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CSS English Literature Solved MCQs 2004

CSS English Literature Solved MCQs 2004

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CSS English Literature Solved MCQs 2004

COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS

IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2004.

ENGLISH LITERATURE, PAPER – I

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100

COMPULSORY QUESTION

 

Write only correct answer in the Answer book. Don’t reproduce the questions.

1) Hellenism of Keats connotes:

a) his love of poetry
b) his love of ancient cultures
c) his love of Greek culture and art
d) None of these

c) his love of Greek culture and art

2. The line ‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty’ occurs in which one of Keats’ following poems:

a) Ode to Nightingale
b) Ode to Grecian Urn
c) Ode to Psyche
d) None of these

b) Ode to Grecian Urn

3. In his poetry Tennyson is:

a) The representative poet of Victorian Age
b) The representative poet of Romantic Age
c) The best nature poet
d) None of these

a) The representative poet of Victorian Age

4. T. Hardy is:

a) A social reformer
b) A satirist
c) A fatalist
d) A lover of nature
e) None of these

c) A fatalist

5. Maggie is the central character in George Eliot’s:

a) Adam Bede
b) Middle March
c) The Mill on the Floss
d) Silas Morner
e) None of these

c) The Mill on the Floss

6. Which of following Books consists of Ruskin’s lectures:

a) Modern painters
b) The Stones of Venice
c) The Crown of wild olive
d) None of these

c) The Crown of wild olive

7. Who described poetry as “Spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings”:

a) Shelley
b) Wordsworth
c) Coleridge
d) Arnold
e) None of these

b) Wordsworth

8. ‘Hero and Hero worship’ was written by:

a) Ruskin
b) Carlyle
c) Mill
d) None of these

b) Carlyle

9. The French Revolution took place in:

a) 1793
b) 1796
c) 1798
d) None of these

d) None of these

10. ‘The Metaphysical Poets’ is a critical essay by:

a) Arnold
b) T. S. Eliot
c) Shelley
d) None of these

b) T. S. Eliot

11. “David Copperfield” was written by:

a) Hardy
b) Dickens
c) Thackeray
d) None of these

b) Dickens

12. Who said this “Poetry is the Criticism of life”:

a) Wordsworth
b) Byron
c) T. S. Eliot
d) Arnold
e) None of these

d) Arnold 

13. ‘The Revolt of Islam’ was written by:

a) Wordsworth
b) Coleridge
c) Shelley
d) None of these

c) Shelley

14. ‘The Lotos Eaters’ was written by:

a) Blake
b) Byron
c) Tennyson
d) None of these

c) Tennyson

15. ‘Importance of Being Earnest’ was written by:

a) Oscar Wilde
b) Browning
c) Blake
d) None of these

a) Oscar Wilde

16. The treatise ‘On Liberty’ was written by:

a) Ruskin
b) Lamb
c) Mill
d) Oscar Wilde
e) None of these

c) Mill

17. Ruskin is famous for:

a) Being a critic of art
b) A social reformer
c) A moral teacher
d) None of these

b) A social reformer

18. Stephen Guest is an important Character in One of the following novels of George Eliot:

a) The Mill on the Floss
b) Adam Bede
c) Silas Marner
d) None of these

a) The Mill on the Floss

19. ‘Lucy Gray’ is a poem written by:

a) Coleridge
b) Wordsworth
c) Keats
d) None of these

b) Wordsworth

20. ‘Andrea Del Sarto’ is a poem written by:

a) Tennyson
b) Browning
c) Keats
d) T. S. Eliot
e) None of these
b) Browning

CSS English Literature Solved MCQs 2004

COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS

IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2004.

ENGLISH LITERATURE, PAPER – II

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100

COMPULSORY QUESTION

 

  1. Write only correct answer in the Answer book. Don’t reproduce the questions.1) Frost is:a) a nature poet
    b) Poet of Country life
    c) a poet of nature and country life
    d) None of theseb) Poet of Country life2. Who said these words in ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ … “No one should be alone in their old age”:

    a) Hemingway
    b) Santiago
    c) Manolin
    d) None of these

    b) Santiago

    3. Santiago is an illustration of:

    a) Hemingway’s respect for struggle
    b) Hemingway’s total view of life
    c) Hemingway’s philosophy of life
    d) None of these

    c) Hemingway’s philosophy of life

    4. The Cardinal virtues of the Houyhnhnms are:

    a) Friendship and benevolence
    b) Bitterness and revenge
    c) Hatred and jealousy
    d) None of these

    a) Friendship and benevolence

    5. Gulliver was expelled from the land of Yahoos because he was considered

    a) a yahoo
    b) a criminal
    c) he hated their king
    d) None of these

    c) he hated their king

    6. Yeats was

    a) Victorian poet
    b) a modern poet
    c) Both
    d) None of these

    c) Both

    7. ‘How can we know the dancer from the dance’? This line written by Yeats is taken from:

    a) Sailing to Byzantium
    b) Among School Children
    c) The Second Coming
    d) None of these

    c) The Second Coming

    8. T. S. Eliot was a

    a) Critic
    b) Poet
    c) Both
    d) None of these

    c) Both

    9. T. S. Eliot was

    a) Romantic
    b) Classicist
    c) Both
    d) None of these

    b) Classicist

    10. Shakespeare wrote

    a) Tragedies
    b) Comedies
    c) Poems
    d) All of above

    d) All of above

    11. Shakespeare was born in:

    a) 1570
    b) 1564
    c) 1590
    d) None of these

    b) 1564

    12. Pure tragedies written by Shakespeare are:

    a) Four
    b) Six
    c) Eight
    d) None of these

    a) Four

    13. Shakespeare died in:

    a) 1625
    b) 1616
    c) 1618
    d) None of these

    b) 1616

    14. Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ was published in:

    a) 1602
    b) 1608
    c) 1610
    d) None of these

    a) 1602

    15. Hamlet was killed by:

    a) Polonius
    b) Learteus
    c) Claudius
    d) None of these

    b) Learteus

    16. The kind Claudius was killed by:

    a) Laerteus
    b) Hamlet
    c) Horatio
    d) None of these

    b) Hamlet

    17. Jane Austen’s main theme in her novels especially in ‘Pride and Prejudice’ is:

    a) Love and marriage
    b) Life of big landlords
    c) Politicians
    d) None of these

    a) Love and marriage

    18. Who is the major male character in Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’:

    a) Mr. Darcy
    b) Mr. Bennett
    c) Mr. Collius
    d) None of these

    a) Mr. Darcy 

    19. Who represents Pride in Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’:

    a) Mr. Bennett
    b) Mr. Bingley
    c) Miss Elizabeth
    d) None of these

    d) None of these


    20. Who represents Prejudice in Jane Austen’s novel ‘Pride and Prejudice’:

    a) Mr. Darcy
    b) Miss Elizabeth
    c) Miss Jane
    d) None of these

    b) Miss Elizabeth

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