English literature solved MCQ online quiz 76

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The Age of Dryden covers the period from.....
A
1660 to 1700
B
1625 to 1735
C
1635 to 1705
D
1645 to 1695
Question 2
William Wordsworth wrote.....
A
The Rape of the Lock
B
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
C
The Lucy Poems
D
Absalom and Achitophel
Question 2 Explanation: 
William Wordsworth is written the poem 'The Lucky'.
Question 3
Which metaphor Marvell uses to show the growth of his Love?
A
Fruit Love
B
Vegetable Love
C
Garden Love
D
None of the above
Question 4
Who is the writer of the poem 'My Last Duchess'?
A
Robert Browning
B
Shelley
C
William Shakespeare
D
Wordsworth
Question 4 Explanation: 
Robert Browning is the writer of the poem 'My Last Duchess'.
Question 5
function uses language for the purpose of causing or preventing overt action
A
Informative
B
Communicative
C
Directive
D
Expressive
Question 6
The monologue of the playwright makes audience aware that he is waiting for.....
A
His wife
B
His death
C
His love
D
None of the above
Question 7
informs Mr. Utterson of Dr. Jekyll's disappearance.
A
Poole
B
Lanyon
C
Hyde
D
Enfield
Question 8
Why does Miss Pushpa always smile?
A
Because she feels like it
B
Because she wins most competitions
C
Because she is going overseas
D
Because she is attractive to look at
Question 9
Who is regarded as ''The father of the English Novel''
A
Joseph Addison
B
Henry Fielding
C
Samuel Pepys
D
John Bunyan
Question 10
Which of the following periodical publications (reviews and magazines) first appeared in the Romantic era?
A
London Magazine
B
The Spectator
C
The Edinburgh Review
D
A and B only
Question 11
In which poem lies the line 'The One remain, the many change and pass'?
A
Adonis
B
Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
C
The cloud
D
None of these
Question 12
Post-Structuralism tends to reveal that the meaning of any text is-
A
stable
B
unstable
C
static
D
None
Question 13
The reason for Satan's fall might best be described as:
A
incest
B
lust
C
greed
D
pride
Question 14
Aristotle's well-known treatises are
A
Poetry & Drama
B
Tragedy & Epic
C
Poetics & Rhetoric
D
Dialogues
Question 15
you planning to come for the study tour next week?
A
is
B
Were
C
Are
D
Was
Question 16
What is the prayer that Della says just before her husband enters the house?
A
'Please, God, make us rich.'
B
'Please God, make him think I am still pretty.'
C
'Please God, let there be a gift for me too.'
D
'Please God, let my hair grow back fast.'
Question 17
Who pleads the case for the Ancients in Dryden's ''Essay of Dramatic Poesy''
A
Eugenius
B
Crites
C
Neander
D
Lisideius
Question 18
Lycidas is an elegy on the death of his friend.....
A
Cromwell I
B
Edward King
C
King Arthur
D
None of the above
Question 19
Why is Fielding upset with Aziz after the trial?
A
Because Aziz makes him look guilty
B
Because Aziz refuses to credit Adela's bravery at the Trial
C
Because Aziz tries to loot hospital
D
Because Aziz quits his job
Question 20
Narayan protested against which issue with the Professor of History?
A
Freedom of Knowledge
B
Freedom of Press
C
Freedom of Speech
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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