Post Graduate Teacher UP PGT English Exam Paper 2009

                         UP (PGT) Post Graduate Teacher English Exam Paper 2009

1. When did the first edition of Lyrical Ballads appear?
(1) 1698

 (2) 1798

(3) 1898

(4) 1794
Ans (2)
Explanation ‘Lyrical Ballads’ was published in 1798. With the publication of it, there was a change in the history of romanticism.
2. To whom is Wordsworth’s autobiographical poem The Prelude’ addressed?

 (1) Jane Austen

 (2) Coleridge

(3) Pope

(4) Dr. Johnson
Ans (2)
Explanation The works of Wordsworth include Tintern Abbey, The Prelude, The World is Too Much With Us.
3. In ‘Three Years She Grew’, the little girl will be sportive as:
(1) The Lawn

 (2) The Fawn
(3) Stars

 (4) Rivulets
Ans (2)
4. Which work was described by Keats as a feverish
attempt rather than a deed accomplished’?
(1) Endymion

 (2) Hyperion
(3) The Eve of St. Agnes
(4) None of the above
Ans (4)
5. When did Keats die?
(1) 1795

 (2) 1789

 (3) 1821

(4) 1777
Ans (3)
Explanation Keats was born in 1795 and died in 1821.
6. Shelley’s ‘Alastor’ is also called:
(1) The Spirit of Solitude
(2) Queen Mab
(3) Stanzas Written In Dejection Near Naples
(4) None of the above
Ans (1)

7. Whose death is mourned by Shelley in Adonais?

1. Keats

2. Wordsworth

3. Coleridge

4. None of the these

8. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

1. When the lips have spoken,loved accents are soon forgotten-When the lamped is shattered

2. Nothing beside remains round the decay of that closal wreck, boundless and bare, the lone and level stands stretch for away- Ozymandias

 (3) Oh, lift me a wave, A leaf, a cloud! I fall upon the thorns of

Life! I bledd!- Ode to the west Wind

(4) A heavy weight of Hours has chained And bowed

One too like thee: tameless

And swift, and proud. –Adonais

Ans.4

9. Which of the following is not by Dickens?

(1) The Cricket On the Hearth

(2) The Old Curiosity Shop

(3) Barnaby Rudge

(4) Old Fortunatus

Ans (1)

10. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

(1) Thomas Gradgrind– Hard Times

(2) Richard Carstone – Bleak House

(3) Ada Clare  – Bleak House

(4) Abel Nlagwitdi – Oliver Twist

Ans (4)

11. Which is/are the novel/novels by Hardy?

(1)        The Trumpet Major

(2)        Desperate Remedies

(3)        Jude the Obscure

(4)        All of the above

Ans (4)

12. What is the title of Hardy’s epic drama?

(1) The Dynasts

(2) The Mayor of Casterbridge

(3) Far from the Madding Crowd

(4) None of the above

Ans (1)

13. Which one of the following is not a drama by Eliot?

(1) Ash Wednesday

(2) Murder in the Cathedral

(1) The Family Reunion

(2) The Cocktail Party

Ans (i)

14. Who has written the book The Art of T. S. Eliot?

(1) Elizabeth Drew

(2) Helen Gardner

(3) T. S. Eliot 

(4) Grover Smith

Ans (2)

15. When was T. S. Eliot born?

(1) 1888

(2)1905

(3) 1906

(4)1907

Ans (1)                                   

16. One of the characters of Shakespeare has been called the, fourth witch. She is:

(1) Ophelia

(2) Lady Macbeth

(3) Emilia

(4) Juliet

Ans (2)

Explanation Lady Macbeth is one of the three supernatural witches described in Macbeth. Hamlet (1602), Othello (1604), King Lear (1605) Macbeth (1606) are major tragedies of Shakespeare.

17. Point out the figure of speech in the following line O World ! 0 Life ! 0 Time !

(1) Apostrophe

(2) Climax

(3) Pun

(4) Personification

Ans (1)

Explanation: An Apostrophe is a direct address to the dead, to the absent, or to a personified object or idea. This figure of speech is a special form of Personification.

