AD's English Literature : Model English Note -3 for PGT , TGT and Other Competitive Examinations

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Model English Note -3 for PGT , TGT and Other Competitive Examinations

Difficulty Level: Post Graduation     Time: 2hr 
    Each Question: Word Limit: 30  
1.      What is alliteration? 
2.      Write a note on the imagery of the poem “The Tyger”.
3.      How has Coleridge treated the supernatural element in ‘Christabel’?
4.  ‘In tasks so bold can little men engage,  And in soft bossoms dwell such might rage.’ – What attitude of pope is reflected in these lines? 
5.      What’s the function of Banaquo in ‘Macbeth’? 
6.      “The wine of life is drawn, and the mere less Is left this vault to brag of.” –                                        Explain the image. 
7.      In the play “She stoops of Conquer.” Whom do you think stoop to conquer and why? 
8.  When and why does Serguis tell Petkoff that the world is not such an innocent place as they used to think? 
9.  What type of society is depicted by Jane Austen in ‘Pride and Prejudice’? 

10.  Where was north Richmond Street? 
11.  When was its quiet disturbed?
 12.  Would you regard ‘She stoops to Conquer’ as a comedy of intrigue?
 13.  “In particular, there is a gloom for me attendant upon a city Sunday, a weight in the air.”- Describe the speaker’s feeling stating the cause. 
14.  A student wrote “Two pounds of tea cost Rs. 200” and showed his copy to the teacher. The teacher told to him write the sentence correctly. Do you think that the teacher was correct? 
15.  Convert the following simple sentences to complex ones. – (a) The man came just at midnight. (b) Only Hindus are admitted. 
16.  Join the following sentences – The boy stood on the deck. The deck was burning. Everybody else had fled there. Only the boy had not. (b) He was a great statesman. He had worked well for his country. He was very popular. He was awarded the title of Bharat Ratna. 
17.  Change the following into Indirect Speech:  ‘Alas! We have lost the match’, they said.     Rabi says, ‘I am never afraid to speak the truth!’ 
18.  Write a single paragraph on ‘National Integration’. 
19. What is an apostrophe? 
20.  What are the characteristics of Donne’s poetry? 
21.  “But though the whole world turn to coal, then chiefly lives.” – About whom the poet is speaking? What do you mean by the phrase ‘turn to coal’? 
22.  How does the poem ‘The Rape of the Lock’ begin? 
23.  “On what wings dare he aspire?/What dread hand dare sieze the fire?”:About whom is the poet wondering here? 
24.  What do the phrases ‘on what wings’ and ‘seize the fire’ imply? 
25.  Where is ‘Tintern Abbey’ situated? Which poem is composed in memory of ‘Tintern Abbey’? 
26.  “Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player,” – Whose realization is this? When does the speaker say so? 
27.“Its fopperies come down, not only as inside passengers, but in the very basket.” – About what the speaker is concerned?
      28.  “This is the happiest night of my life if only there are no fugitives.” – Explain. 
      29. “What is the price of a thousand horses against a son when there’s one son only?” – Who is the speaker here? What does the line reveal? 
       30.Who is a superannuated man? Who has been referred to as a superannuated man in Lamb’s essay, ‘The superannuated man’?

Ardhendu De


  1. Hi, where can I find answers to these questions, especially no. 14. thanks

  2. Good information about English it is very useful for students

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