English literature solved MCQ online quiz 225

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The battle between God's army and Satan's rebels in heaven lasted:
A
One day
B
Three days
C
Seven days
D
One hour
Question 2
Who is the writer of 'Ulysess'?
A
Geoffrey Chaucer
B
Robert Browning
C
Cynewulf
D
A. Lord Tennyson
Question 2 Explanation: 
A. Lord Tennyson is the writer of 'Ulysess'.
Question 3
Which one of the following works of Geoffrey Chaucer is an elegy written for Blanche of Lancaster?
A
The House of Fame
B
The Book of the Duchess
C
Troilus and Criseyde
D
The Legend of Good Women
Question 4
The Novel, ''TristramShandy'' is written by.....
A
Smollett
B
Sterne
C
Fielding
D
Richardson
Question 5
The setting of Conrad's novels is based on his own experiences of the
A
Antarctic expedition
B
tour of India
C
Malayan waters
D
Polar regions
Question 6
Which of the following is not a characteristic of literature?
A
Originality
B
Permanence
C
Moral consciousness
D
Brevity
Question 7
According to the Natyashashtra, there are vyabhichari bhavas.
A
10
B
44
C
15
D
33
Question 8
'Emma' was published in the year
A
1815
B
1814
C
1816
D
1813
Question 9
Shakespeare wrote..... plays?
A
32
B
34
C
36
D
38
Question 10
What is the delicate balancing act of Marvell's Horatian Ode?
A
praising Roman virtues whilst endorsing Christian beliefs
B
praising feminine virtue whilst mocking the fixation on chastity
C
celebrating Cromwell's victories whilst inviting sympathy for the executed king
D
celebrating the Restoration whilst regretting the frivolity of the new regime
Question 11
During the exam, the teacher's behaviour towards the students was.....
A
sympathetic
B
apathetic
C
indifferent
D
None of the above
Question 12
Which one of Gaskell's novels has been called a Victorian Much Ado About Nothing?
A
Ruth
B
Mary Barton
C
Cranford
D
North and South
Question 13
Hardy's Nature is:
A
Friendly
B
Indifferent
C
Vindictive
D
None of these
Question 14
Who wrote 'Romola'?
A
Thomas Hardy
B
W. M. Thackery
C
George Eliot
D
R. L. Stevenson
Question 15
What was Elizabeth's close circle of advisers called?
A
The Star Chamber
B
Parliament
C
The Privy Council
D
The Cabinet
Question 16
By nobility of diction Longinus means the use of metaphors and ornamental language as well as.....
A
proper choice of words
B
selection of best ideas
C
use of unfamiliar words
D
none of these
Question 17
What reason did the astrologer give for the death of the man the passer-by had been looking for?
A
He fell off a cliff.
B
He was murdered with a knife.
C
He consumed rat poison.
D
He was crushed under a lorry.
Question 18
Who said, ''poetry fed and watered the passions instead of drying them up''?
A
Plato
B
Homer
C
Sophocles
D
Aristotle
Question 19
Antonio was bound to pay times the money he borrowed or a pound of flesh from his body in case he fails to repay the amount in time.
A
ten
B
five
C
fifteen
D
twenty
Question 20
were the moneylenders of the Venice in those days.
A
The Christians
B
The Jews
C
The Polish
D
The Portuguese
There are 20 questions to complete.

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