18. Who is author of “Tintern Abbey”?

(1)        Matthew Arnold

(2)        John Keats

(3)        William Wordsworth

(4)        Coleridge

Ans (3)

Explanation: Tintern Abbey, The Prelude, and To a Skylark are works of Wordsworth.

19. Michael Henchard began his life as a:

(1) driver

(2) carpenter

(3) weaver

(4) hay-trusser

Ans (4)

Explanation: Michael Henchard began his life as hay- trusser, who is the hero of The Mayor of Casterbridge.

20. Who has composed the following line?

To me that cup has been dealt in another measure.

(1) John Keats

(2) Shakespeare

(3) Robert Southey

(4) P. B. Shelley

Ans (4)

Explanation P. B. Shelley wrote this line. His works include Prothetheus Unbound, To A Skylark and To The West-wind.


21. Hemingway the novelist was:
(1) an American

(2) a British

(3) a Canadian

 (4) a South African

Ans (1)
ExplanationErnest Hemingway was an American novelist. His works include ‘The Sun Also Rises (1926), A Farewell to Arms (1924), To Have and Have Not (1937) etc.

22. T. S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” was published in

(1) 1910

(2) 1918

 (3) 1930

(4) 1922

Ans (4)

23. Point out the figure of speech in the following line : Where Beauty cannot keep her lustrous eyes.

(.1) Pun
(2) Personification

(3) Simile
(4) Oxymoron

Ans (2)
24. Who has penned the following lines?
I am sinner. I am saint. I am the beloved and the Betrayed
.
(1) Rabindranath Tagore
(2) Nissim Ezekiel
(3) Kamala Das
(4) Sarojini Naidu
Ans (3)

25. The idiom ‘hush moony’ means :
(1) the money spent at midnight
(2) the bribe paid to keep some matter secret
(3) the money received in a dark room
(4) the money received in paper currency
Ans (2)

26. Mark the part which contains an error in the following sentence. If there is no error in it, mark (4) as your choice:
One should take advantage of opportunities to talk with native orators if one wants to improve his English.
(1) should

(2) one wants
(3) his

(4) No error
Ans (3)

27. Mark the part which contains an error in the following sentence. If there is no error in it, mark (4) as your choice :
The great poet and dramatist,tIQ; Kalidas is regarded as the Shakespeare of India..

(1) the Kalidas

(2) is regarded
(3) the Shakespeare

(4) No error
Ans (1)

28 The antonym of ALACRITY is
(1) inaptitude

 (2) hesitation
(3) uncertainty

 (4) inability
Ans (2)

29. The synonym of AVIARY is :
(1) prison

(2) reformatory
(3) large cage.for birds

(4) zoo officer
Ans (3)
30. What is the meaning of the idiom “a flying visit”?
(1) A very short visit
(2) A visit to the space
(3) A visit by an aeroplane
(4) A visit on a gas-filled balloon
Ans (1)

31. Choose the most appropriate preposition
The Indian magpie indulges a long flight

(1) with

(2) in

(3) at

 (4) on
Ans (2)

32 “Seethe”suggests :
(1) spill

(2) catch
(3) dry

(4) boil
Ans (4)

 .33. The synonym of SARDONIC is :
(1) miserable

(2) cruel
(3) scornful

(4) noisy
Ans. (3)

34. The antonym of ESOTERIC is:
(1) clear

(2) transparent
(3) simple

 (4) apparent
Ans (3)

35. The meaning of the idiom “a brain wave” is:
(1) a wave passing through one’s brain
 (2) sudden inspiration
(3) a big fuss
(4) an invention
Ans (2)

36. Choose the most appropriate preposition :
The doctor advised him to abstain .all
alcoholic drinks.
(1) at

(2) from

(3) by

(4) in
Ans (2)

