English literature solved MCQ online quiz 179

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Oscar Wilde believed in:
A
Aestheticism
B
Escapism
C
Pragmatism
D
None of these
Question 2
Lucy Gray was written based upon a account of death of a little girl.
A
Fancy
B
Real
C
Folk
D
None of the above
Question 3
'Waverley' was written by
A
Scott
B
Jane Austen
C
Dickens
D
None of these
Question 4
In Sons and Lovers, Paul Morel's mother's name is?
A
Susan
B
Jane
C
Gertrude
D
Emily
Question 5
Which one of the following rhyme scheme is the rhyme scheme Spenserian stanza?
A
ab cb bc cd e
B
ab bc cd de f
C
abba bccb d
D
ab ab bc bc c
Question 6
Who saved Binya from the snake?
A
Bijju
B
her umbrella
C
her mother
D
None of the above
Question 7
Which of the following was a major factor in the unprecedented economic wealth of Great Britain during the eighteenth century?
A
formal diplomatic relations with China
B
the exploitation of colonial resources, labor, and the slave trade
C
the American and French revolutions
D
the creation of the bourgeois novel as a commodity
Question 8
Which poet did NOT write during the 16th century?
A
John Skelton
B
William Shakespeare
C
Sir Thomas Wyatt
D
Thomas Carew
Question 9
Antonio borrows money for.....
A
Bassanio
B
Gratiano
C
Shylock
D
Lorenzo
Question 10
which of these is magnum opus of chaucer?
A
Troilus and criseyde
B
House of fame
C
The canterbury tales
D
Parliament of fowls.
Question 11
HYMN TO ADVERSITY is a poem by
A
Thomas gray
B
Alexander Pope
C
Edward gibbon
D
William Blake
Question 12
Of the following who is the most translated author of the world?
A
Leo Tolstoy
B
Agatha Cristie
C
V.I. Lenin
D
Mao Tse Tung
Question 13
Which period is known as 'The golden age of English literature'?
A
the Victorian age
B
the Elizabethan age
C
the Restoration age
D
the Eighteenth century
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Elizabethan age period is 'The golden age of English literature'.
Question 14
To err is human, forgive is divine. Who has said these words:
A
Pope
B
Swift
C
Dryden
D
None of these
Question 15
Which of the following is not a dramatist?
A
Ben Johnson
B
Byron
C
Eliot
D
None of these
Question 16
Elia was the pseudonym used by Charles Lamb for getting his works published in:
A
London magazine
B
The New York Times
C
The spectator
D
the Sun
Question 17
''My own great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh as being wiser than the intellect.'' Who wrote this?
A
Graham Greene
B
Lawrence
C
Charles Dickens
D
Jane Austen
Question 18
The Catcher in the Rye takes place in what city?
A
New York City
B
Stanford, Connecticut
C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
D
Boston, Massachusetts
Question 19
Which of the novels is not written by Jane Austen?
A
Adam Bede
B
Mansfield Park
C
Emma
D
None of these
Question 20
In how many books is Paradise Lost divided?
A
Nine
B
Twelve
C
Eighteen
D
Fourteen
There are 20 questions to complete.

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