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Sitamarhi Talent Search
Session : 2012-13
Rajopatti,Dumra Road,Sitamarhi(Bihar),Pin-843301 Ph.06226-252314,Mobile:9431636758
A E Houseman Q11. a. Sarojini Naidu b. Mahatma Gandhi b. Forbes Magazine b.VIII Time:3 hrs ENGLISH Full Marks:140 1 BOOKS AND AUTHORS Q1. K. We learn about Gandhiji from this book. Rudyard Kipling 1 . Sayers. Indhira Gandhi d.Guinness Book of World Records d. Uncle Joe‟s Cabin d. R. Thomas d. Truth d. Narayanan Q8. The book „Arms and the Man‟ was written by a. Thomas Bryne c. K Narayanan d. This author is famous for her murder mystery novels a. Eugene O Neil c. Name the world‟s all time best selling book a. P. Animal Kingdom Q13. K Narayanan b. Mahadevi Verma d. The book „Malgudi Days‟ is written by this author a. Ernest Hemmingway c. This poet‟s poems have English words but an Indian soul a. Narayanan c. P.2013 Class. Arbind Adiga c. Thomas Hardy b. The famous novel Gone with the Wind has been written by a. Alfred Tennyson d. My Experience with truth c. This book on slavery by Harriet Beecher Stowe is a bestseller of all times a. The book „Far From Maddening crowd has bee written by: a. Jim Frost c. The latest Indian to win the „Booker Prize‟ in the year 2008 a. Jungle Book d.Agatha Christie Q12. Maya Angelou Q3. Sarojini Naidu b. „Discovery Of India‟ was written by this freedom fighter a.Arthur Conan Doyle c. “Maneaters of Kumaon‟ was written by this famous naturalist and conservationist. Uncle Tom‟s Cabin Q9. Always speak the Truth Q5. Uncle Tim‟s Cabin b. Salman Rushde Q14. Margaret Mitchell d. Maya Angelou d. Sashi Tharoor b. James Blade b. K. Tabassum Khan c. Jim Corbet d. The book „For Whom The Bell Tolls‟ is written by a.Dictionary Q2. c. N Tagore Q10. a. Noel Coward b. Disillusioned by Communalism George Orwell wrote this famous novel a. R. R.George Bernard Shaw b.Brilliant Public School. Animal Farm b. Sitamarhi Talent Search . Of Human Bondage c.Dorothy L Sayers Q7. Dorothy L. Sydney Sheldon Q4. Arundhati Roy d. K. Uncle John‟s Cabin c. Oliver Goldsmith Q6. Aldoux Huxley b.My Experiments with Truth d. C.Limca Book of Records c. Charles Dickens b. Jawahatrlal Nehru c.
14. c 8. 18. John Milton Q19. James Ellroy b. d 9. 17. The Novel „Of Human Bondage‟ is written by a. Paradise Lost was written by a. ballads c. O Henry Q18. 20. The first book written by and Indian in English titled Travels Of Dean Mohamet‟ was by a. V S Naipaul ANSWER KEY : BOOKS & AUTHORS 1. Frogs in the fountain Q17. b 10. Room on the Roof d. This Indian writer was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001. The short love poems written by William Shakespeare are known as a. Cricket for crocodile c. a 6. W. K. Somerset Mougham c. 13. a 3. This story won young Ruskin Bond the prestigious John Llewellyn Rhys prize a. 15. Sitamarhi Talent Search . Lal c. Rhymes d.2013 Q15. Rabindranath Tagore d. Ruskin Bond d. P. diaries Q20. b 11. 12. Nirad C Choudry Q16. 19. c 2. d a b c a c d d a d 2 . Sake Dean Mohamet b. 16. Sonnets b. John Keats d. Treasure in the garden b.Brilliant Public School. c 7. d 4. William Shakespere c. Salman Rushde c. a. Sydney Sheldon d. R. Robert Frost b. b 5. Narayanan b.
