English literature solved MCQ online quiz 106

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Arnold's Culture and Anarchy deals with the subject of:
A
Religion
B
Education
C
Civilization
D
Tehology
Question 2
in Greek drama dealt with the lives of people of much less importance.
A
Comedy
B
Tragedy
C
Epic
D
None of the above
Question 3
Which social philosophy, dominant during the Industrial Revolution, dictated that only the free operation of economic laws would ensure the general welfare and that the government should not interfere in any person's pursuit of their personal interests?
A
economic independence
B
the Rights of Man
C
laissez-faire
D
enclosure
Question 4
This work was written before the other three choices.
A
Bede's ''An Ecclesiastical History of the English People''
B
Julian of Norwhich's ''Book of Showings''
C
Chaucer's ''Canterbury Tales''
D
Sir Thomas More's ''Utopia''
Question 5
In which city the play of Shakespeare 'Romeo and Juliet' is set in
A
Milan
B
Verona
C
Turin
D
none of these
Question 6
''Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.'' These famous lines are spoken by.....
A
Julius Caesar
B
Mark Antony
C
Brutus
D
None
Question 7
Which book of Taslima Nasrin was first banned
A
Amar Meyebela
B
Utal Hawa
C
Lajja
D
Dwikhondito
Question 8
Which famous play does the quote, ''When shall we three meet again In thunder, lightning, or in rain?'' come from?
A
The Taming of the Shrew
B
King Lear
C
The Tempest
D
Macbeth
Question 9
After they have both eaten from the Tree of Knowledge, the first thing Adam and Eve do is:
A
Ask forgiveness from God
B
Put some clothes on
C
Satisfy their sexual desire for each other
D
Blame each other for their Fall
Question 10
can be between individuals or between the main character and fate.
A
theme
B
plot
C
myth
D
conflict
Question 11
The author could see the telegraph posts flashing by in his mind's eyes.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 12
Applying human qualities to non-human things
A
personification
B
onomatopoeia
C
alliteration
D
None of the above
Question 13
Othello was a:
A
General of England
B
General of Denmark
C
Prince of England
D
Prince of Denmark
Question 14
What is Novella? x
A
a short story of drama
B
a short narrative poem
C
a short narrative fictional prose
D
an essay of satire
Question 15
What is the name of the popular fiction genre in which the novel Frankenstein belongs to?
A
Romantic novel
B
Kunstlerroman novel
C
epistolary novel
D
Bildungsroman novel
Question 16
''The Diamond Necklace'' is about Mathilde's obsession with.....
A
books
B
career
C
family
D
wealth
Question 17
What is the climax of Geoffrey of Monmouth's The History of the Kings of Britain?
A
the reign of King Arthur
B
the coronation of Henry II
C
King John's seal of the Magna Carta
D
the marriage of Henry II to Eleanor of Aquitaine
Question 18
'' What piece of work is a man How noble in reason, how infinite in faculty, In form and moving how express and admirable In action! how like an angle In apprehension! how like a God: The beauty of the World, the paragon of animals..... And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust? Above lines are taken from Hamlet's which act?
A
act 1 scene two
B
act 2 scene two
C
act 3 scene two
D
act 4 scene two
Question 19
Who did write/publish preface to lyrical ballads:
A
Wordsworth
B
Shelley
C
Keats
D
None of these
Question 20
How did Gangu Ram show his reverence to the Kala Nag at the end of the story?
A
He fell on his knees, placed a saucer of milk and asked for forgiveness.
B
He scolded the four brothers for capturing the Kala Nag.
C
He decided to observe fast for a month.
D
He picked up the Kala Nag and put it in his pocket.
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