English literature solved MCQ online quiz 209

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Jerusalem Prize for the Freedom of the Individual in Society was first awarded to
A
Max Frisch
B
Andre Schwarz-Bart
C
Bertrand Russell
D
Ignazio Silone
Question 2
'Paradise Regained' is an epic by.....
A
John Keats
B
P. B. Shelly
C
John Milton
D
William Blake
Question 2 Explanation: 
'Paradise Regained' is an epic by John Milton.
Question 3
English poet addicted to Opium was-
A
Lord Byron
B
Charles Kingsley
C
S.T. Coleridge
D
P.B. Shelly
Question 4
In whose reign Morality plays began?
A
Henry five
B
Elizabeth one
C
Henry six
D
Henry eight
Question 5
With which enormously influential perspective or practice is the early-twentieth-century thinker Sigmund Freud associated?
A
eugenics
B
psychoanalysis
C
phrenology
D
anarchism
Question 6
Who said ''To aim at literature is to miss the way to language. To aim at language is to pave the way to literature''?
A
Palmer
B
Thomson
C
Bacon
D
Wyatt
Question 7
..... is described as ' the father of the modern detective story'.
A
Wilkie Collins
B
Benjamin Disraeli
C
Mrs.Gaskell
D
Charles Kingsley
Question 8
'Rhyme' derives from Old High German, meaning
A
Number
B
Accent
C
Syllable
D
None of the above
Question 9
''The fool doth think he is wise but the wise man knows himself to be a fool''-this quotation is quoted from?
A
Hamlet
B
As you like It
C
Othello
D
Henry 8
Question 10
Which ordeal did Rani prefer to prove her innocence?
A
Swearing by holding King Cobra
B
Swearing by holding hot iron rod
C
Swearing by dipping her hand in boiling oil
D
None of the above
Question 11
How did the poet know the age of the banyan tree?
A
His father had told him
B
He had attended its planting ceremony
C
The pattern of its aerial roots revealed its age
D
The rings in its trunk revealed its age
Question 12
Who is the middle-aged servant in the Petkoff's house?
A
Nicola
B
Paul
C
Bluntschli
D
None of the above
Question 13
Adonais is an elegy on the death of:
A
Moschus
B
Edward William
C
John Keats
D
Shakespeare
Question 14
William Shakespeare's 'Venus and Adonis' is a.....
A
Tragedy
B
Comedy
C
Prose Romance
D
Narrative Poem
Question 15
Injun Joe plan to hurt.....
A
widow Thatcher
B
widow Douglas
C
widow Polly
D
widow Denver
Question 16
Who is the author of ''Around the World in Eighty Days''?
A
Jules Verne
B
Christopher Marlowe
C
Charles Kingsley
D
Thomas Hood
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jules Verne is the author of ''Around the World in Eighty Days''.
Question 17
''Men may be beaten, chained, tormented, yoked like cattle, slaughtered like summer flies.....yet remain free......'' This was said by:
A
Carlyle
B
J.S. Mill
C
Ruskin
D
Mathew Arnold
Question 18
How much money did Griffin find in Bunting's House?
A
2 ponds, 12 in half sovereign
B
2 pounds, 11 in half sovereign
C
3 pounds, 10 in half sovereign
D
2 pounds, 10 in half sovereign
Question 19
created a memorable character named Sherlock Holmes in his stories.
A
Rudyard Kipling
B
Elizabeth Bowen
C
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
D
Rhys Davice
Question 20
Who is the author of the poem 'The Legend of Good Women'?
A
Thomas More
B
Geoffrey Chaucer
C
Roger Bacon
D
William Langland
Question 20 Explanation: 
Geoffrey Chaucer is the author of the poem 'The Legend of Good Women'.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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