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Preface to the Mahabharata - C. Rajagopalachari: Objective Questions

Q.01. Who seized Draupadi by her hair and dragged her into the court? (a) Vidura (b) Duhshasna (c) Drushtadyumna (d) Duryodhana Ans: (b) Duhshasna Q.02. Great hero from the Mahabharata who lived a life such a way that he is another name for generosity and loyalty today: (a) Bhishma (b) Arjuna (c) Nakula (d) Karna Ans: (d) Karna Q.03. Bhishma’s mother was: (a) Saraswati (b) Ganga (c) Laxmi (d) Satyavati Ans: (b) Ganga Q.04. Free India’s first Indian Governor-General was: (a) Lala Lajpat Rai (b) Motilal Nahru (c) C. Rajagopalachari (d) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Ans: (c) C. Rajagopalachari Q.05. Dhritarashtra’s wife was: (a) Uttara (b) Gandhari (c) Madri (d) Kunti Ans: (b) Gandhari Q.06. Place where the Mahabharata war took place: (a) Hastinapur (b) Kurukshetra (c) Panipat (d) Indraprasth Ans: (b) Kurukshetra Q.07. How many days did the Mahabharata war last? (a) 18 (b) 17 (c) 19 (d) 20 Ans: (a) 18 Q.08. Rishi who cursed Pandu was: (a) Rishi Valmiki (b) Rishi

The Wonder that was India - A.L. Basham (An Excerpt): Objective Questions

Q.01. Hindu civilization will, we believe, retain its: (a) Future (b) Continuity (c) Past (d) Glory Ans: (b) Continuity Q.02. Much that was useless in ancient Indian culture has already: (a) Flourished (b) Decayed (c) Perished (d) Sacrificed Ans: (c) Perished Q.03. The whole South-East Asia received most of its culture from: (a) China (b) India (c) Indonesia (d) Ceylon Ans: (b) India Q.04. Colonists from Western India settled in Ceylon in: (a) 5th century B.C. (b) 5th century A.D. (c) 4th century A.D. (d) 4th century B.C. Ans: (a) 5th century B.C. Q.05. Who found their way to Malaya, Sumatra and other parts of South-East Asia: (a) Chinese merchants (b) People of Cambodia (c) Indian merchants (d) Buddhist monks Ans: (c) Indian merchants Q.06. Northward Indian culture influence spread through: (a) China and India (b) Central Asia to China (c) South-East Asia (d) Korea, Japan and Tibet Ans: (b) Central Asia to China Q.07. The heterodox sect followed: (a) Monas

The Axe - R.K. Narayan: Objective Questions

Q.01. Who foretold that Velan would live in a big house? (a) Father (b) Villagers (c) An astrologer (d) A friend Ans: (c) An astrologer Q.02. At what age did Velan leave home? (a) Sixteen (b) Seventeen (c) Eighteen (d) Twenty Ans: (c) Eighteen Q.03. In Velan’s opinion, big mansion existed only in: (a) Heaven (b) Hell (c) Swarg Loka (d) Big cities Ans: (c) Swarg Loka Q.04. Which tree was most dear to Velan? (a) Banyan (b) Pipal (c) Margosa (d) Asoka Ans: (c) Margosa Q.05. R.K. Narayan was a novelist, an essayist and a: (a) Short story writer (b) Poet (c) Historian (d) Dramatist Ans: (a) Short story writer Q.06. Name the fictitious town of R.K. Narayan: (a) Wessex (b) Malgudi (c) Hogwarts (d) Xanadu Ans: (b) Malgudi Q.07. Kumar Baugh was called as: (a) Palatial home (b) Old home (c) Lonely mansion (d) Ghost house Ans: (d) Ghost house Q.08. Who says, ‘Don’t cut yet. I am still within hearing.’? (a) Owner of the house (b) Labourer (c) Velan (d) Villager Ans:

