Tuesday, 28 May 2013

State Eligibility Test(SET) Solved Question Paper of English - 2013-2014

    • This is the solved question paper of SET of 2012-2013-2014  you can try it for free.

      Note :- Ans. of each question is written in The Bold style.

      1. 
      ‘------------ is the first of our really national English poets’.

       Geoffrey Chaucer
       Caedmon
       John Gower
        William Langland
  • 2. 
    The jolly host of the Tabard Inn was ------?

     Harry Bailly
     Tom Spencer
     Henry John
     John Wood
  • 3. Name Chaucer’s contemporary who recorded in spirited narrative the great deeds of Robert Bruce ?

     Wyclif
     Robert M anning
     John Barbour
     John Lydgate
  • 4. 
    Who authored Morte D ’Arthur ?

     Will iam Caxton
     Sir Thomas Malory
     Reginald Pecock
     King Edward IV
  • 5. The Complete English Bible of Miles Coverdale was published in ?

     1611
     1535
     1539
     1 525
  • 6. 
    ------- was the first English poet to use the unrimed ten-syllabled verse to which the name blank verse is popularly applied?

     Surrey
     Wyatt
     Skelton
     Aschan
  • 7. 
    Who is Tottel in Tottel’s Miscellany ?

     The writer
     The publisher
     The translator
     The editor
  • 8. 
    ‘The morality play, like the miracle play,was didactic; but its characters, insteadof being taken from sacred narratives, were--------’.

     personified abstractions
     l egendary saints
     symbolic representations
     animals and birds
  • 9. 
    ‘While--------aroused the intellect and the aesthetic faculties,------ awakened the spiritual nature’.

     Chaucer . . . Spenser
     the Renaissance . . . the Reformation
      t he Anglo - S axon Literature . . . the English Bible
     None of the above
  • 10. 
    Of the twelve books,which Spenser projected in the Faery Queene ,how many were published during his lifetime?

     6
     7
     9
     11
  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not ‘sonnets in sequences ’?

     Sidney’s Astrophel and Stella
     Daniel’s Delia
     Drayton’s Idea
     Warner’s A lbio n’ s England
  • 12. 
    John Donne was a ?

     poet and preacher
     poet and playwright
     playwright and preacher
     preacher and sonnetee
  • 13. 
    Of the following who was not the contemporary of Christopher Marlowe ?

     George Peele
     Thomas Kyd
     Thomas Otway
     Robert Greene
  • 14. 
    Lohn Lyly’s Eupheus is -------.

     a dramatic work
     an epic
     an English translation
    a prose romance
  • 15. 
    Downright, Morose, Well-bred, Subtle, Bertinax Surly, Sir Epicure Mammon, are characters in the plays of------?

     John Ford
     Ben Jonson
     James Shirley
     Oliver Goldsmith
  • 16. 
    ‘The names of---------are always associated and they  did much work in collaboration’.

     Beaumont and Fletcher
     Marlowe and Jo nson
     Sackville and Sidney
     Lodge and Nashe
  • 17. 
    Who among the following is not a University Wit?

     John Lyly
     George Peele
     Robert Greene
     Thomas Middleton
  • 18. 
    ‘Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.’Whose words are these?

     Francis Bacon
     David Lindsay
      Thomas Moore
      Roger Bacon
  • 19. 
    Who described Bacon as ‘the wisest, brightest and meanest of mankind’?

     John Dryden
     A lexander Pope
     Dr. Johnson
     Jonathan Swift
  • 20. 
    Which translation of the English Bible is described as the greatest of all translations?

     The Revised V ersion
     The Revised S tandard V ersion
      The Authorised V ersion
     The New Revised Standard Version

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