English literature solved MCQ online quiz 244

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
''But God's eternal Laws are kind And break the heart of stone.'' In which poem do these lines appear?
A
We Are Seven (Wordsworth)
B
Ballad of Reading Goal (Oscar Wilde)
C
Prisoner of Chillon (Byron)
D
None of these
Question 2
The first printing press is associated with the name of.....
A
Collier
B
Compton
C
Coverley
D
Caxton
Question 3
Why does Turton throw the Bridge Party?
A
To please Adela
B
To please NawabBahadur
C
He throws one every year
D
Because his superior ordered him
Question 4
Expression is comprised of-
A
Speaking
B
Writing
C
Loud Reading
D
All of the above
Question 5
Which form of writing became popular for the first time during the 18th century?
A
Epic Poetry
B
Sonnets
C
Novel
D
Memoir
Question 6
cared for Sue and Johnsy a lot.
A
Behrman
B
Schatz
C
David
D
Herman
Question 7
The poem 'The Patriot' is written by
A
Alfred Tennyson
B
Robert Browning
C
Mathew Arnold
D
John Donne
Question 8
''Art for Art's Sake'' became a rallying cry for
A
the Imagists
B
the Art Noveau School
C
the Aesthetes
D
the Symbolists
Question 9
Which of the Romantic poets is called an escapist?
A
Keats
B
Shelley
C
Wordsworth
D
None of these
Question 10
Which of the following employs a narrative structure in which the main action is relayed at second hand through an enclosing frame story?
A
The Power and the Glory
B
Sons and Lovers
C
Ulysses
D
Heart of Darkness
Question 11
Young Marlow misunderstands Mr. Hardcastle for.....
A
the land lord of the house
B
an inn keeper
C
A servant
D
None of the Above
Question 12
Yeats was
A
Victorian poet
B
a modern poet
C
Both
D
None of these
Question 13
The full name of W.B. Yeats is-
A
Winstern Barret Yeats
B
William Bill Yeats
C
William Butler Yeats
D
William Bernard Yeats
Question 14
Who has assembled in the temple after retiring from day's work?
A
Women
B
Flames
C
Men
D
None of the above
Question 15
Which of the following poems by Tennyson is a monodrama?
A
Ulysses
B
Break, Break, Break
C
Maud
D
Crossing the Bar
Question 16
'I care for life, for humanity, and you are a part of it.' Whose words are these?
A
Doolittle
B
Huggins
C
Pickering
D
None of these
Question 17
In the title of the poem 'To His Coy Mistress', the meaning of ''coy'' is
A
shy
B
bold
C
arrogant
D
proud
Question 18
According to poetry is an art of imitation for a specific purpose: it imitates 'to teach and delight'.
A
Sir Philip Sidney
B
John Dryden
C
Dr. Johnson
D
Alexander Pope
Question 19
in which language the stories of canterbury tale are written?
A
French
B
Latin
C
Middle english
D
English
Question 20
Human situation in Hardy's novels is controlled by:
A
Social Forces
B
Providence
C
Fate
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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