English literature solved MCQ online quiz 161

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
When did Frost and Elinor were force to return to America?
A
1912
B
1913
C
1914
D
1913
Question 1 Explanation: 
Frost and Elinor were forced to return to America in 1914.
Question 2
What is the full name of the great American short story writer O'Henry?
A
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
B
Walt Whitman
C
Mark Twain
D
William Sydney Porter
Question 2 Explanation: 
William Sydney Porter is the full name of the great American short story writer O'Henry.
Question 3
Poets like Tennyson, Robert Browning, Thomas Carlyle and Mathew Arnold belong to the
A
Romantic age
B
Victorian Age
C
Elizabethan Age
D
Modern Age
Question 4
In the second stanza of Astrophel and Stella 1, what does the reference to ''turning others' leaves'' mean?
A
Starting afresh
B
Getting inspiration from others
C
Gathering leaves in the autumn
D
Stealing books
Question 5
In the composition of the Natyashashtra, abhinaya or the art of acting was borrowed from.....
A
Rigveda
B
Samveda
C
Yajurveda
D
Atharvaveda
Question 6
The comparison of unlike things using the words like or as
A
metaphor
B
simile
C
personification
D
None of the above
Question 7
Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar' is a.....
A
comedy
B
satire
C
tragedy
D
historical play
Question 7 Explanation: 
Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar' is a tragedy drama.
Question 8
defines a critic as the one who ''narrates the adventures of the soul among masterpieces''.
A
Milton
B
Dryden
C
Sidney
D
Anatole France
Question 9
Which of the following would not have been an appropriate protagonist for a Romantic literary text?
A
a French revolutionary
B
a Greek or Roman mythological figure
C
a monster fabricated in a laboratory
D
All would have been appropriate protagonists for a Romantic literary text.
Question 10
Lingua Franca refers to the term-
A
first language
B
second language
C
official language
D
common language
Question 11
Pastoral Poem refers a poem about.....life.
A
human
B
poet's
C
shepherd or rural
D
personal
Question 12
Which of the following factors, according to Browning's ''Love among the Ruins'', can conquer all and surpass everything in life?
A
Death
B
Hatred
C
Love
D
Power
Question 13
What is verse?
A
lines of poem
B
a song of lamentation
C
a rhythmic measurement
D
pentameter
Question 14
'To err is human, to forgive is divine' is written by.....
A
Tennyson
B
W. Blake
C
John Milton
D
Alexander Pope
Question 14 Explanation: 
To err is human, to forgive is divine' is written by Alexander Pope.
Question 15
Which one is the first science-fiction novel
A
Dracula
B
The Time Machine
C
Frankenstein
D
Fahrenheit 451
Question 16
King Lear had.....daughters.
A
two
B
one
C
five
D
three
Question 17
Who might be considered the friendliest and most sociable of all God's angels?
A
Adam
B
Michael
C
Raphael
D
Lucifer
Question 18
Who wrote 'Ode to a Nightingale'?
A
Pope
B
Shelley
C
Wordsworth
D
John Keats
Question 18 Explanation: 
John Keats wrote 'Ode to a Nightingale'.
Question 19
Yeats was acutely aware of the of his age.
A
Impact of war
B
spiritual barrenness
C
class distinction
D
problem of child labour
Question 20
Seneca was a famous Roman tragic
A
Dramatist
B
Poet
C
Critic
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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