English literature solved MCQ online quiz 162

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Given the popularity of the Gothic novel and the novel of purpose, which of the following novelists wrote fiction that is closer in subject matter to the novel of manners than it is to the writing of her own era?
A
Fanny Burney
B
Mary Wollstonecraft
C
Anna Letitia Barbauld
D
Jane Austen
Question 2
Which of the following comedies is regarded as the masterpiece of William Congreve?
A
The Old Bachelor
B
The Double Dealer
C
Love for Love
D
The Way of the World
Question 3
Who ''headlong themselves they threw Down from the verge of Heaven''?
A
Adam and Eve
B
Noah and the elephant
C
Rebel angels
D
Benjamin and Joseph
Question 4
Carlyle's work On Heroes, Hero Worship and the Heroic in History is a course of?
A
six lectures
B
five lectures
C
four lectures
D
seven lectures
Question 5
In what year did William Shakespeare died?
A
1570 AD
B
1580 AD
C
1630 AD
D
1616 AD
Question 5 Explanation: 
William Shakespeare's died in the year 1616 AD.
Question 6
Lilliputians appear in.....
A
Robinson Crusoe
B
Tom Jones
C
All for love
D
Gulliver's Travels
Question 7
Binya's family lived on.....
A
Business
B
Agriculture
C
Keeping Cows
D
None of the above
Question 8
method lays emphasis on reading and writing but neglects speech
A
Direct
B
Bilingual
C
Multilingual
D
Grammar cum Translation
Question 9
Who coined the term 'The stream of Consciousness novel'?
A
William James
B
Henry James
C
Henry Fielding
D
Tom Jones
Question 10
Who was Fearenside?
A
Mr. Hall
B
Mr. Marvel
C
Coach man
D
Griffin
Question 11
..... What is the name of the forest outside of Macbeth's castle?
A
The Forbidden Forest
B
Cuyahoga Valley National Forest
C
Birnam Wood
D
Virnam forest
Question 12
Tennyson talks about the equality of women in:
A
The Princess
B
In memoriam
C
Maud
D
Lackslay Hall
Question 13
Who is believed to be suffering from Oedipus Complex:
A
Oedipus
B
Hamlet
C
Macbeth
D
None of these
Question 14
Which writer was not active under both Elizabeth I and James I?
A
William Shakespeare
B
Ben Jonson
C
John Donne
D
John Milton
Question 15
Shelley's final unfinished poem was:
A
Hellas
B
Prometheus Unbound
C
The Ancient Mariner
D
The Triumph of life
Question 16
Jonne Donne is famous for his-
A
Sonnet
B
ballad
C
novel
D
metaphysical poem
Question 17
With the accession of King James to the English throne, Lord Chamberlain's Man was renamed:
A
King Lear
B
Gentleman
C
King's Man
D
None of above
Question 18
The post-war years are marked by the.....
A
breakdown of accepted spiritual values
B
the rise of the middle class
C
increase in corruption
D
political instability
Question 19
The line 'Beauty is truth, truth beauty' occurs in which one of Keats' following poems:
A
Ode to Nightingale
B
Ode to Grecian Urn
C
Ode to Psyche
D
None of these
Question 20
Which work exposes the frivolity of fashionable London?
A
Defoe's Robinson Crusoe
B
Swift's Gulliver's Travels
C
Behn's Oroonoko
D
Pope's The Rape of the Lock
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