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77. Who has written one of the all times best novel war and piece?
Ans: Leo Tolstoy ( a Russian novelist)
78. Name the very famous French novelist who wrote Madame Bovary?
Ans: Gastave Flaubert
79. How many total acts are in Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer' Night's Dream?
Ans: Five
80. Who is considered the most significant auther after Shakespeare in English Literature?
Ans: John Milton
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1.Geoffrey Chaucer = The Father of English Literature
2.Geoffrey Chaucer = The Father of English Poetry
3.Geoffrey Chaucer = The Father of English Language
4.Geoffrey Chaucer = The Morning Star of the Renaissance
5.Geoffrey Chaucer = The First National Poet
6.Venerable Bede = The Father of English Learning.
7.Venerable Bede = The Father of English History
8.King Alfred the Great = The Father of English Prose
9.Aeschylus = The Father of Tragedy
10.Nicholas Udall = The First English Comedy Writer
11.Edmund Spenser = The Poet’s poet (by Charles Lamb)
12.Edmund Spenser = The Child of Renaissance
13.Edmund Spenser = The Bridge between Renaissance and Reformation
14.Gutenberg = The Father of Printing
15.William Caxton = Father of English Press
16.Francis Bacon = The Father of English Essay
17.John Wycliffe = The Morning Star of the Reformation
18.Christopher Marlowe = The Father of English Tragedy
19.William Shakespeare = Bard of Avon
20.William Shakespeare = The Father of English Drama
21.William Shakespeare = Sweet Swan of Avon
22.William Shakespeare = The Bard
23.Robert Burns = The Bard of Ayrshire (Scotland)
24.Robert Burns = The National Poet of Scotland
25.Robert Burns = Rabbie
26.Robert Burns = The Ploughman Poet
27.William Dunber = The Chaucer of Scotland
28.John Dryden = Father of English criticism
29.William of Newbury = Father of Historical Criticism
30.John Donne = Poet of love
31.John Donne = Metaphysical poet
32.John Milton = Epic poet
33.John Milton = The great master of verse
34.John Milton = Lady of the Christ College
35.John Milton = Poet of the Devil’s Party
36.John Milton = Master of the Grand style
38.John Milton = The Blind Poet of England
39.Alexander Pope = Mock heroic poet
40.William Wordsworth = The Worshipper of Nature
41.William Wordsworth = The High Priest of Nature
42.William Wordsworth = The Poet of Nature
43.William Wordsworth = The Lake Poet
44.William Wordsworth = Poet of Childhood.
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81. Who uttered these words “Beauty is truth, truth is beauty, that is all” ?
John Keats
82. Which was Marlowe’s first play ?
Tamburlaine
83. To which theater was Christopher Marlow associated with ?
English Renaissance theatre
84. What was the first published title of Christopher Marlow’s play The Jew of Malta ?
The Famous Tragedy of the Rich Jew of Malta
85. The first complete version of Bible in English language was made by ?
Wyclif
86. Which century is known as Dawn of Renaissance ?
15th
87. Renaissance first came to the ?
Italy
88. Which of the following qualities would most accurately describe Faustus’ character at the beginning of the play ?
arrogant
89. Who of the following is known as Child Of Renaissance ?
Spencer
90. “On his blindness”, a collection of sonnets is written by ?
John Milton
91. “The Prince Of Poets in his time”, on whom grave the inscription is written ?
Edmund Spencer
92. What is Faerie Queene ?
An allegory

93. Who wrote “Holy Sonnets” ?
John Donne
94. Who wrote “The Massacre at Paris” ?
Christopher Marlowe
95. Which famous work of John Milton’s was based on the fall of man ?
Paradise Lost
96. What is the meaning of Milton’s work Samson Agonistes ?
Wrestler
97. Which poem ends 'I shall but love thee better after death'?
How do I love thee
98. A pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in lines of poetry
Meter
99. The repetition of similar ending sounds
Rhyme
100. Applying human qualities to non-human things
Personification
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101. The repetition of beginning consonant sound
Alliteration
102. A comparison of unlike things without using a word of comparison such as like or as
metaphor
103. The comparison of unlike things using the words like or as
simile
104. Using words or letters to imitate sounds
onomatopoeia
105. a description that appeals to one of the five senses
imagery
106. A poem that tells a story with plot, setting, and characters
narrative
107. A poem with no meter or rhyme
free verse
108. A poem that generally has meter and rhyme
lyric
109. Shakespeare composed much of his plays in what sort of verse?
Iambic pentameter
110. Which poet invented the concept of the variable foot in poetry?
William Carlos Williams
111. Who wrote this famous line: 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day/ Thou art more lovely and more temperate…'
Shakespeare

