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HSST ENGLISH -JUNIOR,HSE-2015

 

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1. 2014 Man Booker Prize was won by
Richard Flanagan
Jean Tirole
Patrick Modiano
Isamu
2. Name the freedom fighter who went to jail with her two month old baby due to the participation in the Civil Diobedience Movement?
Ammu Swaminathan
Swarnakumari
Kuttimalu Amma
Akkama Cheriyan
3. 'Atmavidya Sangham' was founded by ____________ ?
Ayyan Kali
Chattampi Swamikal
Brahmananda Sivayogi
Vagbhadananda
5. The Bollywood actor who has been appointed as UNICEF's Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia?
Abhishek Bachan
Aamir Khan
Ajay Devgan
Akshaykumar
6. Which day is recently declared by UN as 'International Yoga Day' ?
June 21
August 22
December 22
October 24
7. The founder and editor of women's magazine 'Shrimati'?
Akkama Cherian
Anna Chandi
Arya Pallan
Lalitha Prabhu
8. 'Wandering in many world's is the autobiography of _____________ ?
K P Kesava Menon
T R Krishanaswami Iyer
V R Krishna Iyer
T K Madhavan
9. The work of G Sankara Kurup which won the Sahithya Acadamy Award (1961) and Kendra Sahithya Acadamy Award (1963)?
Nimisham
Viswadarshanam
Padhikante Pattu
Jeevana Sangeetham
10. In which venue Rohit Sharma made the highest individual ODI score of 264 runs against Sri Lanka?
Bangalore
Punjab
Chennai
Kolkota
11. A relationship in which a less experienced learner acquires knowledge and skills under guidance of an expert?
Cognition
Cognitive Apprenticeship
Apprentice learning
Co-operative learning
12. Which educationalist believed. Psychic being within oneself to be the essence of his spiritual selves"
Karl Max
Aurobindo
Krupskaya
Gijubhai Badeka
13. Process whereby children adopt external standard as their own is termed as
Internalization
Reactions
Limitations
Intervention
14. Testing used during instruction to help 'diagnosis' is
Summative
Formative
Internal
Grading
15. Intensive study one person or a situation is called :
Correlation study
Case study
Casual Coparative research
Micro Genetic study
16. The relation ship between mean,Median and mode is
Mode = 2(median)-3(mean)
Mode = 3(median)-2(mean)
Mode = 3(mean)-2(median)
Mode = 2(mean)-3(median)
17. Complete list of members of population from which sampling unit are selected is known as
Sampling notation
Sampling method
Sample Criterion
Sampling frame
18. Two significant level often used in social science research are
0.01 &0.03
0.01 &0.05
0.001 &0.005
0.001 & 0.008
19. Clubbing new information into exsisting schema is called
Assimilation
Accomodation
Equilibration
Disequilibrium
20. A child unable to see black board and often writes note by looking into the note book of nearby classmate .What interface will you draw on child's difficulty
Children are mischevious
Black board writing is unclear for all children
Child has a poor vision
Child doesn't want to write from black board
21. What is the maximum period provided by the Constitution for President's rule in a State?
6 months
1 year
3 years
5 years
22. Who appoints the Comproller and Auditor General of India?
President
Prime Minister
Cheif Justice of India
Finance Minister
23. Which of the following statement is correct in respect of Union list provided in the Constitution?
Government in Union Trritories have exclusive powers on the subjects mentioned in the Union list
Central Government has exclusive power on the subjects mentioned in the Union list
Central Government and State Government have exclusive powers on the subjects mentioned in the Union list
State Government has exclusive powers on the subjects mentioned in the Union list
24. Which one of the following is not mentioned in the preamble of the Indian Constitution?
Sovereign
Socialist
Secular
Sociologic
25. What is the maximum age limit prescribed for Supreme Court Judges?
60
62
65
67
26. Which is the authority that evaluated and monitors the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005?
Minister, Rural Development Goventment of India
Central Employment Guarantee Concil
District Collector
Panchayath Secretary
27. The system for the distibution of essential commodities to the ration card holders through fair price shop under National Food security Act. 2013 is envisaged through ?
