Q.1. Jawahar Lal Nehru returned to India in which Year

          (a) 1921      (b) 1922      (c) 1923      (d) 1924

Q.2. The Jungle in Sunlight and Shadow is a book by

          (a) Rudyard Kipling      (b) F.W.Champion      (c)Keats      (d) Byron

Q.3. Rajendra Prasad was born at which place

          (a) Darbhanga      (b) Samastipur     (c) Zeradei  (d) Madhubani

Q.4. In the 4th Century a Chinese pilgrim visited Nalanda, his name was-

          (a) Hieun-Tsang   (b) Tis-Funsu     (c) Fa-Hien   (d) Zorba

Q.5. R.K.Narayan won the Sahitya Akademy Award in which year?

          (a) 1950      (b)1955       (c) 1958      (d) 1960

Q.6. Match the following-

          i. The Rule of The Road                    p. Rupert Brooks

          ii. Marriage Is A Private Affair                   q. Walter de la Mare

          iii. An Epitaph                                  r. Chinua Achebe

          iv. The Soldier                                  s. A.G.Gardiner

          (a) i-p,ii-q,iii-r,iv-s            (b)   i-q,ii-p,iii-r,iv-s     (c)    i-s,ii-r,iii-q,iv-p  (d) None

Q.7. who is also known as Alpha of the plough-

          (a) Charles Lamb  (b)  A.G.Gardiner    (c)    Byron    (d)  Southey

Q.8. In an autobiographical sketch he once said that he knew eleven languages.               Identify the person-

  (a) Mulk Raj Anand    (b)  Raja Rao         (c) sukhdev shastri  (d)  J.B.S. Haldane

Q.9. I Pass The Delhi Test is taken from Gavaskar’s…………………..?

          (a) Sunny Days    (b) Runs ‘n Ruins                   (c) Idols      (d) cricket fever  

Q.10. Dolly At The Dentist is by-

          (a) A.G.Gardener (b) Charles Dickens   (c) G.B.Shaw       (d) R.K.Narayan        

Q.11.   Love’s not Time’s fool, though rosy lips and cheeks

          Within his bending sickle’s compass come:

          Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks…

These lines are taken from………………………………………..?

          (a) The Marriage of True Minds

          (b)The Chimney sweeper

          (c) To his coy mistress

          (d) Epithalamion

Q.12. He gives his harness bells a shake

          To ask if there is some mistake

          The only other sounds the sweep

          Of easy wind and downy flake.

These lines are taken from the poem……………………………………..?

          (a) Stopping By Woods On a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost

          (b) Daffodils by Wordsworth

          (c) Tintern Abbey

          (d) Immortality ode

Q.13. he was awarded Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923 and was the co-founder of the Irish national Theatre. Identify the person-

          (a) W.B.Yeats

          (b) Ezra Pound

          (c) T.S.Eliot

          (d) Lady Gregory

Q.14. There’s not a woman turns her face

          Upon a broken tree.

          And yet the beauties that I loved

          Are in my memory;

I spit into the face of Time

That has transfigured me.

These lines are  taken from the poem…………………………..?

          (a) The Lamentation of The Old Pensioner

          (b) Second Coming

          (c) Byzantium

          (d) Leda and Swan

Q.15. William Wordsworth became the Poet Laureate in which year?

          (a) 1843      (b) 1845      (c) 1849      (d) 1852

Q.16. Ram Re Ram ! I shall die is a line from the poem-

          (a) The Broken Wing

          (b)  Village Song

          © Hymn to God

          (d) Fire Sermon

Q.17. who has been acclaimed as “the most important Irsh Poet since Yeats-

          (a) Lady Gregory

          (b) Seamus Heaney

          © Duglas Murray

          (d) Vijay Laxmi

Q.18. Road is the Ribbon of the moonlight is an example of-

          (a) Metaphor       (b) Simile    (c) oxymoron       (d) Pun

Q.19. who pledges himself “ to the service of the totality of India’s Culture”

          (a) Mahatma Gandhi

          (b) Subhash Chandra Bose

          (d) Zakir Hussain

          (d) Rabindra Nath Tagore

Q.20. The story A Pinch Of Snuff by Manohar Malgonkar has been taken from-

          (a) Contemporary Indian Short Stories in English

          (b) A Bend in the Ganges

          © Bombay Beware

          (d) The Princes

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