NET - English:Paper 2 - JANUARY- 2017
CBSE NET ENGLISH PAPER-2
JANUARY-2017 (Prepared by Namrata Gohil)
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1)Identity from the following the work Nirad C. Chaudhari called "the finest novel in the English language with an Indian theme."
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2)Who is the author of the Poem "The Defence of Lucknow" dealing with the siege of Lucknow, one of the terrible incidents of the Indian Mutiny?
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3)Who among the following theorists holds that metaphor and metonymy are the two fundamental structures of language?
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4)From among the following, who are the Dashwood sisters in Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility'?
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5)Which among the following texts can be characterised as a lesbian Bildungsroman?
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6)Identify the Correct Chronological sequence of Publication:
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7)Poe's "The Ravan" mourns the death of Poe's
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8)In Shakespeare's Macbeth who was " untimely ripped" from his mother's womb?
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9)Alexander Pope revised The Rape of the Lock three times. In the final revision of the poem in 1717 he inserted a speech by
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10) Identify, from the following list, two plays written by John Webster:
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11)Which of the following works by David Malouf tells the story of the Roman Poet, Ovid, during his exile in Tomis?
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12)In his Defence of Poesy Which of the following works does Sidney commend as good examples of English Poesy?[Select the right Combination(any two) according to the code is:]
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13)Who among the following dismissed Ulysses as "a misfire"?
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14)Which of the following Works Daniel Defoe offered his readers as a collection of "Strange Surprising Adventures"?
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15)In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, what does Mr.Brocklehurst accuse Jane of When he visits Lowood School?
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16)William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying contains one of the shortest chapters in literary history. Which of these sentences is the chapter in its entirety?
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17)The Prelude to Middlemarch makes a reference to the Particular history of a remarkable woman, ...............
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18)"O, for a draught of vintage! that hath beenCooled a long age in the deep-delved earth,Tasting of Flora and the country green,Dance, and Provencal song, and sunburnt mirth!"The above description is an example of:
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19)The term, "poetic justice," to designate the idea that the good are rewarded and the evil punished, was devised by:
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20)..............is the producer of the first complete printed English Bible.
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21)In The Fall of Hyperion: A Dream Keats sees a ladder leading upwards and is addressed by a prophetess in the following words: "None can usurp this height. .../ But those to whom the miseries of the world/Are misery, and will not let them rest." Who is the prophetess?
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22) Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse has a tripartite structure. The three parts are named the following EXCEPT:
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23)Which novel by Patrick White is based on the story of Ludwig Leichhardt, the Prussian naturalist who explored Australia in the mid-1840s, in which White's fictional hero says when asked about navigation- "The Map? I will first make it"?
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24)Who among the following is not a character in William Golding's Lord of the Flies?
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25) Dante Gabriel Rossetti founded the Pre- Raphaelite Brotherhood which included: [Select the right combination(any two) according to the Code is:]
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26)The Seven deadly sins are sought to be portrayed in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Which of the following sins is not covered by Chaucer?[Select the right combination(any two) according to the code is:]
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27) Richardson's Pamela had its origin in:
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28)The Medall, a poem written by John Dryden in 1681, is sub-titled:
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29)" Full fathom five thy father lies" is an example of:
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30) What is a Trochee?
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31) Keats's "La Belle Dame Sans Merci"combines two poetic froms:[Select the right combination (any two) according to the code is:]
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32)..............narrator highlights the problem of narrative authority.
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33) Who among the following modern writers is associated with the quote, "Only connect"?
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34) Which of the following images does not figure in Auden 's "Musee des Beaux Arts"?
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35)Feste is a clown in:
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36) Which play by Tom Stoppard has a play within the play?
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37) Which of the following is not true of free verse?
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38) James Thomson's long poem, The Seasons, revised and expanded all his life, began in the first instance as a poem entitled:
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39) Two Cantos from the seventh book of The Faerie Queene appeared posthumously. They are known as:
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40) Foucault believes that the facts of history will protect us from:
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41) What is the occupation of Max's Son, Lenny, in Harold Pinter's The Home Coming?
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42)Which Byron poem begins in the following manner: "I want a hero: an uncommon want, when every year and month sends forth a new one"?
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43)In the second ending of John Fowles's The French Lieutenant's Woman Charles Smithson's lawyer finds that Sarah has been living in the house of:
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44)In 1692 William Congreve published Incognita, a work of fiction which is dubbed a 'novel' on its title-page.What is the sub-title?
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45)In "Tradition and Individual Talent" T.S.Eliot uses the analogy of the catalyst to elucidate his theory of impersonal poetry. He cites the example of a filament of platinum and, in the poetic process this is equivalent to:
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46) Match the character with the work:
A) Pip
B) Causaubon
C) Becky Sharp
D) Heathcliff
1)Middlemarch
2) Great Expectations
3) Whthering Heights
4) Vanity Fair
47) Samuel Johnson's Lives of the English Poets combination the following except:
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48) Which two works of JM Coetzee won Booker Prize on two occasions?
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49) Who among the following Greek philosophers has a bearing on the composition of Shelley's "Adonais"?
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50) Match the author with the work:
A) John Locke
B) William Dampier
C) Jeremy Collier
D) Thomas Rhymer
1) A Short View of the Immortality and Profanity of the Stage
2) Two Treatises on Government
3) A Short View of Tragedy
4) Voyages
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