English literature solved MCQ online quiz 215

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The only expensive thing left in the Bishop's house was a pair of.....
A
Cups
B
Plates
C
Glasses
D
Candlesticks
Question 2
The well-known poem Absalom and Achitophel was written by.....
A
Pope
B
Butler
C
Congreve
D
Dryden
Question 3
Ecocritics claimed that the reigning religions and philosophies of Western civilization are deeply.....
A
logocentric
B
women centric
C
myth centric
D
anthropocentric
Question 4
Which sorts of political reform took place during the Romantic period?
A
Parliamentary reform, increasing representation of the working classes
B
Labor reform, improving working conditions for industrial laborers
C
Educational reform, producing a dramatic increase in literacy
D
a and c only: Significant labor and voting reform would have to wait for the Victorian era and later.
Question 5
What is the sub-title of the play Twelfth Night?
A
Or, What is you Will
B
Or, What you Will
C
Or, What you Like It
D
Or, What you Think
Question 6
'Twelfth Night' is a-
A
A Comedy
B
an Elegy
C
a Novel
D
a Tragedy
Question 7
'Nothing more real than nothing' are the words of?
A
Harold Pinter
B
Beckett
C
Shaw
D
None of these
Question 8
..... literature provided the first systematic application of critical standards to the enjoyment of English
A
Dryden
B
Johnson
C
Sidney
D
Coleridge
Question 9
The old ivy vine was
A
Fresh and green
B
Gnarled and decayed
C
Dry and yellow
D
Short and invisible
Question 10
Which of the plays is not written by T. S. Eliot?
A
The Rock
B
The Family Reunion
C
The importance of being Earnest
D
None of these
Question 11
Who is called the 'Poet of Nature' in English literature?
A
Lord Byron
B
John Keats
C
William Wordsworth
D
P. B Shelley
Question 11 Explanation: 
William Wordsworth is the 'Poet of Nature' in English literature.
Question 12
At the end of The Bishop's Candlesticks, the convict feels that he is a man again, and not a.....
A
convict
B
bird
C
villain
D
wild beast
Question 13
The accent is on the first syllable when the word is
A
Verb
B
Adverb
C
Noun or an adjective
D
Pronoun
Question 14
The.....century novel, though firmly established by Richardson, was further developed by Fielding, Smollett and Laurence.
A
17th
B
18th
C
16th
D
19th
Question 15
Who said 'Keats was a Greek'?
A
Wordsworth
B
Coleridge
C
Lamb
D
Shelley
Question 16
Which of the following is not a comedy written by William Congreve?
A
The Double Dealer
B
The way of the world
C
Love For Love
D
The Country-Wife
Question 17
Which country awarded the Pulitzer Prize
A
France
B
USA
C
England
D
Italy
Question 18
When did Samuel Taylor Coleridge die?
A
22 November 1836
B
24 February 1841
C
30 April 1822
D
25 July 1834
Question 19
Who wrote 'Crime and Punishment'?
A
Shelley
B
Tolstoy
C
Byron
D
Dostoyevsky
Question 20
In '' Breezy April'', the poet describes the magical power of the season and the.....
A
Wind
B
Breeze
C
Nature
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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