English literature solved MCQ online quiz 35

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The epic employs certain conventional poetic devices such as.....
A
Homeric epithet and simile
B
Homeric dialogue and arguments
C
None from above
D
None of the above
Question 2
A famous English poet who was professionally knows as man of medicine is.....
A
Shelley
B
Keats
C
Milton
D
Pope
Question 2 Explanation: 
A famous English poet who was professionally knows as man of medicine is Keats.
Question 3
Milan ran..... the bridge.
A
over
B
on
C
across
D
in
Question 4
What literary work best captures a sense of the political turmoil, particularly regarding the issue of religion, just after the Restoration?
A
Gay's Beggar's Opera
B
Butler's Hudibras
C
Pope's Dunciad
D
Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel
Question 5
Digital portfolio doesn't require-
A
Computer
B
Blackboard
C
Internet
D
Scanner
Question 6
What does the Serbian soldier Bluntschli keep with him?
A
chocolates
B
cakes
C
bullets
D
None of the above
Question 7
Accent on the syllable of a word affects the intelligibility of Indian English.
A
Right
B
Wrong
C
Final
D
Last
Question 8
''The music in my heart I bore, Long after it was heard no more.'' These lines are from the poem
A
The Solitary Reaper by Wordsworth
B
Ode to a Nightmare by John Keats
C
To a lady with a guitar by P.B. Shelley
D
Elegy written in a country churchyard by Thomas Gray
Question 9
Widow Douglas gives to Huckleberry Finn.
A
money
B
permanent home
C
education
D
permanent home and education
Question 10
In which novel by Hardy are ''Hayshope'', ''Flint Comb Ash'' and ''stone Henge'' used as backdrop:
A
A pair of Blue Eyes
B
Jude the Obscure
C
Return of the Native
D
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Question 11
Who was a known aesthete?
A
Ruskin
B
Russell
C
Huxley
D
J.S. Mill
Question 12
What is significant about the presence of Amritrao at the trial?
A
Amritrao was anti-britishlawyer
B
he wins every case
C
he hates Muslims
D
has strong political background
Question 13
 'George Eliot' was the pen-name of:
A
Clare Reeve
B
Marian Evans
C
Mary Collins
D
Lara Evans
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mary Anne (alternatively Mary Ann or Marian) Evans (22 November 1819-22 December 1880) is her correct name. She is the author of seven novels, including Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Middlemarch (1871-72), and Daniel Deronda (1876), most of them set in provincial England and known for their realism and psychological insight
Question 14
'The Rainbow' is-
A
A poem by Wordsworth
B
a short story by Somerset Maugham
C
a novel by D.H. Lawrence
D
a verse by Coleridge
Question 15
'Wuthering Heights' is-
A
a novel by Charlotte Bronte
B
a novel by Anne Bronte
C
a novel by Thomas Hardy
D
a novel by Emily Bronte
Question 16
Aristotle's is considered to be a piece of classical criticism.
A
Critique
B
Ars Poetica
C
Poetics
D
Revaluation
Question 17
The great drama festivals in Athens were held in honour of wine god, .....
A
Dionysus
B
Cupid
C
Zeus
D
None
Question 18
'Paradise Lost' was written by-
A
Shakespeare
B
Milton
C
Coleridge
D
Keats
Question 19
Jude the Obscure is a: a... comedy
A
Tragedy
B
tragic...comedy
C
black comedy
D
none of these
Question 20
During which period London theaterrs remained closed on account of the plague?
A
1592
B
1593
C
1594
D
1595
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