English literature solved MCQ online quiz 167

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
There is no man like Showman. These views were held by:
A
Thomas Carlyle
B
Spencer
C
Shakespeare
D
None of these
Question 2
The advent of the re-emphasized the power of English as a global language.
A
television
B
camera
C
internet
D
computer
Question 3
..... is the Spanish masterpiece.
A
The Jungle
B
'Don Quixote'
C
Tom Jones
D
Hard Cash
Question 4
The air stream set in motion by the lungs is called.....
A
Kinetic
B
Pulmonic
C
Synthetic
D
Tectonic
Question 5
From what century does the poetic form the folk ballad date?
A
The 12th
B
The 14th
C
The 17th
D
The 19th
Question 6
'War and Peace' an epic tale of Napoleonic invasion is written by-
A
Leo Tolstoy
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
Anne Frank
D
Earnest Hemingway
Question 7
Eliot believed that a critic's task is to.....
A
Judge
B
give opinions
C
elucidate
D
analyse
Question 8
After whom is the Elizabethan Age named?
A
Elizabeth...I
B
Elizabeth...II
C
Elizabeth Browning
D
None of these
Question 9
Which of the following Victorian writers regularly published their work in periodicals?
A
Thomas Carlyle
B
Matthew Arnold
C
Charles Dickens
D
all of the above
Question 10
Which school did John Milton attend?
A
London Elementary School
B
Kings Grammar School
C
St. Paul's School
D
Queens School
Question 11
''The rarer action is in virtue that in vengeance '' This line occurs in?
A
Hamlet
B
Henry IV, Pt I
C
The Tempest
D
Twelfth Night
Question 12
'Biographia Literaria' Written by-
A
Wordsworth
B
Coleridge
C
Keats
D
Shelley
Question 13
Why had the new passenger not noticed the girl's hair?
A
Because he was captivated by her eyes
B
Because her hair was covered by a cap
C
Because he was blind
D
Because the girl was bald
Question 14
When did Frost's firstborn son died?
A
1600
B
1700
C
1800
D
1900
Question 14 Explanation: 
Frost's firstborn son was died in 1900.
Question 15
Ulysses is a.....by James Joyce.
A
novel
B
poetry
C
verse
D
play
Question 16
What do you mean by Imagery?
A
language perceived through senses
B
jargoned writing
C
language of literature
D
drawing pictures
Question 17
Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure' is a famous.....
A
tragedy
B
comedy
C
tragi-comedy
D
melodrama
Question 17 Explanation: 
Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604. Measure for Measure is often called one of Shakespeare's problem plays. It was and continues to be, classified as a comedy, though its tone may defy those expectations.
Question 18
Which type of the novel presents the unfiltered thought processes of a character?
A
Picaresque
B
Gothic
C
Stream of Consciousness novel
D
Historical
Question 19
Which of the following is authored by Ben Jonson?
A
Every man in His Humour
B
Hamlet
C
The School of Abuse
D
Tottel's Miscellany
Question 20
The chief reasons of studying literature are.....
A
To learn about another culture
B
To appear well-educated
C
To enjoy
D
All of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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