English literature solved MCQ online quiz 40

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Miranda fell in love with.....
A
Sebastian
B
Ariel
C
Ferdinand
D
Alonso
Question 2
Whom does Macbeth see sitting in his chair during the banquet?
A
himself
B
Banquo's ghost
C
Duncan's ghost
D
Lady Macbeth
Question 3
'The Return of the Native' is written by-
A
Alexander Dumas
B
Aldous Huxley
C
Somerset Maugham
D
Thomas Hardy
Question 4
The University Wits were:
A
Poets
B
Playwrights
C
Novelists
D
None of these
Question 5
is one of Girish Karnad's plays.
A
Nagamandala
B
White Tiger
C
Swami And Friends
D
Malgudi Days
Question 6
Epic similes are found in which work of John Milton?
A
Paradise Lost
B
Sonnets
C
Lycidas
D
Areopagitica
Question 7
Virginia Wolf: To the Light House::
A
James Joyce: Flush
B
T. S. Eliot: Road to Freedom
C
Bertrand Russel: Ash Wednesday
D
William Golding: Lord of the Flies
Question 8
He is good..... cheating people.
A
in
B
at
C
on
D
of
Question 9
..... is the author of ''The Ant and The Grasshopper''.
A
Guy De Maupassant
B
Leo Tolstoy
C
Oscar Wilde
D
W.S.Maugham
Question 10
Jane Austen's other writings are:
A
Sense and Sensibility
B
Emma
C
Persuasion
D
All of these
Question 11
Who said 'reading maketh a full man'?
A
John Dryden
B
Alexander Pope
C
Francis Bacon
D
Thomas Hardy
Question 12
Alastor, or The Spirit of Solitude is a/an.....
A
Revenge Tragedy
B
Domestic novel
C
spiritual autobiography
D
epic
Question 13
Seneca specialized in stories of.....
A
Revenge
B
Love
C
Social Reform
D
Action
Question 14
In the 1930s, younger writers such as W. H. Auden were more..... but less..... than older modernists such as Eliot and Pound.
A
popular; reverenced
B
brash; confident
C
radical; inventive
D
anxious; haunting
Question 15
Who is the writer of 'The Ring of the Book'?
A
Shelley
B
Robert Browning
C
William Shakespeare
D
Wordsworth
Question 15 Explanation: 
Robert Browning is the writer of 'The Ring of the Book'.
Question 16
Why did Petruchio behave like a madman with his wife Katherine?
A
He wanted to make Katherine realize that how others felt when she behaved badly with others.
B
He was actually suffering from mental illness.
C
He wished to trouble Katherine and take revenge.
D
He had no reason to behave like this.
Question 17
After 'Look Back in Anger' the phrase ' ' became popular.
A
angry young man
B
anger management
C
measure for measure
D
None of the above
Question 18
Pope made money by selling subscriptions to his translation of this classical epic
A
The Bahagavad Gita
B
The Odyssey
C
The Illiad
D
The Aeneid
Question 19
is the one of the oldest forms in English.
A
Satire
B
Ballad
C
Epic
D
None of the above
Question 20
..... has a super abundant wealth of words and superfluous ornaments
A
Hyperbole
B
Metaphor
C
Rhetoric
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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