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High School Assistant (English) Statewide Exam: 22/07/2015

 

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2. The historic "Quit India Resolution" was passed on 18th August 1948 at ?
Bombay
Meerat
Nagpur
Banarees
3. The Nationalist who took a leading role in the formation of Congress Scialist Party(CSP) as a protest against compromising politics of Gandhi?
Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
Bhagath Singh
JayaPrakash Narayanan
C.R.Das
4. The Parliament passed the 'Right To Information Act' in
2007
2005
2006
2008
5. The French Economist who won the Nobel Prize in 2014?
Jan Fisher
Zhang T Roll
Amarthya Sen
George Pawandro
6. The 2014 Arjuna Award winner Tome Joseph is associated with the game:
Volley Ball
Basket Ball
Hockey
Cricket
7. The majority people of Latin America speak the language:
German
English
Arabic
Spanish
8. The capital of British India was shifted from Calicut to Delhi :
1922
1921
1911
1912
9. The Indian leader to whom the British called "The Father of Indian Unrest':
Subash Chandra Boss
Balagangadhara Thilak
Captain Lakshmi
Nehru
10. The classical work 'Done Quixote' is compossed by the famous Spanish Writer:
Bocassio
Edmund Spenser
Cervantes
Anderson
11. The distinguished German astronomer who proved the elliptical movement of planets around the sun:
Hohannes Kepler
Ptolomy
Alexandar Fleming
Rebelasis
12. The person to whom Gopalakrishna Gokhale acknowledged as his spiritual and political Guru:
W.C. Banergy
Justice Ranade
Ravindranath Tagor
S.N. Banerji
13. The act which provided seperate communal Electorate for the Muslim:
The Minto -Morely Reforms of 1909
Montague -Chelmsford Reforms of 1919
The Act of 1892
The Act of 1935
14. The Italian who regarded as the 'Father of Humanism'
Martin Luther
Galileo
John Knox
Petrarch
15. The two Pillars of the Gandhian Phylosophy are?
Bravery and Sympathy
Heroisam and Leadership
Fasting and Praying
Truth and Non-Violence
16. The word 'grading' is derived from the word 'gradus' belongs to:
Greek
Latin
Roman
German
17. Who is the author of the book 'Basic Principles of Curriculum and instruction'?
Hilda Taba
Noamchomsky
Vigotsky
Ralph Tyler
18. The Research method used for solving a real problem in one's on working field is called :
case study
experimental research
action research
historical research
19. Which of the following is not related to 'Reciprocal teaching'?
Dialoging
Questioning
Writing
Clarifying
20. Which among the following learning material is related to ICT?
White board
Globe
Chart
Text book
21. The theme of Ezekial's Night of the Scorpion:
God
Superstition
Luck
Life
22. Select the appropriate word :
I was shocked to see the __________ of damage cause by the strom
extant
exinct
exact
extent
23. In form,Home Burial by Robert Frost is a :
Dramatic Monologue
Dramatic Lyric
Dramatic Irony
Melodrama
24. ___________ if the word great means anything in poetry,this poem is one of the greatest in the English Language - which critic opined this about Emily Dickens's Because I Could Not Stop For Death
