Group 4 VAO General English Model Test 6
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The present seems all dreary. The future very grim The underlined words mean _________ and __________ respectively.
Confusing and dark
Dear and lovely
Boring and sad
Damp and weak
Who wrote in her/his diary that real book found by Tommy?
Find the below statement which express the appearance of author’s grandmother
Fat, short and slightly bent
Thin, short and straight
Fat, tall and slightly bent
Fat, tall and straight
Which one of the following sentences has a participle in it?
He had lost his passport and applied for a new one
Having lost his passport, he applied for a new one
His passport had been lost, and hence he applied for a new one.
His passport was lost and he had applied for a new one.
Identify the sentence with Hyperbole.
He has fallen asleep
Why man, if the river were dry I am able to fill it with tears
The child is father of Max
You are telling me a fairy tale
The word Curry, derived from _______ language
in, inn and know , no are the examples of
“ I was not born for one corner, the whole world is my native land”. Who said this?
Identify the incorrect statement about life and duties of students, according to Gokhale, from the options given below
The life of a student is a Sheltered life
Whole-hearted devotion to knowledge is possible
Discipline is optional
Character is important in life
Select the appropriate active voice for the following sentence. When will the bridge be completed?
When can the bridge complete
When shall we complete is the bridge?
When will they complete the bridge
When will the bridge being completed?
Our virtues though be few and small” Whose virtue is referred by the poet?
Select the suitable pair: 1)mango:sweet 2)lime: ........
Select the author name from the options given below for the short story “The Guide”
Honesty and Truth are interrelated, Honesty is basically an expression of truth” This is said by ___________.
Aung Lang Syne” is a _____ poem
How handsome he had looked in that bright blue suit, with that dark red rose!” In the short story ‘The Singing lesson’ who is very handsome?
Identify the sentence pattern: she has been working as a teacher in a primary school.
Who took the author and her brother to the serpent shrine?
Match the correct suffix with the root words
4 3 1 2
4 3 2 1
1 2 4 3
3 4 1 2
The little girl has _________ and she hesitates to go out all alone. Fill in the blanks with suitable idioms.
Shot his bolt
In a nice pickle
Have cold feet
Nationality of Norman Little ford?
Why did your brother write such a letter? Choose the passive form of the above sentence:
Why did such s letter was written by your brother?
Why was such aletter written by your brother?
Why has he written such a letter?
Sea Turtles come ashore, to ______
Regulate body temperature
Fill in the blanks with suitable determiners. They came early but there was____________ work to do.
Choose the best answer and complete the sentence. The first collected edition of Shakespeare’s sonnets appeared in
Imagine if your precious nose were sandwiched in between your toes” What does the word “Sandwiched” mean here?
Become like a food item
Pressed between two things.
And out of its leprous hide.” What comes out of the leprous hide?
which one of the following has correct gerund form?
I am tired of waiting
I am tired of having waited
I am tired of being waited
I am tired to wait.
- a. 3000 BCE to 200 BCE 1. Exploration of Europeans
- b. 200 BCE to 1200 BCE 2. Arabs traded spices
- c. 1200 CE to 1500 CE 3. Americans traded spices
- d. 1600 CE to 1900 CE 4. The Romans control the spice trading
2 4 1 3
2 4 3 1
4 2 1 3
2 4 1 3
“They were selling Barbizon pictures” Barbizon picture is a kind of picture belongs to which city?
“As in the Concentration Camp and the evening of 9/11, the artistes are the ones who might be able to help us with out internal, invisible lives”. Which are the two countries associated with concentration camp and 9/11 tragedy respectively? Choose the right option from the following :
Russia and Germany
Germany and Italy
Germany and America
Iraq and America
How many divisions are in Karakattam?
The poetess who wrote the poem „women‟s Rights was_________
Elizabeth Barrett Browing
Annie Louisa Walker
According to the author of the story “The Accidental Tourist” which is the most outstanding thing?
Choose the appropriate degree for the following sentence. Brain surgery is the most complicated in medical field.
No other surgery as completed in medical field.
Brain surgery is highly complicated.
Brain surgery is more complicated than and surgery in medical field.
Brain surgery is more complicated than most other surgery.
