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INDIAN RAILWAY QUESTION BANK 

GROUP D To GROUP C EXAM

 GENERAL ENGLISH AND GRAMMAR

 

1. Letter Writing: in about 100 words(Assume your name as A)

1. Letter Writing: in about 100 words (Assume your name as A)

1. A letter to your friend inviting him for your marriage.

2. A letter to your friend describing the annual day function of your school.

3. A letter to the Editor about the problems in your locality

4. A letter to the Municipal Commissioner for regular supply of drinking water

5. A letter to the Municipal Commissioner describing the conditions of the roads in your locality.

6. A letter to a leading company for a job of Junior Assistant.

7. A letter to a Post Master complaining about the non-receipt of your parcel from your friend at Delhi.

8. A letter to your Officer requesting sanction of leave

9. A letter to your father about the new job you have taken up recently.

10. A letter to your friend in America describing the problems of un-employment .

11. A letter to your friend inviting him to spend Vacation with you

12. A letter to your father describing your progress in studies

13. A letter to your brother congratulating him at his success in the examination.

14. A letter to your friend describing important sight-seeing places in U. P.

15. A letter to your fiend expressing condolences on the death of his mother.

16. A letter to a Publisher for supply of certain books by VPP.

17. A letter to a Police Inspector about a theft in your house.

18. A letter to the Editor of a News Papers regarding frequent strikes and bandhs.

19. A letter to your friend expressing your inability to attend his marriage fuction.

20. A love letter to your girl/boy friend.

 2. Essay Writing: (in about a page or 150 words) 
(don’t use your name of identity)

 

1. Computers

2. My teacher whom I like

3. Sankranti

4. My best friend.

5. Poverty in India

6. My child-hood.

7. Friendship

8. Excursions

9. Television

10. Radio

11. Libraries

12. Dasara

13. Diwali

14. Holy 

15. Ramzan

16. Christmas

17. My school days.

18. If I were the Prime Minister

19. The Book I like the most

20. The Sport I like the most

21. The cinema I like the most.

22. The National Leader I like the most.

23. The political party I like the most.

24. Important tourist places of Andhra Pradesh

25. My hobby.

26. Dowry system

27. Population in India

28. Indian Railways

29. Your Railway and its divisions.

30. Un-employment in India

31. Education in India

32. Population in India

33. Reservation policy in recruitment in India.

34. Constitution of India

35. Superstitions – its effects.

36. Habits – effects on health.

37. Electronic media.

38. Festivals of India

39. Pen Friends

3. Change the voice

1) The cat killed the mouse

2) The man cut down the tree

3) Columbus discovered America

4) His teacher praised him

5) The police arrested the thief

6) The boy caught the ball

7) My father will write a letter

8) The hunter shot the lion

9) The girl opened the door

10) Everyone loves him

11) We expect good news

12) They sell radios here

13) I have sold my bicycle

14) We prohibit smoking

15) Open the door

16) He was praised by his father

17) The first rail engine was built by George Stephenson

18) The horse was frightened by the noise

19) The teacher was pleased with the boy’s work

20) He was taken to the hospital by his friends

21) The road was lined with people

22) Shakuntala was written by Kalidas

23) The building was damaged by fire

24) Those cars were built by Robots

25) The child was knocked down by a car

26) We elected Babu as Captain

27) I saw him opening the box

28) We must listen to his words

29) Without effort nothing can be gained

30) Do not insult the weak

31) My watch was lost

32) The master appointed him monitor

33) He made his friend do the work

34) Prem Chand wrote this novel

35) I bought the baby a doll

36) I opened the door

37) They know me

38) He taught me to read Hindi

39) We expect good news

40) I offered him a chair

41) We must listen to his words

42) Who taught you Urdu

43) Somebody has put out the light

44) The letter was written by the clerk

45) He was seen by my brother

46) Honey is made by bees

47) I was offered a chair

48) My watch has been stolen

49) The boy was praised by the teacher

50) He was chosen leader

51) The bird was killed by a cruel boy

52) We shall be blamed by everyone

53) By whom was this jug broken

 4. Join together the following pairs of sentences
1) I know a man. The man had been to Iceland.

2) The thief stole the watch. The thief was punished

3) Show the road. The road leads to Delhi

4) I met a boy. He was very kind

5) The man is honest. The man is trusted

6) We met a girl. The girl had lost her way

7) He is a rogue. No one trusts him.