37. A person who hates the institution of marriage is called :
(1) Misogamist

(2) Pacifest
(3) Philogynist

(4) Pessimist
Ans. (1)
38. A speech which is delivered without any previous preparation is called : – .o
(1) Maiden

(2) Extempore
(3) Meticulous

(4) Matin
Ans (2)

39. One whirseats everything is called
(1) Herbitrorous

(2) Greihtious
(3) Crednlous

(4) Ontnitrorous
Ans (4)

40. `An imaginary name assumed by an author for s disguise is called:
(1) Pseudonym

(2) Neologism
(3) Loquacious

(4) Veteran
Ans (1)

41. Fill in the blank with suitable conjunction: Though he is suffering much pain,…….. he does not complain.

(1) yet

(2) but

(3) else

(4) as
Ans (1)

42. Which of the following sentences is correct?
(1) He entered into the room
(2) He entered the room
(3) He entered in the room
(4) He entered to the room.
Ans (2)

43. Which of the following sentences is correct ?
(1) The meeting was adjourned owing to the want of quorum
(2) The meeting was adjourned due to want of quorum
(3) The meeting was adjourned for want of quorum.
(4) None of the above
Ans (3)

44. Fill in the blank with correct pronoun :
Our soldiers are better than……… of the enemies.
(1) those

(2) these
(3) that

(4) themselves
Ans (1)


45. Fill in the blank with suitable adjective :
The book contains many…….. quotations.
(1) Martial

(2) Ambitious
(3) Biblical

(4) Ulterior
Ans (3)


46. Choose the correct figure of speech in the following sentence:
“The camel is the ship of desert.”
(1) Metaphor

(2) Simile
(3) Hyperbole

(4) None of these
Ans (1)


Explanation A metaphor is an implied Simile. It does not, like the Simile, state that one thing is like another or acts as another, but takes that for granted and proceeds as if the two things were one.
47. Choose the correct figure of speech in the following sentence:
“The quality of mercy is not strained,
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven.”

(1) Metaphor

(2) Hyperbole
(3) Synecdoche

(4) Simile
Ans (4)

Explanation In a Simile a comparison is made between two objects of different kinds which have however at least one point in common.
48. Change the following into an indirect statement and indicate the correct one :
He said to me. “What are you doing?”
(1) He said to me that what he was doing.
(2) He said to me that what I was doing.
(3) He asked me what I was doing.
(4) He asked me what he was doing.
Ans (3)
Explanation It there is double interrogative sentence in reported speech, the question word if used as a conjunction and ‘said to’ is changed into `asked’. ‘You’ is changed according to the object in reporting speech.
49. Which one of the following is the correct spelling?
(1) Haemorrhage

(2) Haemorhage
(3) Heamorrhage

(4) Heamorhage
Ans. (1)

50. Which one of the following is the correct spelling ?
(1) Ceasarean

(2) Caesaraen
(3) Caesarean

(4) Ceasaraen
Ans (2)

Explanation Caesarean is spelt correctly.
51. In which Magazine were published the first series of “The Essays of Elia”?
(1) British Magazine
(2) Swiss Magazine
(3) American Magazine
(4) London Magazine
Ans (4)

Explanation Lamb’s essays are The Convalescent, The Old and New School Master, and My Relations.
52. ) French revolution broke out in the year :
(1) 1789

(2) 1798
(3) 1880

(4) 1785
Ans (1)

Explanation French Revolution (1789-1799), Battle of waterloo, and Defeat of Napolean 1875.
53. In which poem of Shelley do the following lines occur ?
“Alas ! I have no hope nor health Nor peace within nor calm around “
(1) Ode to West Wind
(2) Stanzas Written in Dejection
(3) To a Skylark
(4) Adonais
Ans (2)

Explanation Some works of P. B. Shelley are Necessity of Atheism, Prometheus Unbound, Westwind etc.

