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Question 1
A
Protagonist 
B
Narrator 
C
Villain 
D
Antagonist 
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A protagonist (from Ancient Greek (protagonistes), meaning 'one who plays the first part,chief actor') is the leading character of a story. The protagonist is at the center of the story, makes the key decisions, and experiences the consequences of those decisions.


Correct Option:
A
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Question 2
A
Farce 
B
Mime 
C
Slapstick 
D
Burlesque 
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conveyance of a story by bodily or facial movements especially indramaor dance.

the art or genre of conveying a story by bodily movements only.


Correct Option:
B
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Question 4
A
Comedy 
B
Farce 
C
Pantomime 
D
Tragedy 
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In the simplest terms, Aristotle defined tragedy as a form ofdramawhose plot is centered on human suffering for the purpose of evoking feelings ofpity and fearin theaudience.


Correct Option:
D
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Question 5
A
A sestet 
B
An octave 
C
Two sestets 
D
Three quatrains 
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The English sonnet (also called the Shakespearean sonnet after its foremost practitioner) comprises three quatrains and a final couplet, rhymingababcdcdefefgg.An important variant of this is the Spenserian sonnet (introduced by the Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser), which links the three quatrains by rhyme, in the sequenceababbabccdcdee. In either form, the 'turn' comes with the final couplet, which may sometimes achieve the neatness of an epigram.


Correct Option:
D
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Question 6
A
Synecdoche 
B
Oxymoron 
C
Metonymy 
D
Litotes 
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Oxymoron: a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction , as in cruel kindness or tomakehaste slowly.


Correct Option:
B
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Question 7
A
Musical 
B
Curtain Call 
C
Intermission 
D
Introduction 
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A curtain call (often known as a walkdown or a final bow)occurs at the endof a performance when individuals return to the stage to be recognized by the audience for their performance. In musical theatre, the performers typically recognize the orchestra and its conductor at theendof the curtain call.


Correct Option:
B
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Question 8
A
Style 
B
Syntax 
C
Rhythm 
D
Words 
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Dictioncan be defined as style of speaking orwriting, determined by thechoiceof words by a speaker or awriter.Diction, orchoiceof words, often separates goodwritingfrom badwriting.


Correct Option:
D
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Question 9
A
A dirge 
B
An ode 
C
An epic 
D
A pastoral 
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Acountry life-a poem, the pastoral and the pretender.It was originally composed to be a companionpoemto, Il Penseroso, whichcelebratesalifeof melancholy and solitude.


Correct Option:
D
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Question 10
A
Epitaph 
B
Epigram 
C
Apostrophe 
D
Allusion 
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Inpoetry, anapostropheis a figure of speech in which thepoetaddresses an absent person, an abstract idea, or a thing.


Correct Option:
C
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