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PPSC Paper of Subject Specialist English

PPSC Paper Of Subject Specialist English

1: “Solitary Reaper” takes place in?

a. England

b. Ireland

c. Scotland

d. France

2: Hamlet is a?

a. Prince

b. Princess

c. King

d. A warrior

3: “The defense of the poesie” was published in?

a. 1595

b. 1590

c. 1596

d. 1598

4: The name of Shakespeare’s birth place is?

a. Stratford on Avon

b. Stratford down Avon

c. Stratford up Avon

d. Somerset Avon

5: Which is the last play written by Shakespeare?

a. Othello

b. King Lear

c. Henry VIII (in parts)

d. The midsummer’s night dream

6: “histories make men wise, poets witty, the mathematics subtle, natural philosophy deep,, moral grave, logic and rhetoric able to contend,”
These sentence has been extracted from the Bacon’s essay

a. Of council

b. Of studies

c. Of death

d. Of beauty

7: john Milton wrote Paradise Lost

a. Just after the death of Shakespeare

b. After king Charles I’s restoration

c. During commonwealth period

d. Before the commonwealth

8: who is known as the founder of the TATLER and THE SPECTATOR?

a. Joseph Addison

b. Sir Richard Steele

c. Sir roger de covertly

d. Daniel Defoe

9: nature and nature’s laws lay hid in night

God said “let Newton be” and all was light

This famous epitaph intended for Sir Isaac Newton was written by

a. Jonathan swift

b. William Congreve

c. Pope

d. John gay

10: THE GENTLE SHEPERD a pastoral drama is authored by

a. Thomas Parnell

b. Allan Ramsey

c. Edward young

d. Lady winchilsea

11: PARSON ADAMS is a famous character of

a. Joseph Andrews

b. History of sir Charles grandson

c. Pamela

d. Castle rachrent

12: Tom Jones is written by

a. Thomas hardy

b. Charles dickens

c. William Ronda

d. Henry fielding

13: Dr. Johnson wrote his poem London in

a. The heroic couplet

b. Iambic pentametre

c. Seven stanza form

d. Blank verse

14. Matthew Arnold call the Eighteen century as

a. the age of mediocre poetry

b. the age of intellectual satires

c. age of poetry

d. age of prose and wisdom

15: which of the following is Sheridan’s first play?

a. The duenna

b. St. Patrick’s day

c. The rivals

d. The critic

16: S.T.COLERIDGE while residing in the LAKE DISTRICT in 1809 started the magazine,

a. The friend

b. The morning post

c. The watchman

d. Table talk

17: “GOD MADE THE COUNTRY AND MAN MADE THE TOWN” who said this,

a. William Cowper

b. Hannah Cowley

c. Pope

d. William Shakespeare

18: “child is the father of man” is the famous phrase written by,

a. William Blake

b. William words worth

c. John Keats

d. William Shakespeare

19: Victorian age is called

a. Age of serious sentimentality

b. An era of restless activity

c. An era of struggle

d. An era of peace

20: “on the origin of species” published in 1859 was written by

a. Alfred Tennyson

b. Charles dickens

c. Charles Darwin

d. William Morris

21: Oxford movement was headed by

a. Cardinal Newman

b. Matthew Arnold

c. A.c. Swinburne

d. William Thackeray

22: the most popular form of literature in Victorian age was,

a. The novel

b. The drama

c. The poetry

d. The essay and periodicals

23: Tennyson wrote THE PRINCESS in —

a. The blank verse

b. The free verse

c. The seven line stanza

d. The octosyllabic metre

24: which is the earliest work of CHARLES DICKENS?

