Solved Question Paper PGT English 2016

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PGT (ENGLISH) 2016   

Ques:- Margaret Hale is the central woman character in Elizabeth Gaskell’s…………..

Ans:- North and South

Ques:- Pip is a character in Dickens’s…………….

Ans:- Great Expectations

Ques:- Wuthering Heights is a novel by………………………

Ans:- Emily Bronte

Ques:- Which novel of George Eliot, according to long, reaches a climax of her literary power ?

Ans:- Silas Marner

Ques:- Amours de Vayage (1849) is one of the best Known works of………………..

Ans:- Arthur Clough

Ques:- Aurora Leigh by E.B. Rrowing is better known as a/an………………..

Ans:- Verse novel

Ques;-Who of following wrote The Critic as Artist ?

Ans:- Oscar Wilde

Ques:- One of the plays George Bernard Shaw deals with the problem of phonetics and pronunciation. Which of the following is that play ?

Ans:- Pygmalion

Ques:- Disraeli’s Young England Trilogy consists of Coningsby, Sybil and ………………..


Ques;- Macaulay served in india as a legal advisor to the Supreme Council from……..

Ans:- 1834 to 1838

Ques:- Who wrote Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ?

Ans:- George Meredith

Ques:- Matthew Arnold’s Memorial Verses’ mourns the death of…………….

Ans:- Goethe, Byron and Wordsworth

Ques:- Unto This Last is an unfinished series of articles on political economy which appeared in The Cornhill Magazine. Who wrote these articles ?

Ans:- John Ruskin

Ques:- The Oxford Movement led by the teachers at Oxford University was essentially a………..

Ans:- Religious Movement

Ques:- Who succeeded Queen Victoria in 1901 ?

Ans:- Edward 7

Ques:- In which work was Sherlock Holmes introduced in 1887 ?

Ans:- A Study in Scarlet

Ques:- Which of the plays of Bernard Shaw ridicules the popular romantic conception of the professional solider’s courage and  incidentally the pretensions of aristocracy ?

Ans:- Arms and the Man

Ques:- “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold ;

Mere anarchy is loosed upon the word, “

From which poem of W.B. Yeats have these lines taken ?

Ans:- The Second Coming

Ques:- All plays of J.M. Synge were staged at …………..

Ans:- Abbey Theatre

Ques:- Who of the following coined the term ‘ streams of consciousness’ ?

Ans:-William James

Ques:- Who reduced the length of “The Waste Land” drastically and brought to the present stage ?

Ans:- Ezra Pound

Ques:- The Fourth part of “The Waste Land” is titled as ………….

Ans:- Death By Water

Ques:-Where from did Aldous Huxley borrow the title, “ Brave New World “?

Ans:- The Tempest (Shakespeare

Ques:- In which of the following works of Virginia Woolf does the sex of the lead character changes ?

Ans:- Orlando

Ques:- Name the writer of the twentieth century who developed remarkable gifts of military leadership in Arabia :

Ans:- T.E. Lawrence

Ques:- The only play James joyce wrote is …………………..

Ans:- Exiles

Ques:- The Driver’s Seat, The public Image and Not To Disturb are novels by………….

Ans:- Muriel Spark

Ques:- Which is the first volume of Doris Lessing’s autobiography ?

Ans:- Under My Skin

Ques:- Whose painting does Auden refer to in “Muses De Beaux Arts” ?

Ans:- Breughal

Ques;- Name the poet whose The Hawk in the Rain and Lupercal express a rapt fascination with animal energy and independence :

Ans:- Ted Hughes

Ques:- Who is the protagonist in John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger ?

Ans:- Jimmy

Ques:- Of the following who was the product of The Royal Court Theatre ?

Ans:- John Arden

Who wrote Lolita ?

Ans:- Vladimir Nobokov

Ques:- Which of the following is not a work of James Baldwin ?

Ans:- Uncle Tom’s Children

Ques:- The Old Man and the Sea recounts the adventures of…………….

Ans:- Santiago

Ques:- The Price of Arthur Miller presents a family geud ………

Ans:- Between two brothers

Ques:- Which novel of Rabindranath Tagore makes a psychological study of its three main characters- Nikhil, Bimla and Sandeep ?

Ans:- The home and the World

Ques:- In 1917, Ananda K. Coomaraswamy joined the Museum of Fine Arts as the Keeper of Indian Art at ……………….

Ans;- Boston

Ques;- What is the name of Bakha,s sister in Anand’s Untouchable ?

Ans:- Sohini

Ques:- ‘Negative Capability’ is a term associated with………..

Ans:- Keats

Ques:- Panegyric is a formal written or oral composition……………

Ans:- Lauding a person

Ques:- Who advocated the use of “Touchstone Method’ ?

Ans:- Arnold

Ques:- Milton composed Areopagitica in……………….

Ans:- Prose

Ques:- Which of the following is not written by Shakespeare ?

Ans:- Love’s Triumph Through Callipolis

Ques:- Who said, “Feminism at heart is a massive complaint, Lesbianism is the solution “ ?

Ans:- Jill Johnson

Ques:- Who formed the ‘centre for contemporary cultural studies’ at University of Birmingham ?

Ans:- Richard Hoggart

Ques:- The concept of ‘Negritude’ is most associated with…………………

Ans:- Aime Cesaire

Ques:- Everything is connected to everything else. “ is the first of the four laws of ecology given by :

Ans:- Barry Commoner

Ques:- Where is Chadra Tal lake ?