National Education- Mahatma Gandhi: Objective Questions

Q.01. Gandhi wanted that all schools of India should teach the technique of cloth production as: (a) It will pay for the education of our students (b) It will teach them an occupation on which they can fall back in after-life (c) It will make them self-reliant (d) All the above Ans: (d) All the above Q.02. Gandhi condemns the textbooks for: (a) Text books do not teach students what is right and what is wrong in the home life (b) Text books do not teach students to have any pride of their surroundings. (c) At the end of education students become estranged from their surroundings. (d) All the above Ans: (d) All the above Q.03. According to Gandhi, our children should be taught to: (a) Despise labour (b) Dignity of labour (c) Look upon manual labour with disfavor (d) Look with contempt to manual labour Ans: (b) Dignity of labour Q.04. Which Universal labour Gandhi wanted to promote? (a) Agriculture (b) Hand spinning (c) Hand weaving (d) All the above Ans: (d) All the above Q.05. Accor

Where the Mind is Without Fear: Objective Questions

Q.01. In the poem ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’, Tagore prays to God for uplifting: (a) His compatriots (b) Citizens of the world (c) The readers of the poem (d) Freedom fighters of his time Ans: (a) His compatriots Q.02. In the poem ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’ Tagore prays to God for uplifting: (a) His countrymen (b) Citizens of the world (c) The readers of the poem (d) Freedom fighters of his time Answer: a. His countrymen Q.03. The poem ‘Where the mind is Without Fear’ is written by: (a) Rabindranath Tagore (b) Sarojini Naidu (c) William Wordsworth (d) Toru Dutt Answer: (a) Rabindranath Tagore Q.04. Rabindranath Tagore is a well-known poet from: (a) Odisha (b) West Bengal (c) Bihar (d) Kerala Answer: (b) West Bengal Q.05. Rabindranath Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year: (a) 1931 (b) 1921 (c) 1913 (d) 1945 Answer: (c) 1913 Q.06. Which of the following is an incredibly famous work by Tagore? (a) Shradhanjali (b) Gitanjali (c) Geetmala (d) Savitri

HSTET 2023: अंग्रेजी शिक्षक वर्ग एक की परीक्षा योजना एवं पाठ्यक्रम

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Jane Austen: Objective Questions

Q. 1: Who is Jane Austen? Ans.: Jane Austen is an English novelist. She has been called the pure novelist. Q. 2: Was Jane Austen a Georgian era author? Ans: Yes, Jane Austen was a Georgian era author. Q. 3: When was Jane Austen born? Ans: Jane Austen was born on16 December 1775. Q. 4: Where was Jane Austen born? Ans: Jane Austen was born at Steventon, Hampshire, England. Q.5: What do you know about Steventon? Ans: Steventon was a tiny village amid the chalk hills of North Hants. Q. 6: In which county in England was Austen born? Ans: Hampshire. Q.7: What was the name of Jane Austen’s father? Ans: George Austen was the name of Jane Austen’s father. Q.8: What was Jane Austen’s father? Ans: Jane Austen’s father was a clergyman. Q.9: What was the name of Jane Austen’s mother? Ans: Cassandra was the name of Jane Austen’s mother. Q.10: What was Jane Austen’s number among her siblings? Ans: Jane Austen was the seventh child and second daughter of Cassandra and George Austen. Q.11: When did

MP High School Teacher Eligibility Test (HSTET) – 2023 [उच्च माध्यमिक शिक्षक अंग्रेजी (वर्ग- एक) की परीक्षा की योजना एवं पाठ्यक्रम]

