English literature solved MCQ online quiz 214

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Who awarded Pulitzer Prize to Robert Frost?
A
Dr mohammad younus
B
John F. Kennedy
C
John Don
D
John Willy
Question 1 Explanation: 
Robert Frost was awarded Pulitzer Prize by John F. Kennedy.
Question 2
In the fable, while ant worked all summer to collect food, what did the grasshopper do?
A
Slept all day
B
Danced all day
C
Sang all day
D
Stole food from his neighbours
Question 3
What was the cost of the diamond necklace the Loisels found as a replacement to the one that had been lost?
A
Thirty-six thousand francs
B
Eighteen thousand francs
C
Hundred francs
D
Thousand francs
Question 4
Who is the author of 'Heaven and Earth'?
A
Lord Tennyson
B
William Wordsworth
C
Lord Byron
D
G. M. Hopkins
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lord Byron is the author of 'Heaven and Earth'.
Question 5
Total number of plays written by Shakespeare
A
14
B
28
C
38
D
52
Question 6
What factors contributed to the increased popularity of nonfiction prose?
A
a new market position for nonfiction writing and an exalted sense of the didactic function of the writer
B
a Puritanical distrust of fictions and a thirst for trivia
C
the forbiddingly high cost of three-volume novels and the difficulty of finding poetry in bookshops outside of London
D
the deconstruction of the truth-fiction dichotomy and an accompanying relativistic sense that every opinion was of equal value
Question 7
As Shakespeare's style developed, he started to experiment with
A
Trochees
B
Spondees
C
Iambic pentameter
D
Anapests
Question 8
Burglars means
A
thieves
B
killers
C
smokers
D
terrorists
Question 9
The first which Charlotte Bronte wrote was:
A
Jane Eyre
B
Shirley
C
the professor
D
villette
Question 10
Who established the first English printing press?
A
William Caxton
B
George Eliot
C
Thomas Hardy
D
None of the above
Question 11
The phrase 'Pathetic fallacy' is coined by?
A
Milton
B
Coleridge
C
Carlyle
D
John Ruskin
Question 12
'Poetry is a spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling' is a definition of poetry by
A
Wordsworth
B
Shelley
C
Coleridge
D
None of these
Question 13
In which book of the Bible does the story of Adam and Eve occur?
A
Leviticus
B
Exodus
C
Genesis
D
Deuteronomy
Question 14
What happened to the young man once the king discovered his daughter's love affair?
A
He was immediately cast into prison and a day was appointed for his trial.
B
He was invited by the king for dinner at the king's palace.
C
He was asked to runaway with the princes.
D
He was forced to marry the princess's attendant.
Question 15
The first theatre in England was established in-
A
1556
B
1566
C
1576
D
1586
Question 16
is a masque containing beautiful blank verses.
A
Paradise Lost
B
Comus
C
On Shakespeare
D
None of the above
Question 17
What did Thomas Carlyle mean by Close thy Byron; open thy Goethe?
A
Britain's preeminence as a global power will depend on mastery of foreign languages.
B
Even a foreign author is better than a homegrown scoundrel.
C
Abandon the introspection of the Romantics and turn to the higher moral purpose found in Goethe.
D
In a carefully veiled critique of the monarchy, Byron and Goethe stand in symbolically for Queen Victoria and Charles Darwin respectively.
Question 18
Tracts for the Times relates to?
A
The Oxford Movement
B
The Pre-Raphaelite Movement
C
The Romantic Movement
D
The Symbolist Movement
Question 19
'Paradise Lost' was written by.....
A
Mathew
B
Robert Browning
C
John Milton
D
W B Yeats
Question 19 Explanation: 
'Paradise Lost' was written by John Milton.
Question 20
'The last Essays of Elia' was written by:
A
Carlyle
B
Lamb
C
Hunt
D
Ruskin
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