Lord Byron MCQs [English Literature & Famous Authors]

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The Witch of Alps is a character in :

(A) Heaven and Earth

(B) Cain

(C) Manfred

(D) Werner

Question’s Answer: Manfred

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How Acts are there in the play Manfred?

(A) Two

(B) Five

(C) Four

(D) Three

Question’s Answer: Three

To whom is the Tragedy Sardanapalus dedicated?

(A) Godwin

(B) Walter Scott

(C) Dryden

(D) Goethe

Question’s Answer: Goethe

Byron’s Beppo is a:

(A) A Venetian Story

(B) A Lyrical play

(C) A Turkish Tale

(D) A Monologue

Question’s Answer: A Venetian Story

Lord byron books names
Lord byron books names

Byron wrote an ode to a poet whom he admired. Who was that poet?

(A) Wordsworth

(B) Walter Scott

(C) Thomas Moore

(D) Thomas Gray

Question’s Answer: Thomas Moore

One of the following Poetic Plays is not created and written by  Byron. Which?

(A) Werner

(B) Cain

(C) Otho the Great

(D) Heaven and Earth

Question’s Answer: Otho the Great

What is Byron’s Hours of Idleness?

(A) A Narrative poem

(B) A Volume of his early poems

(C) A long Satire

(D) A Lyrical play

Question’s Answer: A Volume of his early poems

Byron himself calls his play The Two Foscari:

(A) A Horror Tragedy

(B) A Historical Tragedy

(C) A Lyrical Comedy

(D) A Tragi-comedy

Question’s Answer: A Historical Tragedy

To whom does Byron dedicate his play entitled Cain?

(A) William Wordsworth

(B) Sir Walter Scott

(C) S.T. Coleridge

(D) Robert Southey

Question’s Answer: Sir Walter Scott

How many Acts are there in the play Marino Faliero?

(A) Two

(B) Three

(C) Five

(D) Four

Question’s Answer: Five

Byron calls one of his Tales A Fragment of a Turkish Tale. Which is this tale?

(A) The Corsair

(B) The Giaour

(C) The Siege of Corinth

(D) Parisina

Question’s Answer: The Giaour

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Lord Byron pass away at the age of which of the following?

(A) 34 years

(B) 35 years

(C) 38 years

(D) 36 years

Question’s Answer: 36 years

One of the following poetic plays is written by Byron. Which?

(A) The Fall of Robespierre

(B) Remorse

(C) Otho the Great

(D) Manfred

Question’s Answer: Manfred

Seven Spirits act as characters in which of the following poetic plays. In which of the

following plays?

(A) Borderers

(B) Mysterious Mother

(C) Manfred

(D) Foresters

Question’s Answer: Manfred

Byron wrote a powerful satirical rejoinder in defence of Keats. What was that rejoinder?

(A) The Vision of Judgement

(B) Don Juan

(C) English Bards and Scotch Reviewers

(D) Marino Faliero

In which of Byron’s plays Adam and Eve are leading characters?

(A) Cain

(B) Werner

(C) Heaven and Earth

(D) The Deformed Transformed

Question’s Answer: Cain

What is Byron’s The Vision of Judgement?

(A) A  Poetic Play

(B) A Tale

(C) A Satire

(D) A Dream Allegory

Question’s Answer: A Satire

“A man must serve his time to every trade

Save Censure Critics all are ready made.”

In which work does Byron give this opinion?

(A) English Bards and Scotch Reviewers

(B) The Vision of Judgement

(C) The Curse of Minerva

(D) The Waltz

Question’s Answer: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers

To whom does Byron dedicate his tale Don Juan?

(A) Dryden

(B) Robert Southey

(C) Dr. Johnson

(D) Walter Scott

Question’s Answer: Robert Southey

Which poems shot up Byron into unprecedented popularity?

(A) Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage

(B) Beppo

(C) Don Juan

(D) Cain

Question’s Answer: Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage

Byron woke up one morning and found himself famous What was that occasion?

(A) The publication of his famous long poem Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage

(B) The publication of his popular work The Vision of Judgement

(C) The Conferment of the title Lordship on him

(D) The publication of his rejoinder English Bards and Scotch Reviewers

Question’s Answer: The publication of his famous long poem Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage

Byron wrote an Ode to one of the following historical personalities. Identify him:

(A) Napoleon Buonaparte

(B) Queen Victoria

(C) William Godwin

(D) Queen Mary

Question’s Answer: Napoleon Buonaparte

How many Cantos are there in Childe Harold’s

(A) Two

(B) Four

(C) Three

(D) Five

Question’s Answer: Four

Where is the scene of the Lyrical play Manfred laid ?

