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Question 98

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

What is the correct combination of the following? (June)

List-Ⅰ (Authors)List-Ⅱ (Novel)
(A)

Romen Basu

(i)

The Tamarind Tree

(B)

R. K. Narayan

(ii)

The Coffer Dams

(C)

Kamala Markandaya

(iii)

The Dark Room

(D)

Balachandra Rajan

(iv)

The Dark Dancer

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

Question 99

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following awards is not given to Indian – English writers?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Gyanpeeth

b.

The Booker Prize

c.

Whitbread Prize

d.

The Sahitya Akademi Award

Question 100

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following is not an Irish writer? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Thomas Gray

b.

Oscar Wilde

c.

Oliver Goldsmith

d.

Edmund Burke

Question 101

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The year 1939 proved to be a crucial year for two important writers in England. Identify the correct phrase below:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

For Evelyn Waugh and Graham Greene, each for publishing his first novels.

b.

For Yeats who died, for Auden who left England for the U. S.

c.

For Eliot who won the Nobel Prize and Orwell who published his Animal Farm.

d.

For Eliot who started publishing verse – drama, for Hardy whose Wessex Poems were published.

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