English literature solved MCQ online quiz 84

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Poetry is spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings. It takes it origin from emotions recollected in tranquility. Who has given the description of the poetry?
A
Aristotle
B
Plato
C
Wordsworth
D
None of these
Question 2
'Octometer' is a line consisting of feet.
A
nine
B
eight
C
three
D
None of the above
Question 3
How far down one road could the poet see?
A
Till the horizon
B
Barely for feet
C
Till it bent in the undergrowth
D
Till it opened on to the stream
Question 4
Uneasy lies the head that.....( King Henry four, part two):
A
Wears a crown
B
Wears a hat
C
Wears a wig
D
none of these
Question 5
Amal was to Madhav and his wife.
A
A distant relative
B
Sister's son
C
Cousin
D
None of the above
Question 6
Which of the following is a Japanese poetic form?
A
Jintishi
B
Villanelle
C
Ode
D
Tanka
Question 7
What did Byron deride with his scathing reference to 'Peddlers, ' and 'Boats, ' and 'Wagons'!?
A
the neo-classical influence of Pope and Dryden
B
the clumsiness of Shakespeare's plots
C
the Orientalist fantasies of Coleridge
D
Wordsworth's devotion to the ordinary and everyday
Question 8
How does the Lady of Shalott spend her time?
A
She erase because she is depressed
B
She laugh at people she sees in the mirror
C
She waves a magic web and watches the through a mirror
D
None of the above
Question 9
How many lines does a Shakespearean sonnet have
A
8
B
10
C
13
D
14
Question 10
Maggie is the central character in George Eliot's:
A
Adam Bede
B
Middle March
C
The Mill on the Floss
D
Silas Morner
Question 11
What was the reason the Loisels decided to give to Mathilde's friend for returning the necklace late?
A
The necklace had broken and needed to be repaired
B
The necklace had been lost.
C
The clasp of the necklace had broken and was being
D
mended Mathilde wanted to use it for another party before returning it.
Question 12
Which of the following literary forms witnessed the experiments during the Modern Age?
A
Poetry
B
Novel
C
Drama
D
All of the above
Question 13
'Pride and Prejudice' is written by?
A
Charles Lamb
B
Virginia Woolf
C
Emily Bronte
D
Jane Austen
Question 14
The author of 'Songs of Innocence and of Experience' is.....
A
John Lennon
B
Richard Mark
C
William Blake
D
John Keats
Question 14 Explanation: 
The author of 'Songs of Innocence and of Experience' is William Blake.
Question 15
Which of the following is not a major theme of Elizabethan literary works?
A
Revenge
B
Sensationalism
C
Melodrama
D
Forgiveness
Question 16
G Eliot's novels show her concern for the character's..... problems.
A
economic
B
Moral
C
religious
D
spiritual e social
Question 17
Shakespeare lived and worked in the age of.....
A
Queen Elizabeth I
B
King James I
C
King CharlesI
D
None
Question 18
The lover shows his mistress the mating of
A
animals
B
insects
C
birds
D
water creatures
Question 19
What made all the difference was that the poet:
A
Avoided taking a decision
B
Took the road most travelled by
C
Decided never to venture into woods again
D
Took the road less travelled by
Question 20
Which work was completed last?
A
John Milton's ''Paradise Lost''
B
George Herbert's ''The Temple''
C
William Shakespeare's ''Tempest''
D
Ben Jonson's ''Volpone''
There are 20 questions to complete.

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