English literature solved MCQ online quiz 52

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Binya's full name as.....
A
Beenadevi
B
Binyadevi
C
Bindudevi
D
None of the above
Question 2
'Who knows but the world many end to...night.' In which of Browning's poems the above line appears?
A
The Last Ride together
B
One Word More
C
The Last Duchess
D
None of these
Question 3
Which of the following was characteristic of the court of James I?
A
gluttonous feasting
B
hard drinking
C
hunting
D
all of the above
Question 4
Ruskin is famous for:
A
Being a critic of art
B
A social reformer
C
A moral teacher
D
None of these
Question 5
Find the Odd man out?
A
Ulysses: James Joyce
B
A Full Moon in March: W. B. Yeats
C
Drama of Ideas: T. S. Eliot
D
Riders to the Sea: John Millington Synge
Question 6
'Preface to Lyrical Ballad' is written by?
A
S.T. Coleridge
B
William Wordsworth
C
Both of them
D
None of them
Question 7
King Lear had
A
two
B
one
C
five
D
three daughters.
Question 8
The novel 'Roots' was written by.....
A
Henry Miller
B
H. G. Wells
C
Alex Heley
D
P. B. Shelly
Question 8 Explanation: 
The novel 'Roots' was written by Alex Heley.
Question 9
Which one of the following odes is not written by John Keats?
A
Ode of Psyche
B
Ode of a Grecian Urn
C
Ode of the West Wind
D
Ode to a Nightingale
Question 10
Who wrote Samson Agonistes and Paradise Lost?
A
Spenser
B
Milton
C
Byron
D
Pope
Question 11
Shakespeare is known mostly for his-
A
poetry
B
an autobiography
C
a diary
D
plays
Question 12
Queen Victoria succeeded to the throne of England after:
A
George III
B
William IV
C
Edward VII
D
George IV
Question 13
What is Faerie Queene:
A
An allegory
B
An epic
C
A ballad
D
A sonnet
Question 14
The title page which play of Christopher Marlow attributes the play to Marlowe and Thomas Nashe?
A
Edward the Second
B
Tamburlaine the Great
C
Dido, Queen of Carthage
D
Doctor Faustus
Question 15
In which work Samuel Taylor Coleridge introduced the term 'willing suspension of disbelief' in 1817?
A
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
B
Christabel
C
Biographia Literaria
D
Kubla Khan
Question 16
Who is the author of 'Pride and Prejudice'?
A
Emily Bronte
B
Jane Austen
C
Charles Dickens
D
Charlotte Bronte
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jane Austen is the author of 'Pride and Prejudice'.
Question 17
The first English critic to base his literary criticism on philosophical principles and who owed his interest in the questionof imagination was
A
Wordsworth
B
Coleridge
C
Matthew Arnold
D
T.S.Eliot
Question 18
What contained the box that was opened by the Prince of Arragon?
A
A fool's head
B
A picture of Portia
C
An ugly skull
D
None of the above
Question 19
The poem ' Homeless' is written by.....
A
Vikram Seth
B
Toru Dutt
C
Tagore
D
None of the above
Question 20
Who sailed away to Australia?
A
Mr. Peggotty
B
Emily
C
Mrs. Gummidge
D
All of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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