English literature solved MCQ online quiz 172

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
''A Farewell to Arms'' is written by:
A
Faulkner
B
Hemmingway
C
James Joyce
D
Virginia Woolf
Question 2
Who is the author of 'The Jungle Book'?
A
Hans Christain Anderson
B
Enid Blyton
C
Rudyard Kipling
D
H. G. Wells
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rudyard Kipling is the author of 'The Jungle Book'.
Question 3
In Indian English, Object is stressed on the first syllable as a
A
Noun and a verb
B
Noun
C
Noun or an adjective
D
Pronoun
Question 4
Which of the following statement is correct:
A
Shakespeare's first child Susanna was born in 1583.
B
In 1585 twins were born and named Hamnet and Judith.
C
both A and B
D
None of above
Question 5
Chaucer acted as a controller of custom during.....?
A
1374 to 1385
B
1350 to 1360
C
1360 to 1400
D
None of the above
Question 6
How many people were killed by the tigress?
A
Sixty
B
Sixty-five
C
Sixty-six
D
sixty-four
Question 7
Which book was about the temptation of Christ?
A
L'Allegro
B
Paradise Regained
C
Samson Agonistes
D
Paradise Lost
Question 8
A person who writes about his own life writes-
A
a diary
B
a biography
C
an autobiography
D
a chronicle
Question 8 Explanation: 
A person who writes about his own life writes-an autobiography.
Question 9
''La Belle Dame Sans Merci '' is in the poem of a dialogue between speaks
A
2
B
3
C
4
D
None of the above
Question 10
A poem mourning someone's death is called:
A
Fable
B
Epic
C
Elegy
D
None of these
Question 11
Name the figure of speech used in the line 'And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true'.
A
oxymoron
B
litotes
C
paradox
D
apostrophe
Question 12
Who is the author of Blessed Damozel?
A
Christina Rossetti
B
Robert Browning
C
D.G Rossetti
D
Tennyson
Question 13
Which of the following is a 'comedy' written by Shakespeare?
A
As You Like It
B
King Lear
C
Macbeth
D
Hamlet
Question 14
The four brothers hand over the tin containing the Kala Nag to their.....
A
father
B
mother
C
Gangu Ram
D
science teacher
Question 15
'Paradise Regained' is an epic written by.....
A
Homer
B
Tagore
C
Dante
D
John Milton
Question 15 Explanation: 
'Paradise Regained' is an epic written by John Milton.
Question 16
The author of the story Ram Mohan Roy is.....
A
Rabindranath Tagore
B
O. Henry
C
J.B. Priestley,
D
Martin Luther King
Question 17
Who was a 'poet laureate'?
A
William Wordsworth
B
Robert Browning
C
T. S Eliot
D
John Keats
Question 17 Explanation: 
William Wordsworth was a 'poet laureate'.
Question 18
Vowels that change their quality are called.....
A
glottal
B
neutral
C
diphthongs
D
monophthongs
Question 19
When did Geoffrey Chaucer start working on The Canterbury Tales?
A
Early 1370s
B
Early 1380s
C
In 1376
D
In 1364
Question 20
Wasserkopf comes back to school because he.....
A
loved the school
B
missed his teachers
C
wanted to meet his friends
D
wanted to take back his fees
There are 20 questions to complete.

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