English literature solved MCQ online quiz 86

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The correct distribution of English vowels and consonants should be learnt by the constant use of a dictionary
A
Word
B
Picture
C
Pronouncing
D
Illustrative
Question 2
Which of the following was written first:
A
Henry six
B
Henry seven
C
Henry five
D
None of above
Question 3
wins Portia's hand for marriage.
A
Lorenzo
B
Antonio
C
Bassanio
D
Shylock
Question 4
The origin of language seems to be bound up with.....
A
Human feelings
B
Human thought
C
Human behavior
D
None of the above
Question 5
Who called Dryden as ''The father of English Criticism''?
A
Eliot
B
Matthew Arnold
C
Dr. Johnson
D
None of the above
Question 6
Who is commonly known as 'Pip' in Great Expectations?
A
Philip Pirrip
B
Filip Pirip
C
Philip Pip
D
Philips Pirip
Question 7
Amal is waiting for a from the king.
A
Gift
B
Flowers
C
Letter
D
None of the above
Question 8
Wordsworth described all good poetry as
A
the rhythmic expression of moral intuition
B
the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings
C
the polite patter of a corrupted age
D
the divine gift of grace
Question 9
Everyone in Elizabethan England was born into a social class. Peasants were the unluckiest of the lot: they were denied basic comforts, security, and even the chance to dress well. Yep, the Statutes of Apparel outlined the clothes one could legally wear based on rank. Which of the following could the poor wear?
A
Purple silk dresses
B
Woolen underwear
C
Sable-lined cloaks
D
Velvet coats
Question 10
The poem 'Postcard from Kashmir' is written by.....
A
Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Agha Shahid Ali
C
Kamala Das
D
None of the above
Question 11
''He smiles, he laughs and he roars''-this quotation is an example of?
A
Conceit
B
Allusion
C
Climax
D
Satire
Question 12
The shopkeeper Rosemary.
A
loved
B
admired
C
flattered
D
suspected
Question 13
A continual variation in the levels of the pitch of the voice is known as-
A
word accent
B
intonation
C
cluster
D
vibration
Question 14
'Lord of the flies' is written by?
A
E. M. Forster
B
Robert Frost
C
George Orwell
D
William Golding
Question 15
Cordelia's chief characteristic is her:
A
Devotion
B
sympathy
C
kindness
D
none of these
Question 16
Who of the following is known as Child Of Renaissance?
A
Marlowe
B
Milton
C
Spencer
D
Johnson
Question 17
What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor?
A
No difference Simply two different ways in referring to the same thing.
B
A simile is more descriptive
C
A simile uses as or like to make a comparison and a metaphor doesn't.
D
A simile must use animals in the comparison.
Question 18
The Photographer studied Leacock's face with 'an eye of a natural scientist', this means like.....
A
a scientist who was born and brought up in nature
B
a scientist who was an environmentalist
C
a student of Botany or Zoology
D
None of the above
Question 19
Unlike his brother Sid, Tom is.....
A
humble
B
mischievous
C
gullible
D
honest
Question 20
The most notable characteristic of Keats' poetry is?
A
Satire
B
Sensuality
C
Sensuousness
D
Social reform
There are 20 questions to complete.

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