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Tuesday, December 22

[Indian Polity] Central Vigilance Commission - TNPSC Indian Polity Study Materials

Central Vigilance commission
'CVC is conceived to be the apex vigilance institution, free of control from any executive authority, monitoring all vigilance activity under the Central Government and advising various authorities in Central Government organizations in planning, executing, reviewing and reforming their vigilance work.' - Source: http://cvc.gov.in/cvc_back.htm
Important Facts to Remember
  1. CVC Established in - Feb 1964
  2. Recommended by - K Santhanam Committee on prevention of Corruption
  3. Composition
    • Chairman
    • 2 Vigilance Commissioners
  4. Chariman and commissioners are Appointed by :The president
  5. Chariman and commissioners are recommended by a 3 member committee consisting of
    1. Prime Minister (Head)
    2. Union Minister of Home Affairs
    3. Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha
  6. Tenure : Four Years or 65 Years of Age.
  7. Not eligible for further employment under state or Central Government after retirement. 
  8. Head Quarters: New Delhi
  9. It has powers equal to that of a civil court while inquiring.

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Thursday, December 17

[Indian Polity] Schedules to Constitution - TNPSC Indian Polity Study Materials

Schedules to Constitution
Schedules to Indian constitution means some important lists that categorize the government activities.
Schedules to Indian Constitution
First Schedule
State and the Union Territories
Second Schedule
Provisions as to
1.       the President and the Governors of States
2.       Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the House of the People and the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Council of States
3.       the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council of a State
4.       Judges of the Supreme Court and of the High Courts
5.       Comptroller and Auditor-General of India
Third Schedule
Forms of Oaths or Affirmations
Fourth Schedule
Allocation of seats in the Council of States
Fifth Schedule
Provisions as to the Administration and Control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes
Sixth Schedule
Provisions as to the Administration of Tribal Areas in the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram
Seventh Schedule
Divistion of power - Union List, State List and Concurrent List
Ninth Schedule
Validation of certain Acts and Regulations
Tenth Schedule
Provisions as to disqualification on ground of defection
Eleventh Schedule
Powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats
Twelfth Schedule
Powers, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities,
etc.


Important Points to Remember

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Wednesday, December 16

TNPSC Research Assistant Notification 2016 - 14 Posts - Apply Online

TNPSC Research Assistant Recruitment 2016

Dear Aspirants, this page is dedicated to the upcoming TNPSC Research Assistant 2016 Exam. Here you can get all the latest important updates about the TNPSC Research Assistant in Evaluation and Applied Research Department 2016. You can also share ask your doubts, question in the comment box and discuss with the fellow aspirants.


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Notification
Download Here the Notification for TNPSC Research Assistant in Evaluation and Applied Research Department 2015 - http://tnpsc.gov.in/notifications/21_2015_not_eng_ra_e_a_rd_2015.pdf

Vacancies
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Name of the Post and Code
Service
Vacancies
Pay Scale
1.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT in Evaluation and Applied Research Department (2014 - 2015) (Post Code. 1861)
Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service (Code No.036)
14
Rs.9,300-34,800/- (PB2) + 4,400/- Grade Pay




Important Dates
Important Dates for TNPSC Research Assistant in Evaluation and Applied Research Department 2016
Date of Notification: December 16, 2015
Last Date for applying: January 14, 2016 
Last Date for Payment of Exam Fee : January 19, 2016 
Date of Exam: March 6, 2016
Paper - I (Subject of Examination) (P.G.Standard) March 6, 2016  FN 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.
Paper - II (General Studies) (Degree Standard) March 6, 2016  AN 02.30 P.M. to 04.30 P.M.
Result: --
Counselling: --
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Be ready with your TNPSC New One time registration Id and Password to applying for the TNPSC Research Assistant 2015. If you do not have it please get it soon.
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Very soon after the publication of the TNPSC Research Assistant 2015 Notification the link for online application will be activated. The exact link to apply online will be updated below for you.
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One Time Registration Charge
Total
General
Rs.100/-
Rs.50/-
Rs.150/-
BC/MBC/BC(M)/DNC
Rs.100/-
Rs.50/-
Rs.150/-
SC/ST/ST(A)
Exempted
Rs.50/-
Rs.50/-
Destitute Widow of all Categories
Exempted
Rs.50/-
Rs.50/-
Physically challenged
Exempted
Rs.50/-
Rs.50/-

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Application Cost: Rs.50/-
Examination Fee: Rs 100/-
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TNPSC Research Assistant 2015 Exam Pattern



Exam Duration

Maximum Marks
Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection

Written Exam
Paper 1 (200 questions)
(PG Degree Standard)
3 hrs
200 x 1.5 = 300
SCs, SC(A)s, STs,
MBCs/DCs, BCs and
BCMs
  = 171
Others=228
Paper-II (100 questions) General Studies (Degree Standard)
2 hrs
100 x 2 = 200
Interview
Interview

70
Total =
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Code
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Chennai Corporation AE/SI Recruitment 2016 - 132 Posts Apply Soon

Corporation of Chennai invites application from the eligible candidates for various posts of Assistant Engineers and Sanitary inspectors in Chennai Corporation. In this post you can get all the latest updates and various other details regarding the exam. You can also ask your doubts in the comment section and discuss with your fellow candidates.

