• Ahmad Ali was born in Delhi on.
July 1, 1908
July 1, 1909
July 1, 1910
July 1, 1911
• Ali presented his paper “Art Ka Taraqqi-Pasand Nazariya” in its inaugural conference in.
• Ali was the BBC’s Representative and Director in India during.
• Mir Nihal struggles to protect new generation from the disastrous effects of ………..
• Asghar represents
Muslims inspiring from English culture
Farangis occupying continent
directionless Indian Muslim Youth
• Who becomes paralyzed
Begum Mir Nihal
• Twilight in Delhi deals with
civilization of Muslims in India
both a & b
none of the above
• Twilight in Delhi is full of symbolic elements, cat represents
Both (b) & (c)
• Asghar abhors British culture but at the same time he likes English boots this shows
Simile in the novel
Ironical element in the novel
None of the above
• Asghar’s mistress name is
• Zohra is the sister of
• Babban Jan is the mistress of
• Who says “Never fall in love.It’s better to commit suicide than fall in love.”
• “Delhi was once the jewel of the ……”
• Ahmed in his novel Twilight in Delhi portrayed which type of muslim society?
All of these
• To be ___ is sweet, he thought, whereas to love is full of sorrow and grief and pain.
• Asghar thought of ___ her, but the thought of his father and mother stood in his way.
• A ___ culture which had nothing in it of the past was forcing itself upon Hindustan, a hodgepodge of Indian and western ways which he failed to understand
• Ahmad Ali has used the simile of blanket for
None of the above
• Mir Nihal’s paralyzed condition is the symbol of stagnant and paralyzed condition of
• Murder of Aziz Khan was published in:
1962 B) 1965 C) 1967 D) 1971
• Murder of Aziz Khan was written by:
Ahmed Ali B) Zulfiqar Ghose C) Abbas Raahi D) Ashfaq Ahmad
• Kalapur is a fictional name for which city of the Punjab?
Lahore B) Jhelum C) Sialkot D) Faisalabad
• What is the name of the Chief Superintendent of Police?
Fazal Elahi B) Ehsan Elahi C) Irshad Elahi D) Zahoor Elahi
• How much money does Hussain owe to Aziz Khan?
One Thousand B) Three Thousand C) Two Thousand D) Five Thousand
• The name of Aziz Khan’s wife is:
Bushra B) Zakia C) Parveen D) Nazia
• Ayub refuses to go to which city?
New York B) St. Jose C) London D) Chittagong
• The name of Afaq’s girlfriend is:
Pamela Beresford B) Ronit Kuperman C) Carol Belivet D) Alison Aird
• Which character resembles Tess d’Urberville?
Faridah B) Razia C) Zarina D) Amina
• The girl Afaq rapes and murders is named:
Jamila B) Sana C) Nusrat D) Mariam
• What device does Ghose use to establish characters’ sophistication?
Dressing B) Voice C) Table manners D) Accent
• Who is hanged for an uncommitted crime?
Javed B) Saleem C) Rafiq D) Riaz
• Zarina is actually the illegitimate daughter of:
Aziz Khan B) Akram C) Ayub D) Afaq
• Ayub’s ruthless disposal of Saleem and Riaz is an example of:
Nazi Pogrom B) Zionist Brutality C) Terrorism D) Bourgeoise Oppression
• Akram and Faridah are childless because:
Akram is a closeted homosexual C) Akram is sterile
Faridah does not want children D) There is a curse of childlessness on them
• The Shah brothers’ control over state institutions and officials exemplifies:
Marxism B) Relativism C) Stalinism D) Nazism
• Which character in her mannerism resembles Mrs. Bennet from Pride and Prejudice?
Faridah B) Zakia C) Razia D) Zarina
• In line with Marxist theory, the Shah brothers control the law, the ministries, and:
Educational Institutes B) Newspapers C) Military D) TV
• A prominent vice of the elite class is shown to be:
Unbridled Sexual Relations B) Cage fighting C) Politics D) Alcohol
• The Shah brothers’ hunger for influence and wealth is:
Kantian B) Capitalistic C) Stoic D) Zen
• “If anyone’s to blame, blame the British! “
In This above line Col. Barucha is blaming British for:
None of these
• Gandhi and Nehru are forcing the League to push for——
• “These are bad times—Allah knows what’s in the store. There is big trouble in Calcutta and Delhi: Hindu-Muslim trouble “. The above lines are uttered by:
Ice candy man
• “The Radcliffe Commission deals out Indian cities like:
A pack of cards
None of these
• 5.Ice Candy Man is titled on
b The name of character
• Cracking India title is suggested by authors of:
• “Children are the Devil….They only know the truth.” This textual line is from
1.Twilight in Delhi
2. Murder of Aziz Khan
3. Cracking India
• In Cracking India Bapsi Sidhwa used
• .Bapsi Sidhwa in Cracking India is neutral towards
All of these
• . Cracking India is
• : Ice candy man can be treated as
B. Historical fiction
C. Colonial fiction
• : The majority of the novel takes place in Lahore between
1943 and 1948.
b)1942 and 1946
1921 and 1948
d) 1900 and 1920
• : The action is narrated in the …. tense.
• Which suitor does Ayah like best?
b ) THE HOTEL COOK
d) SHARBAT KHAN
• what does Ice-candy-man do at the end of the book?
RETURN TO PAKISTAN
FOLLOW AYAH INTO INDIA
C) KILL HIMSELF
• Why does Lenny curse her tongue?
