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SS1 Second Term Literature In English Past Questions And Answers

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SS1 Second Term Literature In English Past Questions And Answers


SS1 Second Term Literature In English questions with options and answers:


Who wrote the play “The Importance of Being Earnest”?


A) Oscar Wilde

B) George Bernard Shaw

C) Samuel Beckett

D) Henrik Ibsen

Answer: A) Oscar Wilde

In “Wuthering Heights,” who is the male protagonist?


A) Catherine Earnshaw

B) Heathcliff

C) Edgar Linton

D) Isabella Linton

Answer: B) Heathcliff

What literary device is used when contradictory terms are combined for effect?


A) Irony

B) Oxymoron

C) Allegory

D) Alliteration

Answer: B) Oxymoron

Who wrote the play “Death and the King’s Horseman”?


A) Wole Soyinka

B) Chinua Achebe

C) Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

D) Athol Fugard

Answer: A) Wole Soyinka

Which literary work begins with the line “Call me Ishmael”?


A) Moby-Dick

B) The Scarlet Letter

C) Walden

D) Crime and Punishment

Answer: A) Moby-Dick

In “Jane Eyre,” who is the mysterious woman in the attic at Thornfield Hall?


A) Mrs. Reed

B) Blanche Ingram

C) Bertha Mason

D) Helen Burns

Answer: C) Bertha Mason

What is the central theme of the poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”?


A) Love and Romance

B) Time and Decay

C) Alienation and Insecurity

D) Nature and Beauty

Answer: C) Alienation and Insecurity

Who wrote the novel “Brave New World”?


A) George Orwell

B) Aldous Huxley

C) Ray Bradbury

D) Kurt Vonnegut

Answer: B) Aldous Huxley

Which literary period is characterized by a focus on individualism, emotion, and nature?


A) Enlightenment

B) Romanticism

C) Victorian

D) Realism

Answer: B) Romanticism

What is the main theme of the poem “The Second Coming” by W.B. Yeats?


A) Political Revolution

B) Apocalypse and Chaos

C) Nature’s Beauty

D) Love and Loss

Answer: B) Apocalypse and Chaos

Who wrote the novel “The Catcher in the Rye”?


A) J.D. Salinger

B) F. Scott Fitzgerald

C) Ernest Hemingway

D) Harper Lee

Answer: A) J.D. Salinger

In “King Lear,” who is the faithful and loyal servant to King Lear?


A) Gloucester

B) Kent

C) Edgar

D) Albany

Answer: B) Kent

What is the genre of the poem “My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning?


A) Dramatic Monologue

B) Sonnet

C) Epic

D) Lyric

Answer: A) Dramatic Monologue

Who is the author of the play “A Doll’s House”?


A) Henrik Ibsen

B) Anton Chekhov

C) August Strindberg

D) Eugene O’Neill

Answer: A) Henrik Ibsen

In “The Great Gatsby,” what is the occupation of Jay Gatsby?


A) Businessman

B) Writer

C) Bootlegger

D) Doctor

Answer: C) Bootlegger

Which Shakespearean play features the characters Rosencrantz and Guildenstern?


A) Hamlet

B) Macbeth

C) Othello

D) Julius Caesar

Answer: A) Hamlet

Who wrote the poem “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night”?


A) Dylan Thomas

B) W.B. Yeats

C) T.S. Eliot

D) Robert Frost

Answer: A) Dylan Thomas

What is the setting of the novel “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck?


A) Dust Bowl during the Great Depression

B) Victorian England

C) Jazz Age New York

D) World War II Europe

Answer: A) Dust Bowl during the Great Depression

In “Antigone,” who is Antigone’s uncle and the king of Thebes?


A) Creon

B) Oedipus

C) Haemon

D) Tiresias

Answer: A) Creon

Which literary term refers to the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words?


A) Alliteration

B) Assonance

C) Consonance

D) Onomatopoeia

Answer: A) Alliteration.

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