English Poetry MCQs

When Eliot was invested with the Order of Merit?

(a) 1937

(b) 1948

(c) 1931

(d) 1930

Question’s Answer: 1948

When Eliot received the Nobel Prize for literature?

(a) 1948

(b) 1887

(c) 1930

(d) 1990

Question’s Answer: 1948

When T.S. Eliot, an American of a New adopted British citizenship?

(a) 1922

(b) 1934

(c) 1918

(d) 1900

Question’s Answer: 1922

Eliot became a director of the publishing firm of

(a) Oxford University Press

(b) Penguin Press

(c) Faber and Faber

(d) Orient Longman

Question’s Answer: Faber and Faber

When T.S. Eliot was born?

(a) 1586

(b) 1888

(c) 1988

(d) 1688

Question’s Answer: 1888

Which Indian religious book had the biggest impact on Eliot?

(a) The Bhagvad Gita

(b) The Puranas

(c) The Vedas

(d) The Mahabharata

Question’s Answer: The Bhagvad Gita

“Gerontion” is a poem included in Eliot’s

(a) The Wasteland

(b) Hollow men

(c) Ash Wednesday

(d) Poems

Question’s Answer: The Wasteland


Animula of Eliot was inspired by which of the followings?

(a) Arjuna

(b) Gita

(c) Dante

(d) Krishna

Question’s Answer: Dante

Which is the most popular as well as the obscurest of Eliot’s poem in English language?

(a) Four Quartets

(b) Hollow men

(c) Ash Wednesday

(d) The Wasteland

Question’s Answer: The Wasteland

In which Eliot poem is the theme of Ash Wednesday repeated, continued and expanded?

(a) Ariel Poems

(b) Hollow Men

(c) Four Quartets

(d) Choruses from Rock

Question’s Answer: Four Quartets

“The Waste Land” A Poem by T. S. Eliot  was published in _____.

(a) 1900

(b) 1922

(c) 1934

(d) 1910

Question’s Answer: 1922

Eliot’s Journey of the Magi occurs in his

(a) The Wasteland

(b) Poems (1920)

(c) Ariel Poems

(d) Four Quartets

Question’s Answer: Ariel Poems

Magi of Journey of the Magi are

(a) Magicians

(b) Wisemen of the East

(c) Pilgrims

(d) Travellers

Question’s Answer: Wisemen of the East

Wystan Hugh Auden was the leader of the _______ .

(a) Romantic poets

(b) Oxford poets

(c) Pre-Raphaelite poets

(d) None of these

Question’s Answer: Oxford poets

Auden found the solution of all social and political ills in

(a) Pantheism

(b) Humanism

(c) Religion

(d) Left ideologies

Question’s Answer: Left ideologies

When Auden immigrated to _______ in 1939, his poetry entered a second phase. (a) Russia

(b) Italy

(c) London

(d) U.S.A.

Question’s Answer: U.S.A.

Which work of Yeats was written to honour his beloved Maud Gonne?

(a) The Countless Cathleen

(b) Deirdre

(c) Cathleen in Houlihan

(d) The Green Helmet

Question’s Answer: The Countless Cathleen

The story of which work of Yeats occupies in Irish literature much the same place as that of King Arthur in English?

(a) Cathleen in Houlihan

(b) Deirdre

(c) The Hourglass

(d) The Green Helmet

Question’s Answer: Deirdre

Auden’s faith in communism was shaken by

(a) Anglo-Soviet pact

(b) Euro-Soviet pact

(c) German-Soviet pact

(d) Asia-Europe pact

Question’s Answer: German-Soviet pact

Auden was influenced by

(a) Plato

(b) Dante

(c) Marx and Freud

(d) Socrates

Question’s Answer: Marx and Freud

Who called Auden, the most accomplished technician now writing poetry in English?

(a) Louis MacNeice

(b) W.B. Yeats

(c) T.S. Eliot

(d) Stephen Spender

Question’s Answer: Stephen Spender

Auden learnt the symbolic method and the use of modern imagery from

(a) Humanism

(b) W.B. Yeats

(c) Stephen Spender

(d) Pantheism

Question’s Answer: Humanism

Wystan Hugh Auden’s major critical work is

(a) Mr. Norris Changes Trains

(b) Prater Violet

(c) Enchanted Wood

(d) None of these

Question’s Answer: Enchanted Wood

The world of W.B. Yeats is full of _________.

