English literature solved MCQ online quiz 127

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
''Mourning Becomes Electra'' is a translation of Greek tragedy into modern times.
A
Oresteia
B
The Burning Glass
C
King Oedipus
D
The Looking Glass
Question 2
A figure of speech which is used to make a fact exaggeration is known as:
A
Irony
B
Hyperbole
C
Climax
D
Metonymy
Question 3
'Speculate' means.....
A
guess
B
buy
C
examine
D
None of the above
Question 4
The last book of Gulliver's travels is
A
Voyage to Lilliput
B
Voyage to Brobdingnag
C
Voyage to Houyhnms
D
Voyage to Laputa
Question 5
The Restoration denoted the end of the Age.
A
Romantic
B
Victorian
C
Neo-Classical
D
Puritan
Question 6
The chief critical work of Horace is.....
A
Ars Poetica
B
Poetics
C
Religio Medici
D
Divine Comedy
Question 7
What was the relationship between Victorian poets and the Romantics?
A
The Romantics remained largely forgotten until their rediscovery by T. S. Eliot in the 1920s.
B
The Victorians were disgusted by the immorality and narcissism of the Romantics.
C
The Romantics were seen as gifted but crude artists belonging to a distant, semi-barbarous age.
D
The Victorians were strongly influenced by the Romantics and experienced a sense of belatedness.
Question 8
Short story is not.....than story.
A
shorter
B
longer
C
smaller
D
huger
Question 9
The following characteristics are of Oscar Wild's EXCEPT:
A
a poet
B
a novelist
C
an essayist
D
a dramatist
Question 10
Virginia wolf wanted to.....
A
break sports records
B
break the idol of perfection
C
break literary records
D
break the rules of society
Question 11
What is the first English comedy?
A
Ralph Roister Doister
B
Volpone
C
Baby's Day Out
D
All the above
Question 12
After Edgar Allan Poe got court-martialed and dismissed from US Military, he took the job of an editor of a literary magazine. What is the name of that magazine?
A
Boston Literary Messenger
B
Southern Voice
C
Southern Literary Messenger
D
Bostonian
Question 13
Which one of the following poets named the Romantic poet as the ''pond poets''?
A
Southey
B
Shelley
C
Keats
D
Byron
Question 14
Queen Mab is one of the first two great poems written by:
A
Shelley
B
Byron
C
Blake
D
None of these
Question 15
The boy chose his victim on the basis of:
A
The clothes of the man
B
The model of the car
C
The brightness of the nameplate
D
The bulge of the wallet
Question 16
Milton's friend had died of
A
drowning
B
suicide
C
malaria
D
accident
Question 17
What is the meaning of Milton's work Samson Agonistes?
A
Antagonist
B
Wrestler
C
Atheist
D
Theist
Question 17 Explanation: 
From Ancient Greek(agonistes, ''combatant, champion'')
Question 18
The Eighteenth century saw the rise of a new type of tragedy called the tragedy.
A
International
B
Seneccan
C
Domestic
D
None of the above
Question 19
The story of Othello was borrowed from an Italian writer.....
A
Cockteau
B
Cinthio
C
Cassio
D
None of the above
Question 20
Who flees Scotland immediately after Duncan's death?
A
Macbeth
B
Malcolm and Donalbain
C
Fleance
D
Lennox
There are 20 questions to complete.

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