English literature solved MCQ online quiz 37

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
''Hamlet'' is written by-
A
Christopher Marlowe
B
William Congreve
C
William Shakespeare
D
John Webster
Question 2
The sentence, ''Death, thou shalt not die.'' is an example of.....
A
simile
B
metaphor
C
irony
D
paradox
Question 2 Explanation: 
The sentence, ''Death, thou shalt not die.'' is an example of paradox.
Question 3
..... does not belong to the New School of Poetry of the Eighteenth century.
A
Robert Burns
B
James Thomson
C
William Blake
D
James Macpherson
Question 4
Who is the greatest modern English dramatist?
A
Verginia Woolf
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
P. B. Shelly
D
S. T. Coleridge
Question 4 Explanation: 
George Bernard Shaw is the greatest modern English dramatist.
Question 5
When did Elinor die?
A
1935
B
1937
C
1938
D
1936
Question 5 Explanation: 
Elinor died in 1938.
Question 6
The roof of the mouth is divided into parts.
A
five
B
three
C
six
D
nine
Question 7
In Gerontion the narrator describes himself as.....
A
Young man
B
old man
C
beggar
D
destitute
Question 8
When Alfred Lord Tennyson was died?
A
1892
B
1893
C
1894
D
1895
Question 8 Explanation: 
Alfred Lord Tennyson was died in 1892.
Question 9
William Blake's /Song's of.....' counterbalance his 'Songs of Experience'.
A
Love
B
childhood
C
Inexperience
D
Innocence
Question 10
Which one of the following is a comedy?
A
All's Well that Ends Well
B
Hamlet
C
Timon of Athens
D
Antony and Cleopatra
Question 11
had imprisoned Ariel into a tree for twelve years.
A
Caliban
B
Sycorax
C
Gonzalo
D
Sebastian
Question 12
was aware of Dr. Jekyll's secret.
A
Mr. Utterson
B
Edward Hyde
C
Dr. Lanyon
D
Sir Danver Crew
Question 13
Which of the following would be considered postcolonial novelists, defined as coming historically after the era of England's large-scale imperialism?
A
Salman Rushdie
B
Joseph Conrad
C
Rabindranath Tagore
D
John Ruskin
Question 14
The line ''she dwells with Beauty-Beauty that must be'' occurs in Keats'
A
Lamia
B
Ode to a Grecian Urn
C
Ode on Melancholy
D
Endymion
Question 15
Between 1520 and 1550, the population of London:
A
remained constant.
B
fell from 375, 00 to barely 100, 000.
C
doubled from 60, 000 to 120, 000.
D
doubled from 600, 000 to 1, 200, 000.
Question 16
The central theme of Major Barbara is
A
Religion and social problems
B
politics
C
war and peace
D
corruption
Question 17
Ballads were primarily of two types, respectively and.....
A
authentic ballad and literary ballad
B
authentic ballad and ancient ballad
C
literary ballad and classical ballad
D
None of the above
Question 18
What London locale, where many poor writers lived, became synonymous with hacks and scandal mongers?
A
Elephant and Castle
B
Grub Street
C
Cheapside
D
Piccadilly Circus
Question 19
John Keats died of-
A
accident
B
tuberculosis
C
drowned in the sea
D
plane crash
Question 20
To which character in Hamlet does the following description apply? ''The tedious wiseacre who meddles his way to his doom.''
A
Claudius
B
Hamlet
C
Polonius
D
Rosencrantz
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