English literature solved MCQ online quiz 231

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Nandini's brother was born.....August.
A
in
B
on
C
at
D
of
Question 2
Synecdoche refers to the term-
A
a thing stands for whole thing
B
pity and fear
C
Self-contradictory speech
D
long speech
Question 3
Emperor Jones is authored by.....
A
Tennessee Williams
B
Arthur Miller
C
Eugene ONeill
D
John Galsworthy
Question 4
Which famous Shakespeare play does the quote ''How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!'' come from?
A
King Lear
B
As You Like It
C
The Famous History of the Life of King Henry VIII
D
The Life and Death of King John
Question 5
The poem 'Small-scale reflections on a Great House' is written by.....
A
Ramanujan
B
Vikram Seth
C
Dom Moraes
D
None of the above
Question 6
Who is Pip's friend in London?
A
Pumblechook
B
Herbert Pocket
C
Bentley Drummle
D
Jaggers
Question 7
What were the themes covered in elegy in ancient times?
A
War songs
B
Lamentations for the dead
C
Political verses
D
All of the above
Question 8
English Bards and Scotch Reviewers is a satire by Byron published in?
A
1806
B
1809
C
1812
D
1815
Question 9
What is a poem called whose first letters of each line spell out a word?
A
Alliterative
B
Epic
C
Acrostic
D
Haiku
Question 10
Under the Greenwood Tree is a:
A
Tale of rustic life
B
Tale of man's destruction of nature
C
Historical novel
D
Tale of city life
Question 11
Tom was engaged to before proposing Becky.
A
Amy Lawrence
B
Maria Goretti
C
Mary James
D
Vini Wilson
Question 12
The central theme of Ode on Solitude is..... A life and peace
A
..... Satisfaction and contentment
B
sorrow and pain
C
happiness and joy
D
None of the above
Question 13
Any one of the following pairs are literary collaborators-
A
Eliot and Pound
B
Yeats and Eliot
C
Pope and Dryden
D
Shelley and Keats
Question 14
What did T. S. Eliot attempt to combine, though not very successfully, in his plays Murder in the Cathedral and The Cocktail Party?
A
regional dialect and political critique
B
religious symbolism and society comedy
C
iambic pentameter and sexual innuendo
D
witty paradoxes and feminist diatribe
Question 15
Anatole France is a author.
A
American
B
Russian
C
French
D
Indian
Question 16
In which of the following novels does the writer restore fable to a place in English fiction?
A
The Lord of the Flies
B
Lucky Jim
C
To the Light house
D
Lord Jim
Question 17
What mock epic begins: ''What dire offence from am'rous causes springs, / What mighty contests rise from trivial things''?
A
Dryden's ''Mac Flecknoe''
B
Pope's ''The Rape of the Lock''
C
Pope's ''The Dunciad''
D
Dryden's ''Absalom and Achitophel''
Question 18
How many languages did chaucer know?
A
2
B
4
C
1
D
5
Question 19
'Of Studies' an essay is written by:
A
Francis Bacon
B
Carlyle
C
Montaine
D
None of these
Question 20
Who is the first woman to win the Man Booker Prize
A
Elizabeth Bowen
B
Penelope Fitzgerald
C
Bernice Rubens
D
Anita Brookner
There are 20 questions to complete.

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