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Y acebook.c . f //www er Contents gd an Ch I Part One 1 Famous playwright, poet and others . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 1.1 John Keats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 1.2 Christopher Marlowe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 n 1.3 Dr.Faustus By Christopher Marlowe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 ya 1.4 John Milton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 1.5 The Poetry of John Milton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 1.6 Paradise Lost- John Milton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 1.7 William Wordsworth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 ra 1.8 Frankenstein-Mary Shelley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 1.9 Samuel Taylor Coleridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Na 1.10 William Shakespeare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 1.11 Play by sakespear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 1.12 Edmund Spenser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 1.13 Geoffrey Chaucer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 1.14 James Joyce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 1.15 Dante . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 1.16 Hamlet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 1.17 Macbeth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 1.18 Poetry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 II Part two 2 Ages, era, period . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 2.1 Middle Ages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 2.2 16th Century . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 2.3 Early 17th Century . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 2.4 Restoration and 18th Century . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 2.5 Romantic Period . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 er 2.6 Victorian Age . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 2.7 20th Century . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 gd 2.8 Elizabethan Period . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 2.9 Jacobean Era . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 2.10 The Renaissance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 2.11 Middle ages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 an 2.12 Elizabethan era . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 III Part three Ch 3 American Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 3.1 Multiple choice questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 3.2 True and false . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186 3.3 Single answer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 n 4 Literary Theory and Criticism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211 ya IV Part four 5 Introduction to Literary Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237 ra 6 Introduction to Literary Theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249 7 Cultural and Literary English Renaissance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261 Na 8 Cultural and Literary 18t/19th Centuries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271 9 Cultural and Literary in Modernity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283 10 Medieval Literature and Culture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295 11 Medieval Women Writers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307 12 The Gothic Novel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317 13 English Romantic Poetry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329 14 Modern Poetry and Poetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339 15 The Victorian Novel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353 16 African-American Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375 17 Restoration & Eighteenth-century Drama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 387 er V Part Five 18 Overview of English Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403 gd 19 Puritan Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 405 20 Native American Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407 an 21 Romantic Era - English Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 409 22 The English Romantic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411 23 Theme in Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413 Ch 24 Traditional Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415 25 Transcendentalism Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 421 26 Folk Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 423 n 27 Genres of Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429 ya 28 Gothic literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 433 29 Literature Vocabulary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 435 ra 30 Early British literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 437 31 Wisdom literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 439 Na 32 World Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 441 33 Latin and Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443 34 Afro-Asian Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 445 35 American English . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 447 36 Ancient Greece Language and Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 449 37 Asian Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 451 38 British Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 453 39 Dystopian Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 457 40 Early Middle Ages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 459 41 Elements of Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461 42 England: Literature, Pop Culture, and Food . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463 er 43 Literature Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 465 VI Part six gd 44 Miscelleneous questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471 an Ch n ya ra Na I Part One er gd an Ch n ya ra 1 Famous playwright, poet and others . . . . 9 1.1 John Keats Na 1.2 Christopher Marlowe 1.3 Dr.Faustus By Christopher Marlowe 1.4 John Milton 1.5 The Poetry of John Milton 1.6 Paradise Lost- John Milton 1.7 William Wordsworth 1.8 Frankenstein-Mary Shelley 1.9 Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1.10 William Shakespeare 1.11 Play by sakespear 1.12 Edmund Spenser 1.13 Geoffrey Chaucer 1.14 James Joyce 1.15 Dante 1.16 Hamlet 1.17 Macbeth 1.18 Poetry Na ra ya n Ch an gd er er 1. Famous playwright, poet and others gd 1.1 an John Keats Ch 1. When did John Keats die? C. Ode to a Skylark A. 11 May 1838 D. An Imitation of Spenser B. 12 March 1833 5. In which school did John Keats study? C. 23 February 1821 A. John Clarke’s school n D. 19 August 1825 B. King’s Grammar School 2. When was John Keats born? C. Harrow ya A. 25 December 1767 D. Eton B. 30 April 1789 6. Which period of John Keats as called "the most placid time in Keats’s life" by Cowden C. 31 October 1795 Clarke, a close friend of Keats? ra D. 22 November1756 A. His visit to Lake District 3. What was the profession of Thomas Ham- mond under whom John Keats joined for B. Keats’ lodging in the attic above the apprenticeship? surgery at 7 Church Street Na A. teacher C. Keats stay in Italy B. surgeon D. Keats’ travel to Alps 7. In which hospital John Keats registered as a C. banker medical student after finishing his appren- D. lawyer ticeship with Hammond? 4. Which is the first extant poem of John A. Queen’s Chamber Keats, which is written in the year 1814 when when was 19 years of age? B. Guy’s Hospital A. La Belle Dame Sans Mercy C. New Chapman Hospital B. Ode on a Grecian Urn D. Trinity Hospital 1. C 2. C 3. B 4. D 5. A 6. B 7. B 10 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 1.2 Christopher Marlowe 1. The title page which play of Christopher 7. Which one of the following plays of Marlow attributes the play to Marlowe and Christopher Marlow tells the story of the Thomas Nashe? disposition of a king by his barons and the Queen? A. Doctor Faustus B. Dido, Queen of Carthage A. Doctor Faustus C. Edward the Second B. Edward the Second er D. Tamburlaine the Great C. The Massacre at Paris 2. From which institution did Christopher D. The Jew of Malta Marlow receive Bachelor of Arts degree in 8. At what age did Christopher Marlow die? gd 1584? A. 33 A. Oxford University B. 29 B. Trinity College C. 47 an C. Corpus Christi College D. 54 D. Queens college 3. In which year the play of Christopher Mar- 9. In which place of England Christopher Mar- low The Jew of Malta first performed? low born? Ch A. 1597 A. London B. 1601 B. Norflock C. 1587 C. Canterbury D. 1592 D. Warwick n 4. When was Christopher Marlowe baptized? 10. What was the first published title of Christopher Marlow’s play The Jew of A. 26 February 1564 Malta? ya B. 12 January 1569 A. The Tragedy of the Jew of Malta C. 30 April 1560 B. The Tragedy of the Rich Jew of Malta D. 10 October 1547 ra C. The Famous Tragedy of the Rich Jew of 5. To which theater was Christopher Marlow Malta associated with? D. The Story of the Rich Jew of Malta A. English Puritan theatre Na 11. Which one of the following dramas at- B. English Renaissance theatre tributed to Christopher Marlow is believed C. Restoration theatre to have been his first? D. English Neo-Classical theatre A. The Jew of Malta 6. When did Christopher Marlow die? B. Dido, Queen of Carthage A. 30 May 1593 C. Edward the Second B. 12 September 1598 D. Tamburlaine the Great C. 26 April 1601 12. From where Christopher Marlowe received D. 15 February 1611 his early Education? 1. B 2. C 3. D 4. A 5. B 6. A 7. B 8. B 9. C 10. C 11. B 12. A 13. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 11 A. Corpus Christi College A. Carpenter B. Cambridge B. Civil servant C. oxford C. Cobbler D. witternburg D. Farmer 13. How many children did Shakespeare have? 16. Marlow died of? A. 3 A. Illness B. 5 er B. stabbing C. 8 D. 12 C. poisoned 14. What is Christopher Marlowe’s National- D. Hanged gd ity? 17. Which was Marlowe’s first play? A. British A. Dr.Faustus B. German B. Tamburlaine an C. Dutch C. The Tragedy of Dido D. American 15. What was the occupation of Christopher D. The Jew of Malta, Marlowe’s father? Ch 14. A 15. C 16. B 17. B 1.3 Dr.Faustus By Christopher Marlowe 1. Through his magic, Faustus is visited first B. gave curriculum of two universities by which of the devil’s angels? n C. Erected two universities A. Mephastophilis D. none of the above ya B. beelzebub 5. The first regular English comedy, based on C. Aamon the model of the Latin comedy, is attributed to ? D. none of the above A. Nicholas Udall ra 2. At the end of the play, Faustus is dragged down to hell, begging to repent. B. Thomas Colwell A. True C. Lord Burghley Na B. False D. none of the above 3. What is the meaning of “Renaissance": 6. Which of the Marlowe’s plays were written A. Rebirth, revival and re-awaking in collaboration with Thomas Nash? B. Reveal, revel and reverie A. Queen of Carthage and The passionate Shepherd. C. Raillery, renunciation and recoup B. The tragedy of Dido and Queen of D. none of the above Carthage. 4. University Wits were those who: C. The passionate Shepherd and The A. Had training at two universities tragedy of Dido. 1. A 2. A 3. A 4. A 5. A 6. B 12 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others D. Queen of Carthage and The Massacre 13. What does Faustus promise to the devil in of Paris. exchange for great knowledge, riches and 7. Who wrote following lines: " I am in- power for a period of 24 years? volved in mankind: and therefore never A. his body send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee." B. his house A. John Donne C. his soul D. his horse er B. John Milton C. Earnest Hemingway 14. Which of the following qualities would most accurately describe Faustus’ character D. Lawrence at the beginning of the play? gd 8. In what country is ’Dr Faustus’ based? A. kind A. England B. stupid B. Italy C. sensitive C. France D. Germany 9. When, is it estimated, was ’Dr Faustus’ first performed? an D. arrogant 15. Which powerful figure does Faustus ridicule with his new-found powers? Ch A. 1594 A. The Pope B. 1604 B. The Holy Roman Emperor C. 1590 C. The King of England D. 1593 D. The King of France 10. At what famous university is Faustus a 16. “Renaissance” is a: n scholar? A. French word A. Wittenburg ya B. Italian word B. Sorbonne C. Greek word C. Heidelberg D. Spanish word D. Cambridge 17. Renaissance first came to the: ra 11. Faustus’ servant shares his name with a famous German composer. Who? A. France A. Bach B. Italy Na B. Schumann C. England C. Beethoven D. Rome D. Wagner 18. Which of the following are University wits: 12. Faustus asks two magicians to aid him A. John Gower and Robert Peele in summoning the devil. What are their names? B. John Skelton and Thomas lodge A. Valdes and Cornelius C. John Lyly and Robert Greene B. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern D. John Donne and Thomas Nashe C. Troilus and Cressida 19. Which century is known as Dawn of Re- D. Pyramus and Thisbe naissance: 7. A 8. D 9. A 10. A 11. D 12. A 13. C 14. D 15. A 16. A 17. B 18. C 19. B 20. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 13 A. 14 th 26. Philip Sidney was born on 30th November: B. 15 th A. 1553 C. 16 th B. 1554 D. 14 th and 16 th C. 1555 20. Who born in 1422: D. 1550 A. William Caxton 27. “Astrophel and Stella” is a: er B. Robert Henry A. Allegory C. John Lyly B. Epic D. Thomas more C. Sonnet gd 21. Utopia was first printed in: D. Ballad A. 1615 28. Greville was biographer of: B. 1516 A. Edmund Spencer an C. 1517 B. John Donne D. 1518 C. Sir Philip Sidney 22. Who translated Utopia in English lan- D. John Milton Ch guage: 29. “The Prince Of Poets in his time", on whom A. Thomas More grave the inscription is given? B. Thomas lodge A. Sir Philip Sidney C. Ralph Robinson B. John Milton D. William Tyndale C. Edmund Spencer n 23. The first complete version of Bible in En- D. John Donne glish language was made by: 30. What is Faerie Queene: ya A. Wyclif A. An allegory B. Thomas more B. An epic C. John Lyly C. A ballad ra D. Robert Greene D. A sonnet 24. Who took Degree at fifteen from Cam- 31. In whose reign Morality plays began? bridge in 1518? A. Henry five Na A. Thomas Nash B. Elizabeth one B. Thomas More C. Henry six C. Thomas lodge D. Henry eight D. Thomas Wyatt 32. Which book Edmund Spenser dedicated to 25. Who wrote “Mirror for Magistrates"? the Philip Sidney: A. Thomas Sacville A. The Faerie Queene B. Thomas Wyatt B. The shepheaedes Calendar C. Thomas lodge C. Complaints D. Thomas Kyde D. Colin Clouts come home again 21. B 22. C 23. A 24. D 25. A 26. B 27. C 28. C 29. C 30. A 31. C 32. B 33. C 14 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 33. Which poet was first who used metaphysi- A. Robert Greene cal poetry among his contemporaries: B. John Milton A. Edmund Spenser C. Philip Sidney B. John Milton D. Christopher Marlowe C. John Donne 40. Who was the son of a rich London mer- chant and born in 1557? D. Sir Philip Sidney A. Thomas Nah er 34. Thomas kyd (1558-95) achieved great pop- ularity with which of his first work? B. Thomas lodge A. The Rare Triumphs of love and fortune C. Thomas Kyd gd D. Thomas Hardy B. The Spanish Tragedy 41. The collection of the papers and correspon- C. Jeronimo dence of a well-to-do Norfolk family is D. Cornelia known as: an 35. Marlowe born in A. Letters to the Margret Paston A. 1562 B. Margret Paston to John Paston C. The Paston letters B. 1563 D. To John Paston Ch C. 1564 42. Who wrote “Holy Sonnets"? D. 1565 A. Edmund Spenser 36. In “the tragic history of Doctor Faustus". B. John Donne Faustus was a : C. Shakespeare A. German scholar n D. John Milton B. French scholar 43. “On his blindness", a collection of sonnets ya C. Spanish scholar is written by: D. Greek scholar A. Edmund Spenser 37. Who wrote “The Massacre at Paris"? B. John Milton C. Shakespeare ra A. Shakespeare D. Sir Philip Sidney B. Christopher Marlowe 44. “Paradise lost” was lost by: C. Edmund Spenser Na A. Eve D. john Milton B. Adam 38. After the death of Christopher Marlowe C. Both a and b who completed his unfinished poem “Hero and Leander"? D. Satan 45. In “Paradise regained” who regained the A. Shakespeare paradise? B. Thomas Nash A. Satan C. George Chapman B. Jesus D. Thomas More C. Adam and Eve 39. Who succeeded Lyly? D. Only Adam 34. B 35. C 36. A 37. B 38. C 39. A 40. B 41. C 42. B 43. B 44. C 45. C 46. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 15 46. Which of the following published in 1579 A. second and although it placed Spencer immediately B. fourth in the highest rank of living writers? C. third A. Colin clouts come home again D. fifth B. Faerie queen, first three books 53. He married to the Anne Hathaway at the C. The Shepherd’s calendar age of in D. Faerie queen, second three books er A. 18, 1582 47. Spencer married in June 11, 1594 to ? B. 17, 1581 A. Elizabeth Wilton D/O Lord Grey De C. 16, 1580 Wilton gd D. 15, 1579 B. Elizabeth Raleigh D/O Walter Raleigh 54. Which of the following statement is cor- C. Elizabeth Boyle D/O James Boyle rect: D. Elizabeth Boyle D/O Richard Boyle an A. Shakespeare’s first child Susanna was 48. John Donne’s “The Anniversaries” is a: born in 1583. A. An elegy in two parts B. In 1585 twins were born and named B. An epic in three parts Hamnet and Judith. Ch C. A ballad in four parts C. both a and b D. None of these D. None of above. 49. Who of the following is known as Child Of 55. Ann Hathaway was years older than Renaissance? Shakespeare: A. Marlowe A. 7 n B. Milton B. 8 C. Spencer C. 9 ya D. Johnson D. 10 50. During Spencer’s visit to his Kinsfolk in 56. After years of his marriage he left his Lancashire he felt in love a woman and who native town and try his fortune in the great ra figures as much of his work: city of London. A. Rosalind A. two B. Belinda B. three Na C. Both a and b C. four D. None of above D. five 51. William Shakespeare born in: 57. Shakespeare’s only son Hamnet died in ? A. 26 April 1567 A. 1595 B. 26 April 1566 B. 1596 C. 26 April 1565 C. 1597 D. 26 April 1564 52. William Shakespeare was child of John D. 1598 and Mary: 58. Shakespeare is buried inside the: 47. C 48. A 49. C 50. A 51. D 52. B 53. A 54. C 55. B 56. C 57. B 58. B 16 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. Westminster Abbey A. Queen Elizabeth B. Trinity Church B. Francis Meres, a lawyer C. Protestant Cemetery C. Burbage, an actor D. None of above D. King James 59. By Shakespeare had established him- self in London as an actor and dramatist: 61. Shakespeare made Stratford his regular home in: A. 1590 er A. About 1611 B. 1591 B. About 1610 C. 1592 D. 1593 C. About 1609 gd 60. Who declared him as Britain’s greatest D. About 1608 dramatist in 1598? 59. C 60. B 61. B 1.4 1. Which famous work of John Milton’s was John Milton an 5. Which book was about the temptation of Ch based on the fall of man? Christ? A. Paradise Regained A. L’Allegro B. Paradise Lost B. Paradise Regained C. Samson Agonistes C. Samson Agonistes D. On the Late Massacre in Piedmont D. Paradise Lost n 2. What is the meaning of Milton’s work Sam- 6. Which Poem caused Milton’s stature as a son Agonistes? poet to be recognized? ya A. Theist A. Paradise Lost B. Atheist B. Il Penseroso C. Antagonist C. Areopagitica ra D. Wrestler D. Lycidas 3. When did John Milton publish Tenure of 7. Where was John Milton born? Where was Kings and Magistrates? John Milton born? Na A. 1628 A. London B. 1649 B. Bristol C. 1645 C. Wales D. 1637 D. Yorkshire 4. In whose memory did John Milton write Methought I saw my late espousèd saint? 8. Which college did John Milton attend? A. Katherine Woodcock A. Queens college B. Oliver Cromwell B. Trinity college C. Edward II C. Christ’s college D. Mary Powell D. Warwick college 1. B 2. D 3. B 4. A 5. B 6. A 7. A 8. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 17 9. When did John Milton die? A. Taste A. 22 June 1675 B. Voice B. 9 December 1670 C. Hearing C. 14 February 1669 D. Vision D. 8 November 1674 13. Who did Milton have to write his works 10. When was Paradise Lost published? down when he became Blind? er A. 1667 A. his friends B. 1639 B. his friends C. 1669 C. his daughters gd D. 1651 D. his sons 11. When was John Milton born? 14. Whom did John Milton marry at the age of 34? A. 12 June 1628 A. Agnes an B. 2 May 1614 C. 17 August 1612 B. Ann Powell D. 9 December 1608 C. Lynda 12. Which one of Milton’s senses were lost dur- D. Mary Powell Ch ing writing his works? 9. D 10. A 11. D 12. D 13. C 14. D 1.5 The Poetry of John Milton n 1. Which of the following elements DOES B. Adam and Eve promise to be fruitful and NOT characterize epic poetry? multiply. ya A. An Epic Council C. Adam and Eve curse their God. B. An “Arming of the Hero” Scene D. Adam and Eve curse Satan. C. A “Tragic Recognition” Speech 4. “Samson Agonistes” is described as a ra D. An Invocation to the Muse “Closet Drama,” which means 2. Which of the following British monar- A. it can be acted out on a very small stage. chs was executed during the English Civil Na War? B. it was written to be read but not acted A. Charles I upon a stage. B. Charles II C. people will read it in secret and not pub- lically admit they read it. C. Queen Anne D. Henry VIII D. it was written to be acted in a church. 3. What event occurs in the final lines of John 5. Near the end of “Samson Agonistes,” Sam- Milton’s “Paradise Lost”? son has decided not to perform for atten- dants at a certain event when (starting with A. Adam and Eve hold hands and walk line 1381) he suddenly reverses positions across an arid plain. and agrees to go. Why does he do this? 1. C 2. A 3. A 4. B 5. A 18 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. He experiences some “rousing motions” A. William Blake which might be from God. B. Alfred Lord Tennyson B. Manoa convinces him to do it or the C. Elizabeth Barrett Browning Philistines will execute Samson. D. T.S. Eliot C. The Chorus demands he stay in his 11. In John Milton’s “Paradise Lost,” Satan as- prison cell and Samson reacts against them. sumes the character and form of what crea- ture in order to tempt Eve to eat at the Tree er D. He wishes to see Dalila one last time in of Knowledge? the crowd. A. A toad 6. After graduating from university, John Mil- B. A serpent gd ton toured the continent of Europe and likely met with which of the following in- C. A lion dividuals? D. A tiger A. Michelangelo 12. In Book One of “Paradise Lost,” the narra- an B. Charles II tor identifies the fallen angels or devils by what names? C. Galileo A. Their surnames D. A and B Ch B. The names of pagan gods 7. The English Civil War was waged between C. The names of foreign countries what two political groups? D. The names of the angels they will be- A. Royalists and Monarchists come B. Royalists and Parliamentarians 13. In “Samson Agonistes,” the Chorus de- scribes the approaching Dalila as beauti- n C. Parliamentarians and Roundheads fully and lavishly dressed to better seduce D. Anarchists and Royalists Samson. This is interesting because ya 8. John Milton’s “Comus” is best described by A. the Chorus has just stated it hates this which of the following genres? kind of lavish, external beauty. A. Pastoral elegy B. Samson hates this kind of lavish, exter- ra B. Prose polemic nal beauty. C. Blank verse tragedy C. Dalila usually dresses in a more under- stated Puritan manner. D. Masque Na D. Samson is blind. 9. In the early books of John Milton’s “Par- 14. In “Paradise Lost,” what is the relationship adise Lost,” Satan conspires with which of between Satan and Death? the following characters? A. Death is Satan’s father. A. Baal B. Death is Satan’s son. B. Beelzebub C. Death is Satan’s brother. C. Michel D. Death is Satan’s daughter. D. A and B 15. John Milton’s “Paradise Regained” is most 10. What British Romantic author was particu- similar in linguistic style to what books larly inspired by the work of John Milton? from “Paradise Lost”? 6. C 7. B 8. D 9. D 10. A 11. B 12. B 13. D 14. B 15. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 19 A. Three and Four A. get revenge on his enemies B. Five and Six B. re-instated as a Judge C. Eight and Nine C. retire D. Eleven and Twelve D. convert 16. As originally envisioned by John Milton, 21. John Milton’s “Paradise Lost” is best de- “Paradise Lost” would consist of how many scribed by which of the following genres? books? A. Pastoral elegy er A. Nine B. Prose polemic B. Ten C. Blank verse tragedy gd C. Eleven D. Epic 22. Despite Samson’s defeat and shame, Sam- D. Twelve son predicts that God will “arise and his 17. “Samson Agonistes” differs from its source great name assert” by making Dagon re- material, the Biblical book of “Judges,” in ceive “Such a discomfit, as shall quite de- an what way(s)? spoil him / Of all these boasted Trophies A. In “Samson,” Harapha is Samson’s en- won on me / And with confusion blank his emy, but he is not in “Judges.” Worshippers” (467–71). This prediction is interesting because Ch B. In “Samson,” Samson is a Jew, but he is not in “Judges.” A. the prediction is never fulfilled. C. In “Samson,” Samson marries the B. the prophet Enoch had made the same Woman of Timnah, but not in “Judges.” prediction centuries earlier. D. In “Samson,” Samson never worships C. Samson doesn’t know he himself will Dagon, but he does in “Judges.” fulfill the prediction. n 18. John Milton’s “L’Allegro” and “Il Penseroso” D. the prediction is finally fulfilled much are companion poems and are both written later when Jesus defeats Dagon. ya in 23. In Book Six of “Paradise Lost,” Adam is told of what major event? A. iambic pentameter A. The fall of the Son B. tetrameter couplets B. The fall of the Rebel Angels ra C. heroic couplets C. The fall of God D. Shakespearean sonnets D. The death of Michael 19. According to John Milton’s view of the 24. In Book Three of “Paradise Lost,” God the Na structure of the universe, the “Created Uni- Father alludes to what theological princi- verse” is surrounded by what? ple in the following quotation: “I made him A. Heaven [Adam] just and right, / Sufficient to have stood though free to fall.” B. Hell A. Transubstantiation C. Chaos B. Free will D. Sunshine C. Predestination 20. In “Samson Agonistes,” Samson’s father, Manoa, is trying to get Samson freed from D. Sufficience imprisonment mainly so he can help Sam- 25. John Milton’s “Paradise Regained” is writ- son to ten in a(n) style. 16. B 17. A 18. B 19. C 20. C 21. D 22. C 23. B 24. B 25. A 20 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. plain 31. Which of the following works was not writ- B. luminescent ten by John Milton? C. Latinate A. “How Soon Hath Time” D. Sophistic B. “Captain or Colonel” 26. John Milton’s “Lycidas” is best described C. “Avenge O Lord” by which of the following genres? D. “Drink to Me only with thine eyes” A. Pastoral elegy 32. The character named Comus is often seen er B. Prose polemic by critics as a prototype of what character Milton later portrayed? C. Blank verse tragedy A. Jesus gd D. Masque 27. In “Samson Agonistes,” Harapha exits be- B. Samson cause of what reason: C. Satan A. Samson will not fight him. D. Adam an B. He does not want to fight Samson. 33. John Milton claimed from an early age that C. He must hurry to catch up with Dalila. he would become D. He has been called back to his home- A. England’s first poet town of Gath. Ch B. England’s first dramatist 28. The foundation story of John Milton’s “Par- C. England’s poet laureate adise Lost” derives from what text? A. The Book of “Genesis” D. England’s greatest civil engineer 34. In his poem “Lycidas,” John Milton does B. The Book of “Revelations” which of the following? C. “The Odyssey” n A. Mourns the death of a college classmate D. “Canterbury Tales” 29. Which of the following themes IS NOT ya B. Mourns the death of his mother important to John Milton’s “Paradise Re- gained”? C. Mourns the death of his son A. Sexual desire D. Mourns the death of his wife 35. In the “Book of Job,” Satan speaks to what ra B. Seeking God’s Will and Guidance figure(s)? C. What it means to be the “Son of God” A. God/Yahweh D. Temptation Na 30. What important event(s) occur(s) in John B. Judea Milton’s “Paradise Lost” immediately after C. Lot Eve first eats of the Tree of Knowledge? D. A and B A. Nature is immediately wounded by 36. Unlike the gods and goddesses of classical Eve’s transgression. epics, John Milton’s God in “Paradise Lost” B. Satan is immediately wounded by Eve’s is and transgression. A. visible, inaccessible C. Raphael is immediately wounded by B. inaccessible, omnipresent Eve’s transgression. C. nonexistent, invisible D. Abdiel immediately flees the Council of Rebel Angels. D. invisible, omnipresent 26. A 27. B 28. A 29. A 30. A 31. D 32. C 33. C 34. A 35. A 36. D 37. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 21 37. Which of the following monarchs was “re- A. A brief summary of “Paradise Lost” stored” to the British throne during the B. A detailed description of Satan Restoration? C. A detailed description of Milton himself A. Charles I B. Charles II D. A and B C. Henry VIII 43. Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE concerning Book Two of John Mil- er D. Charles III ton’s “Paradise Lost”? 38. In the Oliver Cromwell “Commonwealth” and “Protectorate” administrations, Milton A. A debate is held in Hell by Satan and his compatriots concerning whether to attempt gd served as the British government’s chief to recover Heaven. B. Satan embarks on his passage across the A. Civil Engineer great gulf of Chaos. B. Poet Laureate an C. The Narrator invokes his muse by the C. Military Strategist name of “Holy Light.” D. Intellectual Defender D. The demons begin exploring Hell, en- gaging in philosophical debates, and enter- 39. Early in Book Two of “Paradise Regained,” Ch ing singing competitions. who yearns to see the missing Jesus (who has wandered into the desert)? 44. The Renaissance was known for originat- ing which of the following philosophical A. First Mary, then Joseph movements? B. First Andrew and Simon (Peter), then A. Existentialism Mary n B. Humanism C. First Mary, then James and John C. Stoicism D. First Peter, then Paul and Mary ya D. Postmodernism 40. According to John Milton, political offices 45. The English masque has its origins in the were to be filled by traditions of what European country? A. the king ra A. France B. the House of Lords B. Germany C. popular election C. Spain Na D. God D. Italy 41. What poets before Milton were famous for 46. Which of the following statements is/are writing epics? TRUE concerning Puritanism? A. Virgil, Shakespeare, and Spenser A. There is an emphasis on the importance of preaching. B. Homer, Virgil, and Spenser B. There is an emphasis on spiritual expe- C. Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Spenser rience. D. Gilgamesh, Petrarch, and Dryden C. There is an emphasis on the freedom of 42. The first stanza of John Milton’s “Paradise sexual expression. Regained” begins with what topic(s)? D. A and B 38. D 39. B 40. C 41. B 42. A 43. C 44. B 45. D 46. D 47. A 22 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 47. In the demonic council of Book Two of “Par- A. One decade adise Regained,” who proposes that Satan B. Two decades should tempt Jesus with lust for a beautiful woman the way Solomon was tempted? C. Three decades A. Belial D. Four decades 53. When John Milton studied at Christ’s B. Beelzebub College, Cambridge, his college was a C. Venus stronghold of what religious faith? er D. Satan A. Anglicism 48. John Milton’s “Areopagitica” is best de- B. Puritanism scribed by which of the following genres? C. Buddhism gd A. Pastoral elegy D. A and C B. Prose polemic 54. John Milton was fluent in which of the fol- lowing languages? C. Blank verse tragedy an A. Latin, Greek, and Hebrew D. Masque B. Latin, Sanskrit, and Aramaic 49. Harapha claims he wishes he could have fought Samson when he had his eyesight C. Latin, Arabic, and Spanish because Ch D. Mandarin, Dutch, and French A. he wants to get respect from the Philis- 55. Which of the following statements is/are tine general standing beside him. TRUE concerning John Milton’s ideal re- public? B. he wants Samson to break out of prison and kill some more Philistines. A. There was to be no king, bishops, or House of Lords. C. he wants to encourage Samson. n B. There were to be no churches except D. he wants to seem more heroic than he Anglican churches. really is. ya C. There was to be no Oxford University. 50. What British Romantic artist famously de- picted John Milton’s “Paradise Lost” in a D. A and C series of etchings and prints? 56. John Milton was born in 1608 in what city? ra A. William Wordsworth A. Bath B. Percy Bysshe Shelley B. Paris C. William Blake C. London Na D. John Keats D. Nottingham 57. In “Paradise Lost,” Milton calls his Muse by 51. What character in “Paradise Lost” is first which of the following names? tempted to eat of the Tree of Knowledge? A. Uriel A. Raphael B. Urania B. Eve C. Calypso C. Adam D. Calliope D. The Son 58. Milton in “Samson Agonistes” uses a Cho- 52. Roughly speaking, how long was the En- rus, which he borrows from what previous glish Civil War? genre? 48. B 49. D 50. C 51. B 52. A 53. B 54. A 55. A 56. C 57. B 58. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 23 A. Medieval Mystery Plays 64. The pastoral elegy often begins with which of the following poetic conventions? B. Greek Epic A. Invocation of a muse C. Greek Drama B. A cry of lament D. French Chanson de Gestes C. Prayer to the Sun 59. In 1660, after the Restoration, Milton suf- fered which of the following punishments? D. A and B 65. Which of the following questions would er A. He was imprisoned. a student of Book Nine of John Milton’s B. His left index finger was chopped off. “Paradise Lost” likely ask? C. He was placed in the stocks for a week. A. “What is the precise relationship be- gd tween Satan, Sin, and Death?” D. A and B B. “How, exactly, was Eve tempted to eat 60. The Primary Narrator for Books Eleven and of the Tree of Knowledge?” Twelve of “Paradise Lost,” who relates fu- ture events is which of the following? C. “How, exactly, was Adam convinced to an eat of the Tree of Knowledge?” A. The Son D. B and C B. Raphael 66. “Samson Agonistes” differs from its source C. Michael material, the Biblical book of “Judges,” in Ch what way(s)? D. Adam A. In “Samson,” Samson is blind, but he is 61. In “Samson Agonistes,” the character who not in “Judges.” tells others of Samson’s death is B. In “Samson,” Manoa is Samson’s father, A. Manoa. but he is not in “Judges.” n B. Dalila. C. In “Samson,” Samson is married to C. the Chorus. Dalila, but he is not in “Judges.” ya D. a Messenger. D. In “Samson,” Dalila cuts Samson’s hair, but she does not in “Judges.” 62. John Milton’s “Paradise Regained” is a story largely about what topic? 67. In his introduction, Milton described the genre of “Samson Agonistes” as A. A quest for knowledge of the self ra A. history play B. A quest for knowledge of other coun- B. tragedy tries C. comedy Na C. A quest for knowledge of the future D. Morality Play D. A quest for Forbidden Knowledge 68. A number of the British Romantic poets ar- 63. John Milton deliberately distanced himself gue what character to be the protagonist (or from the poets, a group of poets “hero”) of John Milton’s “Paradise Lost”? known for their light, elegant style and A. Eve frivolous content. B. Adam A. Romantic C. God B. Victorian D. Satan C. Cavalier 69. The first sonnet form invented was the D. Enlightenment 59. A 60. C 61. D 62. A 63. C 64. D 65. D 66. C 67. B 68. D 69. D 24 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. Spenserian D. Never records Dalila’s cutting of Sam- son’s hair. B. Shakespearean 74. What angel often speaks to Adam in Par- C. Wordsworthian adise? D. Petrarchan A. Michelangelo 70. Which of the following events occur(s) B. Raphael at some point in John Milton’s “Paradise Lost”? C. Pandosto er A. Satan contemplates his reflection in a D. Baal pool of water. 75. The elegy began as an ancient met- rical form. B. Adam contemplates his reflection in a gd pool of water. A. French C. Eve contemplates her reflection in a B. Greek pool of water. C. Roman an D. All of these D. German 71. In “Samson Agonistes,” Samson predicts 76. Which of the following statements is TRUE “This day will be remarkable in my life / concerning John Milton’s poetry? By some great act, or of my days the last”. A. He followed the Shakespearean rather This is interesting because Ch than the Petrarchan sonnet form. A. both statements end up happening that B. He followed the Petrarchan rather than day. the Shakespearean sonnet form. B. both statements end up not happening C. He followed the Spenserian rather than that day. the Shakespearean sonnet form. C. Samson is echoing the older prediction n D. He followed the Spenserian rather than of the prophet Enoch. the Petrarchan sonnet form. D. both statements will later be fulfilled by ya 77. How many times does Satan work to tempt Christ. Jesus in the Gospels? 72. Choose the BEST answer to fill in the blank. A. One John Milton is best described as a strong who emphasized the freedom of the B. Two ra individual. C. Three A. Anglican D. Four B. Methodist 78. In , a good example of Milton’s sharp Na rhetorical prose, Milton denounces restric- C. Protestant tive censorship, arguing for freedom of the D. Buddhist press. 73. In the Biblical book of “Judges,” A. “Paradise Lost” A. Dalila pays Samson’s ransom from B. “Samson Agonistes” prison. C. “Areopagitica” B. Dalila refuses to pay Samson’s ransom D. “Paradise Regained” in prison. 79. In Book Six of “Paradise Lost,” Satan invents C. Never records Dalila’s visit to Samson something that he thinks will help win his in prison. war against God. What is it? 70. C 71. A 72. C 73. C 74. B 75. B 76. B 77. C 78. C 79. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 25 A. Gunpowder 85. The term “Agonistes” is Greek and it means B. Adamantine armor A. one who is in agony. C. The Chariot of Paternal Deity B. one who inflicts agony. D. The Thunderbolt C. one who struggles for or champions a 80. In Book Four of “Paradise Regained,” for his cause. final temptation Satan takes Jesus to what D. one who predicts the future. location? 86. Complete the following statement. John er A. The top of the Pantheon in Rome Milton explains in the first 26 lines of “Par- adise Lost” that that goal of his epic poem B. The Pinnacle of the Temple in Jerusalem will be gd A. to justify the ways of God to humankind. C. The top of a “Mountain high” D. “Up to the middle Region of thick Air” B. to justify the ways of humankind to God. 81. Which of the following events occur(s) in an the first book of John Milton’s “Paradise C. to justify the ways of Heaven to Hell. Lost”? D. to justify the ways of Hell to Heaven. A. Satan lays dazed on the burning lake. 87. The ode form derives from a long tradition B. Satan assembles his fallen legions. Ch of what type of poetry? C. Adam and Eve fall from the state of Par- A. Lyric adise. B. Epic D. A and B C. Satiric 82. According to the “Book of Luke,” Herod was the king of D. Virgilian n A. Judea 88. was the companion in publication to John Milton’s “Paradise Regained.” ya B. Egypt A. “Paradise Lost” C. Syria B. “Areopagitica” D. Jerusalem C. “On Christian Doctrine” 83. After Milton went blind, he was able to ra compose poetry by using D. “Samson Agonistes” 89. What author wrote “Life of Milton”? A. braille A. Samuel Johnson Na B. dictation B. Edmund Spencer C. a code of his own devising C. Samuel Taylor Coleridge D. an Abacus 84. What character leads Adam and Eve from D. T. S. Eliot the Gates of Paradise in the final book of 90. What Biblical story acts as a springboard John Milton’s “Paradise Lost”? for John Milton’s “Paradise Regained”? A. Michelangelo A. The Baptism of Jesus B. Raphael B. The story of Luke C. Uriel C. The Ascension of Jesus D. Michael D. The Second Coming of Jesus 80. B 81. D 82. A 83. B 84. D 85. C 86. A 87. A 88. D 89. A 90. A 91. C 26 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 91. Denied the right to apply for divorce and C. The Temptation of Christ facing intense humiliation, John Milton D. None of these wrote what work? 96. John Milton was inspired by the previous A. “Christian Doctrines” works of what authors? B. “On Regicide” A. Homer, Virgil, and Dante C. “The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce” B. Dante, Spenser, and Pope er C. Homer, Dryden, and Longfellow D. “Paradise Lost” D. Virgil, Shakespeare, and Jane Austen 92. Even in John Milton’s lifetime, “Paradise Regained” was considered in literary qual- 97. dominated English literature from gd ity as largely to “Paradise Lost.” the Restoration until the end of the 18th century with the emergence of Romanti- A. superior cism. B. inferior A. Medievalism an C. equal B. Modernism D. irrelevant in comparison C. Victorianism 93. In the first 75 lines of Book One of “Paradise D. Neoclassicism Regained,” Satan refers to which person Ch he has recently seen, who is identified by 98. John Milton’s “Samson Agonistes” is best the following quote? “Before him [Jesus] described by which of the following gen- a great Prophet, to proclaim / His coming, res? is sent Harbinger, who all / Invites, and in A. Pastoral elegy the Consecrated stream / Pretends to wash off sin” B. Prose polemic C. Blank verse tragedy n A. John the Apostle B. John the Baptist D. Masque ya 99. Near the end of “Samson Agonistes,” Sam- C. Michael the Archangel son resists performing before attendants of D. Joseph, Jesus’s stepfather what type of event? 94. What poet was famous for his “Eclogues”? A. Greek Olympic Games ra A. Virgil B. A Roman Circus B. Shakespeare C. A Gladiator competition C. Chaucer D. A and B Na D. A and B 100. D Her honor as a Jew 95. John Milton’s “Paradise Regained” deals A. Religious conviction mainly with what Biblical event? B. Political patriotism A. The Great Flood C. Her love for Samson B. The Parting of the Red Sea 92. B 93. B 94. A 95. C 96. A 97. D 98. C 99. D 100. C 1.6 Paradise Lost- John Milton No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 27 1. To justify which purpose that Milton wrote A. The fall of Lucifer Paradise Lost? B. The fall of man A. To justify the fall of Lucifer C. Adam and Eve B. To justify the loss of paradise D. The genesis C. To justify the fall of man 8. At what point does the narration unfolds D. To justify the ways of God to men in the poem Paradise Lost? er 2. How many books were included in the sec- A. In Eden ond edition of the poem Paradise Lost? B. After the fall of man A. 10 C. After the defeat of rebel angels gd B. 14 D. In paradise, when Lucifer sits with God C. 12 D. 11 9. When was Paradise Lost published? 3. When was the first edition of the poem Par- A. 1660 adise Lost published? A. 1673 B. 1676 an B. 1667 C. 1658 D. 1654 Ch C. 1656 10. “Paradise Lost” is considered a: D. 1667 A. First Person Narrative 4. How many narrative arcs does Paradise B. Short Story Lost have? C. Epic Poem A. 2 n D. Novel B. 1 11. Satan’s name before he fell from heaven C. 4 ya was: D. 12 A. Beezlebub 5. In which style did John Milton write the B. Michael poem Paradise Lost? ra C. Lucifer A. Free verse D. Belial B. Vers libre 12. ’Book 1’ of ’Paradise Lost’ presents Satan C. Regular meter Na with his angels fallen into Hell. When re- D. blank verse covered, Satan awakens all his legions and 6. Which one is the longest book in Milton’s speaks to them. The first he addresses is de- Paradise Lost? scribed as ’one next to himself in power, and next in crime, long after known in A. Book IX Palestine’. What’s the name of this fallen B. Book XI angel? C. Book IIV A. Mammon D. Book X B. Moloch 7. On which Biblical theme that Paradise lost C. Beelzebub is based? D. Ashtaroth 1. D 2. C 3. D 4. A 5. D 6. A 7. B 8. C 9. B 10. C 11. C 12. C 28 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 13. In ’Paradise Lost’, which angel is ordered A. Michael and Gabriel by God to drive Adam and Eve out of Par- B. Michael and Raphael adise? Before he does so, he shows Adam a number of visions about the future of the C. Raphael and Gabriel human race, beginning with Cain murder- D. Michael and Lucifer ing Abel and ending with the redemption 19. For inspiration in writing the poem, Milton of mankind through Christ. Who is this says he depends on: angel that has a large role in the finishing A. Wine er chapters of ’Paradise Lost’? B. The Holy Spirit A. Michael C. His favorite pen B. Abdiel gd D. The Son C. Rafael 20. Earth is described as being connected to D. Gabriel heaven by a: 14. Milton’s “unholy trinity” of characters in- A. “stepping stones of clouds an cludes: B. Golden rope A. Error, Temptation, and Satan C. Golden chain B. Sin, Death and Temptation D. Ladder 21. Sin was born out of Satan’s: Ch C. Sin, Temptation, and Satan A. Head D. Satan, Sin, and Death 15. The battle between God’s army and Satan’s B. Lust rebels in heaven lasted: C. Anger A. One day D. Rib 22. Eve before the Fall might best be described n B. Three days as: C. Seven days A. a feminist ya D. One hour B. uncomfortable with Adam 16. In the phrase, “thy seed shall bruise our C. detailed oriented foe," the “seed” refers to: D. a docile, vain creature ra A. The Tree of Knowledge 23. Throughout the poem, Satan transforms B. Adam himself into many creatures. Which crea- ture does Satan not turn into? C. Cane and Abel Na A. a mouse D. Jesus Christ B. a cherub 17. In the phrase, “thy seed shall bruise our foe," “thy” refers to: C. a toad D. a serpent A. Sin 24. Who might be considered the friendliest B. Eden and most sociable of all God’s angels? C. Satan A. Adam D. Eve B. Michael 18. The two archangels who serve as generals C. Raphael in God’s army are: D. Lucifer 13. A 14. D 15. B 16. D 17. D 18. A 19. B 20. C 21. A 22. D 23. A 24. C 25. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 29 25. Everyday before the Fall Adam and Eve 31. When God sees that Adam and Eve have went out to work. What did their work disobeyed him, who does he send to “judge” consist of? them and the snake? A. Hunting and gathering food A. The Son B. Tending to the Garden of Eden B. The Holy Ghost C. Building shelter to live in C. Michael D. Raphael D. Naming all God’s creatures and plants er 32. Inspired by Satan’s victory over man, Sin 26. The reason for Satan’s fall might best be and Death construct: described as: A. a bridge from hell to heaven gd A. incest B. a temple to welcome Satan back B. lust C. a bridge from hell to earth C. greed D. a funnel from Eden to the gates of hell an D. pride 33. After they have both eaten from the Tree of 27. The reason for Eve’s fall might best be de- Knowledge, the first thing Adam and Eve scribed as: do is: A. Ask forgiveness from God A. vanity Ch B. Put some clothes on B. lust C. Satisfy their sexual desire for each other C. greed D. pride D. Blame each other for their Fall 28. On the second day of battle in heaven, what 34. The Archangel Michael might best be de- does Satan use that surprises God’s forces? scribed as: n A. Catapults A. Jealous and envious ya B. Artillery B. Bombastic C. Illusions C. Firm and militant D. Kind and caring D. The Holy Sepulcher 35. When Michael tells Adam what will be- ra 29. Adam, Satan, and Eve herself are all dazzled come of mankind after the Fall, he is actu- by Eve’s: ally narrating stories taken directly from: A. Wit A. The New Testament Na B. Beauty B. Homer’s epic poems C. Intelligence C. The Hebrew Bible D. Hard work and spirituality D. The Koran 30. The main reason for Adam’s fall might best 36. What are the best words to describe the be described as: Garden of Eden, the weather, and nature in general, before the Fall of Adam and Eve? A. lust A. Ordered and rational B. love for Eve B. Chaotic C. pride C. Wild and unmanageable D. money D. Comfortable 26. D 27. A 28. B 29. B 30. B 31. A 32. C 33. C 34. C 35. C 36. A 37. B 30 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 37. Which angel does Satan trick by disguising A. Michael himself as a cherub? B. Abdiel A. Michael C. Uriel B. Uriel D. Satan is not injured C. Raphael 44. When Satan leaps over the fence into Par- adise, what does Milton liken him to? D. Abdiel A. A snake slithering up a tree er 38. In what book does the fall take place? B. A germ infecting a body A. Book VIII C. A wolf leaping into a sheep’s pen B. Book X gd D. A fish leaping out of water C. Book IX 45. Which angel tells Adam about the future D. Book VII in Books XI and XII? 39. In which book of the Bible does the story A. Raphael of Adam and Eve occur? an B. Uriel A. Leviticus C. Michael B. Exodus D. None of the above C. Genesis 46. Which of the following is not found in Ch Hell? D. Deuteronomy 40. Which devil advocates a renewal of all-out A. Gems war against God? B. Gold A. Belial C. Oil B. Moloch D. Minerals n 47. Which statement about the Earth is as- C. Mammon serted as true in Paradise Lost? ya D. Beelzebub A. It was created before God the Son 41. What is Milton’s stated purpose in Paradise B. Earth hangs from Heaven by a chain Lost? C. The Earth is a lotus flower A. To assert his superiority to other poets ra D. The Earth revolves around the sun B. To argue against the doctrine of predes- 48. Which devil is the main architect of Pande- tination monium? C. To justify the ways of God to men Na A. Mulciber D. To make his story hard to understand B. Mammon 42. Which of the following is not a character C. Moloch in Paradise Lost? D. Belial A. Night 49. How many times does Milton invoke a B. Agony muse? C. Discord A. One D. Death B. Two 43. Which angel wields a large sword in the C. Three battle and wounds Satan? D. Four 38. C 39. C 40. B 41. C 42. B 43. A 44. C 45. C 46. C 47. B 48. A 49. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 31 50. Which of the following poets does Milton A. A fortress emulate? B. A catapult A. Virgil C. A large sword B. Homer D. A cannon C. Both Virgil and Homer 57. According to Paradise Lost, which of the D. Neither Virgil or Homer following does God not create? 51. What is the stated subject of Paradise Lost? A. The Son er A. The fight between good and evil B. Adam and Eve B. Heaven’s battle and Satan’s tragic fall C. Computers gd C. The creation of the universe D. He creates everything 58. Who does Milton name as his heavenly D. Adam and Eve’s disobedience muse? 52. Which devil is Satan’s second-in- command? A. Titania an A. Mammon B. Urania B. Sin C. Virgil C. Moloch D. Michael Ch 59. What does Eve do when she first becomes D. Beezelbub conscious? 53. Who discusses cosmology and the battle of Heaven with Adam? A. Go in search of her mate A. God B. Talk to the animals B. Eve C. Look at her reflection in a stream n D. Eat of the Tree of Knowledge C. Raphael 60. Who is the main protagonist of Paradise D. Michael ya Lost? 54. Which scene happens first chronologi- A. Satan cally? B. Adam A. Satan and the devils rise up from the C. Eve ra lake in Hell B. The Son is chosen as God’s second-in- D. God command 61. In how many books is Paradise Lost di- vided? Na C. God and the Son create the universe D. The angels battle in Heaven A. Nine 55. Which of the angels is considered a hero B. Twelve for arguing against Satan? C. Eighteen A. Abdiel D. Fourteen B. Uriel 62. Which is the longest book? C. Michael A. Book X D. Raphael B. Book VIII 56. In an attempt to defeat God and his angels, C. Book IX what do the rebel angels make? D. Book I 50. C 51. D 52. D 53. C 54. B 55. A 56. D 57. D 58. B 59. C 60. A 61. B 62. C 32 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 63. In Books I-II, the rebels of Satan build the A. Paradise Found Pandemonium. What is it? B. Paradise Lost Twice A. The forbidden fruit C. Paradise Regained B. The capital of Heaven D. Paradise Lost Again C. A beautiful garden 70. who was the companion of Adam in par- adise? D. The capital of Hell A. satan er 64. The fruit of which tree were Adam and Eve forbidden to eat? B. eve A. Tree of Life C. rapheal gd D. god B. Tree of God 71. Who is “till wand’ring o’er the earth"? C. Tree of Sin A. Satan’s associates D. Tree of Knowledge B. Satan an 65. Which is the shortest book? C. Adam A. Book VII D. Eve B. Book III 72. Who will fall through his own “fault"? Ch C. Book VIII A. Satan D. Book V B. God 66. Who was sent to Earth to warn Man of the C. Adam dangers he was facing? D. Noah A. Raphael 73. Who “headlong themselves they threw Down from the verge of Heav’n"? n B. Uriel A. Adam and Eve C. Abdiel ya B. Noah and the elephant D. Beelzebub C. Rebel angels 67. Who was the first to eat the forbidden fruit? D. Benjamin and Joseph 74. Who pondered, “How such united force of ra A. Adam gods, how such As stood like these, could B. Eve ever know repulse?"? C. Satan A. Adam Na D. Snake B. Moses 68. Which of the following is not a character C. Joseph in Paradise Lost? D. Satan A. Eve 75. Who is described? “For dignity composed and high exploit: But all was false and hol- B. God low” C. Satan A. Lot D. Jonah B. Belial 69. What is the name of the sequel to Paradise C. Satan Lost? D. Moses 63. D 64. D 65. A 66. A 67. B 68. D 69. C 70. B 71. A 72. C 73. C 74. D 75. B 76. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 33 76. When was Paradise Regained published? C. 1669 A. 1671 D. 1652 B. 1656 1.7 William Wordsworth 1. What is the name of the sister of William 6. When was William Wordsworth appointed er Wordsworth, who is also a poet and di- poet laureate? arist? A. 1847 A. Anna Wordsworth gd B. 1861 B. Agnes Wordsworth C. 1839 C. Shirley Wordsworth D. 1843 D. Dorothy Wordsworth 7. In which the the famous work Lyrical Bal- an lads published? 2. When was William Wordsworth born? A. 1778 A. 7 April 1770 B. 1769 B. 7 July 1767 Ch C. 1798 C. 20 March 1773 D. 1792 D. 10 September 1772 8. From which year to which year that 3. When did William Wordsworth die? William Wordsworth served as the Poet Laureate of Britain? A. 12 January 1842 A. 1843-1850 n B. 7 June 1849 B. 1840-1855 C. 3 November 1852 C. 1842-1851 ya D. 23 April 1850 D. 1833-1848 4. Which work of William Wordsworth, with 9. Which college did William Wordsworth at- the joint publication with Samuel Taylor tend? Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic ra Age in English literature? A. St. John’s College A. The Excursion B. Trinity College B. The Prelude C. Christ College Na D. King’s College C. Lyrical Ballads 10. When did William Wordsworth marry D. Poems, in Two Volumes Mary Hutchinson? 5. Which work of William Wordsworth is A. 1802 generally considered to be his magnum opus? B. 1812 A. Laodamia C. 1798 D. 1805 B. The Prelude 11. In which magazine, in the year 1787, that C. Guide to the Lakes William Wordsworth made his debut as a D. Preface to the Lyrical Ballads writer by publishing a sonnet? 1. D 2. A 3. D 4. C 5. B 6. D 7. C 8. A 9. A 10. A 11. A 34 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. The European Magazine C. The Tatler D. The Rambler B. New Poetry 1.8 Frankenstein-Mary Shelley 1. What is the full name of the novel Franken- 6. In which year Mary Shelley visited the fa- er stein? mous Frankenstein Castle, where two cen- A. Frankenstein; or, The Evil Scientist turies before her visit an alchemist was en- gaged in experiments? B. Frankenstein; or, The Monster gd A. 1816 C. Frankenstein; or, The Devil Within B. 1814 D. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus C. 1808 an 2. In which University Victor Frankenstein D. 1812 develops the technique to reanimate the 7. At what age did Mary Shelley start writing dead tissues which ultimately leads to the the novel Frankenstein? creation of the monster? A. 26 A. University of Tübingen Ch B. 18 B. University of Greifswald C. 31 C. University of Freiburg D. 24 D. University of Ingolstadt 8. Mary Shelley wrote the novel Frankenstein 3. Whom did monster demand to Victor in the form of a frame story that starts one Frankenstein to create for him? n character wring letters to his sister. Who is A. Someone who can transform him that character? ya B. Another monster A. Captain Cooper C. Another creature without the fearful B. Victor Frankenstein features C. Captain Robert Walton D. A female companion ra D. Sergent Thomas Vincent 4. What is the name of the popular fiction 9. What is the name of the eccentric scientist genre in which the novel Frankenstein be- in the novel Frankenstein? longs to? A. Kristofer Frankenstein Na A. Bildungsroman novel B. Romantic novel B. Paris Frankenstein C. Künstlerroman novel C. Victor Frankenstein D. epistolary novel D. Mario Frankenstein 5. When was the first edition of the novel 10. Who was the last person the monster kills Frankenstein published? in the novel Frankenstein? A. 1815 A. Elizabeth B. 1820 B. William C. 1818 C. Clerval D. 1822 D. Justine 1. D 2. D 3. D 4. D 5. C 6. B 7. B 8. C 9. C 10. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 35 11. To where Walton’s expedition was headed 12. In which edition of the novel Frankenstein when he meets the gigantic figure and the the name of the author Mary Shelley first emaciated Victor? appeared? A. North Pole A. 2nd Edition B. Bermuda B. 1st Edition C. 4th Edition C. Galapagos D. 3rd Edition er D. Africa 11. A 12. A gd 1.9 Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1. When was Samuel Taylor Coleridge A. The Romantic Philosophy born? an B. The Spectator A. November 12, 1762 C. The Explicator B. September 8, 1764 D. The Watchman C. January 10, 1789 Ch 6. The ode on which topic that Coleridge D. October 21, 1772 wrote while attending Jesus College, Cam- 2. With which other poet did Samuel Taylor bridge won him the Browne Gold Medal? Coleridge founded the Romantic movement A. On the slave trade in English Literature? B. On romantic philosophy A. Lord Byron C. On the creativity of human mind n B. Shelley D. On supernatural elements in poetry C. William Wordsworth ya 7. In which establishment Coleridge enlisted D. John Keats himself in December 1793 by using the false 3. In which year Coleridge met poet William name "Silas Tomkyn Comberbache"? Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy which later contributed Romantic movement to A. The Poets society ra the English Literature? B. British Royal Navy A. 1798 C. Solicitors office B. 1779 Na D. Royal Dragoons C. 1795 8. Which one is the famous prose work of D. 1789 Samuel Taylor Coleridge? 4. When did Samuel Taylor Coleridge die? A. Kubla Khan A. 25 July 1834 B. Christabel B. 24 February 1841 C. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner C. 22 November 1836 D. Biographia Literaria D. 30 April 1822 9. With which famous writer Coleridge be- 5. What is the name of the short-lived journal came friends with in Christ’s Hospital, also that Coleridge established? called The Bluecoat School? 1. D 2. C 3. C 4. A 5. D 6. A 7. D 8. D 9. A 36 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. Charles Lamb C. John Locke B. John Keats D. John Locke C. Shelley 11. In which work Samuel Taylor Coleridge in- troduced the term ’willing suspension of D. William Wordsworth disbelief’ in 1817? 10. Who is the American transcendental A. Kubla Khan philosopher who was much influenced by B. Biographia Literaria er Samuel Taylor Coleridge? C. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner A. Ralph Waldo Emerson D. Christabel B. Ernest Holmes gd 10. A 11. B 1.10 William Shakespeare 1. Between what time period did William Shakespeare begin a successful career in London as an actor? an C. The Queens Troupe D. The London Theatre 5. Which one of the following terms is of- Ch A. between1579 and 1583 ten called for the England’s national poet, B. between1585 and 1592 William Shakespeare? C. between1579 and 1587 A. Bard of London D. between1580 and 1591 B. Bard of Avon 2. Where was William Shakespeare was born C. Master Dramatist n and brought up? D. Supreme Poet A. Yorkshire 6. When was William Shakespeare baptized? ya B. Stratford-upon-Avon A. 24 July1564 C. Chester B. 26 April 1564 D. London C. 26 August 1564 ra 3. To which category that two works of D. 16 April 1564 William Shakespeare Venus and Adonis and 7. At what age of did William Shakespeare The Rape of Lucrece belong to? marry Anne Hathaway? Na A. Tragedies A. 18 B. Historical Plays B. 22 C. Narrative Poems C. 19 D. Comedies D. 23 4. What was the first name of the playing com- 8. When did William Shakespeare die? pany King’s Men that William Shakespeare A. 22 January 1624 partly-owned? B. 16 April 1616 A. Lord Chamberlain’s Men C. 23 April 1616 B. Stratford Theatre D. 19 May 1611 1. B 2. B 3. C 4. A 5. B 6. B 7. A 8. C 9. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 37 9. How many sonnets did William Shake- 16. How many photographs exist of William speare write? Shakespeare? A. 164 A. 2 B. 145 B. 4 C. 154 C. 1 D. 126 D. 0 10. What was the age of William Shakespeare 17. Shakespeare died on? er when he retired from active service to Strat- A. 23rd April 1616 ford around 1613? B. 25th April 1616, A. 51 gd C. 28th April 1616 B. 49 D. 30th April 1616 C. 62 18. Shakespeare died at the age of D. 53 A. 48 an 11. Is there is a monument of Shakespeare in B. 52 Stratford today? C. 60 A. True D. 63 B. False Ch 19. How many times suicide occurs in Shake- 12. In which town was Shakespeare born? speare’s plays? A. London A. 7 B. Cambridge B. 9 C. Stratford C. 11 n D. Oxford D. 13 13. How many plays did William Shakespeare 20. The line “To be or not to be” comes from write? ya which play? A. 36 A. Macbeth B. 37 B. Twelfth Night C. 38 C. A Midsummer Night’s dream ra D. 39 D. Hamlet 14. What was Shakespeare’s first play? 21. Was the Globe Na A. King Lear A. A Roman Amphitheater. B. Henry VI B. An Elizabethan Theater. C. The Tempest C. An Elizabethan sports stadium. D. Romeo and Juliet D. A famous map of the world. 15. How many sonnets did William Shake- 22. Which of these was not one of Shake- speare write? speare’s plays? A. 110 A. Titus Andronicus B. 154 B. The Tempest C. 175 C. Cymbeline D. 187 D. Shakespeare in love 10. B 11. A 12. C 13. B 14. B 15. B 16. A 17. A 18. B 19. D 20. D 21. B 22. D 23. A 38 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 23. Which famous Shakespeare play does the A. The Merry Wives of Windsor quote,"My salad days, when I was green in B. Othello, the Moor of Venice judgment." come from? C. Pericles, Prince of Tyre A. Antony and Cleopatra D. King Henry the Sixth, Part II B. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark 30. Which river is associated with Shake- C. The Winters Tale speare’s birth place? D. The Merry Wives of Windsor A. The Thames er 24. Which famous Shakespeare play does the B. The Avon quote,"Neither a borrower nor a lender be” come from? C. The Tyburn gd A. Cymbeline D. The Seven B. Hamlet 31. Which famous play does the quote,"When shall we three meet again In thunder, light- C. Titus Andronicus ning, or in rain?" come from? an D. Pericles, Prince of Tyre A. The Taming of the Shrew 25. Which famous Shakespeare play does the quote “How sharper than a serpent’s tooth B. King Lear it is to have a thankless child!" come from? C. The Tempest Ch A. King Lear D. Macbeth B. As You Like It 32. How many of Shakespeare’s plays are clas- sified as histories? C. The Famous History of the Life of King Henry VIII A. 7 D. The Life and Death of King John B. 10 n 26. In what year was the First Folio published? C. 14 A. 1626 D. 18 ya B. 1621 33. The group of four plays known as the “ma- jor tetralogy” is: C. 1623 D. 1629 A. Richard III, King John, Henry VIII, 1 Henry VI 27. What nationality was Shakespeare? ra B. 1 Henry VI, 2 Henry VI, 3 Henry VI, A. Italian Richard III B. English C. King John, Henry V, Richard II, Richard Na C. Scottish III D. Greek D. Richard II, 1 Henry IV, 2 Henry IV, 28. In which century was Shakespeare born? Henry V A. 16th 34. In 1613 the Globe Theater burned down during a production of which play? B. 14th A. King John C. 15th B. Richard II D. 17th 29. which famous Shakespeare play does the C. Henry VIII quote “The first thing we do, let’s kill all D. Henry V the lawyers” come from? 24. B 25. A 26. C 27. B 28. A 29. D 30. B 31. D 32. B 33. D 34. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 39 1.11 Play by sakespear 1. According to skeptics of Shakespeare’s au- A. “Doctor Faustus” thorship, all of the following are considered B. “The Faerie Queen” to be the “true” authors of some of Shake- speare’s plays EXCEPT: C. “Titus Andronicus” A. Thomas More. D. “The Jew of Malta” B. Francis Bacon. 7. What concept best distinguishes the differ- er ence between the time of the Middles Ages C. Earl of Oxford. and the Renaissance? D. John Shakespeare. A. Humanism gd 2. Both Shakespeare and Christopher Mar- B. The rise of Queen Elizabeth low are thought to have been born in what year? C. The popularity of theater A. 1564 D. The life of Shakespeare an 8. What does the term “renaissance” mean? B. 1580 A. Death C. 1577 B. Theater D. 1550 Ch 3. In drama, a “soliloquy” refers to which of C. Drama the following? D. Rebirth A. A dialogue between two characters 9. What is the name of Shakespeare’s son? B. A character’s final words before dying A. William C. A speech delivered by a character in- B. John n tended to be spoken to only the audience C. Hamlet D. Hamnet ya D. A rhyming line 10. What religion had the most political and 4. In drama, what is a “climax”? social power in Shakespeare’s time? A. The conclusion of a play A. Catholicism ra B. The end of the first scene of a play B. Buddhism C. The first death on stage in a play C. Protestantism D. The turning point of the action in the D. Mormonism Na play 11. What was the name of the theater group 5. In verse, “meter” refers to which of the fol- that Shakespeare worked with for most of lowing? his career? A. The length of a written line A. The Lord Chamberlin’s Men B. The measured pattern of stressed and B. Elizabeth’s Men unstressed syllables C. The Globe’s Men C. The height of the stage D. Will’s Men D. The number of words in a line 12. Which group was at the bottom of Eng- 6. Shakespeare was the author of which of the land’s social hierarchy during Shake- following plays? speare’s early years? 