English literature solved MCQ online quiz 92

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
What was common amongst D.G Rossetti, Christina Rossetti, Morris and Swinburne?
A
They were all Victorian Novelists
B
They were all painters
C
They all belonged to the Oxford Movement
D
They all belonged to the Pre-Raphaelite School
Question 2
The one remains, the many change and pass; Heaven's light for ever shines, earth's shadows fly; The above two lines occur in:
A
Keats' Hyperion
B
Shelley's Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
C
Shelley's Adonis
D
Keats' Ode to Psyche
Question 3
Antonio borrows from Shylock.
A
five thousand ducats
B
four thousand ducats
C
two thousand ducats
D
three thousand ducats
Question 4
Which text exemplifies the anti-Victorianism prevalent in the early twentieth century?
A
Eminent Victorians
B
Jungle Books
C
The Way of All Flesh
D
both A and C
Question 5
The African wild ass is usually found with several females and their
A
kittens
B
puppies
C
foals
D
lambs
Question 6
What do you mean by a Play or Drama?
A
a literary lyric
B
a literary work performing on a stage
C
a literary prose fiction on stage
D
a poem to the alter of God
Question 7
What is Edgar Allan Poe's first novel?
A
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
B
The Masque of the Red Death
C
The Murders In the Rue Morgue
D
The Fall of the House of Usher
Question 8
Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel and Mac Flecknoe are written in
A
Heroic couplet
B
Black verse
C
Chaucerian stanza
D
None of the above
Question 9
What was the cause of William's death in Sons and Lovers?
A
An accident
B
An overdose of morphia
C
Suicide
D
Pneumonia
Question 10
Which period of 1798-1832 is.....
A
The Renaissance Period
B
The Elizabethan age
C
The Restoration
D
The Romantic Age
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Romantic age is 1798-1832.
Question 11
'Withdrawal from an uncongenial world of escape either to death or more often, to an ideal dream world', is the theme of Tennyson's:
A
Ulysses
B
The Palace of Arts
C
The Lotos... Eaters
D
None of these
Question 12
''The Trumpet of prophecy! O wind. If winter comes, can spring be far behind?'' Who is the poet of these lines?
A
P.B. Shelley
B
William Wordsworth
C
John Keats
D
Robert Browning
Question 13
'Hypothetical' means.....
A
'imaginary'
B
'theoretical'
C
'based on hypothesis'
D
None of the above
Question 14
Lucy sings a..... song that whistles in the win
A
Joyful
B
correctchoice Solitary
C
Sad
Question 15
Marlowe's play 'Tamburlaine the Great' was based loosely on the life of which Asian ruler?
A
Zhu Yuanzhang
B
Genghis Khan
C
Timur
D
Kublai Khan
Question 16
Jimmy Wells and Bob parted company because.....
A
they had quarrelled
B
they did not like each other
C
Jim hated his friend Bob
D
Bob went to Chicago to try his fortune
Question 17
Which group of intellectual women established literary clubs of their own around 1750 under the leadership of Elizabeth Vesey and Elizabeth Montagu?
A
the Behnites
B
the bluestockings
C
the coteries of plenty
D
the Pre-Raphaelites
Question 18
In Marlowe's play, what was the name of the Jew of Malta?
A
Lazarus
B
Solomon
C
Barabas
D
Shylock
Question 19
'Renaissance' means.....
A
the revival of learning
B
the revival of hard task
C
the revival of life
D
the revival of new country
Question 19 Explanation: 
'Renaissance' means the revival of learning.
Question 20
Who wrote the poem ''Requiem''?
A
Robert Louis Stevenson
B
William Shakespeare
C
Samuel Johnson
D
John Milton
There are 20 questions to complete.

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