10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers
Why did Shylock hate Antonio?
Because Antonio was his rival in business.
Because Antonio had cheated Shylock.
Because Antonio had insulted and spoken rudely about Shylock.
Because Antonio had rejected Shylock's daughter's marriage proposal.
Who was the ancient Gaelic warrior-bard considered by Napoleon and Thomas Jefferson to have been greater than Homer?
What do you mean by Romanticism?
movement of daily life affairs
movement for classics
movement of poem
movement for imagination over reason
Tennyson was born in
None of these
Who described the novel as ''a comic epic in prose''?
The first volume of Keats is
Appeal to the widest human interests is the quality of in literature.
The beginning of the renaissance may be traced to the city.....
Question 8 Explanation:
The beginning of the renaissance may be traced to the city Florence.
''Honest criticism and sensitive appreciation and directed not upon the poet but upon the poetry'' Who said this
Though mournful, the poet urges the bells to ring and the shores to exult because:
The Civil War has just begun
The Civil War has ended successfully
The ship has returned full of slaves
The ship has brought great wealth from India
Milton's ''unholy trinity'' of characters includes:
Error, Temptation, and Satan
Sin, Death and Temptation
Sin, Temptation, and Satan
Satan, Sin, and Death
Who is the leader of Metaphysical poetry?
All the above
Beecher Stowe wrote ''Uncle Tom's Cabin'' to illustrate the evils of.....
Who is called the poet of poets?
Question 14 Explanation:
Edmund Spenser is called the poet of poets.
Which of the following is not a novel written by Sir Walter Scott?
Schatz's father reads for his son.
Charles Dicken's Oliver Twist
Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates
Shakespeare's King Lear
Henry Fielding's Tom Jones
Which poet could be described as part of The Movement of the 1950s?
both A and C
Who is famous for his 'drama of ideas'?
A poem that deals in an idealized way with Shepherds and rustic life is known as:
A Protestant Poem
A Petrarchan Sonnet
An extended metaphor
A pastoral poem
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?
Coleridge's Dejection: An Ode
Blake's ''Prophetic Books''
Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Woman
all but c
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