1. D 2. A 3. C 4. D 5. B 6. C 7. A 8. D 9. D 10. C 11. A 12. B 40 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. Nobility A. Elizabeth Marlowe B. Peasants B. Joan Shakespeare C. Yeomen C. Anne Hathaway D. The gentry D. Juliet Shakespeare 13. Which of the following best characterizes 19. Who was the Queen of England throughout an Elizabethan masque? much of Shakespeare’s early life? A. A horror play, featuring supernatural A. Queen Elizabeth er forces B. Queen Victoria B. A sophisticated comedy with a surpris- C. Queen Anne ing ending gd D. Queen Gertrude C. A drama, featuring players representing 20. William Shakespeare’s father primarily mythic or allegorical figures worked as which of the following? D. A performance of a classical play in con- A. A politician an temporary language B. A teacher 14. Which of the following playwrights is thought to have had the greatest influence C. A glover on Shakespeare? D. A professional actor Ch A. Ben Johnson 21. At the end of the play, “Twelfth Night,” who is discovered to have been secretly mar- B. Christopher Marlow ried? C. Philip Sidney A. Viola and Orsino D. Thomas Kyd B. Sir Toby and Maria 15. Who is the author of Utopia? n C. Malvio and Maria A. Thomas More D. Viola and Sir Toby B. William Shakespeare ya 22. Fill in the blank. According to Dr. Debora C. Christopher Marlowe Schwartz, Greek “old comedy” was often characterized as being D. Philip Sydney 16. Who is the author of “The Tragical History A. Highly sexual ra of Doctor Faustus”? B. Not comedic at all A. Christopher Marlow C. Satirical and political B. William Shakespeare D. Grounded in religion Na C. Philip Sidney 23. Fill in the blank. According to Dr. Debra Schwartz, Greek “new comedy” was often D. The Earl of Oxford characterized as being 17. Who of the following were among Shake- A. Highly sexual speare’s royal patrons? B. Violent A. King James I. C. Satirical B. King Henry D. Dull and political C. Queen Victoria 24. Fill in the blank. In the play, “A Midsum- D. King Richard mer Night’s Dream,” Puck is also known as 18. Who was Shakespeare’s wife? 13. C 14. B 15. A 16. A 17. A 18. C 19. A 20. C 21. B 22. C 23. A 24. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 41 A. Oberon A. Viola’s twin brother B. Robin Goodfellow B. Viola’s eventual lover C. Demetrius C. A clown D. Hermia D. Olivia’s uncle 25. In the play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” 31. In the play, “Twelfth Night,” who rescues who is the queen of the fairies? Sebastian after his shipwreck? er A. Titania A. Antonio B. Lysander B. Maria C. Hermia C. Olivia gd D. Oberon D. None of the above 26. In the play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” 32. In “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” who is where is Helena from? chosen to play Pyramus in the craftsmen’s play? an A. Paris A. Peter Quince B. Naples B. Francis Flute C. Athens C. Nick Bottom Ch D. London D. Tom Snout 27. In the play, “A Midsummer’s Night’s 33. In “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” who is Dream,” who is the queen of the Amazons? Nick Bottom? A. Hippolyta A. An Athenian craftsman B. Egeus B. A professional actor n C. Helena C. A Duke D. Hermia ya D. An Amazonian 28. In the play, “Twelfth Night,” what country 34. In “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” who is Orisono from? says “Lord, what fools these mortals be!” A. France (III.ii.15)? ra B. Denmark A. Puck C. Illyria B. Nick Bottom C. Hippolyta Na D. England 29. In the play, “Twelfth Night,” what does Vi- D. Helene ola refer to herself as when she disguises 35. What country does the play, “All’s Well that herself as a man? Ends Well,” take place in? A. Orsino A. England B. Sir Toby B. Denmark C. Antonio C. Spain D. Cesario D. France 30. In the play, “Twelfth Night,” who is Sebas- 36. What is the craftsmen’s play at the end of tian? “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” about? 25. A 26. C 27. A 28. C 29. D 30. A 31. A 32. B 33. A 34. A 35. D 36. D 37. A 42 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. Puck’s adventures A. “The violent trio” B. Summertime dreams B. “The Fatal Sisters” C. The history of Athens C. “The Weird Sisters” D. Pyramus and Thisbe D. “The Dead Sisters” 37. Who is Bertram’s main companion 43. In his lectures on Shakespeare’s tragedies, throughout much of the play, “All’s Well A.C. Bradley states that he will not do that Ends Well”? which of the following? er A. Parolles A. Compare Shakespeare to other writers. B. Lafew B. Evaluate and examine Hamlet. gd C. The First Lord C. Consider anything about Shakespeare’s comedies. D. The Clown 38. Who is the central heroine of the play, D. Discuss any aspect of Shakespeare’s phi- “Twelfth Night”? losophy. an 44. In the play, “Hamlet,” what is the name of A. Viola Polonius’s daughter? B. Orsino A. Laertes C. Maria B. Ophelia Ch D. Feste C. Gertrude 39. “All’s Well that Ends Well” is considered to be what kind of a play? D. Fortinbras 45. In the play, “Hamlet,” who is Yorick? A. History A. King Hamlet’s former jester B. Comedy n B. A friend of Hamlet’s from school C. Tragedy C. The King of Norway D. Epic poem ya 40. Who is the heroine of the play, “All’s Well D. A castle guard that Ends Well”? 46. In the play, “Macbeth,” according to the witches, who will inherit the Scottish A. Helena throne? ra B. Gertrude A. The children of Macbeth C. Parolles B. The children of Banquo D. Mariana Na C. The children of Macduff 41. According to Dr. Roger Dunkle, in ancient times, what was considered a tragedy? D. The children of the witches 47. In the play, “Macbeth,” how does Macbeth A. A worship of the gods kill Duncan? B. A song for the prize or sacrifice of a goat A. He shoots him. B. He strangles him. C. A comedic performance C. He stabs him. D. A story that ended with a marriage 42. Fill in the blank. In the play, “Macbeth,” D. He beheads him. a number of characters refer to the Three 48. In the play, “Macbeth,” who asks “Whence Witches as is that knocking?” (2.11.55) 38. A 39. B 40. A 41. B 42. C 43. A 44. B 45. A 46. B 47. C 48. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 43 A. Macbeth A. Claudius B. Lady Macbeth B. Horatio C. Duncan C. Hamlet D. Marcellus D. Macduff 55. In “Macbeth,” where is Macduff when he 49. In the play, “Macbeth,” who assists Macbeth learns of his family’s execution? with planning Duncan’s murder? A. England er A. Banquo B. France B. Macduff C. Scotland C. Malcolm D. Norway gd D. Lady Macbeth 56. The play, “Hamlet,” takes place in which of the following countries? 50. In the play, “Macbeth,” who becomes king immediately after Duncan’s murder? A. Denmark an B. Norway A. Macbeth C. England B. Banquo D. France C. Macduff 57. The play, “Macbeth,” is set in what coun- Ch D. Malcolm try? 51. In the play, “Macbeth,” who is the goddess A. England of witchcraft? B. Scotland A. Lennox C. France B. Lady Macbeth D. Norway n 58. Who is King of Scotland at the start of the C. The porter play, “Macbeth”? ya D. Hecate A. Macbeth 52. In “Hamlet,” what is Hamlet’s uncle’s B. Banquo name? C. Duncan A. Polonius ra D. Donalbain B. Claudius 59. Who kills Macbeth at the end of the play, C. Horatio “Macbeth”? Na A. Duncan D. Fortinbras B. Lady Macbeth 53. In “Hamlet,” which character is left alive at the end of the play? C. Lady Macduff A. Hamlet D. Macduff 60. Hamlet is considered to be what kind of B. Claudius play? C. Horatio A. Comedy D. Gertrude B. History 54. In “Hamlet,” who says that “something is C. Tragedy rotten in the state of Denmark”? D. Epic poem 49. D 50. A 51. D 52. B 53. C 54. D 55. A 56. A 57. B 58. C 59. D 60. C 61. A 44 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 61. At the end of the play “Richard III,” what 67. In the play, “Henry V,” who is the close happens to Richard? friend and mentor of young Henry? A. He is killed. A. Montjoy B. He is arrested. B. Horatio C. He is crowned king. C. Falstaff D. He was sent into exile. D. Nim 62. Dr. Ian Johnson suggests which of the fol- er lowing ideas about the play, “Henry V”? 68. In the play, “Henry V,” who is the daughter of the King of France? A. That it is a satire of European monar- chies A. Catherine gd B. That none of the characters undergo B. Alice a remarkable shift in personality over the C. The Hostess course of the play D. Nim C. That it is historically accurate an 69. In the play, “Henry V,” who is the Queen of D. That it is an incomplete play and possi- France? bly not authored by Shakespeare 63. In Shakespeare’s play, Henry V is king of A. Queen Isabel what country? B. Queen Nim Ch A. England C. Queen Alice B. Norway D. Queen Montjoy C. Denmark 70. In the play, “Henry V,” who states that “If D. France we are marked to die, we are enough/To do 64. In the play “Richard III,” where does Richard our country loss. . . ” (IV.iii.20-21)? n imprison the young princes? A. Falstaff A. In a tower ya B. Henry V B. In a pit C. Nim C. In a prison D. Catherine D. In another country ra 65. In the play, “Henry V,” the Chorus serves 71. In the play, “Richard III,” who does Richard to do which of the following? hire to kill the young princes? A. Make jokes about Henry A. Ratcliffe Na B. Sing songs about the events B. Richmond C. Comment on the plot and themes of the C. Clarence play D. Tyrell D. Dance upon the stage 72. In the play, “Richard III,” who is manipu- 66. In the play, “Henry V,” what country does lated into marrying Richard? Henry wish to conquer? A. Lady Anne A. England B. Queen Elizabeth B. Spain C. France C. Duchess of York D. Denmark D. Margaret 62. B 63. A 64. A 65. C 66. C 67. C 68. A 69. A 70. B 71. D 72. A 73. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 45 73. In the play, “Richard III,” who is Richard’s A. Tyrell primary accomplice? B. King Edward IV A. Buckingham C. Queen Elizabeth B. Clarence D. The Earl of Richmond C. Tyrell 80. What type of play is “Richard III”? D. Richmond A. Tragedy B. History er 74. In the play, “Richard III,” who is Richard’s elder brother? C. Comedy A. Clarence D. Lyric gd B. King Edward IV 81. Blank verse refers to which of the follow- ing? C. Tyrell A. Prose D. Richmond B. Unrhymed iambic pentameter 75. In the play, “Richard III,” who is the mother an of Prince Edward? C. Rhyming verse A. Lady Anne D. Rhyming couplets 82. Fill in the blank. In Shakespeare’s plays, B. Queen Elizabeth prose is often used in Ch C. Margaret A. Serious letters D. Duchess of York B. Iambic pentameter 76. In the play, “Richard III,” who speaks of “the C. Rhyming verse winter of our discontent” (I.i.1)? D. Couplets A. Richmond 83. Fill in the blank. The plot of “Venus and n B. Queen Elizabeth Adonis” is based on passages from C. Richard III A. The Bible ya D. The princes B. A Christopher Marlowe play 77. The play, “Richard III,” takes place in what C. Ovid’s Metamorphoses country? D. An early Shakespeare play ra A. Greece 84. For his poems, Shakespeare is thought to have drawn upon all of the following for B. France influence and ideas EXCEPT: C. Norway Na A. Greek mythology D. England B. European history 78. What century does the play, “Henry V,” take C. Early scientific studies place in? D. The works of earlier poets A. 15th century 85. How many sonnets are attributed to Shake- B. 16th century speare? C. 14th century A. 12 D. 17th century B. 67 79. Who directly challenges Richard for the C. 154 throne in the play, “Richard III”? D. 200 74. B 75. C 76. C 77. D 78. A 79. D 80. B 81. B 82. A 83. C 84. D 85. C 46 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 86. In his reading of Shakespeare’s “Fair Youth C. Only one syllable for the length of a foot Sonnets,” who does Charlton Ogburn sup- pose Shakespeare to have really been? D. None of the above A. Marlowe 92. Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 153” is what kind of B. Swift poem? C. Oxford A. A poem about death D. Bacon B. A poem about love er 87. In Shakespeare’s plays, when is rhyme of- C. A poem about writing poetry ten used? D. A poem about Shakespeare and his fa- A. When ghosts speak ther gd 93. The concept of “prose” refers to which of B. When characters speak naturally the following? C. When a lower class character speaks A. Ordinary speech D. When the play necessitates ritualistic, B. Blank verse an choral, and sensuous effect 88. In Shakespeare’s “Venus and Adonis,” how C. Rhyming verse is Adonis killed? D. Non-English word use A. In a hunting accident 94. Where does the sonnet form originate Ch from? B. By Venus A. England C. By execution B. Spain D. By old age C. France 89. In the narrative poem, “The Rape of Lu- crece,” who is Lucretia? D. Italy n A. A fairy queen 95. Which of the following are not among the subjects of Shakespeare’s sonnets? B. A Roman matron ya A. The Dark Lady C. A villainess B. Shakespeare’s father D. A beggar woman C. A young man 90. Shakespeare often employed which of the ra following stylistic forms in his dramas? D. A rival poet 96. Which of the following poems is considered A. Blank verse to be the most neglected of Shakespeare’s? B. Old English Na A. “A Lover’s Complaint” C. Authorial narration B. “Venus and Adonis” D. Prose C. “The Phoenix and Turtle” 91. Shakespeare sometimes used the trochee, D. “The Rape of Lucrece” which in meter refers to which of the fol- lowing? In Shakespeare’s plays, a troche 97. Which of the following poems was au- is: thored by Shakespeare? A. The same as an iamb with an unstressed A. “Tintern Abbey” and stressed syllable in a foot B. “A Lover’s Complaint” B. The opposite of an iamb with a stressed C. “El Cid” and then unstressed syllable in a foot D. “The Wasteland” 86. C 87. D 88. A 89. B 90. A 91. B 92. B 93. A 94. D 95. B 96. A 97. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 47 98. Which of the following statements about a A. The Dark Lady sonnet is false? B. Hamlet A. A sonnet is a poem consisting of 14 lines. C. Christopher Marlow D. Hamnet Shakespeare B. A Shakespearean sonnet consists of the 100. What literary genre is Shakespeare’s rhyme scheme a-b-a-b, c-d-c-d, e-f-e-f, g-g. “Venus and Adonis”? er A. Short story C. A sonnet is only written in Italian. B. Tragedy play D. The last two lines of a sonnet are a rhyming couplet. C. Comedy play gd 99. Who is the main focus of a number of D. Poetry Shakespeare’s sonnets? 98. C 99. A 100. D 1.12 Edmund Spenser 1. In which work Edmund Spenser celebrates his marriage with Elizabeth Boyle? an C. Immanuel Ch D. Immerito A. Prothalamion 5. How many books were originally planned B. Faerie Queen to form the work The Faerie Queene? C. Epithalamion A. 18 D. Amoretti B. 8 n 2. To whom Edmund Spenser dedicated the C. 23 work The Faerie Queene? ya D. 12 A. Sidney 6. Which one of the following is an unfinished B. Elizabeth work of Edmund Spenser? C. Mary A. The Faerie Queene ra D. Chaucer B. Amoretti 3. Which royal dynasty Edmund Spenser celebrates in his epic poem The Faerie C. The Shepheardes Calender Na Queene? D. Astrophel A. Tudor 7. Which one of the following rhyme scheme B. Stuart is the rhyme scheme Spenserian stanza? C. Anjou A. ab cb bc cd e D. Plantagenet B. abba bccb d 4. Under which pseudonym the work The C. ab bc cd de f Shepheardes Calender was published? D. ab ab bc bc c A. Edward 8. In which year did Edmund Spenser publish B. Jonathan his poem The Shepheardes Calender? 1. C 2. B 3. A 4. D 5. D 6. A 7. D 8. B 48 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. 1568 14. During which war the castle of Edmund Spenser, Kilcolman by name burnt by na- B. 1579 tive Irish forces? C. 1597 A. Hundred Years War D. 1585 B. Nine Years War 9. In which work of Edmund Spenser the Ape C. Ten Years War and the Fox serve to satirize the customs of the court? D. Seventeen Years War er A. The Teares of the Muses 15. To whom did Edmund Spenser dedicate his work The Shepheardes Calender? B. Prosopopoia, or Mother Hubberds Tale A. Philip Sidney gd C. Muiopotmos, or the Fate of the Butter- B. Boyle flie C. Queen Elizabeth D. Ruines of Rome: by Bellay D. Chaucer 10. What is the title of the prose pamphlet Ed- an mund Spenser wrote in the year 1596? 16. Where did Edmund Spenser born? A. The Visions of Petrarch A. Worcester B. A View of the Present State of Ireland B. Chester Ch C. The Ruines of Time C. East Smithfield D. Kent D. Visions of the worlds vanitie 17. When did Edmund Spenser die? 11. What type of work is the work The Faerie Queene? A. 1599 A. pastoral work B. 1632 n B. religious work C. 1589 ya C. allegorical work D. 1621 18. To whom did Edmund Spenser addresses D. natural work his sonnet sequence Amoretti? 12. How many lines are in Spenserian stanza? A. Lisa Boyle ra A. 9 B. Mary Jane B. 12 C. Queen Elizabeth C. 24 Na D. Elizabeth Boyle D. 8 19. In which college Edmund Spenser study? 13. When was Edmund Spenser born? A. Pembroke College A. 1542 B. Latin College B. 1552 C. Corpus Christi C. 1569 D. Queens College D. 1558 9. B 10. B 11. C 12. A 13. B 14. B 15. A 16. C 17. A 18. D 19. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 49 1.13 Geoffrey Chaucer 1. When did Geoffrey Chaucer start working did Chaucer originally envision each pil- on The Canterbury Tales? grim telling? A. Early 1370s A. four B. In 1364 B. six C. Early 1380s C. two er D. In 1376 D. one 2. Which is the first major work of Geoffrey 7. During the period of which king did Chaucer? Chaucer fight in the English Army for the gd A. Troilus and Criseyde Hundred Years’ War between France and England? B. The Canterbury Tales A. William I C. The Book of the Duchess B. Edward II an D. The House of Fame C. William II 3. In which year did Chaucer fought in Hun- dred Years’ War between France and Eng- D. Edward III land? 8. Geoffrey Chaucer is also known as: Ch A. 1374 A. The reformer of English language B. 1359 B. The poet of English language C. 1367 C. The father of English literature D. 1382 D. The father of English language 4. In which year Geoffrey Chaucer born? 9. Which of Chaucer’s works is associated n A. 1343 with Valentine’s Day? A. The Book of the Duchess ya B. 1336 C. 1432 B. The Canterbury Tales D. 1347 C. Parlement of Foules 5. Who was the king when Geoffrey Chaucer D. The Canterbury Tales ra was born? 10. Which one of the following works of Geof- A. David II frey Chaucer is an elegy written for Blanche of Lancaster? B. Edward III Na A. The House of Fame C. Richard II B. The Book of the Duchess D. Edward II C. Troilus and Criseyde 6. The Canterbury Tales is an unfinished work, wherein each pilgrim was supposed D. The Legend of Good Women to tell more than one tale. How many tales 1. C 2. C 3. B 4. A 5. B 6. A 7. D 8. C 9. C 10. B 1.14 James Joyce 50 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 1. By which physical affliction was Joyce af- A. 1847 fected? B. 1893 A. autism C. 1906 B. blindness D. 1922 C. deafness 7. In what year did the Easter Rising occur? D. loss of limb A. 1901 2. By which religious writer was Joyce most er B. 1916 clearly influenced? C. 1922 A. Thomas Aquinas D. 1934 B. William Bradshaw gd 8. In which location(s) did Joyce live while in C. John Foxe exile? D. William Tyndale A. Trieste 3. For Joyce, what are epiphanies? B. Paris A. short prose sketches that vary in char- acter B. dream-like pieces of writing an C. Zurich D. All of the Above 9. To whom was Joyce married? Ch C. deep realizations linked with religious A. Nora Barnacle faith B. Sylvia Beach D. All of the Above C. Molly Bloom 4. How do most critics believe Joyce’s exile affected his use of language? D. Augusta Gregory A. After his exile, he only used one “voice” 10. Which author(s) are associated with Mod- n in his works ernism? B. After his exile, he disliked the intricacy A. T.S. Eliot ya of language B. T.E. Hulme C. After his exile, he never used split nar- C. Ezra Pound ratives D. All of the Above ra D. After his exile, he used a mixture of 11. Which cultural event(s) led to the rise of languages and linguistic traditions in his Modernism? works A. the spread of Freud’s theories 5. In what way(s) did the events of the Easter Na Rising affect the work of writers? B. the increased pace of everyday life A. it led many Irish writers to criticize C. the controversy over traditional ideas British colonial practices of certainty and morality B. it led to more depictions of violence and D. All of the Above sacrifice in Irish literature 12. Which event(s) caused the Easter Rising? C. it inspired Irish writers to create an Irish A. an increase in Irish nationalism national identity B. the Irish desire for independence D. All of the Above C. the formation of the secret, revolution- 6. In what year did Ireland acquire national ary IRB independence? D. All of the Above 1. B 2. A 3. D 4. D 5. D 6. D 7. B 8. D 9. A 10. D 11. D 12. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 51 13. Which of the following characterizes Mod- 19. With whom is the concept of “claritas” as- ernism? sociated? A. the desire to show realistic forms A. Thomas Aquinas B. the use of traditional formal structure B. Augusta Gregory C. the lack of interest in characters’ psy- C. Charles Parnell ches D. Ezra Pound D. the desire to break with established er forms 20. Which writer arranged for the publication 14. Which problem(s) shaped Joyce’s early of The Dubliners? home life? A. Ezra Pound gd A. his father’s alcoholism B. W.B. Yeats B. poverty C. Ernest Hemmingway C. lack of stable work D. Virginia Woolf an D. All of the Above 21. According to critics, what is the function 15. Which was a common metaphor used by of The Dubliners’ third person narration? Irish writers in their depictions of the na- tion? A. it counters the sense of unrequited love Ch A. the metaphor of Ireland as a novel B. it is used only to disrupt the more promi- B. the metaphor of Ireland as a woman nent first-person narration C. the metaphor of Ireland as a child C. it makes the stories seem more imper- D. the metaphor of Ireland as a soldier sonal 16. Which writer(s) is/are associated with the D. it breaks through the sense of paralysis n Irish Literary Revival? 22. At the end of “Eveline,” what decision does A. George Russell the title character make? ya B. J.M. Synge A. she decides to stay in Ireland C. W.B. Yeats B. she decides to quit her job D. All of the Above ra 17. Who was Charles Parnell? C. she decides to leave her mother A. a popular symbol of Irish nationalism D. she leaves for France B. an Irish representative in the British Par- 23. In The Dubliners, what do most critics say Na liament is the function of paralysis? C. the founder of the Catholic Land League A. it is represented in a way that implies collective activity is needed D. All of the Above B. it reveals the sense of imprisonment that 18. With which important literary figure(s) comes from routine was Joyce in contact in his lifetime? C. it reveals characters’ literal inability to A. Arthur Symons move away from Ireland B. Harriet Weaver D. All of the Above C. W.B. Yeats 24. In The Dubliners, which best describes the order of the story arc? D. All of the Above 13. D 14. D 15. B 16. D 17. D 18. D 19. A 20. A 21. C 22. A 23. D 24. C 52 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. adolescence, maturity, childhood A. a reporter B. childhood, maturity, adolescence B. a father C. childhood, adolescence, maturity, pub- C. a poet lic life D. a soldier D. childhood, adolescence, maturity 31. In “A Mother,” what does Mrs. Kearney 25. In The Dubliners, which literary device make her daughter learn? does Joyce use most frequently? A. the piano er A. acatalectic B. the Irish language B. chiasmus C. the English language gd C. fantasy D. the violin D. pentameter 32. In “Ivy Day in the Committee Room,” which historical national figure is celebrated? 26. In The Dubliners, which literary style is used? A. Leopold Bloom A. realism B. impressionism C. fantasy an B. Molly Bloom C. Charles Stuart Parnell D. Wolf Tone Ch D. gothic 33. In “The Dead,” what do most critics suggest is important about the snowfall? 27. In The Dubliners, which negative charac- teristic(s) does Joyce associate with Dublin A. the snow represents Ireland’s inability as a place? to become independent A. commonness B. the snow represents the quiet that cov- ers life and death n B. boredom C. the snow represents the promise of love C. backwardness ya D. All of the Above D. the snow represents the characters’ abil- 28. In The Dubliners, which story/stories pro- ity to escape Ireland vide(s) an example of unrequited passion? 34. In “Two Gallants,” Joyce’s major critical ra A. “The Dead” commentary is: B. “Eveline” A. that women are more at fault than men B. that individuals are too passive C. “A Painful Case” Na C. that people work too hard for change D. All of the Above 29. In which story from The Dubliners is snow D. that Catholicism is not to blame for an important occurrence? problems 35. Please identify the story: “her eyes gave A. “Araby” him no sign of love or farewell or recogni- B. “The Boarding House” tion.” C. “The Dead” A. “The Boarding House” D. “An Encounter” B. “Clay” 30. In “A Little Cloud,” what does Little Chan- C. “Eveline” dler dream about becoming? D. “A Little Cloud” 25. B 26. A 27. D 28. D 29. C 30. C 31. B 32. C 33. B 34. B 35. C 36. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 53 36. To what does the title of Joyce’s short story A. it enables Stephen to say in Ireland for- “After the Race” refer? ever A. the race for more modes of transporta- B. it prepares Stephen to accept his artistic tion rebirth B. the decline of the Irish race C. it ends Stephen’s period of enlighten- C. the race to establish an empire ment D. the race for Ireland’s welfare D. it helps Stephen to decide to join the er Catholic church 37. Which best describes the tone at the end of “Araby?” 42. According to Stephen, how is art repre- sented in the lyrical form? A. hopeful gd A. the image is presented in immediate re- B. disappointed lation to the artist himself C. joyful B. the image is presented is immediate re- D. satiric lation to the artist and others an 38. Which of the following does Joyce address C. the image is presented in a way that is thematically in The Dubliners? not purely personal A. the positive side of war with Germany D. the image is presented in immediate re- B. the supremacy of Britain lation to others only Ch C. Irish nationalism 43. From whom does Stephen borrow his idea of clarity? D. the Irish nation’s inability to survive without England’s help A. Thomas Aquinas 39. Which of the following exemplifies the B. W.B. Yeats Modernist style of The Dubliners? n C. Augusta Gregory A. the positive representation of cultural institutions D. Ezra Pound ya B. the representation of a shallow, drab cul- 44. How does Stephen react to his first sexual ture encounter? C. the positive representation of the A. he feels alienated Catholic Church ra B. he feels proud D. the representation of adventures the C. he feels at peace city offers to the mind D. he feels confident 40. In The Dubliners, how does Joyce use Na epiphanies? 45. In A Portrait of the Artist, how do most crit- ics suggest that the flight motif functions? A. they sometimes clarify the connection between death and life A. it represents the desire to flee Ireland B. they are often coupled with resignation, B. it represents the hero’s fear that he will sadness, and frustration overestimate his abilities C. they create a system of hope, followed C. it implies that the artist must take flight by passive acceptance to do his work D. All of the Above D. All of the Above 41. According to Randy Hofbauer, what is/are 46. In A Portrait of the Artist, how is the artist the purpose(s) of the epiphany? represented? 37. B 38. C 39. B 40. D 41. B 42. A 43. A 44. A 45. D 46. D 54 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. as a friend 51. In A Portrait of the Artist, what unique style does Joyce use? B. as a family member C. as a romantic hero A. vowel shift D. All of the Above B. chiasmus 47. In A Portrait of the Artist, the main charac- C. acatalectic ter is named after which mythical figure? D. stream of consciousness er A. Aeneas 52. In order to become an artist, what does B. Icarus Stephen Dedalus sacrifice from his life? C. Daedalus A. his chance for isolation gd D. Minos B. his relationship with his family and friends 48. In A Portrait of the Artist, what is Stephen’s relationship with his Catholic faith? C. his individual consciousness A. he is opposed to the Catholic faith for D. his ability to flee Ireland the entire novel B. because he has been raised Catholic, he never struggles with his faith an 53. In which way(s) is A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man a Modernist novel? A. it does not explore a character’s internal Ch C. he is torn between his desire for free- development dom and his desire to be moral B. it uses experimental language D. he is committed to priesthood for the C. it celebrates the simplicity of everyday entire novel life 49. In A Portrait of the Artist, what is Stephen’s relationship with his Irish nationality? D. it follows a traditional narrative struc- n ture A. he is conflicted by his desire to leave 54. What are the three parts of Stephen’s es- Ireland because he has inextricable ties to ya poused aesthetic theory? it A. perception, clarity, and wholeness B. he is sure of his desire to become a leader like Parnell because his friends and B. kinesis, clarity, and perception family universally praise Irish leaders ra C. clarity, wholeness, and kinesis C. he is committed to staying in Ireland D. wholeness, harmony, and clarity D. he deeply wants to leave Ireland, but he 55. What is a kunstleroman? Na feels that, as an artist, he can only work with national themes A. a novel that traces women’s intellectual developments 50. In A Portrait of the Artist, what is the im- portance of music? B. an artist’s novel of awakening A. it ties in with Stephen’s appreciation of C. an artist’s journey in which he always language abandons his art B. it reminds Stephen of his desire to live D. a novel in which the hero solves a crime life to the fullest C. it provides a way for Stephen to feel at 56. What is the significance of the words peace “moocow” and “tuckoo,” according to most critics? D. All of the Above 47. C 48. C 49. A 50. D 51. D 52. B 53. B 54. D 55. B 56. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 55 A. it represents Joyce’s decision not to use 62. In Ulysses, Joyce retells which ancient stream of consciousness story? B. it emulates an adult’s intellectual pro- A. Homer’s The Iliad cess B. Homer’s The Odyssey C. it captures the intellectual perceptions C. Virgil’s The Aeneid of a child D. Sophocles’s Antigone D. it represents Joyce’s shift to more con- 63. In Ulysses, to what does Bloom often com- er ventional language pare life? 57. Which best describes A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man in terms of genre? A. a newspaper B. a stream gd A. bildungsroman B. comedy of manners C. a law C. pastoral D. a book 64. In Ulysses, what is/are the effect(s) of the D. satire an stream of consciousness technique? 58. Which is/are an element(s) of Stephen’s aes- thetic theories? A. it obstructs the characters’ interior thoughts A. art should not produce stasis in the B. it provides a conventional approach to Ch viewer representing the characters B. art should be kinetic C. it makes the characters’ emotions less C. art should be harmonious and propor- immediate tional D. it provides direct access to the charac- D. art should not please the perception ters’ consciousness n 59. Who says “forge in the smithy of my soul 65. In Ulysses, which character best exempli- the uncreated conscience of my race?” fies anti-Semitism? ya A. Leopold Bloom A. Leopold Bloom B. Molly Bloom B. Mr. Deasy C. Gabriel Conroy C. Gabriel Conroy ra D. Stephen Dedalus D. Molly Ivors 60. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man 66. In Ulysses, which characteristic(s) can be thematizes which of the following: considered Modernist? A. the artist in exile Na A. the sequential construction of time B. spiritual crisis B. the lack of taboo topics C. artistic awakening C. the use traditional language D. All of the Above D. the inclusion of various types of media 61. How does Joyce parallel Leopold and 67. In Ulysses, which experimental tech- Stephen? nique(s) does Joyce use? A. both are mature A. puns B. both tend to be cheerful B. parodies C. both are artists C. unconventional syntax D. both dislike music D. All of the Above 57. A 58. C 59. D 60. D 61. C 62. B 63. B 64. D 65. B 66. D 67. D 56 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 68. In Ulysses, which stylistic characteristic(s) 73. Which best describes Bloom’s attitude to- appear? wards nationalism? A. stream of consciousness A. he is deeply invested in the nationalist cause B. repetition of words B. he hopes to join the IRB C. shifts in narrative voice C. he is disinterested in nationalism D. All of the Above D. he is opposed to the nationalist cause er 69. In Ulysses, with which mythical character 74. Which character says he “fear[s] those big does Stephen best correspond? words that make us so unhappy”? A. Odysseus A. Stephen Dedalus gd B. Telemachus B. Mr. Deasy C. Nestor C. Gabriel Conroy D. Nausicaa D. Leopold Bloom an 70. In what context does Joyce use the term 75. Which character says “wasn’t she the “amor matris,” or motherly love? downright villain to go and do a thing like A. in The Dubliners, Chandler uses it to that”? describe family relationships A. Molly Bloom Ch B. in The Dubliners, Gabriel uses it in his B. Mrs. Mooney discussions about death C. Mrs. Sinico C. in Ulysses, Stephen uses it in his lectures D. Gerty MacDowell on art 76. Which of the following themes is/are ad- D. in Ulysses, Leopold uses it to describe dressed in Ulysses? n his personal identity A. religious identity 71. What is the function of the Linati schema? B. national identity ya A. it outlines the transition from child to C. married relationships adult in The Dubliners D. All of the Above B. it outlines the order of stories in The 77. Who says “history is like a nightmare from Dubliners which I must awake”? ra C. it outlines the fundamental structure of A. Leopold Bloom Ulysses B. Little Chandler D. it outlines the movement of time in Na C. Joe Donnelly Finnegans Wake D. Stephen Dedalus 72. What was/were the reaction(s) to Ulysses when it was first published? 78. With which character in The Odyssey does Molly Bloom best correspond? A. it was considered inferior by most au- thors who read it A. Nausicaa B. Aeolus B. it was banned for obscenity C. Penelope C. it was considered too conventional for publication D. Telemachus 79. Which text(s) are referenced in Joyce’s D. it was praised by the government and Ulysses? churches 68. D 69. B 70. C 71. C 72. B 73. C 74. A 75. A 76. D 77. D 78. C 79. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 57 A. The Bible D. it led to the focus on the family as a B. Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Grey functional institution 85. How do Shem the Penman and Shaun the C. Yeat’s “Who Goes with Fergus” Post differ? D. All of the Above A. while Shem is a conformist, Shaun is a 80. According to Margot Norris, what do talented artist Joyce’s novels imply about civilization? B. while Shem would rather be a priest, A. that it depends on repression er Shaun is happy at his work B. that it ends paralysis C. while Shem is a postman, Shaun is a C. that it enables fulfillment artist and writer gd D. that it resolves spiritual crises D. while Shem is an artistic outsider, Shaun is a dull conformist 81. According to Margot Norris, what is the ontological problem of Finnegans Wake? 86. In Finnegans Wake, how does Joyce repre- sent the theme of tragic love? A. the characters’ preference for reality an over dreams A. he refers to the mythical Daedalus B. the inability to distinguish between the B. he uses an allusion to the mythical “self” and “other” Odysseus C. the inability to experience guilt C. he uses an allusion to Tristian and Iseult Ch D. the disconnection from primal senses and urges D. he refers to the Oedipal myth 82. According to Margot Norris, what is the 87. In Finnegans Wake, to which text(s) does significance of guilt in Finnegans Wake? Joyce make an allusion? A. it represents original sin A. the Book of the Dead n B. it is linked with sexual perversions B. the Bible C. Vico’s La Scienza Nuova C. it represents the Freudian primal scene ya D. All of the Above D. All of the Above 88. In Finnegans Wake, which of the following 83. According to most critics, what does the typify family life? circular structure of Finnegans Wake rep- ra resent? A. murder A. the impossibility of resurrection B. slander B. the unconscious C. hypocrisy Na C. unrequited love D. All of the Above D. the patterns of birth, life, and death 89. Please identify the text from which “then must any what you like in the power of 84. How do historians say Joyce’s exile mani- empthoo” comes. fest itself in Finnegans Wake? A. “Araby” A. it led to the combination of multiple lan- guages to form new words B. “The Dead” B. it led to the inclusion of dream scenarios C. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man D. Finnegans Wake C. it led to the lack of allusions to other 90. What do most critics say that Issy repre- cultures’ stories and myths sents to her brothers and father? 80. A 81. B 82. D 83. D 84. A 85. D 86. C 87. D 88. D 89. D 90. A 58 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. she is a source of secret, repressed de- 95. Why do critics consider the dream form sire ideal for Finnegans Wake? B. she represents the functional family A. it prevents exploration of the uncon- structure scious C. she is an example of piety B. it obscures the characters’ immediate D. she dissolves the tension of the Oedipal thoughts references C. it allows for the introduction of plot er 91. What is unique about the structure of snippets and new language Finnegans Wake? D. it makes the readers’ experience of the A. the last sentence and first sentence are characters less intimate gd circular 96. Why do most scholars consider Finnegans B. the novel has a traditional plot; nothing Wake avant-garde? is particularly unique about it A. the invented words C. the start of the book bears no resem- B. the free dream associations an blance to the end C. the sketchy, episodic structure D. the novel is clearly written from the fu- ture to the past D. All of the Above 92. Which of the following are popular sources 97. With which Irish figure(s) is HCE often Ch of dispute in the critical study of Finnegans identified? Wake? A. Wolfe Tone A. whether the novel has a plot B. Charles Stuart Parnell B. whether the novel has definite charac- C. Father Arnall ters n D. Daniel O’Connell C. whether the novel has a protagonist 98. With which text(s) is the word “riverrun” D. All of the Above associated? ya 93. Which of the following figures of speech A. The Dubliners are present in Finnegans Wake? B. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man A. allusions C. Ulysses ra B. jokes C. portmanteaus D. Finnegans Wake 99. From what source is the title of Finnegans D. All of the Above Wake taken? Na 94. Which of the following themes are devel- oped in Finnegans Wake? A. a poem by Yeats A. married relationships B. a popular Irish ballad B. dreams C. an ancient epic C. the movement of time D. a poem by Eliot D. All of the Above 91. A 92. D 93. D 94. D 95. D 96. D 97. B 98. D 99. B 1.15 Dante No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 59 1. According to Dante, what does the term C. The relationship focuses on Beatrice’s “gramatica” mean? chastity and purity. A. It is static language with unchanging D. All of the above rules. 6. In De Vulgari Eloquentia, Dante writes pri- B. It is the language spoken by everyday marily in which language? people. A. Tuscan C. It is the only kind of illustrious vernac- B. Italian er ular. C. Latin D. It is synonymous with natural language. D. English 7. In Vita Nuova, how does Dante represent gd 2. According to Dante, when is it most appro- priate to use Latin? love? A. In written literature A. Love is an ennobling force that offers a chance for salvation. B. In everyday speech an B. Love is problematic for Dante, because C. In essays Beatrice is considered impure. D. In love poetry C. Love has little to do with spirituality. 3. According to most critics, Vita Nuova is an D. Love obscures all possibility for salva- Ch example of which of the following genres? tion. A. Autobiography 8. In which dialect is Dante’s Vita Nuova pri- B. Framed narrative marily written? C. Lyric poetry A. Latin D. All of the above B. Tuscan n 4. For what reason was Dante exiled from his C. English home? D. French ya A. Because many people were deeply of- 9. In which important medieval city was fended by The Divine Comedy Dante born? B. Because he was embroiled in the con- A. London flict between the Black Guelphs and White ra Guelphs B. Rome C. Because Pope Boniface VIII was upset C. Florence by his representation of the church in The D. Sorrento Na Divine Comedy 10. In which of the following ways was Dante D. Because Beatrice’s family wanted the involved in the Italian politics of his time? two lovers separated A. He held several positions in the local 5. How is Dante’s relationship with Beatrice government. an example of courtly love? B. He conducted diplomatic missions. A. The relationship watches Dante pass through stages of love for Beatrice’s physi- C. He literally fought at the Battle of Cam- cal, moral, and divine beauty. paldino. B. The relationship provides an example D. All of the above of passionate love rather than arranged 11. In which text did Dante introduce the matches. “dolce stil novo” technique? 1. A 2. C 3. D 4. B 5. D 6. C 7. A 8. B 9. C 10. D 11. B 60 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. The Convivio A. “The sweet silence” B. Vita Nuova B. “The sweetness of love” C. De Vulgari Eloquentia C. “Sweet and still” D. Eclogues D. “Sweet new style” 12. In which way was Dante a precursor of hu- 17. Where did Dante stay while he was in ex- manism? ile? A. He wrote classical epics with Christian er materials. A. Paris B. He promoted the worship of idolatrous B. Ravenna statues from the ancient times. C. England gd C. He rejected the influence of Scholasti- D. All of the above cism. 18. Which of the following best represents D. He was uninterested in the poetics of Dante’s criticism of the medieval Church? an the sublime. 13. The quote “women who have intellect of A. He thought the popes failed to live up love” is from which text? the requirements of their offices. A. Vita Nuova B. He disbelieved in the Christian doctrine. Ch B. De Monarchia C. He believed that most of the teachings C. De Vulgari Eloquentia were incorrect. D. The Divine Comedy D. He thought that the popes were the only 14. What did Dante have in common with successful part of the Church. Aquinas? n 19. Which of the following contributed to the A. Both believed that reason was unrelated rise of vernacular literature? to faith. ya A. Most professional scribes found it diffi- B. Both believed in the joint power of the cult to write in Medieval Latin. Church and the State. B. The spoken language tended to take C. Both believed that only faith was an im- precedence in areas where the Church was portant part of the Christian worldview. ra weak. D. Both believed that reason and faith were part of the quest for truth. C. Official documents were written in spo- ken language. 15. What is the best definition of humanism? Na D. All of the above A. The movement to write more in vernac- ular 20. Which of the following historical events occurred in Dante’s lifetime? B. The intellectual movement interested in classical antiquity A. The Italian Renaissance C. The scientific movement away from B. The Black Death classical antiquity C. The Crusades D. The movement based on literature about courtly love D. The Enlightenment 16. What is the translation of the term “dolce 21. Which of the following historical figures stil novo”? influenced Dante? 12. A 13. A 14. D 15. B 16. D 17. D 18. A 19. D 20. C 21. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 61 A. Cicero A. Unlike Virgil’s hell, Dante’s underworld focuses on punishment for sins. B. Thomas Aquinas B. Unlike Virgil’s hell, Dante’s underworld C. Brunetto Latini is concerned with destiny and future. D. All of the above C. Unlike Virgil’s hell, Dante’s underworld 22. Which of the following is the theme of De is not expected to last forever. Vulgari Eloquentia? D. Unlike Virgil’s hell, Dante’s underworld er A. The historical evolution of language does not include examples of justice. B. The language of different literary genres 27. According to Dante, which is the most seri- ous sin in hell? gd C. The difference between grammar and A. Gluttony language B. Avarice D. All of the above C. Heresy 23. Which of the following was a popular me- an dieval criticism about the Church? D. Treachery A. Many people were unable to understand 28. According to most critics, how does Dante Church texts written in Latin. distinguish love from lust? A. Lust is often pure, while love tends to Ch B. Many people were unable to understand the language of the Mass. be crude. C. Many people took issue with the Pope’s B. Lust and love are both sins that place inordinate wealth and power. the sinner in hell. D. All of the above C. Lust involves the subordination of rea- son to desire. 24. While in exile, how did Dante’s opinions n about monarchy shift? D. Lust leads to moral improvement, while love is a more destructive force. A. He came to prefer the idea of an enlight- ya ened emperor. 29. According to most critics, what does Geryon represent in The Inferno? B. He decided that only a dictator should be in power. A. Fraud ra C. He decided that only the Catholic B. Reason Church should be in power. C. Justice D. He came to the realization that all em- D. Lust Na perors are unjust. 30. According to Robert Hollander, what are 25. Which of the following is the theme of the two types of allegory used by Dante? Dante’s Vita Nuova? A. “Allegory of speech” and “allegory of A. His dislike of the vernacular language the poets” B. His opposition to the separation of B. “Allegory of speech” and “allegory of Church and State irony” C. His love for Beatrice C. “Allegory of speech” and “allegory of D. His experiences in exile the theologians” 26. According to critics, how does Dante’s un- D. “Allegory of the poets” and “allegory of derworld differ from Virgil’s hell? the theologians” 22. D 23. D 24. A 25. C 26. A 27. D 28. C 29. A 30. D 31. D 62 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 31. Dante’s mention of the “sound of the an- 37. In The Inferno, how is the idea of Fortune gelic trumpet” refers to which religious represented? event? A. Fortune is a “divine minister” similar to A. The Annunciation an angel. B. Baptism B. Fortune is responsible for the distribu- tion of worldly goods. C. Holy Communion C. Fortune is beyond human understand- D. The Last Judgment er ing. 32. In The Inferno, Cerberus is the protector of which circle of hell? D. All of the above 38. In The Inferno, what quality does Virgil A. The circle of lust gd represent? B. The circle of gluttony A. Reason C. The circle of heresy B. Compassion D. The circle of treachery C. Temperance an 33. In The Inferno, his journey starts on which D. Fortitude holiday? 39. In The Inferno, where is hell physically sit- A. Christmas uated? Ch B. All Saint’s Day A. Beneath Cairo C. All Soul’s Day B. Beneath Jerusalem D. Good Friday C. Beneath Rome 34. In The Inferno, how are the wrathful pun- D. Beneath Florence ished? 40. In The Inferno, which historical character n A. They violently fight each other in a is found in Satan’s mouth? muddy swamp. A. Dido ya B. They are burned in their graves. B. Pope Boniface C. They roll heavy stones onto one another. C. Beatrice D. Judas D. They are forced to lie under the surface ra 41. In The Inferno, which three characters are of a marsh. located in the deepest circle of hell? 35. In The Inferno, how does his journey end? A. Guinevere, Dido, and Francesca A. He remains in hell. Na B. Homer, Dante, and Virgil B. He returns to earth. C. Brutus, Cassius, and Judas C. He escapes into Purgatory. D. Pope Nicholas, Pope Boniface, and Pope D. He emerges in Paradise. Clement 36. In The Inferno, how is heresy defined? 42. In The Inferno, who defends the city of Dis? A. As the denial of the soul’s immortality A. The sinners in the heretic circle B. As the rejection free will B. The furies C. As the choiceof lust over love C. The fallen angels D. As the decision to indulge in various sins D. The angelic messengers 32. B 33. D 34. A 35. C 36. A 37. D 38. A 39. B 40. D 41. C 42. C 43. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 63 43. In which circle would Dante place someone A. A traditional type of poetry rejected by who committed suicide? Dante in favor of new rhyme schemes A. The circle of violence B. A form of blank verse B. The circle of wrath C. A poetic form with an interlocking three-line rhyme scheme C. The circle of heresy D. A poetic form with five-line stanzas D. The circle of treachery 49. Which historical figure appears in the circle er 44. The phrase “where the sun is silent” is an of lust? example of which poetic device? A. Francesca A. Allegory B. Judas gd B. Metonymy C. Ciacco C. Synesthesia D. Alberigo 50. In The Inferno, who initially leads him D. Simile an around hell? 45. The quote “abandon all hope ye who enter A. Saint Augustine here” is from which text? B. Virgil A. Vita Nuova C. Homer Ch B. The Divine Comedy D. Judas C. De Vulgari Eloquentia 51. According to Dante, what place is at the D. De Monarchia top of his purgatory? 46. What is contrapasso? A. The Gate to Limbo B. The Garden of Eden n A. The idea that the punishment fits the crime C. The Dark Wood ya B. The poetic verse form used in Vita D. The circles of Hell Nuova 52. According to Dante, which is necessary in order to make a perfect confession? C. The structure of the cantos in The Di- vine Comedy A. The secret confession of sins ra D. The theme of love and lust in The Di- B. A lack of remorse vine Comedy C. The inability to reject one’s old life Na 47. What is limbo? D. A sense of gratitude for God’s mercy A. In The Inferno, the place for many an- 53. According to Dante, who resides in his ante- cient Roman, Greek, and Egyptian thinkers purgatory? A. The souls of those who are ready to en- B. For Dante, the home of major figures ter heaven from the Hebrew Bible B. The souls of those who are not yet ready C. The place for virtuous non-Christian to purge their sins adults C. The souls of those who are about to en- ter hell D. All of the above D. The souls of the repentant who are pun- 48. What is terza rima? ished for their sins 44. C 45. B 46. A 47. D 48. C 49. A 50. B 51. B 52. D 53. B 64 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 54. According to Dr. Mazzotta, what does the C. The heavenly paradise phrase “the little bark” mean? D. The earthly paradise A. It means that sinners must resign them- 59. In The Purgatorio, how does Dante depict selves to life in hell. the punishment of the proud penitents? B. It implies that Beatrice will return later A. They are punished with whips and bri- in the poem. dles. C. It suggests that paradise is close to pur- B. They are forced to carry heavy rocks on er gatory. their backs. D. It highlights the idea that Dante is on a C. They have their eyes sewn shut with journey of poetry. wire. gd 55. According to Dr. Mazzotta, what is the cen- tral allegorical theme in The Purgatorio? D. They must walk through thick smoke. A. The poet’s attempt to climb the moun- 60. In The Purgatorio, how does Dante repre- tain sent the entryway to the seventh terrace of an lust? B. The poet’s attempt to find his way back to Florence from Jerusalem A. He must be allowed by Cerberus to pass. C. The poet’s descent into hell B. He must walk through an immense wall Ch D. The poet’s tour of earthly paradise of flames. 56. According to Dr. Mazzotta, what trait C. He must be escorted into the terrace by distinguishes Dante’s purgatory from his an angelic messenger. hell? A. Purgatory is less future-oriented. D. He must first be ferried across the River Lethe. B. Purgatory is a place of redemptive inter- n 61. In The Purgatorio, the opening of the text vention. resembles which type of poem? C. Purgatory includes references to time. ya A. Sonnet D. Purgatory is less rooted in the human, natural world. B. Aubade 57. According to most scholars, what does the C. Ode ra chariot in The Purgatorio symbolize? D. Elegy A. The absence of heretics and monsters 62. In The Purgatorio, what is the function of in medieval church history the residents’ punishments? Na B. The conflict between ancient Romans A. The punishments prevent hope from be- and the early Church ing reborn in sinners. C. The impossibility for sinners to repent B. The punishments keep the sinners from D. The righteousness of the Roman Empire entering the path to salvation. over time C. The punishments allow the sinners to 58. According to most scholars, what does The purge their sins. Purgatorio allegorically represent? D. The punishments remind the sinners A. The penitent life that they are damned to hell. B. The afterlife existence for mortal sin- 63. In The Purgatorio, where does Dante phys- ners ically set purgatory? 54. D 55. A 56. C 57. B 58. A 59. B 60. B 61. B 62. C 63. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 65 A. In the southern hemisphere A. A place for cleansing and purification B. In the northern hemisphere B. The place of transition between earth, heaven, and hell C. In Florence C. The setting for the middle portion of D. In Rome Dante’s The Divine Comedy 64. In The Purgatorio, which of the following characters does Dante dream about? D. All of the above 70. What is the function of the River Lethe? A. Rachel and Leah er A. It separates heaven from hell. B. Brutus and Cassius B. It prevents sinners from escaping hell. C. Dido and Aeneas gd C. It washes away the memory of sin. D. Pope Boniface and Pope Clement 65. In The Purgatorio, whom does Dante cite D. It separates Dante from the other sin- as his example of temperance? ners. 71. Which character does Dante meet at the A. Pope Boniface an end of his journey through purgatory? B. Pope Clement A. Cato C. Saint Stephen B. Beatrice D. John the Baptist C. Virgil Ch 66. The levels of purgatory are associated with D. Homer which religious concept? 72. Which of the following characters appears A. The planets in The Purgatorio? B. The seven deadly sins A. Sapia C. The Augustan calendar B. Cato n D. The seven sacraments C. Sordello 67. The quote “take then henceforth thy plea- ya D. All of the above sure for guide” comes from which text? 73. Which of the following is a common ele- A. Vita Nuova ment of vision literature? B. The Convivio A. The themes usually involve life after ra C. De Vulgari Eloquentia death D. The Divine Comedy B. A character’s body is separated from his 68. What does the term “translatio studii” soul Na mean? C. A guide leads the narrator on a spiritual journey A. The ability to move from purgatory into heaven D. All of the above B. The translation of culture from one civ- 74. Who is Cato? ilization to another A. A character who appears in the lust cir- C. The movement from one circle of hell cle of hell to another B. A character who appears in the ninth D. The idea that the punishment fits the circle of hell crime C. The example Dante uses to show a per- 69. What is purgatory? fect Christian man 64. A 65. D 66. B 67. D 68. B 69. D 70. C 71. B 72. D 73. D 74. D 66 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others D. An ancient pagan that Dante meets in A. English purgatory B. Latin 75. In The Purgatorio, what do the steps to the C. Italian Gate of Purgatory represent? D. Tuscan A. The seven deadly sins 81. In his Letter to Can Grande, which topic B. The seven types of sin that keep people does Dante attempt to explain? from heaven A. His use of allegory er C. The three components of the perfect B. His opposition to the separation of confession Church and State D. The eight beatitudes C. His belief in the infallibility of the popes gd 76. According to Dante, which class of people reside on the planet Mars? D. His interest in medieval cosmology 82. In Saturn, what does Peter Damian say A. The wise about God’s ways? B. The warriors of faith C. The justice rulers D. The contemplative an A. He says that God’s ways are similar to those of Roman emperors. B. He says that God’s ways are extremely Ch simple. 77. According to Dr. Mazzotta, what do Dante’s C. He says that God’s ways are beyond hu- planets represent? man understanding. A. The deadly sins D. He says that God’s ways are only avail- B. The historical religious eras able to those in heaven. 83. In The Divine Comedy, what do many n C. The liberal arts critics believe Beatrice allegorically repre- D. The sacraments sents? ya 78. According to scholars, what is the function A. Natural light of the rose that Dante sees in paradise? B. Revelations A. It alludes to the Garden of Eden. C. The light of grace ra B. It symbolizes perfection and paradise. D. All of the above C. It is a symbol of the Virgin Mary. 84. In The Paradiso, Dante bases his structure of paradise on which of the following? D. All of the above Na A. The Renaissance concept of the planets 79. Dante’s nine spheres of heaven are associ- B. The Ptolemaic universe ated with which of the following religious concepts? C. Ancient Roman cosmology A. The deadly sins D. Ancient Greek cosmology 85. In The Paradiso, Dante focuses on which B. The steps to confession kind of politics? C. The beatitudes A. The politics of Ravenna D. The angelic hierarchy B. The politics of ancient Greece 80. In De Monarchia, what language does C. The politics of Italian city-states Dante primarily use? D. The politics of the Roman Empire 75. C 76. B 77. C 78. D 79. D 80. B 81. A 82. C 83. D 84. B 85. D 86. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 67 86. In The Paradiso, how does Dante’s journey 92. In The Paradiso, who leads Dante on his through heaven end? tour of heaven? A. With his exclusion from purgatory A. Virgil B. With a vision of the Trinity B. Beatrice C. With his return to hell C. Cato D. With his death D. Ulysses 93. In The Paradiso, who questions Dante er 87. In The Paradiso, on what day do the events occur? about hope? A. Easter Sunday A. Saint James gd B. Wednesday after Easter B. Saint John C. Saint Peter C. Good Friday D. Saint Thomas D. All Saint’s Day 94. In which section of The Divine Comedy an 88. In The Paradiso, what event does Dante does Saint Bernard appear? allegorically represent? A. The Inferno A. The soul’s union with the body B. The Convivio B. The soul’s ascent to heaven Ch C. The Purgatorio C. The soul’s tour of purgatory D. The Paradiso D. The soul’s descent into hell 95. What does “transhumanize” mean? 89. In The Paradiso, which class of people does A. It is the ability to move above the earthly Dante place on the moon? state into heaven. A. Those with the most constancy of char- n B. It is the ability to reunite with the body. acters B. The proud ya C. It is the ability to commit sins while in C. The best emperors and rulers the human body. D. The souls of those who abandoned their D. It is the ability to separate from the body vows in order to reach hell. ra 90. In The Paradiso, which quality does Dante 96. What is the function of the Primum Mo- associate with the wise? bile? A. Justice A. It symbolizes Dante’s distrust of the Na Church. B. Temperance B. It is the home of the angels. C. Fortitude C. It separates heaven from hell. D. All of the above D. It reminds Dante of his own pride. 91. In The Paradiso, who does Dante meet in the sphere of the sun? 97. Which best describes Cicero’s concept of heaven? A. Virgil A. He believed that eternal life in heaven B. Thomas Aquinas was the real one. C. Judas B. Because he was pagan, he did not be- D. Cacciaguida lieve in heaven. 87. B 88. B 89. D 90. D 91. B 92. B 93. A 94. D 95. A 96. B 97. A 68 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others C. Because he was an early Christian, he B. Dante’s enemy believed that heaven was inaccessible. C. Dante’s patron D. He believed that heaven, hell, and earth D. The emperor of Italy in Dante’s lifetime were indistinguishable. 98. Which qualities do the fixed stars in par- 100. In De Monarchia, what political opinion adise represent? does Dante express about empire? A. Faith, hope, and love A. He promotes the separation of Church er B. Faith, wisdom, and love and State. C. Love, compassion, and pride B. He declares papal authority infallible. D. Justice, temperance, and faith C. He declares emperors infallible. gd 99. Who was Can Grande? D. He says that all empires should be ruled A. The poet who leads Dante on a tour of by dictators. hell 98. A 99. C 100. A 1.16 Hamlet an Ch 1. Complete the following famous line from C. Cousin/cousin Hamlet: Something is rotten in the state D. Brother/brother of 5. What is the name of the playlet Hamlet A. England stages for Claudius? B. Venice A. Slings and Arrows n C. Denmark B. Vice of Kings D. Maine C. The Murder of Gonzago ya 2. Which of the following characters does not D. The Slaying of Lucianus appear in Hamlet? 6. Who says, “Good night, sweet prince,/And A. Polonius flights of angels sing thee to thy rest."? ra B. Gertrude A. Fortinbras C. Claudius B. Marcellus D. Miranda C. Chorus Na 3. Where was Hamlet studying before he re- D. Horatio turned to Denmark? 7. How does Queen Gertrude die? A. Wittenberg A. Accidentally stabbed by Laertes. B. Oslo B. Drowns in the river outside the castle. C. London C. Suffers a fatal heart attack while watch- D. Dublin ing Hamlet fight Laertes. 4. How are Polonius and Laertes related? D. Poisoned by drinking from Hamlet’s cup. A. Father/son 8. Who does Polonius send to spy on Laertes B. Uncle/nephew in Paris? 1. C 2. D 3. A 4. A 5. C 6. D 7. D 8. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 69 A. Francisco A. Burdock B. Gorgonzola B. Hebenon C. Reynaldo C. Baneberry D. Samson D. Hemlock 9. Who is Voltimand? A. Ambassador to the King of Norway 11. How many soliloquies does Hamlet de- from the King of Denmark liver? er B. Hamlet’s cousin A. 2 C. Ambassador to the King of Denmark B. 4 from the King of Norway gd C. 7 D. Assassin in the service of Fortinbras 10. What poison does Claudius pour into the D. 9 ear of Hamlet’s father, causing his death? an 9. A 10. B 11. C 1.17 Macbeth Ch 1. Tennyson’s poem ‘In Memoriam’was writ- C. I.A Richards ten in memory of? D. F. R Leavis A. A.H. Hallam 5. The main character in Paradise Lost Book B. Edward King I and Book II is? C. Wellington A. God n D. P.B Shelley B. Satan 2. Macbeth hires assassins to murder Ban- C. Adam ya quo’s son, named. D. Eve A. Angus 6. Who coined the phrase ‘Egotistical Sub- B. Ross lime’? ra C. Fleance A. William Wordsworth D. Lennox B. P.B Shelley 3. Which of the following is not an apparition C. S. T. Coleridge Na shown to Macbeth by the Witches: A. An armed head D. John Keats B. A bloody dagger floating in mid-air. 7. Which of the following is the first novel of D. H. Lawrence? C. A bloody child. A. The White Peacock D. A child crowned, with a tree in his hand B. The Trespasser 4. Who called ‘The Waste Land ‘a music of C. Sons and Lovers ideas’? D. Women in Love A. Allen Tate 8. Who derided Hazlitt as one of the members B. J.C Ransom of the ‘Cockney School of Poetry’? 1. A 2. C 3. B 4. A 5. B 6. C 7. A 8. D 70 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. Tennyson A. Love’s labour’s lost B. Charles Lamb B. As you like it C. Lockhart C. A mid Summer night’s dream D. T. S. Eliot D. Much ado about nothing 15. :Triumph, my Britain, thou hast one to 9. W.B.Yeats used the phrase ‘the artifice of show To whom all scenes of Europe eternity’ in his poem? homage owe. He was not of an age, but er A. Sailing to Byzantium for all time". Who wrote above lines for B. Byzantium Shakespeare: A. Jonson C. The Second Coming gd B. Bacon D. Leda and the Swan C. Wordsworth 10. Identify the writer who used a pseudonym, Michael Angelo Titmarsh, for much of his D. none of above early work? an 16. Seven Ages of Man appears in “ As you like it". Which character’s speech it is? A. Charles Dickens A. Amiens B. W. M. Thackeray B. Orlando C. Graham Greene Ch C. Oliver D. D. H. Lawrence D. Jaques 11. Who called Shelley ‘a beautiful and ineffec- 17. “To be or not to be that is the question", tual angel beating in the void his luminous is famous line of which of Shakespeare’s wings in vain’? plays? A. Walter Pater n A. Othello B. A. C. Swinburne B. Macbeth ya C. Matthew Arnold C. Hamlet D. T. S. Eliot D. King Lear 12. D. G. Rossetti was a true literary descen- 18. Identify the writer who was expelled from dant of? Oxford for circulating a pamphlet ra A. Keats A. P.B. Shelley B. Byron B. Charles Lamb Na C. Shelley C. Hazlitt D. Wordsworth D. Coleridge 19. Who, among the following, is not con- 13. W.B. Yeats received the Nobel Prize for lit- nected with the Oxford Movement? erature in the year? A. Robert Browning A. 1938 B. John Keble B. 1925 C. E.B. Pusey C. 1932 D. J. H. Newman D. 1923 20. The term ‘the Palliser Novels’ is used to 14. “Under the green wood tree” is a song in: describe the political novels of? 9. A 10. C 11. C 12. A 13. D 14. B 15. A 16. D 17. C 18. A 19. C 20. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 71 A. Charles Dickens A. Twelfth Night B. Anthony Trollope B. Hamlet C. W. H. White C. The Tempest D. B.Disraeli D. Henry IV,Pt I 21. Identify the poet, whom Queen Victoria, 27. In which country is Macbeth set? regarded as the perfect poet of ‘love and A. Spain loss’ er B. Denmark A. Tennyson C. Scotland B. Browning D. Canada gd C. Swinburne 28. Who is traveling with Macbeth when he D. D.G. Rossetti first encounters the Three Witches? 22. How many soliloquies are spoken by Ham- A. Macduff let in the play Hamlet? an B. Mercutio A. Nine C. Lady Macbeth B. Five D. Banquo C. Seven Ch 29. At the beginning of the play, the Scots are D. Three at war with which country? 23. Identify the novel in which the character A. Norway of Charlotte Lucas figures B. Prussia A. Great Expectations C. Iceland B. The Power and the Glory n D. Poland C. Lord of the Flies 30. How does Lady Macbeth explain her hus- ya D. Pride and Prejudice band’s wild behavior at the banquet? 24. “There’s a special providence in the fall of A. She tells the guests that Banquo’s ghost a sparrow.” The line given above occurs in is haunting Macbeth. A. Hamlet ra B. She tells the guests that Macbeth has B. Henry IV, Pt I had too much to drink. C. The Tempest C. She informs the guests that Macbeth is ill. Na D. Twelfth Night 25. “My own great religion is a belief in the D. She reveals that Macbeth is overcome blood, the flesh as being wiser than the in- with grief over the death of Duncan. tellect.” Who wrote this? 31. Who tells Macbeth, “The queen, my lord, is dead "? A. Graham Greene A. Seyton B. D. H. Lawrence B. Siward C. Charles Dickens C. The Doctor D. Jane Austen 26. Shakespeare makes fun of the Puritans in D. Caithness his play? 32. Shakespeare’s father died in: 21. D 22. C 23. D 24. A 25. B 26. A 27. C 28. D 29. A 30. C 31. A 32. B 72 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. 