English literature solved MCQ online quiz 155

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Mill on the Floss is written by.....
A
Thackeray
B
Henry James
C
Henry Esmond
D
George Eliot
Question 2
collaborated with his sister to write 'Tale from Shakespeare'
A
Wordsworth
B
Lamb
C
Coleridge
D
Hazlitt
Question 3
According to the author, aunts are:
A
Always affectionate
B
Formidable creatures
C
Overwhelming relatives
D
Needles appendages
Question 4
The teacher never spoke to.....
A
the students
B
people in her building
C
the workers
D
None of the above
Question 5
Which Booker Prize winning novel is chossen as the 'the best novel out of all the winners' on its 25th and 40th anniversary
A
Holiday
B
The Conservationist
C
Midnight's Children
D
Something to Answer For
Question 6
..... was regarded as Dickens' great rival excelled in the novel of ideas.
A
Richardson
B
Henry Fielding
C
Thackeray
D
George Eliot
Question 7
Who is termed as ''The Morning Star of Renaissance''?
A
Spenser
B
John Gower
C
Chaucer
D
Langland
Question 8
'The Olive Tree' is a collection of essays by:
A
Ruskin
B
Carlyle
C
Huxley
D
Oscar Wilde
Question 9
He failed..... he was not regular.
A
because
B
when
C
though
D
if
Question 10
In the poem To his Coy Mistress, Marvell refers to 2 rivers..... Name them.
A
Ganges and Thames
B
Ganges and Humber
C
Ganges and Brooklyn
D
None of the above
Question 11
What did mother give to the little boy on his third visit to the store?
A
Money and a note.
B
Money.
C
Revolver.
D
Money, note and a stick.
Question 12
How many sonnets did William Shakespeare write?
A
126
B
164
C
145
D
154
Question 13
In the prologue of 'Lycidas', Milton invokes and conveys the purpose of his poem.
A
Zeus
B
Muse
C
Apolo
D
Dionysus
Question 14
The French Revolution took place in:
A
1793
B
1796
C
1798
D
None of these
Question 15
Along with mourning the death of a friend, the sub-theme of 'Lycidas' is the degradation of
A
the Court
B
the Church
C
human morals
D
democracy
Question 16
Who is the writer of 'Locksley Hall'?
A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Christopher Marlowe
C
William Shakespeare
D
A. Lord Tennyson
Question 16 Explanation: 
A. Lord Tennyson is the writer of 'Locksley Hall'.
Question 17
The age of Dr. Johnson is also known as the
A
Neo-classical age
B
an age of Compromise
C
age of New Realism
D
age of Transition
Question 18
Who is the writer of the poem 'Time, You Old Gipsy Man'?
A
Ralph Hodgson
B
Laurence Binya
C
W. B. Yeats
D
Robert Frost
Question 18 Explanation: 
Ralph Hodgson is the writer of the poem 'Time, You Old Gipsy Man'.
Question 19
Which of the following writer rejected Nobel Prize?
A
Samuel Becket
B
Heaney
C
Leo Tolstoy
D
Ja Paul Satre
Question 20
Of the following authors who wrote an epic?
A
Jane Mansfield
B
John Milton
C
William Cowper
D
William Shakespeare
Question 20 Explanation: 
John Milton is known as an epic writer.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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