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1) Which American writer published ‘A brave and startling truth’ in 1996
a) Robert Hass
b) Jessica Hagdorn
c)Maya Angelou
d) Micheal Palmer

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Option – c)

2) What is a poem called whose first letters of each line spell out a word?
a)Alliterative
b) Epic
c)Acrostic
d) Haiku

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Option – c)

3) What is a funny poem of five lines called?
a) Quartet
b)Limerick
c)Sextet
d) Palindrome

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Option – b)

4) Who succeeded Lyly?
a)Robert Greene
b)John Milton
c)Philip Sidney
d)Christopher Marlowe

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Option – a)

5) Which famous Shakespeare play does the quote,”Neither a borrower nor a lender be” come from?
a)Cymbeline
b)Hamlet
c)Titus Andronicus
d)Pericles, Prince of Tyre

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Option – b)

6) In which century was Shakespeare born?

a)16th
b)14th
c)15th
d)17th

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Option – a)

7) Who is Mr. Tench in The Power and the Glory?
a) A teacher

b) A clerk
c) A thief
c) A dentist

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Option – c)

8) Who said ‘Keats was a Greek’?
a) Wordsworth
b) Coleridge

c) Lamb
c) Shelley

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Option – b)

9) Which of the following is Hamlet’s mother?
a) Beatrice
b) Margaret
c) Gertrude
d) Rosalind

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Option – c)

10) Which of the following was Elizabeth known as?
a) Unintelligent
b) Rude

c) Stingy
d) Fanatic

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Option – c)

11) For whom it is said: “sensuousness is a paramount bias of his genius”:

a) Blake

b) Keats

c) Tennyson

d) Shelley

e) None of these

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Option – b)

12) ‘Desert Places’ is a:

a) Poem

b) Play

c) Novel

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Option – a)

13) Francis Bacon died in:

a) 1616

b) 1626

c) 1648

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Option – b)

14) Who is the villain in “Hamlet”?

a) Horatio

b) Iago

c) Claudius

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Option – c)

15) Which of the following poems by Tennyson is a monodrama?

a) Ulysses

b) Break, Break, Break

c) Maud

d) Crossing the Bar

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Option – c)

16) Moral choice is everything in the works of:

a) Dickens

b) George Eliot

c) Hardy

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Option – a)

17) Which one of the following poets was appointed Poet Laureate in the year 1813?

a) Tennyson

b) Byron

c) Southey

d) Wordsworth

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Option – c)

18) Who believed that poetry is the spontaneous overflow of emotions?

a) Blake
b) Byron
c) Wordsworth
d) Keats

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Option – c)

19) Which of the following is not a play by Shakespeare?

a) Hamlet
b) Macbeth
c) Dr. Faustus

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Option – c)

20) In which of the following Genres did Victorian Literature achieve its greatest success:

a) Drama
b) Epic Poetry
c) Lyric Poetry
d) The Essay
(e) The Novel

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Option – e)