English literature solved MCQ online quiz 186

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Satire is intended to, not to a abuse.
A
scold
B
ridicule
C
take revenge
D
None of the above
Question 2
Which of the following is not an English poet from England.?
A
Victor Hugo
B
Alexander Pope
C
John Milton
D
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Question 3
Who created the fictional private detective 'Sherlock Holmes'?
A
John Gay
B
W. B. Somerset Mougham
C
Sir A Conan Doyle
D
Dylan Thomas
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British authorSir Arthur Conan Doyle. Known as a ''consulting detective'' in the stories, Holmes is known for his proficiency with observation, forensic science, and logical reasoning that borders on the fantastic, which he employs when investigating cases for a wide variety of clients, including Scotland Yard.
Question 4
Francis Bacon's The Advancement of Learning is a /an.....
A
Anti-dramatic book
B
Narrative Poem
C
Philosophical Treatise
D
Love Sonnet
Question 5
In Don Juan Byron used:
A
blank verse
B
Ottava Rima
C
refrain
D
terza rima
Question 6
In Act I Lord Capulet and Lady Capulet want Juliet to marry
A
Romeo
B
Paris
C
Tybalt
D
Mercutio
Question 7
He succeeded hard work.
A
with
B
by
C
for
D
of
Question 8
What is the term Utopia? xx
A
a hat of a king
B
a day dreamer
C
a lotus eater
D
an ideal state which does not exist in real
Question 9
Where was John Keats born?
A
Warwick
B
Yorkshire
C
London
D
Moorgate
Question 9 Explanation: 
Moorgate is a place in London
Question 10
Who was sent to Earth to warn Man of the dangers he was facing?
A
Raphael
B
Uriel
C
Abdiel
D
Beelzebub
Question 11
Stephen Guest is an important Character in One of the following novels of George Eliot:
A
The Mill on the Floss
B
Adam Bede
C
Silas Marner
D
None of these
Question 12
A type of writing in which ordinary events and details of reality are combined with fantastic and dreamlike elements is known as.....
A
fantastic writing
B
realistic writing
C
surrealism
D
magic realism
Question 13
An important feature of the Renaissance was an emphasis on
A
alchemy and magic
B
the literature of Greece and Rome
C
chivalry of the Middle Ages
D
the teaching of St. Thomas Acquinas
Question 14
'Samson Agonists' is written by-
A
A. Pope
B
Henry Fielding
C
Thomas Hardy
D
John Milton
Question 15
''Idylls of the King'' is illustration of Tennyson's deep interest in:
A
Medieval legends
B
The role of the king
C
Hero worship
D
The contemporary condition
Question 16
Who is the creator of the fictional character known as Sherlock Holmes
A
Agatha Christie
B
Arthur Conan Doyle
C
Oscar Wilde
D
J. K. Rowling
Question 17
Who was the sister of Mary I?
A
Isabella
B
Victoria
C
Anne
D
Elizabeth I
Question 18
The Song of the Lotus is a poem by
A
Eliot
B
Tennyson
C
Coleridge
D
Keats
Question 19
Who wrote The Trojan Women?
A
Euripides
B
Dionysus
C
Aristotle
D
Ovid
Question 20
William Shakespeare was a famous..... century English Playwright.
A
nineteenth
B
sixteenth
C
eighteenth
D
fifteenth
Question 20 Explanation: 
William Shakespeare was a famous sixteenth century English Playwright.
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