English literature solved MCQ online quiz 7

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
'A heated debate' means.....
A
'an excited discussion'
B
'a debate in hot weather'
C
'a stimulating discussion'
D
None of the above
Question 2
''Fair is foul, and foul is fair''-quoted from?
A
Macbeth
B
As you like It
C
Tempest
D
Othello
Question 3
Which of the following was originally the Irish Literary Theatre?
A
the Irish National Theatre
B
the Globe Theatre
C
the Abbey Theatre
D
both A and C
Question 4
In what year was the Fugitive Slave Act passed?
A
1784
B
1841
C
1850
D
1857
Question 5
Which is the shortest book?
A
Book VII
B
Book III
C
Book VIII
D
Book V
Question 6
What the term Comedy refers?
A
a play ends unhappily
B
a play ends with murder
C
a play ends tragedy
D
a play ends happily
Question 7
Which effort is not attempted by Kannan in opening the tin?
A
battering it repeatedly on the floor
B
putting it on the gas stove
C
hitting it with a nail and a stone
D
dropping a pestle on it
Question 8
Who, among the following, is not the second generation of British Romantics?
A
Keats
B
Wordsworth
C
Shelley
D
Byron
Question 9
You have to wait.....tomorrow.
A
till
B
until
C
in
D
since
Question 10
Pope's Essay on Criticism was written in.....
A
Blank Verse
B
Tercets
C
Quatrains
D
Heroic Couplets
Question 11
The most eminent and influential writer of the Theatre of the Absurd was.....
A
Dr Johnson
B
Derrida
C
Samuel Beckett
D
T. S. Eliot
Question 12
The donkey is by man.
A
exploited
B
rewarded
C
adored
D
honoured
Question 13
Which one is not by Shakespeare?
A
Nature teaches beasts to know their friends.
B
True is it that we have seen betting days.
C
Knowledge is power.
D
None of these.
Question 14
The famous opening line of which play starts with the stress on the first word before reverting back to conventional iambs?
A
Hamlet
B
Richard III
C
As You Like It
D
King Lear
Question 15
Tom lives with his.....
A
aunt Polly
B
aunt Jolly
C
aunt Becky
D
aunt Maria
Question 16
A is a pair of rhymed lines that are equal in length.
A
dactyl
B
octave
C
couplet
D
sestet
Question 17
What do you mean by Plot?
A
a drama of comedy
B
a disposal of characters
C
a short novel
D
arrangement of incidents in a writing
Question 18
Francis Bacon was an English-
A
essayist
B
novelist
C
dramatist
D
poet
Question 19
The narrator was when he heard the steps.
A
writing
B
sleeping
C
bathing
D
reading
Question 20
What is study of meter, rhythm and intonation of a poem called as?
A
Prosody
B
Allegory
C
Scansion
D
Assonance
There are 20 questions to complete.

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