English literature solved MCQ online quiz 156

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The key principles of psychoanalytical criticism are based on the views expressed by.....
A
Sigmund Freud
B
Saussure
C
Carl Jung
D
Derrida
Question 2
Who became the poet Laureate of England and Ireland during the reign of Queen Victoria?
A
Tennyson b... Browning
B
Hardy
C
Lawrence
D
none of these
Question 3
Ancrene Riwle is a manual of instruction for
A
courtiers entering the service of Richard II
B
translators of French romances
C
women who have chosen to live as religious recluses
D
knights preparing for their first tournament
Question 4
Who is the author of the book 'Long walk to Freedom'
A
Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Nelson Mandela
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
Mario Puzo
Question 5
Which poem is written by Walt Whitman?
A
Song of myself
B
Song of Innocence
C
Song of Experience
D
none of these
Question 6
Who is the first great modernist of English Literature?
A
Roger Bacon
B
Robert Browning
C
Geoffrey Chaucer
D
Cynewulf
Question 6 Explanation: 
Geoffrey Chaucer is the first great modernist of English Literature.
Question 7
Jane Austen's Work is transfused with the spirit of
A
Classicism
B
Idealism
C
Rationalism
D
None of these
Question 8
What was slung over the sniper's shoulders?
A
His rifle.
B
His revolver.
C
Flask of whiskey.
D
His field glasses.
Question 9
Thomas More's Utopia placed the blame for society's problems on
A
human nature
B
God's will
C
society itself
D
the Church
Question 10
The French author, , had a whole troops of followers of short story writers in every country.
A
Anton Chekhov
B
Arnold Bennet
C
Guy de Maupassant
D
John Galsworthy
Question 11
Adam, Satan, and Eve herself are all dazzled by Eve's:
A
Wit
B
Beauty
C
Intelligence
D
Hard work and spirituality
Question 12
Bertrand Russel was a British.....
A
Journalist
B
Scientist
C
Philosopher
D
Astronaut
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bertrand Russel was a British Philosopher.
Question 13
When the Parliament, controlled by the puritans, took power in England, one of the acts that greatly influenced Literature of that time was
A
The closing of theatres
B
The return of the King.
C
King Arthurs' dead
D
King to exile
Question 14
Who wrote ''The Rime of Ancient Mariner''?
A
Keats
B
Shelley
C
Coleridge
D
Wordsworth
Question 15
An Apology for Poetry is written by-
A
Mathew Arnold
B
Philip Sydney
C
Dr. Johnson
D
Tomas Stern Eliot
Question 16
What event allowed mainstream theater companies to commission and perform work that was politically, socially, and sexually controversial without fear of censorship?
A
the abolition of the Lord Chamberlain's office in 1968
B
the illegal performance of work by Howard Brenton and Edward Bond
C
the collapse of liberal humanist consensus in the late 1960s
D
the foundation of the Field Day Theater Company in 1980
Question 17
Why does Jim sell his watch?
A
It isn't working anymore.
B
He can't afford a chain for it.
C
He needs money to buy Della a present.
D
It always makes him late for work.
Question 18
People have gathered to his speech.
A
hearing
B
heard
C
hears
D
hear
Question 19
What the term Oxymoron refers?
A
two same ideas are combined
B
self-contradictory ideas
C
two language
D
two contradictory ideas express one thing
Question 20
''Milton! Thou shouldst be living at this hour'' is an example of.....
A
epigram
B
apostrophe
C
metaphor
D
simile
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