English literature solved MCQ online quiz 246

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
is written by Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackville?
A
Medea
B
Gorboduc
C
All My Sons
D
Dr.Faustus
Question 2
What was Sarah's post at the restaurant?
A
cook
B
maid servant
C
typist
D
manager
Question 3
Which city became the perceived center of Western civilization by the middle of the nineteenth century?
A
Paris
B
Tokyo
C
London
D
Amsterdam
Question 4
''Blow, blow thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind.''-Example of?
A
Simile
B
Conceit
C
Metaphor
D
Couplet
Question 5
..... took his characters from the farmers and peasantry of his native 'Wessex'.
A
George Eliot
B
George Meredith
C
Thomas Hardy
D
Thackeray
Question 6
'A Hymn to GOD THE FATHER' is Donne's tribute to his.....
A
mother
B
father
C
wife
D
None of the above
Question 7
'The Life of Scott' is a biographical work by
A
Scott
B
Lockhart
C
Carlyle
D
Moore
Question 8
In 'Paradise Lost', which angel is ordered by God to drive Adam and Eve out of Paradise? Before he does so, he shows Adam a number of visions about the future of the human race, beginning with Cain murdering Abel and ending with the redemption of mankind through Christ. Who is this angel that has a large role in the finishing chapters of 'Paradise Lost'?
A
Michael
B
Abdiel
C
Rafael
D
Gabriel
Question 9
What was the name of the book that Hughie's father had for him?
A
Pride and Prejudice
B
History of Peninsular War
C
Tom Sawyer
D
How to be a Millionaire
Question 10
Which poet, critic and translator brought England a modern literature between 1660 and 1700?
A
Addison
B
Bunyan
C
Crabbe
D
Dryden
Question 11
What is an epic?
A
a prose composition
B
a romance
C
a novel
D
a long poem
Question 11 Explanation: 
An epic is a long poem.
Question 12
A thing of beauty is joy forever. It is composed by:
A
Keats
B
Shelley
C
Byron
D
None of these
Question 13
How many Pulitzer Prizes did the Robert Frost receive?
A
Two
B
Three
C
Four
D
None
Question 14
Dryden's tragic play is also known as 'The World Well Lost'.
A
All for Love
B
Absalom and Achitophel
C
Dramatic poesie
D
None of these
Question 15
Who is the founder of Comedy of Humours?
A
Dr. Johnson
B
Ben Johnson
C
Thomas Kyd
D
William Shakespeare
Question 16
The ending of the poem 'Homeless' touches on, as a ever present sense of mortality.
A
death
B
life
C
immorality
D
None of the above
Question 17
Which of the following is Golding's first novel?
A
The Inheritors
B
Lord of the Flies
C
Pincher Martin
D
Pyramid
Question 18
Who is the author of the drama, 'You never can tell'?
A
W.Shakespeare
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
Christopher Marlowe
D
Ben Jonson
Question 18 Explanation: 
George Bernard Shaw is the author of the drama, 'You never can tell'.
Question 19
Which of the following is a typically Romantic poetic form?
A
the fractal
B
the figment
C
the fragment
D
the aubade
Question 20
what is in the fields next to the river?
A
maize and core
B
barley and rye
C
a space of flowers
D
None of the above
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