English literature solved MCQ online quiz 160

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The poem 'The Professor' is written by.....
A
Nissim Ezekiel
B
Ramanujan
C
Vikram Seth
D
None of the above
Question 2
Rabbi Ben Ezra was written by?
A
Tennyson
B
Browning
C
Matthew Arnold
D
None of these
Question 3
Which of the following is not a skill of language learning?
A
Listening
B
Remembering
C
Reading
D
Writing
Question 4
Who wakes at night to find out the reason of breaking of Ganesha's trunk?
A
Sulochana
B
Gobinda's brother
C
Gobinda's friend
D
Gobinda and Ranju
Question 5
What word did writers in this period use to express quickness of mind, inventiveness, a knack for conceiving images and metaphors and for perceiving resemblances between things apparently unlike?
A
wit
B
sprezzatura
C
naturalism
D
metaphysics
Question 6
Tempest opens in.....
A
the morning
B
the midst of the storm
C
a party
D
a court room
Question 7
Jane Austen is the writer of.....
A
Jane Eyre
B
Ramona
C
Emma
D
Rebecca
Question 7 Explanation: 
Jane Austen is the writer of Emma.
Question 8
To Hegel it seemed that the was 'the perfect exemplar of tragedy'.
A
Coriolanus
B
Gorboduc
C
Antigon
D
King Oedipus
Question 9
Who wrote 'Hard Times' and 'A tale of two Cities'?
A
John Milton
B
Charles Dickens
C
John Webster
D
Daniel Defoe
Question 10
.....said: ''Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings recollected in tranquility''.
A
Keats
B
Shelley
C
Byron
D
Wordsworth
Question 11
Amma was mostly forgetful but at times, she remembered everything clearly.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 12
Goneril was married to.....
A
Duke of Albany
B
Duke of Cornwall
C
Duke of Burgundy
D
Earl of Kent
Question 13
What was the reason behind Frost died?
A
tuberculesis
B
Heart attack
C
cancer
D
prostate surgery
Question 13 Explanation: 
The reason behind Frost died was prostate surgery.
Question 14
Who ordered the felling of the trees?
A
The poet's father
B
The poet
C
The tenants
D
The city municipality
Question 15
John Dryden wrote ''Absalom and Achitophel.'' Who was Achitophel, historically speaking?
A
King David's son
B
A Judge of Israel
C
Bathsheba's first husband
D
Absalom's advisor
Question 16
Who succeeded Elizabeth I on the throne of England?
A
Elizabeth II
B
Henry IX
C
James I
D
Charles I
Question 17
William James is a brother of.....
A
William Shakespeare
B
Henry James
C
Tom Jones
D
Henry Fielding
Question 18
Dr. Jekyll had sent Poole in search of a mysterious.....
A
drug
B
box
C
drink
D
pen
Question 19
Charles Dickens was born in
A
1800
B
1789
C
1812
D
None of these
Question 20
Which period of John Keats as called ''the most placid time in Keats's life'' by Cowden Clarke, a close friend of Keats?
A
His visit to Lake District
B
Keats stay in Italy
C
Keats' lodging in the attic above the surgery at 7 Church Street
D
Keats' travel to Alps
There are 20 questions to complete.

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