MCQ: Novel, Society & The History - 1


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QUESTION: 1

Oliver Twist was written by?

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QUESTION: 2

Who wrote ‘Jungle Book’? 

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QUESTION: 3

In which year was Emile Zola’s ‘Germinal’ published?

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Germinal broke free from the series as a timeless cry of protest against oppression and the misery of the poor who never inherit the Earth. After extensive research and a trip down the working mine at Denain in Valenciennes, Zola wrote Germinal in 10 frenzied months from 2 April 1884 to 23 January 1885.

QUESTION: 4

Who wrote ‘Pariksha Guru?’

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Pariksha guru is a novel in Hindi. It was written by Lala Srinivas Das and was published in 1882. It was reprinted in 1974 with an introduction by Ramdaras Mishra.

QUESTION: 5

The first historical novel written in Bangali was                    ?

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Bhudev Mukhopadhyay (1827–1894) was a writer and intellectual in 19th century Bengal. His works were considered ardent displays of nationalism and philosophy in the period of the Bengal renaissance. His novel "Anguriya Binimoy" (1857) was the first historical novel written in Bengal.

QUESTION: 6

Which of the following novels was not written by Charles Dickens?

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QUESTION: 7

The earliest Indian novel was written in which of the following language?

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'Anandamath' written by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, published in 1882, is believed to be the first novel written in India. It was originally written in Bengali language. It is inspired by and set in the background of the Sannyasi Rebellion in the late 18th century.

QUESTION: 8

Who was the central character of Prem Chand’s Rangbhoomi? 

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QUESTION: 9

The first novel to be serialized was— ?

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QUESTION: 10

Jane Austin’s famous novel was ?

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QUESTION: 11

Which of the following novel was not written by Munshi Premchand? 

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QUESTION: 12

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. The above lines have been illustrated from the novel –

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The opening sentence of Pride and Prejudice—“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife”—establishes the centrality of advantageous marriage, a fundamental social value of Regency England.

QUESTION: 13

Who is the author of ‘Pamela’? 

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Pamela, in full Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded, novel in epistolary style by Samuel Richardson, published in 1740 and based on a story about a servant and the man who, failing to seduce her, marries her.

QUESTION: 14

Who is the pioneer of modern Hindi literature? 

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Bhartendu Harishchandra may be attributed to the pioneering effort in Hindi literature (also known as father of modern Hindi Literature). Then it was Chhayawadi pillars like Mahadevi Verma, Sumitranandan Pant, Jaishankar Prasad & Suryakant Tripathi Nirala who took it to the next level.

QUESTION: 15

The first modern Hindi novel is:

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QUESTION: 16

Which of the following novels deals with caste oppression? 

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The correct answer is option (C). 

Potheri Kunhambu's novel, Saraswativijayam, celebrates English education for untouchables as a means of escaping subordination. He is only too conscious of the radical possibilities opened up for lower castes by colonial modernity.

QUESTION: 17

Who wrote ‘Hard Times’? 

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QUESTION: 18

The first Indian novel was written in ?

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The earliest novel in Marathi was Baba Padmanji's Yamuna Paryatan (1857).

QUESTION: 19

Who wrote ‘Kadambari’? 

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QUESTION: 20

The first modern novel in Malayalam ?

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QUESTION: 21

Which was the first novel written by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee?

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The correct answer is optin (D).
Durgeshnandini is a Bengali historical romance novel written by Indian writer Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in 1865.

QUESTION: 22

Which one of the following novel is written by Rokeya Hussein?

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Which was the first historical novel written in Bengal? 

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Bhudev Mukhopadhyay (1827–1894) was a writer and intellectual in 19th century Bengal. His works were considered ardent displays of nationalism and philosophy in the period of the Bengal renaissance. His novel "Anguriya Binimoy" (1857) was the first historical novel written in Bengal.

QUESTION: 24

Name the novel which was based on the effect of industrialization.

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QUESTION: 25

What is an ‘epistolary novel’? 

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QUESTION: 26

What did “Kissa Goi” means—?

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Kissa-Goi is an ancient form of oral storytelling in urdu or farsi(persian). This was earlier prevalent during medieval India and gradually lost its charm. It was mostly organised by the nobles in the court for entertainment.

QUESTION: 27

The first modern novel in Malayalam is –

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QUESTION: 28

Who wrote the famous novel ‘Jungle Book’? 

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Rudyard Kipling was an English author famous for an array of works like 'Just So Stories' and 'The Jungle Book.' He received the 1907 Nobel Prize in Literature

QUESTION: 29

Which of the following novel represent colonialism as Heroic and Honorable?

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QUESTION: 30

Hari and Dhania are famous characters of the novel          ?

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