1.Which of the following is not a literary device used for aesthetic effect in poetry?
2.Writing predates poetry.
3.What is the earliest surviving European poem?
a. Gilgamesh Epic
b. Hesiodic epic
c. Homeric Epic
d. Deluge Epic
4.Which of the following is not a poetic tradition?
5.What is the study of poetry’s meter and form called?
6.Shakespeare composed much of his plays in what sort of verse?
a. Sonnet form
b. Iambic pentameter
c. Dyctalic hexameter
7.Which poet invented the concept of the variable foot in poetry?
a. Robert Frost
8.When did the Romantic period starts in England ?
9.”Of Man’s first disobedience, and the fruit…With loss of Eden.”
a. Paradise Lost
b. Paradise Regained
10.William Shakespeare was born in the year:
11.A pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in lines of poetry
b. rhyme scheme
12.Queen Elizabeth was the first and last _______ empress of England
13.1st world war started in __________.
14.Victorian age starts in ____________.
a. 18th century
b. 17th century
c. 16th century
d. 19th century
15.A contrast of puritan age and Restoration age is ______________.
16.The comparison of Elizabethan age and Victorian age is _________.
17.Protestants locked and banned _______.
18.Heroic tragedy was written by _____________ in Restoration period.
c. John Dryden
19.A poem that tells a story with plot, setting, and characters.
a. Sonnet form
d. free verse
20.A poem with no meter or rhyme
b. free verse
21.A poem that generally has meter and rhyme
a. free verse
22.Sylvia Plath married which English poet?
23.Shakespeare composed much of his plays in what sort of verse?
24.Who wrote Canterbury Tales?
a. Richar II
b. Geoffery chaucer
25.The term ‘stream of comsciousness’ was first used by ________.
a. Virginnia woolf
b. William james
c. james Joyce
d. sigmund Fruad
26.”Frailty thy name is woman” this line occurs:
a. Kong Lear
27.The first English tragedy DORBODUC was later given the title?
a. Ferrex and Porrex
b. Corpus Christi
28.What is meant by ‘denouement’?
a. Comedy ending
b. Farce ending
c. Tragedy ending
29.Who called the 18th century the age of prose and reason?
c. Methew Arnold
30.Wordsworth wrote a sonnet on:
c. Ben Johnson
31.Who “found English a dialect and left it a language”
32.The Romantic age was the age of
33.Pozzo is a character in __________.
a. waiting for Godot
b. End Game
34.Who consider literature as super structure _________.
35.Whi is credited with the coinage of the phrase ‘lost generation”?
a. Gertrude Stein
36.Who is of the view that Chaucer is not as great as the Classists?
37.Who first used the blank-verse?
38.The word ‘renaissance’ seems to have beenfirst in the book named as _—-?
a. Historia de france
b. Tottel’s Miscelleny
39.Out of 154 sonnets, 126 of shakespeare’s sonnets are addressed to____.
a. Dark Lady
b. Lady Penpole
c. Mr. W.H
d. Queen Elizabeth
40.keats Was very much influenced by Spencer and
a. Liegh Hunt
41.Which was the last play written by Shakespeare?
a. The tempest
42.Senecan plays were rendered into English by __________.
43.When did the Reformation begin in England?
44.Which one of the following is the most important theatre of the Elizabeth age?
a. The Curtain
b. The Globe
c. The Rose
d. The Theatre
45.The Hundred’s Years war began in the year _________.
46.Who gave the Romantic period the title of The Renaissance of Wonder in Poetry?
a. William Shakespeare
b. Theodore Watts
c. Professor herford
d. William Wordsworth
47.The Globe was set on fire in the year _____________.
48.The puritan attack on Elizabeth took place in the year _________.
49.Ernest Hamingway was greatly influenced by Ezra Pound and ______.
a. T. J. Farrell
b. Gertrude Stein
d. Henry James
50.Which English ruler exiled by himself?
a. George III
b. George II
c. Charles II
d. Charles I