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1. In Pinter’s Birthday Party, Stanley is given a birthday present. What is it ?
(A) A toy
(B) A piano
(C) A drum
(D) A violin
2. How does Lord Jim end ?
(A) Jim is shot through the chest by Doramin.
(B) Jim kills himself with a last unflinching glance.
(C) Jim answers “the call of exalted egoism” and betrays Jewel.
(D) Jim surrenders himself to Doramin.
3. “Where I lacked a political purpose, I wrote lifeless books.” To which of the following
authors can we attribute the above admission ?
(A) Graham Greene
(B) George Orwell
(C) Charles Morgan
(D) Evelyn Waugh
4. Modernism has been described as being concerned with “disenchantment of our culture with culture itself”. Who is the critic ?
(A) Stephen Spender
(B) Malcolm Bradbury
(C) Lionel Trilling
(D) Joseph Frank
• Lionel Trilling in his essay "On the Teaching of Modern Literature"
5. “Only that film, which fluttered on the grate, Still flutters there, the sole unquiet thing.”
The above lines are quoted from
(A) “Tintern Abbey Revisited”
(B) “Michael”
(C) “Frost at Midnight”
(D) “This Lime-Tree Bower, My Prison”
• Frost at Midnight & This Lime-Tree Bower, My Prison are poems by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Michael & Tintern Abbey are by Wordsworth.
6. Which one of the following modern poems employs ottava rima ?
(A) “Among School Children”
(B) “In Praise of Limestone”
(C) “The Wild Swans at Coole”
(D) “The Shield of Achilles”
• Among School Children' is WB Yeats' poem included in "The Tower" 1928. The poem has eight stanzas of eight lines each with a rhyme scheme of abababcc.
7. John Dryden in his heroic tragedy All for Love takes the story of Shakespeare’s
(A) Troilus and Cressida
(B) The Merchant of Venice
(C) Antony and Cleopatra
(D) Measure for Measure
8. Arrange the following works in the order in which they appear. Identify the correct code :
I. No Longer at Ease
II. Things Fall apart
III. A Man of the People
IV. Arrow of God
The correct combination according to the code is :
Code :
(A) III, IV, II, I
(B) IV, III, I, II
(C) II, I, IV, III
(D) I, II, III, IV
• Things Fall apart 1958, No longer at ease 1960, Arrow of God 1964, A Man of the People 1966. Things Fall apart, No longer at ease and Arrow of God were also considered as 'African Trilogy'.
9. Samuel Pepys kept his diary from
(A) 1660 to 1669
(B) 1649 to 1660
(C) 1662 to 1689
(D) 1660 to 1689
10. In the Defence of Poetry, what did Sydney attribute to poetry ?
(A) A magical power whereby poetry plays tricks on the reader.
(B) A divine power whereby poetry transmits a message from God to the reader.
(C) A moral power whereby poetry encourages the reader to evaluate virtuous models.
(D) A realistic power that cannot be made to seem like mere illusion and trickery.
11. An Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot presents portraits of the following contemporary individuals :
(A) Addison and Lord Hervey
(B) Dryden and Rochester
(C) Swift and Steele
(D) Smollett and Defoe
12. Match the following authors with their works :
List – A List – B
(Authors) (Works)
I. Alice Walker 1. Invisible Man
II. Ralph Ellison 2. The Color Purple
III. Richard Wright 3. Their Eyes Were Watching God
IV. Zora Neale Hurston 4. Native Son
Which is the correct combination according to the code :
Code :
I II III IV
(A) 2 1 3 4
(B) 3 4 2 1
(C) 4 3 1 2
(D) 1 2 4 3
incorrect code.
Ø Alice Walker - The Color Purple, Ralph Ellison - Invisible Man, Richard Wright - Native Son, Zora Neale Hurston - Their Eyes Were Watching God.
13. Which of these plays by Shakespeare does not use ‘cross-dressing’ as a device ?
(A) As You Like It
(B) Julius Caeser
(C) Cymbeline
(D) Two Gentlemen of Verona
14. Which of the following works cannot be categorised under postcolonial theory ?
(A) Nation and Narration
(B) Orientalism
(C) Discipline and Punish
(D) White Mythologies
15. Locke’s Essay Concerning Human Understanding is a classic statement of___Philosophy.
(A) Aesthetic
(B) Empiricist
(C) Nationalist
(D) Realist
16. “Power circulates in all directions, to and from all social levels, at all times.” Who said this ?
(A) Edward Said
(B) Michel Foucault
(C) Jacques Derrida
(D) Roland Barthes
17. Which one of the following is not written by an Australian Aboriginal writer ?
(A) Kath Walker
(B) Peter Carey
(C) Robert Bropho
(D) Jack Davis
The question is ambiguous.
• Except Peter Carey, all are Australian aboriginals. Kath Walker, known as Oodgeroo Noonuccal (pronounced /udjeru: nu:nekel/) was a poetess. Robert Bropho, from Perth, was an activist who was imprisoned for sexual abuse and Jack Davis was a playwright and poet. Peter Carey is the Australian novelist to have won the Booker prize twice. Only two others-JM Coetzee and Hilary Mantel- have won Booker twice.
18. Sir Thomas Wyatt and the Earl of Surrey jointly brought out Tottel’s Miscellany during the Renaissance. Identify the name of the Earl of Surrey from the following :
(A) Thomas Lodge
(B) Thomas Nashe
(C) Thomas Sackville
(D) Henry Howard

