Mock Test on English Literature | MCQS for Net, Set, JRF and Gate Exams

Mock Test on English Literature | MCQS for Net, Set, JRF and Gate Exams

JNU, EFLU, MANUU, JMI, AMU, CU, DU ENTRANCE EXAM MCQs | ENGLISH LITERATURE | Mock Test with Answers key :

Previous Years Solved Questions| MCQ for Entrance Exams Preparation |Most expected Questions for 2021 Entrance Exams :



 The author of the story 'The Yellow Wallpaper' is - 

a. Kate Chopin

b. Helen Cixous

c. C. P. Gilman

d. Gloria Steinem


John Milton`s Lycidas' is a/an -

a. Sonnet

b. Epic

c. Pastoral elegy

d. Epistle


The Nobel Prize in literature in 2020 was awarded to -

a. Nguni Wa Thiong`O

B. Zadie Smith

c. Svetlana Alexievich 

d. Louise Gluck


Amitav Ghosh`s 'Jungle Nama' is a -

a. Novel 

b. collection of short stories

c. book in verse

d. play


The first attempt at writing a monolingual Dictionary in English was made by -

a. Dr. Samuel Johnson

b. Alexander Pope

c. Ben Jonson 

d. T.S. Eliot


Among the followings which novel was not written by Amitabh Ghosh ?

a. River of Smoke

b. The Circle of Reason

c. Sea of Poppies

d. Red Earth and Pouring Rain


Ahmad Ali is the author of _

a. Twilight in Delhi

b. Phoenix Fled

c. In Custody

d. A Bend in Ganges


Grish Karnad wrote in English and ___ .

a. Telugu

b. Kannada

c. Malayalam

d. Hindi


T.S. Eliot introduced the following term in his essay 'Hamlet and His Problem'

a. Objective Correlative

b. Tradition and Individual

c. Negative Capability

d. Dissociation of Sensibility


The novel 'White Tiger' is written by -

a. R. K. Narayan

b. Kamala Das

c. Amitav Ghosh

d. Arvind Adiga


'Call me Ishmael' is the opening sentence of the novel -

a,. Pride and Prejudice

b. The Scarlet Letter

c. A Farewell to Arms

d. Moby Dick


The Spectator was started by _

a. Richard Steele and John Dryden

b. Richard Steele

c. Joseph Addison

d. Joseph Addison and Richard Steele


Agra Bazar is a famous play by -

a. Vijay Tendulkar

b. Mahasweta Devi

c. Habib Tanvir

d. Badal Sarkar


Aristotle wrote his famous work 'Poetics' in -

a. Greek

b. Latin

c. French 

d. English 


Francis Bacon wrote in English and ____.

a. French 

b. Greek

c. Latin 

d. German


Salim Sinai is a character in the novel __.

a. Heart of Darkness

b. Midnight Children

c. Kim 

d. The Scarlet Letter


''In Memory of W. B. Yeats'' is a famous poem written by ___.

a. Ezra Pound

b. W. H. Auden

c. Rabindranath Tagore

d. J. M. Synge


A Journal of the Plague Year is a famous work by __. 

a. Richardson

b. Daniel Defoe

c. Mary Shelley

d. Sir Walter Scott


In Shakespeare`s play 'Hamlet`, Hamlet is a student at the University of  __.

a. Witterberg

b. Gutenberg

c. Oxford

d. Cambridge


Eric Arthur Blair is commonly known as __.

a. George Eliot

b. George Orwell

c. W. H. Auden

d. Ezra Pound


Who is the author of 'Crime and Punishment' ?

a. Ivan Turgenev

b. Emile Zola

c. Fyodor Dostoevesky

d. Leo Tolstoy


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