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UGC NET English MCQ Questions Answers for competitive exams: This mock test having 25 question each, with four choices. On each click on answers system will tell you where the answers is correct or incorrect. You can view this UGC NET English test question details at the end of the quiz.

This National Eligibility Test (NET) English questions answers are applicable for any kind of entrance exam or job related exam especially for Lecturer and PHD examination. You can practice as much as you can to gather knowledge of how to answers UGC NET English critical type papers in short time and this can be a big factor for cracking PHD level exam.

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Question 1
The Irish Dramatic Movement was heralded by such figures as
A
W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory and Edward Martyn
B
Jonathan Swift and his contemporaries
C
H. Drummond, Edward Irving and John Ervine
D
Oscar Wilde and his contemporaries
Question 2
To refer to the unresolvable difficulties a text may open up, Derrida makes use of the term :
A
aporia
B
difference
C
erasure
D
supplement
Question 3
Who, among the following English playwrights, scripted the film Shakespeare in Love ?
A
Harold Pinter
B
Alan Bennett
C
Caryl Churchill
D
Tom Stoppard
Question 4
Which poem by Chaucer was written on the death of Blanche, Wife of John of Gaunt ?
A
Troilus and Criseyde
B
The House of Fame
C
The Book of Duchess
D
The Legend of Good Women
Question 5
Arrange the following in the chronological order : 1. Mary Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Women 2. Lyrical Ballads 3. French Revolution 4. Percy’s Reliques of Ancient English Poetry
A
4, 3, 1, 2
B
3, 2, 1, 2
C
1, 2, 4, 3
D
2, 1, 3, 4
Question 6
The Tragedy of Ferrex and Porrex is the other title of
A
Gorboduc
B
Ralph Roister Doister
C
Damon and Pythias
D
Lamentable Tragedy
Question 7
Which of the following employs a narrative structure in which the main action is relayed at second hand through an enclosing frame story ?
A
Sons and Lovers
B
Ulysses
C
The Power and the Glory
D
Heart of Darkness
Question 8
Who of the following poets is Australian ?
A
Austin Clarke
B
Judith Wright
C
Edwin Muir
D
Derek Walcott
Question 9
I sit in one of the dives On Fifty Second Street, Uncertain and afraid As the clever hopes expire Of a low dishonest decade. So begins Auden’s “September 1, 1939”. What is the meaning of the word in italics ?
A
bench
B
night club
C
house
D
park
Question 10
“He found it [English] brick and left it marble”, remarked one great writer on another. Who were they ?
A
Milton on Shakespeare
B
Dryden on Milton
C
Johnson on Dryden
D
Jonson on Shakespeare
Question 11
Who, among the following, is a Nobel Laureate ?
A
Tony Morrison
B
Seamus Heaney
C
Ted Hughes
D
Geoffrey Hill
Question 12
C. K. Ogden and I. A. Richards were reputed in the 1930s for introducing
A
Practical Criticism
B
New Criticism
C
Standard English Project
D
Basic English Project
Question 13
Which of the following statements about Christopher Marlowe are true ? I. Edward II was written in the last year of Marlowe’s life. II. Many critics consider Doctor Faustus to be Marlowe’s best play. III. His Spanish Tragedy comes a close second. IV. Marlowe was less educated than Shakespeare.
A
I and II are true.
B
II and III are true.
C
II and IV are true.
D
III and IV are true.
Question 14
The predominant tone and thrust of Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal” are
A
comic
B
solemn
C
hortatory
D
irony
Question 15
In which of the following works does Mrs. Malaprop appear ?
A
The Rivals
B
She Stoops to Conquer
C
The Mysteries of Udolpho
D
The Way of the World
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