English literature solved MCQ online quiz 9

By | September 13, 2018

10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers

Question 1
What the term Mock Epic refers? xi
A
a satiric writing of drama
B
a long narrative poem
C
a literary work comically imitates the style of epic
D
none
Question 2
The Battle of Book is written by-
A
Jonathon Swift
B
William Thackeray
C
Thomas Stern Eliot
D
Daniel Dafoe
Question 3
The chief writer of the sentimental comedy was.....
A
Ben Jonson
B
Christopher Marlowe
C
Richard Steele
D
None of the above
Question 4
..... is the animating force in the work of C. Bronte
A
Idealism
B
Romanticism
C
Lyricism
D
None of these
Question 5
Which of the following is not an attribute of Alan Trevor's face?
A
puckered face
B
blue eyes
C
rugged beard
D
rough exterior
Question 6
what did Chaucer's wife use to do?
A
lady-in-waiting to Queen Philip pa of Hainaut
B
nurse of royal court
C
governess to Henry IV
D
None of the above
Question 7
Who is the composer of the 'Lycidas'?
A
Thomas Gray
B
Alfred Tennyson
C
John Milton
D
John Keats
Question 7 Explanation: 
John Milton is the composer of the 'Lycidas'.
Question 8
In which of the following works does Mrs. Malaprop appear?
A
The Mysteries of Udolpho
B
She Stoops to Conquer
C
The Way of the World
D
The Rivals
Question 9
Wordsworth is a..... poet.
A
classical
B
modern
C
romantic
D
Greek
Question 9 Explanation: 
Wordsworth is a romantic poet.
Question 10
The was like a flower, a great blue flower for Biny
A
Bag
B
correctchoice Umbrella
C
Basket
Question 11
'The Prelude' was composed by:
A
Keats
B
Wordsworth
C
Blake
D
Byron
Question 12
Which of the following was probably not a stock phrase in eighteenth-century poetry?
A
verdant mead
B
checkered shade
C
simian rivalry
D
shining sword
Question 13
Brutus loved Caesar but he loved more than anything else.
A
Rome
B
Italy
C
Portia
D
None
Question 14
the first fire-breathing dragon in English literature occurs in which Old English epic poem.
A
Iliad
B
Odyssey
C
Beowulf
D
Canterbury Tales
Question 15
A.S. Hornsby is famous for-
A
Writing poems
B
writing songs
C
writing text books
D
writing dictionaries
Question 16
The story A Day's Wait begin in the
A
night
B
evening
C
noon
D
morning
Question 17
Geoffrey Chaucer served which king?
A
Richard III
B
James 1
C
Edward III
D
Henry II
Question 18
The form of Lycidas is.....
A
descriptive
B
pastoral
C
romantic
D
None of the above
Question 19
Who wrote 'Patriotism'?
A
William Shakespeare
B
William Wordsworth
C
Sir Walter Scott
D
Robert Browning
Question 19 Explanation: 
Sir Walter Scott wrote 'Patriotism'.
Question 20
Which of the following is not associated with high modernism in the novel?
A
stream of consciousness
B
free indirect style
C
irresolute open endings
D
narrative realism
There are 20 questions to complete.

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