English literature solved MCQ online quiz 211

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Age of Milton saw remarkable increase in.....
A
Poetry
B
Drama
C
Prose
D
None of the above
Question 2
Celia and Rosalind are
A
Cousins
B
not related to each other.
C
Sisters
D
Friends
Question 3
Which of the following statements about The Canterbury Tales is true?
A
The Wife of Bath, The Clerk, Sir Gawain and The Franklin are characters and tale-tellers in this work.
B
In all, Chaucer tells thirty tales in this work.
C
The Canterbury Tales remained unfinished at the time of its author's death.
D
''The General Prologue' is appended to The Canterbury Tales.
Question 4
Many students..... in the last university exams successfully.
A
got through
B
getting through
C
gets through
D
get through
Question 5
'The Ring and the Book' is a poem written by:
A
Browning
B
Mathew Arnold
C
Tennyson
D
None of these
Question 6
Which medal did Tennyson win for a poem on Timbuctoo?
A
the President's Medal
B
the Chancellor's Medal
C
the Royal Medal
D
None of the above
Question 7
What was the impact on literature of the Education Act of 1870, which made elementary schooling compulsory?
A
the emergence of a mass literate population at whom a new mass-produced literature could be directed
B
a new market for basic textbooks which paid better than sophisticated novels or plays
C
a popular thirst for the classics, driving contemporary writers to the margins
D
none of the above
Question 8
After many infatuations, R.K.Narayan fell in love and married her in.....
A
1932
B
1934
C
1933
D
None of the above
Question 9
Who is the author of Aurora Leigh?
A
D. G. Rossetti
B
Christina Rossetti
C
Tennyson
D
Elizabeth Barret Browning
Question 10
Who is the author/writer of the story 'The Tiger Smiled'?
A
Jim Corbett
B
Ruskin Bond
C
R. K. Narayan
D
Rudyard Kipling
Question 11
deals with the dark side of life and deals with the liter side.
A
satire, farce
B
night, day
C
tragedy, comedy
D
None of the above
Question 12
The complex ranking system that Elizabethans believed ordered every single thing in the universe was known as:
A
The Great Order of Life
B
The Great Chain of Being
C
The Great System of Shakespeare
D
The Great Sonnet Symbolism Maker
Question 13
of design is essential for a good One-Act Play.
A
Beauty
B
Grandeur
C
Aesthetics
D
Simplicity
Question 14
The historical roots of Aestheticism are found in
A
Gaunt's The Aesthetic Adventure
B
Kant's Critique of Judgement
C
Johnson's Aestheticism
D
None of the above
Question 15
Miss Pushpa is being given a welcome party.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 16
Who is Raina's fiance in the beginning?
A
Sergius
B
Bluntschli
C
Nikola
D
None of the above
Question 17
Dr. Jekyll confines himself to the of his house.
A
living room
B
kitchen
C
bedroom
D
laboratory
Question 18
How many children does Uncle Tom have?
A
one
B
seven
C
five
D
three
Question 19
Most of the action of the play takes place in
A
Vietnam
B
Verona
C
Venice
D
None of the above
Question 20
Historical events often influence literature. Which of the following did NOT occur during the Restoration period?
A
Charles II was restored to the throne
B
The French Revolution
C
The Great Fire of London
D
The Exclusion Bill Crisis
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