(a) Rebellion

(b) Magic

(c) Terror

(d) Horror

Question’s Answer: Magic

In which play of Yeats, a wise-man keeps school and teaches there is no God, no Soul, no Heaven, no Hell?

(a) The Green Helmet

(b) A Full Moon in March

(c) Deirdre

(d) The Hourglass Moon

Question’s Answer: The Hourglass Moon

W.B. Yeats was awarded Nobel Prize for literature is

(a) 1903

(b) 1923

(c) 1917

(d) 1910

Question’s Answer: 1923

Auden’s use of assonance and internal rhyme is an attribute of

(a) Yeats

(b) Hopkins

(c) Eliot

(d) Auden

Question’s Answer: Hopkins

One of the best known of Yeats’ early lyrics is

(a) “The Lake Isle of Innisfree”

(b) “Poems”

(c) “Wandering of Oisin”

(d) “The Shadowy Water”

Question’s Answer: “The Lake Isle of Innisfree”

‘Yeats’ The Green Helmet and Other Poems and Responsibilities are

(a) Realistic

(b) Classical

(c) Romantic

(d) Tragic

Question’s Answer: Realistic

When Stephen Spender was born?

(a) 1900

(b) 1922

(c) 1811

(d) 1909

Question’s Answer: 1900


The Little Minister and Sentimental Tommy have been written by
(a) Stevenson
(b) Oscar Wilde
(c) Kipling
(d) J.M. Barrie
Question’s Answer: J.M. Barrie

Dylan Thomas’ mature work is more

(a) Romantic

(b) Controlled

(c) Rhetoric

(d) Satirical

Question’s Answer: Controlled

Robert Bridges was born in

(a) 1814

(b) 1844

(c) 1820

(d) 1818

Question’s Answer: 1844

Robert Bridges was appointed Poet Laureate in

(a) 1900

(b) 1910

(c) 1930

(d) 1913

Question’s Answer: 1913

Thy work with beauty crown, thy life with love,Thy mind with truth uplift to God above.

Where does Bridges write these lines?

(a) The Testament of Beauty

(b) Shorter Poems

(c) Gird on thy Sword

(d) The Growth of Love

Question’s Answer: Gird on thy Sword

According to_____,’What led me to poetry was the inexhaustible satisfaction of form.”

(a) Robert Bridges

(b) Wystan Hugh Auden

(c) W.B. Yeats

(d) Dylan Thomas

Question’s Answer: Robert Bridges

In 1873 appeared Robert Bridges’

(a) Eros and Poyche

(b) Shorter Poems

(c) Prometheus, The Fire

(d) The Poetical Works of giver Robert Bridges

Question’s Answer: Shorter Poems

Dylan Thomas’ early poetry is deeply

(a) Romantic

(b) Rhetorical

(c) Satirical

(d) Passionate

Question’s Answer: Passionate

Which is the masterpiece of Robert Bridges’ in 1929?

(a) The Poetical Works of Robert Bridges

(b) Shorter Poems

(c) The Testament of Beauty

(d) The Growth of Love

Question’s Answer: The Testament of Beauty

The gipsy girl is a character in Barrie’s
(a) Sentimental Tommy
(b) A Window in Thrums
(c) The Little Minister
(d) Tommy and Grizel
Question’s Answer: The Little Minister

Which play of Barrie is considered to be his finest dramatic work?
(a) The Admirable Crichton
(b) The Little Minister
(c) Walker, London
(d) The Boy, David

Martha is a character in the work of
(a) Walter de la Mare
(b) WB Yeats
(c) T.S. Eliot
(d) Kipling

Which poem of Walter de la Mare portrays dreadful figures of the criminal in the dock, the drug addict the suicide?
(a) “The Fleeting”
(b) “Martha”
(c) “The Veil”
(d) None of A, B, and C

Walter de la Mare is a poet of
(a) The Georgian Period
(b) The Romantic Period
(c) The Victorian Period
(d) The Edwardian Period

“It has not been done, the sea, not yet been done. From the inside, by one who really knowx”
These lines have been written by
(a) AE. Housman
(b) Swinburne
(c) John Masefield
(d) Alfred Noyes

“Her voice and her narrow chin
Her grave small lovely head
Seemed half the meaning
Of the words she said.
These lines have been composed by
(a) W.H. Davies
(b) Sir Henry Newbolt
(c) Walter de la Mare
(d) Edward Thomas

Which poet is considered to be a master in the art of creating atmosphere alive with mystery and
(a) W.H. Davies
(b) John Masefield
(c) AE. Housman
(d) Walter de la Mare

