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UGC previous year questions on Charles Dickens 1 . Little Nell is a character in Dickens’s (A) Hard Times (B) Great Expectations (C) Oliver Twist (D) The Old Curiosity Shop June 2011 2. Put the following novels by Charles Dickens in a sequential order with the help of the code: 1. Great Expectations 2. Hard Times 3. Bleak House 4. A Tale of Two Cities Code : (A) 3, 2, 4, 1 (B) 2, 4, 3, 1 (C) 1, 2, 4, 3 (D) 4, 2, 1, 3 June 2011 3. The two ‘mother-figures’ in Dickens’s Great Expectations are Code: I. Estella II. Miss Havisham III. Mrs Joe IV. Georgiana The right combination according to the code is: (A) II and III are correct. (B) I and II are correct. (C) III and IV are correct. (D) I and III are correct. September 2013 4. A close friend of Dickens objected to the original ending of Great Expectations in which Estella remarries and Pip remains single. Dickens accordingly revised to a more conventional ending which suggests that Pip and Estella will marry. Who was the friend? (A) Willkie Collins (B) Thomas Beard (C) Thomas Carlyle (D) Richard Bentley June 2013 5. Towards the end of Evelyn Waugh’s A Handful of Dust the protagonist Tony Last is trapped in the jungle by the calculating crazy Mr. Todd who forces him to read and reread the novels of a particular author. Waugh has also written a short story dealing with Tony’s singular experience in the jungle. Who is the novelist referred to and what is the title of the short story ? (1) Rudyard Kipling, “Revisiting the Jungle” (2) Joseph Conrad, “Shadows of the Dark Trees” (3) Charles Dickens, “The Man Who Liked Dickens” (4) Henry Fielding, “Tom Jones’s Journey into the Wild” July 2016 6. Which of the following is not true of the novels of Charles Dickens ? (1) They deal with the problems of the discontents of an urban civilization. (2) The plots are strikingly tight-knit. (3) They share a sense of fun and determining optimism. (4) They incorporate elements of popular contemporary culture. July 2016 7. Who among the following English artists illustrated the novels of Dickens and Scott? (A) Richard Hogarth (B) Joshua Reynolds (C) George Cruishank (D) John Tennial June 2015 8. Charles Dickens’s visit to the United States produced _________. (A) Hard Times (B) Nicholas Nickleby (C) Martin Chuzzlewit (D) Oliver Twist December 2014 do provide the answer
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    1. d 2. a 3. a 4. a 5. c 6. 3 7. c 8. c
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