I have appeared in UGC NET 2014 Dec. for English. I am sorry to inform that a lot of answers given in the Answer Keys for Paper III appear not perfect. Like,
Q.No 4. In Arpha Behn’s Oronookko ,how does the titular character die ? The ans. is given © but the correct ans. should be ( D) He is cut to pieces slowly by the executioner.( he is publicly ridiculed and executed. During his death by dismemberment, Oroonoko calmly smokes a pipe and stoically withstands all the pain without crying out.)
Q.No. 8 .Who among the Shakespeare’s contemporaries did not write tragedies ?
The ans. must be (B) John Lyly ( but ans is given (D) Ben Jonson who has written a single tragedy named Sejanus His Fall (1603).
Q.No. 5 The narrative of this novel is a meticulous ,present tense account of a woman with a death-wish who plots the circumstances of her own violent murder. Identify the novel .
The ans are given both (A) and ( B) . Which one is correct ?? Both ?? Plz clarify …
Q.No. 15. Who first developed the notion of 'competence ’ in language ? The ans. is given ( A) but it should be (B) Noam CHOMSKY.
Q. No. 25. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison is widely recognized as a masterpiece.It is also one of the finest examples of ----the ans is given ( A) science -fiction but the right ans. should be © coming -of -age novel ( H.G Wells’ well known novel ‘‘The Invisible Man’’ is a science fiction )
Q. No. 30. Two of the following plays won the Sultan Padmasee Prize for Indian plays in English : The Ans is given (D) – I and IV (Princess and Doongaji House )----the ans. is right but the alternative ans. can be (A) III and IV ( Larins Sahib and Doongaji House ) Princess, Larins Sahib , Doongaji House----- all these three plays are the winners of the Sultan Padmashree Award for Indian plays in English. Hence, Both the options ( A) and ( D) appear to be correct.
Q. No. 51 . Two among the following poets wrote ''Village ‘’ poems that adress the perennial themes of rural poverty :
the ans. is given ( A)–I and III ( O.Goldsmith and Samuel Johnson).But the right ans. should be © --I and IV (O.Goldsmith and George Crabbe)
Q.No. 53. Mystery and Miracle plays in English were based on —the ans .is given ( B) but the right ans. must be ( C) Biblical stories .( Mysteries and Miracles were based on biblical stories)
Q.No.54. When we re-write a piece of discourse from one script into another ,it is called ----the ans. is given ( A) Translation but the correct ans. seem to be (B) Translitaration ( re-writing something from one script to another ).
Q.No. 75. The ans is given ( D) but it should be (A)—The Bird.
I have searched these answers in the google and other websites and I think these are correct answers.