Which work of Masefield brought out fully his genius as a poet?
(a) “Salt Water Ballads”
(b) “The Everlasting Mercy”
(c) The Widow in the Bye Street”
(d) “The Fields”

Masefield’s poem “The Everlasting Mercy” has a theme.
(a) Religious
(b) Political
(c) Social
(d) Moral

They say my verse is sad:
no wonder; Its narrow measure spans
Tears of eternity, and sorrow,
Not mine, but man’s.
These are the lines of
(a) Masefield
(b) A.E. Housman
(c) Alfred Noyes
(d) Walter de la Mare

“Beauty”, “Her Heart” and “Being Her Friend” are the poems written by
(a) John Masefield
(b) Robert Bridges
(c) A.C. Swinburne
(d) Walter de la Mare

A Shropshire Lad is a volume of poems written by
(a) Walter de la Mare
(b) A.E. Housman
(c) Rudyard Kipling
(d) Robert Bridges

Masefield’s later plays show an appreciable evidence of the
(a) American influence
(b) French influence
(c) Japanese influence
(d) Latin influence

A.E. Houseman was a Professor of
(a) Latin
(b) French
(c) Greek
(d) Religion

Which collection of poems of Housman
was published posthumously?
(a) More Poems
(b) Last Poems
(c) Shropshire Lad
(d) None of A, B, and C

Housman is prominently compared with
(a) Yeats
(b) Gray
(c) Eliot
(d) Browning

In the beginning of his political career, Spender was attracted by which of the followings?

(a) Religion

(b) Socialistic writings

(c) Romanticism

(d) Left wing politics

Question’s Answer: Left wing politics

According to_____,’Auden was the attacker of humanity,Spender its defender.”

(a) David Daiches

(b) William James

(c) Scott James

(d) LA. Richards

Question’s Answer: Scott James

Spender’s Poems of Dedication was published in the year

(a) 1926

(b) 1946

(c) 1936

(d) 1930

Question’s Answer: 1946

Spender’s mother was a/an

(a) German

(b) Russian

(c) French

(d) American

Question’s Answer: German

What particular work of Spender’s is his  autobiography?

(a) Trial of a Judge

(b) World within World

(c) The Still Centre

(d) Ruins and Visions

Question’s Answer: World within World

The autobiography of C. Day Lewis appears in

(a) The Buried Day

(b) The Poetic Image

(c) Starting Point

(d) Word Over

Question’s Answer: The Buried Day

When Spender’s Trial of a Judge appeared?

(a) 1901

(b) 1922

(c) 1938

(d) 1920

Question’s Answer: 1938

The Still Centre of Stephen Spender appeared in

(a) 1929

(b) 1939

(c) 1938

(d) 1919

Question’s Answer: 1939

  1. Day Lewis was born in the year

(a) 1890

(b) 1904

(c) 1895

(d) 1891

Question’s Answer: 1904

Day Lewis translated the works of which of the following?

(a) Virgil

(b) Plato

(c) Aristotle

(d) Homer

Question’s Answer: Virgil

Stephen Spender was one of the distinguished poets of

(a) America

(b) Haly

(c) Britain

(d) Paris

Question’s Answer: Britain

In The Tower and The Winding Stair and Other Poems, Yeats wrote on which kind of themes?

(a) Lofty themes

(b) Religious themes

(c) Love themes

(d) Philosophical themes

Question’s Answer: Philosophical themes

In old age Yeats came in contact with a great Indian

(a) Mystic

(b) Painter

(c) Philosopher

(d) Magician

Question’s Answer: Mystic

Who said about W.B. Yeats? ‘He absorbed all his age had to offer him.’

(a) LA. Richards

(b) T.S. Eliot

(c) F.R. Leavis

(d) David Daiches

Question’s Answer: David Daiches

J.M. Barrie was born in
(a) 1850
(b) 1855
(c) 1865
(d) 1860
Question’s Answer: 1860

The Window in Thrums is a well known prose fiction written by
(a) J.M. Barrie
(b) G.B. Shaw
(c) Stevenson
(d) Kipling
Question’s Answer: J.M. Barrie

‘His softness was really a kind of toughness, and the most deplorable fault of his work is not sensibility run to seed, but obduracy’ -This remark to Edwin Muir applies to
(a) James Matthew Barrie
(b) Shaw
(c) Beckett
(d) Galsworthy
Question’s Answer: James Matthew Barrie

Dear Brutus and Mary Rose are the plays written by
(a) Beckett
(b) J.M. Barrie
(c) Granville Barker
(d) Galsworthy
Question’s Answer: J.M. Barrie

The later poetry of C. Day Lewis shows the influence of which of the following?

