10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers
Apology for Poetry, published in 1595, is written by-
Sir Philip Sidney
Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure' is a-
The two typical literary products of the modern age are
The problem play and the novel of social purpose
the lyric and the one-act play +
the epic and the novella
the essay and the narrative poetry
Which of the following are King Lear's daughters?
Desdemona, Goneril and Cordelia
Goneril, Ophelia and Regan
Goneril, Regan and Cordelia
Regan, Cordelia and Beatrice
What is outcome of ''The Bet''?
The lawyer leaves before his time is up.
The lawyer dies of heart attack.
The lawyer serves his time and collects his money.
The banker kills the lawyer.
He waited.....two hours.
What was the occupation of Christopher Marlowe's father?
Who is the writer of the poem 'The Ring and the Book'?
Question 8 Explanation:
Robert Browning is the writer of the poem 'The Ring and the Book'.
It was as easy for Aunt Rachel to laugh as it is:
For a bell to peal
For a bird to sing
For a stream to flow
For a crocodile to cry
What is 'Catastrophe'?
the comedic end of dramatic events
the tragic end of dramatic events
the comic and tragic end of the play
none of the above
Rhymed decasyllables, nearly always in iambic Pentameters rhymed in Pairs are called:
Who was villain in Othello?
None of above
Which of the following periods of English literature came last?
The Elizabethan Age
The Commonwealth Period
The Jacobean Age
The Middle English Period
The dramatist does not address his audience directly, but he speaks through his.....
None of the above
T. S. Eliot was a
None of these
What is the title of the last chapter?
The strange man's arrival
The hunter hunted
Mr.Marvel's visit to Iping
The hunting for the Invisible Man.
'Knowledge is power' was stated by.....
Question 17 Explanation:
'Knowledge is power' was stated by Thomas Hobbes.
The sea battle of actium takes place in the play
Measure for Measure
Antony and Cleopatra
'The child is the father of man' is a line from Wordsworth's:
My heart leaps when I Behold a Rainbow in the Sky.
None of these
Mr. Collins marries
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