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PPSC Paper Of Subject Specialist 2013 English

1: Solitary Reaper takes place in?

a. England
b. Ireland
c. Scotland
d. France
2: Hamlet is a?
a. Prince
b. Princess
c. King
d. A warrior
3: The defense of the poesie was published in?
a. 1595
b. 1590
c. 1596
d. 1598
4: The name of Shakespeares birth place is?
a. Stratford on Avon
b. Stratford down Avon
c. Stratford up Avon
d. Somerset Avon
5: Which is the last play written by Shakespeare?
a. Othello
b. King Lear
c. Henry VIII (in parts)
d. The midsummers night dream
6: histories make men wise, poets witty, the mathematics subtle, natural
philosophy deep,, moral grave, logic and rhetoric able to contend,
These sentence has been extracted from the Bacons essay
a. Of council
b. Of studies
c. Of death
d. Of beauty

7: john Milton wrote Paradise Lost

a. Just after the death of Shakespeare
b. After king Charles Is restoration
c. During commonwealth period
d. Before the commonwealth
8: who is known as the founder of the TATLER and THE SPECTATOR?
a. Joseph Addison
b. Sir Richard Steele
c. Sir roger de covertly
d. Daniel Defoe
9: nature and natures laws lay hid in night
God said let Newton be and all was light
This famous epitaph intended for Sir Isaac Newton was written by
a. Jonathan swift
b. William Congreve
c. Pope
d. John gay
10: THE GENTLE SHEPERD a pastoral drama is authored by
a. Thomas Parnell
b. Allan Ramsey
c. Edward young
d. Lady winchilsea
11: PARSON ADAMS is a famous character of
a. Joseph Andrews
b. History of sir Charles grandson
c. Pamela
d. Castle rachrent
12: Tom Jones is written by
a. Thomas hardy
b. Charles dickens
c. William Ronda
d. Henry fielding
13: Dr. Johnson wrote his poem London in
a. The heroic couplet

b. Iambic pentametre
c. Seven stanza form
d. Blank verse
14. Matthew Arnold call the Eighteen century as
a. the age of mediocre poetry
b. the age of intellectual satires
c. age of poetry
d. age of prose and wisdom
15: which of the following is Sheridans first play?
a. The duenna
b. St. Patricks day
c. The rivals
d. The critic
16: S.T.COLERIDGE while residing in the LAKE DISTRICT in 1809 started
the magazine,
a. The friend
b. The morning post
c. The watchman
d. Table talk
a. William Cowper
b. Hannah Cowley
c. Pope
d. William Shakespeare
18: child is the father of man is the famous phrase written by,
a. William Blake
b. William words worth
c. John Keats
d. William Shakespeare
19: Victorian age is called
a. Age of serious sentimentality
b. An era of restless activity
c. An era of struggle

d. An era of peace
20: on the origin of species published in 1859 was written by
a. Alfred Tennyson
b. Charles dickens
c. Charles Darwin
d. William Morris
21: Oxford movement was headed by
a. Cardinal Newman
b. Matthew Arnold
c. A.c. Swinburne
d. William Thackeray
22: the most popular form of literature in Victorian age was,
a. The novel
b. The drama
c. The poetry
d. The essay and periodicals
23: Tennyson wrote THE PRINCESS in
a. The blank verse
b. The free verse
c. The seven line stanza
d. The octosyllabic metre
24: which is the earliest work of CHARLES DICKENS?
a. Great expectations
b. Hard times
c. Sketches by boz
d. David Copperfield
25; the last novel of George Eliot is
a. Silas marner
b. The mill on the floss
c. Middle march
d. Daniel deronda
26: mary ann evans wrote under the pen name of
a. George Eliot
b. Edna Lyell

c. Lynn Linton
d. Mrs. Marsh
27: what is the full name of Oscar Wilde?
a. Oscar fingal O flahertie wills wilde
b. Oscar doian graywilde
c. Oscar Robert Louis wilde
d. Oscar Richard wilde
28: Thomas hardys first published world was rather sensational which
appeared anonymously in 1871. Identify the tile
a. Under the greenwood tree
b. A pair of blue eyes
c. Desperate remedies
d. Far from the madding crowd
29: eustasia vye is the character appeared in
a. The return of the native
b. The mayor of caster bridge
c. The woodlanders
d. Tess
30: who wrote the theatre of ideas, a burlesque allegory?
a. Inigo Jones
b. Dorothy Jordan
c. Benjamin Jowett
d. Henry Arthur Jones
31: who won Nobel Prize in literature in 1949?
a. William Faulkner
b. Ernest hemingway
c. Christopher Isherwood
d. Richard hughes
32: ________ is the last survivor of Oedipus family.
a. Ismene
b. Antigone
c. Oedipus
d. Creon
33: death of ________ uccors on stage.

