English literature solved MCQ online quiz 159

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
By 'Spontaneous' Wordsworth means-
A
'Unforced' not 'sudden'
B
'forced' and 'sudden'
C
'unforced' but 'sudden'
D
'forced' and 'not sudden'
Question 2
.....the tiger came, people ran for shelter.
A
Till
B
As soon as
C
No sooner did
D
If
Question 3
Which of the following does not cause Adela to change her mind and become engaged to Ronny?
A
The Landscape of Chandrapore
B
The sexual magnetism between her and Ronny
C
Her and Ronny distaste for India
D
A brief lecture from Mrs. Moore
Question 4
Why was the book ''Uncle Tom's Cabin'' written?
A
as a pro-slavery argument
B
the author was a runaway slave
C
as a view point from Canada
D
as propaganda against slavery
Question 5
Language is a system of.....
A
sounds
B
signs
C
alphabet
D
communication
Question 6
Thackeray's ''Esmond'' is a novel of historical realism capturing the spirit of?
A
the Medieval age
B
the Elizabethan age
C
the age of Queen Anne
D
the Victorian age
Question 7
Who locked up at the jail for safety from Griffin?
A
Mr.Marvel
B
Mr.Hall
C
Mr.cuss
D
Mrs.Hall
Question 8
Arrange the following in the chronological order:
  1. Mary Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Women
  2. Lyrical Ballads
  3. French Revolution
  4. Percy's Reliques of AncientEnglish Poetry
A
3, 2, 1, 2
B
1, 2, 4, 3
C
4, 3, 1, 2
D
2, 1, 3, 4
Question 9
Where does 'The Solitary Reaper' take place?
A
Scotland
B
England
C
Ireland
D
France
Question 10
What religion was Mary I?
A
Catholic
B
Anglican
C
Episcopalian
D
Presbyterian
Question 11
What finally convinces Brutus to join the conspirators?
A
Forged letters planted by Cassius
B
Visits from the citizens
C
His intuition
D
Omens
Question 12
T. S. Eliot considers..... to be one of Shakespeare's most assured artistic success
A
Hamlet
B
King Lear
C
The Tempest
D
Coriolanus
Question 13
What characteristics of seventeenth-century Metaphysical poetry sparked the enthusiasm of modernist poets and critics?
A
its intellectual complexity
B
its union of thought and passion
C
its uncompromising engagement with politics
D
a and b
Question 14
The 'Prologue' is
A
An aside heard by some actors but not the audience
B
Same as soliloquy
C
An opening speech which introduces the play or an act
D
The final or closing speech in the play
Question 15
What does the poet dream of in Bombay?
A
A tree whose aerial roots are looking for ground to strike
B
A tree whose aerial roots are strangling him
C
A hill that is devoid of any trees
D
A house surrounded by many trees
Question 16
In which city does the St.Clare live?
A
Memphis
B
New Orleans
C
Louisville
D
Atlanta
Question 17
Leonard Woolf was Virginia Woolf's.....
A
brother
B
husband
C
uncle
D
father
Question 18
The title of Carlyle's 'Sartor Resartus' means?
A
Religious Scripture
B
Seaside Resort
C
Tailor Repatched
D
None of these
Question 19
What prompts Adela to suddenly Proclaim Aziz innocent?
A
she feels guilty
B
believes Mrs. Moore's, that Aziz is a good man
C
She has a vision of caves and sees that Aziz was not there with her
D
She becomes intimidated by Aziz's lawyer
Question 20
Utopia is an ideal state written by-
A
Thomas Gray
B
William Shakespeare
C
George Bernard Shaw
D
Thomas More
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