English literature solved MCQ online quiz 32

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Auld Lang Syne is a famous poem by whom?
A
Sir Walter Scott
B
William Butler Yeats
C
Henry Longfellow
D
Robert Burns
Question 2
Sentinel means.....
A
sentry
B
sensitive
C
sensible
D
social
Question 3
In the end Shelley wonders about his own.....
A
Life
B
Death
C
Love
D
Birth
Question 4
In 1884 Lord Tennyson was created a baron, and sat in.....
A
the House of Commons
B
the House of People
C
the House of Lords
D
None of the above
Question 5
Henrik Ibsen was a.....
A
Norwegian
B
Irish
C
German
D
American
Question 6
What is the name of the Epic written by Milton?
A
Paradise Lost
B
Lycidas
C
Samson Agonistes
D
None of the above
Question 7
Who wrote ''Holy Sonnets''?
A
Edmund Spenser
B
John Donne
C
Shakespeare
D
John Milton
Question 8
Who is the hero of Paradise Regained
A
Christ
B
Satan
C
The Paritan Church
D
None of these
Question 9
Where does Tom first meet Eva?
A
In New Orleans
B
On a ferry
C
In Memphis
D
On a river boat
Question 10
Yeats used the phrase 'the artifice of eternity' in his poem?
A
Sailing to Byzantium
B
Byzantium
C
The Second Coming
D
Leda and the Swan
Question 11
'Water, water, everywhere, not a drop to drink' the composer of.....
A
Wordsworth
B
S. T. Coleridge
C
Gray
D
Scott
Question 11 Explanation: 
Water, water, everywhere, not a drop to drink the composer of S.T. Coleridge.
Question 12
True or false: Writing predates poetry.
A
True
B
False
C
None of the above
D
sometimes true and sometimes false
Question 13
Which famous Shakespeare play does the quote, ''My salad days, when I was green in judgment.'' come from?
A
Antony and Cleopatra
B
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
C
The Winters Tale
D
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Question 14
Who served as an Irish senator for two terms? A... Wilde
A
Shaw
B
Ibsen
C
Yeats
D
none of these
Question 15
How does Radha describe the tides?
A
Murky black
B
Henna green
C
Dove grey
D
Sparkling silver
Question 16
At what age did Keats die?
A
22
B
25
C
29
D
32
Question 17
Samuel Richardson's Pamela is also known as.....
A
Clarissa
B
Virtue Rewarded
C
Sir Charles Grandison
D
Amelia
Question 18
Who wrote ''Biographia Literaria''?
A
Byron
B
Shelley
C
Coleridge
D
Lamb
Question 19
In 'To Daffodils', human life is compared with.....
A
Sunset
B
flowing river
C
morning's dew
D
graying hair
Question 19 Explanation: 
In 'To Daffodils', human life is compared with morning's dew.
Question 20
Who is the author of the book 'The Captive Lady'?
A
John Keats
B
Michael Madhusudan Dutt
C
Rabindronath Tagore
D
W. shakespeare
Question 20 Explanation: 
Michael Madhusudan Dutt is the author of the book 'The Captive Lady'?
There are 20 questions to complete.

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