English literature solved MCQ online quiz 80

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
What do you mean by Tragicomedy?
A
a kind of verse play
B
a play with unhappy ending
C
blending of tragic and comic elements
D
mixture of dramas
Question 2
''There are two tragedies in life one is not to get your heart's desire. The other is get it.''-these lines were written by?
A
Jean Paul Sartre
B
James Osborn
C
G. B. Shaw
D
H. G. Wells
Question 3
How long did it take for the poor boy to become a millionaire?
A
Ten years
B
Five years
C
Six years
D
Eight years
Question 4
Flecknoe, all English priest at Rome, Richard flecknoe was satirized for his hideous verse by which author?
A
John Donne
B
George Herbert
C
Andrew Marvell
D
None of the above
Question 5
The word 'juggernaut' shows the influence of on English language.
A
Hindi
B
Chinese
C
Swahili
D
Persian
Question 6
Who is the father of Modern English Literature?
A
G. B. Shaw
B
Shakespeare
C
P. B. Shelley
D
William Wordsworth
Question 6 Explanation: 
G. B. Shaw is the father of Modern English Literature.
Question 7
The author of the lesson ''With the Photographer'' is.....
A
G.
B
Shaw
C
R.K.Narayan
D
Stephen Leacock
Question 8
I dance..... I like it.
A
because
B
so
C
but
D
for
Question 9
'Past and Present' is written by
A
Mill
B
Hazlitt
C
Carlyle
D
None of these
Question 10
When did William Shakespeare die?
A
16 April 1616
B
22 January 1624
C
23 April 1616
D
19 May 1611
Question 11
..... Who says ''What's done is done'' early in the play and then echoes ''What's done cannot be undone'' later in the play?
A
Lady Macduff
B
Lady Macbeth
C
Macbeth
D
The witches
Question 12
Tara and Chandan's grandfather was a man of power. He was a wealthy man, an industrialist and a/an.....
A
Chief Minister
B
Home Minister
C
M.L.A
D
Party Secretary
Question 13
In the poem Virtue, Herbert uses the word to connect the beauty of nature with impermanence.
A
Rose
B
Sweet
C
Brave
D
None of the above
Question 14
Riders to the Sea is written by an Irish dramatist-
A
G. B. Shaw
B
W.B Yeats
C
J.M Synge
D
Oliver Goldsmith
Question 15
and planned to kill Alonso and Gonzalo.
A
Antonio and Sebastian
B
Sycorax and Caliban
C
Ferdinand and Miranda
D
Prospero and Ariel
Question 16
In addition to Geoffrey Chaucer and William Langland, the flowering of Middle English literature is evident in the works of which of the following writers?
A
Geoffrey of Monmouth
B
the Gawain poet
C
the Beowulf poet
D
Chrétien de Troyes
Question 17
Mysteries of Udolpho is a novel.
A
Picaresque
B
Autobiographical
C
Gothic
D
Historical
Question 18
Which Revolution is the historical source of the book 'A Tale of Two Cities'
A
Iranian Revolution
B
American Revolution
C
French Revolution
D
Russian Revolution
Question 19
Which of Uncle Tom's personal characteristics guided his interactions with others and his responses to his circumstances?
A
His gentle and soft-spoken nature
B
His honesty and deep devotion to God
C
His overwhelming fear of violence
D
His ability to hide his rebellious nature.
Question 20
The character who acts as an accomplice to Iago in Shakespeare's 'Othello' is:
A
Cassio
B
Lodovico
C
Roderigo
D
Bianca
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