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TNPSC GROUP 2A

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TEST NO: 3 DATE: 04.06.2017
TOTAL QUESTIONS: 50 TIME: 45 MINS

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GENERAL ENGLISH
TNPSC Group 2A Test Series 2017. Group 2A
Model Question and Answers
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Preparations Group 1, Group 2 & 2A, Group 3, Group 4,
VAO and Others.
1. Fill the blanks with the suitable option given 7. The Nationality of author of the poem " The
below The shape of the Moon ------- from the new Flying Wonder " is
moon to full moon and ------- from the full moon to A)USA B)UK
new moon C)India D)Africa
A) wanes, waxes
B) waxes, wanes A)USA
C) moves, shades
D) none of the above 8. Choose the prefix and suffix for the word
"construct"
B) waxes, wanes - The shape of the Moon A)mis, ion B)dis, al
waxes from the new moon to full moon and C)mis, ed D)mis, ly
wanes from the full moon to new moon.
A)mis, ion
2. Choose the correct prefix for " teaching "
A)micro B)mis 9. The poet of "Bat" is
C)anti D)sub A)Randall Jareli B)Emma Richards
C)Jack Prelutsky D)Vivian Mould
A)micro
A)Randall Jareli
3. The poet of Where the mind is without fear
A)Rudyard Kipling 10. -------------- people ---------- away their time in
B)Rabindranath Tagore spreading scandals
C)Judith Nicholls A)while, vile
D)Abdul Kalam B)know, no
C)vile, while
B)Rabindranath Tagore D)no, know

4. In the Following who is American Poet? C)vile, while


A)D.H.Lawrence
B)F.Jonna 11. Choose the correct suffix for the word " regret"
C)Kamala Das A)ful B)ity
D)Walt Whitman C)ion D)ish

D)Walt Whitman A)ful

5. Thakazhi Sivasankaran Pillai was honoured with -- 12. The Poem "To India my native land" is work of
--- poet
A)Jnapith Award A)V.K.Gokak
B)Nobel Prize B)Kamala Das
C)Sahitya Academi Award C)Rabindranath Tagore
D)Oscar Award D)Henry Louis Vivian Derozio

C)Sahitya Academi Award D)Henry Louis Vivian Derozio

6. Who is called as "Bard of Avon" ? 13. The poet of "Be Glad your nose is on your face"
A)Thomas Hardy is
B)William Shakesphere A)Stephen Vincent Benet
C)William Wordsworth B)Walt whitman
D)Jane Austen C)Oscar Wilde
D)Jack Prelutsky
B)William Shakesphere
D)Jack Prelutsky

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14. Choose the perfect prefix. The teacher noted ---- 22. The poem Collection "Voices of the Night" is
- merit of the students. work of
A)sub B)ir A)H.W.Longfellow
C)de D)is B)D.H.Lawrence
C)Annie Louisa Walker
C)de D)Pearl S Buck
A)H.W.Longfellow
15. Choose the nationality of Poet Thomas Hardy
A)UK B)USA
23. ------------ India
C)Japan D)Korea
A)Hail, Hale B)Hale, Hail
C)ale, alis D)alis, ale
A)UK
A)Hail, Hale
16. Choose the suitable Homophones The------- he
took ---- him 24. The ------ --------- was beautifully decorated with
A)ale, ails B)ails, ale Jasmine
C)dye, die D)die, dye A)braid, bride
B)bride,braid
A)ale, ails C)bridegroom, bride
D)bride, bridegroom
17. The Poem of Thomas Hardy was an influence of
-------- B)bride, braid
A)Modernism B)Romanticism
C)Renaissance D)Socialism 25. Choose the correct option Don't do --------- legal
activities
A)Modernism A)mis B)anti
C)co D)il
18. Whose autobiography is "My Several world : A
D)il
personal record"?
A)Pearl S Buck
26. The poem "The Apology" is a work of
B)Oscar Wilde
A)Lewis Carol
C)William WordsWorth
B)Kalil Gibran
D)William Shakesphere
C)Ralph Waldo Emerson
D)D.H.Lawrence
A)Pearl S Buck
C)Ralph Waldo Emerson
19. The Author of "The Piano Lesson" is
A)Rob Reilly B)D.H.Lawrence 27. Match the poem given in column I with poets
C)Kamala Das D)F.Joanna given in column II
A)Rob Reilly Column I Column II
a.The Piano - 1. Stephen Vincent Benet
20. Elizabeth Barrett Browning belongs to b. O Captain, My Captain - 2. V.K. Gokak
A)UK B)USA c. English words - 3. D.H.Lawrence
C)Canada D)Scottish 4. The Flying Wonder - 4. Walt Whitman

