English literature solved MCQ online quiz 169

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Whom does Mr.Haley choose from among Shelby's slaves?
A
Eliza and Harry
B
Uncle Tom and Cassy
C
Uncle Tom and Eliza
D
Uncle Tom and Harry
Question 2
What does the phrase ''White Man's Burden, '' coined by Kipling, refer to?
A
Britain's manifest destiny to colonize the world
B
the moral responsibility to bring civilization and Christianity to the peoples of the world
C
the British need to improve technology and transportation in other parts of the world
D
the importance of solving economic and social problems in England before tackling the world's problems
Question 3
The figure of speech ''antithesis'' is made of two words.
A
Greek
B
Latin
C
French
D
Italian
Question 4
Who usually caricatures his characters?
A
Dickens
B
George Eliot
C
Hardy
D
None of these
Question 5
Which of the following does not disturb Mrs. Moore in the MarabarCaves?
A
The echo
B
the religious chant
C
A baby's hand
D
the crowd
Question 6
In the Prologue to the play Mr. Woodward says that is dying.
A
Mr. Hardcastle
B
The last year
C
Tony Lumpkin
D
The Comic Muse
Question 7
''A man can die but once'' is one of quote of following plays:
A
Henry 6 part three
B
Henry 4 part two
C
Henry 6 part one
D
Henry 4 part one
Question 8
''Our sweetest songs are those of the tale of.....''
A
patriotic feeling
B
heroic tales
C
saddest thought
D
romantic love
Question 9
There is a marked decay in writing during this age.
A
Poetry
B
Prose
C
Drama
D
None of the above
Question 10
What impulse probably accounts for the rise of distinguished translations of works, such as Homer's lliad and Odyssey, into English during the sixteenth century?
A
human reverence for the classics
B
the belief that the English were direct descendants of the ancient Greeks
C
pride for the vernacular language
D
a and c only
Question 11
The Last Ride Together was written by:
A
Byron
B
Tennyson
C
Browning
D
None of these
Question 12
is a satirical poem by Lord Byron
A
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
B
Idleness
C
Don Juan
D
The Prisoner
Question 13
'Hold your tongue and let me love' is said by-
A
John Donne
B
Shakespeare
C
T. S. Eliot
D
Christopher Marlowe
Question 14
Spenser's epic Faerie Queene was written
A
To fashion a gentleman in virtuous and gentle discipline
B
To justify the ways of god to men to appeal patriotism and national
C
To appeal patriotism and national pride in people
D
None of the above
Question 15
'O Captain! My Captain!' is a poem written by-
A
Robert Frost
B
Emily Dickinson
C
Mark Twain
D
Walt Whitman
Question 16
a description that appeals to one of the five senses
A
imagery
B
personification
C
metaphor
D
None of the above
Question 17
which famous Shakespeare play does the quote ''The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers'' come from?
A
The Merry Wives of Windsor
B
Othello, the Moor of Venice
C
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
D
King Henry the Sixth, Part II
Question 18
The novel David Copperfield is written by
A
Hardy
B
Shakespeare
C
Marlowe
D
Dickens
Question 19
Francis Bacon is a/an.....
A
Novelist
B
Dramatist
C
Poet
D
Essayist
Question 19 Explanation: 
Francis Bacon is an Essayist.
Question 20
R. L. Stevenson's is a story of plot.
A
The Bottle of Imp
B
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
C
The Merry Men
D
The Model Millionaire
There are 20 questions to complete.

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