English literature solved MCQ online quiz 78

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The collection of the papers and correspondence of a well-to-do Norfolk family is known as:
A
Letters to the Margret Paston
B
Margret Paston to John Paston
C
The Paston letters
D
To John Paston
Question 2
Victorian Age starts from?
A
1801
B
1901
C
1885
D
1832
Question 3
Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides were the classical
A
Greek
B
Roman
C
English
D
German
Question 4
In the poem 'Tintern Abbey', 'dearest friend' refers to?
A
Nature
B
Dorothy
C
Coleridge
D
Wye
Question 5
What do you mean by Pathos or Catharsis? ix
A
a sorrowful event
B
a murder in a tragedy
C
an adventure of hero
D
arouse of pity and fear
Question 6
Who calls Francis Bacon 'the wisest brightest and meanest of mankind'?
A
Alexander Pope
B
Aristotle
C
Plato
D
John Donne
Question 7
The title of Carlyle's 'Sartor Resartus' means?
A
Religious Scripture
B
Seaside Resort
C
Tailor Repatched
D
None of these
Question 8
tried to persuade King Lear to change his mind and give Cordelia her share.
A
Goneril
B
Regan
C
Earl of Kent
D
Earl of Gloucester
Question 9
Keats's Endymion is dedicated to?
A
Leigh Hunt
B
Milton
C
Shakespeare
D
Thomas Chatterton
Question 10
Maud and In memoriam were written by
A
Tennyson
B
Keats
C
Shelley
D
None of these
Question 11
When was Christopher Marlowe baptized?
A
10 October 1547
B
26 February 1564
C
12 January 1569
D
30 April 1560
Question 12
'The Waste Land' is a/an?
A
Epic
B
Poem
C
Novel
D
Drama
Question 13
Paradise Lost is-
A
an epic 1
B
a satirical work
C
a tragedy
D
a ballad
Question 14
To justify which purpose that Milton wrote Paradise Lost?
A
To justify the fall of Lucifer
B
To justify the fall of man
C
To justify the ways of God to men
D
To justify the loss of paradise
Question 15
The sonnet is composed of two parts namely.....
A
the Octave and the Sestet
B
The Rhyme and the Rhythm
C
The Epode and the Strophe
D
The Verse and the Meter
Question 16
'Marriage a la Mode' was written by which of the following restoration comedians?
A
Alexander Pope
B
George Villiers
C
John Vanbrugh
D
John Dryden
Question 17
..... requested the people not to kill the Cobra as it was God Subramanyam.
A
Dasa
B
Mother
C
The beggar woman
D
None of the above
Question 18
How does Raina call Bluntschli?
A
brave soldier
B
lovely soldier
C
chocolate cream soldier
D
None of the above
Question 19
Who was a friend of John Milton?
A
John Donne
B
John Dryden
C
Andrew Marvell
D
Alexander Pope
Question 19 Explanation: 
Andrew Marvell was a friend of John Milton.
Question 20
Who wrote 'Where ignorance is bliss, it is folly to be wise'?
A
Robert Frost
B
George Orwell
C
Thomas Gray
D
John Milton
Question 20 Explanation: 
Thomas Gray wrote 'Where ignorance is bliss, it is folly to be wise'.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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