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VAO TNPSC Question Paper - 14th June 2014


31. 

Identify the poetic line that differs in figure of speech, from the other lines.

Answer : A. In the world's broad field of battle

32. 

With the teacups circling round me like the planets round the sun.
Why are the teacups circling?

Answer : B. Because of lack of gravitational force

33. 

Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks
Within his bending sickle's compass come;
In which poem do these lines occur?

Answer : D. Sonnet No. 116

34. 

In which poem do the following lines occur?
There's something for all of us here.
There's big work to do and there's lesser to do

Answer : B. Be the Best

35. 

He knows what rules are necessary and the rules are made to be enforced. It would be wrong of me to override his rules and decisions of this kind. Who does "me" refer to in the lesson "The One Minute Apology"?

Answer : C. Abraham Lincoln

36. 

Match the titles with the lines:

List I List II
a) Piano 1) We heard, we knew we heard the brook
b) Migrant Bird 2) Softly in the dusk a woman is singing to me.
c) Going For Water 3) Their wind comes in our faces
d) The cry of the children 4) The globe's my world

Answer : C. 2 4 1 3

37. 

Which of the following is not a poem?

Answer : D. The Last Leaf

38. 

Identify the poet in whose poem these lines occur?
Had he and I but met
By some old ancient inn.

Answer : A. Thomas Hardy

39. 

Whose autobiography is this?
"The story of my experiments with truth".

Answer : B. Mahatma Gandhi

40. 

Replace the underlined British word with its American equivalent
It is dark. Get me a torch.

Answer : C. flash light



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