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Andhra Pradesh set 1

Andhra Pradesh Set 1

Q.1) Match the following

List- I

(a) Becky Sharp

(b) Snowball

(c) Thomas Becket

(d) Stephen Dedalus


(1) Animal Farm

(2) Vanity Fair

(3) A Portrait of the Artist as a Youngman

(4) Murder in the Cathedral


A. (a)-1, (b)-2, (c)-4, (d)-3

B. (a)-2, (b)-3, (c)-4, (d)-1

C. (a)-2, (b)-4, (c)-1, (d)-3

D. (a)-1, (b)-4, (c)-2, (d)-3

Q.2) Match the following


(a) Irony as a Principle of Structure

(b) The Golden Bough

(c) Seven Types of Ambiguity

(d) The Archetypes of Literature


(1) Empson

(2) Cleanth Brooks

(3) Northrop Frye

(4) Frazer


A. (a)-2, (b)-1, (c)-3, (d)-4

B. (a)-4, (b)-1, (c)-3, (d)-2

C. (a)-2, (b)-4, (c)-1, (d)-3

D. (a)-2, (b)-4, (c)-3, (d)-1

Q.3) Match the writers and their pseudonyms:


(a) George Orwell

(b) Lewis Carroll

(c) Boz

(d) Currer Bell


(1) Charlotte Bronte

(2) Eric Arthur Blair

(3) Charles Dickens

(4) Charles Lutwidge Dodgson


A. 1-(d), 2-(a), 3-(c), 4-(b)

B. 1-(c), 2-(a), 3-(d), 4-(b)

C. 1-(b), 2-(c), 3-(d), 4-(a)

D. 1-(d), 2-(c), 3-(a), 4-(b)

Q.4) Arrange the following books in order of their appearance

(1) Paradise Regained

(2) Paradise Lost

(3) Areopagitica

(4) Comus


A. 3, 1, 4, 2

B. 4, 2, 3, 1

C. 1, 3, 2, 4

D. 2, 4, 1, 3

Q.5) Which of the following plays is not written by George Bernard Shaw?

(A) The Lady of Lyons

(B) Caesar and Cleopatra

(C) Candida

(D) Androcles and the Lion

Q.6) Rich Like Us is a Sahitya Academy Award Winning Nobel by

(A) Anita Desai

(B) Nayantara Sahgal

(C) Kamala Markandya

(D) Leela Dey

Q.7) Thomas Hardy took the title of the novel Far from the Madding Crowd from

(A) The Deserted Village

(B) Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

(C) The Sleepless Lover

(D) At a Solemn Music

Q.8) Samuel Butter took the name of his hero Hudibras from

(A) The Bible

(B) Mac Flecknoe

(C) The Dunciad

(D) The Fairie Queene

Q.9) Which of the following nobles was not written by William Faulkner?

(A) Absalom Absalom

(B) Light in August

(C) As I Lay Dying

(D) The Secret Agent

Q.10) Who gives the following advice?

Be Homer’s works your study and delight.

Read them by Day, and meditate by Night…

(A) John Dryden

(B) Alexander Pope

(C) Samuel Johnson

(D) Thomas Carlyle

Q.11) The Empire Writes Back has been jointly authored by

(1) Helen Tiffin

(2) Bill Ashcroft

(3) Helen Gardner

(4) Gareth Griffiths


(A) 1, 2, 4

(B) 2, 3, 4

(C) 2, 1, 3

(D) 1, 3, 4

Q.12) The mythical hero who stole fire from heaven and gave it to mankind is

(A) Sisyphus

(B) Icarus

(C) Prometheus

(D) Proteus

Q.13) Name the mythological figure who fell in love with his own reflection in the waters of spring

(A) Narcissus

(B) Orpheus

(C) Tantalus

(D) Tiresias

Q.14) Identify the texts in which blank verse is used

(1) Paradise Lost

(2) Prelude

(3) Idylls of the King

(4) Tintern Abbey


(A) 1 & 2

(B) 1, 2, 3

(C) 2, 3, 4

(D) 1, 2, 3, 4

Q.15) “Of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, Shakespeare had the largest and most comprehensive soul”. The author of the statement is

(A) Henry Fielding

(B) Thomas Rymer

(C) Samuel Johnson

(D) John Dryden

Q.16) Who among the is not an Irish writer?

