PGT (ENGLISH) 2016
Ques:- Margaret Hale is the central woman character in Elizabeth Gaskell’s…………..
Ans:- North and South
Ques:- Pip is a character in Dickens’s…………….
Ans:- Great Expectations
Ques:- Wuthering Heights is a novel by………………………
Ans:- Emily Bronte
Ques:- Which novel of George Eliot, according to long, reaches a climax of her literary power ?
Ans:- Silas Marner
Ques:- Amours de Vayage (1849) is one of the best Known works of………………..
Ans:- Arthur Clough
Ques:- Aurora Leigh by E.B. Rrowing is better known as a/an………………..
Ans:- Verse novel
Ques;-Who of following wrote The Critic as Artist ?
Ans:- Oscar Wilde
Ques:- One of the plays George Bernard Shaw deals with the problem of phonetics and pronunciation. Which of the following is that play ?
Ques:- Disraeli’s Young England Trilogy consists of Coningsby, Sybil and ………………..
Ques;- Macaulay served in india as a legal advisor to the Supreme Council from……..
Ans:- 1834 to 1838
Ques:- Who wrote Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ?
Ans:- George Meredith
Ques:- Matthew Arnold’s Memorial Verses’ mourns the death of…………….
Ans:- Goethe, Byron and Wordsworth
Ques:- Unto This Last is an unfinished series of articles on political economy which appeared in The Cornhill Magazine. Who wrote these articles ?
Ans:- John Ruskin
Ques:- The Oxford Movement led by the teachers at Oxford University was essentially a………..
Ans:- Religious Movement
Ques:- Who succeeded Queen Victoria in 1901 ?
Ans:- Edward 7
Ques:- In which work was Sherlock Holmes introduced in 1887 ?
Ans:- A Study in Scarlet
Ques:- Which of the plays of Bernard Shaw ridicules the popular romantic conception of the professional solider’s courage and incidentally the pretensions of aristocracy ?
Ans:- Arms and the Man
Ques:- “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold ;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the word, “
From which poem of W.B. Yeats have these lines taken ?
Ans:- The Second Coming
Ques:- All plays of J.M. Synge were staged at …………..
Ans:- Abbey Theatre
Ques:- Who of the following coined the term ‘ streams of consciousness’ ?
Ques:- Who reduced the length of “The Waste Land” drastically and brought to the present stage ?
Ans:- Ezra Pound
Ques:- The Fourth part of “The Waste Land” is titled as ………….
Ans:- Death By Water
Ques:-Where from did Aldous Huxley borrow the title, “ Brave New World “?
Ans:- The Tempest (Shakespeare
Ques:- In which of the following works of Virginia Woolf does the sex of the lead character changes ?
Ques:- Name the writer of the twentieth century who developed remarkable gifts of military leadership in Arabia :
Ans:- T.E. Lawrence
Ques:- The only play James joyce wrote is …………………..
Ques:- The Driver’s Seat, The public Image and Not To Disturb are novels by………….
Ans:- Muriel Spark
Ques:- Which is the first volume of Doris Lessing’s autobiography ?
Ans:- Under My Skin
Ques:- Whose painting does Auden refer to in “Muses De Beaux Arts” ?
Ques;- Name the poet whose The Hawk in the Rain and Lupercal express a rapt fascination with animal energy and independence :
Ans:- Ted Hughes
Ques:- Who is the protagonist in John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger ?
Ques:- Of the following who was the product of The Royal Court Theatre ?
Ans:- John Arden
Who wrote Lolita ?
Ans:- Vladimir Nobokov
Ques:- Which of the following is not a work of James Baldwin ?
Ans:- Uncle Tom’s Children
Ques:- The Old Man and the Sea recounts the adventures of…………….
Ques:- The Price of Arthur Miller presents a family geud ………
Ans:- Between two brothers
Ques:- Which novel of Rabindranath Tagore makes a psychological study of its three main characters- Nikhil, Bimla and Sandeep ?
Ans:- The home and the World
Ques:- In 1917, Ananda K. Coomaraswamy joined the Museum of Fine Arts as the Keeper of Indian Art at ……………….
Ques;- What is the name of Bakha,s sister in Anand’s Untouchable ?
Ques:- ‘Negative Capability’ is a term associated with………..
Ques:- Panegyric is a formal written or oral composition……………
Ans:- Lauding a person
Ques:- Who advocated the use of “Touchstone Method’ ?
Ques:- Milton composed Areopagitica in……………….
Ques:- Which of the following is not written by Shakespeare ?
Ans:- Love’s Triumph Through Callipolis
Ques:- Who said, “Feminism at heart is a massive complaint, Lesbianism is the solution “ ?
Ans:- Jill Johnson
Ques:- Who formed the ‘centre for contemporary cultural studies’ at University of Birmingham ?
Ans:- Richard Hoggart
Ques:- The concept of ‘Negritude’ is most associated with…………………
Ans:- Aime Cesaire
Ques:- Everything is connected to everything else. “ is the first of the four laws of ecology given by :
Ans:- Barry Commoner
Ques:- Where is Chadra Tal lake ?
