Kerala PSC Previous Years Question Paper & Answer

Title : HSST English - KHSE
Question Code : A


Below are the scanned copy of Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Question Paper with answer keys of Exam Name 'HSST English - KHSE ' And exam conducted in the year 2022. And Question paper code was '078/2022'. Medium of question paper was in Malayalam or English . Booklet Alphacode was 'A'. Answer keys are given at the bottom, but we suggest you to try answering the questions yourself and compare the key along wih to check your performance. Because we would like you to do and practice by yourself.

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Excerpt of Question Code: 078/2022


. What does the image of ‘the widening gyre’ in the poem Second Coming by W. B. Yeats

signify ?
A) Second coming of Christ B) Falling apart of the old system
C) Each cycle of history 0) World War |

. ‘This frail vessel though emptiest again and again,
and fillest it ever with fresh life.”
The ‘frail vessel’ in this line from Verse 1 of Gitanjali refers to
A) Human soul B) Human body
C) The natural world D) The spiritual world

3. “Here rests his head upon the lap of earth

A youth to fortune and to fame unknown.”

Identify the ‘youth’ referred to in these lines from the concluding Epitaph of Gray’s

A) Edward Young

B) The dead youth of the village, Stoke Poges

C) Thomas Gray

D) Robert Blair

. “Glory be to God for dappled things-
For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow;”
These are the opening lines of the poem
A) The Windhover B) The Wreck of the Deutschland
C) Pied Beauty 0) 0005 Grandeur

~ “Can't this man with
Nimble fingertips unleash
Nothing more alive than the
Skin’s lazy hungers ?”

These lines are taken from the poem by Kamala Das.
A) The Invitation B) The Sunshine Cat
C) The Looking Glass D) The Freaks
. ‏.کا‎ R. Srinivasa lyengar referred to as “One of the most aggressively

individualistic of the new poets”.
A) Nissim Ezekiel 8) A. |<. Ramanujan ©) Kamala Das D) Arun Kolatkar

. Who is hinted as “A mugging Jew among the wolves” in the poem Background
Casually ?
A) Jesus Christ 8) A British Major ©) Nissim Ezekiel D) Son of Man


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