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THE ENGLISH AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES UNIVERSITY

HYDERABAD
Entrance test (Model Paper)
BA (Journalism and Mass Communication)
SAMPLE ITEMS
Total Marks 100 marks
The question paper consists of four sections: General awareness, Media awareness,
Information and Communication Technologies, and Language Comprehension
SECTION A: GENERAL AWARENESS (25 MARKS)
1. Which one of the following is not a National Political party:
A. BJP
B. BJD
C. BSP
D. Congress
2. Which among these is not a Nationalised bank in India? :
A. State Bank of India
B. Dena Bank
C. HSBC Bank
D. United Bank of India.
3. Pandit Ravi Shankar is associated with the instrument :
A. Table
B. Sitar
C. Violin
D. Flute.
4. Badalte India ke Badalte Classroom is the ad campaign by:
A. Airtel Digital TV
B. Dish TV
C. Tata Sky
D. Videocon TV.
5. The Durand Line separates:

A. Pakistan and Afghanistan


B. India and Pakistan
C. India and China
D. North and South Korea.
SECTION B: MEDIA AWARENESS (25 MARKS)
1. Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd is related to:
A. Deccan Chronicle
B. Statesman
C. The Times of India
D. Indian Express.
2. The term BLOG is a blend of:
A. Website blog
B. Web log
C. Wblog
D. WebPages log.
3. Mail Today is a tabloid published by the India Today Group in a joint
venture with :
A. Daily Mail
B. The Guardian.
C. The Newyork Times.
D. The Washington Post.
4. Walk the Talk is a television programme aired in :
A. NDTV
B. CNN- IBN
C. Times Now
D. Headlines Today
5. Roadies is a reality television show aired in :
A. Channel V
B. V1 International
C. MTv
D. Colors.
SECTION C: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
(25 marks)
1. Which one of the following is an example of Operating System?
A. Microsoft Word
B. Microsoft Excel
C. Microsoft Access
D. Microsoft Windows

2. Which one of the following is different from the others?


A. Google
B. Windows
C. Linux
D. Mac
3. Computers on the internet are identified by?
A. E-Mail Address
B. Street Address
C. I.P address
D. None of the above
4. A digital audio work system from Adobe Systems is :
A. Adobe Flash
B. Adobe Photoshop
C. Adobe Audition
D. Adobe Illustrator
5. A series of digital media files (either audio or video) that are released episodically
and often downloaded through web syndication is called :
A. Broadcast.
B. Webcast
C. Vodcast
D. Podcast.
SECTION D: LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION (25 marks)
1. Choose the correctly spelt word.
A. Bouquete
B. Bouquet
C. Boquet
D. Bouquette
2. Change into active/ passive voice of the following:
Who teaches you English?
A. By whom were you taught English?
B. By whom are you taught English?
C. English is taught by whom?
D. By whom will you be taught English?
3. In the following questions choose the one that can be substituted for the given
words/sentence:
Regard for others as a principle of action A. Cynicism
B. Nepotism
C. Philanthropy
D. Altruism

4. Select the one that best expresses the same sentences in Indirect/Direct speech.
Pinki said to Gaurav, Will you help me in my work just now?
A. Pinki asked Gaurav if he would help her in her work just then.
B. Pinki questioned to Gaurav that will you help me in my work just now.
C. Pinki told Gaurav that will you help me in my work just now.
D. Pinki asked to Gaurav that will be helping her work just now.
5. Pick out the one which can substitute the underlined group of words correctly
without changing the meaning of the sentence:
The results of Class IX are better than those of any other class in the school.
A. best among any other
B. better than all other
C. better than that of any other
D. better than any other.

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