Sentimental Novels MCQs

The last volume of Tristram Shandy published in which year?

(a) 1760

(b) 1870

(c) 1757

(d) 1767

Question’s Answer: 1767

The seventh and eighth volumes of Tristram Shandy published in which year?

(a) 1880

(b) 1765

(c) 1758

(d) 1770

Question’s Answer: 1765

In which novel, many of the passages have hen adapted or taken bodily from Burton, Rabelais and a score of other writers?

(a) Sterne’s A Sentimental Journey

(b) Smollett’s Humphrey Clinker

(c) Samuel Richardson’s Pamela

(d) Fielding’s

Question’s Answer: Sterne’s A Sentimental Journey

Which novelist has been compared to a “little bronze satyr of antiquity in whose hollow exquisite odors were stored.”?

(a) Smollet

(b) Samuel Richardson

(c) Fielding

(d) Sterne

Question’s Answer: Sterne

Virtue Rewarded is the subtitle of _______  novel.

(a) Pamela

(b) Joseph Andrews

(c) Vanity Fair

(d) None of these

Question’s Answer: Pamela

Who is recognised as not only “the first novelist of character but also the first novelist of feminine character”?

(a) Eliot (English novelist)

(b) James Joyce

(c) Fielding

(d) Samuel Richardson

Question’s Answer: Samuel Richardson

_______deserves the credit of writing the first modern novel.

(a) Samuel Richardson

(b) Sterne

(c) Fielding

(d) Defoe

Question’s Answer: Samuel Richardson

Samuel Richardson’s novel Pamela was published in how many volumes.

(a) Nine

(b) Six

(c) Five

(d) Four

Question’s Answer: Four

Which novels is the creation of Samuel Richardson?

(a) Humphry Clinker

(b) Clarissa Harlowe

(c) Roderick Random

(d) Joseph Andrews

Question’s Answer: Clarissa Harlowe

Corporal Trim is a character in

(a) Tristram Shandy

(b) Joseph Andrews

(c) Pamel

(d) None of these

Question’s Answer: Tristram Shandy

Fielding, _____,  Smollett, and  Sterne formed the four wheels of the van of the English novel.

(a) Dr Jonathan Swift

(b) Oliver Goldsmith

(c) Defoe

(d) Samuel Richardson

Question’s Answer: Samuel Richardson

Samuel Richardson’s Pamela released in

(a) 1850

(b) 1740

(c) 1749

(d) 1719

Question’s Answer: 1740

Lovelace, the mechanical hero is the creation of

(a) Defoe

(b) Samuel Richardson

(c) Smollett

(d) Fielding

Question’s Answer: Samuel Richardson

Sterne’s A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy was written in the year

(a) 1760

(b) 1768

(c) 1790

(d) 1765

Question’s Answer: 1768

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