10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers
What was common amongst D.G Rossetti, Christina Rossetti, Morris and Swinburne?
They were all Victorian Novelists
They were all painters
They all belonged to the Oxford Movement
They all belonged to the Pre-Raphaelite School
The one remains, the many change and pass; Heaven's light for ever shines, earth's shadows fly; The above two lines occur in:
Shelley's Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
Keats' Ode to Psyche
Antonio borrows from Shylock.
five thousand ducats
four thousand ducats
two thousand ducats
three thousand ducats
Which text exemplifies the anti-Victorianism prevalent in the early twentieth century?
The Way of All Flesh
both A and C
The African wild ass is usually found with several females and their
What do you mean by a Play or Drama?
a literary lyric
a literary work performing on a stage
a literary prose fiction on stage
a poem to the alter of God
What is Edgar Allan Poe's first novel?
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
The Masque of the Red Death
The Murders In the Rue Morgue
The Fall of the House of Usher
Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel and Mac Flecknoe are written in
None of the above
What was the cause of William's death in Sons and Lovers?
An overdose of morphia
Which period of 1798-1832 is.....
The Renaissance Period
The Elizabethan age
The Romantic Age
Question 10 Explanation:
The Romantic age is 1798-1832.
'Withdrawal from an uncongenial world of escape either to death or more often, to an ideal dream world', is the theme of Tennyson's:
The Palace of Arts
The Lotos... Eaters
None of these
''The Trumpet of prophecy! O wind. If winter comes, can spring be far behind?'' Who is the poet of these lines?
'based on hypothesis'
None of the above
Lucy sings a..... song that whistles in the win
Marlowe's play 'Tamburlaine the Great' was based loosely on the life of which Asian ruler?
Jimmy Wells and Bob parted company because.....
they had quarrelled
they did not like each other
Jim hated his friend Bob
Bob went to Chicago to try his fortune
Which group of intellectual women established literary clubs of their own around 1750 under the leadership of Elizabeth Vesey and Elizabeth Montagu?
the coteries of plenty
In Marlowe's play, what was the name of the Jew of Malta?
the revival of learning
the revival of hard task
the revival of life
the revival of new country
Question 19 Explanation:
'Renaissance' means the revival of learning.
Who wrote the poem ''Requiem''?
Robert Louis Stevenson
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