English literature solved MCQ online quiz 195

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The Dorian Ode is also known as the
A
Roman Ode
B
English Ode
C
Pindaric Ode
D
Spenserian Ode
Question 2
Father of antiquities were:
A
Socrates
B
Aristotle
C
Plato
D
All of these
Question 3
Who calls poetry ''the breadth and finer spirit of all knowledge''?
A
Wordsworth
B
Shelley
C
Keats
D
Coleridge
Question 4
The second shortest play of Shakespeare is:
A
The Winter's Tale
B
Much ado about nothing
C
Tempest
D
None of these
Question 5
Sir Leslie Stephen was a/an
A
inventor
B
social worker
C
scientist
D
artist
Question 6
Which of the following ruler's reign marks the approximate beginning and end of the Victorian era?
A
Queen Elizabeth
B
King John
C
King Henry VIII
D
Queen Victoria
Question 7
Hardy is a:
A
Pessimist
B
Meliorist
C
Mystic
D
None of these
Question 8
Marlow died of?
A
Illness
B
stabbing
C
poisoned
D
Hanged
Question 9
Which of the following factors contributed to literature becoming a profitable business?
A
Commercial and public lending libraries were established in order to provide for an enlarged reading public
B
Education reform increased literacy, thus creating a demand for commercial and public lending libraries.
C
A new aesthetics of valuing literature for its own sake emphasized reading for pleasure
D
all of the above
Question 10
Where did Sarah stay in the last summer?
A
at Sunshine Farm
B
at Sunday Farm
C
at Sunnydays Farm
D
at Sunnybrook Farm
Question 11
Who broke the trunk of Ganesha?
A
a dog
B
a mouse
C
a cat
D
a monkey
Question 12
What the term Blank Verse refers-
A
having no rhyming end
B
having no rhythmic flow
C
having no significance
D
having no blanks in the verse
Question 13
What is Shakespeare's longest play?
A
Taming of the Shrew
B
Romeo and Juliet
C
A Midsummer Night's Dream
D
Hamlet
Question 14
The official English Language Bible commissioned by King of England Henry VIII is known as
A
Tyndale Bible
B
The Great Bible
C
The Bishop's Bible
D
Geneva Bible
Question 15
Name the first English critic to base his literary criticism on philosophical principles.
A
Philip Sidney
B
John Dryden
C
S. T. Coleridge
D
None of the above
Question 16
Feminine Ending is:
A
a Novel
B
a poem
C
a metrical device
D
None of these
Question 17
Which of Shakespeare's characters exclaims; 'Brave, new, world!'?
A
Ferdinand
B
Antonio
C
Miranda
D
Prospero
Question 18
kills Macbeth.
A
Macduff
B
Malcom
C
Banquo
D
Fleance
Question 19
The theory of the Objective Correlative was given by
A
T. S. Eliot
B
..... Arnold
C
..... F. R.....Leavis
D
..... Derrida
Question 20
Sassoon and Brooke wrote what kind of poetry?
A
Light verse
B
Romantic
C
Political satire
D
War poems
There are 20 questions to complete.

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