English literature solved MCQ online quiz 44

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Fortinbras is a character of the play:
A
Othello
B
Hamlet
C
King Lear
D
None of these
Question 2
The character of is based on the author Charlotte Bronte herself in Villette (1853).
A
Lucy Snowe
B
Patrick Bronte
C
Mary
D
None of the above
Question 3
Who wrote the plays ''The Tempest' and ''The Mid Summer Night's Dream''?
A
William Shakespeare
B
Ben Jonson
C
John Dryden
D
Christopher Marlowe
Question 3 Explanation: 
William Shakespeare is written the plays ''The Tempest' and ''The Mid Summer Night's Dream''.
Question 4
Who wrote the 'Birthday Party'?
A
James Joyce
B
G.B. Shaw
C
Harold Pinter
D
Jane Austen
Question 5
In 'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud' the daffodils gave the poet.....
A
a great deal of pleasure
B
very pleasure
C
much pleasure
D
many pleasure
Question 5 Explanation: 
In 'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud' the daffodils gave the poet a great deal of pleasure.
Question 6
Alexander Dumas was a famous.....novelist.
A
American
B
English
C
Irish
D
French
Question 7
Who applied the term Romantic to the literary period dating from 1785 to 1830?
A
Wordsworth because he wanted to distinguish his poetry and the poetry of his friends from that of the ancien régime, especially satire
B
English historians half a century after the period ended
C
The Satanic School of Byron, Percy Shelley, and their followers
D
Oliver Goldsmith in The Deserted Village (1770)
Question 8
Who recites the Prologue of She Stoops to Conquer?
A
Tony Lumpkin
B
Mr. Hardcastle
C
Kate Kardcastle
D
Mr.Woodword
Question 9
John Milton was 34 when he married Mary Powell. How old was she?
A
48
B
34
C
22
D
17
Question 10
Complete this famous quote by John Dryden: ''Who think too little, and who talk too.....''
A
often
B
long
C
much
D
fast
Question 11
The foremost poet of Jacobean era was?
A
John Milton
B
Charles Bacon
C
John Donne
D
Herbert Spencer
Question 12
What gift did Della's husband bring her for Christmas?
A
Pure tortoise-shell combs.
B
A heart-shaped pendant.
C
Tickets to a musical performance.
D
A gold chain.
Question 13
Who was the eminent writer of the Restoration?
A
John Milton
B
John Dryden
C
William Congreve
D
All of them
Question 14
''Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thoughts'' is a quotation from-
A
Wordsworth
B
Shelly
C
John Keats
D
Blake
Question 15
Equivocation means-
A
two contrary things in same statement
B
equal opportunity
C
free expression of opinion
D
a true statement
Question 16
'An agitation' means.....
A
'a social and political movement against policy or person'
B
'anxiety'
C
'demonstration'
D
None of the above
Question 17
Radha wondered whether her lover was resting under a shade in the forest glade.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 18
Which word is missing from the last line of Astrophel and Stella 1? ''Fool, '' said my Muse to me, ''look in thy, and write.''
A
Soul
B
Mind
C
Self
D
Heart
Question 19
What kind of fish does Santiago first catch?
A
A tuna
B
A marlin
C
A shrimp
D
A Portuguese man-of-war
Question 20
Ghanashyam came out in the open and laughed at Radha's distress.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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