English literature solved MCQ online quiz 247

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
''Ullyses'' is written by:
A
James Joyce
B
Virginia Woolf
C
Hardy
D
Forster
Question 2
The chief character in a plot is called the.....
A
antagonist
B
foil
C
villain
D
protagonist
Question 3
''To err is human; to forgive is divine'' is said by-
A
Alexander Pope
B
John Dryden
C
John Benson
D
None
Question 4
Looking to the ancient past, many Romantic poets identified with the figure of the
A
troubadour
B
skald
C
chorister
D
bard
Question 5
The candlesticks were made of.....
A
Gold
B
Bronze
C
Brass
D
Silver
Question 6
Who is the writer of 'Tears Idle Tears'?
A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Christopher Marlowe
C
A. Lord Tennyson
D
William Shakespeare
Question 6 Explanation: 
A. Lord Tennyson is the writer of 'Tears Idle Tears'.
Question 7
Who wrote 'Gulliver's Travels'?
A
R. L. Stevenson
B
Daniel Defoe
C
Jonathan Swift
D
William Worsdworth
Question 7 Explanation: 
Jonathan Swift wrote 'Gulliver's Travels'.
Question 8
Sue and Johnsy were by profession.
A
poets
B
painters
C
software engineers
D
pilots
Question 9
Which of the following female authors of the Jacobean era wrote a work that became the first of its kind to be published by an English woman?
A
Rachel Speght
B
Aemilia Lanyer
C
Elizabeth Cary, Lady Falkland
D
all of the above
Question 10
How many children Gobinda had?
A
Three
B
Four
C
Five
D
Six
Question 11
The four brothers make fun of Gangu Ram for his.....
A
dirty clothes
B
eating habits
C
ignorance
D
manners
Question 12
Who wrote 'Don Juan'?
A
Words worth
B
Keats
C
Shelley
D
Byron
Question 13
Which twelfth-century poet or poets were indebted to Breton storytellers for their narratives?
A
Geoffrey Chaucer
B
Marie de France
C
Chrétien de Troyes
D
B and C only
Question 14
Who wrote 'The Nun's Priest's Tale'?
A
Shelley
B
T.S. Eliot
C
Chaucer
D
Donne
Question 15
'Silent Woman' written by.....
A
John Ruskin
B
Ben Jonson
C
Kalidas
D
Munshi Prem Chand
Question 15 Explanation: 
'Silent Woman' written by Ben Jonson.
Question 16
Propero treated Ferdinand like a slave and behaved rudely because.....
A
he hated him
B
he did not like that Ferdinand loved his daughter
C
he was an insane man
D
he wanted to test Ferdinand's love for Miranda
Question 17
Griffin's luggage came to Iping in a.....
A
Car
B
Cart
C
Camel cart
D
Bullock cart
Question 18
Poet Alexander Pope's famous work.....
A
The Rape of Lock
B
The Deserted Village
C
Spectator
D
Man was made to mourn
Question 18 Explanation: 
Poet Alexander Pope's famous work 'The Rape of Lock'.
Question 19
Which one of the following plays of Christopher Marlow tells the story of the disposition of a king by his barons and the Queen?
A
The Jew of Malta
B
The Massacre at Paris
C
Edward the Second
D
Doctor Faustus
Question 20
How much money had Della managed to save for her husband's gift?
A
One dollar and eighty-seven cents.
B
Eight dollars and seventy-eight cents.
C
One dollar and sixty pence.
D
One dollar and twenty two cents.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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