English literature solved MCQ online quiz 104

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Chaucer was released from legal action by..... in a deed of May 1, 1380 from rape and abduction?
A
Miss Cecily Chaumpaigne
B
Philippa de Roet of Flanders
C
Agnes de Copton
D
None of the above
Question 2
The first eight lines of a sonnet are called
A
Octave
B
Sestet
C
Refrain
D
None of these
Question 3
The phrase 'More sinned against than sinning' is from Shakespeare's
A
Othello
B
King Lear
C
Hamlet
D
Othello
Question 4
What was a favorite entertainment in Elizabeth's court?
A
Swimming
B
Gambling
C
Jousting
D
Backgammon
Question 5
Ode to West Wind was written by
A
Keats
B
Shelley
C
Byron
D
None of these
Question 6
The snake-charmer was helpless because.....
A
he did not have any power
B
he could not see the snake
C
he did not want to catch the snake
D
None of the above
Question 7
Lotus eaters is written by
A
Tennyson
B
Mathew Arnold
C
Hardy
D
None of these
Question 8
In questions beginning with a questionword such as what, why or how and which is said in a warm friendly manner tone is used
A
Rising
B
Mixed
C
Falling
D
Heavy
Question 9
Who got Kemp's letter to capture Griffin?
A
Colonel Adye
B
Policeman
C
Mr.Hall
D
Bobby Jeffers
Question 10
From which of the following Italian texts might Tudor courtiers have learned the art of intrigue and the keys to gaining and keeping power?
A
Castiglione's The Courtier
B
Dante's Divine Comedy
C
Boccaccio's Decameron
D
Machiavelli's The Prince
Question 11
The author wondered how the girl wore her hair.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 12
Byron is the writer of
A
Don Juan
B
Prometheus Unbound
C
Adonias
D
Lucy Gray
Question 13
Which method suits to the expert language teacher?
A
Translation method
B
Bilingual method
C
Direct method
D
None of the above
Question 14
What is the name of first published collection of poetry of Edgar Allan Poe?
A
Tamerlane and Other Poems
B
The Raven
C
A Dream Within a Dream
D
The City in the Sea Lenore
Question 14 Explanation: 
Poe published this poem with pseudonym ''A Bostonian''.
Question 15
What is Quinzaine?
A
a fourteen line stanza
B
a twenty line stanza
C
a thirteen line stanza
D
a fifteen line stanza
Question 16
Modernism cultivated Austerity, Post modernism is interested in
A
Pleasure
B
Boredom
C
Experiments
D
Clarification
Question 17
''went-home'' means-
A
making money very rapidly, earning large sums easily.
B
deeply appealed to
C
faithful to their employers
D
in keeping
Question 18
Which is the shortest period of English literature?
A
Romantic period
B
Victorian age
C
Restoration period
D
none of the above
Question 19
Who among the following novelists is not regarded as a Terror Novelist?
A
William Beckford
B
Mrs. Ann Radcliffe
C
Horace Walpole
D
Matthew Gregory Lewis
Question 20
What was the amount of money the colonel asked Hughie to earn before Hughie could marry his daughter?
A
Fifteen thousand
B
Three thousand
C
Thirty thousand
D
Ten thousand
There are 20 questions to complete.

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