English literature solved MCQ online quiz 192

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
In the poem..... Donne breaks away from the Petrarchan tradition of woman-worship.
A
The Good-Marrow
B
The Sunne Rising
C
Song: Goe and Catche a Falling Starre
D
None of the above
Question 2
What is the meaning of 'Renaissance'?
A
Rebirth, revival and re-making
B
Reveal, revel and reverie
C
Renunciation and recoup
D
Rebirth, renunciation and recoup
Question 3
What does the speaker promise his beloved in Sonnet No.-75?
A
A hot lunch
B
Immortality
C
A trip to Bermuda
D
A horse
Question 4
Who wrote 'The Spanish Tragedy'?
A
John Lyly
B
Thomas Kyd
C
Robert Green
D
Christopher Marlowe
Question 4 Explanation: 
Thomas Kyd was an English playwright by Spanish Tragedy
Question 5
Ernest De Selincourt is the editor of:
A
Prometheus the Unbound
B
The Prelude
C
Songs of innocence and of experience
D
None of these
Question 6
''Art for arts sake'' found its true adherent in:
A
Wordsworth
B
Byron
C
Browning
D
Wilde
Question 7
The 1805 text of 'The Prelude' is edited by:
A
Helen Darbishire
B
Ernest De Selin Court
C
Herbert Reads
D
Coleridge
Question 8
What do you mean by a Ballad?
A
a kind of short narrative poem
B
a poem of patriotism
C
a poem of love affairs
D
a kind of condoling poem
Question 9
New Criticism is the term applied to the criticism of
A
Anglo-African
B
Anglo-American
C
Afro-American
D
Latin American
Question 10
Who is the father of English dramatic poetry?
A
Christopher Marlowe
B
John Donne
C
Edmund Spenser
D
All the above
Question 11
Which of the following writers wrote historical novels?
A
Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte
B
Sir Walter Scott and Maria Edgeworth
C
William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge
D
Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley
Question 12
The anti-intellectual stance was proclaimed more aggressively by the writers of.....
A
The Movement
B
The Moment
C
The Reformers
D
The Intellectuals
Question 13
Renaissance is a
A
French word
B
Greek word
C
Latin Word
D
Old English word
Question 14
What the term Short Story stands for?
A
a long prose fiction
B
a story of figurative language
C
a story of many characters
D
a short prose fiction
Question 15
A poem with no meter or rhyme
A
lyric
B
free verse
C
narrative
D
None of the above
Question 16
Mathilde treats her husband with.....
A
love
B
affection
C
resentment
D
gentleness
Question 17
Who owned the rights to a theatrical script?
A
the playwright(s)
B
the patron of the acting company, eg, the Lord Chamberlain
C
the bishop of London
D
the acting company
Question 18
From where Matthew Arnold took the story for his Sohras and Rustam?
A
Arabian Nights
B
Canterbury Tales
C
Pilgrims Progress
D
Shah Namah
Question 19
The most prominent theme discussed in Mahesh Dattani's play ''Tara'' is.....
A
alienation
B
suspicion
C
gender discrimination
D
sibling rivalry
Question 20
How many men were on the mission to kill the tigress?
A
Three
B
Two
C
Four
D
Seven
There are 20 questions to complete.

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