MP High School Teacher Eligibility Test (HSTET) – 2023 उच्च माध्यमिक शिक्षक अंग्रेजी (वर्ग- एक)  परीक्षा - 2023 की योजना एवं पाठ्यक्रम:   यह एक पात्रता परीक्षा है। पात्रता परीक्षा हेतु 150 अंकों का एक ही प्रश्नपत्र होगा। प्रत्येक प्रश्न 01 अंक का होगा। प्रत्येक प्रश्न के चार विकल्प होंगे। इन विकल्पों में से कोई एक विकल्प ही सही होगा। ऋणात्मक मूल्यांकन (Negative Marking) का प्रावधान है। प्रति चार प्रश्नों के गलत उत्तर पर 01 अंक काट लिया जाएगा। इस परीक्षा की अवधि 2.30 घंटे की होगी। उक्त प्रश्नपत्र के दो भाग होंगे- भाग अ एवं भाग ब। भाग अ सभी परीक्षार्थियों के लिए अनिवार्य है परन्तु भाग ब के अंतर्गत शामिल 16 विषयों (1. हिंदी भाषा 2. अंग्रेजी भाषा 3. संस्कृत भाषा 4. उर्दू भाषा 5. गणित 6. भौतिक विज्ञान 7. जीव विज्ञान 8. रसायन विज्ञान 9. गृह विज्ञान 10. वाणिज्य 11. इतिहास 12. भूगोल 13. राजनीति शास्त्र 14. अर्थशास्त्र 15 कृषि 16.समाजशास्त्र) में से किसी एक विषय का चयन करना होगा। स्मरण रहे कि भाग अ के चार खंड (i. सामान्य हिंदी, ii. सामान्य अंग्रेजी, iii. सामान्य ज्ञान व समसामयिक घटनाक्रम

Expected Questions: M.A. English I Sem; Paper III - Fiction

Q01. Discuss Bana Bhatta as a novelist. Q02. Discuss Bana Bhatta as one of the greatest masters of prose. Q03. Discuss the theme of Kadambari. Q04. Discuss Kadambari as an imaginative prose epic. Q05. Give a character sketch of Kadambari. Q06. Discuss Cervantes as a novelist. Q07. Discuss Don Quixote a parody of Chivalry. Q08. Give a character sketch of Sancho Panza. Q09. Give a character sketch of Don Quixote. Q10. Discuss Henry Fielding as the father of English novel. Q11. Discuss Tom Jones as a picaresque novel. Q12. Discuss Tom Jones as a comic epic in prose. Q13. Give a character sketch of Tom Jones. Q14. Give a character sketch of Sophia Western. Q15. Give a character sketch of Molly. Q16. Discuss Tom Jones as mirror of 18th century society. Q17. Discuss Daniel Defoe as a novelist. Q18. Discuss plot construction of Robinson Crusoe. Q19. Discuss Robinson Crusoe as a novel of adventures. Q20. Give a character sketch of Robinson Crusoe. Q21. Give a character sketch of Fri

Expected Questions: M.A. English I Sem; Paper II - Drama

Q01. Discuss Sophocles as a playwright. Q02. Write the major theme of Oedipus Rex. Q03. Give a character sketch of Oedipus Rex. Q04. Discuss Kalidas as a playwright. Q05. Discuss the plot construction of Abhigyan Shakuntalam. Q06. Discuss the role of Nature in Abhigyan Shakuntalam. Q07. Give a character sketch of Shakuntala. Q08. Give a character sketch of Dushyanta. Q09. Discuss Shakespeare as a great tragedian. Q10. Discuss Shakespeare as a great playwright of comedies. Q11. Discuss Hamlet as a tragedy. Q12. Discuss Hamlet's madness. Q13. Discuss the importance of soliloquies in Hamlet. Q14. Discuss Hamlet's problem. Q15. Discuss Hamlet's delay. Q16. Give a character sketch of Hamlet. Q17. Write a note on the significance of the Ghost in Hamlet. Q18. Give a character sketch of Ophelia. Q19. Give a character sketch of Claudius. Q20. Discuss King Lear as a tragedy. Q21. Give a character sketch of King Lear. Q22. Give a character sketch of Cordelia. Q23. Write a note on