English literature solved MCQ online quiz 204

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Grammar cum Translation method is
A
Natural
B
Effective
C
Ineffective
D
Unnatural
Question 2
In what year was The Old Man and the Sea published?
A
1 9 5 0
B
1 9 5 1
C
1 9 5 2
D
1 9 5 3
Question 3
Earnest Hemingway got Nobel Prize for-
A
Old Man and the Sea
B
A Farewell to Arms
C
Man and Superman
D
Life of Pea (Ryan Martel)
Question 4
How does Kate dress in the evening?
A
Fashionably
B
Plainly
C
In gowns
D
In rags
Question 5
Athenian tragedy had 4, 5 or even 6 chief actors and a chorus of men.
A
50
B
5
C
10
D
2
Question 6
'She dwells with beauty-beauty that must die' is a line from
A
Ode to Nightingale
B
Ode on Indolence
C
Ode to Melancholy
D
None of these
Question 7
Who is the author of 'The Taming of the Shrew'?
A
Shaw
B
William Shakespeare
C
Ibsen
D
Jonsen
Question 7 Explanation: 
'The Taming of the Shrew' author is William Shakespeare.
Question 8
What is Mrs.Reed to Jane Eyre by relationship?
A
Paternal Aunt
B
Cousin
C
Maternal Aunt
D
Sister
Question 9
Who is famous for the theory of 'Objective Co-relative'?
A
E.M. Forster
B
Somerset Maugham
C
T.S. Eliot
D
Woolf
Question 10
Who wrote the book 'Lord Jim: A Tale?
A
Oscar Wilde
B
Joseph Conrad
C
Thomas Hardy
D
Rudyard Kipling
Question 11
Which is the first major work of Geoffrey Chaucer?
A
The Canterbury Tales
B
The House of Fame
C
The Book of the Duchess
D
Troilus and Criseyde
Question 12
Whom does Nicola like and want to marry?
A
Louka
B
Eliza
C
Raina
D
None of the above
Question 13
Today English is the second most widely spoken and understood language in India after
A
Hindi
B
Gujarati
C
Sanskrit
D
English
Question 14
''A long poem is a combination of short poems.'' Who has held the above opinion?
A
Coleridge
B
Keats
C
Wordsworth
D
None of these
Question 15
The term existentialism means pertaining to
A
love
B
existence
C
outer space
D
violence
Question 16
used to be the medium for both comedy and tragedy.
A
verse
B
prose
C
drama
D
None of the above
Question 17
Mr. Shamnath had invited his for dinner.
A
parents
B
brother
C
boss
D
mother-in-law
Question 18
Who was Mr.Gibbon?
A
Doctor
B
Naturalist
C
Scientist
D
Professor
Question 19
Who would be called the English Homer and father of English poetry?
A
Bede
B
Sir Thomas Malory
C
Geoffrey Chaucer
D
Caedmon
Question 20
The key-note of Browning's philosophy of life is?
A
agnosticism
B
optimism
C
pessimism
D
skepticism
There are 20 questions to complete.

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