Tntet - English Questions For - Paper 2 & Paper 1

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The Tamil Nadu teachers’ eligibility test is given to ensure that any English teacher given the task to teach proper English is up to the task. How ready are you for this career-making exam? Take up the short test below and get an idea of what to expect in paper one and two.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Change the given noun into adjective form: ostracize

    • A.

      Ostracism

    • B.

      Obstracization

    • C.

      Ostracizity

    • D.

      Ostracication

    Correct Answer
    A. Ostracism
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ostracism." This is because "ostracism" is the noun form of the word "ostracize," and the question asks for the adjective form. The other options provided, such as "obstracization," "ostracizity," and "ostracication," are not valid adjective forms.

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  • 2. 

    Fill in the blank with correct Homophone: --- Solid waste management is very poor in big cities. A ........ smell emenates from the dumpyard.

    • A.

      Foul

    • B.

      Fowl

    • C.

      Paul

    • D.

      Pale

    Correct Answer
    A. Foul
    Explanation
    Solid waste management is very poor in big cities. A foul smell emanates from the dumpyard. The word "foul" is the correct homophone in this context. It is used to describe a strong and unpleasant odor, which accurately describes the smell coming from the dumpyard.

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  • 3. 

    Fill in the blank in the sentence choosing the correct tense form:  -- Rama told Hanuman that he ........ (slay) Ravana and rescue sita.

    • A.

      Would slay

    • B.

      Slew

    • C.

      Has slain

    • D.

      Had salain

    Correct Answer
    A. Would slay
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "would slay." This is because the sentence is in the past tense and is referring to a future event from the perspective of Rama telling Hanuman. "Would" is used to indicate a future action in the past.

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  • 4. 

    Transform the sentence 'He applied for a day's leave and hence he left for Chennai' in to a complex sentence.

    • A.

      As he applied for a day's leave, he left for Chennai.

    • B.

      Applying a day's leave, he left for Chennai.

    • C.

      He applied for a days leave when he left for Chennai.

    • D.

      He applied for a days leave and still he left for Chennai.

    Correct Answer
    A. As he applied for a day's leave, he left for Chennai.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "As he applied for a day's leave, he left for Chennai." This sentence correctly combines the two actions mentioned in the original sentence, showing a cause-and-effect relationship between applying for leave and leaving for Chennai.

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  • 5. 

    What is a visual depiction of the setting or the sequence of major events and action of the characters of story?

    • A.

      Story mapping

    • B.

      Story collection

    • C.

      Story narration

    • D.

      Story writing

    Correct Answer
    A. Story mapping
    Explanation
    A visual depiction of the setting or the sequence of major events and actions of the characters in a story is referred to as story mapping. This technique allows for a clear and organized representation of the story's structure, helping to visualize the flow and connections between different elements. It is a useful tool for writers, as well as readers or viewers, to better understand and analyze the narrative structure of a story.

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  • 6. 

    In each sentence below one word has been underlined. Of the four words suggested under each sentence, one can replace the underlined word without changing the meaning of the sentence. Find out the appropriate word in each case.  -- Ramanujan gazed and gazed at this sum.

    • A.

      Looked steadily

    • B.

      Thought

    • C.

      Calculated

    • D.

      Looked disappointed

    Correct Answer
    A. Looked steadily
    Explanation
    Ramanujan gazed and gazed at this sum means that he looked at the sum for a long time without any interruption or distraction. Therefore, the word "looked steadily" is the appropriate word that can replace "gazed" without changing the meaning of the sentence.

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  • 7. 

    How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters 'gsa' using each letter once?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    The letters 'gsa' can be rearranged to form the words 'gas' and 'sag'. These two words are meaningful English words that can be formed using each letter once. Therefore, the correct answer is two.

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  • 8. 

    Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it? ac-bd-ce, df-egh

    • A.

      D, e, f, g

    • B.

      D, f, g, e

    • C.

      B, d, c, a

    • D.

      D, g, f, e

    Correct Answer
    A. D, e, f, g
    Explanation
    The given letter series follows a pattern where each set of letters is formed by taking the next letter in the alphabet after the previous letter. In the first set, 'a' is followed by 'b', 'c' is followed by 'd', and 'e' is followed by 'f'. In the second set, 'd' is followed by 'e', 'f' is followed by 'g', and 'h' is followed by 'i'. Therefore, to complete the series, the letters 'd', 'e', 'f', and 'g' should be placed sequentially at the gaps.

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  • 9. 

    Identify the Sentence pattern: A few students have copied in the examination hall.

    • A.

      SVA

    • B.

      SVO

    • C.

      SVC

    • D.

      SV

    Correct Answer
    A. SVA
    Explanation
    The given sentence "A few students have copied in the examination hall" follows the SVA sentence pattern. "A few students" is the subject, "have copied" is the verb phrase, and "in the examination hall" is the adverbial phrase. The subject "a few students" is performing the action of copying, making it a subject-verb-action sentence pattern.

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  • 10. 

    Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one park of the sentence. The number of the part is the answer. The President's speech(A) / on the eve of the Republic Day was (B)/ broadcasted on radion(C)/ no error (D)

    • A.

      C

    • B.

      A

    • C.

      B

    • D.

      D

    Correct Answer
    A. C
    Explanation
    The correct answer is C.

    In this sentence, the word "broadcasted" is grammatically incorrect. The correct past tense form of "broadcast" is "broadcast" itself, without the "-ed" ending. Therefore, the correct sentence should be "The President's speech on the eve of the Republic Day was broadcast on radio."

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