English literature solved MCQ online quiz 17

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
'Andrea del Sarto' is a poem written by
A
Shelley
B
Browning
C
Tennyson
D
None of these
Question 2
''To be or not to be that is the question'', is famous line of which of Shakespeare's plays?
A
Othello
B
Macbeth
C
Hamlet
D
King Lear
Question 3
The Essay of Elia was written by:
A
Tennyson
B
Byron
C
Keats
D
None of these
Question 4
Crime was ardently followed by punishment. Elizabethans had devised various ways to fine, humiliate, torture, and kill offenders. Which crime was punishable by death?
A
Skipping church on Sunday
B
A woman screaming at her husband in public
C
Stealing a horse
D
Public drunkenness
Question 5
Shakespeare's ''Antony and Cleopatra'' is based on
A
Lodge's Rosalynde
B
Plutarch's Lives
C
Promos and Cassandra
D
None
Question 6
Rupert Brooke wrote his poetry during which conflict?
A
Boer War
B
Second World War
C
Korean War
D
First World War
Question 7
is Tom's partner in mischief-making.
A
Muff Potter
B
Becky
C
Harper
D
Huckleberry Finn
Question 8
is regarded as Prince of all essayists.
A
Charles Lamb
B
Jane Austen
C
Hazlitt
D
Thomas De Quincey
Question 9
language is drawn from two main sources, Germanic and Romance
A
English
B
Greek
C
French
D
Spanish
Question 10
Who employed the Stream of Consciousness technique first in the novel?
A
Dorothy Richardson
B
James Joyce
C
Virginia Wolf
D
William Faulkner
Question 11
' Breezy April' is in the form of an.....
A
Elegy
B
Ode
C
Song
D
None of the above
Question 12
Rosemary finds finding Miss Smith like something out of a novel by.....
A
Tolstoy
B
Pasternak
C
Dostoyevsky
D
Dickens
Question 13
Religion played a pivotal part in Elizabethan life Protestants, Catholics, Puritans, and other religious groups jostled for power and survival in uncertain times. In 1559, an Act of Parliament was passed which determined the ''supreme governor'' of all things spiritual. Who was it?
A
The Pope in Rome
B
Each man was his own supreme governor
C
The Archbishop of Canterbury
D
Queen Elizabeth I
Question 14
Who was a short man in the Invisible Man?
A
Mr.Hall
B
Huxter
C
Mr.Thomas Marvel
D
Bobby Jeffers
Question 15
An aesthetic delight in art and a streak of extreme sadistic cruelty can be observed in Browning's Poem:
A
Paracelsus
B
My Last Duchess
C
Sordello
D
Pippa Passes
Question 16
Which historical figure initiated a series of religious persecutions condemning Protestants as heretics and burning them at the stake in the 1550s?
A
Archbishop Cranmer
B
Catherine of Aragon
C
Elizabeth I
D
Mary Tudor
Question 17
The Invisible Man is written by.....
A
H.G.Wells
B
Shakespeare
C
Dryden
D
Plato
Question 18
Astrophel and Stella was published in
A
1599
B
1579
C
1557
D
1591
Question 19
The term 'Theatre of the Absurd' was coined by.....
A
Saussure
B
G. Shaw
C
Martin Eslin
D
T. S. Eliot
Question 20
novels narrate tales of mystery and horror aims at startling the readers.
A
Gothic
B
Historical
C
Picaresque
D
Science fiction
There are 20 questions to complete.

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