Browning -                 2. Piano.
  • c) D.H. Lawrence -                              3. The Cry of the children.
  • d) Kamala surayya  -                                    4. The Man He killed
A
1 2 3 4
B
1 4 3 2
C
4 3 1 2
D
4 3 2 1
Question 44
Match
  1. Thud                 1. Quick seize someone
  2. Snatch                   2. Moving slowly
  3. Screem                  3. A dull sound
  4. Swaying                             4. Cry in a high pitch
A
3 1 4 2
B
3 4 1 2
C
4 3 1 2
D
3 4 2 1
Question 45
In the poem “Confessions of a Born Spectator” who believes that a spectator can be as enthusiastic as a player?
A
Charles Wills
B
Ogden Nash
C
Robert Brown
D
William Temple Hornaday
Question 46
  • Find out the appropriate positive degree for the following sentence:
  • Jasmine is more fragrant than many other flowers.
A
No other flower is a fragrant as Jasmine
B
Jasmine is know for its fragrance
C
Very few flowers are as fragrant as Jasmine
D
Flowers like jasmine, lily and rose are fragrant flowers
Question 47
Match the poetic lines under Column A with the figures of speech under Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • Column A -                                                                         Column B
  • (a) So now it is Vain for the singer to burst into clamour - 1. simile
  • (b) Laugh till the game is played -                                           2. alliteration
  • ( c) The reddest flower would look as pale as snow -                   3. metaphor
  • (d) Through fears and fright I fly my fight -                                         4. onomatoepia
A
1 2 4 3
B
3 1 2 4
C
4 3 1 2
D
2 4 3 1
Question 48
  • Kowsalya said,” We watched a film yesterday”
  • Convert the above sentence into reported speech
A
Sowmya said that they had watched a film yesterday
B
Sowmya said they watched a film yesterday
C
Sowmya said that they had watched a film the day before
D
Sowmya said that they has watched a film the day before
Question 49
  • Select the author name for the given novel from the options.
  • “War and Peace”
A
Leo Tolstoy
B
Pathanjali
C
Annie Louisa Walker
D
Rammorthy
Question 50
__________ warns Caesar about the “Ides of March”
A
A soothsayer
B
Calpurnia
C
Pompey
D
Mark Antony.
Question 51
  • Change the following verb into noun form.
  • Possess
A
possessive
B
possession
C
possessed
D
to possess.
Question 52
The Jungle Book was written by
A
Oscar Wilde
B
Rudyard Kipling
C
Walt Disney
D
J.K.Rowling
Question 53
In the short story “A Shot in the Dark” who is the woman of reputation?
A
Mrs. Saltpen - Jago
B
victor
C
Bertie
D
Claude People K.C.
Question 54
  • Faster the cheetah.
  • In the above line who is moving faster than cheetah?
A
Earth
B
Comet
C
Star
D
Sun
Question 55
  • Don Quixote the knight found 30-40 Windmills. He mistook them for giants. He was so fond of adventure that he decided to fight them. He wanted to make a lot of money by defeating them. Sancho Panza, his loyal squire, tried to warn him that they were only windmills but he didn’t pay any attention.
  • Choose the irrelevant option :
A
Sancho Panza seems to be clever.
B
Don Quixote mistook windmills for giants.
C
The knight is less informed when compared to the squire.
D
The knight wanted to cheat others by defeating the windmills
Question 56
Many of pearl S. Buck‟s books have _________ background.
A
American
B
Chinese
C
Scottish
D
Burmese
Question 57
Match the following phrases 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) go up                        1.wait
  2. b) hold on          2. a little ago
  3. c) just before    3. disclose a secret
  4. d) let on             4. increase
A
1 2 3 4
B
4 3 2 1
C
4 3 1 2
D
4 1 2 3
Question 58
Helen Keller speaks about the word _______ in “The Mystery of Language”.
A
Book
B
Water
C
Tree
D
Pencil
Question 59
Which one of the following drama is not written by Shakspare?
A
Richard II
B
Edward II
C
Henry IV
D
Henry VIII
Question 60
Engine used in the Nilgiri Mountain Railway
A
Modern Steam Engine
B
Diesel Engine
C
Vintage Steam Engine
D
Electric Engine
Question 61
Match the following poetic lines under Column A with the relevant titles· under Column B and select the correct code :
  • Column A -                                                 Column B
  • (a) A bird has feathers, it is true -                   (1) With A friend
  • (b) Save the sad story of your misery -      (2) The Flying Wonder
  • (c) And share my umbrella in the rain -         (3) The Apology
  • (d) I go to the God of wood -                                   (4) To India-My Native Land
A
2 4 3 1
B
2 4 1 3
C
1 2 3 4
D
2 3 4 1
Question 62
  • Complete the following with suitable articles.
