English literature solved MCQ online quiz 223

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
What served as the inspiration for P. B. Shelley's poems to the working classes A Song: ''Men of England'' and England in 1819?
A
the organization of a working class men's choral group in Southern England
B
the Battle of Waterloo
C
the Peterloo Massacre
D
the storming of the Bastille
Question 2
Thomas and Henrietta Bowdler's edition of The Family Shakespeare gave rise to the verb bowdlerize. What does it mean?
A
the expurgation of indelicate language
B
the modernization of archaic vocabulary
C
the insertion of bawdy songs
D
the expansion of female characters
Question 3
The sons of Macbeth when they heard of their father's murder.
A
killed Macbeth
B
killed Macbeth's wife
C
fled from Scotland
D
surrendered in front of Macbeth
Question 4
Which poem is the earliest attempt by Keats?
A
Imitation of Spenser (1813)
B
Imitation of Sidney (1877)
C
Imitation of Shelley (1844)
D
Imitation of Coleridge (1856)
Question 5
Pope's Essay on Criticism is written squarely in the tradition of which of the following:
A
Vida's De Arte Poetica
B
Boileau's Art Poetigue
C
Scalinger
D
Horace
Question 6
How does Aziz show Fielding that he considers him like a brother?
A
He lets Fielding sit on the floor
B
He gossips about Major Calendar
C
he shows Fielding a picture of his wife
D
He tells Fielding the names of his children
Question 7
ICT is useful to-
A
students
B
teachers
C
linguists
D
all of the above
Question 8
is the language of higher education, of public administration, of law courts and of commerce
A
Hindi
B
Gujarati
C
Sanskrit
D
English
Question 9
Which bird fluttered when the author stepped down into the ravine?
A
eagle
B
nightjar
C
kite
D
owl
Question 10
Mr. Hardcastle is worried about Tony's.....
A
Job
B
Education
C
Marriage
D
Excessive drinking
Question 11
Who is the author of the famous book 'The Judgment' is-
A
Anthony Mascarenhas
B
Amartya Sen
C
Kuldip Nayer
D
Nelson Mandela
Question 12
Which of the following was not an expressed objective of the Long Parliament when it convened in 1640?
A
abolishing extra-legal taxes and courts
B
mounting a revolution and executing the king
C
bringing to trial the king's hated ministers, Strafford and Laud
D
remaining in session until they themselves agreed to disband
Question 13
Mathew Arnold said: ''An ineffectual angel beating in the void his luminous wings in vain'', about:
A
Keats
B
Byron
C
Shelley
D
Blake
Question 14
What made Katherine throw the lute at Hortensio?
A
Because he tried to snatch it from her.
B
Because he tried to correct her.
C
Because he insulted her.
D
She did it for no reason.
Question 15
The banyan tree was a problem because of its sheer size and deep roots.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 16
How is the grandfather's life?
A
happy
B
burdensome
C
useful
D
None of the above
Question 17
'Supernaturalism' was an important feature of the poetry of:
A
Wordsworth
B
Byron
C
Coleridge
D
None of these
Question 18
Mr. Utterson was a prominent.....
A
doctor
B
lawyer
C
businessman
D
police inspector
Question 19
Byron wrote 'Childe Harold' in:
A
1808
B
1812
C
1818
D
None of these
Question 20
'The Rainbow' is a novel written by:
A
Hemingway
B
Virginia Woolf
C
E.M. Forster
D
D.H. Lawrence
There are 20 questions to complete.

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