English literature solved MCQ online quiz 27

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Who is known as the father of English drama?
A
Henry Fielding
B
William Shakespeare
C
Geoffrey Chaucer
D
Robert Browning
Question 1 Explanation: 
William Shakespeare is known as the father of English drama.
Question 2
is a short speech given by one character keeping his head to one side, traditionally the other characters cannot hear it.
A
Aside
B
Monologue
C
Dramatic foil
D
Soliloguy
Question 3
The French novelist did much to develop the theory of naturalism.
A
Beckett
B
Pablo Neruda
C
Emile Zola
D
Daniel Defoe
Question 4
In the 18th century, Steele and evolved the tale-with-a-purpose to drive home a moral.
A
Arnold
B
Addison
C
Albert
D
Alexander
Question 5
Who wrote the poem 'The Collar'?
A
George Herbert
B
John Donne
C
Edmund Spenser
D
Alfred Tennyson
Question 5 Explanation: 
George Herbert wrote the poem 'The Collar'.
Question 6
The phrase 'Our fearful trip is done' indicates:
A
America is free of pirates
B
The end of the voyage to discover America
C
The end of the American Civil War
D
None of the above
Question 7
'O Lady! We receive but what we give'-has been quoted from
A
Kubla khan
B
Don Juan
C
Tithonus
D
Dejection: An Ode
Question 8
Who wrote the book 'Cancer Ward'?
A
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
B
Boris Pasternak
C
Leo Tolstoy
D
Alexander Pope
Question 9
'The Old Familiar Faces' was written by:
A
Ruskin
B
Charles Lamb
C
J. S. Mill
D
None of these
Question 10
Etymologically the word criticism means.....
A
analysis
B
judgement
C
evaluation
D
agreement
Question 11
What couldn't the mother do?
A
Read and write
B
Debate and argue
C
Drive a car and ride a horse
D
Sing and pray
Question 12
In Shakespeare tragedy, the hero is-
A
an ordinary man
B
a high ranking man
C
a sacrilegious man
D
none of these
Question 13
The Cardinal virtues of the Houyhnhnms are:
A
Friendship and benevolence
B
Bitterness and revenge
C
Hatred and jealousy
D
None of these
Question 14
Grandfather was as fresh as a at breakfast next morning.
A
lily
B
lotus
C
daisy
D
rose
Question 15
The Miser, The Humorists and and The Hypocrite are plays written by
A
Thomas dekker
B
Shadwell
C
Dryden
D
None of the above
Question 16
Who was the leader of Pre-Raphaelite group of artists in England?
A
Morris
B
Christina Rossetti
C
D.G Rossetti
D
Swinburne
Question 17
The earliest play written by Shakespeare according to Oxford Shakespeare 1988 is:
A
The Taming of the Shrew
B
As you Like it
C
Two Gentlemen of Verona
D
Titus Andronicus
Question 18
The Monk is a novel.
A
Autobiographical
B
Picaresque
C
Science fiction
D
Gothic
Question 19
Virginia Woolf's work is considered to be an important precursor in feminist criticism.
A
Rights of Women
B
Sexual Politics
C
A Room of One's Own
D
Women and Society
Question 20
S.T. Coleridge was born in
A
1798
B
1772
C
1797
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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