Q1. Who pioneered the use of Heroic Couplet in English?
a. William Dunbar
b. King James
c. William Langland
d. Geoffrey Chaucer
Q2. Which virtue does Britomart represent in, ‘The Fairie Queene’?
Q3. Paradise Lost’, is written in __________ verse.
a. Rhymed Verse
b. Blank Verse
c. Free Verse
Q4. _________ means being able to explain and defend assessment judgements to students, their parent(s) and other teachers.
Q5. Select the most appropriate option. My grandmother is eighty-five, but she ____ still read and write without glasses. (Ability)
a. have to
b. ought to
Q6. ‘Ozymandias’ is one of the most anthologized poem of P.B. Shelley. But it was never published in __________.
a. Rosalind and Helen
b. Prometheus Unbound
c. A Modern Eclogue
d. The Examiner
Q7. T.S. Eliot dedicated his masterpiece ‘The Wasteland’ to ___________ .
a. His wife, Vivienne Haigh-Wood
b. Harold Pinter
c. W.H. Auden
d. Ezra Pound
Q8. How many Long Vowels are there in English language?
Q9. What is the real name of American author Mark Twain?
a. Robert Frost
b. Edgar Allen Poe
c. Tenesse Williams
d. Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Q10. ____________ is Chanticleer’s wife in the, ‘Nun’s Priest Tale’.
Q11. Fill in the blank. Johnny is ____________ Englishman.
Q12. “Spirit of BEAUTY, that dost consecrate
With thine own hues all thou dost shine upon
Of human thought or form, where art thou gone?”
These lines are taken from Shelley’s __________.?
b. The Cloud
c. Ode to the West Wind
d. Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
Q13. Which of the following is not true about Keat’s ‘To Autumn’?
a. Autumn is personified in this poem
b. It is a sonnet
c. It is a sensuous poem
d. It is written in three-stanza structure, each of eleven lines
Q14. Who has written the poem, ‘In a Station of the Metro?’
a. Herman Melville
b. Walt Whitman
c. Ezra Pound
d. Hilda Doolittle
Q15. Which of the following modals do not express ‘possibility’?
Q16. Who is referred to as the ‘azure sister’ of the West Wind in Shelley’s ‘Ode to the West Wind’?
a. Rain clouds
b. Spring breeze
c. Sunlit rays
d. Winter wind
Q17. Fall of Hyperion’ is a/an __________.
c. Epic poem
d. Prose poem
Q18. Which transfer of learning refers to the transfer of knowledge and ideas where the learner stays within the same behavioural category in making the transfer?
a. Zero transfer
b. Positive transfer
c. Vertical transfer
d. Horizontal transfer
Q19. Which of the following statements is not correct about Bhisham Sahni’s ‘Tamas’?
a. It was written as a response to the communal violence of Bhiwandi in the early seventies of the last century
b. It is based on the riots of 1947 partition of Indian Subcontinent
c. It was originally written in Urdu, which was later translated into Hindi by his brother
d. Murad Ali is one of the major characters of the novel.
Q20. Who coined the term ‘Negative Capability’?
a. T.S. Eliot
b. John Keats
c. S.T. Coleridge
d. P.B. Shelley
Q21. Fill in the blank with most appropriate option.
“Their” is a ___________determiner.
Q22. Which of the following is a well-known Australian author?
a. Henry Lawson
b. Gabriel Garcia Marquez
c. Sylvia Plath
d. Chinua Achebe
Q23. Which type of learning is flexible and includes intermediate concepts of formal and informal learning?
a. Group Learning
b. Voluntary learning
c. Individual learning
d. Non-formal learning
Q24. Which of the following poet is associated with ‘Bog Poems’?
a. Seamus Heaney
b. Philip Larkin
c. Ted Hughes
d. W.B. Yeats
Q25. The passive voice of: ‘Hens lay eggs.’ is:
a. Eggs are laid by hens.
b. Eggs were laid by hens.
c. Eggs will be laid by hens.
d. Eggs are being laid by hens.
Q26. According to Aristotle, tragedy has ________ main elements.
Q27. ‘Heart of Darkness’, begins on board the _________, a small ship moored on the Thames River in London.
Q28. What is the subtitle of Alexander Pope’s, ‘Peri Bathous’?
a. Essay on Man
b. The Rape of Lock
c. An Essay on Criticism
d. The Art of Sinking into Poetry
Q29. The order of words in phrases of sentences is called __________.
Q30. Chaucer’s, ‘The House of Fame’ parodies __________.
a. The Divine Comedy
b. Roman de la Rose
c. Kingis Quair
d. The Decameron
Q31. Fill in the blank. _________Eiffel Tower is a romantic destination.
Q32. Who among the following is a member of the Auden Group?
a. Stephan Spender
b. Ezra Pound
c. T S Eliot
d. Walt Whitman
Q33. In which poem does Andrew Marvell talk about his vegetable love?
a. On Milton’s Paradise Lost
b. The Garden
c. To His Coy Mistress
d. The Mower’s Song
Q34. What is the name of Faustus’s servant in the play, ‘Doctor Faustus’?
Q35. Some clauses can stand on their own as sentences and they are called __________.
a. Prounoun clause
b. Preposition clause
c. Independent clause
d. Dependent clause
Q36. The line ‘Fools rush in where angels fear to tread‘ is taken from Pope’s ____.
a. An Essay on Man
b. An Essay on Criticism
c. Windsor Forest
d. Peri Bathous
Q37. Which of the following forms does Satan not take in, ‘Paradise Lost’?
Q38. Khuswant Singh’s ‘Train to Pakistan’ was set in a village named, __________.
a. Heer Majra
d. Mano Majra
Q39. Fill in the blank with appropriate options. ‘If _______ comes can _________ be far behind?”
a. summer, autumn
b. autumn, winter
c. winter, spring
d. summer, winter
Q40. Who is Shock in Alexander Pope’s poem, ‘The Rape of Lock’?
a. Belinda’s dog
c. Belinda’s horse
d. Belinda’s cat
Q41. Select the most appropriate option. A clause contains a _______ and a predicate of its own.
Q42. What is the main theme of Dryden’s, ‘The Hind and the Panther’?
a. Defence of Protestantism
b. Defence of monarchy
c. Defence of Puritanism
d. Defence of Catholicism
Q43. Who is the “Father of Structural Linguistics”?
a. Ferdinand De Saussure
b. Burrhus Frederic Skinner
c. L.H. Clarke
d. Noam Chomsky
Q44. ‘Easter Wings’, is written by ___________.
a. Andrew Marvell
b. John Donne
c. George Herbert
d. Henry Vaughan
Q45. Fill in the blank. The modal _____________ is used to express obligation.
Q46. Whom does Lisideius defend in, ‘An Essay of Dramatick Poesy’?
a. Modern Playwrights
b. German Playwrights
c. English Playwrights
d. French Playwrights
Q47. Which neurological impairment primarily affects speech and language abilities?
a. Minimal Brain Dysfunction
b. Cerebral palsy
c. Tourette’s syndrome
d. Childhood Aphasia
Q48. Into how many parts, ‘A Passage to India’ is divided?
Q49. Amoretti’, is a series of love sonnets dedicated to __________ by Edmund Spenser.
a. Walter Raleigh
b. Penelope Devereux
c. Elizabeth Boyle
d. Queen Elizabeth
Q50. What is the occupation of The Wife of Bath?