English literature solved MCQ online quiz 187

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
John Galsworthy is a.....dramatist.
A
Victorian
B
Elizabethan
C
Romantic
D
Modern
Question 2
Who described new historicism as ''a reciprocal concern with the historicity of texts and the textuality of history.''?
A
Raymond Williams
B
Alan Sinfield
C
Paul Hamilton
D
Louis Montrose
Question 3
William Shakespeare born in:
A
26 April 1567
B
26 April 1566
C
26 April 1565
D
26 April 1564
Question 4
Who, among the following, was a Catholic novelist, an Intelligence Officer, a film critic and set his fictions in far-away places wrecked by political conflicts?
A
Anthony Powell
B
William Golding
C
Evelyn Waugh
D
Graham Greene
Question 5
While compiling what sort of book did Samuel Richardson conceive of the idea for his Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded?
A
a history of everyday life
B
an instructional manual for manners
C
a book of devotion
D
a book of model letters
Question 6
The sniper belonged to which political group?
A
Communist.
B
Tory.
C
Free Staters.
D
Republican.
Question 7
Who is the writer of 'Oenone'?
A
Cynewulf
B
Robert Browning
C
Geoffrey Chaucer
D
A. Lord Tennyson
Question 7 Explanation: 
A. Lord Tennyson is the writer of 'Oenone'.
Question 8
It took less than 20 men to cut down the banyan tree.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither true nor False
D
None of the above
Question 9
What religion was Mary Queen of Scots?
A
Episcopalian
B
Catholic
C
Presbyterian
D
Lutheran
Question 10
Robert Herrick find similar to human beings and daffodils.
A
rising sun, moon
B
summer's morning's dew
C
spring, summer
D
hasting day, even song
Question 10 Explanation: 
Summer's morning's dew of nature does Robert Herrick find similar to human beings and daffodils.
Question 11
According to the sign in the Kentucky Inn, what is branded to George's right hand?
A
The letter S
B
The Letter H
C
A hexagon
D
The number 314
Question 12
The Elegy originated in ancient.....
A
Germany
B
England
C
India
D
Greece
Question 13
Earnest Hemingway in addition to 'Old Man and the Sea' bad written:
A
A Farewell to Arms
B
For Whom the Bell Tolls
C
Death in the Afternoon
D
All of the above
Question 14
Emile Bronte's verse reveals a conscious
A
Paganism
B
Pantheism
C
Lyricism
D
None of these
Question 15
Firdausi was the poet of-
A
Persian
B
English
C
French
D
Italy
Question 16
Ram Mohan Roy offered.....
A
a vision of the modern age
B
a vision of the ancient age
C
a narrow provincialism
D
communism
Question 17
How many poems are written by Wordsworth in Lyrical Ballads?
A
17
B
14
C
19
D
8
Question 18
Donne revolted against the conventions of the followers of.....
A
Drayton
B
Spenser
C
Chaucer
D
None of the above
Question 19
Shaw in his speech.
A
makes a number of observations, without giving any examples
B
makes a statement and then generalizes it
C
makes a statement and gives illustration
D
None of the above
Question 20
How many children did Shakespeare have?
A
3
B
5
C
8
D
12
There are 20 questions to complete.

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