18 Aug 2020

BA English Modern Essay Gossip MCQs Notes for Online Exams Punjab University

 

The Gossip

by Francine Prose

Choose the correct answer

1- "The Gossip" is the pen work of ________ by

a.Virginia Woolf

b.Robert Hawks

c.Francine Prose

d.Albarat

 

2- Francine Prose was born on _________

a.1st January 1947

b.1st February 1947

c.1st March 1947

d.1st April 1947


3- She is a/ an   __________

a.American novelist

b.Short story writer

c.Critic

d.All of above

 

4- She is a visiting professor of __________

a.Oxford university

b.Cambridge university

c.Band College

d.All of above

5- She was formerly president of __________

a.PEN American Center

b.England

c.America

d.Art Center

 

6- She was born in __________

a.England

b.Italy

c.Africa

d.New York

 

7- She graduated from ___________

a.Cambridge

b.Oxford

c.Radcliffe College

d.none of these

 

8- Prose graduated in ________

a. 1960

b.1964

c.1968

d.1972

 

9- She received the PEN Translation Prize in ________

a.1998

b.1989

c.1988

d.1999

 

10- She received a Guggenheim Fellowship in ________

a.1990

b.1991

c.1992

d.1993

 

11- Prose's novel ___________ has been adapted into a musical

a.The Last Day of Life

b.The Old Man and the Sea

c.The Glorious Ones

d.The Dark Night

 

12- The Glorious Ones has been adapted into a musical by __________

a.Lynn Ahrens

b.Stephen Flaherty

c.Stephen Hawking

d.both a and b

 

13- Gossip makes an unusual point about a much __________

a.fun

b.glorious

c.criticized activity

d.pathetic


14- __________ is the tool of acquiring information

a.gossip

b.battle

c.gaming

d.fun

 

15- Almost everyone indulges in _________ at his leisure

a.pub-g

b.gaming

c.gossip

d.none of these

 

16- In Prose's view it may be the first recreational use of the _________

a.gaming

b.fun

c.styling

d.spoken word

 

17- The __________ at night must have started gossip

a.policemen

b.doctor

c.gate keeper

d.caveman

 

18- The caveman may even have exaggerated the information about ________

a.writing

b.story books

c.hunting

d.fishing

 

19-The gossip may have achieved its peak in the eras when people frequently talked about ­­_________

a.human relation

b.contact with gods

c.spirits and fairies

d.all of above

 

20- The word gossip has been derived from _________

a.Anglo-Saxon

b.Italian

c.Turkish

d.none of above

 

21- Anglo-Saxon term _________

a.godnibbe

b.godsibbe

c.sonnibbe

d.sonsibbe

 

22- The word "godsibbe" stands for

a.god parents

b.relatives

c. both a and b

d.none of these

 

23- Later time widened its meanings to include the _____________

a.acquaintance

b.friends

c.both a and b

d. none of these

 

24- The climax of this term can be seen in some _________

a.media

b.literature

c.press

d.all of above

 

25- _______ is a social activity and it creates connection in the society

a.gossip

b.learning

c.dinning

d.reading

 

26- It is a matter of general observation and experience that we get more than half of the information about _______ through gossip

a.our family

b.our social circle

c.ourselves

d.all of above

 

27- Generally gossip has a __________

a.good press

b.bad press

c.both a and b

d.none of these

 

28- This activity gives us an insight into the human ________

a.psychology

b.character

c.both a and b

d.none of these

 

29- It gives us a critical attitude of ______ that can determine the right and wrong

a.man

b.woman

c. mind

d.all of above

 

 

30- It is the source of _____________

a.learning

b.earning

c.moral education

d.all of above

 

31- It tells us the _________ norms of society

a.acceptable

b.non-acceptable

c.both a and b

d.none of these

 

32- We censor our own personality for removing the ___________ in us

a.tears

b.unwanted traits

c.wanted traits

d.all of above

 

33- Thus we ourselves make mature _________

a.socially

b.morally

c.mentally

d.all of above

 

34- In writer's suggestion _________ name must be cleared

a.gossip

b.gaming

c.fighting

d.all of above

 

35- Gossip should be given the name of __________

a.tradition

b.fun

c.conversation

d.oral tradition

 

36- Some critics believe that gossip is an important part of all well-knit __________

a.languages

b.literatures

c.linguistics

d.sciences

 

37- __________ means to tell someone about some happening objectively, without mixing one’s own critical point of view in it

a.gossip

b.exchanging information

c.both a and b

d.none of these

 

38- According to writer "John got a new Job" is _________

a.gossip

b.information

c.bad news

d.all of above

 

39- " Hey did you hear John got fired?" its

a.information

b.gossip

c.conversation

d.all of above

 

40- Generally people take gossip as a ________

a.information

b.positive thing

c.negative thing

d.all of above

 

41- According to the writer _________ has a lot of positive aspects

a.gossip

b.television

c.media

d.science

  

42- Francine Prose presents gossip in a __________

a.talkative

b.negative sense

c.positive light

d.all of above

 


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