English literature solved MCQ online quiz 5

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Thomson calls the donkey.....
A
smart
B
heroic
C
philosophical
D
clever
Question 2
Among the prose writers in Age of Milton, the best prose-writer is
A
Robert Burton
B
Sir Thomas Browne
C
Thomas Fuller
D
Jeremy Taylor
Question 3
'Veni, Vidi, Vici' this quotation from Shakespeare's.....
A
Hamlet
B
Othello
C
Merchant of Venice
D
Julius Caesar
Question 3 Explanation: 
Veni, Vidi, Vici' this quotation from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.
Question 4
Shamnath had advised his mother to put on in front of the guests.
A
White sari
B
White gown
C
White salwar kameez
D
White kurta and jeans
Question 5
Who wrote the poem 'The Definition of Love'?
A
Andrew Marvell
B
John Donne
C
W. B Yeats
D
John Keats
Question 5 Explanation: 
Andrew Marvell has written the poem 'The Definition of Love'.
Question 6
What is catastrophe?
A
The comical end of dramatic events
B
The tragic end of dramatic events
C
The comic tragic end of the play
D
None of the above
Question 6 Explanation: 
Catastrophe means the tragic end of dramatic events.
Question 7
What do you mean by Romance?
A
any work of fiction or imagination
B
a real life story
C
any work of literature
D
a play or a drama
Question 8
'Mrs. Dalloway' is written by?
A
Joseph Conrad
B
T.S. Eliot
C
Virginia Woolf
D
Dylan Thomas
Question 9
Which of the following literary genre does Thackeray's The History of Henry Esmond belong to?
A
Tragedy
B
Novel
C
Comedy
D
Poetry
Question 10
Great Expectations is a novel written by-
A
Charles Dickens
B
Thomas Hardy
C
Jane Austen
D
Henry Fielding
Question 11
Milton defends his abandonment of rhyme in the preface to Paradise Lost by likening it to a
A
freedom of a nation
B
freedom of human beings
C
freedom of speech
D
freedom of spirit
Question 12
Which of the following is Jane Eyre's close friend at Lowood?
A
Miss Scatcherd
B
Miss Miller
C
Helen Burns
D
Miss Maria
Question 13
At the end of the play, it is said that Lady Macbeth died in what manner?
A
Suicide
B
Drowning
C
stabbed
D
natural death
Question 14
The last line of 'To daffodils' is.....
A
Ne'er to be seen again
B
Vanish like summer's rain
C
Ne're to be found again
D
As quack a growth of meet decay
Question 14 Explanation: 
The last line of 'To daffodils' is Ne're to be found again.
Question 15
E. M. Foster is a
A
Novelist
B
Poet
C
Playwright
D
None of these
Question 16
Which of the following refers to the small area of Ireland, extending north from Dublin, over which the English government could claim effective control?
A
Ulster
B
the Protectorate
C
the Pale
D
West Britain
Question 17
Raja is fond..... ice-cream.
A
in
B
on
C
of
D
with
Question 18
'Verslibre' is called as:
A
Free Verse
B
Blank Verse
C
Free meter
D
Iambic
Question 19
The similarity between words in spelling, but not in pronunciation is called rhyme.
A
ear
B
eye
C
internal
D
None of the above
Question 20
The poem ''the Triumph of life'' was written by:
A
Keats
B
Blake
C
Shelley
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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