English literature solved MCQ online quiz 99

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
''The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.'' The above lines have been taken from?
A
The Waste Land
B
Tintern Abbey
C
The Second Coming
D
Prayer for My Daughter
Question 2
What is blank verse?
A
iambic pentameter in rhyming couplets
B
free verse, without rhyme or regular meter
C
alliterative iambic tetrameter
D
unrhymed iambic pentameter
Question 3
'The Lord of the Rings' is written by-
A
Rudyard Kipling
B
Ronald Reuel Tolkien
C
Hobbit
D
None
Question 4
The correct date of French Revolution:
A
1793
B
1802
C
1789
D
None of these
Question 5
The first English Dictionary was compiled by.....
A
Izaak Walton
B
Samuel Johnson
C
Samuel
D
Sir Thomas Browne
Question 5 Explanation: 
The first English Dictionary was compiled by Samuel Johnson.
Question 6
In the title of Marlowe's play, of where was Dido the Queen?
A
Troy
B
Carthage
C
Sparta
D
Persia
Question 7
To refer to the unresolvable difficulties a text may open up, Derrida makes use of the term:
A
difference
B
erasure
C
aporia
D
supplement
Question 8
Which character is the best example of moderation in She Stoops to Conquer?
A
Mrs. Hardcastle
B
Kate Hardcastle
C
Mr. Hardcastle
D
Tony Lumpkin
Question 9
Who said 'The true opposite of Poetry is not Prose but Science'.
A
Wordsworth
B
T. S. Eliot
C
Coleridge
D
None of these
Question 10
Wordsworth calls himself 'a Worshipper of Nature' in his poem
A
Immortality Ode
B
Tintern Abbey
C
The Prelude
D
The Solitary Reaper
Question 11
Donne's is a satire upon Ignatius Loyala and the Jesuits.
A
Devotions
B
Ignatius His Conclave
C
The Pseudo-Martyr
D
None of the above
Question 12
The ''battle of Philippi'' appears in the play
A
Othello
B
Julius Caesar
C
Macbeth
D
King Lear
Question 13
.....is a late 20th century play written by a woman?
A
Queen Cristina
B
Top Girls
C
Camille
D
The Homecoimg
Question 14
After dog why did Appanna bring a mongoose?
A
To kill Cobra living in the ant-hill
B
To see who is killing his animals
C
To kill Naga who came to his house
D
None of the above
Question 15
Tin Drum is written by-
A
Gunter Grass
B
Gunner Myrdal
C
William Shakespeare
D
Wordsworth
Question 16
Stories well known to the audience were used by the dramatists.
A
Greek
B
Indian
C
Roman
D
German
Question 17
The Romantic criticism is also referred to as criticism.
A
naturalistic
B
historical
C
impressionistic
D
real
Question 18
The two new journals named ''The Tatler'' and ''The Spectator'' were started by.....
A
Pope and Swift
B
Steele and Addison
C
Richardson and Defoe
D
Arbuthnot and Berkley
Question 19
''Beauty is truth, truth is beauty'' is stated by-
A
Keats
B
Shelley
C
Jane Austine
D
Charles Lamb
Question 20
'A woman of no importance' is a..... by Oscarwilde:
A
Comedy
B
Tragedy
C
Dramatic Romance
D
Farce
There are 20 questions to complete.

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