English literature solved MCQ online quiz 113

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Who has called Othello as 'most romantic of all of Shakespeare's heroes'?
A
Alfred de Vigny
B
William Hazlitt
C
A. C. Bradley
D
F. R. Leavis
Question 2
When the soft palate is lowered the air escapes through the.....
A
mouth
B
lungs
C
nose
D
throat
Question 3
The soft palate is also called.....
A
uvula
B
teeth ridge
C
velum
D
tongue
Question 4
..... had an art of revealing the innermost soul of his characters without doing violence to his narratives.
A
George Meredith
B
Thomas Hardy
C
Fielding
D
Richardson
Question 5
Jane Eyre was published in-
A
1825
B
1837
C
1847
D
1850
Question 6
When did John Milton die?
A
9 December 1670
B
22 June 1675
C
14 February 1669
D
8 November 1674
Question 7
Which of the following is not a literary device used for aesthetic effect in poetry?
A
Assonance
B
Onomatopaea
C
Rhyme
D
Grammar
Question 8
Which of the following poets does Milton emulate?
A
Virgil
B
Homer
C
Both Virgil and Homer
D
Neither Virgil or Homer
Question 9
W. B. Yeats received the Nobel Prize for literature in the year?
A
1938
B
1925
C
1932
D
1923
Question 10
Which of the following is not a characteristic feature of the Modern Age?
A
Spread of education
B
Literature of social purpose
C
Dominance of the novel
D
The new morality
Question 11
Staying alive was a difficult task for Elizabethans. Disease, infection, poverty, childbirth, and occupational accidents could all result in one's untimely demise. Most people never reached the age of fifty. When an Elizabethan died, intricate rituals were followed. What was NOT a funeral custom?
A
Long processionals
B
Mourning clothes
C
Strict simplicity
D
Tolling of church bells
Question 12
What is common amongst Cardinal Newman, John Keble, Henry Newman and Stanley?
A
They were all associated with Pre-Raphaelite School
B
They were all associated with the Oxford Movement
C
They were all poets
D
They were all atheists
Question 13
Preface to the Plays of Shakespeare is written by
A
John Dryden
B
William Wordsworth
C
Dr. Johnson
D
None of the above
Question 14
'Tintern Abbey' was written in.....
A
1789
B
1799
C
1798
D
1797
Question 15
No mate no..... Lucy knew
A
Comrade
B
Parents
C
House
D
None of the above
Question 16
Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes are:
A
Husband and wife
B
Brother and Sister
C
Father and daughter
D
Friends
Question 17
Which of the following is not a characteristic of the lyric?
A
It is a very long poem
B
It is a musical poem
C
It is a subjective poem
D
It deals with a single emotion
Question 18
The speaker of 'I wandered lonely as a cloud' saw.....
A
wet daffodils
B
yellow daffodils
C
fair daffodils
D
golden daffodils
Question 18 Explanation: 
The speaker of 'I wandered lonely as a cloud' saw golden daffodils.
Question 19
Paul David and Pip are the three notable descriptions of sensitive, nervous childhood in the works of:
A
Thackery
B
Kingsley
C
Dickens
D
Austin
Question 20
Which 18th century author is famous for his use of the heroic couplet?
A
John Milton
B
Edmund Spenser
C
Alexander Pope
D
William Shakespeare
There are 20 questions to complete.

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