Richard Tottel's 'Songs and Sonnets written by the Right Honorable Lord Henry Howard late Earl of Surrey and other' ( now Tottel's Miscellany) appeared in 1557 ten years after the execution of Henry Howard in 1547 for charges of treason. Out of the 271 poems in the collection, 40 were by Surrey, 96 by Wyatt, and the rest by various courtier poets.
19. Match the following lists :
List – I List – I
(Novelists) (Novels)
I. Margaret Laurence 1. Surfacing
II. Margaret Atwood 2. The Stone Angel
III. Sinclair Ross 3. Medicine River
IV. Thomas King 4. As for Me and My House
Which is the correct combination according to the code :
Code :
I II III IV
(A) 1 4 3 2
(B) 3 2 1 4
(C) 4 3 2 1
(D) 2 1 4 3
20. The dramatic structure of Restoration comedies combines in it the features of
I. The Elizabethan Theatre
II. The Neoclassical Theatre of Italy and France
III. The Irish Theatre
IV. The Greek Theatre
The correct combination according to the code is :
Code :
(A) I and IV are correct.
(B) III and IV are correct.
(C) II and III are correct.
(D) I and II are correct.
21. Which American poet wrote : “I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world” ?
(A) Robert Lowell
(B) Walt Whitman
(C) Wallace Stevens
(D) Langston Hughes
22. The etymological meaning of the word “trope” is
(A) gesture (B) turning
(C) mirror (D) desire
• from Latin 'tropus' from Greek 'tropos' meaning turn.
23. Who among the following English poets defined poetic imagination as “a repetition in the finite mind of the eternal act of creation in the infinite ‘I AM’ ” ?
(A) Blake
(B) Wordsworth
(C) Coleridge
(D) Shelley
• Read Biographia Literaria (chapter 13)
24. Little Nell is a character in Dickens’
(A) David Copperfield
(B) The Old Curiosity Shop
(C) Bleak House
(D) Great Expectations
25. Match the following :
(Schools/Concept of Criticism) (Critics)
I. Formalism 1. John Crow Ransom
II. New Critics 2. The Jungians
III. Psychological Theory of the Value of Literature 3. Victor Shklovsky
IV. Literary art as archetypal image 4. I.A. Richards
The correct combination according to the code is :
Code :
I II III IV
(A) 3 1 4 2
(B) 2 4 1 3
(C) 4 1 2 3
(D) 3 2 1 4
26. In the late seventeenth century a “Battle of Books” erupted between which two groups ?
(A) Cavaliers and Roundheads
(B) Abolitionists and Enthusiasts for slaves
(C) Champions of Ancient and Modern Learning
(D) The Welsh and the Scots
27. “Everything that man esteems Endures a moment or a day
Love’s pleasure drives his love away…”
In the above quote the last line is an example of
(A) allusion (B) pleonasm
(C) paradox (D) zeugma
28. Match the author with the work :
List – I List – II
(Authors) (Works)
I. Kingsely Amis 1. Saturday and Sunday Morning
II. Allan Silletoe 2. The Golden Note Book
III. Doris Lessing 3. The Left Bank
IV. Jean Rhys 4. Lucky Jim
Which is the correct combination according to the code :
Code :
I II III IV
(A) 3 4 1 2
(B) 4 1 2 3
(C) 2 3 1 4
(D) 1 2 3 4
29. In which of Hardy’s novels does the character Abel Whittle appear ?
(A) Far from the Madding Crowd
(B) The Return of the Native
(C) A Pair of Blue Eyes
(D) The Mayor of Casterbridge
30. The phrase “dark Satanic mills” has become the most famous description of the force at the centre of the industrial revolution. The phrase was used by
(A) William Wordsworth
(B) William Blake
(C) Thomas Carlyle
(D) John Ruskin
31. “Five miles meandering with a mazy motion Through wood and dale the scared river ran.”
Where does this ‘sacred river’ directly run to ?
(A) A lifeless ocean
(B) The caverns measureless
(C) A fountain
(D) The waves
"Five miles meandering with a mazy motion
Through wood and dale the sacred river ran,
Then reached the caverns measureless to man,
And sank in tumult to a lifeless ocean; " - from Kubla Khan

