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1. What kind of literature was written by Aelfric in the 11th century?
a.History
b.Romances
c.Sermons
d.Poetry
2. The 18th century work 'Tom Jones'was written by whom?
a.Samuel Johnson
b.Henry Fielding
c.John Donne
d.Tobias Smollett
3. In 1905, Virginia Woolf began to write for which publication?
a.The Time's Literary Supplement
b.The Lady's Home Journal
c.Strand Magazine
d.Reader Magazine
4. John Milton wrote 'Paradise lost' during which century?
a.15th
b.16th
c.17th
d.18th
5. Who wrote the poem "Requiem"?
a.Robert Louis Stevenson
b.William Shakespeare
c.Samuel Johnson
d.John Milton
Last improved on 9/10/2011 at 7:22:45 AM
6. the prevailing feature of chaucer's humour is its
a.urbanity
b.crudity
c.triviality
d.sancity
7. who is the first great english critic-poet?
a.shakespear
b.arnold
c.sidney
d.chaucer
8. Who is the authour of the novel "Vagrants in the Valley"?
a.Kiran Desai
b.Ruskin Bond
c.Kamala Das
d.Anita Desai
9. "A thing of beauty is joy for ever " written by?
a.Byron
b.John Keats
c.Shelley
d.Wordsworth
Last improved on 11/21/2012 at 7:56:05 AM by ketki
10. to which university does shakespeare belong?
a.oxford
b.cambrige
c.howard
d.none
11. When was Chaucer born?
a.1400 C.E
b.1410 C.E
c.1413 C.E
d.None of the above
12. which of the following is NOT a" Bronte "sister,
a.charlotte
b.anne
c.emily
d.hamnet
13. who wrote the faerie queen
a.john lyly
b.edmund spenser
c.ben jonson
d.shakespeare
14. Which novel ends 'Reader, I married him'?
a.Pride and Prejudice
b.Jane Eyre
c.Rebecca
d.Vanity Fair
15. Who is the author of the novel "The Years"?
a.Margaret Drabble
b.Iris Murdoch
c.Virginia Woolf
d.May Sinclair
16. who wrote maximam number of sonnets in english?
a.philip sidney
b.shakespeare
c.spenser
d.wordsworth

17. Who was the author of the book alice adventures in wonderland?
a.Agatha christie
b.William wordsworth
c.Shakespeare
d.Lewis carroll

18. who wrote the crime novel "Ten Little Niggers"?
a.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
b.Irvine Welsh
c.Emile Zola
d.Agatha Christie
19. what was the main characters name in great expectations
a.alan
b.john
c.pip
d.jeff

20. who is the writer of the paradise lost.
a.john milton
b.shakespeare
c.wordsworth
d.john lyly

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