1600 38. Which roles have played by Shakespeare in Hamlet and As you like it? B. 1601 A. Fortinbras, Corin C. 1602 B. Leartus, Silvius D. 1603 C. Osric, Touchstone 33. Shakespeare joined the Chamber lain’s Men Theatrical Company as a: D. Ghost, Old servant Adam er A. Actor and playwright 39. In year Shakespeare bought the largest house in Stratford, called New place: B. Playwright and poet A. 1595 C. Playwright and writer gd B. 1996 D. None of above C. 1597 34. How many from his plays were published in his lifetime: D. 15598 40. In 1599 which famous actor and his brother an A. Only sixteen Cuthbert set a new playhouse on the Bank B. Only seventeen side, called the Globe? C. Only eighteen A. Augustine Phillipps Ch D. Only nineteen B. John Heimnge 35. In which year Globe theater got fire and C. Henry Condell destroyed? D. Richard Burbage A. 1610 41. In Shakespeare’s literary output, the period B. 1611 1604-1608 is the period of: n C. 1612 A. Comedy plays D. 1613 B. Historical plays ya 36. Shakespeare dedicated his long narrative C. Great Tragedies poem Venus and Adonis to—————. D. None of above A. Henry Wriothesley, the third earl of 42. Following are the lines of: “I’m your wife if ra Southampton you marry me If not, I’ll die your maid to B. Thomas Wriothesley,forth earl of be your fellow You may deny me, but I’ll be Southampton your servant Whether you deny or not". Na C. William Fitzwilliam, first earl of A. Hamlet Southampton B. Romeo and Juliet D. Henry Wriothesley, the second earl of C. Tempest Southampton D. Othello 37. During which period London theaterrs re- 43. Which of the following are characters of mained closed on account of the plague? “Much ado about nothing": A. 1592 A. Hero, Borachio, Antonio, Claudio, B. 1593 Leonato C. 1594 B. Hero, Orlando, Antonio, Claudio, Leanato D. 1595 33. C 34. B 35. D 36. A 37. B 38. D 39. C 40. D 41. B 42. C 43. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 73 C. Mirrinda, Borachio, Antonio, Claudio, A. Margaret Leanato B. Emilia D. Hero, Boradio, Antonio, Claudio, Hora- C. Helena tio D. Celia 44. Which of the following is in correct sequel 49. “ Some born great, some achieve great- ? ness And some have greatness thrust upon A. Comedy of errors, A mid summer them". Above lines are taken from which er night’s dream, Much ado about nothing, of following plays? Henry 6 part three. A. Macbeth B. A mid summer night’s dream,Romeo B. Othello and Juliet, As you like it, King Lear,Pericles. gd C. Twelfth night C. All’s well that ends well, The tempest, D. As you like it As you like it, As you like it,A mid summer 50. Which of the following play was written in night’s dream,Much ado about nothing. 1601? D. King Lear, Macbeth, Othello, Measure for measure, Henry 8, Romeo and Juliet. 45. Who was killed by Hamlet unintention- ally? an A. Othello B. Hamlet C. King Lear Ch D. Macbeth A. Leartus 51. “Antony and Cleopatra” and “Macbeth” was B. Polonius in: C. Forinbras A. 1606 D. Horatio B. 1607 n 46. Who is second Prince of Arragon in “Much C. 1608 ado about nothing"? D. 1609 ya A. Leonato 52. Which of the following was written first: B. Balthasar A. Henry six C. Don John B. Henry seven ra D. Don Pedro C. Henry five 47. Which character spoke following lines? D. None of above “What’s Montague? It is nor hand nor foot, 53. Which of the following are King Lear’s Nor arm nor face, nor any other part Be- Na daughters? longing to a man, O be some other name! What’s in a name? That which we call A. Desdemona, Goneril and Cordelia a rose By any other word would smell as B. Goneril, Ophelia and Regan sweet," C. Goneril, Regan and Cordelia A. Desdemona D. Regan, Cordelia and Beatrice B. Juliet 54. Shakespeare wrote plays? C. Rosalind A. 32 D. Hero B. 34 48. Who is the second attending gentlewoman C. 36 on Hero? Ursula and D. 38 44. C 45. B 46. D 47. B 48. A 49. C 50. B 51. A 52. A 53. C 54. C 74 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 55. With the accession of King James to the A. Joe Gargery English throne, Lord Chamberlain’s Man B. Abel Magwitch . was renamed: C. Miss Havisham A. King Lear D. Bentley Drumnile B. Gentleman 62. Which book of John Ruskin influenced Ma- C. King’s Man hatma Gandhi? D. None of above A. Sesame and Lilies er 56. Uneasy lies the head that ( King Henry B. The Seven Lamps of Architecture four, part two): C. Unto This Last gd A. Wears a crown D. Fors Clavigera B. Wears a hat 63. Graham Greene’s novels are marked by? C. Wears a wig A. Catholicism D. none of these B. Protestantism 57. The epigraph of The Waste Land is bor- rowed from? A. Virgil an C. Paganism D. Buddhism 64. One important feature of Jane Austen’s style is? Ch B. Fetronius A. boisterous humour C. Seneca B. humour and pathos D. Homer C. subtlety of irony 58. T. S. Eliot has borrowed the term ‘Unreal D. stream of consciousness City’ in the first and third sections from? n 65. The title of the poem ‘The Second Coming’ A. Baudelaire is taken from? ya B. Irving Babbit A. The Bible C. Dante B. The Irish mythology D. Laforgue C. The German mythology 59. Which of the following myths does not fig- D. The Greek mythology ra ure in The Waste Land? 66. In Sons and Lovers, Paul Morel’s mother’s A. Oedipus name is? A. Susan Na B. Grail Legend of Fisher King B. Jane C. Philomela C. Gertrude D. Sysyphus D. Emily 60. Joe Gargery is Pip’s? 67. The twins in Lord of the Flies are? A. brother A. Ralph and Jack B. brother-in-Jaw B. Simon and Eric C. guardian C. Ralph and Eric D. cousin D. Simon and Jack 61. Estella is the daughter of? 68. Mr. Jaggers, in Great Expectations, is a 55. C 56. A 57. D 58. C 59. D 60. C 61. A 62. C 63. A 64. B 65. A 66. D 67. A 68. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 75 A. lawyer 75. Which of the following plays of Shake- B. postman speare has an epilogue? C. Judge A. The Tempest D. School teacher B. Henry IV, Pt I 69. What does ‘I’ stand for in the following C. Hamlet line? ‘To Carthage then I came’ D. Twelfth Night A. Buddha er 76. Hamlet’s famous speech ‘To be,or not to be; B. Tiresias that is the question’ occurs in? C. Smyrna Merchant A. Act II, Scene I gd D. Augustine B. Act III, Scene III 70. The following lines are an example of im- C. Act IV, Scene III age. ‘The river sweats Oil and tar’ D. Act III, Scene I A. visual an 77. Identify the character in The Tempest who B. kinetic is referred to as an honest old counselor C. erotic A. Alonso D. sensual B. Ariel Ch 71. Which of the following novels has the sub- title ‘A Novel Without a Hero’? C. Gonzalo A. Vanity Fair D. Stephano B. Middlemarch 78. What is the sub-title of the play Twelfth C. Wuthering Heights Night? n D. Oliver Twist A. Or, What is you Will 72. In ‘Leda and the Swan’, who wooes Leda in B. Or, What you Will ya guise of a swan? C. Or, What you Like It A. Mars D. Or, What you Think B. Hercules 79. Which of the following plays of Shake- C. Zeus speare, according to T. S. Eliot, is ‘artistic ra D. Bacchus failure’? 73. Who invented the term ‘Sprung rhythm’? A. The Tempest Na A. Hopkins B. Hamlet B. Tennyson C. Henry IV, Pt I C. Browning D. Twelfth Night D. Wordsworth 80. Who is Thomas Percy in Henry IV, Pt I? 74. Who wrote the poem ‘Defence of Luc- A. Earl of Northumberland know’? B. Earl of March A. Browning C. Earl of Douglas B. Tennyson C. Swinburne D. Earl of Worcester 81. Paradise Lost was originally written in? D. Rossetti 69. A 70. C 71. A 72. C 73. A 74. C 75. A 76. D 77. C 78. B 79. B 80. A 81. D 76 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. ten books 88. Shelley’s Adonais is an elegy on the death B. eleven books of? C. nine books A. Milton D. eight books B. Coleridge 82. In Pride and Prejudice, Lydia elopes with? C. Keats A. Darcy D. Johnson er B. Wickham 89. In the poem ‘Tintern Abbey’, ‘dearest friend’ refers to? C. William Collins A. Nature D. Charles Bingley gd 83. Who is commonly known as ‘Pip’ in Great B. Dorothy Expectations? C. Coleridge A. Philip Pirrip D. Wye B. Filip Pirip an 90. Who, among the following, is not the sec- C. Philip Pip ond generation of British Romantics? D. Philips Pirip A. Keats 84. The novel The Power and the Glory is set B. Wordsworth Ch in? C. Shelley A. Mexico D. Byron B. Italy 91. Which of the following poems of Coleridge C. France is a ballad? D. Germany n A. Work Without Hope 85. Which of the following is Golding’s first B. Frost at Midnight novel? ya C. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner A. The Inheritors D. Youth and Age B. Lord of the Flies 92. Keats’s Endymion is dedicated to? C. Pincher Martin ra A. Leigh Hunt D. Pyramid 86. Identify the character who is a supporter B. Milton of Women’s Rights in Sons and Lovers? C. Shakespeare Na A. Mrs. Morel D. Thomas Chatterton B. Annie 93. The second series of Essays of Elia by C. Miriam Charles Lamb was published in? D. Clara Dawes A. 1823 87. Vanity Fair is a novel by? B. 1826 A. Jane Austen C. 1834 B. Charles Dickens D. 1833 C. W. M. Thackeray 94. Which of the following poets does not be- D. Thomas Hardy long to the ‘Lake School’? 82. B 83. C 84. A 85. B 86. A 87. C 88. C 89. B 90. B 91. C 92. A 93. D 94. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 77 A. Keats A. Spenserian Stanza B. Coleridge B. Ballad C. Southey C. Ottava Rima D. Wordsworth D. Rhyme Royal 95. Who, among the following writers, was not 101. Identify the writer who first used blank educated at Christ’s Hospital School, Lon- verse in English poetry? don? er A. Sir Thomas Wyatt A. Charles Lamb B. William Shakespeare B. William Wordsworth C. Earl of Surrey gd C. Leigh Hunt D. Milton D. S. T. Coleridge 96. Identify the work by Swinburne which be- 102. The Aesthetic Movement which blos- gins “when the hounds of spring are on somed during the 1880s was not influenced by? an winter’s traces..”? A. Chastelard A. The Pre-Raphaelites B. A Song of Italy B. Ruskin C. Pater Ch C. Atalanta in Calydon D. Songs before Sunrise D. Matthew Arnold 97. Carlyle’s work On Heroes, Hero Worship 103. Identify the rhetorical figure used in and the Heroic in History is a course of? the following line of Tennyson “Faith un- faithful kept him falsely true.” A. six lectures A. Oxymoron n B. five lectures C. four lectures B. Metaphor ya D. seven lectures C. Simile 98. Who is praised as a hero by Carlyle in his D. Synecdoche lecture on the ‘Hero as King’? 104. Who is Pip’s friend in London? A. Johnson ra A. Pumblechook B. Cromwell B. Herbert Pocket C. Shakespeare C. Bentley Drummle Na D. Luther D. Jaggers 99. Identify the work by Ruskin which began as a defence of contemporary landscape artist 105. Who is Mr. Tench in The Power and the especially Turner? Glory? A. The Stones of Venice A. A teacher B. The Two Paths B. A clerk C. The Seven Lamps of Architecture C. A thief D. Modem Painters D. A dentist 100. A verse form using stanza of eight lines, 106. ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’ is a quotation each with eleven syllables, is known as? from? 95. A 96. C 97. B 98. B 99. D 100. C 101. C 102. D 103. A 104. D 105. C 106. B 78 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. Milton A. Kubla Khan B. William Shakespeare B. Christabel C. T. S. Eliot C. The Ancient Mariner D. Ruskin D. Ode on the Departing Year 107. “Dost thou think, because thou art vir- 113. Which stanza form did Shelley use in his tuous, there shall be no more cakes and famous poem ‘Ode to the West Wind’? ale.” Who speaks the lines given above in A. Rime royal er Twelfth Night? B. Ottava rima A. Duke Orsino C. Terza rima gd B. Malvolio D. Spenserian Stanza C. Sir Andrew Aguecheek 114. The phrase ‘Pathetic fallacy’ is coined by? D. Sir Toby Belch A. Milton 108. In Paradise Lost, Book I, Satan is the em- an B. Coleridge bodiment of Milton’s? C. Carlyle A. Sense of injured merit D. John Ruskin B. Hatred of tyranny 115. Tracts for the Times relates to? Ch C. Spirit of revolt A. The Oxford Movement D. All these B. The Pre-Raphaelite Movement 109. Who calls poetry “the breadth and finer C. The Romantic Movement spirit of all knowledge”? D. The Symbolist Movement A. Wordsworth n 116. The Chartist Movement sought? B. Shelley A. Protection of the political rights of the ya C. Keats working class D. Coleridge B. Recognition of chartered trading com- panies 110. Twelfth Night opens with the speech of? C. Political rights for women ra A. Viola D. Protection of the political rights of the B. Duke middle class C. Olivia 117. Who wrote “Biographia Literaria”? Na D. Malvolio A. Byron 111. What was the cause of William’s death in B. Shelley Sons and Lovers? C. Coleridge A. An accident D. Lamb B. An overdose of morphia 118. Who was “Fortinbras”? C. Suicide A. Claudius’s son D. Pneumonia B. Son to the king of Norway 112. Which poem of Coleridge is an opium C. Ophelia’s lover dream? D. Hamlet’s Mend 107. D 108. C 109. A 110. B 111. D 112. A 113. C 114. D 115. A 116. A 117. C 118. B 119. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 79 119. “The best lack all conviction, while the A. Hamlet worst are full of passionate intensity.” The B. Twelfth Night above lines have been taken from? C. The Tempest A. The Waste Land D. Henry IV, Pt I B. Tintern Abbey 126. Epic similes are found in which work of C. The Second Coming John Milton? D. Prayer for My Daughter A. Paradise Lost er 120. William Morel in Sons and Lovers is B. Sonnets drawn after? C. Lycidas A. Lawrence’s father gd D. Areopagitica B. Lawrence’s brother 127. Pride and Prejudice was originally a youth- C. Lawrence himself ful work entitled? D. None of these A. ‘Last Impressions’ an 121. The most notable characteristic of Keats’ B. ‘False Impressions’ poetry is? C. ‘First Impressions’ A. Satire D. ‘True Impressions’ Ch B. Sensuality 128. Who said that Shakespeare in his come- dies has only heroines and no heroes? C. Sensuousness A. Ben Jonson D. Social reform B. John Ruskin 122. The key-note of Browning’s philosophy of life is? C. Thomas Carlyle n A. agnosticism D. William Hazlitt 129. Sir John Falstaff is one of Shakespeare’s B. optimism ya greatest? C. pessimism A. comic figures D. skepticism B. historical figures 123. The title of Carlyle’s ‘Sartor Resartus’ C. romantic figures ra means? D. tragic figures A. Religious Scripture 130. That Milton was of the Devil’s party with- B. Seaside Resort out knowing it, was said by? Na C. Tailor Repatched A. Blake D. None of these B. Eliot 124. “Epipsychidion” is composed by? C. Johnson A. Coleridge D. Shelley B. Wordsworth 131. Essays of Ella are? C. Keats A. full of didactic sermonising D. Shelley B. practically autobiographical fragments 125. “The better part of valour is discretion” C. remarkable for their aphoristic style occurs in Shakespeare’s? D. satirical and critical 120. D 121. C 122. B 123. C 124. D 125. D 126. A 127. C 128. B 129. A 130. A 131. B 132. C 80 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 132. The theme of Tennyson’s Poem ‘The A. Immortality Ode Princess’ is? B. Tintern Abbey A. Queen Victoria’s coronation C. The Prelude B. Industrial Revolution D. The Solitary Reaper C. Women’s Education and Rights 139. When Wordsworth’s ‘Immortality Ode’ D. Rise of Democracy was first published in 1802, it had only? er 133. Thackeray’s “Esmond” is a novel of histor- A. Stanzas I to IV ical realism capturing the spirit of? B. Stanzas I toV A. the Medieval age C. Stanzas I to VI gd B. the Elizabethan age D. Stanzas I to VII C. the age of Queen Anne 140. Which method of narration has been em- D. the Victorian age ployed by Dickens in his novel “Great Ex- pectations”? an 134. Oedipus Complex is? A. Direct or epic method A. a kind of physical ailment B. Documentary method B. a kind of vitamin C. Stream of Consciousness technique Ch C. a brother’s attraction towards his sister D. Autobiographical method D. a son’s attraction towards his mother 141. Who said ‘Keats was a Greek’? 135. “The rarer action is in virtue that in vengeance.” This line occurs in? A. Wordsworth A. Hamlet B. Coleridge n B. Henry IV,Pt I C. Lamb D. Shelley ya C. The Tempest 142. To which character in Hamlet does the D. Twelfth Night following description apply? “The te- 136. Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is a? dious wiseacre who meddles his way to his doom.” ra A. Picaresque novel B. Gothic novel A. Claudius C. Domestic novel B. Hamlet Na D. Historical novel C. Polonius 137. ‘Heaven lies about us in our infancy’. This D. Rosencrantz line occurs in the poem? 143. Browning’s famous poem ‘Rabbi Ben Ezra’ A. Immortality Ode is included in? A. Dramatis Personae B. Tintern Abbey B. Dramatic Idyls C. The Second Coming C. Asolando D. Leda and the Swan 138. Wordsworth calls himself ‘a Worshipper D. Red Cotton Night-Cap Country of Nature’ in his poem 144. S. T. Coleridge was an Associate of? 133. A 134. D 135. C 136. C 137. A 138. B 139. B 140. A 141. B 142. B 143. A 144. D 145. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 81 A. The Royal Society of Edinburgh A. an intellectual B. The Royal Society ofLondon B. a man of action C. Royal Society of Arts C. a passionate lover D. Royal Society of Literature D. an over ambitious man 151. Which of Shakespeare’s characters ex- 145. Which of the following is an unfinished claims; ‘Brave, new, world!’? novel by Jane Austen? A. Ferdinand er A. Sense and Sensibility B. Antonio B. Mansfield Park C. Miranda C. Sandition gd D. Prospero D. Persuasion 152. Paradise Lost shows an influence of? 146. Why did Miss Havisham remain a spin- A. Paganism ster throughout her life in “Great Expecta- tions”? B. Pre-Christian theology A. She was poor B. She was arrogant C. Because she was betrayed by the bride- an C. Christianity and the Renaissance D. Greek nihilism 153. The style of Paradise Lost is? Ch A. more Latin than most poems groom B. more spontaneous than thought out D. She was unwilling to marry C. more satirical than spontaneous 147. The Romantic Revival in English Poetry was influenced by the? D. more dramatic than lyrical 154. In Pride and Prejudice we initially dislike A. French Revolution n but later tend to like? B. Glorious Revolution of1688 A. Mr. Bennet ya C. Reformation B. Wickham D. Oxford Movement C. Bingley 148. The Pre-Raphaelite poets were mostly in- D. Darcy debted to the poets of the? ra 155. Who in Hamlet suggests that one should A. Puritan movement neither be a lender nor a borrower? B. Romantic revival A. Gertrude Na C. Neo-classical age B. Polonius C. Horatio D. Metaphysical school D. Hamlet 149. ‘O, you are sick of self-love’ Who is re- ferred to in these words in Twelfth Night? 156. Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Pt I contains his? A. Orsino A. senecan attitude B. patriotism B. Sir Andrew C. love of nature C. Sir Toby D. platonic ideals Plays by Shakespeare.. D. Malvolio COMEDIES All’s Well That Ends Well 150. Hamlet is? As You Like It Comedy of Errors Love’s 146. B 147. A 148. B 149. D 150. C 151. C 152. C 153. A 154. D 155. B 156. B 82 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others Labour’s Lost Measure for Measure Mer- A. Hamlet chant of Venice Merry Wives of Wind- B. Macbeth sor Midsummer Night’s Dream Much Ado about Nothing Taming of the Shrew Tem- C. King Lear pest Twelfth Night Two Gentlemen of D. King Oedipus Verona Winter’s Tale HISTORIES Cymbe- 162. Othello was a : line Henry IV, Part I Henry IV, Part II Henry V Henry VI, Part I Henry VI, Part II Henry A. General of England er VI, Part III Henry VIII King John Pericles B. General of Denmark Richard II Richard III TRAGEDIES Antony and Cleopatra Coriolanus Hamlet Julius C. Prince of England Caesar King Lear Macbeth Othello Romeo D. Prince of Denmark gd and Juliet Timon of Athens Titus Androni- 163. was father of Desdemona? cus Troilus and Cressida A. Othello 157. Which of the following is the earliest com- edy of Shakespeare? B. Brabantio an A. A mid summer night’s dream C. Iago B. Much ado about nothing D. Gratiano C. As you like it 164. Othello was sent to fight with: Ch D. Love’s labour’s lost A. French army 158. “Twelfth night” is a: B. German army A. Tragedy C. Ottomans B. Comedy D. None of above C. Problem play 165. Desdemona was killed by : n D. Both a and b A. Iago 159. Who was villain in Othello? B. Casio ya A. Claudius C. Othello B. Iago D. Brabantio C. Egeus 166. Othello gave Desdemona as a token ra of love: D. None of above A. Ring 160. Which of the following are tragedies of Shakespeare? B. Handkerchief Na A. Hamlet, Othello and Troilus and Cres- C. Pendant sida D. Bengals B. Coriolanus, Timon of Athens and Titus 167. Desdemona was : Andronicus A. wife of Othello C. King Lear, Measure for measure and The B. daughter of Othello merchant of Venice C. both a and b D. Macbeth, Much ado about nothing and Antony and Cleopatra D. none of above 161. Which of the following tragedy is not writ- 168. “ A man can die but once” is one of quote ten by Shakespeare? of following plays: 157. D 158. B 159. B 160. B 161. D 162. A 163. B 164. C 165. C 166. B 167. A 168. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 83 A. Henry 6 part three A. Coriolanus B. Henry 4 part two B. Cymbeline C. Henry 6 part one C. Timon of Athens D. Henry 4 part one D. Winter’s tale 169. “I have no other but a woman’s reason I 173. Who is the heroin of The Tempest? think him so, because I think him so” Which of Shakespeare’s play contain above lines? A. Ophelia er A. The two gentle men of Verona B. Desdemona B. Merry wives of Windsor C. Miranda C. The noble Kinsman D. Helena gd D. Measure for measure 174. Hamlet consist of acts: 170. “ What piece of work is a man How noble A. 3 in reason, how infinite in faculty, In form and moving how express and admirable In B. 4 an action! how like an angle In apprehension! C. 5 how like a God: The beauty of the World, the paragon of animals And yet, to me, D. 6 what is this quintessence of dust? Above 175. Which of Shakespeare’s play is his only Ch lines are taken from Hamlet’s which act? play that has never been adopted for film A. act 1 scene two or Television? B. act 2 scene two A. Taming of the Shrew C. act 3 scene two B. The two Noble Kinsmen D. act 4 scene two C. Troilus and Cressida n 171. Which of the following is Hamlet’s D. Cymbeline mother? 176. Which of Shakespeare’s play features Sir ya A. Beatrice John Falstaff? B. Margaret A. The merry wives of Windsor C. Gertrude B. Troilus and Cressida ra D. Rosalind C. King John 172. Following are the characters of: Apeman- tus, Alcibiades, Flavius, Lucullus, Sempro- D. Titus Andronicus nius Na 169. A 170. B 171. C 172. C 173. C 174. C 175. B 176. A 1.18 Poetry 1. Which of the following is not a literary de- D. Grammar vice used for aesthetic effect in poetry? 2. A pattern of accented and unaccented syl- A. Assonance lables in lines of poetry B. Onomatopaea A. rhyme scheme C. Rhyme B. meter 1. D 2. B 84 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others C. alliteration 9. a description that appeals to one of the five senses D. none of the above 3. The repetition of similar ending sounds A. imagery B. personification A. alliteration C. metaphor B. onomatopoiea D. none of the above C. rhyme 10. A poem that tells a story with plot, setting, er D. none of the above and characters 4. Applying human qualities to non-human A. lyric things B. free verse gd A. personification C. narrative B. onomatopoeia D. none of the above C. alliteration 11. A poem with no meter or rhyme an D. none of the above A. lyric 5. The repetition of beginning consonant B. free verse sounds C. narrative Ch A. rhyme D. none of the above B. onomatopoeia 12. A poem that generally has meter and rhyme C. alliteration A. lyric D. none of the above B. free verse 6. A comparison of unlike things without us- n ing a word of comparison such as like or C. narrative as D. none of the above ya A. metaphor 13. True or false: Writing predates poetry. B. simile A. True C. personification B. False 14. Who wrote the poems, “On death” and ra D. none of the above “Women, Wine, and Snuff?" 7. The comparison of unlike things using the A. John Milton words like or as Na B. John Keats A. metaphor C. P.B Shelley B. simile D. William Wordsworth C. personification 15. Which represents an example of allitera- D. none of the above tion? 8. Using words or letters to imitate sounds A. Language Arts A. alliteration B. Peter Piper Picked Peppers B. simile C. I like music C. onomatopoeia D. A beautiful scenery with music 16. Which of the following is not a poet? D. none of the above 3. C 4. A 5. C 6. A 7. B 8. C 9. A 10. C 11. B 12. A 13. B 14. B 15. B 16. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 85 A. William Shakespeare A. Sir Walter Scott B. Terry Saylor B. William Butler Yeats C. Browning C. Henry Longfellow D. Emily Dickinson D. Robert Burns 23. Which of the following are Thomas Hardy 17. Which of the following is not an English books? poet (i. e. from England) ? A. The Poor Man and the Lady er A. Victor Hugo B. The Return of Native B. Alexander Pope C. Chollttee C. John Milton gd D. None of the above D. Samuel Taylor Coleridge 24. Concentrate on these elements when writ- 18. Where were the pilgrims going in the can- ing a good poem. terbury tales? A. characters, main idea, and theme an A. To the shrine of st. Peter at canterbury B. purpose and audience cathedral C. theme, purpose, form, and mood. B. To the shrine of saint thomas becket at canterbury cathedral D. rhyme and reason Ch 25. Which poem ends ’I shall but love thee bet- C. both A and B ter after death’? D. None of these A. How do I love thee 19. Where did chaucer bury? B. Ode to a Grecian urn A. westminster abbey C. In faith I do not love thee with mine n B. kent church eyes C. chapel at windsor D. Let me not to the marriage of true minds ya D. none of the above 26. Which poet is considered a national hero 20. chaucer was imprisoned during ? in Greece? A. hundred years’ war A. John keats ra B. Black death B. Lord Byron C. Peasant revolt C. Solan Na D. none of the above D. Sappho 27. Which kind of poem is Edward Lear asso- 21. What is the earliest surviving European ciated with? poem? A. Nature A. The Homeric epic B. Epics B. The Gilgamesh epic C. Sonnets C. The Deluge epic D. Nonsense D. The Hesiodic ode 28. In coleridge’s poem ’The rime of the An- 22. Auld Lang Syne is a famous poem by cient Mariner’where were the three gal- whom? lants going? 17. A 18. B 19. A 20. A 21. A 22. D 23. A 23. B 24. C 25. A 26. B 27. D 28. B 29. B 86 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. A funeral A. Dylan Thomas B. A wedding B. Ezra Pound C. Market C. Yeats D. To the races D. E. E. cummings 35. Sylvia Plath married which English poet? 29. Harold Nicholson described which poet as ’Very yellow and glum. Perfect manners’? A. Masefield er A. e. e. Cummings B. Causley C. Hughes B. T. S. Elliot D. Larkin C. John Greenleaf Whittier gd 36. Carl Sandburg ’Planked whitefish’ contains D. Walt Whitman what kind of imagery? 30. What was strange about Emily Dickinson? A. Sea scenes A. She rarely left home B. Rural Idyll B. She wrote in code C. She never attempted to publish her po- etry an C. War D. Innocent childhood 37. Which influential American poet was born Ch in Long Island in 1819? D. She wrote her poems in invisible ink A. Emily Dickinson 31. Rupert Brooke wrote his poetry during which conflict? B. Paul Dunbar C. John Greenleaf Whittier A. Boer War D. Walt Whitman B. Second World War n 38. In 1960 ’The Colossus’ was the first book C. Korean War of poems published by which poetess? ya D. First World War A. Elizabeth Bishop 32. Which Poet Laureate wrote about a church B. Sylvia Plath mouse? C. Marianne Moore A. Betjeman ra D. Laura Jackson B. Hughes 39. In his poem Kipling said ’If you can meet with triumph and ’? C. Marvel Na A. Glory D. Larkin B. Ruin 33. Which American writer published ’A brave C. Disaster and startling truth’ in 1996 D. victory A. Robert Hass 40. Which of the following is not a poetic tra- B. Jessica Hagdorn dition? C. Maya Angelou A. The Epic D. Micheal Palmer B. The Comic 34. Who wrote about the idyllic ’Isle of Innis- C. The Occult free’? D. The Tragic 30. A 31. D 32. A 33. C 34. C 35. C 36. C 37. D 38. B 39. C 40. C 41. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 87 41. What is the study of poetry’s meter and 47. What is a poem called whose first letters of form called? each line spell out a word? A. Prosody A. Alliterative B. Potology B. Epic C. Rheumatology C. Acrostic D. Scansion D. Haiku 42. Shakespeare composed much of his plays 48. How has Stephen Dunn been described in er in what sort of verse? ’the Oxford Companion to 20th Century Poetry? A. Alliterative verse A. A poet of middleness gd B. Sonnet form B. Capturing a sense of spiritual ma- C. Iambic pentameter rooness D. Dactylic hexameter C. One of the leading prairie poets 43. Which poet invented the concept of the an variable foot in poetry? D. Has some distinction as a critic 49. ’The Cambridge school’ refers to a group A. William Carlos Williams who emerged when? B. Emily Dickinson A. The 1900’s Ch C. Gerard Manly Hopkins B. The 1960’s D. Robert Frost C. The 1920’s 44. Who wrote this famous line: ’Shall I com- pare thee to a summer’s day/ Thou art more D. The 1930’s lovely and more temperate’ 50. Margaret Atwood was born in which Cana- dian city? n A. TS Eliot A. Vancouver B. Lord Tennyson ya B. Toronto C. Charlotte Bronte C. Ottowa D. Shakespeare 45. From what century does the poetic form D. Montreal 51. Which of the following words describe the ra the folk ballad date? prevailing attitude of High-Modern Litera- A. The 12th ture? B. The 14th A. Skeptical Na C. The 17th B. Authoritative D. The 19th C. Impressionistic 46. From which of Shakespeare’s plays is this famous line: ’Did my heart love til now?/ D. Both a & c Forswear it, sight/ For I never saw a true 52. Which Welsh poet wrote “Under Milk beauty until this night’ Wood?" A. A Midsummer Night’s Dream A. Anthony Hopkins B. Hamlet B. Richard Burton C. Othello C. Tom Jones D. Romeo and Juliet D. Dylan Thomas 42. C 43. A 44. D 45. A 46. D 47. C 48. A 49. B 50. C 51. D 52. D 53. A 88 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others 53. Who wrote Canterbury Tales? A. Endymion A. Geoffrey Chaucer B. To some ladies B. Dick Whittington C. To hope C. Thomas Lancaster D. None of above 60. “Of Man’s first disobedience, and the fruit D. King Richard II Of that forbidden tree whose mortal taste 54. Who wrote “The Hound of the Brought death into the world, and all our er Baskervilles?" woe, With loss of Eden." This is an extract A. Agatha Christie from: B. H Ryder-Haggard A. Paradise Lost gd B. Paradise Regained C. P D James C. Samson Agonistes D. Arthur Conan Doyle D. Divorce Tracts 55. Wlliam Shakespeare is not the author of: an 61. William Shakespeare was born in the year: A. Titus Andronicus A. 1564 B. Taming of the Shrew B. 1544 C. White Devil Ch C. 1578 D. Hamlet D. 1582 56. is a late 20th century play written by a 62. Which of the following is not a Shakespeare woman? tragedy? A. Queen Cristina A. Titus Andronicus n B. Top Girls B. Othello C. Camille C. Macbeth ya D. The Homecoimg D. None of the above 57. Which of the following writers wrote his- 63. Who wrote ’The Winter’s Tale?’ torical novels? A. George Bernard Shaw ra A. Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte B. John Dryden B. Sir Walter Scott and Maria Edgeworth C. Christopher Marlowe C. William Wordsworth and Samuel Tay- D. William Shakespeare Na lor Coleridge 64. What is the difference between a simile and D. Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley a metaphor? 58. Who wrote “Ten Little Niggers?" A. No difference. Simply two different ways in referring to the same thing. A. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle B. A simile is more descriptive. B. Irvine Welsh C. A simile uses as or like to make a com- C. Agatha Christie parison and a metaphor doesn’t. D. None of above D. A simile must use animals in the com- 59. Which of the following is not a work of parison. John Keats? 65. What is the word for a “play on words"? 54. D 55. C 56. C 57. B 58. C 59. D 60. A 61. A 62. D 63. D 64. C 65. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 89 A. pun 72. What is a sonnet? B. simile A. A poem of six lines C. haiku B. A poem of eight lines D. metaphor C. A poem of twelve lines 66. What is the imitation of natural sounds in D. A poem of fourteen lines word form? 73. What is study of meter, rhythm and intona- tion of a poem called as? er A. Personification B. Hyperboles A. Prosody C. Alliteration B. Allegory gd D. Onomatopoeia C. Scansion 67. The theme is ? D. Assonance A. a plot. 74. Which figure of speech is it when a state- ment is exaggerated in a poem? an B. an character A. Onomatopeia C. an address B. Metonymy D. the point a writer is trying to make C. Alliteration about a subject. Ch 68. Which is not a poetry form? D. Hyperbole 75. There was aware of her true love, at length A. epic come riding by - This is a couplet from the B. tale Bailiff’s Daughter of Islington. What figure of speech is used by the poet? C. ballad A. Metaphor n D. sonnet 69. Which is an example of a proverb? B. Synecdoche ya A. Get a “stake” in our business. C. Euphemism B. You can’t have your cake and eat it, too D. Irony 76. Which culture is known for their long, C. The snow was white as cotton. rhymic poetic verses known as Qasidas? ra D. You’re driving me crazy. A. Hindu 70. Which is an exaggeration? B. Celtic A. Alliteration Na C. Arabic B. Haiku D. Arameic C. Hyperbole 77. Complete this Shakespearan line - Let me D. Prose not to the marriage of true minds bring: 71. Who has defined ’poetry’ as a fundamental A. Impediments creative act using languages? B. Inconveniences A. H. W. Longfellow C. Worries B. Ralph Waldo Emerson D. Troubles C. Dylan Thomas 78. Which of the following is a Japanese poetic form? D. William Wordsworth 66. D 67. D 68. B 69. B 70. C 71. C 72. D 73. A 74. D 75. B 76. C 77. A 78. A 90 Chapter 1. Famous playwright, poet and others A. Jintishi A. Denver B. Villanelle B. St Louis C. Ode C. Cuba D. Toronto D. Tanka 85. Ted Hughes was married to which Ameri- 79. What is the title of the poem that begins can poetess? thus - ’What is this life, if full of care, we have no time to stand and stare’? A. Carolyn Kizer er B. Mary Oliver A. Comfort C. Sylvia Plath B. Leisure gd D. Marianne Moore C. Relaxation 86. How old was Rupert Brooke at the time of D. Tranquility his death? 80. Who was often called as the Romantic Poet A. 24 an as most of his poems revolved around na- B. 31 ture? C. 21 A. William Blake D. 28 B. William Shakespeare 87. In what form did Dylan Thomas’s ’Under Ch Milk Wood’ first become known? C. William Morris A. Book of poetry D. William Wordsworth B. A radio play 81. What is a funny poem of five lines called? C. A stage play A. Quartet D. a short film n B. Limerick 88. The magazine ’Contemporary Poetry and C. Sextet Prose’ was inspired by which exhibition? ya A. The Festival of Britain D. Palindrome B. The Surrealist Exhibition 82. How did W. H. Auden describe poetry? C. People of the 20th Century A. An awful way to earn a living ra D. Drawing the 20th CEntury B. A game of knowledge 89. Why did ’Poetry Quarterly’ cease publica- C. The soul exposed tion in 1953? Na D. An explosion of language A. Owner convicted of fraud B. Fall in Sales 83. Sassoon and Brooke wrote what kind of poetry? C. Rise in taxation on magazines A. Light verse D. Shortage of paper 90. Aldous Huxley was a poet, but was better B. Romantic known as what? C. Political satire A. Politician D. War poems B. Dramatist 84. Where did T. S. Eliot spend most of his child- C. Novelist hood? D. Architect 79. B 80. D 81. B 82. B 83. D 84. B 85. C 86. D 87. B 88. B 89. A 90. C 91. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 91 91. Of which poet was it said ’Even if he’s not 94. chaucer’s franklin was guilty of which sin? a great poet, he’s certainly a great some- A. Lust thing’? B. Corruption A. Elliot B. Kipling C. Theft C. Cummings D. Gluttony D. Brooke 95. How many languages did chaucer know? er 92. which of these is magnum opus of A. 2 chaucer? B. 4 A. Troilus and criseyde C. 1 gd B. House of fame D. 5 C. The canterbury tales 96. from which language the name ”chaucer” D. Parliament of fowls. has been driven? an 93. in which language the stories of canterbury tale are written? A. french A. French B. latin B. Latin C. italian Ch C. Middle english D. english D. English 92. C 93. C 94. D 95. B 96. A n ya ra Na Na ra ya n Ch an gd er II Part two er gd an Ch n ya ra Na 2 Ages, era, period . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 2.1 Middle Ages 2.2 16th Century 2.3 Early 17th Century 2.4 Restoration and 18th Century 2.5 Romantic Period 2.6 Victorian Age 2.7 20th Century 2.8 Elizabethan Period 2.9 Jacobean Era 2.10 The Renaissance 2.11 Middle ages 2.12 Elizabethan era Na ra ya n Ch an gd er er 2. Ages, era, period gd an Ch 2.1 Middle Ages 1. Popular English adaptations of romances A. Boethius’s Consolidation of Philosophy appealed primarily to A. the royal family and upper orders of the B. Saint Jerome’s translation of the Bible nobility C. Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of the En- n B. the lower orders of the nobility glish People C. agricultural laborers D. a code of laws promulgated by King ya D. the clergy Ethelbert 2. Christian writers like the Beowulf poet 5. Toward the close of which century did En- looked back on their pagan ancestors with: glish replace French as the language of con- ra A. nostalgia and ill-concealed envy. ducting business in Parliament and in court of law? B. bewilderment and visceral loathing. A. tenth C. admiration and elegiac sympathy. Na B. twelfth D. bigotry and shallow triumphalism. 3. Words from which language began to enter C. thirteenth English vocabulary around the time of the D. fourteenth Norman Conquest in 1066? 6. Which of the following best describes litote, A. French a favorite rhetorical device in Old English B. Norwegian poetry? C. Spanish A. embellishment at the service of Chris- D. Danish tian doctrine 4. What is the first extended written specimen B. repetition of parallel syntactic struc- of Old English? tures 1. B 2. C 3. A 4. D 5. D 6. C 96 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period C. ironic understatement 12. Which of the following statements is not an accurate description of Old English po- D. stress on every third diphthong etry? 7. Which of the following authors is consid- A. Romantic love is a guiding principle of ered a devotee to chivalry, as it is personi- moral conduct. fied in Sir Lancelot? B. Its formal and dignified use of speech A. Julian of Norwich was distant from everyday use of language. B. Margery Kempe er C. William Langland C. Irony is a mode of perception, as much as it was a figure of speech. D. Sir Thomas Malory D. Christian and pagan ideals are some- gd 8. The use of \whale-road\for sea and \life- times mixed. house\for body are examples of what liter- 13. What was vellum? ary technique, popular in Old English po- etry? A. parchment made of animal skin an B. the service owed to a lord by his peas- A. symbolism ants (\villeins\) B. simile C. unrhymed iambic pentameter C. metonymy D. a prized ink used in the illumination of Ch D. kenning prestigious manuscripts 14. In Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, what is the 9. Ancrene Riwle is a manual of instruction fate of those who fail to observe the sacred for duty of blood vengeance? A. courtiers entering the service of Richard A. banishment to Asia II n B. everlasting shame B. translators of French romances C. conversion to Christianity C. women who have chosen to live as reli- ya D. being buried alive gious recluses 15. Who is the author of Piers Plowman? D. knights preparing for their first tourna- A. Sir Thomas Malory ment B. Margery Kempe ra 10. Which of the following languages did not coexist in Anglo-Norman England? C. Geoffrey Chaucer A. Latin D. William Langland Na 16. Which literary form, developed in the B. Dutch fifteenth century, personified vices and C. French virtues? D. Celtic A. the short story 11. What event resulted from the premature B. the heroic epic death of Henry V? C. the morality play A. the Battle of Agincourt D. the romance 17. Which hero made his earliest appearance B. the Battle of Hastings in Celtic literature before becoming a sta- C. the Norman Conquest ple subject in French, English, and German literatures? D. the War of the Roses 7. D 8. D 9. C 10. B 11. D 12. A 13. A 14. B 15. D 16. C 17. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 97 A. Beowulf 22. To what did the word the roman, from which the genre of \romance\emerged, ini- B. Arthur tially apply? C. Augustine of Canterbury A. a work derived from a Latin text of the D. Alfred Roman Empire 18. Why did the rebels of 1381 target the B. a story about love and adventure church, beheading the archbishop of Can- C. a Roman official terbury? er D. a work written in the French vernacular A. Their leaders were Lollards, advocating radical religious reform. 23. Which twelfth-century poet or poets were gd B. The common people were still essen- indebted to Breton storytellers for their nar- tially pagan. ratives? C. They believed that writing, a skill A. Geoffrey Chaucer largely confined to the clergy, was a form B. Marie de France an of black magic. C. Chrt́ien de Troyes D. The church was among the greatest of oppressive landowners. D. b and c only 19. The styles of The Owl and the Nightingale 24. In addition to Geoffrey Chaucer and Ch and Ancrene Riwle show what about the William Langland, the \flowering\of Middle poetry and prose written around the year English literature is evident in the works 1200? of which of the following writers? A. They were written for sophisticated and A. Geoffrey of Monmouth well-educated readers. B. the Gawain poet B. Writing continued to benefit only read- n C. the Beowulf poet ers fluent in Latin and French. D. Chrt́ien de Troyes ya C. Their readers’ primary language was 25. Only a small proportion of medieval books English. survive, large numbers having been de- D. a and c only stroyed in: 20. Who was the first English Christian king? A. the Anglo-Saxon Conquest beginning ra in the 1450s. A. Alfred B. the Peasant Uprising of 1381. B. Richard III C. the Dissolution of the Monasteries in Na C. Richard II the 1530s. D. Ethelbert D. the wave of contempt for manuscripts 21. What is the climax of Geoffrey of Mon- that followed the beginning of printing in mouth’s The History of the Kings of 1476. Britain? 26. Who would be called the English Homer A. the reign of King Arthur and father of English poetry? B. the coronation of Henry II A. Sir Thomas Malory C. King John’s seal of the Magna Carta B. Geoffrey Chaucer D. the marriage of Henry II to Eleanor of C. Caedmon Aquitaine D. John Gower 18. D 19. D 20. D 21. A 22. D 23. D 24. B 25. C 26. B 27. D 98 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period 27. Which king began a war to enforce his B. the Geats claims to the throne of France in 1336? C. the Anglo-Saxons A. Henry II D. the Danes B. Henry V 30. Which influential medieval text purported C. Louis XIV to reveal the secrets of the afterlife? D. Edward III A. Dante’s Divine Comedy er 28. Which of the following statements about B. Boccaccio’s Decameron Julian of Norwich is true? C. The Dream of the Rood A. She sought unsuccessfully to restore classical paganism. D. Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women gd B. She was a virgin martyr. 31. How did Henry II, the first of England’s Plantagenet kings, acquire vast provinces C. She is the first known woman writer in in southern France? the English vernacular. A. the Battle of Hastings an D. She made pilgrimages to Jerusalem, Rome, and Santiago. B. Saint Patrick’s mission 29. Which people began their invasion and con- C. the Fourth Lateran Council quest of southwestern Britain around 450? D. his marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine Ch A. the Normans 28. C 29. C 30. A 31. D 2.2 16th Century n 1. Short plays called staged dialogues on ple, and its language in the early sixteenth religious, moral, and political themes-were century? ya performed by playing companies before the A. English travelers were not obliged to construction of public theaters. learn French, Italian, or Spanish during A. interludes their explorations of the Continent. B. spectacles B. English was fast supplanting Latin as ra the second language of most European in- C. meditations tellectuals. D. mysteries C. English travelers often returned from Na 2. Which of the following refers to the small the Continent with foreign fashions, much area of Ireland, extending north from to the delight of moralists. Dublin, over which the English government could claim effective control? D. Intending his Utopia for an interna- tional intellectual community, Thomas A. Ulster More wrote in Latin, since English had no B. the Protectorate prestige outside of England. C. the Pale 4. Who succeeded Elizabeth I on the throne of England? D. West Britain A. Elizabeth II 3. Which of the following statements accu- rately reflects the status of England, its peo- B. Henry IX 1. A 2. C 3. D 4. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 99 C. James I 10. Which designates the theory that the reign- D. Charles I ing monarch possesses absolute authority as God’s deputy? 5. Which of the following might be ad- dressed/represented by pastoral poetry? A. manifest destiny A. shepherd and shepherdesses who fall in B. extreme unction love and engage in singing contests C. royal absolutism B. heroic stories in epic form D. constitutional monarchism er C. a celebration of the humility, content- 11. Which of the following statements is not ment, and simplicity of living in the country an accurate reflection of education during the English Renaissance? gd D. A and C only A. It was aimed primarily at sons of the 6. Which of the following sixteenth-century nobility and gentry. poets was not a courtier? B. Its curriculum emphasized ancient A. George Puttenham Greek, the language of diplomacy, profes- an B. Philip Sidney sions, and higher learning. C. Walter Ralegh C. It was conducted by tutors in wealthy families or in grammar schools. D. Thomas Wyatt D. It was ordered according to the me- Ch 7. To what does the phrase \the stigma of dieval trivium and quadrivium. print\refer? 12. What was the only acknowledged religion A. lead poisoning contracted from han- in England during the early sixteenth cen- dling printer’s ink tury? B. the brutal punishment for printing with- A. Atheism out a license n B. Protestantism C. the pre-Reformation ban on printing the Bible in English C. Catholicism ya D. the perception among court poets that D. Ancestor-worship printed verses were less exclusive 13. What is blank verse? 8. Who owned the rights to a theatrical A. iambic pentameter in rhyming couplets script? ra A. the patron of the acting company, eg, B. the verse form of the Shakespearean the Lord Chamberlain sonnet B. the bishop of London C. free verse, without rhyme or regular me- Na C. the printer ter D. the acting company D. unrhymed iambic pentameter 9. From which of the following Italian texts 14. Which royal dynasty was established in the might Tudor courtiers have learned the art resolution of the so-called War of the Roses of intrigue and the keys to gaining and and continued through the reign of Eliza- keeping power? beth I? A. Castiglione’s \The Courtier\ A. Tudor B. Dante’s \Divine Comedy\ B. Windsor C. Boccaccio’s \Decameron\ C. York D. Machiavelli’s \The Prince\ D. Lancaster 5. D 6. A 7. D 8. D 9. D 10. C 11. B 12. C 13. D 14. A 100 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period 15. Which of the following shifts began in the 20. Who introduced the art of printing into reign of Henry VII and continued under his England? Tudor successors? A. Elizabeth Eisenstein A. the growing authority of the Pope over B. Johannes Gutenberg domestic English affairs C. Henry VIII B. the expansion of England’s colonial pos- sessions D. William Caxton 21. Which of the following describes the chief er C. the rise in the power and confidence of system by which writers received financial the aristocracy rewards for their literary production? D. the countering of feudal power struc- A. charity gd tures by a stronger central authority B. patronage 16. Expressed in Elizabethan poetry as well as court rituals and events, a cult of C. censorship formed around Elizabeth and dictated the D. subscription nature of relations between herself and her an 22. In the Defense of Poesy, what did Sidney court. attribute to poetry? A. ignominy A. a magical power whereby poetry plays B. unwarranted abuse tricks on the reader Ch C. odium B. a divine power whereby poetry trans- mits a message from God to the reader D. love 17. To what subgenre did the Senecan influence C. a moral power whereby poetry encour- give rise, as evidenced in the first English ages the reader to emulate virtuous models tragedy Gorboduc, or Ferrex and Porrex? D. a defensive power whereby poetry and n A. villain tragedy its figurative expressions allow the poet to B. poetic tragedy avoid censorship ya C. heroic tragedy 23. Which of the following sixteenth-century works of English literature was translated D. revenge tragedy into the English language after its first pub- 18. Which of the following is true about public lication in Latin? ra theaters in Elizabethan England? A. Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus A. They relied on admission charges, an innovation of the period. B. William Shakespeare’s King Lear C. Thomas More’s The History of King Na B. The early versions were oval in shape. Richard III C. They were located outside the city lim- its of London. D. Thomas More’s Utopia 24. Who began to ignite the embers of dissent D. all of the above against the Catholic church in November 19. The churchyard of St. Paul’s Cathedral was 1517 in a movement that came to be known well-known for its: as the Reformation? A. ruinous condition. A. Anne Boleyn B. performing bears. B. Martin Luther C. graffiti. C. Pope Leo X D. bookshops. D. Ulrich Zwingli 15. D 16. D 17. D 18. D 19. D 20. D 21. B 22. C 23. D 24. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 101 25. Between 1520 and 1550, the population of C. Pirandello London: D. Boccaccio A. remained constant. 28. What impulse probably accounts for the B. fell from 375,00 to barely 100,000. rise of distinguished translations of works, such as Homer’s lliad and Odyssey, into C. doubled from 60,000 to 120,000. English during the sixteenth century? D. doubled from 600,000 to 1,200,000. A. human reverence for the classics er 26. Which historical figure initiated a series of B. the belief that the English were direct religious persecutions condemning Protes- descendants of the ancient Greeks tants as heretics and burning them at the stake in the 1550s? C. pride for the vernacular language gd A. Archbishop Cranmer D. a and c only B. Catherine of Aragon 29. Which was not an objection raised against the public theaters in the Elizabethan pe- C. Elizabeth I riod? an D. Mary Tudor A. They caused excessive noise and traffic. 27. Who authored Il Cortigiano (The Courtier), a book that was highly influential in the B. They charged too much. English court, providing subtle guidance Ch on self-display? C. They excited illicit sexual desires. A. Cavalcanti D. They drew young people away from work. B. Castiglione 25. C 26. D 27. B 28. D 29. B n 2.3 Early 17th Century ya 1. What was the general subject of the Welsh D. Augustus Caesar poet Katherine Philips’s work? 3. What was the intended target of the Gun- A. celebrations of the transience of all life powder Plot in 1605? ra and beauty A. Westminster Abbey B. celebrations of lesbian sexuality in B. Tower Bridge terms that did not imply a male readership Na C. celebrations of religious ecstasy and di- C. the Houses of Parliament vine inspiration D. Buckingham Palace D. celebrations of female friendship in Pla- 4. Which of the following colonial ventures tonic terms normally reserved for male took place in the reign of James I (1603-25)? friendships A. the founding of the Jamestown settle- 2. James I liked to imagine himself as a mod- ment ern version of which ruler? B. the founding of the Plymouth colony A. Pericles C. Henry Hudson’s fruitless search for the B. Genghis Khan Northwest Passage C. Richard Lionheart D. all of the above 1. D 2. D 3. C 4. D 102 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period 5. What was the tile of Thomas Hobbes’s de- A. All royalties from the sale of books went fense of absolute sovereignty based on a to the crown (hence the name). theory of social contract? B. Poets were required to have a university A. The Litany in a Time of Plague diploma (the original \poetic license\). B. Utopia C. All books had to be dedicated to a noble or royal patron. C. Leviathan D. All books had to be submitted for offi- er D. The Advancement of Learning cial approval before publication. 6. Who served as Protector under England’s 11. What major new prose genre emerged in first written constitution? the Jacobean era? gd A. Gerrard Winstanley A. the novel B. Oliver Cromwell B. the sermon C. the familiar essay C. Praisegod Barebone an D. the diary D. George Monk 12. Which group of radicals got their 7. Which religious radical advocated the civic name from their penchant for rambling toleration of all religions, including Catholi- prophecy? cism, Judaism, and Islam? Ch A. the Fifth Monarchists A. John Lilburne B. the Roarers B. William Laud C. the Diggers C. Roger Williams D. the Ranters D. Oliver Cromwell 13. Which of the following did Milton not ad- n vocate in print in the 1640s and 1650s? 8. What is the delicate balancing act of Mar- vell’s \Horatian Ode\? A. the disestablishment of the church and ya the removal of bishops A. praising Roman virtues whilst endors- ing Christian beliefs B. the right of the people to dismiss and even execute their rulers B. praising feminine virtue whilst mocking C. the free circulation of ideas without ra the fixation on chastity prior censorship C. celebrating Cromwell’s victories whilst D. the restoration of the monarchy inviting sympathy for the executed king 14. Which poet was a member of the powerful Na D. celebrating the Restoration whilst re- and culturally influential Sidney family? gretting the frivolity of the new regime A. Ben Jonson 9. Which of the following was not one of the B. Aemilia Lanyer four bodily humours? C. Samuel Daniel A. choler D. Mary Wroth B. blood 15. What historical figure promoted the rapid C. cholesterol growth of a high Anglican faction within the church whose ceremony, ritual, and D. black bile doctrine more closely resembled Roman 10. What was the licensing system? Catholicism? 5. C 6. B 7. C 8. C 9. C 10. D 11. C 12. D 13. D 14. D 15. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 103 A. William Collins 20. Which was not among the \new\genres pro- moted by poets such as Jonson, Donne, and B. William Laud Herbert? C. William Shakespeare A. the Petrarchan sonnet D. William Tyndale B. the classical satire 16. Restored to the throne in 1660, Charles II C. the country-house poem ruled: er D. the epigram A. with an absolute prerogative his father would have envied. 21. Which of the following plays was not au- thored by Shakespeare in the Jacobean pe- B. through a system of draconian military riod? gd courts. A. Othello C. with deference to Parliament’s legisla- tive supremacy. B. Volpone D. only a small area around London and C. King Lear an Oxford. D. Antony and Cleopatra 17. What was one of the first acts of Parliament 22. What is the title to Milton’s blank-verse after the outbreak of hostilities in the First epic that assimilates and critiques the epic Civil War? Ch tradition? A. the abolishment of public plays and A. L’Allegro sports B. Lycidas B. the conversion of the English church to Catholicism C. Paradise Lost C. the adoption of English as the official D. The Divine Comedy n language 23. Which poem testifies to the profound doubts and uncertainties attending Donne’s ya D. the consolidation of power in an abso- lute monarch conversion from Catholicism to Protes- tantism? 18. Which of the following female authors of the Jacobean era wrote a work that became A. \Air and Angels\ ra the \first\of its kind to be published by an B. \Satire 3\ English woman? C. \The Apparition\ A. Rachel Speght D. \The Indifferent\ Na B. Aemilia Lanyer 24. Which of the following was not a cause as- C. Elizabeth Cary, Lady Falkland sociated with militant Protestant reformers D. all of the above (Puritans, Presbyterians, and separatists)? 19. Who authored the scholarly biography, Life A. the pursuit of a more confrontational of Donne? policy towards Catholic powers A. Izaak Walton B. the elimination of bishops B. Katherine Philips C. the right of congregations to choose their own leaders C. John Skelton D. the wider use of religious images in D. Isabella Whitney churches 16. C 17. A 18. D 19. A 20. A 21. B 22. C 23. B 24. D 104 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period 25. Which of the following themes or subjects 28. Which of the following was characteristic was not common in the works of Cavalier of the court of James I? poets, such as Thomas Carew, Sir John Den- A. gluttonous feasting ham, Edmund Walter, Sir John Suckling, James Shirely, Richard Lovelace, and Robert B. hard drinking Herrick? C. hunting A. courtly ideals of the good life D. all of the above B. carpe diem 29. Which writer was not active under both er Elizabeth I and James I? C. loyalty to the king A. William Shakespeare D. pious devotion to religious virtues gd 26. Who succeeded Elizabeth I in 1603, estab- B. Ben Jonson lishing the Stuart dynasty? C. John Donne A. James IV of Scotland D. John Milton B. James VI of Scotland 30. Which of the following was not an ex- an pressed objective of the \Long Parlia- C. Mary, Queen of Scots ment\when it convened in 1640? D. Anne Boleyn A. abolishing extra-legal taxes and courts 27. The idea that God predestines human be- Ch B. mounting a revolution and executing ings to be saved or damned is associated the king with which Protestant reformer? C. bringing to trial the king’s hated minis- A. Martin Luther ters, Strafford and Laud B. John Calvin D. remaining in session until they them- C. Henry VIII selves agreed to disband n D. Arminius ya 25. D 26. B 27. B 28. D 29. D 30. B 2.4 Restoration and 18th Century ra 1. According to Samuel Johnson, \No man but C. symbolically to suggest that natural ob- a blockhead ever wrote except for : jects correspond to an inner, A. love.\ D. All the above Na B. honor.\ 3. Which work exposes the frivolity of fash- ionable London? C. money.\ A. Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe D. his party.\ B. Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels 2. Romantic poetry about the natural world uses descriptions of nature C. Behn’s Oroonoko A. to depict a metaphysical concept of na- D. Pope’s The Rape of the Lock ture by endowing it with traits normally 4. Which book was not written by Jane associated with humans Austen? B. as a means to demonstrate and discuss A. Sense and Suspensibility the processes of human thinking B. Emma 1. C 2. D 3. D 4. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 105 C. Pride and Prejudice 10. In which work do you read: “That’s my last Duchess painted on the wall /looking as if D. Mansfield Park she were alive."? 5. According to a theater licensing act, re- pealed in 1843, what was meant by “legiti- A. Porphyria’s Lover mate” drama? B. My Last Duchess A. The dramaturge and playwright had to C. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock be related. D. Fra Lippo Lippi er B. All of the actors were male. 11. What happened in 1707 that would for- ever alter the relationship between Eng- C. All of the actors were British. land, Wales, and Scotland? gd D. The play was spoken. A. the trial and execution of Mary, Queen 6. Which of the following best describes the of Scots doctrine of empiricism? B. the Toleration Act A. All knowledge is derived from experi- C. the failed invasion of the Spanish Ar- an ence. mada B. Human perceptions are constructed and D. the Act of Union reflect structures of political power. 12. Pope made money by selling subscriptions C. The search for essential or ultimate prin- to his translation of this classical epic. Ch ciples of reality. A. The Bahagavad Gita D. The sensory world is an illusion. B. The Odyssey 7. Who wrote: “I have measured out my life C. The Illiad with coffee spoons."? D. The Aeneid A. William Carlos Williams n 13. What name is given to the English literary B. T.S. Eliot period that emulated the Rome of Virgil, Horace, and Ovid? ya C. Ernest Hemingway D. Hart Crane A. Augustan 8. Which two writers can be described as writ- B. Metaphysical ing historical novels? C. Romantic ra A. Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley D. Neo-Romantic B. William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor 14. Who began the tradition of revenge play ? Coleridge Na A. Goorge peele C. Sir Walter Scott and Maria Edgeworth B. Samuel daniel D. Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë C. Phineas fletcher 9. Who was deposed from the English throne D. Thomas kyd in the Glorious, or Bloodless, Revolution in 15. Which of the following is not generally con- 1688? sidered to be a neoclassical poet? A. Elizabeth I A. John Dryden B. James II B. Henry Vaughan C. George II C. Alexander Pope D. William and Mary D. Ben Jonson 5. D 6. A 7. B 8. C 9. D 10. B 11. A 12. C 13. A 14. D 15. B 106 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period 16. Which of the following is not a common A. the Republicans and the Royalists feature of neoclassical poetry? B. the Royalists and the Whigs A. Imitation of classical forms and allusion C. the Tories and the Whigs to mythology D. the Royalists and the Tories B. An effort to represent human nature 22. Which bird did the Ancient Mariner kill? C. Use of the rhymed couplet A. Seagull D. Fantastic comparisons er 17. Why didn’t Alexander Pope attend an En- B. Albatross glish university? C. Humming Bird A. He lived in Italy until the age of 27 D. Crow gd B. Asthma, headaches, and spinal defor- 23. Which of the following became the most mity made him an invalid popular Romantic poetic form, following C. He was a Catholic, and therefore forbid- on Wordsworth’s claim that poetic inspira- den from attending tion is contained within the inner feelings an of the individual poet as “the spontaneous D. He just wasn’t bright enough overflow of powerful feelings"? 18. In the late seventeenth century, a “battle A. the lyric poem written in the first per- of the books” erupted between which two son Ch groups? B. the sonnet A. abolitionists and enthusiasts for slavery C. doggerel rhyme B. round-earthers and flat-earthers D. the political tract C. the Welsh and the Scots 24. Who became the first \prime minister\of Great Britain in the reign of George II? n D. champions of ancient and modern learn- ing A. Henry St. John ya 19. Which poet, critic and translator brought B. Robert Harley England a modern literature between 1660 C. John Churchill and 1700? D. Robert Walpole A. Addison 25. What is Shakespeare’s longest play? ra B. Bunyan A. Taming of the Shrew C. Crabbe B. Romeo and Juliet D. Dryden Na 20. What name is given to the English literary C. A Midsummer Night’s Dream period that emulated the Rome of Virgil, D. Hamlet Horace, and Ovid? 26. Which statement(s) about inventions dur- A. Augustan ing the Industrial Revolution are true? B. Metaphysical A. Hand labor became less common with C. Romantic the invention of power-driven machinery. D. Neo-Romantic B. Velcro replaced buttons and snaps. 21. The crisis over the Exclusion Bill effectively C. Steam, as opposed to wind and water, divided the country into which two politi- became a primary source of power. cal parties? D. both a and c 16. D 17. C 18. D 19. D 20. A 21. C 22. B 23. A 24. D 25. D 26. D 27. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 107 27. When the Parliament, controlled by the pu- A. William Butler Yeats ritans, took power in England, one of the B. James Joyce acts that greatly influenced Literature of that time was C. Thomas Moore A. The closing of theatres D. Edgar Allan Poe B. The return of the King. 33. Who wrote The Life and Opinions of Tris- tram Shandy, a novel that abandons clock C. King Arthurs’ dead time for psychological time? er D. King to exile A. Henry Fielding 28. Which of the following is a typically Ro- B. Laurence Sterne mantic poetic form? gd C. Samuel Richardson A. the fractal D. Tobias Smollett B. the figment 34. This famous neoclassical poet wrote on pro- C. the fragment found themes such as death, but he also had an D. the aubade a lighter side. He once wrote an ode to a cat drowned in a tub of gold fishes. 29. Which of the following poems describe or celebrate an apocalyptic regeneration of A. Alexander Pope humanity and the world effected by the cre- Ch B. William Collins ative capacity of the human mind? C. Thomas Gray A. Coleridge’s Dejection: An Ode D. Ben Jonson B. Blake’s “Prophetic Books” 35. What was \restored\in 1660? C. Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the A. the monarchy, in the person of Charles Rights of Woman n II D. all but C B. the dominance of the Tory Party ya 30. In which work do you read: “Things fall C. the \Book of Common Prayer\ apart; the center cannot hold. "? D. toleration of religious dissidents A. The Canturbury Tales 36. He wrote both religious and secular poetry. B. The Dark Angel ra One of his poems urged virgins to make the C. The Wild Swans of Coole most of their time. D. The Second Coming A. Ben Jonson Na 31. John Donne is, in some sense, the origina- B. Alexander Pope tor of metaphysical poetry. But who is most C. Robert Herrick closely associated with the “founding” of neoclassical poetry? D. John Dryden A. William Wordsworth 37. Which of the following was a major fac- tor in the unprecedented economic wealth B. Alexander Pope of Great Britain during the eighteenth cen- C. Ben Jonson tury? D. George Herbert A. formal diplomatic relations with China 32. Who wrote: “Things fall apart; the center B. the exploitation of colonial resources, cannot hold "? labor, and the slave trade 28. C 29. D 30. D 31. C 32. A 33. B 34. C 35. A 36. C 37. B 108 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period C. the American and French revolutions 43. Sir John Denham commemorated this poet, referring to him as “Old Chaucer” who, D. the creation of the bourgeois novel as a “like the morning star”, descends “to the commodity shades,” so that “Darkness again the Age 38. Which of the following descriptions would invades.” not have applied to any Romantic text? A. William Shakespeare A. a spiritual autobiography written in an epic style B. John Donne er B. a lyric poem written in the first person C. Abraham Cowley C. a comedy of manners D. John Dryden 44. What is the term we now use for what the gd D. a political tract demanding labor reform Romantics called “mesmerism," one of the “occult” practices that allowed people to ex- 39. Horace’s doctrine \ut pictura poesis\was in- plore altered states of consciousness? terpreted to mean: A. smoking opium an A. A picture is worth a thousand words. B. hypnotism B. Poetry is the supreme artistic form. C. Art should hold a mirror up to nature. C. psychoanalysis D. dream interpretation Ch D. Poetry ought to be a visual as well as a verbal art. 45. In which work do you read: “Beauty is 40. Which of the following was not considered truth, truth beauty."