8) I have found the umbrella. I lost it.

9) I saw a girl. She was singing.

10) Here is the book. You were asking for the book.

11) This is the building. It was built in a month.

12) I met my Uncle. He had just arrived.

13) The boy is my cousin. You see him there.

14) The boy tells lies. He deserves to be punished.

15) Here is the book. The book contains pictures.

16) Give me the ruler. The ruler is on the desk.

17) He has a friend. He is a clever artist.

18) The boy was very proud. He had won the first prize.

19) This is the cat. It killed the rat.

 5. Split each of the following sentences into two
 1) Bring me the book that is on the table.

2) The elephant that was sick died.

3) I have found the book, which I lost.

4) The boy whom you see there made top score in the match.

5) He is a poet whose works are widely known.

6) The task which you have to do is easy.

6.  Identify the Adjectives from the following sentences

1) He is an honest man

2) There is little time for preparation

3) The boy is lazy

4) She is afraid of the Ghost.

5) Kolkata is a large city.

6) Sita is a clever girl

7) The foolish old crow tried to sing

8) He has little intelligence.

9) You have no sense.

10) We have had enough exercise

11) He did not ear any rice

12) There are no pictures in the book

13) I taught you many things

14) Sunday is the first day of the week

15) I hate such things

16) He comes here every day

17) He won the second prize.

18) He was absent last week

19) My uncle lives in the next house.

