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1- Kimball O Hare is
A- The full name of the character, Kim
C-A famous playwright
2- Which is the figure that appears throughout ‘The Waste Land’?
C- Madame Sosostris
3-The phrase, Rich disorganization which refers to ‘The Waste Land’ was used by
A- F.R Leavis
4- Based on Shakespeare’s ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ Dryden wrote a play in blank verse
A- All for love
5- In which of the following did Dr. Johnson extend the use of the term ”Metaphysical” to a school of poetry?
A- Life of Cowley
B-Life of Milton
C-Life of Donne
6- In which of the following did Dryden say Donne ”affects the metaphysics”?
A- Discourse of Satire
B-Essay of Dramatic Poesie
7-” Is Pope a poet? ”If Pope e, not a poet, where is poetry to be found”? Whose answer is this?
8- Who extended the term ”Metaphysical” from Donne to a school of poets?
9- The Mariner in ”The Ancient Mariner” kills?
C- A penguin
10- ”A Grammarian’s Funeral” was written by
A- Robert Browning
C-Wren and Martin
11- Scorner of his kind implacable in revenge yet capable of deep and strong affection. Who is he?
A- A Byronic hero
D-Jane Austine’s Hero
12- Hardy’s The Dynasts and epic drama is about
A- The Napoleanic Wars
B-The British Dynasties
13- Who said Byron was Mad-bad and dangerous to know?
A- Lady Caroline Lamb
14- The writer influenced by Walter Pater was
A- Oscar Wild
15-Who was the Heroine in ‘Pride and Prejudice’?
A- Elizabeth Bennet
16- Who was it that defined Romanticism as ”Additio of strangeness to beauty”?
A- Walter Peter
17- Which of the following of Byron is autobiographical?
C-Child Harold’s Pilgrimage
18- Who wrote ”If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him”
19- Which one of the stories is an example of Kipling’s tales of British India?
A- The Man Who Was
B-A Diversity of creatures
C-Without benefit of the clergy
20- In which year did Robert Browning marry Elizabeth Barrett?
21- By nature Tennyson was
A- Shy and Retiring
B- Loved to Travel
C- Loved Nature
22- In which century did ”Wyatt, Surrey and Howard” live?
23- What was the ambition of Edmund Spenser?
A- Express the dreams of English Chivalry
B-To be a rival of Chaucer
C-Earn Favour in Court
24- Lady Barackeell is a character in
A-The importance of Being Earnest
D-All For Love
25- The ‘Structure of Novel’ has been written by
A- Edwin Muir
26- In which novel of Jane Austen we come across a pivotal character of Mr. Knightley?
27- Which was Jane Austen’s first novel?
A- Sense and Sensibility
C-Pride and Prejudice
28- In which Charles Dickens novel we come across a character called ”Miss Pross”?
A- A Tale of Two Cities
D-Dombey and Sons
29- To which age did Drayton, Webster, and Middleton being
A- Elizabethan Era
B- Romantic Period
C- Victorian Age
D- Post World War 1
30- Who is the author of ‘Catalina’?
A- Somerset Maugham
31- What is the other name of Thomas Hardy’s novel ”Under the Green Wood Tree”?
A- The Mellstock Quire
32- Who is the author of the Classic ”Gone with the Wind”?
A- Margaret Mitchell
B-Daphne De Mauries
33- What is the locale of ‘Romeo and Juliet’?
34-In which year did John Steinbeck receive Noel Prize?
35- Which is the character in Jane Austen’s novel ‘Pride and Prejudice’
B- Henry Craw
C- Captain Wentworth
36- Who said ‘A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg”
A- Samuel Butler
37- Who wrote ”The New Atlantis”?
38- Who described Francis Bacon as ”The wisest brightest, meanest of mankind
39- The Vicar of Wakefield is a
40- Who wrote ‘Eminent Victorians’
41- The Picture of Dorian Gray a novel was written by
A- Oscar Wilde
42- The novelist who wholeheartedly embraced Darwin’s theory is
43-Shaw’s Man and Superman’ deals with
A-The Ego of males
C-Woman’s pursuit of her mate
44- ”Pope can fix in one couplet more sense than I can do in six” who wrote this sentence?
45- Name Dryden’s poem written in celebration of Charles 2 return
A- Astrue Redux
C-Absalom and Achitophel
46——— is described as ”the true prologue to the Renaissance”
B- The Prince
47-The manuscript of Shakespeare’s play is available?
A- Certainly no
48-Who is the critic that introduced the terms of a floating character and a round character?
A- T. S Eliot
49- The film, the innocents are based on
A- Turn of the Screw
C-Not based on the novel
50- Who is the author of Time Must Have a stop”
A- Aldous Huxley
English Literature MCQ for KPPSC Exam Pattern
English Language and Literature Syllabus
- History of English Literature (Anglo Saxon to Post-Modernism)
- Important Writers and their literary works
- Important English Poets
- List of Poet Laureate winner and their works
- Age of Chaucer
- Age of Revival
- Elizabethan Age
- Jacobean and Carolina Age
- Restoration Age
- Romantic Age
- Victorian Age
- Modern Age
- Post Modernism
- Important American Writes
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