Welcome to your ENGLISH TEST UNIT 8 SET 1 (150 Mcqs)

    1. A supplememtary reader is meant for ......

    2. A quick gathering of information from the text is known as.........

    3.The ...........movement of the eye is called regression.

    4. In the Active Learning Method(ALM) Mind map is drawn to check the......of the students.

    5. The former president of India, Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam has consented to address the students of your school on the eve of Annual day. Which discourse among the ones listed below is best suitable for informing the parents of the students about the same?

    6.In which classification of work can we categorise teaching?

    7.Suppose you want to teach the word 'Pat'. Which one of the following is the easiest way to teach it?

    8.When you read something quickly in order to find the main points you call it

    9. The teacher of English uses 'pait-work' in the classroom to .....

    10.The aim of teaching poetry is....... .

    11. Which among the following statements is not true?

    12. Who defined language as “a set or (finite or infinite) sentences, each finite in length and constructed out of a finite set of elements”

    13. Who defined language as “a purely human and non-instinctive method of communicating ideas, emotions and desires by means of voluntarily produced symbols” ?

    14. Which among the following is not a characteristic feature of language?

    15. The theory which is based on the assumption that language originated as a result of human instinct to imitate sounds:

    16. The theory which is based on the assumption that language originated in the sense of rhythm innate in man:

    17. The theory which is based on the assumption that language originated as a result of the involuntary exclamations of pain, surprise, pleasure or wonder:

    18. The theory which Is based upon the assumption that language has been formed from the words uttered by groups of persons engaged in joint burdensome labour:

    19. The Ding-Dong theory of the origin of language was advanced by:

    20. The Yo-He-Ho Theory of the origin of language was advanced by:

    21. Modernism has been described as being concerned with ‘disenchantment of our culture with culture itself’ who says these words.

    22. Which of the following cannot be categorized under post – colonial theory.

    23. John Osborne’s ‘Look Back in Anger’ is an example of.

    24. All forms of feminism posit that.

    25. The purpose of pre – Raphaelites was primarily to promote.

    26. In the ------------ plays of Pinter and Beckett, lack of communication seems to be a predominant theme.

    27. The tern ‘ecological imperialism’ was coined by.

    28. The Age of Chaucer was a period of.

    29. Wyatt and surrey belonged to the age of.

    30. ‘Womanist is to Feminist as purple as to Lavender’ who says.

    31. Irish Literary Renaissance is also called.

    32. The --------movement sought a renewal of Roman catholic thought and practice within the church of England.

    33. ------------ is considered to be the hall – mark of modern literature.

    34. Who does not belong to ‘Blooms bury group’?

    35. ‘Fourth world Literature’ refers to.

    36. C.K. Ogden and I.A. Richards were reputed in the 1930’s for introducing.

    37. ‘To refer to the unresolvable difficulties a text may open up’ Derrida makes use of the term.

    38. Neologism is a word -------------.

    39. ‘Art for Art’s sake’ became a rallying cry for.

    40. ‘Material Feminism’ studies inequality in terms of .

    41. Julia Kristeva’s ‘Intertexuality’ derives from.

    42. ‘------------- blurs distinction among literary, non – literary and cultural texts, showing how all three inter circulate, share in and mutually constitute each other’.

    43. The emergence of the concept ‘ World Literature’ is associated with .

    44. Who belongs to the group of radical feminists.

    45. The ------------ should have the best qualities of a detective, a psychologist and a lawyer.

    46. The term ‘Cultural materialism’ is associated with.

    47. ------------- was a philosophical and Literary movement .

    48. What is ‘Journalese’?.

    49. The Period between ---------- has been described as the Age of Reason.

    50. --------------- is also a precursor in feminist criticism, Advocated a balance between a male self realization and female – self – annihilation.

    51. Fiction in which Romantic ideals are combined with an interest in the supernatural and in violence.

    52. The first world’s newspaper is.

    53. Who first used the term ‘The Theatre of the Absurd’?

    54. ‘Chevychase’ is………..

