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SPECIALIZATION - ENGLISH - TEST Directions: Read each item carefully; then choose the letter of the best answer. 1. The first Asian to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. A. Yasunari Kawabata- B. B. Rabindranath Tagore -Gitanjali-he was hailed year 1913 C. Wole Soyink a D. Po Chu-I 2. Filial piety is a basic tenet of this school of thought. A. Taoism-Lao Tzu B. Confucianism-confucius C. Hinduism-the belief of the people of india D. Buddhism-pali Buddhist canon 3. This ethical concept suggests a sense of obligation or indebtedness which explains the sense of patriotism and nationalism of the Japanese. A. on B. seppuku C. giri D. Kami 4. What insight is suggested by this haiku from Basho? He starts to grind the rice And gazes at the moon. A. Nature has a soothing effect on the human spirit. C. The poor dreams and are hopeful of better things in their life. B. Child labor is a reality in many Asian nations D . Life is never-ending routine of work and leisure. 5. He is the leading figure of the Negritude movement. A. Leopold Senghor B. Dennis Brutus C. Wole Soyinka D. David Diop 6. The plot development of the Ramayana . A. Circular B. En medias res C. Linear D. Pyramid 7. The South African novelist and short story writer whose major themes are on exile and alienation , won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991. A. Ousmane Sembene B. Nadine Gordimer C. Bessie Head D. Barbara Kimenye 8. This novel is based on the pilgrimage of the Bhuddist monk Xuangzang to India in search of sacred texts. A. The Tale of Genji C . Record of a Journey to the West B. Dream of the red Chamber D. On Learning to be an Indian 9. Fine arts and literature flourished during this dynasty which is viewed as the Golden Age of Chinese civilization. A. Han-glorious era of Chinese history B -unification of central government D. Shang-belief that the nature was inhabited by the god and goddesses Telephone Conversation indicates the universal issue of _________. ? OR - like plain or milk and as an A. gender discrimination B. colonial mentality C. human rights violation D. racial discrimination 11. The Hindu belief that life is an illusion is __________. A. dharma-virtue duty and righteoustness B. artha-wealth C. maya D. kama-pleasure 12. In which Jane Austen novel do the following lines appear? is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, A. Mansfield Park B. Northanger Abbey C. Pride and Prejudice D. Sense and Sensibility 13. Which novel by Thomas hardy begins with the hero selling his wife and daughter to a sailor who is on his way to Canada? A. Return to the Native-1878 -1872 D. The Mayor of Casterbridge-1886 14. In what Shakespearean play do the following lines appear? What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculties! In form and moving, how ...