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PROSE- Test – 1­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

A. Shelley    B. Keats        C. Tennyson          D. Plato

A. Arnold      B. Tennyson                                 C. Byron                    D. Shelley

A. Shelley    B. Keats        C. Byron                 D. Arnold

A. Love Peacock             B. Shelley               C. Byron                    D. George Sampson

A. Aristotle’s Apology                                        B. Socrates Apology     

C. Plato and Sidney’s Apology                     D. None of these

A. Arnold     B. Tennyson                                 C. Swinburne           D. Keats

  1. The pen name of Elia was adopted by

A) Goldsmith                      B) Bacon                C) Charles Lamb    D) Hazlitt

A) Charles Lamb              B) Goldsmith          C) Bacon                   D) Hazlitt

A) A School                       B) a hospital           C) an office               D) a home          

A) Goldsmith                      B) Charles Lamb C) Hazlitt                          D) Baco

A) Fuller                              B) Isabella              C) Alice                      D)  Amelia

A. humour    B. pathos    C. wit                       D. philosophy.

A. his                                   B. Alico’s                C. Bartram’s              D. imaginary.

A. Alice Hutchinson         B. Alice Sutherland                                  C. Alice Winterton        D. Alice Walker.

A. Hazlitt                             B. Shelley               C. Coleridge             D. None of these

  1. Who referred Lamb as Lamb the frolic and the gentle?

A. Wordsworth                 B. Coleridge           C. Shelley                 D. None of these

  1. Essays of Elia appeared in:

A. 1913                               B. 1914                   C. 1823                      D. 1933

  1. Last Essays of Elia appeared in:                    

A. 1913                               B. 1914                   C. 1823                      D. 1933

  1. Lamb is called:

A. The king of English essayists                     B. The villain of English essayists

C. The prince of Englishessayists              D. None of these

  1. Lamb began his career as a:

A. Poet         B. Writer       C. N ovelist             D. Short story writer

  1. 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

  1. The South Sea House was first published in the London magazine in:

A. August 1820                 B. August 1821     C. August 1822        D. August 1833

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. Recollections of Christ’s of Christ’s Hospital is written by:

A. Lamb       B. Shelley    C. Coleridge           D. Carlyle

A. The Reflector               B. The Indicator     C. The Representation D. The Londoner

A. Miss sally                       B. Miss Kelly         C. Miss Nelly             D. Miss Pally

A. Lovel                              B. Mariat                 C. Mr. H                      D. None of these

A. Cousin Bridget            B. Mother Bridget  C. Sister Mary           D. Cousin mary

A. his own mother           B.His own father   C. His own beloved D. None of these

A. Lamb in Dream Children                           B. Lamb in Modern Gallantry  

C. Lamb in Poor Relations                               D. lamb in A Bachelor’s complaint

A. Words worth                  B. Keats                  C. Coleridge             D. Shelley

A. Sister                             B. daughter            C. friend                     D. mother

A. 1825         B. 1833         C. 1838                   D. 1850

A. manager  B. cashier    C. supervisor         D. clerk.

A. New year’s Eve           B. Dream children C. Emma                    D. The South-sea House.

A) Bacon                            B) Hazlitt                C) Steele                   D) Lamp

A) Wordsworth                   B) Coleridge           C) Lamb                     D) Donne

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

  1. 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

  1. 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

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