English literature solved MCQ online quiz 216

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
'Swore' means.....
A
'took an oath'
B
'promised'
C
'cursed'
D
None of the above
Question 2
What did Dr. Heidegger caution his guests about before drinking the liquid?
A
To drink only one glass
B
To not make the mistakes of their youth again
C
To be wary of untrustworthy friends
D
To never believe in superstitions
Question 3
Sidney's Defence of Poesie was written in response to.....
A
The School of Abuse
B
Tottle's Miscellany
C
Art of English Poesie
D
The Courtyer
Question 4
Who wrote the poem 'Defence of Lucknow'?
A
Browning
B
Tennyson
C
Swinburne
D
Rossetti
Question 5
The term 'The Problem Play' was coined by
A
Albert Guerard
B
Granville Barker
C
Sydney Grundy
D
Wallace Stevenses
Question 6
, a notable proponent of humanism in the Victorian Period, strongly defended the central role of humane studies in general education.
A
John Ruskin
B
Matthew Arnold
C
Alfred Tennyson
D
Robert Browning
Question 7
In which of the following works is the social outcast represented and addressed?
A
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Frankenstein
B
William Worsworth's Lyrical Ballads
C
John Keats's ''To Autumn''
D
all but c
Question 8
Which of the following essay is written by Virginia Woolf?
A
A Room of One's Own
B
Mr Bennett and Mrs Brown
C
The Common Reader
D
All of the above
Question 9
Who wrote the famous poetic line 'To err is human, to forgive is divine'?
A
Alexander Pope
B
Shelley
C
Keats
D
Dryden
Question 9 Explanation: 
Pope wrote the famous poetic line 'To err is human, to forgive is divine'.
Question 10
is the illegitimate son of the Earl of Gloucester.
A
Edmund
B
Edgar
C
Kent
D
Tom
Question 11
How many times does Milton invoke a muse?
A
One
B
Two
C
Three
D
Four
Question 12
In 'In Memorium', Tennyson mourns the death of:
A
Hugh Clough
B
Lord Byron
C
Arthur Hallam
D
Keats
Question 13
Childe Harold was written by:
A
Byron
B
Shelley
C
Tennyson
D
None of these
Question 14
Who wrote 'The Tempest'?
A
William Wordsworth
B
Ben Jonson
C
William Shakespeare
D
Tennyson
Question 15
What is the feature of Romantic poetry?
A
Imagination
B
Modernism
C
Post-modernism
D
None of the above
Question 16
The metaphor of the is used to explain the world of wonder that literature opens up.
A
Water
B
Air
C
Pebble
D
Shell
Question 17
The poet's heart is bleeding because:
A
The exciting voyage is over
B
The people are not exulting over him
C
His captain is dead
D
His ship is worn out
Question 18
Which words were used by translators of the Bible for 'You' in King James Bible?
A
This and That
B
Then and There
C
Thou and Thee
D
These and Those
Question 19
Calliban is a Character in.....
A
King Lear
B
Tempest
C
Min and Superman
D
Othello
Question 19 Explanation: 
Calliban is a Character in Tempest.
Question 20
Who was appointed as Poet-Laureate after William Wordsworth
A
D.G Rossetti
B
Tennyson
C
George Eliot
D
Robert Browning
There are 20 questions to complete.

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