? a type of the alienated, romantic vision- A. Adonais ary? B. Bright Star A. Prometheus n C. Ode on a Grecian Urn B. Satan D. La Bell Dame Sans Merci ya C. Cain 46. According to Samuel Johnson, “No man but D. George III a blockhead ever wrote except for : 41. Which chilling novel of surveillance and A. love." entrapment had the alternative title Things ra as They Are? B. honor." A. Jane Austen’s Emma C. money." B. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein D. his party." Na C. William Godwin’s Caleb Williams 47. His “To Penthurst” is considered to be one of the primary texts of the neoclassical D. Sir Walter Scott’s Waverley movement. 42. Wordsworth described all good poetry as A. Sir John Denham A. the rhythmic expression of moral intu- ition B. Ben Jonson B. the spontaneous overflow of powerful C. Thomas Carew feelings D. John Dryden C. the polite patter of a corrupted age 48. Which metrical form was Pope said to have D. the divine gift of grace brought to perfection? 38. C 39. D 40. D 41. C 42. B 43. C 44. B 45. C 46. C 47. B 48. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 109 A. the heroic couplet 54. Which metrical form was Pope said to have B. blank verse brought to perfection? A. the heroic couplet C. free verse B. blank verse D. the ode 49. Which of the following periodical publica- C. free verse tions (reviews and magazines) appeared in D. the ode the Romantic era? 55. Who in the Romantic period developed a er A. London Magazine new novelistic language for the workings of the mind in flux? B. The Spectator A. Maria Edgeworth gd C. The Edinburgh Review B. Sir Walter Scott D. A and C only 50. In the late seventeenth century, a \battle C. Thomas De Quincey of the books\erupted between which two D. Jane Austen an groups? 56. Which poets collaborated on the Lyrical A. abolitionists and enthusiasts for slavery Ballads of 1798, thus demonstrating the “spirit of the age," which, in an era of rev- olutionary thinking, depended on a belief B. round-earthers and flat-earthers in the limitless possibilities of the poetic Ch C. the Welsh and the Scots imagination? D. champions of ancient and modern learn- A. Mary Wollstonecraft and William Blake ing 51. What served as the inspiration for P.B Shel- B. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and Percy ley’s poems to the working classes A Song: B. Shelley n “Men of England” and England in 1819? C. William Wordsworth and Samuel Tay- A. the organization of a working class lor Coleridge ya men’s choral group in Southern England D. Charles Lamb and William Hazlitt B. the Battle of Waterloo 57. Which sorts of political reform took place C. the Peterloo Massacre during the Romantic period? D. the storming of the Bastille A. Parliamentary reform, increasing repre- ra 52. Which of the following is not indebted to sentation of the working classes the Gothic genre? B. Labor reform, improving working con- A. William Beckford’s Vathek ditions for industrial laborers Na B. Matthew Lewis’s The Monk C. Educational reform, producing a dra- matic increase in literacy C. Tobias Smollett’s Roderick Randsom D. A and C only D. Ann Radcliffe’s The Italian 58. Who was the ancient Gaelic warrior-bard 53. Who wrote: “Beauty is truth, truth considered by Napoleon and Thomas Jef- beauty."? ferson to have been greater than Homer? A. John Keats A. Macpherson B. William Shakespeare B. Merlin C. Samuel Butler C. Decameron D. Samuel Taylor Coleridge D. Ossian 49. D 50. D 51. C 52. C 53. A 54. A 55. D 56. C 57. D 58. D 59. B 110 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period 59. In which county was Jane Austin born? 65. Becky sharp was the heroine in which novel? A. Sussex A. Vanity Fair B. Hampshire B. Sense and Sensibility C. Yorkshire C. Pride and Prejudice D. Norfolk D. Mansfield Park 60. What literary work best captures a sense of 66. With its forbidden themes of incest, mur- er the political turmoil, particularly regarding der, necrophilia, atheism, and torments of the issue of religion, just after the Restora- sexual desire, Horace Walpole’s Castle of tion? Otranto, created which literary genre? A. Gay’s Beggar’s Opera gd A. the revenge tragedy B. Butler’s Hudibras B. the Gothic romance C. Fielding’s Jonathan Wild C. the epistolary novel D. Dryden’s Absalom and Achitophel D. the comedy of manners 61. Neoclassicists tended to view poetry as the result of genius overflowing from the mind out onto the page. They also considered po- etry to be an expression of the individual, an 67. A side note: Which drug/substance was Samuel Taylor Coleridge addicted to? A. Heroine Ch B. Cocaine inner self. C. Alcohol A. True D. Opium B. False 68. With its forbidden themes of incest, mur- 62. Which of the following English groups der, necrophilia, atheism, and torments of were supportive of the French Revolution sexual desire, Horace Walpole’s Castle of n during its early years? Otranto, created which literary genre? A. Republicans A. the revenge tragedy ya B. Liberals B. the Gothic romance C. Radicals C. the epistolary novel D. both B and C D. the comedy of manners ra 69. Which of the following is not an example 63. Which work exposes the frivolity of fash- of Restoration comedy? ionable London? A. Etherege’s The Man of Mode A. Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe Na B. Wycherley’s The Country Wife B. Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels C. Behn’s The Rover C. Behn’s Oroonoko D. Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus D. Pope’s The Rape of the Lock 70. How many lines are there in a Sonnet? 64. Whose great Dictionary, published in 1755, A. 10 included more than 114,000 quotations? B. 16 A. William Hogarth C. 14 B. Jonathan Swift D. 22 C. Samuel Johnson 71. What are the names of the two feuding fam- D. Ben Jonson ilies in Romeo and Juliet? 60. D 61. B 62. D 63. D 64. C 65. A 66. B 67. D 68. B 69. D 70. C 71. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 111 A. Capulet And Montague 77. While compiling what sort of book did B. Breslow and Felsher Samuel Richardson conceive of the idea for his Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded? C. Fuech and Goodside A. a history of everyday life D. Dawson and Hurley B. an instructional manual for manners 72. Which of the following was a major fac- tor in the unprecedented economic wealth C. a book of devotion of Great Britain during the eighteenth cen- D. a book of model letters er tury? 78. Which poet asserted in practice and theory A. formal diplomatic relations with China the value of representing rustic life and lan- B. the exploitation of colonial resources, guage as well as social outcasts and delin- gd labor, and the slave trade quents not only in pastoral poetry, common before this poet’s time, but also as the major C. the creation of the bourgeois novel as a subject and medium for poetry in general? commodity D. the union of England and Wales with A. William Blake Scotland 73. Which of the following is not indebted to the Gothic genre? an B. Alfred Lord Tennyson C. Samuel Johnson D. William Wordsworth Ch A. William Beckford’s Vathek 79. Which of the following is not an example B. Matthew Lewis’s The Monk of Restoration comedy? C. Tobias Smollett’s Roderick Randsom A. Etherege’s The Man of Mode D. Ann Radcliffe’s The Italian B. Wycherley’s The Country Wife 74. Looking to the ancient past, many Roman- C. Behn’s The Rover n tic poets identified with the figure of the A. troubadour D. Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus ya B. skald 80. Who exemplified the role of the “peasant poet"? C. chorister A. John Clare D. bard B. John Keats ra 75. Who wrote: “That’s my last Duchess painted on the wall / looking as if she were C. Robert Burns alive."? D. A and C only A. Lord Byron Na 81. What London locale, where many poor B. Oscar Wilde writers lived, became synonymous with C. Robert Browning hacks and scandal mongers? D. William Wordsworth A. Elephant and Castle 76. What was the name of the Bronte sister’s B. Grub Street only brother? C. Covent Garden A. Anderson D. Cheapside B. Branwell 82. In which work do you read: “In Xanadu C. Richard did Kubla Khan / A stately pleasure dome decree "? D. Pearson 72. D 73. C 74. D 75. C 76. B 77. D 78. D 79. D 80. D 81. B 82. A 112 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period A. Kubla Khan 88. In which of the following works is the so- cial outcast represented and addressed? B. Hellas C. The Phoenix and the Turtle A. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Franken- stein D. The Castaway B. William Worsworth’s Lyrical Ballads 83. What drove William Cowper to break down and become a recluse? C. John Keats’s “To Autumn” D. all but C er A. the conviction that he was damned for- ever 89. What mock epic begins: “What dire of- B. the loss of his fortune in the \South Sea fence from am’rous causes springs, / What Bubble\ mighty contests rise from trivial things”? gd C. the vindication of Newtonian physics A. Dryden’s “Mac Flecknoe” D. condemnation of his work by Jeremy B. Pope’s “The Rape of the Lock” Collier C. Pope’s “The Dunciad” an 84. Who is termed as “The Morning Star of D. Dryden’s “Absalom and Achitophel” Renaissance"? 90. What word did writers in this period use A. Spenser to express quickness of mind, inventive- B. John Gower ness, a knack for conceiving images and Ch metaphors and for perceiving resemblances C. Chaucer between things apparently unlike? D. Langland A. wit 85. The Faerie Queene was written during the reign of which monarch? B. sprezzatura C. naturalism n A. James I B. Mary Tudor D. gusto ya C. Elizabeth Tudor 91. Most neoclassical poets viewed the world in terms of a strictly ordered hierarchy. What D. Henry VII was this hierarchy called? 86. Which of the following would not have A. The Way of the World been an appropriate protagonist for a Ro- ra mantic literary text? B. The Foundational Ladder A. a French revolutionary C. The Order of Angels Na B. a Greek or Roman mythological figure D. The Great Chain of Being C. a monster fabricated in a laboratory 92. What was “restored” in 1660? D. All would have been appropriate pro- A. the monarchy, in the person of Charles tagonists for a Romantic literary text. II 87. Who wrote: “In Xanadu did Kubla Khan / B. the dominance of the Tory Party A stately pleasure dome decree "? C. the “Book of Common Prayer” A. Samuel Taylor Coleridge D. toleration of religious dissidents B. Robert Browning 93. Which Romantic writer(s) wrote in more C. John Keats than one of these popular literary forms: essay, novel, drama, poetry? D. Walt Whitman 83. A 84. C 85. C 86. D 87. A 88. D 89. B 90. A 91. D 92. B 93. D 94. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 113 A. Percy Bysshe Shelley A. Henry St. John B. William Wordsworth B. Robert Harley C. George Gordon, Lord Byron C. John Churchill D. Robert Walpole D. all of the above 99. Which of the following was probably not 94. In which work do you read: “I have mea- a stock phrase in eighteenth-century po- sured out my life with coffee spoons."? etry? er A. Lovesong of J.Alfred Prufrock A. verdant mead B. Sonnets from the Portuguese B. checkered shade C. Prelude C. simian rivalry gd D. shining sword D. The Last Decalogue 100. How many children were there in the 95. Horace’s doctrine “ut pictura poesis” was Bronte family? interpreted to mean: an A. 3 A. A picture is worth a thousand words. B. 4 B. Poetry is the supreme artistic form. C. 5 C. Art should hold a mirror up to nature. D. 6 Ch D. Poetry ought to be a visual as well as a 101. Who wrote: “My name is Ozymandias, verbal art. King of Kings / Look on my works ye mighty, and despair!"? 96. Who applied the term “Romantic” to the literary period dating from 1785 to 1830? A. Lord Byron B. Percy Bysshe Shelley A. Wordsworth because he wanted to dis- n tinguish his poetry and the poetry of his C. William Woodsworth friends from that of the ancien régime, es- D. Emily Dickinson ya pecially satire 102. Who remained without the vote following B. English historians half a century after the Reform Bill of 1832? the period ended A. about half of middle class men C. “The Satanic School” of Byron, Percy B. almost all working class men ra Shelley, and their followers C. all women D. Oliver Goldsmith in The Deserted Vil- D. a, b and c lage (1770) Na 103. The Gothic novel, a popular genre for the 97. Which of the following was a typically Romantics, exemplified in the writing of Romantic means of achieving visionary Horace Walpole and Ann Radcliffe, could states? contain which of the following elements? A. opium A. supernatural phenomenon B. dreams B. perversion and sadism, often involving a maiden’s persecution C. childhood C. plots of mystery and terror set in inhos- D. a, b and c pitable, sullen landscapes 98. Who became the first “prime minister” of D. all of the above Great Britain in the reign of George II? 104. Who wrote: “Reader, I married him."? 95. D 96. B 97. D 98. D 99. C 100. B 101. B 102. D 103. D 104. B 114 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period A. Jane Austen 110. Which of the following best describes the B. Charlotte Bronte doctrine of empiricism? C. Edith Wharton A. All knowledge is derived from experi- ence. D. Emily Bronte 105. What is the name for the process of divid- B. Human perceptions are constructed and ing land into privately owned agricultural reflect structures of political power. holdings? C. The search for essential or ultimate prin- er A. partition ciples of reality. B. segregation D. The sensory world is an illusion. C. enclosure 111. Romantic poets would have enjoyed, gd agreed with, and perhaps written about D. division which of the following figures as depicted? 106. Who did Dryden use Absalom to repre- sent, allegorically, in his satire “Absalom A. Goethe’s Faust in Faust, who is sinful be- and Achitophel”? cause he attempts to exceed the bounds of an human knowledge by making a pact with A. The Duke of Monmouth the devil but is nonetheless redeemed in B. Charles II his striving to break free of the bounds of C. The Earl of Shaftesbury mortality Ch D. Cromwell B. Icarus, who is killed in attempting to fly 107. Which group of intellectual women estab- because only Gods have the power to fly lished literary clubs of their own around and mortals must be taught the limitations 1750 under the leadership of Elizabeth of human existence Vesey and Elizabeth Montagu? C. Prometheus, who succeeds in stealing A. the bluestockings fire from the Gods and thereby surpasses n the limitations placed on humans by the B. the coteries of plenty Gods ya C. the Pre-Raphaelites D. A and C only D. the tattlers and spectators 112. In which Dickens novel does Pip appear? 108. Which of the following best describes the sort of language and tone most often used A. Bleak House ra when Romantic writers discuss the French B. Great Expectations Revolution? C. A Tale of Two Cities A. snide indifference Na D. The Pickwick Papers B. biblical reverence 113. Which philosopher had a particular influ- C. condemning censure ence on Coleridge? D. satirical derision A. Aristotle 109. In which work do you read: “There can be no freedom or beauty about a home life B. Duns Scotus that depends on borrowing and debt."? C. David Hume A. A Doll’s House D. Immanuel Kant B. Riders to the Sea 114. John Dryden wrote “Absalom and Achi- C. A Handful of Dust tophel.” Who was Achitophel, historically D. The Fatal Curiosity speaking? 105. C 106. A 107. A 108. B 109. A 110. A 111. D 112. B 113. D 114. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 115 A. King David’s son 120. What word did writers in this period use B. A Judge of Israel to express quickness of mind, inventive- ness, a knack for conceiving images and C. Bathsheba’s first husband metaphors and for perceiving resemblances D. Absalom’s advisor between things apparently unlike? 115. In which work do you read: “My name is A. wit Ozymandias, King of Kings / Look on my works ye mighty, and despair!"? B. sprezzatura er A. The Man of Feeling C. naturalism B. In Memoriam D. gusto C. Song to Aella 121. Who was the ancient Gaelic warrior-bard gd considered by Napoleon and Thomas Jef- D. Ozymandias ferson to have been greater than Homer? 116. What was most frequently considered a source of pleasure and an object of inquiry A. Macpherson by Augustan poets? B. Merlin A. civilization B. woman C. God an C. Decameron D. Ossian 122. Which of the following women exposed Ch D. nature themselves to scandal by writing racy sto- 117. Who was deposed from the English throne ries for the popular press? in the Glorious, or Bloodless, Revolution in A. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Mary Wroth, 1688? and Elizabeth Cary A. Elizabeth I B. Aphra Behn, Delarivier Manley, and n B. James II Eliza Haywood C. George II C. Anne Finch, Anne Killigrew, and Lady ya Mary Wortley Montagu D. William and Mary 118. What London locale, where many poor D. Rachel Speght, Katherine Philips, and writers lived, became synonymous with Frances Burney hacks and scandal mongers? 123. Which of the following was probably not ra A. Elephant and Castle a stock phrase in eighteenth-century po- etry? B. Grub Street A. verdant mead Na C. Covent Garden D. Cheapside B. checkered shade 119. What happened in 1707 that would for- C. simian rivalry ever alter the relationship between Eng- D. shining sword land, Wales, and Scotland? 124. A “classic” book is usually one that pos- A. the trial and execution of Mary, Queen sesses what quality? of Scots A. It has universal appeal. B. the Toleration Act B. It can stand the test of time. C. the failed invasion of the Spanish Ar- mada C. It makes connections. D. the Act of Union D. All of the above. 115. D 116. D 117. B 118. B 119. D 120. A 121. D 122. B 123. C 124. D 116 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period 125. Against which of the following principles A. Too many of its readers were women. did Jonathan Swift inveigh? B. It required less skill than other genres. A. theoretical science C. It lacked the classical pedigree of poetry B. metaphysics and drama. C. abstract logical deductions D. all of the above 131. What Pope poem begins, “In these deep D. a, b, and c solitudes and awful cells, / Where heav’nly- er 126. What did Byron deride with his scathing pensive contemplation dwells, / And ever- reference to "’Peddlers,’ and ’Boats,’ and musing melancholy reigns; / What means ’Wagons’!"? this tumult in a vestal’s veins?” gd A. the neo-classical influence of Pope and A. The Rape of the Lock Dryden B. Solitude: An Ode B. the clumsiness of Shakespeare’s plots C. The Dunciad C. the Orientalist fantasies of Coleridge D. Eloisa to Abelard D. Wordsworth’s devotion to the ordinary and everyday 127. Which poet, critic and translator brought England a modern literature between 1660 an 132. The poem ’The Battle of Maldon’ cele- brates events which took place in the 10th century, but who was it between Ch A. Danes and English and 1700? B. Dutch and English A. Addison C. Normans and English B. Bunyan D. French and English C. Crabbe 133. Against which of the following principles n D. Dryden did Jonathan Swift inveigh? 128. Which of the following texts addresses A. theoretical science ya class as a social and economic reality? B. metaphysics A. William Godwin’s Inquiry Concerning C. abstract logical deductions Political Justice D. a, b, and c B. Percy Bysshe Shelley’s England in 1819 ra 134. What literary work best captures a sense C. William Godwin’s Caleb Williams of the political turmoil, particularly regard- ing the issue of religion, just after the D. all of the above Restoration? Na 129. Complete this famous quote by John Dry- A. Gay’s Beggar’s Opera den: “Who think too little, and who talk too ” B. Butler’s Hudibras A. often C. Fielding’s Jonathan Wild B. long D. Pope’s Dunciad C. much 135. Who composed The Preludes? A. S T Coleridge D. fast 130. Which of the following charges were com- B. William Wordsworth monly leveled at the novel by its detractors C. William Shakespeare at the dawn of the Romantic era? D. William Blake 125. D 126. D 127. D 128. D 129. C 130. D 131. D 132. A 133. D 134. D 135. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 117 136. What was most frequently considered a D. all of the above source of pleasure and an object of inquiry 141. How would “Natural Supernaturalism” be by Augustan poets? best characterized as a Romantic notion in- A. civilization troduced by Carlyle? B. woman A. a form of animism in which objects in C. God the natural world are believed to be inhab- ited by spirits D. nature er B. a spontaneous belief in the supernatu- 137. Given the popularity of the Gothic novel ral based upon a surprise encounter with a and the novel of purpose, which of the fol- supernatural being lowing novelists wrote fiction that is closer gd in subject matter to the novel of manners C. a process by which things that are fa- than it is to the writing of her own era? miliar and thought to be ordinary are made A. Fanny Burney to appear miraculous and new to our eyes B. Mary Wollstonecraft D. the experience of hallucinating contact an with the supernatural world when taking C. Anna Letitia Barbauld opium D. Jane Austen 142. Which social philosophy, dominant dur- 138. Whose great Dictionary, published in ing the Industrial Revolution, dictated that 1755, included more than 114,000 quota- only the free operation of economic laws Ch tions? would ensure the general welfare and that A. William Hogarth the government should not interfere in any person’s pursuit of their personal inter- B. Jonathan Swift ests? C. Samuel Johnson A. economic independence n D. Ben Jonson B. the Rights of Man 139. Who wrote: “There can be no freedom or beauty about a home life that depends on C. laissez-faire ya borrowing and debt."? D. enclosure A. Henry David Thoreau 143. Who wrote: “I would prefer not to."? B. Benjamin Franklin A. Edgar Allan Poe ra C. Robert Browning B. Herman Melville D. Henrik Ibsen C. Thomas Gray 140. Which of the following factors con- Na tributed to literature becoming a profitable D. Henry David Thoreau business? 144. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens A. Commercial and public lending libraries involves which two cities? were established in order to provide for an A. London and Rome enlarged reading public B. Paris and Rome B. Education reform increased literacy, thus creating a demand for commercial and C. London and Paris public lending libraries. D. Berlin and London C. A new aesthetics of valuing literature 145. While compiling what sort of book did for its own sake emphasized reading for Samuel Richardson conceive of the idea for pleasure. his Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded? 136. D 137. D 138. C 139. D 140. D 141. C 142. C 143. B 144. C 145. D 118 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period A. a history of everyday life 148. Alexander Pope coined many a modern day cliché. Which of the following did not B. an instructional manual for manners originate with him? C. a book of devotion A. To err is human, to forgive divine D. a book of model letters B. Let not the sun go down upon your 146. The Catcher in the Rye takes place in what wrath city? C. A little learning is a dangerous thing A. New York City er D. Fools rush in where angels fear to tread B. Stanford, Connecticut C. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 149. Which group of intellectual women estab- gd D. Boston, Massachusetts lished literary clubs of their own around 147. Which setting could you not imagine a 1750 under the leadership of Elizabeth work of Romantic literature employing? Vesey and Elizabeth Montagu? A. a field of daffodils A. the Behnites an B. the “Orient” B. the bluestockings C. a graveyard C. the coteries of plenty D. All of the above would be appropriate D. the Pre-Raphaelites Ch settings for Romantic literature. 146. A 147. D 148. B 149. B 2.5 Romantic Period n 1. Which philosopher had a particular influ- D. a and c only ence on Coleridge? 4. Which poet asserted in practice and theory the value of representing rustic life and lan- ya A. Aristotle guage as well as social outcasts and delin- B. Duns Scotus quents not only in pastoral poetry, common C. David Hume before this poet’s time, but also as the major subject and medium for poetry in general? ra D. Immanuel Kant 2. What is the name for the process of divid- A. William Blake ing land into privately owned agricultural B. Alfred Lord Tennyson holdings? Na C. Samuel Johnson A. partition D. William Wordsworth B. segregation 5. Who remained without the vote following C. enclosure the Reform Bill of 1832? D. division A. about half of middle class men 3. Who exemplified the role of the \peasant B. almost all working class men poet\? C. all women A. John Clare D. a, b and c B. John Keats 6. Which poets collaborated on the Lyrical C. Robert Burns Ballads of 1798? 1. D 2. C 3. D 4. D 5. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 119 A. Mary Wollstonecraft and William Blake 11. Who in the Romantic period developed a new novelistic language for the workings of the mind in flux? B. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley A. Maria Edgeworth C. William Wordsworth and Samuel Tay- B. Sir Walter Scott lor Coleridge C. Thomas De Quincey D. Charles Lamb and William Hazlitt D. Jane Austen er 7. Which of the following became the most 12. Which of the following is a typically Ro- popular Romantic poetic form, following mantic poetic form? on Wordsworth’s claim that poetic inspira- A. the fractal gd tion is contained within the inner feelings of the individual poet as \the spontaneous B. the figment overflow of powerful feelings\? C. the fragment A. the lyric poem written in the first per- D. the aubade an son 13. Which of the following was not considered B. the sonnet a type of the alienated, romantic vision- ary? C. doggerel rhyme A. Prometheus Ch D. the political tract B. Satan 8. Which of the following was a typically Romantic means of achieving visionary C. Cain states? D. George III A. opium 14. Which of the following plays was actually B. dreams performed on stage? n A. Byron’s Manfred C. childhood B. Coleridge’s Remorse ya D. a, b and c C. Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound 9. Which two writers can be described as writ- ing historical novels? D. Shelley’s The Cenci A. Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley 15. Looking to the ancient past, many Roman- ra tic poets identified with the figure of the B. William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge A. troubadour B. skald Na C. Sir Walter Scott and Maria Edgeworth C. chorister D. Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë D. bard 10. According to a theater licensing act, re- pealed in 1843, what was meant by \legiti- 16. Who applied the term \Romantic\to the lit- mate\drama? erary period dating from 1785 to 1830? A. The dramaturge and playwright had to A. Wordsworth because he wanted to dis- be related. tinguish his poetry and the poetry of his friends from that of the ancien rǵime, espe- B. All of the actors were male. cially satire C. All of the actors were British. B. English historians half a century after D. The play was spoken. the period ended 6. C 7. A 8. D 9. C 10. D 11. D 12. C 13. D 14. B 15. D 16. B 120 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period C. \The Satanic School\of Byron, Percy 21. Thomas and Henrietta Bowdler’s edition Shelley, and their followers of The Family Shakespeare gave rise to the verb \bowdlerize.\What does it mean? D. Oliver Goldsmith in The Deserted Vil- lage (1770) A. the expurgation of indelicate language 17. Wordsworth described all good poetry as B. the modernization of archaic vocabulary A. the rhythmic expression of moral intu- ition C. the insertion of bawdy songs er B. the spontaneous overflow of powerful D. the misspelling of simple words like feelings \the\and \and\ C. the polite patter of a corrupted age 22. Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto ini- gd tiated which literary tradition? D. the divine gift of grace A. Hunnish epic 18. What did Byron deride with his scathing reference to \’Peddlers,’ and ’Boats,’ and B. Gothic fiction ’Wagons’!\? an C. epistolary novel A. the neo-classical influence of Pope and D. meta-novel Dryden 23. Which chilling novel of surveillance and B. the clumsiness of Shakespeare’s plots entrapment had the alternative title Things Ch C. the Orientalist fantasies of Coleridge as They Are? D. Wordsworth’s devotion to the ordinary A. Jane Austen’s Emma and everyday B. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein 19. Which of the following texts published in C. William Godwin’s Caleb Williams the 1790s did not epitomize the radical so- D. Sir Walter Scott’s Waverley n cial thinking stimulated by the French Rev- olution? 24. Which of the following English groups were supportive of the French Revolution ya A. Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the during its early years? Rights of Men A. Republicans B. Paine’s Rights of Man B. Liberals C. Godwin’s Enquiry Concerning Political ra Justice C. Radicals D. Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution D. both B and C in France 25. Which of the following charges were com- Na 20. Which of the following factors did not con- monly levelled at the novel by its detractors tribute to the growth of the reading public at the dawn of the Romantic era? in this period? A. Too many of its readers were women. A. The notoriety of the \Lake School\ B. It required less skill than other genres. B. Technological developments, such as C. It lacked the classical pedigree of poetry the steam-driven printing press and drama. C. Innovations in retailing, such as the cut- D. all of the above price sale of remaindered books 26. Which of the following periodical publi- D. Increased literacy, thanks in large part cations (reviews and magazines) first ap- to Sunday schools peared in the Romantic era? 17. B 18. D 19. D 20. A 21. A 22. B 23. C 24. D 25. D 26. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 121 A. London Magazine ensure the general welfare and that the gov- ernment should not interfere in any per- B. The Spectator son’s pursuit of their personal interests? C. The Edinburgh Review A. economic independence D. a and c only B. the Rights of Man 27. What served as the inspiration for Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poems to the working C. laissez-faire classes A Song: \Men of England\and Eng- D. enclosure er land in 1819? 29. Which statement(s) about inventions dur- A. the organization of a working class ing the Industrial Revolution are true? men’s choral group in Southern England A. Hand labor became less common with gd B. the Battle of Waterloo the invention of power-driven machinery. C. the Peterloo Massacre B. Velcro replaced buttons and snaps. D. the storming of the Bastille C. Steam, as opposed to wind and water, an 28. Which social philosophy, dominant during became a primary source of power. the Industrial Revolution, dictated that only D. both a and c the free operation of economic laws would 27. C 28. C 29. D Ch 2.6 Victorian Age 1. Which of the following authors promoted A. D.G Rossetti versions of socialism? B. Leigh Hunt n A. William Morris C. Tennyson B. John Ruskin D. Arnold ya C. Edward FitzGerald 5. Which of the following Victorian writers regularly published their work in periodi- D. all but C cals? 2. Heathcliff is a character from A. Thomas Carlyle ra A. Emma B. Matthew Arnold B. Jane Eyre C. Charles Dickens C. Vanity Fair Na D. all of the above. D. Wuthering Heights 6. What did Victorian journalists mean by 3. Who was the leader of Pre-Raphaelite terming certain women \surplus\or \redun- group of artists in England? dant\? A. D.G Rossetti A. They remained unmarried due to a pop- ulation imbalance between the sexes. B. Swinburne B. Their willingness to work for low wages C. Christina Rossetti resulted in a surplus of textiles, causing D. Morris them to drop in price. 4. The Charge of the Light Bridge is a poem C. They were women writers who wrote by frequently about similar topics. 1. D 2. D 3. A 4. C 5. D 6. A 122 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period D. They prostituted themselves as a way 12. Elizabeth Barrett’s poem The Cry of the to make money in a market economy that Children is concerned with which major didn’t provide extensive job opportunities issue attendant on the Time of Troubles to women. during the 1830s and 1840s? 7. Experimentation in which of the following A. women’s rights and suffrage areas of poetic expression characterize Vic- B. child labor torian poetry and allow Victorian poets to represent psychology in a different way? C. chartism er A. the use of pictorial description to con- D. the prudishness and old-fashioned ide- struct visual images to represent the emo- als of her fellow Victorians tion or situation of the poem 13. Which of the following contributed to the gd B. sound as a means to express meaning growing awareness in the Late Victorian Period of the immense human, economic, C. perspective, as in the dramatic mono- and political costs of running an empire? logue A. the India Mutiny in 1857 an D. all of the above B. the Boer War in the south of Africa 8. Which of the following comic playwrights made fun of Victorian values and preten- C. the Jamaica Rebellion in 1865 sions? D. all of the above Ch A. W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan 14. In ’In Memorium’, Tennyson mourns the B. George Bernard Shaw death of : C. Robert Corrigan A. Hugh Clough D. all but C B. Arthur Hallam C. Lord Byron n 9. George Eliot’s novel Romola is a: A. Gothic novel D. Keats ya B. Autobiographical novel 15. What type of writing did Walter Pater de- fine as “the special and opportune art of the C. Historical novel modern world"? D. Picaresque novel A. the novel ra 10. Vanity Fair is a novel by: B. nonfiction prose A. Jane Austin C. the lyric B. Dickens Na D. comic drama C. Emily Bronte 16. What was common amongst D.G Rossetti, D. Thackery Christina Rossetti, Morris and Swinburne? 11. Which city became the perceived center of A. They all belonged to the Oxford Move- Western civilization by the middle of the ment nineteenth century? B. They were all painters A. Paris C. They were all Victorian Novelists B. Tokyo D. They all belonged to the Pre-Raphaelite C. London School 17. The title Vanity Fair has been taken from: D. Amsterdam 7. D 8. D 9. C 10. D 11. C 12. B 13. D 14. B 15. B 16. D 17. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 123 A. Paradise Lost 23. The Oxford Movement was basically a: B. Divine Comedy A. Religious Movement C. Utopia B. Political Movement D. Pilgrims Progress C. Social Movement 18. Fill in the blanks from Tennyson’s The D. Literary Movement Princess. 24. Which ruler’s reign marks the approximate Man for the field and woman for the : beginning and end of the Victorian era? er Man for the sword and for the she: A. King Henry VIII Man with the head and woman with the : B. Queen Elizabeth I Man to command and woman to gd C. Queen Victoria A. crop; scabbard; foot; agree D. King John B. throne; scepter; soul; decree 25. Which best describes the general feeling ex- pressed in literature during the last decade C. school; scalpel; pen; set free an of the Victorian era? D. hearth; needle; heart; obey A. studied melancholy and aestheticism 19. Who were the \Two Nations\referred to in the subtitle of Disraeli’s Sybil (1845)? B. sincere earnestness and Protestant zeal C. raucous celebration mixed with self- Ch A. the rich and the poor congratulatory sophistication B. Anglicans and Methodists D. paranoid introspection and cryptic dis- C. England and Ireland sent D. Britain and Germany 26. The Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria’s 20. Who, among the following English play- reign was celebrated in: n wrights, scripted the film Shakespeare in A. 1842 Love ? B. 1837 ya A. Alan Bennett C. 1871 B. Caryl Churchill D. 1859 C. Tom Stoppard 27. What did Thomas Carlyle mean by “Close D. Harold Pinter thy Byron; open thy Goethe"? ra 21. Dunstan is a character from the novel A. Britain’s preeminence as a global power will depend on mastery of foreign lan- A. Silas Marner guages. Na B. Emma B. Even a foreign author is better than a C. Hard Times homegrown scoundrel. D. Adam Bede C. Abandon the introspection of the Ro- 22. Which one of Gaskell’s novels has been mantics and turn to the higher moral pur- called a Victorian Much Ado About Noth- pose found in Goethe. ing? D. In a carefully veiled critique of the A. Cranford monarchy, Byron and Goethe stand in sym- bolically for Queen Victoria and Charles B. North and South Darwin respectively. C. Ruth 28. Arnold’s Culture and Anarchy deals with D. Mary Barton the subject of: 18. D 19. A 20. C 21. A 22. B 23. A 24. C 25. A 26. B 27. C 124 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period A. Religion 34. Queen Victoria succeeded to the throne of B. Civilization England after: C. Tehology A. George IV D. Education B. George III 29. Maud is a poem written by: C. William IV A. Pope D. Edward VII 35. Elizabeth Barrett’s poem The Cry of the er B. Tennyson Children is concerned with which major C. Swineburne issue attendant on the Time of Troubles D. Byron during the 1830s and 1840s? gd 30. Which of the following best defines Utili- A. women’s rights and suffrage tarianism? B. child labor A. a farming technique aimed at maximiz- C. Chartism ing productivity with the fewest tools an B. a moral arithmetic, which states that all D. the prudishness and old-fashioned ide- humans aim to maximize the greatest plea- als of her fellow Victorians sure to the greatest number 36. What was the relationship between Victo- rian poets and the Romantics? C. a critical methodology stating that all Ch words have a single meaningful function A. The Romantics remained largely forgot- within a given piece of literature ten until their rediscovery by T. S. Eliot in the 1920s. D. a philosophy dictating that we should only keep what we use on a daily basis. B. The Victorians were disgusted by the 31. To whom did the Reform Bill of 1832 extend immorality and narcissism of the Roman- tics. n the vote on parliamentary representation? A. the working classes C. The Romantics were seen as gifted but crude artists belonging to a distant, semi- ya B. women barbarous age. C. the lower middle classes D. The Victorians were strongly influenced D. slaves by the Romantics and experienced a sense of belatedness. ra 32. Which city became the perceived center of Western civilization by the middle of the 37. Cocktown is an imaginary industrial town nineteenth century? in the novelfirst A. Paris A. Cranford Na B. Tokyo B. Hard Times C. London C. Ruth D. Amsterdam D. Vanity Fair 33. Who was appointed as Poet-Laureate after 38. To whom did the Reform Bill of 1832 extend William Wordsworth the vote on parliamentary representation? A. D.G Rossetti A. the working classes B. Tennyson B. women C. Robert Browning C. the lower middle classes D. George Eliot D. slaves 28. D 29. B 30. B 31. C 32. C 33. B 34. C 35. B 36. D 37. B 38. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 125 39. By 1890, what percentage of the earth’s A. 1843 population was subject to Queen Victoria? B. 1854 A. 1% C. 1892 B. 10% D. 1876 C. 15% 44. What is meant by ’Wessex’? D. 25% A. The region where Bronte sisters lived er 40. The Irish Dramatic Movement was her- B. The region in which Hardy’s novels are alded by such figures as set A. H. Drummond, Edward Irving and John C. The home town of George Eliot Ervine gd D. A county in Ireland B. W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory and Edward 45. Jane Fairfax and Frank Churchill are char- Martyn acters from the novel C. Oscar Wilde and his contemporaries A. Cranford an D. Jonathan Swift and his contemporaries B. Hard Times 41. What did Thomas Carlyle mean by \Close C. Emma thy Byron; open thy Goethe\? D. Great Expectation A. Britain’s preeminence as a global power Ch 46. ’George Eliot’ was the pen-name of: will depend on mastery of foreign lan- guages. A. Mary Collins B. Even a foreign author is better than a B. Marian Evans homegrown scoundrel. C. Lara Evans C. Abandon the introspection of the Ro- D. Clare Reeve n mantics and turn to the higher moral pur- 47. Which contemporary discussions on pose found in Goethe. women’s rights did Tennyson’s The ya D. In a carefully veiled critique of the Princess address? monarchy, Byron and Goethe stand in sym- A. the grueling working conditions for bolically for Queen Victoria and Charles women in textile factories Darwin respectively. B. the debate on women’s suffrage ra 42. Which of the following best defines Utili- tarianism? C. the need to enlarge and improve educa- tional opportunities for women, resulting A. a farming technique aimed at maximiz- in the establishment of the first women’s Na ing productivity with the fewest tools college in London B. a moral arithmetic, which states that all D. the question of monarchical succession humans aim to maximize the greatest plea- and if a woman should hold royal power sure to the greatest number 48. Spenser’s Epithalamion is: C. a critical methodology stating that all A. a narrative poem words have a single meaningful function within a given piece of literature B. a sonnet D. a philosophy dictating that we should C. an elegy only keep what we use on a daily basis. D. a wedding hymn 43. Queen Victoria became the Empress of In- 49. The Battle of Baladava in the Crimean War dia in: finds its reference in the poem 39. D 40. B 41. C 42. B 43. D 44. B 45. C 46. B 47. C 48. D 49. D 126 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period A. In Memorium A. Dombey and Son B. 1st September B. Little Dorrit C. Ultima Ratio Regum C. Our Mutual Friend D. The Charge of the Light Bridge D. Edwin Drood 54. Experimentation in which of the following 50. Which best describes the minority of Evan- areas of poetic expression characterize Vic- gelicals in the Church of England? torian poetry and allow Victorian poets to er A. A group of unattractive people rele- represent psychology in a different way? gated to the colonies to perform missionary A. the use of pictorial description to con- work where they wouldn’t tarnish the aes- struct visual images to represent the emo- thetics of the Church of England. gd tion or situation of the poem B. Also called Nonconformists or Dis- B. sound as a means to express meaning senters, Evangelicals led the missionary movement in the colonies, advocated a Pu- C. perspective, as in the dramatic mono- ritan moral code, and were responsible for logue an the emancipation of slaves in the British D. all of the above Empire as early as 1833. 55. Why did the novel seem a genre particu- C. They were part of the High Church or larly well-suited to women? the \Catholic\side of the church. Ch A. It did not carry the burden of an august D. They were devout \tractarians,\as de- tradition like poetry. scribed by John Henry Newman. B. It was a popular form whose market 51. Which of the following terms is defined as women could enter easily. the application of a scientific attitude of C. It was seen as a frivolous form where mind toward studying the Bible, seen as a one shouldn’t make serious statements n mere text of history and not an infallibly about society. sacred document? D. all but C ya A. New Criticism 56. Which of the following acts were not B. Critical Inquiry passed during the Victorian era? C. Scientific Bibliology A. a series of Factory Acts ra B. the Custody Act D. Higher Criticism C. the Women’s Suffrage Act 52. Which of the following discoveries, theo- ries, and events contributed to Victorians D. the Married Women’s Property Rights Na feeling less like they were a uniquely spe- Acts cial, central species in the universe and 57. What does the phrase “White Man’s Bur- more isolated? den," coined by Kipling, refer to? A. geology A. Britain’s manifest destiny to colonize the world B. evolution B. the moral responsibility to bring civi- C. discoveries in astronomy about stellar lization and Christianity to the peoples of distances the world D. all of the above C. the British need to improve technology 53. Which one is the unfinished novel of and transportation in other parts of the Charles Dickens world 50. B 51. D 52. D 53. D 54. D 55. D 56. C 57. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 127 D. the importance of solving economic and A. the representation of a large and com- social problems in England before tackling prehensive social world in realistic detail the world’s problems 58. Which of the following novelists best rep- B. a surrealist exploration of alternate resents the mid-Victorian period’s content- states of consciousness ment with the burgeoning economic pros- C. the attempt of a protagonist to define perity and decreased restiveness over social his or her place in society and political change? er D. A and C A. Anthony Trollope 64. For what do Matthew Arnold’s moral in- B. Charles Dickens vestment in nonfiction and Walter Pater’s gd C. John Ruskin aesthetic investment together pave the way? D. Friedrich Engels A. a renewed secularism in the twentieth 59. The basic theme of Arnold’s Literature and century Dogma is: an B. modern literary criticism A. Contemporary literary criticism C. late “nineteenth-century and early” B. Art and Literature twentieth-century satirical drama C. Theology D. the surrealist movement Ch D. Social changes in the Victorian Age 65. Which of the following novelists best rep- 60. Which of the following authors promoted resents the mid-Victorian period’s content- versions of socialism? ment with the burgeoning economic pros- perity and decreased restiveness over social A. William Morris and political change? n B. John Ruskin A. Anthony Trollope C. Edward FitzGerald B. Charles Dickens ya D. all but c C. John Ruskin 61. The Song of the Lotus is a poem by D. Friedrich Engels A. Coleridge 66. Which ruler’s reign marks the approximate ra beginning and end of the Victorian era? B. Eliot A. King Henry VIII C. Tennyson B. Queen Elizabeth I D. Keats Na C. Queen Victoria 62. What type of writing did Walter Pater de- fine as \the special and opportune art of the D. King John modern world\? 67. Which event did not occur as part of the A. the novel rise of the British Empire under Queen Vic- toria? B. nonfiction prose A. Between 1853 and 1880, 2,466,000 em- C. the lyric igrants left Britain, many bound for the D. comic drama colonies. 63. What best describes the subject of most B. In 1876, Queen Victoria was named em- Victorian novels? press of India. 58. A 59. C 60. D 61. C 62. B 63. D 64. B 65. A 66. C 67. C 128 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period C. To save costs and maximize profits, the in the establishment of the first women’s day-to-day government of India was trans- college in London ferred from Parliament to the private East D. the question of monarchical succession India Company. and if a woman should hold royal power D. From 1830 to 1870, the sum total of in- 72. Who is the author of Blessed Damozel? vestments abroad by British capitalists had risen from £300 billion to £800 billion. A. Robert Browning 68. Matthew Arnold;s Thyrsis is an elegy writ- B. D.G Rossetti er ten on the death of: C. Tennyson A. Arthur Hallam D. Christina Rossetti B. Milton gd 73. Which best describes the general feeling ex- C. Edward King pressed in literature during the last decade D. Hugh Clough of the Victorian era? 69. Which event did not occur as part of the A. studied melancholy and aestheticism an rise of the British Empire under Queen Vic- B. sincere earnestness and Protestant zeal toria? C. raucous celebration mixed with self- A. Between 1853 and 1880, 2,466,000 em- congratulatory sophistication igrants left Britain, many bound for the Ch colonies. D. paranoid introspection and cryptic dis- sent B. In 1876, Queen Victoria was named em- press of India 74. What factors contributed to the increased popularity of nonfiction prose? C. To save costs and maximize profits, the day-to-day government of India was trans- A. a new market position for nonfiction writing and an exalted sense of the didactic n ferred from Parliament to the private East India Company. function of the writer ya D. From 1830 to 1870, the sum total of in- B. a Puritanical distrust of fictions and a vestments abroad by British capitalists had thirst for trivia risen from £ 300 billion to £ 800 billion. C. the forbiddingly high cost of three- 70. Which movement revived under Whitefield volume novels and the difficulty of finding ra and Wesley? poetry in bookshops outside of London A. Methodist D. the deconstruction of the truth-fiction B. Imagism dichotomy and an accompanying relativis- tic sense that every opinion was of equal Na C. Oxford Movement value D. Pre-Raphaelite 75. The Oxford Movement was started by: 71. Which contemporary discussions on A. The people of the Oxford area women’s rights did Tennyson’s The Princess address? B. The Scholars of the Oxford University A. the grueling working conditions for C. The clergymen of Oxford women in textile factories D. The University Wits B. the debate on women’s suffrage 76. Which of the following Victorian writers C. the need to enlarge and improve educa- regularly published their work in periodi- tional opportunities for women, resulting cals? 68. D 69. C 70. A 71. C 72. B 73. A 74. A 75. B 76. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 129 A. Thomas Carlyle 82. Which of the following statements about B. Matthew Arnold The Canterbury Tales is true ? C. Charles Dickens A. The Wife of Bath, The Clerk, Sir Gawain and The Franklin are characters and tale- D. all of the above tellers in this work. 77. Which poem by Chaucer was written on the death of Blanche, Wife of John of Gaunt B. “The General Prologue’ is appended to ? The Canterbury Tales. er A. The Legend of Good Women C. In all, Chaucer tells thirty tales in this work. B. The House of Fame D. The Canterbury Tales remained unfin- gd C. The Book of Duchess ished at the time of its author’s death. D. Troilus and Criseyde 83. Fill in the blanks from Tennyson’s The 78. Which one is Gaskell’s first novel? Princess. Man for the field and woman for A. Mary Barton the : Man for the sword and for the an B. Ruth she: Man with the head and woman with the : Man to command and woman to C. Cranford D. North and South A. crop; scabbard; foot; agree Ch 79. Which of the following discoveries, theo- ries, and events contributed to Victorians B. throne; scepter; soul; decree feeling less like they were a uniquely spe- C. school; scalpel; pen; set free cial, central species in the universe and more isolated? D. hearth; needle; heart; obey A. geology 84. From where Matthew Arnold took the story n for his Sohras and Rustam? B. evolution C. discoveries in astronomy about stellar A. Arabian Nights ya distances B. Canterbury Tales D. all of the above C. Shah Namah 80. Wild’s drama Woman of No Importance ra appared in : D. Pilgrims Progress A. 1884 85. What best describes the subject of most Victorian novels? B. 1893 Na C. 1879 A. the representation of a large and com- prehensive social world in realistic detail D. 1904 81. Which of the following contributed to the B. a surrealist exploration of alternate growing awareness in the Late Victorian states of consciousness Period of the immense human, economic, and political costs of running an empire? C. the attempt of a protagonist to define A. the India Mutiny in 1857 his or her place in society B. the Boer War in the south of Africa D. A and C C. the Jamaica Rebellion in 1865 86. What does the phrase \White Man’s Bur- den,\coined by Kipling, refer to? D. all of the above 77. C 78. A 79. D 80. B 81. D 82. B 83. D 84. C 85. D 86. B 130 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period A. Britain’s manifest destiny to colonize 90. Which of the following acts were not the world passed during the Victorian era? B. the moral responsibility to bring civi- A. a series of Factory Acts lization and Christianity to the peoples of B. the Custody Act the world C. the Women’s Suffrage Act C. the British need to improve technology and transportation in other parts of the D. the Married Women’s Property Rights Acts er world 91. Who were the “Two Nations” referred to in D. the importance of solving economic and the subtitle of Disraeli’s Sybil (1845)? social problems in England before tackling the world’s problems A. the rich and the poor gd 87. Who, among the following, was a Catholic B. Anglicans and Methodists novelist, an Intelligence Officer, a film critic C. England and Ireland and set his fictions in far-away places wrecked by political conflicts ? D. Britain and Germany A. Graham Greene B. Anthony Powell C. Evelyn Waugh an 92. What was the relationship between Victo- rian poets and the Romantics? A. The Romantics remained largely forgot- Ch ten until their rediscovery by T. S. Eliot in D. William Golding the 1920s. 88. What is common amongst Cardinal New- B. The Victorians were disgusted by the man, John Keble, Henry Newman and Stan- immorality and narcissism of the Roman- ley? tics. A. They were all poets C. The Romantics were seen as gifted but n crude artists belonging to a distant, semi- B. They were all associated with Pre- barbarous age. Raphaelite School ya D. The Victorians were strongly influenced C. They were all atheists by the Romantics and experienced a sense D. They were all associated with the Ox- of belatedness. ford Movement 93. Which of the following comic playwrights ra 89. What factors contributed to the increased made fun of Victorian values and preten- popularity of nonfiction prose? sions? A. a new market position for nonfiction A. W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan Na writing and an exalted sense of the didactic B. Oscar Wilde function of the writer C. Robert Corrigan B. a Puritanical distrust of fictions and a D. all but C thirst for trivia 94. By 1890, what percentage of the earth’s C. the forbiddingly high cost of three- population was subject to Queen Victoria? volume novels and the difficulty of finding poetry in bookshops outside of London A. 1 95. For what do Matthew Arnold’s moral in- D. the deconstruction of the truth-fiction vestment in nonfiction and Walter Pater’s dichotomy and an accompanying relativis- aesthetic investment together pave the tic sense that every opinion was of equal way? value 87. A 88. D 89. A 90. C 91. A 92. D 93. D 95. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 131 A. a renewed secularism in the twentieth D. all but C century 97. Who is the author of Aurora Leigh? B. modern literary criticism A. Tennyson C. late nineteenth-century and early- B. Elizabeth Barret Browning twentieth-century satirical drama C. D. G. Rossetti D. the surrealist movement 96. Why did the novel seem a genre particu- D. Christina Rossetti er larly well-suited to women? 98. Which of th following novels is called a A. It did not carry the burden of an august "Novel without a hero"? tradition like poetry. A. Vanity Fair gd B. It was a popular form whose market B. Mill on the Floss women could enter easily. C. Northanger Abbey C. It was seen as a frivolous form where one shouldn’t make serious statements D. Pickwick Papers an about society. 96. D 97. B 98. A 2.7 20th Century Ch 1. Which of the following was originally the D. the foundation of the Field Day Theater Irish Literary Theatre? Company in 1980 A. the Irish National Theatre 4. Which events in and after the 1960s con- tributed significantly to the decentraliza- B. the Globe Theatre tion of England from London to a more n C. the Abbey Theatre regional focus, ultimately also making way D. both A and C for a less homogenous vision of England ya 2. Which of the following writers did not and the popularity of postcolonial fiction? come from Ireland? A. Radio announcers were permitted to A. W. B. Yeats speak in regional dialects and multicultural accents. ra B. James Joyce B. The Arts Council designated many of its C. Seamus Heaney resources to supporting regional arts coun- D. none of the above cils. Na 3. What event allowed mainstream theater C. Regional radio and television stations companies to commission and perform appeared throughout the country. work that was politically, socially, and sex- ually controversial without fear of censor- D. all of the above ship? 5. Which of the following has been a signifi- A. the abolition of the Lord Chamberlain’s cant development in British theater since office in 1968 the abolition of censorship in 1968? B. the illegal performance of work by A. the rise of workshops and the collabo- Howard Brenton and Edward Bond rative ethos C. the collapse of liberal humanist consen- B. the diversifying impact of playwrights sus in the late 1960s from the former colonies 1. D 2. D 3. A 4. D 5. D 132 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period C. the death of the musical 10. When was the ban finally lifted on D. H. Lawrence’s novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover, D. all but C written in 1928. 6. Which of the following is not associated A. 1930 with high modernism in the novel? B. 1945 A. stream of consciousness C. 1960 B. free indirect style D. 2000 er C. irresolute open endings 11. Which scientific or technological advance D. narrative realism did not take place in the first fifteen years of the twentieth century? 7. Which novel did T. S. Eliot praise for utiliz- gd ing a new \mythical method\in place of the A. Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity old \narrative method\and demonstrates B. wireless communication across the At- the use of ancient mythology in modernist lantic fiction to think about \making the modern C. the creation of the internet an world possible for art\? D. the invention of the airplane A. Virginia Woolf’s The Waves 12. Which of the following has been a signifi- B. Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness cant development in British theater since Ch C. James Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake the abolition of censorship in 1968? D. James Joyce’s Ulysses A. the rise of workshops and the collabo- rative ethos 8. Which of the following phrases best char- B. the diversifying impact of playwrights acterizes the late-nineteenth century aes- from the former colonies thetic movement which widened the breach between artists and the reading public, sow- C. the death of the musical n ing the seeds of modernism? D. all but C A. art for intellect’s sake ya 13. With which enormously influential per- spective or practice is the early-twentieth- B. art for God’s sake century thinker Sigmund Freud associ- C. art for the masses ated? ra D. art for art’s sake A. eugenics 9. What was the impact on literature of the B. psychoanalysis Education Act of 1870, which made elemen- C. phrenology tary schooling compulsory? Na D. all of the above A. the emergence of a mass literate popu- 14. How did one critic sum up Samuel Beckett’s lation at whom a new mass-produced liter- Waiting for Godot? ature could be directed A. “nothing happens-twice” B. a new market for basic textbooks which paid better than sophisticated novels or B. “political correctness gone mad” plays C. “kitchen sink drama” C. a popular thirst for the “classics," driv- D. “angry young men ing contemporary writers to the margins 15. Which British dominion achieved indepen- dence in 1921-22, following the Easter Ris- D. a, b and c ing of 1916? 6. D 7. D 8. D 9. A 10. C 11. C 12. D 13. B 14. A 15. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 133 A. the southern counties of Ireland C. radical; inventive B. Canada D. anxious; haunting 20. Which poet could be described as part of C. Ulster \The Movement\of the 1950s? D. India A. Thom Gunn 16. Which novel did T. S. Eliot praise for utiliz- B. Dylan Thomas ing a new “mythical method” in place of the old “narrative method” and demonstrates C. Philip Larkin er the use of ancient mythology in modernist D. both A and C fiction to think about “making the modern 21. Which scientific or technological advance world possible for art"? did not take place in the first fifteen years gd A. Virginia Woolf’s The Waves of the twentieth century? B. Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness A. Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity C. James Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake B. wireless communication across the At- lantic an D. James Joyce’s Ulysses C. the creation of the internet 17. What did T. S. Eliot attempt to combine, though not very successfully, in his plays D. the invention of the airplane Murder in the Cathedral and The Cocktail 22. What characteristics of seventeenth- century Metaphysical poetry sparked the Ch Party? enthusiasm of modernist poets and critics? A. regional dialect and political critique A. its intellectual complexity B. religious symbolism and society comedy B. its union of thought and passion C. its uncompromising engagement with C. iambic pentameter and sexual innuendo politics n D. a and b D. witty paradoxes and feminist diatribe 23. What characteristics of seventeenth- ya 18. What was the impact on literature of the century Metaphysical poetry sparked the Education Act of 1870, which made elemen- enthusiasm of modernist poets and critics? tary schooling compulsory? A. its intellectual complexity A. the emergence of a mass literate popu- ra B. its union of thought and passion lation at whom a new mass-produced liter- ature could be directed C. its uncompromising engagement with politics B. a new market for basic textbooks which Na paid better than sophisticated novels or D. A and B plays 24. Which thinker had a major impact on early- twentieth-century writers, leading them to C. a popular thirst for the \classics,\driving reimagine human identity in radically new contemporary writers to the margins ways? D. none of the above A. Sigmund Freud 19. In the 1930s, younger writers such as W. H. B. Sir James Frazer Auden were more but less than older modernists such as Eliot and Pound C. Immanuel Kant D. all but C A. popular; reverenced 25. Which poet could be described as part of B. brash; confident “The Movement” of the 1950s? 16. D 17. B 18. A 19. C 20. D 21. C 22. D 23. D 24. D 25. D 134 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period A. Thom Gunn A. Eminent Victorians B. Dylan Thomas B. Jungle Books C. Philip Larkin C. The Way of All Flesh D. both A and C D. both A and C 26. In the 1930s, younger writers such as W. H. 31. Which text exemplifies the anti- Auden were more but less than Victorianism prevalent in the early twenti- older modernists such as Eliot and Pound. eth century? er A. popular; reverenced A. Eminent Victorians B. brash; confident B. Jungle Books C. radical; inventive gd C. The Way of All Flesh D. anxious; haunting D. both A and C 27. What did T. S. Eliot attempt to combine, 32. Who wrote the dystopian novel Nineteen- though not very successfully, in his plays Eighty-Four in which Newspeak demon- Murder in the Cathedral and The Cocktail an strates the heightened linguistic self- Party? consciousness of modernist writers? A. regional dialect and political critique A. George Orwell B. religious symbolism and society comedy B. Virginia Woolf Ch C. iambic pentameter and sexual innuendo C. Evelyn Waugh D. Orson Wells D. witty paradoxes and feminist diatribe 33. Which of the following novels display post- 28. What was the significance of the voyage of war nostalgia for past imperial glory? the Empire Windrush? n A. E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India A. It brought the last group of English con- B. Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea victs to Australia in 1901. ya C. Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness B. It was sunk by the German navy in 1914, bringing the United States into World War D. Paul Scott’s Staying On I. 34. Which thinker had a major impact on early- twentieth-century writers, leading them to ra C. It brought the first group of immigrants from Jamaica to England in 1948. re-imagine human identity in radically new ways? D. It delivered a small dog into space in 1959, and returned it to earth. A. Sigmund Freud Na 29. In what decade did the \angry young B. Sir James Frazer men\come to prominence on the theatrical C. Immanuel Kant scene? D. all but C A. 1910s 35. What did Henry James describe as \loose B. 1930s baggy monsters\? C. 1950s A. novels D. 1970s B. plays 30. Which text exemplifies the anti- Victorianism prevalent in the early twenti- C. the English eth century? D. publishers 26. C 27. B 28. C 29. C 30. D 31. D 32. A 33. D 34. D 35. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 135 36. With which enormously influential per- A. George Orwell spective or practice is the early-twentieth- B. Virginia Woolf century thinker Sigmund Freud associ- ated? C. Evelyn Waugh A. eugenics D. Orson Wells 41. Which of the following novels display post- B. psychoanalysis war nostalgia for past imperial glory? C. phrenology A. E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India er D. anarchism B. Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea 37. Which best describes the imagist move- ment, exemplified in the work of T. E. C. Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness gd Hulme and Ezra Pound? D. Paul Scott’s Staying On A. a poetic aesthetic vainly concerned with 42. Which phrase indicates the interior flow of the way words appear on the page thought employed in high-modern litera- ture? B. an effort to rid poetry of romantic fuzzi- an ness and facile emotionalism, replacing it A. automatic writing with a precision and clarity of imagery B. confused daze C. an attention to alternate states of con- C. total recall sciousness and uncanny imagery Ch D. stream of consciousness D. the resurrection of Romantic poetic sen- 43. What did Henry James describe as “loose sibility baggy monsters”? 