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Jul 21, 2017

English MCQ, Part 3

Source: https://sites.google.com/site/computer2english/net-tgt-pgt/mcq-english-literature

The Life and Works of Christopher Marlowe
( Elizabethan era)

143)One of Marlowe's earliest published works was his translation of the epic poem 'Pharsalia', written by which Roman poet?
a)Ovid
b)Lucan
c)
Virgil
d)Horace

144) Marlowe's poem 'The Passionate Shepherd to His Love' begins with the line "Come live with me and be my love"; which other English author wrote a famous poem beginning with this line?
a)William Shakespeare
b)Thomas Kyd
c)John Dryden
d)John Donne

145)In Marlowe's play, what was the name of the Jew of Malta?
a)Lazarus
b)Solomon
c)Barabas
d)Shylock

146How many years of happiness was Dr Faustus promised by the Devil?
a)16
b)20
c)24
d)28

147) Which of these Kings was the subject of a play by Marlowe?
a)Henry V
b)Richard III
c)Edward II
d)John

148)One of Marlowe's most famous poems was an account of which lovers?
a)Anthony and Cleopatra
b)Hero and Leander
c)Troilus and Cressida
d)Apollo and Hyacinth

149) Marlowe's play 'Tamburlaine the Great' was based loosely on the life of which Asian ruler?
a)Zhu Yuanzhang
b)Genghis Khan
c)Timur
d)
Kublai Khan

150)What was the title of the play by Marlowe that portrayed the events surrounding the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre in 1572?
a)The Massacre at Berlin
b)The Massacre at Rome
c)The Massacre at Copenhagen
d)The Massacre at Paris
151)In the title of Marlowe's play, of where was Dido the Queen?
a)Troy
b)Carthage
c)Sparta
d)Persia

152)Christopher Marlowe was England's first official Poet Laureate.
a)True
b)False
(It was John Dryden-appointed in 1670)



Dr.Faustus By Christopher Marlowe
153)In what country is 'Dr Faustus' based?
a)England
b)Italy
c)France
d)Germany

154)When, is it estimated, was 'Dr Faustus' first performed?
a)1594
b)1604
c)1590
d)1593

155)At what famous university is Faustus a scholar?
a)Wittenburg
b)Sorbonne
c)Heidelberg
d)Cambridge

156)Faustus' servant shares his name with a famous German composer. Who?
a)Bach
b)Schumann
c)Beethoven
d)Wagner

157)Faustus asks two magicians to aid him in summoning the devil. What are their names?

a)Valdes and Cornelius
b)Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
c)Troilus and Cressida
d)Pyramus and Thisbe


158)Through his magic, Faustus is visited first by which of the devil's angels?

a)Mephastophilis
b)beelzebub
c)Aamon
159)What does Faustus promise to the devil in exchange for great knowledge, riches and power for a period of 24 years?
a)his body
b)his house
c)his soul
d)his horse

160)Which of the following qualities would most accurately describe Faustus' character at the beginning of the play?

a)kind
b)stupid
c)sensitive
d)arrogant

161)Which powerful figure does Faustus ridicule with his new-found powers?

a)The Pope
b)The Holy Roman Emperor
c)The King of England
d)The King of France

162)At the end of the play, Faustus is dragged down to hell, begging to repent.

a)True
b)False
163) "Renaissance" is a:
a)French word
b)Italian word
c)Greek word
d)Spanish word

164) What is the meaning of "Renaissance":
a)Rebirth, revival and re-awaking
b)Reveal, revel and reverie
c)Raillery, renunciation and recoup

165) Renaissance first came to the:
a)France
b)Italy
c)England
d)Rome

166) Which of the following are University wits:
a)John Gower and Robert Peele
b)John Skelton and Thomas lodge
c)John Lyly and Robert Greene
d)John Donne and Thomas Nashe

167) University Wits were those who:
a)Had training at two universities
b)gave curriculum of two universities
c)Erected two universities

168) Which century is known as Dawn of Renaissance:
a)14 th
b)15 th
c)16 th
d)14 th and 16 th

169) Who born in 1422:
a)William Caxton
b)Robert Henry
c)John Lyly
d)Thomas more

170) Utopia was first printed in:
a)1615
b)1516c)1517
d)1518

171) Who translated Utopia in English language:
a)Thomas More
b)Thomas lodge
c)Ralph Robinsond)William Tyndale

172) The first complete version of Bible in English language was made by:
a)Wyclif
b)Thomas more
c)John Lyly
d)Robert Greene
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173) Who took Degree at fifteen from Cambridge in 1518?
a)Thomas Nash
b)Thomas More
c)Thomas lodge
d)Thomas Wyatt


174) Who wrote "Mirror for Magistrates"?
a)Thomas Sacville
b)Thomas Wyatt
c)Thomas lodge
d)Thomas Kyde

175) Philip Sidney was born on 30th November:
a)1553
b)1554
c)1555
d)1550

176) "Astrophel and Stella" is a:
a) Allegory
b) Epic
c)Sonnet
d)Ballad

177) Greville was biographer of:
a)Edmund Spencer
b)John Donne
c)Sir Philip Sidney
d)John Milton

178) "The Prince Of Poets in his time", on whom grave the inscription is given?
a)Sir Philip Sidney
b)John Milton
c)Edmund Spencer
d)John Donne

179) What is Faerie Queene:
a)An allegory
b)An epic
c)A ballad
d)A sonnet

180) In whose reign Morality plays began?
a)Henry five
b) Elizabeth one
c)Henry six
d)Henry eight

181) Which book Edmund Spenser dedicated to the Philip Sidney:
a)The Faerie Queene
b)The shepheaedes Calendarc)Complaints
d)Colin Clouts come home again

