TNPSC Group 4 General English Study Material

09 May 2018

TNPSC Group 4 General English Study Material

TNPSC Group 4 General English Study Material:

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General English
S.S.L.C. Standard (Objective Type) Grammar

Part A

1. Match the following words and Phrases given in Column A with their meanings in Column B
2. Choose the correct ‘Synonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given
3. Choose the correct ‘Antonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given
4. Select the correct word (Prefix, Suffix)
5. Fill in the blanks with suitable Article
6. Fill in the blanks with suitable Preposition
7. Select the correct Question Tag
8. Select the correct Tense
9. Select the correct Voice
10. Fill in the blanks (Infinitive, Gerund, Participle)
11. Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence (Subject, Verb, Object….) Blanks with correct ‘Homophones’
12. Find out the Error (Articles, Prepositions, Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb)
13. Comprehension
14. Select the correct sentence
15. Find out the odd words (Verb, Noun, Adjective, Adverb)
16. Select the correct Plural forms
17. Identify the sentence (Simple, Compound, Complex Sentence)
18. Identify the correct Degree.
19. Form a new word by blending the words.
20. Form compound words (Eg: Noun+Verb, Gerund+Noun)



Part-B

Literature
1.Figures of speech observed in the following Poems:
Alliteration – Allusion – Simile – Metaphor – Personification – Oxymoron – Onomatopoeia – Anaphora – Ellipsis – Rhyme Scheme – Rhyming Words – Repetition – Apostrophe

A Psalm of Life – Women’s Rights – The Nation United – English words – Snake – The Man He Killed – Off to outer space tomorrow morning – Sonnet No.116 – The Solitary Reaper – Be the Best – O Captain My Captain – Laugh and Be Merry – Earth – Don’t quit – The Apology – Be Glad your Nose is on your face – A sonnet for my Incomparable Mother – The Flying Wonder – To a Millionaire – The Piano – Manliness – Going for water – The cry of the Children – Migrant Bird – Shilpi.

2.Appreciation Questions from Poetry
A Psalm of Life – Women’s Rights – The Nation United – English words – Snake – The Man He Killed – Off to outer space tomorrow morning – Sonnet No.116 – The Solitary Reaper – Be the Best – O Captain My Captain – Laugh and Be Merry – Earth – Don’t quit – The Apology – Be Glad your Nose is on your face – A sonnet for my Incomparable Mother – The Flying Wonder – To a Millionaire – The Piano – Manliness – Going for water – The cry of the Children – Migrant Bird – Shilpi.

3.Important lines from Poems.
Where the mind is without fear – The Solitary Reaper – Going for water – A Psalm of Life – Be the Best – Sonnet No.116

4.Questions on the Biography of
Mahatma Gandhi – Jawaharlal Nehru – Subash Chandra Bose – Helen Keller Kalpana Chawala – Dr.Salim Ali – Rani of Jhansi – Nelson Mandela – Abraham Lincoln

5.Questions on Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice (Act IV Court Scene) – Julius Ceasar (Act III Scene 2) – Sonnet 116

6.Questions from Oscar Wilde’s The Model Millionaire – The Selfish Giant

7.Dr.Karl Paulnack Music-The Hope Raiser

8.Comprehension Questions from the following Motivational Essays:
Gopala Krishna Gokhale’s Speech on 25th July in Mumbai in response to The address presented to him by students- Dale Carnegie’s ‘The Road to success- Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam’s ‘Vision for the Nation’(from India 2020’) – Ruskin Bond’s ‘Our Local Team’ – Hope Spencer’s ‘Keep your spirits high’ – Deepa Agarwal’s ‘After the storm’ – Brian patten’s ‘You can’t be that no you can’t be that’

9.Comprehension Questions from the following description of Places

Ahtushi Deshpande’s ‘To the land of snow’

  • Manohar Devadoss
    • Yaanai Malai
    • Brihadeesvarar Temple

10.British English – American English

Part-C
Authors and their Literary Works
1.Match the Poems with the Poets
A psalm of Life – Be the Best – The cry of the children – The Piano – Manliness Going for water – Earth -The Apology – Be Glad your Nose is on your face – The Flying Wonder -Is Life But a Dream – Be the Best – O captain My Captain – Snake – Punishment in Kindergarten -Where the Mind is Without fear – The Man He Killed – Nine Gold Medals

2. Which Nationality does the story belong to?

  1. The selfish Giant –  Irish                              – Oscar Wilde
  2. The Lottery Ticket – Russian                       – Anton Chekhov
  3. The Last Leaf – American                            – O’Henry
  4. How the Camel got its Hump – British        – Rudyard Kipling
  5. Two Friends – French                                  – Guy de Maupassant
  6. Refugee – Chinese                                        – Pearl S Buck
  7. The Open Window – Myanmar                    – Hector Hugh Munro (Saki)

