TET தேர்வுக்கான ஆங்கிலம் வினா விடைகள்

*   A diphthong is a combination of _____________

A) a vowel and consonant

B) two vowel sounds

C) a vowel glide


D) two consonants



*   There are _____________ fricatives in English speech sounds

A) eight

B) nine

C) three

D) six



*    The _____________ method gives importance to pronunciation

A) look and say

B) alphabetic

C) phonic

D) sentence



*   Honesty is an example for _____________ noun

A) proper

B) common

C) abstract

D) material



*   The letter ‘A’ is a _____________ stroke letter

A) one

B) two

C) three

D) none



*   Reading is a _____________ skill

A) active

B) diagnostic

C) receptive

D) demonstrative



*   Spelling is best learnt by _____________

A) listening

B) visual

C) memorization

D) habit



*   A good paragraph contains _____________

A) topic sentence

B) the description of an object

C) the narration of an event

D) the explanation of information



*   The structure of the passive verb is _____________

A) Have + MVen

B) Be + MVen

C) Be + MVing

D) MV en only



*   The imperative sentence “have some coffee” is _____________

A)a plea

B) an offer

C) a request

D) an order



*   _____________ is used at the beginning of a sentence

A) Bracket

B) Hyphen

C) Capital letter

D) comma



*    Writing ability involves _____________

A) mechanical skill

B) expressive skill

C) both (A) and (B)

D) none of these



*   Learning of grammar is for _____________

A) understanding the rules and forms

B) successful communication

C) mastering the structures

D) error analysis



*   The modal auxiliaries ‘May’ and ‘Might’ are used to express _____________

A) possibility

B) compulsion

C) necessity

D) boldness



*   Reading _____________ is associated with skill in spelling

A) fast

B) slowly

C) silently

D) aloud



*   The grammar translation method focuses on _____________

A) reading

B) listening

C) spea king

D) reading and writing



*    As English is the gateway to higher education research in specialised and technical course it is called _____________ language

A) international

B) national

C) library

D) link



*   When the pitch rises while speaking it is _____________

A) rising intonation

B) falling intonation

C) rising falling intonation

D) falling rising intonation



*   The sentence pattern of “Ravi grew rich in ten years” is _____________

A) S+V

B) S+V+C

C) S+V+C+A

D) S+V+A



*   The reading speed for the VIII th standard pupils _____________ Minute

A) 280

B) 507

C) 75 - 100

D) 150 - 200



*   There are _____________ Vowel letters in English

A) 20

B) 21

C) 5

D) 12



*   The three /j/,/r/and /w/are called a _____________

A) approximants

B) nasals

C) affricates

D) fricatives



*   The shortest vowel in English is also called a _____________

A) vowel glide

B) twister vowel

C) murmur vowel

D) short vowel



*   Reading affects pupils _____________

A) conduct

B) personality

C) behaviour

D) thinking



*   Reading is necessary for _____________

A) social behaviour

B) social studies

C) social reform

D) social adjustment



*   _____________ is seeking the letters in a word

A) site

B) sight

C) sense

D) scene



*   _____________ and _____________ are the two methods of reading fast

A) note making (and) note taking

B) skimming (and) scanning

C) summarising (and) précis writing

D) free (and) guided composition



*   A noun can perform _____________ different functions

A) five

B) four

C) six

D) three



*   There are _____________ degrees of comparison of adjectives and adverbs

A) four

B) five

C) several

D) three



*   The conjunction used in the adverbial clause of time is _____________

A) while

B) unless

C) though

D) because



*   _____________ is often regarded as the visual representation of speech

A) pronunciation

B) writing

C) dialogue

D) composition



*    _____________ is used to indicate a break between clauses

A) comma

B) semicolon

C) colon

D) hyphen



*    _____________ is a description of an event an experience, a problem, an issue, a project, etc.

