English literature solved MCQ online quiz 139

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
In the opening scene, Prince Escalus decrees a severe penalty for fighting. This latest fighting was started by
A
Sampson and Gregory
B
Tybalt and Mercutio
C
Romeo and Tybalt
D
Lord Capulet and Lord Montague
Question 2
What is a ballad?
A
a folk song
B
a song of hymn
C
a song of lamentation
D
a lyric song
Question 3
A Passage to India was first published in.....
A
1914
B
1921
C
1924
D
1929
Question 4
'Tradition and the Individual Talent' is an essay by-
A
Thomas Hardy
B
T.S. Eliot
C
Virginia Woolf
D
Thomas Carlyle
Question 5
One common form of hamartia in Greek tragedies was.....
A
dike
B
themis
C
hubris
D
All three
Question 6
According to Dryden is certainly the greatest work of human nature.
A
The Epic
B
Drama
C
Satire
D
None of the above
Question 7
What did the astrologer see as mankind's troubles?
A
Marriage and relationships.
B
Money and relationships.
C
Money, success, and peace.
D
Marriage, money and the tangles of human ties.
Question 8
Which of the following is not a tragedy written by Shakespeare?
A
Macbeth
B
Othello
C
Merchant of Venice
D
None of these
Question 9
Who has defined tragedy as ''an imitation of an action''?
A
Shakespeare
B
Dryden
C
Aristotle
D
None of these
Question 10
The northern Renaissance differed from the Italian Renaissance
A
growth of religious activity among common people
B
earlier occurrence
C
greater appreciation of pagan writers
D
decline in the use of Latin
Question 11
Who is the author of 'Animal Farm'?
A
Thomas More
B
George Orwell
C
Boris Pasternak
D
Charles Dickens
Question 11 Explanation: 
George Orwell is the author of 'Animal Farm'.
Question 12
To which country do George and Eliza plan to immigrate?
A
Liberia
B
Nigeria
C
France
D
Algeria
Question 13
The repetition of sounds in a sequence of words is called
A
Assonance
B
Rhythm
C
Alliteration
D
None of these
Question 14
The poem 'Under the Greenwood Tree' is written by-
A
William Wordsworth
B
William Shakespeare
C
Robert Browning
D
Ralph Hodgson
Question 15
The national epic of Iran 'Shahnameh' was written by
A
Ferdowsi
B
Omar Khayyam
C
Hafez
D
Al-Biruni
Question 16
The unconscious expression of the writer's own personality in his writings is called his.....
A
Imagination
B
Intellect
C
Emotions
D
Style
Question 17
how many children chaucer had?
A
4
B
1
C
0
D
2
Question 18
What was the circumference of the banyan tree?
A
Twenty inches
B
One hundred and fifty centimetre
C
One metre
D
Fifty feet
Question 19
The name of the Archbishop of London who set down a series of strict rules for the translation of King James Bible was?
A
John Stuart
B
Matthews
C
Richard Bancroft
D
Richardson
Question 20
The Tragedy of Ferrex and Porrex is the other title of
A
Damon and Pythias
B
Lamentable Tragedy
C
Gorboduc
D
Ralph Roister Doister
There are 20 questions to complete.

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