English literature solved MCQ online quiz 88

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
When was John Keats born?
A
25 December 1767
B
30 April 1789
C
31 October 1795
D
22 November1756
Question 2
Which of the following poets wrote during the Victorian period but was not published until the 20th century?
A
Christina Rossetti
B
Gerard Manley Hopkins
C
Elizabeth Barret Browning
D
Ted Hughes
Question 3
When was Paradise Lost published?
A
1651
B
1669
C
1639
D
1667
Question 4
The term 'the Palliser Novels' is used to describe the political novels of?
A
Charles Dickens
B
Anthony Trollope
C
W. H. White
D
B. Disraeli
Question 5
What was the general subject of the Welsh poet Katherine Philips's work?
A
celebrations of the transience of all life and beauty
B
celebrations of lesbian sexuality in terms that did not imply a male readership
C
celebrations of religious ecstasy and divine inspiration
D
celebrations of female friendship in Platonic terms normally reserved for male friendships
Question 6
In Adonis, Shelley laments for the death of.....
A
Byron
B
Webster
C
Wordsworth
D
Keats
Question 7
What is Stress?
A
emphasis on words
B
emphasis on the sentence
C
emphasis of literature
D
emphasis on the novel
Question 8
In 1850, Tennyson succeeded Wordsworth as poet laureate.
A
True
B
False
C
both A and B
D
none of these
Question 9
The..... theme is central to the fiction of Margaret Drabble.
A
Social
B
feminist
C
historical
D
post-war
Question 10
Who is known as the poets' poet in English Literature?
A
John Milton
B
Edmund Spenser
C
William Shakespeare
D
John Donne
Question 11
The effect of French literature and culture is felt most on the Restoration.....
A
comedy
B
poetry
C
novel
D
essay
Question 12
An Essay concerning Human Understanding was written by.....
A
Dr. Johnson
B
Rousseau
C
Swift
D
Locke
Question 13
'Heaven lies about us in our infancy'. This line occurs in the poem?
A
Immortality Ode
B
Tintern Abbey
C
The Second Coming
D
Leda and the Swan
Question 14
Who represents Prejudice in Jane Austen's novel 'Pride and Prejudice':
A
Mr. Darcy
B
Miss Elizabeth
C
Miss Jane
D
None of these
Question 15
What nick name was Shelley given?
A
Percy the Perilous
B
Mad Shelley
C
Bonkers Byshe
D
Nutso
Question 16
'A Little Girl Lost' is written by:
A
Wordsworth
B
Blake
C
Keats
D
None of these
Question 17
Tennyson was appointed Poet Laureate in:
A
1843
B
1847
C
1850
D
1857
Question 18
The sentence 'Close the window' refers to the-
A
Informative function
B
Directive function
C
Expressive function
D
None of the above
Question 19
In the earliest Greek plays there used to be few actors and a
A
Chorus
B
messengers
C
singers
D
dramatist
Question 20
A figure of speech where two things are compared without using the words of comparison is called.....
A
simile
B
personification
C
alliteration
D
metaphor
There are 20 questions to complete.

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