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English Literature MCQs by Sajjad Hiader (Part3)

1. Who is the writer of Decamerone a collection of novels having 100


tales
a. Dante
b. Petrarch
c. Boccaccio
d. Aristo
2. Alice Walker is known for
a. Racism
b. Activism
c. Optimism
d. Pessimism
3. My Son the Fanatic is a short story written by a Pakistani Writer
a. Hanif Kureishi
b. Sharmeen Chunaye
c. Ahmad Ali
d. Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi
4. Plato attacked poetry on _________ grounds.
a. Moral
b. Emotional
c. Intellectual
d. All
5. Plato linked poetry to Painting while Aristotle linked it to
a. Nature
b. Drawing
c. Music
d. Love
6. The author of Republic is
a. Aristotle
b. Plato
c. Socrates
d. Huxley
7. According to Aristotle, the important aspect of tragedy is
a. Character

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b. Dialogue
c. Plot
d. Conflict
8. Change in the fortune of the hero is called
a. Peripety
b. Reversal
c. Recognition
d. A and B
9. Aristotle stressed upon which unity
a. Unity of action
b. Unity of time
c. Unity of place
d. All
10. Change from ignorance to knowledge in tragedy is known as
a. Recognition
b. Anagnoirsis
c. Both
d. Peripety
11. How many essentials are of characterization according to
Aristotle?
a. 4
b. 5
c. 6
d. 7
12.The first edition of Lyrical Balled contains how many poems?
a. 21
b. 23
c. 25
d. 27
13. Wordsworth says that there are _______ stages in the process of
poetic creation.
a. 3.
b. 4
c. 5
d. 6
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14.In the first edition of Lyrical Balled Wordsworth wrote
a. 15 poems
b. 17 poems
c. 19 poems
d. 20 poems
15. In the first edition of Lyrical Balled Coleridge wrote
a. 4
b. 6
c. 8
d. 10
16.The first critic who differentiated between primary and secondary
imagination is
a. Wordsworth
b. Coleridge
c. Arnold
d. T.S. Eliot
17. T.S. Eliot won Nobel Prize in
a. 1945
b. 1948
c. 1950
d. 1955
18. Among University Wits following did not contribute to Drama
a. Greene
b. Peele
c. Lily
d. Lodge and Nash
19.18th century can be called the age of________ because it was very
popular in that era.
a. Satire
b. Irony
c. Humor
d. Imagery
20. Dickens is the novelist of common people while________ is
the novelist of upper cleass people in Victorian era.
a. Hardy
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b. George Eliot
c. Thackeray
d. Emile Bronte
21.Rossetti, Swinburne and Morris are the writer of
a. Aesthetic Movement
b. Imperialism
c. Pre-Raphaelite Movement
d. Naturalism
22. Wordsworth was made Poet Laureate after the death of Southey
in
a. 1843
b. 1845
c. 1849
d. 1850
23. Westminster Bridge and To Milton by Wordsworth are
a. Odes
b. Sonnets
c. Epics
d. Balled
24. Shelly published a pamphlet because of which he was dismissed
from Oxford. Name of pamphlet is
a. Socialism
b. Atheism
c. Love and Sex
d. The necessity of Atheism
25. Shelly died at the age of 30. He was died of
a. Cholera
b. Tuberculosis
c. Drowning
d. Hanging
26. Shellys epitaph was composed by
a. Keats
b. Byron
c. Dickens
d. Leigh Hunt
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27. The Revolt of Islam is written by
a. Hanif Kureshi
b. Ahmad Ali
c. P.B. Shelly
d. Muhammad Hanif
28. The full name of Byron was
a. Lord William Byron
b. Lord James Byron
c. Lord George Gordon Byron
d. Lord White Byron
29. Which of the following is Charles Dickens Work
a. Pickwick Papers
b. David Copper Field
c. Great Expectations
d. All
30. After Wordsworth, Who became Poet Laureate?
a. Shelly
b. Yeats
c. Browning
d. Tennyson
31.Which of the following works of Tennyson was published
anonymously
a. The Princes
b. In Memoriam
c. Maud
d. The Lotus Eaters
32. Rabi Ben Ezra and Fra Lippo Lippi are written by
a. Tennyson
b. Browning
c. Eliot
d. Keats
33. Heroic verse is mostly used for
a. Lyrics
b. Epics
c. Ballads
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d. Odes
34. The chief fault in Brownings poetry is its
a. Obscurity
b. Too much literary terms
c. Bad meter
d. Meaninglessness
35. Which is not the work of Ruskin
a. Modern Painters
b. Unto the Last
c. Das Kapital
d. Practerita
36. Which of the following is Johns Ruskins Work?
a. The Seven Lamp of Architecture
b. The Crown of the Wild Olive
c. The Stones of Venice
d. All
37. Who earned fame as a public speaker?
a. Ibsen
b. Oscar Wild
c. G.B. Shaw
d. Becket
38. G.B. Shaw was awarded Noble Prize in
a. 1919
b. 1921
c. 1925
d. Could not get Nobel prize
39. Apple Cart, Pygmalion, Man and Superman, Heartbreak
House are the works of
a. Oscar Wild
b. G.B Shaw
c. Samuel Becket
d. Harold Pinter
40. Which one of the following is Yeats poem?
a. Among the School Children
b. Queen Mob
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c. Child Herald
d. Oliver Twist
41.Waiting for Godot has been translated more than____ languages.
a. 10.
b. 15
c. 20
d. 25
42. D.H. Lawrence was arrested on suspicion of being
a. Involved in murder
b. Involved robbery
c. A spy for the British
d. Involved in smuggling
43. Twilight in Italy was written by
a. Ahmad Ali
b. D.H. Lawrence
c. James Joyce
d. Woolf
44. Ash Wednesday and A cooking Egg are written by
a. George Eliot
b. T.S. Eliot
c. Wolf
d. James Joyce
45. The Wasteland consists of
a. 430 lines
b. 432 lines
c. 433 lines
d. 434 lines
46. Who is the writer of Rodrick Random?
a. Richardson
b. Fielding
c. Smollett
d. Hardy
47. Yeats was the member of
a. British Parliament
b. Irish National Assembly
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c. Irish Senate
d. British House of Lords
48. The art of biography and auto biography became popular in
a. 17th century
b. 18th century
c. 19th century
d. 20th century
49. Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart Wordsworth wrote
this line for
a. Shakespeare
b. Milton
c. Donne
d. Marlow
50. How many formative elements does a tragedy have?
a. 4
b. 5
c. 6
d. 7

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