ENGLISH EXAM QUESTIONS

1. ‗‗They did not voice their fears.‘‘ Who does the word ‗they‘ stand for in the
story ‗The Concert‘ ?
(A) Doctors
(B) Friends
(C) Family members
(D) Neighbours.

2. My maternal uncle was ..................... M.L.A.
The suitable article to be filled in the blank is
(A) a
(B) an
(C) one
(D) the.

3. Laugh till the game is played; This means that
(A) we should laugh till the end of the day
(B) we should laugh till the end of our life
(C) we should laugh for a few years in our life
(D) we should laugh while we are young.

4. The new building .................... to my uncle.
The suitable verb to be filled in the blank is
(A) belongs
(B) belong
(C) belonging
(D) has belong.

5. ‗‗A good sailor knows his place,‘‘ says Columbus to
(A) Diego Garcia
 (B) Pedro
(C) Seamen
(D) Pepe.

6. You have a camera, ........................ .
The suitable question tag for the above is
(A) don‟t you ?
(B) do you ?
(C) haven‟t you ?
(D) have you ?


7. Can you do it ?
The passive form of this sentence is
(A) You can do it ?
(B) How can you do it ?
(C) Can you be done by it ?
(D) Can it be done by you ?

8. Which of the following is a simple sentence ?
(A) He ran fast but he failed to win the prize.
(B) Although he ran fast he failed to win the prize.
(C) In spite of running fast, he failed to win the prize.
(D) He failed to win the prize because he did not run fast.

9. Last year we had sufficient foodgrains in the barns but this year it is ...................... .
The antonym of the underlined word is
(A) excessive
(B) surplus
(C) deficient
(D) bountiful.

10. Don Anselmo sold his land but he did not sell his
(A) trees
(B) house
(C) farm
(D) jewels.

11. The synonym of the word „potent‟ is
(A) powerful
(B) important
(C) vital
(D) needful.

12. Give one word for the following :
„The absence of governmental authority‟
(A) Anarchy
(B) Autocracy
(C) Democracy
(D) Dictatorship.

13. „„Where is Noida ?‟‟ said Ravi.
The reported form of this sentence is
(A) Ravi said where is Noida
(B) Ravi suggested where was Noida
(C) Ravi asked where was Noida
(D) Ravi asked where Noida was

14. If it rained heavily, the reservoirs ..................... full.
Use the right form of the verb to fill the blank :
(A) will be
(B) would be
(C) would have been
(D) will have been.

15. The Bird of Happiness was guarded by
(A) two monsters
(B) four monsters
(C) three monsters
(D) a number of monsters.

16. Our examinations begin ........................ the 30th of March.
The suitable preposition to be used is
(A) from
(B) on
(C) during
(D) in.

16. The poet's Grandma was in the habit of
(A) climbing trees
(B) climbing hills
(C) working hard in the field
(D) walking long distances

17. This is one of the greatest pieces of art.
The positive degree of this sentence is
(A) This is one of the great pieces of art.
(B) No other piece of art is as great as this.
(C) Very few pieces of art are as great as this.
(D) No other piece of art is greater than this.

18. „In me thou seest the twilight of such day‟
The figure of speech used here is
(A) Oxymoron
(B) Simile
(C) Metaphor
(D) Alliteration.

19. The dog was ....................... by the car.
The suitable phrasal verb to be filled in is
(A) run into
(B) run over
(C) run away
(D) run out.

20. All of us search for happiness. [ Replace the underlined words with a phrase given below ]
A done for
B) made for
C) look for )

No comments:

Post a Comment