(A) George Bernard Shaw

(B) Oscar Wilde

(C) Seamus Heaney

(D) Henrik Ibsen

Q.17) The author of The Playboy of the Western World is

(A) George Moore

(B) Tom Stoppard

(C) J.M. Synge

(D) Harold Pinter

Q.18) Which of the following poems is not a dramatic monologue?

(A) My Last Duchess

(B) The Bishop Orders His Tomb

(C) Andrea del Starto

(D) Tintern Abbey

Q.19) Who among the following is not a Booker Prize Winner?

(A) Kiran Desai

(B) Aravind Adiga

(C) Arundhati Roy

(D) Anita Desai

Q.20) The author of The Way of All Flesh is

(A) Samuel Johnson

(B) Samuel Butler

(C) Samuel Taylor Coleridge

(D) Samuel Huntington

Q.21) “There’s a special providence in the fall of a Sparrow” occurs in Shakespeare’s play

(A) Julius Caesar

(B) Hamlet

(C) Macbeth

(D) Othello

Q.22) In which poem of Wordsworth does the following line occur?

“Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive”

(A) The Prelude

(B) A Morning Exercise

(C) Daffodils

(D) Upon Westminster Bridge

Q.23) The poem “If” was written by

(A) Rudyard Kipling

(B) G.M. Hopkins

(C) T.S. Eliot

(D) None of these

Q.24) The term ‘post modernism is often applied to the literature and art andey’

(A) After World War I

(B) Before World War I

(C) After World War II

(D) Before World War II

Q.25) Identify the poet who said “God made the country and man-made the town”?

(A) William Wordsworth

(B) Shelly

(C) Thomas Hardy

(D) William Cowper

Q.26) Ursula Brangwen is a character in two novels by D.H. Lawrence

(A) The Rainbow and Women in Love

(B) The White Peacock and Sons and Lovers

(C) Lady Chatterley’s Lover and The Lost Girl

(D) Aaron’s Rod and Kangaroo

Q.27) “The lunatic, the lover and the poet are of imagination all compact”. These words of Shakespeare are from

(A) Love’s Labour Lost

(B) As You Like It

(C) Tempest

(D) A Mild summer Night’s Dream

Q.28) Which is the “three-person coalition after the death of Julius Caesar?

(A) Julius, Brutus, Cassius

(B) Octavius, Antony, Lepidus

(C) Cassius, Augustus, Antony

(D) Casa, Cinna, Brutus

Q.29) Who is the author of One Hundred Years of Solitude?

(A) Khalil Gibran

(B) Gabriel Garcia Marquez

(C) VS Naipaul

(D) Jorge Luis Borges

Q.30) In which poem of Coleridge do the following lines occur?

He prayeth best, who loveth best

All things both great and small.

For the dear God who loveth us.

He made and loveth all.

(A) Christabel

(B) Fears in Solitude

(C) The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner

(D) Kubla Khan

Q.31) Match the following critics with their critical works


(1) Roland Barthes

(2) Harold Bloom

(3) Stanley Fish

(4) Edward Sald


(a) Anxiety of Influence

(b) Orientalism

(c) The Death of the Author

(d) Can the Subalton Speak?

(e) Is there a Text in the Class?


A. (d)-1, (e)-2, (a)-3, (c)-4

B. (b)-1, (c)-2, (d)-3, (e)-4

C. (c)-1, (a)-2, (e)-3, (b)-4

D. (a)-1, (d)-2, (b)-3, (c)-4

Q.32) Match the term with the statement


(1) Fiction that includes within itself commentary on its own narrative or linguistic identity

(2) A line of a poem which is repeated in the course of a poem, usually at the end of a stanza