112. From what century does the poetic form the folk ballad date?
The 12th
113. From which of Shakespeare's plays is this famous line: 'Did my heart love til now?/ Forswear it, sight/ For I never saw a true beauty until this night'
Romeo and Juliet
114. What is a poem called whose first letters of each line spell out a word?
Acrostic
115. Auld Lang Syne is a famous poem by whom?
Robert Burns
116. How has Stephen Dunn been described in 'the Oxford Companion to 20th Century Poetry?
A poet of middleness
117. 'The Cambridge school' refers to a group who emerged when?
The 1960's
118. Margaret Atwood was born in which Canadian city?
Ottowa
119. Which of the following words describe the prevailing attitude of High-Modern Literature?
Skeptical & Impressionistic
120. Which Welsh poet wrote "Under Milk Wood?"
Dylan Thomas
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121. Who wrote Canterbury Tales?
Geoffrey Chaucer
122. Who wrote "The Hound of the Baskervilles?"
Arthur Conan Doyle
123. ___________is a late 20th century play written by a woman?
Camille
124. Which of the following writers wrote historical novels?
Sir Walter Scott and Maria Edgeworth
125. Who wrote "Ten Little Niggers?"
Agatha Christie
126. Which of the following are Thomas Hardy books?
The Poor Man and the Lady & The Return of Native
127. Who wrote the poems, "On death" and "Women, Wine, and Snuff?"
John Keats
128. "Of Man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree whose mortal taste Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With loss of Eden."This is an extract from:
Paradise Lost

129. William Shakespeare was born in the year:
1564
130. Who wrote 'The Winter's Tale?'
William Shakespeare
131. What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor?
A simile uses as or like to make a comparison and a metaphor doesn't.
132. What is the word for a "play on words"?
pun
133. Which represents an example of alliteration?
Peter Piper Picked Peppers
134. What is the imitation of natural sounds in word form?
Onomatopoeia
135. The theme is ...?
the point a writer is trying to make about a subject.
136. Concentrate on these elements when writing a good poem.
theme, purpose, form, and mood.
137. Which is not a poetry form?
tale
138. Which is an example of a proverb?
You can't have your cake and eat it, too
139. Which is an exaggeration?
Hyperbole
140. Who has defined 'poetry' as a fundamental creative act using languages?
Dylan Thomas
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141. What is a sonnet?
A poem of fourteen lines
142. What is study of meter, rhythm and intonation of a poem called as?
Prosody
143. Which figure of speech is it when a statement is exaggerated in a poem?
Hyperbole
144. There was aware of her true love, at length come riding by - This is a couplet from the Bailiff's Daughter of Islington. What figure of speech is used by the poet?
Synecdoche
145. Which culture is known for their long, rhymic poetic verses known as Qasidas?
Arabic
146. Complete this Shakespearan line - Let me not to the marriage of true minds bring:
Impediments
147. Which of the following is a Japanese poetic form?
a. Jintishi

148. What is the title of the poem that begins thus - 'What is this life, if full of care, we have no time to stand and stare'?
Leisure
149. Who was often called as the Romantic Poet as most of his poems revolved around nature?
William Wordsworth
150. What is a funny poem of five lines called?
Limerick
151. How did W. H. Auden describe poetry?
A game of knowledge
152. Sassoon and Brooke wrote what kind of poetry?
War poems
153. Where did T. S. Eliot spend most of his childhood?
St Louis
154. Ted Hughes was married to which American poetess?
Sylvia Plath
155. How old was Rupert Brooke at the time of his death?
28
156. In what form did Dylan Thomas's 'Under Milk Wood' first become known?
A radio play
157. The magazine 'Contemporary Poetry and Prose' was inspired by which exhibition?
The Surrealist Exhibition
158. Why did 'Poetry Quarterly' cease publication in 1953?
Owner convicted of fraud
159. Aldous Huxley was a poet, but was better known as what?
Novelist
160. Of which poet was it said 'Even if he's not a great poet, he's certainly a great something'?
Kipling
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161. Which people began their invasion and conquest of southwestern Britain around 450?
the Anglo-Saxons
162. Words from which language began to enter English vocabulary around the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066?
French
163. Which hero made his earliest appearance in Celtic literature before becoming a staple subject in French, English, and German literatures?
Arthur

