Preromantic Poetry MCQs

The Jolly Beggars is a sequence of ballads by
(a) Buxton
(b) Byron
(c) Burns
(d) Gay
Question’s Answer: Burns

Who is the author of the. “My Love is like a Red Red Rose”?
(a) William Wordsworth
(b) William Shakespeare
(c) Robert Burns
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Robert Burns

“To a Mountain Daisy” is a poem composed by
(a) Blake
(b) Robert Burns
(c) Gray
(d) Collins
Question’s Answer: Robert Burns

Robert Burns was born in 1759 and he pass away in
(b) 1861
(a) 1796
(c) 1814
(d) 1795
Question’s Answer: 1796

“Tom O’Shanter” was proudly written by
(a) Burns
(b) Fielding
(c) Crabbe
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Burns

Which is not a poetical work of William Blake?
(a) Songs of Experience
(b) The Parish Register
(c) Poetical Sketches
(d) Songs of Innocence
Question’s Answer: The Parish Register

Blake printed his own works by a method devised by him
(a) False
(b) True
(c) Perhaps
(d) Wooden blocks
Question’s Answer: True

“The French Revolution” is a poem by
(a) Johnson
(b) Gray
(c) Blake
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Blake

Blake’s Songs of Innocence is about?
(a) The pastoral world
(b) The joys of childhood
(c) Both (a) & (b)
(d) None of A, B, and C
Question’s Answer: Both (a) & (b)

“Pity would be no more, if we did not make somebody poor….” Who is the author of the this line”
(a) Blake
(b) Coleridge
(c) Shelley
(d) Wordsworth
Question’s Answer: Blake

In. which of his works, Blake denounced the subordination of women?
(a) Songs of Innocence
(b) Visions of the Daughters of Albion
(c) Songs of Experience
(d) The Book of Urizen
Question’s Answer: Visions of the Daughters of Albion

“The Task” appeared in
(a) 1768
(b) 1774
(c) 1781
(d) 1785
Question’s Answer: 1781

Who made the cryptic remark that “Milton was of the Devil’s Party without knowing it”?
(a) Cowper
(b) Dr. Johnson
(c) Arnold
(d) Blake
Question’s Answer: Blake

Who was of the view: “Without contraries there is no progression”?
(a) Arnold
(b) Addison
(c) Swift
(d) Blake
Question’s Answer: Blake

Blake’s The Book of Urizen is about
(a) Human liberation
(b) The art of writing
(c) The origin of evil
(d) None
Question’s Answer: The origin of evil

Blake’s Songs of Experience deals with
(a) Experience of the hard realities of sorrow and suffering
(b) Social and religious oppression
(c) Sorrow and suffering
(d) Life of labour
Question’s Answer: Experience of the hard realities of sorrow and suffering

“Holy Thursday” is a poem by
(a) Cowper
(b) Blake
(c) Arnold
(d) Pope
Question’s Answer: Blake

Who does not belong to “Satanic school of criticism”?
(a) Yeats
(b) Blake
(c) Eliot
(d) Auden
Question’s Answer: Blake