Metaphysical Poetry English MCQ’s – Solved

“Metaphysical Poetry English MCQ’s – Solved” 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: Metaphysical Poetry MCQs – FAQ by Different Jobs Test

1. what was the name of the poet who created the term ‘Metaphysical Poets’?
A. John Dryden
B. Samuel Johnson
C. John Donne
D. Andrew Marvel
E. None of these

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B

2. Which of the following is wrong about metaphysical poets?
A. They were lyric poets.
B. They belonged to the 17th century
C. The term was coined by Dr. Johnson
D. They wrote basically about Nature.
E. None of these
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D

3. In ______________ work did Samuel Johnson use the term ‘Metaphysical Poets’?
A.Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets
B.The Patriot
C.Plan for a Dictionary of the English Language
D.The Literary Magazine
E. None of these
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A

4. __________ poet was the chapter of ‘Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets’ created on in which the term ‘Metaphysical Poets’ was used by Samuel Johnson?
A.Abraham Cowley
B.John Donne
C.Andrew Marvell
D.Henry Vaughan
E. None of these
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A

5. From the following poets ________ said about John Donne, “He affects the metaphysics, not only in his satires but in his amorous verses, where nature only should reign…”?
A.Samuel Johnson
B.John Dryden
C.Andrew Marvell
D.Henry Vaughan
E. None of these
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B

6. How is Drummond of Hawthornden associated with ‘Metaphysical Poets’?
A. He was the first poet to be identified as a metaphysical poet
B. He is considered responsible for introducing metaphysical elements to prayers
C. He is considered to be the only writer before Dryden to speak of ‘metaphysical poets’
D. He was a critic who strongly disliked metaphysical poetry
E. None of these
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C

SET 2: Metaphysical Poetry MCQs – FAQ for English Lecturer and Assistant Professor Jobs

7. _____________ term is related to metaphysical poetry that proposes the tendency of these poets to display their learning in poetry?
A.Conceit
B.Discordia Concors
C.Wit
DMetaphysical
E. None of these

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C

8. ______________poets associated soul with a drop of dew in one of his poems?
A.John Donne
B.Andrew Marvell
C.Abraham Cowley
D.Henry Vaughan
E. None of these
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B

9. select the poets to form the following who compared two legs of the compass to two lovers in one of his poems?
A.John Donne
B.Andrew Marvell
C.Abraham Cowley
D.Henry Vaughan
E. None of these
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A

10. Which of the following metaphysical poets married Anne More?
A.Andrew Marvell
B.Abraham Cowley
C.Henry Vaughan
D.John Donne
E. None of these
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D

10.Which poet and critic coined the term “metaphysical poet”?
A.Andrew Marvell
B.John Donne
C. Henry Vaughan
D.Samuel Johnson
E. None of these
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E

11. The life of John Donne coincided with the reigns of which three absolutist monarchs?
A.Elizabeth I, James I and Charles I
B. Mary I, Elizabeth I and James I
C.James I, Charles I and Charles II
D.Charles I, Charles II and James II
E. None of these
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A

12. In The Sun Rising, by John Donne, which of the following adjectives is used to describe the sun?
A.Saucy
B.Pedantic
C.Busy
D.All of the above
E. None of these
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D

13.In Donne’s The Indifferent, which is the only quality that the narrator dislikes in a woman?
A.Dishonesty
B.Truthfulness
C.Generosity
D.Unkindness
E. None of these
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B

14.In Donne’s The Apparition, which of the following symbols insinuates the death of the woman who the narrator is in love with?
A.Quicksilver
B.Skull
C.Scythe
D.Crow
E. None of these
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A

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