English literature solved MCQ online quiz 77

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
There is a T.V.....the class.
A
in
B
on
C
to
D
of
Question 2
The term 'genre' is of origin.
A
French
B
Greek
C
Latin
D
English
Question 3
The Romantic Age began with publication of.....
A
Lyrical Ballads
B
My Last Duchess
C
A Tale of Two Cities
D
Canonization
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Romantic Age began with publication of Lyrical Ballads.
Question 4
Which is the first successful English Novel? xix
A
Gorboduc
B
Pamela
C
Iliad
D
Robinson Crusoe
Question 5
The main character of a novel is called the.....
A
antagonist
B
chorus
C
muse
D
protagonist
Question 6
Who was the first to see all art is imitation or mimesis, imitating the objects of life or Nature.
A
Plato
B
Aristotle
C
Horace
D
Quintilian
Question 7
'Animal Farm' is written by?
A
William Golding
B
George Orwell
C
Virginia Woolf
D
Joseph Conrad
Question 8
'Haste me to know't, that I, with wings as Swift as meditation or the thoughts of love, May Sweep to my revenge' is a speech from.
A
Lear
B
Macbeth
C
Othello
D
Hamlet
Question 9
Who is the writer of 'Dramatic Lyrics'?
A
Shelley
B
Wordsworth
C
William Shakespeare
D
Robert Browning
Question 9 Explanation: 
Robert Browning is the writer of 'Dramatic Lyrics'.
Question 10
Grandfather's room is compared to a.....
A
a prison cell
B
hotel
C
temple
D
None of the above
Question 11
The subjugation of Women (1869) is an important text of:
A
George Eliot
B
Byron
C
John Mill
D
Hardy
Question 12
'He grieves silently over her neglectful heart and deceitful spirit'. Here the poet talks about his.....
A
Wife
B
Beloved
C
Sister
D
Daughter
Question 13
What was the reason of Steerforth's death?
A
Poison
B
Starvation
C
Disease
D
Shipwreck
Question 14
'Heard Melodies are sweet but those unheard are sweeter' is a line from
A
Ode on a Grecian Urn
B
The Prelude
C
Ode to Autumn
D
None of these
Question 15
Shylock asks for in case Antonio fails to repay the loan.
A
Antonio's property
B
Antonio's ship
C
a pound of flesh from Antonio's body
D
Antonio's girlfriend
Question 16
The epigraph of The Waste Land is borrowed from?
A
Virgil
B
Fetronius
C
Seneca
D
Homer
Question 17
Richardson's novel Pamela is written in the form of a.....
A
verse novel
B
series of letters
C
series of e mails
D
comic book
Question 18
Which of the following poems refers to the theme of Irish independence?
A
Preludes
B
Easter 1916
C
The Death Bed
D
The Last Meeting
Question 19
'Leaves of Grass' is written by-
A
Shelley
B
Long Fellow
C
Frost
D
Whitman
Question 20
Who is the author of 'Sherlock Holmes'?
A
John Gay
B
Sir Arthur Canon Doyle
C
Dylan Thomas
D
Somerset Maugham
There are 20 questions to complete.

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