a. Oedipus
b. Jocaste
c. Antigone
d. None of these
34. Prospero is the famous character of Shakespeares __________?
a. tempest
b. Othello
c. hamlet
d. king lear
35: Romeo goes to ________ after being exiled from Verona.
a. Padua
b. Rome
c. Mantua
d. Cypress
36: _______ finds Juliet dead on her bed.
a. The nurse
b. Romeo
c. Lady capulet
d. None of these
37: half-rhyme is also called as
a. Weakened rhyme
b. Rime riche
c. Imperfect rhyme
d. Papa rhyme
38: dactylic metre is also known as______
a. Falling metre
b. Ascending metre
c. Metre of negligence
d. Metre of innovation
39: T.S.ELIOT in his essay hamlet and his problems gives his famous
theory of ______
a. Negative capability
b. Unification of sensibility
c. Dissociation of sensibility

d. Objective correlative
40: NEW CRITICISM is a term applied to
a. Anglo African criticism
b. Anglo American criticism
c. Afro American criticism
d. Latin American criticism
41: the book entitled MIMESIS is written by
a. Eric auerbach
b. Susan Kermode
c. Frank kermode
d. Walter j. org
42: C.S LEWIS wrote the essay entitled with
a. Matthew Arnold
b. John galsworthy
c. Sense of the past
d. Shelly Dryden and mr. eliot
43: William wordswoth is called
a. Anti intellectualistic
b. Pro intellectualistic
c. Anti metaphysist
d. Anti Aristotelian
44: lectures aesthetics is an epoch making work written by
a. Kant
b. A.w. schelegel
c. Goethe
d. Hegel
45: the battle of book is written by
a. Jonathan swift
b. Pope
c. Seamus Heaney
d. Edward said
46: the root meaning of hamartia
a. A judging calculation
b. A moral failing

c. Guessing the mark

d. Missing the mark
47: who amongst the following critics is against the Tragi-comedy?
a. Aristotle
b. Plato
c. Longenus
d. Dante
48: who wrote a regular critical treatise the school of the abuse
a. Sir john cheke
b. Geoferry chauser
c. Stephen gosson
d. George saintsburry
49; divina commedia is written by
a. Longinus
b. Horace
c. Dante
d. Aristotle
50: houyhnmnms in gullivers travels is called
a. A rational and thoughtful horse
b. A irrational mule
c. A human being
d. An animal with a thinking capacity
2 Prince
3: 1595
4: Stratford on avon
5: Henry VIII (in parts)
6: Of studies
7;After king Charles Is restoration
8: Sir Richard Steele
9: Pope
10: Allan Ramsey

11: PARSON ADAMS is a famous character of

a. Joseph Andrews
b. History of sir Charles grandson
c. Pamela
d. Castle rachrent
12: Henry fielding
13: The heroic couplet
14. age of prose and wisdom
15: The rivals
16: The friend
17: William Cowper
18: William words worth
19:An era of peace
20: Charles Darwin
21: Cardinal Newman
22: The novel
23: The blank verse
24: Sketches by boz
25; The mill on the floss
26: George Eliot
27: what is the full name of Oscar Wilde?
a. Oscar fingal O flahertie wills wilde
b. Oscar doian graywilde
c. Oscar Robert Louis wilde
d. Oscar Richard wilde
28: Desperate remedies
29: The return of the native
30: Henry Arthur Jones
31: William Faulkner
32: Ismene
33: None of these
34. Prospero is the famous character of Shakespeares __________?
a. tempest
b. Othello

c. hamlet
d. king lear
35: Mantua
36: The nurse
37: Rime riche
38: Falling metre
39;Objective correlative
40: Anglo American criticism
41: Susan Kermode
42: Shelly Dryden and mr. eliot
43: Anti intellectualistic
44: Hegel
45: Missing the mark
47: Aristotle
48: Stephen gosson
49; Horace
50: A rational and thoughtful horse