Brilliant Public School. “The unexamined life in not worth living” by: a) Mahatma Gandhi b) Thomas Edison c) Socrates d) John Milton 33. King of Denmark in Hamlet a) Claudius b) Mcbeth c) Duncan d) Caesar 32. A greedy little boy who ate his Christmas pie without table manners: a) Alladin b) Dennis c) Jack Horner d) Rumpel Stilt Skin 30. Sitamarhi Talent Search . LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 21. Which is a part of „The Mahabharta‟ a) Arthashastra b) Gitanjali c) Vedas d) Bhagavad Gita 22. Author of „Daughters of the East‟ :a) Salim Ali b) Benazir Bhutto c) R. A person who is upto date with the latest gadgets a) e-commerce b) user friendly c) tech savvy d) icon 25. Forster c) Ved Vyas d) George Orwell 31. “We learn from History that we learn nothing from History” : a) Robert Frost b) Aristotle c) George Bernard Shaw d) Keats 27.M. Ad Valorem :a) For purpose b) In bed faith c) In secret d) According to Value 29. Fear of dolls is :a) chorophobia b) pediophobia c) pyrophobia d) hydrophobia 26.K. „The Animal Farm‟ by: a) Leo Tolstoy b) E. Narayan d) Mahatma Gandhi 23. To waste time : a) Agog b) Kernel c) Mien d) Dawdled 3 . Which one writes in Hindi language : a) Munshi Premchand b) Sant Tukaram c) Nanak Singh d) Kaifi Azmi 28. The Permanent account number that Income Tax authorities give to Indian citizens: a) VRS b) PRS c) PAN d) GRS 24.2013 2.
a 22. d 40. d 38.2013 34. c 33. a 37. a 29. Who wrote „Rip Van Winkle‟ a) Thomas Wolfe b) Raymond Chandler c) Robert Penn Warren d) Washington Irving 38.F.Brilliant Public School. d 24. „The Glass Palace‟ written by: a) Amitav Ghosh b) Shashi Tharoor c) R. d 31. Laxman c) Adolf Hitler d) Jack Welch ANSWER KEY : LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 21.K. Kennedy d) F. b 35. Narayan b) R. d 28. Roosevelt 39. Sitamarhi Talent Search . “Ramayana” is written by a) Kautilya b) Kalidas c) Valmiki d) Vivekanand 40. “Superstition is the religion of feeble minds” a) Edmund Burke b) Napolean c) J. c 23. a 27. b 4 .K. c 36. b 32.D. a 26. „The tunnel of time‟ autobiography by : a) R. Narayan d) Amit Chaudhuri 36. c 30. c 39.K. c 34. Spitz : a) chocolate b) small dog c) saliva d) biscuit 35. b 25. To put the cart before the horse a) to put things in the wrong order b) to praise one self c) stop working d) to work hard 37.
Name this Indian Tennis player who has turned Hollywood filmmaker? A) Leander Paes B) Mahesh Bhupathi C)Vijay Amritraj D)Ashok Amritraj 42. was born in Gujarat. he went to England to study at University College. India in 1869. the highest honour that an Indian citizen can receive? A)Arjuna Award B)Padma Bhushan C)The Bharat Ratna D)Padma Vibhushan 43) What is the full form of the "APJ" in Dr.2013 3. When he was 19.. later called Mahatma. Sitamarhi Talent Search . Kalam's name? A)Ahmed Panthwawala Jain B) Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen C) Ali Ponnuswamy Jampiru D) Akbar Panneer Jalant 44) The theatre with which Shakespeare is most closely associated is the. With what honour has Dr.Brilliant Public School. Kalam been decorated. London (UCL).? A)National Advancement B) Monarch C) Globe D) Thespian 45) Exactly how many plays did Shakespeare write? A) 29 B) 46 C) 40 D) 37 46) The disappearance of which famous queen of fiction led to a nationwide search? A) Agatha Christie B) J K Rowling Allcott 47) C) Sarojini Naidu D) Louisa M Mohandas Gandhi. What did Gandhi study in England? A) Political Science B) Poetry C) Law D) Dentistry 48) Who was the first to command the Indian navy? A) Kartik B) Katari C) Katira D) Krutari 49) Who was the first Muslim lady to sit in the throne of Delhi? A) Noorjehan B) Razia Riaz Monnera C) Iltumisha D) Sultana Razia Begum 50) Who was the first person in India to win a Nobel Prize? A) Nowroji B) CV Raman C) Rabindranath Tagore D) Chandrasekhar 5 . FAMOUS PERSONALITIES 41..
