MCQs on Romantic Age | UGC, NET, SET JRF

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1. The Borderers is a/an 
(A) Long Poem
(B) Novel
(C) Epic
(D) Blank Verse tragedy ✓

2. Who wrote The Four Ages of Poetry ?
(A) Shelley
(B) Thomas Love Peacock ✓
(C) Leigh Hunt
(D) Horace Walpole

3. The phrase ‘Willing suspension of disbelief is applied to Coleridge’s —
(A) Nature Poems
(B) Poems of social themes
(C) Philosophical poems
(D) Poems on supernatural themes

4. "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" which was written by Mary Wollstonecraft was first published in the year —
(A) 1792 ✓
(B) 1800
(C) 1798
(D) 1789

✍️ [A Vindication of the Rights of Woman,  was written by Mary Wollstonecraft. She was one  of the earliest feminist philosophy. Here, Wollstonecraft replies to those 18th 
century educational and political theorists who believed that women should not gain a rational education. Read more]

5. Which of the following is not a feature of the Romantic movement ?
(A) A fresh interest in man’s position in the world of Nature
(B) Conformity to the conventional literary techniques
 (C) Individualism
(D) A recreation of the remote and exotic past ✓.   >πŸ‘‰  go to depth

6. Who considered poetry to be ‘the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings’ ?
(A) Shelley
(B) William Wordsworth ✓
(C) Byron
(D) Coleridge

7. Lyrical Ballads was first published in the year 1798 with a total number
of —
(A) Twenty three poems
(B) Nineteen poems ✓
(C) Twenty poems
(D) Twenty five poems

πŸ‘‰[In the first edition (1798) there were nineteen poems written by Wordsworth and four poems by Coleridge.] click >

8. Which of the following poems by Lord Byron is a political satire directed mainly
against Southey ?
(A) The Prisoner ofChillon 
(B) Mazeppa
(C) Beppo
(D) The Vision ofJudgment ✓

9. The story of Isabella, or The Pot of Basil is derived from a tale by —
(A) Boccaccio ✓
(B) Plautus
(C) Ovid
(D) Horace
Isabella, or the Pot of Basil (1818) is a narrative poem by John Keats adapted from Boccaccio's Decameron. It tells the tale of a young ......  continue to read ]

10. The concept of ‘Negative Capability’ was first introduced by —
(A) Shakespeare
(B) Wordsworth
(C) Byron
(D) Keats ✓

11. The sub-title of Alastor by Shelley is —
(A) The Necessity of Atheism
(B) Marino Faliero
(C) The Spirit of Solitude ✓
(D) The Revolt of Islam

πŸ‘‰ [Alastor, or The Spirit of Solitude is a poem by P. B. Shelley written in 1815  and first published in 1816.The poem is 720 lines long. It is considered to be one of the first of Shelley's major poems. ]

12. Which of the following is not a work by Robert Southey ?
(A) Lamia ✓ (John Keats)
(B) Joan of Arc
(C) Thai aba the Destroyer
(D) The Curse of Kehama

πŸ‘‰Major Works of Rober Southey,✍️

13. Adonais is a lamentation for the death of—
(A) Keats ✓
(B) Byron
(C) Wordsworth
(D) Coleridge

πŸ‘‰[Adonais, pastoral elegy by Percy Bysshe Shelley, written and published in 1821 to commemorate the death of his friend and fellow poet John Keats ]

14. The creator of Waverley Novels is —
(A) Maria Edgeworth
(B) John Galt
(C) Sir Walter Scott ✓
(D) Jane Austen

✍️[The Waverley Novels, a series of more than two dozen historical novels published by Sir Walter Scott between 1814 and 1832. ] Know more

15. Queen Mab was written by—
(A) Shelley ✓
(B) Leigh Hunt
(C) Keats
(D) Rober Southey

16. Charles Lamb wrote Tales from Shakespeare in collaboration with his__
(A) Mother
(B) Sister ✓
(C) Friend
(D) Brother

,πŸ‘‰[Charles Lamb was most popular for  Essays of Elia and Tales from Shakespeare which was written collaborated with his own sister, Mary Lamb .]

17. Imaginary Conversations is a prose work by__
(A) Coleridge
(B) William Hazlitt
(C) Walter Savage Landor ✓
(D) Thomas De Quincey

18. The first of Lamb’s essays were published in —
(A) The Quarterly Review
(B) The Edinburgh Review
(C) Blackwood’s Magazine
(D) The London Magazine ✓ click here

19. William Godwin, Thomas Hobbes and Rousseau were basically —
(A) Philosophical thinkers ✓ click here
(B) Economists
(C) Actors
(D) Poets

20. Which of the following novels by Jane Austen was published posthumously ?
(A) Northanger Abbey by
(B) Emma ✓
(C) Pride and Prejudice
(D) Sense and Sensibility

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✍️  Solved by- Hussain Ali
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