Cleanth Brooks
T.S.Eliot
Allan Tate
I.A.Richards
25. The year in which Wole Soyinka won Nobel Prize in Literature:
1985
1986
1987
1978
26. She is my ___________ (select the right word):
confidant
confident
confide
confidal
27. What does the light stand for in the photograph,in Atwood's poem?
Life of Speaker
Future of the Speaker
Dream of the Women
Crativity of the Women
28. What is the dream shared by David Diop at the end of Africa?
A Dark Africa
A Free Africa
A Colonial Africa
None of these
29. Who is Macbeth at the begi of the play?nning
Thane of Glamis
Thane of Fife
Thane of Cawdor
Thane of Venice
30. The term stands for speaking by Saussure:
Langue
Parole
Sign
Signified
31. Who talks about how "tale-bearers are as bad as the tale-makers" in School for Scandal?
Mrs.Candour
Lady Teazle
Lady Sneerwell
Sir Peter Teazle
32. The subtitle of the Importance of Being Earnest:
A comedy in Two Acts
A Tragedy in Two Acts
A Trivial Comedy for Serious People
A Tragic Comedy for Serious People
33. Name the dance practiced and performed by Nora in A Doll's House:
Tarantella
May Dance
Waltz
Opera
34. The film version of Shaw's Pygmalion:
My Black Lady
My Fair Lady
Lady of the Sonnets
Pygmalion
35. Setting of the play Riders to the Sea:
Greenland Islands
Aran Islands
Norwegian Islands
Italian Islands
36. Who is Bernard in Death of salesman?
A business man
A Banker
A Lawyer
A Doctor
37. A play that deals with the narcissism of the self-involved hero,who undergoes a test ,put to him by the wife in order to survive:
Death of a sales Man
The Glass Menagerie
Nagamandala
School For Scandal
38. According to Francis Bacon,using studies too much from ornament is:
affectation
pleasure
humor
sloth
39. Who has the liberty of stirring the fire at the club:
Major Matchlock
Sir Jeoffrey Notch
Dick Reptile
Jack Ogle
40. What seems to be the foundation for liberty according to A.G Gardiner?
Simplicity
Character
Hard work
Sacrifice
41. Identify the poem that begins with these lines: Five years have past;five summers,with the length of five long winters!
On His Blindness
Tintern Abbey
An Introduction
Aboriginal Australia
42. Sounds that are articulate with a stricture of close approximation:
Plosive
Affricates
Fricatives
Laterals
43. The only sound foundation for a civilization as per Forster's opinion:
Sonund state of mind
Goodwill of people
Sound state of health
Good climate
44. Source and origin of Wuthering Heights:
Ballantyne's Coral Island
Purchase's Pilgrimage
German tale by Hoffman
Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
45. Which method in ELT is governed by the maxim 'proceed from known to unknown'?
Direct Method
Bilingual Method
Grammar Translation Method
Audio Lingual Method
46. George Orwell's Animal Farm is an example of:
Dystopian Fiction
Utopian Fiction
Magic Realism
Realism
47. Who symbolizes the burden of the unconscious expectations that a society places upon a woman in Roots and Shadows?
Kiran
Jayant
James
George
48. John Donne belongs to the group of poets namely:
Romantics
Movement
Metaphysical
Pre Raphaelites
49. Who was arrested for the Sophie's death in God of Small Things?
Chacko
Rahel
Velutha
Baby Kochamma
50. The setting of The Bluest Eye:
Lorain
Wessex
Milan
Dublin
51. The ancient book on dramatic theory by Bharatha Muni that deals with Rasa:
Rig Veda
Brihadaranika Upanishat
Natya Sastra
Sama Veda
52. Transcribe Chain:
/chein/
/tfein/
/tfain/
/tfin/
53. Reversal of fortune according to Poetics:
anagnorisis
peripeteia
pathos
dianoia
54. "Aristole ,I have been told ,has said,that Poetry is the most Philosophic of all writings"-identify the speaker:
Eliot
Coleridge
Saussure
Wordsworth
55. Coleridge states in Biographia Literaria , "Good sense is the body of poetic genius,FANCY its DRAPERY ,MOTION its LIFE and IMAGINATION the _________ ".(complete the quotation)