38. How did one critic sum up Samuel Beckett’s A. novels Waiting for Godot? B. plays A. \nothing happens-twice\ n C. the English B. \political correctness gone mad\ D. publishers C. \kitchen sink drama\ ya 44. Which of the following phrases best char- D. \angry young men acterizes the late-nineteenth century aes- 39. Which best describes the imagist move- thetic movement which widened the breach ment, exemplified in the work of T. E. between artists and the reading public, sow- ra Hulme and Ezra Pound? ing the seeds of modernism? A. a poetic aesthetic vainly concerned with A. art for intellect’s sake the way words appear on the page B. art for God’s sake Na B. an effort to rid poetry of romantic fuzzi- C. art for the masses ness and facile emotionalism, replacing it with a precision and clarity of imagery D. art for art’s sake 45. Which of the following would be consid- C. an attention to alternate states of con- ered postcolonial novelists, defined as com- sciousness and uncanny imagery ing historically after the era of England’s D. the resurrection of Romantic poetic sen- large-scale imperialism? sibility A. Salman Rushdie 40. Who wrote the dystopian novel Nineteen- B. Joseph Conrad Eighty-Four in which Newspeak demon- strates the heightened linguistic self- C. Rabindranath Tagore consciousness of modernist writers? D. John Ruskin 36. B 37. B 38. A 39. B 40. A 41. D 42. D 43. A 44. D 45. A 136 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period 46. What event allowed mainstream theater C. total recall companies to commission and perform D. stream of consciousness work that was politically, socially, and sex- ually controversial without fear of censor- 49. Which of the following is not associated ship? with high modernism in the novel? A. the abolition of the Lord Chamberlain’s A. stream of consciousness office in 1968 B. free indirect style B. the illegal performance of work by er C. irresolute open endings Howard Brenton and Edward Bond D. narrative realism C. the collapse of liberal humanist consen- sus in the late 1960s 50. Which of the following was originally the gd Irish Literary Theatre? D. the foundation of the Field Day Theater Company in 1980 A. the Irish National Theatre 47. When was the ban finally lifted on D. H. B. the Independent Theatre Lawrence’s novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover, an written in 1928. C. the Abbey Theatre A. 1930 D. both A and C B. 1945 51. Which British dominion achieved indepen- dence in 1921-22, following the Easter Ris- Ch C. 1960 ing of 1916? D. 2000 A. the southern counties of Ireland 48. Which phrase indicates the interior flow of thought employed in high-modern litera- B. Canada ture? C. Ulster n A. automatic writing D. India B. confused daze ya 46. A 47. C 48. D 49. D 50. D 51. A 2.8 Elizabethan Period ra 1. Which relative did Elizabeth I have exe- 3. What is the name for a shift in tone or mean- cuted? ing of a sonnet A. Anne Boleyn A. Octave Na B. Mary I B. Volta C. Mary, Queen of Scots C. Iambic Pentameter D. Catherine of Aragon D. Petrarchan 2. Which work did Edmund Spenser author? 4. Staying alive was a difficult task for Eliza- bethans. Disease, infection, poverty, child- A. The Castle of Perseverance birth, and occupational accidents could all B. The Double result in one’s untimely demise. Most peo- ple never reached the age of fifty. When an C. The Metamorphoses Elizabethan died, intricate rituals were fol- D. The Faerie Queene lowed. What was NOT a funeral custom? 1. C 2. D 3. B 4. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 137 A. Long processionals 10. Religion played a pivotal part in Eliza- bethan life. Protestants, Catholics, Puritans, B. Mourning clothes and other religious groups jostled for power C. Strict simplicity and survival in uncertain times. In 1559, an Act of Parliament was passed which deter- D. Tolling of church bells mined the “supreme governor” of all things 5. Crime was ardently followed by punish- spiritual. Who was it? ment. Elizabethans had devised various A. The Pope in Rome er ways to fine, humiliate, torture, and kill offenders. Which crime was punishable by B. Each man was his own supreme gover- death? nor C. The Archbishop of Canterbury A. Skipping church on Sunday gd D. Queen Elizabeth I B. A woman screaming at her husband in 11. Elizabethan England was largely rural, public with the majority of its population liv- C. Stealing a horse ing in the verdant countryside. Towns an and cities, however, were growing–and the D. Public drunkenness most prominent of all was London. While 6. Which of the following is a ceremony in Londoners were considered wealthy and which a sovereign is officially crowned? arrogant, the city was begrimed, filthy, and Ch infested with vermin. Where did people pri- A. Investiture marily dispose of their trash and wastes? B. Invocation A. Dump sites in the nearby country C. Gala B. The streets D. Coronation C. The underground drains n 7. What was Elizabeth’s close circle of advis- D. Designated “trash” areas ers called? 12. Elizabeth and Mary I belonged to what royal family? ya A. The Star Chamber A. Windsor B. Parliament B. Stuart C. The Privy Council C. Tudor ra D. The Cabinet D. Plantagenet 8. What was the nickname of Mary I? 13. The fine arts flourished in Elizabethan Eng- A. Bloody Mary land. William Shakespeare, Christopher Na Marlowe, and Edmund Spenser were some B. Mary, Mary Quite Contrary of the more famous playwrights and poets C. Mary, Queen of Scots of the time. Drama, music, songs, and art were popular with noblemen and common- D. None of the Above ers alike. Exploring certain topics, however, 9. What religion was Mary Queen of Scots? was considered taboo in any art form. What was a strictly forbidden subject? A. Episcopalian A. Sexuality B. Catholic B. Criticism of the queen C. Presbyterian C. Murder D. Lutheran D. Witchcraft 5. C 6. D 7. C 8. A 9. B 10. D 11. B 12. C 13. B 14. A 138 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period 14. Who issued an interdict against Elizabeth? 21. Elizabethans were notoriously supersti- A. Pope Pius V tious. They feared witches, believed in mag- ical animals, and sought good luck charms. B. Pope Innocent III What “science” did they utilize in trying to C. Pope Gregory XIII predict and control the future? D. Pope Boniface A. Alchemy 15. Who succeeded Elizabeth I? B. Metallurgy er A. Mary Queen of Scots C. Geocentricity B. Charles I D. Astrology C. James I 22. Elizabethans had many occupational gd D. Edward VI choices. One could become an apothe- 16. The term for the reaction against corrup- cary, clerk, physician, or even court jester. tion in the Catholic Church was known as: Though there seemed to be a myriad of careers to choose from, most people still A. The Protestant Revolution ended up being very poor. In order to B. The Protestant Reformation C. The Protestant Restoration D. The Protestant Resolution an survive, what illegal activity did a large number of citizens pursue? A. Begging Ch 17. Which of the following disciplines most fas- B. Money lending cinated Elizabeth? C. Fortune-telling A. Philology D. Wine bottling B. Alchemy 23. What church did Elizabeth I establish or C. Zoology re-establish by law in England during her reign? n D. Astrology 18. Who was the father of the Mary I A. The Anglican Church ya A. Henry VI B. The Roman Catholic Church B. William C. Calvinism C. George III D. The Lutheran Church ra D. Henry VIII 24. Which English king had several of his wives killed in his obsessive quest for a male 19. What type of non-rhymed poetry did heir? Christopher Marlowe pioneer? A. Edward VI Na A. Blank verse B. The sonnet B. Richard III C. Trochaic Heptameter C. George III D. Free-flow verse D. Henry VIII 20. Which language did young Elizabeth learn 25. In what year did England and Spain fight a in secret? famous sea battle? A. French A. 1500 B. Gaelic B. 1588 C. Esperanto C. 1600 D. Welsh D. 1575 15. C 16. B 17. D 18. D 19. A 20. D 21. D 22. A 23. A 24. D 25. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 139 26. A poem that deals in an idealized way with A. The Great Order of Life Shepherds and rustic life is known as: B. The Great Chain of Being A. A Protestant Poem C. The Great System of Shakespeare B. A Petrarchan Sonnet D. The Great Sonnet Symbolism Maker C. An extended metaphor 33. Marriage was a social obligation, and for many families a topic of obsession. Be- D. A pastoral poem trothals were often arranged by parents, er 27. Who was the sister of Mary I? especially for the high-class. What crite- rion was considered the least important in A. Isabella deciding upon a suitable match? B. Victoria A. Property gd C. Anne B. Wealth D. Elizabeth I C. Lineage 28. What religion was Mary I? D. Love an A. Catholic 34. What was a favorite entertainment in Eliz- abeth’s court? B. Anglican A. Swimming C. Episcopalian B. Gambling Ch D. Presbyterian C. Jousting 29. Who was the mother of Elizabeth I? D. Backgammon A. Catherine of Aragon 35. Elizabeth’s reign was longer than that of any other Tudor. When she died at the B. Jane Seymour age of 69 in 1603, how many years had she n C. Catherine Howard reigned? D. Anne Boleyn A. 35 ya 30. Which of the following was Elizabeth B. 40 known as? C. 45 A. Unintelligent D. 50 ra 36. Who was Edmund Spenser’s patron? B. Rude A. The Earl of Leicester C. Stingy B. Elizabeth D. Fanatic Na C. Lord Burleigh 31. Which country believed it had an “Invinci- ble Armada” before 1588? D. Francis Bacon 37. Which of the following was the Tower of A. France London used for in the Elizabethan age? B. England A. As an astronomical observation deck C. Spain B. As a storage place for grain D. The Netherlands C. As a prison 32. The complex ranking system that Eliza- D. As a school for the royal children bethans believed ordered every single thing 38. What was Elizabeth’s nickname for Sir Wal- in the universe was known as: ter Raleigh? 26. D 27. D 28. A 29. D 30. C 31. C 32. B 33. D 34. C 35. C 36. A 37. C 38. B 140 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period A. Waldimor D. Velvet coats B. Water 40. What are the beginning and ending dates C. William of the Elizabethan era? D. Winter A. 1558-1603 39. Everyone in Elizabethan England was born B. 1500-1520 into a social class. Peasants were the un- C. 1560-1570 luckiest of the lot: they were denied basic er comforts, security, and even the chance to D. 1575-1600 dress well. Yep, the Statutes of Apparel out- 41. Who was the first Tudor King? lined the clothes one could legally wear based on rank. Which of the following A. Henry VIII gd could the poor wear? B. Henry VII A. Purple silk dresses C. George III B. Woolen underwear D. James I an C. Sable-lined cloaks 39. B 40. A 41. B Ch 2.9 Jacobean Era 1. The word “Jacobean” is derived from the 4. “The Jacobean Era” refers to a period of name Jacob, which is the original form time in the early 17th century in which of of the English name James. the following countries? A. Samaritan Hebrew language A. Jordan n B. Biblical Hebrew B. England C. Mishnaic Hebrew C. Malaysia ya D. Hebrew language D. Tunisia 2. The Jacobean era ended with a severe eco- 5. In literature, some of Shakespeare’s most nomic depression in 1620-1626, compli- powerful plays were written in that period cated by a serious outbreak of in Lon- (for example The Tempest, King Lear, and ra don in 1625. Macbeth), as well as powerful works by A. Cholera John Webster and B. Tuberculosis A. William Shakespeare Na C. Bubonic plague B. Ben Jonson D. Plague (disease) C. Ben Jonson folios 3. Jonson was also an important innovator in the specialized literary sub-genre of the D. English Renaissance theatre , which went through an intense devel- 6. What are the beginning and ending dates opment in the Jacobean era. of the reign of James I ? A. William Shakespeare A. 1592-1608 B. Ben Jonson B. 1603-1625 C. Masque C. 1607-1627 D. A Midsummer Night’s Dream D. 1608-1639 1. D 2. C 3. C 4. B 5. B 6. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 141 7. Famous satiric drama,Volpone,is written B. Charles Bacon by? C. John Donne A. Sir Walter Scot D. Herbert Spencer B. Christopher Marlow 10. the first fire-breathing dragon in English C. Ben Johnson literature occurs in which Old English epic D. George Herbert poem. 8. The Jacobean era succeeds the and A. Iliad er precedes the Caroline era, and specifically B. Odyssey denotes a style of architecture, visual arts, decorative arts, and literature that is pre- C. Beowulf gd dominant of that period. D. Canterbury Tales A. Elizabethan era 11. What proceeded Jacobean era? B. English Reformation A. Elizabethan Era an C. England B. Caroline era D. Tudor period C. Victorian era 9. The foremost poet of Jacobean era was? D. Jacobean Era A. John Milton Ch 7. C 8. A 9. C 10. C 11. B 2.10 The Renaissance 1. How many times did Milton marry? 4. Following parliament’s victory in the civil n war, Milton was appointed to a position in A. 2 Cromwell’s government in 1649. What was ya B. 0 his title? C. 1 A. Heresy tsar D. 3 B. Poet laureate ra 2. Which school did Milton attend? C. Secretary to the Admiralty A. St Paul’s D. Secretary for Foreign Tongues 5. In which city was Milton? B. Christ’s Hospital Na A. Norwich C. Merchant Taylors’ B. York D. Westminster C. London 3. In 1638 and 1639 Milton traveled abroad.In D. Canterbury which country did he spend most of the 6. Which of the following works was NOT time? written by John Milton? A. Germany A. ’L’Allegro’ B. France B. ’Lycidas’ C. Italy C. ’Il Penseroso’ D. Spain D. ’Absolom and Achitophel’ 1. D 2. A 3. C 4. D 5. C 6. D 142 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period 7. When did John Milton die? 13. When was John Milton born? A. 4 February 1702 A. 22 April 1600 B. 2 June 1700 B. 19 August 1604 C. 17 April 1688 C. 6 June 1606 D. 8 November 1674 D. 9 December 1608 8. As well as poetry, Milton published exten- sively on politics, philosophy and religion. 14. The 20th century has been less kind to his er Which of the following was NOT one of his memory. TS Eliot found his imagery dis- works? tracting, and considered his work “not seri- ous poetry”, but it was another critic who A. Of Prelatical Episcopacy accused him of “callousness to the intrinsic gd B. The Likeliest Means to Remove nature of English”. Who? Hirelings from the Church A. FR Leavis C. Of Practical Exorcisme B. Harold Bloom an D. Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce C. William Empson 9. Milton continued his studies at Cambridge. Which college of the university did he at- D. Mariella Frostrup tend? 15. John Milton was 34 when he married Mary Ch A. Pembroke College Powell. How old was she? B. Trinity College A. 48 C. Christ’s College B. 34 D. St. Xavier’s College C. 22 10. “Milton, thou should’st be living at this D. 17 n hour. England hath need of thee." Indeed. But who was it, summoning his ghost? 16. Edward King, a minor poet and a con- temporary of Milton’s at Cambridge, was ya A. Horatio Herbert Kitchener drowned at sea in 1637. Milton wrote an B. William Blake elegy for him. What was the title of this C. William Wordsworth poem? ra D. John Keats A. lycidas 11. Which of these words or usages did Milton B. Paradise Lost NOT coin? C. II penseroso A. Space used to mean “outer space” Na D. none of the above B. Unaccountable 17. In what country did the Renaissance be- C. Pandemonium gin? D. Blatant A. Italy 12. In 1634 Milton wrote a masque. What’s the name of that masque? B. France A. ’Il Penseroso’ C. England B. ’Lycidas’ D. Germany C. ’Comus’ 18. who is considered as the model of the peo- D. ’The Masque of Blackness’ ple during the renaissance? 7. D 8. C 9. C 10. C 11. D 12. C 13. D 14. A 15. D 16. A 17. A 18. C 19. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 143 A. greek and austrian 25. Who translated the New Testament into German for the first time? B. roman and french A. Poliziano C. roman and greek B. Cervantes D. french and greek C. Martin Luther 19. the word renaissance means D. Alexander VI A. the rebirth of learning or knowledge 26. The “father of humanism” was er B. reading of books A. Petrarch C. the time of astronauts B. Dante D. the study of art gd C. Boccaccio 20. Which of the following techniques was D. Pico della Mirandola NOT used in the Renaissance art? 27. Renaissance thinkers argued that women A. realism should be educated an B. perspective A. just the same as men C. individualism B. with emphasis on science and mathe- matics D. abstractioin C. not at all Ch 21. what sparked the Renaissance? D. confined solely to music, dancing, and A. The Feudal system was collapsing knitting B. the “95 theses” 28. An important feature of the Renaissance C. the Crusades was an emphasis on A. alchemy and magic D. the Black Plague n 22. who lost the most power during the renais- B. the literature of Greece and Rome sance? C. chivalry of the Middle Ages ya A. Italian merchants D. the teaching of St. Thomas Acquinas B. catholic church 29. Which was NOT a characteristic of the Re- naissance? C. black people ra A. emphasis on individuality D. king and queen of Spain B. confidence in human rationality 23. Utopia was written by: C. the emergence of merchant oligarchies Na A. Cervantes D. the development of social insurance pro- B. Machiavelli grams C. Poliziano 30. The northern Renaissance differed from the Italian Renaissance D. Thomas More A. growth of religious activity among com- 24. The Prince was written to gain favor of the: mon people A. Pazzi B. earlier occurrence B. Republic C. greater appreciation of pagan writers C. Medici D. decline in the use of Latin D. Inquisition 31. For ordinary women, the Renaissance 20. D 21. A 22. B 23. D 24. D 25. C 26. A 27. D 28. B 29. D 30. A 31. A 144 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period A. had very little impact society’s problems on B. greatly improved the material condi- A. human nature tions of their lives B. God’s will C. worsened their social status C. society itself D. allowed them access to education for the first time D. the Church 32. Thomas More’s Utopia placed the blame for er 32. C 2.11 Middle ages gd 1. Words from which language began to enter A. She sought unsuccessfully to restore English vocabulary around the time of the classical paganism. Norman Conquest in 1066? B. She was a virgin martyr. an A. French C. She is the first known woman writer in B. Norwegian the English vernacular. C. Spanish D. She made pilgrimages to Jerusalem, Ch Rome, and Santiago. D. Hungarian 6. What is the climax of Geoffrey of Mon- 2. In Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, what is the mouth’s The History of the Kings of fate of those who fail to observe the sacred Britain? duty of blood vengeance? A. the reign of King Arthur A. banishment to Asia B. the coronation of Henry II n B. everlasting shame C. King John’s seal of the Magna Carta C. conversion to Christianity ya D. the marriage of Henry II to Eleanor of D. mild melancholia Aquitaine 3. Chaucer was released from legal action by 7. in which year chaucer was imprisoned by in a deed of May 1, 1380 from rape and the French? abduction? ra A. 1360 A. Miss Cecily Chaumpaigne B. 1357 B. Philippa de Roet of Flanders C. 1378 Na C. Agnes de Copton D. none of the above D. none of the above 8. Which of the following best describes litote, 4. Chaucer acted as a controller of custom a favorite rhetorical device in Old English during ? poetry? A. 1374 to 1385 A. embellishment at the service of Chris- B. 1350 to 1360 tian doctrine C. 1360 to 1400 B. repetition of parallel syntactic struc- D. none of the above tures 5. Which of the following statements about C. ironic understatement Julian of Norwich is true? D. stress on every third diphthong 1. A 2. B 3. A 4. A 5. C 6. A 7. A 8. C 9. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 145 9. Which of the following languages did not 15. What was vellum? coexist in Anglo-Norman England? A. parchment made of animal skin A. Latin B. the service owed to a lord by his peas- B. Dutch ants ("villeins") C. French C. unrhymed iambic pentameter D. Celtic D. an unbreakable oath of fealty 10. Chaucer was made in-charge of many er 16. one of Chaucer’s daughter was ? palaces,which of these was not in his charge? A. a musician A. Westminster Palace B. an astronomer gd B. Tower of London C. a nun C. St. George’s chapel at Windsor D. none of the above D. Buckingham Palace 17. The styles of The Owl and the Nightingale an 11. Which hero made his earliest appearance and Ancrene Riwle show what about the in Celtic literature before becoming a sta- poetry and prose written around the year ple subject in French, English, and German 1200? literatures? A. They were written for sophisticated and Ch A. Beowulf well-educated readers. B. Arthur B. Writing continued to benefit only read- C. Caedmon ers fluent in Latin and French. D. Augustine of Canterbury C. Their readers’ primary language was 12. which of these kings was not served by English. Chaucer? n D. A and C only A. Edward III 18. chaucer was fined in 1367 or 1366 for ? ya B. Henry II A. beating a friar in a London street C. Richard II B. for writing poetry against the church D. none of the above C. for crossing the border of Great Britain 13. The use of “whale-road”for sea and “life- ra house”for body are examples of what liter- D. none of the above ary technique, popular in Old English po- 19. how many children chaucer had? etry? A. 4 Na A. symbolism B. 1 B. simile C. 0 C. metonymy D. 2 D. kenning 14. what was the occupation of Chaucer’s fa- 20. Chaucer buried in a corner of Westminster, ther? which came to know as ? A. leather merchant A. Chaucer’s corner B. civil servant B. poet’s corner C. a vintner C. legend’s corner D. none of the above D. none of the above 10. D 11. B 12. B 13. D 14. C 15. A 16. C 17. D 18. A 19. A 20. B 146 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period 21. To what did the word the roman, from A. Edward III which the genre of “romance”emerged, ini- B. Richard II tially apply? C. Henry IV A. a work derived from a Latin text of the Roman Empire D. none of the above B. a story about love and adventure 27. Which king began a war to enforce his claims to the throne of France in 1336? C. a Roman official er D. a work written in the French vernacular A. Henry II B. Henry III 22. In addition to Geoffrey Chaucer and C. Henry V gd William Langland, the “flowering”of Middle English literature is evident in the works D. Edward III of which of the following writers? 28. what was chaucer’s profession? A. Geoffrey of Monmouth A. a poet an B. the Gawain poet B. a merchant C. the Beowulf poet C. a civil servant D. Chrétien de Troyes D. none of the above Ch 23. What event resulted from the premature death of Henry V? 29. How did Henry II, the first of England’s Plantagenet kings, acquire vast provinces A. the Battle of Agincourt in southern France? B. the Battle of Hastings A. the Battle of Hastings C. the Norman Conquest B. Saint Patrick’s mission n D. the War of the Roses C. the Fourth Lateran Council 24. Ancrene Riwle is a manual of instruction D. his marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine ya for A. courtiers entering the service of Richard 30. which of these is not certain about II Chaucer? B. translators of French romances A. his birth date ra C. women who have chosen to live as reli- B. his death year gious recluses C. his father’s name D. knights preparing for their first tourna- Na D. none of the above ment 31. Which influential medieval text purported 25. Which twelfth-century poet or poets were to reveal the secrets of the afterlife? indebted to Breton storytellers for their nar- ratives? A. Dante’s Divine Comedy A. Geoffrey Chaucer B. Boccaccio’s Decameron B. Marie de France C. The Dream of the Rood C. Chrétien de Troyes D. Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women D. b and c only 32. Which literary form, developed in the 26. Chaucer became a page to which king’s fifteenth century, personified vices and daughter-in-law? virtues? 21. D 22. B 23. D 24. C 25. D 26. A 27. D 28. C 29. D 30. A 31. A 32. C 33. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 147 A. the short story C. Irony is a mode of perception, as much as it was a figure of speech. B. the heroic epic D. Christian and pagan ideals are some- C. the morality play times mixed D. the romance 38. Which of the following authors is consid- 33. Chaucer became a member of Parliament ered a devotee to chivalry, as it is personi- in ? fied in Sir Lancelot? er A. 1386 A. Julian of Norwich B. 1300 B. Margery Kempe C. 1343 C. William Langland gd D. none of the above D. Sir Thomas Malory 34. Only a small proportion of medieval books 39. Toward the close of which century did En- survive, large numbers having been de- glish replace French as the language of con- stroyed in: ducting business in Parliament and in court A. the Anglo-Saxon Conquest beginning in the 1450s. B. the Norman Conquest of 1066. an of law? A. tenth B. eleventh Ch C. the Peasant Uprising of 1381. C. twelfth D. the Dissolution of the Monasteries in D. fourteenth the 1530s. 40. Who was the first English Christian king? 35. what did Chaucer’s wife use to do? A. Alfred A. lady-in-waiting to Queen Philip pa of n Hainaut B. Richard III B. nurse of royal court C. Richard II ya C. governess to Henry IV D. Ethelbert D. none of the above 41. What is the first extended written specimen 36. Who would be called the English Homer of Old English? ra and father of English poetry? A. Boethius’s Consolidation of Philosophy A. Bede B. Sir Thomas Malory B. Saint Jerome’s translation of the Bible Na C. Geoffrey Chaucer C. Malory’s Morte Darthur D. Caedmon D. a code of laws promulgated by King Ethelbert 37. Which of the following statements is not an accurate description of Old English po- 42. Why did the rebels of 1381 target the etry? church, beheading the archbishop of Can- terbury? A. Romantic love is a guiding principle of moral conduct. A. Their leaders were Lollards, advocating radical religious reform. B. Its formal and dignified use of speech was distant from everyday use of language. B. The common people were still essen- tially pagan. 34. D 35. A 36. C 37. A 38. D 39. D 40. D 41. D 42. D 148 Chapter 2. Ages, era, period C. They believed that writing, a skill A. the Normans largely confined to the clergy, was a form B. the Geats of black magic D. The church was among the greatest of C. the Celts oppressive landowners. D. the Anglo-Saxons 43. Popular English adaptations of romances appealed primarily to 46. Christian writers like the Beowulf poet looked back on their pagan ancestors with: A. the royal family and upper orders of the er nobility A. nostalgia and ill-concealed envy. B. the lower orders of the nobility B. bewilderment and visceral loathing. C. agricultural laborers gd C. admiration and elegiac sympathy. D. the clergy D. bigotry and shallow triumphalism. 44. what was the duration of hundred year’s war? 47. Who is the author of Piers Plowman? an A. 1300 to 1350 A. Sir Thomas Malory B. 1337 to 1453 B. Margery Kempe C. 1302 to 1343 C. Geoffrey Chaucer D. none of the above Ch 45. Which people began their invasion and con- D. William Langland quest of southwestern Britain around 450? 43. D 44. B 45. D 46. C 47. D n 2.12 Elizabethan era 1. How many years of happiness was Dr Faus- A. The Massacre at Berlin ya tus promised by the Devil? B. The Massacre at Rome A. 16 C. The Massacre at Copenhagen B. 20 D. The Massacre at Paris ra C. 24 4. Christopher Marlowe was England’s first D. 28 official Poet Laureate. A. True Na 2. Which of these Kings was the subject of a play by Marlowe? B. False A. Henry V 5. In the title of Marlowe’s play, of where was Dido the Queen? B. Richard III A. Troy C. Edward II B. Carthage D. John C. Sparta 3. What was the title of the play by Mar- lowe that portrayed the events surrounding D. Persia the Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre in 6. Marlowe’s poem ’The Passionate Shepherd 1572? to His Love’ begins with the line “Come 1. C 2. C 3. D 4. B 5. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 149 live with me and be my love"; which other B. Solomon English author wrote a famous poem be- C. Barabas ginning with this line? D. Shylock A. William Shakespeare 9. One of Marlowe’s most famous poems was B. Thomas Kyd an account of which lovers? C. John Dryden A. Anthony and Cleopatra D. John Donne B. Hero and Leander er 7. One of Marlowe’s earliest published works C. Troilus and Cressida was his translation of the epic poem ’Pharsalia’, written by which Roman poet? D. Apollo and Hyacinth gd 10. Marlowe’s play ’Tamburlaine the Great’ A. Ovid was based loosely on the life of which Asian B. Lucan ruler? C. Virgil A. Zhu Yuanzhang an D. Horace B. Genghis Khan 8. In Marlowe’s play, what was the name of C. Timur the Jew of Malta? D. Kublai Khan A. Lazarus Ch 6. D 7. B 8. C 9. B 10. C n ya ra Na Na ra ya n Ch an gd er III Part three er gd an Ch n ya ra Na 3 American Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 3.1 Multiple choice questions 3.2 True and false 3.3 Single answer 4 Literary Theory and Criticism . . . . . . . . . 211 Na ra ya n Ch an gd er er 3. American Literature gd an Ch 3.1 Multiple choice questions 1. Stopping on a snowy Evening 4. About Johnathan Edwards A. Robert Frost A. Wrote the Mayflower Contract B. Langston Hugues B. Was a Puritan preacher and writer n C. Countee Cullen C. When he spoke, audiences rose to their feet and cheered D. Sherwood Anderson ya 2. What lesson does Hare’s adventure involv- D. B and C ing a tall man with a cane attempt to teach 5. What statement below best sums up the the Winnebago people? literary significance of Emerson? A. Flattery will get you no where A. Father of Free verse ra B. Don’t put of for tomorrow what you can B. Father of american poetry do today C. Pro Slavery C. Do unto others as you would have them D. Father of American Liteature Na do unto you 6. This quote comes from what writing: "God D. Boasting shows weakness and will lead holds you over the pit of Hell much as one to bad things holds a spider over the fire "? 3. Ralph Waldo Emerson was a mentor for a A. Spiders of the World number of early American writers, includ- B. Hands of Satan ing: C. Hell and Salem A. Hawthrone D. Sinners in the Hand B. Stewart 7. Thoreau believed that if a government was C. Thoreau unjust, people need to resist the govern- ment. This is called D. A and B 1. A 2. D 3. C 4. D 5. D 6. D 7. C 154 Chapter 3. American Literature A. Following orders. 13. The use of a etcetera in the final line is B. Resisting arrest. A. euphemism C. Civil disobedience. B. empathy D. Mutiny. 8. How do the Shelby’s treat their slaves? C. alliteration A. Kindly but firmly D. onomatopoeia 14. Define oral tradition. er B. Set them all free A. The passing on from one generation C. Beat them everyday to another of songs, chants, proverbs, and D. They do not have slaves other verbal compositions after it has been gd 9. When the child finds that issues cannot be written down. resolved in 30 minutes he. . . B. The telling of songs, chants, proverbs, A. will adjust with reality and other verbal compositions to a single generation within and between non-literate B. becomes adamant and disillusioned an cultures C. will find sources elsewhere C. The use of "like" or "as" to draw a com- D. resigns to reality parison between two unlike things 10. A good definition of American Realism is: D. The passing on from one generation Ch A. An examination of life as it actually is. (and/or locality) to another of songs, chants, proverbs, and other verbal compositions B. A romantic portrayal of life. within and between non-literate cultures C. An examination of the countryside ver- by word of mouth sus the city. 15. Let me for a few moments turn your at- D. A sad and depressing view of reality. tention to the reservations in the different n states of New England, and, with but few 11. My present business," continued he, speak- exceptions, we shall find them as follows: ing with lofty confidence, "is merely to in- ya the most mean, abject, miserable race of quire my way to the dwelling of my [rela- beings in the world - a complete place of tive]." There was a sudden and general prodigality and prostitution. What does movement in the room, which Robin inter- "prodigality" mean? preted as expressing the eagerness of each ra individual to become his guide. This pas- A. Wasteful extravagance sage exemplifies: B. Promiscuity A. Jamming C. Return from the dead Na B. Ambiguity D. Redemption C. Snaring 16. The Puritans who settled Massachusetts D. Foregrounding Bay were non-separating Puritans, which meant? 12. This is the name of the report by Cotton Mather about the trial accusing Martha Car- A. They did not want to disassociate from rier of witchcraft the Church of England A. The Burning of Our House B. Separate from church of England B. The Story of Plymouth Plantation C. Start their own beliefs C. Sinners in the Hand D. Create seperation 17. Define trickster tale. D. The Wonders of the Invisible World 8. A 9. B 10. A 11. C 12. D 13. A 14. D 15. A 16. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 155 A. A recurrent thematic element in an artis- A. Sermon tic or literary work. B. Autobiography B. The struggle found in fiction C. Spiritual diary C. Giving human qualities to animals or D. Biography objects 24. What writing describes the death of two D. A story about a mischievous, supernat- settlers at the hands of 300 bowmen? ural being A. General History of Virginia er 18. The black language holds great importance for the B. Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves A. Black community in America C. Walum Olum gd B. identity of Blacks in The United States D. Beowulf 25. This person was captured by Native Amer- C. Survival and continuation of the Black icans but saved by Pocahontas community A. Joseph Smith, Jr D. restoration of a language an 19. The website address for our class is B. Jerry Smith A. Americanliterature@gmail.com C. Hiram Smith B. Literature.usa@yahoo.com D. John Smith Ch 26. About the Iroquois C. www.gatecseit.in A. Dekonawidah planted the Tree of Great D. American.lit@msn.net Peace 20. What job does Uncle Tom perform at the St. Clare plantation? B. Powerful enemy of the Delaware tribe A. Cook C. The tribe drafted a constitution to de- n fine the governance of their society B. Groomsman D. All the above C. Head Coachman ya 27. About Edward Taylor D. Valet A. Wrote Huswifery in an ornate style that 21. What statement below best sums up the wouldn’t have been accepted by the Puri- literary significance of Samuel Sewall? tans ra A. Anti-Slavery B. Wrote a poem about his house burning B. Father of american poetry down C. Pro Slavery C. Was exiled to the New World because Na D. Father of American Liteature he wouldn’t talk to the Church of England 22. Which statement best describes literary sig- D. A and C nificance of William APess? 28. The house of this Puritan poet burned A. Indian Autobiography down B. Father of free verse A. Elizabeth Browning C. Father of American poetry B. Eliza Snow D. Both A and B C. George Elliot 23. "An Indian’s Looking Glass for the White D. Anne Bradstreet Man" illustrates what genre of early Amer- 29. The first part of American History dwells ican writing? of the 17. D 18. C 19. C 20. C 21. A 22. D 23. D 24. A 25. D 26. D 27. D 28. D 29. B 156 Chapter 3. American Literature A. Discovery of America by Columbus A. The Mississippi B. Discovery and settlement of the West- B. The Colorado ern continent C. The Ohio C. early English settlers D. The Danube D. missionaries settled in America 36. This is the title of a famous Puritan sermon 30. Bartolome de Las Casas wrote A. A Bird in the Hand er A. The devastation of the indies B. Hands of Satan B. Flor Y Canto C. Sinners in the Hand C. A Very Old Man with Enormous wings D. Sins of the World gd D. Hopskotch 37. Maria Stewart is associated with what ma- jor American literary movement? 31. The ‘fearful trip’ is a recall of A. Idealism A. The Civil war an B. Slavery B. Voyage C. Romanticism C. Abraham Lincoln D. Nationalism D. Trip form England to the United States Ch 38. How does Eliza cross the Ohio river? 32. In which state is the Shelby farm located? A. By ferry A. Tennessee B. On a makeshift raft B. Kentucky C. In a stolen canoe C. Alabama D. Hopping rafts of ice n D. Mississipi 39. He wrote a journal about his expedition in 33. Which of the following is NOT a feature northern Florida ya or characteristics of Emily Dickinson’s po- A. De Vaca etry? B. Johnathan Edwards A. Mysterious C. Cortez ra B. Slant Rhymes D. Vasco de Gama C. True Rhymes 40. Having undertaken, for the Glory of God D. No titles and advancement of the Christian Faith and Na Honour of our King and Country do 34. This checkmark diagram represents the by these presents solemnly and mutually plot structure for what genre of early Amer- in the presence of God and one of another, ican writing? Covenant and Combine ourselves together A. Slave narrative into a Civil Body Politic, for our better or- dering and preservation and furtherance of B. Indian autobiography the ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to C. Sermon enact, constitute and frame such just and equal Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitu- D. Trancendentalism tions and Offices, from time to time, as shall 35. Over which river does Eliza make her be thought most meet and convenient for miraculous crossing? the general good of the Colony, unto which 30. A 31. A 32. B 33. C 34. A 35. C 36. C 37. D 38. D 39. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 157 we promise all due submission and obedi- after the giving of the Law, and in the times ence. In witness whereof we have hereun- of the Gospel, that there were Bond men, der subscribed our names at Cape Cod, the Women and Children commonly kept by 11th of November, in the year of reigne of holy and good men, and improved in Ser- our Sovereign Lord King James Anno vice; and therefore by the Command of God, Domini 1620. Lev. 25, 44, and their venerable Example, we may keep Bond men, and use them in A. Fredrick Douglass our Service still; yet with all candour, mod- B. John Winthrop er eration and Christian prudence, according C. Benjamin Franklin to their state and condition consonant to the Word of God D. Mayflower Compact A. John Saffin gd 41. Maria Steward believe that black woman are crucial to the uplift of black Americans. B. John Winthrop Why? C. Benjamin Franklin A. They have the power to fix things them- D. Mayflower Compact an selves 45. How does Hare outsmart Sharp-elbow to B. Men are more powerful retrieve his stolen arrow? C. Both are correct A. He sends a young man to retrieve it Ch D. None of the above B. He sends his grandmother to cast a spell 42. What is the author’s purpose in the Zuni on him that causes Sharp-elbow to consent origin tale "The Flood"? to anything asked of him A. To include the tribe’s favorite food, corn, C. He takes a whetstone with him to re- into the myth trieve the arrow and when Sharp-elbow at- tacks he uses the whetstone for protection B. To warn its youth about the conse- n against the attack quences of promiscutiy and other inquities D. He lights four prayersticks and asks the ya C. To explain how floods came into exis- gods to retrieve it for him tence 46. “ I hear my being dance from ear to ear”. Here ear to ear refers to D. To explain how earthquakes came into A. a round about way of telling things ra existence 43. In which state was “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” B. a heart warming smile written? C. listening through an ear and pass it off Na A. Maine through the other B. Massachusetts D. a complete experience C. Georgia 47. In the enthusiasm of my confidence, I brought chairs into the room, and desired D. Ohio them here to rest from their fatigues; while 44. this may suffice, that not only the seed I myself, in the wild audacity of my per- of Cham or Canaan, but any lawful Cap- fect triumph, placed my own seat upon the tives of other Heathen Nations may be very spot beneath which reposed the corpse made Bond men as hath been proved. of the victim. What is the meaning of the By all which it doth evidently appear both word audacity? by Scripture and Reason, the practice of the People of God in all Ages, both before and A. Fearless daring or aggressive boldness 40. D 41. A 42. B 43. A 44. A 45. C 46. D 47. A 158 Chapter 3. American Literature B. Auditory city A. They are nosey and stays busy tending to other people’s business C. Authority B. The Zunis are spiritual and have a D. Insanity or dementia strong moral code that they live by and 48. Who is the representative figure of the “Jazz teach to their children Age” C. That the Zunis are afraid of earthquakes A. Sherwood Anderson and floods er B. F. Scott Fitzgerald D. That the Zunis like to make up stories C. Saul Bellow for pure entertainment 54. But when to their feminine rage the indig- D. Wallace Stevens nation of the people is added, when the ig- gd 49. Who says “Earth is the right place for love” norant and the poor are aroused, when the A. Silvia plath unintelligent brute force that lies at the bot- tom of society is made to growl and mow, B. Langston Hughes it needs the habit of magnanimity and re- an C. Wallace Stevens ligion to treat it godlike as a trifle of no concernment. What does "mow" mean in D. Robert Frost this context? 50. This person wrote about a island that he called Colba, now known as Cuba A. To grimace Ch A. John Smith B. To bleat like sheep C. To lift heavy things B. Coronado D. To cut grass C. Columbus 55. Whom does Mr.Haley choose from among D. De Vaca Shelby’s slaves? n 51. The poem ends on a A. Eliza and Harry A. happy and meaningful note B. Uncle Tom and Cassy ya B. courageous and hopeful note C. Uncle Tom and Eliza C. tragic and painful note D. Uncle Tom and Harry D. philosophical note 56. What animal is personified as the trickster in the Winnebago tale? ra 52. The children of the village, too, would shout with joy whenever he approached. A. Bear He assisted at their sports, made their play- B. Coyote things, taught them to fly kites and shoot Na marbles, and told them long stories of C. Snake ghosts, witches, and Indians. This work D. Hare draws upon: 57. When did Hemingway receive the Nobel A. A European fairy tale Prize for Literature ? B. A local ghost story A. 1952 C. An Indian legend B. 1954 D. A European ghost story C. 1956 53. What does the priest’s son’s prayers for the D. 1958 punishment of the tribe’s iniquities tell us 58. What statement below best sums up the about the Zuni tribe? literary significance of John Winthrop? 48. B 49. D 50. C 51. D 52. A 53. B 54. A 55. D 56. D 57. B 58. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 159 A. American myths A. A genrous village chief who is known for his kindness B. non separating puritan B. Hare’s grandfather C. City upon a hill C. A god who protects and guides Hare on D. All are correct his many adventures 59. Jack London’s "To Build a Fire" contained D. A tyrannical village chief who is known foreshadowing, which means for his elbow blades er A. It took place at nightfall. 65. The emagery in the poem is B. It was a moody and spooky story. A. Mystical C. It contained clues to events yet to hap- B. Naturalistics gd pen. C. Deterministic D. It had descriptions of shadows in the D. Supernatural woods. 66. Yes, when the stars glisten’d, All night 60. The tone of the third stanza of the poem long on the prong of a moss-scallop’d stake, an embodies a sense of Down almost amid the slapping waves, Sat A. Panic the lone singer wonderful causing tears. What is a prong? B. Pain A. An edgy platform Ch C. Calmness B. Other side D. content C. A pointed, projected part of something 61. What ritual does the character resembling D. An adumbration the devil attempt to perform in the woods, 67. Which of these statements does NOT apply with goodman Brown as the object? to Hawthorne as a moralist: n A. A conversion A. Awareness of the importance of living B. A christening a life without error and sin ya C. A wedding B. Awareness of the dangers of setting yourself up as the judge of others or of iso- D. A baptism lating yourself from humanity 62. What was the purpose of the Mayflower C. Awareness of the ethical problems of ra Compact? sin, punishment and atonement A. Establish a new government D. Awareness of the mysteries and frailties B. first agreement on self governing of human nature Na C. Religious freedom 68. The cautious old gentleman knit his brows tenfold closer after this explanation, be- D. Sovereignty ing sorely puzzled by the ratiocination of 63. The first stanza of the poem provides an the syllogism; while methought the one idea that it is in pepper and salt eyed him with some- A. a revenge story thing of a triumphant leer. At length he observed, that all this was very well, but B. not a happy story still he thought the story a little extravagant C. a metaphysical poem – there were one or two points on which he had his doubts. "Faith, sir," replied the story- D. a deterministic poem teller, "as to that matter, I don’t believe one 64. Who is Sharp-elbow? half of it myself." This passage exemplifies: 59. C 60. A 61. D 62. B 63. B 64. D 65. B 66. C 67. A 68. A 160 Chapter 3. American Literature A. Narrative frame 73. Wines Burg Ohio B. Hortatory sermon A. Sherwood Anderson C. Snaring B. Robert Lee Frost D. Jamming C. William Faulkner 69. According to the tale, what horrible crime D. Carl Sanburg did the ucle commit? A. He killed all of the old people 74. Which statement below best defined Dick- er inson’s idea of circumference? B. He killed all of the female children A. Above and beyond C. He killed all of the male children B. limitations gd D. He killed all of the women 70. But, reader, I acknowledge that this is a C. no limitations confused world, and I am not seeking for D. Eqaulity office; but merely placing before you the 75. About Cotton Mather an black inconsistency that you place before me—which is ten times blacker than any A. Belonged to the Delaware tribe skin that you will find in the Universe. And B. Fasted 450 times for sins he committed now let me exhort you to do away that principle, as it appears ten times worse C. Wrote about the trial of Martha Carrier Ch in the sight of God and candid men, than D. B and C skins of color—more disgraceful than all the skins that Jehovah ever made. If black or 76. Who inherits ownership of Tom when St. red skins, or any other skin of color is dis- Clare dies? graceful to God, it appears that he has dis- A. Eva grace himself a great deal—for he has made n fifteen colored people to one white, and B. Marie placed them here upon the earth (1462). C. George Shelby ya A. John Saffin D. Haley B. John Winthrop 77. About John Smith C. Samuel Sewall A. Exaggerated and embellish events and ra D. William Apess depicted Native Americans as barbaric 71. Who is NOT considered to be a representa- B. In the General History of Virginia, at- tive of the Southern Renaissance? tempted an objective, journalistic style Na A. William Faulkner C. Was saved by Squanto B. Tennessee Williams D. A and B C. Robert Penn Warren 78. Dumas, whose father was a General in D. T.S.Eliot the French Army, is a Mulatto; Soulie, a 72. The two main characters in The Pearl Quadroon. He went from New-Orleans, are where, though to the eye a white man, yet, A. Juan Tomas and his wife. as known to have African blood in his veins, he could never have enjoyed the privileges B. The doctor and the priest. due to a human being. A Mulatto is a per- C. Kino and his wife Juana. son who has one white parent and one black parent; what, then, is a Quadroon? D. None of the above 69. C 70. D 71. D 72. C 73. A 74. B 75. D 76. B 77. D 78. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 161 A. A person who has two black parents. A. The Earthmaker wanted the opportu- nity to creat a new race of people B. A person who has one Meranto parent and one black. B. Mankind would suffer because of a lack of food if there were more people than re- C. A person who has two Delfigo parents. sources to care for them D. A person who has one white parent and C. Hare wished it to be so and that was one parent who is a Mulatto how it was 79. “And then hopped sidewise to the Wall”. er D. Grandmother wished it to be so and that Here the poet personifies the bird as a was how it was A. Predator 84. About the Pima gd B. Gentleman A. Introduced domestic animals to the C. Hierarchical views of man Navajo D. Protector B. Made houses of saplings bent into domes an 80. Which American poet is hailed as the rep- resentative poet of America ? C. Legend From the Houses of Magic A. Robert Frost D. B and C B. R. W. Emerson 85. Who is the central Figure in O Nell’s The Ch Hairy Ape C. Walt Whitman A. Mildred D. Edgar Allen Poe B. Yank 81. What statement below best sums up the literary significance of John Saffin? C. The Secretary of I.W.W. A. Anti-Slavery D. None of the above n 86. About the Navajo B. Father of american poetry A. Settled in Northeastern US ya C. Pro Slavery B. Kept the Navajo Origin Legend through D. Father of American Liteature oral tradition 82. His son Rip, an urchin begotten in his own C. Believed that corn was crucial to cre- ra likeness, promised to inherit the habits, ation with thåe old clothes of his father. He was generally seen trooping like a colt at his D. B and C mother’s heels, equipped in a pair of his 87. Which statement below best paraphrases Na father’s cast-off galligaskins, which he had what John Winthrop meant when he de- much ado to hold up with one hand, as clared that the MBC would be as a "city a fine lady does her train in bad weather. upon a hill"? What are "galligaskins"? A. Religious freedom A. Long, wide petticoats B. Everyone has a role in society B. A trench-coat C. Only men should work C. Loose, wide breeches D. Woman have no role in society D. Underpants 88. Before humans were sold as commodities, 83. According to the myth, why must all things what item was highly sought after in West have an end? Africa? 79. B 80. C 81. C 82. C 83. B 84. D 85. B 86. D 87. B 88. C 162 Chapter 3. American Literature A. Diamonds the worst end of the bargain; for he had B. Land drawn no blood from me, but I had from him C. Gold A. Fredrick Douglass D. Gasoline B. John Winthrop 89. “learn by going where I have to go”. The poet learns of C. Benjamin Frankin A. Going back to his hometown D. William Apess er 93. Which of the following describes the pre- B. his errors and starts correcting them colonial era’s literature styles? C. going back to the state of depression A. Pamphlets, poetry, novels, short stories gd D. the final destination where he has to B. Novels, poetry, dramas, histories reach C. Literary magazines, poetry, novels, 90. Which is one of the five tenants of Puri- short stories tanism? D. Narratives and poetry an A. Total equality 94. This group of Native Americans believed B. Unconditional love that corn was crucial to creation. C. Individualism A. Teton Ch D. Irresistible grace B. Cherokee 91. What does Eva’s father promise her before C. Utes she dies? D. Navajo A. That he will adopt Topsy 95. Abslom, Absalom is a novel written by B. That he will free Uncle Tom A. Steinback n C. That he will remarry B. Faulkner D. That he will try to find Harry C. Hemingway ya 92. Mr. Covey entered the stable with a long D. Fitzgerald rope; and just as I was half out of the loft, he 96. A factual account of the development of a caught hold of my legs, and was about tying people, nation, institution or culture me. As soon as I found what he was up to, ra I gave a sudden spring, and as I did so, he A. Tradition holding to my legs, I was brought sprawling B. Constitution on the stable floor. Mr. Covey seemed now C. History to think he had me, and could do what he Na pleased; but at this moment—from whence D. Myth came the spirit I don’t know—I resolved to 97. And seeing GOD hath said, He that stealeth fight; and, suiting my action the resolution, a Man and Selleth him, or if he be found I seized Covey hard by the throat, and as I in his hand, he shall surely be put to did so, I rose. He held on to me, and I to him. Death. Exod. 21.16. This Law being He trembled like a leaf. We were of Everlasting Equity, wherein Man Steal- at it for nearly two hours. Covey at length ing is Ranked amongst the most atrocious let me go, puffing and blowing at a great of Capital Crimes: What louder Cry can rate, saying that if I had not resisted, he there be made of that Celebrated Warning, would not have whipped me half so much. Caveat Emptor!And all things considered, The truth was, that he had not whipped me it would conduce more to the Welfare of at all. I considered him as getting entirely the Province, to have White Servants for a 89. D 90. D 91. B 92. A 93. D 94. D 95. B 96. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 163 Term of Years, than to have slaves for Life. A. To show ideas of transcendentalism are Few can endure to hear of a Negro’s being put into action made free; and indeed they can seldom use B. To critique slavery their freedom well; yet their continual as- piring after their forbidden Liberty, renders C. Tell his entire life story them unwilling Servants. D. None of the above A. John Saffin 102. What does the narrator find at the end of the journey? er B. John Winthrop A. Field and works C. Samuel Sewall B. Crusted snow and dead leaves D. William Apess C. Hills and highways gd 98. On this explorer’s quest for gold, the guide mislead them to Texas D. all are sleeping 103. In which city does the St.Clare live? A. Columbus A. Memphis an B. Magellan B. New Orleans C. Coronado C. Louisville D. Houston D. Atlanta 99. the eyes of all people are upon us; soe Ch 104. Who wrote "Barn burning"? that if wee shall deale falsely with our god in this worke wee have undertaken and A. Rober Lee frost soe cause him to withdrawe his preent help B. Eugene O’ Neil’s from us, wee shall be made a story and a by- C. Tennesse Williams word through the world, wee shall open the mouthes of enemies to speake evill of the D. William Faulkner’s n ways of god and all professours for Gods 105. Which of Uncle Tom’s personal character- sake; wee shall shame the faces of many istics guided his interactions with others ya of gods worthy servants, and cause theire and his responses to his circumstances? prayers to be turned into Cursses upon us A. His gentle and soft-spoken nature till we be consumed out of the good land whether wee are going B. His honesty and deep devotion to God ra A. Fredrick Douglass C. His overwhelming fear of violence D. His ability to hide his rebellious nature. B. John Winthrop C. Benjamin Franklin 106. The cloud-spirits peeped from their sil- Na D. William Apess very islands, as the congregated mirth went roaring up the sky! The Man in the Moon 100. The story is told from the point of view heard the far bellow. "Oho," quoth he, "the of old earth is frolicsome to-night!" This is: A. Mrs. Mallard A. An autobiography B. Mrs. Mallard’s sister Josephine B. A fairy tale C. Mr. Mallard C. Gothic fiction D. a third person D. A novel 101. Why does Henry David Thoreau write his 107. Which of the following is true about the book "Walden"? target audience for John Saffin’s pamphlet? 97. C 98. C 99. B 100. D 101. A 102. B 103. B 104. D 105. B 106. C 107. C 164 Chapter 3. American Literature A. African Americans A. In New Orleans B. White public of Plymouth B. On a ferry C. White public of Massachusetts C. In Memphis D. Native Americans D. On a river boat 108. What is TULIP? 112. At the end of Hare’s adventure with the headless bodies how does he turned them A. Total depravity into "fast-fish." er B. Unconditional election A. The headless bodies served Hare fish. C. Limited atonement B. The headless bodies tried to abuse peo- gd D. Irresistible GraceE. Perseverance of the ple so they were turned into ’fast-fish’ as a SaintsF. All of the above punishment. 109. What does George Harris’ master demand C. The headless bodies liked to eat fish. of him that prompts him to plan his es- D. The headless bodies were actually crea- an cape? tures who evolved from fish so they were A. Relocate to Louisiana simply returned to their primordial state. 113. This is a system of fundamental laws gov- B. Punish another slave erning a society Ch C. Abandon his faith A. Discourse D. Marry another woman B. Constitution 110. For a time the narrator comforts Roderick C. Language by reading and painting with him; one of Roderick’s paintings is described as follows: D. Connotation n "A small picture presented the interior of 114. What was one theme in the period of in- an immensely long and rectangular vault dependence? or tunnel, with low walls, smooth, white, ya and without interruption or device. Certain A. national identity accessory points of the design served well B. political conflicts to convey the idea that this excavation lay at an exceeding depth below the surface C. urban and european vs indigenous and ra of the earth." What later event in the story rural does this picture foreshadow? D. All the above A. The narrator and Roderick bury Made- 115. "When I was 16 years of age, we heard Na line alive in a stone tomb beneath the man- a Strange Rumor among the English, that sion. there were Extraordinary Ministers preach- ing from Place to Place and Strange Con- B. The narrator and Roderick drown Made- cern among the White People. This was line in the tarn next to the mansion. in the Spring of the Year. After I was C. Roderick and Madeline escape the awakened & converted, I went to all the house via an underground tunnel. meetings, I could come at; & Continued under Trouble of Mind about 6 months; at D. The narrator and Roderick become which time I began to Learn the English trapped in catacombs beneath the mansion. letters; got me a Primer, and used to go to my English Neighbours frequently for 111. Where does Tom first meet Eva? Assistant in reading " 108. A 109. D 110. A 111. D 112. B 113. B 114. D 115. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 165 A. Samson Occcum B. The pronunciation of Eskimo names are impossible so the author decided that this B. John Winthrop was easy for the reader C. Benjamin Franklin C. All Eskimo myths name the antagonist D. Mayflower Compact the "Unnatural Uncle" 116. Which of Washington Irving’s characters D. Since this tale is from the oral tradition, falls asleep for twenty years? the characters had no names and when the er A. Tom Buchanan myth was written down this is the name that was given B. Tom Joad 121. To which country do George and Eliza C. Philip Marlowe plan to immigrate? gd D. Rip van Winkle A. Liberia 117. What statement below best sums up the B. Nigeria literary significant of Maria Stewart? C. France an A. First African American woman to speak to a mixed audience D. Algeria B. First African American to publish life 122. Which member of the corn clan could not writingC Most popular native american overlook the wrondoings of the rest of the Ch writer clan? C. Most popular slave narrative A. The youngest member D. All the above B. The oldest member 118. But when a Boy, and Barefoot I more C. The priest’s son than once at Noon Have passed, I thought, D. The chief’s son n a Whip lash Unbraiding in the Sun The speaker of this poem is 123. The American Renaissance overlapped the time period, in which American ya A. A boy writers were trying to B. An alien A. Postmodern; end slavery. C. A girl B. Colonial; end patriotism for England. ra D. A communist C. Modernism; end individualism. 119. What does George Shelby give Uncle Tom to wear on a string around his neck before D. Romanticism; define themselves and Tom is taken away? their writing style as independent from Na England. A. A locket 124. Rabbit Angstrom Novels are written by – B. A ring A. Harper Lee C. A dollar B. John Updike D. A crucifix 120. Why do you think the uncle was named C. Henry Miller the "Unnatural Uncle"? D. R. Ellison A. The Eskimo’s felt that family was impor- 125. John Winthrop’s "A Model of Christian tant and to try to harm a family member Charity" illustrates what genre of early was not normal or natural American writing? 116. D 117. A 118. A 119. C 120. A 121. A 122. C 123. D 124. B 125. A 166 Chapter 3. American Literature A. Sermon 132. Which of the following is a true statement B. Romanticism about Romanticism? C. Transcendtalism A. Interest in the common man D. Both B and C B. Celebration of the individual 126. Which of the following animals seem to C. Age of reason represent strength and courage for the Es- D. Both A and B kimos? er 133. Native Son (1940) is written by A. Horse A. Jean Toomer B. Fox B. Richard Wright C. Eagle gd C. Ralph Ellison D. Deer 127. What did John Smith write? D. Stephen Crane A. Jason and Isolde 134. What is Mrs. Shelby’s first name? an B. General History of Virginia A. Emily C. Declaration of Independence B. Rachel D. Journal of an Expedition C. Margaret Ch 128. Which American writer won the Nobel D. Danielle Prize in 1930? 135. Apess claims that Native Americans in A. Sinclair Lewis New England are the "most mean, abject, miserable race of beings in the world." B. Upton Sinclair Which of the following is NOT a reason he C. John Steinbeck offers as an explanation for their misery? n D. Raymond Chandler A. They are victimized by corrupt Indian 129. Themes in colonial time period: Agents appointed by the government. ya A. resistance B. They are not provided with adequate B. cultural independence education. C. Europe C. They are legally denied the right to en- gage in commerce. ra D. All the above 130. What animal is personified as Hare’s D. Native American women have been se- grandfather? duced and abandoned by white men. 136. From where does Eliza cross into Na A. Bear Cananda? B. Fox A. Lake Erie C. Deer B. Lake Huron D. Cougar C. Niagara Falls 131. Which of the following best defines the Enlightenment movement? D. Northern Minnesota A. Age of reason 137. The farmer drove his plough-share deep "Whose bones are these?" said he, "I find B. Political thinking them where my browsing sheep Roam o’er C. Celebration of individual the upland lea." What does "lea" mean? D. Philosophical movment Veldu eitt: 126. C 127. B 128. A 129. D 130. A 131. A 132. D 133. B 134. A 135. C 136. A 137. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 167 A. Rocky land A. Myth B. Bridge B. History C. Plain or plateau C. Tradition D. Meadow or pastureland D. Metaphor 138. Well, then; I have received personal in- 142. It was about this time that I conceiv’d formation, from a very high quarter, that the bold and arduous Project of arriving at a certain document of the last importance, moral Perfection. I wish’d to live without er has been purloined from the royal apart- committing any Fault at any time; I would ments. The individual who purloined it is conquer all that either Natural Inclination, known; this beyond a doubt; he was seen to Custom, or Company might lead me into. As I knew, or thought I knew, what was gd take it. It is known, also, that it still remains in his possession. What is the meaning of right and wrong, I did not see why I might the verb to purloin? not always do the one and avoid the other. But I soon found I had undertaken a Task A. To borrow of more difficulty than I had imagined. an B. To steal I included under Thirteen names of Virtues all that at that time occurr’d to me as nec- C. To ruin essary or desirable, and annex’d to each D. To return a short Precept, which fully express’d the Ch 139. He had heard this destruction of the origi- Extent I gave to its Meaning. nal possessors of the soil described, as we A. Samson Occcum find it in the history of the times, where, we are told, "the number destroyed was about B. John Winthrop four hundred;" and "it was a fearful sight C. Benjamin Franklin to see them thus frying in the fire, and the D. Mayflower Compact streams of blood quenching the same, and n the horrible scent thereof; but the victory 143. Who was Fuseli? seemed a sweet sacrifice, and they gave the A. Swiss-bom painter ya praise thereof to God." This work is: B. French guitarist A. A hortatory sermon C. An Italian-born doctor B. A historial novel D. British painter ra C. Gothic fiction 144. Where does Senator Bird take Eliza and D. A narrative frame Harry? 140. Apess concludes his piece by: A. To a Congregationalist community Na A. Predicting the Apocalypse B. To a Methodist community B. Declaring his intention to run for public C. To a Quaker settlement office D. To Philadelphia C. Calling for Native Americans to declare 145. The lesson the young man teaches themselves independent of the U.S. govern- Dorothy is ment A. to hide here emotion D. Exhorting his allies and advocates to continue working to end prejudice B. to live and enjoy her life 141. This is the implied comparison between C. to fight with people two dissimilar things D. not to lodge a complaint 138. B 139. B 140. D 141. D 142. C 143. D 144. C 145. B 168 Chapter 3. American Literature 146. Henry David Thoreau lived for a A. dowry while B. slavery A. At Lake Tahoe. C. corruption B. At Willow Pond. D. superstitions C. At the Feather River. 152. According to the myth, how did frogs D. At Walden Pond. loose their teeth? er 147. In this technological world the child should build up. . . ? A. Frogs used to eat rocks and one day a frog ate a rock that was too hard and A. a vision for himself smashed its teeth. gd B. inner strength B. Frogs never had any teeth. C. his own life C. Hare hit a frog with a club and burned D. a will not to depend on others the frog and cursed it by declaring it would 148. When there was a momentary calm in never be able to harm anyone because it an that tempestuous sea of sound, the leader threatedned to hunt the hare down with gave the sign, the procession resumed its dogs. march. On they went, like fiends that D. Grandmother wanted to eat frog leg throng in mockery around some dead po- stew so she captured a frog and extracted Ch tentate, mighty no more, but majestic still its teeth one by one while chanting a Win- in his agony. On they went, in counter- nebago song, and since then frogs were feited pomp, in senseless uproar, in frenzied without teeth. merriment, trampling all on an old man’s heart. This is: 153. Why do we call Ralph Waldo Emerson the "Father of American Literature"? A. Historical fiction n A. First native american to publish life writ- B. A fairy tale ing C. An autobiography ya B. Mentor to other writers D. A detective story C. Literary Maverick 149. In Walden, who urges people to simplify their lives and look to nature for meaning? D. None of the above ra A. Robert Frost 154. Wanders in that happy valley Through two luminous windows saw Spirits mov- B. Walt Whitman ing musically To a lute’s well-tunéd law, C. Henry David Thoreau Round about a throne, where sitting (Por- Na D. Herman Melville phyrogene!) In state his glory well befitting, The sovereign of the realm was seen. What 150. Who coined the phrase ‘Lost Genera- does Porphyrogene mean? tion’? A. Born to be free A. Hemingway B. Inflicted with the disease Porphyria B. Gertude Stein C. F. Scott Fitzserald C. Of royal birth D. Sherwood Anderson D. Wearing purple robes 151. “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” as a literary work 155. The “Cycle of American Literature” was exposed the evils of written by? 146. D 147. B 148. A 149. C 150. B 151. B 152. C 153. B 154. C 155. C 156. