English literature solved MCQ online quiz 197

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Who is the first ever winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
A
Theodor Mommsen
B
Sully Prudhomme
C
Rudyard Kipling
D
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Question 2
The word 'Picaresque' is derived from the word.....
A
Picara
B
Picariana
C
Picaro
D
Pisaro
Question 3
The prose of the Romantic period had a tendency to:
A
Objectify the issue in terms of a cause
B
Advance a single system to the public
C
Allow the writer to draw on his
D
Be brooding and meditative. own personality
Question 4
'Melodrama' is a kind of play-
A
of violent and sensational themes
B
of pathetic themes
C
of historical themes
D
of philosophical themes
Question 5
Whom did the knight meet in the fields in the poem ''La Belle Dame Sans Merci?
A
A Scholar
B
A beautiful fair lady
C
A beggar
D
None of the above
Question 6
'Hebrew Melodies' is written by:
A
Tennyson
B
Byron
C
Keats
D
None of these
Question 7
'Satanic Verses' is written by-
A
R.K. Narayan
B
Salman Rushdie
C
Jhumpa Lahiri
D
Arundhuti Roy
Question 8
Karnad presents Rani as recently married to.....
A
Kappanna
B
Appanna
C
Naga
D
Subanna
Question 9
Tennyson wrote-
A
Dover Beach
B
My last Duchess
C
The Eve of St. Agnes
D
The Lotus Eaters
Question 10
John Keats is known as poet of.....
A
Beauty
B
Love
C
Nature
D
None of them
Question 10 Explanation: 
John Keats is known as poet of beauty.
Question 11
Shylock made Antonio sign a bond before lending money and this bond asked for in case he fails to repay the amount in given time.
A
a pound of flesh from Antonio's body
B
Antonio's property
C
Antonio's ships
D
Antonio's girlfriend
Question 12
Who gave the aesthetic theory of Art For Arts' Sake:
A
Wordsworth
B
Browning
C
Oscar Wilde
D
None of these
Question 13
Iron, times of doubts, disputes, distraction and Fear is an example of:
A
Oxymoron
B
Conceit
C
Alliteration
D
None of these
Question 14
Using words or letters to imitate sounds
A
alliteration
B
simile
C
onomatopoeia
D
None of the above
Question 15
The Playboy of the Western World is a/an.....
A
play
B
lyric
C
ode
D
novel
Question 16
How often did the periodical ''The Spectator'' appear in a week?
A
Once
B
Twice
C
Thrice
D
Daily
Question 17
'The Good Morrow' is a poem by.....
A
Andrew Marvell
B
W. B. Yeats
C
John Donne
D
P. B. Browning
Question 17 Explanation: 
'The Good Morrow' is a poem by John Donne.
Question 18
Naga-Mandala is based on two oral tales from.....
A
Kerala
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Karnataka
D
None of the above
Question 19
When was the first Oxford English Dictionary published
A
1830
B
1855
C
1884
D
1898
Question 20
The poet of 'Romantic Age' is.....
A
George Well
B
D. H. Lawrence
C
John Milton
D
John Keats
Question 20 Explanation: 
The poet of 'Romantic Age' is John Keats.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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