(a) Hardy

(b) Yeats

(c) Auden

(d) Eliot

Question’s Answer: Hardy

Cecil Day Lewis appeared as a critic in

(a) A Hope for Poetry

(b) The Buried Day

(c) A Time For Dance

(d) Pegasus

Question’s Answer: A Hope for Poetry

“The Magnetic Mountain” of Cecil Day Lewis appeared in

(a) 1905

(b) 1915

(c) 1935

(d) 1925

Question’s Answer: 1935

MacNeice has been a writer and producer of radio plays for BBC for

(a) Five years

(b) Two decades

(c) One year

(d) Two years

Question’s Answer: Two decades

When “An Italian Visit” of C. Day Lewis was appeared?

(a) 1923

(b) 1930

(c) 1953

(d) 1940

Question’s Answer: 1953

According to_____,’Modern poetry is every poem whether written last year or five centuries ago, that has meaning for us still.”?

(a) W.B. Yeats

(b) C. Day Lewis

(c) T.S. Eliot

(d) Wystan Hugh Auden

Question’s Answer: Day Lewis

Cecil Day Lewis was a Professor of poetry at Oxford during

(a) 1951-56

(b) 1945-50

(c) 1935-40

(d) 1940-45

Question’s Answer: 1951-56

Cecil Day Lewis is at present Professor of poetry at

(a) Oxford University

(b) University of Hull

(c) Harvard University

(d) Cambridge University

Question’s Answer: University of Hull

Louis MacNeice was the son of

(a) A Russian soldier

(b) An Irish Bishop

(c) An American merchant

(d) An English merchant

Question’s Answer: An Irish Bishop

Cecil Day Lewis was declared Poet Laureate in

(a) 1960

(b) 1981

(c) 1860

(d) 1967

Question’s Answer: 1967

  1. Day Lewis’ Transitional Poems was published in

(a) 1909

(b) 1991

(c) 1939

(d) 1929

Question’s Answer: 1929

When Louis MacNeice was born?

(a) 1904

(b) 1907

(c) 1926

(d) 1809

Question’s Answer: 1907

Autumn Journal of Louis MacNeice was published in

(b) 1919

(a) 1909

(c) 1939

(d) 1918

Question’s Answer: 1939

Which year saw the publication of Louis MacNeice’s Spring Board?

(a) 1944

(b) 1924

(c) 1932

(d) 1914

Question’s Answer: 1944

According to_____, “Thomas’ verse has an exuberant poetic fervour and an abundant responsiveness to natural beauty.”

(a) David Daiches

(b) A.C. Ward

(c) T.S. Eliot

(d) None of the above

Question’s Answer: A.C. Ward

Which is not Dylan Thomas’ work?

(a) Fifteen Poems

(b) Twenty five Poems

(c) Deaths and Entrances

(d) Pegasus

Question’s Answer: Pegasus

MacNeice’s The Earth Compels appeared in

(a) 1908

(b) 1917

(c) 1938

(d) 1931

Question’s Answer: 1938

When did Louis MacNeice get his The Dark Tower published?

(a) 1926

(b) 1998

(c) 1946

(d) 1960

Question’s Answer: 1946

Dylan Thomas was born in

(a) 1904

(b) 1914

(c) 1910

(d) 1920

Question’s Answer: 1914

Dylan Thomas is the pioneer of neo-romantic poetry in the

(a) Twenties

(b) Thirties

(c) Fifties

(d) Forties

Question’s Answer: Forties


Robert Bridges’ poetry was influenced by his love for

(a) Classicism

(b) Romanticism

(c) Realism

(d) None of these

Question’s Answer: Classicism

As a poet of nature, he describes the landscape of the

(a) South America

(b) New Zealand

(c) Australia

(d) South Country

Question’s Answer: South Country

Robert Bridges’ outstanding contribution to poetry lies m

(a) Sensuous images

(b) Metrical innovations

(c) Rhyme scheme

(d) Metaphors

Question’s Answer: Metrical innovations

The first full edition of G.M. Hopkins’ poems in 1918 was edited by

(a) Coventry Patmore

(b) William Addis

(c) Alexander Baillie

(d) Robert Bridges

Question’s Answer: Robert Bridges

To whom did Hopkins write, “You know I once wanted to be a painter”?

