Literature in English Examination For Secondary School Students|SS2 &SS3|

Literature in English Examination For Secondary School Students|SS2 &SS3|

SUBJECT:   Literature in English

CLASS:      S S S I

TIME:        1 hour

INSTRUCTION:       Answer all question in section A and three questions in section B. Each questions carries equal marks

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SECTION A: OBJECTIVES


  1. The character matched against the hero of a play is the (a) Antagonist (b) Antic hero (c) Braggart (d) Clown
  2. Which of the following is not a genre of literature (a) Poetry (vb) Play (c) Satire (d) None of the above
  3. A simple story with a deeper meaning is called (a) An allegory (b) An Elegy (c) An Epic (d) An Ode
  4. Which of the following is odd in the appreciation of a poem (a) Chapter (c) Stanza (c) Theme (c) Rhythm
  5. The term tragic flaw means (a) A mistake make by a hero (b) A moral weakness in the hero (c) The first act in a play (d) The prologue
  6. The last part of a literary work is known as (a) Acknowledgement (b) An Epilogue (c) An Epitaph (d) Conclusion
  7. The principal female character in a novel is called a/an (a) Actress (b) Clown (c) Hero (d) Heroine
  8. A poem which poetrays a simple moral life of the common people is called ____ (a) A Cam (b) A Lyric (c) An Ode (d) A Pastoral
  9. ______ is conveyed through the medium of movements and facial epression without word (a) Opera (b) Mime (c) Allegory (d) Didactic
  10. The materials used by the actors and actresses are known as (a) Costume (b) Customer (c) Custom (d) Mime

SECTION B: THEORY


  1. State five (5) functions of literature
  2. There are two types of sonnet, mention them
  3. Explain the following
  4. Epitaph
  5. Elegy

iii. Dramatic Poem

  1. State three (3) types of drama
  2. A poem of eight lines is known as a/an ______

SUBJECT:              Literature in English

CLASS:                    S S S 2

TIME:                        1 hour


INSTRUCTION:       Answer all question in section A and three questions in section B. Each questions carries equal marks

SECTION A: OBJECTIVES–Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions (1-5) that follows

Oh heavens! How she got out? Oh treason of blood!

Fathers from hence trust not your daughters minds

By which the property of youth and maid hood may be abused? (Act 1 Scene 1)

  1. Who is the speaker of the above except (a) Gratino (b) Othello (c) Brabantio (d) Roderigo
  2. The speaker is addressing ____ (a) Gratiano (b) Roderigo (c) Lago (d) Emelia
  3. “She” in the above passage refers to _____ (a) Emelia (b) Cassio’s Mistress (c) Lodovico’s wife (d) Desdemona
  4. The speker was later to accuse another character of being a charm user. Who is this? (a) Brabantio (b) Othello (c) Lago (c) Cassio
  5. Oh treason of the blood refers to (a) Treason by relations (b) One’s bloody (c) Passion of the heart (d) Treason of the head
  6. Othello is a ______ play (a) Historical (b) Tragic (c) Tragic-comic (d) Comic
  7. The antagonist of the play is (a) Brabantio (b) Lago (c) Othello (d) Cassio
  8. How was Desdemona won over for marriage by Othello (a) Witchcraft (b) Handsomeness (c) Brain-teasing (d) Tale-telling
  9. One of these character is not a hero / heroine of the play (a) Cassio (b) Othello (c) Desdemona (d) Lago
  10. One of these is not a quality of Desdemona (a) Pleasant (b) Frivolous (c) Gifted (d) Intelligent

SECTION: THEORY
  1. What is Literature?
  2. State the two types of literature
  3. State the three (3) genres of literature and explain one
  4. One of the theme of Othello is _______
  5. Which character is not a loser at the end of the play?
  6. State 5 sources of literature.
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