English literature solved MCQ online quiz 128

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The novel The Power and the Glory is set in?
A
Mexico
B
Italy
C
France
D
Germany
Question 2
Who was Edmund Spenser's patron?
A
The Earl of Leicester
B
Elizabeth
C
Lord Burleigh
D
Francis Bacon
Question 3
The grouping of the verse lines in a poem is called a.....
A
couplet
B
stanza
C
style
D
paragraph
Question 4
The opening between the vocal cords is called.....
A
trachea
B
pharynx
C
tongue
D
glottis
Question 5
Despite several presentations, the authority.....to my presentations.
A
turning a deaf ear to
B
turns a deaf ear
C
turned a deaf ear
D
turning a deaf ear
Question 6
Who is known as the national poet of England
A
William Wordsworth
B
John Keats
C
William Shakespeare
D
T. S. Eliot
Question 7
Who is praised as a hero by Carlyle in his lecture on the 'Hero as King'?
A
Johnson
B
Cromwell
C
Shakespeare
D
Luther
Question 8
''A Tale of Two Cities'' Novel state the fact in following two cities
A
London and Paris
B
London and Berlin
C
Chicago and New York
D
Moscow and Saint Petersburg
Question 9
William Congreve began writing for stage in:
A
1687
B
1693
C
1697
D
1690
Question 10
Lord Byron was born in:
A
1788
B
1789
C
1790
D
1791
Question 11
Intense emotion coupled with an intense display of imagery are characteristics of..... age
A
Victorian
B
Elizabethan
C
Romantic
D
None of these
Question 12
'All the members of that Committee are educated persons whose speech 'would pass' as correct and refined in any society or any employment in London.' 'would pass' here means
A
would be successful
B
would be accepted
C
would not fail
D
None of the above
Question 13
The fame of Samuel Butler rests on.....
A
Pilgrim's Progress
B
Love in a Tub
C
The Country-wife
D
Hudibras
Question 14
Geoffrey Chaucer is also known as:
A
The poet of English language
B
The father of English literature
C
The father of English language
D
The reformer of English language
Question 15
In what year did Shakespeare die?
A
1570 AD
B
1580 AD
C
1630 AD
D
1616 AD
Question 15 Explanation: 
Shakespeare died in 1616 AD.
Question 16
'Tyrannic Love' was written by:
A
George Farquhar
B
William Wycherley
C
John Dryden
D
Sir John Vanbrugh
Question 17
'Tom Jones' by Henry Fielding was first published in.....
A
the first half of 19th century
B
the first half of 18th century
C
the 2nd half of 18th century
D
19th century
Question 17 Explanation: 
'Tom Jones' by Henry Fielding was first published in the first half of 18th century.
Question 18
In ''the tragic history of Doctor Faustus''. Faustus was a:
A
German scholar
B
French scholar
C
Spanish scholar
D
Greek scholar
Question 19
Which one is not a science fiction writer
A
H. G. Wells
B
Victor Hugo
C
Hugo Gernsback
D
Jules Verne
Question 20
Calpurnia is Caesar's.....
A
Wife
B
Sister
C
Mother
D
Nurse
There are 20 questions to complete.

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