32. Who is the twentieth century poet, a winner of the Nobel Prize for literature who rejected the label “British” though he has always written in English rather than his regional language ?
(A) Douglas Dunn
(B) Seamus Heaney
(C) Geoffrey Hill
(D) Philip Larkin
33. Which of the following statements best describes Sir Thomas Browne’s Religio Medici ?
(A) It is a story of conversion or providential experiences.
(B) It emphasizes Browne’s love of mystery and wonder.
(C) It is full of angst, melancholy and dread of death.
(D) It reports the facts of Browne’s life.
(question is weak)
34. Which of the following characters from Eliot’s Waste Land is not correctly mentioned ?
(A) The typist
(B) Madam Sosostris
(C) The Merchant from Eugenides
(D) The Young Man Carbuncular
• Mr. Eugenides is the smirna merchant.
35. Which one of the following best describes the general feeling expressed in literature during the last decade of the Victorian era ?
(A) Studied melancholy and aestheticism
(B) The triumph of science and morbidity
(C) Sincere earnestness and Protestant zeal
(D) Raucous celebration combined with paranoid interpretation
36. Which poem by Shelley bears the alternative title, “The Spirit of Solitude” ?
(A) Mont Blanc
(B) “Hymn to Intellectual Beauty”
(C) “Adonais”
(D) Alastor
37. Which tale in The Canterbury Tales uses the tradition of the Beast Fable ?
(A) The Knight’s Tale
(B) The Monk’s Tale
(C) The Nun’s Priest’s Tale
(D) The Miller’s Tale
38. At the end of Sons and Lovers Paul Morel
(A) sets off in quest of life away from his mother.
(B) considers the option of committing suicide.
(C) joins his elder brother William in London.
(D) embraces a Schopenhauer – like nihilism.
39. When you say “I love her eyes, her hair, her nose, her cheeks, her lips” you are using a rhetorical device of
(A) Enumeration
(B) Antanagoge
(C) Parataxis
(D) Hypotaxis
40. The following are two lists of plays and characters. Match them.
List – I List – II
(Plays) (Characters)
I. Women Beware Women 1. Malevole
II. The Malcontent 2. Beatrice
III. The City Madam 3. Bianca
IV. The Changeling 4. Doll Tearsheet
Which is the correct combination according to the code :
Code :
I II III IV
(A) 3 1 4 2
(B) 2 1 2 4
(C) 1 2 3 4
(D) 4 3 2 1
41. With Bacon the essay form is
(A) an intimate, personal confession
(B) witty and boldly imagistic
(C) the aphoristic expression of accumulated public wisdom
(D) homely and vulgar
42. Evelyn Waugh’s Trilogy published together as Sword of Honour is about
(A) The English at War
(B) The English Aristocracy
(C) The Irish question
(D) Scottish nationalism
43. Who coined the phrase “The Two Nations” to describe the disparity in Britain between
the rich and the poor ?
(A) Charles Dickens
(B) Thomas Carlyle
(C) Benjamin Disraeli
(D) Frederick Engels
44. Milton introduces Satan and the fallen angels in the Book I of Paradise Lost. Two of the
chief devils reappear in Book II. They are
I. Moloch
II. Clemos
III. Belial
IV. Thamuz
The correct combination according to the code is
Code :
(A) I and IV are correct.
(B) I and III are correct.
(C) I and II are correct.
(D) II and III are correct.
45. When Chaucer describes the Friar as a “noble pillar of order”, he is using
(A) irony
(B) simile
(C) understatement
(D) personification
46. John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger is an example of
(A) drawing room comedy
(B) kitchen-sink drama
(C) absurd drama
(D) melodrama
47. Which character in Jane Eyre uses religion to justify cruelty ?
(A) Blanche Ingram
(B) Mr. Brocklehurst
(C) Sir John Rivers
(D) Eliza Reed
48. Which Romantic poet defined a slave as ‘a person perverted into a thing’ ?
(A) Blake
(B) Coleridge
(C) Keats
(D) Shelley
49. John Suckling belongs to the group of
(A) Metaphysical poets
(B) Cavalier poets
(C) Neo-classical poets
(D) Religious poets
• Robert Herrick, Thomas Carew, Richard Lovelace and John Suckling are the important cavalier poets, a group of mid-17th-century English lyric poets, mostly courtiers of Charles I.
50. Sir Thomas More creates the character of a traveller into whose mouth the account of Utopia is put. His name is
(A) Michael
(B) Raphael
(C) Henry
(D) Thomas