    55. Who is noted for his absurd plays.

    56. Which is the agency for the press?

    57. Harlem Renaissance began in the 1920’s in.

    58. Who is a post – modernist novelist.

    59. A seminal book of Feminist Criticism ‘The second sex’ was written by.

    60. The author of ‘Ars poetica’ is.

    61. Who was found to be a professor of sham religion.

    62. Literature, Painting, music and other fine arts can be grouped under.

    63. Formalistic approach concentrated mainly on.

    64. ‘New criticism’ expects the reader to employ.

    65. Who is associated with the ‘movement poets’ .

    66. ‘Expressionism’ is a movement associated with.

    67. Imagism is -----------------.

    68. Which is not the cause of great development of English in the modern period.

    69. The theatre where the audiences are also actors is called ----------- theatre.

    70. Who is called as ‘sage of Chelsea’.

    71. The --------- is a metaphor used by journalists to illustrate the placing of the most important information first within a text.

    72. The ------------ has become the standard way to designate the colonial subject that has been constructed by European discourse and internalized by colonial people.

    73. An avant – Garde movement produced nihilistic and antilogical prose, poetry and art and rejected the tradition, rules and ideas of pre – war Europe is.

    74. A representative novel of Beat Generation is --------- On the Road.

    75. The Formalists were a group of writers who flourished during the period of .

    76. Drama was introduced to England by the ------------.

    77. The --------- fiction has the contemporary vision of life and reality.

    78. Who does not belong to ‘Stxeam of consciousness’ novels?

    79. ------------- Criticism is the criticism of the work as It is.

    80. Which is not the form of creative writing in English?

    81. Urban, gay or gay – friendly, leftist poets, writers of the 1960’s .

    82. Who does not belong to the ‘Modern Drama’?

    83. ------- was a pioneering play wright in India.

    84. ---------- examines, questions and criticizes the role of gender identity and sexuality in literature.

    85. In the -------------- all newspapers are bound by the code of practice of the press complaints commission.

    86. The history of the modern western feminist movements is divided into --------- waves.

    87. -------- is modern characteristic of novel.

    88. ABL method helps the learners to .......

    89. The term ‘Practical Criticism’ is coined by

    90. Who is not New Criticism’s critic?

    91. Understanding poetry used to be a classical textbook that encapsulates the principles of

    92. Who is considered the founding figures of Feminism in the USA academia?

    93. Who coined the ”Feminism”?

    94. By whom was the term ‘Ideology’ coined?

    95. What is “Post-Modernism” ?

    96. Fill in the blank. Written over the course of his life, Ezra Pound’s ….. is an examination of the human desire for knowledge and understanding in an inchoate modern landscape ?

    97. What is “Imagism” ?

    98. ——Says ”language learning is essentially a habit-forming process.

    99. What type of creative lead is the following paragraph? Black smoke filled the air, and raging fires spread through the east side of the city block as orange and red flames destroyed homes. Stunned Chicago westsiders watched as the biggest fire in the Austin neighborhood destroyed five homes.

    100. Why is it necessary to quote sources in an editorial?

    101.The exodus of Greek scholars and artists from their country started after

    102. Fiction dealing with fiction is called__________________

    103. “All art is dedicated to joy, and there is no higher and no more serious problem than how to make men happy.” Who makes this observation?

    104. What is common amongst Rupert Brooke, Julian Grenfell and Siegfried Sassoon as poets ?

    105. The exodus of Greek scholars and artists from their country and their settlement In Rome is technically called

    106. What is common amongst the following three critical expressions? ‘Objective correlative’ ‘Unification of sensibility’

    107. Who was the author of the popular tragic play Riders to the Sea?

    108. Renaissance reached England through

    109. Renaissance best flourished in England in

    110. The Renaissance spirit is best expressed in

    111. Of the following which is not a feature of post modernist writing___________

    112. Reformation started in England in

    113. Constantinople fell at the hands of the Turks in

    114. One of the following plays of Shaw is not a Problem play. Which of these?

    115. The Tax Collector is a popular story written by pearl S.Buck, the American Nobel Prize Winner. It faithfully depicts the life of the villagers of:

    116. The Gift of the Magi is a celebrated story written by O’ Henry. Who were the Magi?

    117. In which of Hardy’s novels the scene of a wife’s auction takes place?

    118. “Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why? all men strive and who succeeds?” From which Monologue are these lines quoted?

