LOTUS VIDYALAYA TRB ENGLISH COACHING ACADEMY
MADURAI- 10, MOBILE: 9789513730
PROSE- Test – 1
- “Poetry is indeed something divine. It is at once the center and circumference of knowledge. Who said?
A. Shelley B. Keats C. Tennyson D. Plato
- “Poetry is that form which all spring and that which adorns all”. And “Poetry redeems from decay, the visitations to the dignity of man. “Who said?
A. Arnold B. Tennyson C. Byron D. Shelley
- “poets are the mirrors of the gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present… Poets are the unacknowledged legislature of the world. Who said?
A. Shelley B. Keats C. Byron D. Arnold
- The poet is a semi barbarian in a civillized community.” Who said?
A. Love Peacock B. Shelley C. Byron D. George Sampson
- Shelley’s Theefence shows the influence of:
A. Aristotle’s Apology B. Socrates Apology
C. Plato and Sidney’s Apology D. None of these
- Who called shelley an ineffectual angel?
A. Arnold B. Tennyson C. Swinburne D. Keats
- The pen name of Elia was adopted by
A) Goldsmith B) Bacon C) Charles Lamb D) Hazlitt
- Who is the author of Dream Children
A) Charles Lamb B) Goldsmith C) Bacon D) Hazlitt
- Christ Hospital Five and Thirty years Ago’ is about
A) A School B) a hospital C) an office D) a home
- What is the real name of Elia
A) Goldsmith B) Charles Lamb C) Hazlitt D) Baco
- Which of the following is the name of a dream-child in Charles Lamb’s “Dream Children: A Reverie”?
A) Fuller B) Isabella C) Alice D) Amelia
- Lamb’s essay ‘Dream children’ is full of
A. humour B. pathos C. wit D. philosophy.
- The children referred to in Lamb’s ‘Dream Children’ are ……………………… children.
A. his B. Alico’s C. Bartram’s D. imaginary.
- Lamb loved a young lady whom he refers as ……………….. in his Essays of Elia.
A. Alice Hutchinson B. Alice Sutherland C. Alice Winterton D. Alice Walker.
- Who called Lamb The gentle hearted Charles?
A. Hazlitt B. Shelley C. Coleridge D. None of these
- Who referred Lamb as Lamb the frolic and the gentle?
A. Wordsworth B. Coleridge C. Shelley D. None of these
- Essays of Elia appeared in:
A. 1913 B. 1914 C. 1823 D. 1933
- Last Essays of Elia appeared in:
A. 1913 B. 1914 C. 1823 D. 1933
- Lamb is called:
A. The king of English essayists B. The villain of English essayists
C. The prince of Englishessayists D. None of these
- Lamb began his career as a:
A. Poet B. Writer C. N ovelist D. Short story writer
- Tales from Shakespeare (1870) were written in collaboration. Who were the collaborators?
A. Lamb and his sister Mary B. Lamb alone
C. Lamb and Coleridge D. None of these
- The South Sea House was first published in the London magazine in:
A. August 1820 B. August 1821 C. August 1822 D. August 1833
- Which company was established in 1710 with the promise of a monopoly of trade with the South American Colonies?
A. The South Sea Company B. East India Company
C. Britannia Sea Company D. The South Sea Navy
- Christ’s Hospital Five and Thirty Years Ago was published in London Magazine in:
A. October 1820 B. November 1820 C. December 1820 D. January 1821
- Recollections of Christ’s of Christ’s Hospital is written by:
A. Lamb B. Shelley C. Coleridge D. Carlyle
- Lamb contributed two critical essays On the Genius and Character of Hogarth and On the Tragedis of Shakespeare, considered with reference to their Fitness for Stage Representation to Leigh Hunt’s
A. The Reflector B. The Indicator C. The Representation D. The Londoner
- Lamb sent a proposal of marriage to a friend but this friend declined the proposal. Who was this friend?
A. Miss sally B. Miss Kelly C. Miss Nelly D. Miss Pally
- Lamb speaks of his father under the name of:
A. Lovel B. Mariat C. Mr. H D. None of these
- Lamb’s sister Mary appears as:
A. Cousin Bridget B. Mother Bridget C. Sister Mary D. Cousin mary
- Lamb is silent about a person. Identify the person.
