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Chhattisgarh Set 2

Chhattisgarh Set 2

Q.1)”The just man justices. What kind of foregrounding do you find in the above lines?

(A) Syntactic

(B) Semantic

(C) Collocation

(D) None of the above

Q.2) Match the items in List – I with items in List-11 according to the code giver


(a) Lambic

(b) Anapaestic

(c) Dactylic

(d) Trochaic


(1) An unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable

(2) A stressed is followed by two unstressed syllables.

(3) An unstressed syllable is followed by a stressed syllable

(4) A stressed syllable is followed by an unstressed syllable


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

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

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

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

Q.3) The separation of styles in accordance with class appears more consistently in in medieval works of literature and art.

(A) Ben Jonson

(B) Shakespeare

(C) Philip Sidney

(D) Edmund Spenser

Q.4)”Had we hut world enough, and time. This coyness, lady, were no crime.” This statement is an example of

(A) Irony

(B) Paradox

(C) Hyperbole

(D) Euphemism

Q.5) A Spenserian stanza has

(A) Four iambic pentameters

(B) Six iambic pentameters

(C) Ten iambic pentameters

(D) Eight iambic pentameters

Q.6) Match the items in List – with items in List – Il according to the code given below:

List-I (Critic)

(a) Cleanth Brooks

(b) William Empson

(c) Mark Schorer

(d) Maud Bodkin

List-II (Theory)

(1) Ambiguity

(2) Paradox

(3) Archetypal patterns in poetry

(4) Techniques as discovery


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

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

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

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

Q.7) The artist may be present in his work like God in creation, invisible and almighty. everywhere felt but nowhere seen.” Henry James is talking here about the artist’s

(A) Impersonality

(B) Absence

(C) Presence

(D) Creativity

Q.8) Match the items in List-1 with items in List-Il according to the code given below:

List-I (Theorist)

(a) Michel Foucault

(b) Judith Butler

(c) Alan Sinfield

(d) Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

List-II (Book)

(1) Gender Trouble

(2) Epistemology of the Closet

(3) History of Sexuality

(4) Cultural Politics-Queer Reading

Which is the correct combination according to the code:


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

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

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

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

Q.9) The greatness of a poet”. Arnold says, “lies in his powerful and beautiful application of ideas to life”. But a critic pointed out it was “not a happy way of putting it, as if ideas were a lotion for the inflamed skin of suffering humanity”. Who was this critic?

(A) TS Eliot

(B) F.R. Leavis

(C) David Lodge

(D) Allen Tate

Q.10) Derrida’s American disciples were

(A) Geoffrey Hartman, Paul de Man, J. Hills Miller

(B) Gertrude Stein, Barbara Johnson, Michael Ryan

(C) Barbara Johnson, Michael Ryan, Mary Ellman

(D). Jean Baudrillard. Gilles Deleuze. Felix Guattari

Q.11) Identify the correct group of playhouses in late sixteenth century London from the following: groups:

(A)Curtain, Rose, Swan, Globe. Hope

(B) Curtain, Rose, Swan, Globe, Sejanus

(C) Hope, Curtain, Rose, Swan, Globe

(D). Swan, Curtain, Rose, Globe Thames

Q.12) Keep up your bright swords, for the dew will rust them Good Signior, you shall more command with years. Then with your weapons.” The above lines are addresses by Othello to

(A) Roderigo and officers

(B) Brabantio, Roderigo and Officers

(C) The Duke and Senators

(D) Montano and Cassio

Q.13) Act V of Marlowe’s Edward the Second shows the murder of the king. Where does it take place!

(A) Westminster, a room in the palace

(B) A room in Berkeley Castle

(C) A room in Killingworth Castle

(D) Within the Abbey of Neath

Q.14) Identify the correctly matched set:

(A). The Shepheards Calender” – 1579, Tottel’s Miscellany- 1557, Astrophel and Stella-1591, The Spanish Tragedie about 1585

(B).”The Shepheards Calender” -1559, Tottel’s Miscellany 1579, Astrophel and Stella-1585, The Spanish Tragedie about 1591

(C) “The Shepheards Calender 1585, Tonels Miscellany-1591, Astrophel and Stella-1579, The Spanish Tragedie – about 1557

(D). “The Shepheards Calender – 1579, Tottel’s Miscellany-1591, Astrophel and Stella about 1585, The Spanish Tragedie-about 1557

Q.15) Match the items in the List-I with items in List-Il according to the code given below:

List-I (Authors)

(1) Lucy Hutchinson

(2) John Bunyan

(3) John Evelyn

(4) Margaret Cavendish

List-II (Works)

(1) The Life and Death of Mr. Badman

(2) Sylva: or a Discourse of Forest Trees

(3) Natures Pictures

(4) Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson


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

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

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

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

Q.16) “But deeds, and language, such as men do use;
And persons, such as comedy would choose. When she would show an image of the time, and sport with human follies, not with crime” In the above lines Jonson.

