English literature solved MCQ online quiz 224

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
The language that is used to state facts is called language.
A
deductive
B
indicative
C
demonstrative
D
positive
Question 2
The period between 1660 to 1750 is known as:
A
The Age of Classicism
B
The Restoration
C
The age of Milton
D
None of these
Question 3
What career did Keats give up to become a poet?
A
Farming
B
medicine
C
law
D
Teaching
Question 4
In the second stanza, the poet feels that the captain falling dead and cold is a:
A
Mirage
B
Dream
C
Reality
D
Fantasy
Question 5
Shamnath forces his mother to
A
Dance on a folk song
B
Sing a folk song and make phulkari for his boss
C
Cook for his boss
D
Make a sweater for his boss
Question 6
One of Marlowe's earliest published works was his translation of the epic poem 'Pharsalia', written by which Roman poet?
A
Ovid
B
Lucan
C
Virgil
D
Horace
Question 7
The Narrator's grandfather was asleep in the.....
A
attic
B
kitchen
C
bedroom
D
living room
Question 8
Who wrote ''Shakespeare's Later Comedies'?
A
A.C. Bradley
B
Palmer D.J.
C
Dr.Johnsofl
D
None of these
Question 9
..... defines a play as a just and lively image of human nature.
A
Dr. Johnson
B
Shakespeare
C
Dryden
D
Coleridge
Question 10
Who wrote this famous line: 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day/ Thou art more lovely and more temperate.....'
A
TS Eliot
B
Lord Tennyson
C
Charlotte Bronte
D
Shakespeare
Question 11
The poet was sorry that:
A
He was lost in the woods
B
He could not travel along both the roads
C
He could not stay to admire the beauty of the woods
D
None of the above
Question 12
Look! the children so sincerely.
A
Is studying
B
Are studying
C
Was studying
D
Were studying
Question 13
is the first prose work of Jonathan Swift.
A
A Tale of a Tub
B
Battle of the Books
C
Gulliver's Travels
D
None of the above
Question 14
Who coined the phrase 'Egotistical Sublime'?
A
William Wordsworth
B
P.B. Shelley
C
S. T. Coleridge
D
John Keats
Question 15
Shakespeare was famous for all but one of the following.....
A
Comedies
B
Tragedies
C
Bourgeois Drama
D
Tragi-Drama
Question 15 Explanation: 
Shakespeare was famous for Bourgeois Drama.
Question 16
The predominant tone and thrust of Jonathan Swift's ''A Modest Proposal'' are
A
comic
B
solemn
C
irony
D
hortatory
Question 17
is the writer of Life of Byron?
A
Walter Scott
B
John Keats
C
Thomas Moore
D
John Lockhard
Question 18
Match the following.\begin{table}[H]\centering\begin{tabular}{|c|c|}\hline I. ''Because I could not stop for deat...'' & a. Robert Frost\\\hline II. ''O Captain ! My Captain!'' & b. William CarlosWilliams\\\hline III. ''Two roads diverged in a wood.'' & c. Emily Dickinson\\\hline IV. ''So much depends /upon'' & d. Walt Whitman\\\hline\end{tabular}\end{table} The correctly matched series would be:
A
I-d; II-c; III-b; IV-a
B
I-b; II-a; III-d; IV-c
C
I-c; II-d; III-a; IV-b
D
I-a; II-b; III-c; IV-d
Question 19
:Triumph, my Britain, thou hast one to show To whom all scenes of Europe homage owe He was not of an age, but for all time''. Who wrote above lines for Shakespeare:
A
Jonson
B
Bacon
C
Wordsworth
D
none of above
Question 20
How does Sam secretly alert Eliza to Mr.Haley's presence outside the inn?
A
Throws a rock
B
Shouts about his hat
C
Sneezes loudly
D
Bucks his horse
There are 20 questions to complete.

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