 54. By whom Shelley has been called as `perfect singing God’?
(1) Rossettee

(2) Arnold
(3) Swinburne

(4) Morris
Ans (2)

Explanation Some works of Arnold are Thyrsis, Scholar Gypsy, Dover Beach.
55. Who wrote the following line for Shelley?
“He is a beautiful and ineffectual angle, beating in the void his luminous wings in vain.”

(1) Compton Rickett

(2) Walter Pater
(3) Dr. Johnson

(4) Matthew Arnold.
Ans. (4)
56. What is the real name of the poetess Kamala Das ?
(1) Madhavi Kutty

(2) Ratnavalli
(3) Kalluri Devi

(4) None of these
Ans. (4)

57. Nissim Ezekiel is a born:
(1) British

(2) American
(3) Swiss

(4) Jew
Ans (2)


58. Who is the author of the poem ‘Enterprise’?
(1) Kamala Das

(2) Ezekiel
(3) Rarnanujan

(4) None of these
Ans (2)

59. The theme of alienation is central to the poetry of :
(1) Nissim Ezekiel

(2) Kamala Das
(3) Robert Frost

(4) Walt Whitman
Ans (1)

60. Whitman’s poem ‘Crossing Brooklyn Ferry’ contains :
(1) nine sections

(2) eleven sections
(3) thirteen sections

(4) none of these

Ans. (1)

61 Which is the first section of Eliot’s The Wasteland?
(1) The Burial of the Dead
(2) A Game of Chess
(3) The Fire Sermon
(4) Death By Water
Ans (I)

Explanation The section in the Wasteland (1922), are (1) The Burial of.the Dead (2) A Game of Chess (3) The Fire Sermon (4) Death by Water
(5) What the Thunder said

62. In which critical essay did Eliot make the following statement?
“The historical sense compels a man to write not merely with his own generation in his bones, but with a feeling that the whole of the literature of Europe from Homer has a simultaneous existence and composes a simultaneous order.”
(1) Tradition And The Individual Talent
(2) The Metaphysical Poets

(3) Both of these
(4) None of these
Ans (1)

Explanation Some prose works of T. S. Eliot are, The Second Wood 1920, Homage to John Dryden 1924, Poetry and Drama.
63. What is the title of Kamala Das’ autobiography?

(1) Summer in Calcutta

(2) The Descendants

(3) My Story

(4) None of these
Ans (3)

Explanation Some works of Kamala Das are. Summer in Calcutta, the Descendents and My Story.
64. Which poem of Kamala Das has the following expression?
“Why not leave me alone, critics, friends, visiting cousins, Every one of you? Why not let me speak in Any Language I like?”

(1) The Maggots

(2) The Doubt
(3) An Introduction

(4) Luminol
Ans (3)

Explanation Kamala Das’ poems are The Sun House, Cat, Composition etc.
65. When was Robert Frost born ?
(1) 1874

(2) 1963

(3) 1706

(4) 1790

Ans (1)
Explanation Robert Frost was born in 1874:His poems are Mending Wall, After Apple-Picking, The Code etc.
( 66.) Keats dropped the first stanza of one of his ‘Odes’. It was from
(1) Ode to Psyche

(2) Ode to Melancholy
(3) Ode to Apollo

(4) Ode on Indolence

Ans (3)

67. “The Old Playhouse’? by Kamala Das is a poem of
(1) surrender to male domination
(2) protest against male domination
(3) harmony between husband and wife
(4) jealousy
Ans (2)

Explanation Some other poems of Kamala Das are ‘The Looking Glass’, An Introduction, In love etc.
(68.) Who among the Indian politicians was inspired by the following lines?
The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
(1)Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
(2) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(3) M. K. Gandhi
(4) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
Ans (1)

69. Point out the figure of speech in the following line : \LIZ- Like a patient etherised upon a table.
(1) Metaphor

(2) Climax
(3) Simile

(4) Personification
Ans (4)

70.. Which of the following novels is not by Mulk Raj Arland? –
(1) Untouchable
(2) Coolie
(3) Two Leaves and a Bud
(4) The Second Wife
Ans (4)

Explanation;  Mulk Raj Anand wrote
Untouchable (1935), Two Leaves and Bud (1937), Coolie (1936) etc.

