English literature solved MCQ online quiz 123

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
''The business of criticism is elucidation of work of Art and the correction of taste.'' T.S. Eliot declared this in 1923 in his essay entitled-
A
Metaphysical Poets
B
Tradition and Individual Talent
C
The Function of Criticism
D
The Sacred Wood
Question 2
What gift did Bassanio give to the lawyer who saved Antonio's life?
A
A share from his property.
B
An expensive necklace
C
His wedding ring
D
His wedding gifts
Question 3
Binya went to Ram Bharosa's shop and placed the outside for him.
A
Money
B
New umbrella
C
Blue Umbrella
D
None of the above
Question 4
The Natyashashtra was created by taking some important elements from the.....
A
Vedas
B
Ramayana
C
Mahabharata
D
Purana
Question 5
deals with a seaman, supposedly drowned, who returns and, finding his wife happily married to another man, regretfully retires withoutmaking himself known.
A
In Memoriam
B
Enoch Arden
C
The Lotos-Eaters
D
None of the above
Question 6
Who is the author of 'Endgame'?
A
G. B. Shaw
B
Samuel Beckett
C
R. K. Narayan
D
Earnest Hemingway
Question 7
The pockets of the boy's shorts bulged with:
A
Money he had conned out of various people
B
Shoe-shine equipment
C
Biscuits he had stolen from a tea shop
D
Hair cutting scissors and combs
Question 8
All Metaphysical poets were.....
A
Didactic
B
Religious
C
Cynical
D
None of the above
Question 9
Famous Irish poet and dramatist is-
A
W.B. Yeats
B
L. Tolstoy
C
A. Pope
D
H.G. Wells
Question 10
Which book written by William Somerset Maugham?
A
Of Human Bondage
B
Roads of Destiny
C
Merchant of Venice
D
Paradise Lost
Question 10 Explanation: 
'Of Human Bondage' written by William Somerset Maugham.
Question 11
What did the astrologer see as a signal for him to bundle up and go home?
A
The shaft of green light went out.
B
The astrologer did not get any more clients for over an hour.
C
A van came with a man who yelled for everyone to leave.
D
The nut vendor blew out his flare and rose.
Question 12
'The Flashing Steam' and 'The Burning Glass' are written by.....
A
Ibsen
B
Galsworthy
C
Charles Morgan
D
O'Neill
Question 13
Tom ends up having thousand dollars.
A
thirteen
B
twelve
C
eleven
D
ten
Question 14
The language of epic is.....
A
Dull
B
Squat
C
Grand
D
None of the above
Question 15
After Amal in Madhav's life, earning had become for him.
A
Burden
B
Joy
C
Miserable
D
None of the above
Question 16
Who was vicar's wife?
A
Mrs.Hall
B
Mrs.Bunting
C
Lucy
D
Banteening
Question 17
Who is the author of 'After Strange Gods'?
A
Shaw
B
Robert Frost
C
Eliot
D
None of these
Question 18
What did the soldiers make fun of at the ball?
A
Rachel's oversized dress
B
Rachel's out-of-tune signing
C
Rachel's big red turban
D
The flowers in Rachel's curly hair
Question 19
and are both figures of speech based on comparison.
A
Simile and metaphor
B
Metonymy and synecdoche
C
Oxymoron and antithesis
D
Apostrophe and hyperbole
Question 20
The arises out of folk tales.
A
Heroic epic
B
Satire
C
Ballad
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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