English literature solved MCQ online quiz 66

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
..... central concern is with the response of man to danger and crisis demanding a moral choice on the part of the individual.
A
Jane Austen
B
Henry James
C
Joseph Conrad
D
James Joyce
Question 2
The poem 'To His Coy Mistress' was written by.....
A
John Keats
B
Andrew Marvell
C
John Milton
D
William Shakespeare
Question 2 Explanation: 
The poem 'To His Coy Mistress' was written by Andrew Marvell.
Question 3
Which poet asserted in practice and theory the value of representing rustic life and language as well as social outcasts and delinquents not only in pastoral poetry, common before this poet's time, but also as the major subject and medium for poetry in general?
A
William Blake
B
Alfred Lord Tennyson
C
Samuel Johnson
D
William Wordsworth
Question 4
What is the common term used for the conjoined twins?
A
Identical twins
B
Fraternal twins
C
Siamese twins
D
Burmese twins
Question 5
The author faced many difficulties such as.....
A
he could not remember anything
B
he had nobody to help, no facilities, a noisy mother
C
he did not like to study
D
None of the above
Question 6
Faustus asks two magicians to aid him in summoning the devil. What are their names?
A
Valdes and Cornelius
B
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
C
Troilus and Cressida
D
Pyramus and Thisbe
Question 7
Shaw's is a witty and highly entertaining study of class distinction.
A
The Man of Destiny
B
The Doctor's Dilemma
C
Pygmalion
D
Candida
Question 8
Why does the thought of selling the fish's meat disappoint the old man?
A
He knows people will cook the marlin, but it is best eaten raw.
B
Market prices are low, and Santiago will get only a fraction of what the fish is worth.
C
Because marlin has an unpleasant taste, Santiago wishes he caught something that made for better eating, like a shark.
D
The people who will eat the meat are unworthy.
Question 9
The comedy of manners 'The Country Wife' was written in:
A
1680
B
1672
C
1675
D
1667
Question 10
Which drug Griffin took in his breakdown?
A
Strychnine
B
Dolo
C
Medimax
D
Strynine
Question 11
Yahoo's according to Gulliver were:
A
European
B
Indians
C
American
D
None of these
Question 12
Who wrote ''The Pilgrim's Progress''?
A
John Bunyan
B
Daniel Defoe
C
Dryden
D
None of these
Question 13
English has a relatively word order.
A
Free
B
Varied
C
Fixed
D
Mixed
Question 14
Who is the modern English dramatist?
A
George Bernard Shaw
B
W. B. Yeats
C
T.S. Eliot
D
None of the above
Question 15
The Eve of St. Agnes is a poem by:
A
Milton
B
Keats
C
Byron
D
Blake
Question 16
Earth is described as being connected to heaven by a:
A
stepping stones of clouds
B
Golden rope
C
Golden chain
D
Ladder
Question 17
A great playwright of Shakespeare time was.....
A
Samuel Johnson
B
Christopher Marlowe
C
Oliver Goldsmith
D
John Donne
Question 17 Explanation: 
A great playwright of Shakespeare time was Christopher Marlowe also known as Kit Marlowe.
Question 18
What job does Uncle Tom perform at the St. Clare plantation?
A
Cook
B
Groomsman
C
Head Coachman
D
Valet
Question 19
Who is called the father of English Prose?
A
Henry Fielding
B
William Shakespeare
C
William Wordsworth
D
John Wycliffe
Question 20
Edgar disguises himself as a.....
A
beggar
B
archer
C
trader
D
wrestler
There are 20 questions to complete.

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