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Following are past paper questions from English Lecturer Tests (BPS-17) by Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC).

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1. Consider the following lines,

“through me you enter into the city of woes
through me you enter into eternal pain,
through me you enter the population of loss
abandon all hope, you who enter here”.

Where the above mentioned verses occur?
(A) Inferno
(B) Hamlet
(C) Alchemist
(D) Candida

2. Consider the following lines,

“As wel in cristendom as in hethenesse,
And evere honoured for his worthynesse.
At alisaundre he was whan it was wonne.
Ful ofte tyme he hadde the bord bigonne,
Aboven alle nacions in pruce;
In lettow hadde he reysed and in ruce,
No cristen man so ofte of his degree.
In gernade at the seege eek hadde he be
Of algezir, and riden in belmarye.”

Who is the character mentioned in the above verses from “A Prologue to Canterbury Tales”?
(A) Monk
(B) Knight
(C) Friar
(D) Doctor of Physic

3. A literary device in literature which refers to the use of words and phrases that indicate strong, harsh sounds within the phrase. These words have discordant and dissonant sounds that create a disturbing, objectionable atmosphere is called
(A) Circumlocution
(B) Conflict
(C) Cacophony
(D) Consonance

4. “Mr. Poyser and Bartle Massey” are characters from the novel
(A) Silas Marner
(B) The Mill on the Floss
(C) Daniel Deronda
(D) Adam Bede

5. “You! hypocrite lecteur!-mon semblable,-mon frere!”
These verses are taken from
(A) Faire Queene
(B) Wasteland
(C) Rape of the Lock
(D) None of these

Answers: FPSC English Lecturer Test Past Papers
1. (A)
2. (B)
3. (C)
4. (D)
5. (B)

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