CBSE Class 12 Social Science Novels Society and History MCQs

Multiple Choice Questions

Q.1: - What is an ‘Epistolary novel’?
(a) Novel written in the serious of letters.
(b) Novel based on a biographical account
(c) Novels written in poetic verse
(d) None of these.
Q.2: - It is truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. The above lines have been illustrated from the novel –
(a) Pride and Prejudice (b) Mayor of caster bridge
(c) Pamela (d) Treasure Island
Q.3: - Who wrote ‘Hard Times’?
(a) Charles Dickens (b) Walter Scott
(c) Thomas Hardy (d) Emile Zola
Q.4: - What did “Kissa Goi” means—
(a) The art of story telling (b) Moralizing
(c) Slave Trade (d) Vagabond
Q.5: - The first novel to be serialized was—
(a) Hard Times (b) Oliver Twist
(c) Pickwick papers (d) Mayor of caster bridge
Q.6:-The first Indian novel was written in—
(a) Malayalam (b) Bhojpuri
(c) Punjabi (d) Marathi
Q.7: - The first modern novel in Malayalam is –
(a) Sevasadan (b) Pariksha Guru
(c) Indulekha (d) Rajesekhara
Q.8: - Who is the author of ‘Pamela’?
(a) Leo Tolstoy (b) Samuel Richardson
(c) Thomas Hardy (d) Charles Dickens
Q.9: - In which year was Emile Zola’s ‘Germinal’ published?
(a) 1584 (b) 1885 (c) 1886 (d) 1874
Q.10:-Who wrote the famous novel ‘Jungle Book’?
(a) Rudyard Kipling (b) R. L. Stevenson
(c) Hunt Jackson (d) Jane Austen
Answer Key
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3. ( a )
4. ( a )
5. ( c )
6. ( d )
7. ( c )
8. ( b )
9. ( b )
10. ( a )



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