Whose job is to force “Owlie” to eat?
Owlie eat by it self
In the short story “The Envious Neighbor” the olden couple had?
Which one of the following pairs is matched correctly?
Manliness by D.H.Lawrence
The Piano by Rudyard Kipling
Going for water by William Blake
Beautiful Inside by Paul Holmes
I amused her for perhaps 20 minutes with a scattering of urbane bons mots Find out the meaning of the underlined word or phrase
Who grew rich by taxing the Cinnamon in middle ages?
Which of the following plural forms is not correct?
Daughters – in – law
Commanders- in- chiefs
Read the passage and choose the correct option that answers the questions given below : “Thank you shelly”, Diane said holding her hand out for me to shake, “for taking care of Sam. We were in a traffic accident and somehow we got separated when. I went to the, hospital. I guess he lost his collar and harness too”. I looked at her hand, I didn’t want to give Goldy up, but I could see that it was this lady he really belonged to. Not to me, I was Just temporary. Who did the dog really belong to?
None of the above
In the short story “With The photographer”, who made the author to wait for an hour?
The roadside stranger
Who claimed that zero divided by zero is zero?
Select the correct sentence:
How fine the Ajanta paintings are!
How beautiful the Ajanta paintings are!
How well the Ajanta paintings are !
How nice the Ajanta paintings are!
Form a new words by blending the words “motorway‟ and “hotel‟.
Match the titles of the novels given under Column A with the name of the author under Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
||1. Manohar Malgonkar|
||2. R.K. Narayan|
||3. Mulkraj Anand|
||4. Kushwant Singh|
2 3 4 1
2 1 4 3
3 2 1 4
4 2 1 3
Which year the Nilgiris mountain Railway was declared as World Heritage Site?
The story Seventeen oranges narrates?
The benefits of eating oranges
The cleverly management of tricky situation by the narrator
The ways of gardening oranges
The golden memories of the narrator
The following lines are taken from the poem_______ “O Listen to the vale profound Is overflowing with the sound”
Sonnet – 112
The Solitary Reaper
0 Captain my Captain
How many lines are there in a sonnet?
“Greetings traveller. You looked tired and cold.” Name the traveller who looked tired and cold.
People came to India in search of species especially ________
Robert Frost who wrote the poem “Going for water” is from
The united States of America
Sindhu said, “I play chess” Convert the above sentence to reported speech
Sindhu said that she played chess
Sindhu said that she was played chess
Sindhu said that she is played chess
Sindhu said that she were played chess
When you ____________ I ___________ my dinner
Telephoned was having
Telephoned am having.
Telephoned will be having
were telephoning, would have.
Which part of comet contains chemicals?
Head of comet
Body of comet
Tail of comet
Inner surface of comet
“Don’t let us down now, Gulliver; We need your help” Find the speaker/character.
Emperor of Lilliputians
Fill in the blanks with suitable article: He studies in ------------------- sixth standard.
In the Lesson”Yaanai Malai”, the lesson – writer Manohar Devadoess save, “Sometimes landscapes can speak to us”. This expression is purely.
A baseless illusion
An exaggerated hyberbola
A subjective impression
An objective interpretation.
_______ is a letter that is intended to be read by a wide audience, or a letter intended for an individual, but that is nonetheless widely distributed intentionally through newspapers and other media, such as a letter to the editor or a blog.
Find the odd word
Mood of Crocodile in the poem “The Crocodile” is
Which of the following poem is written by Walt Whitman?
off to outer space Tomorrow Morning
Be the Best
O Captin! My Captain!
The line “ A slender tinkling fall that made “ Contains __________
“Don't look so doleful, girls. It ought to sound warm, joyful, and eager. 'Congratulate'. Once more.Quickly. All together. Now then!” In the short story ‘The Singing lesson’ who asked the girls to be happy?
Nile River finally ends up with which sea
- A) rambling - 1) stopping
- B) spectacular - 2) a frightening dream
- C) interfering - 3) wandering
- D) nightmare - 4) eye-catching
After all, winners don‟t do different things. They do things differently. The above lines suggests
All winners are different
Winners do different things
Winners do things differently
Losers don‟t do different things
“This one the prize ring hates to enter” In the above line prize ring refer to?
enclosed area in which boxing matches are fought
enclosed area in which the prizes were distributed
enclosed in which the circus happen
award given to players
Select the word with correct suffix:
Pick out the sentence – where “like” is used as preposition.