IT TELLS THE TRUTH
IT KISSED COUSIN
C) IT DECEIVES HER MOTHER
IT IS INFECTED WITH POLIO
• ) Lenny has which disease?
• ) What does Gandhi talk to the women of Lahore about?
Food and Health
Sex and Marriage
• . Which is NOT a religious group mentioned in the novel?
• . What is the word that Lenny uses to describe the way people of different religious groups begin seeing each other?
When was Sara Suleri born?
1953 b) 1954 c) 1957 d) 1959
Who was the Father of Sara Suleri ?
MA Suleri b) ZA Suleri c) ZM Suleri d) none of these
Who was Sara Suleri?
British author b) American author c) Indian author d) none of these
4.When was Sara Suleri died?
1995 b) 1997 c) 1999 d) 2006
Meatless days record the memories of?
Ahmed Ali b) Sara Suleri c) Aziz Khan d) Alamgir Hashmi
In Meatless days Sara Suleri brings us into her childhood home in?
Pakistan b) India c) America d) Africa
Meatless days encompass the history of the development of Pakistan and …………… position within Pakistani culture.
Male b) Female c) both d) none of these
A meatless day is an intriguing look at life in Pakistan and in…………….. Community that Suleri has known.
Indian-Pakistan b) American-Pakistan c) African-Pakistan d) Asian
Dadi’s two favorite in dulgences which make her a typical Pakistani elderly woman are:
food and love b) love and conflict c) food and God d) pity and food
Character in the memoir (Meatless Days) Dadi widowed at the age of:
fourty b) fifty c) thirties d) twenty
Meatless days by Sara Suleri is a Novel
Post- colonial autobiographical b) Post-modernism autobiographical
Post-imperialism autobiographical d) none of these
The author welsh woman is shown as a reserved woman who suffered a :
Traditional clash b) Religious clash c) Cultural clash d) political clash
Women are subjected to sexual subjection through institutionalization of…
friendship b) Marriage c) partnership d) both b & c
In meatless days,as a son he never gave due respect to his….
Father b) Dadi c) Mother d) none of these
Meatless days in spite of themes such as political strife , religion , expstriatism is a novel :
Political novel b) tragic and comic novel
Personal novel d) Personal and autobiographical novel
Excellent things in women revolve around
Dadi b) Sara c) Both d) Father
After death of Suleri’s grand father where did Sara’s papa moved?
Lahore b) Bombay c) Delhi d) Karachi
Sara’s papa was a…..?
Journalists b) Doctor c) Engineer d) Editor
When did Sara’s papa moved to karachi and joined weekly dawn?
1941 b) 1942 c) 1943 d) 1945
Who is elected leader of East Pakistan in 1970 elections?
a)Bhutto b) Mujeeb-ur-reham c) Nawaz sahreef d) None of these
• When was Taufiq Rafat born?
• Who was the father of Taufiq Rafat?
Khwaja Ghulam Muhammed Hazir
Khwaja Muhammad Nisar
Khwaha Muhammad Imran
• When did Sialkot become a part of Pakistan?
• Where was Taufiq Rafat educated?
• Where did Taufiq Rafat graduate?
Hailey College of commerce, Aligarh
Hailey College of Commerce, Lahore
Aligarh college and university
• Who did Taufiq Rafat marry into in Sialkot?
• When did Taufiq Rafat died?
• What are the most prolific poets in Pakistan?
• What is Rafat s poetry a similitude of?
Modern tradition of poetry
Classical tradition of poetry
• What has basically evolved with its roots in the past?
• What has modernism been developed out of?
emotions and memories of past
• In what poem did T. S. Eliot write the line What are the roots that clutch what branches grow Out of this stony rubbish?
The Waste Land
The Eastern wind
• What type of reference can be observed in Rafat s Reflections?
• What is one of the classical references in Rafat s Reflections?
• What is one of the important aspects of Modern poetry?
• What are some of Rafat’s poems?
• Modern poetry has called for a return to what were regarded as more?
• What type of poetry has called for a return to classical values?
• Who is T. S. Eliot?
• What type of verse has modern poets made experiments with?
• aufiq Raffat was born on
• Taufiq Raffat died on
• Pakistani idiom was introduced by
• The poem “Arrival of the Monsoon” is written by
• Which poem of the Taufiq Raffat deals with the upcoming of the ill fortune of bride and her family
Wedding in the flood
• In which poem Taufiq Raffat gives the image of monsoon, birds, trees and summer
Arrival of the monsoon
• The poem “Kitchens” was written by
• The book, “Arrival of the monsoon” consists of …….. poems.
• The imagery of Taufiq Raffat reflects ………. Society.
• Which themes can be seen in Taufiq Raffa’s works.
Traumatic realities of life
All of the above
• In his poem, “Vultures” Taufiq Raffat compares vultures with whom
• Who is the pot-licking wench in Rafat’s poem, wedding in the flood”
• In which of his poem, Rafat watches the tradition of a joint-family system
Going after geese
• Who translated the Punjabi work of Bulleh Shah in English
• Content is more important for him than form, who is that?
• There are a number of poems dedicated to the theme of war in Rafat’s collection of poetry
All of these
• Romantic ideals established by Rafat served as the foundation of Pakistan’s first original and personalized expression in _____. a) British
• English was considered a weak version of British style of writing in _________collection a) Rafat
• Pioneer of Pakistani Idiom It was from Toufiq Rafat that the English language was used to express the sensibility of the ____ people of Pakistan.
• In the poem, “Kitchens” Taufiq Rafat compared Pakistani culture with
All of these