English literature solved MCQ online quiz 101

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
When did Christopher Marlow die?
A
15 February 1611
B
12 September 1598
C
30 May 1593
D
26 April 1601
Question 2
Which seminal work is asserted as the Alpha and the Omega of Deconstruction?
A
Christopher Norris's Deconstruction: Theory and Practice
B
Jacques Derrida's Of Grammatology
C
M.H. Abrams' The Deconstructive Angel
D
J. Hillis Miller's The Critic as Host
Question 3
why did the mirror crack and the web fly out the window?
A
Because the Lady of Shalott looked out the window
B
Because Sir Lancelot climbed in and ravaged her
C
Because she knocked it over when she jumped
D
None of the above
Question 4
..... consists of nine...eight five foot iambic lines followed by an iambic line of six fed with rhyme scheme ab ab bc bcc:
A
Octometer
B
Sonnet
C
Terza Rina
D
Spenserian Stanza
Question 5
Who said this for Donne 'He affects the metaphysics'.
A
Jonson
B
Dryden
C
Milton
D
None of the above
Question 6
'Looking for a Cousin on Swing' is a poem.
A
Romantic
B
reminiscent
C
tragic
D
None of the above
Question 7
Who is the author of the poem 'The Parliament of Fowls'?
A
Geoffrey Chaucer
B
Milton
C
Dickens
D
Shelly
Question 7 Explanation: 
Geoffrey Chaucer is the author of the poem 'The Parliament of Fowls'.
Question 8
Who wrote 'The preface for Tagore's Gitanjali'?
A
T.S. Eliot
B
W.B. Yeats
C
Byron
D
Keats
Question 9
The play Arms and the Man is by-
A
James Joyce
B
Arthur Miller
C
Samuel Beckett
D
George Bernard Shaw
Question 10
Othello was sent to fight with:
A
French army
B
German army
C
Ottomans
D
None of above
Question 11
Shelley is remembered as a..... poet
A
Lyric
B
Tragic
C
Mythical
D
None of these
Question 12
Eliot was influenced by:
A
Ezra Pound
B
Shaw
C
Hardy
D
none of these
Question 13
The poem 'Small-scale reflections on a Great House ' is.....
A
Reflective
B
Descriptive
C
Autobiographical
D
None of the above
Question 14
What did the narrator suspect when he saw George Ramsay sitting in the deep gloom?
A
George had lost a case
B
That George's brother had been causing him trouble
C
That George had some trouble with his wife
D
That George had just finished paying off oor another of his misdeeds.
Question 15
Who succeeded Elizabeth I in 1603, establishing the Stuart dynasty?
A
James IV of Scotland
B
James VI of Scotland
C
Mary, Queen of Scots
D
Anne Boleyn
Question 16
''Saki'' is the pen name of
A
Somerset Maugham
B
KA Abbas
C
Wilkie Collins
D
Hector Hugh Munro
Question 17
'April is the cruelest month' is written by-i
A
W.B. Yeats
B
T.S. Eliot
C
Frost
D
Auden
Question 18
Words from which language began to enter English vocabulary around the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066?
A
French
B
Norwegian
C
Spanish
D
Hungarian
Question 19
Which of the following periods is called the Victorian era?
A
1559-1625
B
1832-1890
C
1798-1832
D
1660-1700
Question 20
Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy during the 16th century was
A
Domestic Tragedy
B
Revenge Tragedy
C
Senecan Tragedy
D
Modern Tragedy
There are 20 questions to complete.

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