English literature solved MCQ online quiz 54

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
When does Jimmy Wells notice the face of the man standing outside the hardware shop?
A
When a lightning strikes in the sky
B
When the moon comes out of the clouds
C
When a car light falls on his face
D
When he strikes a match stick to light a cigar
Question 2
James I liked to imagine himself as a modern version of which ruler?
A
Pericles
B
Genghis Khan
C
Richard Lionheart
D
Augustus Caesar
Question 3
In Post-Freudian jargon tragedy helps to make us free from.....
A
fear
B
inhibitions
C
anxiety
D
apprehension
Question 4
The beggar girl thought Rosemary was taking her to the.....
A
police station
B
railway station
C
hospital
D
bus station
Question 5
Mr. Collins proposed marriage to
A
Elizabeth
B
Mary
C
Jane
D
Lydia
Question 6
The group of four plays known as the ''major tetralogy'' is:
A
Richard III, King John, Henry VIII, 1 Henry VI
B
1 Henry VI, 2 Henry VI, 3 Henry VI, Richard III
C
King John, Henry V, Richard II, Richard III
D
Richard II, 1 Henry IV, 2 Henry IV, Henry V
Question 7
The term for the reaction against corruption in the Catholic Church was known as:
A
The Protestant Revolution
B
The Protestant Reformation
C
The Protestant Restoration
D
The Protestant Resolution
Question 8
King Lear is based on the legend of:
A
Leer of Britain
B
Leir of France
C
Lear of France
D
Leir of Britain
Question 9
Who was Gopi's wife?
A
Amla, the village doctor
B
Vimala, the Collector's daughter
C
Nirmala, the famous dancer
D
Pramila, the minister's daughter
Question 10
is Cato's daughter and wife of Brutus.
A
Portia
B
Nerrisa
C
Hermia
D
Helena
Question 11
In 'Adonais' the poet alludes to the city of
A
Rome
B
London
C
Zurich
D
Paris
Question 12
Which famous writer from the Elizabethan Era is considered by many to be the greatest writer of the English language?
A
Charles Dickens
B
Jane Austen
C
William Shakespeare
D
Emily Bronte
Question 13
What contained the box that was opened by the Prince of Morocco?
A
A fool's head
B
A picture of Portia
C
An ugly skull
D
None of the above
Question 14
Yeats was concerned with the foundation of the
A
Globe theatre
B
Oxford University
C
Amateur Theatre
D
Irish National Theatre
Question 15
What was the Baba doing all twenty-four hours?
A
laughing
B
weeping
C
eating
D
sleeping
Question 16
'I wandered Lonely as a cloud' is an example of.....
A
symbol
B
Metaphor
C
Simile
D
Metonymy
Question 16 Explanation: 
'I Wandered Lonely as a cloud' is an example of Simile.
Question 17
''David Copperfield'' was written by:
A
Hardy
B
Dickens
C
Thackeray
D
None of these
Question 18
Apology for Poesy or Defence of Poetry is not just a reply to Gosson, but indirectly to as well.
A
Plato
B
Aristotle
C
Longinus
D
Horace
Question 19
Eliot believed that only a person who believed in the doctrine of could understand his writings.
A
Objective Correlative
B
Impersonality of poetry
C
Dissociation sensibility
D
None of the above
Question 20
How long was the image of Ganesha?
A
eight-feet high
B
six-foot high
C
five-feet high
D
ten-feet high
There are 20 questions to complete.

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