71. Who was the father of Matthew Arnold?
(1) Edwin Arnold

 (2) Thomas Arnold
(3) A. H. Clough

(4) None of these
Ans (2)
72. ‘Whose death was commemorated by Arnold in Thyrsis?
(1) Arthur Hugh Clough
(2) Tennyson
(3) Edwin Arnold
(4) None of the above
Ans (1)

73. Arnold’s celebrated poem “The Scholar Gypsy” is based on an old legend, narrated by Glanvil in :
(1) The Schoolmaster
(2) Palmerin of England
(3) The Vanity of Dogmatizing
(4) The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain
Ans (3)

Explanation Some works of Matthew Arnold are Culture and Anarchy (1869), Literature and Dogma (1872), God and the Bible (1875).

74. In whose memory was ‘In Memoriam’ written?
(1) Arthur H. Hallam

(2) Alexander Pope
(3) Robert Browning

(4) None of these
Ans (1)

Explanation Tennyson wrote ‘In Memoriam’ in memory of Arthur H. Hallam. Some works of Tennyson are the Princess (1847), The Lady of Shalott, In Memoriam (1850) etc.

75. Which poem of Tennyson contains the following lines?
Yet all experience is an arch wherethro’
Gleams that untravelled world, whose margin fades forever and forever when I move.
(1) Crossing the Bar

(2) Ulysses
(3) Tears, Idle Tears

(4) The Lotos-Eaters

Ans (2)

Explanation Tennyson’s poeni ‘Ulysses’ contains these lines. His other poems are Morte D’ Arthur, Dora.

76. Which poem of Keats has the following lines? Heard Melodies are sweet, but those unheard Are sweeter; therefore, ye soft pipes play on.
(1) Ode on a Grecian Urn
(2) Ode to .a Nightingale
(3) Ode on Melancholy
(4) None of the above
Ans (1)

Explanation Some poems of John Keats arc Endymion, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode to a Nightingale.

77. When was Lamb born? ‘
(1) 1775

(2) 1834

(1) 1744

(4) 1829

Ans (1)

Explanation Charles Lamb was born in 1775. His essays are- The Ode And The New Sehool Master, My Relations; All Fool’s Day etc.
78. Which pseudonym was adopted by Lamb for his essays?
(1) Elia

(2) Charles
(3) Lamb

(4) None of these
Ans (1)

Explanation Charles Lamb’s essays first
published in the London Magazine in 1821-22 under the name of Elia.

79. Which of the following is not a work by Lamb?
(1) John Woodvil

(2) The Old Familiar Faces
(3) Hester

(4) Lalla Rookh
Ans (4)

Explanation Lamb’s works are John Wood View, The Old Family Faces, Hester etc.
80. How many acts are there in Shelley’s lyrical drama Prometheus Unbound?

(1) One

(2) Three

(3) Four

(4) Five
Ans (3)

81. Which one of the following is not a pastoral elegy?
(1) Melton’s Lycidas
(2) Shelley’s Adonais
(3) Arnold’s Thyrsis
(4) Pope’s The Rape of the Lock
Arts (4)
82. Which of the following is correctly matched ?
(1) Hyperbole – A figure of speech in which emphasis is achieved by deliberate
exaggeration.
(2) Oxymoron – A figure of speech consisting generally of two apparently contradictory terms that express a startling paradox. ,
(3) Metaphor – A figure of speech in which two unlike objects are compared by identification or by the substitution of one for the other.
(4) All of three options are matched correctly.