Comprehensive Rationing System
Poverty and Hunger Index
Targeted Public Distribusion system
None of the above
28. Which among the following statement is incorrect with respect to The Protection of Women from Domestic violence Act. 2005?
The domestic violence include both physical and mental abuse
The domestic violence include economic abuse
The act applies to the aggrieved woman in married relationship and live- in relationship
The overall fact and circumstances of the case has nothing to do with determining the commission of domestic violence under the Act
29. Which among the following is not 'information' bound to be made available under the Right to Information Act 2005?
All information recorded and published
All information recorded and not marked secret but unpublished
All information relating to the personel matters of an individual forming part of his public life or related to any public activity
Information , the disclosure of which would cause a breach of privilege of the parliament
30. The world organ donation day is celebrated every year on
6th August
9th September
4th August
5th December
31. what is the name of the inn where Chaucer's narrator meet the pilgrims?
Taffold Inn
Tabard Inn
Southwark Inn
Three Kings Inn
32. Prothalamion is a nuptial song on the occasion of the twin marrage of
Lady Victoria and Lady Katherine
Lady Belinda and Lady Bellona
Lady Elizabeth and Lady Victoria
Lady Elizabeth and Lady Katherine
33. The rhyme scheme of Shakespearian sonnet
abba abba cde cde
abab cdcd efef cc
abab cdcd efef gg
ababa ababa cdcd
34. In which poem does this line occurs " Alas. alas,who's injured by my love"
The canonization
To a Skylark
A Valendiction: Forbidding Mourning
The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock
35. When was Paradise Lost published?
1768
1669
1668
1667
36. In the poem McFlecknoe,Flecknoe,the poet is compared to ___________?
Augustus Caesar
Caligula
Postumus Agrippa
Julius Caesar
37. Identify the poem in which the following lines occur: The struggling pangs of concious truth to hide .To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame.Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindl
Hymn to Adversity
Elergy Written in a Country Churchyard
The Progress of Poesy
The Bard
38. What is the Hamlet's hamertia?
Madness
self-delusion
procrastination
ambition
39. What's Hecuba to him or he to Hecuba.That he should weep for her?Who is Hecuba mentioned in this monologue by a Shakespearean character
Priam's wife
Kolano's wife
Agmemnon's wife
Argurios' wife
40. Who speakes the epilogue in the school for Scandal?
Sir Oliver Surface
Charles Surface
Lady Teazle
Mr. Colman
41. In "Ode : Intimations of Immorality" Wordsworth talks about __________
Life after death
Devotion
Human folly
Pre-natal existence
42. The speaker in "Ode to the West Wind" is considered to the author's _________
alter-ego
persona
personification
poetic self
43. Whom does Ullysses reffers to as 'a savage race' in Tennyson's poem 'Ullysses' ?
The Trojans
The Persians
The Greeks
The Spartans
44. The coast of which country does the poet see across the sea in Matthew Arnold's poem "Dover Beach"?
France
Ireland
Spain
Portugal
45. Hopkin's poem "The Windhover' is notable for its use of _______________
Sprung Rhythm
Simile
Conceit
None of the above
46. The title of Charles Lamb's essay "Dream Children" refers to ___________________
Ideal Children
Children who dream
Children from a family called 'Dream'