MIND
SOUL
HEART
BODY
56. Who introduced the concept of Touchstone in literacy criticism?
Matthew Arnold
T.S.Eliot
Aristotle
William Wordsworth
57. Who opined that the business of the poet is not to find new emotions ,but to use the ordinary one?
Cleanth Brooks
I.A,Rechards
T.S. Eliot
Allan Tate
58. Don't pry ________________ other people's secrets.(complete the preposition)
with
on
into
by
59. The armor bearer to Macbeth:
A Jew
An African
A Nazi
An Indian
60. The father figure in the poem Daddy is:
A Jew
An African
A Nazi
An Indian
61. Who Authored Language in Literature?
Victor Shklovsky
Boris Eichenbaum
Roman Jakobson
Jan Mukarovsky
62. In Lacanian literacy criticism,the stage after acquisition of language is called:
Mirror stage
Imaginary stage
Emotional stage
Symbolic stage
63. One of set of multiple possible spoken sounds used to pronounce a single phoneme:
Morpheme
Allophone
Syllable
Sonorants
64. The identity of Godot in Becket's waiting for Godot:
A Marechant
A Farmer
A Slave
No Identity
65. A Morpheme that has syntactic characteristics of a word ,but depends phonologically on another word or phase:
Clitic
Allomorph
Phoneme
Lexicon
66. Whose ideas inspired Transformational-Generative Grammar?
Saussure
Empson
Carl Jung
Noam Chomsky
67. [p] is an example for:e
voiceless palatal plosive
Voiceless bilabial plosive
voiced retroflex plosive
voiced velar plosive
68. Mark the stress in the word another:
'another
ano'ther
a'nother
anoth'er
69. The nickname of Laura Wingfield:
Blue Bells
Blue Roses
White Bells
White Roses
70. Transcribe the word mobile:
/mobail/
/mobeil/
/meubeil/
/meubail/
71. American equivalent of the British word Alsatian:
Spaniel
Hound
German Shepherd
Doberman
72. He was accused with murder-correct the sentence if necessary:
he was accused by murder
he was accused with the murder
he was accused of murder
he was accused on murder
73. Antonym of zenith:
Neo
Climax
Nadir
Null
74. Give one word substitution: Person,animal or object considered likely to bring good fortune:
Oracle
Mascot
Opponent
Knell
75. Use of audio Visual aids can:
Provide speed for the teacher
Make the students lethargic
Stimulate greatest number of senses
Give more work to the students
76. One of the thirty boys of the class ___________ absent today.(Pick the right option)
is
are
am
be
77. Select the sentence with proper word order:
Girl wanted telephone of nice manner and appearance
Girl of nice manners and appearance wanted to telephone
Girl to telephone wanted of nice manner and appearance
Girl of nice manners and appearance telephone wanted to
78. Synonym of chador:
a big vehicle
a moral disease
a loose robe
a toy for kids
79. One who can use both the hands equally well:
ambigenous
ambiguous
ambivalent
ambidextrous
80. use the article: The teacher drew a tree on ______ black board.
the
an
a
no article
81. Use the suitable preposition: The Minister expressed his concern _______ the people affected by the floods.
for
over
on
to
82. The branch of linguistics that deals with the study of meaning ,and the principles that govern the relationship between sentences or words and their meanings.
Semantics
Phonology
Morphology
Syntax
83. Complete with a suitable clause: If he had asked me,
I will help him
I would help him
I would have helped him
I had helped him
84. Use appropriate tense: It _______________ (rain) heavily for a week .The wells are overflowing.
rain
was raining
had rained
has been raining
85. Use Phrasal verb: The plane __________ after repairs
Took off
Took over
Took with
Took by
86. I have never eaten ____________ nice mangoes as this.(Use conjunction)
for
such
that
both
87. The doctor asked the patient,"Did you eat anything this morning?"(Report)
The doctor asked the patient whether he ate anything this morning
The doctor asked the patient that he had eaten anything this morning
The doctor asked the patient whether he had eaten anything that morning
None of these
88. Is Malayalam spoken by them?(change the voice)
Did they speak Malayalam?
Did Malayalam they speak?
Are they speak Malayalam?
Do they speak Malayalam?
89. It rained yesterday(Frame a question tag):
Didn't it?
Wasn't it?
Was it?
Isn't it?
90. His eyes caught a heap of letters.They were lying on the table(Combine using a Relative Clause)
His eyes caught a heap of letters and were lying on the table
His eyes caught a heap of letters which were lying on the table
His eyes caught a heap of letters but were lying on the table
His eyes caught a heap of letters so that were lying on the table
91. What are Podcasts?
Devices used to keep class room clean
Audio(some times video) programs on the Web
Technique of syllabus farming
Equipment instead of Blackboard
92. Discourse Method is suitable to teach:
Poetry
Prose
Grammar
None of these
93. The painter of the portrait of last Duchess:
Van Gogh
Da Vinci
Fra Pandolf
Claus of Innsbruck
94. What is the main feature of Objective Testing?
It requires judgment on the part of the scorer
It doesn't require judgment on the part of the scorer
It may lead to partiality while evulating
It demands descriptive answers
95. Who wrote 'The Wretched of the Earth?
Edward Said
Frantz Fannon
Homi Bhabha
Derek Walcott
96. The American Baseball player who is Santiago's favourite:
Maxwell Perkins
Raymond Sheppard
Joe Dimaggio
Gregorio Fuentes
97. Identify the figure of speech in the line from Gray's Elegy:The ploughman homeward plods his weary way
Metonymy
Simile
Metaphor
Transferred epithet
98. Son of Ulysses to whom he bestowed the charge of his country Ithaca:
Telemachus
Achilles
Paris
Prometheus
99. The Greek playwright who is referred to in Dover Beach:
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Aristophanes
Euripides
100. Name the poetic collection in which A Prayer for My Daughter was published in 1921:
Michael Robartes and the Dancer
The Winding Stair and other
The Ring and the Book
Collected Poems