Latest English B.A (Hons) 2015-16 Solved 50 MCQs Type Questions and Answers, Must Prepare Now

Latest English B.A (Hons) 2015-16 Solved 50 MCQs Type Questions and Answers, Must Prepare Now

  1. The earliest surviving work in English Literature is

Ans: Caedmon’s Hymn

  1. The epic poem Beowulf consists

Ans: 3182 alliterative lines

  1. Which epic poem from old English Literature has been declared the national epic poem of England?

Ans: Beowulf Epic Poem

  1. The epic poem Beowulf is written in

Ans: Scandinavian Script

  1. Who wrote the epic poem Beowulf?

Ans: Anonymous

  1. The Old English “Martyrology” is a Merican collection of

Ans: Hagiographies

  1. Eynsham was a prolific 10th-century writer of

Ans: Hagiographies and Homilies

  1. The earliest English poet whose name is known is;

Ans: Caedmon

  1. King Alfred’s reign ended in

Ans: 9th century

  1. In the battle of Maldon in 991, The Anglo-Saxons failed to prevent

Ans: Vikings’ Invasion

  1. “The Wanderer” is an old English poem that consists

Ans: 115 Lines of alliterative verse

  1. A poem that mourns a loss, or has the more general meaning of a simply sorrowful piece of writing is called;

Ans: Elegy

  1. The English Literature is generally seen as beginning with the;

Ans: Epic Poem Beowulf

  1. Normans conquered the England in

Ans: 1066

  1. Which language became the standard language of courts, parliament and polite society during the reign of Normans?

Ans: Law French

  1. Who translated the Bible in the Middle English Period?

Ans: Wycliffe

  1. Which pre-Reformation movement rejected many of the distinctive teachings of the Roman Catholic Church?

Ans: The Lollard Movement

  1. The term “Lollard” refers to whom?

Ans: The followers of John Wycliffe

  1. A prominent theologian who was dismissed from the University of Oxfard in 1381 for criticism of the Church was;

Ans: John Wycliffe

  1. Middle English Period lasts up till the;

Ans: 1470

  1. Patience and Purity are alliterative poems written by;

Ans: Sir Gawain

  1. What is the term “Chancery Standard” meant in English Literature?

Ans: A form of London-based English

  1. Where is the Geoffrey Chaucer buried in?

Ans: Poet’s Corner of Westminster Abbey

  1. Geoffrey Chaucer is best known for his;

Ans: Canterbury Tales

  1. The first recorded association of Valentine’s Day is in Chaucer’s;

Ans: Parliament of Fouls

  1. Who was the personal friend of Geoffrey Chaucer?

Ans: John Gower

  1. Which book is believed to be the first published book written by a woman in the English language?

Ans: Revelation of Divine Love

  1. William Caxton invented the printing press in

Ans: 1476

  1. Pilgrim’s progress is a famous allegory of medieval period written by;

Ans: John Bunyan

  1. Renaissance is usually regarded as beginning in 14th-century in;

Ans: Italy

  1. The term Renaissance in English Literature means

Ans: Re-birth

  1. The English Renaissance was actually the;

Ans: Cultural and Artistic Movement

  1. John Florio was an excellent;

Ans: Linguist and Lexicographer

  1. Sonnet was introduced into English Literature from

Ans: Italian Literature

  1. The Faerie Queene, an epic poem was written by

Ans: Edmund Spencer

  1. The defense of the poetry is the work of

Ans: Sir Philip Sidney

  1. What is significant about “Gorboduc” the first verse drama in English Literature?

Ans: Blank Verse was used in it for the first time ever

  1. Reign of the Elizabeth-I started in

Ans: 1558

  1. Reign of the James-I started in

Ans: 1603

  1. Thomas Wyatt is one of the earliest English poet of

Ans: Renaissance Age

  1. Who is known as the poets’ poet in English Literature?

Ans: Edmund Spencer

  1. Sonnet is a

Ans: 14-lines poem

  1. What is called the first eight lines of Sonnet?

Ans: Octave

  1. What is called the last six lines of Sonnet?

Ans: Sestet

  1. What is the rhyming scheme of Octave in sonnet?

Ans: a-b-b-a-a-b-b-a

  1. What is the rhyming scheme of sestet in sonnet?

Ans: : c-d-e-c-d-e or c-d-c-c-d-c.

47.William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and Christopher Marlowe were

Ans:Elizabethan age playwrights.

  1. Dr. Faustus is the very famous play, written by

Ans: Christopher Marlowe

  1. The Alchemist, comedy was written by

Ans: Ben Johnson

  1. The ‘Table Alphabeticall’ is believed to be first ever dictionary in English language was written in 1604 by;

Ans; Robert Cawdrey

Latest English B.A (Hons) 2015-16 Solved 50 MCQs Type Questions and Answers, Must Prepare Now