English literature solved MCQ online quiz 248

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Endymion by Keats was published in
A
1812
B
1833
C
1818
D
1880
Question 2
Holy Sonnets have been written by
A
John Donne
B
John Milton
C
John Keats
D
John Lily
Question 3
One of Marlowe's most famous poems was an account of which lovers?
A
Anthony and Cleopatra
B
Hero and Leander
C
Troilus and Cressida
D
Apollo and Hyacinth
Question 4
Which literary form does Hardy's Tess of D'Urbervilles belong to?
A
Novel
B
Drama
C
Poetry
D
Essay
Question 5
'Hasting day' in 'To Daffodils' means.....
A
first day
B
quiet day
C
finishing day
D
hurriedly passing a day
Question 5 Explanation: 
'Hasting day' in 'To Daffodils' means hurriedly passing a day.
Question 6
Who succeeded Lyly?
A
Robert Greene
B
John Milton
C
Philip Sidney
D
Christopher Marlowe
Question 7
Emile Zola is a famous-
A
English novelist
B
American Novelist
C
Irish novelist
D
French Novelist
Question 8
The white splotch on the cat's breast grew to resemble the image of?
A
A noose
B
The Gallows
C
A Knife
D
The Sign of danger
Question 9
said that 'Poetry is a Spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings and emotions recollected in tranquility'.
A
Wordsworth
B
Shelley
C
Keats
D
Byron
Question 10
Who jokes that he works at ''hell gate''?
A
Macbeth
B
Macduff
C
The porter
D
Duncan
Question 11
Which University presented the Pulitzer Prize
A
Columbia University
B
Yale University
C
New York University
D
Harvard University
Question 12
The consisted of a body of actors, whose business was to report what happened off the stage and to make moral comments from time to time.
A
Comedy
B
Sock
C
Chorus
D
None of the above
Question 13
Julius Caesar was famous all over Europe as a.....
A
businessman
B
conqueror
C
cruel ruler
D
sculptor
Question 14
What's the name of the magazine Poe became the editor and later owner of and finally got closed down due to financial problems?
A
Broadway Journal
B
Southern Literary Messenger
C
The Boston Review
D
Graham's Magazine
Question 15
The term is often applied to the literature and art after World War II.
A
Realism
B
Modernism
C
Postmodernism
D
Post-colonialism
Question 16
is a comedy of manners.
A
The Rivals
B
Birthday Party
C
Romeo and Juliet
D
None of the above
Question 17
Shelley says that wind over the was an inspiration for the poem ''Ode to the West Wind''.
A
Black Sea
B
Dead Sea
C
Mediterranean Sea
D
Atlantic Ocean
Question 18
The French novelist Balzac's name is associated with.....
A
realism
B
structuralism
C
formalism
D
classicism
Question 19
What does Kannan's son want to buy with the saved money?
A
a toy motor car
B
a mouth harmonium
C
a green pencil
D
all of these
Question 20
Plato's primary objection to poetry
A
was that poets incited passions
B
was that poets were mad men
C
was that poets made fun of gods
D
was an epistemological one
There are 20 questions to complete.

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