Sitamarhi Talent Search .? A) Mahatma Gandhi B) Jamnalal Bajaj C) Acharya Vinoba Bhave D) Mother Teresa 55) Who.2013 51) Florence became famous as "The Lady with the Lamp".. looking after wounded British soldiers in which war? A) Franco-Prussian War B) Afghan War C) Crimean War D) Boxer Rebellion 52) Disgraced cricketer Ajay Jadeja is the son-in-law of which politician? A) Jaya Jaitley B) V.P. started the 'Indian National Army'.. A) India B) Bangla Desh C) India & BanglaDesh D) India and Nepal 57) Who is the founder of Advita philosophy? A) Swami Vivekananda B) Basaveshwara C) Adi Shankaracharya D) Sri Ramanujacharya 58) Who is the only woman to have won the Nobel Prize twice? A) Madame Cama 59) B) Madam Curie C) Margaret Thatcher D) Mother Teresa Which Asian leader was called “the little frown saint”? A) Dalai lama B) Jawaharlal Nehru C) Kemal Pasha D) Gandhi 60) Name the first man or men to reach the North Pole? A) Robert Peary B) Edmund Hillary C) Tensing Norway D) Yuri Gagarin 6 ... in collaboration with the Japanese.Singh C) Jaya Lalitha D) Jaya Prada 53) Which is the headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity founded by Mother Theresa? A) Nirmal Hriday B) Shishu Bhavan C) Asha Sadan D) Shanti Nagar 54) The 'Satyagraha Ashram' was founded in 1921 at Wardha in Maharashtra by. in the hope of expelling the British from India? A) Gandhi B) Tantia Tope C) Bhagat Singh D) Subhash Chandra Bose 56) Rabindra Nath Tagore composed the National Anthem of.Brilliant Public School.
B 49. D 46.Brilliant Public School. D 42. 52.2013 ANSWER KEY : FAMOUS PERSONALITIES 41. C 45. 57. C A A B D C C B D A 7 . C 51. 55. B 44. 56. A 47. D 50. 58. 53. C 43. C 48. 59. 54. Sitamarhi Talent Search . 60.
Bali -------------------.[ leave .to London next year .on 4th March . [hear ] a) have heard b) heard c) hear d) am hearing 73. the man -----------------.the painting just now .on the Yamuna . happened 69.strange news . [ finish ] a) finished b) had finished c) finish d) have finished 66. [ begin ] a) has begun b) is beginning c) begins d) began 63.I ---------------. [ come . happen ] a) came . collapsed 64. When I visited him in Mumbai .the child . happened b) comes . had happened d) had come . [ stand] a) stood b) is standing c) stands d) has stood 71. [teach ] a) teaches b) is teching c) had been teaching d) has been teaching 68. [beat ] a) is beating b) beats c) beat d) has beaten 67.2013 4.Look there . collapse ] a) left . had collapsed d) had left.there for five years . Delhi ------------.this book since January last .hard for the last four hours.to my house to tell me what ---------------..the roof ------------. They --------------------. He ------------. Sitamarhi Talent Search .my instructions ? [ carry out ] a) carry out b) carried out c) carrying out d) had carried out 70. They ------------. [sleep ] a) sleep b) were sleeping c) slept d) are sleeping 65. [ go ] a) went b) go c) had gone d) are going 8 . collapsed c) left . A moment ago I -----------------. ENGLISH GRAMMAR : TENSES Fill in the blanks with the proper tense or form of the verb given in brackets :61.After he ---------------.Our examination ----------------------. he --------------------.collapsed b) has left .here since May 1980 . Raj and his family --------------------.Brilliant Public School.when the thief entered the bedroom .happens c) came . [ live ] a) is living b) have been living c) are living d) has been living 62. I told him that I -------------------. [ work ] a) worked b) was working c) am working d) had been working 72. [ read ] a) is reading b) reads c) has been reading d) read 74.Have you -----------------------.
