English literature solved MCQ online quiz 193

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Gopi drove up to his mother's house in
A
an army truck
B
a United Nations' limousine
C
a Government of India jeep
D
a village bus
Question 2
It is a European phenomenon, a more worldly and thus more secular philosophy
A
Imagism
B
Surrealism
C
Humanism
D
Naturalism
Question 3
'Lady Chatterley's Lover' and 'The Rainbow' written by-
A
Virginia Woolf
B
Robert Frost
C
Thomas Moore
D
D.H. Lawrence
Question 4
How many time Robert Frost proposed Elinor?
A
1st time
B
3rd times
C
2nd times
D
4th times
Question 4 Explanation: 
Robert Frost proposed Elinor for 2nd times
Question 5
was known as the saint of the metaphysical school of poets.
A
George Herbert
B
Andrew Marvell
C
Donne
D
None of the above
Question 6
What was the licensing system?
A
All royalties from the sale of books went to the crown (hence the name).
B
All books had to be dedicated to a noble or royal patron.
C
Books could be recalled and burned on the basis of anonymous complaints.
D
All books had to be submitted for official approval before publication.
Question 7
How much was Forestier's necklace worth?
A
50, 000 francs
B
one million francs
C
5000 francs
D
500 francs
Question 8
Queen Elizabeth ascended the throne of England in
A
1558
B
1550
C
1562
D
1555
Question 9
The mother exhorts her children to remember:
A
Her sweat, her pain, her despair
B
Her years, heavy with sorrow
C
The whip and the slaver's track
D
All of the above
Question 10
Milton's' On Arriving at the Age of Twenty-three' is a.....
A
Sonnet
B
Elegy
C
Ode
D
None of the above
Question 11
Whose comedies are called 'Comedies of Mask':
A
Ben Johnson's
B
Bernard Shaw's
C
Shakespeare's
D
None of these
Question 12
Who was awarded Nobel prize for the poem 'The Waste Land'?
A
D. H. Lawrence
B
Lord Tennyson
C
T. S. Eliot
D
William Wordsworth
Question 12 Explanation: 
T. S. Eliot was awarded Nobel prize for the poem 'The Waste Land'.
Question 13
How does Queen Gertrude die?
A
Accidentally stabbed by Laertes.
B
Drowns in the river outside the castle
C
Suffers a fatal heart attack while watching Hamlet fight Laertes.
D
Poisoned by drinking from Hamlet's cup.
Question 14
Which of the following is not a poetic tradition?
A
The Epic
B
The Comic
C
The Occult
D
The Tragic
Question 15
The tone is typically used to cover insinuation, veiled insult, apology, unpleasant news
A
Falling
B
Rising
C
Falling-rising
D
Rising falling
Question 16
Johnsy kept looking at the from the room window.
A
Lemon tree
B
Grape vine
C
Ivy vine
D
Gulmohar Tree
Question 17
Who is the writer of 'Comedy of Errors'?
A
Ben Jhonson
B
G B Shaw
C
William Shakespeare
D
T S Eliot
Question 17 Explanation: 
William Shakespeare is the writer of 'Comedy of Errors'.
Question 18
What is the meaning of 'Picaro'?
A
Rogue
B
Normal
C
Picture
D
Beautiful
Question 19
What was Tom Ramsay's actual age?
A
Thirty-six years
B
Forty-six years
C
Twenty-four years
D
Forty-eight years
Question 20
According to Sir Thomson, calling a donkey stupid or dull is a.....
A
heresy
B
conspiracy
C
smart idea
D
foolishness
There are 20 questions to complete.

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