English literature solved MCQ online quiz 53

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The period 1558-1625 is known as the
A
Age of Shakespeare
B
Age of Milton
C
Age of Pope
D
Age of Wordsworth
Question 2
'Young leading the young is like blind leading the blind' who has said these words:
A
Carlyle
B
Bacon
C
Mantaine
D
None of these
Question 3
is a long uninterrupted speech given by one character alone on the stage. The speech is inaudible to other characters but audible to the audience.
A
Aside
B
soliloquy
C
Monologue
D
Dramatic foil
Question 4
'The Way of the World' is written by?
A
William Shakespeare
B
Christopher Marlowe
C
Ben Johnson
D
William Congreve
Question 5
Who was not the famous poet of the age of Romanticism?
A
Coleridge
B
Byron
C
Shelley
D
Shakespeare
Question 6
Which college did William Wordsworth attend?
A
Christ College
B
Trinity College
C
King's College
D
St. John's College
Question 7
The only play by Shakespeare which confirms to the classical unities is:
A
Hamlet
B
Twelfth Night
C
Romeo and Juliet
D
None of these
Question 8
'Bombay Ice-cream', 'Delhi-Almond', and 'Raja's Delicacy' were names used for which item?
A
Vitamin tablet.
B
Fried groundnuts.
C
Roasted peanuts.
D
Candy floss.
Question 9
Our neighbours keep T.V. all the time.
A
watched
B
watch
C
watching
D
watches
Question 10
In 1857, Matthew Arnold as Professor of Poetry at Oxford delivered his inaugural lecture in:
A
English
B
Latin
C
Greek
D
None of these
Question 11
'Dr Faustus' was written by.....
A
Ben Jonson
B
G.B Shaw
C
T.S Eliot
D
Christopher Marlowe
Question 11 Explanation: 
'Dr Faustus' is written by Christopher Marlowe.
Question 12
All is well that ends well is a:
A
Comedy
B
Tragedy
C
Historical Play
D
None of these
Question 13
..... is the first prose work of Jonathan Swift.
A
A Tale of a Tub
B
Battle of the Books
C
Gulliver's Travels
D
None of the above
Question 14
What is the name of the short-lived journal that Coleridge established?
A
The Explicator
B
The Romantic Philosophy
C
The Watchman
D
The Spectator
Question 15
Which way did the princess point to when her lover asked with a questioning glance?
A
Left.
B
Right.
C
Above.
D
Between the two doors.
Question 16
Which of the following is not a characteristic feature of the Inter-war years?
A
The resurgence of poetry
B
Variety of technical experiments
C
Treatment of nature
D
Influence of radio and cinema
Question 17
The aim of satire is to ridicule
A
Clothes
B
Folly or vice
C
Virtues
D
None of the above
Question 18
The period of English literature from 1660 to the end of the century is called:
A
Renaissance
B
Jacobean Period
C
Restoration Period
D
Romantic Age
Question 19
'Of Human Bondage' is written by-
A
Somerset Maugham
B
James Joyce
C
W.B. Yeats
D
Philip Sydney
Question 20
poisoned Brutus' mind against Caesar.
A
Mark Antony
B
Cassius
C
Casca
D
Decius
There are 20 questions to complete.

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