English literature solved MCQ online quiz 228

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The sounds produced by raising the back of the tongue against the soft palate are called sounds.
A
Velar
B
Palatal
C
Retroflex
D
Dental
Question 2
What did the prisoner do with the land he bought from the money he received?
A
Loaned it to a farmer for a monthly income.
B
Lost it in a gaming house
C
Started market-gardening
D
Left is barren and went away.
Question 3
Which of following is written by Shakespeare?
A
Dr. Faustus
B
Pilgrim's Progress
C
The preface to Fable
D
Twelfth Night
Question 4
When Wordsworth's 'Immortality Ode' was first published in 1802, it had only?
A
Stanzas I to IV
B
Stanzas I toV
C
Stanzas I to VI
D
Stanzas I to VII
Question 5
In which work do you read: ''I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.''?
A
Lovesong of J.Alfred Prufrock
B
Sonnets from the Portuguese
C
Prelude
D
The Last Decalogue
Question 6
Flecknoe sang to entertain which king?
A
King John of Portugal
B
King John of Peru
C
King John of Persia
D
None of the above
Question 7
In which year Coleridge met poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy which later contributed Romantic movement to the English Literature?
A
1779
B
1789
C
1795
D
1798
Question 8
Metaphysical poetry depends largely on the use of.....
A
Recitations
B
Conceits
C
Imagery
D
None of the above
Question 9
'Picture of Dorian Gray ' was written by
A
Oscar Wild
B
Hardy
C
George Eliot
D
None of these
Question 10
'Caesar and Cleopatra' is.....
A
a tragedy by Shskespeare
B
a play By G. B. Shaw
C
a poem by Lord Byron
D
a novel by S. T. Coleridge
Question 10 Explanation: 
Caesar and Cleopatra is a play written in 1898 by George Bernard Shaw that depicts a fictionalized account of the relationship between Julius Caesar and Cleopatra.
Question 11
'Lapis Lazuli' is:
A
A Poem
B
Drama
C
None of these
D
A Poem
Question 12
Who is the representative of the metaphysical poets?
A
Samuel Johnson
B
John Donne
C
Geoffrey Chaucer
D
Robert Browning
Question 12 Explanation: 
John Donne is the representative of the metaphysical poets.
Question 13
G.B. Shaw's is an amusing theatrical debate about pacifism and militarism.
A
The Doctor's Dilemma
B
Arms and the Man
C
Saint Joan
D
Candida
Question 14
Yeats used to express his philosophy of life.
A
Images
B
Similes
C
Symbols
D
wit
Question 15
'kubla khan' is a poem which reflects a.....strain in Choleridge's poetry.
A
Intellectual
B
magical
C
melancholic
D
pessimistic
Question 16
What is the appearance of Marvel?
A
A short faced man
B
A big flexible face
C
A heighted man
D
A large long face
Question 17
You must return..... sunset.
A
before
B
in
C
until
D
beside
Question 18
Maxim Gorky was a famous writer from
A
England
B
America
C
Germany
D
Russia
Question 19
Stones of Venice was written by:
A
Macaulay
B
Newman
C
Ruskin
D
Carlyle
Question 20
What was the 1st end of the play?
A
Rani was punished for her sins
B
Rani was considered Divine Being
C
Appanna left Rani
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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