English literature solved MCQ online quiz 102

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Amma described the red blanket given by Gopi as
A
her life support
B
a fisherman's net
C
a cook's sieve
D
none of the above
Question 2
William Shakespeare is the writer of.....
A
Paradise Lost
B
Old Man& the Sea
C
Daffodils
D
King Lear
Question 2 Explanation: 
William Shakespeare is the writer of 'King Lear'.
Question 3
'Essays of Elia' was written by-
A
William Hazlitt
B
Emily Dickinson
C
Emily Bronte
D
Charles Lamb
Question 4
..... is a Picaresque novel.
A
Pamela
B
Humphrey Clinker
C
Tom Jones
D
Tristram Shandy
Question 5
What historical figure promoted the rapid growth of a high Anglican faction within the church whose ceremony, ritual, and doctrine more closely resembled Roman Catholicism?
A
William Collins
B
William Laud
C
William Tyndale
D
William Perkins
Question 6
''Confession of an English Opium Eater'' was published in?
A
1819
B
1821
C
1829
D
1831
Question 7
Originality in literature consists of
A
expressing the old themes in a new way
B
inventing new ideas
C
finding new skills of writing
D
inventing new ways of inspiration
Question 8
'Better to reign in Hell than to serve in Heaven.' Who said this and where?
A
Satan in 'Paradise Lost'
B
Stain in 'Paradise Regained'
C
Adam in 'Paradise Lost'
D
Adam in 'Paradise Regained'
Question 8 Explanation: 
'Better to reign in Hell than to serve in Heaven.' Satan in 'Paradise Lost'.
Question 9
The poem 'Sonnet No 116' speaks about?
A
Old age
B
Marriage
C
Love
D
Death
Question 10
Who remained without the vote following the Reform Bill of 1832?
A
about half of middle class men
B
almost all working class men
C
all women
D
A, B and C
Question 11
Which Shakespearean character is known as 'the Moor of Venice'?
A
Macbeth
B
Antonio
C
Iago
D
Othello
Question 12
Which of the following did Milton not advocate in print in the 1640s and 1650s?
A
the disestablishment of the church and the removal of bishops
B
the right of the people to dismiss and even execute their rulers
C
the free circulation of ideas without prior censorship
D
the restoration of the monarchy
Question 13
The poem 'Grandfather' is written by.....
A
Dom Moraes
B
Vikram Seth
C
Ramanujan
D
None of the above
Question 14
'Heroes and hero worship' was written by
A
Mill
B
Carlyle
C
Coleridge
D
None of these
Question 15
What the term Aesthetic refers-
A
appreciation for beauty
B
appreciation for poem
C
reverence for old
D
reverence for poems
Question 16
William Faulkner was awarded Nobel Prize for literature in:
A
1949
B
1950
C
1951
D
1953
Question 17
Who is the writer of the poem 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin'?
A
Robert Browning
B
Ibsen
C
Jonsen
D
Shaw
Question 17 Explanation: 
Robert Browning is the writer of the poem 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin'.
Question 18
'The Merchant of Venice' is a-
A
Comedy
B
Tragedy
C
Historical
D
Tragicomedy
Question 19
Who said 'Cowards die many times before their death'?
A
Shakespeare
B
Franklin
C
Carlyle
D
Alexander Pope
Question 19 Explanation: 
The noteworthy quotation said by William Shakespeare that 'Cowards die many times before their death'.
Question 20
Who after the publication of a poem, awoke and found himself famous?
A
Shelley
B
Browning
C
Wordsworth
D
Keats
There are 20 questions to complete.

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