Question 1. The Nun’s Priest’s Tale had its origin in ___________.
(A) The French Roman de Renart
(B) The Italian Boccaccio’s Teseide
(C) The English John Gower’s Confessio Amantis
(D) The German Goethe’s Faust
Question 3. Restoration comedy begins with ___________.
Question 4. The author of The Progress of the Soul is _________.
(A) John Bunyan
(B) John Donne
(C) Henry Vaughan
(D) Richard Crashaw
Question 5. Dr Johnson's The Lives of the Poets is an example of _____________.
(A) Psychological criticism
(B) Biographical criticism
(C) Historical criticism
(D) Archetypal criticism
Question 6. The picaresque novel with a female picaroom is ___________.
(A) Tom Jones
(C) Moll Flanders
Question 7. The expression "ancestral voices prophesying war" occurs in ____________.
(B) Frost at Midnight
(D) Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Question 8. The posthumously published novel of Jane Austen is __________.
(A) Sense and Sensibility
(B) Mansfield Park
(D) Northanger Abbey
Question 9. Carlyle's Sartor Resartus means ____________.
(A) Satan's story retold
(B) The tailor retailored
(C) I know not where
(D) a set of elegant clothes
Question 10. The character not created by Hardy is ____________.
(A) Sue Bridehead
(B) Bathsheba Everdene
(C) Betsy Trotwood
Question 11. The poet who described poetry as "inspired mathematics" is ___________.
(A) T S Eliot
(C) Archibald MacLeish
(D) Ezra Pound
Question 12. The woman character who is an artist by profession in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse is _________.
(A) Lily Briscoe
(B) Mrs Ramsay
(C) Mrs Dalloway
Question 13. The poet who said, "My poems are not about violence, but vitality," is ____________.
(A) Philip Larkin
(B) Philip Larkin
(C) C D Lewis
(D) Thom Gunn
Question 14. Pinter's Care Taker can be called a ___________.
(A) comedy of manners
(B) comedy of menace
(C) comedy of errors
(D) comedy of humours
Question 15. Toni Morrison used male narrator for the first time in ___________.
(A) Song of Solomon
(B) Tar Baby
(D) The Bluest Eye
Question 16. The author of The Hungry Tide is ___________.
(A) Vikram Seth
(B) Shobha De
(C) Amitav Ghosh
(D) Upamany Chatterjee
Question 17. The soul of tragedy according to Aristotle is __________.
Question 18. The discussion of Fabula/Syuzhet occurs in ____________.
(A) New criticism
Question 19. "United we stand, divided we fall" is an example of ___________.
Question 20. A metre in which an unaccented syllable precedes the accented is called ___________.
Question 21. Chaucer's The Knight's Tale is a high romance told in ___________.
(A) Rhyme royal
(B) Terza rima
(C) Heroic couplets
(D) Verse libre
Question 22. Marlowe's first original work was ___________.
(A) Tamburlaine the Great
(B) The Tragical History of D. Faustus
(C) The Jew of Malta
(D) The Troublesome Raigne and Lamentable death of Edward the Second
Question 23. Marvell pays his homage to the Protector and a tribute to the royal dignity of Charles I in _________.
(A) The Garden
(B) The Picture of T.C
(D) Horatian ode upon Cromewell's Return from Ireland
Question 24. The Life and Death of Mr Badman was written by ___________.
(A) Sir Henry Wotton
(B) John Bunyan
(C) Jeremy Taylor
(D) Richard Baxter
Question 25. Dr Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language was published in___________.