English literature solved MCQ online quiz 70

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
Macbeth was the Thane of.....
A
Glamis
B
Cawdor
C
Norway
D
Scotland
Question 2
is a famous tragedy by Shelley.
A
Adonais
B
Remorse
C
The Cenci
D
Masque of Anarchy
Question 3
The churchyard of St. Paul's Cathedral was well-known for its:
A
ruinous condition.
B
performing bears.
C
graffiti.
D
bookshops.
Question 4
Who had prepared trapdoor for Flecknoe?
A
Bruce and Longvil
B
Raymond and Bruce
C
None from the above
D
None of the above
Question 5
In ''La Belle Dame Sans Merci'' what does the beautiful woman do to the knight?
A
Enslaves him
B
Falls in love with him
C
Murders him
D
None of the above
Question 6
How many lines are there in a Sonnet?
A
10
B
16
C
14
D
22
Question 7
What do you mean by Prose?
A
a writing without rhyme
B
a writing with rhyme
C
a writing of verse
D
a writing of rhythms
Question 8
The phrase 'I will wear my heart upon my sleeve' is from Shakespeare's
A
King Lear
B
Macbeth
C
Othello
D
Hamlet
Question 9
Which method of narration has been employed by Dickens in his novel ''Great Expectations''?
A
Direct or epic method
B
Documentary method
C
Stream of Consciousness technique
D
Autobiographical method
Question 10
The central theme of The Hollow Men is.....
A
Hollowness and emptiness of modern life
B
problem of poverty
C
partition
D
alienation
Question 11
The title ''La Belle Dame Sans Merci'' is French, and is English translation is.....
A
The beautiful lady without money
B
The beautiful lady without mercy
C
The beautiful lady with mercy
D
None of the above
Question 12
Queen Victoria became the Empress of India in:
A
1843
B
1854
C
1876
D
1892
Question 13
What did the Lady of Shalott find her boat
A
beneath a willow tree floating
B
in the boat house next to the tower
C
near Sir Lancelot
D
None of the above
Question 14
'Lycidas' is an elegy in memory of
A
Arthur Hallam
B
Edward King
C
Matthew Arnold
D
John Donne
Question 15
Poetry is defined as 'Spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling' by:
A
Shelley
B
Coleridge
C
Wordsworth
D
None of these
Question 16
Who is the heroine of 'Hamlet'?
A
Cordelia
B
Portia
C
Ophelia
D
None of these
Question 17
Dactylic metre is also known as-
A
Falling metre
B
Ascending metre
C
Metre of Negligence
D
Metre of Innovation
Question 18
The novels written by Smollett are called.....
A
social novels
B
picaresque novels
C
psychological novels
D
philosophical novels
Question 19
In what year did Geoffrey Chaucer died?
A
1400 AD
B
1441 AD
C
1442 AD
D
1443 AD
Question 19 Explanation: 
Geoffrey Chaucer died in 1400 AD.
Question 20
Aristotle's views on tragedy are to be found in his famous book.....
A
Poetics
B
Catharsis
C
Politic
D
Utopia
There are 20 questions to complete.

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