English literature solved MCQ online quiz 163

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The main province of all art is to.....
A
Preach
B
Teach
C
Compare
D
Delight
Question 2
Stephen Gosson's School of Abuse was seen as vitriolic attack on
A
Drama
B
Prose
C
Poetry
D
None of the above
Question 3
Joe Gargery is Pip's?
A
brother
B
brother-in-Jaw
C
guardian
D
cousin
Question 4
How does the poet describe the captain's lips?
A
Pale and still
B
Dry and chapped
C
Shrunk and ashen
D
Full and defiant
Question 5
In 1634 Milton wrote a masque. What's the name of that masque?
A
'Il Penseroso'
B
'Lycidas'
C
'Comus'
D
'The Masque of Blackness'
Question 6
Who is the 'University Wits' in the following list?
A
William Shakespeare
B
Thomas Gray
C
Robert Greene
D
John Dryden
Question 6 Explanation: 
Robert Greene is the 'University Wits'.
Question 7
How did Rachel recognize Henry?
A
By the infection of his voice
B
By the scar of his forehead
C
By the typical way he danced
D
By his preference for brown rice and gruel
Question 8
'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' is a.....
A
Play
B
short story
C
novel
D
poem
Question 8 Explanation: 
'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' is a short story.
Question 9
'Adela' is a character from-
A
A Passage to India
B
Paradise Lost
C
Hamlet
D
Doctor Faustus
Question 10
Browning's Dramatis Personae, a collection of dramatic monologues, was published in.....
A
1850
B
1864
C
1860
D
1860
Question 11
Who wrote 'Madame Bovary'?
A
Leo Tolstoy
B
James Joyce
C
E.M. Forster
D
Gustave Flaubert
Question 12
In which work of Virginia Woolf the central character changes his sex?
A
Jacob's Room
B
Orlando, a biography
C
Mrs Dalloway
D
The Waves
Question 13
After the criticism came out of the shackles of classical authority.
A
Industrial Revolution
B
French Revolution
C
Greek Revolution
D
World War II
Question 14
Who kills Macbeth in the play ''Macbeth''?
A
Duncan
B
Bonquo
C
Macduff
D
None of these
Question 15
In which season Griffin came to Iping?
A
Summer
B
Monsoon
C
Spring
D
Winter
Question 16
'The Medal' by John Dryden is a/an-
A
play
B
satire
C
prose
D
translation
Question 17
In the year..... Milton's eye sight started failing.
A
1660
B
1662
C
1661
D
None of the above
Question 18
Who wrote 'The Adventures of Augie March'?
A
Saul Bellow
B
James Osborn
C
Toni Morrison
D
Jean Paul Sartre
Question 19
..... is a noteworthy Diarist of the Restoration Age?
A
John Tillotson
B
Samuel Pepys
C
Sir William Temple
D
None of the Above
Question 20
The Greek word for purgation is
A
Hamartia
B
Catharsis
C
Hubris
D
Themis
There are 20 questions to complete.

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