English literature solved MCQ online quiz 239

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
In the last lines of the poem Virtue, Herbert metaphorically compares a..... to the virtuous Soul.
A
Seasonal flower
B
Seasoned timber
C
Seasonal food
D
None of the above
Question 2
The author Nora Rossi pleads his teacher.....
A
to be well-informed in the subjects she teaches
B
to be a strict disciplinarian with rowdy students
C
to be a bit humble
D
None of the above
Question 3
In the phrase, thy seed shall bruise our foe, the ''seed'' refers to:
A
The Tree of Knowledge
B
Adam
C
Cane and Abel
D
Jesus Christ
Question 4
Elizabeth's reign was longer than that of any other Tudor. When she died at the age of 69 in 1603, how many years had she reigned?
A
35
B
40
C
45
D
50
Question 5
Who wrote about the idyllic 'Isle of Innisfree'?
A
Dylan Thomas
B
Ezra Pound
C
Yeats
D
E.E. Cummings
Question 6
Chandu takes revenge on the ''orthodox idiots'' by.....
A
shouting slogans
B
fighting with the village elders
C
making fun of the villagers
D
going on a strike
Question 7
The man was not happy with the quality of the boy's work.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 8
Who is the goddess of witchcraft in the play?
A
Aphrodite
B
Hecate
C
Minerva
D
Mordr
Question 9
A poem which consists of fourteen line is called:
A
A Sonnet
B
An Ode
C
A ballad
D
None of these
Question 10
How many children were there in the Bronte family?
A
3
B
4
C
5
D
6
Question 11
''Under the green wood tree'' is a song in:
A
Love's labour's lost
B
As you like it
C
A mid Summer night's dream
D
Much ado about nothing
Question 12
/t, d, s, z, n, l/ are sounds.
A
plosive
B
labio-dental
C
alveolar
D
velar
Question 13
'Love and Friendship' is written by-
A
Francis Bacon
B
Jane Austen
C
Jonathan Swift
D
None
Question 14
Under which pseudonym the work The Shepheardes Calender was published?
A
Edward
B
Immerito
C
Jonathan
D
Immanuel
Question 15
Terms like 'idle king', 'still hearth' and 'aged wife' in the first stanza of ''Ulysses'' indicate the in life.
A
confidence
B
energy
C
enthusiasm
D
monotonousness
Question 16
When did William Wordsworth marry Mary Hutchinson?
A
1798
B
1805
C
1812
D
1802
Question 17
A is self-containe
A
man
B
correctchoice novel
C
drama
Question 18
Robert Herrick's lyric deals with the theme of sadness at the brief life of the flowers on a fruit tree.
A
To Flowers
B
To Blossoms
C
To Autumn
D
To Plants
Question 19
Gertrude married after her husband's death.
A
Claudius
B
Polonius
C
Laertes
D
Prince Fortinbras
Question 20
Nobel Prize winner in literature Harold Pinter is from?
A
USA
B
Australia
C
UK
D
Canada
There are 20 questions to complete.

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