7. Write the Feminine gender of the following
  1. Administrator,
  2. Author, 
  3. Bachelor, 
  4. Boy,
  5. Brother, 
  6. Buck, 
  7. Bull/Ox,
  8. Cock, 
  9. Dog, 
  10. Drake,
  11. Duke, 
  12. Emperor,
  13. Father, 
  14. Gander, 
  15. Gentleman,
  16. Horse, 
  17. Husband, 
  18. Host,
  19. King, 
  20. Lord, 
  21. Lion, 
  22. Man,
  23. Monk, 
  24. Manager, 
  25. Milkman,   
  26. Nephew, 
  27. Papa.
  28. Poet,  
  29. Prince, 
  30. Sir, 
  31. Son, 
  32. Uncle,
  33. Tiger, 
  34. Master, 
  35. He, Hero, 
  36. Grandfather, 
  37. Man-servant, 
  38. Landlord, 
  39. Salesman, 
  40. Washer-man,
  41. Grandfather, 
8. Give the Plurals of the following
  1. Brush, 
  2. Branch,
  3. Chief,
  4. Class,
  5. Child,  
  6. Cattle, 
  7. Son-in-Law, 
  8. Daughter-in-Law, 
  9. Mango,  
  10. Life, 
  11. Loaf, 
  12. Half, 
  13. Leaf, 
  14. Knife, 
  15. Calf, 
  16. Shelf, 
  17. Safe, 
  18. Man, 
  19. Foot, 
  20. Tooth, 
  21. Goose, 
  22. Ox, 
  23. Scissors, 
  24. Spectacles, 
  25. People, 
  26. Index, 
  27. Radius, 
  28. Memorandum, 
  29. Match, 
  30. Dish, 
  31. Watch, 
  32. Buffalo,
  33. Potato, 
  34. Mango, 
  35. Hero, 
  36. Dynamo, 
  37. Solo, 
  38. Momento, 
  39. Stereo, 
  40. Kilo, 
  41. Baby, 
  42. Lady, 
  43. Story, 
  44. City, 
  45. Thief, 
  46. Wife, 
  47. Wolf, 
9. Fill in the blanks with suitable Adjectives
  1. The _________ prize was won by him
  2. This is a very _________ matter
  3. Suddenly there arose a ___________ storm
  4. The injured man wants ___________ advice
  5. India expects __________ man to do his duty
  6. Have you any __________ reasons to give
  7. There were riots in ____________ places
  8. I have no ___________ cash
  9. He was a man of ___________ ambition
  10. The hand has _____ fingers.
10. Give Comparative and Superlative degrees
  1. Speed,
  2. Small, 
  3. Tall, 
  4. Bold, 
  5. Clever, 
  6. Kind, 
  7. Young, 
  8. Great, 
  9. Fine, 
  10. White,
  11. Brave, 
  12. Large, 
  13. Able, 
  14. Wise,
  15. Happy, 
  16. Easy, 
  17. Heavy, 
  18. Merry, 
  19. Wealthy, 
  20. Big, 
  21. Hot, 
  22. Thin,
  23. Sad, 
  24. Fat, 
  25. Beautiful, 
  26. Difficult, 
  27. Good, 
  28. Bad, 
  29. Little, 
  30. Much, 
  31. Many, 
  32. Late, 
  33. Old, 
  34. Far,
  35. poor, 
  36. less, 
  37. Sharp, 
  38. Industrious, 
  39. learned, 
  40. Sweet, 
  41. Strong, 
  42. Ggood, 
  43. Bad, 
  44. Well, 
  45. Ill, 
  46. Far, 
  47. In,
  48. Near, 
  49. Pretty, 
  50. Rich, 
  51. light.
11. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words
  1. Prevention is ___________ than cure
  2. Tendulkar is the ___________ batsman in the world
  3. The pen is ____________ than sword
  4. The __________ buildings are found in America
  5. The Pacific is ___________ than any other Ocean
  6. Who is the _____________ boy in the Class
  7. My Uncle is ____________ than my father
  8. Ooty is ______________ than Chennai
  9. Mount Everest is the _________ peak of the Himalayas
  10. He is one of the _________ speakers in Telugu
  11. China is the _________ populated in the world
  12. This is the ___________ of my two sons
12. Use articles and fill up the blanks

1. I saw _______ tree in ______ garden.

2. _____ tree I saw was Banyan.

3. He is ______ most intelligent boy.

4. _______ Godavari is _______ longest river in South India.

5. I want _____ cup of tea.

6. _______ Ramayana was written by Valmiki.

7. Iron is ______ useful metal.

8. Honesty is _______ best policy.

9. Tirupati is one of _______ pilgrim centers of Andhra Pradesh.

10. ______ Indians love music.

11. There is _____ insect in the glass.

12. Jack and Jill went up _____ hill.

13. Flowers in ____ garden are beautiful.

14. Gelelio was ______ Italian scientist.

15. _____ thief was sent to ____ prison.

16. He aims to become ______ engineer.

17. My brother is _______ teacher.

18. Spain is ______ European country.

19. I will come in ______ hour.

20. I never saw such ______ incident.

21. This is _____ exercise to test _____ knowledge in English.

22. I went to ______ hospital to see _____ patient.

23. _____ dinner was arranged at ____ Hotel Taj.

24. His vehicle makes _____ loud noise.

25. I saw _____ elephant in ______ zoo.

26. Wordsworth wrote poetry on beauty of _______ nature.

27. What ______ beautiful flower it is!

28. He is _______ best friend of mine.

29. _____ Sun rises in ______ East.

30. You are _____ man to do it.

31. This is ______ historic event.

32. The passengers want ______ help of _____ few volunteers.

33. He is as stupid as _____ ass.

34. _____ Lotus is ______ beautiful flower.

35. Look at _____ sky, how beautiful _____ stars look!

36. She wept like _____ child.

37. According to _______ Bible, God made ____ world in six days.

38. ______ Ambassador should be _____ man of pleasing manners.

