TGT/PGT English Literature Quiz by Ruchi Mishra Ma’am PART – 21

We have compiled for you the 25 most important English Literature Questions that have maximum chances to come this year in the TGT, PGT English Literature Exam. So start practising these questions to ace the TGT, PGT English Literature Exam this year.

To crack the TGT, PGT English Literature Exam, candidates must practice the most frequently appearing questions of different sections of the exam. It will help them in improving their speed of attempting maximum questions in minimum time with accuracy. So, in this article, we have compiled 25 most important TGT, PGT English Literature Questions that have maximum chances to come this year in the TGT, PGT English Literature Exam.

Q1. United we stand, divided we fall” is an example of:





Q2. A figure of speech in which two terms opposite in meaning are placed side by side in one phrase is known as:





Q3. Careless she is with artful care / Affecting to seem unaffected” is an example of:





Q4. Using the expression ‘Crown’ for the monarchy is an example of:






Q5. He is not the brightest man in the world” is example of:





Q6. Hyperbole is: extravagant exaggeration

II.a racist slur

III.a metrical skill

IV.a figure of speech

(a)I is correct

(b)I and IV are correct

(c)I and III are correct

(d)III is correct

Q7. Hamlet, lying wounded, says to his friend, “Horatio, I am dead.” is an example of:





Q8. A sequence of repeated consonant sounds in a stretch of language is:





Q9. Robert Graves’s In Broken Images ends thus: “He in a new confusion of his understanding; I in a new understanding of my confusion” The figure of speech here is-





Q10. The opposite of hyperbole is





Q11. If you say ‘contagious countries’ instead of ‘contiguous countries’, you will be making a mistake known as –





Q12. If a writer uses the word ‘Shakespeare’ to mean the works of Shakespeare, he is using-





Q13. Five miles meandering in a mazy motion” is an example of-





Q14. In the sentence “Hunger sat miserably in the informal settlement” there is the use of-





Q15. In this line from Ode to Autumn, “The locks of the approaching storm” the figure of speech used is




(d)None of these

Q16. Can honour’s voice provoke the silent dust” is an example of:





Q17. He is the Newton of his century”. This is an example of:





Q18. The phrases ‘the humming bee’, ‘the cackling hen’ are an example of:





Q19. Identify the example of personification.

(a)Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death.

(b)The Camel is the ship of the desert.

(c)He is the man of iron Courage.

(d)We must be guided by the light of Nature.

Q20. Which of the following words is Onomatopoeia?





Q21. Identify the example of apostrophe.

(a)Man is the measure of all things.

(b)Patriotism, what horrors are done in your name.

(c)My love is a red red rose.

(d)All that glitters is not gold.

Q22. What is the name of an implied simile?




(d)None of the above

Q23. And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true” by Tennyson is an example of





Q24. In “Milton! Thou shouldst be living at this hour”, find the figure of speech.


(b)Transferred Epithet


(d)None of these

Q25. Match the following:

1 All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand A Metaphor
2 Life is a dream B Antithesis
3 Death lays his icy hands on the king C Hyperbole
4 It was the best of times, It was the worst of times D Personification

(a)1-D, 2-C, 3-B, 4-A

(b)1-A, 2-B, 3-C, 4-D

(c)1-C, 2-A, 3-D, 4-B

(d)1-C, 2-B, 3-D, 4-A

Answers : 

1 a 11 d 21 b
2 b 12 d 22 a
3 b 13 c 23 c
4 a 14 d 24 d
5 c 15 a 25 c
6 b 16 b
7 c 17 b
8 a 18 b
9 a 19 a
10 c 20 d

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