TET English Language Set

1. Choose the correct Antonym for the word given below Debtor
(a) Reluctant (b) Rigid (c) Static (d) Creditor
Ans : (d)

2. From verb from the Noun given below Dependence
(a) Depending (b) Depend
(c) Dependable (d) Depender
Ans : (b)

3. “Indian Weavers” is a poem written by which of the following?
(a) Sarojini Naidu (b) Cecil Spring Rice
(c) Charles Mackay (d) Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ans : (a)

Directions (Q. Nos. 4 and 5) Find out the word that conveys the given meanings.
4. To make more rapid in speed
(a) Speedier (b) Accelerate (c) Affianced (d) Abdicate
Ans : (b)

5. Mental weariness from lack of interest.
(a) Exile (b) Ennui (c) Enunciate (d) Expiate
Ans : (b)

6. Find out the grammatically wrong sentence
(a) He feels bad about the defeat
(b) All the boy scouts wear half-pants
(c) He hopes to secure good marks
(d) Gavaskar is the Bradman of India
Ans : (d)

7. Supply the correct Preposition in the following I prefer Chaucer……. Spenser in reading English Poetry
(a) than (b) from (c) to (d) into
Ans : (c)

8. Find out the grammatically wrong sentence
(a) Let me put my sign here
(b) These cattle are mine
(c) He examined the book closely
(d) He has no knowledge of and no interest in music
Ans : (a)

9. Choose the correct Synonym for the word given below. Treason
(a) Disloyalty (b) Passion (c) Miserable (d) Disappear
Ans : (a)

10. What does the following sentence mean? Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru loved to be up with the lark.
(a) Nehruji woke up early in the morning
(b) Nehruji was punctual
(c) Went to bed early
(d) Did not wake up early in the morning
Ans : (a)

11. Synonym of the word Cajole
(a) Coax (b) Evince (c) Congratulate (d) Clarify
Ans : (a)

12. Which is not a quality of good handwriting?
(a) Legibility
(b) Distinctiveness
(c) Spacing
(d) Absence of uniformity in the size of letters
Ans : (d)

13. Remedial teaching involves
(a) teaching and testing
(b) testing continuously
(c) teaching, testing and reteaching
(d) teaching difficult topics
Ans : (a)

14. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act was proposed by the Indian Parliament on 4th August, 200

9. When did this law come into effect in India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir?
(a) 5th August, 2009 (b) 11th January, 2010
(c) 1st April, 2010 (d) 1st July, 2010
Ans : (c)

15. Choose the correct answer. What is rote learning?
(a) Mechanical or habitual learning without understanding properly
(b) Learning with great zeal and enthusiasm
(c) Learning without interest
(d) None of the above
Ans : (c)

16. Choose the most appropriate meaning of the given phrase Fabian policy
(a) Dictatorial policy
(b) Democratic policy
(c) Market policy
(d) Policy of using gradual reforms
Ans : (d)

17. What is noun of the word ‘Pedagogic’?
(a) Pedagogically (b) Pedagogical
(c) Pedagogue (d) None of these
Ans : (c)

18. Choose the appropriate answer. What is the bitter truth of school education in India?
(a) High quality teaching and learning
(b) Emphasis on memorization and completing a pre-determined syllabus
(c) Government and private schools are equally good
(d) Every child in school is paid attention for his growth
Ans : (c)

19. Name the poet of the poem The Solitary Reaper
(a) P.B. Shelley (b) Keats
(c) William Wordsworth (d) Coleridge
Ans : (c)

20. How many words are wrongly spelt in the sentence below? The nurse wraped a bandege round his head.
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) None
Ans : (b)

21. Choose the most appropriate answer ‘You are probably sleepy, because you………’
(a) are yawning a lot (b) went out for lunch
(c) ate too much chocolates (d) watched a movie
Ans : (a)

22. ‘King Lear’ was written by
(a) Tennyson (b) William Shakespeare
(c) G.B. Shaw (d) T.S. Eliot
Ans : (b)

23. Identify the correct reported form of the given sentence. My friend said, “You must accept this gift.”
(a) My friend asked that I must accept that gift.
(b) My friend said that you must accept that gift
(c) My friend requested that I must accept the gift
(d) My friend insisted that I must accept that gift
Ans : (d)

24. Verb of Alternation
(a) Alternative (b) Alteration
(c) Alternate (d) Altermatively
Ans : (c)

25. Certain parts of the following sentences have been underlined and marked. Select the part containing an error This is not (a) / the first time (b) / I am hearing of
(c) / your insubordination (d)
Ans : (c)

26. In the given two sentences, select from the answer choice the word which has the same meaning and can be used in the same context as the underlined part of both the sentences?
A. The organization was established at the beginning of this century.
B. The little girl could not twist the cap of the bottles.
(a) Crack (b) Break
(c) Loosen (d) Turn
Ans : (b)

27. Choose one word for the following expression ‘At sixes and sevens’
(a) Scattered (b) Under control
(c) Foul or fair (d) To apologise
Ans : (a)

28. Fill in the blanks by choosing the most suitable word given below. Much that was ………..in ancient Indian culture has already perished.
(a) useless (b) violent
(c) religious (d) prevalent
Ans : (d)

29. “Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey” is a poem composed by which poet?
(a) William Butler Yeats
(b) Edgar Allen Poe
(c) Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(d) William Wordsworth
Ans : (d)

30. Pick out the incorrectly spelt word
(a) Microscope (b) Opaque
(c) Mosaice (d) Monarchy
Ans : (c)

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