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 169 A. Ralph Waldo Emerson A. Created spiritual Diary B. Thoruau B. Non-Separating puritan C. Robert E. Spiller C. Separating puritan D. Gustave Falubert D. both A and C 156. Who is the central character in Heming- 162. This character survived a massacre: way’s novel The Old Man and the Sea? A. Faith er A. Santiago B. Hope B. Marlin C. Magawisca C. Mandolin gd D. Madeline D. None of the above 163. Before advocating on behalf of the en- 157. What does Topsy steal? slaved in colonial Massachusetts, Samuel A. Marie’s bracelet Sewall participated in what early American an crisis event? B. A pair of gloves A. Mayflower compact C. Augustine’s Bourbon B. Salem Witch Trails D. Griddlecakes Ch 158. What term describes Cassy’s racial her- C. No involvement itage? D. All the above A. Quadroon 164. The populace think that your rejection of B. Mulatto popular standards is a rejection of all stan- dard, and mere antinomianism - and the C. Octoroon bold sensualist will use the name of phi- n D. Hectoroon losophy to gild his crimes. But the law of consciousness abides. There are two con- 159. What does the narrator of the story about ya fessionals, in one or the other of which Rip describe as the great error in Rip’s com- we must be shriven. What is "antinomi- position? anism"? A. His weakness for spirits A. Doctrine of Stoicism ra B. That he is henpecked by his wife B. Doctrine of Gnosticism C. His love of town gossip C. Doctrine of Materialism D. His unwillingness to work D. Doctrine of salvation by faith alone Na 160. According to the myth, which of the fol- lowing are likely hunting preparation ritu- 165. Which one is a great patriotic poem by als that the Winnebago perform? Frost? A. Burning tobacco as an offering A. Mending Wall B. Singing songs B. Birches C. Entering into a trance to commune with C. The Gift Outright the spirits of the natural world. D. Directive D. All of the above 166. What story tells how Squanto taught the 161. What statement below best sums up the settler to grow corn, procure commodities literary significance of William Bradford? and fish? 157. B 158. B 159. D 160. D 161. D 162. C 163. B 164. D 165. C 166. C 170 Chapter 3. American Literature A. General History of Virginia same unfeeling, self-esteemed characters B. Puritan Sermons pretend to take the skin as a pretext to keep us from our unalienable and lawful rights? C. The story of Plymouth Plantation I would ask you if you would like to be D. Pride and Prejudice disfranchised from all your rights, merely 167. The change TV brought into the society because your skin is white, and for no other can be summed up as crime? I’ll venture to say, these very charac- ters who hold the skin to be such a barrier A. condensed life to the screen er in the way, would be the first to cry out, B. life turning more attractive injustice! awful injustice! C. bringing reality before them A. Fredrick Douglass gd D. creating indifference to realities of life B. John Winthrop 168. Which of these is NOT a rhetorical pur- C. Benjamin Franklin pose of the Spiritual Diary Genre? D. William Apess A. finding spiritual meaning 171. American Civil War was fought in B. Critic slavery C. Defend Slavery D. Both B and C an A. 1815-1820 B. 1830-1840 C. 1861-1865 Ch 169. The ambitious spirits of his brother chief- D. 1825-1833 tain Sassacus, had ever aspired to domin- 172. Whom does St. Clare give to Ophelia to ion over the allied tribes - and immediately educate? after the appearance of the English, the A. Eva same temper was manifest in a jealousy of their encroachments. He employed all B. Prue n his art and influence and authority, to unite C. Emmeline the tribes for the extirpation of the danger- D. Topsy ous invaders. Mononotto, on the contrary, ya averse to all hostility, and foreseeing no 173. What vice does Tom attempt to convince danger from them, was the advocate of a Augustine Clare to renounce? hospitable reception, and pacific conduct. A. gambling What does "extirpation" mean? B. drinking ra A. Execution C. bribery B. Going to extremes D. lying C. Extermination Na 174. The intellectual movement that believed D. Expatriating that the observation of nature elevates the nature of humans, that deep truths can be 170. I know that many say that they are will- grasped through intuition, and that God, ing, perhaps the majority of the people, that Nature and humanity are united in a shared we should enjoy our rights and privileges universe is as they do. If so, I would ask why are not we protected in our persons and property A. Transcendentalism throughout the Union? Is it not because B. Communism there reigns in the breast of many who are C. Totalitarianism leaders, a most unrighteous, unbecoming and impure black principle, and as corrupt D. Feudalism and unholy as it can be–while these very 175. Who is Eliza’s mother? 167. D 168. D 169. C 170. D 171. C 172. D 173. B 174. A 175. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 171 A. Cassy A. Alcohol B. Mrs.Shelby B. Slavery C. Mrs.Legree C. Foreign D. Aunt Chole D. Imperialism 176. Monadnock on his forehead hoar Doth 182. Abraham Lincoln: the war Years seal the sacred trust, Your mountains build A. T.S. Elliot their monument, Though ye destroy their er dust. What is the meaning of the word B. Carl Sandburg "hoar"? C. William Faulkner A. Scarred D. Wallace Stevene gd B. Grey or white with age 183. Miniver scorned the gold he sought. Here gold refers to C. Ancient or venerable A. the yellow metal D. Wrinkled with age an B. paycheck or money 177. Which of Upton Sinclair’s books is about the meat-packing industry? C. materialism A. Main Street D. the pot of luck Ch B. Arrowsmith 184. Why did Bradford and the Pilgrims create Plymouth Colony? C. Elmer Gantry A. For the land D. The Jungle B. Sovereignty to establish godly kingdom 178. Who wrote The sound and the furry? as they saw fit A. Eugene O’ Neil’s n C. Religious practice of the Church of Eng- B. William Faulkner land ya C. Robert Lee frost D. All of the above D. Countee Cullen 185. About Christopher Columbus 179. Who wrote "The love song of J. Alfred A. Arrived on the Mayflower Prufrock"? ra B. Mistook Bahama Islands for India A. Cumings C. Kept a journal of the First Voyage to B. Robert Lee Frost America Na C. T.S. Eliot D. B and C 186. Name the religious group that preached D. Edgar lee masters to live a simple and straightforward life 180. The narrator returns home during the A. Mormons A. spring B. Catholics B. Winter C. Puritans C. fall D. Druids D. summer 187. Which of the following is NOT a rhetor- 181. Beecher Stowe wrote “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” ical purpose of "An Indian’ Looking Glass to illustrate the evils of for the White Man"? 176. B 177. D 178. B 179. C 180. B 181. B 182. B 183. D 184. B 185. D 186. C 187. D 172 Chapter 3. American Literature A. Critic the way white people’s society A. A cotton ginning machine treats people of color wrong. B. A hemp cleaning machine B. Making peace C. A hemp twines C. Working together D. A bread slicing machine D. both B and C 194. I ask: Is it not the case that everybody that is not white is treated with contempt 188. All of the following are traits demon- and counted as barbarians? And I ask if the strated by the hero except? er word of God justifies the white man in so A. Obedience doing. When the prophets prophesied, of whom did they speak? When they spoke of B. Patience heathens, was it not the whites and others gd C. Loyalty who were counted Gentiles? And I ask if all nations with the exception of the Jews D. Jealousy were not counted heathens. This passage 189. William Bradford’s Of Plymouth Planta- exemplifies: an tion exemplifies what genre of early Amer- A. Jamming ican writing? B. Snaring A. Slave narrative C. Hortatory sermon B. Free verse poem Ch D. Framing C. Journal 195. The Puritans who settled Plymouth D. Spiritual diary Colony were separating Puritans which meant? 190. Why do people evolve a language A. Continue being apart of the Church of A. To communicate England n B. To articulate their circumstances B. Reform C. For existence ya C. Separate from the Church of England D. For identifying themselves D. None of the above 191. How old is Emmeline? 196. In Talbot county, Eastern Shore, Mary- land, near Easton, the county town of that A. Ten ra country, there is a small district of country, B. Thirteen thily populated, and remarkable for noth- ing that I know of more than for the worn- C. Seventeen out, sandy, deserts-like appearance of its Na D. Fifteen soil, the general dilapidation of its farms and fences, the indigent and spiritless char- 192. What was the original title of Heming- acter of its inhabitants, and the prevalence way’s novel The Old Man and the Sea ? of ague and fever. What does dilapidation A. Fiesta mean? B. The Assistant A. Hunger or famine C. The Sea in Being B. Decrease D. Farewell to Arms C. Derivation 193. What invention won George Harris the D. Neglect or decray respect of his factory’s proprietor? 197. How does St. Clare die? 188. D 189. D 190. B 191. D 192. C 193. B 194. C 195. C 196. D 197. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 173 A. He drowns 202. In Saul Bellow’s novel Herzog (1964), B. He suffers a heart attack Moses Herzog is a A. Christian C. He is poisoned B. Hindu D. He is stabbed 198. The poem ‘Chicago’ is written by C. Jew A. Ezra Pound D. Afro-American 203. The process of passing on sayings, songs er B. E.E. Cummings and tales. C. Carl Sandburg A. Narration D. Carlos William B. History gd 199. But for many minutes the heart beat on C. Persuasion with a muffled sound. This, however, did not vex me; it would not be heard through D. Oral Tradition the wall. At length it ceased. The old man 204. “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was written an was dead. I removed the bed and examined by the corpse. Yes, he was stone, stone dead. A. Harriet Beecher Stowe This victim is killed because of: B. Edgar Allan Poe A. A letter C. Arthur Miller Ch B. His clouded eye D. Edith Wharton C. His pact with the devil 205. This group united 5 tribes D. His loud heart beat A. Iroquois 200. He was famed for great skill in horseman- B. Sioux ship; he was foremost at all races and cock- C. Navajo n fights; and, with the ascendancy which bod- ily strength acquires in rustic life, was the D. Hopi umpire in all disputes. He was always ready ya 206. Which definition below best defines Tran- for either a fight or a frolic, but had more scendentalism? mischief and good humor than ill will in his composition. Who is this? A. Reason A. Cotton Mather B. Individualism ra B. Diedrich Knickerbocker C. Political thinking, philosophical, and so- cial movement C. Brom Bones D. Deism, skepticism Na D. Geoffrey Crayon 207. "Your goodness must have some edge to 201. Some of the movements that took place in it—else it is none. The doctrine of hatred the modernist time period include: must be preached as the counteraction of A. Transcendentalism, Symbolism, and the doctrine of love when that pules and Dark Romanticism. whines." In this work the author argues in favour of: B. The Harlem Renaissance, The Lost Gen- eration, and Confessional Poetry. A. Communism C. There were no movements during the B. Revolution modernist time period. C. An independent nation of independent D. Symbolism, Naturalism, and Postmod- individuals ernism. D. Abolition 198. C 199. B 200. C 201. B 202. C 203. D 204. A 205. A 206. C 207. C 208. A 174 Chapter 3. American Literature 208. Miniver Cheevy’s name satirically hints A. A Boy’s Will at his B. A Witness Tree A. a minimalist achievements in life C. North of Boston B. magnanimous life style D. Mountain Interval C. brave approach to life 215. Which of the following is NOT a feature D. hard work and sensitivity towards the of the Enlightenment? society er A. Reason 209. when did william Faulkner get nobel prize for literature? B. Deism A. A-1941 C. Political gd B. B-1949 D. Skepticism C. C-1945 216. HOWhich of the following themes or D. D-1938 ideas are closely associated with the Na- an 210. This mode of discourse attempts to con- tive American way of life? vince someone A. Waste and abuse of natural resources A. Persuasion B. Immoral behavior B. Prejudice Ch C. Love and respect for family and its el- C. Promise ders D. Promotion D. Uncivilized society 211. In addition to driving the family coach, 217. Having emerg’d from the Poverty and Ob- what other responsibility do the St. Clare scurity in which I was born and bred, to a assign Uncle Tom? State of Affluence and some Degree of Rep- n A. Tutoring Eva utation in the World, and having gone so far thro’ Life with a considerable Share of B. Managing finances ya Felicity, the conducing Means I made use C. Helping Dinah cook of, which, with the Blessing of God, so well D. Administering Marie’s medicine succeeded, my Posterity may like to know, as they may find some of them suitable to 212. The Manitou is a great god in this legend. ra their own Situations, and therefore fit to be A. Gilgamesh imitated. B. Colba A. Fredrick Douglass Na C. Odysseus B. John Winthrop D. Walum Olum C. Benjamin Franklin 213. This Puritan author wrote about the Salem witch trials D. William Apess A. Cotton Mather 218. During the Revolutionary time period, what great document was written? B. Owen Edwards A. The first romance novel. C. Annie Bradford B. The Declaration of Independence. D. Terry Pratchett 214. Frost’s poem The Road Not Taken is in- C. Confessional poetry. cluded in his poetical collection- D. The Heiner Papers 209. B 210. A 211. B 212. D 213. A 214. D 215. C 216. C 217. C 218. B 219. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 175 219. The hairy wild-bee that murmurs and han- A. Countiee cullen kers up and down, that gripes the full- B. William Faulkner grown lady-flower, curves upon her with amorous firm legs, takes his will of her, and C. T.S. Eliot holds himself tremulous and tight till he is D. Wallace stevens satisfied. . . What does tremulous mean? 224. The following extract presents a suitable A. Trembling and timid answer to the hacknied argument drawn by the defender of Slavery from the songs er B. Stiff of the Slave, and is also a good specimen of C. Afraid the powers of observation and manly heart of the writer. The word hacknied is an old D. Contemplating and deciding form of the word hackneyed. What does it gd 220. “He will give the gloom of gloom, and the mean? sunshine of sunshine”. The pronoun “He” refers to A. Lacking in freshness and originality B. Saddened A. God an C. Double meaning B. Painter D. Blue-eyed C. Sculptor 225. What statement below best sums up the lit- D. Author erary significance of Frederick Douglass? Ch 221. Of the two, reverend Sir," said the voice A. Indian Autobiography like the deacon’s, "I had rather miss an ordination-dinner than to-night’s meeting. B. Father of free verse They tell me that some of our commu- C. Father of American poetry nity are to be here from Falmouth and be- D. Most popular slave narrative yond, and others from Connecticut and n Rhode-Island; besides several of the Indian 226. Who is the narrator in Melville’s Moby powows, who, after their fashion, know al- Dick ya most as much deviltry as the best of us. A A. Captain Ahab "powow" in this context is: B. Elijah A. A devil-worshipper C. Ishmael B. A boxer ra D. Gabrial C. An apples-salesman 227. What statement below best sums up the literary significance of Walt Whitman? D. A medicine man A. Father of free verse Na 222. According to "Hare’s Adventure", how does he get his "burnt buttocks"? B. Father of American Poetry A. His buttocks was scorched by the sun C. Circumference which he had caught in a trap D. Both A and B B. Grandmother burned him with a hot 228. In what year was the Fugitive Slave Act poker for being so mischievous passed? C. Hare caught his own tale on fire trying A. 1784 to cook himself some dinner B. 1841 D. He was born that way C. 1850 223. Who wrote Heritage? D. 1857 220. B 221. D 222. A 223. A 224. A 225. D 226. C 227. D 228. C 176 Chapter 3. American Literature 229. What statement below best sums up the 234. What statement below best sums up the literary significance of Benjamin Franklin? literary significance of Emily Dickinson? A. Mentor to other writers A. oversoul B. Rewrote the autobiography B. Slant Rhyme C. Self-made and C. True Rhyme D. Both B and C D. All of the above 230. This author wrote of the Pilgrims’ voyage er 235. This group of Native Americans left be- to the New World hind a legend about creation using pic- A. Bradford Nelson tographs B. William Holden A. Apache gd C. Nelson Holden B. Delaware D. William Bradford C. Sioux 231. And then the fair Ohio charg’d Her many D. Inuit an sisters dear, "Show me once more, those stately forms Within my mirror clear " 236. Which of the following is NOT a feature The author of this work wanted to: of the Indian autobiography genre? A. Show the beauty of Native women A. Birth Ch B. Show the beauty of Ohio women B. Assimilation C. Protest the treatment of Native Ameri- C. Sovereignty cans D. Religious in nature D. Raise awareness of women’s part in US 237. Which statement below best defined Whit- history man’s idea of Oversoul? n 232. It was the very witching time of night that A. Death he, heavyhearted and crestfallen, pursued his travel homeward. Far below, the Tappan B. Relationships ya Zee spread its dusky waters. In the dead C. American landscape hush of midnight he could hear the faint barking of a watchdog from the opposite D. Hope shore. The night grew darker and darker; 238. About William Bradford ra the stars seemed to sink deeper in the sky, and driving clouds occasionally hid them A. Wrote the Mayflower Compact agree- from his sight. This passage is from: ment B. Founded Jamestown Na A. A fairy tale B. An autobiography C. Wrote about the Plymouth Plantation C. A detective story D. A and C D. A Gothic tale 239. During the Colonial Time Period, the writ- ing was influenced most by what religious 233. Black Boy is an autobiographical account persuasion? of whose Southern boyhood? A. Thomas A. The Puritans B. Pynchon B. The Catholics C. John Dos Passos C. The Pilgrims D. Saul Bellow D. The Anglo Saxons 229. D 230. D 231. C 232. D 233. B 234. B 235. B 236. C 237. C 238. D 239. A 240. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 177 240. Bear is supposed to be brave, so how does 246. Who is the narrator in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Hare trick him into being afraid? novel The Great Gatsby (1925) A. Hare told him of a large beast living A. Gatsby near Bear’s home. B. Nick B. Hare took out his quiver and showed C. Buchannan him four arrows. D. None of the above C. Hare told thim that the country is full er of wars. 247. The vivid imagery of the season is shown to D. Hare threated to kill him. A. reinforce the thoughts of the narrator 241. Name the ship that brought the first Pil- gd grims to the New World B. reflect the happenings in the life of the narrator A. Mayflower C. state the situation of the narrator B. Santa Maria D. emphasize the choice of the season an C. Titanic 248. This mode of discourse presents details D. HMS Bounty that appeal to the senses 242. Themes in modern literature are: A. Description A. pretension Ch B. Metaphor B. nostalgia C. Persuation C. national identity D. Narration D. All the above 249. The annals of Massachusetts Bay will in- 243. Of what does Goodman Brown become form us, that of six governors, in the space guilty after his midnight meeting in the n of about forty years from the surrender woods? of the old charter, under James II., two A. Atonement were imprisoned by a popular insurrec- ya tion - a third, as Hutchinson inclines to B. Catharsis believe, was driven from the province by C. Gullibility the whizzing of a musket ball - a fourth, in the opinion of the same historian, was has- D. Hubris ra tened to his grave by continual bickerings 244. What statement below best sums up the with the house of representatives - and the literary significance of Samon Occum? remaining two, as well as their successors, A. Indian autobiography till the Revolution, were favored with few Na and brief intervals of peaceful sway. What B. Most popular slave narrative is an "insurrection"? C. First african american to speak to mixed A. An act or instance of beginning audience B. An of revolting against civil authority D. None of the aboveE. All of the above C. The state of one risen from the dead 245. Who wrote "Emperor Ice cream"? D. The condition of being stopped A. Langston Hughes 250. We paused before a House that seemed A B. William Faulkner Swelling of the Ground – The Roof was C. Wallace stevens scarcely visible – The Cornice – in the Ground – What is Cornice? D. Countee cullen 241. A 242. D 243. D 244. A 245. C 246. B 247. A 248. A 249. B 250. B 178 Chapter 3. American Literature A. Cracks in the ground 255. ‘Your’ uses an upper case because B. Decorative molding beneath a roof A. he wanted it to create logic to the capi- C. Dust talization of the final E. D. Stolen goods B. he wanted to emphasize the ‘Y’ 251. I knew him, however, as both mathe- C. the poem demanded an upper case matician and poet, and my measures were D. he places his beloved in an upper place adapted to his capacity, with reference to 256. I have said that the sole effect of my some- er the circumstances by which he was sur- what childish experiment—that of looking rounded. I knew him as a courtier, too, and down within the tarn—had been to deepen as a bold intriguant. Such a man, I con- the first singular impression. There can sidered, could not fail to be aware of the gd be no doubt that the consciousness of the ordinary political modes of action. Who is rapid increase of my superstition—for why speaking? should I not so term it?—served mainly to A. Brown accelerate the increase itself. Such, I have long known, is the paradoxical law of all an B. Brom Bones sentiments having terror as a basis. This C. Rip work exemplifies: D. Dupin A. Unity of effect 252. "Left the house of the subscriber, bounden Ch B. Ratiocinactive effect servant, Hezekiah Mudge—had on when he went away, grey coat, leather breeches, C. Cataleptic effect master’s third best hat. One pound cur- D. Didactic effect rency reward to whoever shall lodge him in 257. Which of the following is not an animal any jail in the province." Hezekiah Mudge Hare prepared for humans to eat? is a "bounden servant," meaning that he n is bound by contract to be a servant (es- A. Bear sentially a willing slave) for seven years in B. Elk repayment for: ya C. Horse A. Freedom D. Both A and B B. Escape from enslavement 258. Walt Whitman’s style of writing is known C. Transportation to the colonies as ra D. Dropping charges for murder A. Experimental 253. How long is Rip asleep in the woods? B. Expressionistic Na A. Fifty years C. Lethargic B. Twenty years D. Modernistic C. One hundred years 259. How does Sam secretly alert Eliza to Mr.Haley’s presence outside the inn? D. Eighty years 254. We associate William Bradford with what A. Throws a rock colonial settlement? B. Shouts about his hat A. Plymouth C. Sneezes loudly B. Mayflower compact D. Bucks his horse C. Massachusetts Bay Colony 260. Hawthorne’s ancestors are associated with what historical American event? D. Rhode Island 251. D 252. C 253. B 254. A 255. D 256. A 257. C 258. A 259. B 260. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 179 A. History of puritans 266. "Can this be so!" cried goodman Brown, with a stare of amazement at his undis- B. History of slavery turbed companion. Howbeit, I have noth- C. Transcendentalism ing to do with the governor and council - they have their own ways, and are no rule D. None of the above for a simple husbandman, like me. But, 261. This term is an elaborate comparison be- were I to go on with thee, how should I tween two different subjects meet the eye of that good old man, our er minister, at Salem village? Oh, his voice A. Simile would make me tremble, both Sabbath-day B. Conceit and lecture-day!" The word "husbandman" usually means farmer, but in this context it C. Sermon gd means something else - what? D. Anomoly A. Rancher 262. This mode of discourse is used to explain. B. Male partner in a marriage (Example: repair manuals) an C. Cowboy A. Connotation D. Man of ordinary status B. Constitution 267. The sweetest music is not in the oratorio, C. Convocation but in Ch D. Exposition A. Soulful lyrics 263. The founder of Jamestown B. Human voice A. Johnathon Edwards C. Epic D. Lyric B. John Stillwell n 268. Occom says he was discriminated against C. John Smith as a missionary and minister. What proof D. John Stelzer does he present to illustrate the unfair treat- ya ment of Native American ministers? 264. Postmodern writing often uses and as literary devices. A. Establishment of puritans A. Black humor; metafiction. B. Establishment of autobiography ra B. Metaphors; verbal irony. C. Establishment of Indian praying towns D. Establishment of self- reliance C. Hyperbole; Personification. 269. The Battle of the Ants is an excerpt Na D. Symbolism; Imagery. from 265. Writers in the Romantic time period were A. Civil Disobedience concerned with: B. Walden A. Nature as a source of secular and spiri- C. Herald of Freedom tual knowledge, emotion as truth, and ex- ploration of the self. D. Life without principle B. Scientific exploration. 270. A diary of someone’s day by day account of events C. Love and romance. A. Journal D. The philosophy of how to run a new B. History country. 261. B 262. D 263. C 264. A 265. A 266. D 267. B 268. C 269. B 270. A 180 Chapter 3. American Literature C. Article A. To make mischief and cause trouble D. Legend B. To trample upon evil beings that were 271. She was a blooming lass of fresh eighteen, abusing his aunts and uncles plump as a partridge, ripe and melting and C. To play tricks on other animals to prove rosy-cheeked as one of her father’s peaches, how intelligent he is and universally famed, not merely for her D. The hare has no purpose that is why his beauty, but her vast expectations. . . . She grandmother must always watch over him wore ornaments of pure yellow gold to set er off her charms, and a provokingly short pet- 276. Who is addressed as “you” in the poem? ticoat to display the prettiest foot and ankle A. a romantic achiever in the country round. This is: B. a frustrated romantic idealist gd A. Faith C. an under achiever B. Madeline D. an accomplished royal C. Magawisca 277. Along the way, goodman Brown and the an D. Katrina character who seems to be the devil meet three people: 272. About the Delaware A. Goody Cloyse, Faith, and old goodman A. Used pictographs to explain nature Brown. Ch B. Told the story of Wolam Olum B. Goody Cloyse, deacon Gookin, and the C. Settled in Northeast US minister. D. All the above C. The minister, old goodman Brown, and 273. is the end of fame deacon Gookin. A. Love D. Faith, old goodman Brown and deacon n Gookin. B. Pity 278. The Weary Blues C. Misfortune ya A. William Faulkner D. Death B. Carl Sandburg 274. I was somewhat unmanageable when I C. Langston Hues first went [to Master Covey’s], but a few ra months of this discipline tamed me. I D. Sherwood anderson was broken in body, soul, and spirit. My nat- 279. How was the priest’s son’s prayer an- ural elasticity was crushed, my intellect lan- swered? guished, the disposition to read departed, Na A. The prayer was not answered and the the cheerful spark that lingered about my people continued to live in sin eye died; the dark night of slavery closed in upon men, and behold a man transformed B. The dead uncle sent a hail storm to de- into a brute!" stroy the land A. Fredrick Douglass C. The priest’s son was told to set fire to the village B. John Winthrop D. The dead uncle sent an earthquake to C. Benjamin Franklin punish the corn clan for their wrongdoings D. William Apess 275. According to Hare, what work did the 280. The purpose of placing ‘fallen cold and Earthmaker send him to do? dead’ at the end of each section is to 271. D 272. D 273. B 274. A 275. B 276. B 277. B 278. C 279. D 280. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 181 A. remind the leader of the tragedy 286. The now ghastly pallor of the skin, and the now miraculous luster of the eye, above B. repeat the lines for the rhyming all things startled and even awed me. The C. keep the readers aware of what is to silken hair, too, had been suffered to grow come all unheeded, and as, in its wild gossamer D. clarify his idea texture, it floated rather than fell about the face, I could not, even with effort, connect 281. This term refers to the "feeling" of a word its arabesque expression with any idea of er A. Connotation simple humanity. The character described in this passage: B. Connection A. Commits suicide C. Constitution gd B. Devours a heart D. Description C. Meets the devil 282. is known as the ‘friendly innkeeper of the town’ D. Buries someone alive 287. Whom did the corn clan member pray to an A. Stephen for help? B. Parker J A. His dead uncle C. Goodman Parker B. His dead father Ch D. Stephen J Parker C. His dead grandmother 283. Which of the following is NOT among the 13 virtues Franklin struggles to master? D. His dead grandfather 288. Which character in “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” A. Temperance directly opposes the Fugitive Slave Law? B. Silence A. Senator Bird n C. Order B. Mrs. Bird D. None of the above C. St. Clare ya 284. I took my visitors all over the house. I D. Haley bade them search — search well. I led them, at length, to his chamber. I showed them 289. Which of the following is not one of the 4 his treasures, secure, undisturbed. The nar- part of Puritan Sermon? ra rator is: A. Text A. Helping Robin to search for his uncle B. Doctrine B. A detective C. Bibliography Na C. Leading the police to the scene of a D. None of the above crime 290. Arthur Miller’s Death of A Salesman was D. Helping the police to look for a letter appeared in – 285. Berryman’s The Ball Poem can be cate- A. 1945 gorised as a B. 1947 A. Confessional poem C. 1949 B. Metaphorical poem D. 1950 C. Fragmental poem 291. How many children does Uncle Tom D. Delusional poem have? 281. A 282. C 283. D 284. C 285. A 286. D 287. A 288. B 289. C 290. C 291. D 182 Chapter 3. American Literature A. one A. A bird B. seven B. A small mountain lake C. five C. A wide river D. three D. A high cliff 292. I would not have it imagined, however, 296. Thoreau was part of the Transcendalists, that he was one of those cruel potentates which were founded by of the school, who joy in the smart of A. Mark Twain. er their subjects; on the contrary, he admin- B. Herman Melville. istered justice with discrimination rather than severity; taking the burthen off the C. Ralph Waldo Emerson. backs of the weak, and laying it on those D. Walt Whitman. gd of the strong. What is the meaning of the 297. This governor was re-elected 30 times word "smart" in this context? A. Anne Bradstreet A. Stupidity B. Bradford Nelson an B. Silliness C. Jonathan Edwards C. Pain D. William Bradford D. Intelligence 298. Which American President reportedly re- 293. To Whom does Franklin say he is address- ferred to Harriet Beecher Stowe as “the lit- Ch ing his autobiography part 1? tle lady who made this big war”? A. Himself A. George Washington B. Indians B. John Adams C. His son, john C. Abraham Lincoln D. His son, William D. John. F. Kennedy n 294. This Puritan author wrote a persuasive 299. We associate Nathaniel Hawthrone with speech what literary movement? ya A. William Bradstreet A. Nationalism B. Transcendentalism B. Mather Edwards C. Romanticism C. John Williams ra D. Indian Autobiography D. Johnathan Edwards 300. Black English is the creation of the 295. It was possible, I reflected, that a mere dif- ferent arrangement of the particulars of the A. Linguistics Society Na scene, of the details of this picture, would B. Unites States of American -English be sufficient to modify, or perhaps to an- C. Black Diaspora Association nihilate its capacity for sorrowful impres- sion; and, acting upon this idea, I reined my D. Black Diaspora horse to the precipitous brink of a black and 301. By 1600 Holland had lurid tarn that lay in unruffled lustre by the A. Emerged as a supreme power among dwelling, and gazed down - but with a shud- the European countries der even more thrilling than before - upon B. a huge collection of paintings and sculp- the re-modelled and inverted images of the tures gray sedge, and the ghastly tree-stems, and the vacant eye-like windows. What is the C. the wisest men of the time meaning of the word tarn? Veldu eitt: D. many scholars and sceptics 292. C 293. D 294. D 295. B 296. C 297. D 298. C 299. C 300. D 301. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 183 302. Thoreau through this essay tries to por- A. The life of the Indians tray. . . B. The influence of the missionaries in A. Transcendentalism lives of the Indians B. Imperialism C. Reported speech poems C. Socialism D. Narratives captivity 308. What type of myth is the tale "The Jealous D. Naturalism Uncle"? er 303. Thoreau places a sense of Upon the A. Origin tale ants B. Trickster tale A. honor and glory gd C. Hero tale B. meticulous faction D. A fable C. responsibility 309. Unmoved – she notes the Chariots – paus- D. revenge and betrayal ing – At her low Gate – Unmoved – an an Emperor be kneeling Upon her Mat – I’ve 304. In which state is Legree’s plantation lo- known her – from an ample nation – Then cated? – close the Valves of her attention – Like A. Georgia Stone - What does ample mean? Ch A. Menacing B. Florida B. Large or abundant C. Louisiana C. Fearful and gracious D. Vermont D. Beautiful 305. What did the family do to protect the chil- 310. Who has been teaching Uncle Tom to dren from the uncle? n read? A. They dressed the boys like girls and told A. Eliza them to behave as girls do ya B. George B. They locked the uncle away until the children were old enough to protect them- C. Haley selves D. Mr.Symmes ra C. They dressed the girls like boys and told 311. Pre-colonial theme: them to behave as boys do A. religious stories D. They formed a mob and chased the un- B. creation stories Na cle out of the village C. A and B 306. About Anne Bradstreet D. None of the above A. Husband belonged to the Massachusetts 312. What promise did Augustine’s sudden Bay Company death prevent him from fulfilling? B. Arrived on the Mayflower A. Freeing his slaves C. Wrote about her house burning down B. Relearning to pray D. A and C C. Overcoming his alcoholism 307. gave a hint of the rich culture that D. Reuniting Tom with Aunt Chole was forgotten 313. Who wrote Mending wall? 302. B 303. A 304. C 305. A 306. D 307. C 308. C 309. B 310. B 311. C 312. A 313. D 314. B 184 Chapter 3. American Literature A. Carl Sanburg A. Toni Morrison B. T.S. Eliot B. Jane Austin C. E.e cummings C. Ann Petry D. Robert Lee Forst D. Frances Harper 314. "Light in August" 320. All works of the highest art are meant A. T.S. elliot to er B. William Faulkner A. tingle our senses C. Langston Hughes B. stir our intellect D. Sherwood anderson C. restore our skills for the art gd 315. A language come into existence when D. instill in us the sense of the art A. there is brutal necessity 321. The term Beat Generation comes from A. Beat to his size an B. there are speakers of the language C. ancient elements force to become a lan- B. Beat to his stomach guage C. Beat to his socks D. a new language id discovered D. Beat to his Shoe Ch 316. Which of the following is not a cul- tural myth we attribute to those earliest 322. Which statement below best defines the Massachusetts colonial settlements at Ply- genre of Indian autobiography? mouth and Massachusetts? A. Genre that details life exerpeinces of A. Democracy white americans in early america and cri- tiques american society to native americans. n B. Brother love/charity C. US Exceptionalism B. Genre that details life exerpeinces of na- ya D. None of the above tive americas in early america and critiques 317. What statement below best sums up american society to native americans. the literary significance of Nathaniel C. Both A and B Hawthorne? ra D. None of the above A. Popular early nosiest 323. When the prophets prophesied, of whom B. Romantisum did they speak? When they spoke of hea- Na C. Scarlett letter thens, was it not the whites and others who D. All are correct were counted Gentiles? And I ask if all na- tions with the exception of the Jews were 318. Why was the book “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” not counted heathens. The author of this written? passage was: A. as a pro- slavery argument A. A slave B. the author was a runaway slave B. A Transcendentalist C. as a view point from Canada C. The son of itinerant actors D. as propaganda against slavery D. An indentured servant 319. Who was the first black woman who win the Nobel Prize for Literature ? 324. As I lay die 315. A 316. D 317. D 318. D 319. A 320. B 321. C 322. B 323. D 324. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 185 A. Sherwood Anderson A. The letter S B. Langston Hugues B. The Letter H C. William Faulkner C. A hexagon D. Robert Lee Frost D. The number 314 325. Usher can only stand types of noises in 330. The pervading metaphor in the story is his acutely uncomfortable state. The narra- A. a clean well-lighted place er tor describes a number of impromptus that Usher plays for him on which instrument? B. the old waiter A. The harp C. the old man gd B. The guitar D. liquor C. The ukulele 331. What statement below best sums up the D. The violin literary significance of Thoreau? an 326. After Hare had destroyed all the bad ani- A. Father of Free verse mals what did he decide to do next? B. Father of american poetry A. He decided to prepare some animals for C. Self-reliance humans to eat Ch D. Father of American Liteature B. He decided to go on his way and start a family of his own 332. Who “haunts” the evil Simon Legree when he is drunk? C. He decided that there were more bad animals and set out to destroy the rest of A. Cassy them B. Eliza n D. The tale ended and the reader is not cer- C. George tain about what happened to bear ya D. Uncle Tom 327. The poem by Berryman has a sad and de- pressed tone about it and it foreshadows 333. We associate John Winthrop with what the colonial Settlement? A. fate of the author or how depressed be A. Plymouth ra was B. Mayflower compact B. fate and the mindest of the boy C. Massachusetts Bay Colony Na C. turn of events of the ball D. Rhode Island D. happenings in the poem 334. What event provides the motivation for 328. This mode of discourse relates a story Shelby to release all the slaves? A. Fiction A. Tom’s death B. Narration B. Eliza’s escape C. Exposition C. Tom’s daughter’s wedding D. Persuasion D. Tom saving Eva 329. According to the sign in the Kentucky Inn, 335. Thoreau scales humans down to the size what is branded to George’s right hand? of ants in order to 325. B 326. A 327. B 328. B 329. D 330. A 331. C 332. A 333. C 334. A 335. A 336. A 186 Chapter 3. American Literature A. examine the aggressive, dominating and 341. “He glanced with rapid eyes. . . they stupid nature of human warfare looked like frightened beads”. The figure B. create a very vivid and impressive pic- of speech used here is ture A. Metahor C. shows his real intentions in writing B. Oxymoron D. portray humans allegorically C. Simile 336. “Gradually light returns to the street” er means D. Irony A. life resumes to normal routine 342. Whitman uses line length and word choice B. it is day break to represent gd C. streets are bright A. a wide range of emotion from joy to sorrow D. life is unpredictable 337. Parker’s report to Margaret is B. His style of writing an A. straightforward and simple C. the joyous moment B. complex and heart wrenching D. a feeling of excitement C. simple and heartwarming 343. ‘Picture must not be too picturesque’. D. painful and disgustingly low Emerson here means pictures must Ch 338. Bret Harte’s "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" A. not be too scenic took place in B. capture our soul A. The Rocky Mountains. B. The Appalachian Mountains. C. be simple and plain C. The Sierra Nevada Mountains. D. not dazzle n D. The Sierra Madre Mountains. 344. Which of the following is NOT considered 339. What is Augustine St. Clare’s selfish wife’s a write for the Transcendentalism Move- ya name? ment? A. Marie A. Emerson B. Eliza B. Hawthrone ra C. Rachel C. Thoreau D. Ophelia D. Stewart 340. As a boy, Frederick Douglass witnesses Na a scene that mortifies him and brings him 345. Who wrote "The waste land"? face to face for the first time with the hor- A. Langston Hues rors of slavery. What is it? A. Seeing his mother die B. William Faulkner B. Watching a slave get beaten to death C. Wallace Stevens C. Watching his aunt get whipped D. T.S. Elliot D. Watching his dad beat his mother 337. C 338. C 339. A 340. C 341. C 342. A 343. D 344. B 345. D 3.2 True and false No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 187 1. William Faulkner was born in New Orleans A. True A. True B. False B. False 10. John Saffin supported the institution of slav- ery in colonial Massachusetts 2. Peter Van der Donk was a real New Nether- lands historian. A. True A. True B. False 11. He had already lost the strength and in- er B. False stinct vigor of a man, his muscles were thin, 3. Sir Walter Scott had an immense impact on his nerves weak, his face (a meek, woman’s American literature with his historical nov- face) haggard, yellow with consumption. els cast in historical settings, intermingling gd In the mill he was know as one of the girl- historical people with fictional characters. men: "Molly Wolfe" was his sobriquet. He A. True was never seen in the cockpit, did not own a terrier, drank but seldom; when he did, B. False desperately. The word "sobriquet" means an 4. John Steinbeck’s The Pearl was originally "nickname". a folk tale. A. True A. True B. False Ch B. False 12. John Steinbeck worked for a while as a farm 5. William Carlos Williams wrote the poem laborer. His experiences showed him how "The Red Wheelbarrow" which, like T.S. to survive and gave him material for his Eliot’s poetry, contained complex images later writings like The Grapes of Wrath. and allusions. A. True A. True B. False n B. False 13. Wolfe stole money from Kirby? 6. At the beginning of the period of 1820- ya A. True 1865 fiction was still seen as a threat, likely to inflame the imagination and passion of B. False susceptible young readers, in particular of 14. Emerson encouraged people to learn from young women. the great people of the past who gave their ra name to whole periods. A. True A. True B. False B. False Na 7. Mark Twain’s real name was Samuel Clemens. 15. The Sketch Book is an example of the per- sonal travel book, a genre that became pop- A. True ular in American literature. B. False A. True 8. Emerson influenced Friedrich Nietzsche. B. False A. True 16. "The Scarlet Letter" perfectly reflected tran- B. False scendentalist themes of mystery,fright, and the occult. 9. Transcendentalism was embraced in the late 1830s and 1840s by all the mainstream A. True newspapers and magazines. B. False 1. B 2. A 3. A 4. A 5. B 6. A 7. A 8. A 9. B 10. A 11. A 12. A 13. B 14. B 15. A 16. B 17. A 188 Chapter 3. American Literature 17. Many writers turned editors of magazines 23. As the enraptured Ichabod fancied all this, or newspapers in order to see their work and as he rolled his great green eyes over published. Washington Irving was one of the fat meadow lands, the rich fields of those writers. wheat, of rye, of buckwheat, and Indian corn, and the orchards burthened with A. True ruddy fruit, which surrounded the warm B. False tenement of Van Tassel, his heart yearned 18. Whitman’s favorite verse form was the after the damsel who was to inherit these er common meter. domains, and his imagination expanded with the idea, how they might be readily A. True turned into cash, and the money invested B. False in immense tracts of wild land, and shin- gd 19. Near the end of The Pearl, the little child, gle palaces in the wilderness. The word Coyotito, drowns in the river. "tenement" is another word for "residence." A. True A. True B. False B. False 20. Although Steinbeck wrote about people from California, he himself was born and lived in New York City. an 24. The novel The Pearl contains much "sym- bolism," which is using people, places, and things that represent ideas larger than their literal meaning. Ch A. True A. True B. False B. False 21. He now suspected that the great roysters of the mountain had put a trick upon him, and 25. Fiction had become more popular and pres- having dosed him with liquor, had robbed tigious than poetry in 1820-1865. him of his gun. Wolf, too, had disappeared, A. True n but he might have strayed away after a squirrel or partridge. The word "roysters" B. False 26. The Southern States were the center for ya means "roosters." printing and publishing. A. True A. True B. False 22. "Mingled with fine wheat and the fat of a B. False ra new-born babe," said the shape of old good- 27. Transcendentalists were in favor of the con- man Brown. "Ah, your worship knows the servative Protestant scrutiny practiced by receipt," cried the old lady, cackling aloud. publicists nationwide. Na "So, as I was saying, being all ready for the A. True meeting, and no horse to ride on, I made up my mind to foot it; for they tell me, there is B. False a nice young man to be taken into commu- 28. Emerson believed that people should not nion to-night. But now your good worship strive to fit in. will lend me your arm, and we shall be there A. True in a twinkling." The word "receipt" in this context means "a written acknowledgment B. False of having received a specified amount of 29. The poetry of T.S.Eliot is an example of money or goods." Modernism. A. True A. True B. False B. False 18. B 19. B 20. A 21. B 22. B 23. A 24. A 25. B 26. B 27. B 29. A 30. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 189 30. The Pearl takes place in rural South Amer- 36. Among the many jobs Mark Twain had, he ica. was a riverboat captain. A. True A. True B. False B. False 31. It was possible, I reflected, that a mere dif- 37. The romantic movement in early ferent arrangement of the particulars of the nineteenth-century literature was a re- scene, of the details of this picture, would action against the Age of Reason. er be sufficient to modify, or perhaps to an- A. True nihilate its capacity for sorrowful impres- sion; and, acting upon this idea, I reined my B. False horse to the precipitous brink of a black and 38. "True;" said Dupin, after a long and thought- gd lurid tarn that lay in unruffled lustre by the ful whiff from his meerschaum, "although dwelling, and gazed down-but with a shud- I have been guilty of certain doggerel my- der even more thrilling than before-upon self." The word "doggerel" means to bark the re-modelled and inverted images of the like a dog. an gray sedge, and the ghastly tree-stems, and the vacant eye-like windows. "Sedge" is a A. True plant. B. False A. True 39. Cast your whole vote, not a strip of paper Ch B. False merely, but your whole influence. A minor- ity is powerless while it conforms to the 32. Well into the middle of the 19th century majority; it is not even a minority then; but boys and girls alike were protected from it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole sexually frank classics written in Greek and weight. If the alternative is to keep all just Latin. men in prison, or give up war and slavery, A. True the State will not hesitate which to choose. n B. False In this work the author argues in favour of ya 33. Samuel Sewall was a leading supporter of slavery in colonial Massachusetts. A. Revolution with war A. True B. Peaceable revolution B. False 40. In The Pearl, what starts off as a great op- ra portunity later become nothing but sadness 34. He had seen his people slaughtered, or and destruction. driven from their homes and hunting- grounds, into shameful exile; his wife had A. True Na died in captivity, and his children lived in B. False servile dependence in the house of his en- emies. The author of this work wanted to 41. In general, before 1830 American painting raise awareness of women’s part in US his- was less obviously imitative of European tory. styles than was American literature. A. True A. True B. False B. False 35. Nathanial Hawthorne was America’s lead- 42. The final writing assignment in this class ing transcendentalist thinker. was on each student’s favorite author. A. True A. True B. False B. False 31. A 32. B 33. B 34. A 35. B 36. A 37. A 38. B 39. B 40. A 41. A 42. A 43. A 190 Chapter 3. American Literature 43. Henry David Thoreau believed that the A. True Mexican War was immoral because it ad- B. False vanced the cause of slavery. 3.3 Single answer 1. The limpid liquid within the young man, pathy for "poor Ireland"; they can furnish er The vexed corrosion, so pensive and so a ship of war to convey the Hungarian painful, The torment–the irratable tide that refugee from a Turkish prison to the "land will not be at rest, The like of the same of the free and home of the brave." They I feel–the like of the same in others, The boast that America is the "cradle of liberty"; gd young man that flushes and flushes, and the if it is, I fear they have rocked the child to young woman that flushes and flushes The death. Write the title of this work, correctly young man that wakes, deep at night, the spelled: hot hand seeking to repress what would Answer: Clotel; or, The President’s Daugh- an master him. Write the title of this work, ter correctly spelled: 7. Why Are We in Vietnam? Answer: Spontaneous Me Answer: Norman Mailer 2. The catalyst for Wolfe’s downfall is 8. Two together! Winds blow south, or winds Ch Answer: Dr. May blow north, Day come white, or night come 3. Since then – ’tis Centuries – and yet Feels black Home, or rivers and mountains from shorter than the Day I first surmised the home, Singing all time, minding no time, Horses’ Heads Were toward Eternity Write While we two keep together Write the title the title of this work, correctly spelled: of this work, correctly spelled: Answer: Because I could not stop for Answer: Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rock- n Death ing 4. As they could not reach me, they had re- 9. To Jerusalem and Back ya solved to punish my body; just as boys, if Answer: Saul Bellow they cannot come at some persons against 10. Their Eyes Were Watching God whom they have a spite, will abuse his dog. Answer: Zora Neale Hurston I saw that the State was half-witted, that it 11. Cup of Gold was timid as a lone woman with her silver ra Answer: John Steinbeck spoons, and that it did not know its friends from its foes, and I lost all my remaining 12. The American Democrat respect for it. Write the title of this work, Answer: James Cooper Na correctly spelled: 13. But at last you may think I am what is called Answer: Resistance to Civil Government a hard and uncharitable man. But not so. I 5. She looked upward with an intent gaze, as believe there are many who would not hes- if she held communion with an invisible itate to advocate our cause; and those too being. "Spirit of my mother!" burst from who are men of fame and respectability—as her lips. Oh! that I could follow the to that well as ladies of honor and virtue. Write blessed land where I should no more dread the author’s full name, correctly spelled: the war-cry, nor the death-knife!" Write the Answer: William Apess title of this work, correctly spelled: 14. Maud Martha Answer: Hope Leslie Answer: Gwen Brooks 6. They have tears to shed over Greece and 15. "Full of these ideas, I prepared myself with a Poland; they have an abundance of sym- pair of green spectacles, and called one fine No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 191 morning, quite by accident, at the Ministe- of a partially cataleptical character, were rial hotel. I found D—— at home, yawning, the usual diagnosis. Write the title of this lounging, and dawdling, as usual, and pre- work, correctly spelled: tending to be in the last extremity of ennui. Answer: The Fall of the House of Usher He is, perhaps, the most really energetic 23. He seldom has to listen to lectures on pro- human being now alive—but that is only priety of behavior, or an anything else. He when nobody sees him." Write the author’s is never chided for handling his little knife name in full, correctly spelled: and fork improperly or awkwardly, for he er Answer: Edgar Allan Poe uses none. He is never reprimanded for soil- 16. Satan in Goray ing the table-cloth, for he takes his meals Answer: Isaac Singer on the clay floor. He never has the misfor- 17. The order of civilization is reversed here. tune, in his games or sports, of soiling or gd The name of the child is not expected to be tearing his clothes, for he has almost none that if its father, and his condition does not to soil or tear. Write the author’s name in necessarily affect that of the child. He may full, correctly spelled: be the slave of Mr. Tilgman; and his child, Answer: Frederick Douglass an when born, may be the slave of Mr. Gross. 24. The Fall of America: Poems of These States He may be a freeman; and his child may Answer: Allen Ginsburg be a chattel. Write the title of this work, 25. The Progress of Love correctly spelled: Answer: Alice Munro Ch Answer: My Bondage and My Freedom 26. Black Magic 18. Lie Down in Darkness Answer: Amiri Baraka Answer: William Styron 27. The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg 19. Who wrote "The Heights of Macchu Pic- Answer: Louis Bromfield chu?" 28. Rolling Stones Answer: Pablo Neruda Answer: O. Henry n 20. "His lynx eye immediately perceives the 29. Not one of all the purple Host Who took paper, recognizes the handwriting of the the Flag to-day Can tell the definition, So ya address, observes the confusion of the per- clear, of victory.. Write the author’s name sonage addressed, and fathoms her secret. in full, correctly spelled: After some business transaction, hurried Answer: Emily Dickinson through in his ordinary manner, he pro- 30. Rocket Ship Galileo duces a letter somewhat similar to the one Answer: Robert Heinlein ra in question, opens it, pretends to read it, 31. The Pump House Gang and then places it in close juxtaposition to Answer: Tom Wolfe the other. Again he converses, for some 32. "A blight came down, a blast swept by, The Na fifteen minutes, upon the public affairs. At cone-roof’d cabins fell, And where that length, in taking leave, he takes also from exil’d people fled, It is not ours to tell." Write the table the letter to which he had no the title of this work, correctly spelled: claim." Write the title of this work, correctly Answer: Our Aborigines spelled: Answer: The Purloined Letter 33. One Writer’s Beginnings Answer: Eudora Welty 21. Three Lives Answer: Gertrude Stein 34. The Soul selects her own Society - Then – shuts the Door – To her divine Majority - 22. The disease of the lady [ ] had long baf- Present no more Write the title of this work, fled the skill of her physicians. A settled ap- correctly spelled: athy, a gradual wasting away of the person, Answer: The Soul selects her own Society and frequent although transient affections 192 Chapter 3. American Literature 35. The Neon Wilderness well. I led them, at length, to his cham- Answer: Nelson Algren ber. I showed them his treasures, secure, 36. Beautiful dripping fragments, the negligent undisturbed. In the enthusiasm of my con- list of one after another as I happen to call fidence, I brought chairs into the room, them to me or think of them, The real po- and desired them here to rest from their ems, (what we can call poems being merely fatigues Write the title of this work, pictures,)* The poems of the privacy of the correctly spelled: night, and of men like me, This poem droop- Answer: The Tell-Tale Heart er ing shy and unseen that I always carry, 43. In truth, all through the haunted forest, and that all men carry, (Know once for there could be nothing more frightful than all, avow’d on purpose, wherever are men the figure of On he flew, among the like me, are our lusty lurking masculine po- black pines, brandishing his staff with fren- gd ems,) Write the title of this work, correctly zied gestures, now giving vent to an inspi- spelled: ration of horrid blasphemy, and now shout- Answer: Spontaneous Me ing forth such laughter, as set all the echoes 37. Begorra! On the spools. Alleys behint, of the forest echoing like demons around an though we helped her, we dud. An wid him. Write the title of this work, correctly ye! Let Deb alone! It’s ondacent frettin’ a spelled: quite body. Be the powes, an’we’ll have a Answer: Young Goodman Brown night of it! There’ll be lashin’s ódrink, - the 44. The night in prison was novel and in- Ch Vargent be blessed and praised for it! What teresting enough. The prisoners in their does this Welsh worker mean by Vargent? shirtsleeves were enjoying a chat and the Answer: The virgin Mary evening air in the doorway, when I entered. 38. The Winthrop Covenant But the jailer said, "Come, boys, it is time to Answer: Louis Auchincloss lock up"; and so they dispersed, and I heard the sound of their steps returning into the 39. "They rear’d their dwellings on our side, n hollow apartments. My room-mate was in- Their corn upon our breast; A blight came troduced to me by the jailar as "a first-rate down, a blast swept by, The cone-roof’d fellow and clever man." Write the author’s ya cabins fell. . . " Write full name of author, name in full, correctly spelled: correctly spelled: Answer: Henry David Thoreau Answer: Lydia Howard Huntley Sigour- ney 45. Azul was written by Answer: Ruben Dario ra 40. Her good luck was owing to the exceed- ing care which she took in preventing 46. The great chastity of paternity, to match the succulent root from getting bruised in the great chastity of maternity, The oath the digging, and in placing it beyond the of procreation I have sworn, my Adamic Na reach of frost, by actually burying it under and fresh daughters, The greed that eats the hearth of her cabin during the winter me day and night with hungry gnaw, till months. What does succulent mean? I saturate what shall produce boys to fill Answer: Juicy my place when I am through, The whole- some relief, repose, content, And this bunch 41. of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz pluck’d at random from myself, It has done Answer: a woman of genius: the intellec- its work – I toss it carelessly to fall where it tual biography may. Write the title of this work, correctly 42. The shriek, I said, was my own in a dream. spelled: The old man, I mentioned, was absent in Answer: Spontaneous Me the country. I took my visitors all over 47. Hopskotch is by the house. I bade them search—search Answer: Julio Cortazar No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 193 48. Flor Y Canto is by the To-morrow! He threw down the tin, trem- Answer: aztecs bling and covered his face with his hands. 