TET English Language Set

Directions : (Q. Nos. 1-3) Fill in the blank by choosing correct preposition.
1. The horse jumped ………. the well.
(a) on (b) in
(c) into (d) under
Ans : (c)

2. The patient died ………. cholera.
(a) of (b) by
(c) with (d) for
Ans : (a)

3. She bought a pen………….. ten rupees.
(a) by (b) with
(c) from (d) for
Ans : (d)

4. Which one of the following words can be made plural by adding a suffix ‘en?
(a) Fox (b) Box
(c) Ox (d) Tax
Ans : (c)

5. Choose the correct word to complete the given sentence. ……… I speak to the principal for one day leave?
(a) Can (b) May
(c) Must (d) Should
Ans : (b)

6. Choose the correct spelling.
(a) Contineous (b) Continuous
(c) Continous (d) Continus
Ans : (b)

7. Choose the correct part of speech of the italicized words. Namita wore a dark green saree on her wedding.
(a) Noun (b) Pronoun
(c) Adjective (d) Adverb
Ans : (c)

8. Fill in the correct word in the given sentence. ‘The higher you go, ……. harder you fall.’
(a) as (b) so
(c) the (d) None of these
Ans : (c)

Directions (Q. Nos. 9 and 10) Select the opposite of the italicized words in the given sentences.
9. This window-pane is transparent.
(a) solid (b) opaque
(c) translucent (d) fragile
Ans : (d)

10. His attitude is very hostile.
(a) kind (b) friendly
(c) humane (d) helpful
Ans : (b)

Direction (Q. Nos. 11-15) Read the following passage and answer the question that follow. Passage Most of us pay little attention to courtesies. How often do we say ‘please’ when we want something or ‘thank you’ when we get it? ‘Please’ and ‘Thank you’ are the necessities of ordinary conversation which we prefer to ignore. Courtesies are not just a matter of good breeding but also good manners. They are more than just saying the right thing at the right time. We are supposed to know what we are doing. We should also ensure that our inefficiency and ignorance does not hurt evenintentionally. e.g., if we want to invite someone we do not know, we may invite him formally through written invitation or through telephone personally. But getting it done by an assistant is an act of discourtesy.
11. Attention to the courtesies of ordinary life is shown by
(a) being very loud
(b) hurting someone
(c) using words like ‘Please’ and ‘Thank You’
(d) being ignorant
Ans : (c)

12. Use of ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ indicates
(a) discourteous behaviour
(b) good bringing and good manners
(c) ignorant nature
(d) innocent nature
Ans : (b)

13. Saying the right thing at the right time ensures that
(a) we are inefficient
(b) we are courteous
(c) we are hurting someone
(d) we are ignorant
Ans : (b)

14. An act of inviting someone becomes discourteous if
(a) we are polite
(b) we telephone personally
(c) we send written invitation
(d) we get it done by an assistant
Ans : (d)

15. The adjective form of ‘ignorance’ v is
(a) ignore (b) ignoring
(c) ignorant (d) ignored
Ans : (c)

16. Choose the correct form of verb to fill in the blank in the given sentence. This mango ……………. sweet.
(a) tasty (b) taste
(c) tasting (d) tastes
Ans : (d)

Directions (Q. Nos. 17-20) In questions there may be an error in any of the portions of the sentence. If there is no error, choose no error option. Find out the error. 17. The nurse made (a) / the baby (b) / sleep. (c) / No error (d).
Ans : (d)

18. The flowers (a)/smell (b)/sweetly. (c)/no error (d).
Ans : (c)

19. John Keats was one of the (a) / greatest (b) / poet
(c) / No error (d).

Ans : (c)

20. I saw an (a) / one (b) / eyed. (c) / No error. (d).
Ans : (a)

21. ‘Irrevocable’ means
(a) which can be altered (b) reversible
(c) irreversible (d) irrecoverable
Ans : (c)

22. Choose the correct synonym of the word ‘Ridiculous’.
(a) Love (b) Affection
(c) Absurd (d) Jealous
Ans : (c)

23. Choose correct pronoun to fill in the blank in the sentence. ‘I am wiser than ……….’.
(a) him (b) himself
(c) he (d) his
Ans : (c)

24. To combine the given two sentences, choose the most appropriate word. I was annoyed. I kept quite.
(a) or (b) and
(c) so (d) still
Ans : (d)

25. Choose the correct word order.
(a) She speaks always the truth
(b) She always speaks the truth
(c) She speaks the truth always
(d) Always she speaks the truth
Ans : (b)

26. Choose adverb in the following sentence. He frequently comes unprepared.
(a) He (b) Frequently
(c) Comes (d) Unprepared
Ans : (b)

27. Choose the correct spelling/word to fill in the blank in the given sentence. Every student …… Sachin was present in the class.
(a) eccept (b) except
(c) axcept (d) acsept
Ans : (b)

28. Which of the following words can be made plural by changing ‘f’ into ‘ves’?
(a) Chief (b) Roof
(c) Gulf (d) Thief
Ans : (d)

29. Choose the correctly punctuated sentence.
(a) Rama the son of Dasharatha, was very brave
(b) Rama, the son of Dasharatha, was very brave
(c) Rama, the son of Dasharatha was very brave
(d) Rama the son of Dasharatha was very brave
Ans : (b)

30. Choose the appropriate meaning of the idiom ‘Burning question’.
(a) A dying issue
(b) A relevant problem
(c) An irrelevant issue
(d) A widely debated issue
Ans : (d)

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