English literature solved MCQ online quiz 140

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Charles Lamb assumed the name of?
A
Gibbon
B
Elia
C
Montaigne
D
Bridget
Question 2
Where did the author keep the nightjar's eggs?
A
In his right hand
B
On his head
C
In his bag
D
in his left hand
Question 3
The line ''To be or not to be'' comes from which play?
A
Macbeth
B
Twelfth Night
C
A Midsummer Night's dream
D
Hamlet
Question 4
Where does Senator Bird take Eliza and Harry?
A
To a Congregationalist community
B
To a Methodist community
C
To a Quaker settlement
D
To Philadelphia
Question 5
'Unfortunate Traveller' is written by.....
A
Thomas Nash
B
Boccaccio
C
Dickens
D
Jane Austen
Question 6
The characteristics of the poem of William Wordsworth are EXEPT:
A
Nature
B
glorification of childhood
C
Hope and regeneration
D
all of them
Question 7
Who is known as an anti-romantic novelist in the Romantic Age?
A
Charles Lamb
B
Jane Austen
C
William Hazlitt
D
Oliver Goldsmith
Question 8
I saw a boy..... red hair.
A
in
B
on
C
for
D
of
Question 9
Most of the lyrics written during the Romantic Age followed stanza form.
A
Spenserian
B
Italian
C
Shakespearean
D
English
Question 10
In the preface of ' The Post Office', W.
A
Yeats has righty called as the theme of the play.
B
Pain
C
Love
D
Deliverance
Question 11
Whose work is the first serious attempt of its kind to apply the classical rules to English poetry?
A
Dryden
B
Sidney
C
Wordsworth
D
Ben Jonson
Question 12
Harold Nicholson described which poet as 'Very yellow and glum. Perfect manners'?
A
E.E. Cummings
B
T. S. Elliot
C
John Greenleaf Whittier
D
Walt Whitman
Question 13
''The Lotos-Eaters'' is a poem by.....
A
The Lotos-Eaters
B
Dover Beach
C
My Last Dutchess
D
The Eve of St. Agnes
Question 13 Explanation: 
'The Lotos-Eaters'' is a poem by Alfred Tennyson
Question 14
Who is the author of the book 'Waste land'?
A
T.S. Eliot
B
Shelly
C
Earnest Hemingway
D
Charles Dickens
Question 15
The wife of Mr. Shamnath's boss had put on
A
A black top and jeans
B
A black salwar kameez
C
A black sari
D
A black gown for his education.
Question 16
Which of the following is in correct sequel?
A
Comedy of errors, A mid summer night's dream, Much ado about nothing, Henry 6 part three
B
A mid summer night's dream, Romeo and Juliet, As you like it, King Lear, Pericles.
C
All's well that ends well, The tempest, As you like it, As you like it, A mid summer night's dream, Much ado about nothing.
D
King Lear, Macbeth, Othello, Measure for measure, Henry 8, Romeo and Juliet.
Question 17
Steele and Addison popularized
A
Sentimental Comedies
B
Romantic Dramas
C
Periodical Essays
D
Problem Plays
Question 18
''My love is like a red, red rose'' is an example of.....
A
simile
B
metaphor
C
hyperbole
D
oxymoron
Question 19
Which one is Gaskell's first novel?
A
Ruth
B
North and South
C
Cranford
D
Mary Barton
Question 20
which of these is not certain about Chaucer?
A
his birth date
B
his death year
C
his father's name
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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