Solved Lectureship Paper Of English 2011

1)Repetition of same vowel sound ?
2)The poet who used extensive alliteration ?
3)Wuthering heights written by ?
4)The poem Byzantium is written about ?
Imaginary city
5)Carl sadburg born at ?
6)T.S Eliot was ?
Irish poet
7)Wasteland of Eliot is dedicated to ?
Ezra Pound
8)Shakespeare acted in one of plays of ?
Ben johnson
9)Elizabeth Sewell born in ?
10) Linguistics is combination of ______ words ?
11)Sound produced with obstruction of air ?
I chose diphthongs but later I came to know right option was
other,dont remember right now.
12)Semantics meaning ?
I chose to relate but I came to know that its Study of meanings
(Linguistics chor k short stories opt ki theen and I suffered in test)
13)Word language consists of two_____ words


14)Simon is character in one of ________ novels

15)Everyman in his humour written by ?
Ben johnson
16) Caretaker written by ?
17)Waiting for Godots originol language ?
18) Stream of consciousness ?
Virginia woolf
19) Sejanus is satirical tragedy by ?
Ben johnson
20)Unified sensibility ?
21)Winding Stair is poem by ?
22) Synaethesia
Unification of senses
23) Time machine-the invisible man written by ?
H.G Wells
24)The egoist written by ?
George Meredith
25) Hardys own classification of novels?
26)George Eliot wrote Adam Bede at age of ?
I wrote 20 but it was 40
27)Age of George Eliot ?
28) Chaucer was ?
sarcastic poet

29)Renaissance period ?
30)King Lear written in ?
google k mutabiq 1603 to 1606 k darmayan likha gaya
31)17th centurys historical event ?
I chose Famine but suna hai Civil war choose kerty kerty ruk gyi thi
32)Paradise lost was written in ?
33)1660 1790 is rise of ?
I chose Drama but its not confirm.Kindly confirm it
34)Literature became secular towards end of ?
I chose 18th century.Is it right ?
35)Tragicomedy of Shakespeare is also called ?
Reconcilation play
36)Type of literarure,art or music is called ?
37)Enthusiastic addiction to study of Greek and Roman antiquity led to ?
None (Because it led to hellenism,romantism)
38)Prospero was protagonist of ?
Pata nae
39)Age of Pope is called?
40)Metaphysical poet is essay by ?
T.S Eliot
41) Treatise on liberty written by ?
I chose Oscar wilde but not sure.
42)Figure of speech,exaggeration for emphasis ?


43) Adnois written for ?

44)Songs of innocense and experience belong to ?
William Blake
45)Original title of Pride and Prejudice
First Impressions
46)Shelleys first work?
Queen Mab
47)First writer of Picaresque novel ?
I chose Thackeray.Kindly confirm it.
48)The road not taken by Frost is included in his collection ?
Mountain Interval
49)Bacon was intellectually great but morally weak.Who said this ?
I chose Dryden.Confirm it please
50)SWifts irony fused into ?
51)Nothing is beneath science,nor above science.who said ?
I chose Russell
52)Bird in Ancient mariner ?
53) Milton got blind in age of ?
54)Hemingways nick in later age ?
55)Donnes faith ?
56)John Keats gave up career of ____ to become a poet
I chose farming but people say medicine
57) Poet who studied at Cambridge but got no degree ?
pata nae

58) Which century is most important epoch in intellectual history ?

59)During age of Chaucer,England passed through ?
60)Marlows primitive tragedy ?
61)Shakespeare comedy rival ?
I chose Lily.Confirm it
62)Shakespeare comedy contain continental and ?
63) Shakespeares heroines have ?
Feminine traits
64)Who emerged as philosopher in Merchant of Venice ?
I chose cordelia but its wrong,Im sure
65) Which play started with incident of ship wreck ?
I chose King lear.Not confirm
66)Sir Gwain and Green knight poems were written in ___ age
I chose Victorian but not sure
67)Process of introducing new words ?
I chose Coinage.Please confirm it
68)War between flesh and spirit in which novel of Hardy ?
I chose the return of the native,not confirm
69)Norman conquest in ?
70)Queen Elizabeth descended throne from ?
71)University wits pe aik question tha,dont remember exact
wording.Options mein years likhay thay.7,10 etc.
I chose Shy


I chose Recollect because all others seemed synonyms
dont remeber its options and what I chose
dont remember what I chose
76) Obdurate
I chose submissive
I chose shorten and I think Its right
I think I chose irrational
I chose Foolish and its right.
It was somthing about speech.last option.and thats right
81)Ulysses pe question tha aik.kindly us ka answer bataye koi
82)Far fetched metaphor ?
83)Because I couldnot stop for death written by ?
Emily Dickinson
84)Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath were?
Husband and wife