19 Aug 2020

BA English Novel MCQs Notes for Online Exams Punjab University

 

The Old Man and the Sea

 

41- Hemingway was a famous

a.  British writer

b. American writer

c.   Greece writer

d. Turkish writer

 

42- Hemingway was enlisted as _______ in World War 1

a.Officer

b.Doctor

c.Ambulance driver

d.None of these

 

43- When he wounded and returned to home

a.in 1916

b.in 1917

c.in 1918

d.in 1919

 

44- Which experiences formed the basis of his Novels?

a.School time

b.Wartime

c.Marriage time

d.none of these

 

45- Of which Novel his wartime experiences formed the basis

a.The Old Man And The Sea

b.A Farewell to Arms

c.Pride and Prejudice

d.none of these

 

46- When Hemingway married for the first time

a.in 1924

b.in 1922

c.in 1921

d.in 1920

 

 

 

47- Who was the first of his four wives?     

a.Hadley Richardson

b.Pauline Pfeiffer

c.Martha Gellhorn

d.none of these

 

 

48- He wrote draft of The Old Man and the Sea in

a.four weeks

b.six weeks

c.eight weeks

d.none of these

 

49-When did Hemingway ended his own life    

a.2 July 1951

b.2 January 1961

c.2 July 1961

d.none of these

 

50-When was the Novel "The Old Man and the Sea"  published

a.1954

b.1952

c.1944

d.1942

 

51-When was Hemingway awarded The Nobel Prize?

a.1944

b.1952

c.1942

d.1954

 

52- The name which represents the Old Man in the Play is

a.Santiago

b.Manolin

c.Marline

d.Emerson

 

53- For how long days the Old Man had gone for fishing without taking a fish.

a.Eighty Five days

b.Ninety Five days

c.Eighty Four days

d.Ninety Four days

 

54- The protagonist of the novel was of

a.Eighty four years old

b.Eighty five years old

c.Ninety four years old

d.Ninety five years old

 

55- Santiago was a/an _________ fellow

a.Optimistic

b.Brilliant

c.Educated

d.Illiterate

 

56- The Old man was the victim of ________

a.Success

b.Loneliness

c.Struggle

d.none of these

 

57- Who was the only friend of Santiago?

a.Marlin

b.Manolin

c.Ernest

d.Emily

 

58- ________ stated a never ending chain of miseries for Santiago

a.Manolin

b.Sharks

c.Sea

d.Marline

 

69- What reduces Marline into Skeleton?

a.Crocodiles

b.Sharks

c.Hungry man

d.big fishes

 

70- “A Man Can Be Destroyed but Not Defeated" is the philosophy by

a.Hemingway

b.Santiago

c.Manolin

d.Shakespeare

 

71- On which day Santiago catches a big fish

a.Eighty Five

b.Eighty Six

c.Eighty Seven

d.Eighty Eight

 

72- For how many days the boy had been with the Old man.

a.Eighty

b.Forty

c.Eighty Four

d.Forty Eight

 

73- The boy's parents think the Old Man is a:

a.Professional fisher

b.Salao

c.Weak leaned person

d.Untrained fisher

 

74- What's the meaning of "Salao?"

a.Unlucky Person

b.Lucky Person

c.Professional

d.None of these

 

 

 

75- How many fishes Manolin caught in the first week in another boat

a.Three fishes

b.Four fishes

c.Five fishes

d.Six fishes

 

76- What did the Old Man's sail looks like?

a.Success

b.Permanent flag of defeat

c.Hope

d.None of these

 

77- Which thing was still not old in the Old Man?

a.His face

b.His hair

c.His eyes

d.His defeat

 

78- The Old Man's eyes show

a.Defeat

b.Hope and Struggle

c.Happiness

d.Loneliness

 

79- What did sea represent in the play

a.Success

b.Living Being

c.Hope

d.Defeat

 

80- What are the hostile forces of nature?

a.Sea

b.Human being

c.fishes

d.Sharks

 

81- What deprived the Old man of the fruit of his long efforts?

a.Fishers

b.Sharks

c.Sea

d.Human being

 

82- From which direction the wind came and make feel pleasant and sunny on the terrace                             

a.South

b.East

c.North

d.West

 

83- When the wind was in the east, the smell came across the harbour because of

a.Meat factory

b.Sea side

c.Shark factory

d.Garbage

 

84- Manolin was of how many years old when Santiago took him in a boat                                                       

a.Eight years

b.Five years

c.Seven Years

d.Six Years

 

85- What was the lucky number according to the Old Man?

a.Eighty Two

b.Eighty Three

c.Eighty Four

d.Eighty Five

 

86- The conversation by Santiago to Manolin was based on

a.Fiction

b.Non fiction

c.Formality

d.News

 

87- But I fear the ________ of Cleveland

a.Americans

b.Havanas

c.Indians

d.none of these

 

88- The Old man fears the _______ of Detroit.

a.Tigers

b.Snakes

c.Indians

d.Tigers and Indians

 

89- How much money did the Old man always borrow?

a.Two dollars and a half

b.Three dollars and a half

c.Two dollars

d.Three dollars

 

90- First you borrow then you___

a.Lend

b.Earn

c.Borrow

d.Beg

 

91- In which month the great fish come according to the Old man

a.October

b.November

c.July

d.September

 

92- In which month anyone can be a fisherman

a.Feb

b.March

c.April

d.May

 

 

93- Who was the favourite player of Santiago?

a.Philadelphia

b.Brooklyn

c.DiMaggio

d.None of these

 

94- _____ is my alarm clock, the Old man said

a.Clock

b.Clock House

c.Age

d.Sunrays

 

95- The Old man dreamed of the different harbours and roadsteads of the

a.Canary Islands

b.Greenland

c.Iceland

d.none of these

 

96- Old man was fond of flying

a.Fishes

b.Birds

c.Nets

d.none of these

 

97- What's so kind and beautiful but can be so cruel

a.Human being

b.Sharks

c.Fishes

d.Sea

 

98- For how many days and nights Old man pulled along with his skiff due to Marlin

a.Two

b.Three

c.Four

d.Five

 

 

 

99- Marlin was ___ feet long and had ______ strips on the body

a.16 - brown

b.18 - brown

c.18 - purple

d.16 – purple

 

102- The ______ of the Old man is the real charm of the Novel

a.Defeat

b.Success

c.Struggle

d.Dreams

 

­­­­­103- _______ are the essence of the life.

a.Dreams

b.Luxuries

c.Ceaseless efforts

d.Success

 

 

104- One bait was down at ________ fathoms

a.Twenty

b.Thirty

c.Forty

d.Fifty

 

105- Second was at

a.Seventy

b.Seventy five

c.Eighty

d.Eighty five

 

106- The boy had given him fresh

a.Tunas or albacores

b.Bread

c.Fish

d.both a and b

 

107- Each line was looped onto a __________ stick

a.Brown-sapped

b.Green-sapped

c.Iron-sapped

d.Coil-sapped

 

108- They were at _______ fathoms when the fishermen thought they were at a hundred.

a.sixty

b.seventy

c.eighty

d.ninety

 

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