English literature solved MCQ online quiz 220

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Character 'King Duncan' is found in-
A
Othello
B
Macbeth
C
Julius Caesar
D
Henry 8
Question 2
They finished their work before the boss came.
A
had
B
has
C
have
D
have been
Question 3
Which Century belongs to Victorian Period?
A
19th.
B
20th
C
17th
D
18th
Question 4
How much money did the Italian Government ask for in order to help with the execution?
A
16000 francs
B
12000francs
C
14000 francs
D
10000 francs
Question 5
What do you mean by Burlesque?
A
a satiric caricature of the characters
B
a drama
C
a satiric person
D
an allegorical statement
Question 6
Who wrote the 'Odyssey and Iliad'?
A
Milton
B
Hoffman
C
Vergil
D
Homer
Question 7
The term means the kinds of words, phrases, sentence structure and figurative language.
A
plot
B
dialogue
C
stanza
D
diction
Question 8
In which play does ''Forest of Arden'' figure
A
A Midsummer Night's Dream
B
The Merry Wives of Windsor
C
As You Like It
D
Macbeth
Question 9
Who was the only Laureate to refuse the Nobel Prize?
A
Leo Tolstoy
B
Jea-Paul Sartre
C
T.S. Eliot
D
All the above
Question 10
The beauty of Shakespearean language lies in its
A
use of archaic words
B
use of obsolete words and expressions
C
adoption of new forms of poetic and linguistic expression
D
use of Latin and Greek words
Question 11
Who is the author of 'A Brief History of Time'?
A
Albert Einstein
B
Stephen Hawking
C
Jagadish Chandra Basu
D
Isaac Newton
Question 11 Explanation: 
Stephen Hawking is the author of 'A Brief History of Time'.
Question 12
Sebastian marries
A
Viola
B
Maria
C
Olivia
D
Rosalind
Question 13
In which work do you read: ''Beauty is truth, truth beauty.''?
A
Adonais
B
Bright Star
C
Ode on a Grecian Urn
D
La Bell Dame Sans Merci
Question 14
Who is the writer of ''Absalom and Achitophel''?
A
John Webster
B
John Milton
C
John Dryden
D
John Donne
Question 15
There are pure vowels in English RP.
A
15
B
12
C
10
D
8
Question 16
Between what time period did William Shakespeare begin a successful career in London as an actor?
A
between1579 and 1587
B
between1585 and 1592
C
between1580 and 1591
D
between1579 and 1583
Question 17
What was ''restored'' in 1660?
A
the monarchy, in the person of Charles II
B
the dominance of the Tory Party
C
the ''Book of Common Prayer''
D
toleration of religious dissidents
Question 18
Through his, poems the Shelley and hero is presented
A
Lyric
B
Visionary
C
Sad
D
Musical
Question 19
'Paradise Lost' is a/an.....
A
short story
B
epic poem
C
play
D
lyrical poem
Question 19 Explanation: 
'Paradise Lost' is an epic poem.
Question 20
Who is the famous woman novelist in Victorian Age?
A
E.B. Browning
B
George Eliot
C
T.S Eliot
D
Austen
There are 20 questions to complete.

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