    119. In one of his novels Hardy quotes Shakespeare’s remark: “As flies to the wanton boys are we to the gods; They kill us for their sport.” In which of the following novels does he quote these lines?

    120. “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” Which novel of Jane Austen opens with this sentence?

    121. In a letter to Pope, Swift wrote, “I heartily hate and detest that animal called Man.” This is the central theme of one of his novels. Which is it?

    122. Swift wrote in one of his works, “A young health child, well nursed, is at a year old, a most delicious, nourishing and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked or boiled.” Where does he make this observation?

    123.What does Sidney say about the observance of the Dramatic Unities in drama?

    124. The Reformation Movement sought to reform

    125. The best exponent of the combined spirit of Renaissance and Reformation is

    126. Which of the following is known as ‘the morning star of Reformation’?

    127. ______________is a term used for placing human beings at the centre of everything and its opposite is ecocentrism.

    128. Who coined the term “Literary ecology” in 1972?

    129. ‘Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments…….’ Which sonnet of Shakespeare begins with these lines?

    130. ‘O my love ‘s like a red, red rose.” A very popular lyric opens with this line. Who has written this Lyric?

    131. “……..Soul of the age! The applause, delight, the wonder of our stage, My Shakespeare, arise!” These lines are quoted from a famous lyrical poem written by one of the following poets. Mark him out

    132. “O Thou soul of my soul! Shall clasp thee again, And with God be the rest.” Whom does Browning address in these lines?

    133. Regarding the observance of the three Classical Unities in a play, Dr. Johnson’s view is that:

    134. Who has divided literature into two broad divisions –Literature of power and Literature of Knowledge?

    135. Which of the following critics has most elaborately discussed the concept of Imagination?

    136. Who defines poetry “as a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty”?

    137.Who is the author of The Female Eunuch that provided a stimulus to the development of a newly outspoken and often provocative feminism in the 1970s?

    138. “Go, and catch a falling star.” A very popular song begins with this line. Name the Poet who wrote it

    139. A Famous lyric opens with the following line- “Drink to me only with thine eye” Who is the poet who wrote it?

    “Others abide our question –Thou art free. We ask and ask: Thou Smilest and art still, Out-topping Knowledge.” 140. These lines are quoted from a lyrical poem by Matthew Arnold. Who does the Poet refer To in this poem?

    141. The term 'post-Modernism' is often applied to the literature and art after

    142. The Doctor’s Dilemma deals with the problem of-

    143.”Just for a handful of silver he left us, Just for a rib and to stick in his coat.” These are the opening lines of a poem The Lost Leader. Who is this lost Leader?

    144. “Smiling they live, and call life pleasure: To me that cup has been dealt in another measure”. From which of Shelley’s poems have these lines been quoted?

    145.” Here lies my wife, here let her rest ! Now she is at rest, and so am I !” This was a proposed epitaph to be engraved on the tomb of his wife. Who was that Poet

    146. Who wrote the essay “nature” which argued that all human actions are irrational because they try to change or alter the course of nature?

    147. “Through worlds I shall traverse not a few; Much is to learn, much to forget Ere the time be come for taking you.” From which dramatic Monologue are these lines quoted?

    148. What of the following novels is called a “Novel without a hero”?

    149. Referring to one of his novels, Jonathan Swift said, “Goo God, what a genius I has when I wrote that book.” Which novel was he referring to? a

    150. The poet who supported British Imperialism in India?