English literature solved MCQ online quiz 236

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
In Memoriam by Tennyson is:
A
an elegy
B
a collection of elegies
C
a lyric
D
a dramatic lyric
Question 2
is Shylock's daughter.
A
Portia
B
Jessica
C
Nerissa
D
Miranda
Question 3
The photographer removed the in the author's photograph.
A
nose
B
smile
C
eyebrows
D
None of the above
Question 4
The treatise 'On Liberty' was written by:
A
Ruskin
B
Lamb
C
Mill
D
Oscar Wilde
Question 5
When God sees that Adam and Eve have disobeyed him, who does he send to ''judge'' them and the snake?
A
The Son
B
The Holy Ghost
C
Michael
D
Raphael
Question 6
What was one of the first acts of Parliament after the outbreak of hostilities in the First Civil War?
A
the abolishment of public plays and sports
B
the conversion of the English church to Catholicism
C
the adoption of English as the official language
D
the declaration of war against Spain
Question 7
What is Sestet?
A
Last six line of a sonnet
B
First six lines of sonnet
C
first eight line of a sonnet
D
last eight lines
Question 8
What was the name of David's mother?
A
Clara
B
Dora
C
Emily
D
Peggotty
Question 9
.....the Vice Chancellor arrived, we all stood up.
A
Till
B
As
C
After
D
Before
Question 10
is Elizabeth's best friend
A
Charlotte Lucas
B
Mrs. Phillips
C
Miss Bingley
D
Mrs. Gardiner
Question 11
'The Duchess of Mulfi' is written by?
A
William Congreve
B
John Wycherley
C
Ben Johnson
D
John Webster
Question 12
Coleridge's chief contribution to literary criticism is.....
A
Lectures on Shakespeare and Milton
B
Criticism on Wordsworth
C
Biographia Literaria
D
None of the above
Question 13
The ''Essay of Dramatic Poesy'' is in
A
Dialogue form
B
Poetry form
C
Prose form
D
Narrative form
Question 14
The twins in Lord of the Flies are?
A
Ralph and Jack
B
Simon and Eric
C
Ralph and Eric
D
Simon and Jack
Question 15
The child.....the whole issue..... in the meeting.
A
brings, to light
B
brought, to light
C
will bring, to light
D
bringing, to light
Question 16
Iago uses to destroy Othello.
A
Cassio
B
Brabantio
C
Roderigo
D
Desdemona
Question 17
Who wrote 'The Conquest of Granada' (1670)?
A
Shakespeare
B
Derrida
C
Dryden
D
Sidney
Question 18
To which category that two works of William Shakespeare Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece belong to?
A
Historical Plays
B
Comedies
C
Narrative Poems
D
Tragedies
Question 19
Who performs Romeo and Juliet's marriage?
A
Friar Laurence
B
Friar John
C
Friar Vincent
D
None of the above
Question 20
The plot of Jane Austen novels are
A
romantic
B
unromantic
C
supernatural
D
tragic
There are 20 questions to complete.

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