a. Great expectations

b. Hard times

c. Sketches by boz

d. David Copperfield

25; the last novel of George Eliot is—

a. Silas marner

b. The mill on the floss

c. Middle march

d. Daniel deronda

26: mary ann evans wrote under the pen name of
a. George Eliot
b. Edna Lyell
c. Lynn Linton
d. Mrs. Marsh
27: what is the full name of Oscar Wilde?
a. Oscar fingal O’ flahertie wills wilde
b. Oscar doian graywilde
c. Oscar Robert Louis wilde
d. Oscar Richard wilde
28: Thomas hardy’s first published world was rather sensational which appeared anonymously in 1871. Identify the tile
a. Under the greenwood tree
b. A pair of blue eyes
c. Desperate remedies
d. Far from the madding crowd
29: eustasia vye is the character appeared in
a. The return of the native
b. The mayor of caster bridge
c. The woodlanders
d. Tess
30: who wrote “the theatre of ideas, a burlesque allegory?”
a. Inigo Jones
b. Dorothy Jordan
c. Benjamin Jowett
d. Henry Arthur Jones
31: who won Nobel Prize in literature in 1949?
a. William Faulkner
b. Ernest hemingway
c. Christopher Isherwood
d. Richard hughes
32: ________ is the last survivor of Oedipus family.
a. Ismene
b. Antigone
c. Oedipus
d. Creon
33: death of ________ uccors on stage.
a. Oedipus
b. Jocaste
c. Antigone
d. None of these
34. Prospero is the famous character of Shakespeare’s __________?
a. tempest
b. Othello
c. hamlet
d. king lear
35: Romeo goes to ________ after being exiled from Verona.
a. Padua
b. Rome
c. Mantua
d. Cypress
36: _______ finds Juliet dead on her bed.
a. The nurse
b. Romeo
c. Lady capulet
d. None of these
37: half-rhyme is also called as
a. Weakened rhyme
b. Rime riche
c. Imperfect rhyme
d. Papa rhyme
38: dactylic metre is also known as______
a. Falling metre
b. Ascending metre
c. Metre of negligence
d. Metre of innovation
39: T.S.ELIOT in his essay “hamlet and his problems” gives his famous theory of ______
a. Negative capability
b. Unification of sensibility
c. Dissociation of sensibility
d. Objective correlative
40: NEW CRITICISM is a term applied to
a. Anglo African criticism
b. Anglo American criticism
c. Afro American criticism
d. Latin American criticism
41: the book entitled MIMESIS is written by
a. Eric auerbach
b. Susan Kermode
c. Frank kermode
d. Walter j. org
42: C.S LEWIS wrote the essay entitled with
a. Matthew Arnold
b. John galsworthy
c. Sense of the past
d. Shelly Dryden and mr. eliot
43: William wordswoth is called –
a. Anti intellectualistic
b. Pro intellectualistic
c. Anti metaphysist
d. Anti Aristotelian
44: “lectures aesthetics” is an epoch making work written by
a. Kant
b. A.w. schelegel
c. Goethe
d. Hegel
45: the battle of book is written by
a. Jonathan swift
b. Pope
c. Seamus Heaney
d. Edward said
46: the root meaning of hamartia
a. A judging calculation
b. A moral failing
c. Guessing the mark
d. Missing the mark
47: who amongst the following critics is against the Tragi-comedy?
a. Aristotle
b. Plato
c. Longenus
d. Dante
48: who wrote a regular critical treatise “the school of the abuse”
a. Sir john cheke
b. Geoferry chauser
c. Stephen gosson
d. George saintsburry
49; divina commedia is written by
a. Longinus
b. Horace
c. Dante
d. Aristotle
50: “houyhnmnms” in gullivers’ travels is called
a. A rational and thoughtful horse
b. A irrational mule
c. A human being
d. An animal with a thinking capacity

 

 Answers

1:Scotland
2 Prince
3: 1595
4: Stratford on avon
5: Henry VIII (in parts)
6: Of studies
7;After king Charles I’s restoration
8: Sir Richard Steele
9: Pope
10: Allan Ramsey
11: PARSON ADAMS is a famous character of
a. Joseph Andrews
b. History of sir Charles grandson
c. Pamela
d. Castle rachrent
12: Henry fielding
13: The heroic couplet
14. age of prose and wisdom
15: The rivals
16: The friend
17: “William Cowper
18: William words worth
19:An era of peace
20: Charles Darwin
21: Cardinal Newman
22: The novel
23: The blank verse
24: Sketches by boz
25; The mill on the floss
26: George Eliot
27: what is the full name of Oscar Wilde?
a. Oscar fingal O’ flahertie wills wilde
b. Oscar doian graywilde
c. Oscar Robert Louis wilde
d. Oscar Richard wilde
28: Desperate remedies
29: The return of the native
30: Henry Arthur Jones
31: William Faulkner
32: Ismene
33: None of these
34. Prospero is the famous character of Shakespeare’s __________?
a. tempest
b. Othello
c. hamlet
d. king lear
35: Mantua
36: The nurse
37: Rime riche
38: Falling metre
39;Objective correlative
40: Anglo American criticism
41: Susan Kermode

42: Shelly Dryden and mr. eliot
43: Anti intellectualistic
44: “Hegel
45: Missing the mark
47: Aristotle
48: Stephen gosson
49; Horace
50: A rational and thoughtful horse

PPSC Paper Of Subject Specialist English

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