Multiple choice questions on Jane Austen


1. To which Literary Age did Jane Austen belong?

(A) The Age of Johnson

(B) The Age of Wordsworth

(C) The Victorian Age

(D) The Age of Arnold

2. How many novels did Jane Austen publish ?

(A) 4

(B) 5

(C) 6

(D) 7

3. Which of the following novels was published


(A) Sense and Sensibility

(B) Mansfield Park

(C) Pride and Prejudice

(D) Emma

4. Which of her following novels was published


(A) Mansfield Park

(B) Pride and Prejudice

(C) Emma

(D) Northanger Abbey

5. Her Pride and Prejudice was first published

under the title:

(A) Evelyn

(B) Kitty

(C) First Impressions 

(D) Lady Susan

6. We have no hesitation in placing Jane Austen

beside Shakespeare. Who has made this


(A) Wordsworth

(B) Edward Fitzgerald

(C) Charlotte Bronte

(D) Macaulay

7. In how many volumes was Mansfield Park

published ?

(A) Two volumes 

(B) Three Volumes

(C) Four Volumes 

(D) One Volume only

8. In how many volumes was Persuasion

published ?

(A) One

(B) Two

(C) Three

(D) Four

9. The novel Persuasion was published posthumously. Who supervised its publication ?

(A) Her brother Henry

(B) The Publisher John Murray

(C) Maria Edgeworth

(D) Anna Austen

10. 'A Memoir of Jane Austen' was written by:

(A) J. E. Austen-Leigh 

(B) R. W. Chapman

(C) Mary Lascelles 

(D) John Murray

11. One of the following women novelists was not contemporary of Jane Austen. Identify her:

(A) Maria Edgeworth

(B) Charlotte Bronte

(C) Susan Edmons Ferrier

(D) Edmonstone

12. Whom did Jane Austen marry?

(A) Lord Brabourne

(B) Mr. Collins

(C) Lord Lytton

(D) Remained unmarried

13. Jane Austen died at an early age of :

(A) 42

(B) 43

(C) 40

(D) 41

14. The story Lady Susan is developed through:

(A) Witty dialogues

(B) Humorous reparties

(C) Letters

(D) Small incidents

15. Which novel was she writing when she died ?

(A) Sanditon

(B) The Watsons

(C) Elinor

(D) Marianne

16. What kind of novels had Jane Austen written?

(A) Domestic Novels 

(B) Social Novels

(C) Gothic Novels 

(D) Historical Novels