English literature solved MCQ online quiz 243

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
A ''classic'' book is usually one that possesses what quality?
A
It has universal appeal.
B
It can stand the test of time
C
It makes connections.
D
All of the above
Question 2
..... is not a Transitional poet.
A
Thomas Gray
B
William Cowper
C
William Collins
D
Thomas Chatterton
Question 3
Kannan celebrates the holiday as.....
A
it is his birthday
B
his wife has been away to her father's house
C
it is a festival season
D
there is a strike in the factory
Question 4
In 1905, Virginia Woolf began to write for which publication?
A
The Time's Literary Supplement
B
The Lady's Home Journal
C
Strand Magazine
D
Reader Magazine
Question 5
Which of the following themes or subjects was not common in the works of Cavalier poets, such as Thomas Carew, Sir John Denham, Edmund Walter, Sir John Suckling, James Shirely, Richard Lovelace, and Robert Herrick?
A
courtly ideals of the good life
B
carpe diem
C
loyalty to the king
D
pious devotion to religious virtues
Question 6
Over the central bookcase in Dr Heidegger's study was:
A
A painting of the fountain of youth
B
A bust of Hippocrates
C
A replica of the Statue of Liberty
D
A sketch of Shakespeare
Question 7
Who was the king when Geoffrey Chaucer was born?
A
Edward II
B
Richard II
C
Edward III
D
David II
Question 8
Which is the famous elegy written by Shelley?
A
In Memoriam
B
Lycidas
C
Adonis
D
Thyrsis
Question 9
Mark Twain is a famous author from
A
USA
B
UK
C
Ireland
D
Norway
Question 10
What proceeded Jacobean era?
A
Elizabethan Era
B
Caroline era
C
Victorian era
D
Jacobean Era
Question 11
Shadwell in Mac Flecknoe is the dullest.....of Flecknoe.
A
Brother
B
Father
C
Son
D
None of the above
Question 12
is a didactic poem of George Herbert.
A
Love (III)
B
Virtue
C
Hunter
D
None of the above
Question 13
Was the Globe.....
A
A Roman Amphitheater.
B
An Elizabethan Theater.
C
An Elizabethan sports stadium.
D
A famous map of the world.
Question 14
Which of the following is a novel by Emily Bronte?
A
Agnes Grey
B
Wuthering Heights
C
Shirley
D
None of the above
Question 15
Jonson's idea was that comedy should not be 'true to life' but.....
A
larger than life
B
false to life
C
imitation of life
D
None of the above
Question 16
In what country is 'Dr Faustus' based?
A
England
B
Italy
C
France
D
Germany
Question 17
Sir John Denham commemorated this poet, referring to him as ''Old Chaucer'' who, ''like the morning star'', descends ''to the shades, '' so that ''Darkness again the Age invades.''
A
William Shakespeare
B
John Donne
C
Abraham Cowley
D
John Dryden
Question 18
The author's eyes were sensitive to only light and darkness.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 19
Spenser was:
A
Novelist
B
Dramatist
C
Prose writer
D
None of these
Question 20
The Rape of the Lock is a:
A
Parody
B
Elegy
C
Romance
D
Sonnet
There are 20 questions to complete.

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