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The character Leopald Bloom makes an appearance in the novel :
(A) The Sound and the Fury
(B) Ulysses
(C) To the Lighthouse
(D) The Europeans
Ans: (B)

James Joyce’s Exiles is a
(A) Short Story
(B) Poem
(C) Play
(D) Novel
Ans: (C)

What was the title of the collection of short stories published by James Joyce in 1914?
(A) Dubliners
(B) Londoners
(C) New Yorkers
(D) Berliners
Ans: (A)

Which novel did James Joyce call “the English Ulysses”?
(A) Robinson Crusoe
(B) Clarissa
(C) Vanity Fair
(D) Great Expectations
Ans: (A)

The last word in James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake is
(A) No
(B) The
(C) Morning !
(D) Jaysus
Ans: (B)

What is the final word in Joyce’s Ulysses?
(A) Love
(B) Sex
(C) Death
(D) Yes
Ans: (D)

When was the English ban on James Joyce’s Ulysses lifted?
(A) 1924
(B) 1945
(C) 1936
(D) 1962
Ans: (C)

Who among the following dismissed Ulysses as “a misfire” ?
(A) Virginia Woolf
(B) Wyndham Lewis
(C) E.M. Forster
(D) D.H. Lawrence
Ans: (A)

Why does Father Dolan punish Stephen with the pandybat in Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist as a young Man ?
(A) Stephen is talking to another student to get the answer to a Latin problem.
(B) Stephen is not doing his work because his glasses are broken.
(C) Stephen is looking out of the window towards the infirmary.
(D) Stephen is lost in remembering his mother’s farewell and cannot hear Father Dolan calling out his name.
Ans: (B)

A book that faithfully renders a young man’s confused images of love and rejection is :
(A) A Portrait of the Artist as a Young man
(B) Lucky Jim
(C) Daisy Miller
(D) The brave New World
Ans: (A)

Stephen Dedalus is a fictional character associated with
I. A Portrait of the Artist as a
Young Man
II. Sons and Lovers
III. Ulysses
IV. The Heart of Darkness

The correct combination for the above statement according to the code is
(A) I & II
(B) I, II & III
(C) III & IV
(D) I & III
Ans: (D)

Molly Bloom is a character in James Joyce’s
(A) A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
(B) Dubliners
(C) Ulysses
(D) Exiles
Ans: (C)

The preliminary version of James Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man was called
(A) Stephen Hero
(B) Bloom’s Blunder
(C) A Day in the life of Stephen Dedalus
(D) The Dead
Ans: (A)

Which of the following employs a narrative structure in which the main action is relayed at second hand through an enclosing frame story?
(A) Sons and Lovers
(B) Ulysses
(C) The Power and the Glory
(D) Heart of Darkness
Ans: (D)

Leopold Bloom in Ulysses is
(A) a Great War veteran
(B) a Dublin bar owner
(C) a Jewish advertising agent
(D) an Irish nationalist
Ans: (C)

Match the items in List – I with items in List – II according to the code given below :
List – I (Novels)
i. Ulysses
ii. A Passage to India
iii. To the Lighthouse
iv. Women in Love
List – II (Characters)
1. Mrs. Moore
2. Molly Bloom
3. Gerald Crich
4. Lily Briscoe
Codes :
i ii iii iv
(A) 3 1 2 4
(B) 2 1 4 3
(C) 4 2 1 3
(D) 1 3 2 4
Ans: (B)

The very last passage of a novel is given below. Identify the novel.
“Welcome, O life, I go to encounter for the Millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
April 27. Old father, Old artificer, stand me now and ever in good stead.”
(A) To the light house
(B) A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
(C) Maurice
(D) Almayer’s Folly
Ans: (B)

 Examples of poetic compounding are found in the work of which two modernist writers?

  1. Graham Greene
  2. James Joyce
  3. Gerard Manley Hopkins
  4. Stephen spender

Choose the correct option:

(A) (c) and (d)

(B) (a) and (b)

(C) (b) and (c)

(D) (a) and (c)

Ans: (C)

Arrange the following in the chronological order of publication:
A. Crome Yellow
B. Sons and Lovers
C. Mrs Dalloway
D. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
a. B, A, D, C
b. A, B, D, C
c. A, C, B, D
d. B, D, A, C
Ans: (d)

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