English literature solved MCQ online quiz 56

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Question 1 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
Who wrote Canterbury Tales?
A
Geoffrey Chaucer
B
Dick Whittington
C
Thomas Lancaster
D
King Richard II
Question 2 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
'Trifle' means.....
A
'useless'
B
'insignificant'
C
'boring'
D
None of the above
Question 3 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
What is the term we now use for what the Romantics called ''mesmerism, '' one of the ''occult'' practices that allowed people to explore altered states of consciousness?
A
smoking opium
B
hypnotism
C
psychoanalysis
D
dream interpretation
Question 4 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
'Faerie Queen' is a/an.....
A
Play
B
short story
C
epic
D
novel
Question 4 Explanation: 
'Faerie Queen' is an epic.
Question 5 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
My soul had been a lawn besprinkled O'er with flowers, and Stirring Shades, and baffled dreams is an example of:
A
Metaphor
B
Simile
C
Personification
D
None of these
Question 6 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
Who is the author of 'Man and Superman'?
A
W. Shakespeare
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
Leo Tolstoy
D
Charles Dickens
Question 6 Explanation: 
George Bernard Shaw is the author of 'Man and Superman'.
Question 7 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
When was Arms and the Man published in Plays Pleasant?
A
1895
B
1885
C
1898
D
None of the above
Question 8 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
was of the opinion that by reading about the deeds of good and heroic men we are led towards goodness and heroism.
A
Dr Johnson
B
John Dryden
C
Charles Dickens
D
Philip Sidney
Question 9 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
Literature is expression of life in words of.....
A
Love and praise
B
Faith and reverence
C
Intellect and imagination
D
Truth and beauty
Question 10 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
Who said 'Keats was a Greek'?
A
Wordsworth
B
Coleridge
C
Lamb
D
Shelley
Question 11 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
Which was not among the new genres promoted by poets such as Jonson, Donne, and Herbert?
A
the Petrarchan sonnet
B
the classical satire
C
the country-house poem
D
the epigram
Question 12 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
Which of the following is the only tragedy written by William Congreve?
A
Empress of Morocco
B
Orphan
C
The Rival Queens
D
The Mourning Bride
Question 13 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
Who is the writer of the poem 'Andrea Del Sarto'?
A
William Shakespeare
B
Shelley
C
Wordsworth
D
Robert Browning
Question 13 Explanation: 
Robert Browning is the writer of the poem 'Andrea Del Sarto'.
Question 14 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
What do you mean by an Elegy?
A
a poem of happy ending
B
a poem of unhappy ending
C
a song of praising God
D
a song of Mourning the dead
Question 15 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
One rainy night, the four brothers.....
A
gave milk to the Kala Nag
B
attacked the Kala Nag with Bamboo sticks
C
killed the Kala Nag and threw it in the river
D
caught the Kala Nag with their bare hands
Question 16 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
How did W. H. Auden describe poetry?
A
An awful way to earn a living
B
A game of knowledge
C
The soul exposed
D
An explosion of language
Question 17 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
Dryden and Shadwell had many disagreements but what was their main political disagreement?
A
Dryden was a Protestant while Shadwell was a Catholic
B
Dryden was a protestant while Shadwell was a Troy
C
Dryden support the monarchy while Shadwell was a Whig
D
None of the above
Question 18 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
Arms and the Man-a novel is written by:
A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Samuel Beckett
C
Jane Austen
D
None of these
Question 19 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
Who is ''till wand'ring o'er the earth''?
A
Satan's associates
B
Satan
C
Adam
D
Eve
Question 20 (Click on any option to know correct answer. सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी choice पर क्लिक करें।)
Short view of the Immortality and Profaneness of the English Stage, a fierce attack on Restoration Drama, is written by.....
A
John Dryden
B
Charles Lamb
C
Jeremy Collier
D
John Demnham
There are 20 questions to complete.

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