English literature solved MCQ online quiz 116

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
'We are Seven' is written by
A
Keats
B
Shelly
C
Hardy
D
None of these
Question 2
The poet and his family moved from Bareilly to Bombay.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 3
Shaw's plays are essentially
A
Plays of ideas
B
plays of entertainment
C
plays of social reforms
D
romantic plays
Question 4
The Solitary Reaper is a.....
A
heroic poem
B
romantic poem
C
classical poem
D
patriotic poem
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Solitary Reaper is a romantic poem.
Question 5
Which contemporary discussions on women's rights did Tennyson's The Princess address?
A
the grueling working conditions for women in textile factories
B
the debate on women's suffrage
C
the need to enlarge and improve educational opportunities for women, resulting in the establishment of the first women's college in London
D
the question of monarchical succession and if a woman should hold royal power
Question 6
What was the first provision that was taken away from the prisoner a means of cutting cost?
A
Food
B
Clothes
C
Bathing facility
D
Guard outside his room.
Question 7
We must..... the social bad customs
A
casting off
B
cast off
C
cast of
D
casts of
Question 8
Ghost of appears at Macbeth's dining table.
A
King Duncan
B
Banquo
C
Fleance
D
Malcom
Question 9
'Hamlet' by Shakespeare is-
A
a comedy
B
a tragic comedy
C
an epic
D
a tragedy
Question 10
From which poem following lines are taken? ''Where are the songs of Spring? Ay, where are they?
A
She Walks in Beauty
B
To Night
C
Ode to Autumn
D
The Solitary Reaper
Question 11
How many times suicide occurs in Shakespeare's plays?
A
7
B
9
C
11
D
13
Question 12
Johnsy dreamt of painting someday.
A
The Tajmahal
B
Himalayas
C
Bay of Bengal
D
Bay of Naples
Question 13
One of these men did NOT write during the Restoration period. Who?
A
John Milton
B
Thomas Otway
C
Sir Walter Scott
D
John Dryden
Question 14
Who is the writer of the epic poems ''Paradise Lost'' and ''Paradise Regained''
A
William Shakespeare
B
John Donne
C
John Keats
D
John Milton
Question 15
In Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, what is the fate of those who fail to observe the sacred duty of blood vengeance?
A
banishment to Asia
B
everlasting shame
C
conversion to Christianity
D
mild melancholia
Question 16
Who wrote the poem 'Defence of Lucknow'?
A
Browning
B
Tennyson
C
Swinburne
D
Rossetti
Question 17
Famous satiric drama, Volpone, is written by?
A
Sir Walter Scot
B
Christopher Marlow
C
Ben Johnson
D
George Herbert
Question 18
'Accusingly' means.....
A
'criminally'
B
'suggesting that the other person had done wrong'
C
'critically'
D
None of the above
Question 19
Miss Pushpa is popular only with the men and not with the ladies.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 20
Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy written by-
A
G.B. Shaw
B
Shakespeare
C
Marlowe
D
Ibsen
There are 20 questions to complete.

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