English literature solved MCQ online quiz 121

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Apology for Poetry, published in 1595, is written by-
A
Ben Jonson
B
Sir Philip Sidney
C
John Dryden
D
Dr. Johnson
Question 2
Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure' is a-
A
tragedy
B
comedy
C
tragicomedy
D
sonnet
Question 3
The two typical literary products of the modern age are
A
The problem play and the novel of social purpose
B
the lyric and the one-act play +
C
the epic and the novella
D
the essay and the narrative poetry
Question 4
Which of the following are King Lear's daughters?
A
Desdemona, Goneril and Cordelia
B
Goneril, Ophelia and Regan
C
Goneril, Regan and Cordelia
D
Regan, Cordelia and Beatrice
Question 5
What is outcome of ''The Bet''?
A
The lawyer leaves before his time is up.
B
The lawyer dies of heart attack.
C
The lawyer serves his time and collects his money.
D
The banker kills the lawyer.
Question 6
He waited.....two hours.
A
for
B
since
C
at
D
in
Question 7
What was the occupation of Christopher Marlowe's father?
A
Carpenter
B
Civil servant
C
Cobbler
D
Farmer
Question 8
Who is the writer of the poem 'The Ring and the Book'?
A
John Milton
B
Lord Tennyson
C
William Shakespeare
D
Robert Browning
Question 8 Explanation: 
Robert Browning is the writer of the poem 'The Ring and the Book'.
Question 9
It was as easy for Aunt Rachel to laugh as it is:
A
For a bell to peal
B
For a bird to sing
C
For a stream to flow
D
For a crocodile to cry
Question 10
What is 'Catastrophe'?
A
the comedic end of dramatic events
B
the tragic end of dramatic events
C
the comic and tragic end of the play
D
none of the above
Question 11
Rhymed decasyllables, nearly always in iambic Pentameters rhymed in Pairs are called:
A
Heroic Couplet
B
Blank verse
C
Terza Rima
D
Spenserian stanza
Question 12
Who was villain in Othello?
A
Claudius
B
Iago
C
Egeus
D
None of above
Question 13
Which of the following periods of English literature came last?
A
The Elizabethan Age
B
The Commonwealth Period
C
The Jacobean Age
D
The Middle English Period
Question 14
The dramatist does not address his audience directly, but he speaks through his.....
A
characters
B
thoughts
C
writing
D
None of the above
Question 15
T. S. Eliot was a
A
Critic
B
Poet
C
Both
D
None of these
Question 16
What is the title of the last chapter?
A
The strange man's arrival
B
The hunter hunted
C
Mr.Marvel's visit to Iping
D
The hunting for the Invisible Man.
Question 17
'Knowledge is power' was stated by.....
A
Hobbes
B
Socrates
C
Rousseau
D
Hamlet
Question 17 Explanation: 
'Knowledge is power' was stated by Thomas Hobbes.
Question 18
The sea battle of actium takes place in the play
A
Measure for Measure
B
Othello
C
Antony and Cleopatra
D
Macbeth
Question 19
'The child is the father of man' is a line from Wordsworth's:
A
Immortality Ode
B
The Prelude
C
My heart leaps when I Behold a Rainbow in the Sky.
D
None of these
Question 20
Mr. Collins marries
A
Jane
B
Miss Bingley
C
Lydia
D
Charlotte Lucas
There are 20 questions to complete.

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