English literature solved MCQ online quiz 21

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Who born in 1422:
A
William Caxton
B
Robert Henry
C
John Lyly
D
Thomas more
Question 2
What do you mean by Synecdoche?
A
a figurative story
B
a story by animal characters
C
a figure of speech stands for whole thing
D
none
Question 3
In which century was Shakespeare born?
A
16th
B
14th
C
15th
D
17th
Question 4
Who discovers Duncan's corpse?
A
Macduff
B
Macbeth
C
his sons, Malcolm and Donalbain
D
Banqou
Question 5
Which of the following qualities would most accurately describe Faustus' character at the beginning of the play?
A
kind
B
stupid
C
sensitive
D
arrogant
Question 6
Which one is the world's longest-running play
A
The Mousetrap
B
Romeo and Juliet
C
Othello
D
Macbeth
Question 7
G. B. Shaw began his literary career first as:
A
Novelist
B
Dramatist
C
Critic
D
None of these
Question 8
'A thing of beauty is a joy forever' was stated by.....
A
John Keats
B
William Wordsworth
C
Bacon
D
Milton
Question 8 Explanation: 
'A thing of beauty is a joy forever' was stated by John Keats.
Question 9
The poem 'Easter 1916' refers to the.....
A
political rebellion
B
tribute to the rebellious
C
reaction to the uprising
D
All of the above
Question 10
How much money did Della get from selling her most prized possession?
A
Thirteen dollars and fifty cents.
B
Twenty dollars.
C
Twelve dollars.
D
Twenty-one dollars.
Question 11
The function that reports emotions, feelings and attitudes is
A
Informative
B
Communicative
C
Directive
D
Expressive
Question 12
What do you mean by Satire?
A
an ironical writing
B
ridiculous writing against vices or follies
C
mixture of two languages
D
a regional epic
Question 13
The Restoration comedies are modelled on the comedies of.....
A
Moliere
B
Shakespeare
C
Dryden
D
Ben Jonson
Question 14
Who wrote 'Beauty is truth, truth beauty'?
A
Shakespeare
B
wordsworth
C
John Keats
D
Eliot
Question 14 Explanation: 
John Keats wrote 'Beauty is truth, truth beauty'.
Question 15
In which magazine, in the year 1787, that William Wordsworth made his debut as a writer by publishing a sonnet?
A
New Poetry
B
The Rambler
C
The Tatler
D
The European Magazine
Question 16
Gulliver's Travels is written by
A
Richardson
B
Henry Fielding
C
Jonathan Swift
D
Bunyan.
Question 17
Which of the following was a typically Romantic means of achieving visionary states?
A
opium
B
dreams
C
childhood
D
All the above
Question 18
How would ''Natural Supernaturalism'' be best characterized as a Romantic notion introduced by Carlyle?
A
a form of animism in which objects in the natural world are believed to be inhabited by spirits
B
a spontaneous belief in the supernatural based upon a surprise encounter with a supernatural being
C
a process by which things that are familiar and thought to be ordinary are made to appear miraculous and new to our eyes
D
the experience of hallucinating contact with the supernatural world when taking opium
Question 19
During which war the castle of Edmund Spenser, Kilcolman by name burnt by native Irish forces?
A
Nine Years War
B
Hundred Years War
C
Seventeen Years War
D
Ten Years War
Question 20
Which blessing did God give man first in the poem' Pulley'?
A
Rest
B
Strength
C
Beauty
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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