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History of English Novel

History of English Novel

Activity No. 1

1. Choose the correct alternative and rewrite the sentence:

योग्य पर्याय निवडा आणि वाक्य पुन्हा लिहा:

Eighteenth century gifted mankind with….

a) Drama and poetry

b) Novel and drama

c) Poetry and novel

d) Novel and periodical essays

Answer:

d) Novel and periodical essays

2. Rewrite the statements and state whether they are true or false.

विधाने पुन्हा लिहा आणि ती खरी आहेत की खोटी हे सांगा.

1) Novel is recognized as the most dominant literary genre in modern times.

2) A Novel is relatively a short narrative.

3) ‘Tale of Genji’ is described as world’s first novel.

4) Middle class people had a little interest in romances and tragedies.

Answer:

1) Novel is recognized as the most dominant literary genre in modern times. : True

2) A Novel is relatively a short narrative. : False

3) ‘Tale of Genji’ is described as world’s first novel. : True

4) Middle class people had a little interest in romances and tragedies. : True


Activity No. 2

1. Fill in the blanks by choosing correct alternative.

योग्य पर्याय निवडून रिक्त जागा भरा.

1) A novel is relatively a ——– narrative.

(Short / long /descriptive)

2) English word ‘Novel’ is derived from the Italian word ————.

(Novella, Novelle, Novellus)

3) Geoffrey Chaucer wrote ——————————-.

(Morte De Arthur, The Canterbury Tales, Tale of Genji)

4) The Tale of Genji by Muraski Shikabu was published in the year———–

(1010, 1605, 1050, 1600)

Answer:

1) A novel is relatively a long narrative.

2) English word ‘Novel’ is derived from the Italian word Novella.

3) Geoffrey Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales

4) The Tale of Genji by Muraski Shikabu was published in the year – 1010.

2. Write in chronological order.

कालक्रमानुसार लिहा

a) Murasaki Shikibu’s Tale of Genji

b) Greek Romances

c) The appearance of magazines and newspapers

d) Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales

Answer:

Correct chronological order –

b) Greek Romances

a) Murasaki Shikibu’s Tale of Genji

d) Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales

c) The appearance of magazines and newspapers


Activity No. 3

1) Choose the correct alternative and rewrite the sentence:

योग्य पर्याय निवडा आणि वाक्य पुन्हा लिहा

i) Indian writers in English Novel initially wrote about the theme of—

a) Domestic violence.

b) Nationalistic and Social virtues.

c) Scientific theories.

d) Psychological insights.

Answer-

b) Nationalistic and Social virtues.

Indian writers in English Novel initially wrote about the theme of Nationalistic and Social virtues.

ii) Gothic novel contains …….

a) Terror and supernatural.

b) Mystery and thriller.

c) Horror and haunted buildings.

d) All of these.

Answer-

d) All of these. Gothic novel contains terror and supernatural, mystery and thriller as well as horror and haunted buildings.

2. State whether the following statements are true or false and rewrite the sentence.

i) Novel is recognized as the most dominant literary genre in modern times.

Ans: True

ii) A Novel is relatively a short narrative.

Ans: False

iii) ‘Tale of Genji’ is described as world’s first novel.

Ans: True

iv) Middle class people had a little interest in romances and tragedies.

Ans: True


Solve the online tests based on History of English Novel

Test No.1 Set By:

Prof. Tushar Chavan

Rashtriya Junior College,

Chalisgaon

Dist. Jalgaon

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Test No, 2 Set By:

Mr. Laxman Bhaskar Revagade



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Test No. 3

Set By:

Prof. Nalini Lothe

Kamla Nehru College,

Nagpur

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Test No. 4

Set By:

Prof. Nalini Lothe

Kamla Nehru College,

Nagpur

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Test No. 1

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Test No. 1

Set By:

Prof. Nalini Lothe

Kamla Nehru College,

Nagpur

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Do solve online tests based on History of Novel-

Test No. 1

Test Set By:

Prof. Tushar Chavan

Rashtriya Junior College,

Chalisgaon

Dist. Jalgaon

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Test No. 2

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Test Set By:

Mr. Laxman Bhaskar Revagade



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Test No.3

Test No. 2

Set By:

Prof. Nalini Lothe

Kamla Nehru College,

Nagpur

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