English literature solved MCQ online quiz 136

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
According to William Wordsworth Lucy is still..... a chil
A
Fatigued
B
correctchoice Living
C
Dead
Question 2
On the second day of battle in heaven, what does Satan use that surprises God's forces?
A
Catapults
B
Artillery
C
Illusions
D
The Holy Sepulcher
Question 3
The poem 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' is composed by?
A
Dylan Thomas
B
T.S. Eliot
C
W. B. Yeats
D
Ezra Pound
Question 4
What does Eve do when she first becomes conscious?
A
Go in search of her mate
B
Talk to the animals
C
Look at her reflection in a stream
D
Eat of the Tree of Knowledge
Question 5
Millamant controls half of her fortune, while controls the other half.
A
Sir Wilfull.
B
Sir Rowland.
C
Lady Wishfort
D
Mirabell.
Question 6
Swift belong to:
A
Renassiance period
B
Restoration
C
Romantic period
D
Augustan age
Question 7
Shakespeare dedicated his long narrative poem Venus and Adonis to---------------.
A
Henry Wriothesley, the third earl of Southampton
B
Thomas Wriothesley, forth earl of Southampton
C
William Fitzwilliam, first earl of Southampton
D
Henry Wriothesley, the second earl of Southampton
Question 8
'A Tale of Two Cities' a novel written by-
A
Charles Dickens
B
Lawrence
C
Shakespeare
D
Hardy
Question 9
In Mac Flecknoe, Dryden exposes..... as a literary dunce.
A
Ben jonson
B
Shadwell
C
Richard Flecknoe
D
None of the above
Question 10
Which of the Marlowe's plays were written in collaboration with Thomas Nash?
A
Queen of Carthage and The passionate Shepherd
B
The tragedy of Dido and Queen of Carthag
C
The passionate Shepherd and The tragedy of Dido.
D
Queen of Carthage and The Massacre of Paris.
Question 11
Shakespeare was died?
A
1592
B
1616
C
1638
D
1632
Question 12
The accent is on the second syllable when the word is a
A
Verb
B
Adverb
C
Noun or an adjective
D
Pronoun
Question 13
Who is known as the father of epic poetry
A
Hesiod
B
Homer
C
Ferdowsi
D
Hesiod
Question 14
Who is the father of Modern English Poetry?
A
Cynewulf
B
Geoffrey Chaucer
C
Robert Browning
D
None of the above
Question 14 Explanation: 
Geoffrey Chaucer is the father of Modern English Poetry.
Question 15
Which of the following terms is defined as the application of a scientific attitude of mind toward studying the Bible, seen as a mere text of history and not an infallibly sacred document?
A
New Criticism
B
Critical Inquiry
C
Scientific Bibliology
D
Higher Criticism
Question 16
Who belongs to the theatre of Absurd
A
Oscar Wilde
B
Backett
C
Ibsen
D
None of these
Question 17
Tennyson created a medieval world in his poem:
A
in memoriam
B
the lady of Shalott
C
the lotus eaters
D
Ulyssess
Question 18
What is the earliest surviving European poem?
A
The Homeric epic
B
The Gilgamesh epic
C
The Deluge epic
D
The Hesiodic ode
Question 19
Literature of Victorian Age reflects?
A
Instability
B
Stability
C
Doubtless
D
Immorality
Question 20
Oedipus is written by the dramatist-
A
Aristophanes
B
Homer
C
Ovid
D
Sophocles
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