English literature solved MCQ online quiz 196

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
..... is called the first romantic critic.
A
Wordsworth
B
Longinus
C
Horace
D
Sidney
Question 2
What did the sniper use to rip open the packet of his field dressing?
A
Scissors.
B
The butt of his rifle.
C
His knife.
D
Broken window glass.
Question 3
Poet of sensuousness.....
A
P. B Shelley
B
William Wordsworth
C
John Keats
D
Byron
Question 3 Explanation: 
Poet of sensuousness John Keats.
Question 4
Which figure of speech is it when a statement is exaggerated in a poem?
A
Onomatopeia
B
Metonymy
C
Alliteration
D
Hyperbole
Question 5
'A little learning is a dangerous thing' is a quotation from An Essay on Criticism by.....
A
Oscar Wilds
B
Alfred Tennyson
C
Alexander Pope
D
Voltaire
Question 5 Explanation: 
A little learning is a dangerous thing' is a quotation fromAn Essay on Criticism by British poet Alexander Pope.
Question 6
Who has been teaching Uncle Tom to read?
A
Eliza
B
George
C
Haley
D
Mr.Symmes
Question 7
Anita came home..... a lot of money.
A
by
B
with
C
in
D
of
Question 8
Which one is the shortest dramatic work?
A
Not
B
Footballs
C
Radio
D
Breath
Question 9
The author of the story Ram Mohan Roy is
A
Bhisham Sahani
B
O. Henry
C
Ernest Hemmingway
D
Rabindranath Tagore
Question 10
To which theater was Christopher Marlow associated with?
A
English Puritan theatre
B
English Renaissance theatre
C
English Neo-Classical theatre
D
Restoration theatre
Question 11
Historical Novels were inaugurated by.....
A
Lord Byron
B
Sir Walter Scott
C
Laurence Sterne
D
Henry Fielding
Question 12
What happened to Ariel at the end of the story?
A
He flew away across the sea singing happily.
B
He was killed by Prospero.
C
He was once again trapped in the tree by Prospero through his magical powers.
D
He stayed in the palace with the Duke of Milan
Question 13
Tradition and Individual Talent is a critical essay by:
A
Shelley
B
Oscar Wilde
C
T. S. Eliot
D
None of these
Question 14
Antonio borrows money from.....
A
Gratiano
B
Shylock
C
Bassanio
D
Lorenzo
Question 15
What is Mr. Briggs in Jane Eyre?
A
Teacher
B
Doctor
C
Farmer
D
Solicitor
Question 16
All Metaphysical poets were to greater extent.....
A
Humourists
B
Religious
C
Romantic
D
None of the above
Question 17
'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud' is a poem written by-
A
William Wordsworth
B
Blake
C
Lord Byron
D
Coleridge
Question 18
''Milton, thou should'st be living at this hour. England hath need of thee '' Indeed But who was it, summoning his ghost?
A
Horatio Herbert Kitchener
B
William Blake
C
William Wordsworth
D
John Keats
Question 19
Thomas kyd (1558-95) achieved great popularity with which of his first work?
A
The Rare Triumphs of love and fortune
B
The Spanish Tragedy
C
Jeronimo
D
Cornelia
Question 20
Which of the following is not a poet?
A
William Shakespeare
B
Terry Saylor
C
Elizabeth Browning
D
Emily Dickinson
There are 20 questions to complete.

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