10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers
Who awarded Pulitzer Prize to Robert Frost?
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John F. Kennedy
Question 1 Explanation:
Robert Frost was awarded Pulitzer Prize by John F. Kennedy.
In the fable, while ant worked all summer to collect food, what did the grasshopper do?
Slept all day
Danced all day
Sang all day
Stole food from his neighbours
What was the cost of the diamond necklace the Loisels found as a replacement to the one that had been lost?
Thirty-six thousand francs
Eighteen thousand francs
Who is the author of 'Heaven and Earth'?
G. M. Hopkins
Question 4 Explanation:
Lord Byron is the author of 'Heaven and Earth'.
Total number of plays written by Shakespeare
What factors contributed to the increased popularity of nonfiction prose?
a new market position for nonfiction writing and an exalted sense of the didactic function of the writer
a Puritanical distrust of fictions and a thirst for trivia
the forbiddingly high cost of three-volume novels and the difficulty of finding poetry in bookshops outside of London
the deconstruction of the truth-fiction dichotomy and an accompanying relativistic sense that every opinion was of equal value
As Shakespeare's style developed, he started to experiment with
The first which Charlotte Bronte wrote was:
Who established the first English printing press?
None of the above
The phrase 'Pathetic fallacy' is coined by?
'Poetry is a spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling' is a definition of poetry by
None of these
In which book of the Bible does the story of Adam and Eve occur?
What happened to the young man once the king discovered his daughter's love affair?
He was immediately cast into prison and a day was appointed for his trial.
He was invited by the king for dinner at the king's palace.
He was asked to runaway with the princes.
He was forced to marry the princess's attendant.
The first theatre in England was established in-
is a masque containing beautiful blank verses.
None of the above
What did Thomas Carlyle mean by Close thy Byron; open thy Goethe?
Britain's preeminence as a global power will depend on mastery of foreign languages.
Even a foreign author is better than a homegrown scoundrel.
Abandon the introspection of the Romantics and turn to the higher moral purpose found in Goethe.
In a carefully veiled critique of the monarchy, Byron and Goethe stand in symbolically for Queen Victoria and Charles Darwin respectively.
Tracts for the Times relates to?
The Oxford Movement
The Pre-Raphaelite Movement
The Romantic Movement
The Symbolist Movement
'Paradise Lost' was written by.....
W B Yeats
Question 19 Explanation:
'Paradise Lost' was written by John Milton.
'The last Essays of Elia' was written by:
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