We shall not see the like of Gandhiji again
Today Ang San SuuKyi fights like Gandhiji
Many wanted to be like him
I like Gandhiji
Don’t give up, though pace seems slow” What is the figure of speech employed here?
Match the characters in Column A with the authors in Column B and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
||1. Lakshmi Mukundan|
||2. Thakazhi Sivasankaran Pillai|
||3. E.M. Forster|
||4. Khushwant Singh|
3 2 1 4
2 1 4 3
2 4 1 3
3 1 4 2
Identify the simple sentence:
He went to the place, where his father lived
He went to his father‟s native place
He went to a place and his father lived there.
He went to the native place where his father lived
Which of the following is a short story?
Be the Best
The Tears of the Desert
The flying wonder
The Man he killed.
How many years Khushwant Singh noticed that her grandmother looked old and wrinkled?
Who is setting out turmeric, milk and bananas for the snakes?
One of the anchoring earth.” Find the figure of speech of the above line.
Select the appropriate active voice for the underlined words. I may be considered for the promotion by the secretary.
Will be considered
Tagore won the Nobel prize for literature in
Me and Good Lord are hand-flying this plane”. Whose words are these?
Find out the false statement
Egg-tooth of Olive Ridley is like a Razor blade
Nest cavity of Olive Ridley is about 45 cm in depth
Incubation temperature of male Sea Turtle hatching is 270-280C
At 350C , female hatching of Sea turtle are produced
Could you bring me ________ tools I left in the garden? Fill in the blanks with suitable determiners
Identify the incorrect sentence from the following:
Mr.Soundar is one of the most helpful persons.
Very few persons are as helpful as Mr. Soundar
Mr. Soundar is more helpful than all other persons
Mr. Souondar is more helpful than most other persons
“With all my heart I do admire Athletes who sweat for fun or hire” In the above sentence ‘I’ refer to
William Temple Hornaday
Choose the correct meaning of the words under Column Band select the code containing the answer'
||2. false story|
2 1 4 3
2 3 4 1
2 1 3 4
1 3 4 2
. A masterpiece of the Egyptians cultural heritage is ---------------
A Tomb for a pharaoh
Which among the responses best explains the following line: “Day light will be on the switch and winter under rock”.
Daylight will restrict the damaging impact of winter
Winter‟ s chillness will be under the lock of the daylight‟s heat
Daylight will be turned on when winter is kept under lock.
There will be a continuous switching over from day to night, and there will not be any changing seasons
Who is the author of the poem “Rock me sleep”?
Elizabeth Beret Browning
Elizabeth Akers Allen
Annie Louisa Walker
What is mentioned as “cheering sight” by the author Sir C.V. Raman?
Rain fed tanks
Here is a child who clambers and scrambles”. Why does the child clambers and scrambles?
The child wants to go to school
The child wants to collect blackberries
The child is hungry
The child feels happy
How old is the Brihadeesavarar Temple
The epicentre of the earthquake narrated by Brij is in
Find out the wrong sentence
There is a table beside the bed
Beside pen he also brought pencil.
I watch news regularly
Everyone played games except Kathir
Comprehensions: The plane driver suddenly brought the plane down and the passengers were shaken. The doctor came into the plane with the helper in a white dress to see the passengers. The lady assistants of the plane also helped the passengers. Everything was okay in a few minutes.
- Why were the passengers shaken?
plane landed safely
plane landed suddenly
plane driver informed the passengers that it will land slowly
Plane did not land safely
The time period mentioned in the play “The First Patient” is
Choose the correct name of a Messiaen from the options Messiaen – a child Prodigy in Music
Olivier Eugene Prosper Charles
Choose the option with the right meaning of the idiom given below: Show one’s yellow streak
displaying yellow coloured stripes
exhibiting one’s cowardice
painting the place yellow
While he was going to school someone called him. Find the correct tense
Present progressive tense
past progressive tense
Future progressive tense
None of the above
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