PPSC Lecturer of English Past Paper

1) Who belongs to the Absurd School of Drama?

(a) Shaw (b) Beckett (c) Pinter

(d) Eliot (e) None of these

2) To the Light House” is written by:

(a) Lawrence (b) Dylan Thomas (c) Hemingway

(d) Forster  (e) None of these

3) I am too much in the sun in “Hamlet” is spoken by:

(a) Polonius  (b) Claudius  (c) Hamlet

(d) Ophelia  (e) None of these

4) “Ullyses” is written by:

(a) James Joyce  (b) Virginia Woolf  (c) Hardy

(d) Forster  (e) None of these

5) Elizabeth is a character from Jane Austen’s:

(a) Emma  (b) Pride and Prejudice  (c) Mansfield Palck

(d) Northanger Abby  (e) None of these

6) “Tear Idle Tears” is a poem by:

(a) Frost (b) Browning  (c) Yeats

(d) Eliot (e) None of these

7) “Thought Fox” is written by:

(a) Ted Hughes  (b) Philip Larkin (c) Heaney

(d) Sylvia Plath  (e) None of these

8) “Major Barbra” is written by:

(a) Beckett  (b) Pinter (c) Eliot

(d) Shaw  (e) None of these

9) Lilliput is a character from:

(a) Gulliver’s Travels (b) Pygmalion  (c) Sons & lovers

(d) Old man and the sea (e) None of these

10) “Fire and Ice” is written by:

(a) Eliot (b) Yeats (c) Frost

(d) Auden (e) None of these

11) Swift belong to:

(a) Renassiance period (b) Restoration (c) Romantic period

(d) Augustan age (e) None of these

12) The Novel of Lawrence banned by the government was:

(a) Sons and Lovers (b) Lady Chatterley’s Lover (c) Women in Love

(d) The Rainbow  (e) None of these

13) “Undo this Button” is a line from Shakespeare’s:

(a) Hamlet (b) Othello  (c) King Lear

(d) Julius Caeser  (e) None of these

14) “Ode to Psyche” is a poem by:

(a) Milton  (b) Byron (c) Keats

(d) Blake (e) None of these

15) “I am no Prince Hamlet” is a line written by:

(a) Shakespeare  (b) Yeats (c) Eliot

(d) Auden (e) None of these

16) “Things fall apart” is a line from Yeats’s:

(a) Among School Children (b) Byzentium  (c) Sailing to Byzentium

(d) The Second coming  (e) None of these

17) “Good flences make good neighbours” is from Frosts’:

(a) Revelation  (b) Mending  (c) Pasture

(d) Birches  (e) None of these

18) ‘April is the Cruelest month of all is taken from Eliot’s:

(a) The Wasteland  (b) The Hollow men (c) East Coker

(d) Prufrock  (e) None of these

19) “A Farewell to Arms” is written by:

(a) Faulkner  (b) Hemmingway  (c) James Joyce

(d) Virginia Woolf  (e) None of these

20) “A passage to India” is written by:

(a) Forester  (b) Conrad  (c) Lawrence

(d) Hardy (e) None of these

21) “Ode to West Wind was written by:

(a) Keats (b) Shelley (c) Byron

(d) Blake (e) None of these

22) Keats was born in:

(a) 1770 (b) 1779 (c) 1795

(d) 1790 (e) None of these

23. Dream Children was written by:

(a) Leigh Hunt (b) Charles Lamb (c) Hazzlit

(d) Ruskin (e) None of these

24) “Picture of Dorian Gray” was written by:

(a) Oscar Wild  (b) Dickens (c) Hardy

(d) George Eliot (e) None of these

25) Ruskin belonged to:

(a) Romantic age (b) Modern age (c) Victorian age

(d) Augustan age (e) None of these

26) Wordsworth lived from:

(a) 1770 – 1832  (b) 1775 – 1859  (c) 1770 – 1850

(d) 1770 – 1802  (e) None of these

27) Heroes and Hero Worship” was written by:

(a) Mill (b) Carlyle (c) Macaulay

(d) Coleridge (e) None of these

28) “Fair Seed time had my Soul” is from:

(a) Ode to autumn (b) To a Highland girl (c) Ancient Mariner

(d) Child Harold’s Pilgrimage  (e) None of these

29) “Great Expectations” was written by:

(a) George Eliot (b) Thackeray (c) Hardy

(d) Dickens (e) None of these

30) “Lotus Eaters” is written by:

(a) Tennyson (b) Browning (c) Mathew Arnold

(d) Hardy (e) None of these

31) Lamb, Leigh Haut and Hazzlit are:

(a) Poets (b) Dramatists (c) Essayists

(d) Novelists (e) None of these

32) “My Last Duchess” was written by:

(a) Keats (b) Coleridge (c) Tennyson

(d) Browning (e) None of these

33) Emity Bronte is the writer of:

(a) Wuthering Heights (b) Emma (c) Under the greenwood Tree

(d) Mr Chips (e) None of these

34) “Poetry is a spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling” is a definition of poetry by:

(a) Keats (b) Wordsworth (c) Shelley

(d) Coleridge (e) None of these

35) “Heard Melodies are sweet but those unheard are sweeter” is a line from:

(a) Ode on a Grecian Urn (b) Ode to a nightingale  (c) The Prelude

(d) Ode to Autumn (e) None of these

36) “Waverley” was written by:

(a) Scott (b) Hardy (c) Jane Austen

(d) Dickens  (e) None of these

(37) “We are Seven” is written by:

(a) Keats (b) Shelly  (c) Byron

(d) Hardy  (e) None of these

38) “Past and present” is written by:

(a) Mill (b) Lamb (c) Hazlitt

(d) Carlyle  (e) None of these

39) “Modern Painters” is written by:

(a) Ruskin  (b) Carlyle  (c) Mill

(d) Macaulay  (e) None of these

40) “Byron is the” writer of:

(a) Don Jaun  (b) Prometheus Unbound (c) Adonias

(d) Lucy Gray (e) None of these

41  In Shakespeare’s Tragedies Character is not Destiny but there is Character and Destiny is a

remark by:

(a) Nicoll (b) Goddord (c) Bradley

(d) Coleridge (e) None of these

42  “How came he dead? I shall not be juggled with: Tohell allegiance! Vows, to the blackest devil!

Is a speech in Hamlet spoken by:

(a) Hamlet (b) Laertes (c) Polonius

(d) Claudius (e) None of these

43)  Aspect of the Novel is written by:

(a) David Cecil (b) Walter Allen (c) Arnold Kettle

(d) E.M. Forster (e) None of these

44)  Lotos Eaters is a poem by:

(a) Browning (b) Tennyson (c) Yeats

(d) Frost (e) None of these

45)  ‘The Hollow Men’ is written by:

(a) T.S. Eliot (b) Ezra Pound (c) Yeats

(d) Larkin (e) None of these

46)  William Faulkner was awarded Nobel Prize for literature in:

(a) 1949 (b) 1950 (c) 1951

(d) 1953 (e) None of these

47)  G.B. Shaw was awarded Nobel Prize for literature in:

(a) 1925 (b) 1929 (c) 1930

(d) 1949 (e) None of these

48  ‘The Winding Stair’ is written by:

(a) Ted Hughes (b) T.S. Eliot (c) W.B. Yeats

(d) W.H. Auden (e) None of these

49)  ‘Murder in the Cathedral’ is a play written by:

(a) Shakespeare (b) Marlowe (c) Oscar Wilde

(d) T.S. Eliot (e) None of these

50)  ‘The Rainbow’ is a novel written by:

(a) Hemingway (b) Virginia Woolf (c) E.M. Forster

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