A. his own mother B.His own father C. His own beloved D. None of these
- Children love to listen to stories about their elders, When they were children: Who said?
A. Lamb in Dream Children B. Lamb in Modern Gallantry
C. Lamb in Poor Relations D. lamb in A Bachelor’s complaint
- Who was the fellow pupil of Charles Lamb?
A. Words worth B. Keats C. Coleridge D. Shelley
- Mary Lamb Was the …………..of Charles Lamb.
A. Sister B. daughter C. friend D. mother
- Lamb’s essays published in The Essays of Elia (1823) Second time his essays was published under the title of The Last Essays of Elia in
A. 1825 B. 1833 C. 1838 D. 1850
- Evans as recollected by Lamb in his essay is a
A. manager B. cashier C. supervisor D. clerk.
- “I am in love with this green earth : the face of town and country; the unspeakable rural solitudes, and the sweet security of streets”. This passage is from ……………………….
A. New year’s Eve B. Dream children C. Emma D. The South-sea House.
- Who is known as the Prince of Essayists?
A) Bacon B) Hazlitt C) Steele D) Lamp
- In ‘My First Acquaintance with Poets’, Hazlitt did not meet
A) Wordsworth B) Coleridge C) Lamb D) Donne
- Hazlitt had great admiration for
A. Byron B. Wordsworth C. Shelley D. Coleridge.
1. “Growth of a poet’s mind” is otherwise called
A) The prelude B) The human Seasons
C) The Parrot D) A Passerby
- Thus far O’ Friend! did I, not used to make
A present joy the matter of a song,
Name the friend of the poet referred to here.
A) Keats B) Charles Lamb
C) Coleridge D) William Wordsworth
1. Who of the following is one of the poets Hazlitt became acquainted with ?
A) Coleridge B) Alexander Pope
C) T.S.Eliof D) Collins.
2. “Hazlitts father was a Dissenting Minister in ………………
A. Shrewsbury B. Somerset shire
C. Shropshire D. Yorkshire
3.It was in ………………….., Hazilitt got the chance to hear the celebrated poet’s speech.
A) June, 1798 B) July, 1798 C) March, 1798 D) January, 1798
‘Poetry turns all things to loveliness, it exalts the beauty of that which is most beautiful and it adds beauty to that which is most deformed’ who’s words are these?
A. Wordsworth B. Keats
C. P.B. Shelley D. None of the above.
2. As a retaliation to Thomas Peacock’s Four ages of Poetry wrote
A) An Apologie for Poetry B) An Essay on Dramatic Poesy
C) A Defence of Poetry D) The Study of Poetry
3. Shelley’s Defence of Poetry’ was written in reply to
A) The peacock’s Essays
B) Wordsworth’s preface to Lyrical Ballads
C) Johnson’s Eassay
D) Stephen Gosson’s Article
4. According to Shelley, Poets are the unacknowledged …………. of the world.
(A) Rulers (B) Reformers
(C) Legislators (D) Saviours
5. ………………. is the first and last of all knowledge.
(A) Novel (B) Poetry
(C) Drama (D) Philosophy
1. In which year Lyrical Ballads were published
A) 1780 B) 1798 C) 1800 D) 1888
2. Language really used by Men should be the language of Poetry. Who is the proponent of these views?
A) T.S. Eliot B) I.A. Richards C) Wordsworth D) Coleridge
3. “Lyrical Ballads” was published in the year
A) 1788 A.D. B) 1798 A.D. C) 1808 A.D. D) 1778 A.D.
4. The preface to Lyrical Ballad was written by
A) Lamb B) Wordsworth
C) Coleridge D) Hazlitt
5. Who holds the view that there is no essential difference between the language of poetry and the language of prose?
A) Coleridge B) Wordsworth
C) Shelley D) Byron
- 6. “It may be safely affiremed that there neither is, nor can be, any essential difference between the language of prose and metrical composition.”
This observation is made by:
A) S.T. Coleridge B) William Wordsworth
C) P.B. Shelley D) John Keats