English literature solved MCQ online quiz 6

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
From where the cat used to enter the house?
A
from a hole in the roof
B
from an open door
C
from an open window
D
from a hole in the wall
Question 2
S. T. Coleridge was an Associate of?
A
The Royal Society of Edinburgh
B
The Royal Society ofLondon
C
Royal Society of Arts
D
Royal Society of Literature
Question 3
Which of the following best describes litote, a favorite rhetorical device in Old English poetry?
A
embellishment at the service of Christian doctrine
B
repetition of parallel syntactic structures
C
ironic understatement
D
stress on every third diphthong
Question 4
Why Didn't Dr. Heidegger want to drink the liquid and grow young?
A
He was allergic to effervescent Liquids
B
He wanted to first see its action on his friend
C
He had had much trouble in growing old
D
He was very happy as an old man
Question 5
Which of the following is an unfinished novel by Jane Austen?
A
Sense and Sensibility
B
Mansfield Park
C
Sandition
D
Persuasion
Question 6
What is paradox?
A
a self-pleasant statement
B
personal song
C
a self-contradictory statement
D
none
Question 7
The Gothic novel, a popular genre for the Romantics, exemplified in the writing of Horace Walpole and Ann Radcliffe, could contain which of the following elements?
A
supernatural phenomenon
B
perversion and sadism, often involving a maiden's persecution
C
plots of mystery and terror set in inhospitable, sullen landscapes
D
all of the above
Question 8
The poem ' The Solitary Reaper' is written by.....
A
W. H. Auden
B
W. Wordsworth
C
W. B. Yeats
D
Ezra Pound
Question 8 Explanation: 
The poem ' The Solitary Reaper' is written by W. Wordsworth.
Question 9
Shamnath's mother was when his boss saw her.
A
asleep
B
singing
C
dancing
D
eating
Question 10
John Keats is primarily a poet of.....
A
Beauty
B
Nature
C
Love
D
Revolution
Question 10 Explanation: 
John Keats is primarily a poet of Beauty.
Question 11
Which of the following is not among the Bronte Sisters?
A
Anne
B
Charlotte
C
Emily
D
Carol
Question 12
Which one of the following phrases is not from Shakespeare?
A
'Give the devil his due'
B
'Vanish into thin air'
C
'More in sorrow than in anger'
D
'A thing of beauty is joy forever'
Question 13
What was Amma's reaction to Gopi's arrival?
A
She hugged him and cried inconsolably
B
She didn't recognise him and felt nervous
C
She chided him for not writing regularly
D
She scolded him for not bringing his wife along
Question 14
Christopher Marlowe was England's first official Poet Laureate
A
True
B
False
C
sometimes true and sometimes false
D
None of the above
Question 15
Neoclassicists tended to view poetry as the result of genius overflowing from the mind out onto the pag
A
They also considered poetry to be an expression of the individual, inner self.
B
True
C
False
D
None of the above
Question 16
Old Ram Bharosa had his tea shop on the roa
A
Tohri
B
Tehari
C
correctchoice Tehri
Question 17
Yeats looked for his themes in Legends.
A
Scottish
B
English
C
Irish
D
American
Question 18
Sir Arthur Thomson was a professor of.....
A
Chemistry
B
Maths
C
Natural history
D
Biology
Question 19
means moral order or natural law.
A
Themis
B
Nemesis
C
Remis
D
None
Question 20
Which period of literature came first?
A
Regency
B
Victorian
C
Romantic
D
Restoration
There are 20 questions to complete.

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