English literature solved MCQ online quiz 213

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
helps Rani by giving her magical roots
A
King Cobra
B
Kappanna
C
Appanna
D
Kurudava
Question 2
In what language did Shakespeare write?
A
Middle English
B
German
C
Old English
D
Modern English
Question 3
Total number of categories for which Pulitzer Prize has been awarded
A
7
B
12
C
17
D
21
Question 4
Who was the first Tudor King?
A
Henry VIII
B
Henry VII
C
George III
D
James I
Question 5
In Act II, what gift does King Duncan give to Lady Macbeth when he arrives at her home as a guest?
A
a large cask of wine
B
a diamond
C
an emerald ring with ruby ear rings
D
a sword
Question 6
He is a man.....principles.
A
of
B
for
C
in
D
with
Question 7
The poet urges the captain to rise up because it is for him:
A
The flag is flung
B
The bugle trills
C
The shore is crowded
D
All of the above
Question 8
Who authored the scholarly biography, Life of Donne?
A
Izaak Walton
B
Katherine Philips
C
John Skelton
D
Isabella Whitney
Question 9
Who published the sonnet ' O Solitude 'written by John Keats?
A
Richard Abbey
B
Leigh Hunt
C
John Sandell
D
William Wordsworth
Question 10
''Twelfth Night'' is..... by William Shakespeare
A
a comedy
B
an elegy
C
a novel
D
a tragedy
Question 10 Explanation: 
Twelfth Night is a comedy by William Shakespeare. The play was not published until its inclusion in the 1623 First Folio.
Question 11
The may be inspired by either a personal grievance or a passion for reform.
A
satire
B
wit
C
elegy
D
None of the above
Question 12
'The Faerie Queene' is an.....
A
Elegy
B
Epic
C
Sonnet
D
Poem
Question 12 Explanation: 
'The Faerie Queene' is an Epic.
Question 13
Why did the rebels of 1381 target the church, beheading the archbishop of Canterbury?
A
Their leaders were Lollards, advocating radical religious reform.
B
The common people were still essentially pagan.
C
They believed that writing, a skill largely confined to the clergy, was a form of black magic.
D
The church was among the greatest of oppressive landowners.
Question 14
'Murder in the Cathedral' is a play written by:
A
Shakespeare
B
Marlowe
C
Oscar Wilde
D
T.S. Eliot
Question 15
Toward the close of which century did English replace French as the language of conducting business in Parliament and in court of law?
A
tenth
B
eleventh
C
twelfth
D
fourteenth
Question 16
The poet digresses from the main theme when he talks about:
A
His mother who cooked very nicely
B
A family he stayed with in Surat
C
Attractions of the country Miss Pushpa is going to
D
Miss Pushpa's father's legal cases in Bulsar
Question 17
Herbert compares his faith in God to a.....
A
seasoned timber
B
incense stick
C
lamp
D
coal
Question 18
What did Cassius suspect?
A
He suspected that Caesar might betray Brutus.
B
He suspected that Caesar might be harmful for Rome.
C
He suspected that Caesar might make Brutus the king of Rome.
D
He suspected that Caesar might be made the king of Rome.
Question 19
The ''father of humanism'' was
A
Petrarch
B
Dante
C
Boccaccio
D
Pico della Mirandola
Question 20
'The Merchant of Venice' is a drama by.....
A
Webster
B
Ben Jonson
C
William Shakespeare
D
Christopher Marlowe
Question 20 Explanation: 
'The Merchant of Venice' is a drama by William Shakespeare.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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