TET English Language Set

Directions (Q. Nos. 1 and 2) Choose the correct form of verb to complete the sentence.
1. I……..English for five years.
(a) Study (b) am studying
(c) have been studying (d) shall have studied
Ans : (c)

2. He ……. asleep while he was driving.
(a) falls (b) fell
(c) has fallen (d) will fall
Ans : (b)

Directions (Q. Nos. 3-7) Read the following passage and complete the statements with appropriate options. One of the most famous monuments in the world, the Statue of Liberty was presented to the United States of America by the people of France. The great statue which was designed by the sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, took ten years to complete. The actual figure was made of copper supported by a metal framework which had been specially constructed by Eiffel. Before it could be transported to the United States. A site had to be found for it and a pedestal had to be built. The site chosen was an island at the entrance of the New York harbour. By 1884, a statue which was 151 feet tall had been erected in Paris. The following year, it was taken to pieces and sent to America by the end of October, 1886, the statue had been put together again and it was officially presented to the American people by Bartholdi. Ever since then, the great monument had been a symbol of liberty for the millions of people who have passed through New York harbour to make their homes in America.
3. The Statue of Liberty was presented to America by
(a) Eiffel
(b) the people of England
(c) the people of France
(d) the people who made their homes in America
Ans : (c)

4. The great statue which took ten years to complete was designed by
(a) Bartholdi (b) Lutian
(c) Eiffel (d) a group of sculptors
Ans : (a)

5. The great statue was taken to pieces because
(a) it needed a pedestal (b) it was not complete
(c) it was 151 feet tall (d) it was a monument
Ans : (c)

6. What was the site for the great monument to be installed?
(a) At Atlanta (b) At the bank of Amazon
(c) Washington DC (d) New York harbour
Ans : (d)

7. Since October, 1886 it had been a symbol of
(a) sculptor (b) liberty
(c) fraternity (d) honesty
Ans : (b)

Directions (Q. Nos. 8-10) Each of the sentences is divided into four parts marked as a, b, c and d. Choose the incorrect part of the sentences.
8. There are fifteen (a) / top class institutions (b) / of hotel management (c) / at India. (d)

Ans : (d)

9. Students are (a) / judged (b) / on the basis (c) / form their personality. (d)
Ans : (d)

10. Teachers were (a) / ask to (b) / speak extempore
(c) / on one of the given subjects. (d)

Ans : (b)

Directions (Q. Nos. 11 and 12) Choose the correct preposition to complete the following sentences. 11. His father died ……… cancer.
(a) from (b) of (c) with (d) off
Ans : (b)

12. I have eaten nothing …….. yesterday.
(a) for (b) from (c) since (d) till
Ans : (a)

Directions (Q. Nos. 13 and 14) : Identify the correct alternative from the given ones to fill in the blanks in the sentences given below. 13. Why should he …….. by me?
(a) be suspected (b) being suspected
(c) have been suspected (d) suspect
Ans : (a)

14. The recitation ……… the audience.
(a) was pleased (b) pleased
(c) have been pleased (d) will be pleased
Ans : (b)

Directions (Q. Nos. 15-17) Identify the correct alternative from the given ones to fill in the blanks in the sentences given below. 15. The thief ……….before the police arrived.
(a) was running away (b) had run away
(c) ran away (d) has been running away
Ans : (b)

16. It ………since midnight.
(a) have been raining (b) has been raining
(c) rained (d) was raining
Ans : (b)

17. India ……. in this trophy next year.
(a) has participated (b) will participate
(c) participate (d) was participating
Ans : (b)

18. “O my live’s like a red, red rose.” The fugure of speech used here is
(a) Metaphor (b) Simile
(c) Personification (d) Oxymoron
Ans : (b)

19. Which method is helpful in permanent learning?
(a) Listening (b) Cramming
(c) Practising (d) Reading
Ans : (c)

20. Crying of a child is
(a) language (b) dialect
(c) sound (d) sign language
Ans : (d)

Directions (Q. Nos. 21-23) Choose one out of the four alternatives which best expresses the meaning of the given word. 21. Elegant
(a) Grateful (b) Slothful
(c) Graceful (d) Thankful
Ans : (c)

22. Amazing
(a) Frightening (b) Very surprising
(c) Amusing (d) Attractive
Ans : (b)

23. Irksome
(a) annoying (b) soothing
(c) pleasing (d) facile
Ans : (a)

Directions (Q. Nos. 24 and 25) Identify the correct alternatives from the given ones to fill in the blanks in the sentences given below. 24. I need a pen. Could you give me…..?
(a) any (b) one
(c) same (d) a pen
Ans : (a)

25. I talked to a group of children. Some of ……were very intelligent.
(a) them (b) their
(c) they (d) theirs
Ans : (a)

Directions (Q. Nos. 26-28) Four words are given in each question. Choose the word of correct spelling. 26. (a) Mandatary (b) Compalsory
(c) Temporari (d) Arguably
Ans : (d)

27. (a) Dialogue (b) Monolog
(c) Milege (d) Damaze
Ans : (a)

28. (a) Tunnle (b) Trable
(c) Tumble (d) Tussel
Ans : (c)

Directions (Q. Nos. 29 and 30) Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word. 29. Culpable
(a) Defendable (b) Careless
(c) Irresponsible (d) Blameless
Ans : (d)

30. Arrogant
(a) Humble (b) Cowardly
(c) Egoistic (d) Gentlemanly
Ans : (d)

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