1. In the following cluster of poems by
Shelley, which one has the voyage
motif ?
(A) “Adonais”
(B) The Revolt of Islam
(C) “Ode to the West Wind”
(D) Alastor
2. In Sydney’s sonnet sequence,
Astrophil and Stella, the final sonnet
(#108)
(A) brings no resolution
(B) ends in joy
(C) brings a definite resolution
(D) promises another sonnet
sequence
3. Who among the following English
writers opposed the Licensing Act of
1643 ?
(A) John Milton
(B) Thomas Browne
(C) Andrew Marvell
(D) Abraham Cowley
4. Who claimed : “I have not published
a single paper that is not written in a
spirit of benevolence and with a love
of mankind” ?
(A) Pope
(B) Dryden
(C) Swift
(D) Addison
5. A protagonist writes a letter of
confession, but it gets lost under the
carpet only to be found on the
wedding day. Who is the protagonist ?
(A) Bathsheba
(B) Lucetta
(C) Sue
(D) Tess
6. In an age of pressurized happiness,
we sometimes grow insensitive to
subtle joys. The italicised words are
an example of
(A) a transferred epithet
(B) a simile
(C) a metaphor
(D) a hyperbaton
7. In Graham Greene’s Brighton Rock,
Hale is murdered with the help of
‘brighton rock’ which is
(A) a kind of sugar-candy
(B) a form of grenade
(C) a baton
(D) a kind of rock
8. Which poet among this group does
not belong to the ‘Auden Generation’
group of poets ?
(A) Stephen Spender
(B) Alun Lewis
(C) Cecil Day Lewis
(D) Louis Macneice
9. In Lord of the Flies which character
comes to realize that the ‘beast’ is
actually the evil inside the boys
themselves and it is that which is
breaking things up ?
(A) Jack
(B) Simon
(C) Roger
(D) Ralph
ENGLISH
Paper – II
Note : This paper contains fifty (50) objective type questions of two (2) marks each.
All questions are compulsory.
S-30-13 3 Paper-II
10. Which text exemplifies the anti-
Victorian feeling prevalent in the
early twentieth century ?
Code :
I. Eminent Victorians
II. Jungle Book
III. Philistine Victorians
IV. The Way of All Flesh
The correct combination according to
the code is
(A) II and IV are correct.
(B) I and IV are correct.
(C) III and IV are correct.
(D) II and III are correct.
11. What event allowed mainstream
British theatre companies to
commission and perform work that
was politically, socially and sexually
controversial without fear of
censorship ?
(A) The abolition of the Lord
Chamberlain’s office in 1968.
(B) The illegal performance of
works by Howard Brenton and
Edward Bond.
(C) The collapse of liberal
humanist consensus in the late
1960s.
(D) A combined appeal to the
Queen by a group of London
dramatists.
12. The Wife of Bath’s philosophy of
marriage shows that she
(A) is a strong person with keen
awareness of her own rights.
(B) tends to say one thing and do
the opposite.
(C) cares only for pleasure, not for
right and wrong.
(D) trusts thought too much instead
of feeling.
13. Which of the following characters is
killed in Achebe’s Things Fall Apart
in conformity with an African tribal
custom ?
(A) Okonkwo
(B) Obierika
(C) Ikemefuna
(D) Nwoye
14. “We will do it, I tell you; we will do
it.” The repetition of a phrase is
(A) Antiphrasis
(B) Diacope
(C) Aposiopesis
(D) Enumeratio
15. Find the poet who is the odd one in
the group :
(A) Wallace Stevens
(B) Robert Lowell
(C) Sylvia Plath
(D) Anne Sexton
16. Which one of the following
characters in Shakespeare’s Tempest
is associated with the Earth ?
(A) Ferdinand
(B) Ariel
(C) Caliban
(D) Prospero
17. In the Advancement of Learning
Bacon attempted a preliminary
survey of the entire field of learning,
by analyzing the principal obstacles
to its advancement. Identify from
among the following choices the
one that he did not mention as an
obstacle :
(A) Rhetoric
(B) Medieval scholasticism
(C) Inductive method
(D) Pseudo sciences