Ans (4

83. When was Shakespeare born?
(1) 1564

(2) 1616

(3) 1671

(4) 1713

Ans (1)

84. Who has spoken the following words Shakespeare’s Macbeth?
The sleeping and the dead are but as pictures; tis the eye of childhood That fears a painted devil.
(1) First witch

(2) Second witch
(3) Third witch

(4) None of these
Ans(4)

85. Which of the following is a poem by Wordsworth?
(1) Daffodils
(2) On first looking into Chapman’s Homer
(3) The Forsaken Mesman
(4) The Last Ride Together
Ans (1)

86. Choose the correctly spelt word :
(1) farenheit

(2) ferenheit
(3) fahrenheit

(4) fahrenheight
Ans. (3)

87″Archaic” means:

1.decent

2.clumsy

3. modern

4. primitive

Ans (4)

88. The antonym of BELLIGERENT is:
(1) cooperative

(2) peaceful
(3) revolutionary

(4) uninterested
Ans ( 2)
89. Choose the most appropriate preposition: A good judge never jumps the conclusion.
(1) to

 (2) into

(3) on

(4) for
Ans (1)
90. Mark the part which contains an error in the following sentence. If there is no error in it, mark as your choice :
Although there are some similarities in the qualifications of the two candidates the differences among them are quite pronounced.
(1) Although

 (2) Two candidates
(3) Among

(4) No error
Ans. (3)
91. “Abysmal” means:
(1) vigour

(2) explosion
(3) horrifying

(4) mixed

Ans: (3)

( 92.” “Harangue” implies:
(1) lecture

(2) quarrel
(3) beautify

 (4) run
Ans (2)
(93. “Goulash” stands for :
(1) top

 (2) stew

 (3) shoe

(4) play
Ans (2)

94. “Impromptu” means:
(1) unimportant

 (2) unreal
(3) offhand

(4) effective
Ans (3)

’95.) The synonym of PONTIFICAL is:
(1) boastful

(2) wordy
(3) splendid

 (4) advisory
Ans. (3)
96. Choose the most appropriate preposition:
The patient was disappointed not finding the
doctor in his seat.

(1) at

(2) on

(3) from

(4) in
Ans. (2)
97. The synonym of VANGUARD is:
(1) watchmen

(2) protectors
(3) security men

(4) forefront
Ans (4)
Explanation ‘Vanguard’ means foremost part of army or fleet; moving forward.
98. The antonym of UNIMPEACHABLE is :

1. corruptible

(2) blameworthy

3. calculating
(4) mysterious
 99.’ Choose the most appropriate preposition: – Your conduct smacks…………. recklessness.

 (1) in

(2) from

(3) with

 (4) of
Ans (4)
100. ‘Choose the correctly spelt word:
(1) souvenir

 (2) suvenire
(3) suvenir

(4) souvenire
Ans (1)
101. Ernest Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for the novel:
(1) For Whom the Bell Tolls
(2) The Old Man and the Sea
(3) A Farewell to Arms
(4) The Sun Also Rise
Ans (2)
Explanation Some works of Hemingway are For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), The Old Man and Sea (1952), A Farewell to Arms 1929, The Sun Also Rises (1926).
102. The character ‘Robert Jordan’ figures in:
(1) For Whom the Bell Tolls
(2) The Old Man and the Sea
(3) In Our Times
(4) A Farewell to Arms
Ans (4)

103. From which poem of Whitman are the following lines taken?
O powerful western fallen star 1
O shades of night—O—moody, tearful night!

(1) 0 Captain ! My Captain !
(2) When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed
(3) Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
(4) None of the above
Ans (4)
104. From which poem of Robert Frost are the following lines taken?
“They click upon themselves
As the breeze rises, and turn many coloured
(1) Birches

(2) After Apple Picking
(3) Mending Wall

(4) The Road Not Taken
Ans (2)
105. Which play of Shakespeare opens with the line
“If music be the food of log. play on :”?
(1) The Tempest

(2) Tweifth Night
(3) Macbeth

(4) Romeo and Juliet
Ans (2)
Explanation Some plays of Shakespeare are Romeo and Juliet (1591), Twelfth Night (1600-01), Macbeth (1606). Test 0610 .
106. In which poem do the followings occur?
“They flash upon that inward
Which is the bliss of solit
(1) The Education of Nature
(2) Daffodils
(3) The World is Too Mucin
(4) Tintern Abbey
Ans (2)
Explanation These line are taken from the
poem ‘Daffodils’. Some poem by Worthsworth are
The Education of Nature. The World is
Too Much with Us.
107, “Sir Bedivere” figure in the poem:
(1) Morte D’Arther

