English literature solved MCQ online quiz 219

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Girish Karnad's, is consciously anchored in the ancient theory and tradition of Indian Theatre.
A
Fire and the rain
B
Tughlaq
C
Nagamandala
D
Hayavadhana
Question 2
Who wrote 'Common Pursuit'?
A
Leavis, F.R.
B
Cecil, D.
C
E.M.Foster
D
None of these
Question 3
/j / and /w/ are.....
A
semi-vowels
B
plosives
C
diphthongal glides
D
nasalized sounds
Question 4
The King James Bible was first published in
A
1600
B
1604
C
1620
D
1611
Question 5
What is the meaning of the word 'Dirge'?
A
a kind of sonnet sequence
B
a song expressing patrotic sentiment
C
a long verse telling about an adventure
D
a song expressing grief, lamentation and mourning
Question 5 Explanation: 
Dirge'means a song expressing grief, lamentation and mourning.
Question 6
All literature has an.....
A
Opening
B
Ending
C
Allegorical significance
D
Artistic quality
Question 7
Which novel is narrated in the first person mode?
A
Consciousness
B
Picaresque
C
Gothic
D
Historical
Question 8
Great Expectations was published in:
A
1860...1
B
1857...8
C
1852...3
D
none of these
Question 9
Anubhava consists of.....
A
words
B
gestures
C
facial expressions
D
all of the above
Question 10
The poem, ''The Marriage of Heaven and Hell'' was written by:
A
Shelley
B
Blake
C
Byron
D
Browning
Question 11
When was William Wordsworth appointed poet laureate?
A
1847
B
1843
C
1861
D
1839
Question 12
Which event did not occur as part of the rise of the British Empire under Queen Victoria?
A
Between 1853 and 1880, 2, 466, 000 emigrants left Britain, many bound for the colonies.
B
In 1876, Queen Victoria was named empress of India.
C
To save costs and maximize profits, the day-to-day government of India was transferred from Parliament to the private East India Company.
D
From 1830 to 1870, the sum total of investments abroad by British capitalists had risen from £300 billion to £800 billion.
Question 13
Which phrase indicates the interior flow of thought employed in high-modern literature?
A
automatic writing
B
confused daze
C
total recall
D
stream of consciousness
Question 14
The Pre-Raphaelite poets were mostly indebted to the poets of the?
A
Puritan movement
B
Romantic revival
C
Neo-classical age
D
Metaphysical school
Question 15
''Who sent the wild ass free?'' is a line from.....
A
The Ramayana
B
The Geeta
C
The Bible
D
The Mahabharata
Question 16
How did Henry II, the first of England's Plantagenet kings, acquire vast provinces in southern France?
A
the Battle of Hastings
B
Saint Patrick's mission
C
the Fourth Lateran Council
D
his marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine
Question 17
'Butted in' means.....
A
'interrupted'
B
'ran into'
C
'pushed with the head'
D
None of the above
Question 18
Which of the following has been a significant development in British theater since the abolition of censorship in 1968?
A
the rise of workshops and the collaborative ethos
B
the emergence of a major cohort of women dramatists
C
the death of the musical
D
all but C
Question 19
Adonis is modeled on:
A
Bion's lament for Adonis
B
Lycidas
C
In Memoriam
D
None of these
Question 20
By--------Shakespeare had established himself in London as an actor and dramatist:
A
1590
B
1591
C
1592
D
1593
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