Chapter: Speeches and Testimonies

Which year did Harold Pinter win the Nobel Prize for literature?

A. 2005
B. 2010
C. 1998
D. 2001
Answer» A. 2005

Who was the leader of US body at the meeting in London

A. George Bush
B. Raymond Seitz
C. Philip Lader
D. John F Kennedy
Answer» B. Raymond Seitz

US foreign policy is termed as___________

A. High intensity Conflict
B. Guerilla warfare
C. Low intensity conflict
D. Foreign Policy
Answer» C. Low intensity conflict

After 1979 uprising, who led the Government in Nicaragua?

A. The Sandinistas
B. Somoza regime
C. National Opposition Union
D. Nationalist party
Answer» A. The Sandinistas

Which among the following is Harold Pinter’s well known play?

A. The Birthday Party
B. Waiting for Godot
C. Look Back in Anger
D. Doll’s House
Answer» A. The Birthday Party

In his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Harold Pinter criticizes——————

A. The foreign policy of US Government
B. War crimes of World War II
C. Use of Nuclear Energy
D. U S Military hegemony
Answer» A. The foreign policy of US Government

According to Pinter,————-has to be avoided at all cost in political theatre

A. Sermonising
B. Sympathy
C. Repetition
D. Adaptation
Answer» A. Sermonising

Charlie Chaplin plays the role of —————— in the speech from the film, “The Great Dictator”.

A. Jewish Barber
B. Doctor
C. Fireman
D. Major
Answer» A. Jewish Barber

Which is the first non-silent film of Chaplin?

A. Modern Times
B. The Great Dictator
C. City Lights
D. The Kid
Answer» B. The Great Dictator

________________, poisoned men’s souls.

A. Greed
B. Kindness
C. Love
D. Ego
Answer» A. Greed

In the 17th Chapter of St. ———————-it is written, “the Kingdom of God is within man”

A. Luke
B. Mark
C. Matthew
D. Paulo
Answer» A. Luke

“The Great Dictator” is a political satire condemning mainly ______

A. Hitler
B. Bush
C. Churchill
D. Mussolini
Answer» A. Hitler

What is Chaplin’s vision of a New World?

A. Democratic
B. Totalitarian
C. Autocratic
D. Communist
Answer» A. Democratic

Chaplin says, “Let us fight for a world of _____________

A. Greed
B. Hatred
C. Reason
D. Intolerance
Answer» C. Reason

Name the power that will unite the world, according to Chaplin?

A. Democracy
B. Reason
C. Love
D. Unity
Answer» A. Democracy

Svetalna Alexievich won the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year——————-

A. 2008
B. 2015
C. 2000
D. 2002
Answer» B. 2015

The given excerpt “A Solitary Human Voice” is from the book———?

A. Voices from Chernobyl
B. Pride and prejudice
C. The Great Dictator
D. Last Witnesses
Answer» A. Voices from Chernobyl

Whose voice is recorded in the excerpt from the book Voices from Chernobyl?

A. Lyudimilla Ignatenko
B. Svetalan Alexievich
C. Janice Miri Kitani
D. Judith Butler
Answer» A. Lyudimilla Ignatenko

What was Vasily Ignatenko’s job?

A. Fireman
B. Doctor
C. Radiologist
D. Soldier
Answer» A. Fireman

What did Lyudimilla name her baby?

A. Natashenka
B. Vasya
C. Lyudimilla
D. Chekov
Answer» A. Natashenka

Which year did Chernobyl accident happen?

A. 1986
B. 1991
C. 1980
D. 1987
Answer» A. 1986

Who has translated the book “Voices from Chernobyl”?

A. Keith Gessen
B. Svetlana Alexievich
C. Janice Miri Kitani
D. Charlie Chaplin
Answer» A. Keith Gessen

The book, “Voices from Chernobyl” gives the account of the effect of nuclear explosion in_______________________

A. Byelorussia
B. Berlin
C. Japan
D. China
Answer» A. Byelorussia

In which form did Svetlna Alexievich present the voices of the victims in the book “Voices of Chernobyl”?

A. Speeches
B. Letters
C. Monologues
D. memoirs
Answer» C. Monologues

Who is testifying against the war crimes in the poem, “Breaking the Silence”?

A. Her mother
B. Her grandmother
C. The poet
D. Her fiend
Answer» A. Her mother

“ Breaking the Silence” focuses on the experiences of————————when they were put into internment during World War II

A. Jews
B. Japanese Americans
C. Americans
D. Germans
Answer» B. Japanese Americans

Whom is she giving the testimony to?

A. Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Japanese American Civilians.
B. Citizens Commission of Inquiry
C. The United Nations War Crimes Commission
D. The U N
Answer» A. Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Japanese American Civilians.

In what form did Janice Miri Kitani presented her mother’s testimony against war crimes when they were put into internment during World War II

A. Poem
B. Interview
C. Short story
D. Letter
Answer» A. Poem

Which among the following is not the book of Janice Miri Kitani?

A. Awake in the River
B. We, the Dangerous
C. Voices from Chernobyl
D. Love Works
Answer» C. Voices from Chernobyl

___________________was appointed as Poet Laureate of the city of San Francisco.

A. Svetlana Alexievich
B. Harold Pinter
C. Janice Miri Kitani
D. Charlie Chplin
Answer» C. Janice Miri Kitani
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