A) descriptive paragraph

B) summary

C) a report

D) composition



*   During the correction of composition the guide’s use of the letter ‘W’ refers _____________

A) wrong punctuation

B) wrong word

C) wrong word order

D) wrong grammar



*    _____________ technique is also called the mim-mem technique

A)Audio lingual method

B) Lexical distribution

C) Visual memory

D) Dialogue memorisation



*   ____________ is the overall means of achieving the general objectives of a course

A) system

B) method

C) approach

D) strategy



*   Structural readers are intended for _____________

A) intensive reading

B) reading for pleasure

C) reading for meaning

D) extensive reading



*    _____________ stage allows the pupils to perform independently

A) the presentation

B) the recognition

C) the practice

D) the production



*   _____________ is also called attainment test

A) Aptitude test

B) Achievement test

C) progress test

D) Diagnostic test



*    _____________ is a means to close the gaps in the learning of the pupils

A) practise

B) test

C) Remedial English

D) periodical assessment



*   Sounds are classified into voiced and voiceless depending on the _____________

A) vibration of vocal cords

B) lip movement

C) tongue movement

D) epiglottis



*   The _____________ method gives importance to pronunciation

A) look and say

B) Alphabetic

C) phonic

D) sentence



*   Reading is a very important _____________ Skill

A) productive

B) receptive

C) listening

D) comprehensive



*   There are _____________ types of joiners.

A) two

B) four

C) three

D) several



*   Punctuation is asset of _____________

A) conventions

B) spelling rules

C) techniques

D) methods



*    ‘Milk’ is an example for _____________ noun

A) proper

B) countable

C) uncountable

D) abstract



*   There are _____________ reflexive pronouns in English

A) seven

B) six

C) several

D) eight



*   A main verb has _____________ Forms

A) five

B) three

C) nine

D) eight



*   ‘A’ and ‘An’ are _____________ articles

A) definite

B) indefinite

C) zero

D) not



*   The grammar translation method focuses on the study of _____________

A) meaning

B) grammatical rules

C) structures

D) functions



*   The communicate approach focuses on the development of _____________

A) linguistic competence

B) language structures

C) functional competence

D) self - correction



*   _____________ are content words

A) preposition

B) Articles

C) Adjectives

D) Conjunctions



*   _____________ is very useful for students in real life

A) Reading aloud

B) Silent reading

C) Skimming

D) Scanning



*   The sentence pattern of ‘Mano painted the gate green’ is _____________

A) S+V

B) S+V+C

C) S+V+O+C

D) S+V+A



*   Degrees of comparison _____________ be interchanged

A) cannot

B) must

C) needn’t

D) can



*   A prose lesson is best taught by _____________

A) interpreting the text

B) enabling the children to do all the exercise

C) reading aloud the text

D) guiding the children to do plenty of language activities



*    A supplementary reader is meant for_____________

A) intensive reading

B) extensive reading

C) global comprehension

D) local comprehension



*    _____________ test is generally used to find out the mastery of a an identified stage of a course of study

A) proficiently

B) Aptitude

C) Achievement

D) Diagnostic



*   The sounds that do not produce vibration are called ____________

A) Affricates

B) Semi vowels

C) Voiced sounds

D) Voiceless sounds



*   In English therea are ____________ long vowel sounds

A) Two

B) Four

C) Seven

D) Five



*   ____________ means getting the meaning of the message

A) Decoding

B) Encoding

C) Sub coding

D) coding



*   In reading, the backward movement of the eye is called ____________

A) regression

B) eye voice span

C) fixation

D) span of recognition



*   ____________ is the composite of many specific abilities and not a general ability

A) writing

B) reading

C) skimming

D) grasping meaning



*   The judicious combination of all a=the methods is known as ____________

A) The eclectic method

B) The phonic method

C) The sentence method

D) Dr.West”s new method

--------------------------



*   Reading aloud is associated with skill in ____________

A) writing

B) spelling

C) drilling

D) listening



*   The teacher’s handwriting gives an ____________ on the pupil’s handwriting.

A) indirect influence

B) unmatched effect

C) efficacy

D) importance change



*   The punctuation ____________ is used to separate items in a list.

A) semi colon

B) colon

C) comma

D) inverted comma



*    In teaching grammar the ____________ is most important stage.

A) perception

B) understanding

C) absorption

D) demonstration



*   Supplementary readers are intended for ____________

A) extensive reading

B) intensive reading

C) oral reading

D) communication



70) The subject of a question tag is always a ____________ never a noun.

A) pronoun

B) preposition

C) proper noun

D) complement



*   ____________ tense is used to state an action just completed in the present.

