English literature solved MCQ online quiz 3

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
What was the sum of the pension that the government offered to the prisoner?
A
400 francs
B
600 francs
C
650 francs
D
300 francs
Question 2
Which of the following are Thomas Hardy books?
A
The Poor Man and the Lady
B
correctchoice The Return of Native
C
Chollttee
D
None of the above
Question 3
What was the title of the play by Marlowe that portrayed the events surrounding the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre in 1572?
A
The Massacre at Berlin
B
The Massacre at Rome
C
The Massacre at Copenhagen
D
The Massacre at Paris
Question 4
Which of the following writers would be an appropriate subject for a class on ''The Literature of the British Empire''?
A
Rudyard Kipling
B
Edward Fitzgerald
C
Charlotte Bronte
D
Any of these
Question 5
What were the names of Bindya's cows?
A
Neelu-Gori
B
Neetu-Gori
C
Neena-Gauri
D
None of the above
Question 6
When did John Keats die?
A
12 March 1833
B
19 August 1825
C
11 May 1838
D
23 February 1821
Question 7
Shakespeare's 'Othello' is based on a short story called 'Un Capitano Moro' by Cinthio. The title of the story means:
A
A captain's tragedy
B
That captain merely
C
Uncaptained moor
D
A Moorish captain
Question 8
'The importance of Being Earnest' was written by:
A
Byron
B
Wordsworth
C
Oscar Wilde
D
None of these
Question 9
Hermione is the heroine of Shakespeare in:
A
The Winter's Tale
B
Taming of the Shrew
C
Tempest
D
None of these
Question 10
What had Jekyl published?
A
a volume of short stories
B
a slender volume of essays
C
a slender volume of plays
D
a slender volume of love poems
Question 11
The poem depicts 'the cycle of life' through 'the cycle of day'.
A
The Death Bed
B
Easter 1916
C
Preludes
D
None of the above
Question 12
O'Henry was known as-
A
American short story writer
B
British short story writer
C
Irish dramatist
D
Roman Short story writer
Question 13
Who is the writer of The Modern and The Post Modern Period?
A
Alexander Pope
B
Daniel Defoe
C
Jonathan Swift
D
Adolf Hitler
Question 13 Explanation: 
Adolf Hitler is the writer of The Modern and The Post Modern Period.
Question 14
Who did the Macbeths set up and blame for Duncan's murder?
A
the two guards to Duncan's chamber
B
Malcolm and Donalbain, princes who would benefit most from the king's death.
C
Macduff and Lady Macduff
D
Siward
Question 15
Prometheus Unbound is a fine combination of the lyric and the.....
A
Ode
B
Elegy
C
Drama
D
Sonnet
Question 16
What was restored in 1660?
A
the monarchy, in the person of Charles II
B
the dominance of the Tory Party
C
the Book of Common Prayer
D
Irish independence.
Question 17
Lyrical Ballads opens with;
A
Tintern Abbey
B
Michael
C
Dejection: an Ode
D
Rime of Ancient Mariner
Question 18
Sir Philip Sidney's critical approach may be said to be:
A
Philosophical
B
Romantic
C
Technical
D
None of the above
Question 19
G. B. Shaw's The Doctor's Dilemma is a/an-
A
novel
B
drama
C
poem
D
short story
Question 20
'Pounce upon' means.....
A
'made a sudden attack'
B
'killed'
C
'jumped at'
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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