English literature solved MCQ online quiz 134

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Why did Shylock hate Antonio?
A
Because Antonio was his rival in business.
B
Because Antonio had cheated Shylock.
C
Because Antonio had insulted and spoken rudely about Shylock.
D
Because Antonio had rejected Shylock's daughter's marriage proposal.
Question 2
Who was the ancient Gaelic warrior-bard considered by Napoleon and Thomas Jefferson to have been greater than Homer?
A
Macpherson
B
Merlin
C
Decameron
D
Ossian
Question 3
What do you mean by Romanticism?
A
movement of daily life affairs
B
movement for classics
C
movement of poem
D
movement for imagination over reason
Question 4
Tennyson was born in
A
1809
B
1798
C
1709
D
None of these
Question 5
Who described the novel as ''a comic epic in prose''?
A
Charles Dickens
B
Fielding
C
Thackeray
D
Smollett
Question 6
The first volume of Keats is
A
Endymion
B
Poems
C
Hyperion
D
Songs
Question 7
Appeal to the widest human interests is the quality of in literature.
A
Appreciation
B
Popularity
C
Fame
D
Universality
Question 8
The beginning of the renaissance may be traced to the city.....
A
Venice
B
London
C
Paris
D
Florence
Question 8 Explanation: 
The beginning of the renaissance may be traced to the city Florence.
Question 9
''Honest criticism and sensitive appreciation and directed not upon the poet but upon the poetry'' Who said this
A
R.S. Crane
B
I.A. Richards
C
M. Arnold
D
T.S. Eliot
Question 10
Though mournful, the poet urges the bells to ring and the shores to exult because:
A
The Civil War has just begun
B
The Civil War has ended successfully
C
The ship has returned full of slaves
D
The ship has brought great wealth from India
Question 11
Milton's ''unholy trinity'' of characters includes:
A
Error, Temptation, and Satan
B
Sin, Death and Temptation
C
Sin, Temptation, and Satan
D
Satan, Sin, and Death
Question 12
Who is the leader of Metaphysical poetry?
A
John Donne
B
John Milton
C
John Dryden
D
All the above
Question 13
Beecher Stowe wrote ''Uncle Tom's Cabin'' to illustrate the evils of.....
A
Alcohol
B
Slavery
C
Foreign
D
Imperialism
Question 14
Who is called the poet of poets?
A
Geoffrey Chaucer
B
Edmund Spenser
C
Roger Bacon
D
William Shakespeare
Question 14 Explanation: 
Edmund Spenser is called the poet of poets.
Question 15
Which of the following is not a novel written by Sir Walter Scott?
A
Waverly
B
Rob Roy
C
Julius
D
Ivanhoe
Question 16
Schatz's father reads for his son.
A
Charles Dicken's Oliver Twist
B
Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates
C
Shakespeare's King Lear
D
Henry Fielding's Tom Jones
Question 17
Which poet could be described as part of The Movement of the 1950s?
A
Thom Gunn
B
Dylan Thomas
C
Philip Larkin
D
both A and C
Question 18
Who is famous for his 'drama of ideas'?
A
William Shakespeare
B
Henrik Ibsen
C
Oscar Wilde
D
T.S. Eliot
Question 19
A poem that deals in an idealized way with Shepherds and rustic life is known as:
A
A Protestant Poem
B
A Petrarchan Sonnet
C
An extended metaphor
D
A pastoral poem
Question 20
Which of the following poems describe or celebrate an apocalyptic regeneration of humanity and the world effected by the creative capacity of the human mind?
A
Coleridge's Dejection: An Ode
B
Blake's ''Prophetic Books''
C
Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Woman
D
all but c
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