A) simple present

B) simple past

C) present perfect

D) present perfect continuous



*   Surrender Value’ is a concept of ____________

A) Randolph Quirk

B) Dr.West

C) C.C.Fries

D) H.G.Widdow son



*   .................... is an ability to take notes from a lecture, talk or narration.

A) note making

B) Skimming

C) Scanning

D) Note taking



*   ..................... is the only small letter that starts between lines 1 and 2.

A) S

B) b

C) t

D) c



*   Especially, notably, chiefly are some examples of _________ adverbs.

A) linking

B) focusing

C) manner

D) condition



*   Subjective test is used to test the student’s skill in _________

A) productive

B) receptive

C) general

D) environment



*   The right – wrong test is a kind of test to test __________

A) punctuation

B) vocabulary

C) spelling

D) grammar



*   A diphthong is sound is also called ________

A) a vowel and a consonant

B) two vowel sounds

C) a vowel glide

D) two consonant



*   The __________ method gives importance to pronunciation.

A) look and say

B) alphabetic

C) phonic

D) sentence



*   A good paragraph contains

A) a topic sentence

B) the description of an object

C) the narration of an event

D) the explanation of information



*   /t?/,/d?/ are called ___________

A) fricative

B) plosives

C) affricates

D) semi vowels



*   For verb questions, we use the __________ intonation.

A) falling

B) rising

C)falling - rising

D) rising – falling



*   The ___________ method gives importance to the word.

A) phonic

B) electric

C) alphabetic

D) look and say



*   ____________________ is used to get the main ideas.

A) skimming

B) scanning

C) oral reading

D) slow reading



*   Nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs are called _____________

A) structural word

B) modals

C) content words

D) function word



*   The letter ‘p’ is a___________

A) top joiner

B) non joiner

C) bottom joiner

D)none of these



*   ____________ Composition is suitable for the advanced level.

A)controlled

B) free

C) guided

D)oral



*   The ____________ tense is used to refer to the earlier of the two past actions.

A) past

B) perfect

C) past perfect

D) past continuous



*   The patient was taken to ___________ hospital.

A) a

B) an

C) the

D) none of these



*   The pattern of the sentence, “He Painted the wall blue” is

A) SVOO

B) SVOA

C) SVOC

D) SVAA



*   Add a suitable tag - He plays well, _____________?

A) isn’t it?

B) does he?

C) doesn’t he?

D) did he?



92) Kamala paid the money ______________cheque.

A) through

B) in

C) with

D) by



*   All the books for higher education are in English, so it is called a _____________ language.

A) national

B) link

C) international

D) library



*   The ______________ method considers language as a set of habits.

A) grammar translation

B) direct

C) audio - lingual

D) situational



*   Nursery rhymes improve the _________________ of children.

A) understanding

B) appreciation

C) pronunciation

D) happinesss



*   The primary school English books are _____________based.

A) structure

B) competency

C) content

D) vocabulary



*   If the test scores are consistent, a test is said to have_________________

A) validity

B) reliability

C) reproducibility

D) practicability



*   All the twenty vowels in English are ______

A) voiceless

B) voiced

C) long

D) short



*   There are ________ plosives in English speech sounds.

A) six

B) three

C) eight

D) nine



*   The letter ‘F’ is ____________ stroke letter.

A) one

B) two

C) three

D) none



*   Spelling is best learnt by ____________

A) visual perception

B) listening

C) memorisation

D) silent reading



*   Descriptive grammar is otherwise called ____________

A) functional grammar

B) communicative grammar

C) structural grammar

D) formal grammar



*   Communicative Language Teaching gives importance to ____________

A) communication

B) structures

C) reading

D) meaning



*   Rapid reading is a convenient way of reading for ____________

A) quick information

B) general information

C) specific information

D) useful information



*   A good paragraph has the ____________

A) unity of thought

B) description of an object

C) narration of an event

D) explanation of an event



*   Writing improves one’s ____________ in language.

A) proficiency

B) ideas

C) knowledge

D) accuracy



*   The word ‘subsequently’ is grouped under ____________

A) negative adverbs

B) linking adverbs

C) focusing adverbs

D) emphasising adverbs



*   The judicious combination of all the methods is called ____________

A) the eclective method

B) the phonic method

C) Dr.West’s method

D) the sentence method



*   The punctuation ____________ is used to join two or more words together.

A) colon

B) hyphen

C) comma

D) apostrophe



*   In teaching grammar ____________ is the most important stage.