2. The princess
(3) Locksley Hall

4. Jean, Ideal Jaen
Ans (1)
108′, Who is the author of the poem ‘Shakespeare’?
(1) Tennyson

(2) Browning
(3) Matthew Arnold

(4) Wordsworth
Ans (3)
109. Who has been regarded as a representative Victorian novelist?
(1) Charles Dickens

2. Charles Reade

(3) Charles Kinsley

(4) Thackeray

Ans.1
110. “Under the Greenwood Tree” is a
(1) Thomas Hardy

 (2) Charles Dickens
(3) Thackeray

(4) George
Ans (1)
Explanation “Under the Greenwood Tree-. The Return of Nature, Far from the Madding Crowd are some novels by. Thomas Hardy.
111. Who was ‘Machiavelli’?
(1) A Florentine Statesman
(2) An American Statesman
(3) An Italian Statesman
(4) A French Statesman
Ans (3)
112. For whom Keats used the term ‘Egotistical Sublime’?
(1) Coleridge

 (2) Shelley
(3) Byron

(4) Wordsworth
Ans (4)
Explanation S. T. Coleridge, P. B. Shelley, Byron and William Wordsworth are romantic poets.
113.Who was the father of ‘Essays’?
(1) Montague

(2) Rousseau
(3) Wyatt

 (4) Dowden
Ans.(1)
Explanation Montague is called the father of `Essays’. The word ‘Essay’ means an attempt to write.
114.The essay ‘South Sea House’ has been written by
(1) Bacon

(2) Lamb
(3) Stevenson

 (4) Addison
Ans. (2)
115. Who used the epithet ‘Gentle hearted Charles’, for Charles Lamb?
(1) Wordsworth

 (2) Keats
(3) Browning

(4) Coleridge
Ans (4)
116. Fill in the blank with most appropriate choice : The sun , the fog disappeared.
(1) is rising

(2) have risen
(3) having risen

(4) rises
Ans (3)
Explanation See Synthesis of Sentences.
117. Which kind of sentence is the following? He confessed that he has committed the crime.
(1) Complex

 (2) Compound
(3) Simple

 (4) None of these 

Ans. (1)
118.at is the meaning of the word ‘Demagogue’?
(1) An unprincipled popular leader
(2) A leader who changes political parties
(3) A leader who is committed to the nation
(4) None of the above
Ans (1)

119.Menagerie’ is the place for
(1) fish and water plants
(2) wild animals and birds
(3) ammunition and weapons
(4) invalids to enjoy good health
Ans (2)

120. Choose the correct antonym of the word `Prodigality’:

(1) Parsimony

(2) Frugal

(3) Economical

(4) Spendthrift

Ans (3)

121. A Teetotaller is:

(1) one who totally abstains from wine

(2) one who does not take any intoxicating drinks

(3) one who is very fond of sensuous enjoyments

(4) one who has irresistible desire for alcohol

Ares (2)
122: Replace the italicized portion in the following sentence with one phrase:“In the present times, the real sufferers are the people belonging to the middle classes of society.”

 (1) Bourgeoisie

(2) Elite
(3) Inter alia

(4) Proletarian
Ans (1)

123.What is the correct meaning of the idiom “To meet one’s waterloo”?
(1) To meet a new person
(2) To visit a new place
(3) To meet one’s final defeat
(4) None of the above
Ans. (3)

124. What do you mean by the idiom “Yeoman’s service”?

(1) Private work

(2) Govt work

(3) Meanest work

(4) Excellent work

Ans. (4)

125. Ganga is……… sacred river.
(1) the

(2) a

(3) an

 (4) none of these
Ans (2)

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