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UGC NET English Quiz 2020

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Question 1

Which of the statements on Michael Roberts’s Faber Book of Modern Verse (1936) is not true?

Question 2

Who among the following proposed that the First Gulf War had never taken place, it was simply a hyperreal, media-generated spectacle?

Question 3

Thou wilt not wake

Till I thy fate shall overtake;

Till age, or grief, or sickness must

Marry my body to that dust

It so much loves; and fill the room

My heart keeps empty in thy Tomb.

Stay for me there; I will not fail

To meet thee in that hollow Vale.

And think not much of my delay;

I am already on the way.

Which of the following readings do you find appropriate to the spirit of the lines above?

Question 4

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

The right combination according to the code is:

Question 5

Choose the correct chronological order:

Question 6

The error of interpreting a literary work by referring to evidence outside of itself, such as the design and purpose of the author is called __________.

Question 7

Who among the following English playwrights wrote screenplays on novels such as Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time, John Fowles’s French Lieutenant’s Woman, and Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale?

Question 8

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 9

In “Memorial Verses” Matthew Arnold pays tribute to three great poets. Who are they?

Question 10

In the mechanical drill method of second language acquisition:

(a) The learner has the freedom to choose from many responses.

(b) The learner’s response is totally controlled.

(c) Comprehension of the item by the learner is not required.

(d) Comprehension of the item by the learner is obligatory.

The right combination according to the code is:

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