English MCQs for Public Service Commission Lecturers' Test

English MCQs for Public Service Commission Lecturers’ Test
English MCQs Lecturers’ Test
1)Repetition of same vowel sound ?
Assonance
2)The poet who used extensive alliteration ?
Keats
3)Wuthering heights written by ?
Emily Brontë
4)The poem “Byzantium” is written about ?
Imaginary city
5)Carl sadburg born at ?
Illinois
6)T.S Eliot was ?
American by birth; British from 1927
7)Wasteland of Eliot is dedicated to ?
Ezra Pound
8)Shakespeare acted in one of plays of ?
Ben johnson
9)Elizabeth Sewell born in ?
England
10) Linguistics is combination of ______ words ?
Two
11)Sound produced with obstruction of air ?
consonant
12)Semantics meaning ?
“Study of meanings”
13)Word language consists of two_____ words
Latin
14)Simon is character in one of ________ novels
Golding
15)”Everyman in his humour” written by ?
Ben johnson
16) Caretaker written by ?
Pinter
17)Waiting for Godot’s originol language ?
French
18) Stream of consciousness ?
Virginia woolf
19) “Sejanus” is satirical tragedy by ?
Ben johnson
20)Unified sensibility ?
Donne
21)Winding Stair is poem by ?
W.B.Yeats
22) Synaethesia
Unification of senses
23) Time machine-the invisible man written by ?
H.G Wells
24)The egoist written by ?
George Meredith
25) Hardy’s own classification of novels?
Three
26)George Eliot wrote Adam Bede at age of ?
40
27)Age of George Eliot ?
Victorian
28) Chaucer was ?
sarcastic poet
29)Renaissance period ?
1550-1660
30)King Lear written in ?
1603 to 1606
31)17th century’s historical event ?
Civil war
32)Paradise lost was written in ?
1667
33)1660 – 1790 is rise of ?
I chose “Drama” but it’s not confirm.Kindly confirm it
34)Literature became secular towards end of ?
18th century
35)Tragicomedy of Shakespeare is also called ?
Reconciliation play
36)Type of literature,art or music is called ?
Genre
37)Enthusiastic addiction to study of Greek and Roman antiquity led to ?
None (Because it led to hellenism,romantism)
38)Prospero was protagonist of ?
The Tempest
39)Age of Pope is called?
Augusten
40)Metaphysical poet is essay by ?
T.S Eliot
41) Treatise on liberty written by ?
Martin Luther
42)Figure of speech,exaggeration for emphasis ?
Rhetoric
43) Adonis written for ?
Keats
44)Songs of innocence and experience belong to ?
William Blake
45)Original title of Pride and Prejudice
First Impressions
46)Shelley’s first work?
Queen Mab
47)First writer of Picaresque novel ?
I chose Thackeray.Kindly confirm it.
48)The road not taken by Frost is included in his collection ?
Mountain Interval
49)Bacon was intellectually great but morally weak.Who said this ?
?
50)Swift’s irony fused into ?
humour
51)Nothing is beneath science,nor above science.who said ?
I chose Russell
52)Bird in “Ancient mariner” ?
Albatross
53) Milton got blind in age of ?
43
54)Hemingway’s nick in later age ?
Papa
55)Donne’s faith ?
Protestant
56)John Keats gave up career of ____ to become a poet
medicine
57) Poet who studied at Cambridge but got no degree ?
ST Colerdige
58) Which century is most important epoch in intellectual history ?
14th
59)During age of Chaucer,England passed through ?
Medievalism
60)Marlow’s primitive tragedy ?
Tamberlaine
61)Shakespeare comedy rival ?
Ben Jonson
62)Shakespeare comedy contain continental and ?
Mediterranean
63) Shakespeare’s heroines have ?
Feminine traits
64)Who emerged as philosopher in “Merchant of Venice” ?
Portia
65) Which play started with incident of ship wreck ?
?
66)Sir Gwain and Green knight poems were written in ___ age
67)Process of introducing new words ?
Coinage
68)War between flesh and spirit in which novel of Hardy ?
Jude of the Obscure
69)Norman conquest in ?
1066
70)Queen Elizabeth descended throne from ?
1. Robert Stuart 2. Robert…. 3. James Stuart
71)University wits estimated literary period is little more than …….. years.
10 years, 8 years, 7 years, 6 years
72)Brazen
“Shy”
73)Capricious
“Recollect”
74)Extrinsic
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75)fluster
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76) Obdurate
submissive
Synonyms
77)Truncate
shorten
78)Impetuous
“irrational”
79)nincompoop
Foolish
80)Elocution
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81)Ulysses poem was written by?
Tennyson
82)Far fetched metaphor ?
Conceit
83)Because I couldnot stop for death written by ?
Emily Dickinson
84)Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath were?
Husband and wife
85. People do not exist in _______but in functioning______
Isolation,communities
86. The military censors______passages in letters that they thought might_____ security.
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87. Only a ____person could be ______to the suffering of people
88. Volcanic rock very often looks shiny because it had been _____
Igneous
89. Fire station had been gone on______ at once
To
90) antonym of callous is

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