English literature solved MCQ online quiz 202

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
'Distress' means.....
A
severe mental strain or trouble
B
discomfort
C
dissatisfaction
D
None of the above
Question 2
is the sole beneficiary of Dr. Jekyll's property.
A
Hyde
B
Lanyon
C
Utterson
D
Enfield
Question 3
Plato suggests as the test of good poetry.
A
pleasure
B
popularity
C
truth
D
verbal melody
Question 4
Chaucer was made in-charge of many palaces, which of these was not in his charge?
A
Westminster Palace
B
Tower of London
C
St. George's chapel at Windsor
D
Buckingham Palace
Question 5
The Grammar-Translation Method was formerly called-
A
the grammar method
B
the classical method
C
the romantic method
D
the realistic method
Question 6
How did was the owner of the world-renowned nose when the story began?
A
Twenty-four years of age
B
Twenty years of age
C
Twenty-one years of age
D
Thirty years of age
Question 7
Horace wants the theme of poetry to be.....
A
charming and attractive
B
informative and factual
C
simple and uniform
D
complex and moving
Question 8
Who wrote 'Robison Crusoe'?
A
Jonathan Swift
B
Daniel Defoe
C
William Shakespeare
D
Jon Milton
Question 9
Which of the following charges were commonly levelled at the novel by its detractors at the dawn of the Romantic era?
A
Too many of its readers were women.
B
It required less skill than other genres.
C
It lacked the classical pedigree of poetry and drama.
D
all of the above
Question 10
He.....smoking last year.
A
given up
B
gave up
C
giving up
D
give up
Question 11
The qualities of literature like dignity, proportion, precision, restraint are associated with.....
A
romanticism
B
aestheticism
C
classicism
D
expressionism
Question 12
Identify the rhetorical figure used in the following line of Tennyson ''Faith un-faithful kept him falsely true ''
A
Oxymoron
B
Metaphor
C
Simile
D
Synecdoche
Question 13
What do you mean by Quatrain?
A
a poem of fourteen lines
B
a stanza of fourteen lines
C
a stanza of six lines
D
a stanza of four lines
Question 14
Which of the following is a famous work by Dr Johnson?
A
Biographia Literaria
B
An apology for Poetry
C
Essays in Criticism
D
Lives of the Poets
Question 15
From which country the famous poet Pablo Neruda belongs
A
Peru
B
Argentina
C
Cuba
D
Chile
Question 16
The heart of a tragedy and indeed of all drama is.....
A
Action
B
Narration
C
Thought
D
None
Question 17
Who is regarded as the master of dramatic monologues?
A
Lord Tennyson
B
Robert Browning
C
Edward Fitzgerald
D
None of the above
Question 18
Bertrand Russell was a British-
A
novelist
B
essayist
C
poet
D
philosopher
Question 19
Who believed that Shakespeare did much better in Comedy than in tragedy?
A
Dryden
B
Bradley
C
Johnson
D
L. C. Knight
Question 20
..... the quality when man is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason'..... is:
A
Objectivity
B
Subjectivity
C
Negative capability
D
Scepticism
There are 20 questions to complete.

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