English literature solved MCQ online quiz 74

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Francis Bacon died in:
A
1616
B
1626
C
1648
D
None of these
Question 2
falls in love with Shylock's daughter.
A
Antonio
B
Bassanio
C
Gratiano
D
Lorenzo
Question 3
Identify the character in The Tempest who is referred to as an honest old counselor
A
Alonso
B
Ariel
C
Gonzalo
D
Stephano
Question 4
Where is Duncan killed?
A
In the battle with Norway
B
In his bedchamber at Macbeth's castle
C
In his bedchamber at Forres
D
At Birnam Wood
Question 5
According to Plato
A
The Poet was a craftsman
B
The Poet was a possessed creature
C
The Poet consciously conveys divine truth
D
None of the above.
Question 6
Which of the following best defines Utilitarianism?
A
a farming technique aimed at maximizing productivity with the fewest tools
B
a moral arithmetic, which states that all humans aim to maximize the greatest pleasure to the greatest number
C
a critical methodology stating that all words have a single meaningful function within a given piece of literature
D
a philosophy dictating that we should only keep what we use on a daily basis.
Question 7
Donne's works were published.....
A
after his death
B
during his early years
C
after his marriage
D
None of the above
Question 8
Antonio's friend Bassanio was a young.....
A
doctor
B
businessman
C
soldier
D
lawyer
Question 9
Gray's Elegy Written in a Country hurchyardis a
A
transitional poem
B
classical poem
C
romantic poem
D
modern poem
Question 10
Which of following Books consists of Ruskin's lectures:
A
Modern painters
B
The Stones of Venice
C
The Crown of wild olive
D
None of these
Question 11
is Prospero's daughter.
A
Rosalind
B
Miranda
C
Sycorax
D
Olivia
Question 12
Portia lived in.....
A
Venice
B
Belmont
C
Florence
D
Milan
Question 13
A satyr play was often crudely.....
A
Comic
B
Tragic
C
None of these two
D
Both
Question 14
'Unto This Last' is a book written by:
A
Mill on economic reforms
B
Carlyle on moral reforms
C
Ruskin on moral reforms
D
None of these
Question 15
Who among the following believes that ''poetry is the anti-thesis of science''
A
Arnold
B
Eliot
C
Coleridge
D
Keats
Question 16
Othello is a Shakespeare's play about-
A
A Jew
B
A Turk
C
A Roman
D
A Moor
Question 17
Identify the writer who first used blank verse in English poetry?
A
Sir Thomas Wyatt
B
William Shakespeare
C
Earl of Surrey
D
Milton
Question 18
A sentimental comedy was one written with the intension of expressing sentiments.
A
family
B
moral
C
comic
D
None of the above
Question 19
Pre-Shakespearean dramatists were known as
A
the Pioneers of Drama
B
the Forerunners of Drama
C
the University Wits
D
the University Scholars
Question 20
Who wrote the short story 'The Gift of the Magi'?
A
William Wordsworth
B
Robert Frost
C
Jane Auste
D
O' Henry
Question 20 Explanation: 
O' Henry is the writer of the short story 'The Gift of the Magi'.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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