PGT English Mock Test 30

Welcome to your PGT English Mock Test 30

1. The term used for the use of an old or obsolete word, idiom or form is:

2. An original model on which something is patterned is known as:

3. The tern used for artists or writers whose ideas are ahead of their time or a new writing showing innovation in style and matter is:

4. ……….is similar to anaphora, but in this case, the repeated word or phrase appears at the end of successive statements.

5. is when a more mild or indirect word or expression is used in place of another word or phrase that is considered harsh, blunt, vulgar, or unpleasant.

6. is when an author indirectly hints at- through things such as dialogue, description, or characters' actions-what's to come later on in the story.

7. is when an author describes a scene, thing. or idea so that it appeals to our senses (taste, smell, sight, touch, or hearing).

8. is when a statement is used to express an opposite meaning than the one literally expressed by it.

9. Which play has the following popular characters - Sir Peter Teazle, Lady Teazle, Sir Oliver Surface, Joseph Surface, Charles Surface, Maria, Lady Sneerwell, Sir Benjamin Backbite?

10. Which of the following Victorian English poet and playwright was more famous for dramatic monologues; and wrote the popular Verse dramas Strafford (1837), Pippa Passes (1841)?

11. Who is best known for the following dramatic monologues - Porphyria's Lover, My Last Duchess, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Rabbi Ben Ezra, Evelyn Hope and Fra Lippo Lippi, The Lost Leader, Prospice?

12. Who among the following was an English writer who poet, playwright, essayist, moralist, critic, biographer, made lasting contributions to English literature as a editor and lexicographer?

13. Published on 15 April 1755 A Dictionary of the English Language is the most influential dictionary in the history of the English language written by-

14. The figures of speech in the line "Seeet Auburn, loveliest village of the plain, Where health and plenty cheered the laboring swain"

15. The number of sonnets authored by Shakespeare is: (P-04)

16. Which of the following writers is noted for what Keats called 'Negative Capability'? (PGT-2000)

17. Shakespeare owned Globe Theatre, but it was burned during a performance of-

18. Which of the following poems is not composed by John Milton? (TGT-2016)

19. Which of the following is a feature of Milton's Grand Style?

20. Defensio pro Populo Anglicano is a Latin polemic by John Milton, published in 1651. The full title of this work in English is -

21. Defensio pro Populo Anglicano was commissioned by Parliament during Oliver Cromwell's protectorate of England, as a response to a work by Claudius Salmasius entitled-

22. Salmasius argued that the rebels led by Cromwell were guilty of regicide for executing King Charles. Milton responded with a detailed -

23. Which political tract by John Milton in 1654 was written as a sequel to his Defensio pro Populo Anglicano?

24. Egeon is the of the two brothers.

25. Portia is heroine of Shakespeare's play-

26. In The Merchant of Venice, Portia marries-

27. Arthur Hallam was Tennyson's

28. From whose novel, do the following lines come, When I die, put near me Something that has loved the light, and had the sky above it always ?

29. Tennyson portrayed women as-

30. What is the message of Tennyson's poetry ?

31. Who finds unification of sensibility in Donne's Poetry in his essay "Metaphysical Poets'?

32. Which author in his study of 1856 described Pope's talent as 'a rose peering into the summer air, fine, rather than powerful?

33. An Essay on Criticism is one of the first major poems written by the English writer Alexander Pope (1688- 1744), published in-nasul camera.

34. What does the Hamlet stand for?

35. The Elegy (In A Country Churchyard) reveals poet's love for

36. The poem of Wordsworth that describes a discussion between an adult poetic speaker and a "little cottage girl" about the number of brothers and sisters who dwell with her. The poem turns on the question of family. Which is the poem? whether to account two dead siblings as part of the

37. Which poem of Wordsworth says that books are just barren leaves that provide empty knowledge, and that nature is the best teacher which can teach more about human, evil and good?

38. The Preface to the Lyrical Ballads (manifesto of Romantic Movement) by William Wordsworth doesn' tinclude-

39. In which poem of Wordsworth, the speaker narrates a night time ride to the cottage of his beloved Lucy, who always looks as "fresh as a rose in June"?

40. The following lines are taken from - "Life may change, but it may fly not Hope may vanish, but can die not"

41. Which of his work, Keats referred to as "a trial of my Powers of Imagination"?

42. 'To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield' occurs in the poem: (PGT-2000, 02)

43. 'Lotos-Eaters' was composed by: (PGT-2000)

44. What bothered the Duke about the Duchess's smile?

45. Arnold thought the works that had been proven to possess both "high truth" and "high seriousness", such as those of and could be used as a basis of comparison to determine the merit of other works of poetry.

46. Which work of Arnold is famous for the term he popularized for the middle class of the English Victorian era population - Philistines?

47. "Man can embody truth but he cannot know it." Who said?

48. Who says in the essay Metaphysical Poets, "Tennyson and Browning are poets and they think; but they do not feel their thoughts as immediately as the odour of a rose. A thought to Donne was an experience; it modified his sensibility."

49. T.S. Eliot propounded the theory of poetic drama in:

50. Who is referred in the following lines? Silence invaded the suburbs, The current of his feeling failed; e became his admirers.

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