English literature solved MCQ online quiz 148

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The poem offers a sense of being.....
A
uprooted
B
lonely
C
homeless
D
None of the above
Question 2
Romantic Period starts from?
A
1989
B
1798
C
1998
D
None of these
Question 3
'O, you are sick of self-love' Who is referred to in these words in Twelfth Night?
A
Orsino
B
Sir Andrew
C
Sir Toby
D
Malvolio
Question 4
''Uncle Tom's Cabin'' as a literary work exposed the evils of.....
A
dowry
B
slavery
C
corruption
D
superstitions
Question 5
The following is not concerned as a theme to Shakespeare's 'Othello':
A
Jealousy
B
Love
C
Religion
D
Revenge
Question 6
Which of the following languages did not coexist in Anglo-Norman England?
A
Latin
B
Dutch
C
French
D
Celtic
Question 7
'Paradise Lost' attempts to-
A
Justify the ways of man to God
B
Show that the Satan and God have equal power
C
Explain why good and evil are necessary
D
Justify the ways of God to man
Question 8
Why, at the beginning of the novel, is Adela Quested dissatisfied with her visit to India?
A
Because she wants to be engaged
B
Because she wants to see the real India
C
Because she does not like Mrs.Moore
D
Because she dislikes Roony's friends
Question 9
After the death of his mother Elizabeth Arnold Poe due to tuberculosis, who adopt Edgar Allan Poe as their foster child?
A
John and Frances Allan
B
James and Virginia Allan
C
Micheal and Sheba Allan
D
Thomas and Paula Allan
Question 10
Who is considered to be the father of English prose?
A
Francis Bacon
B
Kind Alfred the Great
C
Henry
D
Geoffrey Chaucer
Question 10 Explanation: 
Francis Bacon is considered to be the father of English prose.
Question 11
What church did Elizabeth I establish or re-establish by law in England during her reign?
A
The Anglican Church
B
The Roman Catholic Church
C
Calvinism
D
The Lutheran Church
Question 12
In the poem 'Tintern Abbey', 'dearest friend' refers to?
A
Nature
B
Dorothy
C
Coleridge
D
Wye
Question 13
Which chilling novel of surveillance and entrapment had the alternative title Things as They Are?
A
Jane Austen's Emma
B
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
C
William Godwin's Caleb Williams
D
Sir Walter Scott's Waverley
Question 14
from which language the name ''chaucer'' has been driven?
A
french
B
latin
C
italian
D
english
Question 15
How much money did the astrologer charge from his clients?
A
Three pice per question.
B
Seven pice per question.
C
One anna per question.
D
Ten pice per question.
Question 16
Who is famous for his elegies?
A
Robert Browning
B
Lord Byron
C
Thomas Gray
D
Thomas Paine
Question 16 Explanation: 
Thomas Gray is famous for his elegies.
Question 17
How many lines are in Spenserian stanza?
A
8
B
12
C
9
D
24
Question 17 Explanation: 
Each stanza contains nine lines in total: eight lines in iambic pentameter followed by a single 'alexandrine' line in iambic hexameter
Question 18
What is a Fantasy?
A
An imaginary story
B
a funny animation film
C
a history record
D
a real life event
Question 19
What do you mean by Parody?
A
imitation of the great man
B
following the rules
C
a short prose
D
imitation of a poem or a writing
Question 20
The novel of adventure and exploration was popularised by.....
A
Mrs.Gaskell
B
Wilkie Collins
C
Haggard and Stevenson
D
Thomas Hardy
There are 20 questions to complete.

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