English literature solved MCQ online quiz 31

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The synonyms of the term vibhava are.....
A
karana
B
nimitta
C
hetu
D
all of the above
Question 2
Who begins to court David's mother after his father's death?
A
Mr.Murdstone
B
Mr.Spenlow
C
Mr.Creakle
D
Mr.Micawber
Question 3
What name is given to the English literary period that emulated the Rome of Virgil, Horace, and Ovid?
A
Augustan
B
Metaphysical
C
Romantic
D
Caesarian
Question 4
T. Hardy is:
A
A satirist
B
A fatalist
C
A lover of nature
D
None of these
Question 5
The Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria's reign was celebrated in:
A
1859
B
1842
C
1837
D
1871
Question 6
Who is the author of the poem 'The House of Fame'?
A
Cynewulf
B
Shelley
C
Robert Browning
D
Geoffrey Chaucer
Question 6 Explanation: 
Geoffrey Chaucer is the author of the poem 'The House of Fame'.
Question 7
A pioneer is psychological analysis in fiction is:
A
Charles Dickens
B
Thackeray
C
Charlotte Bronte
D
G. Eliot
Question 8
Which is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604.
A
Desire Under the Elms
B
Measure for Measure
C
Pygmalion
D
Cocktail Party
Question 8 Explanation: 
Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604.
Question 9
What does George Shelby give Uncle Tom to wear on a string around his neck before Tom is taken away?
A
A locket
B
A ring
C
A dollar
D
A crucifix
Question 10
Moby Dick is a-
A
Novel
B
Play
C
Theory
D
Short story
Question 11
Shakespeare composed much of his plays in what sort of verse?
A
Alliterative verse
B
Sonnet form
C
Iambic pentameter
D
Dactylic hexameter
Question 12
Nathaniel Hawthorne is the writer of-
A
The Scarlet Letter
B
A Farewell to Arms
C
Great Expectation
D
none
Question 13
Oliver convinces Charles to try to kill Orlando during
A
a game of Skittle
B
a fencing match.
C
a hunting trip.
D
a wrestling match
Question 14
Who named the inn ''The Invisible Man ''?
A
Mr.Hall
B
Mr.Bunting
C
Mrs.Hall
D
Mr.Marvel
Question 15
Which kind of poem is Edward Lear associated with?
A
Nature
B
Epics
C
Sonnets
D
Nonsense
Question 16
Miss Pushpa's sweetness is special because it is:
A
Not just overt but also covert
B
Not just for friends but also for strangers
C
Not just external but also internal
D
Not just for men but also for ladies
Question 17
Which of the following novels does not belong to the 19th century?
A
Jane Eyre
B
Emma
C
Jonathan Wild
D
Wuthering Heights
Question 18
Which writer of the followings has attracted disciplined scholarship or provoked so much debate and interpretation in the world of literature?
A
Homer
B
Shakespeare
C
Kalidas
D
Virgil
Question 19
Who used the term 'The Metaphysical poet'?
A
Edmund
B
John Donne
C
Samuel Johnson
D
Andrew Marvell
Question 19 Explanation: 
Samuel Johnson used the term 'The Metaphysical poet'. Theterm metaphysical poets were coined by the criticSamuel Johnson to describe a loose group of 17th-century Englishpoets whose work was characterized by the inventiveuse of conceits and by a greater emphasis on the spoken rather than lyrical quality of their verse.
Question 20
Who was the author threatened by on his way to the store?
A
A gang of boys.
B
A group of old women.
C
The ghost of dead women.
D
Old men.
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