(3) The rhyming of vowel sounds without the rhyming of consonants

(4) My host handed me a hospitable glass of wine


(a) Assonance

(b) Transferred epithet

(c) Refrain

(d) Metafiction


A. (c)-1, (a)-2, (b)-3, (d)-4

B. (b)-1, (d)-2, (c)-3, (a)-4

C. (d)-1, (c)-2, (a)-3, (b)-4

D. (a)-1, (d)-2, (c)-3, (b)-4

Q.33) Match the authors with the works


(a) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

(b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c) Jawaharlal Nehru

(d) Shri Aurobindo


(1) The Renaissance in India

(2) The Discovery of India

(3) Chandliya

(4) Buddha and His Dhamma

(5) Hind Swaraj


A. (a)-2, (b)-4, (c)-3, (d)-1

B. (a)-4, (b)-5, (c)-2, (d)-1

C. (a)-5, (b)-1, (c)-4, (d)-3

D. (a)-3, (b)-2, (c)-1, (d)-4

Q.34) In which poem of Keats do these lines occur?

When, stick for home, she stood in tears amid the alien corn

(A) Ode on a Grecian Urn

(B) To Autumn

(C) Ode to Psyche

(D) Ode to a Nightingale

Q.35) Which writer remarks: “One is not born, but rather becomes a woman”?

(A) Elaine Showalter

(B) Sigmund Freud

(C) Terry Eagleton

(D) Simone de Beauvoir

Q.36) Name the author of the statement

Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically

Arranged; life is a luminous halo, semi

Transparent envelope surrounding us from

The beginning of consciousness till the end.

(A) James Joyce

(B) Virginia Woolf

(C) D.H. Lawrence

(D) Somerset Maugham

Q.37) In which work of Shakespeare are the following lines found?

What is in a name? That which we call a rose.

By any other word would smell as sweet.

(A) Romeo and Juliet

(B) As You Like It

(C) Twelfth Night

(D) Merchant of Venice

Q.38) Who is the author of “Troilus and Criseyde?

(A) Geoffrey Chaucer

(B) Thomas Wyatt

(C) Edmund Spenser

(D) John Lyly

Q.39) Who among the following was not a part of the Pre-Raphaelite movement?

(A) Christina Rossetti

(B) William Morris

(C) George Eliot

(D) George Meredith

Q.40) Which of the following British writers was not born in India?

(A) William Makepeace Thackeray

(B) Rudyard Kipling

(C) George Orwell

(D) Aldous Huxley

Q.41) Who among the following were University wits?

(i) Christopher Mariowe and Robert Greene

(ii) Thomas Nashe and Thomas Lodge

(iii) George Peele and John Lyly

(A) (i) and (ii)

(B) (i) and (iii)

(C) (i) and (ii)

(D) (i), (ii) and (ii)

Q.42) A metrical foot having one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable is called a an

(A) Trochee

(B) Anapaest

(C) Sponder

(D) Lamb

(A) Closet Drama

(B) Melodrama

(C) Poetic Drama

(D) Morality Play

(A) The American Revolution

(B) The American Renaissance

(C) The American Dream

(D) The American Reformation

Q.43) Ralph Roister Doister was written by

(A) Nicolas Udall

(B) Jasper Heywood

(C) John Rastell

(D) Medwall

Q.44) Which of the following works did Edmund Spenser dedicate to Sir Philip Sidney?

(A) The Shepheards Calendar

(B) Arcadia

(C) Defence of Poetry

(D) Astrophel and Stella

Q.47) Which of the following poets does not belong to the category of Metaphysical Poets”?

(A) John Donne

(B) Henry Vaughan

(C) Andrew Marvell

(D) George Chapman

Q.48) Arrange the following plays in the order of their composition

(i) Othello

(ii) Macbeth

(iii) Antony and Cleopatra

(iv) King Lear


(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

(B) (ii), (iv), (iii), (i)

(C) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)

(D) (i), (iv), (ii), (iii)

Q.49) Match the following pastoral plays with their authors


(a) Endymion

(b) The Lady of May

(c) The Faithful Shepherdess

(d) The Sad Shephard


(1) John Fletcher

(2) Ben Jonson

(3) John Lyly

(4) Philip Sidney


A. (a)-1, (b)-2, (c)-3, (d)-4

B. (a)-3, (b)-4, (c)-2, (d)-1

C. (a)-4, (b)-3, (c)-2, (d)-1

D. (a)-3, (b)-4, (c)-1, (d)-2

Q.50) Fanny Price is a character in

(A) Mansfield Park

(B) Emma

(C) Persuasion

(D) Northanger Abbey