English literature solved MCQ online quiz 176

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
'Ballad' is.....
A
a kind of short narrative poem
B
a kind of short condoling poem
C
a kind of short love poem
D
a rhymic verse
Question 1 Explanation: 
'Ballad' is a kind of short narrative poem (Sonnet).
Question 2
differs from all the previous English critics by his psychological approach to literary problems.
A
Wordsworth
B
John Dryden
C
Coleridge
D
Dr. Johnson
Question 3
'Letter to a Teacher' is written by.....
A
G.
B
Shaw
C
R. K. Narayan
D
Nora Rossi and Tom Cole
Question 4
The beginning of Romantic Age is marked by publication of?
A
Kubla Khan
B
Lyrical Ballads
C
Tintern Abbey
D
Ode to Autumn
Question 5
Age of Milton saw decline from the standards.
A
Elizabethan
B
Victorian
C
Classical
D
None of the above
Question 6
Mr. Rochester is the major character of:
A
Silas Marner
B
Jane Eyre
C
Jude the Obscure
D
Adam Bede
Question 7
Choose the right answer: Chaucer is the representative poet of.....
A
17th Century
B
14th Century
C
16th Century
D
18th Century
Question 7 Explanation: 
Chaucer is the representative poet of 14th Century.
Question 8
Who became the first prime minister of Great Britain in the reign of George II?
A
Henry St. John
B
Robert Harley
C
John Churchill
D
Robert Walpole
Question 9
The lawyer accepts the bet and goes into solitary confinement for years.
A
five
B
eighteen
C
fifteen
D
ten
Question 10
George Eliot's real name was:
A
George Evans
B
Eliot Evans
C
Marian Evans
D
Marian Eliot
Question 11
The author of the story On Doing Nothing is.....
A
Rabindranath Tagore
B
O. Henry
C
J.B. Priestley,
D
Martin Luther King
Question 12
The second generation of the romantic poets (Shelley, Byron and Keats) was dead by:
A
1820
B
1825
C
1830
D
None of these
Question 13
in which year chaucer was imprisoned by the French?
A
1360
B
1357
C
1378
D
None of the above
Question 14
The Age of Pope is often referred to as the Age of Queen.....
A
Victoria
B
Elizabeth
C
Mary
D
Anne
Question 15
who heard the Lady of Shalott singing?
A
Village people working in the field
B
A Shepheard-lad
C
The king
D
None of the above
Question 16
Which events in and after the 1960s contributed significantly to the decentralization of England from London to a more regional focus, ultimately also making way for a less homogenous vision of England and the popularity of postcolonial fiction?
A
Radio announcers were permitted to speak in regional dialects and multicultural accents.
B
The Arts Council designated many of its resources to supporting regional arts councils.
C
Regional radio and television stations appeared throughout the country.
D
all of the above
Question 17
Which poem of Coleridge is an opium dream?
A
Kubla Khan
B
Christabel
C
The Ancient Mariner
D
Ode on the Departing Year
Question 18
Hamlet by Shakespeare is.....
A
a comedy
B
a tragi-comedy
C
an epic
D
a tragedy
Question 18 Explanation: 
Hamlet by Shakespeare is a tragedy.
Question 19
Who wrote the dystopian novel Nineteen-Eighty-Four in which Newspeak demonstrates the heightened linguistic self-consciousness of modernist writers?
A
George Orwell
B
Virginia Woolf
C
Evelyn Waugh
D
Orson Wells
Question 20
Who is the romantic precursor in English poetry?
A
William Blake
B
Tennyson
C
Robert browning
D
Shelley
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