23 May 2014

UGC-NET Practice Set-1 : Subject-English Paper II&III

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UGC-NET: Subject-English Practice Set -1

1. Who was the originator of the Oxford Movement
    (A) Henry Newman (B) Richard Hurrel
    (C) John Keble         (D) J. A. Froude
2. The phrase ‘Stormy Sisterhood’ is applied to—
    (A) Charlotte Bronte (B) Emily Bronte
    (C) Anne Bronte        (D) Collectively to all the three
3. What kind of elegy is Arnold’s Thyrsis ?
    (A) A pastoral elegy  (B) A conventional elegy
    (C) A classical elegy (D) A heroic elegy
4. A ballad is generally written in—
    (A) Blank Verse       (B) Iambic metre
    (C) Rhyming Verse  (D) Trochaic stanza form
5. The Meaning of Meaning is written by—
    (A) F. R. Leavis       (B) I. A. Richards
    (C) Northrop Frye    (D) David Daiches
6. The villain in the Duchess of Malfi is—
    (A) Bosola    (B) Ferdinand
    (C) Antonio   (D) Cardinal
7. Who is known as ‘the father of American poetry’ ?
    (A) Freneau         (B) Cullen Bryant
    (C) Royall Tyler (D) Emerson
8. ‘Hali’ by G. V. Desani is—
     (A) Novel (B) Allegorical play
     (C) Poem  (D) Short Story
9. Germinal is written by—
    (A) Emile Zola (B) Albert Camus
    (C) J. P. Sarte   (D) Andre Gide
10. ‘The Poetics’ contains—
    (A) 15 (B) 26
    (C) 30 (D) 40

Ans. : 1. (C) 2. (D) 3. (A) 4. (B) 5. (A) 6. (A) 7. (B) 8. (B) 9. (A) 10. (B)


  1. question no 5
    is your answer is correct ?
    it is written by C.K.Ogden & I.A.Richards

    1. Yes, Meaning of Meaning was also written by Charles Kay Ogden. But here right option is I.A. Richards. This is only an objective type question and right (possible) option is any one out of four.


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