A) perception

B) understanding

C) absorption

D) demonstration



*   The subject of a question tag is always a ____________

A) pronoun

B) proper noun

C) common noun

D) collective noun



*   The present perfect tense is used in ____________

A) express universal truths

B) express habitual actions

C) express past actions which continued for some

D) express on action just completed



*   The modal auxiliary ‘used to’ is used to express ____________

A) present habit

B) past habit

C) necessity

D) intention



*   Statements get a ____________ at the end.

A) falling tone

B) rising tone

C) falling rising tone

D) rising taking tone



*   ____________ test is generally used to find out the history of a student at an identified stage of a course of study.

A) Proficiency

B) Progress

C) Achievement

D) Diagnostic



*   The sounds when we produced with an audible friction are called ____________

A) Fricatives

B) semi vowels

C) lateral

D) nasals



*    In English there are ____________ voiceless consonants in English.

A) Seven

B) Nine

C) Five

D) Four



*   The ......... method to teach words in which letters do not have their regular sound values

A) Look and Say method

B) Alphabetic

C) Phonic

D) Sentence



*   The letter “X’ is a ____________

A) Top joiner

B) non joiner

C) bottom joiner

D) none of these



*   The ...................... is used to get the main ideas.

A) Skimming

B) Scanning

C) Oral reading

D) Slow reading



*   The essence of reading is ____________

A) search for meaning

B) pronunciation

C) demonstration

D) Social adjustments



*    ____________ makes written communication easy.

A) visual perception

B) spelling

C) absorption

D) abstraction



*   ____________ is the first stage in learning grammar.

A) understanding

B) perception

C) absorption

D) demonstration



*   The definite article “the” is pronounced as | Xi | when the succeeding word begin with _____

A) consonant sound

B) vowel sound

C) voiceless sound

D) none of these



*   The present continuous tense form is used to ____________

A) Describe habitual actions

B) Express universal truths

C) Express present actions

D) Describe the past actions that are still continuing



*   In CLT____________ is given preference rather the accuracy.

A) situation

B) meaning

C) location

D) duration



*   Understanding vocabulary and structures are important in .............................

A) reading comprehension

B) writing comprehension

C) guided composition

D) none of these



*   In English, stress is used to distinguish ..................

A) meaning

B) the attitude of the speaker

C) accented syllable

D) data reading



*   Writing composition skill is developed through ____________

A) regular practice

B) discussion

C) narration

D) none of these



*   The____________ report is factual.

A) business report

B) investigation report

C) scientific report

D) letter report



*   Formal letters are otherwise called ____________

A) social letters

B) official letters

C) friendly letters

D) personal letters



*   A preposition is a word placed before ____________

A) a noun or pronoun

B) an ide a

C) the facts

D) comparatives



*   ____________ is a word that completes the meaning of a sentence.

A) complement

B) statement

C) adjunct

D) adverb



*   We can use “incase” to talk about ____________

A) instructions

B) precautions

C) exclamatory

D) adverbs



*    A sentence that expresses strong feeling is called a/an ____________

A) Declarative

B) Imperative Sentence

C) Statement

D) Exclamatory Sentence



*   During the production of the\e\sound the lips are

A) spread

B) rounded

C) neutral

D) both (a) and (b)



*   This, that, these and those are ____________

A) Determiners

B) Articles

C) Possessives

D) All of these.



*   Which of the following is used in the formation of  Present Perfect tense?

A) MV - ing

B) MV en

C) Is/am +MV - ing

D) has/have + M-en



*   “Try this bike” is a \ an ____________

A) order

B) suggestion

C) request

D) offer



*   Writing, ability involves ...................

A) Mechanical skill

B) Expressive skill

C) Both (a) and (b)

D) none of these.



*   The simple present tense is used to describe ____________

A) an action just completed

B) un iversal truths

C) a past action

D) the past actions that are still continuing



*   The pattern of the sentence “Raja played chess”

A) SVO

B) SVC

C) SVOA

D) SVA



*   The ____________ method is used in situational teaching.

A) word

B) phonic

C) sentence

D) alphab etic



*   English is called ____________ language of trade and commerce.

