English literature solved MCQ online quiz 165

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Dr. Johnson used the term to describe Dryden.
A
Puritan
B
Romantic
C
Elizabethan
D
Augustan
Question 2
Anton Chekhov was a short story writer.
A
Russian
B
British
C
American
D
German
Question 3
A famous short story of Maupassant is-
A
The Diamond Necklace
B
Gift of the Magi
C
Tropic of Cancer
D
The Prince
Question 4
Radhe climbed.....the tree.
A
up
B
on
C
in
D
over
Question 5
How many narrative arcs does Paradise Lost have?
A
12
B
2
C
4
D
1
Question 5 Explanation: 
Paradise Lost has two narrative arcs, one about Satan (Lucifer) and the other following Adam and Eve
Question 6
What does the poet mean by ''Leafy Language'' in the poem?
A
Sound of birds
B
Sound made by leaves due to breeze
C
Autumn
D
None of the above
Question 7
During the recitation of the in Dorian Ode the dancers stood still.
A
Strophe
B
Anti strophe
C
Epode
D
None
Question 8
Which was NOT a characteristic of the Renaissance?
A
emphasis on individuality
B
confidence in human rationality
C
the emergence of merchant oligarchies
D
the development of social insurance programs
Question 9
The other name of the Lesbian Ode is.....
A
Horatian Ode
B
Pindaric Ode
C
Italian Ode
D
Germanic Ode
Question 10
They were sitting..... a tree.
A
under
B
in
C
of
D
inside
Question 11
Binya was probably ten, born during season.
A
winter
B
rainy
C
summer
D
None of the above
Question 12
Who is famous for representing London in his novels.
A
Thackeray
B
Hardy
C
Dickens
D
W. Scott
Question 13
Which of the following is the largest spoken language in the world?
A
English
B
Mandarin Chinese
C
Spanish
D
Hindi
Question 14
The tradition of realistic novel was continued by.....
A
John Galsworthy
B
James Joyce
C
Virginia Woolf
D
Arnold Bennett
Question 15
What color is Sir Lancelot's hair?
A
jet-black
B
coal-black
C
very-black
D
None of the above
Question 16
Which literary form, developed in the fifteenth century, personified vices and virtues?
A
the short story
B
the heroic epic
C
the morality play
D
the romance
Question 17
What job did the author's mother take up?
A
Worked as a labourer.
B
Worked as a cook.
C
Worked as a babysitter.
D
Worked at the railway station.
Question 18
Who characterized Dryden as ''the father of English Criticism''.
A
Eliot
B
Matthew Arnold
C
Dr. Johnson
D
T. S. Eliot
Question 19
Renaissance first came to the:
A
France
B
Italy
C
England
D
Rome
Question 20
Which of the following is exceptional?
A
William Blake
B
William Wordsworth
C
William Butler Yeats
D
Thomas Gray
There are 20 questions to complete.

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