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English Quiz| UGC NET Paper 2

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Question 1

Anthony Burgess’s last novel, published in 1993, is called A Dead Man in Deptford. Who is the central character to whom the title refers?

Question 2

William Blake expressed the importance of the particular when he said that “To Generalize is to be __________. To particularize is the alone Distinction of Merit.” Fill in the blank.

Question 3

The 1950’s saw the rise of backlash against modernism and against New Romanticism that became known as The Movement. Which of the following little magazines came to be associated with The Movement?

(a) Departure

(b) New Verse

(c) London Mercury

(d) New Poems

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Question 4

The very last passage of a novel is given below. Identify the novel.

“Welcome, O life, I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.

April 27. Old father, old artificer, stand me now and ever in good stead.”

Question 5

Identify from among the following list those that cannot be called War Fiction.

(a) A Modern Instance

(b) Catch - 22

(c) The Age of Innocence

(d) The Naked and the Dead

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