A) link

B) international

C) national

D) library



*   The scientific report is presented in ____________

A) active voice

B) passive voice

C) direct speech

D) indirect speech



*   The role of English teacher in his class is to____________

A) interpret the text

B) explain grammar rules

C) dictate notes

D) guide the pupils to do language activity.



*   The grammar translation method focuses on ____________

A) reading

B) listening

C) speaking

D) reading and writing.



*   The spelling for the word\ wimin\ is

A) worm

B) women

C) won

D) woman



*   The position of the ____________ is very important to produce the vowel sounds.

A) vocal cord

B) lips

C) teeth

D) tongue.



*   Reading and listening are very important ..................... skills.

A) receptive

B) passive

C) active

D)productive.



*   Silent reading is a (an) ____________ activity.

A) habitual

B) individual

C) group

D) energetic.



*   Pupils should be given practice in ..............

A) reading aloud

B) reading silently

C) both

D) none of these.



*    A noun that denotes either a male or a female is ____________

A) pronoun

B) neuter

C) common noun

D) productive.



*   Functional grammar is otherwise called ____________

A) prescriptive

B) descriptive

C) communicative

D) productive.



*   Controlled composition needs a ____________

A) books

B) guide

C) model

D) passage.



*   Punctuation is a set of ---------------------

A) conventions

B) spelling rules

C) techniques

D) methods



*   The term ____________ refers to the purpose for which an utterance or unit language is used

A) function

B) idea

C) work

D) concept.



*   The indefinite reflexive pronoun is ____________

A) himself

B) myself

C) herself

D) oneself



*    ____________ join clauses into sentences.

A) Phrasal verbs

B) Conjunctions

C) Adverbs

D) Compound nouns.



*   In a summary, the language should be ____________

A) direct

B) simple

C) standard

D) attractive



*   Achievement test is otherwise called as ____________

A) Progress test

B) attainment test

C) aptitude test

D) diagnostic test



*   If we want to express strong feelings, we can use ____________ sentence.

A) an unpleasant

B) an interesting

C) an enjoyable

D) a pleasant



*   Pass the newspaper _______________

A) shall we?

B) will you?

C) can’t you?

D) won’t you?



*   A diphthong is ____________

A) combination of a vowel and a consonant

B) combination of two sounds

C) a vowel glide

D) combination of two consonants



*   There are ____________ diphthongs.

A) 44

B) 20

C) 8

D) 12



*   The consonant /r/ is pronounced when ____________

A) it is preceded by a vowel sound

B) it occurs at the end of a sentence

C) it is followed by the consonant /n/

D) it is followed by a vowel sound.



*   ____________ is used to locate specific information in a passage.

A) Skimming

B) Scanning

C) Alphabetic

D) Silent method



*   Reading is ____________ skill.

A) Active

B) Diagnostic

C) Receptive

D) Demonstration



*   The purpose of reading is to ____________

A) develop on or more ideas

B) grasp meaning

C) improve one’s pronunciation

D) associate sounds with letters



*    Letters d, h, k and t are ____________ joiners.

A) Top joiners

B) bottom joiners

C) non joiners

D) none of the above



*    Writing ability involves____________

A) mechanical skill

B) expressive skill

C) both the above skills

D) none of the above skills



*   The simple present tense is used to describe ____________

A)an action just completed

B) universal truths

C) a present action

D) the past actions that are still continuing



*   The pattern of the sentence “Mani is a student” is ____________

A) SVA

B) SVC

C)SVO

D)SVOA



*   Add suitable tag: I am smart ____________

A) am n’t I ?

B) are n’t I ?

C) don’t I ?

D) do I



*    The grammar translation method focuses of ____________

A) reading

B) listening

C) speaking

D) reading and writing



*    Language games ensure____________

A)Knowledge of grammar

B) reading silently

C) the boredom of dull class

D) total involvement, long - retention of what is learnt and team spirit.



*   Nursery rhymes improve the ____________ Of the children

A) understanding

B) appreciation

C) pronunciation

D) happiness



*    If the test scores are consistent, a test is said to have ____________

A) validity

B)reliability

C)reproducibility

D)practicablity



*    What is CLT?

A) Correct Language Teaching

B) Communicative LanguageTeaching

C) Communicative Listening Technique

D) Correct Language Technique



*   What is ESL?

A) English Secondary Language

B) Eastern System Learning

C) Easy System of Learning

D) English as Second Language
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