English literature solved MCQ online quiz 229

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
In English literature satires were seen in century.
A
17th century
B
19th cemtury
C
18th century
D
None of the above
Question 2
Coleridge's first book was?
A
Poem on Various Subjects (1796)
B
Lyrical Ballads (1798)
C
Aids to Reflection (1722)
D
The Rime of Ancient Mariner (1882)
Question 3
When Alfred Lord Tennyson was born?
A
1809
B
1810
C
1811
D
1812
Question 3 Explanation: 
Alfred Lord Tennyson was born in 1809.
Question 4
..... is, a novel, written by Tobias Smollett.
A
Clarrisa Harlowe
B
Joseph Andrews
C
Roderick Random
D
Tristram Shandy
Question 5
Who is the first Humorist in English Literature?
A
Geoffrey Chaucer
B
Robert Browning
C
Roger Bacon
D
Cynewulf
Question 5 Explanation: 
Geoffrey Chaucer is the first Humorist in English Literature.
Question 6
Wordsworth settled in
A
Lake District
B
Sussex
C
Cumber Land
D
None of these
Question 7
The Jacobean Age covers the period
A
1600-1625
B
1610-1620
C
1603-1625
D
1606-1612
Question 8
There are vowel glides or diphthongs in English RP.
A
20
B
6
C
15
D
8
Question 9
Vanity Fair is a novel by.....
A
Dickens
B
Thackeray
C
Scott
D
Fielding
Question 9 Explanation: 
Vanity Fair is a novel by 'Thackeray'.
Question 10
Which metrical form was Pope said to have brought to perfection?
A
the heroic couplet
B
blank verse
C
free verse
D
the ode
Question 11
What do you mean by Fable?
A
a story of high thoughts
B
a story about great men
C
a general story
D
a short story of animals for moral lesson
Question 12
Which of the following in the book/play written by Maithili Sharan Gupt?
A
Saket
B
Satyartha Prakash
C
Shakuntala
D
Savitri
Question 12 Explanation: 
''Saket'' is a Poetry which is written byMaithili Sharan Gupt. It was originally published in 1958. It was written by Hindi language.Saketa in Sanskrit orSaket in Hindi, means Heaven, thus a place where God resides. Saket can be alternatively used for Heaven or Vaikuntha in Hindu mythology, where liberated souls dwell. Saket is an epic that tells the story of Rama, the prince of Ayodhya, who lived thousands of years ago and is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu by Hindus. Saket actually meansAyodhya. Different forms of verses in pure Hindi (Khadi Boli) have been used in this epic by Rashtra Kavi Maithili Sharan Gupt, the author of the work. The beauty conveyed by the words used to describe the scenes imagined by the poet is simply superb. Here is a short piece to illustrate the point. Here, Rama and Sita are living in a simple hut in the forest. Sita is watering plants and softly humming some song. Rama is totally engrossed in watching her divine beauty.
Question 13
Who is the writer of 'Vision of Sin'?
A
George Bernard Shaw
B
William Shakespeare
C
A. Lord Tennyson
D
Christopher Marlowe
Question 13 Explanation: 
A. Lord Tennyson is the writer of 'Vision of Sin'.
Question 14
Who is the adopted child in 'Post Office''?
A
Sudha
B
Amal
C
Raju
D
None of the above
Question 15
Mr. Bennet is one of Jane Austen's characters in:
A
Emma
B
Persecution
C
Pride and Prejudice
D
Sense and sensibility
Question 16
The function of a critic, according to Coleridge is
A
To interpret and judge
B
To appreciate and interpret
C
To judge and evaluate
D
None of the above
Question 17
The Vision of Judgement is directed against?
A
Southey
B
Keats
C
Shelley
D
Dorothy
Question 18
What happened on the night the narrator killed the cat?
A
His whole house was burnt down
B
His remorse drove him to excessive drinking
C
His wife left him
D
All his pets vanished
Question 19
Renaissance Period was dominated by?
A
Tragedy
B
Comedy
C
Translation
D
Prose
Question 20
Who according to Kurudavva had vanished Kappanna?
A
Appanna
B
Yaksha woman
C
Village elders
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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