Ans;- Central Lahaul in Lahaul Spiti
Ques:- Where river’s tributaries are Baljedi and Budhil Streams ?
Ques:- In which ancient Indian classic there is a mention of khasas ?
Ans:- Bhagvata Purana, Vayu Purana, Brihat Samhita
Ques:- Who is the author of The Himalayan District of Koloo, Lahaul and Spiti ?
Ans:- A.F.P. Harcourt
Ques:- In which year was kangra fort subduced by the Mughal forces under Nawab
Ans:- 1620 A.D
Ques:- In which village near Dharmasala town of H.P. is Vipassana cetre of meditation ?
Ques:- Which company runs the cement plant of Rajban in Sirmaur district of H.P. ?
Ques:- Where was Shimla’s Bishop Cotton School originally located ?
Ques:- Which of the following development blocks in H.P. is not covered under National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM)?
Ans:- Basantpur in Shimla
Ques:- With which of the following is Jiturai associated ?
Ques:- Who is the Governor off Manipur ?
Ans:- Najma Heptulla
Ques:- Which day is observed as Kisan Day in India ?
Ans:- December 23
Ques:- At which place in U.P. is the Dargah Saleem Chisti ?
Ans:- Fatehpur Sikri
Ques:- Which successor of Guru Gobind Singh fought against the Mughals and was martyred ?
Ans:- Banda Bahadur
Ques:- In which American city shooter Omar Mateen killed over 50 persons in june 2016 ?
Ques;- Solar Impulse-2 which began its world trip in March, 2015 from Abu Dhabi had its first stop in ……………….
Ques:- Which is correct description of Hijab ?
Ans:- A head scarf that covers the hair and neck but not the face.
Ques:- When did Queen Elizabeth 2 ascend the British throne ?
Ques:- Who was crowned Miss World 2015 ?
Ans;- Mireia Lalaguna Royo
Ques:- Which of the following tales of Chaucer deal with the Chivalric romance of Palamon and Arcite ?
Ans;- The Merchant’s tale
Ques:- Whose tomb Chaucher,s pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales are going to visit ?
Ans:- Thomas Becket
Ques:- To whom did Chaucer dedicate his Troilus and Criseyde ?
Ans:- John Wycliffe
Ques:- Who of the following was the first to suggest that Satan is the real hero of Paradise lost ?
Ans:- William Blake
Ques:- An ‘epithalamium’ is a poem written to celebrate………………
Ques:- E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India is set in ……………….
Ques:- Who wrote the play The Return of Ulysser ?
Ans:- Robert Bridges
Ques:- Evelina or A Young Lady’s into the World published in 1778 was written by……………….
Ans:- Miss Burney (Frances Fanny)
Ques:- In which of the following plays does Hippolyta appear ?
Ans:- A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Ques:- Who is the author of The Journal of the Plague year ?
Ans:- Daniel Defoe
Ques:- How long did Robinson Crusoe live on the deserted island ?
Ans:- A little over 28 years
Ques;- ‘Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly.’These words occur in…………….
Ans:- As You Like It
Ques:- One of the friends of the writer of Utopia is also a character in it. Name him.
Ans:- Peter Giles
Ques:- Pope reissued the final version of The Rape of the lock after adding machinery of sylph and clarissa’s to its original version in …………….
Ques:- Wessex, a fictitious place in England, is invariably associated with one of the important novelists of modern era. Name the novelist.
Ans:- Thomas Hardy
Ques:- The Ossianic Poems which explore the world of Celtic antiquity were written by…………….
Ques:- Shelley’s The Cenci is a/an………………….
Ques:- Dickens caricatured utilitarian thinking with telling directness in his portrayal of……….
Ans:- Thomas Gradgrind
Ques:- Which of the novelists does not belong to “Campus Novelists” Group ?
Ans:- Anthony Powell
Ques:- Who was Samuel Johnson’s biographer ?
Ques:- Who wrote the Wealth of Nations ?
Ans:- Adam Smith
Ques:- Who buys Henchard’s wife in The Mayor of Casterbridge ?
Ques:- “Beauty is truth, truth beauty’-that is all
ye need to know on earth, and all ye need to know,”
Name need ode where from these lines have been taken :
Ans:- Ode on a Grecian Urn
Ques:-Porphyro and Madeline are lovers in………………..
Ans:- The Eve of St. Agnes
Ques:- “I fall upon the thorns of life I BLEED “ In which poem of Shelley does this line occur ?
Ans:- Ode to the West Wind
Ques:- What is the other title of Mary Shelley,s Frankenstein ?
Ans:- The Modern Prometheus
Ques:- Mr. and Mrs. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice have…………….daughter(s).
Ques:- When Robert Southey was made the Poet Laureate ?
Ques:- The polish mariner who presented colonialism as both brutal and brutalising in many of his novels and stories was…………
Ans;- Joseph Conrad
Ques;- Name the subtitle of Thackeray,s Vanity Fair :
Ans:- A Novel Without a Hero