Ans;- Central Lahaul in Lahaul Spiti

Ques:- Where river’s tributaries are Baljedi and Budhil Streams ?

Ans:- Ravi

Ques:- In which ancient Indian classic there is a mention of khasas ?

Ans:- Bhagvata Purana, Vayu Purana, Brihat Samhita

Ques:- Who is the author of The Himalayan District of Koloo, Lahaul and Spiti ?

Ans:- A.F.P. Harcourt

Ques:- In which year was kangra fort subduced by the Mughal forces under Nawab

Ans:- 1620 A.D

Ques:- In which village near Dharmasala town of H.P. is Vipassana cetre of meditation ?

Ans:- Dharamkot

Ques:- Which company runs the cement plant of Rajban in Sirmaur district of H.P. ?

Ans:- CCI

Ques:- Where was Shimla’s Bishop Cotton School originally located ?

Ans:- Dagshai

Ques:- Which of the following development blocks in H.P. is not covered under National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM)?

Ans:- Basantpur in Shimla

Ques:- With which of the following is Jiturai associated ?

Ans:- Shooting

Ques:- Who is the Governor off Manipur ?

Ans:- Najma Heptulla

Ques:- Which day is observed as Kisan Day in India ?

Ans:- December 23

Ques:- At which place in U.P. is the Dargah Saleem Chisti ?

Ans:- Fatehpur Sikri

Ques:- Which successor of Guru Gobind Singh fought against the Mughals and was martyred ?

Ans:- Banda Bahadur

Ques:- In which American city shooter Omar Mateen killed over 50 persons in june 2016 ?

Ans:- Florida

Ques;- Solar Impulse-2 which began its world trip in March, 2015 from Abu Dhabi had its first stop in ……………….

Ans;- Oman

Ques:- Which is correct description of Hijab ?

Ans:- A head scarf that covers the hair and neck but not the face.

Ques:- When did Queen Elizabeth 2 ascend the British throne ?

Ans:- 1952

Ques:- Who was crowned Miss World 2015 ?

Ans;- Mireia Lalaguna Royo

Ques:- Which of the following tales of Chaucer deal with the Chivalric romance of Palamon and Arcite ?

Ans;- The Merchant’s tale

Ques:- Whose tomb Chaucher,s pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales are going to visit ?

Ans:- Thomas Becket

Ques:- To whom did Chaucer dedicate his Troilus and Criseyde ?

Ans:- John Wycliffe

Ques:- Who of the following was the first to suggest that Satan is the real hero of Paradise lost ?

Ans:- William Blake

Ques:- An ‘epithalamium’ is a poem written to celebrate………………

Ans:- Marriage

Ques:- E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India is set in ……………….

Ans;- Chandrapore

Ques:- Who wrote the play The Return of Ulysser ?

Ans:- Robert Bridges

Ques:- Evelina or A Young Lady’s into the World published in 1778 was written by……………….

Ans:- Miss Burney (Frances Fanny)

Ques:- In which of the following plays does Hippolyta appear ?

Ans:- A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Ques:- Who is the author of The Journal of the Plague year ?

Ans:- Daniel Defoe

Ques:- How long did Robinson Crusoe live on the deserted island ?

Ans:- A little over 28 years

Ques;- ‘Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly.’These words occur in…………….

Ans:- As You Like It

Ques:- One  of the friends of the writer of Utopia is also a character in it. Name him.

Ans:- Peter Giles

Ques:- Pope reissued the final version of The Rape of the lock after adding machinery of sylph and clarissa’s to its original version in …………….

Ans:- 1717

Ques:- Wessex, a fictitious place in England, is invariably associated with one of the important novelists of modern era. Name the novelist.

Ans:- Thomas Hardy

Ques:- The Ossianic Poems which explore the world of Celtic antiquity were written by…………….

Ans:- Macpherson

Ques:- Shelley’s The Cenci is a/an………………….

Ans:- Play

Ques:- Dickens caricatured utilitarian thinking with telling directness in his portrayal of……….

Ans:- Thomas Gradgrind

Ques:- Which of the novelists does not belong to “Campus Novelists” Group ?

Ans:- Anthony Powell

Ques:- Who was Samuel Johnson’s biographer ?


Ques:- Who wrote the Wealth of Nations ?

Ans:- Adam Smith

Ques:- Who buys Henchard’s wife in The Mayor of Casterbridge ?


Ques:- “Beauty is truth, truth beauty’-that is all

ye need to know on earth, and all ye need to know,”

Name need ode where from these lines have been taken :

Ans:- Ode on a Grecian Urn

Ques:-Porphyro and Madeline are lovers in………………..

Ans:- The Eve of St. Agnes

Ques:- “I fall upon the thorns of life  I BLEED “ In which poem of Shelley does this line occur ?

Ans:- Ode to the West Wind

Ques:- What is the other title of Mary Shelley,s Frankenstein ?

Ans:- The Modern Prometheus

Ques:- Mr. and Mrs. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice have…………….daughter(s).

Ans:- Five

Ques:- When Robert Southey was made the Poet Laureate ?

Ans:- 1813.

Ques:- The polish mariner who presented colonialism as both brutal and brutalising in many of his novels and stories was…………

Ans;- Joseph Conrad

Ques;- Name the subtitle of Thackeray,s Vanity Fair :

Ans:- A Novel Without a Hero


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7 thoughts on “Solved Question Paper PGT English 2016

  1. Vijay sharma

    Sir , good effort. Please provide pdf file of previous pgt english papers


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