49. The Princess Casamassima When he looked up again, the daylight was Answer: Henry James gone. Write the title of this work, correctly spelled: 50. That bond-woman’s corse, - let Potomac’s Answer: Life in the Iron-Mills proud wave Go bear if along by our Wash- 57. The continence of vegetables, birds, an- ington’s grave, And heave it high up on imals, The consequent meanness of me that hallowed strand, To tell of the freedom er should I skulk or find myself indecent, he won for our land. What does hallowed while birds and animals never once skulk mean? or find themselves indecent. The great Answer: Sacred chastity of paternity, to match the great gd 51. How to Write Short Stories chastity of maternity. Write the author’s Answer: Ring Lardner name in full, correctly spelled: 52. Nine Stories Answer: Walt Whitman Answer: J. D. Salinger 58. Its principle feature seemed to be that of an 53. The inconsistencies of Slaveholding profes- an excessive antiquity. The discoloration sors of religion cry to Heaven. We are not of ages had been great. Minute fungi over- disposed to detest, or refuse communion spread the whole exterior, hanging in a fine with them. Their blindness is but one form tangled webwork from the eaves. Yet all Ch of that prevalent fallacy which substitutes of this was apart from any extraordinary a creed for a faith, a ritual for a life. Write dilapidation. Write the author’s name in the title of this work, correctly spelled: full, correctly spelled: Answer: Review of Narrative of the Life of Answer: Edgar Allan Poe Frederick Douglass, An American Slave 59. Name an author whose grandmother was thought to have the magical powers of a 54. Here the fugitive saw nothing but slaves witch? n brought in and taken out, to be placed in Answer: Frederick Douglass ships and sent away to the same part of the country to which she herself would soon 60. The House of Dust: A Symphony ya be compelled to go. She had seen or heard Answer: Conrad Aiken nothing of her daughter while in Richmond, 61. Two sleepers at night lying close together and all hopes of seeing her now had fled. as they sleep, one with an arm slanting If she was carried back to New Orleans, down across and below the waist of the ra she could expect no mercy from her mas- other, The smell of apples, aromas from ter. Write the title of this work, correctly crush’d sage-plant, mint, birch-bark, The spelled: boy’s longings, the glow and pressure as Answer: Clotel; or, The President’s Daugh- he confides to me what he wad dreaming, Na ter The dead leaf whirling its spiral whirl and 55. Fanny falling still and content to the ground, Write Answer: Erica Jong the title of this work, correctly spelled: Answer: Spontaneous Me 56. A free, firm step, a clear-cut olive face, with 62. Uncle Tom’s Children a scarlet turban tied on one side, dark, shin- Answer: Richard Wright ing eyes, and on the head the basket poised, filled with fruit and flowers, under which 63. Seize the Day the scarlet turban and bright eyes looked Answer: Saul Bellow out half-shadowed. The picture caught his 64. He had stepped aside where the light fell eye. It was good to see a face like that. He boldest on the figure, looking at it in si- would try to-morrow, and cut one like it. lence. There was not one line of beauty 194 Chapter 3. American Literature or grace in it: a nude woman’s form, mus- 70. A stern, a sad, a darkly meditative, a dis- cular, grown coarse with labor, the power- trustful, if not a desperate man, did he ful limbs instinct with some one poignant become, from the night of that fearful longing. One idea: there it was in the tense, dream. On the Sabbath-day, when the con- rigid muscles, the clutching hands, the wild, gregation were singing a holy psalm, he eager face, like that of a starving wolf’s could not listen, because an anthem of sin Write the author’s name in full, correctly rushed loudly upon his ear, and drowned spelled: all the blessed strain. When the minister er Answer: Rebecca Harding Davis spoke from the pulpit, with power and fer- 65. The pulse pounding through palms an tre- vid eloquence, and, with his hand on the bling encircling finger, the young man all open bible, of the sacred truths of our reli- color’d, red, ashamed, angry; The souse gion, and of saint-like lives and triumphant gd upon me of lover the sea, as I lie willing deaths, and of future bliss or misery unut- and naked. The merriment of the twin ba- terable, then did [he] turn pale, dreading, bies that crawl over the grass in the sun, lest the roof should thunder down upon the the mother never turning her vigilant eyes gray blasphemer and his hearers Write the title of this work, correctly spelled: an from them. . . What does souse mean in this context? Answer: Young Goodman Brown Answer: Drenching in water 71. The experience through which I was pass- 66. Vineland ing, they had passed through before. They Answer: Thomas Pynchon had already been initiated into the mys- Ch 67. He seldom has to listen to lectures on pro- teries of old master’s domicile, and they priety of behavior, or on anything else. He seemed to look upon me with a certain de- is never chided for handling his little knife gree of compassion; but my heart clave to and fork improperly or awkwardly, for he my grandmother. Think it not strange, dear uses none. He is never reprimanded for soil- reader, that so little sympathy of feeling ex- ing the table-cloth, for he takes his meals isted between us. Write the author’s name n on the clay floor. He never has the misfor- in full, correctly spelled: tune, in his games or sports, of soiling or Answer: Frederick Douglass ya tearing his clothes, for he has almost none 72. A Choice of Enemies to soil or tear. Write the title of this work, Answer: Mordecai Richler correctly spelled: 73. She crept into a corner of the cell, and Answer: My Bondage and My Freedom stood watching him. He was scratching ra 68. it conveyed to my mind in a sense of my the iron bars of the window with a piece entire dependence on the will of somebody of tin which he had picked up, with an idle, I had never seen; and, from some cause or uncertain, vacant stare, just as a child or other, I had been made to fear this some- idiot would do. Write the title of this work, Na body above all else on earth. Write the title correctly spelled: of this work, correctly spelled: Answer: Life in the Iron-Mills Answer: My Bondage and My Freedom 74. We slowly drove - He knew no haste And I 69. We feel that his view, even of those who had put away My labor and my leisure too, have injured him most, may be relied upon. For his Civility - What does leisure mean? He knows how to allow for motives and in- Answer: Pastime fluences. Upon the subject of Religion; he speaks with great force, and not more than 75. We passed the school where children strove our own sympathies can respond to. Write At recess – in the ring - We passed the Fields the title of this work, correctly spelled: of Gazing Grain - We passed the setting Answer: Review of Narrative of the Life of Sun - Write the title of this work, correctly Frederick Douglass, An American Slave spelled: No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 195 Answer: Because I could not stop for 86. Jose hernandez wrote: Death Answer: the departure of martin fierro 76. Black Rock: A Tale of the Selkirks 87. The dominant spirit, however, that haunts Answer: Ralph Connor this enchanted region, and seems to be 77. The young man that wakes deep at night, commander-in-chief of all the powers of the hot hand seeking to repress what would the air, is the apparition of a figure on horse- master him, The mystic amorous night, back, without a head. It is said by some to the strange half-welcome pangs, visions, be the ghost of a Hessian trooper, whose er sweats, The pulse pounding through palms head had been carried away by a cannon- and trembling encircling fingers, the young ball, in some nameless battle during the man all color’d, red, ashamed, angry; Write Revolutionary War, and who is ever and the title of this work, correctly spelled: anon seen by the country folk hurrying gd Answer: Spontaneous Me along in the gloom of night, as if on the 78. "Have I not heard her footsteps on the stair? wings of the wind. Write the author’s name Do I not distinguish that heavy and horrible in full, correctly spelled: beating of her heart? Madman!" —here he Answer: Washington Irving an sprung violently to his feet, and shrieked 88. Name the author who called attention to out his syllables, as if in the effort he were "white slavery" in the US. giving up his soul—"Madman! I tell you that Answer: Rebecca Harding Davis she now stands without the door!" Write 89. The souse upon me of my lover the sea, as Ch the title of this work, correctly spelled: I lie and naked, The merriment of the twin Answer: The Fall of the House of Usher babes that crawl over the grass in the sun, 79. Fantastic Voyage the mother never turning her vigilant eyes Answer: Isaac Asimov from them. Write the author’s name in full, 80. The Cat Who Walks Through Walls correctly spelled: Answer: Robert Heinlein Answer: Walt Whitman n 81. A Wonder Book for Boys and Girls 90. The Cave Answer: Nathaniel Hawthorne Answer: Robert Penn Warren ya 82. Grendel 91. Isabel Allende wrote: Answer: John Gardner Answer: house of the spirits 83. Following the Equator 92. The Painted Bird Answer: Mark Twain Answer: Jerzy Kosinski ra 84. A Mixture of Frailties 93. A man, yet by these tears a little boy again, Answer: Robertson Davies Throwing myself on the sand, confronting 85. The cautious old gentleman knit his brows the waves, I, chanter of pains and joys, tenfold closer after this explanation, be- Na uniter of here and hereafter, Taking all hints ing sorely puzzled by the ratiocination of to use them, but swiftly leaping beyond the syllogism; while methought the one them, A reminiscence sing. Write the au- in pepper and salt eyed him with some- thor’s name in full, correctly spelled: thing of a triumphant leer. At length he Answer: Walt Whitman observed, that all this was very well, but 94. Which author was a recluse? still he thought the story a little extravagant Answer: Emily Dickinson – there were one or two points on which he had his doubts. "Faith, sir," replied the 95. Name the first author who wrote the first story-teller, "as to that matter, I don’t be- African American play? lieve one half of it myself." Write the title Answer: William Wells Brown of this work, correctly spelled: 96. Jorge Luis Borges wrote Answer: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Answer: Ficciones 196 Chapter 3. American Literature 97. Beloved there is no whiteness except of the skin, no Answer: Toni Morrison humanity except in the outward form, and 98. That it was affirmed that the great Hen- of whom the Avenger will not fail yet to drick Hudson, the first discoverer of the demand – "Where is thy brother?" Write river and country, kept a kind of vigil there the title of this work, correctly spelled: every twenty years, with his crew of the Answer: Review of Narrative of the Life of Half-moon, being permitted in this way to Frederick Douglass, An American Slave revisit the scenes of his enterprise, and keep 104. He was an elderly man, of large and ma- er a guardian eye upon the river, and the great jestic person, and strong, square features, city called by his name. Write the author’s betokening a steady soul; but steady as name in full, correctly spelled: it was, his enemies had found means to Answer: Washington Irving shake it. His face was pale as death, and far gd 99. Considered merely as a narrative, we have more ghastly; the broad forehead was con- never read one more simple, true, coherent, tracted in his agony, so that his eyebrows and warm with genuine feeling. It is an ex- formed one grizzled line; his eyes were red cellent piece of writing, and on that score and wild, and the foam hung white upon an to be prized as a specimen of the powers his quivering lip. His whole frame was of the Black Race, which Prejudice persists agitated by a quick and continual tremor, in disputing. We prize highly all evidence which his pride strove to quell, even in of this kind, and it is becoming more abun- those circumstances of overwhelming hu- miliation. Write the author’s full name, cor- Ch dant. What does coherent mean? Answer: Clear and understandable rectly spelled: Answer: Nathaniel Hawthorne Discuss 100. Fifth Business this Question Answer: Robertson Davies 105. The Rebel Angels 101. She was a dainty little figure with a white Answer: Robertson Davies neck, round arms, and a slender waist, at n the extremity of which her scarlet petticoat 106. When school hours were over, he was jutted out over a hoop, as if she were stand- even the companion and playmate of the ing in a balloon. Moreover, her face was larger boys; and on holiday afternoons ya oval and pretty, her hair dark beneath the would convoy some of the smaller ones little cap, and her bright eyes possessed a home, who happened to have pretty sisters, sly freedom, which triumphed over those of or good housewives for mothers, noted for Write the title of this work, correctly the comforts of the cupboard. Indeed, it ra spelled: behooved him to keep on good terms with Answer: My Kinsman, Major Molineux his pupils. Write the title of this work, cor- rectly spelled: 102. Born for another’s benefit, as the firstling Answer: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Na of the cabin flock I was soon to be selected as a meet offering to the fearful and inex- 107. Name a work form this period that alludes orable demigod, whose huge image on so to Emerson? many occasions haunted my childhood’s Answer: Life in the Iron-Mills imagination Write the title of this work, 108. It was market-day. The narrow window of correctly spelled: the jail looked down directly on the carts Answer: My Bondage and My Freedom and the wagons drawn up in a long line, 103. We wish that every one may read his book where they had unloaded. He could see, and see what a mind might have been sti- too, and hear distinctly the clink of money fled in bondage, - what a man may be sub- as it changed hands, the busy crowds of jected to the insults of spendthrift dandies, whites and blacks shoving, pushing one an- or the blows of mercenary brutes, in whom other, and the chaffering and swearing at No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 197 the stalls. Somehow, the sound, more than is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that anything else had done, wakened him up, - he must take himself for better, for worse, made the whole real to him. He was done as his portion; that though the wide uni- with the world and the business of it. Write verse is full of good, no kernel of nourish- the title of this work, correctly spelled: ing corn can come to him but through his Answer: Life in the Iron Mills toil bestowed on that plot of ground which 109. Through this unjust and oppressive law, is given to him to till. The power which many persons born in the Free States have resides in him is new in nature, and none er bee consigned to a life of slavery on the cot- but he knows what that is which he can do ton, sugar, or rice plantations of the South- nor does he know until he has tried. Write ern States. Write the author’s name in full, the title of this work, correctly spelled: correctly spelled: Answer: Self-Reliance gd Answer: William Wells Brown 118. Lost in the Funhouse 110. My own songs awaked from that hour, Answer: John Barth And with them the key, the word up from 119. The Story of a Novel the waves, The word of the sweetest song Answer: Tom Wolfe an and all songs, That strong and delicious 120. Any free coloured persons visiting Wash- word which, creeping to my feet, (Or like ington, if not provided with papers assert- some old crone rocking the cradle, swathed ing and providing their right to be free, may in sweet garments, bending aside) The sea be arrested and placed in one of those dens. Ch whisper’d me. Write the title of this work, If they succeed in showing that they are correctly spelled: free, they are set at liberty, provided they Answer: Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rock- are able to pay the expenses of their arrest ing and imprisonment; if they cannot pay these 111. Cast your whole vote, not a strip of pa- expenses, they are sold out. Write the au- per merely, but your whole influence. A thor’s name in full, correctly spelled: n minority is powerless while it conforms Answer: William Wells Brown to the majority; it is not even a minority 121. Orion and Other Poems then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by Answer: Charles Roberts ya its whole weight. If the alternative is to 122. "Why, I will tell you," replied the Prefect, keep all men in prison, or give up war and as he gave a long, steady, and contempla- slavery, the State will not hesitate which tive puff, and settled himself in his chair. "I to choose. Write the author’s name in full, will tell you in a few words; but, before I be- ra correctly spelled: gin, let me caution you that this is an affair Answer: Henry David Thoreau demanding the greatest secrecy, and that 112. Another Country I should most probably lose the position I Na Answer: James Baldwin now hold, were it known that I confided 113. The Morning Watch it to any one." Write the title of this work, Answer: James Agee correctly spelled: 114. Jane of Lantern Hill Answer: The Purloined Letter Answer: Lucy Maud Montgomery 123. I was astounded. The Perfect appeared 115. Society and Solitude absolutely thunderstricken. For some min- Answer: Ralph Waldo Emerson utes he remained speechless and motion- less, less, looking incredulously at my 116. Letting Go friend with open mouth, and eyes that Answer: Philip Roth seemed starting from their sockets; then, 117. There is a time in every man’s education apparently in some measure, he seized a when he arrives at the conviction that envy pen, and after several pauses and vacant 198 Chapter 3. American Literature stares, finally filled up and signed a check 132. Notwithstanding his special acuteness and for fifty thousand francs, and handed it ability, he is unable to take a fact out of its across the table to [my friend]. Write the merely political relations, and behold it as it author’s name in full, correctly spelled: lies absolutely to be disposed of by the intel- Answer: Edgar Allan Poe lect, - what, for instance, it behoves a man 124. Mules and Men do here in America to-day with regard to Answer: Zora Neale Hurston slavery, but ventures, or is driven, to make some such desperate answer as the follow- 125. Soon, however a bewildering excitement er ing, while professing to speak absolutely, began to seize upon his mind; the preced- and as a private man, - from which that new ing adventures of the night, the unexpected and singular code of consideration, under appearance of the crowd, the torches, the their responsibility to their constituents, to confused din and the hush that followed, gd the general laws of propriety, humanity, the spectre of his kinsman reviled by that and to God. . . What does acuteness mean? great multitude, – all this, and more than Answer: Sharpness all, a perception of tremendous ridicule in the whole scene, affected him with a sort 133. As they could not reach me, they had re- an of mental inebriety Write the author’s full solved to punish my body; just as boys, if name, correctly spelled: they cannot come at some person against Answer: Nathaniel Hawthorne whom they have a spite, will abuse his dog. I saw that the State was half-witted, that it 126. He likes a boggy acre, A floor too cool for was timid as a lone woman with her silver Ch corn. Yet when a child, and barefoot, I more spoons, and that it did not know its friends than once, at morn, Write the title of this from its foes, and I lost all my remaining work, correctly spelled: respect for it. Write the author’s name in Answer: A narrow Fellow in the Grass full, correctly spelled: 127. But may I remark, that, if the lineal de- Answer: Henry David Thoreau scendants of Ham are only to be enslaved, 134. May stopped, heated, glowing with his n according to the scriptures, slavery in the own magnanimity. And it was magnan- country will soon become an unscriptural imous. The puddler had drunk in every institution; for thousands are ushered into ya word, looking through the Doctor’s flurry, the world annually, who – like myself – and generous heat, and self-approval, into owe their existence to white fathers, and, his will, with those slow, absorbing eyes most frequently, to their masters, and their of his. "Make yourself what you will. It is master’s sons. Write the title of this work, ra your right." "I know," quietly. "Will you help correctly spelled: me?" Write the title of this work, correctly Answer: My Bondage & My Freedom spelled: 128. Low-hanging moon! What is that dusky Answer: Life in the Iron-Mills Na spot in your brown yellow? O it is the shape, the shape of my mate. O moon do 135. The Groves of Academe not keep her from me any longer. Write the Answer: Mary McCarthy title of this work, correctly spelled: 136. Diary of a Yuppie Answer: Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rock- Answer: Louis Auchincloss ing 137. A Slipping-Down Life 129. Picturing Will Answer: Anne Tyler Answer: Ann Beattie 138. After what I have now said of the circum- 130. You Know Me Al stances of my mother, and my relations to Answer: Ring Lardner her, the reader will not be surprised, nor be 131. We the Living disposed to censure me, when I tell but the Answer: Ayn Rand simple truth, viz: that I received the tidings No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 199 of her death with no strong emotions of feet And opens further on. Write the au- sorrow for her, and with very little regret thor’s name in full, correctly spelled: for myself on account of her loss. I had to Answer: Emily Dickinson learn the value of my mother long after her 146. The Long Valley death, and by witnessing the devotion of Answer: John Steinbeck other mothers to their children. Write the 147. Drum-Taps author’s name in full, correctly spelled: Answer: Walt Whitman Answer: Frederick Douglass 148. The Outsider er 139. Going to the Territory Answer: Richard Wright Answer: Ralph Ellison 149. "Have we come to the counsel of old men 140. Nobody Knows My Name and old women!" said Sassacus in the bitter- Answer: James Baldwin gd ness of his spirit. "When women put down 141. This is what I want you to do. I want you their womanish thoughts and counsel like to hide your disgust, take no heed to you men, they should be obeyed," said my fa- clean clothes, and come right down with ther. "Follow me, warriors!" Write the title me, - here, into the thickest of the fog and of this work, correctly spelled: an mud and foul effluvia. I want you to hear Answer: Hope Leslie this story. There is a secret down here, in 150. The Wapshot Scandal this nightmare fog, that has lain dumb for Answer: John Cheever centuries: I want to make it a real thing to 151. In every threat and in every compliment Ch you. Write the author’s name in full, cor- there was a blunder; for they thought that rectly spelled: my chief desire was to stand the other side Answer: Rebecca Harding Davis of that stone wall. I could not but smile 142. Our Mr. Wrenn to see how industriously they locked the Answer: Sinclair Lewis door on my meditations, which followed 143. In this district is situated the capitol of them out again without let or hindrance, n the U.S. Any free coloured person visiting and they were really all that was danger- Washington, if not provided with papers as- ous. Write the title of this work, correctly spelled: ya serting and providing their right to be free, may be arrested and placed in one of these Answer: Resistance to Civil Government dens. If they succeed in showing that they 152. The Criterion (a magazine) are free, they are set at liberty, provided Answer: T. S. Eliot they are able to pay the expenses of their 153. Name the first African American novelist: ra arrest and imprisonment; if they cannot pay Answer: William Wells Brown these expenses, they are sold out. Write the 154. When the time of my departure was de- title of this work, correctly spelled: cided upon, my grandmother, knowing my Na Answer: Clotel; or, The President’s Daugh- fears, and in pity for them, kindly kept me ter ignorant of the dreaded event about to tran- 144. "And now, my children, look upon each spire. Write the title of this work, correctly other!" They did so; and, by the blaze of spelled: the hell-kindled torches, the wretched man Answer: My Bondage and My Freedom beheld his [wife], and the wife her hus- 155. A Bridge for Passing band, trembling before that unhallowed al- Answer: Pearl Buck tar. Write the title of this work, correctly 156. Silver Pitchers and Independence spelled: Answer: Louisa Alcott Answer: Young Goodman Brown 157. Here, inside, is a little broken figure of 145. The grass divides as with a comb, A spot- an angel pointing upward from the mantel- ted shaft is seen; And then it closes at your shelf; but even its wings are covered with 200 Chapter 3. American Literature smoke, clotted and black. Smoke every- 166. Its evidence—the evidence of the sen- where! A dirty canary chirps desolately in tience—was to be seen, he said, (and I here a cage beside me. Write the title of this started as he spoke,) in the gradual yet cer- work, correctly spelled: tain condensation of an atmosphere of their Answer: Life in the Iron-Mills own about the waters and the walls. The 158. The eyes glaze once – and that is Death result was discoverable, he added, in that – Impossible to feign The Beads upon silent, yet importunate and terrible influ- the Forehead By homely Anguish strung.. ence which for centuries had moulded the er What does feign mean? destinies of his family, and which made him Answer: Fake what I now saw him—what he was. Write the title of this work, correctly spelled: 159. Have passed I thought a Whip Lash Un- Answer: The Fall of the House of Usher gd braiding in the Sun When stooping to se- 167. The Crayon Miscellany cure it It wrinkled And was gone - Write Answer: John Irving the author’s name in full, correctly spelled: Answer: Emily Dickinson 168. I like a look of Agony Because I know it’s true - Write the author of this work, cor- an 160. Henry James: A Life rectly spelled: Answer: Leon Edel Answer: Emily Dickinson 161. Ollantay is by 169. Alexander’s Bridge Answer: incas Answer: Pearl Buck Ch 162. The Lost World 170. Literary Lapses Answer: Randall Jarrell Answer: Stephen Leacock 163. It was open—wide, wide open—and I grew 171. Rootabaga Stories furious as I gazed upon it. I saw it with Answer: Carl Sandburg perfect distinctness—all a dull blue with a hideous veil over it that chilled the very 172. One Man’s Meat n marrow of my bones; but I could see noth- Answer: E. B. White ing else of the old man’s face or person, 173. He said to be an excellent speaker – can ya for I had directed the ray as if by instinct speak from a thorough personal experi- precisely upon the damned spot. Write full ences – and has upon the audience, be- name of author, correctly spelled: side, the influence of a strong character Answer: Edgar Allan Poe and uncommon talents. In the book be- ra 164. Name a best-selling author from this pe- fore us he has put into the story of his life riod: the thoughts, the feelings and the adven- Answer: Lydia Howard Huntley Sigour- tures that have been so affecting through ney the living voice; nor are they less so from Na the printed page. Write the author’s name 165. "We also measured the thickness of ev- in full, correctly spelled: ery book-cover, with the most accurate ad- Answer: Margaret Fuller measurement, and applied to each the most jealous scrutiny of the microscope. Had 174. The Cross of the Legion of Honor has just any of the bindings been recently meddled been conferred in France on Dumas and with, it would have been utterly impossible Soulié, both celebrated in the paths of light that the fact should have escaped observa- literature. Dumas, whose father was a gen- tion. Some five or six volumes, just from the eral in the French Army, is a Mulatto; Soulié hands of the binder, we carefully probed, a Quadroon. Write the title of this work, longitudinally, with the needles." Write the correctly spelled: title of this work, correctly spelled: Answer: Review of Narrative of the Life of Answer: The Purloined Letter Frederick Douglass, An American Slave No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 201 175. They measure their esteem of each other Answer: Because I could not stop for by what each has, and not by what each Death is. But a cultivated man becomes ashamed 182. Black Music of his property, out of new respect for his Answer: Amiri Baraka nature. Especially he hates what he has, if he see that it is accidental, – came to him by 183. My Ten Years in a Quandary inheritance, or gift, or crime; then he feels Answer: Robert Benchley that it is not having; it does not belong to 184. Sor er him, has no root in him, and merely lies Answer: Juana Ines de la Cruz there, because no revolution or no robber takes it away. Write the title of this work, 185. We wish that every one may read his book correctly spelled: and see what a mind might have been sti- gd Answer: Self-Reliance fled in bondage, - what a man may be sub- jected to the insults of spendthrift dandies, 176. Xingu and Other Stories or the blows of mercenary brutes, in whom Answer: Edith Wharton there is no whiteness except of the skin, no 177. I like a look of Agony, Because I know it’s humanity except in the outward form, and an true - Men do not sham Convulsion, Nor of whom the Avenger will not fail yet to simulate, a Throe - What does sham mean? demand – "Where is thy brother?" Who is Answer: Fake being described? 178. It is an excellent piece of writing, and on Answer: An escaped slave Ch that score to be prized as a specimen of the 186. "Spiritual Laws" powers of the Black Race, which Prejudice Answer: Ralph Waldo Emerson persists in disputing. We prize highly all evidence of this kind, and it is becoming 187. Although some of them have been pub- more abundant. Write the author’s name lished, most American stories, songs, tales, in full, correctly spelled: and stories are in the tradition. Answer: oral n Answer: Margaret Fuller 179. There is but little virtue in the action of 188. Andres Bello wrote masses of men. When the majority shall at Answer: american wood ya length vote for the abolition of slavery, it 189. Beyond Desire will be because they are indifferent to slav- Answer: Sherwood Anderson ery, or because there is but little slavery left to be abolished by their vote. They will 190. In Native American origin myths, ra then be the only slaves. Only his vote can can be creators. hasten the abolition of slavery who asserts Answer: birds or animals his own freedom by his vote. Write the title 191. Down from the shower’d halo, Up from of this work, correctly spelled: Na the mystic play of shadows twining and Answer: Resistance of Civil Government twistling as if they were alive, Out from the 180. Ye say they all have passed away, That no- patches of briers and blackberries, From ble race and brave, That their light canoes the memories of the bird that chanted to have vanished From off the crested wave. . . . me, Write the title of this work, correctly Write full name of author, correctly spelled: spelled: Answer: Lydia Howard Huntley Sigour- Answer: Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rock- ney ing 181. Or rather – He passed Us - The Dews drew 192. Answered Prayers quivering and Chill - For only Gossamer, Answer: Truman Capote my Gown - My Tippet – only Tulle - Write 193. The Leaning Tower the title of this work, correctly spelled: Answer: Katherine Anne Porter 202 Chapter 3. American Literature 194. Considered merely as a narrative, we have limits to which he thus confined himself never read one more simple, true, coherent, upon the guitar, which gave birth, in great and war with genuine feeling. It is an ex- measure, to the fantastic character of his cellent piece of writing, and so that score performances. Write the author’s name in to be prized as a specimen of the powers full, correctly spelled: of the Black Race, which Prejudice persists Answer: Edgar Allan Poe in disputing. We prize highly all evidence 205. Hugh Selwyn Mauberley of this kind, and it is becoming more abun- Answer: Ezra Pound er dant. What does abundant mean? 206. Here a general shout burst from the by- Answer: In great quantity standers—"A tory! a tory! a spy! a refugee! 195. Name an author whose biography was fal- hustle him! away with him!" It was with sified: great difficulty that the self-important man gd Answer: Edgar Allan Poe in the cocked hat restored order; and hav- 196. Bluebeard ing assumed a tenfold austerity of brow, Answer: Kurt Vonnegut demanded again of the unknown culprit, 197. The devastation of the indies is by what he came there for, and whom he was an Answer: bartolome de las casas seeking. Write the title of this work, cor- rectly spelled: 198. I should look at all the skins, and I know Answer: Rip Van Winkle that when I cast my eye upon that white skin, and if I saw those crimes written upon 207. The night in prison was novel and in- Ch it, I should enter my protest against it im- teresting enough. The prisoners in their mediately, and cleave to the which is more shirtsleeves were enjoying a chat and the honorable. And I can tell you that I am evening air in the doorway, when I entered. satisfied with the manner of my creation, But he jailer said, "Come, boys, it is time to fully—whether others are or not. Write title lock up"; and so they dispersed, and I heard of this work, correctly spelled: the sound of their steps returning into the hollow apartments. My room-mate was in- n Answer: An Indian’s Looking-Glass for the White Man troduced to me by the jailar as "a first-rate fellow and clever man." Write the title of ya 199. The Black Riders this work, correctly spelled: Answer: Stephen Crane Answer: Resistance to Civil Government 200. "Experience" 208. The Living Reed Answer: Ralph Waldo Emerson Answer: Pearl Buck ra 201. Success is counted sweetest By those who 209. Main-Travelled Roads ne’er succeed. To comprehend a nectar Re- Answer: Hamlin Garland quires sorest need. Write the title of this 210. Outre Mer–A Pilgrimage Beyond the Sea work, correctly spelled: Na Answer: Henry Longfellow Answer: Success is counted sweetest 211. Several old logs and stumps imposed upon 202. Which author argued that voting was like me, and got themselves taken for wild playing in a lottery? beasts. I could see their legs, eyes, and Answer: Henry David Thoreau ears, or I could see something like eyes, legs 203. The Witches’ Brew and ears, till I got close enough to them to Answer: E. J. Pratt see that the eyes were knots, washed white 204. I have just spoken of that morbid condi- with rain, and the legs were broken limbs, tion of the auditory nerve which rendered and the ears, only ears owing to the point all music intolerable to the sufferer, with from which they were seen. Thus early I the exception of certain effects of stringed learned that the point from which a thing instruments. It was, perhaps, the narrow is viewed is of some importance. As the No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 203 day advanced the heat increases, and it was Answer: Clotel; or, The President’s Daugh- not until the afternoon that we reached the ter much dreaded end of the journey. Write 223. "Bryant, in his very learned ’Mythology,’ the title of this work, correctly spelled: mentions an analogous source of error, Answer: My Bondage & My Freedom when he says that ’although the Pagan fa- 212. Slouching Towards Bethlehem bles are not believed, yet we forget our- Answer: Joan Didion selves continually, and make inferences 213. Making, Knowing, and Judging from them as existing realities.’ With er Answer: W H Auden the algebraist, however, who are Pagans themselves, the ’Pagan fables’ are believed, 214. As For Me and My House and the inferences are made, not so much Answer: Sinclair Ross through lapse of memory, as through an gd 215. When I was let out the next morning, I unaccountable addling of the brains." Write proceeded to finish my errand, and, hav- the author’s name in full, correctly spelled: ing put on my mended shoe, joined a huck- Answer: Edgar Allan Poe leberry party, who were impatient to put 224. The Beads upon the Forehead By homely an themselves under my conduct; and in half Anguish strung. Write the author’s name an hour, - for the horse was soon tackled, in full, correctly spelled: - was in the midst of a huckleberry field, Answer: Emily Dickinson on one of our highest hills, two miles off; 225. Eighteen centuries ago, the Master of this and then the State was nowhere to be seen. Ch man tried reform in the streets of a city What is the meaning of tackled in this con- as crowded and vile as this, and did not text? fail. His disciple, showing Him to-nigh to Answer: Harnessed cultured hearers, showing the clearness of 216. Breakfast of Champions the God-power acting through Him, shrank Answer: Kurt Vonnegut back from one coarse fact; that in birth and 217. Fear of Flying habit the man Christ was thrown up from n Answer: Erica Jong the lowest of the people: his flesh, their 218. The Two Magics flesh; their blood, his blood; tempted like ya Answer: Henry James them, to brutalize day by day; to lie, to steal: the actual slime and want of their hourly 219. American Wood is by: life, and the wine-press he trod alone. Write Answer: Andres Bello the author’s name in full, correctly spelled: 220. Which work exemplifies the hortatory ser- ra Answer: Rebecca Harding Davis mon? 226. G. G. Marquez G.G. stands for: Answer: An Indian’s Looking-Glass for Answer: Gabriel Garcia the White Man 227. City Life Na 221. Aloneness Answer: Donald Barthelme Answer: Gwendolyn Brooks • Gwen Brooks 228. Cast your whole vote, not a strip of paper merely, but your whole influence. A minor- 222. Seeing escape impossible in that quarter, ity is powerless while it conforms to the she stopped suddenly, and turned upon her majority; it is not even a minority then; but pursuers. On came the profane and ribald it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole crew, faster than ever, already exulting in weight. If the alternative is to keep all just her capture, and threatening punishment men in prison, or give up war and slav- for her flight. For a moment she looked ery, the State will not hesitate which to wildly and anxiously around to see if there choose. Write the title of this work, cor- was no hope of escape.. Write the title of rectly spelled: this work, correctly spelled: Answer: Resistance to Civil Government 204 Chapter 3. American Literature 229. One Day in the Afternoon of the World 245. Ernest Hemingways role in ww1 was Answer: William Saroyan 230. Monadnock on his forehead hoar Doth Answer: Ambulance seal the sacred trust, Your mountains build 246. Our simple habitations were soon con- their monument, Though ye destroy their sumed; we heard the foe retiring, and when dust. Write the author’s name in full, cor- the last sound had died away, we came forth rectly spelled: to a sight that made us lament to be among Answer: Lydia Howard Huntley Sigour- the living. Write the full name of the author er ney of this work, correctly spelled: Answer: Catharine Maria Sedgwick 231. "M.S. Found in a Bottle" Answer: Edgar Allen Poe 247. The Iron Heel Answer: Jack London gd 232. The Temple of My Familiar 248. The Single Hound Answer: Alice Walker Answer: Emily Dickinson 233. A Month of Sundays 249. The Friday Book Answer: John Updike Answer: John Barth an 234. The Rains Came 250. Name the author who inspired people like Answer: Louis Bromfield Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King 235. "The Celestial Road" to political action? Answer: Nathaniel Hawthorne Answer: Henry David Thoreau Ch 236. The Moviegoer 251. Name a Gothic writer: Answer: Walker Percy Answer: Edgar Allan Poe 252. God’s Grace 237. The Underground Woman Answer: Bernard Malamud Answer: Kay Boyle 253. Which poem has a classical opening, sim- 238. Axel’s Castle ilar to an epic poem? n Answer: Edmund Wilson Answer: Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rock- 239. The disease had sharpened my ing ya senses—not destroyed—not dulled them. 254. Among the musical disciples who assem- Above all was the sense of hearing acute. bled, one evening in each week, to receive I heard all things in the heaven and in the his instructions in psalmody, was the earth. I heard many things in hell. Write daughter and only child of a substantial the title of this work, correctly spelled: ra farmer. She was a blooming lass of Answer: The Tell-Tale Heart fresh eighteen; plump as a partridge; ripe 240. Raven’s Wing and melting and rosy-cheeked as one of Answer: Joyce Oates her father’s peaches, and universally famed, Na not merely for her beauty, but her vast ex- 241. Mulatto pectations. Write the author’s name in full, Answer: Langston Hughes correctly spelled: 242. Several of nature’s people I know, and they Answer: Washington Irving know me; I feel for them a transport Of 255. He now became entangled in a succes- cordiality Write the author’s name in full, sion of crooked and narrow streets, which correctly spelled: crossed each other, and meandered at no Answer: Emily Dickinson great distance from the water-side. The 243. Surfacing smell of tar was obvious to his nostrils, Answer: Margaret Atwood the masts of vessels pierced the moonlight 244. The Old South above the tops of the buildings, and the nu- Answer: Arna Bontemps merous signs, which [he] paused to read, No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 205 informed him that he was near the centre forth yearly its legions of frontier wood- of business. But the streets were empty, the men and country schoolmasters. The cog- shops were closed, and lights were visible nomen of Crane was not inapplicable to only in the second stories of a few dwelling his person. He was tall, but exceedingly houses. Write the title of this work, cor- lank, with narrow shoulders, long arms rectly spelled: and legs, hands that dangled a mile out of Answer: My Kinsman, Major Molineux his sleeves, feet that might have served for shovels, and his whole frame most loosely 256. Black Thunder er hung together. Write the title of this work, Answer: Arna Bontemps correctly spelled: 257. Excursions Answer: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Answer: Henry David Thoreau 265. The slow tides of pain he had borne gath- gd 258. The proper place today, the only place ered themselves up and surged against which Massachusetts has provided for her his soul. His squalid daily life, the bru- freer and less despondent spirits, is in her tal coarseness eating into his brain, as the prison, to be put out and locked out of the ashes into his skin: before, these things had an State by her own act, as they have already been a dull aching into his consciousness; put themselves out by their principles. It is to-night, they were reality. He griped the there that the fugitive slave, and the Mexi- filthy red shirt that clung, stiff with soot, can prisoner on parole, and the Indian come about him, and tore it savagely from his to plead the wrongs of his race should find arm. Write the title of this work, correctly Ch them; on that separate but more free and spelled: honorable ground, where the State places Answer: Life in the Iron-Mills those who are not with her, but against her 266. Genealogy was a theme in which period? – the only house in a slave State in which a Answer: pre-colonial free man can abide with honor. Write the 267. Searching for Caleb author’s name in full, correctly spelled: Answer: Anne Tyler n Answer: Henry David Thoreau 268. The Family Moskat 259. Isidro Answer: Isaac Bashevis Singer ya Answer: Mary Austin 269. I knew what the old man felt, and pitied him, although I chuckled at heart. I knew 260. New Hampshire that he had been lying awake ever since Answer: Robert Frost the first slight noise, when he had turned 261. Portrait in Brownstone ra in the bed. His fears had been, ever since, Answer: Louis Auchincloss growing upon him. He had been trying to 262. Marjorie Morningstar fancy them causeless, but could not. Write Answer: Herman Wouk the title of this work, correctly spelled: Na Answer: The Tell-Tale Heart 263. After the kings of Great Britain had as- 270. Ultramarine sumed the right of appointing the colonial Answer: Malcolm Lowry governors, the measure of the latter seldom 271. Letters Home met with the ready and general approba- Answer: Sylvia Plath tion, which had been paid to those of their predecessors, under the original charters. 272. Unmoved – she notes the Chariots – paus- Write title of this work, correctly spelled: ing - At her low Gate - Unmoved – an Answer: My Kinsman, Major Molineux Emperor be kneeling Upon her Mat - I’ve known her – from an ample nation - Then 264. He was a native of Connecticut, a State – close the Valves of her attention - Like which supplies the Union with pioneers for Stone. What are Chariots? the mind as well as for the forest, and sends Answer: Light carriages 206 Chapter 3. American Literature 273. Name a writer who worked as a war nurse: 278. Native Americans do not see the world in Answer: Margaret Fuller a linear fashion, where events happen one 274. But, irreverently consorting with these after another; they see life as grave, reputable, and pious people, these Answer: an endless circle. elders of the church, these chaste dames 279. In fact, he declared it was no use to work and dewy virgins, there were men of dis- on his farm; it was the most pestilent little solute lives and women of spotted fame, piece of ground in the whole country; ev- wretches given over to all mean and filthy ery thing about it went wrong, and would er vice, and suspected even of horrid crimes. go wrong, in spite of him. Write the title of It was strange to see that the good shrank this work, correctly spelled: not from the wicked, nor were the sin- Answer: Rip Van Winkle ners abashed by the saints. Scattered also gd 280. Who humbled ’mid these dewy glades The among their pale-faced enemies were the red deer’s antler’d crown, Or soaring at his Indian priests, or powwows, who had of- highest noon, Struck the strong eagle down ten scared their native forest with more Write full name of author, correctly spelled: hideous incantations than any known to Answer: Lydia Howard Huntley Sigour- an English witchcraft. Write the author’s full ney name, correctly spelled: Answer: Nathaniel Hawthorne 281. Virtues are in the popular estimate rather the exception than the rule. There is the 275. I knew that he had been lying awake ever man and his virtues. Men do what is called Ch since the first slight noise when he had a good action, as some piece of courage turned in the bed. His fears had been ever or charity, much as they would pay a fine since growing upon him. He had been try- in expiation of daily non-appearance on ing to fancy them causeless, but could not. parade. Write the name of the author, cor- Write full name of author, correctly spelled: rectly spelled. Answer: Edgar Allan Poe Answer: Ralph Waldo Emerson 276. I ask: Is it not the case that everybody n 282. "The boy sleeps safely," muttered the old that is not white is treated with contempt man, and I have listened to the idle fear of and counted as barbarians? And I ask if the a doating mother." "I come not of a fearful ya word of God justifies the white man in so race," said my mother. Write the full name doing. When the prophets prophesied, of of the author of this work, correctly spelled: whom did they speak? When they spoke of Answer: Catharine Maria Sedgwick heathens, was it not the whites and others 283. Here the fugitive saw nothing but slaves ra who were counted Gentiles? And I ask if all nations with the exception of the Jews brought in and taken out, to be placed in were not counted heathens. Write title of ships and sent away to the same part of the this work, correctly spelled: country to which she herself would soon Na Answer: An Indian’s Looking-Glass for be compelled to go. She had seen or heard the White Man nothing of her daughter while in Richmond, and all hope of seeing her now had fled. 277. There was a laugh. The young man talk- If she was carried back to New Orleans, ing to Kirby sat with an amused light in she could expect no mercy from her master. his cool gray eye, surveying critically the Write the author’s name in full, correctly half-clothed figures of the puddlers, and the spelled: slow swing of their brawny muscles. He Answer: William Wells Brown was a stranger in the city, - spending a cou- ple of months in the borders of a Slave State, 284. The proper place today, the only place to study the institution of the South. Write which Massachusetts has provided for her the author of this work, correctly spelled: freer and less despondent spirits, is in her Answer: Rebecca Harding Davis prison, to be put out and locked out of the No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 207 State by her own act, as they have already life, and the wine-press he trod alone. Write put themselves out by their principles. It is the title of this work, correctly spelled: there that the fugitive slave, and the Mexi- Answer: Life in the Iron-Mills can prisoner on parole, and the Indian come 292. Let me refer you to the churches only. to plead the wrongs of his race should find And, my brethren, is there any agreement? them; on that separate but more free and Do brethren and sisters love one another? honorable ground, where the State places Do they not rather hate one another? Out- those who are not with her, but against her ward forms and ceremonies, the lusts of the er – the only house in a slave State in which a flesh, the lusts of the eye, and pride of life free man can abide with honor. Write the is of more value to many professors than title of this work, correctly spelled: the love of God shed abroad in their hearts, Answer: Resistance to Civil Government or an attachment to his altar, to his ordi- gd 285. To comprehend a nectar Requires sorest nances, or to his children. But you may ask: need. Write the author’s name in full, cor- Who are the children of God? Write the rectly spelled: author’s full name, correctly spelled: Answer: Emily Dickinson Answer: William Apess an 286. Pedro Paramo is by 293. Ye say their cone-like cabins, That clus- Answer: Juan Rulfo tered o’er the vale, Have fled away like with- 287. Riot ered leaves Before the autumn gale, Write Answer: Gwen Brooks the title of this work, correctly spelled: Ch 288. The love in the heart long pent, now loose, Answer: Indian Names now at last tumultuously bursting, The 294. These prisons are mostly occupied by per- aria’s meaning, the ears, the soul, swiftly sons to keep their slaves in, when collecting depositing, The strange tears down the their gangs together for the New Orleans cheeks coursing, The colloquy there, the market. Some of them belong to the gov- trio, each uttering, The undertone, the ernment, and one, in particular, is noted n savage old mother incessantly crying, To for having been the place where a number the boy’s soul’s questions sullenly timing, of free colored persons have been incarcer- some drown’d secret hissing. To the out ated from time to time. Write the author’s ya setting bard. Write the author’s name in name in full, correctly spelled: full, correctly spelled: Answer: William Wells Brown Answer: Walt Whitman 295. Native Americans use stories to 289. Coyote disappeared Answer: teach a lesson and convey practi- ra Answer: Because his work was finished. cal information. 290. "Israfel" 296. Carlos Fuentes wrote: Answer: Edgar Allen Poe Answer: The Death of Artemio Cruz Na 291. Eighteen centuries ago, the Master of this 297. If there were one who lived wholly with- man tried reform in the streets of a city out the use of money, the State itself would as crowded and vile as this, and did not hesitate to demand it of him. But the rich fail. His disciple, showing Him to-night to man – not to make any invidious compari- cultured hearers, showing the clearness of son – is always sold to the institution which the God-power acting through Him, shrank makes him rich. Absolutely speaking, the back from one coarse fact; that in birth and more money, the less virtue; for money habit the man Christ was thrown up from comes between a man and his objects, and the lowest of the people: his flesh, their obtains them for him; it was certainly no flesh; their blood, his blood; tempted like great virtue to obtain it. Write the author them, to brutalize day by day; to lie, to steal: of this work, correctly spelled: the actual slime and want of their hourly Answer: Henry David Thoreau 208 Chapter 3. American Literature 298. I Sing the Body Electric owe their existence to white fathers, and, Answer: Ray Bradbury most frequently, to their masters, and their 299. I have even talked with [him] myself, who, master’s sons. Write the author’s name in when last I saw him, was a very venerable full, correctly spelled: old man, and so perfectly rational and con- Answer: Frederick Douglass sistent on every other point, that I think no 308. The Tidewater Tales conscientious person could refuse to take Answer: John Barth this into the bargain; nay, I have seen a cer- 309. The woman sprang up, and hastily began er tificate on the subject taken before a coun- to arrange some bread and flitch in a tin try justice and signed with a cross, in the pail, and to pour her own measure of ale justice’s own handwriting. The story, there- into a bottle. Tying on her bonnet, she blew fore, is beyond the possibility of a doubt. out the candle. What is flitch? gd Write the author’s name in full, correctly Answer: Salt pork spelled: 310. Demon or bird! (said the boy’s soul,) Is Answer: Washington Irving it indeed toward your mate you sing? Or 300. Who wrote "An Old Man With Enormous is it really me? For I, that was a child, my an Wings"? tongue’s use sleeping, now I have heard Answer: Gabriel Garcia Marquez you, Now in a moment I know what I am for, I awake, And already a thousands singers, 301. Low hangs the moon, it rose late, It is lag- a thousand songs, clearer, louder and more ging - O I think it is heavy with love, with Ch sorrowful than yours, A thousand warbling love. What does lagging mean? echoes have started to life within me, never Answer: Falling behind to die. Write the author’s name in full, cor- 302. When the time of my departure was de- rectly spelled: cided upon, my grandmother, knowing my Answer: Walt Whitman fears, and in pity for them, kindly kept me 311. He occupied one window, and I the other; ignorant of the dreaded event about to tran- and I saw that if one stayed there long, his n spire. Write the author’s name in full, cor- principal business would be to look out the rectly spelled: window. I had soon read all the tracts that ya Answer: Frederick Douglass were left there, and examined where for- 303. Western Star mer prisoners had broken out, and where a Answer: Stephen Benet grate had been sawed off, and heard the his- 304. was written by the Mayans in the tory of the various occupants of that room; ra pre-colonial period. was written by for I found that even there was a history the Incas in Peru " was written by and a gossip which never circulated beyond the Aztecs " the walls of the jail. Write the author’s Answer:Popol Vuh,Flor Y Canto, Ollantay name in full, correctly spelled: Na Answer: Henry David Thoreau 312. The Cathedral 305. The Cynic’s Word Book Answer: James Lowell Answer: Ambrose Bierce 313. The mass of men serve the state thus, not 306. The Embarrassments as men mainly, but as machines, with their Answer: Henry James bodies. Write the title of this work, cor- 307. But may I remark, that, if the lineal de- rectly spelled: scendants of Ham are only to be enslaved, Answer: Resistance to Civil Government according to the scriptures, slavery in the 314. Death, Sleep, and the Traveller country will soon become an unscriptural Answer: John Hawkes institution; for thousands are ushered into 315. Patriotic Gore the world annually, who – like myself – Answer: Edmund Wilson No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 209 316. Unmoved –she notes the Chariots – paus- realm of night More drear than her slavery - ing At her low Gate Write the author’s More merciless fiends than here stayed her name in full, correctly spelled: fight - Joy! The hunted slave is free! What Answer: Emily Dickinson does fetter mean? 317. She was obliged to walk, unless chance Answer: Shackle flung into her way an opportunity to ride; 323. The name of this singularly unpromising and the latter was sometimes her good luck. and truly famine stricken district in Tucka- But she always had to walk one way or the hoe, a name well known to all Marylanders, er other. It was a greater luxury than slavery black and white. It was given to this sec- could afford, to allow a black slave-mother tion of the country probably, at the first, a horse or a mule, upon which to travel merely in derision; or it may possibly have twenty-four miles, when she could walk been applied to it, as I have heard, because gd the distance. Write the author’s name in some one of its earlier inhabitants has been full, correctly spelled: guilty of the petty meanness of stealing a Answer: Frederick Douglass hoe – or taking a hoe – that did not belong to him. What is the meaning of derision? 318. All stood amazed, until an old woman, tot- an Answer: mockery tering out from among the crowd, put her hand to her brow, and peering under it in 324. The Naked Lunch his face for a moment, exclaimed, "Sure Answer: William Burroughs enough! it is [he]—it is himself. Welcome 325. We slowly drove – He knew no haste And I had put away My labor and my leisure Ch home again, old neighbor. Why, where have you been these twenty years?" Write too, For His Civility - Write the author’s the title of this work, correctly spelled: name in full, correctly spelled: Answer: Rip Van Winkle Answer: Emily Dickinson 319. But they replied, "Tall barks of pride Do 326. "The Horse Thief" cleave our waters blue, And strong keels Answer: William Benet 327. A Story Teller’s Story n ride our farthest tide, But where’s their light canoe?" Write the title of this work, Answer: Sherwood Anderson correctly spelled: 328. Domingo Faustino wrote ya Answer: Our Aborigines Answer:Sarmiento,Facundo: civilizacio y barbarie 320. ’Tis where Ontario’s billow Like Ocean’s surge is curled, Where strong Niagara’s 329. We paused before a House that seemed thunders wake The echo of the world. A Swelling of the Ground The Roof was ra Write the title of this work, correctly scarcely visible The Cornice – in the spelled: Ground. Write the author’s name in full, Answer: Indian Names correctly spelled: Answer: Emily Dickinson Na 321. A basin was hollowed, naturally, in the 330. In other words, when a sixth of the popula- rock. Did it contain water, reddened by the tion of a nation which has undertaken to be lurid light? or was it blood? Or, perchance, the refuge of liberty are slaves, and a whole a liquid flame? Herein did the Shape of Evil country is unjustly overrun and conquered dip his hand, and prepare to lay the mark by a foreign army, and subjected to mili- of baptism upon their foreheads Write tary law, I think it is not too soon for hon- the author’s full name, correctly spelled: est men to rebel and revolutionize. What Answer: Nathaniel Hawthorne makes this duty the more urgent is the fact, 322. Now back, jailor, back to they dungeons, that the country so overrun is not our own, again, To swing the red lash and rivet the but ours is the invading army. Write the chain! The form thou would’st fetter – re- author’s name in full, correctly spelled: turned to its God; The universe holdeth no Answer: Henry David Thoreau 210 Chapter 3. American Literature 331. Not one of all the purple Host Who took mean by Who took the Flag? the Flag today Can tell the definition So Answer: Those who triumphed clear of Victory. . . Whom does Dickinson er gd an Ch n ya ra Na er 4. Literary Theory and Criticism gd an Ch 1. Which of the following is a critical work of C. Walter Benjamin Ben Jonson? D. Louis Althusser A. Discourse of English Poetry 5. Horace was a friend of B. Discoveries A. Alexander the Great n C. Arte of English Poesie B. Emperor Augustus D. An Apologie for Poetrie C. Julius Caesar ya 2. The structure of tragedy according to Aristo- tle is D. Pompey A. Simple 6. Who said that Keat’s love letters of a sur- B. Complex geon’s apprentice? ra C. Loose A. Arnold D. Episodic B. Shelley Na 3. “Poetry is emotions recollected in tranquility.” C. Byron Who has defined poetry in these words? D. Hazlitt A. Shelley 7. Seven is an archetype associated with: B. Wordsworth A. Perfection C. Coleridge B. Birth D. Matthew Arnold 4. Which theorist is associated with the idea C. Evil that art is a copy of a copy? D. Death A. Plato 8. Which theorist is most closely associated B. Julia Kristeva with the idea of art as imitation? 1. B 2. B 3. B 4. A 5. B 6. A 7. A 8. D 212 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism A. Jacques Derrida A. Jacques Derrida B. Jacques Lacan B. Terry Eagleton C. Edward Said C. Fredric Jameson D. Plato D. Stephen Greenblatt 14. The Frankfurt School of literary theory was 9. Formalist critics believe that the value of a most greatly influenced by which of the fol- work cannot be determined by the author’s in- lowing schools of thought? er tention. What term do they use when speak- ing of this belief? A. Formalism A. The pathetic fallacy B. Structuralism gd C. Poststructuralism B. The intentional fallacy D. Marxism C. The affective fallacy 15. Which school of literary theory shows a par- D. The objective correlative ticular interest in the role of testimony in an 10. Which of the following statements best de- literature? scribes Cleanth Brooks’s attitude towards A. Trauma theory studying literature? B. Ecotheory A. Critics should examine historical informa- C. Chaos theory Ch tion surrounding a literary work. D. Formalism B. Critics should develop universal readings 16. Preface to the Lyrical Ballads was written by of texts. A. Wordsworth C. Critics should attempt to paraphrase texts in order to find out what they mean. B. Coleridge n D. Critics should look at the biographical in- C. Southey formation of authors. D. Shelly ya 17. Which is a common postcolonial critique of 11. To what idea does the term heteroglossia re- fer? the West? A. An infant’s inability to speak prior to the A. The West spends too much time trying to mirror stage consider an Asian perspective. ra B. The West tends to look at Asian countries B. The referential relationships among sym- as individual units rather than lump them bols, signifiers, and signs together. Na C. The multi-layered nature of language in a C. The West views matters through its own literary work limited historical position. D. All of the above answers are correct D. The West refuses to apply economic and 12. On the Sublime is written in political coercion to Asian writers. A. Greek 18. Who is the author of the notorious book en- titled The School of Abuse? B. Latin A. Roger Ascham C. Hebrew B. Stephen Hawes D. Italian C. John Skelton 13. Who coined the term New Historicism? D. Stephen Gosson 9. B 10. B 11. C 12. A 13. D 14. D 15. A 16. A 17. C 18. D 19. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 213 19. Who used the words “romanticism” and “ro- 24. Which of the following best defines the work mantic” first? of a deconstructionist critic? A. Wordsworth A. Calling into question the possibility of the B. Coleridge coherence of discourse C. Carlyle B. Suggesting that the study of literature is based on the breakdown of language into D. Schlegel signs er 20. In his essay "The Death of the Author," Roland C. Arguing that language, and therefore lit- Barthes argues what about literature? erary texts, relies on the difference between A. Biographical information about the au- terms and therefore constantly defers mean- thor must be considered when evaluating lit- ing. gd erature. D. All of the above answers are correct. B. A text and its author text are unrelated. 25. What does the term meta-language mean, ac- C. It is possible to distill meaning from a cording to Andrzej Warminski? an work based on the author’s politics. A. A language about another language D. Literature is inextricably connected to its B. A supernatural language creator. 21. What is defamiliarization? C. A language that does not yet constitute a Ch real language A. A term that describes how literature ex- poses its own artificiality D. All of the above answers are correct. B. An idea explored by Viktor Shklovsky 26. In what way does Julia Kristeva build on Jacques Lacan’s theory of psychosexual de- C. A term that describes the capacity of art velopment? to counter the effects of habit n A. Kristeva wholly rejects Lacan’s theory of D. All of the above answers are correct. psychosexual development. 22. How many principal sources of sublimity are ya there according to Longinus? B. Kristeva centralizes the maternal and the feminine in her revisions of Lacan’s theory. A. Three C. Kristeva argues that the mirror stage does B. Four not occur until the individual embraces a dis- ra C. Five tinct gender role. D. Six D. All of the above answers are correct. 23. Which of the following statements offers the27. Which of the following is a rule of semiotics? Na best definition of the concept of strange at- A. All linguistic concepts evolve solely out tractors in chaos theory? of the responses of people within a specific A. Strange attractors are mysterious forces historical era. that are entirely random. B. All linguistic and social phenomena are B. Strange attractors are complex forces that texts, and the object of studying these texts are determined by the laws of physics. is to reveal the underlying codes that make C. Strange attractors are mysterious forces them meaningful. that are both random and determined. C. All linguistics is in some way related to D. Strange attractors are complex forces that class struggle. are entirely random. D. All of the above answers are correct. 20. B 21. D 22. C 23. C 24. D 25. A 26. C 27. B 28. C 214 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism 28. According to trauma theorists, a testifying A. Tragic end of the tragedy subject needs which of the following to de- B. Working of fate against the hero liver a successful testimony? C. A weak trait in the character of the hero A. A figure of judgment D. A strong quality in the character of the B. Religious belief hero C. A witness 34. One purpose of LITERARY CRITICISM is described below: "The historical approach, D. Psychological treatment er for instance, might be helpful in addressing 29. What is the main goal of ethnic criticism? a problem in Thomas Otway’s play Venice A. To bring attention to false Euro-centric Preserv’d. Why are the conspirators, de- spite the horrible, bloody details of their ob- gd paradigms viously brutish plan, portrayed in a sympa- B. To rectify the double experiences of cer- thetic light? If we look at the author and tain racial groups his time, we see that he was a Tory whose C. To reconcile cultural identity with indi- play was performed in the wake of the Popish an vidual identity Plot and the Exclusion Bill Crisis, and that there are obvious similarities between the D. All of the above answers are correct. Conspiracy in the play and the Popish Plot 30. What does hermeneutic theory suggest about in history. The Tories would never approve how readers view literature? of the bloody Popish Plot, but they nonethe- Ch less sympathized with the plotters for the A. It is impossible to view a piece of literature way they were abused by the Tory enemy, as its author intended. the Whigs. Thus it makes sense for Otway B. It is impossible to divorce a text from cap- to condemn the conspiracy itself in Vencie italist ideology. Preserv’d without condemning the conspir- C. It is impossible to view a piece of liter- ators themselves." What purpose does this n ature correctly, because we can only work prescribe to? within the hetero-normative paradigm. A. To help resolve a question, problem, or ya difficulty in the readin D. It is impossible to separate a text from the linguistics that compose it. B. To help decide which is the better of two 31. Whom did Aristotle consider the most tragic conflicting readings. of the Greek dramatists? C. To enable to form judgments about litera- ra ture. A. Agathon D. All of the above answers are correct. B. Aeschylus 35. Some critics of literary theory argue that liter- Na C. Sophocles ary theory is problematic for which reason? D. Euripides A. Literary theory tends to be too political. 32. ‘Gynocriticism’ is associated with B. Literary theory does not offer a holistic A. Elaine Showalter interpretation of a text. B. Ellen Moors C. Literary theory depends on specialized knowledge that is outside the realm of liter- C. Julia Kristeva ary studies. D. Kate Millet D. All of the above answers are correct. 33. What is the meaning of the term Hamartia as36. Which school of literary theory is associated used by Aristotle in his Theory of Tragedy? with the phrase "to make the stones stonier"? 29. D 30. A 31. D 32. A 33. C 34. A 35. D 36. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 215 A. Humanism 42. What does the critical term ’esemplatic’ mean? B. Formalism C. Structuralism A. The unifying power D. Marxism B. Ability to coin new word 37. Trauma theory primarily developed out of C. Power of imagination the work of which psychoanalyst? D. Negative capability er A. Sigmund Freud 43. Who made a distinction between Fancy and B. Carl Jung Imagination? C. Michel Foucault A. Wordsworth gd D. Jacques Derrida B. Coleridge 38. To what idea does the ancient Greek term C. Southey aporia refer in terms of deconstruction the- ory? D. Hazlitt an A. The ability of a text to contain truth 44. What is affective fallacy? B. The "undecidability" and essentially un- A. A term first used by literary theorists stable nature of a text William Wimsatt and Monroe Beardsley Ch C. The idea that a text has a specific meaning B. A term that suggests that a critic should that can be understood through a process of study the structural and thematic elements deconstruction of a poem rather than the effect it has on the emotions of the reader D. All of the above answers are correct. 39. On the Sublime was written in C. An important term in the field of New Historicism n A. 1st Century BC D. All of the above answers are correct. B. 1st Century AD 45. Trauma theory is tremendously influenced ya C. 2nd Century AD by which theoretical school? D. 3rd Century AD A. Psychoanalysis 40. What is generally considered to be Theodor B. Marxism W. Adorno’s primary concern as a theorist? ra A. The effect of literature in enlightening the C. Feminism human mind D. Deconstruction Na B. The effect of modern society on human46. What is false consciousness? suffering A. A term for the false neuroses expressed C. The effect of the economy on women’s in dreams concerns B. A feminist term for the state that occurs D. All of the above answers are correct. when texts written by women are not consid- 41. Sublimity has ered in the study of literature A. 2 sources C. Another term for the unconscious B. 3 sources D. An ideology that involves dominating the C. 4 sources consciousness of exploited classes 47. Biographia Literaria was written by D. 5 sources 37. A 38. B 39. B 40. B 41. D 42. A 43. B 44. D 45. A 46. D 47. B 216 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism A. Wordsworth 53. Who was the most illustrious pupil of Plato? B. Coleridge A. Aristotle C. Keats B. Longinus D. Charles Lamb C. Aristophanes 48. With which theorist is the term identity think- D. Socrates ing most closely associated? 54. ‘On Translating Homer’ is written by A. Sigmund Freud er B. Carl Jung A. Mathew Arnold C. William James B. Walter Pater gd D. Theodor W. Adorno C. T. S. ELiot 49. Coleridge considered imagination as D. William Hazlit A. Critical faculty 55. Arnold summarises the rule of English criti- B. Modifying power cism in one word, in The Function Of Criti- an cism. What is the word? C. A psychological experience A. Disintrestedness D. A product of intellect 50. What is the meaning of the term Anagnori- B. Intresedness Ch sis as used by Aristotle in his Theory of C. Purification Tragedy? D. Civilization A. The hero’s recognition of his tragic flaw 56. Who is the meaning of the term Peripeteia as B. The hero’s ignorance about his tragic flaw used by Aristotle in his Theory of Tragedy? A. Change in the fortune of the hero from n C. The hero’s recognition of his adversary bad to good D. The hero’s recognition of his tragic end B. Change in the fortune of the hero from ya 51. Who remarked, “Spenser write no language.” good to bad A. Pope C. Constancy in the fortune of the hero B. Arnold D. Fluctuations occurring in the fortune of ra C. Dr. Jhonson the hero D. Ben Jonson 57. What is the central idea of Ferdinand de Saus- 52. Which of the following statements best ex- sure’s Course in General Linguistics? Na plains Mikhail Bakhtin’s philosophy of lan- A. Language is inseparable from its historical guage? context. A. Language includes multiple social dialects B. There are five phases of linguistic devel- and jargons. opment. B. Language can include socio-ideological C. Language can be analyzed as a formal sys- contradictions from the past. tem of elements. C. Language exhibits and is bound up in the D. All of the above answers are correct. social lives and historical context of the peo- ple who speak it. 58. “It is not rhyming and versing that maketh a poet no more than a long gown maketh an D. Language is loaded with the intentions of advocate”. Whose view is this? others. 