English literature solved MCQ online quiz 75

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
What items does Kannan find in his wife's trunk?
A
saris
B
jackets
C
an empty wooden box
D
all of the above
Question 2
What does 'I' stand for in the following line? 'To Carthage then I came'
A
Buddha
B
Tiresias
C
Smyrna Merchant
D
Augustine
Question 3
The great Athenian dramatists Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides wrote beautiful during the 5th century.
A
Tragedies
B
Comedies
C
Histories
D
Epics
Question 4
..... What is the name of Macbeth's castle?
A
Glamis
B
Dunsinan
C
Cawdor
D
Glamorgan
Question 5
Dickens'..... exposes the monstrous neglect of education in England and the dis regard of it by the state.
A
David Copperfield
B
Bleak House
C
Nicholas Nickleby
D
Oliver Twist
Question 6
The author finds strong similarities between his teacher and gymnastics teacher. To him both are.....
A
irresponsible persons
B
indifferent
C
not qualified
D
None of the above
Question 7
The Elizabethan lyrics are known for their.....
A
style
B
rhythm
C
word music
D
subjects
Question 8
Every simile can be turned into a.....
A
pun
B
metaphor
C
apostrophe
D
irony
Question 9
Shamnath's mother requests his son to send her to-
A
Kedarnath
B
Hardwar
C
Kashi
D
Badrinath
Question 10
is a word that is spelt and pronounced like another word but has a different meaning.
A
synonym
B
acronym
C
homonym
D
antonym
Question 11
Miss Pushpa is going to:
A
Somewhere in the south of India
B
Germany
C
Some unspecified foreign country
D
Surat
Question 12
Shakespeare died on?
A
23rd April 1616
B
25th April 1616,
C
28th April 1616
D
30th April 1616
Question 13
is the early poem of Shelley which contains his cruder atheism.
A
Queen Mab
B
Ozymandias
C
The Triumph of Life
D
Adonais
Question 14
Aristotle defined tragedy as '' ''.
A
a play full of seriousness
B
a work of greatness
C
an imitation of an action
D
literature of knowledge
Question 15
Mac Flecknoe is a poetry.
A
Heroic
B
Mock-heroic
C
Ballad
D
None of the above
Question 16
In 1599 which famous actor and his brother Cuthbert set a new playhouse on the Bank side, called the Globe?
A
Augustine Phillipps
B
John Heimnge
C
Henry Condell
D
Richard Burbage
Question 17
What is Limerick?
A
A form of light verse
B
A form of one-act play
C
A kind of short narrative poem
D
A kind of love poem
Question 17 Explanation: 
A limerick is a form of poetry in five-line, predominantly anapestic meter with a strict rhyme scheme (AABBA), which is sometimes obscene with humorous intent. The third and fourth lines are usually shorter than the other three.
Question 18
Whose work is called 'mock utopia'?
A
Swift's
B
Sir Thomas More's
C
Wordsworth's
D
None of these
Question 19
The smallest distinctive sound unit is called.....
A
allophone
B
uvula
C
phoneme
D
larynx
Question 20
The theme of Tennyson's Poem 'The Princess' is?
A
Queen Victoria's coronation
B
Industrial Revolution
C
Women's Education and Rights
D
Rise of Democracy
There are 20 questions to complete.

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