English literature solved MCQ online quiz 251

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The description of incidents in sequence is called-
A
archive
B
chronology
C
anthology
D
antenna
Question 2
Who wrote ''The Winter's Tale''
A
G.B. Shaw
B
Shakespeare
C
Dryden
D
Marlowe
Question 3
The Defence of Poetry is written by Shelley, published in
A
1877
B
1864
C
1821
D
1829
Question 4
Objectivity stands for-
A
personal expression
B
impersonal expression
C
immature communication
D
matured notion
Question 5
Who wrote ''Ten Little Niggers?''
A
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
B
Irvine Welsh
C
Agatha Christie
D
None of above
Question 6
'The Silent Woman' is a play by-
A
G.B. Shaw
B
Shakespeare
C
Marlowe
D
Ben Johnson
Question 7
Milton continued his studies at Cambridge. Which college of the university did he attend?
A
Pembroke College
B
Trinity College
C
Christ's College
D
St. Xavier's College
Question 8
'The Revolt of Islam' was written by:
A
Wordsworth
B
Coleridge
C
Shelley
D
None of these
Question 9
'The Daffodils' is a poem written by.....
A
John Keats
B
William Wordsworth
C
P.B Shelly
D
T.S Eliot
Question 9 Explanation: 
'The Daffodils' is a poem written by William Wordsworth.
Question 10
A stressed syllable on which a pitch change takes place has a tone
A
static
B
Normal
C
Kinetic
D
Tonic stress
Question 11
''Lyrical ballads'' were published by:
A
Coleridge
B
Wordsworth
C
Both Coleridge and Wordsworth
D
None of these
Question 12
Which of the following plays was actually performed on stage? q22review =
A
Byron's Manfred
B
Coleridge's Remorse
C
Shelley's Prometheus Unbound
D
Shelley's The Cenci
Question 13
The ballad is in treatment.
A
Personal
B
Political
C
Impersonal
D
None of the above
Question 14
The is a short story in verse originally intended to be sung to an audience.
A
Epic
B
Satire
C
Ballad
D
None of the above
Question 15
Maud is a poem written by:
A
Byron
B
Pope
C
Tennyson
D
Swineburne
Question 16
The central idea of 'Ozymandias' is that.....
A
all things, both great and small, will perish
B
man is mortal, art immortal
C
imagination is stronger than fact
D
history repeats
Question 16 Explanation: 
The central idea of 'Ozymandias' is that all things, both great and small, will perish.
Question 17
Which one is a femal fictional detective character of Agatha Christie's novel
A
Anna Karenina
B
Jane Eyre
C
Miss Marple
D
Daisy Miller
Question 18
What term describes Cassy's racial heritage?
A
Quadroon
B
Mulatto
C
Octoroon
D
Hectoroon
Question 19
New wave science fiction was borrowed from film movement.
A
French
B
Romance
C
English
D
German
Question 20
..... novel by D.H.Lawrence is developed against the backcloth of Freudian theories as the Oedipus complex.
A
The Rainbow
B
Sons and Lovers
C
Women in Love
D
Lady Chatterley's Lover
There are 20 questions to complete.

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