(a) Robert Bridges

(b) Coventry Patmore

(c) Edward Bond

(d) Alexander Baillie

Question’s Answer: Alexander Baillie

Wordsworth’s “Ode on Intimations of Immortality” gave G.M. Hopkins

(a) Shock

(b) Joy

(c) Inspiration

(d) Grief

Question’s Answer: Shock

When G.M. Hopkins was born?

(a) 1877

(b) 1860

(c) 1861

(d) 1844

Question’s Answer: 1844

Hopkins’ sister Katie had a marked grit for

(a) Music

(b) Drawing

(c) Poetry

(d) None of these

Question’s Answer: Drawing

Hopkins won an Exhibition to Balliol College, Oxford in

(a) 1863

(b) 1860

(c) 1862

(d) 1850

Question’s Answer: 1863

Which Hopkins’ poem won him a school prize?

(a) “Winter with the Gulf Stream”

(b) “A Vision of the Mermaids”

(c) “The Escorial”

(d) “Windhover”

Question’s Answer: “The Escorial”

Robert Bridges pass away in _______ .

(a) 1920

(b) 1925

(c) 1930

(d) 1922

Question’s Answer: 1930

Translation of which philosopher’s work made Hopkins famous?

(a) Plato

(b) Dante

(c) Aristotle

(d) None of these

Question’s Answer: Plato

In 1854, Hopkins lost the election to of Balliollargely the Mastership because of his

(a) Arrogance

(b) Unorthodox religious views

(c) Authoritarianism

(d) Ignorance

Question’s Answer: Unorthodox religious views

The basic poetic form which Hopkins used most was

(a) Italian sonnet

(b) Free verse

(c) Petrarchan sonnet

(d) None of these

Question’s Answer: Petrarchan sonnet

Hopkins first used the terms ‘inscape’ and ‘instress’ in notes on

(a) Plato

(b) Parmenides

(c) Dante

(d) Aristotle

Question’s Answer: Parmenides

Hopkins’ strong love of the Virgin Mary owed a lot to

(a) Plato

(b) Duns Scotus

(c) Aristotle

(d) Arnold

Question’s Answer: Duns Scotus

G.M. Hopkins pass away in

(a) 1832

(b) 1889

(c) 1875

(d) 1859

Question’s Answer: 1889

Who remembered Hopkins as a querulous sensitive scholar?

(a) W.B. Yeats

(b) Matthew Arnold

(c) T.S. Eliot

(d) Wystan Hugh Auden

Question’s Answer: W.B. Yeats

Who called Hopkins a ‘small and childish looking, yet like a child sage, nervous, too and very sensitive, with a

small ivory pale face”?

(a) Alexander Wood

(b) Coventary Patmore

(c) Katherine Tynan

(d) George Giberne

Question’s Answer: Katherine Tynan

According to_____, Hopkins’ last words were ‘I am so happy. I am so happy’.

(a) Robert Bridges

(b) Katherine Tynan

(c) W.B. Yeats

(d) Fr. G.F. Lahey

Question’s Answer: Fr. G.F. Lahey

‘Swinburne is a strange phenomenon.’ Hopkins wrote to

(a) Bridges

(b) Patmore

(c) D.G. Rossetti

(d) Dixon

Question’s Answer: Dixon

Keat’s sensuousness, especially his fascination with colour is reflected in Hopkins

(a) “The Habit of Perfection”

(b) “The Wreck of the Deutschland”

(c) “A Vision of the Mermaids”

(d) “The Windhover”

Question’s Answer: “A Vision of the Mermaids”

Why Hopkins employed sprung rhythm?

(a) because it is melodious

(b) because it is easier

(c) because it is more flexible of prose

(d) because it is nearest to the rhythm

Question’s Answer: because it is nearest to the rhythm

According to_____, To me Hopkins poetry has the effect of pure gold embedded in masses of

unpracticable quartz’.

(a) Edmund Gosse

(b) Edward Bond

(c) Henry Purcell

(d) Coventry Patmore

Question’s Answer: Coventry Patmore

In Hopkins’ “The Wreck of the Deutschland”, the wreck described is both occasion and symbol. Who said this?

