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TNPSC English Study Material- Old Question Paper test 5

TNPSC English Test (Questions from Old Question Paper)

1.The highest result of education is tolerance. Who made this statement?
  1. Rabindranath Tagore
  2. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  3. Helen Keller
  4. Oscar Wilde
2.though he had no hand in his death, Shall receive the benefit of his dying, a place to the commonwealth.
Who is speaking about whom in the above passage from Julius Caesar?
  1. Antony about Brutus
  2. Brutus about Antony
  3. First Citizen about Brutus
  4. Octavious about Antony
3.Which of the following is the title of a poem written by Berton Braley?
  1. Prayer for My daughter
  2. Prayer of a sportsman
  3. Where the mind is without fear
  4. Silent Prayer
4.What is the nationality of Robert Frost?
  1. British
  2. Canadian
  3. American
  4. French
5.In Julius Caesar, Antony speaks the following line :
This was the most unkindest cut of all.
The 'cue in the above line refers to the stab of
  1. Casca
  2. Cassius
  3. Brutus
  4. Pompey
6.Choose the correct answer from the options given below :
"In every land is common life
That all can recognize and understand
These lines are taken from the poem
  1. With a friend
  2. No men are foreign
  3. My native land
  4. To India
7.Many of Pearl S. Buck's books have background
  1. American
  2. Chinese
  3. Scottish
  4. Burmese
8.Man is born free but is everywhere in chains. Who made this famous statement?
  1. Voltaire
  2. Jacques Rousseau
  3. Descartes
  4. Napoleon
9.Identify the work which is not written by Oscar Wilde?
  1. The Selfish Giant
  2. The Happy Prince
  3. The Importance of Being Earnest o
  4. Snake
10.Identify the work known for its nationalist theme.
  1. The Model Millionaire
  2. Keep Your Spirits High
  3. Our Local Team
  4. Where the mind is without fear
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