NTSE - Scholastic Aptitude Test - Social Science - History - Novel, Society and History

Question - 1

Which invention made the novel popular?

  • A The invention of ink
  • B Increase in the number of readers
  • C Invention of the print
  • D The discovery of metals

Question - 2

Give the name ofthe novel written by Henry Fielding

  • A Return of the Native
  • B Mayor of Caster-bridge
  • C Tom Jones
  • D Oliver Twist

Question - 3

Who was the author of the novel named 'Pamela'?

  • A Henry Fielding
  • B Samuel Richardson
  • C Charles Dickens
  • D Thomas Hardy

Question - 4

Name two important novels of Charles Dickens.
A. Pamela
B. Far from the Madding Crowd
C. Hard Times
D. Oliver Twist

  • A A, C
  • B D, C
  • C B, D
  • D A, D

Question - 5

Name two important novels of Thomas Hardy.
A. The Return of the Native
B. Pamela
C. Pride of Prejudice
D. The Mayor of Caster-bridge

  • A A, B
  • B B, C
  • C C, D
  • D A, D

Question - 6

What is the theme of Jane Austen's novel' Pride' and Prejudice?

  • A It gives us a glimpse of life of rural women in England in the early 19th Century
  • B It gives us a glimpse of life of urban women is England in the early 19th Century
  • C It gives us a glimpse of French women living in Paris
  • D None of these

Question - 7

Name the two novels which were written for the younger generation
A. Treasure Islands
B. Yamuna
C. Pariksha Gurus
D. The Jungle Book

  • A A, B
  • B A, C
  • C A, D
  • D B, D

Question - 8

Who is the author of the novel 'Robinson Crusoe?

  • A Charles Dickens
  • B Thomas Hardy
  • C Joseph Conrad
  • D Daniel Defoe

Question - 9

Name the author who in his novels shows the darker side of colonial occupation

  • A Joseph Conrad
  • B Daniel Defoe
  • C Helen Hunt Jackson
  • D Sarah Chauncay Woolsey

Question - 10

The earliest Indian novels were in which two languages?
A. Punjabi
B. Marathi
C. Bengali
D. Telugu

  • A A, C
  • B B, C
  • C C, D
  • D D, A
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