7 Nov 2017

UGC NET English Solved Paper NOV 2017 Paper-II

UGC NET English Solved Question Paper - CBSE NET NOV 2017 Answer Key

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(Last Updated : 07.11.17). Here is solved question paper of UGC NET English Exam November 2017 held on 05.11.2017. This solved question paper solution contains 50 objective type MCQ of Paper-II of English based on official answer key of CBSE NET November 2017 exam.

 UGC NET English Solved Question Paper-II 2017 (November) (Unofficial) 

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UGC NET English Solved Paper-II NOV 2017 Answer Key

1. In Frances Burney’s novel, Evelina, the eponymous heroine comes out in society in two locations. They are:

(a) Bath

(b) Bristol

(c) Leeds

(d) London

The right combination according to the code is:

(1) (a) and (b)

(2) (b) and (c)

(3) (a) and (d)

(4) (b) and (d)

Answer : (4)

2. Which of the following lines by Shakespeare is repeated several times in Virginia Woolf’s nvel Mrs. Dalloway?

(1) ”If music be the food of love, play on”

(2) ”Fear no more the heat of sun, Nor the furious winter’s rages”

(3) ”Those are pearls that were his eyes”

(4) ”There is a tide in affairs of man”

Answer : (1)

3. Identify the important theatre of the Elizabethan period?

(a) Peacock

(b) Globe

(c) Swan

(d) Grand

The right combination according to the code is:

(1) (a) and (b)

(2) (b) and (c)

(3) (b) and (d)

(4) (a) and (d)

Answer : (2)

4. In which poem does Matthew Arnold express the dilemma of:“Wandering between two worlds, one dead, The other two powerless to be born”?

(1) “Self – Dependence”

(2) “Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse”

(3) “To a Republican Friend”

(4) “Dover Beach”

Answer : (2)

5. Who made the comment that, ”All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn” ?

(1) Henry James

(2) William Faulkner

(3) Jack London

(4) Ernest Hemingway

Answer : (4)

6. The Emblem is a poetic genre containing a symbolic picture with a text and a verse exposition popular in the early 17th century. Who popularized this kind of poetry through the work Emblems[1635]

(1) Robert Southwell

(2) Francis Quarles

(3) John Davies

(4) Joseph Sylvester

Answer : (2)

7. Which Byron work begins thus:

“I want a hero: an uncommon want, when every year and month sends forth a new one……………”?

(1) Beppo

(2) Cain

(3) Manfred

(4) Don Juan

Answer : (4)

8. The title of Sir Thomas Browne’s famous treatise, Religio Medici means:

(1) Religion of a doctor

(2) Religion of magician

(3) Religion of divinity

(4) Religion of meditation

Answer : (1)

9. Which among the following recent novels is a retelling of Sophocles’s Antigone?

(1) Kamila Shamsie, Home Fire

(2) Fiona Mozle, Elmet

(3) Zadie Smith, Swing Time

(4) Mohsin Hamid, Exit West

Answer : (1)

10. Identify the two important works of Paul De Man from the following list:

(a) Blindness and Insight

(b) Allegories of Reading

(c) Theoretical Essays

(d) Criticism and Ideologies

The right combination according to the code is:

(1) (a) and (b)

(2) (a) and (c)

(3) (b) and (c)

(4) (b) and (d)

Answer : (1)

11. Samuel Johnson denounced the metaphysical poet saying,”About the beginning of seventeenth century appeared a race of writers that may be termed the metaphysical poets”. In the biography of which of the following poets in his Lives of Poets did Johnson make this remark?

(1) John Dryden

(2) Thomas Parnell

(3) Abraham Cowley

(4) Alexander Pope

Answer : (3)

12. The terms of the contact are not disagreeable to me.

The above sentence contains an example of:

(1) enumeratio

(2) litoltes

(3) anaphora

(4) metonymy

Answer : (2)

13. Who is the author of the following lines?

“To see a World in a Grain of sand

And a Heaven in a Wild Flower

Hold infinity in the palm of your hand

And Eternity in an hour……”.

(1) Thomas Grey

(2) William Blake

(3) William Collins

(4) William Cowper

Answer : (2)

14. In Women in Love what is Winifred’s pekinese dog called?

(1) Bismarck

(2) Looloo

(3) Lucky

(4) Buddy

Answer : (2)

15. Which of the following New Critics put forward the idea of the ‘heresy of paraphrase’?

(1) Allen Tate

(2) Cleanth Brooks

(3) W.K. Wimsatt

(4) Monroe C Beardsley

Answer : (2)

16. Edmund Spenser’s Colin Clout’s Come Home Again is a fine example of:

(1) carpe diem

(2) sonnet sequence

(3) georgic poetry

(4) pastoral eclogue

Answer : (4)

17. In An Essay of Dramatic Poesy whom does John Dryden refer to as “the most learned and judicious Writer which any theatre had ever had”?

(1) John Webster

(2) Christopher Marlowe

(3) Ben Johnson

(4) William Shakespeare

Answer : (3)

18. This Australian poet was raised in New South Wales and grew up in rural Australian landscape. In 1946 she published her first books of poems. In 1962, she became cofounder and president of the Wild Life Preservation Society of Queensland and served as its president several times thereafter. Identify the poet.

(1) Dorothy Hewett

(2) Nettie Palmer

(3) Judith Wright

(4) Amy Witting

Answer : (3)

19. Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko is set in

(1) Surinam

(2) Abyssinia

(3) Egypt

(4) Assyria

Answer : (1)

20. Who published the first collected edition of Gerard Manley Hopkins’s poems in 1918?

(1) Robert Bridges

(2) Coventry Patmore

(3) John Betjeman

(4) Stephen Spender

Answer : (1)

21. Samuel Richardson named his heroine Pamela after one of the characters in ____

(1) Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene

(2) William Shakespeare’s Venus and Adonis

(3) Philip Sidney’s Arcadia

(4) Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

Answer : (3)

22. Pinter once admitted that he first became aware of the dramatic power of the pause from seeing a popular American comedian. Which one ?

(1) Bob Hope

(2) W. C. Fields

(3) Jack Benny

(4) Charlie Chaplin

Answer : (3)

23. Charles Dickens’s Bleak House is pointedly critical of England’s :

(1) Privy Council

(2) Court of Appeal

(3) Court of Chancery

(4) military courts

Answer : (3)

24. Which of the following is NOT true of the ideal state in Thomas More’s Utopia

(1) Personal property, money and vice are effectively abolished.

(2) the root causes of crime, ambition and political conflict, are eliminated.

(3) There is only one religion guided by the principle of a benevolent Supreme Being.

(4) Its priesthood, which includes some women, is limited in number.

Answer : ?

25. Which character created by Coleridge makes the following account of her harrowing experience ?

“Five warriors seized me yestermorn,
Me, even me, a maid forlon :
They choked my cries with force and fright,
And tied me on a palfrey white”.

(1) Geraldine

(2) Christabel

(3) Christabel’s mother

(4) the maid who appeared in Christabel’s dream

Answer : (1)

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