# CTET-Quiz-1 (English Language) (Class 1-5) (Language-2)

English Language

QUIZ-1

(Class 1-5)
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# English Language (Language 2)

Directions: (Q. Nos. 1-7) Read Passage and answer the following Questions) - A Remarkable feature of Edison’s inventions was their basic simplicity. There were innumerable scientists processing deep knowledge of electricity, chemistry, etc., but it was this unschooled genius who succeeded where they failed. What were his unique qualities ? Firstly he had an uncanny ability to judge the practical use of any scientific fact. Secondly he was blessed with patience and perseverance. He would try out countless ideas till he found the right one. Third was his business acumen, which enabled him to earn the large sums of money necessary to conduct experimental work. Edison’s enthusiasm for work and optimistic attitude and ensured a long and productive life. Only after crossing the age of 75 did he start slowing down. During his final illness, his curiosity about his condition, medicines and treatment made the doctors think that possibly he was taking this too as one of his scientific investigations! Fe passed away on 18 October, 1931 at the ripe old age of 84. During his lifetime itself edition became one of the most famous men in the world. Honours were showered on him. Among them was the Congressional Gold medal in 1928 for his contributions to human welfare. In 1960 he was posthumously elected to the Hall Of Fame for great Americans at New York University. But the tribute that was most eloquent was quite unintended. The authorities contemplated switching off the power supply in New York, the scene of his triumph in 1882, for two minutes as a mark of respect on his death. But 1931 was not 1882. Since normal life would have come to a standstill by the two minutes power cutoff, the idea was given up. There could be no greater tribute to the man than this negative tribute! 1. The most remarkable feature of Edison’s inventions was their
1. low cost
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2. aesthetic aspect
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3. fundamental simplicity
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4. multiple usefulness
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2. According to the author, Edison became prosperous because he
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2. had luck on his side
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3. worked very hard
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4. made the best use of his time
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3. To conduct experimental work, Edison needed
1. calm and quiet atmosphere
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3. support of generous patrons
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4. huge amounts of money
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4. Edison’s long and productive life can be attributed to
1. his positive attitude
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2. his immensely good health
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3. a large circle of friends
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4. his involvement in charitable work
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5. The word ‘uncanny’ as used in the passage means
1. astonishing
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2. weird
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3. great
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4. terrific
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6. The opposite of ‘famous’ is
1. negligible
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2. unnoticeable
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3. unpopular
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4. unknown
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7. Which part of speech is the underlined word? ”............ any scientific fact.”
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2. preposition
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3. noun
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8. Language is not-
1. instinctive
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2. social
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3. arbitrary
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4. symbolic
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9. Travelogue is a genre of –
1. Criticism
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2. Bibliography
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3. literature
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4. poetry
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10. A teacher of class 5 is practicing ‘interactive listening’ in the class. She should focus on
1. listening and observing speakers attitude
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2. listening to word stress and intonation
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3. listening to the pronunciation
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4. listening and responding
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11. A word with same spelling and same pronunciation as another, but with a different meaning is a/an -
1. homonym
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2. homophone
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3. antonym
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4. synonym
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12. The major objective of teaching English at primary level is
1. using English in different situations of life
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2. speaking English in British accent
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3. scoring good marks in the exams
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4. knowing the grammar of English
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13. In learning a language students talking time should be increased because
1. they use the target language for various purposes
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2. teachers feel relaxed while students are talking
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3. they enjoy spending time talking with their friends
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4. they can learn the correct pronunciation from each other
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14. When a child Learns a language naturally, without much practice, it is called
1. language generalisation
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3. language learning
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4. language acquisition
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15. While teaching English, a teacher is not able to draw attention of some students sitting at the back. She should
1. engage them by asking questions and evaluating her teaching method
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2. stop explaining the concept and start dictating the notes to the students
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3. scold them for not paying attention
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4. ignore them and carry on
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16. A Diagnostic test in English will help the language teacher to identify
1. intelligent learners in her class
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2. slow learner in her class
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3. learning difficulties the learner faces in English
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4. the topic which the learner has not learnt by heart
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17. Reading English as a second language means
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3. meaning making
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4. decoding letters and words
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18. Poetry teaching is generally meant for
1. learning grammar
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2. learning punctuation
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3. enjoyment and appreciation
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4. language learning
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19. Activating learners’ scheme means
1. making a link between the topic and the learners’ background knowledge and experience
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2. making a link between the textbook and its structural patterns and grammatical item
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3. dealing with learners having learning difficulties
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4. showing a picture and asking learners to write a story
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20. While listening to a speech in English, sometimes we listen to basic unit of sound, a syllable and a word ,then a sentence and then a paragraph to decode the meaning of the complete speech. This mental process can be described as
1. bottom up approach
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2. middle path approach
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3. interactive model
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4. top down approach
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21. Sushila discussed a short story in the classroom and asked her students to write an article for a newspaper on the theme of story. What is writing known as
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2. short essay
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3. writing for a newspaper
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4. extrapolative writing
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22. Interactive listening means listening
1. carefully for word stress and intonation
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2. to judge the speaker’s mood and tone
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3. carefully to what is said and responding
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4. furiously to what is said
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23. Mind-mapping helps the student to
1. use literary devices more effectively in their writing
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2. brainstorm, explore any idea and expand it
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3. learn passively each of the linguistic items
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4. memories the grammar rules
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24. A good teaching learning material (TLM) can best
1. be a source of entertainment
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2. help the teacher to transact material without any modification
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3. help the learners acquire language
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4. facilitate the teaching-learning process
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Directions: (Q. Nos. 25-30) Read Passage and answer the following Questions) - The scene presented by a a community of bee is the more astonishing, the more we become acquainted with the its details. Each hive is a commonwealth, of which the queen is nominally the head, receiving the the greatest honour and Care from her industrious subjects. With a greater wisdom that can be claimed by men, these creatures Allow no disputes about the succession to The Throne to induce them to injure each other, but they required the parties themselves individually to settle the quarrel between each other, without prolonged interference with the duties of hive. Indeed, they may be said with truth to have adopted the advice. “Let those who make the quarrels, be the only ones to fight.” Only one Queen is permitted to hold office in the community at a time but while her claims are Undisputed, she is treated with singular respect and affection. Indeed, her, presence and the prospect of a future generation appears the chief motives of the insects to exert themselves. 25. The writer’s observation that the best “settle the quarrel between each other without prolonged interference with the duties of the hive” suggests that he/she is
1. pointing a bee character
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2. observing the traits of worker bees
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3. appreciating the Queen Bee
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4. condemning the behaviour of ill-tempered human beings
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26. ‘The prospect of future generation’ suggests that the writer is ................ in his/her outlook.
1. ambivalent
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2. nationalistic
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3. sympathetic
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4. appreciative
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27. ‘The parties’ in this context means
1. participants
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2. political organisation
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3. individuals
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4. bees
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28. The Queen Bee has a position which gives her .............. from her subordinates.
1. disregard but affection
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2. aggressive defensiveness
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3. exceptional, reverence and devotion
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4. caring support and indulgence
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29. ‘To exert themselves’ means the bees are
1. having influence
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2. quite aggressive
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3. busy toiling
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4. very exhausted
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30. ‘each Hive is a Commonwealth’ means the Hive is
1. Over-crowded
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2. has a Queen
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3. self-governing
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