(1) Opposes the artificiality of the romantic tragic-comedy

(2) Initiates the use of realism.

(3) Considers analysis of moral short comings more important

(4) Encourages the use of farce with melodrama

Find out the correct combination according to the code:

(A) 1.1 and 11 are correct

(B) L II and IV are correct

(C) I, III and IV are correct

(D) II, III and IV are correct

Q.17) “And if no piece of chronicle we prove, We’ll build in…… pretty roomes.”

(A) Lyrics

(B) Epics

(C) Sonnets

(D) Stanzas

Q.18) “That glory never shall his wrath or might extort from me.” (Paradise Lost, Book 1) What ‘glory’ is being referred to by Satan?

(A) The courage never to submit or yield

(B) To reign in Hell

(C) To defeat God

(D) To spread evil

Q.19) It has been described as a “novel without predecessors”, the product of an original mind and became immediately popular. It is a peculiar blend of pathos and humour, though the pathos is sometimes overdone to the point of becoming offensively sentimental The novel was published in 1760. What is the name of the novel?

(A) Gulliver’s Travels

(B) The Castle of Otranto

(C) Tristram Shandy

(D) A Tender Husband

Q.20) The son of a joiner, he was apprenticed as a printer. He remained a printer throughout his life.He was asked to prepare a series of modern letters for those who could not write for themselves. This humble task taught him the art of expressing himself in letters Who is the novelist?

(A) Daniel Defoe

(B) Samuel Richardson

(C) Henry Fielding

(D) Tobias Smollett

Q.21) “Where ignorance is Bliss Tis folly to be wise” Who wrote the following lines?

(A) Pope

(B) Gray

(C) Collins

(D) Southey

Q.22) Which of the following works is not actually a prose essay?

(A) Essay of Dramatic Poesy

(B) Essay on Man

(C) An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

(D) An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision

Q.23) Whom does Mirabell deceive into believing that he loves her in The Way of the World?

(A) Millamant

(B) Lady Wishfort

(C) Mrs. Marwood.

(D) Mrs. Fainall

Q.24) “Competence to age is supplementary to youth, a sorry supplement indeed, but I fear the best that is to be had. We must ride where we formerly walked live better and be softer and shall be wise to do so than we had means to do in the good old days you speak of.”Who speaks these words and to whom?

(A) Lamb to Bridget

(B) Wordsworth to Dorothy

(C) Dorothy to Bridget

(D) Lamb to Dorothy

Q.25) The Prelude although begun as early as 1799 and finished in its first version in 1805, was not published until

(A) 1815

(B) 1820

(C) 1830

(D) 1850

Q.26) A rosy sanctuary will I dress With the wreathed trellis of a working bram.” The above lines are quoted from

(A) Adonais

(B) Ode to Payche

(C) Eve of St. Agnes

(D) Endymion

Q.27) “Love seeketh only self to please.To bind another to its delight” This selfish and possessive nature of love is illustrated in Blake’s

(A) The Clod and the Pebble

(B) The Sick Rose

(C) A Poison Tree

(D) Ah Sunflower

Q.28) Who is the author of Mary, and the unfinished The Wrongs of Woman”

(A) Mary Wollstonecraft

(B) William Godwin

(C) Mary Hay

(D) Elizabeth Inchbald

Q.29) Identify the incorrect factor in Henry James theory of the novel

(A) It should be sentimental

(B) It should be objective

(C) It should be realistic

(D) It should be viewed as an artistic form

Q.30) Match the items in List-1 with items in List-II according to the code given below

List-1 (Novels)

a. Ulysses

b. A Passage to India

c. To the Lighthouse

d. Women in Love

List-II (Characters)

(1). Mrs. Moore

(2). Molly Bloom

(3). Gerald Crich

(4). Lily Briscoe


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

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

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

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

Q.31) Which among the following novels was not written in 1922

(A) Ulysses

(B) Jacob’s room

(C) Aaron’s Rod

(D) A Passage to India

Q.32) “A sudden blow the great wings beating still
Above the staggering girl, her thighs caressed By the dark webs, her nap caught in his bill,
He holds her helpless breast upon his breast.”
Who is the author of the above lines?