164. Toward the close of which century did English replace French as the language of conducting business in Parliament and in court of law?
fourteenth
165. Which king began a war to enforce his claims to the throne of France in 1336?
Edward III
166. Who would be called the English Homer and father of English poetry?
Geoffrey Chaucer
167. What was vellum?
parchment made of animal skin
168. Only a small proportion of medieval books survive, large numbers having been destroyed in:
the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 1530s.
169. What is the first extended written specimen of Old English?
a code of laws promulgated by King Ethelbert
170. Who was the first English Christian king?
Ethelbert
171. In Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, what is the fate of those who fail to observe the sacred duty of blood vengeance?
everlasting shame
172. Christian writers like the Beowulf poet looked back on their pagan ancestors with:
admiration and elegiac sympathy.
173. The use of "whale-road"for sea and "life-house"for body are examples of what literary technique, popular in Old English poetry?
kenning
174. Which of the following statements is not an accurate description of Old English poetry?
Romantic love is a guiding principle of moral conduct.
175. Which of the following best describes litote, a favorite rhetorical device in Old English poetry?
ironic understatement
176. How did Henry II, the first of England's Plantagenet kings, acquire vast provinces in southern France?
his marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine
177. Which of the following languages did not coexist in Anglo-Norman England?
Dutch
178. To what did the word the roman, from which the genre of "romance"emerged, initially apply?
a work written in the French vernacular

179. Popular English adaptations of romances appealed primarily to
the clergy
180. What is the climax of Geoffrey of Monmouth's The History of the Kings of Britain?
the reign of King Arthur
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181. Ancrene Riwle is a manual of instruction for
women who have chosen to live as religious recluses
182. In addition to Geoffrey Chaucer and William Langland, the "flowering"of Middle English literature is evident in the works of which of the following writers?
the Gawain poet
183. Why did the rebels of 1381 target the church, beheading the archbishop of Canterbury?
The church was among the greatest of oppressive landowners.
184. Which influential medieval text purported to reveal the secrets of the afterlife?
Dante's Divine Comedy
185. Who is the author of Piers Plowman?
William Langland
186. What event resulted from the premature death of Henry V?
the War of the Roses
187. Which literary form, developed in the fifteenth century, personified vices and virtues?
the morality play
188. Which of the following statements about Julian of Norwich is true?
She is the first known woman writer in the English vernacular.
189. Which of the following authors is considered a devotee to chivalry, as it is personified in Sir Lancelot?
Sir Thomas Malory
190. Thomas kyd (1558-95) achieved great popularity with which of his first work?
The Spanish Tragedy
191. Marlowe born in________
1564
192. In "the tragic history of Doctor Faustus". Faustus was a :
German scholar
193. Who wrote "The Massacre at Paris"?
Christopher Marlowe
194. After the death of Christopher Marlowe who completed his unfinished poem "Hero and Leander"?
George Chapman
195. Who succeeded Lyly?
Robert Greene

196. Which of the Marlowe's plays were written in collaboration with Thomas Nash?
The tragedy of Dido and Queen of Carthage..
197. Who was the son of a rich London merchant and born in 1557?
Thomas lodge
198. The collection of the papers and correspondence of a well-to-do Norfolk family is known as:
The Paston letters
199. Who wrote "Holy Sonnets"?
John Donne
200. Who wrote following lines:
. "........ I am involved in mankind: and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee."
John Donne
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202. "On his blindness", a collection of sonnets is written by:
John Milton
203. "Paradise lost" was lost by:
Eve & Adam
204. In "Paradise regained" who regained the paradise?
Jesus
205. Which of the following published in 1579 and although it placed Spencer immediately in the highest rank of living writers?
The Shepherd's calendar
206. Spencer married in June 11, 1594 to --------------------------------------?
Elizabeth Boyle D/O James Boyle
207. John Donne's "The Anniversaries" is a:
An elegy in two parts
208. Who of the following is known as Child Of Renaissance?
Spencer
209. During Spencer's visit to his Kinsfolk in Lancashire he felt in love a woman and who figures as__________________ much of his work:
Rosalind
210. The epigraph of The Waste Land is borrowed from?
Homer
211. Who called ‘The Waste Land ‘a music of ideas’?
Allen Tate
212. T. S. Eliot has borrowed the term ‘Unreal City’ in the first and third sections from?
Dante
213. Which of the following myths does not figure in The Waste Land?
Sysyphus

214. Joe Gargery is Pip’s?
guardian
215. Estella is the daughter of?
Joe Gargery
216. Which book of John Ruskin influenced Mahatma Gandhi?
Unto This Last
217. Graham Greene’s novels are marked by?
Catholicism
218. One important feature of Jane Austen’s style is?
humour and pathos
219. The title of the poem ‘The Second Coming’ is taken from?
The Bible
220. The main character in Paradise Lost Book I and Book II is?
Satan
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