Children the author saw in a dream
47. The heroine of the Oscar Wilde's play The Importance of Being Ernest was named ____________
Jane
Gwendolen
Tess
Elizabeth
48. Where was the Oliver Twist the protagonist of Charles Dicken's novel Oliver Twist born?
In an orphanage
In a prison
In a workhouse
In a hospital
49. Wuthering Heights is a novel by _____________
Charlotte Bronte
Branwell Bronte
Charotte Bronte
Emily Bronte
50. The Mayor of Casterbridge like many of Hardy's novels and stories is set in ____________
The market town of Dorchester
Startford
The Lake District
The Scottish Highlands
51. Yeats' poem "Easter 1916" refers to ____________
The poet's experiences on Easter 1916 which he spent in Scotland
The agreement signed between Catholics and Protestants in Ireland on Easter ,1916
The uprising of Irish freedom fighters on Easter ,1916
None of the above
52. Why is the poet sure that the unknown citizen in the poem " The unknown citizen" lived a happy life ?
Because he lived in a welfare state
Because we would have known if there had been anything wrong
Because he had written in his diary that he was happy with his life
Because he was honoured by the Government
53. What does Phillip Larkin mean by the expression 'Another Church' in the poem "Church Going"?
A church like any other
One among the many churches he visited
Another Kind of church
None of the above
54. What according to the poet are the praying women in "In Santa Maria Del Popolo" incapable of ?
Abandoning their faith
The grand gesture of the solitary man
Sympathy for the suffering
Sacrifies for their faith
55. Virginia Woolf considered the fiction of her contemporaries _____________
Superior to that of their predicessors
Inferior to that of their predecessors
Only different from that of their predecessors
None of the above
56. Which of the following notions does Bernard Shaw seem to support in Pygmalion?
Women must be independent
Money is more important than beauty
Knowledge is power
Correct pronunciation is necessary for social success
57. Samuel Beckett's play Waiting for go dot was first published in
English
Spanish
Russian
French
58. The portrait of an artist as an Young Man can be described as
An epistolary novel
A picaresque novel
A kunstlerroman
Docufiction
59. Graham Greene's Heart of the Matter is set in
India
Sierra Leona
Nigeria
Scotland
60. Allan Sillitoe. author of the novel The Lioneliness of the Long Distance Runner has been described as
A proletarian fictionist
A formalist in fiction
A satirist
None of the above
61. Who brought forth the 'Rasa-Dhwani Siddhanta?
Bharata
Manu
Vamana
Abhinavagupta
62. Aristotle defined poetry as:
Pleasure
Medium of limitation
Emotion
Spontaneous overflow
63. Which of the following is a 'Vice of style'opposed to the 'Sublime' according to the Longinus?
Gradeur of thought
Dignified expression
Vigorous treatment of the passions
Affectation
64. Who is called the Father of English Criticism ' by Dr.Johnson?
John Dryden
Philip Sidney
Wordsworth
Arnold
65. Who stated that 'Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings'?
Coleridge
Arnold
Byron
Wordsworth
66. Arnold's 'Touchstone Method' is modelled on :
Aristotle's 'Cathartic Reversal'
Dryden's Three Unities
Longinus 'Test of Poetic Greatness'
Sidney's 'Classsical Rules' application to poetry
67. Which of the following movement was initialised with Derridda's paper 'The Structure ,Sign and Play in the Human Sciences'?
