English literature solved MCQ online quiz 158

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
What the term Allusion refers-
A
reference from any person
B
obeyed the old men
C
reference of past events or persons
D
writing in satire
Question 2
Adonias, Prometheus and ''The triumph of life'' are some of the beautiful poems by:
A
W. Blake
B
Byron
C
Shelley
D
none of these
Question 3
''How came he dead? I shall not be juggled with: To hell allegiance! Vows, to the blackest devil! Is a speech in Hamlet spoken by:
A
Hamlet
B
Laertes
C
Polonius
D
Claudius
Question 4
The essays written by Addison & Steele are known as
A
The Didactic essay
B
The Personal essays
C
The Allegorical essays
D
The Periodical essays
Question 5
''If winter come can spring be far behind''-quoted from?
A
Shelley
B
Wordsworth
C
Keats
D
Coleridge
Question 6
George Bernard Shaw is.....
A
a playwright
B
a film-maker
C
a historian
D
a modern painter
Question 6 Explanation: 
George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright.
Question 7
King Lear had daughters.
A
three
B
four
C
two
D
five
Question 8
The techniques of the symbolists had an immense influence on English and American poets.
A
French
B
German
C
Indian
D
Italian
Question 9
King Lear banishes from his kingdom.
A
Goneril
B
Regan
C
Cordelia
D
Edgar
Question 10
'Delusion and Dream' is by-
A
H.G. Wells
B
Sigmund Freud
C
G.B. Shaw
D
James Osborn
Question 11
''Paradise lost'' was lost by:
A
Eve
B
Adam
C
Both a and b
D
Satan
Question 12
Binya was immune to.....
A
Bees
B
Cold
C
Nettles
D
None of the above
Question 13
Duke Senior has been banished to along with his loyal followers.
A
the Forest of Arden
B
an island
C
to another city
D
another kingdom
Question 14
The statement of the theme in epic in technically called.....
A
Though
B
Idea
C
Proposition
D
None of the above
Question 15
Shaw's 'The Apple Cart' is a.....
A
Political Play
B
Philosophical Play
C
Historical Play
D
Comic Play
Question 16
Autumn season is a close bosom friend of?
A
Bees
B
Fruits
C
Vines
D
Sun
Question 17
There should be no elision of
A
Syllables
B
Vowels
C
Diphthongs
D
Consonants
Question 18
The poem 'Second Coming' is written by-
A
W.B. Yeats
B
T.S. Eliot
C
Frost
D
Auden
Question 19
said ''every critic should try and possess one great literature besides his own''.
A
Carlyle
B
Wordsworth
C
Shelley
D
Arnold
Question 20
Who was the contemporary poet of William Wordsworth?
A
T.S Eliot
B
S.T Coleridge
C
W.B Yeats
D
John Keats
Question 20 Explanation: 
S.T Coleridge was the contemporary poet of William Wordsworth.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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