English literature solved MCQ online quiz 184

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
What is the rhyme scheme of Spenser's Sonnet No.-75?
A
ABCD EGHI JKLM XX
B
ABAB BCBC CDCD EE
C
ABBA ABBA CDEC DE
D
ABAB CDCD EFEF GG
Question 2
Which one of the common idiomatic phrases belongs to The King James Bible?
A
A Penny for your thoughts
B
Action speaks louder than word
C
Salt of the earth,
D
Blessing in disguise
Question 3
'Romeo and Juliet' is a/an-
A
comedy
B
melodrama
C
play
D
tragedy
Question 4
Why was Mathilde in a hurry to leave when the ball ended?
A
She was very tired
B
She was sick after dancing so much.
C
She was embarrassed to be seen in the modest wrap over the elegant ball dress.
D
She afraid of being locked in.
Question 5
Widow Douglas is saved by.....
A
Huckleberry Finn
B
Tom Sawyer
C
Injun Joe
D
Muff Potter
Question 6
Who wrote the Preface to the Plays of Shakespeare?
A
Dryden
B
Dr. Johnson
C
Coleridge
D
Matthew Arnold
Question 7
What is the stated subject of Paradise Lost?
A
The fight between good and evil
B
Heaven's battle and Satan's tragic fall
C
The creation of the universe
D
Adam and Eve's disobedience
Question 8
The Donkey is called ''the nightingale of brutes by.....
A
Jonathan swift
B
Pope
C
Phil Robinson
D
Charles Dickens
Question 9
Appannna comes home only for.....
A
Dinner
B
Lunch
C
Breakfast
D
None of the above
Question 10
Priestley says that is not a sin.
A
forgetfulness
B
carelessness
C
laziness
D
industriousness
Question 11
Identify the poet, whom Queen Victoria, regarded as the perfect poet of 'love and loss'-
A
Tennyson
B
Browning
C
Swinburne
D
G. Rossetti
Question 12
Who was pronounced Othello's successor after his death?
A
Gratiano
B
Cassio
C
Lodovico
D
Iago
Question 13
Catharsis refers to the term-
A
characters in play
B
animals in play
C
sympathy to others
D
arouse of pity and fear
Question 14
'Ophelia' is an important character in the Shakespearean play?
A
Macbeth
B
The Tempest
C
Hamlet
D
King Lear
Question 14 Explanation: 
'Ophelia' is an important character in the Shakespearean play Hamlet.
Question 15
In English the continual variation in accented-unaccented syllables create-
A
a musical effect
B
a horror effect
C
a circular effect
D
none of the above
Question 16
is an impertinent and extremely talkative neighbour of Patel family who brings the strain of humour in the play.
A
Roopa
B
Deepa
C
Nalini
D
Prema
Question 17
Which statement about the Earth is asserted as true in Paradise Lost?
A
It was created before God the Son
B
Earth hangs from Heaven by a chain
C
The Earth is a lotus flower
D
The Earth revolves around the sun
Question 18
is the old blind woman in Naga mandala story.
A
Subanna
B
Kappanna
C
Kurudava
D
Appanna
Question 19
Who wrote The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, a novel that abandons clock time for psychological time?
A
Henry Fielding
B
Laurence Sterne
C
Samuel Richardson
D
Tobias Smollett
Question 20
Who was a blind poet
A
Homer
B
Ben Jonson
C
Thomas Hardy
D
Pablo Neruda
There are 20 questions to complete.

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