English literature solved MCQ online quiz 129

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Which genre was not attempted by Yeats?
A
Novel
B
Essay
C
Poetry
D
play
Question 2
What is a myth?
A
a fictitious story
B
a real human story
C
an animal story
D
short poem
Question 3
Literary divisions are not always exact, but we draw them because they are often convenient. The majority of English literary periods are named after:
A
The leading characteristic of the age
B
Monarchs or political events
C
The primary author of the age
D
The language of the age
Question 4
The Advertisement added to the Lyrical Ballads was published in:
A
1800
B
1802
C
1798
D
None of these
Question 5
The dispute between ancient and modern authors is the theme of Swift's.....
A
The Battle of the Poets
B
The War of the Letters
C
The War of the dramatists
D
The Battle of the Books
Question 6
..... writings is one of the most interesting developments in fiction of the post-war years.
A
Experimental
B
Feminist
C
Philosophical
D
Intellectual
Question 7
The Song, the Ode, the Sonnet are types of poetry.
A
narrative
B
descriptive
C
lyrical
D
epic
Question 8
Lucy gray lives.....
A
An orphan child
B
An adoptive child
C
A solitary child
D
None of the above
Question 9
Which of the following texts addresses class as a social and economic reality?
A
William Godwin's Inquiry Concerning Political Justice
B
Percy Bysshe Shelley's England in 1819
C
William Godwin's Caleb Williams
D
all of the above
Question 10
She walked.....the market.
A
to
B
towards
C
for
D
at
Question 11
The Chartist Movement sought?
A
Protection of the political rights of the working class
B
Recognition of chartered trading companies
C
Political rights for women
D
Protection of the political rights of the middle class
Question 12
Which of the following literary forms became the most dominant in English during the Modern Age?
A
Drama
B
Novel
C
Poetry
D
Essay
Question 13
Kubla Khan was written in?
A
1812
B
1798
C
1872
D
1757
Question 14
It is for the world to decide whether you are a poet or not. For whom these words are meant:
A
Frost
B
Pope
C
Byron
D
None of these
Question 15
The One-Act Play was initially performed as a.....
A
Ballet
B
Opera
C
Farce
D
Curtain-raiser
Question 16
Which setting could you not imagine a work of Romantic literature employing?
A
a field of daffodils
B
the ''Orient''
C
a graveyard
D
All of the above would be appropriate settings for Romantic literature
Question 17
The themes in the play The Way of the World include love, money, and.....
A
Husbands, wives and lovers.
B
Members of society in general.
C
high intrigue.
D
Critics of the play
Question 18
What do you mean by Beast Fable?
A
a fictional story of animal characters
B
a short story
C
a long narrative prose
D
a soft style epic
Question 19
He cut the apple..... a knife
A
by
B
with
C
from
D
for
Question 20
once said: '' Language is the light of the mind''
A
Edward Sapir
B
Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan
C
John Stuart Mill
D
Mahatma Gandhi
There are 20 questions to complete.

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