English literature solved MCQ online quiz 119

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Why was the narrator totally comfortable when the police arrived?
A
He believed them to be an inefficient lot
B
He was sure that none could find the body he had hidden so well
C
He was sure that he could bribe the police into letting him off
D
In his guilt, he had decided to confess everything
Question 2
According to Virginia Woolf ''Angel in the House'' must be.....
A
killed
B
adored
C
worshipped
D
rejected
Question 3
Shakespeare is knows mostly for his.....
A
poetry
B
autobiography
C
plays
D
novels
Question 3 Explanation: 
Shakespeare is knows mostly for his plays.
Question 4
Charles Dickens is a great.....
A
poet
B
critic
C
play-wright
D
novelist
Question 4 Explanation: 
Charles Dickens is a great Novelist.
Question 5
Who wrote: ''Things fall apart; the center cannot hold. ''?
A
William Butler Yeats
B
James Joyce
C
Thomas Moore
D
Edgar Allan Poe
Question 6
..... In Act I, Scene 7, Macbeth names some reasons why he shouldn't kill Duncan, such as...
A
He is a relative
B
He is Duncan's host and should be his protector.
C
All of the responses listed here are correct.
D
None of the above
Question 7
Dom Moraes compares the life of Grandfather to a in a cell.
A
prisoner
B
animal
C
servant
D
None of the above
Question 8
What did Mr. Loisel get for his wife one evening?
A
A new dress
B
An invitation to a ball party.
C
Film tickets for the evening show A
D
diamond necklace
Question 9
What do you mean by Minstrel?
A
a romantic poet
B
a poet of minister
C
a budding poet
D
A medieval European poet
Question 10
'Journey's End' was written by.....
A
R C Sheriff
B
Arthur Miller
C
Jonson
D
Ibsen
Question 11
''Uncle Tom's Cabin'' was written by.....
A
Harriet Beecher Stowe
B
Edgar Allan Poe
C
Arthur Miller
D
Edith Wharton
Question 12
Why is Aziz at the mosque where he meets Mrs. Moore?
A
Because it is time to prayer
B
Because he was restless
C
Because he sensed her coming
D
Because someone was following him
Question 13
In which work of Edmund Spenser the Ape and the Fox serve to satirize the customs of the court?
A
Prosopopoia, or Mother Hubberds Tale
B
Ruines of Rome: by Bellay
C
The Teares of the Muses
D
Muiopotmos, or the Fate of the Butterflie
Question 14
The poem 'Isle of Innisfree' is written by
A
Dylan Thomas
B
W.H Auden
C
Ezra Pound
D
W.B. Yeats
Question 15
To whom did the Reform Bill of 1832 extend the vote on parliamentary representation?
A
the working classes
B
women
C
the lower middle classes
D
slaves
Question 16
How much had the boy earned the previous day?
A
Forty rupees
B
Seventy two rupees
C
Sixty four rupees
D
Sixty eight rupees
Question 17
Who wrote the 'Decameron'?
A
Chaucer
B
Boccaccio
C
Malory
D
F.Marion Crawford
Question 18
Why did Anand's mother dislike his friendship with Chandu?
A
Because he wore dirty clothes
B
Because he was not a good boy
C
Because he was a low caste barber's son
D
Because he had failed in the exam
Question 19
Who is called the 'poet of love'?
A
Andrew Marvell
B
John Donne
C
John Keats
D
William Shakespeare
Question 19 Explanation: 
John Donne is called the 'poet of love'.
Question 20
Wordsworth was inspired by.....
A
the French Revolution
B
the American Revolution
C
the Russian Revolution
D
the Industrial Revolution
Question 20 Explanation: 
Wordsworth was inspired by the French Revolution.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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