English literature solved MCQ online quiz 249

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Which distance relative of Dryden went on to write the landmark English satire ''a modest proposal''?
A
Jonathan Swift
B
Alexander Pope
C
Colbert
D
None of the above
Question 2
Byron's first published collection was called:
A
Years of Idleness
B
Hours of Idleness
C
Moments of Idleness
D
Eons of Idleness
Question 3
Sonnets from Portuguese was published in.....
A
1825
B
1837
C
1847
D
1850
Question 4
Ruskin belonged to (which age)
A
Romantic age
B
Victorian age
C
Augustan age
D
None of these
Question 5
Who was often been called The Father of English Tragedy?
A
William Shakespeare
B
Christopher Marlowe
C
John Wycherley
D
John Lyly
Question 6
'Tom Jones' is a novel.
A
Historical
B
Gothic
C
Picaresque
D
Consciousness
Question 7
What the term Trilogy refers?
A
three stanza poem
B
a three series of poems
C
a triangular drama
D
a series of three drama
Question 8
The White Devil (1612) and The Duchess of Malfi(1612-13) are written by.....
A
John Webster
B
John Dryden
C
John Milton
D
John Fletcher
Question 9
What the term Humor refers?
A
anything causes laughter
B
amazing
C
wonder
D
rapture
Question 10
For inspiration in writing the poem, Milton says he depends on:
A
Wine
B
The Holy Spirit
C
His favorite pen
D
The Son
Question 11
Who is the writer of 'Men and Women'?
A
Robert Browning
B
Shelley
C
William Shakespeare
D
Wordsworth
Question 11 Explanation: 
Robert Browning is the writer of 'Men and Women'.
Question 12
She can not fade, though thou hast not the bliss, For ever wilt thou love, and she be fair! The above two lines have been taken from:
A
Keats' Ode to a Nightingale
B
A Thing of Beauty
C
La Belle Dame Sans Mercy
D
Ode on a Grecian Urn
Question 13
People watching the wrestling match at present.
A
was
B
were
C
are
D
is
Question 14
Bharati's sense of regret and guilt is so deep that she wants to donate her to her daughter, Tara, as a compensation for her unfortunate decision.....
A
liver
B
kidney
C
eyes
D
heart
Question 15
Who was colonel Adye?
A
Police constable
B
Policeman
C
Police captain
D
Head
Question 16
It as the best of times, it was the worst of time, it was the worst-the opening of Dickens'
A
Hard Times
B
David Copperfield
C
Oliver Twist
D
A Tales of Two Cities
Question 17
Who wrote ''The Second Coming''?
A
E. Spencer
B
Eliot
C
W. B. Yeats
D
None of these
Question 18
Phrases like 'polite meaningless words', 'helper and friend' and 'vainglorious lout' belong to.....
A
The Death Bed
B
Preludes
C
Easter 1916
D
The Hollow Men
Question 19
What did the poet decide about the first road?
A
That he will take it
B
That he will ask other travelers about it
C
That he will take it some other day
D
That he will find out where it leads
Question 20
The Essay Supplementary was added to the edition of the Preface.
A
1800
B
1815
C
1805
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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