English literature solved MCQ online quiz 34

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
All the objects and qualities of sense perception referred to in literary works is known as
A
ideology
B
symbol
C
imagery
D
ambiguity
Question 2
How much time did it take Mathilde and her husband to pay-off their loans?
A
One year
B
Thirty-six months
C
Twelve year
D
Ten years
Question 3
''A thing of beauty is a joy forever'' occurs in-
A
Eliot's 'The waste land'
B
Keats's 'Endymion'
C
Shelly's 'The Cloud'
D
none of the above
Question 4
In which state is Legree's plantation located?
A
Georgia
B
Florida
C
Louisiana
D
Vermont
Question 5
The lines 'The one remains, the many change and pass; Heaven's light for ever shines, earth's shadow fly; are composed by:
A
Shelley
B
Byron
C
Keats
D
Southey
Question 6
Shirley, Jane Eyre, Villete were written by:
A
E. Bronte
B
J. Austen
C
C. Bronte
D
None of these
Question 7
The image of the femme fatale dominates the poetry of:
A
Wordsworth
B
Keats
C
Byron
D
Tennyson
Question 8
What is the meaning of ''Renaissance'':
A
Rebirth, revival and re-awaking
B
Reveal, revel and reverie
C
Raillery, renunciation and recoup
D
None of the above
Question 9
The used ''oratio'' and ''ratio'' for the power of speech and power of thought.
A
Greeks
B
Romans
C
Russians
D
Italians
Question 10
Amongst the following, who is considered to be the ''pioneer of the novel of female emancipation''?
A
Jane Austin
B
Charlotte Bronte
C
Emily Bronte
D
Virginia Woolf
Question 11
Which of the following plays was not authored by Shakespeare in the Jacobean period?
A
Othello
B
Volpone
C
The Tempest
D
King Lear
Question 12
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard mourns the death of.....
A
Powerful Kings
B
Brave Soldiers
C
Great Poets
D
Common farmers
Question 13
''Reading makes a full man, conference a ready man and writing an exact man.''-Who told it?
A
Shakespeare
B
Chaucer
C
Spenser
D
Bacon
Question 14
The lyric was sung by a single voice to the accompaniment of a.....
A
lyre
B
guitar
C
piano
D
harmonium
Question 15
The song of Solitary Reaper could not be followed by the poet because
A
He could not hear it properly
B
He did not know the language
C
He did not wait there to hear it full
D
He was lost in looking at her
Question 16
Why does Malcolm instruct his soldiers to use tree branches?
A
They disguise themselves with camouflage from Birnam Wood to sneak closer to Dunsinane for the element of surprise.
B
The witches told Malcolm that it would be a good idea to burn the forest.
C
They use the large branches as catapults to shoot themselves over the battlements of the castle.
D
To have shelter from sun
Question 17
The hero of which poem is the knight-at-arms alone palely loitering?
A
Isabella
B
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
C
Ode of psyche
D
None of the above
Question 18
''Deconstruction is an investigation of what is implied by this inheritance of figure concept, and narrative in one another. Deconstruction is, therefore, a rhetorical discipline.'' Who supported this argument?
A
Murray Krieger in Theory of Criticism
B
Newton Garver in Speech and Phenomena
C
J. Hillis Miller in The Critic as Host
D
Jacques Derrida in Of Grammatology
Question 19
The Epilogue to the poem ''In Memoriam'' was written to commemorate.....
A
the victory of England over France
B
the memory of the poet's mother
C
the marriage of the poet's sister
D
the death of a neighbour
Question 20
Which month Robert frost and Elinor was married?
A
December 16, 1895
B
December 17, 1895
C
December 19, 1895
D
December 18, 1895
Question 20 Explanation: 
Robert frost and Elinor was married on December 19, 1895
There are 20 questions to complete.

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