18. Who among this group of young
male characters in Jane Austen’s
novels is not sent to the University
for education ?
(A) Tom Bertram
(B) John Thorpe
(C) James Morland
(D) Henry Tilney
19. Charles Dickens caricatured
utilitarian thinking with telling
directness in his portrayal of
(A) Paul Dombey
(B) Thomas Gradgrind
(C) Philip Pirrip
(D) Harold Skimpole
20. Which one of the following
playwrights will not be covered
under the category / term ‘Theatre of
the Absurd’ ?
(A) Jean Genet
(B) Jean Giraudoux
(C) Samuel Beckett
(D) Eugene Ionesco
21. The following are two lists of lines
from poems and their titles. Match
them :

(Lines from
poems)
(Titles of
poems)
I. “The squat pen
rests as snug as
a gun.”
1. “Church
Going”
II. “A serious
house on serious
earth it is.”
2. “Hawk-
Roosting”
III. “Time held me
green and
dying.”
3. “Digging”
IV. “I hold creation
in my foot.”
4. “Fern Hill”
Which is the correct combination
according to the above code ?
Code :
I II III IV
(A) 4 1 2 3
(B) 2 3 4 1
(C) 1 2 3 4
(D) 3 1 4 2
22. _________ is the use of words whose
pronunciation imitates the sound the
word describes.
(A) Alliteration
(B) Onomatopoeia
(C) Oxymoron
(D) Enthymeme
23. Arrange the following books in the
order in which they appeared. Use
the code given below :
I. The Dictionary of the English
Language
II. The History of Rasselas
III. The Vanity of Human Wishes
IV. Lives of the English Poets
Which is the correct combination
according to the above code ?
Code :
(A) III, I, II, IV
(B) I, II, III, IV
(C) IV, III, II, I
(D) II, III, I, IV
24. Arrange the following forms in the
order in which they appeared. Use
the code given below :
I. commedia dell’arte
II. confessional poetry
III. agitprop
IV. picaresque novel
The correct combination is :
Code :
(A) IV, I, II, III
(B) I, IV, III, II
(C) II, IV, I, III
(D) I, III, IV, II
25. Which of the following poems deals
with neighbourly relations ?
(A) “Birches”
(B) “Home Burial”
(C) “Mending Wall”
(D) “Stopping by Woods on a
Snowy Evening”

