English literature solved MCQ online quiz 64

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Who wrote The Monk? When?
A
Matthew Gregory Lewis(1796)
B
Tobias Smollett(1748)
C
Saul Bellow(1759)
D
Voltaire(1732)
Question 2
The West Wind is described as both.....
A
cool and calm
B
preserver and destroyer
C
peaceful and serene
D
howling and sweeping
Question 3
At the beginning of the play, the Scots are at war with which country?
A
Norway
B
Prussia
C
Iceland
D
Poland
Question 4
Over which river does Eliza make her miraculous crossing?
A
The Mississippi
B
The Colorado
C
The Ohio
D
The Danube
Question 5
Which British dominion achieved independence in 1921-22, following the Easter Rising of 1916?
A
the southern counties of Ireland
B
Canada
C
Ulster
D
India
Question 6
Francis Bacon was the Father of
A
Novel
B
Drama
C
Poetry
D
Essay
Question 7
What was the significance of the voyage of the Empire Windrush?
A
It brought the last group of English convicts to Australia in 1901.
B
It was sunk by the German navy in 1914, bringing the United States into World War I.
C
It brought the first group of immigrants from Jamaica to England in 1948.
D
It delivered a small dog into space in 1959, and returned it to earth.
Question 8
How many from his plays were published in his lifetime:
A
Only sixteen
B
Only seventeen
C
Only eighteen
D
Only nineteen
Question 9
Iambic metre is also called the rising metre because-
A
the stress falls at the end of the foot
B
the stress falls at the beginning of the foot
C
the stress falls at the middle of the foot
D
the stress falls at an alternate foot
Question 10
Mr.Seth was a professor of.....
A
Geography
B
History
C
English
D
None of the above
Question 11
is marked with a bar below and in front of the syllable
A
Primary stress
B
Syllable
C
Secondary stress
D
Pitch
Question 12
The Photographer was a 'drooping man' means he was.....
A
a man dropped down again and again
B
a man bending down
C
a man who would bend down to look for something again and again
D
None of the above
Question 13
The theme of Tennyson's Poem 'The Princess' is?
A
Queen Victoria's coronation
B
Industrial Revolution
C
Women's Education and Rights
D
Rise of Democracy
Question 14
Which of the following is a ceremony in which a sovereign is officially crowned?
A
Investiture
B
Invocation
C
Gala
D
Coronation
Question 15
'There is no Snake' said Dasa because, .....
A
the snake had disappeared
B
he had not seen the snake
C
he was feeling sleepy
D
None of the above
Question 16
The all-pervading mood in the novels of Hardy is that of
A
Enthusiasm
B
Celebration
C
Optimism
D
Pessimism
Question 17
Prologue refers-
A
conclusion of writing
B
end of the writing
C
preface to writing
D
praise song of a person
Question 18
had a powerful influence on Keats.
A
Leigh Hunt
B
Shelley
C
Wordsworth
D
Byron
Question 19
Graham Greene's novels are marked by?
A
Catholicism
B
Protestantism
C
Paganism
D
Buddhism
Question 20
Who authored Il Cortigiano (The Courtier), a book that was highly influential in the English court, providing subtle guidance on self-display?
A
Cavalcanti
B
Castiglione
C
Pirandello
D
Machiavelli
There are 20 questions to complete.

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