English literature solved MCQ online quiz 71

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Who is the first femal winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
A
Selma Lagerlof
B
Pearl S. Buck
C
Grazia Deledda
D
Gabriela Mistral
Question 2
Sir John Falstaff is one of Shakespeare's greatest?
A
comic figures
B
historical figures
C
romantic figures
D
tragic figures
Question 3
Where was Edgar Allan Poe born?
A
Philadelphia
B
Virginia
C
New York
D
Boston
Question 4
The Ode is often in the form of an.....
A
invocation
B
invitation
C
address
D
inspiration
Question 5
Which of the following books was translated by John Keats?
A
Aeneid
B
Odyssey
C
Illiad
D
Vulgate
Question 6
Besides Ireland, the poem 'Easter 1916' refers to.....
A
England
B
Greece
C
Rome
D
France
Question 7
A Song for St. Cecilia's Day is a poem about.....
A
power of emotions
B
power of nature
C
power of poetic language
D
power of music
Question 8
The repetition of beginning consonant sounds
A
rhyme
B
onomatopoeia
C
alliteration
D
None of the above
Question 9
plots with Claudius to kill Hamlet.
A
Claudius
B
Polonius
C
Laertes
D
Prince Fortinbras
Question 10
The language that seeks to arouse feelings is called language.
A
Emotive
B
Destructive
C
Useful
D
Useless
Question 11
A poet is a man speaking to men says?
A
Pope
B
Robert Frost
C
Wordsworth
D
None of these
Question 12
Shamnath's mother had the problem of
A
Talking a lot
B
Snoring while asleep
C
Nagging in front of guests
D
Shouting a lot
Question 13
What is 'Parable'?
A
an allegorical story usually containing a moral lesson
B
the basic unit of a composition
C
a sense of distress
D
none of the above
Question 14
Who amongst the following critics is against the Tragi-Comedy?
A
Aristotle
B
Plato
C
Longinus
D
Dante
Question 15
Milton and Edward King studied together at the university of
A
Oxford
B
London
C
Cambridge
D
Manchester
Question 16
This work was NOT originally published in the 20th Century.
A
Henry James's ''The Ambassadors''
B
Thomas Hardy's ''Tess of the D'Urbervilles''
C
M. Forster's ''A Room With A View''
D
Virginia Woolf's ''Mrs. Dalloway''
Question 17
Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto initiated which literary tradition?
A
Hunnish epic
B
Gothic fiction
C
epistolary novel
D
meta-novel
Question 18
'Lady Windermere's fan' is written by:
A
Oscar Wilde
B
Galsworthy
C
T. S. Eliot
D
None of these
Question 19
Samson Agonists: Play::
A
The Conquest of Granada: Satire
B
The Rivals: Play
C
Clarissa: Play
D
Paradise Regained: Play
Question 20
Who is the author of 'For Whom the Bell Tolls'?
A
Charles Dickens
B
Homer
C
Lord Tennison
D
Ernest Hemingway
Question 20 Explanation: 
Ernest Hemingway is the author of 'For Whom the Bell Tolls'.
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