25 Feb 2022

TNPSC Group 2 General English – Indian Seasons

TNPSC Group 2 General English Part B: Poem

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 2 or Combined Civil Service Examination II has 3 tier examination for the selection process. For Preliminary Examination is an objective type (Written Examination) with a maximum of 300 marks. TNPSC Group 2 Prelims examination – General English/ General Tamil portion topic has 50% of total marks. Candidates who are preparing for the TNPSC Group 2 General English Part are more important and you can score maximum marks in this part. Group 2 TNPSC General English Part B – Poem study materials are provided on this page.

The General English portion is of 3 Parts – Part A: Grammar, Part B: Poem, and Part C: Literature. Part B Poem topic study materials PDF are readily available and given below for those who preparing for TNPSC Group 2 Exam.

TNPSC Group 2 General English – Poem Indian Seasons Appreciation and Figure of Speech topic question and answers solutions PDF and Study Materials were given below,

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TNPSC Group 2 – Poetry Appreciation and Figures of Speech Questions:

1. Summer comes
   in a blaze of heat with
   sunny smiles
  and dusty feet

a. Does the poet welcome the summer? How do you know?
Ans:  The poet does not welcome the summer because it comes with flame or fire.

b. Which line tells you that there is no rain in summer?
Ans: The line “sunny smiles and dusty feet” tells us that there is no rain in summer.

2. Spring is pretty
    but short and sweet
    when you can smell the grass
    from your garden seat

a. How does the poet describe the spring season?
Ans: The poet describes the spring season as short and sweet.

b. Which line tells you that the garden is fresh?
Ans: When you can smell the grass” tell us that the garden is fresh.

c. Who does ‘you’ refers to?
Ans: You refer to the viewer.

3. Autumn is English.
    in red, yellow, and brown
    Autumn is Indian
    Whenever leaves fell down

a. How is autumn in India?
Ans: In India, no one can distinguish the Autumn season.

4. in ablaze of heat –
    with sunny smiles
Ans: sunny, smiles

5. to muddy roads monsoons and mangoes
Ans: muddy, monsoons, mangoes

6. Spring is pretty
    but short and sweet
Ans: spring, short, sweet

Poem Comprehension and poetic devices:

1. Then seasons change
    to muddy roads
    monsoons and mangoes
    leapfrogs and toads

a) What is the season mentioned here?
Ans: The rainy season is mentioned here.

b) Why are roads muddy?
Ans: The roads become muddy because of heavy rains.

c) What do you mean by the word ‘leap’?
Ans: ‘Leap’ means ‘Jump’.

d) Pick out the alliterated words in the third line.
Ans: ‘monsoons and mangoes’ are alliterated words.

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