English literature solved MCQ online quiz 135

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Which of Keat's long poem did the never finish?
A
The Eve of Saint Mark
B
Ode to a Grecian Urn
C
Hyperion
D
Ode To Autumn
Question 2
'The Great Bible' commissioned by the King of England, Henry VIII, heavily drew on
A
Wycliffe's Bible
B
Latin Vulgate Bible Geneva Bible
C
Tyndale's version of The Bible
D
None of the above
Question 3
Who is the most illustrious representative of the doctrine of utilitarianism?
A
Ruskin
B
Russell
C
Huxley
D
None of these
Question 4
Who is held as ''the national poet of Scotland''?
A
Oliver Goldsmith
B
Robert Burns
C
Collins
D
Dr. Johnson
Question 5
Hubris means excessive.....
A
Pride
B
Ambition
C
Fear
D
Pity
Question 6
Who wrote ''The Hound of the Baskervilles?''
A
Agatha Christie
B
H Ryder-Haggard
C
P D James
D
Arthur Conan Doyle
Question 7
A Greek tragedy had.....
A
unity of action
B
unity of place
C
unity of time
D
All of these
Question 8
The 18th century work 'Tom Jones'' was written by whom?
A
Samuel Johnson
B
Henry Fielding
C
John Donne
D
Tobias Smollett
Question 9
Shakespeare wrote brilliant-
A
poems
B
essays
C
novels
D
dramas
Question 10
How much money did the passer-by agree to give to the astrologer, if he found the astrologer's answers satisfactory?
A
Five rupees.
B
Seven Rupees.
C
Eight annas.
D
Thirty pice.
Question 11
What do the people of the village call Kannan?
A
An idiot
B
An honest man
C
An idler
D
A liar
Question 12
'The Winding Stair' is written by:
A
Ted Hughes
B
T.S. Eliot
C
W.B. Yeats
D
W.H. Auden
Question 13
Which of the following novels has the sub-title 'A Novel Without a Hero'?
A
Vanity Fair
B
Middlemarch
C
Wuthering Heights
D
Oliver Twist
Question 14
Which character is from 'Romeo and Juliet'-
A
Brutus
B
Ophelia
C
Benvolio
D
Olivia
Question 15
Which American writer published 'A brave and startling truth' in 1996
A
Robert Hass
B
Jessica Hagdorn
C
Maya Angelou
D
Micheal Palmer
Question 16
Which of Shakespeare's play features Sir John Falstaff?
A
The merry wives of Windsor
B
Troilus and Cressida
C
King John
D
Titus Andronicus
Question 17
Pure vowels are also called.....
A
plosives
B
bi-labial
C
monophthongs
D
allophones
Question 18
The imaginary rural place invented by Hardy to provide a background to his novels is called.....
A
Sussex
B
Wessex
C
Hampshire
D
Nottingham
Question 19
What was the intended target of the Gunpowder Plot in 1605?
A
Westminster Abbey
B
Tower Bridge
C
the Houses of Parliament
D
the Tower of London
Question 20
Which people began their invasion and conquest of southwestern Britain around 450?
A
the Normans
B
the Geats
C
the Celts
D
the Anglo-Saxons
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