(A) On the Higher Alps

(B) On the sea-coast of Greece

(C) In Egypt

(D) In a vast desert

Question’s Answer: On the Higher Alps

Byron’s The Deformed Transformed is a :

(A) Drama

(B) Tale

(C) Elegy

(D) Satire

Question’s Answer: Drama

A daughter was born to Byron in:
(a) 1819
(b) 1817
(c) 1818
(d) 1816
Question’s Answer: 1816

Byron was married in:
(a) 1815
(b) 1814
(c) 1813
(d) 1816
Question’s Answer: 1815

The First two Cantos of “Don Juan” by Byron were published in:
(a) 1821
(b) 1820
(c) 1819
(d) 1822
Question’s Answer: 1819

Byron completed his satirical masterpiece “The vision of judgment” in:
(a) 1819
(b) 1820
(c) 1822
(d) 1821
Question’s Answer: 1821

The poem “So, We’ll Go No more a Roving” was proudly written by Byron in:
(a) 1817
(b) 1816
(c) 1818
(d) 1819
Question’s Answer: 1817

Byron had completed Cantos VI-XII of “Don Juan” in:
(a) 1821
(b) 1824
(c) 1823
(d) 1822
Question’s Answer: 1822

Byron had completed Cantos XIII-XVI of “Don Juan” in:
(a) 1822
(b) 1824
(c) 1823
(d) 1825
Question’s Answer: 1823

Byron joined “Terras” in Genoa in:
(a) 1824
(b) 1823
(c) 1822
(d) 1825
Question’s Answer: 1822

The poem “I would were Careless Child” by Byron was written in:
(a) 1806
(b) 1808
(c) 1807
(d) 1809
Question’s Answer: 1807

Byron pass away in:
(a) 1827
(b) 1825
(c) 1826
(d) 1824
Question’s Answer: 1824

“The Corsair” by Byron was completed in:
(a) 1816
(b) 1814
(c) 1815
(d) 1813
Question’s Answer: 1813

Byron completed the poem “The Corsair” in:
(a) Twenty days
(b) Fifteen days
(c) Ten days
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Ten days

Byron’s father eloped with his first wife in:
(a) 1777
(b) 1778
(c) 1780
(d) 1779
Question’s Answer: 1779

Byron’s step-mother pass away in: ‘
(a) 1784
(b) 1782
(c) 1780
(d) 1785
Question’s Answer: 1784

“A Selection of Hebrew Melodies” written by Byron was published in which year?
(a) 1814
(b) 1817
(c) 1816
(d) 1815
Question’s Answer: 1815

Byron was born in:
(b) 1786
(a) 1788
(c) 1785
(d) 1789
Question’s Answer: 1788

How many copies of “The Corsair” by Byron were sold on the first day?
(a) Ten Thousand
(b) Eight Thousand
(c) Five Thousand
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Ten Thousand

Byron’s father was a:
(a) Ye Specialist
(b) Guards Officer
(c) Writer
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Guards Officer

“She walks in Beauty” by Byron was written in:
(a) 1813
(b) 1816
(c) 1815
(d) 1814
Question’s Answer: 1814

“Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” was proudly written by:
(a) Lord Byron
(b) Shelley
(c) Wordsworth
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Lord Byron

French Revolution began in:
(a) 1787
(b) 1789
(c) 1788
(d) 1790
Question’s Answer: 1789

Byron’s “The Vision” appeared in:
(a) 1822
(b) 1821
(c) 1823
(d) 1824
Question’s Answer: 1822

Byron’s parents were married in:
(a) 1784
(b) 1787
(c) 1786
(d) 1785
Question’s Answer: 1785

Byron visited Rome and other famous Italian cities in:
(a) 1816
(b) 1819
(c) 1818
(d) 1817
Question’s Answer: 1817

“Don Juan” by Byron was dedicated to:
(a) Southey
(b) Milton
(c) Shelley
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Southey

The first two Cantos of “Don Juan” were published in:
(a) 1818
(b) 1821
(c) 1820
(d) 1819
Question’s Answer: 1819