Notification

Download the Chennai corporation AE/Sanitary Inspector Recruitment Notification here
Link 1 - Download here http://www.chennaicorporation.gov.in/corp_rect/notification.pdf
Important Dates

Chennai Corporation AE/SI Exam 2016 Important Dates
Notification Date
13th December  2015
Last Date for Applying
31st December 2015
Exam date
23rd January 2016
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Age

Age As on : 1-07-2015
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Maximum
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SC/ST/ST(A)
No Age Limit
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Friday, December 11

Current Affairs - December 2015

TNPSC Current Affairs December 2015
Miscellaneous 
  • Important Days
    • December 25th - Good Governance Day (Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Birthday)
  • Orlando Bloom
    • He is a hollywood actor arrived New Delhi, his e visa got rejected and deported back to United kingdom.
    • Later he was issued a tatkal visa to visit India.
Polity
  • Jammu and Kashmir
    • It is the only state in India to have two Capitals
      1. Summer Capital - Srinagar
      2. Winter Capital - Jammu
  • Maharashtra
    • The sessions of the assembly is held 
      • During Summer - Mumbai
      • During Winter - Nagpur
Economy
  • CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Every company having net worth of rupees five hundred crore or more, or turnover of rupees one thousand crore or more or a net profit of rupees five crore or more during any financial year must spend every year at least 2 % of their average net profit over the preceding three years on CSR.
World
  • TAPI Project
    • It is 10 billion US Dollar Pipeline Project from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India over a length of 1800 kms.
    • Funded by Asian Development Bank.
    • Expected to be completed by 2020.
  • Angela Merkel
    • German chancellor Angela Merkal named 'Person of the Year 2015' by the US magazine 'Time'.
  • Justin Trudeau - Prime Minister of Canada
  • Miss Universe 2015
    • Pia Alonzo Wurtzback (Phillipines) was crowned Miss Universe 2015.
Sports
  • ISL - 2015
    • Winner - Chennaiyin FC 
    • Runner - FC Goa
    • Golden Boot - Stiven Mendoza
    • Golden Glove - Edel Bete
    • ISL Emerging Player of the League - Jeje Lalpekhlua.
  • All India Football Federation Awards 2015
    • Bala Devi - Women Football player of the year
    • Lyngdoh - Player's player of the year, Fan's Player of the Year
  • 2015 ITF(International Tennis Federation) Champions
    • Women's Doubles World Champions : Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis (Swiss)
    • Women's World Champion: Serena Williams (US)
    • Men's World champions: Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

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    Tuesday, December 1

    TNPSC Group 2a,4,VAO Current Affairs Score Booster 2016 Download

    Dear Aspirants, we have posted here the TNPSC Group 2a,4,VAO Current Affairs Score Booster 2015 PDF file for you. We hope this small document will surely help you to more marks in the upcoming TNPSC Group 2a 2016 (Jan 24, 2016) and TNPSC VAO 2016 Exams (Feb 14, 2016).

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    This is the Volume 1 of the TNPSC Group 2a,4,VAO Current Affairs Score Booster 2015
    The Volume 1 consist of the Current Affairs upto November 2015.
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    Monday, November 30

    TNPSC PSTM Certificate Download Format

    Dear Friends, the following instruction is available in the 'TNPSC Instructions to the candidates section'. Just download this and get signature from the respective authority to claim your PSTM (Person Studied in Tamil Medium) reservation.

    Tamil Medium: 

    Persons Studied in Tamil Medium (PSTM) have to produce the evidence, such as Transfer Certificate, Provisional Certificate / Convocation Certificate / Degree Certificate / Certificate if needed mark sheets after received from the Board or University or from the Institution, with a recording that he / she studied prescribed educational Qualification in Tamil Medium as per G.O Ms.No.145 P & AR (S) Department dated 30.09.2010. If no evidence for ‘Persons studied in Tamil Medium’ is available as said, then a certificate from the Head of the Institution as given below must be furnished:-

    Download Here the TNPSC PSTM Certificate - CLICK HERE To Download 

    Instructions:

    • Candidates Use this single format for Both PSTM in Degree and PSTM in 10th Std.



