English literature solved MCQ online quiz 168

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
In his poetry Tennyson is:
A
The representative poet of Victorian Age
B
The representative poet of Romantic Age
C
The best nature poet
D
None of these
Question 2
Who wrote 'The Winter's Tale?'
A
George Bernard Shaw
B
John Dryden
C
Christopher Marlowe
D
William Shakespeare
Question 3
Vanity Fair is a novel by:
A
Dickens
B
Emily Bronte
C
Thackery
D
Jane Austin
Question 4
Once the branches were cut, it was easy to fell the banyan tree.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 5
Iago shows of Desdemona to Othello to prove that Desdemona was unfaithful.
A
a dress
B
a handkerchief
C
a comb
D
a necklace
Question 6
A poem of fourteen lines is called.....
A
Elege
B
Sonnet
C
Ode
D
Epic
Question 6 Explanation: 
A poem of fourteen lines is called Sonnet in English literature.
Question 7
Shakespeare's 'Merchant of Venice' is a.....
A
Tragedy
B
Comedy
C
Satire
D
Lyric
Question 7 Explanation: 
Shakespeare's 'Merchant of Venice' is a Comedy.
Question 8
To whom does Rosalind (in disguise) give this advice: ''Sell when you can; you are not for all markets.''
A
Orlando
B
Touchstone
C
Phoebe
D
Le Beau
Question 9
Tom Jones was written by.....
A
Swift
B
Richardson
C
Congreve
D
Fielding
Question 10
''Doctor's Dilemma'' was authored by.....
A
G B Shaw
B
Kyd
C
Lyly
D
Nashe
Question 11
''The Crown of Wild Olive'', is written by:
A
Ruskin
B
J.S.Mill
C
C. Lamb
D
Russell
Question 12
What is a plot?
A
an idea about writing
B
the choice of words
C
choice of poem
D
arrangement of the incidents
Question 13
Which poet is not always bound up with the reformer?
A
Wordsworth
B
Coleridge
C
Pope
D
Tennyson
Question 14
Who wrote 'Preface to Shakespeare'?
A
Dr. Samuel Johnson
B
Henry Fielding
C
Daniel Defoe
D
Thomas Hobbes
Question 15
King Lear was drafted between
A
1600 and 1605
B
1603 and 1607
C
1597and 1601
D
1607 and 1610
Question 16
Who said this ''Poetry is the Criticism of life'':
A
Byron
B
T. S. Eliot
C
Arnold
D
None of these
Question 17
William Shakespeare was born in the year:
A
1564
B
1544
C
1578
D
1582
Question 18
Who in the Romantic period developed a new novelistic language for the workings of the mind in flux?
A
Maria Edgeworth
B
Sir Walter Scott
C
Thomas De Quincey
D
Jane Austen
Question 19
Who said that ''I write in metre, because I am about to use a language different from that of prose''.
A
Wordsworth
B
Coleridge
C
Dyrden
D
Pope
Question 20
The germ of the Novel lay in the..... romance, a fantastic tale of love and adventure.
A
Victorian
B
Classical
C
Medieval
D
Modern
There are 20 questions to complete.

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