English literature solved MCQ online quiz 230

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
'On Heroes and Hero...worship is written by:
A
Huxley
B
Carlyle
C
Ruskin
D
Mill
Question 2
When did Frost attend Harvard University?
A
1896
B
1899
C
1897
D
1898
Question 2 Explanation: 
Frost attended Harvard University in 1897.
Question 3
In the poem 'Goe and Catche a Falling Starre' the seeker may hopelessly travel days to find a fair and true woman.
A
13000
B
11000
C
10000
D
14000
Question 4
Who is the writer of The Caroline Period?
A
Robert Herrick
B
Caedmon
C
Dante
D
Cynewulf
Question 4 Explanation: 
Robert Herrick is the writer of The Caroline Period.
Question 5
Which is an exaggeration?
A
Alliteration
B
Haiku
C
Hyperbole
D
Prose
Question 6
Which of the following colonial ventures took place in the reign of James I (1603-25)?
A
the founding of the Jamestown settlement
B
the founding of the Plymouth colony
C
Henry Hudson's fruitless search for the Northwest Passage
D
all of the above
Question 7
Which of the following statements about Julian of Norwich is true?
A
She sought unsuccessfully to restore classical paganism.
B
She was a virgin martyr.
C
She is the first known woman writer in the English vernacular.
D
She made pilgrimages to Jerusalem, Rome, and Santiago.
Question 8
In which work of Virginia Woolf do we find the Romney family?
A
The Years
B
Flush
C
Jacob's Room
D
To the Lighthouse
Question 9
Which of the following terms does not reflect the theme of Browning's ''Dover Beach''?
A
Pessimism
B
Human Misery
C
Melancholy
D
Learning
Question 10
Oliver Goldsmith is a/an.....novelist.
A
American
B
Irish
C
English
D
French
Question 11
Who has written the prose-work Modern Painters?
A
Thomas Carlyle
B
John Ruskin
C
Emily Bronte
D
Lord Tennyson
Question 12
Expressionism was a revolt against the artistic and literary tradition of
A
Surrealism
B
Realism
C
Aestheticism
D
None of the above
Question 13
The term Esemplastic denotes
A
primary imagination
B
secondary imagination
C
final imagination
D
None of the above
Question 14
There are only two acts in 'The Post Office', which follows structure.
A
Hour-glass
B
Tragic
C
Comedy
D
None of the above
Question 15
Which philosopher got Nobel Prize in literature?
A
Winston Churchill
B
Abraham Lincoln
C
T.S. Eliot
D
Bertrand Russell
Question 16
From which store Griffin stole clothes, food, and fake nose?
A
Omniums
B
Ottaca
C
Overa
D
Onimuses
Question 17
The word 'cipher' originally meant.....
A
Zero
B
Umbrella
C
Rain
D
Dress
Question 18
The term 'metaphysical' was first used for the poets Cowley and Donne by.....
A
Pope
B
Dryden
C
Dr. Johnson
D
None of the above
Question 19
What did Henry do to look for his mother?
A
Hired himself out as servant to one officer after another
B
Went from one war relief to camp another
C
Scoured all the black ghettos in the region
D
Contacted all the buyers that were present at the auction
Question 20
Aldous Huxley was a poet, but was better known as what?
A
Politician
B
Dramatist
C
Novelist
D
Architect
There are 20 questions to complete.

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