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    Tuesday, November 24

    [Indian Polity] Preamble to the Constitution - TNPSC Indian Polity Study Materials

    Preamble
    Preamble means 'a short introduction', here it highlights the most important principles in the constitution of India.
    Preamble to the Constitution
    "WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a [SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC] and to secure to all its citizens:
    JUSTICE, social, economic and political;
    LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship;
    EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among them all
    FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and integrity of the Nation;
    IN OUR CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY this twenty sixth day of November, 1949, do HEREBY ADOPT, ENACT AND GIVE TO OURSELVES THIS CONSTITUTION."
    Key Facts to remember
    1. First Country to have Preamble in its constitution - America
    2. Our preamble is based on the objective resolution.
      • Moved by Jawaharlal Nehru on Dec 13, 1946
      • Adopted by the constitution assembly on Jan 22, 1947
    3. N A Palhivala called it as 'identity card of the constitution'
    4. K M Munshi called it as 'horoscope of our sovereign democratic republic'
    5. Number of times amended - One time - by the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act of 1976 (also known as mini Constitution) which added the following words
      1. Socialist
      2. Secular
      3. and integrity
    6. Date of adoption of the constitution - November 26, 1949
    7. Ideals borrowed from
      1. Russian Revolution (1917)- JUSTICE, social, economic and political
      2. French Revolution (1789-1799) - LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY 

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    Sunday, November 15

    TNUSRB TN SI 2015 Result Published Check Cut Off Marks, Results

    Tamil Nadu Sub Inspector 2015 Cut Off Marks

    This page is exclusively for discussing the Cut off Marks for the TNUSRB TN Sub Inspector 2015 Exam which was held on 23rd May 2015.

    Nearly 1,65,000 candidates have applied for the Tamil Nadu Sub Inspector 2015 exam conducted by TNUSRB. The Answer key for the TN SI 2015 exam was expected published by the TNUSRB on 28th May 2015. Also Keep your TNUSRB SI 2015 Exam Hall ticket safely.

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    Friday, November 6

    [Answer Key]TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2015 Answer key [8.11.2015] - TNPSC Civil Service Exam 2015 Prelims Answer Key

    TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam 2015 Answer key Download

    TNPSC - Tamil Nadu Public service commission has scheduled the Group 1 Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2015 on 8th November 2015 at various centres throughout Tamil Nadu. Over 2.14 Lakhs of candidates have applied for the Group 1 Preliminary Examination 2015. The number of posts this year is 74.

    The candidates will be very eager to check the Answer Keys for Group 1 Preliminary Exam to know their TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam 2015 Cut Off marks.

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    Sunday, November 1

    TNPSC VAO Exam Syllabus 2017-2018 - New Updated Syllabus Download

    TNPSC VAO Exam Syllabus 2017-2018 - New Updated Syllabus Download

    Download TNPSC VAO 2017-2018 Syllabus in TAMIL New
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    TNPSC VAO General Studies Syllabus in English

    V.A.O Examination (S.S.L.C. Standard)

    General Studies - Topics for Objective type

    UNIT-I GENERAL SCIENCE :

    Physics: Nature of Universe-General Scientific laws-Inventions and discoveries-National scientific laboratories-Mechanics and properties of matter-Physical quantities, standards and units-Force, motion and energy- Magnetism, electricity and electronics -Heat, light and sound

    Chemistry-Elements and Compounds-Acids, bases and salts-Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides

    Botany-Main Concepts of life science-Classification of living organism- Nutrition and dietetics-Respiration

    Zoology-Blood and blood circulation-Reproductive system-Environment, ecology, health and hygiene-Human diseases including communicable and non – communicable diseases - prevention and remedies-Animals, plants and human life

    UNIT-II. CURRENT EVENTS

    History-Latest diary of events-national -National symbols-Profile of States-
    Eminent persons & places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors -
    Awards & honors’-India and its neighbors
    Political Science-1. Problems in conduct of public elections-2. Political
    parties and political system in India-3. Public awareness & General
    administration-4. Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility
    Geography--Geographical landmarks-
    Economics-- Current socio-economic problems
    Science-Latest inventions on science & technology

    UNIT- III. GEOGRAPHY
    Earth and Universe-Solar system-Monsoon, rainfall, weather & climate- Water resources --- rivers in India-Soil, minerals & natural resources-Forest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern-Transport including surface transport & communication-Social geography – population-density and distribution- Natural calamities – Disaster Management.

