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1. A classical influence on Ben Jonson’s Volpone is
(A) Juvenal 

(B) Aristophanes 
(C) Plautus 
(D) Terence

2. Kipling’s “The White Man’s Burden” is addressed to
(A) The American imperial mission in the Philippines.
(B) The Belgian colonial expansion in the Congo.
(C) The British Imperial presence in Nigeria.
(D) The British colonial entry into Afghanistan.

3. Poetry : A Magazine of Verse was founded by Harriet Monroe in
(A) 1922 

(B) 1920 
(C) 1918 
(D) 1912

4. Who among the following was Geoffrey Chaucer’s contemporary?
(A) Thomas Chatterton 

(B) John Gower
(C) Thomas Shadwell 

(D) John Gay

5. Which of the following is NOT written by Walter Scott?
(A) Ivanhoe 

(B) Lady of the Lake
(C) Heart of Midlothian 

(D) The English Mail Coach

6. “Provincializing Europe” is a concept propounded by
(A) Edward Said 

(B) Paul Gilroy
(C) Abdul R. Gurnah 

(D) Dipesh Chakravarty

7. The earliest tract on feminism is
(A) Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex


UGC-NET&SET-ENGLISH-MODEL PAPER-47 (DECEMBER-2007-II)21. What was the first play of Mrs. Dalloway called ?
(A) Clarissa
(B) Hours
(C)The Big Ben
(D)The Party

22. Which of the following Caribbean novels makes inter textual references to Jane Eyre ?
(A) No Telephone to Heaven
(B) Wide Sargasso Sea
(C) Crick Crack Monkey
(D) Between Two Worlds

23. The term 'metaphysical poets', was first used by :
(A) Ben Jonson
(B) Dr. Johnson
(C) Helen Gardner
(D) Dryden

24. “Only connect” is the epigraph to a novel by :
(A) George Orwell
(B) Joseph Conrad
(C) D.H. Lawrence
(D) E.M. Forster

25. The expression “Thy hand, great Anarch” occurs in a satire by :
(A) Dryden
(B) Pope
(C) Johnson

26.In which of the following novels by Graham Greene does the little girl Brigitta appear ?
(A) The Heart of the Matter
(B) The Power and the Glory
(C) Brighton Rock
(D) The Quiet American

27.The author of 'A Satire Against Reason and Mankind' is :
(D) Swift

28.'Anagnorisis' is a term …


UGC-NET&SET-ENGLISH-MODEL PAPER-46 (DECEMBER-2007-II)11. Identify the matching pair :
(A) Edward II : Zenocrate
(B) The Jew of Malta : Barabas
(C) The Spanish Tragedy : Horatio
(D)Tamburlaine : Gaveston

12. The future ruin of Troy and the murder of Agamemnon are referred to by W.B. Yeats in :
(A) The Second Coming
(B) Circus Animals Desertion
(C) When You Are Old
(D) Leda and Swan

13. Inscape refers to :
(A) The indwelling presence of God in nature
(B) The universal character of a natural thing
(C) The individuating character of a natural thing
(D) The moment of release from the material world

14. In which of these plays does Edward Albee use the 'success' myth ?
(A) A Zoo Story
(B) Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
(C) American Dream
(D) The Death of Bessie Smith

15. “The voice of poetry comes from a region above us, a plane of our being above and beyond our personal intelligence”. Who among the following is the author of the above lines?
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) A.K. Coomaraswamy
(C) Sri A…