English literature solved MCQ online quiz 198

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Tax must..... paid by every citizen.
A
is
B
be
C
has
D
was
Question 2
For which book published in 1897, Bram Stoker is famous for
A
Frankenstein
B
The Raven
C
Dracula
D
The Monk
Question 3
Who is the author of the book 'Dr. Zhivago'?
A
Boris Pasternak
B
Leo Tolstoy
C
Rabindranath Tagore
D
Dante
Question 3 Explanation: 
Boris Pasternak is the author of the book 'Dr. Zhivago'.
Question 4
Hemingway also worked as a:
A
Carpenter
B
Painter
C
surgeon
D
Driver
Question 5
The modern age is marked by
A
spread of technology
B
spread of violence
C
spread of negativity
D
spread of education
Question 6
A phrase, line or lines repeated at intervals during a poem and especially at the end of a stanza is called:
A
Period
B
Refrain
C
Feminine Ending
D
Alexandrine
Question 7
By whose efforts The King James Bible remains the most widely read version of the Bible in the United Sates?
A
Pope John II
B
Martin Luther
C
Pilgrim Fathers
D
Archbishop of Canterbury
Question 8
How did one critic sum up Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot?
A
nothing happens-twice
B
political correctness gone mad
C
kitchen sink drama
D
better than Cats
Question 9
Who was Meghananda's guru?
A
Tookan Baba
B
Tarun Baba
C
Tukan Baba
D
Trilok Baba
Question 10
Who is the writer of 'The Lady of Shalott'?
A
A. Lord Tennyson
B
Cynewulf
C
Robert Browning
D
Geoffrey Chaucer
Question 10 Explanation: 
A. Lord Tennyson is the writer of 'The Lady of Shalott'.
Question 11
Eric Hugh Blair is known as-
A
E.M. Forster
B
T.S. Eliot
C
George Orwell
D
William Golding
Question 12
What is the name of the playlet Hamlet stages for Claudius?
A
Slings and Arrows
B
Vice of Kings
C
The Murder of Gonzago
D
The Slaying of Lucianus
Question 13
What did the mother do when she was in despair?
A
Cried for help.
B
Beat up her children.
C
Called her children to her and spoke to them for hours.
D
Watched TV.
Question 14
Charles Dickens' Sketches by Boz appeared in.....
A
The Morning Chronicle
B
True Sun
C
The Monthly Magazine
D
Fraser's Magazine
Question 15
Gangu Ram showed his reverence to God Vishnu by.....
A
visiting the temple every morning
B
by observing fast on Thursdays
C
by applying V-mark sandalwood paste on his forehead
D
by performing 'puja' on auspicious occasions
Question 16
Against which of the following principles did Jonathan Swift inveigh?
A
theoretical science
B
metaphysics
C
abstract logical deductions
D
a, b, and c
Question 17
Horace considers genius and.....-as a condition precedent of poetic success.
A
knowledge
B
reading
C
art
D
inspiration
Question 18
Prosody signifies the systematic study of-
A
drama
B
novel
C
short story
D
versification
Question 19
Unfamiliar proper names should be-
A
pronounced clearly
B
left silent
C
whispered
D
reduced
Question 20
Why did the birds and insects begin to leave the tree?
A
They could sense that the tree was dying
B
They were scared that the axes may fall on them
C
They had to build homes in other trees
D
All of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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