182) Which poet was first who used metaphysical poetry among his contemporaries:
a)Edmund Spenser
b)John Milton
c)John Donned)Sir Philip Sidney

183) The first regular English comedy, based on the model of the Latin comedy, is attributed to ?
a)Nicholas Udallb)Thomas Colwell
c)Lord Burghley

184)Thomas kyd (1558-95) achieved great popularity with which of his first work?
a)The Rare Triumphs of love and fortune
b)The Spanish Tragedy
c)Jeronimo
d)Cornelia

185)Marlowe born in________
a)1562
b)1563
c)1564d)1565
186)In "the tragic history of Doctor Faustus". Faustus was a :
a) German scholarb)French scholar
c)Spanish scholar
d)Greek scholar

186)Who wrote "The Massacre at Paris"?
a)Shakespeare
b)Christopher Marlowec)Edmund Spenser
d)john Milton

187)After the death of Christopher Marlowe who completed his unfinished poem "Hero and Leander"?
a)Shakespeare
b)Thomas Nash
c)George Chapmand)Thomas More

188) Who succeeded Lyly?
a)Robert Greeneb)John Milton
c)Philip Sidney
d)Christopher Marlowe

189) Which of the Marlowe's plays were written in collaboration with Thomas Nash?
a)Queen of Carthage and The passionate Shepherd.
b)The tragedy of Dido and Queen of Carthage.c)The passionate Shepherd and The tragedy of Dido.
d)Queen of Carthage and The Massacre of Paris.

190) Who was the son of a rich London merchant and born in 1557?
a)Thomas Nah
b)Thomas lodgec)Thomas Kyd
d)Thomas Hardy

191) The collection of the papers and correspondence of a well-to-do Norfolk family is known as:
a)Letters to the Margret Paston
b)Margret Paston to John Paston
c)The Paston lettersd)To John Paston

192) Who wrote "Holy Sonnets"?
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a)Edmund Spenser
b)John Donnec)Shakespeare
d)John Milton

193) Who wrote following lines:
"........ I am involved in mankind: and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee."
a)John Donneb)John Milton
c)Earnest Hemingway
d)D.H. Lawrence

194) "On his blindness", a collection of sonnets is written by:
a)Edmund Spenser
b)John Milton
c)Shakespeare
d)Sir Philip Sidney

195) "Paradise lost" was lost by:
a)Eve
b)Adam
c)Both a and bd)Satan

196) In "Paradise regained" who regained the paradise?
a)Satan
b)Jesus
c)Adam and Eve

d)Only Adam

197) Which of the following published in 1579 and although it placed Spencer immediately in the highest rank of living writers?
a)Colin clouts come home again
b)Faerie queen, first three books
c)The Shepherd's calendard)Faerie queen, second three books

198)Spencer married in June 11, 1594 to --------------------------------------?
a) Elizabeth Wilton D/O Lord Grey De Wilton
b)Elizabeth Raleigh D/O Walter Raleigh
c)Elizabeth Boyle D/O James Boyled)Elizabeth Boyle D/O Richard Boyle

199)John Donne's "The Anniversaries" is a:
a)An elegy in two partsb)An epic in three parts
c)A ballad in four parts
d) None of these

200) Who of the following is known as Child Of Renaissance?
a)Marlowe
b)Milton
c)Spencerd)Johnson

201)During Spencer's visit to his Kinsfolk in Lancashire he felt in love a woman and who figures as__________________ much of his work:
a)Rosalindb) Belinda
c)Both a and b
d)None of above

202) William Shakespeare born in:
a)26 April 1567
b)26 April 1566
c)26 April 1565
d)26 April 1564
203) William Shakespeare was....... child of John and Mary:
a)second
b)fourthc)third
d)fifth

204) He married to the Anne Hathaway at the age of_______ in______.
a)18, 1582b)17, 1581
c)16, 1580
d)15, 1579

205) Which of the following statement is correct:
a)Shakespeare's first child Susanna was born in 1583.
b)In 1585 twins were born and named Hamnet and Judith.
c) both a and b.d) None of above.

206)Ann Hathaway was _________ years older than Shakespeare:
a)7
b)8c)9
d)10
207)After __________ years of his marriage he left his native town and try his fortune in the great city of London.
a)two
b)three
c)fourd)five

208)Shakespeare's only son Hamnet died in------------?
a) 1595
b) 1596c)1597
d)1598
209)Shakespeare is buried inside the:
a)Westminster Abbey
b)Trinity Churchc)Protestant Cemetery
d)None of above

210)By -------- Shakespeare had established himself in London as an actor and dramatist:
a)1590
b)1591
c)1592d)1593

211)Who declared him as Britain's greatest dramatist in 1598?
a)Queen Elizabeth
b)Francis Meres, a lawyerc)Burbage, an actor
d)King James

212) Shakespeare made Stratford his regular home in:
a)About 1611
b) About 1610c)About 1609
d) About 1608 

Christopher Marlowe

213)What is Christopher Marlowe's Nationality?
a)British
b)German
c)Dutch
d)American

214)What was the occupation of Christopher Marlowe's father?
a)Carpenter
b)Civil servant
c)Cobbler
d)Farmer

215)From where Christopher Marlowe received his early Education?
Corpus Christi College
a)Cambridge
b)oxford
c)witternburg
d)Harvard

216)Marlow died of?
a)Illness
b)stabbing
c)poisoned
d)Hanged

217)Which was Marlowe's first play?
a)Dr.Faustus
b)Tamburlaine
c)The Tragedy of Dido
d)The Jew of Malta,

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