A)UK (1) (2) (3) (4)


A) 4 3 2 1
21. Choose the perfect prefix. The defectors were --- B) 3 4 2 1
----breifed at the airport by immigration officials. C) 2 1 3 4
A)sub B)ir D) 1 2 3 4
C)de D)is
B) 3 4 2 1
C)de
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28. In the following, who is not belongs to India? 35. V.K.Gokak is
A)Tamil Poet B)Kannada poet
A)Kamala Das C)Telugu Poet D)Hindi Poet
B)Famida Y.Basheer
C)V.K.Gokak B)Kannada poet
D)F.Jonna
36. The poet of" With a Friend" is
D)F.Jonna A)Douglas Molloch
B)John Masefield
29. The Author of Going for Water belongs to C)Robert Frost
D)Vivian Mould
A)UK B)USA
C)India D)Japan D)Vivian Mould

B)USA 37.Match the poem given in column I with poets


given in column II
30. Last ---------, she was ------- Column I Column II
A)week, weak
a. Inclusion - 1. Kamala Surayya
B)weak,week
b. Punishment in Kindergarten - 2. Dipti Bhatia
C)fare,fair
c. Discovery - 3. Grace Nichols
D)fair,fare
d. Granny, Granny please comb my hair -
4. Gayatri Pahlajani
A)week, weak
(1) (2) (3) (4)
31. The suitable prefix for " lighten " is
A)ex B)en
A) 4 3 2 1
C)did D)co
B) 3 4 2 1
C) 2 1 4 3
B)en
D) 1 2 3 4
32. The Nationality of Archibald Lampman is
C) 2 1 4 3
A)Canada B)UK
C)Lebanan D)India
38. The Author of "The Wooden Bowl" is
A)William Shakesphere
A)Canada
B)Susannah Hickling
C)Leo Tolstoy
33. In the following, who is Nobel Prize winner?
D)Oscar Wilde
A)Jane Austin B)H.W.Longfellow
C)V.K.Gokak D)Rudyard Kipling
C)Leo Tolstoy
D)Rudyard Kipling
39. The Woodlanders was written by
A)Thomas Hardy
34. A Psalm of Life is work of
B)William Shakespeare
A)Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
C)H.W.Longfellow
B)Lewis Carroll
D)D.H.Lawerence
C)Emma Richards
D)D.H. Lawrence
A)Thomas Hardy
A)Henry Wordsworth Longfellow

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40. "The cry of the children" poem's Author is 44. In the following, which one is Shakespeare's
A)Annie Louisa walker tragedy ?
B)Jane Austin A)Romeo and Juliet
C)Elizabeth Barrette Browning B)King John
D)Randal Jareli C)Venus and Adonis
D)A Lover's Complaint
C)Elizabeth Barrette Browning
A)Romeo and Juliet
41. "Match the column I with suitable suffixes in
column II 45. The author of the poem "Earth" is
Column I Column II A)Khalil Gibran
a. part 1. est B)V.K .Gokak
b.tall 2. ion C)Kamala Das
c. introduce 3.ial D)F.Joanna
4. child 4.ish
A)Khalil Gibran
(1) (2) (3) (4)
A) 4 3 2 1 46. The poet of Women's Right is
B) 3 1 2 4 A)Gandhi B)Kamala Das
C) 2 1 3 4 C)Kasturibai D)Annie Louisa walker
D) 1 2 3 4
D)Annie Louisa walker
B) 3 1 2 4
47. The poet of "Nine Gold Medals" is
42. Which one of the folowing is a work of poet A)A)Lewis Carol
Leslie Norris ? B)David Roth
A)A tiger in the zoo C)Ralph Waldo Emerson
B)The man he Killed D)D.H.Lawrence
C)A tiger in the zoo
D)No men are foreign B)David Roth

A)A tiger in the zoo 48. William Shakespeare is


A)English poet B)Latin Poet
43. Which one of the folowing is a work of poet C)French Poet D)Greek Poet
Douglas Mollach?
A)Be the Best A)English poet
B)The man he Killed
C)A tiger in the zoo 49. Choose the suitable Homophones There is no
D)No men are foreign entry ------- to visit the health ------- at chennai
A)fair,fare B)fare,fair
A)Be the Best C)fare,fare D)fair,fair

B)fare,fair

50. In the following , who is Indian Born Poet?


A)Khalil Gibran
B)William Wordsworth
C)Rudyard Kipling
D)H.W.Long fellow

C)Rudyard Kipling

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