English literature solved MCQ online quiz 105

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
In which work do you read: ''There can be no freedom or beauty about a home life that depends on borrowing and debt.''?
A
A Doll's House
B
Riders to the Sea
C
A Handful of Dust
D
The Fatal Curiosity
Question 2
He will suspect you of being a beggar or 'a confidence trickster'. This means he will think that.....
A
you are trying to cheat
B
you are teaching him some tricks
C
you are a trickster full of confidence
D
None of the above
Question 3
Radha questioned the forest glade at:
A
Dawn
B
Dusk
C
Twilight
D
Noonrise
Question 4
Which two writers can be described as writing historical novels?
A
Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley
B
William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge
C
Sir Walter Scott and Maria Edgeworth
D
Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë
Question 5
..... is credited to have finished Marlowe's Hero and Leander
A
Michael Drayton
B
Ben Jonson
C
Shakespeare
D
George Chapman
Question 6
What was the prize that the voyagers sought?
A
The wealth of EL Dorado
B
The abolition of slavery
C
Access to the spice route
D
Victory over Africa
Question 7
Which novel is not written by Jane Austen?
A
Emma
B
The Chimes
C
Persuation
D
none these
Question 8
An states two contradictory words side by side.
A
Antithesis
B
apostrophe
C
oxymoron
D
alliteration
Question 9
According to the true end of satire is the amendment of vices by correction.
A
Ben jonson
B
Dryden
C
Alexanders pope
D
None of the above
Question 10
Lucy never reached the
A
School
B
Town
C
Railway station
D
None of the above
Question 11
Which English poet was a Diplomat?
A
Geoffrey Chaucer
B
Shakespeare
C
Spenser
D
Dante
Question 12
'Ode on a Grecian Urn'-who is the poet of the poem?
A
Wordsworth
B
P. B Shelley
C
Lord Byron
D
John Keats
Question 12 Explanation: 
John Keats is the poet of the poem 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'.
Question 13
The poets who believe that a hard, clear image was essential to verse are called:
A
Imaginists
B
Romanticists
C
Classicists
D
Imagists
Question 14
By 1890, what percentage of the earth's population was subject to Queen Victoria?
A
1%
B
10%
C
25%
D
95%
Question 15
Love of political freedom, always the noblest of Byron's passions, inspired him to write:
A
Manfred
B
The Island
C
The prisoner of Chillon
D
The Prophecy of Dante
Question 16
The speaker of ''Dover Beach'' experiences the thing which was long ago fel.....
A
Socrates
B
Milton
C
Sophocles
D
Horace
Question 17
'They..... in never-ending.....'
A
Started, show
B
shone, laughter
C
grow, row
D
stretched, line
Question 17 Explanation: 
'They in stretched never-ending line'.
Question 18
Criticism derives its existence from.....
A
life
B
scriptures
C
literature
D
nature
Question 19
In 'The Solitary Reaper' what word solitary mean?
A
classical
B
modern
C
romantic
D
Greek
Question 19 Explanation: 
In 'The Solitary Reaper', solitary means romantic.
Question 20
Macbeth was a warrior in the army of.....
A
King Charles
B
King Frederick
C
King Duncan
D
King Prospero
There are 20 questions to complete.

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