[d] 66. ENGLISH GRAMMAR : TENSES 61. I shall go there after I -------------. [d] 9 . written b) was . The bus ---------------. written 80.2013 75.Brilliant Public School. Sitamarhi Talent Search . [ write ] a) am.[c] 68. [b] 73. [c] 80. [d] 72. written d) had .[b] 70. [c] 74. [c] 78. written c) have .round the corner . [finish ] a) shall have finished b) have finished c) finish d) finished 79.my lessons . I --------------------.[d] 64. [ send ] a) had sent b) have sent c) was senting d) sent ANSWER KEY.not ------------------.each other for the past ten years . [b] 62. [ do ] a) did b) do c) am doing d ) have done 77. [ come ] a) came b) comes c) is coming d) had come 78. [c] 63. [d] 77. [d] 75. [c] 76. [c] 71. [ know ] a) know b) are knowing c) have known d) had known 76.[c] 69.[b] 65.a letter to her yesterday . We -------------------.[a] 67. [a] 79. I -----------------.this exercise by ten o‟ clock . I -----------------------.the letter yet .
Pope c. Tagore d. Bernard Shaw 93. Fielding c. every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way”. Hazlitt 91. Goethe c. Socrates b. a. Swami Sivananda b. Hazlitt c. is a short but full description of a a happy state in this world”. Kautilya d. Aristotle 100.“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread”. and everywhere he is in chains”. Johnson d.“Anger makes dull men witty. Disraeli c.“Style is the shadow of personality”. Voltaire d. Socrates b.Radhakrishnan d. a. a. Milton b. a. a.“The secret of success is constancy to purpose”.“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges”. Francis Bacon c.“Silence is one great art of conversation”. Tolstoy c.Radhakrishnan. Emerson c. a. Keats b. Pope d. Sydney Smith b.“Early to bed early to rise Makes a man healthy.“It is easy to hate. Samuel b. a. Shakespeare c.“Self trust is the essence of heroism”. c.F. Tolstoy c. by untruthfulness Truthful conduct alone can reach truth”.“One cannot reach truth. Aristotle d. Milton 84. Wordsworth d.Newton 96.“Brevity is the soul of wit”.“Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds”. S. Socrates 99.“All happy families resemble one another. John Locke b.“Man is born free. a.“Common sense is not so common”. Disraeli b. Wordsworth d. Voltaire b. Socrates 94. Dryden 92. Emerson c. QUOTATIONS Choose the correct answer: 81. Galsworthy 90. Tolstoy d. Tolstoy d. a. a. a. Keats d. Cardinal Newman c. Shakespeare b. Karl Marx d.“A sound mind in a sound body.V. wealthy and wise”.“Fortune befriends the bold”. Nissim Ezekiel b. a. Tolstoy c. Carlyle b. Socrates 87. Hazlitt d. “Clever men are good. Carlyle 89. but it is easy healthy to love”. Mahatma Gandhi 10 . Voltaire b. Mahatma Gandhi d. a. Disraeli c. J. T. Confucius 98. Rousseau d. Keats d. but it keeps them poor”. a. Carlyle 85. Dryden c. Shakespeare 83. Disraeli b.Newton c. a. Newton d. V. Aristotle d.“The child is the father of the man”. but they are not the best”. a. V. Pope b. Nehru c. a. Franklin b. a. Milton 88.Brilliant Public School. Plato 82. Emerson 86. Tolstoy 95. Sitamarhi Talent Search . Shakespeare c.F. Voltaire b. Samuel b. Mark Twain 97. George Moor b. a.2013 5. S. Rousseau c. a.Samuel d. “A thing of beauty is a joy for ever”.
d 96.b 87.a 92.b 89.c 84.c 94.a 95.b 93. a 83.Brilliant Public School. b 82.a 86. Sitamarhi Talent Search .a 90.b 99.b 100.d 11 .c 98.d 85. c 88.2013 Answer Key: QUOTATIONS 81.d 91.a 97.
