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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