English literature solved MCQ online quiz 241

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Which magazine, of which Edgar Allan Poe was the editor, published his short story collection titled The Murders in the Rue Morgue which is considered to be the first ever story in the genre of detective story?
A
Graham's Magazine
B
The New York Literary Supplement
C
Boston Review
D
Southern Literary Messenger
Question 2
According to Fielding, what word best represents India?
A
Mystery
B
vacation
C
paradise
D
muddle
Question 3
Who took Degree at fifteen from Cambridge in 1518?
A
Thomas Nash
B
Thomas More
C
Thomas lodge
D
Thomas Wyatt
Question 4
What was Hughie doing when Baron hausberg's messenger came to him with a letter?
A
having lunch
B
having a nap
C
having dinner
D
having breakfast
Question 5
Which of Shakespeare's play is his only play that has never been adopted for film or Television?
A
Taming of the Shrew
B
The two Noble Kinsmen
C
Troilus and Cressida
D
Cymbeline
Question 6
Who have written the book 'The Godfather'
A
Mario Puzo
B
Francis Ford Coppola
C
Marlon Brando
D
Mark Winegardner
Question 7
The 'Tragic Flaw' is also called:
A
Catharsis
B
Catastrophe
C
Hamartia
D
None of these
Question 8
and were born in the same year 1564.
A
Marlowe and Shakespeare
B
Jonson and Shakespeare
C
Shaw and Galsworthy
D
Shakespeare and Shaw
Question 9
In which establishment Coleridge enlisted himself in December 1793 by using the false name ''Silas Tomkyn Comberbache''?
A
Solicitors office
B
British Royal Navy
C
The Poets society
D
Royal Dragoons
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Royal Dragoons (1st Dragoons) was a mounted infantry regiment of the British Army. The regiment was formed in 1661, and served until 1969, when it was amalgamated with the Royal Horse Guards to form The Blues and Royals.
Question 10
The African wild ass is a.....
A
monogamist
B
bigamist
C
polygamist
D
heterogamous
Question 11
Who wrote ''20th Century Views''?
A
Abrahams, M. H.
B
Palmer, D. J.
C
Bertrand Russell
D
None of these
Question 12
'The Lotos Eaters' was written by:
A
Blake
B
Byron
C
Tennyson
D
None of these
Question 13
Coleridge's theory of the imagination modifies the traditional, particularly the, view of art as a mere imitation.
A
Romantic
B
Classical
C
Neo-classical
D
None of the above
Question 14
Who belongs to the Absurd School of Drama?
A
Shaw
B
Beckett
C
Pinter
D
Eliot
Question 15
Eliot worked for Faber and Faber as a/an:
A
assistant
B
director
C
writer
D
Editor e... none of these
Question 16
Chandu was insulted and abused for.....
A
robbing a merchant
B
stealing a bicycle
C
dressing up as a doctor
D
speaking loudly to his mother
Question 17
Which of the following tragedy is not written by Shakespeare?
A
Hamlet
B
Macbeth
C
King Lear
D
King Oedipus
Question 18
Representative Poet of Victorian Age-
A
Charles Dickens
B
Robert Browning
C
Alfred Tennyson
D
None of them
Question 19
'A Doll's House' is written by-
A
Francis Bacon
B
E.M. Forster
C
R.K. Narayan
D
Henrick Ibsen
Question 20
The word is sometimes used interchangeably with motif.
A
plot
B
dialogue
C
climax
D
theme
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