39. Mussolini was ________ Hitler of Italy.

40. He is _____ native who knows ________ way in the jungle.

41. Sita is ______ purest woman.

42. ______ Earth is round.

43. Draw _____ map of India.

44. The doctor restored sight to _______ blind.

45. Twelve inches make ______ foot.

46. Not _____ word he said.

47. Wisdom is ______ gift of heaven.

48. Delhi is ______ capital of India.

49. Newton was ____ great philosopher.

50. I met him at _______ church.

51. A bird in _____ hand is worth two in _____ bush.

52. The darkest cloud has _____ silver lining.

53. Copper is ______ useful metal

54. He is not ______ honorable man

55. Do you see _____ blue sky

56. Varanasi is ____ holy city

57. Alladin had ______ wonderful lamp

58. He returned after _____ hour

59. _______ sun shines brightly

60. French is ______ easy language

61. Who is ______ girl sitting there

62. Which is the ______ longest river in India

63. He has come without ____ umbrella

64. Mumbai is _______ very costly place

65. The children found _______ egg in the nest

66. I bought ________ Horse _____ Ox and _____ Buffalo.

13. Fill in the blanks with suitable Relative Pronouns

1) We always like those boys _____ speak the truth

2) He ______ does his best shall be praised

3) I know ______ you mean

4) She has gone to Chennai __________ is her birth place

5) He gave away ________ he did not need

6) Here is the pen _______ you lost

7) Most people get ________ they deserve

8) He is a man _______ you can trust

9) Where is the book _________ I gave you

10) Listen to ______ I say

11) Did you receive the letter ________ I sent yesterday?

12) Do you know ________ has happened?

13) Do the same _______ I do

14) God helps those _______ help themselves

15) No man can lose ___________ he never had

16) That man _______ does not work must starve

17) He plays the game ______ he likes best

18) I do not believe ________ you say

19) ___________ you say is not true

20) I gave it to the man ______ I saw there

21) I know ________ you are praising.

22) You have not brought the book ________ I asked for

23) Please recite ______ you have learnt

14. Fill in the blanks with correct form of verb given in the brackets

 

1) The earth ………… round the Sun (move,moves,moved)

2) My friend ………. the Principal yesterday (see,have seen,saw)

3) She ………. worried about something (looks,looking,is looking)

4) He ………. asleep while reading (falls,fell,has fallen)

5) He …….. a mill in this town (have,has,is having)

6) I ……… a strange noise (hear,am hearing,having been hearing)

7) Don’t disturb me.I ……. my homework (do,did,am doing)

8) The soup ……. good (taste,tastes,is tasting)

9) He …….. TV most evenings (watches,is watching,watch)

10) The baby ………… all morning (cries,has been crying)

11) I ………. him at the zoo (saw,have seen,had seen)

12) She ……… unconscious since 4’0 clock (is,was,has been)

13) The sun …….. over the hills (rises,is rise,is rising)

14) When I ……… my dinner,I went to bed (had,have had,had had)

15) She jumped off the bus when it …… (moved,has moved,was moving)

15. Change the verbs into Past Tense in the following

1. Rama writes to his mother every week

2. She sings sweetly

3. He comes of a good line

4. I know him for an American

5. I forgot his name

6. He gets along fairly well

7. He throws cold water

8. They all tell the same story

16. Convert the simple sentences into compound sentences

1. Hearing their father’s foot steps the boys ran away

2. With a great effort he lifted the box

3. Being a cripple he cannot ride a horse

4. He was rejected owing to illness

5. To avoid punishment he ran away

17. Convert the compound sentences into simple sentences
 1. My friend arrived and went for a walk

2. Be good and you will be happy

3. I ordered to halt but he took no notice

4. I continuously invited him to visit me but he never came

5. He escaped several times but was finally caught

6. He is a good steady worker, only he is rather slow

7. The ink had dried up and I could not write

8. I have lot of work and must do it now

9. He has an unpleasant duty and must perform it

10. He found a rupee and was delighted for his luck