Question Paper of B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com. I year Examination (FC- II, English Language & Indian Culture)



B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com. I year Examination April 2022
Subject: FC- II
(English Language & Indian Culture)

Note: Attempt all questions
Q.1. Choose correct option: 01x50 = 50

01. John is ----- European.
(a) a
(b) an
(c) the
(d) none
02. Bhopal is a:
(a) Proper Noun
(b) Common Noun
(c) Collective Noun
(d) Material Noun
03. ‘Myself’ is a:
(a) Personal Pronoun
(b) Demonstrative Pronoun
(c) Interrogative Pronoun
(d) Reflexive Pronoun
04. Ram is better than:
(a) I
(b) me
(c) my
(d) mine
05. I ---- to college daily.
(a) go
(b) goes
(c) going
(d) gone
06. ‘Tomorrow’ is:
(a) A noun
(b) A pronoun
(c) A verb
(d) An adverb
07. ‘Beautiful’ is:
(a) a noun
(b) a verb
(c) an adjective
(d) an adverb
08. A person who loves his country is called:
(a) optimist
(b) pessimist
(c) patriot
(d) foreigner
09. Antonym of ‘fear’ is:
(a) ignorance
(b) courage
(c) narrow
(d) bondage
10. Antonym of ‘knowledge’ is:
(a) ignorance
(b) courage
(c) narrow
(d) bondage
11. ‘Indigenous’ means
(a) without rest
(b) great sacrifice
(c) native
(d) driving force
12. I ---- a pen daily.
(a) bye
(b) buy
(c) by
(d) none
13. ‘ness’ is a:
(a) verb
(b) pronoun
(c) suffix
(d) prefix
14. ‘im’ is a:
(a) verb
(b) pronoun
(c) suffix
(d) prefix
15. I --- to Delhi tomorrow.
(a) shall go
(b) went
(c) go
(d) goes
16. I ---- to Mumbai tomorrow
(a) am going
(b) was going
(c) have gone
(d) had gone
17. He looks ---- his parents.
(a) into
(b) for
(c) after
(d) under
18. Robert is an accused ---- murder
(a) of
(b) to
(c) in
(d) with
19. Which one is correct?
(a) Gramar
(b) Grammer
(c) Grammar
(d) Gramer
20. Which one is correct?
(a) Village
(b) Villaze
(c) Villege
(d) None
21. The poem ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’ is written by:
(a) Rabindranath Tagore
(b) Sarojini Naidu
(c) William Wordsworth
(d) Toru Dutt
22. Rabindranath Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in the year:
(a) 1910
(b) 1911
(c) 1912
(d) 1913
23. According to Tagore, 'narrow domestic walls’ refers to:
(a) Small houses with narrow walls
(b) A house divided into rooms by walls
(c) Narrow minded thinking
(d) Broad minded thinking
24. Tagore compares a clear stream to:
(a) Dreary desert sand
(b) Reason
(c) Dead habit
(d) Narrow domestic walls
25. In the sentence 'Where the mind is led forward by thee’; the word 'thee' refers to:
(a) Father
(b) Poet
(c) God
(d) You
26. ‘Narrow domestic walls’ means:
(a) Partition
(b) Differences
(c) Social Prejudices
(d) None
27. Antonym of logical is:
(a) Intelligence
(b) Illogical
(c) Inlogical
(d) Dislogical
28. The poem ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’ is addressed to:
(a) God
(b) The poet
(c) The poet’s father
(d) The poet’s mother
29. Which of the following is a very famous work by Tagore?
(a) Sharadhanjali
(b) Gitanjali
(c) Geetmala
(d) Savitri
30. Tagore prays for his countrymen in the poem ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’:
(a)True
(b) False
(c) Vague
(d) None
31. ‘National Education’ is an essay by:
(a) J.L. Nehru
(b) Indira Gandhi
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Subhash Chandra Bose
32. When was ‘National Education’ published?
(a) 1919
(b) 1920
(c) 1921
(d) 1922
33. ‘National Education’ was published in:
(a) Keshri
(b) Young India
(c) Aryavart
(d) Harijan
34. Who is known as the political guru of Gandhiji?
(a) Gokhale
(b) Tilak
(c) Tagore
(d) Leo Tolstoy
35. Who is known spiritual guru of M.K. Gandhi?
(a) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(b) Tilak
(c) Leo Tolstoy
(d) Gorky
36. ‘The Axe’ has been written by:
(a) R. N. Tagore
(b) R.K. Narayan
(c) Mulk Raj Anand
(d) Raja Rao
37. What is the name of Velon's village:
(a) Rampur
(b) Lalgudi
(c) Koppal
(d) Malgudi
38. Who foretold that Velan would live in a big house:
(a) Father
(b) Villagers
(c) Astrologer
(d) Friend
39. At what age did velan leave home:
(a) Sixteen
(b) Seventeen
(c) Eighteen
(d) Twenty
40. Which tree was most dear to Velan:
(a) Banyan
(b) Pipal
(c) Margosa
(d) Neem
41. After leaving the village where did Velan reach:
(a) Rampur
(b) Lalgudi
(c) Koppal
(d) Malgudi
42. When old man became ill, Velan became the chief gardener:
(a)True
(b) False
(c) Vague
(d) None
43. The antonym of ‘poverty’:
(a) Prosperity
(b) Sincerity
(c) disparity
(d) None
44. A.L. Basham is an eminent historian of:
(a) China
(b) England
(c) Germany
(d) America
45. The earliest influence of ancient Indian culture on South- East Asia can be traced back to:
(a) 4th Century A.D.
(b) 5th Century B.C.
(c) 1st Century A.D.
(d) 9th Century B.C.
46. Vijaya, who is said to have conquered Ceylon first, was:
(a) a king from folk tales.
(b) a king from fables.
(c) a king from epics.
(d) a king from real life.
47. Gandhari was the devoted wife of:
(a) Bhishma
(b) Drona
(c) Pandu
(d) Dhritarashtra
48. C. Rajagopalachari is popular for:
(a) His retelling of the Mahabharata
(b) His retelling of the Kamayani
(c) His retelling of the Ramcharitmanas
(d) His retelling of the Panchatantra
49. C. Rajagopalachari is popularly known as:
(a)Mahatma
(b) Netaji
(c) Guruji
(d) Rajaji
50. Who is the author of the Mahabharata:
(a) Kalidasa
(b) Tulsidas
(c) Vyasa
(d) Valmiki
Sandal S Anshu, Satna


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