26. The following are two lists of writers
and their works. Match them :

(Writers) (Works)
I. Katherine
Susannah
Prichard
1. Barungin
II. Colin
Johnson
2. My Place
III. Sally Morgan 3. Wild Cat
Falling
IV. Jack Davis 4. Coonardoo
Which is the correct combination
according to the above code ?
Code :
I II III IV
(A) 3 2 1 4
(B) 4 3 2 1
(C) 2 1 4 3
(D) 1 4 3 2
27. How does John Stuart Mill define
‘happiness’ ?
(A) Doing what one wants to do
(B) Leading a fulfilling life
(C) Pleasure and the absence of
pain
(D) Virtuous activity
28. “Had we but world enough, and time,
This coyness, lady, were no crime …
But at my back I always hear
Time’s winged chariot hurrying near.”
Andrew Marvell in these lines
emphasizes the theme of
(A) love
(B) love and transience
(C) love and political passion
(D) love and flattery
29. The following are two lists of
dramatists and their plays. Match
them :

I. George
Etheredge
1. The Country
Wife
II. William
Wycherley
2. The Man of
Mode
III. John
Vanbrugh
3. The Double
Dealer
IV. William
Congreve
4. The Provok’d
Wife
The correct combination is :
Code :
I II III IV
(A) 2 3 4 1
(B) 3 2 1 4
(C) 4 3 2 1
(D) 2 1 4 3
30. The following are two lists of writers
and their works. Match them :

I. Uma
Parameswaran
1. Drums of My
Flesh
II. Bharati
Mukherjee
2. Trishanku
III. Michael
Ondaatje
3. Jasmine
IV. Cyril Dabydeen 4. Anil’s Ghost
Which is the correct combination
according to the above code ?
Code :
I II III IV
(A) 1 3 2 4
(B) 3 4 1 2
(C) 2 3 4 1
(D) 4 1 3 2
31. Dryden’s dramatization of Paradise
Lost is entitled
(A) All for Love
(B) The State of Innocence
(C) Annus Mirabilis
(D) Religio Medici

32. Two pioneering feminist tracts, Kate
Millet’s Sexual Politics and
Germaine Greer’s The Female
Eunuch were published in
(A) 1969
(B) 1968
(C) 1970
(D) 1967
33. Who defined poetry as ‘the best
words in the best order’ ?
(A) Wordsworth
(B) Coleridge
(C) Keats
(D) Shelley
34. What did Thomas Carlyle mean by
“Close thy Byron; open thy Goethe” ?
(A) Britain’s pre-eminence as a
global power will depend on
mastery of foreign languages.
(B) Abandon the introspection of
the Romantics and turn to the
higher moral purpose found in
Goethe.
(C) Even a foreign author is better
than a home-grown scoundrel.
(D) Leave England and emigrate to
Germany.
35. Conrad’s Heart of Darkness presents
two conflicting discourses present in
his own culture. Identify the two
discourses from the following :
(A) Modernism and anticolonialism
(B) Modernism and structuralism
(C) Anti-colonialism and
Eurocentricism
(D) Material culturalism and
tribalism
36. Who among the following poets
defined free verse as playing tennis
without a net ?
(A) Robert Frost
(B) Ezra Pound
(C) Philip Larkin
(D) William Carlos Williams
37. Christopher Marlowe wrote all the
following plays except
(A) Tamburlaine the Great
(B) The Jew of Malta
(C) Richard III
(D) Edward II
38. According to Barthes, a text which
draws attention to its artifice, to the
ways in which it is structured, is
called
(A) writerly text
(B) aesthetic text
(C) readerly text
(D) formal text
39. Which of the following descriptions
is not applicable to Pope’s The Rape
of the Lock ?
(A) A mock heroic poem
(B) Written in heroic couplets
(C) Pope’s tribute to Queen Anne
(D) Produced in two versions,
consisting of 2 and 5 cantos
40. From the following list, choose the
work which is not written by E.M.
Forster :
(A) Where Angels Fear to Tread
(B) Maurice
(C) A Room of One’s Own
(D) The Longest Journey

