English literature solved MCQ online quiz 20

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The Prince was written to gain favor of the:
A
Pazzi
B
Republic
C
Medici
D
Inquisition
Question 2
The term Phenomenological Criticism is applied to the theory and practice of the School of Critics.
A
Oxford
B
Cambridge
C
Geneva
D
St. Andrews
Question 3
Griffin is a.....
A
Naturalist
B
Sociologist
C
Policeman
D
Scientist
Question 4
William Wordsworth was born in:
A
1770
B
1771
C
1772
D
1779
Question 5
Who is the famous mock-heroic poet in English literature?
A
Lord Byron
B
John Milton
C
Alexander Pope
D
Lord Tennyson
Question 5 Explanation: 
Alexander Pope is the famous mock-heroic poet in English literature.
Question 6
'Brevity is the soul of wit' is a quotation from?
A
Milton
B
William Shakespeare
C
T. S. Eliot
D
Ruskin
Question 7
A figure of speech which contains an exaggeration for emphasis is called:
A
Over tone
B
Rhetoric
C
Extended metaphor
D
Hyperbole
Question 8
Estella is the daughter of?
A
Joe Gargery
B
Abel Magwitch.
C
Miss Havisham
D
Bentley Drumnile
Question 9
During the period of which king did Chaucer fight in the English Army for the Hundred Years' War between France and England?
A
Edward II
B
William I
C
William II
D
Edward III
Question 10
Hamlet is.....
A
a tragedy by Shakespeare
B
a play by G. B Shaw
C
a poem by Shelley
D
a novel by Hardy
Question 10 Explanation: 
Hamlet is a tragedy by Shakespeare.
Question 11
Shelley's final, unfinished poem is titled; 'The Triumph of '.
A
Life
B
Death
C
Fantasy
D
Romance
Question 12
What are the name of the caves Aziz takes Mrs. Moore and Adela Quested to?
A
Marabar Caves
B
Mysore Caves
C
Kerala Caves
D
Hampi Caves
Question 13
He ran..... the road
A
above
B
in
C
across
D
under
Question 14
In which year Winston Churchill got the Novel prize in literature?
A
1943
B
1945
C
1948
D
1953
Question 14 Explanation: 
In 1953 Winston Churchill got the Novel prize in literature.
Question 15
Milton wrote number of Pamphlets.
A
22
B
25
C
24
D
None of the above
Question 16
'End Game' is written by:
A
Hemingway
B
Somerset Maugham
C
Beckett
D
None of these
Question 17
'Things Fall Apart' is written by-
A
Chino Achebe
B
Nom Chomosky
C
Wole Soyanka
D
Doris Lessing
Question 18
''English Bards and Scotch Reviewers'' is a satirical attack on contemporary writers who had annoyed Byron.
A
True
B
False
C
both A and B
D
none of these
Question 19
Which best describes the minority of Evangelicals in the Church of England?
A
A group of unattractive people relegated to the colonies to perform missionary work where they wouldn't tarnish the aesthetics of the Church of England.
B
Also called Nonconformists or Dissenters, Evangelicals led the missionary movement in the colonies, advocated a Puritan moral code, and were responsible for the emancipation of slaves in the British Empire as early as 1833.
C
They were part of the High Church or the Catholic side of the church.
D
They were devout tractarians, as described by John Henry Newman.
Question 20
'Tradition and Individual Talent' is written by:
A
Russell
B
Carlyle
C
T. S. Eliot
D
None of these
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