(a) T.S. Eliot

(b) W.B. Yeats

(c) Wystan Hugh Auden

(d) F.R. Leavis

Question’s Answer: F.R. Leavis

Hopkins’ experiments in either language or rhythm was not tolerated by

(a) Modern critics

(b) Victorian critics

(c) Philosophers

(d) Contemporary poets

Question’s Answer: Victorian critics

Hopkins’ rhythm without count of syllable’ in “The Vision of Holy Church” is attributed to

(a) Nun’s Priest’s Tale

(b) Piers Plowman

(c) Morte de Arthur

(d) None of these

Question’s Answer: Piers Plowman

“The Wreck of the Deutschland” was the creation of Hopkins during his stay at

(a) St. Wimfred

(b) Dixon’s

(c) s St. Beuno’s

(d) William Barne

Question’s Answer: St. Beuno’s

Out of the ten sonnets Hopkins wrote,the second is

(a) “As Kingfishers Catch Fire”

(b) “Carrion Comfort”

(c) “The Starlight Night”

(d) “The Windhover”

Question’s Answer: “The Starlight Night”

William Empson and LA. Richards have explained “The Windhover” as Hopkins’ envy for

(a) Pristine beauty

(b) Divine beauty

(c) Natural beauty

(d) Mortal beauty

Question’s Answer: Mortal beauty

Which is the longest of Hopkins’ self-torturing sonnets?

(a) “Inversmaid”

(b) “Spelt from Sybil’s Leaves”

(c) “Felix Randal”

(d) “The Starlight Night”

Question’s Answer: “Spelt from Sybil’s Leaves”

Hopkins’ all sonnets celebrate Christ as

(a) The all forgiving God

(b) An epitome of sacrifice

(c) The omnipotent entity

(d) The creator of Nature

Question’s Answer: The creator of Nature

Hopkins’ use of a ‘sprung line’ for the opening of “The Starlight Night” communicates

(a) Excitement

(b) Love for nature

(c) Love for stars

(d) Admiration for God’s grandeur

Question’s Answer: Excitement

Hopkins dated his corrected version of “The Windhover” as

(a) 21 May 1867

(b) 24 May 1890

(c) 25 May 1880

(d) 30 May 1877

Question’s Answer: 30 May 1877

“Farewell, Miss Julie Logan” is a long short story written by
(a) J.M. Barrie
(b) Galsworthy
(c) G.B. Shaw
(d) Stevenson

J.M. Barrie produced a light comedy
(a) The Little Minister
(b) Sentimental Tommy
(c) Walker, London
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Walker, London

The paradox of suffering is the ultimate subject in

(a) “The Starlight Night”

(b) “The Windhover”

(c) “Henry Purcell”

(d) “The Wreck of the Deuschland”

Question’s Answer: “The Wreck of the Deuschland”

The subject of both “The Starlight Night and Hurrahing in Harvest” is

(a) Love

(b) Nature

(c) Agony

(d) Christ

Question’s Answer: Christ

Hopkins “Spelt from Sybil’s Leaves” can be read as a warning of

(a) Earthquakes

(b) Last judgement

(c) Whirlwind

(d) Revolution

Question’s Answer: Last judgement

Hopkins’ first use of oblique stroke ‘I’ is in

(a) “The Starlight Night”

(b) “Resurrection”

(c) “Carrion Comfort”

(d) “Parmenides”

Question’s Answer: “Parmenides”

One of the six sonnets of desolation, the so-called_____ “Carrion Comfort” by Hopkins

(a) Love sonnets

(b) Terrible sonnets

(c) Nature sonnets

(d) Mystic sonnets

Question’s Answer: Terrible sonnets

Hopkins spent how many years in Dublin as a fellow of the Royal University and a professor at the Greek University College?

(a) 9

(b) 7

(c) 5

(d) 11

Question’s Answer: 5

Twenty-four sonnets published in 1876 are called ___ .

(a) “The Terrible Sonnets”

(b) “The Spirit of Man”

(c) “The Growth of Love”

(d) “Love Sonnets”

Question’s Answer: “The Growth of Love”

When Hopkins was made Poet ?

(a) 1937

(b) 1920

(c) 1913

(d) 1923

Question’s Answer: 1913

P.G. Patmore, the editor of New Monthly Magazine was Coventry


(a) Father

(b) Son

(c) Grandfather

(d) Uncle

Question’s Answer: Father

Ernest Hartley Samuel Taylor Coleridge was

(a) Son of S.T. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

(b) Brother of S.T. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

(c) Nephew of ST. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

(d) Grandson of S.T. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Question’s Answer: Grandson of S.T. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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