English literature MCQs

English literature MCQs

“English literature MCQs” is the set of frequently asked Multiple Choice questions and these MCQs are asked in different test in the past in different test. Here, we are presenting those MCQs in a different style. Let’s begin with Set 1.

Set 1: English literature MCQs – FAQ in NTS Test

1. Means “advance guard” or “vanguard” and is used to mention to people that are experimental, particularly with respect to culture, and politics, art.
A. Avant-garde
B. Anachronism
C. Catharsis
D. Vernacular
E. None of these

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A

2.Repetition of sentences using the same structure.
A. Adage
B. Parallel Structure
C. Aphorism
D. Pastoral
E. None of these
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B

3. Which of the following period of literature came first?
A. Regency
B. Romantic
C. Victorian
D. Restoration
E. None of these
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C

4. Name the first Englishwoman who earns her living as a playwright was:
A. Ann Hathaway
B. Nell Gwynn
C. Lady Teazle
D. Aphra Behn
E. None of these
Ans=D
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D

5.Jean Baptiste Poquelin, The most popular French playwright is known as____________.
A. Caleron
B. Moliere
C. Couperin
D. Corneille
E. None of these
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B

Set 2: English literature MCQs – FAQ in GRE Test

6. The period of maturation, intellectual growth, and social graces during the Renaissance is called the:
A. aristocracy
B. Enlightenment
C. Reformation
D. New Age
E. None of these

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B

7. ___________ literary sub-periods does NOT fall under the Neoclassical Period?
A. The Restoration
B. The Augustan Age
C. Jacobean Age
D. The Age of Sensibility
E. None of these
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A

8. Periods of English literature which came last?
A. The Commonwealth Period
B. The Elizabethan Age
C. The Jacobean Age
D. The Middle English Period
E. None of these
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A

9. Which of the following work was published first?
A. Lord Byron’s “Don Juan”
B. Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”
C. Blake’s “Songs of Innocence”
D. Sir Walter Scott’s “Ivanhoe”
E. None of these
Ans=C
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C

10. __________ was not a Renaissance writer.
A. William Shakespeare
B. Sir Philip Sidney
C. Christopher Marlowe
D. Sir Thomas Malory
E. None of these
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D

Set 3: English literature MCQs – FAQ in GRE Subject Test

11. Which poet did NOT write during the 16th century?
A. John Skelton
B. Thomas Carew
C. Sir Thomas Wyatt
D. William Shakespeare
E. None of these

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B

12.________ writers would be an appropriate subject for a class on “The Literature of the British Empire”?
A. Rudyard Kipling
B. Edward Fitzgerald
C. Charlotte Bronte
D. Any of these
E. None of these
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D

13. This work was NOT originally published in the 20th Century.
A. Henry James’s “The Ambassadors”
B. Virginia Woolf’s “Mrs. Dalloway”
C. E.M. Forster’s “A Room With A View”
D. Thomas Hardy’s “Tess of the D’Urbervilles”
E. None of these
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D

14. In which city was Milton?
A. Norwich
B. London
C. York
D. Canterbury
E. None of these
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B

15. What was the date of birth of John Milton?
A. 9 December 1608
B. 19 August 1604
C. 6 June 1606
D. 22 April 1600
E. None of these

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A

16.Which of the followings school did Milton attend?
A. Merchant Taylors’
B. Christ’s Hospital
C. St Paul’s
D. Westminster
E. None of these
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A

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