  • On __________ day of __________ tea party, Apsara took her mother to Mrs Rose‟s room.
A
The, The
B
An, the
C
A, An
D
The, a
Question 63
  • “But he‟s locked in a concrete cell,
  • His strength behind bars”
  • Which animal is kept in cage pathetically which would have been marching with the grandeur and ferocity in its natural habitat?
A
A Lion
B
A Bear
C
A Fox
D
A Tiger
Question 64
_______ Words are words that are formed by dropping one or more syllables from longer words without changing the meaning.
A
Homophones
B
Heteronyms
C
Heterophones
D
Clipped word
Question 65
In the poem “Little Sarah”, Johnny – cake is the staple food of
A
Spain
B
South Africa
C
America
D
Norway
Question 66
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) acute -                1. discover
  2. b) amazed -               2. doubt
  3. c) unearth -                 3. severe
  4. d) suspicion -                     4. surprised
A
4 3 2 1
B
3 4 1 2
C
1 2 4 3
D
4 2 3 1
Question 67
Owlie was heavily spotted with _______colour.
A
black
B
White
C
Pale yellow
D
Grey
Question 68
Find out meaning for the underlined word
  • She reproached herself.
  1. Praised 2. Looked 3. Questioned 4. Picturised 5. Criticized
A
3,4
B
3,5
C
5
D
3
Question 69
Match the pen names in Column A to the writers in Column B and choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • Column A - Column B
  • (a) O Henry - 1. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
  • (b) Madhvikutty - 2.William Sydney Porter
  • ( c) Lewis Carroll - 3. Hector Hugh Munro
  • (d) Saki - 4. Kamala Das.
A
1 2 4 3
B
2 4 1 3
C
3 2 4 1
D
4 3 2 1
Question 70
Who is Doctor S. Radhakrishnan?
A
Former Prime minister
B
Former President
C
Former Vice President
D
Former Home Minister
Question 71
  • We _______ take milk regularly so that we ______ not develop deficiencies in our body.
  • Choose the correct option.
A
Must, might
B
Can, should
C
Should, might`
D
Might, can
Question 72
  • Identify the sentence pattern of the following:
  • Raghu was ill last month.
A
SVOA
B
SVAA
C
SVA
D
SVCA
Question 73
Which of the following sentences is correct?
A
you can study well, can you?
B
students like movies, do they?
C
We can‟t live without air,can‟t we?
D
He didn‟t go, did he?
Question 74
Choose the sentence which has no error
A
I bought a blue colour shirt and tie
B
I bought a blue shirt and a tie
C
I bought a blue coloured shirt and a tie
D
I bought a blue colour shirt with a tie
Question 75
“The highest result of education is tolerance” who made this statement?
A
Rabindranath Tagore
B
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
C
Helen Keller
D
Oscar wilde.
Question 76
  • Softy in the dusk a woman is singing to me’
  • What is the time mentioned in this line?
A
Dusk
B
Noon
C
Dawn
D
Night
Question 77
Which of the following sentences is wrong?
A
Dad polished his shoes yesterday.
B
Subhash has cut the vegetables just now.
C
The police have catch the motorcyclist for speeding.
D
The ripe fruit has fallen from the tree
Question 78
To which of the following works is Oscar wilde not associated with?
A
The Happy prince
B
The importance of being earnest.
C
The Last Leaf
D
The selfish Giant.
Question 79
Who is the author of the poem ‘Everest is not the Only Peak’?
A
Ashwin Parthiban
B
Senkuttuvon
C
Kulothungan
D
Maran
Question 80
Who is L.Sivaramakrishnan?
A
Former Indian cricket coach.
B
Famous cricket commentator.
C
Close friend of Kris Srikkanth.
D
Former BCCI chairman
Question 81
Match the following identifying the phrase to complete the sentence and mark the correct code:
  • Column A -                           Column B
  1. a) The Cream Cake is                1.Harder and harder
  2. b) The new sweets are                  2. More expensive.
  3. c) The new waiters are                     3. So costly.