(A) WB. Yeats

(B) T.S. Eliot

(C) W.H. Auden

(D) D.H. Lawrence

Q.33) “Consume my heart away: sick with desire And fastened to a dying animal.” The above lines are taken from

(A) “Felix Randal”

(B) “Sailing to Byzantium”

(C) “Coole and the Ballylee. 1931”

(D) “The Second Coming”

Q.34) Who among the following is not a surrealist poet?

(A) Hugh Sykes Dykes

(B) David Gascoyne

(C) Kenneth Allot

(D) C/ Day Lewis

Q.35) The protagonist returns with an admonition, the diamond sent to him for smuggling out packet of diamonds as bribe This scene occurs in one of the novels of Graham Greene Identify the novel

(A) The End of the Affair

(B) The Heart of the Mater

(C) The Ministry of Fear

(D) Our Man in Havana

Q.36) Samuel Beckett’s trilogy published together in London in 1959 under the English titles is

(A) More Pricks than Kicks. Murphy. Molloy

(B) B. Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable

(C) Molloy, Murphy, Malone Dies

(D) The Unnamable, More Pricks than Kicks. Murphy

Q.37) Among the following playwrights, who was awarded the Pulitzer prize in 1920

(A) Eugene O’Neill

(B) Sean O’Casey

(C) William Somerset Maugham

(D) JB. Priestly

Q.38) D.H. Lawrence popularized the concept of………in his novels.

(A) Realism

(B) Naturalism

(C) Primitivism

(D) Expressionism

Q.39) Who among the following is not an American modernist poet?

(A) William Carlos Williams

(B) Ezra Pound

(C) William Ellery Channing, the younger

(D) Marianne Moore

Q.40) An important poet and playwright who in the 1960s led the Black Arts Movement, in the spirit of negritude, posited a Black Aesthetic that expressed a pan-African, organic and

(A) while sensibility.

(B) Henry Louis Gates Jr.

(C) Amiri Barakal

(D) Ishmael Reed Bell Hooks

Q.41) Match List-1 with List II according to the code given below

List-I (Authors)

(a) VS Naipaul

(b) Jean Rhys

(c) Marina Warners

(d) JM. Coetzee

List-II (Books)

(1) Foe

(2) Indigo or Mapping the Waters

(3) Wide Sargasso Sea

(4) Mimic Men


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

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

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

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

Q.42) Yasmine Gooneratne’s The Pleasures if Conquest termed as a postcolonial novel of the nineties is ironically enough set in the tropical island nation of

(A) Sri Lanka

(B) Fiji

(C) The Caribbean

Q.43) Which of the following is not an Asian-Canadian writer?

(A) Shauna Singh Badlwin

(B) Himani Banerjee

(C) Joy Kogawa

(D) Meena Alexander

Q.44) Which of the following is true?

(A) Aurora Leigh’ is a poem in nine books

(B) Aurora Leigh’ is a collection of sonnets from the Portuguese

(C) Aurora Leigh’ is a nursery rhyme book

(D) Aurora Leigh is the Seeds and Fruits of English Poetry”

Q.45) “The old order changeth yielding place to new. And God fulfils himself in many way In which of the following poems do these lines appear?

(A) Hall

(B) Two Voices

(C) Morte d’Arthur

(D) Ulysses”

Q.46) George Eliot’s attempt to write a historical novel of the Italian Renaissance was not successful. Which was this novel?

(A) Adam Bede

(B) Felix Holt

(C) Silas Mamer

(D) Romola

Q.47) In which novel, does the hero, driven by passion and revenge, add a new dimension to the concept of suffering?

(A) Wuthering Heights

(B) Jude the Obscure

(C) Mill on the Floss

(D) Hard Times

Q.48) From the following women characters in Hardy’s novels choose the odd one out

(A) Bathsheba Everdene

(B) Eustacia Vye

(C) Elizabeth Jane

(D) Lucetta

Q.49)”Out of the gosple he the wordes caughte And this figure he added eek therto.. That if gold ruste, what shal iren do In the Prologue the Parson is represented as a man:

(1) Who loved money

(2) Who criticized the corrupt clergy

(3) Who practiced what he preached

(4) Who was a poor but honest clerk

Q.50) Find the correct combination according to the code:

(A) 1.2 and 3 are correct

(B) 1.2 and 4 are correct

(C) 2.3 and 4 are correct

(D) 1.3 and 4 are correct

Q.51) Match the items in List-1 with items in List-II according to the code given below:

List-I (Plays)

(a) White Devil

(b) Maids Tragedy

(c) Every Man in his Humour

(d) The Spanish Tragedie

List-II (Characters)

(1). Hicomimo

(2). Old Knowell

(3). Vittoria Corombona

(4). Aspatia


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

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

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

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