1. William Blake is a critical work by__________.
  • Matthew Arnold
  • Walter Pater
  • A. C. Swinburne
  • W. B. Yeats
2. John Drinkwater helped to revive interest in____________.
  • historical drama
  • problem plays
  • poetic drama
  • ballads
3. Which literary character said, “My aunt died of influenza but it’s my belief that they done the old woman in”?
  • Sam in Pickwick Papers
  • Eliza in Pygmalion
  • Miriam in Sons and Lovers
  • Jimmy Porter in Look Back in Anger
4. Who /wrote the play Ulysses?
  • William Blake
  • Alfred Tennyson
  • Stephen Phillips
  • John Dennis
5. From whom did Queen Elizabeth Il inherit the throne?
  • Edward VIl
  • Edward VIll
  • George V
  • George VI
6. Who is the author of The First Man on the Moon?
  • A. G. Gardiner
  • H. G. Wells
  • George Gissing
  • William Golding
7. Who wrote the comic novel Antic Hay which depicts the aimless self-absorbed cultural elite in the sad and turbulent times following the end of World War I?
  • Arnold Bennett
  • Aldous Huxley
  • Graham Greene
  • Bernard Shaw
8. When did the Blitz-the German bombing of Britain–take place?
  • 1910s
  • 1920s
  • 1930s
  • 1940s
9. Who wrote Down and Out in Paris and London?
  • Aldous Huxley
  • W.H. Auden
  • George Orwell
  • George Meredith
10. Which of the following plays by Galsworthy deals with the cruelties of solitary confinement?
  • Strife
  • Justice
  • The Silver Box
  • 21 Days
11. Who among the following novelists wholeheartedly embraced Darwin’s theory?
  • Samuel Butler
  • W. M. Thackeray
  • Oscar Wilde
  • J. B. Priestley
12. Who Empathetically refuted the moto “Art for Art’s sake” thus, “For art’s sake alone I would not face the toil of writing a single sentence”?
  • John Ruskin
  • G.B. Shaw
  • T.S. Eliot
  • Matthew Arnold
13. The novels Immaturity, The irrational knot and Love among the Artists were written by _________.
  • J.B. Priestley
  • G.K. Chesterton
  • Bernard Shaw
  • George Gissing
14. Which of Bernard Shaw’s plays focus on the problems in parent-child relationship?
  • The Misalliance
  • The Millionairess
  • The Heart Break House
  • Candida
15. Mr. Erickwicker is character in ________.
  • To the lighthouse
  • Finnegan's Wake
  • The Rainbow
  • Women in Love
16. ‘I am the enemy you killed, my friend/I knew you in this dark…’The above lines are taken from…
  • “The Soldier”
  • “Dulce et Decorum Est”
  • “To His Dead Body”
  • “Strange Meeting”
17. The title of “The Waste Land’ was derived from
  • The Golden Bough
  • From Ritual to Romance
  • Charles Dickens
  • Baudelaire
18. D.H. Lawrence’s Women in Love is the Sequel of
  • Sons and Lovers
  • The Rainbow
  • The Plumed Serpent
  • The Kangaroo
19. Brighton Rock is a novel by
  • William Golding
  • Iris Murdoch
  • Aldous Huxley
  • Graham Greene
20. Shaw’s Apple Cart exposes the unrealities of
  • Elections
  • Democracy
  • Political Leadership
  • The Ethics of Politics
21. Brother to a Prince and fellow to a beggar if he be found worthy. This is the epigraph to
  • T.S. Eliot’s “The Hollow Men”
  • "Rudyard Kipling’s “The Man Who Would be the King”
  • George Eliot’s Silas Marner
  • E.M. Forster’s Howard’s End
22. Examine the following statements and identify one of them which is not true.
  • Rudyard Kipling died in the year 1936
  • He was born in India but schooled in England
  • He returned to India as a police constable in Burma
  • He is the author of Jungle Book and Barrack Room Ballads
23. The protagonist returns with an admonition, the diamond sent to him for smuggling out a packet of diamonds as bribe. This scene occurs in one of the novels of Graham Greene – Identify the novel
  • The End of the Affair
  • The Heart of the Matter
  • The Ministry of Fear
  • Our Man in Havana
24. Which character represents Karl Marx in Orwell’s Animal Farm?
  • Napoleon
  • Boxer
  • Snowball
  • Old Major

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