    UNIT - IV. HISTORY AND CULTURE OF INDIA AND TAMIL NADU -
    Indus valley civilization-Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas-Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis-South Indian history-Culture and Heritage of Tamil people-India since independence-Characteristics of Indian culture- Unity in diversity –race, colour, language, custom-India-as secular state- Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and populist schemes

    UNIT-V. INDIAN POLITY
    Constitution of India--Preamble to the constitution- Salient features of constitution- Union, state and territory- Citizenship-rights amend duties- Fundamental rights- Fundamental duties- Human rights charter- Union legislature – Parliament- State executive- State Legislature – assembly- Local government – panchayat raj – Tamil Nadu- Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law-Elections- Official language and Schedule-VIIICorruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures –CVC, lok-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG - Right to information- Empowerment of women- Consumer protection forms

    UNIT-VI. INDIAN ECONOMY
    Nature of Indian economy- Five-year plan models-an assessment-Land reforms & agriculture-Application of science in agriculture-Industrial growth- Rural welfare oriented programmers-Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty-Economic trends in Tamil Nadu

    UNIT-VI. INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT
    National renaissance-Emergence of national leaders-Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore- Different modes of agitations-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & others-

    UNIT-VII. APTITUDE & MENTAL ABILITY TESTS
    Conversion of information to data-Collection, compilation and presentation of data - Tables, graphs, diagrams -Analytical interpretation of data - Simplification-Percentage-Highest Common Factor (HCF)-Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)-Ratio and Proportion-Simple interest-Compound interest-
    Area-Volume-Time and Work-Logical Reasoning-Puzzles-Dice-Visual Reasoning-Alpha numeric Reasoning-Number Series.

    TNPSC Village Administration Syllabus in English

    Basics of Village Administration [VAO Basics Study Materials]
    Topics for Objective Type

    1. The role, functions duties and responsibilities of a Village Administrative Officer in VILLAGE and REVENUE ADMINISTRATION.
    [Questions may be on topics including VAOs role in assisting the police, reporting birth and death, implementing various schemes of the Government, recommending / furnishing inputs for income, Community, Destitute Widow, Marital Status, Patta and other adhoc and miscellaneous certificates]
    2. Records of revenue administration dealt with or handled by the VAO including ‘A’ Register, Patta, Chitta Adangal etc.
    3. Accounts maintained and furnished by the VAO at the end of every FASLI YEAR.
    4. Basic Principles / Information relating to classification of lands.
    5. Basic information on rates of assessment and annual revenue collection
    6. Basic information on forms of irrigation of land including those belonging to the Government
    7. Jamabandi-object, Officers in charge of conduct, time of completion of Jamabandi, scrutiny of inspection work, correction of pattas, issue of new patta, disposal of jamabandi check memo, closing of Village and Taluk Accounts, Village Statistical Registers, inspection of Karnams instruments maps and Registers (RSO- 12) scrutiny of accounts relating to Panachayat revenue.
    8. Role of VAO during calamities
    9. Basic information relating to assignment of lands / house sites in Villages and Towns.
    10. Grant of lands for cattle or dairy farms
    11. Levy of rents (Ground Rent / Quit Rent) etc.,
    12. Exemption from land revenue.
    13. Unauthorised occupation of Government land basic information about Land Encroachment Act 1905. Memorandum ‘A’, Memorandum ‘B’ etc.
    14. Title of lands (RSO 27) form, renewal, issue and entry of joint names in patta
    15. Rights and obligations of Ryotwari holder.
    16 Procedure relating to conduct of inquiries in relation to age, marital status, income, domicile.
    17. Procedures relating to entering particulars into maintaining and issuing extracts of Adangal, Chitta and other revenue Registers.
    18. Basic principles of and procedures involved in survey, sub-division of a survey field and knowledge of Field Management Book.
    19. VAO’s role in enforcing the fundamental duties of a citizen under article 51A (g) of the Indian Constitution to protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wild life and to have compassion for living creatures”.
    20. Direct Revenue collections made under various heads by the VAO.
    21. Specific duties during festivals and common Village functions
    22. Basic information about Revenue Recovery Act
    23. Basic information relating to forest lands and resources.
    24. Basic information about sale of sandalwood and other valuable tress
    25. Basic information relating to Adivasis / Tribals and the role of a VAO in extending special protection and support of the Government to them.

    TNPSC VAO General English Syllabus

    SYLLABUS – 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 Sentense)
    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
    107
    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 ‘India2020’)
    - 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 the story belongs to?
    The selfish Giant - The Lottery Ticket - The Last Leaf - How the Camel got
    its Hump - Two Friends – Refugee - The Open Window
    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 Auto biography / Biography is this?
    5.Which Nationality the Poet belongs 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 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
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    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
    William Shakespeare - Walt Whitman - William Wordsworth - H.W.
    Longfellow Annie Louisa Walker - D.H. Lawrence
    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 moon on their wings - Migrant bird - Will Thirst Become -
    Unquenchable? - Going for Water - Swept away - Gaia tells her

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