English literature solved MCQ online quiz 126

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
O'Neil was awarded Nobel Prize for literature in.....
A
1936
B
1937
C
1941
D
1950
Question 2
Satire in flourished in Horace, Persius and Juvenal.
A
Greek literature
B
Latin literature
C
English literature
D
None of the above
Question 3
'Exiles' is a-
A
Short Story
B
Novel
C
Play
D
Poem
Question 4
Jane Austen was a/an?
A
Poet
B
Dramatist
C
Novelist
D
Essayist
Question 5
What is a funny poem of five lines called?
A
Quartet
B
Limerick
C
Sextet
D
Palindrome
Question 6
A side note: Which drug/substance was Samuel Taylor Coleridge addicted to?
A
Heroine
B
Cocaine
C
Alcohol
D
Opium
Question 7
Which of the following is not an example of Restoration comedy?
A
Etherege's The Man of Mode
B
Wycherley's The Country Wife
C
Behn's The Rover
D
Marlowe's Doctor Faustus
Question 8
Heptametre is also called-
A
Postern line
B
Fourteener
C
Meaningless line
D
Extravagant metre
Question 9
Thomas Hardy was brought up to the profession of:
A
Architect
B
Engraver
C
Sculptor
D
None of these
Question 10
The mother had to keep on till her work was done even if:
A
The night was very dark
B
Her every bone ached
C
The road was hot with the sun
D
Her own children were against her
Question 11
A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland is a travel book (travelogue) written by.....
A
Edmund Burke
B
Adam Smith
C
Dr. Johnson
D
Gilbert White
Question 12
Who in Hamlet suggests that one should neither be a lender nor a borrower?
A
Gertrude
B
Polonius
C
Horatio
D
Hamlet
Question 13
'Living History' is written by-
A
Bill Clinton
B
Hilary Clinton
C
Achebe
D
Barak Obama
Question 14
Petruchio behaved in a during his wedding.
A
decent manner
B
pleasant manner
C
wild and shocking manner
D
genial manner
Question 15
what did Sir Lancelot say when he saw her dead body
A
she id beautiful
B
she has a lovely face
C
time lirra
D
None of the above
Question 16
The idea that God predestines human beings to be saved or damned is associated with which Protestant reformer?
A
Martin Luther
B
John Calvin
C
Henry VIII
D
Arminius
Question 17
Who is the writer of 'The Falcon'?
A
George Bernard Shaw
B
A. Lord Tennyson
C
Christopher Marlowe
D
William Shakespeare
Question 17 Explanation: 
A. Lord Tennyson is the writer of 'The Falcon'.
Question 18
With which other poet did Samuel Taylor Coleridge founded the Romantic movement in English Literature?
A
Shelley
B
John Keats
C
Lord Byron
D
William Wordsworth
Question 19
He has been waiting..... 7o'clock.
A
for
B
since
C
at
D
for
Question 20
Which of the following disciplines most fascinated Elizabeth?
A
Philology
B
Alchemy
C
Zoology
D
Astrology
There are 20 questions to complete.

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