  4. d) It is getting                                           4.Better
A
1 3 4 2
B
3 2 1 4
C
2 3 4 1
D
4 2 1 3
Question 82
  • Water boils at 1000C
  • Find the correct tense
A
Simple present tense
B
Past tense
C
Present Perfect tense
D
Past Perfect tense
Question 83
Man is born free but is everywhere in chains”. Who made this famous statement?
A
Voltaire
B
Jacques Rousseau
C
Descartes
D
Napoleon
Question 84
  • Comprehension:
  • Reserve Bank of India is not a commercial bank. It is an autonomous body regulating banking service in India. It makes banking laws and controls the flow of money. It safeguards the value of Indian currency. The head of the R.B.I is the „Governor‟.
  • Who is the head of the Reserve Bank?
A
president
B
Chief Minister
C
Governor
D
Finance Minister
Question 85
  • Select the correct sequence of prepositions.
  • We heard the news _________ the radio __________ yesterday
A
in, on
B
on, no preposition
C
with, on
D
by, over
Question 86
Find out the poetic collection that does not include the poems of H.W. Longfellow:
A
Voices of the Night
B
Ballads
C
Lyrical Ballads
D
Evangeline
Question 87
What is the name of the little girl in the play, “The First Patient”?
A
Dolly
B
Dorothea
C
Naini
D
Mouny
Question 88
  • Find out the figure of speech
  • And charging along like troops in a battle
A
Simile
B
Mataphor
C
Personification
D
Oxymoron
Question 89
  • Identify the poet who wrote the following lines:
  • “ It isn‟t by size that you win or you fail.
  • Be the best of whatever you are!”
A
William Wordsworth
B
Norman Nicholson
C
V.K. Gokak
D
Douglas Malloch
Question 90
Match the following idiomatic expressions under column A with their core meaning under column B. Choose the right code:
  • Column A -                      Column B
  1. a) I can ride a motor cycle -                   1. Asking for permission
  2. b) No one can be right all the time -            2. Theoretical possibility
  3. c) Can I use your mobile phone, please? -        3. Ability
  4. d) Anyone can make mistakes -                              4. Possibility
A
3 4 1 2
B
1 3 2 4
C
4 3 1 2
D
2 1 4 3
Question 91
Identify the sentence which does not contain an adjective :
A
He is an early riser
B
The early bird was rewarded
C
He rises early
D
They came by an early train
Question 92
Match Column A with Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • (Phrasal verbs)     - ( Meanings)
  • Column A - Column B
  1. a) break down - 1. disperse
  2. b) break in -  2. collapse
  3. c) break off - 3. detach
  4. d) break up - 4. enter by force
  5.                              5. disintegration
A
2 4 1 5
B
2 4 1 3
C
2 4 5 1
D
2 4 3 1
Question 93
Who is the writer of the short story, “Earthquake”?
A
R.K. Narayan
B
Neerja Gopal
C
M.S. Mahadevan
D
Ravi Varma
Question 94
Frederic Ogden Nash is an
A
British poet
B
American poet
C
Russian poet
D
French poet
Question 95
Match the Column A with Column B Select the correct code given below:
  • Column A -                     Column B
  1. a) My Country my life -          1. Sachin
  2. b) My Story -                             2. Nehru
  3. c) Play it my way -                       3. Kamala Das
  4. d) Toward Freedom -                               4. L.K. Advani
A
2 4 3 1
B
3 2 1 4
C
4 3 1 2
D
2 3 1 4
Question 96
. Match the following sentence given in Column A with their patterns in Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
  • Column A -                        Column B
  1. a) Now, it is raining -                   1. ASVO
  2. b) This morning I met him -               2. SVC
  3. c) Radha sings a song -                       3. ASV
  4. d) Sita is a teacher -                                     4. SVO
A
1 2 4 3
B
3 4 2 1
C
3 1 4 2
D
4 3 2 1
Question 97
  • Fill in the blank with a suitable infinitive :
  • This medicine is pleasant——.
A
to have taken
B
to had taken
C
to take
D
none of these
Question 98
“I spread my wings through all the din ; Through fears and fright I fly my flight”. Identify the group of words which has alliteration in them – Find out the correct answer from the options given below :
A
through all the din
B
spread my wings
C
through fears
D
through fears and fright I fly my flight
Question 99
  • Choose the right word to complete the idiom.
  • I go to movies once in a ---------------- moon.
A
blue
B
gray
C
green
D
Yellow
Question 100
What kind of literature was promoted by Ruskin Bond in India?
A
Detective literature
B
Children’s literature
C
Mythological literature
D
Nature oriented literature
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