an act of accepting something 12 . terrorists d. to convince someone a. d. confused. a dream a. secretly and gradually gain access 109. with great joy d. very excited b. improvement b.2013 6. men from neighbouring country c. move in a quick manner a. take one to task 106. to praise someone d. Sitamarhi Talent Search . enterpreneur 108. hallucination 103. an act of abandoning something c. managed to do something inspite of difficulties b. WORDS AND PHRASES Choose the correct answer for the following words and phrases from the given choices: 101. with no excitement at all d. d. infiltrate a. move in a haphazard way d.Brilliant Public School. with less excitement c. unable to see anything. d. rapt attention 107. with less interest b. contrived a. a person who sells miscellaneous items c. group of attackers b. agog with excitement 105. a person who makes money by starting new business b. seeing or hearing things that are not really there c. unable to hear anything b. move in a slow manner b. with no attention at all a. to disagree with someone c. move in an orderly manner c. unable to do anything c. flutter across 104. with complete attention c. distinguished d. criticize or scold someone b. very quick to react a. a hawker. a vendor 102. renunciation a. excited a.
a state in which you do whatever someone else wants you to do. people who are illiterate b. stubbornly refusing to change one‟s mind b. run out of 114. explode with impatience 115. d. can wait patiently b. pandemonium 13 . the property can be changed c. nothing left b. d. unable to change rapidly a. salubrious 112. couldn‟t wait any longer.Brilliant Public School. unsuitable for one‟s health. young people who are illiterate c. d. group of old people a. good for one‟s health b.panicked 119. astound 113. not in a hurry c. a confused state c. saddened a. excited c. c. d. surprise b. reacted in an unhealthy way. volatile a. the property cannot be changed b. a quiet situation b. liable to change rapidly d. bad for one‟s health c. confused a. those who recently learned to read and write d. without expression b. bafflement 116. a state where you remain idle. willing to change 111. neo-literate a. d. Sitamarhi Talent Search . in a hurry d. obstinate 117. a. unwanted for health a. excitement c. a situation where there is a lot of noise and confusion. a well planned system d. thrill d. reacted in a frightened manner a. puzzled.2013 110. reacted in a fearless manner c. an unhealthy situation 118. a pending job c. completely filled a. thrilled b.
c 111. c 118. d 119. a 105. d 104. a large window with one pane of glass b. a 117. a French window. b 107. a large window with several glass panes c. 114. b 110.c 116. a 106. Sitamarhi Talent Search . d 109. a small window with several glass panes.2013 120. c 120. a 112. d.Brilliant Public School. a 108. a 113. a.d 115. A 14 . picture window a. ANSWER KEY : WORDS AND PHRASES 101. b 103. a 102.
A B C D Jr.2013 7. A B C D gross domestic product gross national product hire purchase Incorporated 15 . A B C D copies to Chief Executive Officer any other business approximately 123 public limited company I owe you pound (weight) incorporated 124 public limited company I owe you pound (weight) junior 125 public limited company I owe you junior month 126 Inc. Sitamarhi Talent Search .E.Brilliant Public School. A B C D mo. A B C D I.O. ABBREVIATIONS: 121 lb A B C D public limited company gross national product pound (weight) Incorporated 122 C.U.O.
P.w.2013 127 H.Brilliant Public School. Sitamarhi Talent Search . A B C D gross domestic product hire purchase cash on delivery extraordinary general meeting 128 VAT A B C D N/A A B C D public relations please turn over per week value added tax 129 not applicable I owe you pound (weight) Junior 130 p. A B C D Nb A B C D plc A B C D PA A B public relations please turn over per week per annum 131 not applicable pay attention to this pound (weight) junior 132 public limited company gross national product hire purchase incorporated 133 not applicable pay attention to this 16 .
A B C D personal assistant junior not applicable pay attention to this personal assistant per annum 135 Ltd. A B C D pd. A B C D PR A B C D gross domestic product hire purchase incorporated limited company 136 pay attention to this personal assistant per annum paid 137 public relations pay attention to this personal assistant per annum 138 Cc A B C D PTO A B C D copies to Account annual general meeting any other business 139 public relations please turn over personal assistant per annum 17 .2013 C D 134 p.a.Brilliant Public School. Sitamarhi Talent Search .
Brilliant Public School. Sitamarhi Talent Search .2013 ANSWER KEY : 121– C 122– B 123– B 124– D 125– E 126– D 127– C 128– D 129– A 130– C 131– B 132– A 133– C 134– D 135– E 136– E 137– A 138– A 139– B 18 .
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