English literature solved MCQ online quiz 46

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The story, 'Mars in the Seventh House' is written by.....
A
Amrita Pritam
B
R.K.Narayan
C
Rabindranath Tagore
D
None of the above
Question 2
A compares two things using words of comparison such as 'like' and 'as'.
A
Pun
B
Personification
C
Simile
D
Hyperbole
Question 3
Milton was appointed for Foreign Tongues.
A
President
B
Secretary
C
Vice-president
D
None of the above
Question 4
Who is the major male character in Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice':
A
Mr. Darcy
B
Mr. Bennett
C
Mr. Collius
D
None of these
Question 5
The English elegy in which the poet represented himself as a shepherd bewailing the loss of a companion is called.....
A
Musical Elegy
B
Romantic Elegy
C
Pastoral Elegy
D
Renaissance Elegy
Question 6
Milton's is considered to be one of the masterpieces of literature in English language.
A
Samson Agonistes
B
On the Morning of Christ's Nativity
C
Paradise Lost
D
Comus
Question 7
Coleridge's is a dream poem?
A
Christable
B
The Rime of Ancient Mariner
C
Kubla Khan
D
Ode to Dejection
Question 8
Behind every book is a.....
A
Painting
B
Bird
C
Song
D
Man
Question 9
In which college Edmund Spenser study?
A
Pembroke College
B
Latin College
C
Queens College
D
Corpus Christi
Question 10
Rosalind disguises herself as a young boy named.....
A
Aliena
B
Touchstone
C
Frederick
D
Ganymede
Question 11
Lilliputians symbolize excessive human:
A
Jealousy
B
confidence
C
Ego
D
none of these
Question 12
Who of the following poets is Australian?
A
Derek Walcott
B
Austin Clarke
C
Judith Wright
D
Edwin Muir
Question 13
First English Tragedy?
A
Oedipus
B
Gorboduc
C
Aeschylus
D
None of these
Question 14
Which of the following characters does not appear in Hamlet?
A
Polonius
B
Gertrude
C
Claudius
D
Miranda
Question 15
Elizabeth and Mary I belonged to what royal family?
A
Windsor
B
Stuart
C
Tudor
D
Plantagenet
Question 16
''But Shadwell never deviates in to sense''. This clever insult comes from what mock heroic work by John Dryden?
A
The dunciad
B
Absalour and aehitophel
C
Mac Flecknoe
D
None of the above
Question 17
Great Expectation was written by
A
George Eliot
B
Thackeray
C
Dickens
D
None of these
Question 18
What was vellum?
A
parchment made of animal skin
B
the service owed to a lord by his peasants ( villeins )
C
unrhymed iambic pentameter
D
a prized ink used in the illumination of prestigious manuscripts
Question 19
The play ''Tara'' is written by.....
A
Mahesh Dattani
B
Girish Karnard
C
Rabindranath Tagore
D
Vijay Tendulkar
Question 20
The biggest share of dialogues in Othello goes to:
A
Desdemona
B
Chorus
C
Othello
D
Iago
There are 20 questions to complete.

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