English literature solved MCQ online quiz 13

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
''For art's sake alone I would not face the toil of writing a single sentence''. Who said it
A
T. S. Eliot
B
G. B. Shaw
C
Thomas Hardy
D
Virginia Woolf
Question 2
Who wrote 'Kubla Khan'?
A
Coleridge
B
Shelley
C
Wordsworth
D
Keats
Question 3
Who does consider 'love' as a transcending power handling all things into beauty?
A
Wordsworth
B
Keats
C
Shelley
D
Byron
Question 4
The is of classical origin.
A
epic
B
satire
C
ballad
D
None of the above
Question 5
Edward King had died in the Irish sea in the year
A
1636
B
1638
C
1637
D
1639
Question 6
The boy said that his father had left them soon after he was born.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 7
What does the word 'ravine' mean?
A
a bird of prey
B
a wild animal
C
a small valley
D
a narrow path
Question 8
Romantic poets would have enjoyed, agreed with, and perhaps written about which of the following figures as depicted?
A
Goethe's Faust in Faust, who is sinful because he attempts to exceed the bounds of human knowledge by making a pact with the devil but is nonetheless redeemed in his striving to break free of the bounds of mortality
B
Icarus, who is killed in attempting to fly because only Gods have the power to fly and mortals must be taught the limitations of human existence
C
Prometheus, who succeeds in stealing fire from the Gods and thereby surpasses the limitations placed on humans by the Gods
D
A and C only: Romantics were more interested in representations of humans as they were able to exceed their human limitations.
Question 9
Marlowe's poem 'The Passionate Shepherd to His Love' begins with the line ''Come live with me and be my love''; which other English author wrote a famous poem beginning with this line?
A
William Shakespeare
B
Thomas Kyd
C
John Dryden
D
John Donne
Question 10
''Brevity is the soul of wit'' the quotation is from-
A
Macbeth
B
Hamlet
C
The Tempest
D
Julius Caesar
Question 11
Who is associated with the idea of 'decorum' in poetry
A
Plato
B
Aristotle
C
Horace
D
Quintilian
Question 12
Earthly rewards and punishments in proportion to the virtue or vice of characters is called justice.
A
fictional
B
dramatic
C
elegiac
D
poetic
Question 13
There are sections in 'Tintern Abbey'.
A
2
B
3
C
4
D
5
Question 14
Following parliament's victory in the civil war, Milton was appointed to a position in Cromwell's government in 1649. What was his title?
A
Heresy tsar
B
Poet laureate
C
Secretary to the Admiralty
D
Secretary for Foreign Tongues
Question 15
Writers of 1890s like concentrated upon the beauties of an elaborated prose style and themes in their stories.
A
Oscar Wilde
B
E. Coppard
C
H. E. Bates
D
Hugh Walpole
Question 16
The Age of Pope is also called.....
A
The Restoration
B
The Augustan Age
C
Classical Age
D
Age of Sensibility
Question 17
What did the man like about the girl intially?
A
The sound of her bangles
B
Her voice and the sound of her slippers
C
Her concern for her parents
D
Her indifference to his blindness
Question 18
An exhortatory speech, usually delivered to a crowd to incite them to some action is:
A
Declamation
B
Sermon
C
Monologue
D
Harangue
Question 19
''not of an age, but for all time''-was told about Shakespeare by whom?
A
Marlowe
B
Ben Johnson
C
King Henry
D
John Milton
Question 20
Rajan struggled..... freedom.
A
for
B
of
C
on
D
with
There are 20 questions to complete.

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