English literature solved MCQ online quiz 85

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Which novel of Hardy presents 'Egdon Heath' as the background of the story?
A
Tess of the D'Urberville
B
Return of the Native
C
Jude the Obscure
D
None of these
Question 2
''The Solitary Reaper'' has the lyrical qualities of the
A
ode
B
elegy
C
sonnet
D
ballad
Question 3
is written by Aristotle?
A
Poetics
B
An Apology for poetry
C
Rosalynd
D
The Art of English Poesie
Question 4
In the line ''O wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?'' the mood of the poet is one of.....
A
pessimism
B
dejection
C
optimism
D
surrender
Question 5
Where did Edmund Spenser born?
A
Kent
B
Worcester
C
Chester
D
East Smithfield
Question 5 Explanation: 
It's a place of London
Question 6
Why can she not go out or cook out the window?
A
A cause is upon her
B
She has been locked in the tower
C
She doesn't want to
D
None of the above
Question 7
At the end of the play, Sergius and become engage
A
Raina
B
correctchoice Louka
C
Catherine
Question 8
Phonetics is the science of
A
writing
B
reading
C
speech sounds
D
symbols
Question 9
Poole, the butler is convinced that his employer has been.....
A
murdered
B
kidnapped
C
hiding
D
performing experiments
Question 10
After whom the Elizabethan Age is named:
A
Elizabeth I
B
Elizabeth II
C
Elizabeth Browning
D
None of these
Question 11
Which of the following is not a characteristic of literary criticism?
A
interpretation
B
analysis
C
destruction
D
judgement
Question 12
This famous neoclassical poet wrote on profound themes such as death, but he also had a lighter side. He once wrote an ode to a cat drowned in a tub of gold fishes.
A
Alexander Pope
B
William Collins
C
Thomas Gray
D
Ben Jonson
Question 13
Which one is the unfinished novel of Charles Dickens
A
Dombey and Son
B
Little Dorrit
C
Edwin Drood
D
Our Mutual Friend
Question 14
Who has defined 'poetry' as a fundamental creative act using languages?
A
H. W. Longfellow
B
Ralph Waldo Emerson
C
Dylan Thomas
D
William Wordsworth
Question 15
What is 'Linguistics'?
A
the study of literature
B
the study of history
C
the scientific study of language
D
none of the above
Question 16
The poet uses the singing of as a symbol of human desire
A
nightingales
B
cuckoo
C
peacocks
D
mermaids
Question 17
Where was Arms and the Man first performed in 1894?
A
London
B
Paris
C
New York
D
None of the above
Question 18
Which designates the theory that the reigning monarch possesses absolute authority as God's deputy?
A
manifest destiny
B
extreme unction
C
royal absolutism
D
constitutional monarchism
Question 19
In order to describe the production of a speech sounds we have to indicate.....
A
The nature of the air stream
B
The position of the soft palate
C
The position of the tongue and lips
D
All of the above
Question 20
'The Sun Also Rises' and 'For Whom the Bell Tolls'-These two novels were written by-
A
O'Henry
B
Arthur Miller
C
Earnest Hemingway
D
John Osborn
There are 20 questions to complete.

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