English literature solved MCQ online quiz 194

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Emily Bronte is the writer of
A
Wuthering heights
B
Under the green wood tree
C
Mr.chips
D
None of the above
Question 2
According to Priestley is the best lounging place.
A
home
B
countryside
C
sea shore
D
moorland
Question 3
The girl loved the hills especially in which month?
A
August
B
December
C
March
D
October
Question 4
Which best describes the general feeling expressed in literature during the last decade of the Victorian era?
A
studied melancholy and aestheticism
B
sincere earnestness and Protestant zeal
C
raucous celebration mixed with self-congratulatory sophistication
D
paranoid introspection and cryptic dissent
Question 5
Browning's famous poem 'Rabbi Ben Ezra' is included in?
A
Dramatis Personae
B
Dramatic Idyls
C
Asolando
D
Red Cotton Night-Cap Country
Question 6
''Intellectual Beauty'' is written by:
A
Bertrand Russell
B
Huxley
C
P.B.Shelley
D
None of these
Question 7
Who is Qzymandias?
A
A traveler
B
Shelley
C
King Ramesses 2
D
A Sculptor
Question 8
'With cynical air' means.....
A
'without any faith'
B
'casually'
C
'carelessly'
D
None of the above
Question 9
Dryden's critical views are expressed in his longest single prose work.....
A
A Defense of Poetry
B
An Apologie for poetry
C
On Poetry
D
The Essay of Dramatick Poesie
Question 10
The technical term for the prayer to the muse in epic is.....
A
Appeal
B
Invocation
C
Echo
D
None of the above
Question 11
A sonnet is a poem having..... lines.
A
sixteen
B
ten
C
twelve
D
fourteen
Question 11 Explanation: 
A sonnet is a poem having fourteen lines.
Question 12
Who is the writer of 'The Patriot'?
A
Sir Walter Scott
B
Robert Browning
C
Robert Herrik
D
Robert Rrost
Question 12 Explanation: 
Robert Browning is the writer of 'The Patriot'.
Question 13
Which is not a poetry form?
A
epic
B
tale
C
ballad
D
sonnet
Question 14
The convict says that he has been in prison for.....
A
Ten months
B
Two months
C
Two years
D
Ten years
Question 15
In which of the following literary forms the new experiments were not carried out during the early Modern age?
A
Poetry
B
Novel
C
Drama
D
Essay
Question 16
The phrases which were used by Shakespeare such as 'as white as driven snow' of 'A Winter's Tale' and 'a tower of strength' of 'Richard III' are taken directly from
A
Odyssey
B
The Old Testament
C
Beowulf
D
iliad
Question 17
Samuel Beckett's 'Waiting for Goddot' is a-
A
Morality play
B
Problem play
C
Miracle play
D
Absurd play
Question 18
is the youngest daughter of King Lear.
A
Cordelia
B
Regan
C
Goneril
D
Rosalind
Question 19
Dryden was named as ''the father of English Criticism'' by
A
T.S. Eliot
B
Matthew Arnold
C
Dr. Johnson
D
Pope
Question 20
Shakespeare is buried inside the:
A
Westminster Abbey
B
Trinity Church
C
Protestant Cemetery
D
None of above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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