|Blogs and online games become typical lingua-franca situations. it depends on context None of the above False True.
Welsh and Gaelic speakers, Native Americans, Australian Aborigines have switched to Gaelic. It depends on the historical moment None of the above True False .
The model is above all the teacher’s usage. None of the above True It depends on the countries involved False .
Exposure is what the English learners listen to or read. False it depends on the countries involved None of the above True.
Seidlhofer (2010) recommends adopting English as an official lingua franca, but making it clear that this is exclusively British English. None of the above False True it depends on the countries involved.
The Commonwealth of Nations uses English. True It depends on the occasions None of the above False.
Italian is increasingly used as a corporate or company language in multinational corporations. it depends on context False None of the above True.
The most obvious effect of English on other languages is borrowed lexis. False True None of the above It depends on the languages involved.
English affects the code of other languages, above all their ...... phonetics
What factors led to the use of English as a sort of lingua franca? This was made possible first of all by historical events. This was made possible first of all by cultural events. This was made possible first of all by religious events. None of the above .
What do African-English literatures have in common? All the new African-English literatures are less interested in introspection and psychological analysis or in elaborate experiments in language and structure.
All the new African-English literatures have have arisen around the globe throughout human history. All the new African-English literatures have shared similar styles and approaches, have dealt with the same basic themes, and gone through the same phases of
development. None of the above .
The term ‘apartheid’ came from an African word meaning change. It came from a Japanese word meaning change. False None of the above True.
Chinua Achebe was born in 1930 in a small ........ vilage. Australian Nigerian Canadian None of the above .
A lingua franca is a language systematically used to make communication possible between people not sharing a mother tongue, in particular when it is a
third language, distinct from both mother tongues. True It depends on the countries involved. None of the above False.
What is the name of the protagonist of Thigs Fall Apart? Okorowo
Midnight's Children covers the years from 1915 to 1977
from 1930 to 1978
from 1920 to 1980 from 1940 to 1985.
n Runaway, when Carla started to live with Clark, she only looked at pile dwellings
What is the central idea of Midnight's Children? The central idea of the book is that nothing has to be taken for granted.
The central idea of the book is not just that public life affects private life, but that, thanks to the act of writing, any historical event or person may flow into people’s lives
The central idea of the book is that private lives of Indian people show somewhat selfishness and lack of consideration of other people's feelings
none of the above.
The Remains of the Day was published in 1986
1980 1982 1989.
Ishiguro uses an informal language
a semiformal language
none of the above a formal language.
In Runaway, Carla didn't use to... none of the above
live in a big house
consider mobile homes as real homes
like mobile homes.
According to the text you've read, what did Article 5 of the Constitution in Iran establish? Article 5 established that the government had the responsibility to confiscate all wealth accumulated through usury, usurpation, and bribery.
Article 5 stated that the Judges, both of the supreme and inferior Courts, shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour.
none of the above Article 5 stated that the highest authority in the Islamic Republic was the Leader, who exercised the supreme political and religious powers and was a manifestation of the
integration of politics with religion.
The peoples of the Islamic countries, according to Naipaul, are none of the above
poor, fragmented, backward and confused
rich, supportive, forefront and sterne poor, supportive, backward and sterne.
V.S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in
What is the main theme of Beyond Beliefs by V.S. Naipaul? The main theme is the clash between love and death.
The main theme is political philosophy which cannot and should not be combined with religious faith.
The main theme is religious enslavement which cannot be subverted.
none of the above.
In Midnight's Children, what are the children a metaphor for? for slavery and corruption
For guilt and selfishness
For hope and opportunities betrayed
none of the above.
In Midnight's Children, what colours are in the flag of the new nation? Black, white, and red
Saffron, white, and green
Black, grey, and blue Orange, white, and green.
Shalimar the Clown was published in 2006 2005 2004 2010.
n Midnight's Children, what happens at midnight?
The two babies were born and India awakens to life and freedom Vanita and Amina get married and fly away from India
There was a bombing in New Delhi which destroys entirely the city Vanita killed Amina and then flies away from India.
In 15th August 1947, who is Miss Mary Pereira? an actress
a secretary a midwife an English teacher.
The system of apartheid brought about
none of the above the granting of citizenship to all racial groups. a long international arms and trade. black political representation.
Writers living in the ex-colonies and the Commonwealth who write in English
judge England as saviours. reject the popular tradition of their countries find themselves torn between their two cultures judge England as outsiders.
Things Fall Apart was published ...... years before Nigerian independence.
10 8 5 2.
How did the clansmen react to the Ibo interpreter?
At first everybody laughed at him, then all joined to slaughter him. At first everybody beat him, then all joined to kill him. At first everybody celebrated him, then all prepared a birthday cake for him At first everybody laughed at him, then all listened to him.
Where does the title of Things Fall Apart come from?
The title of the novel comes from W.B. Yeats’s poem The Second Coming The title of the novel comes from S.T. Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner The title of the novel comes from Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist The title of the novel comes from W. Shakespeare's Macbeth.
The aims of Things Fall Apart is to show Nigerian people how the strength of their own culture could help them build a nation.
FALSE No, they are people from Cuba, and not Nigeria Apart from Nigerian people, there are references to Gods. TRUE.
The Satanic Verses was published in
1983 1987 1988
The Remains of the Day is written in
first person narrative none of the above second person narrative third person narrative.
When did India gain its independence from British rule?
15th August 1947 10th May 1945 2nd June 1946 1st December 1944.
Do you think Stevens' behaviour is the sign of ......?
a true professional someone who is slave to his work none of the above guilt.
In Runaway, Flora appeared ....
in James's dreams in Carla's dreams in Fiona's dreams none of the above.
In the second part of the passage from Runaway you've read, the narrator writes about Lizzie. Lizzie is
a woman a horse a goat a cat.
in Runaway, Clara
helps her husband with his work none of the above helps his husband stealing money from the rich
doesn't help his husband with his work.
In Runaway, the couple is
none of the above quite poor quite wealthy.
From the first lines of the excerpt you have read from Runaway, the couple lives
In New York In the city in the countryside in the Philippines.
In Things Fall Apart, Achebe describes the gradual decay of the Ibo traditional society from colonial times to independence and neo-colonisation.
There are hints of this decay just in the last chapter FALSE TRUE There are hints of this decay just in the first chapter.
Which theme is amongst the most salient ones in The Remains of the Day?
guilt spontaneity prejudice none of the above.
Which of the following themes can you find in The Remains of the Day?
prejudice none of the above love and lost opportunities
All the new African-English literatures have
created revolutionary techniques. recorded the disillusionment with the outcome of independence.
dealth with memories of the past.
dealt with different themes.
What is Miss Kenton like?
She understands Mr Stevens and wants to help
none of the above She is not very sensitive
She is interfering in Mr Stevens' private affairs.
The only consolation for the protagonist of Runaway is
a dog a squirrel a sheep a goat.
The protagonists of Munro's works are mostly
European young men none of the above American girls Canadian women.
Alice Munro has become famous for
her poems her novels
her short stories none of the above.
Midnight's Children is set in India, Pakistan and ......
Bangladesh Japan Indonesia China.
Saleem Sinai sees hinself as a metaphor for
the nation mankind women the body.
In Midnight's Children the children become a metaphor of guilt.
only in the first part of the work false only in the second part of the work
Alice Munro is .......... writer.
a British a Canadian an American a Jamaican.
How does the reader learn of Stevens's true feeling about his father?
from the other characters none of the above from Miss Kenton
from Mrs Mortimer.
Alice Munro was awarded
the Booker Prize the Nobel Prize for Literature none of the above
the PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction.