English literature solved MCQ online quiz 50

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Who is the writer of the poem 'Nun Priest's Tale'?
A
Geoffrey Chaucer
B
Cynewulf
C
Robert Browning
D
Shelley
Question 1 Explanation: 
Geoffrey Chaucer is the writer of the poem 'Nun Priest's Tale'.
Question 2
In Greek tragedy irony and..... are fused into one.
A
Allegory
B
Idealism
C
Imagery
D
Satire
Question 3
At last Jane Eyre gets married to.....
A
St. John
B
Mr. Brocklehurst
C
Mr. Briggs
D
Mr. Rochester
Question 4
Which river is associated with Shakespeare's birth place?
A
The Thames
B
The Avon
C
The Tyburn
D
The Seven
Question 5
Mahesh Dattani is a trained and accomplished dancer of.....
A
Bharatnatyam
B
Kathakali
C
Kathak
D
Sattriya
Question 6
In what form did Dylan Thomas's 'Under Milk Wood' first become known?
A
Book of poetry
B
A radio play
C
A stage play
D
a short film
Question 7
Donne's parents were.....
A
Roman Catholic
B
Anglican
C
Protestant
D
None of the above
Question 8
Which was not an objection raised against the public theaters in the Elizabethan period?
A
They caused excessive noise and traffic.
B
They charged too much.
C
They excited illicit sexual desires.
D
They drew young people away from work.
Question 9
How old was Amma?
A
Eighty-five
B
Ninety
C
Eighty-two
D
Seventy-two
Question 10
How does Birnam Wood come to Dunsinane?
A
By magic
B
Through an earthquake
C
It doesn't
D
Malcolm's army hides behind cut-off tree branches
Question 11
Which one of the following phrases is from Romeo Juliet?
A
'Milk of human kindness'
B
'More in sorrow than in anger'
C
'Give the devil his due'
D
'Parting is sweet sorrow'
Question 12
A Snake in the Grass is written by.....
A
R.K. Narayan
B
Nora Rossi
C
Tom Cole
D
None of the above
Question 13
The kind Claudius was killed by:
A
Laerteus
B
Hamlet
C
Horatio
D
None of these
Question 14
Which of the following novels is called a ''Novel without a hero''?
A
Northanger Abbey
B
Mill on the Floss
C
Pickwick Papers
D
Vanity Fair
Question 15
What gift did Della buy for her husband?
A
Platinum fob chain.
B
Gold pen.
C
Sterling cuff ling.
D
Diamond-studded watch.
Question 16
Which novels are set in the future, space, planet or universe?
A
Gothic novel
B
Science fiction novel
C
Picaresque novel
D
Stream of consciousness novel
Question 17
is socially and sexually ambitious.
A
Malvolio
B
Viola
C
Maria
D
Sebastian
Question 18
The Canterbury Tales is an unfinished work, wherein each pilgrim was supposed to tell more than one tale. How many tales did Chaucer originally envision each pilgrim telling?
A
one
B
six
C
two
D
four
Question 19
Sue had come to the Greenwich Village from
A
New York
B
California
C
Venice
D
Maine
Question 20
The word renaissance means:
A
Rebirth
B
Revival
C
Renewal
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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