English literature solved MCQ online quiz 51

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
''The Prince Of Poets in his time'', on whom grave the inscription is given?
A
Sir Philip Sidney
B
John Milton
C
Edmund Spencer
D
John Donne
Question 2
'The Lay of the Last Minstrel' is written by:
A
Blake
B
Byron
C
Tennyson
D
Walter Scott
Question 3
Biographia Literaria is a well-known work by
A
S.T. Coleridge
B
Wordsworth
C
John Dryden
D
None of the above
Question 4
Where did chaucer bury?
A
westminster abbey
B
kent church
C
chapel at windsor
D
None of the above
Question 5
Who introduced the art of printing into England?
A
Elizabeth Eisenstein
B
Johannes Gutenberg
C
Henry VIII
D
William Caxton
Question 6
Which one is the first novel of Charles Dickens
A
Oliver Twist
B
The Pickwick Papers
C
David Copperfield
D
Little Dorrit
Question 7
What do you mean by Irony?
A
a satiric imitation
B
a burlesque imitation
C
a kind of parody
D
difference between reality and appearance
Question 8
The last meeting between Rosemary and her husband takes place in the.....
A
bed room
B
kitchen
C
library
D
dining room
Question 9
The most distinctive feature of the metaphysical poets is their.....
A
lyric
B
imagery
C
philosophy
D
None of the above
Question 10
Paradise Lost shows an influence of?
A
Paganism
B
Pre-Christian theology
C
Christianity and the Renaissance
D
Greek nihilism
Question 11
During which years Wordsworth served as the poet Laureate of Britain?
A
1842-1851
B
1843-1850
C
1840-1855
D
1833-1848
Question 12
The birds flew..... the lake.
A
on
B
over
C
in
D
under
Question 13
In which year the universities of Cambridge and Oxford gained permission from the Crown to produce revised editions of King James Bible?
A
1625
B
1629
C
1627
D
1632
Question 14
Who is known as ''Poet's poet''?
A
Shakespeare
B
Robert Herrick
C
Edmund Spenser
D
John Milton
Question 15
Placing Phrase or Sentences of similar construction and meaning and balancing each other is called:
A
Parallelism
B
Alliteration
C
Para Rhyme
D
Rhetoric
Question 16
Which of the following myths does not figure in The Waste Land?
A
Oedipus
B
Grail Legend of Fisher King
C
Philomela
D
Sysyphus
Question 17
Shakespeare joined the Chamber lain's Men Theatrical Company as a:
A
Actor and playwright
B
Playwright and poet
C
Playwright and writer
D
None of above
Question 18
During the Inter-war years one finds the resurgence of.....
A
Drama
B
Essay
C
One-act play
D
Poetry
Question 19
Who among the following is not a novelist?
A
Hardy
B
Blake
C
Joyce
D
Thackeray
Question 20
Shaw wrote more than:
A
30 plays
B
50 plays
C
60 plays
D
none of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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