3. Identify the Author with the short story
The Selfish Giant – The Lottery Ticket – The Last Leaf – How the Camel got its Hump – Two Friends – Refugee – The Open Window – A Man who Had no Eyes – The Tears of the Desert – Sam The Piano – The face of Judas Iscariot – Swept Away – A close encounter – Caught Sneezing – The Wooden Bowl – Swami and the sum

4. Whose Autobiography / Biography is this?

5. Which Nationality does Poet belong to?
Robert Frost – Archibald Lampman – D.H. Lawrence – Rudyard Kipling Kamala Das – Elizabeth Barrett Browning – Famida Y. Basheer – Thomas Hardy – Khalil Gibran – Edgar A. Guest – Ralph Waldo Emerson – Jack Prelutsky – F. Joanna – Stephen Vincent Benet – William Shakespeare – William Wordsworth – H.W. Long Fellow – Annie Louisa walker – Walt Whitman – V.K. Gokak

6.Characters, Quotes, Important Lines from the following works of Indian Authors:
Sahitya Akademi Award winner: Thakazhi Sivasankaran Pillai – ‘Farmer’ Kamala Das – 1. Punishment in Kindergarten 2. My Grandmother’s House R.K. Narayan – Swami and the sum – Rabindranath Tagore – Where the mind is without fear – Dhan Gopal Mukherji – Kari, The Elephant – Deepa Agarwal – After the Storm – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam – Vision for the Nation Indra Anantha Krishna- The Neem Tree – Lakshmi Mukuntan- The Ant Eater and the Dassie – Dr. Neeraja Raghavan – The Sun Beam

7. Drama Famous lines, characters, quotes from Julius Caesar – The Merchant of Venice

8.Match the Places, Poet, Dramatist, Painter with a suitable option

9. Match the following Folk Arts with the Indian State / Country

10. Match the Author with the Relevant Title/Character

11. Match the Characters with Relevant Story Title
The Selfish Giant – How the camel got its hump – The Lottery ticket – The Last Leaf – Two friends – Refugee – Open window – Reflowering – The Necklace Holiday

12. About the Poets
Rabindranath Tagore – Henry Wordsworth Longfellow – Anne Louisa Walker -V K Gokak – Walt Whitman – Douglas Malloch

13. About the Dramatists William Shakespeare – Thomas Hardy

14. Mention the Poem in which these lines occur, Granny, Granny, please comb My Hair – With a friend – To cook and Eat – To India – My Native Land – A tiger in the Zoo – No men are foreign – Laugh and be Merry – The Apology – The Flying Wonder

15. Various works of the following Authors – Rabindranath Tagore – Shakespeare – William Wordsworth – H.W. Longfellow – Anne Louisa Walker – Oscar Wilde – Pearl S. Buck

16. What is the theme observed in the Literary works?
Snake – The Mark of Vishnu – Greedy Govind – Our Local Team – Where the mind is without fear – Keep your spirits high – Be the best – Bat – The Piano – The Model Millionaire – The Cry of the Children –
Migrant bird – Shilpi

17. Famous Quotes – Who said this?

18. To Which period the Poets belong 

  1. William Shakespeare –  English Renaissance
  2. Walt Whitman –  Romantic Period
  3. William Wordsworth – Romantic Period
  4. H.W. Longfellow  – Romantic Period
  5. Annie Louisa Walker – Modernism
  6. D.H. Lawrence – Modernism
19. Matching the Poets and Poems 

Discovery – Biking – Inclusion – Granny, Granny, please comb My Hair – With a Friend – To cook and Eat – Bat – To India – My Native Land – A tiger in the Zoo – No men are foreign – Laugh and be Merry – Earth – The Apology – The Flying Wonder – Off to outer space tomorrow morning – Be the best – Is life, but a dream – Women’s rights – The Nation united – English words – Snake – The man he killed

20. Nature centered Literary works and Global issue Environment and Conservation Flying with the moon on their wings – Migrant bird – Will Thirst Become – Unquenchable? – Going for Water – Swept away – Gaia tells her

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11 thoughts on “TNPSC Group 4 General English Study Material”

    1. That’s really useful. The collective material is really good rather than reading from all books separately.
      Thanks for sharing the collection

  1. hello sir,Thank you for providing these materials and also i have one doubt,actually i belongs to tamil nadu but i am not studied 10th class i tamil nadu,i completed my studies in ANDHRA,SO i am applying for this GRP4 job these english syllabus fully tamilnadu standards i don’t know these poems,lessons etc.so is it easy for me with your english material to write that exam general english subject ????

  2. I just want to know this year syllabus (2019) for group 4 exam …..syllabus has been changed but u have given the old syllabus

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