Classical structuralism
Trditional humanism
Empiricism
Post-structuralism
68. What according to 'Elain Showalter' is the reason for the impasse that feminist criticism had reached in the 1970s
The 'Male' character of Theory itself
Orthodox approach to male literary history
The women's liberation movement
Reviewing past works by feminists
69. Which of the following is NOT one of the main points in Lacan's 'Insistence of the letter in the unconsious'?
There is no getting outside language
Human self or soul transcends the limits of the language
Language is intimately figurative
Human subject is constituted through entry into language
70. 'Michale Foucault' elaborated upon the relationship between knowledge and power propounded by:
Kant
Saussure
Freud
Nietzsche
71. Syntactic structures was published by
Saussure
Noam Chomsky
Zellig Harris
Robert May
72. A simplified form of a speech formed out of one or more existing languages used by people who have no other languge in common is called
Pidgins
Creole
Idiolect
Dialect
73. The language veriety unique to a single speaker of a language is called _____________
Dialect
idiolect
Creole
Pidgins
74. The King James Bible was first published in:
1611
1612
1610
1567
75. Grimm's law states the
Consonent shift
Vowel shift
Medieval Latin elusion
division of morpheme
76. Ablaut signifies change in
Consonant
Meaning
Pronunciation
Vowels
77. Minimalastic Programme is a continuation of ___________
Generative Grammar
Structural Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Social Linguistics
78. The focus of Sociolinguistics is
The effect of the society on the language
Languge's effect on the society
Effect of history on language
Effect of Political changes on language
79. Language was published by
Noam Chosky
Ferdinand de Saussure
Aldous Huxely
Leonard Bloomfield
80. Who spoke of England and America as two countries seperated by a common language
Winston Churchil
Bernard Shaw
Ronald Regan
Leonard Bloomfield
81. What is the central theme of the verses in the 'Geetanjali'?
Love
God
Quest for the devine and devotion
beauty
82. What is the name of the protagonist in Ellison's 'Invisible Man'?
Nameless
Jack
Clifton
Ras
83. Why was Mian Abdulla (Midnight's Children) assassinated?Because of :
He was the founder of 'Frre Islam Convocation'
His anti-partition stance
Adam became his follower
Nadir Khan became his enemy
84. What is the new definition that 'Jaya' (Harvest) discovers for "winning"?Winning by:
Refusing
Surrending
Revolting
Losing
85. Which of the following is Not one of the passions of 'Benjamin Compson'(Sound and Fury)?
Caddy
Jason
Fire
The family golf course
86. The lines 'I speak three languages ,write in Two ,dream in One' is a reference to the multilingualism of:
Toru Dutt
Kamala Das
Ezekiel
Meena Alexander
87. When did 'Silvia Plath' attempt to join her dead daddy for the first time?
At the age of 10
At the age of 15
At the age of 20
At the age of 25
88. What made Robert Frost choose the 'Road not Taken'?
His desire to make an impact with his life
To make money
To become famous
To be a role model
89. What metal was used in the bullet that killed 'Brutus Jones'?
Gold
Iron
Copper
Silver
90. What does the 'Self-reliant' (Emerson's 'Self Reliance') man dislike?
To travel
To speak his mind
To speak truth
To be optimistic
91. _________ is the authour of Black Skins White Masks
Bell Hooks
Malcolm X
Frantz Fanon
Aime Cesaire
92. Deep Ecology is ____________
A school of thought which advocates return to nature
A phylosophy which attempts to redefine the relationship between humans and nature
A movement or body of concepts that considers humans no more important than other species
None of the above
93. The following is not generally associated with Queer theory:
Judith Butler
Adrinne Rich
Michale Foucault
Homi Bhabha
94. Trauma Theory links the experience of trauma to
Language disorders
Identity Politics
The evolutionary heritage of humans
Patriarchy
95. The following is not a form of 'New Feminism':
Post-Feminism
Eco-Feminism
Power Feminism
Third Wave Feminism
96. The phrase 'Historicity of texts and the textuality of history' was coined by ___________
Louise Montrose
Stephen Green blatt
Alan Sinfield
Raymond Williams
97. The following is associated with Culture Studies:
Start Hall
Jacqua Derrida
Frantz Fanon
Edward Said
98. The following is not considered a Diasporic writer:
V.S. Naipaul
Chithra Banerjee Divakaruni
Derek Walcott
Michael Ontadje
99. _____________ contributed some of the most important concepts and notions on the Public Sphere in the Twentieth Century:
Barber Smith
Mikhail Bakhtin
Noam Chomsky
Jurgen Habermas
100. Hyper-reality can be defined as ___________
Extreme faithfulness to reality in representations
The inability of consciousness to recognize between reality and simulations of reality
The empathetic involvement in representations of reality
None of the above