41. The ‘Vulgate Bible’ was prepared to
make the Bible available to
(A) the ecclesiastics
(B) the elite class
(C) the courtiers
(D) the common men
42. Literary works such as Charles
Dickens’s David Copperfield,
Samuel Butler’s The Way of All
Flesh and James Joyce’s A Portrait
of the Artist as a Young Man provide
examples of which following
novelistic form ?
(A) Nouveau roman or new novel
(B) Epistolary novel
(C) Bildugsroman
(D) Historical novel
43. “I fall upon the thorns of life ! I bleed !”
expresses a pathetic cry of a
wounded heart from “Ode to the
West Wind” by Shelley. The poem
consists of
(A) fourteen line terza rima stanzas
(B) four-lined stanza characterized
by swift action
(C) a particular rhyme scheme in a
villanelle
(D) an unstressed syllable followed
by a stressed one
44. In the Fall of Hyperion Keats’s Muse
figure is
(A) Thea
(B) Moneta
(C) Lamia
(D) Calliope
45. What literary work best captures a
sense of the political turmoil
particularly regarding the issue of
religion just after the Restoration ?
(A) Gay’s Beggar’s Opera
(B) Butler’s Hudibras
(C) Pope’s Dunciad
(D) Dryden’s Absalom and
Achitophel
46. Who among the Victorian authors
has described himself/herself as an
agnostic ?
(A) Matthew Arnold
(B) Charles Dickens
(C) George Eliot
(D) Thomas Hardy
47. Preface to Frantz Fanon’s The
Wretched of the Earth was written by
(A) Aime Cesaire
(B) Ania Loomba
(C) Jean Paul Sartre
(D) Edward Said
48. Who among the following theorists
formulated the concept of the utile
dulci, profit combined with delight ?
(A) Plato
(B) Aristotle
(C) Horace
(D) Longinus
49. Out of the four humours of the body,
the Jacobeans thought of themselves
as specially prone to
(A) choler
(B) blood
(C) phlegm
(D) melancholy
50. Who among the following Romantic
poets ended his life, lauded and
respected as ‘The Sage of Highgate’ ?
(A) William Blake
(B) S.T. Coleridge
(C) P.B. Shelley
(D) William Wordsworth




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As you want to get UGC NET English II Question Paper so here I am giving you some questions of that paper:

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
2. Match the items in List – I with items
in List – II according to the code
given :
List – I List – II
i. Lambic 1. An unstressed
syllable followed
by a stressed
syllable
ii. Anapaestic 2. A stressed is
followed by two
unstressed
syllables.
iii. Dactylic 3. An unstressed
syllable is
followed by a
stressed syllable
iv. Trochaic 4. A stressed syllable
is followed by an
unstressed syllable
Codes :
i ii iii iv
(A) 2 1 3 4
(B) 3 2 1 4
(C) 4 1 2 3
(D) 3 1 2 4
3. The separation of styles in
accordance with class appears more
consistently in _______ than in
medieval works of literature and art.
(A) Ben Jonson
(B) Shakespeare
(C) Philip Sidney
(D) Edmund Spenser
4. “Had we but world enough, and time,
This coyness, lady, were no crime.”
This statement is an example of
(A) Irony
(B) Paradox
(C) Hyperbole
(D) Euphemism
5. A Spenserian stanza has
(A) four iambic pentameters
(B) six iambic pentameters
(C) eight iambic pentameters
(D) ten iambic pentameters
6. Match the items in List – I with items
in List – II according to the code
given below :
List – I
(Critic)
List – II
(Theory)
i. Cleanth
Brooks
1. Ambiguity
ii. William
Empson
2. Paradox
iii. Mark
Schorer
3. Archetypal
patterns in poetry
iv. Maud
Bodkin
4. Techniques as
discovery
Codes :
i ii iii iv
(A) 2 1 4 3
(B) 3 2 1 4
(C) 1 2 3 4
(D) 2 3 4 1
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
8. Match the items in List – I with items
in List – II according to the code given
below :
List – I
(Theorist)
List – II
(Book)
i. Michel
Foucault
1. Gender Trouble
ii. Judith
Butler
2. Epistemology of
the Closet
iii. Alan
Sinfield
3. History of
Sexuality
iv. Eve
Kosofsky
Sedgwick
4. Cultural Politics-
Queer Reading
Which is the correct combination
according to the code :
Codes :
i ii iii iv
(A) 3 1 2 4
(B) 3 1 4 2
(C) 4 2 1 3
(D) 4 3 1 2
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) T.S. Eliot (B) F.R. Leavis
(C) David Lodge (D) Allen Tate
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

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