English literature solved MCQ online quiz 43

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Naguib Mahfouz is a/an.....writer who got Nobel Prize.
A
Egyptian
B
English
C
Irish
D
American
Question 2
Twelfth Night opens with the speech of?
A
Viola
B
Duke
C
Olivia
D
Malvolio
Question 3
When were they supposed to marry?
A
in the spring
B
in winter
C
in summer
D
in fall
Question 4
'The Lotus...Eaters' was written by
A
Tennyson
B
Browning
C
Blake
D
None of these
Question 5
When Poe married Virginia Clemm he was 27 years of age. What was the age of Virginia Clemm?
A
17
B
13
C
24
D
15
Question 6
Accent is marked in a word with-
A
an oblique bar
B
a horizontal bar
C
a vertical bar
D
a cross
Question 7
Miranda falls in love with.....
A
Ferdinand
B
Ariel
C
Antonio
D
Caliban
Question 8
What kind of literary work is 'The Luncheon' by Somerset Maugham?
A
A novel
B
A short story
C
A poem
D
A scientific article
Question 8 Explanation: 
'The Luncheon' is A short story by Somerset Maugham.
Question 9
What is the request of the narrator to the breeze?
A
To thrill its branches with its touch
B
To create noise with its touch
C
To create storm
D
None of the above
Question 10
Who is the heroine of Shakespeare's play ''Hamlet''?
A
Cordella
B
Desdemona
C
Portia
D
Ophelia
Question 11
'My Last Duchess' was written by
A
Keats
B
Tennyson
C
Browning
D
None of these
Question 12
Identify the character who is a supporter of Women's Rights in Sons and Lovers?
A
Mrs. Morel
B
Annie
C
Miriam
D
Clara Dawes
Question 13
When Satan leaps over the fence into Paradise, what does Milton liken him to?
A
A snake slithering up a tree
B
A germ infecting a body
C
A wolf leaping into a sheep's pen
D
A fish leaping out of water
Question 14
When did Francis Bacon publish 'Advancement of Learning'?
A
1655
B
1605
C
1600
D
1599
Question 15
'Pride and Prejudice' is written by.....
A
John Keats
B
Jane Austen
C
Blake
D
Lord Byron
Question 15 Explanation: 
'Pride and Prejudice' is written by Jane Austen.
Question 16
Desdemona was:
A
wife of Othello
B
daughter of Othello
C
both a and b
D
none of above
Question 17
Manolin's parents refuse to let the boy fish with the old man because they believe Santiago is salao. How does Hemingway translate this word?
A
''Crazy''
B
''Selfish''
C
''Washed up''
D
''The worst form of unlucky''
Question 18
Lycidas is a common name of in classical elegies.
A
peasants
B
businessmen
C
students
D
shepherds
Question 19
''You can't keep a grownup daughter at home, can you?''-are the concluding words spoken by
A
Mrs. Nadkarni
B
Hema Nadkarni
C
Mira Hattangadi
D
Radhabai
Question 20
Which devil is Satan's second-in-command?
A
Mammon
B
Sin
C
Moloch
D
Beezelbub
There are 20 questions to complete.

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