48. D 49. B 50. A 51. D 52. C 53. A 54. A 55. A 56. B 57. C 58. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 217 A. Shakespeare’s C. involves a constant process of deferred meaning. B. Marlowe’s D. All of the above answers are correct. C. Spenser’s 63. This approach can turn a work into little more D. Sidney’s than a case study, neglecting to view it as a 59. What is Christopher Ricks’s attitude toward piece of art. Critics sometimes attempt to literary theory? diagnose long dead authors based on their A. He considers it to be vital in order to un- works, which is perhaps not the best evidence er derstand literary texts. of their psychology. Critics tend to see sex in everything, exaggerating this aspect of litera- B. He considers theory to be the only way ture. What approach possess this disadvan- that literary texts can be interpreted. gd tage? C. He has no misgivings about the practical A. Moral/Philosophical usability of literary theory. B. Psychological D. He feels that literary theory is ultimately C. Formalism/New Criticism an too limited in scope to serve as a proper method of interpretation. D. Historical/Biographical 60. In his essay "The Business of Theory," William64. He was an influential force in archetypal crit- Deresiewicz argues which of the following icism. Ch about Terry Eagleton’s book After Theory? A. Freud A. It offers a strong outline for how theory B. Tate can be conducted in the 21st century. C. Richards B. It should not be read or considered by any D. Jung student or scholar. 65. What fundamental idea does psychoanalytic n C. It offers some valid ideas and critiques, criticism hold about literary texts? but its author is not entirely trustworthy. A. Literary texts should not be read as a pro- ya D. It offers a strong counterpoint to Jacques jection of the author’s psyche. Derrida’s notion of deconstruction. B. Literary texts solely reflect an author’s in- 61. “The tragic-comedy which is the product of tentions. the English theatre is one the most monstrous inventions that ever entered into a poet’s C. Literary texts reveal secret elements of an ra thought.” Whose view is this? author’s unconscious. A. John Dryden’s D. All of the above answers are correct. 66. Aristotle said of chorus in Greek tragedy that Na B. Alexander Pope’s A. It is only lyrical songs in the play C. Joseph Addison’s B. It should be regarded as one of the actors D. Dr. Johnson’s 62. Jacques Derrida’s concept of différance chal- C. It should make only reports lenges us to think about language as a system D. It should only comment on the action that: 67. What is humanism? A. mirrors our physical evolution as human A. An idea traditionally associated with the beings. Renaissance B. prevents us from communicating through B. A humanity-centered view of the universe writing or speech. 59. D 60. C 61. C 62. C 63. B 64. D 65. C 66. B 67. D 218 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism C. A theory that values restraint, form, and A. 1780 imitation B. 1798 D. All of the above answers are correct. C. 1815 68. ‘Preface to the Lyrical Ballads’ was published D. 1805 in 73. To whom “poetry is the spontaneous over- A. 1798 flow of powerful passion.” A. Keats er B. 1800 C. 1802 B. Shelley C. Wordsworth D. 1815 gd D. Coleridge 69. The name “Ars Poetica” (Art of Poetry) was given to Horace’s Epistle to the Pisos by 74. Coleridge’s Biographia Literaria appeared in the year ?. A. Horace A. 1817 an B. Quintillion B. 1818 C. Cicero C. 1718 D. Virgil D. 1717 Ch 70. Which of the following is a theme of Eve75. Which of the following figures is considered Kosofsky Sedgwick’s book Epistemology of to be the father of the linguistic theory known the Closet? as structuralism? A. Understanding sexuality is crucial to un- A. Cleanth Brooks derstanding culture. B. Ferdinand de Saussure n B. Understanding homosexuality has little C. Karl Marx effect on understanding culture. D. Toni Morrison ya C. Literary study is unaffected by a lack of76. They believe that this approach tends to re- interest in sexuality. duce art to the level of biography and make D. All of the above answers are correct. it relative (to the times) rather than universal. What approach possess this disadvantage? 71. A critic of Thomas Otway’s "Venice Pre- ra serv’d" wishes to know why the play’s con- A. Moral/Philosophical spirators, despite the horrible, bloody details B. Formalism/New Criticism of their obviously brutish plan, are portrayed C. Historical/Biographical Na in a sympathetic light. She examines the au- thor’s life and times and discovers that there D. Psychological are obvious similarities between the conspir- 77. This approach provides a universalistic ap- acy in the play and the Popish Plot. She is proach to literature and identifies a reason most likely a critic. why certain literature may survive the test of A. Historical time. It works well with works that are highly symbolic.What approach has this advantage? B. Feminist A. Mimetic C. Tory B. Psychological D. Psychological C. Historical/Biographical 72. The Lyrical Ballads was published in D. Mythological/Archetypal 68. B 69. B 70. A 71. A 72. B 73. C 74. A 75. B 76. C 77. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 219 78. Ultimately, the literary theory of deconstruc- 83. The statements below are parts of the steps tion argues that: on "How to Analyze a Play". Which comes in as second thing to do before writing a critical A. the meaning of a text always relies on con- essay of a play? text. A. Identify External Factors Related to the B. texts are always heterogeneous. Work C. any system for the production of mean- B. Interpret the Play ing is inevitably bound by context, yet also er limitless. C. Analyze the Staging D. All of the above answers are correct. D. Analyze the Essential Elements of the Play 79. Christopher Ricks would most likely DIS- gd AGREE with which of the following claims84. In which the following works Plato discusses about literary theory? his Theory of Poetry? A. Literary theory is limited in its ability to A. Apology interpret a text. an B. Ion B. Literary theory often depends on esoteric C. The Republic knowledge to be properly understood. D. Phaedrus C. Literary theory is employed mostly by aca- demics. 85. Is Dryden’s Essay of Dramatic Poesy a work Ch of? D. Literary theory is the only proper way to conceptualize literary texts. A. Interpretative Criticism 80. In which capter of Biographia Lieraria, Co- B. Legislative Criticism leridge make a distinction between fancy and C. Comparative Criticism imagination? n D. Textual Criticism A. 14 86. The term Electra Complex has originated B. 15 ya from a tragedy entitled Electra. Who is the C. 12 author of his tragedy? D. 13 A. Aeschylus 81. This critical approach assumes that language B. Sophocles ra does not refer to any external reality. It can assert several, contradictory interpretations C. Euripides of one text. D. Seneca Na A. Deconstructionism 87. The statements below are parts of the steps on "How to Explicate Poetry". Which comes B. Formalist Criticism in as second to the last thing to do before C. Structuralism writing a critical essay of a poem? D. Mimetic Criticism A. Interpret the Poem. 82. Wordsworth’s theory of poetry appears in B. Introduce External Support. A. Excursion C. Analyze the Elements of the Poem B. Tintern Abbey Lines D. Evaluate the Poem. C. Preface to the Lyrical Ballads 88. Aristotle and Plato belong to phase of D. Immortality Ode criticism. 78. D 79. D 80. D 81. A 82. C 83. C 84. C 85. C 86. B 87. A 88. A 220 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism A. Hellenic A. Formalist Criticism B. Hellenistic B. Deconstructionism C. Renaissance C. Structuralism D. Graeco-Roman D. Mimetic Criticism 95. What is mimesis? 89. The key word that characterised the Roman- tic movement was A. A reversal A. Inspiration er B. An imitation B. Imagination C. A satire C. Fancy D. A poetic metaphor gd D. Decorum 96. Which of the following best describes the dif- 90. In which essay did Arnold say that for good ference between literary criticism and literary literature to flourish two powers are neces- theory? sary – creative and the critical A. Literary criticism is concerned only with an A. The Function of Criticism the meaning of a literary work, while literary theory is concerned only with the structure B. The Study of Poetry of a literary work. C. Preface to Eighteen Fifty Three poems B. Literary criticism draws upon research de- Ch D. Essay on Wordsworth rived from sources outside literature, while 91. What do structuralist and formalist critics literary theory draws upon sources within a have in common? text. A. Both sets of critics reject the importance C. Literary theory is concerned with the of historical context in studying literature. method used to interpret a work, while lit- erary criticism is the application of literary n B. Both sets of critics look for an objective theory. way to view texts. D. All of the above answers are correct. ya C. Both sets of critics focus on evaluating 97. The statements below are parts of the steps literature in a scientific manner. on "How to Write an Analytical Essay about D. All of the above answers are correct. Short Fiction". Which comes in as the last 92. Who considers poetry ‘a mother of lies’ thing to do in the writing an essay about short ra fiction? A. Aristotle A. Begin your paper with an introduction B. Plato that identifies the purpose of the paper and Na C. Pope the text you are addressing. D. Stephen Gosson B. Compose topic sentences (four or five, per- 93. Who was the first literary critic who said that haps) that support, explore, demonstrate, or “Art is twice removed from reality”? illustrate your thesis. A. Plato C. Select specific passages in the text of the story that help you to develop each topic sen- B. Aristotle tence. C. Longinus D. Build your paper to a climax; save your D. Horace most engaging or important topic sentence 94. Michael Foucault was the major practitioner for discussion last. of this school of criticism. 98. Who is the author of Ars Poetica? 89. B 90. A 91. D 92. B 93. A 94. C 95. B 96. C 97. A 98. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 221 A. Plato 104. Regarding the observance of the three Clas- B. Aristotle sical Unities in a play, Dr. Johnson’s view is that: C. Horace A. Only the Unity of Time should be ob- D. Longinus served 99. Who called Dryden the Father of English Crit- B. Only the Unity of Place should be ob- icism? served A. Joseph Addison er C. Only the Unity of Action should be ob- B. Dr. Johnson served C. Coleridge D. All the three Unities should be observed gd D. Matthew Arnold 105. With which theorist is the concept imagina- 100. Which of the following ideas relates to J.L. tive geography associated? Austin’s performativity theory? A. Julia Kristeva A. Performance is the ultimate objective of B. Fredric Jameson an all human beings. C. Terry Eagleton B. Language is used to indicate action as well as thought. D. Edward Said 106. Who established the Lyceum? C. Individuals perform gender actively. Ch A. Plato D. All of the above answers are correct. 101. From whom did New Historicists draw the B. Aristotle idea of "self-regulating systems"? C. Horace A. Theodor W. Adorno D. Longinus B. Claude Lévi-Strauss n 107. Which literary theory would most directly C. Julia Kristeva explore questions of the role of spatial setting in a poem? ya D. Jacques Derrida A. Trauma theory 102. “The end of writing is to instruct, the end of poetry is to instruct by pleasing.” Whose B. Ecotheory view is this? C. Game theory ra A. Wordsworth’s D. Marxist theory B. Coleridge’s 108. In Fredric Jameson’s book The Political Un- C. Dr. Johnson’s conscious, what does Jameson suggest about Na literature? D. Matthew Arnold’s 103. The statements below are steps on "How to A. History comprises the essential frame- Read and Understand an Expository Essay". work for the performance of literary analysis Which comes in as an initial thing to do be- fore writing an expository essay? B. Politics and the economy are the most im- A. Identify the Mode of Development portant factors in literary analysis B. Analysis of the Author C. Biography is essential to literary analysis C. Subsequent Readings/Reviews D. All of the above answers are correct. 109. Which of the following critics preferred D. Identify External Factors Related to the Shakespeare’s Comedies to his Tragedies? Work 99. B 100. B 101. B 102. C 103. B 104. C 105. D 106. B 107. B 108. A 109. C 222 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism A. Dryden 115. What does Elaine Showalter argue about gender in terms of representations of the char- B. Pope acter of Ophelia in William Shakespeare’s C. Dr. Johnson Hamlet? D. Addison A. Ophelia’s madness represents the social 110. In which book of the Republic did Plato ban oppression of women. poets from his ideal world? B. It is nearly impossible to represent women as anything other than mad in patriarchal dis- er A. Book 7 courses. B. Book 10 C. Feminist critics need to re-appropriate C. Book 1 Ophelia for their own purposes. gd D. Book 5 D. All of the above answers are correct. 111. A critic argues that in John Milton’s "Sam- 116. What does Edward Said argue about the con- son Agonistes," the shearing of Samson’s cept of the Orient? locks is symbolic of his castration at the hands A. It has little relationship to the colonization an of Delilah. What kind of critical approach is of Asian countries by the West. this critic using? B. It illustrates the fundamental political A. Mimetic approach equality of all nations. Ch B. Formalist approach C. It was produced by Western scholarship. C. Historical approach D. All of the above answers are correct. D. Psychological approach 117. What is the main function of literary the- ory? 112. “Of all philosopher’s Plato is the most po- etic.” Who said this A. To understand the importance of the for- mal elements of literary structure n A. Philiph Sidney B. To formulate relationships among an au- B. Shelley thor, a reader, and a literary work ya C. Aristlotle C. To understand the role of sexuality, gen- D. Keats der, race, and ethnicity in literary study 113. With which theorist is the term implied D. All of the above answers are correct. ra reader associated? 118. How are Julia Kristeva’s psychoanalytic the- ories distinct from traditional Freudian con- A. Wolfgang Iser cepts? B. William Wimsatt Na A. Kristeva rejects the idea that neuroses pro- C. Cleanth Brooks vide insight into the unconscious. D. Harold Bloom B. Kristeva suggests that women are not sub- 114. According to Aristotle the unravelling of the ject to traditional fetishes. plot C. Kristeva offers a more central place for women’s issues within psychological devel- A. Should arise from the circumstances of opment. the plot itself D. All of the above answers are correct. B. By supernatural machinery 119. Which of the following human behaviors is C. By narration important to a Freudian psychoanalytic study D. By the choral odes of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet? 110. B 111. D 112. A 113. B 114. A 115. D 116. C 117. D 118. C 119. D No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 223 A. Neurotic behavior A. Charles Lamb B. Changes in emotional states B. Joseph Conrad C. Slips of the tongue C. Coleridge D. All of the above answers are correct. D. Wordsworth 120. What does Judith Butler mean when she sug- 125. The concept of otherness is related to which gests that gender is "performed"? of the following theories? er A. Gender does not reflect an essential truth, A. Psychoanalytic theory but rather is a role people play based on their B. Feminist theory internalization of socially constructed gender roles. C. Ethnic criticism gd B. Gender roles do not exist. D. All of the above answers are correct. C. Real gender roles are scripted by excellent126. Who contributed the term “to see the object writers. as in itself it really is”? an D. All of the above answers are correct. A. Wordsworth 121. What is the philosophical theory known as B. Coleridge pragmatism? C. Arnold Ch A. A maxim of logic developed by Charles Sanders Peirce D. Goethe 127. This literary critic coined the term "fancy." B. A theory of practical actions developed by William James A. Samuel Taylor Coleridge C. An idea used to guide conduct towards B. Virginia Woolf clear objectives n C. Matthew Arnold D. All of the above answers are correct. D. Carl Jung ya 122. What is hermeneutics? 128. How does Virginia Woolf’s essay "A Room A. A term that describes the absence of racial of One’s Own" contribute to feminist theory? others in the canon A. It suggests that the suppression of women B. A term that describes the attempt to read is part of a historical climate that will natu- ra homosexuality into literature rally fade away. C. A term that describes the effect of autobi- B. It suggests that gender roles are condi- ography on text tioned by the possession of money and power. Na D. A term that describes the interpretation of meaning C. It suggests that gender has power over 123. Plato’s Republic is written in the form of class. A. Drama D. All of the above answers are correct. B. Narrative mode 129. Name the author of The New Criticism. C. Poetry A. F. R. Leavis D. Dialogue B. Allen Tate 124. The phrase “willing suspension of disbelief” C. John Crowe Ransom applies to which poet/critic? D. R. P. Blackmur 120. A 121. D 122. D 123. D 124. C 125. D 126. C 127. A 128. B 129. C 224 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism 130. A critic examining John Milton’s "Paradise C. Women should primarily dedicate them- Lost" focuses on the physical description of selves to studying women’s literature from the Garden of Eden, on the symbols of hands, the past. seed, and flower, and on the characters of D. All of the above answers are correct. Adam, Eve, Satan, and God. He pays special attention to the epic similes and metaphors135. How did the New Critics view literature? and the point of view from which the tale is A. As an aesthetic object that is independent being told. He looks for meaning in the text of historical context er itself, and does not refer to any biography of Milton. He is most likely a critic. B. As an aesthetic object that is influenced by historical context A. Reader Response C. As a historical object that is also aesthetic gd B. Feminist C. Mimetic D. As a historical object that is not necessar- D. Formalist ily aesthetic 131. What does Ben Jonson mean by a ‘Humor- 136. Aristotle discusses the theory of Tragedy in an ous Character’? : A. A character who is always cheerful and A. Art Poetique gay B. Poetics Ch B. A character who is by nature melancholy C. Rhetoric C. A character whose temper is determined by the predominance of one out of the four D. Ars Poetica fluids in the human body 137. With which feminist theorist is gynocriti- D. An eccentric person cism most closely associated? 132. Who called Aristotle “the very Alexander of A. Elaine Showalter n criticism”? B. Julia Kristeva A. Saintsbury ya C. Lucy Irigaray B. Murray D. Louise M. Rosenblatt C. Atkins 138. Which text argues that, as infants, human D. Tyllard beings begin to define their identities against ra 133. Who is the author of Symposium? the identities of others? A. Aristotle A. Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble B. Dante B. W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk Na C. Longinus C. Roland Barthes’s "The Death of the Au- D. Plato thor" 134. In her essay "The Laugh of the Medusa," D. Jacques Lacan’s "The Mirror Stage . . . " what does Hélène Cixous suggest for139. Who accused Aristotle of social snobbish- women? ness and arrogance? A. Women should write for and about them- A. Willy Loman selves in order to counter phallocentric texts. B. Arthur Miller B. Women should write, but they should do C. Henry James so only within the existent male canon. D. David 130. D 131. C 132. A 133. D 134. A 135. A 136. B 137. A 138. D 139. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 225 140. What approach is described by the para- A. An Essay graph? This approach takes as a fundamental B. A Drama tenet that "literature" exists not as an artifact upon a printed page but as a transaction be- C. A Poetical Work tween the physical text and the mind of a D. An Interlocution reader. 146. In which chapter of Biographia Literaria Co- A. Historical/Biographical Approach leridge criticize the theory of language of B. Reader Response Approach Wordsworth? er C. Formalism A. 16 D. Mimetic Approach B. 17 gd 141. Who originated the term "objective correl- C. 14 ative," which is often used in formalist criti- D. 15 cism? 147. Reader-response theory is focused on con- A. C.S. Lewis sidering which of the following? an B. Virginia Woolf A. How readers learn to read C. Matthew Arnold B. How readers imagine visual images in a D. T.S. Eliot text Ch 142. Which of the following texts is the BEST ex- C. How readers participate in creating the ample of the argument that a work’s meaning meaning of a text does not come entirely from the imagination D. How readers regard critics of the author? 148. In Of Grammatology, Jacques Derrida ar- A. Plato’s The Republic gues what about literature? B. T.S. Eliot’s "Tradition and the Individual n A. No fixed, stable meaning is possible. Talent" B. Language must be studied in conjunction C. Jacques Derrida’s Of Grammatology ya with history in order to create meaning. D. Jacques Lacan’s “The Mirror Stage ” C. Literature is timeless, and thus meaning 143. The term ‘collective unconscious’ is coined does not change. by D. All of the above answers are correct. ra A. Carl Jung 149. Aristotle’s critical work is entitled: B. Sigmund Freud A. Ars Poetica C. Ernest Jones Na B. Poetics D. Erik Erikson C. De Arte Poetica 144. What is the original meaning of the term D. Art Poetique Hamartia? 150. This poet might be described as a moral or A. To miss the mark philosophical critic for arguing that works B. Sin must have "high seriousness." C. Tragic flaw A. T.S. Eliot D. Flaws B. Matthew Arnold 145. Dryden wrote An Essay of Dramatic Poesy. C. Elizabeth Browning Is this? D. Virginia Woolf 140. B 141. D 142. B 143. A 144. A 145. D 146. C 147. C 148. A 149. B 150. B 151. B 226 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism 151. One of the potential disadvantages of this157. The probable date of composition of Ars Po- approach to literature is that it can reduce etica is meaning to a certain time frame, rather than A. 100 BC making it universal throughout the ages. B. 12 to 8 BC A. Formalist C. 15 AD B. Historical D. 20 AD C. Feminist 158. What is New Historicism? er D. Mimetic A. A theory that sees history as a form of 152. Which of the following theorists is associ- writing and discourse ated with formalism? B. A theory that abandons the idea of history gd A. Viktor Shklovsky as an imitation of events B. Cleanth Brooks C. A theory that regards history as a series C. Judith Butler of narratives D. Mikhail Bakhtin D. All of the above answers are correct. 153. According to Plato, what is the moral pur- pose of art? A. To connect human beings with a higher an 159. What is double consciousness? A. An early aspect of ethnic criticism B. An understanding of how double experi- Ch ideal ences create identity B. To entertain those who enjoy it C. A concept developed by W.E.B Du Bois C. To criticize society through satire D. All of the above answers are correct. D. All of the above answers are correct. 160. Who said “theatre is not a hospital”? 154. Arnold’s views on poetry and criticism are A. F.L. Lucas discussed in ? n B. J K Atkins A. Preface to the Poems C. Derrida ya B. On translating Homer D. Hillis Miller C. “Scholar Gypsy” 161. Wordsworth’s Preface to the Lyrical Ballads D. Culture and Anarchy is believed to be the Preamble to Romantic 155. Who was the originator of the Theory of Criticism. In which year was it published? ra Imitation in Literature? A. 1798 A. Longinus B. 1800 B. Aristotle Na C. 1801 C. Plato D. 1802 D. Horace 162. What is phenomenology? 156. In general, what is Judith Butler’s concept A. The examination of structures informing of gender? our conscious experience A. Women’s gender is artificial, while men’s B. The examination of desires informing our gender is not. consciousness B. While gender is not real, the stereotypes C. The examination of our unconscious ex- that accompany it are true. perience C. Gender is largely a cultural construct. D. The examination of intricate structures D. All of the above answers are correct. within our unconscious 152. A 153. A 154. D 155. C 156. C 157. B 158. D 159. D 160. A 161. B 162. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 227 163. Which of the following statements best ex- A. The Elizabethan Age plains the main objective of New Histori- B. The Neo-Classical Age cism? C. The Romantic Age A. Texts are examined to see how colonizers and the colonized interact. D. The Victorian Age 169. Who coined the expression “objective corel- B. Texts are examined to see how the formal ative”? aspects of the text create meaning. A. Coleridge er C. Texts are examined to determine how they reveal social realities. B. T. S. Eliot D. Texts are examined to determine the au- C. Allen Tate gd thor’s intent. D. F. R. Leavis 164. What does Sidney say about the observance170. Which of the following writers might be con- of the three Dramatic Unities in drama? sidered one of the early founders of first-wave A. They must be observed feminism? an B. It is not necessary to observe them A. Hélène Cixous C. He favours the observance of the Unity of B. Judith Butler Action only C. Lucy Irigaray Ch D. Their observance depends upon the na- D. Mary Wollstonecraft ture of the theme of the play 171. On the Sublime is considered 165. Who for the first time discriminated be- A. A classical approach tween imagination and fancy? B. Romantic approach A. Coleridge C. Neo-classical approach n B. William Wordsworth D. None of these C. John Ruskin 172. This feminist critic proposed that all female ya D. Schegell characters in literature are in at least one of the following stages of development: the fem- 166. With which theorist is phenomenology as- inine, feminist, or female stage. sociated? A. Virginia Woolf ra A. Edmund Husserl B. Elaine Showalter B. Wolfgang Iser C. Mary Wolstencraft C. Jean-Paul Sartre Na D. Ellen Mores D. All of the above answers are correct. 173. What is the purpose of feminist theory? 167. Which of the following texts provides the best example of defamiliarization? A. To advocate for women’s rights A. Aristotle’s Poetics B. To create literary subjects with which fe- male readers can identify B. Leo Tolstoy’s The Kreutzer Sonata C. To critique phallocentric assumptions C. Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness about literature D. W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk D. All of the above answers are correct. 168. Poetic Diction was taken to be the standard174. Which literary theorist argues that "there is language for poetry in: nothing outside the text"? 163. C 164. A 165. B 166. D 167. B 168. B 169. B 170. D 171. B 172. B 173. D 174. C 228 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism A. T.S. Eliot 180. Ecotheorists tend to show an interest in B. Jacques Lacan which of the following? C. Jacques Derrida A. How writers conceptualize natural envi- ronments and the representation of environ- D. Stanley Fish mental issues in literature and culture 175. What has Dryden to say about the obser- B. How writers have damaged the environ- vance of the three Classical Dramatic Uni- ment ties? er C. How the environment can be repaired A. He advocates their strict observance D. Who is responsible for damaging the en- B. He does not advocate their strict obser- vironment vance gd 181. In his essay "What Is an Author?" what po- C. He says that every dramatist should de- sition(s) on authorship does Michel Foucault cide it for himself take? D. He is silent about this issue A. The idea of the author came into being at an 176. In a Freudian approach to literature, concave a certain point in history. images are usually seen as: B. The names of authors serve a classifica- A. Female symbols tory function. B. Phallic symbols Ch C. The author may not always exist. C. Male symbols D. All of the above answers are correct. D. Evidence of an Oedipus complex 182. How many times do the word Katharsis ap- 177. Which school of theorists is most closely pear in the Poetics associated with phenomenology? A. 3 A. The Moscow School n B. 2 B. The Chicago School C. 4 C. The Frankfurt School ya D. 6 D. The Geneva School 183. Which of the following texts is considered 178. Among the following which is not a work the first example of postcolonial criticism? by Aristotle? ra A. Harold Bloom’s "An Elegy for the Canon" A. Ethics B. Metaphysics B. Jacques Lacan’s "The Mirror Stage . . . " C. Rhetoric Na C. Cleanth Brooks’s "Keats’s Sylvan Histo- D. Ars Poetica rian" 179. How does Wolfgang Iser envision the D. Edward Said’s Orientalism reader? 184. What approach to literary criticism requires A. The reader fills in the gaps imposed by an the critic to know about the author’s life and author’s intention. times? B. The reader is sublimated beneath the au- A. Historical thor. B. Formalist C. The reader is less important than the au- thor’s context. C. Mimetic D. All of the above answers are correct. D. All of these 175. B 176. A 177. D 178. D 179. A 180. A 181. D 182. B 183. D 184. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 229 185. In her essay "The Poem as Event," Louise A. How women really feel about male writ- M. Rosenblatt sees the reader as performing ers what function? B. The inscription of womanhood and femi- A. The reader participates in a transaction ninity in texts with the text. C. Second-wave feminism B. The reader is acted upon by the text. D. Psychological studies of women C. The reader acts upon the text. 189. What approach is described by the para- er graph? Those who apply this approach be- D. All of the above answers are correct. lieve it is necessary to know about the author 186. How do Marxist theorists react to ideology? and the political, economical, and sociological A. They accept ideology as an essential, al- context of his times in order to truly under- gd though sometimes problematic, part of soci- stand his works. ety. A. Historical/Biographical Approach B. They subject all ideologies to critique in B. Moral/ Philosophical Approach an order to expose biased interests. C. Formalism C. They reject the idea that ideology has real D. Psychological Approach effects on social progress. 190. From where has the term Oedipus Complex D. All of the above answers are correct. originated? Ch 187. One purpose of LITERARY CRITICISM is A. Oedipus the Rex described below: A formalist approach might B. Oedipus at Colonus enable us to choose between a reading which sees the dissolution of society in Lord of the C. Antigone Flies as being caused by too strict a suppres- D. Jocasta, the Queen of Thebes sion of the "bestial" side of man and one n 191. Who said that Arnold was a propagandist which sees it as resulting from too little sup- for literature rather than a critic? pression. We can look to the text and ask: ya What textual evidence is there for the sup- A. Carlyle pression or indulgence of the "bestial" side B. Ruskin of man? Does Ralph suppress Jack when he tries to indulge his bestial side in hunting? C. T. S. Eliot Does it appear from the text that an impo- D. F. R. Leavis ra sition of stricter law and order would have192. “Be Homer’s works your study and delight. prevented the breakdown? Did it work in the Read them by day and meditate by night.” "grownup" world of the novel? What purpose Who gives this advice to the poets? Na does this prescribe to? A. Dryden A. To help resolve a question, problem, or difficulty in the reading. B. Pope B. To help decide which is the better of two C. Dr. Johnson conflicting readings. D. Addison 193. Plato has a positive view of art, in so far as C. To enable to form judgments about litera- ture. D. All of the above answers are correct. A. It represents the nature 188. Which of the following offers the best defi- B. It contributes to the spiritual growth of nition of écriture féminine? people 185. D 186. B 187. B 188. B 189. A 190. A 191. C 192. B 193. B 230 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism C. It shows a tragedy 197. What did Sigmund Freud believe about the unconscious? D. It imitates nobility 194. What are some common criticisms of liter- A. a. It contains secret instincts and desires ary theory? that are repressed. A. Theory has replaced literary appreciation B. It is the only significant aspect of the hu- with formulas for understanding. man psyche. B. The reasoning of theory is often too circu- C. It can never be accessed. er lar. D. All of the above answers are correct. C. Many theories have been pushed too far198. Which of the following literary theorists is into abstraction. most closely associated with the concept that gd D. All of the above answers are correct. became known as liberal humanism? 195. Plato said that art is an imperfect reflection A. Aristotle of the real world because B. Viktor Shklovsky A. Art presents only part of the world an C. Stanley Fish B. Art describes only what appears and not D. Toni Morrison what is real 199. How does literary theory resemble the prac- C. Art tells lies about the world tice of philosophy as it was developed by Ch D. Art is an exaggeration of the world Plato and Aristotle? 196. Go over the following questions: A. Literary theory engages with theoretical What is the relationship between the charac- rather than real-world issues. ters and their society? B. Literary theory asks fundamental ques- Does the story address societal issues, such tions about literary interpretation, and at the as race, gender, and class? same time builds specific systems of literary n How do social forces shape the power rela- interpretation. tionships between groups or classes of people in the story? Who has the power, and who C. Literary theory relies totally on specula- ya doesn’t? Why? tion rather than history. How does the story reflect urban, rural, or D. All of the above answers are correct. suburban values? 200. Who was the most illustrious disciple of Does the story address issues of economic Socrates? ra exploitation? What role does money play? How do economic conditions determine the A. Sophocles direction of the characters’ lives? B. Plautus Na Do any of the characters correspond to types C. Plato of government, such as a dictatorship, democ- racy, communism, socialism, fascism, etc.? D. Critus What attitudes toward these political struc-201. What do many contemporary theorists find tures/systems are expressed in the work? problematic about the literary canon? What approach can be noted from the ques- A. It includes too few works by non- tions? European writers. A. Feminist B. It includes too few works by non-white B. Archetypal writers. C. Formalist C. It includes too few works by women. D. Sociological D. All of the above answers are correct. 194. D 195. B 196. D 197. A 198. A 199. B 200. C 201. D 202. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 231 202. According to Jacques Lacan, the mirror stage to be written by people who not only have is the point at which a child: no such belief, but are even ignorant of the A. refuses maternal bonds. fact that there are still people in the world so ’backward’ or so ’eccentric’ as to continue to B. is able to separate the "I" from the "Other." believe." A. C.S. Lewis C. looks into a mirror for the first time. B. T.S. Eliot D. All of the above answers are correct. er C. G.K. Chesterton 203. In Dryden’s Essay of Dramatic Poesy there are four interlocuters representing four dif- D. Matthew Arnold ferent ideologies. Which of them expresses208. Which of the following descriptions best de- gd Dryden’s own views? fines the literary theory known as formal- A. Lisideius ism? B. Eugenius A. An approach that emphasizes literary de- vices in a text C. Neander an B. An approach that emphasizes the histori- D. Crites cal context of a text 204. What is denouement? C. An approach that emphasizes the bio- A. The ending of a tragedy graphical intent of a text Ch B. The ending of a comedy D. An approach that emphasizes racial issues C. The climax in a tragedy in a text D. The climax in a comedy 209. The statements below are steps on "How to Read and Understand an Expository Essay". 205. New trends in literary theory tend to do Which comes in as an initial thing to do be- which of the following? fore writing an expository essay? n A. Reject all previous modes of literary the- A. Identify the Mode of Development ory ya B. Analysis of the Author B. Focus on a return to traditional critical methods C. Subsequent Readings/Reviews C. Make use of different literary theories in D. All of the above answers are correct. order to develop new theories ra 210. The New Critics were: D. Work only with ideas developed by post- A. Psychological Critics Marxist theorists B. Feminist critics 206. According to Aristotle pity and fear are Na evoked by C. Formalist critics A. Comedy D. Marxist critics B. Tragedy 211. A critic examining Pope’s "An Essay on Man" asks herself: How well does this poem C. Satire accord with the real world? Is it accurate? Is D. Melodrama it moral? She is most likely a critic. 207. This literary critic warned: "We must re- A. Feminist member that the greater part of our current B. Reader Response reading matter is written for us by people who have no real belief in a supernatural or- C. Formalist der . . . And the greater part . . . is coming D. Mimetic 203. C 204. B 205. C 206. B 207. B 208. A 209. B 210. C 211. D 212. B 232 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism 212. Plato equated poetry with painting, and How do myths attempt to explain the unex- Aristotle equated it with plainable: origin of man? Purpose and des- tiny of human beings? A. drama What common human concerns are revealed B. music in the story? C. dance How does the story reflect the experiences of death and rebirth? D. none What events occur in the story? (Quest? Ini- er 213. Horace was a tiation? Scapegoating? Descents into the un- derworld? Ascents into heaven?) A. Greek writer What images occur? (Water, rising sun, set- B. Roman Writer ting sun, symbolic colors) gd What characters appear in the story? (Mother C. Italian writer Earth? Femme Fatal? Wise old man? Wan- D. English writer derer?) 214. How many poets were included in Jhonson’s What settings appear? (Garden? Desert?) What approach can be noted from the ques- an ‘The Lives of Most Eminent English Poets’? tions? A. 48 A. Sociological B. 50 B. Feminist Ch C. 52 C. Archetypal D. 54 D. Formalist 215. According to the Geneva School, what is the217. Go over the following questions: function of the reader? What is the relationship between the charac- A. Understanding the author’s ideas in the ters and their society? Does the story address societal issues, such n context of the real world as race, gender, and class? B. Entering the author’s mind through his or How do social forces shape the power rela- ya her literary works tionships between groups or classes of people C. Reproducing the author’s thoughts in a in the story? Who has the power, and who critical context doesn’t? Why? How does the story reflect urban, rural, or D. All of the above answers are correct. ra suburban values? 216. Go over the following questions: Does the story address issues of economic How does this story resemble other stories in exploitation? What role does money play? plot, character, setting, or symbolism? How do economic conditions determine the Na What universal experiences are depicted? direction of the characters’ lives? Are patterns suggested? Are seasons used to Do any of the characters correspond to types suggest a pattern or cycle? of government, such as a dictatorship, democ- Are the names significant? racy, communism, socialism, fascism, etc.? Is there a Christ-like figure in the work? What attitudes toward these political struc- Does the writer allude to biblical or mytho- tures/systems are expressed in the work? logical literature? For what purpose? What approach can be noted from the ques- What aspects of the work create deep univer- tions? sal responses to it? A. Feminist How does the work reflect the hopes, fears, and expectations of entire cultures (for exam- B. Archetypal ple, the ancient Greeks)? C. Formalist 213. B 214. C 215. D 216. C 217. D 218. A No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 233 D. Sociological 223. What approach is described by the para- graph? Users of this approach believe that all 218. Who made a difference between ‘poetry’ and information essential to the interpretation of ‘poem’ a work must be found within the work itself; A. Coleridge there is no need to bring in outside informa- tion about the history, politics, or society of B. Addison the time, or about the author’s life. C. Arnold A. Historical/Biographical Approach er D. Eliot B. Moral/ Philosophical Approach 219. What does gynocriticism recommend as an C. Formalism approach to literature? D. Psychological Approach gd A. Examining only female-authored litera- 224. An Elizabethan Puritan critic denounced ture more critically the poets as ‘fathers of lies’,’schools of abuse’ B. Considering women’s literature outside and’caterpillars of a commonwealth’. Mark of its historical context him out from the following crities: C. Becoming more familiar with the history of women and women’s writing D. All of the above answers are correct. an A. William Tyndale B. Roger Ascham C. Stephen Gosson Ch 220. With what literary critic is the term the au- D. Henry Howard thor function most closely associated? 225. What is the main function of postcolonial criticism? A. Claude Lévi-Strauss A. To represent the relationship between col- B. Jacques Derrida onizers and the colonized C. Jacques Lacan n B. To draw attention to the positive effects D. Michel Foucault of colonization on literature ya 221. Who proposed that poets should be ban- C. To explain why there are few examples of ished from the ideal Republic? successful non-Western literature A. Plato D. To show the ways in which most Western literature is superior ra B. Aristotle 226. One of the disadvantages of this school of C. Sir Philip Sidney criticism is that it tends to make readings too subjective. D. Sir Thomas More Na A. Reader Response Criticism 222. What is dialectical materialism? B. Formalist Criticism A. A form of literary criticism that is based C. Historical Criticism on historical context D. These are all equally subjective B. A form of literary criticism that does not 227. Plato used the word mimesis in relation to incorporate economic concerns literature with the meaning C. A form of literary criticism based on lin- A. Copying guistic analysis B. Criticism of life D. A term related to gender theory that ar- gues that men are dominant in society by C. Representation virtue of their economic privilege D. Interpretation 219. C 220. D 221. A 222. A 223. C 224. C 225. A 226. A 227. C 228. C 234 Chapter 4. Literary Theory and Criticism 228. The fall of the prison of Bacille, that marks233. Modern literary theory began with the work the begining of French Revolution occured of which theorist? on A. Ferdinand de Saussure A. June 14,1789 B. Viktor Shklovsky B. June 14, 1798 C. Roland Barthes C. July 14, 1789 D. Michel Foucault D. July 14,1798 er 229. How does New Historicism differ from tra- 234. Philip Sidney’s Apologie for Poetrie is a de- ditional historicism? fence of poetry against the charges brought against it by: A. New Historicism rejects the idea that his- gd tory is neutral. A. Henry Howard B. New Historicism does not make strict de- B. Roger Ascham lineations between literary and non-literary C. John Skelton texts. an C. New Historicism takes a particular inter- D. Stephen Gosson est in marginalized peoples. 235. Detractors argue that such an approach can D. All of the above answers are correct. be too "judgmental." Some believe literature should be judged primarily (if not solely) on 230. The statements below are steps on "How to Ch its artistic merits. What approach possess Read a Short Story Critically". Which comes this disadvantage? in as the last thing to do in the critical reading of a narrative? A. Psychological A. Analyze the Structure of the Story B. Formalism/New Criticism B. Analyze Rhetorical Elements C. Moral/Philosophical n C. Analyze the Meaning of the Story (Inter- D. Historical/Biographical pretation) 236. What is dialogism? ya D. Analyze the Essential Elements of the Story A. A term developed by Mikhail Bakhtin 231. One archetype in literature is the scapegoat. B. A term used to describe how texts include Which of these literary characters serves that a variety of styles ra purpose? C. A term used to explain the use of multiple A. Billy Budd points of view in literature B. Hamlet D. All of the above answers are correct. Na C. Captain Ahab 237. Who is the writer of ‘Hamlet and Oedipus’ D. Ophelia (1949) 232. Who coined the term ’esemplastic’? A. Carl Jung A. William Worsworth B. Harold Bloom B. Browning C. Ernest Jones C. Coleridge D. Erik Erikson D. Eliot 229. D 230. B 231. A 232. C 233. A 234. D 235. C 236. D 237. C IV Part four er gd an Ch 5 Introduction to Literary Studies . . . . . . . . 237 6 Introduction to Literary Theory . . . . . . . 249 n 7 Cultural and Literary English Renaissance ya 261 8 Cultural and Literary 18t/19th Centuries 271 9 ra Cultural and Literary in Modernity . . . . 283 10 Medieval Literature and Culture . . . . . . 295 Na 11 Medieval Women Writers . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307 12 The Gothic Novel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317 13 English Romantic Poetry . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329 14 Modern Poetry and Poetics . . . . . . . . . . . 339 15 The Victorian Novel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353 16 African-American Literature . . . . . . . . . . 375 17 Restoration & Eighteenth-century Drama 387 Na ra ya n Ch an gd er er 5. Introduction to Literary Studies gd an Ch 1. The Freudian concept of "the uncanny" A. Shakespeare presents political rulers as refers to: flawless, perfect human beings. A. a feeling of being disconnected from the B. Shakespeare presents political rulers as world. often meeting ruinous and violent endings. B. a sense of something being familiar and n foreign at once. C. Shakespeare only presents fictional po- C. terror at the thought of death. litical rulers and does not explore any po- ya litical realities. D. a realization of one’s empowered posi- tion in the world. D. Shakespeare considers all political 2. Which of the following offers the best defi- rulers to be corrupt. nition of the concept of persuasion? 4. Which of the following offers the best defi- ra A. Persuasion is the art of making read- nition of a frame narrative? ers or listeners believe what the writer or A. A narrative that introduces readers to speaker is stating. the main characters of a story Na B. Persuasion is the art of lying to good B. A narrative that summarizes the plot of effect. the novel C. Persuasion is the opposite of rhetoric. C. A story within a story D. Persuasion is the use of syllogisms to D. A story that reminds the reader that the influence the opinions of readers and lis- story is fictional teners. 5. Which of the following statements demon- 3. According to Anthony DiMatteo’s "Shake- strates the use of pathos? speare and the Public Discourse of Sovereignty: ’Reason of State’ in ’Ham- A. According to research, 22 percent of the let’", how does Shakespeare tend to present American population owns an unsecured political rulers in Hamlet? handgun. 1. B 2. A 3. B 4. C 5. C 238 Chapter 5. Introduction to Literary Studies B. I own a handgun and keep it in a secure B. They explore mysterious religious top- place in my house. ics. C. Every month in the United States, at C. They were written by medieval mystics. least 100 children are wounded or killed as a result of unsecured handguns. D. They were produced by medieval craft D. Handguns don’t kill people, people do. guilds, which were knows as “mysteries". 6. Which of the following statements would 10. As a mode of literary criticism or theory, er Percy Shelley, author of “A Defense of Po- gender theory attempts to bring which of etry", agree with? the following to literary texts? A. Art serves a particular worldly purpose. A. An understanding of the various con- ceptions and understandings of gender that gd have carried throughout various cultures B. Art’s supreme function is to entertain B. An understanding of gender as a human the public. construct C. Artists are dangerous to social order. an C. An understanding of how standard his- D. Artists serve to construct the founda- tories of western societies are presented in tions of culture. terms of heterosexual identity 7. Which of the following statements of- D. All of these. Ch fers the best characterization of a Greek 11. Which of the following offers the best de- tragedy? scription of the concept of pathos? A. In a Greek tragedy, evil people are van- A. Pathos refers to a writer’s presentation quished by the forces of good. of character and image. B. In a Greek tragedy, characters undergo B. Pathos refers to a writer’s ability to reversals of fortune, usually for the worse. present evidence. n C. In a Greek tragedy, the hero suffers but C. Pathos refers to a writer’s ability to in- always survives at the end of the play. spire action in readers. ya D. In a Greek tragedy, the tragic hero dies D. Pathos refers to a writer’s ability to in- at the end of the play. spire emotional responses in readers. 8. What does Percy Shelley mean when he 12. Which of the following statements best ra refers to poets as being the “unacknowl- summarizes the main idea behind Anthony edged legislators of the world"? DiMatteo’s essay, "Shakespeare and the Public Discourse of Sovereignty: ’Reason A. He is suggesting that artists serve to of State’ in ’Hamlet’"? Na develop culture. A. Hamlet is a tragedy focusing on the B. He is suggesting that all artists are from plight of the early-modern self. high social classes. B. Hamlet is a tragedy that reflects Shake- C. He is suggesting that artists are re- speare’s own political circumstances. pressed throughout society. C. Hamlet is a tragedy that focuses on the D. He is suggesting that the making of laws Elizabethan era’s loss of faith in humanity’s is itself an art. ability to govern itself without violence. 9. What is one reason that Mystery Plays are D. Hamlet is a tragedy that reflects upon referred to as such? enlightened and progressive political sys- A. They involve the solving of a crime. tems that developed during Shakespeare’s time. 6. D 7. B 8. A 9. D 10. D 11. D 12. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 239 13. In his preface to "Lyrical Ballads", D. Ethos refers to a writer’s ability to in- Wordsworth calls for poetry to be writ- spire emotional responses in readers. ten in what kind of language? 18. Which of the following statements best de- A. Typically poetic and fanciful language fines the poetic form of the villanelle? B. Ancient languages A. A poem that has no rhyme scheme C. Complicated and difficult language B. A poem that eulogizes the dead D. Common, everyday language C. A poem that carries a pattern on two er 14. Jane Austen’s “Northanger Abbey" pursues rhymes and offers an alternating refrain which of the following themes? D. A poem that celebrates the life of a cruel A. The conflict between marriages based person gd on love and those based on money 19. Which of the following offers the best defi- B. The ways in which appearances don’t nition of the literary term motif? always match realities A. A recurring element in a story that is symbolically significant an C. The danger in not recognizing the dif- ference between reality and fiction B. A character’s fatal flaw D. All of these C. A rhyme scheme 15. As a mode of literary criticism or theory, D. A character’s moment of self-realization Ch formalism attempted to bring which of the in a narrative following to literary studies? 20. What is the relationship between the prac- A. An awareness of the historical circum- tices of New Historicism and New Criti- stances surrounding a text’s production cism? B. A set of objective criteria for critical A. New Historicism was a reaction against analysis New Criticism, which was seen as too nar- n C. An awareness of the economic circum- rowly focused on text rather than context. stances surrounding a literary text ya D. Strict criteria for evaluating the quality B. Both fields of literary study are Ameri- of a literary text can in origin. 16. Sophocles’ "Oedipus the King" explores C. New Historicism is simply an early form which of the following themes? ra of Cultural Materialism. A. Fate and free will D. Both fields of study are strictly focused B. The corruptive force of technology on how readers interpret and invent mean- ings for literary texts. Na C. The power of religious faith 21. Which of the following offers the best defi- D. Disobedient children nition of a Greek theatrical comedy? 17. Which of the following offers the best de- A. A play in which characters make hu- scription of the concept of ethos? morous remarks A. Ethos refers to a writer’s presentation B. A play in which characters experience of character and image. reversals of fortune, usually for the better B. Ethos refers to a writer’s ability to C. A play in which no characters die or present evidence. suffer C. Ethos refers to a writer’s ability to in- D. A play in which elite members of soci- spire action in readers. ety are mocked 13. D 14. D 15. B 16. A 17. A 18. C 19. A 20. A 21. B 22. A 240 Chapter 5. Introduction to Literary Studies 22. Which of the following poetic lines is an A. A minimalist stage and strict adherence example of a couplet? to the script A. "Into my head there will come / a beach B. Video clips and the use of popular music of cotton, a dock where from." B. "To kiss the sky / to be the sun / is to C. Nonlinear storytelling and the embrace- live forever." ment of popular culture C. "I heard a car crash / just as I died." D. A pastiche of different literary and his- er D. "Death comes for all of us / even you." torical sources 23. Which of the following lines provides an 27. Which of the following offers the best defi- example of a poetic apostrophe? nition of a theatrical tragedy? gd A. "She is a woman of beauty and wonder." A. A play that depicts the downfall of a noble person B. "Death, that which feels nothing." B. A play in which someone gets revenge an C. "Milton, thou shouldst be living at this C. A play in which a hero faces likely de- hour: / England hath need of thee." feat and overcomes it D. "I wandered lonely as a cloud." D. A play in which no form of humor ap- 24. Which of the following serves as the best pears Ch definition of the literary critical practice of formalism? 28. Which of the following statements about the plot of Shakespeare’s "Hamlet" is not A. Formalism focuses on examining how a true? text exemplifies its writer’s psychology. A. Hamlet is deeply disturbed by his fa- B. Formalism focuses on examining the ther’s death. structural dynamics of poems. n B. It is never proven within the play that C. Formalism focuses on examining the Claudius murdered King Hamlet. use of literary devices within a literary text. ya C. Hamlet doubts the proper course of ac- D. Formalism focuses on examining the tion to take. historical contexts and backgrounds of lit- D. Ophelia dies by drowning. ra erary texts. 29. Which of the following offers the best de- 25. Dr. Allen Shoaf’s essay, “’Hamlet’: Like scription of literary theory? Mother, Like Son", argues which of the fol- lowing points? A. Literary theory involves coming to a Na precise understanding of a writer’s psychol- A. Hamlet’s father’s ghost is not really a ogy. ghost. B. Literary theory involves measuring the B. Hamlet feels a sense of desire for both quality of a literary work. his mother and his father. C. Hamlet is truly insane in the play. C. Literary theory involves considering the publication history of literary texts. D. Hamlet is an impossible play to truly understand. D. Literary theory involves describing the underlying principles of a literary work. 26. A postmodern play would most likely not make use of which of the following theatri- 30. In poetry, each unit of rhythm is known cal traditions? as: 23. C 24. C 25. B 26. A 27. A 28. B 29. D 30. B No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 241 A. a line. 35. A play that begins in medias res: B. a foot. A. begins at the apparent end of the story. C. a measure. B. introduces the characters of the play one D. a meter. by one. 31. What is hermeneutics? C. opens by plunging the viewer into a cru- A. A system for categorizing books cial series of events. D. begins with a preview of the play’s con- er B. The psychological study of authors clusion. C. The study of textual interpretation 36. Which of the following lines of poetry is D. A reader-response test written in iambic pentameter? gd 32. In Dr. R. Allen Shoaf’s article, "’Hamlet’: Like Mother, Like Son", Shoaf argues which A. “To be or not to be, that is the question." of the following points about the relation- ship between Hamlet and his mother? B. “And the world didn’t even think of stop- an A. Hamlet is placed in a position that can ping for me." be conceptualized as feminine. C. “I played about the front gate, pulling B. Hamlet despises his mother and sus- flowers." pects she has killed his father. D. “I wandered lonely as a cloud." Ch C. Hamlet is entirely masculinized 37. Which of the following statements offers throughout the play, and thus, is ultimately the best definition of an epistolary novel? unlike his mother in terms of his position in the play. A. A novel set in the past D. Hamlet has a personality disorder. B. A novel that consists entirely of dia- logue 33. Which of the following statements offers n the best definition of the term Bildungsro- C. A novel that is set in the countryside of man? Europe ya A. A story of one person’s fall from grace D. A novel that consists of a series of doc- and into destruction uments, such as diary entries, letters, and B. A story of one person’s growth and de- newspaper articles ra velopment within a particular social order 38. In his introductory lecture, how does Paul Fry define literary theory? C. A story of one person’s success within A. A hypothesis about how literary texts a capitalistic economic system can be understood Na D. A story of one person’s self-realization B. A methodology for applying ideas to lit- and attempt to return to innocence erary texts 34. Psychoanalytic criticism during its earliest C. The practice of interpreting literary stages tended to focus on: texts A. the psychologies of individual authors. D. A trend in university English depart- B. the typographical structures of literary ments texts. 39. Which of the following statements best rep- C. translation issues. resents Lacan’s view of Ophelia in his essay, D. how children relate to their parents in "Desire and the Interpretation of Desire in terms of literary texts. ’Hamlet’"? 31. C 32. A 33. B 34. A 35. C 36. A 37. D 38. A 39. C 242 Chapter 5. Introduction to Literary Studies A. Hamlet desires his mother, not Ophelia. C. A historical novel focuses on providing the reader with only the central truth of a historical event, while a historical narra- B. Hamlet desires revenge, not Ophelia. tive attempts to tell the entire truth of a C. Hamlet desires Ophelia, but only when historical event. she is unattainable. D. Faruqi actually argues that historical D. Hamlet desires attaining the throne of novels do not exist. Denmark, of which Ophelia is a symbol. 44. Gerald Graff’s “They Say, I Say" encourages er 40. A writer can establish ethos in a piece of students to become: writing by doing which of the following? A. passive readers and critics of literary A. Using informal language texts. gd B. Demonstrating a mastery of the topic B. involved in critical conversations about literary texts. C. Appealing to the reader’s emotions C. capable of realizing that the viewpoints D. Using logic and reason of some critics are more important than an 41. Marxist theory focuses on examining others. which of the following aspects of literary texts? D. aware that Hamlet is a remarkable work of literature. A. The political and social meanings of lit- Ch 45. A gothic novel will probably not deal with erary texts which of the following themes? B. Characters who are sympathetic to is- A. The sublime sues facing the working classes B. The supernatural C. The relationship between economics and the production of literary texts C. Love n D. All of these D. The manners and traditions of the upper classes 42. In Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot", which of ya the following statements best describes the 46. Which of the following are common liter- play’s setting? ary elements used to analyze novels? A. Stark and sterile A. Character B. Flowery and ornate B. Setting ra C. Futuristic and technologically advanced C. Plot D. All of these Na D. Ancient and sophisticated 47. What is the difference between traditional 43. According to Dr. Frances Pritchett’s ver- literary criticism and post-New Criticism sion of Shamsur Rahman Faruqi’s "The His- literary theory? torical Novel and the Historical Narrative", A. Traditional literary criticism is mainly what is the difference between a historical focused on exploring gender issues. narrative and a historical novel? B. Traditional literary criticism only exam- A. A historical narrative and a historical ines pre-20th-century literary texts. novel are the same thing. C. Traditional literary criticism focused on B. A historical narrative tells only part of tracking influences and textual allusions the story surrounding a historical event; a and considering the historical contexts of historical novel tells the whole story. literary texts. 40. B 41. D 42. A 43. C 44. B 45. D 46. D 47. C No one can stop your success except yourself. We ⇒https://www.gatecseit.in guarantee many common qestions in all examination. Good luck 243 D. Traditional literary criticism attempted D. A young girl with a particularly dark to consider the psychological aspects of lit- mindset erary texts. 52. Which of the following statements demon- 48. A work of literary criticism that consid- strates use of logos? ers how social and economic power struc- A. I began driving at the age of 16 and have tures are depicted in a 19th-century English never been involved in a serious car acci- novel would be an example of which type dent. of literary criticism? er B. No one under the age of 18 should be A. Marxist criticism allowed to drive. B. Reader-response criticism C. Research has demonstrated that some people under the age of 18 do not have the gd C. Psychoanalytic criticism proper judgment skills to handle operating D. New Criticism a car. 49. Which of the following descriptions of Jane D. Every year countless people are killed Austen’s “Northanger Abbey" seems most by drivers under the age of 18. an appropriate? 53. Aristotle felt that ethos was established by A. It offers a critique of Romantic poetry a speaker or writer by convincing the audi- and ideology. ence that: B. It serves to parody gothic novels. A. the author or speaker was of good mind Ch C. It is a horror novel. and character. D. It is a memoir based on Jane Austen’s B. the author or speaker was emotionally childhood. involved in the topic at hand. 50. Which of the following statements best de- C. the author or speaker has provided scribes Catherine Moreland in “Northanger proper logic and evidence in support of his n Abbey"? topic. A. She is mature and realistic. D. the author or speaker maintained the ya appropriate critical distance from the topic. B. She is immature and has difficulty rec- ognizing the difference between fact and fiction. 54. According to Dr. Mark Canada’s "An In- troduction to the Novel", Richard Chase ra C. She is a matchmaker trying to set up ro- identifies which of the following as a main mances between her friends, all the while difference between novels and romances? unable to find true love herself. A. The language in which they are written D. B and C Na 51. Lauren Beth Signore’s essay, “Anne of B. The way they view reality Green Gables: The Transformation from Bildungsroman to Romantic Comedy", ar- C. The way they are structured gues that Anne of Green Gables is ulti- D. The type of people who write them mately what kind of character? 55. What does a prologue serve to do in a Greek A. A romantic awaiting true love tragedy or comedy? B. A cynic awaiting the world’s destruc- A. Introduce the main characters tion B. Preview the play’s conclusion C. A delusional girl with no grasp on real- C. Provide insight into the play’s mytho- ity logical background 48. A 49. B 50. D 51. A 52. C 53. A 54. B 55. C 244 Chapter 5. Introduction to Literary Studies D. Remind the viewers of what kind of play C. Logos refers to a writer’s ability to in- they are viewing spire action in readers. 56. Which of the following represents a stage D. Logos refers to a writer’s ability to in- of development in the poetic form of the spire emotional responses in readers. elegy? 61. Which of the following statements offers A. Lamentation, in which the speaker the best definition of a novel of manners? demonstrates grief A. A no