English literature solved MCQ online quiz 138

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Who wrote the book 'Ivan Hoe'?
A
O' Henry
B
R L Stevenson
C
Ernest Hemingway
D
Sir Walter Scott
Question 1 Explanation: 
The book 'Ivan Hoe' is written by Sir Walter Scott.
Question 2
Which of the following became the most popular Romantic poetic form, following on Wordsworth's claim that poetic inspiration is contained within the inner feelings of the individual poet as the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings? q8review =
A
the lyric poem written in the first person
B
the sonnet
C
doggerel rhyme
D
the political tract
Question 3
The man thought that the boy had probably lost or broken his footrest.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 4
Which of the following is not Mrs. Reed's child?
A
Eliza
B
Georgiana
C
John
D
Bessie
Question 5
The 'Poet Laureate' is.....
A
the best poet of the country
B
a winner of the Noble Prize in poetry
C
the Court Port England
D
a classical poet
Question 5 Explanation: 
The 'Poet Laureate' is the Court Port England.
Question 6
Which of the following plays is not written by Karnad?
A
Yayati
B
Tara
C
Nagamandala
D
Tughlaq
Question 7
Full name of T. S Eliot is
A
Thomas stearns
B
Thompson Simson
C
Thomas Stewart
D
Thomas Stephen
Question 7 Explanation: 
Full name of T. S Eliot is Thomas Stearns Eliot
Question 8
Michael Henchard is a powerful character created by Hardy in his novel.....
A
A Pair of Blue Eyes
B
Tess of the D'ubervilles
C
The Mayor of Casterbridge
D
Far from the Madding Crowd
Question 9
In which state was ''Uncle Tom's Cabin'' written?
A
Maine
B
Massachusetts
C
Georgia
D
Ohio
Question 10
Naga-Mandala is divided into acts.
A
3
B
2
C
4
D
None of the above
Question 11
Who is the writer of the poem 'Troilus and Criseyde'?
A
Cynewulf
B
Geoffrey Chaucer
C
Robert Browning
D
Shelley
Question 11 Explanation: 
Geoffrey Chaucer is the author of the poem 'Troilus and Criseyde'.
Question 12
The first tragedy written in English is
A
Edward II
B
Doctor Faustus
C
The Jew of Malta
D
Gorboduc
Question 13
What is a sonnet?
A
A poem of six lines
B
A poem of eight lines
C
A poem of twelve lines
D
A poem of fourteen lines
Question 14
In Which century was the Victorian period?
A
17th century
B
18th century
C
19th century
D
20th century
Question 14 Explanation: 
19th century was the Victorian period.
Question 15
Milton wrote most of his prose during his years of life.
A
middle
B
early
C
last
D
None of the above
Question 16
The Descent of Man is by Charles Darwin, The Confidence-Man: his Masquerade is by-
A
Karl Mark
B
Herman Melville
C
Stuart Mill
D
Thomas Hardy
Question 17
What invention won George Harris the respect of his factory's proprietor?
A
A cotton ginning machine
B
A hemp cleaning machine
C
A hemp twines
D
A bread slicing machine
Question 18
Charles Dickens is not the novelist for one of the following-
A
A Tale of Two Cities
B
Treasure Island
C
David Copperfield
D
Great Expectations
Question 19
Who is the second attending gentlewoman on Hero? Ursula and.....
A
Margaret
B
Emilia
C
Helena
D
Celia
Question 20
The most popular French playwright, Jean Baptiste Poquelin, is known as:
A
Caleron
B
Corneille
C
Couperin
D
Moliere
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