English literature solved MCQ online quiz 107

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
'The Pickwick Papers' by Dickens was published in:
A
1837
B
1838
C
1839
D
1841
Question 2
What did the man ask the new passenger about the girl?
A
Colour of her dress
B
Beauty of her eyes
C
Length of her hair
D
Number of her luggage pieces
Question 3
Shakespeare's 'King Lear' is a.....
A
Satire
B
Comedy
C
Tragedy
D
Historical Play
Question 3 Explanation: 
Shakespeare's 'King Lear' is a Tragedy.
Question 4
Stevenson's strange case of Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde is a novel.
A
Gothic
B
Autobiographical
C
Picaresque
D
Historical
Question 5
The author claims that he got better physical education than his gymnastic teacher because.....
A
he had better skill of climbing the oak tree and cutting branches
B
he was regular in exercise
C
he took part in many sports activities
D
None of the above
Question 6
What religion provides the backdrop for the Part III of A Passage to India?
A
Hinduism
B
Islam
C
Christianity
D
Buddhism
Question 7
Sheena died..... fever.
A
in
B
of
C
from
D
for
Question 8
R. L. Stevenson's is a story of character.
A
The Bottle of Imp
B
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
C
The Merry Men
D
The Model Millionaire
Question 9
The moral purpose of epic writing was.....
A
Humanitarian
B
Only didactic
C
Only patriotic
D
None of the above
Question 10
Pope's satirical powers are seen at their best in.....
A
MacFlecknoe
B
Windsor Forest
C
An Essay on Man
D
Dunciad
Question 11
Which of the following words describe the prevailing attitude of High-Modern Literature?
A
Skeptical
B
Authoritative
C
Impressionistic
D
Both A & C
Question 12
Who said ''criticism is the art of interpreting art?''
A
Arnold
B
Walter Pater
C
Ruskin
D
Coleridge
Question 13
How has Stephen Dunn been described in 'the Oxford Companion to 20th Century Poetry?
A
A poet of middleness
B
Capturing a sense of spiritual marooness
C
One of the leading prairie poets
D
Has some distinction as a critic
Question 14
George Herbert was essentially a metaphysical poet.
A
devotional
B
sensual
C
pastoral
D
satirical
Question 15
Dickens' novels combine..... and melodrama.
A
journalism
B
Satire
C
science
D
religion
Question 16
Who suggested Shelley to ''Curb your magnanimity and be more of a poet'?
A
Wordsworth
B
Coleridge
C
Keats
D
Blake
Question 17
Would you tell Sordelo (Browning) as a:
A
Dramatic Monologue
B
Dramatic Lyrics
C
Tragic Drama
D
None of these
Question 18
Which of the following are University wits:
A
John Gower and Robert Peele
B
John Skelton and Thomas lodge
C
John Lyly and Robert Greene
D
John Donne and Thomas Nashe
Question 19
When did Robert Frost marry??
A
December 18, 1895
B
December 11, 1895
C
December 15, 1895
D
December 19, 1895
Question 19 Explanation: 
Robert Frost married on December 19, 1895.
Question 20
Which of the following best describes Lady Macbeth's death?
A
She dies offstage.
B
She sleepwalks off of the palace wall.
C
She declares her own guilt and stabs herself with a knife.
D
Macduff slays her in revenge for his own wife's murder.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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