English Literature

1. Who is the author of ‘Man and Superman’?

  • ক. G. B. Shaw
  • খ. Thomas Hardy
  • গ. Ernest Hamingway
  • ঘ. Charles Dickens

উত্তরঃ G. B. Shaw


2. The most famous satirist in English literature is-

  • ক. Jonathan Swift
  • খ. Alexander Pope
  • গ. Joseph Addison
  • ঘ. Richard Steel

উত্তরঃ Jonathan Swift


3. ‘Jacobean Period’ of English Literature refers of-

  • ক. 1558-1603
  • খ. 1625-1649
  • গ. 1603-1625
  • ঘ. 1649-1660

উত্তরঃ 1603-1625


4. Where do the following lines occur in? “Alone, alone, all, all alone, Alone on a wide, wide sea...”

  • ক. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • খ. Kubla Khan
  • গ. The Nightingle
  • ঘ. The Dungeon

উত্তরঃ The Rime of the Ancient Mariner


5. ‘For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love.’

  • ক. Emily Dickinson
  • খ. T. S. Eliot
  • গ. Mathew Arnold
  • ঘ. John Donne

উত্তরঃ John Donne


6. Of the following authors, who wrote an epic?

  • ক. John Milton
  • খ. Jane Mansfield
  • গ. William Cowper
  • ঘ. William Shakespare

উত্তরঃ John Milton


7. This literary term ‘euphemism’ means-

  • ক. vague idea
  • খ. in offensive expression
  • গ. a sonnet
  • ঘ. wise saying

উত্তরঃ in offensive expression


8. Who is not a Victorian poet?

  • ক. Mathew Arnold
  • খ. Alexander Pope
  • গ. Robert Browing
  • ঘ. Alfred Tennyson

উত্তরঃ Alexander Pope


9. The play ‘The Spanish Tragedy’ is written by-

  • ক. Thomas Kyd
  • খ. Christopher Marlowe
  • গ. Shakespare
  • ঘ. Ben Jonson

উত্তরঃ Thomas Kyd


10. Who among the following Indian English writers is a famous novelist?

  • ক. Gayatri Chakravorty
  • খ. R. K. Narayan
  • গ. Nissim Ezekiel
  • ঘ. Kamala Das

উত্তরঃ R. K. Narayan


11. Fill in the blank. ‘-’ is Shakespeare's last play.

  • ক. As you like it
  • খ. Macbeth
  • গ. Tempest
  • ঘ. Othello

উত্তরঃ Tempest


12. “Gerontion” is a poem by-

  • ক. T.S. Eliot
  • খ. W.B. Yeats
  • গ. Mathew Arnold
  • ঘ. Robert Browing

উত্তরঃ T.S. Eliot


13. Who has written the poem “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”?

  • ক. Thomas Gray
  • খ. P.B. Shelley
  • গ. Robert Frost
  • ঘ. Y.B. Yeats

উত্তরঃ Thomas Gray


14. Who has written the play ‘Volpone’?

  • ক. John Webster
  • খ. Ben Jonson
  • গ. Christopher Marlowe
  • ঘ. William Shakespare

উত্তরঃ Ben Jonson


15. Shakespeare composed much of his plays in what sort of verse?

  • ক. Alliterative verse
  • খ. sonnet form
  • গ. Iambic pentameter
  • ঘ. Daetylic Haxameter

উত্তরঃ Iambic pentameter


16. Which of the following is not a poetic tradition?

  • ক. The Epic
  • খ. The Comic
  • গ. The Occult
  • ঘ. The Tragic

উত্তরঃ The Occult


17. What is a funny poem of five lines callde?

  • ক. Quarter
  • খ. Limerick
  • গ. Sexter
  • ঘ. Haiku

উত্তরঃ Limerick


18. Who wrote ‘Biographia Literaria’?

  • ক. Lord Byron
  • খ. P.B. Shelley
  • গ. S. T Coleridge
  • ঘ. Charles Lamb

উত্তরঃ S. T Coleridge


19. Robert Browing was a - poet. Fill in the gap with appropriate word.

  • ক. Romantic
  • খ. Victorian
  • গ. Modern
  • ঘ. Elizathan

উত্তরঃ Victorian


20. Othello gave Desdemona- as a token of love :

  • ক. Ring
  • খ. Handkerchief
  • গ. Pendant
  • ঘ. Bangles

উত্তরঃ Handkerchief


21. P.B. Shelly's ‘Adonais’ is an elegy on the death of-

  • ক. John Milton
  • খ. S.T. Coleridge
  • গ. John Keats
  • ঘ. Lord Byron

উত্তরঃ John Keats


22. The comparison if unlike things using the words like on as is known to be-

  • ক. metapor
  • খ. simile
  • গ. alliteration
  • ঘ. personification

উত্তরঃ simile


23. ‘Restoratiom period’ in English literature refers to-

  • ক. 1560
  • খ. 1660
  • গ. 1760
  • ঘ. 1866

উত্তরঃ 1660


24. ‘The Sun Also Rises’ is novel written by-

  • ক. Charles Dickens
  • খ. Hermanne Melvile
  • গ. Earnest Hemingway
  • ঘ. Thomas Hardy

উত্তরঃ Earnest Hemingway


25. ‘David Copperfield’ is a/an - novel.

  • ক. Victorian
  • খ. Elizabethan
  • গ. Romantic
  • ঘ. Modern

উত্তরঃ Victorian


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