English literature solved MCQ online quiz 142

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Which is known as Shakespeare's enchanting swan-song?
A
Hamlet
B
Macbeth
C
The Tempest
D
Twelfth Night
Question 1 Explanation: 
'The Tempest' is known as Shakespeare's Swansong.
Question 2
The narrator's wife regarded all black cats as?
A
Harbingers of bad news
B
Lucky mascots
C
Omens of doom
D
Witches in disguise
Question 3
The writer of the story 'Springtime' is
A
O. Henry
B
Oscar Wilde
C
William Somerset Maugham
D
Willkie Collins
Question 4
Who said ''Tragedy imitates men as better and comedy as worse than they really are.''
A
Aristotle
B
Shakespeare
C
Dryden
D
Bradley
Question 5
The famous poem 'Ulysses' is written by?
A
Homer
B
Tennyson
C
Popem
D
Alex Haley
Question 6
The way of the World is considered to be the finest example of Restoration Comedy because of its.....
A
love affairs and intrigues
B
striking characterization and brilliant dialogue
C
portrayal of high society
D
commentary on fashion and beauty
Question 7
Who is the author of ''The Origin of Species''?
A
Charles Darwin
B
A. Pope
C
T. Hardy
D
O. Goldsmith
Question 7 Explanation: 
Charles Darwin is the author of ''The Origin of Species''.
Question 8
In 'Ode to a Grecian Urn' Keats ponders on.....
A
addiction
B
Lost love
C
life after death
D
War
Question 9
German philosopher and critic G W Hegel stressed the importance of in a tragedy.
A
Moral conflict
B
Ethics
C
Supernatural
D
All these
Question 10
..... has not written any Restoration Comedy.
A
William Congreve
B
William Wycherley
C
George Farquhar
D
Thomas Otway
Question 11
In ancient time, the drama festivals were held in honour of the wine-god
A
Apollo
B
Dionysus
C
Zeus
D
Agamemnon
Question 12
Tapasya is daughter of
A
the Sirurs
B
the Nadkarnis
C
the Hattangadis
D
the Khans
Question 13
Who wrote the poem 'Solitary Reaper'?
A
Wordsworth
B
Shelley
C
Keats
D
Shakespeare
Question 13 Explanation: 
William Wordsworth wrote the poem 'Solitary Reaper'.
Question 14
Chaucer buried in a corner of Westminster, which came to know as.....?
A
Chaucer's corner
B
poet's corner
C
legend's corner
D
None of the above
Question 15
What does the lawyer want the banker to do to signal to him that the writings he did in different languages have no errors?
A
knock at the door twice
B
slip a letter under the door
C
shoot off a gun shot
D
blow a whistle
Question 16
Who is the author of 'The Dark Room'?
A
R K Narayan
B
James Osborn
C
Toni Morrison
D
Saul Bellow
Question 17
What was the nationality of Oscar Wilde?
A
Irish
B
Scottish
C
French
D
English
Question 18
Who wrote ''Mirror for Magistrates''?
A
Thomas Sacville
B
Thomas Wyatt
C
Thomas lodge
D
Thomas Kyde
Question 19
Who is the main protagonist of Paradise Lost?
A
Satan
B
Adam
C
Eve
D
God
Question 20
As the dismissed cook sat starving in his hut, what was he convinced about?
A
He would die of hunger.
B
He would soon find another job
C
He would have to move to a new place.
D
His nose had acquired great publicity.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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