Which is not a poem by Byron?
(a) Andrea Del Sarto
(b) The Corsair
(c) Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Andrea Del Sarto

Byron was a:
(a) Novelist
(b) Poet
(c) Essayist
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Poet

Byron’s mother left London and moved with her baby to Aberdeen in:
(a) 1792
(b) 1790
(c) 1791
(d) 1789
Question’s Answer: 1789

Byron’s father pass away in:
(a) 1791
(b) 1790
(c) 1789
(d) 1792
Question’s Answer: 1791

Leigh Hunt was prosecuted by the for publishing Byron’s poem:
(a) The Walks in Beauty
(b) Don Juan
(c) The Vision
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: The Vision

“The Island” by Byron consists of:
(a) Four Cantos
(b) Three Cantos
(c) Five Cantos
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Four Cantos

“The Island” by Byron was completed in:
(a) Italy
(b) Greece
(c) Genoa
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Genoa

Byron entered Harrow School in:
(a) 1800
(b) 1803
(c) 1802
(d) 1801
Question’s Answer: 1801

Byron proceeded to the University of Cambridge at the age of:
(a) Fourty
(b) Eighteen
(c) Twenty
(d) Seventeen
Question’s Answer: Seventeen

“Hours of Idleness” by Byron appeared in:
(a) 1807
(b) 1806
(c) 1805
(d) 1808
Question’s Answer: 1807

Edinburgh Review criticized Byron’s “Hours of Idleness” in:
(a) 1806
(b) 1807
(c) 1809
(d) 1808
Question’s Answer: 1808

Byron formed a romantic attachment to John Edleston in his:
(a) First year at Cambridge
(b) Second year at Cambridge
(c) Third year at Cambridge
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: First year at Cambridge

Which one is Byron’s last poem of any considerable length?
(a) The Island
(b) Don Juan
(c) The Vision
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: The Island

Byron publishedat Nottingham Fugitive Pieces, containing his earliest poems in:
(a) 1806
(b) 1809
(c) 1808
(d) 1806
Question’s Answer: 1806

Byron’s way of living changed from that of undergraduate to a Youngman of fashion before he was:
(a) Twenty-two
(b) Twenty-one
(c) Twenty
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Twenty

How many editions of “Childe Harold” by Byron were sold in-four weeks?
(a) Four
(b) Seven
(c) Five
(d) Eight
Question’s Answer: Seven

Byron spent several weeks in the company of his half-sister Augusta Leigh in:
(a) 1811
(b) 1812
(c) 1814
(d) 1813
Question’s Answer: 1813

Byron: Life and Legend: written by:
(a) MacCarthy
(b) Pitter Bergh
(c) Thomas Arnold
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: MacCarthy

Byron came back from world tour in:
(a) 1809
(b) 1810
(c) 1812
(d) 1811
Question’s Answer: 1811

Byron began to write Childe Harold:
(a) Two months after leaving Albania
(b) A month after leaving Albania
(c) A few days after leaving Albania
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: A few days after leaving Albania

Byron delivered his maiden speech in the House of Lords in:
(a) 1812
(b) 1811
(c) 1810
(d) 1813
Question’s Answer: 1812

Who awoke one morning and found he was famous?
(a) Byron
(b) Browning
(c) Keats
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Byron

Lord Byron basic info

Full Name George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron
Born January 22, 1788
Died April 19, 1824
Nationality British
Occupation Poet, Politician
Literary Period Romantic
Famous Works “Don Juan”, “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage”, “Manfred”, “She Walks in Beauty”, “The Corsair”
Notable Themes Individualism, heroism, passion, rebellion, love, nature
Literary Style Romantic poetry, use of vivid imagery, exploration of personal emotions and experiences
Influences Romanticism, Greek literature, Italian literature, personal experiences

Lord Byron books names

Hours of Idleness 1807
English Bards and Scotch Reviewers 1809
Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage 1812
The Giaour 1813
The Bride of Abydos 1813
Lara 1814
Hebrew Melodies 1815
The Corsair 1814
Manfred 1817
Beppo 1818
Don Juan 1819-1824
Cain 1821
The Vision of Judgment 1822
Werner 1823
The Age of Bronze 1823
The Island 1823
The Deformed Transformed 1824
The Siege of Corinth 1816
The Prisoner of Chillon 1816
Prometheus 1816

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