TET English Language Set

1. There is a row of green trees ………… the road.
(a) along (b) beside
(c) among (d) by
Ans : (a)

2. …………… the weather was bad : they had to go for work.
(a) As (b) Although
(c) Though (d) Since
Ans : (b)

3. He failed due to his…………..attitude
(a) most careless (b) careless
(c) more careless (d) None of these
Ans : (b)

4. The dog picked up the …………. of the thief.
(a) sent (b) scent
(c) seent (d) perfume
Ans : (b)

5. The meaning of ‘steep’ is
(a) steps of the staircase
(b) church tower or spire
(c) a position on a scale
(d) rising or falling sharply
Ans : (b)

6. LSRW stands for
(a) Listening, Specializing, Rote memorization and Writing
(b) Learning, Speaking, Right thinking and Writing
(c) Listening, Speaking, Reading and writing
(d) All of the above
Ans : (c)

7. According to the advocates of the structural approach to English language teaching the material should be graded on the basis of
(a) teachability, usefulness and frequency of use
(b) intellectual level of students
(c) learner’s potential
(d) physical age of the learners
Ans : (c)

8. While speaking for the first time, the students generally face
(a) inhibition
(b) confidence
(c) both inhibition and confidence
(d) fear psychosis
Ans : (a)

9. The purpose of teaching a poetry text is more on
(a) enjoyment and development literary sensitivity
(b) enrichment of vocabulary
(c) grammatical awareness
(d) familiarization of sounds
Ans : (d)

10. Story telling is a/an
(a) method (b) strategy
(c) technique (d) approach
Ans : (c)

11. Which of the following lines (marked, I, II, III and IV) have spelling errors?
I. A stony coral is a tiny soft bodied creeture that lives by eating small creetures that float by. II. Each coral uses minerals from the water. III. With this water it makes a hard, protective skelton around itself. IV. New corals buld there skeletons on top of the ole ones.
(a) Lines I and II (b) Lines II and III
(c) Lines I, III and IV (d) Lines I, II and III
Ans : (c)

12. Which set of words is arranged in the correct alphabetical order? Abish Ashok Aditya Aditya
(a) Alisha (b) Alisha Anita Abish Ashok Anita Aditya Abish Alisha Alisha
(c) Anita (d) Aditya Abish Anita Ashok Ashok
Ans : (a)

13. ………………is the opposite of ‘request’.
(a) Ask (b) Scold
(c) Order (d) Speak
Ans : (c)

14. Which pair below contains rhyming words?
(a) Fruit and shut (b) There and appear
(c) Throw and do (d) Fruit and shoot
Ans : (d)

15. Which word goes together with ‘swimming’ to form a new word?
(a) Suite (b) Cloth
(c) Robe (d) Pool
Ans : (d)

16. ………………..is prerequisite to learning English.
(a) Motivation
(b) Knowledge of grammar
(c) Cramming words and their meaning
(d) Reading stories
Ans : (a)

17. English in India is a language used
(a) for wider communication
(b) for prestige symbol
(c) for accessing to quality literature
(d) All of the above
Ans : (d)

18. Grammar-translation method is not useful when the class is
(a) heterogeneous (b) homogenous
(c) overcrowded (d) full of mediocre students
Ans : (a)

19. Problem of spelling errors of the students can be easily solved through
(a) teaching aids (d) text books
(c) dictionary (d) dictation
Ans : (d)

20. To behaviourist, learning is based on
(a) interaction
(b) stimulus and response
(c) coding and decoding
(d) discussion
Ans : (a)

Directions (Q. Nos. 21-25): For the paragraph given below, in place of A, B, C, D, and E choose the suitable words from the alternative given in questions. Alice Alice walked sadly down the middle of the hall, wondering how she was ever to get out again. Suddenly, she came upon a little three-legged table, all made of solid glass : there was nothing (A) it but a tiny golden key, and Alice’s first idea was that his might belong (B) one of the doors of the hall : but alas Either the locks were too large, (C) the key was too small, but at any rate it would not open any of them. However, on the second time round, she came upon a curtain she had not noticed before, and behind it was a little door (D) fifteen inches high. She (E) the golden key in the lock and to her great delight it fitted 21. A is
(a) in (b) at
(c) on (d) of
Ans : (c)

22. B is
(a) to (b) with
(c) in (d) too
Ans : (a)

23. C is
(a) otherwise (b) but
(c) or (d) and
Ans : (c)

24. D is
(a) of (b) up to
(c) at (d) about
Ans : (d)

25. E is
(a) was trying (b) is trying
(c) tried (d) had tried
Ans : (c)

26. For giving training in handwriting to the beginners, which of the following is not required?
(a) Strokes (b) Curves
(c) Dotted lines (d) Size of the letters
Ans : (a)

27. Which is no longer a position of English in India?
(a) Link language
(b) Associate-official language
(c) Global language
(d) Foreign language
Ans : (d)

28. When did the first debate take place regarding the teaching of English in Indian schools?
(a) 1854 (b) 1947
(c) 1917 (d) 1835
Ans : (d)

29. English language has………….consonants
(a) 21 (b) 24
(c) 12 (d) 08
Ans : (a)

30. Apart from the four language skills, which one of the following has been added to the language skill?
(a) Study skill (b) Communicative skill
(c) Aural skill (d) Thinking skill
Ans : (d)

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