WIT AND HUMOUR OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS ( BITS ) B.TECH ENGLISH I YEAR BY RAJA RAO PAGIDIPALLI
B.TECH I YEAR ENGLISH – I UNIT WIT & HUMOUR
1. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala born on - 7 May 1927.
2. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala won both a Booker Prize and an
3. Humour is the quality that makes amusing or funny.
4. Wit is the ability to use words in amusing way.
5. Wit and Humour is taken from the novel “The House
Holder” authored by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.
6. Prem is a college lecturer
7. The college is headed by the pompous Mr.Khanna,
8. Mr.Chaddha history professor, a cantankerous old man
who spends much of his time to impress Mr.Khanna
9. Mr.Khanna lives on the campus with his bossy wife
10. A tea party was arranged by Mr.Khanna in the
11. Indu and Prem were invited to the tea party.
12. Indu wore her best sari – a lilac colored georgette
13. Indu’s jewellery includes– heavy necklace, long
earrings & twelve gold bangles.
14. Indu usually wears only cotton saris at home.
15. Indu’s dressing at party gave her an opulent effect.
16. Prem was wearing his best shirt and trousers.
17. Prem asked Indu to speak very politely at party.
18. Prem wanted Indu to be seen as well educated.
19. Members of the college staff with their wives seated in
the living room.
20. Mr.Khanna said to his guests “Please be quite
21. Mr.Chaddha said “the society of ladies is said to have a
very softening effect”.
22. Mr.Chaddha was wearing a cream-colored suit.
23. According to Mr.Chaddha, women are known as the
24. The party was arranged in Mr.Khanna’s living room.
25. The ladies were seated together in one half of the circle
26. The ladies held themselves very stiff at the party.
27. Only Mrs.Khanna was at ease in the party.
28. Mrs.Khanna’s dressing – wide silk pyjama trousers with
29. Relaxation is necessary to the human mind and to the
30. Mr.Khanna handed each guest a quarter-plate of
flowered English crockery.
31. The tasty dishes in party were prepared by
32. Dishes that were circulated in the party – fritters,
samosas and sweetmeats.
33. Mr.Khanna humorously rallied women by saying – our
ladies must show a better appetite.
34. Only there are two people in the party who ate with
better appetite – Mr and Mrs. Khanna.
35. Prem felt very uneasy because of his wife Indu
36. Mr.Chaddha thanked Mr.Khanna at the end of the
RAJA RAO PAGIDIPALLI, ASSOC.PROFESSOR
(OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS)
37. All teachers said in response to Chaddha’s comments –
38. According to Mr.Chaddha, such type of parties are
conducive to good will and good fellowship.
39. While eating, Indu quite lost to her surroundings.
40. Indu seemed in a trance of enjoyment.
41. Pregnant women generally have strange and
42. Indu was busily licking her fingers.
43. Before the servant came to collect the dishes, Indu had
quickly taken two more large sweetmeats.
44. Prem did not blame Indu because he knew that she was
45. Prem pretended to be listening to Mr.Chaddha.
46. But actually all his feeling were with Indu.
47. Prem wanted to explain his wife situation to
48. Prem wated to make them understand that Indu’s odd
behavior is due not lack of breeding but to natural causes.
49. Prem wanted to show that he was an intelligent and
deep-thinking young man.
50. Prem wanted to call out – Stop.
51. Fascinated – magnetize x bore
52. Lilac – pale purple
53. Gaze – stare x glimpse
54. Admiration – appreciation x scorn
55. Opulent – grand x low
56. Stately – formal way x improper
57. Titter – chuckle x sob
58. Embarrassment – confusion x poise
59. Toil – strain x relax
60. Respite – relief x restless
61. Consort – associate x divorce
62. Parchment – high-quality paper.
63. Gorgeous – attractive x hideous
64. Shimmering – shine x dimness
65. Furtively – secretly x publicly
66. Breeding – pedigree x issue
67. Decorum – decency x indecency
68. Profound – felt strongly x shallow
69. Imperative – urgent x optional
70. Solemn – serious x silly
71. Foster – promote x discourage
72. Engrossed – involve x dull
73. Crane – raise x dip
74. Remnant – leavings x mass
75. Intent – aim x method
76. Trance – daydreaming x consciousness
77. Frantically – wildly x calmly
78. Relish – enjoyment x apathy
79. Rove – stroll x remain
80. Thrust – core x pull
81. Distinguish – categorize x mix up
82. Gracious – cordial x irritable
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