English literature solved MCQ online quiz 1

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Which of these Kings was the subject of a play by Marlowe?
A
Henry V
B
Richard III
C
Edward II
D
John
Question 2
Which of the following authors promoted versions of socialism?
A
William Morris
B
John Ruskin
C
Edward FitzGerald
D
all but C
Question 3
Marlowe born in.....
A
1562
B
1563
C
1564
D
1565
Question 4
collection of poems by wordsworth was published posthumously.
A
The Prelude
B
The Excursion
C
The Recluse
D
Ode to Duty
Question 5
In which state is the Shelby farm located?
A
Tennessee
B
Kentucky
C
Alabama
D
Mississipi
Question 6
In which work do you read: ''In Xanadu did Kubla Khan / A stately pleasure dome decree..''?
A
Kubla Khan
B
Hellas
C
The Phoenix and the Turtle
D
The Castaway
Question 7
When was Edmund Spenser born?
A
1569
B
1542
C
1558
D
1552
Question 8
Which of the following is illustrative of Ruskin's interest in social economy?
A
The Seven Lamps
B
Unto this Last
C
The Stones of Venice
D
None of these
Question 9
Who is the author of the book 'Gulliver's Travels'
A
Arthur Conan Doyle
B
Charles Dickens
C
H. G. Wells
D
Jonathan Swift
Question 10
When did Lesley born?
A
1896
B
1899
C
1898
D
1897
Question 10 Explanation: 
Lesley was born in 1899.
Question 11
Which of these works belong to the 'comedy of manners'?
A
The Conscious Lovers
B
As You Like It
C
The School for Scandal
D
None of the above
Question 12
Nicholas Nickleby, Bleak House, Oliver Twist are called.....
A
novel with a purpose
B
novels with a moral
C
political novels
D
contemporary novels
Question 13
Who called Shelley 'a beautiful and ineffectual angel beating in the void his luminous wings in vain'?
A
Walter Pater
B
Swinburne
C
Matthew Arnold
D
T. S. Eliot
Question 14
In which age is 'The Puritan Period' included?
A
The Renaissance
B
The Non-classical
C
The Romantic
D
The Modern
Question 15
'A Portrait of a Young Man' is written by.....
A
George Eliot
B
James Joyce
C
William Thackeray
D
Henry James
Question 16
Romeo and Juliet..... one of my favorite tragedy plays.
A
are
B
have been
C
is
D
were
Question 16 Explanation: 
Romeo and Juliet is one of my favorite plays.
Question 17
Virginia Woolf was a.....
A
dramatist
B
humorist
C
novelist
D
cartoonist
Question 18
Who believed that poetry is the spontaneous overflow of emotions?
A
Blake
B
Byron
C
Wordsworth
D
Keats
Question 19
The Waste Land by T. S. Elliot is an
A
Ode
B
Elegy
C
Epic
D
None of these
Question 20
The poem, Looking for a Cousin on he Swing is in the form of memories and thoughts narrated by a.....
A
Man
B
Woman
C
Child
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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