Lecturer English Paper

PPSC Lecturer English Past Paper 2015
Total Questions were 100
Here is given some Questions
Paper was consists of 100 MCQs Questions
Two hour Duration

1. Who is the writer of, "Piers Plowman".

2. Name the poet, who belong to a small group, got fame after 50 years age?

3. The smallest parts of expression associated with some meaning are called:

4. Who studies a language at one period in time and investigates the way people speak in  a given speeh community in a given point in time?

5. The set of all possible grammatical sentences in the language is:

6. The study of hearing and the perception of speech sounds is called:

7. Phoneme, Phone, Allophone are the concepts of:

8. Consonant that is produced with a stricture is called:

9. Lexical unit in which two or more lexical morphemes are juxtaposed is called:

10. Fries classifies utterances units into :

11. "A word or set of words followed by a pause and revealing an intelligible purpose" is

12. A group of words with its own subject and predicate, if it is included in a larger sentence is called:

13. Mood is related to illocutionary force. Moods are:

14. On linguistic map a line indicating the degree of linguistic change is called:

15. A contract language, a mixture of elements from different natural languages is called:

16. When a pidgin becomes a linguafranca, it is called:

17. Technique used by Skinner is:

18. Consonant produced or formed by closure or near closure of the lips is called:

19. Name the war Byron proved his rebellion by death by opposing Europeans by taking part in the war against Turks and supported:

20. Name the poets who composed Lyrical Ballads(1798):

21. How many sonnets were  written by Shakespeare ?

22. Good relations with neighbours are discussed in poem:

23. The poems written by Coleridge in state of depression , fantasy are:

24. In 19th century novel with children as characters and storie apperaed by?

25. Charles Dickens continued the tradition of ______ in his novels:

26. George Orwell criticises the corruption under the :

27. P B Shelley wrote an elegy on the death of Keats :

28. G.B.Shaw was influenced by , middle-class society characters,:

29. A Doll's House by Ibsen deals with

30. In Sophocles, chorus cosists of:

31. the use of a word or phrase so as to emphasize or suggest its different meanings  or the use of words that are alike or nearly alike in sound but different in meaning;

32. ..... a visual image, used by Oscar Wilde in his works

33. Conceits used by Donne in his poetry:

34. What Philip Sidney attributes to poetry  in his The Defence of Poesy:

35.  The depiction of characters and story in novels changed from extrnal to internal in:

36.  In Ode to a Nightingale:"Where youth grows pale, and spectre-thin, and dies;" refers to:

37. In "Ode on a Grecian Urn" Keats refers Urn as:
38. Keats was influenced by the philosophy ( or philosopher):
39. Keats wrote all of his six odes from:
40.  In The Mill on the Floss, Tom and Maggie represent  Eliot's:

41.  Wordswoth discusses conditions of city life:
42.  Language of rustic people and stories of  rustic people:

43.  Post-colonial literature discusses:

44. T.S. Eliot got Nobel Prize in:

45.  Name the poem written by Miton, epic and critique,:

46. The theme of Paradise Lost  is :

47. The Faerie Queene by Spencer is:

48. Sylvia Plath was the wife of :

49. Who said " Tragedy and common man."  :

50.  Name of the Wife of Bath in the Prologue:

51. Surrey and Wyatt  intoduced in English Poetry:

52.  Which of following is not a Tragi-comedy:
53. Classical method of grammar learning is:
54. Oral method of learnning is:
55. Beckett :

56.  The plays in which vices and virtues were personified are called:
57. (name of writer) who continued the tradition of irony of whose writer
58. Bacon was granted knighthood under:

59. In the poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,  the dice game:
60. There was a question about "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers   by Adrienne Rich"  needlework:

61. Which of the following is not Feature of Comedy:

62. Time flies:

Fill in the blanks: (there were 5 questions, I'm here providing answers)

63.      between-over ( The misunderstanding between   two parties  over ..............)

64.     down-out  ( unlike eggs, ................................)

65.      of- while  ( Fancy happiness of (name) while finding himself free.)

66.     pros and cons ( Before deciding consider pros and cons .......................)

67.   veracity  ( there was sentence about minister's remarks)

68. Select correct sentence:

a) You will be surprised to know if I tell you who called me last night.

b) You will be surprised to know if I tell you whom called me last night.

c) You will be surprised to know if I tell you what called me last night.

d) You will be surprised to know if I tell you that who called me last night.

69. A revolutionary thinker who exiled to Eton.

70. Ahmed Ali earned his livelihood in 1932 as:
71.Pronouns, myself,yourself ,yourselves,himself,herself ,itself, ourselves,themselves are:


72.   Grotesque
73.   pull the rug from under
74.   Acumen
75.   Patrician
76.   Zenith


77. Paradoxical
78. Close shave
79. Spoken
80. Pique
81. Circumvent


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