UP Aided Junior High School Teacher Exam Answer Key (English Language) – 17-10-2021

Q91. Supply the correct articles in the blanks : _ lion is_________strong beast.’
(1) The, the
(2) A, the
(3) The, a
(4) An, a
Answer – (3)

Q92. Use the suitable article in the following sentence :
‘Copper is __ useful metal.’
(1) an
(2) a
(3) the
(4) None of these
Answer – (2)

Q93. Fill in the blank with the correct option:
‘She returned to the house where she __.
(1) had been staying with friends
(2) had be staying with friends
(3) had been stayed with friends
(4) had been stay with friends
Answer – (1)

Q94. Complete the sentence by filling the blank:
‘I saw him first _ after midnight.’
(1) a little
(2) a few
(3) the little
(4) the few
Answer – (1)

Q95. Fill in the blank with the correct option in the sentence :
__ had actually seen Jones fire the gun.’
(1) None of the witness
(2) None of the witnesses
(3) Not of the witnesses
(4) Nothing of the witness
Answer – (2)

Q96. When was The Waste Land published?
(1) 1922
(2) 1920
(3) 1925
(4) 1930
Answer – (4)

Q97. Who among the following is called “a belated romantic”?
(1) Thomas Hardy
(2) A. E. Housman
(3) Robert Owen
(4) W. B. Yeats
Answer – (4)

Read the poem and answer the questions (98 – 101) that follow :

The world is too much with us; late and soon,
Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.
Little we see in Nature that is ours
we have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!
we sea that bares her bosom to the moon;
The winds that will be howling at all hours ; And are up-gathered now like sleeping flowers ;
For this, for everything, we are out of tune

Q98. According to the poem, we are out of tune with
(1) Nature
(2) Our Custom
(3) Materialistic world
(4) Our ideologies
Answer – (1)

Q99. Where are we laying waste our powers?
(1) In enjoying our life with our emotions
(2) In having harmony with nature
(3) In pursuit of the materialistic world
(4) In watching the beauty of nature
Answer – (3)

Q100. In the poem, the poet desires that we should
(1) Enjoy this world of nature and her beauty
(2) Enjoy this world of getting and spending
(3) Dislike nature
(4) Love the materialistic world
Answer – (1)

Q101.According to the poet, what is a ‘sordid boon’?
(1) Our hearts
(2) Our mind
(3) Our pleasures in getting and spending
(4) Our modern approach to the world that is too much with us
Answer – (3)

Q102. What part of speech is the word “and” in the following sentence?
“Harrison marched him to the door, threw him out, and returned.
(1) Pronoun
(2) Noun
(3) Adverb
(4) Conjunction
Answer – (4)

Q103. The word ‘new’ in the phrase “a new idea” is
(1) an adjective
(2) a verb
(3) a noun
(4) a conjunction
Answer – (*)

Q104. Which of the following is not in reported speech?
(1) He never told me, Sir, Watson complained.
(2) He answered that the price would be three pounds.
(3) I suggested that it was time to leave
(4) “How’s it all going?” Derek asked
Answer – (4)

Q105. Which of the following is in direct speech?
(1) He asked if you would be able to call and see him.
(2) He mentioned that he had a brother living in London.
(3) “I don’t know much about music,” Judy said.
(4) He promised to give me the money.
Answer – (3)

Q106. Which of the following is not in the past tense?
(1) She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1988.
(2) Honesty is the best policy.
(3) Once this town was a beauty spot.
(4) We visited New Delhi last week.
Answer – (2)

Q107. Eliot dedicated The Waste Land to
(1) John Donne
(2) James Joyce
(3) Ezra Pound
(4) John Milton
Answer – (3)

Q108. Matthew Arnold’s “Sohrab and Rustam” is taken from a story of
(1) Akbar Namah
(2) Arabian Nights
(3) Shah Namah
(4) Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Answer – (3)

Q109. In the well known poem “To His Coy Mistress” the word ‘Coy’ means
(1) timid
(2) shy
(3) voluptuous
(4) sensuous
Answer – (2)

Q110. How many pilgrims are there in The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales including the poet himself?
(1) Twenty-nine
(2) Twenty-eight
(3) Thirty
(4) Thirty-seven

Answer – (3)

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