English Literature Questions and Answers for BCS & Bank Job





English Literature Questions and Answers for BCS10th to 37th BCS English literature questions and answers. Which definitely help you to take preparation for next BCS preliminary examination. So you can complete you BCS preli exam preparation with English literature. You will be astonished to listen that 17th to 27th BCS no questions came from literature part.

BCS & Bank Job English Literature Questions and Answers are given below – 

1. Who is the author of ” A Farewell to Arms”?
= Ernest Hemingway.

2. Who is the author of ” Animal Farm”?
= George Orwell.

3. Who is the author of ” India Wins Freedom”?
= Abul Kalam Azad.

4. “Justice delayed is justice denied ” was stated by—-?
= Gladstone.

5. The author of “For Whom the Bell Tolls”?
= Ernest Hemingway.

6. Who is the poet of Victorian Age?
= Robert Browning.




7. Who is the most famous satirist in English literature?
= Jonathan Swift.

8.Who is the modern philosopher who was awarded Noble Prize for literature?
= Bertrand Russel.

9.Who is the greatest modern English dramatist?
= G. B. Shaw.

10. ” Caesar and Cleopatra” is—-
= a play by G. B.Shaw.

11. What is the real name of O’ Henry?
= William Sydney Porter.

12. The literary work ” Kubla Khan” is—–
= a verse by S. T. Coleridge.

13. “Tom Jones ” by Henry Fielding was first published in—–
= the 1st half of 18th century. *** (1749)

14. “The Rainbow” is—-
= a novel by D. H. Lawrence.




15. ” Paradise Lost” attempted to ____
= Justify the way of God to man.

16.Who wrote ” Beauty is truth, truth beauty “?
= John Keats.

17. Who is known as poet and painter?
= William Blake.

18. Which literary writing is connected with medical theory?
= Comedy of Humours.

19. The poet Laureates is—-
= the court poet of England.

20. The first English dictionary was completed by—–
= Samuel Johnson.

21. Which of the following ages in literary history is the latest?
= Georgiana Age

22. A fantasy is—–
= an imaginary story.

23. In which century was the Victorian period?
= 19th century.




24.Shakespeare is mostly known for his—–
= Plays.

25.Any one of the following pairs are literary collaborators—–
= Eliot and Pound.

26. Browning was the composer of the poem—-
= Andrea del Sarto.

27.”If winter comes, can spring be far behind”? -these lines were written by—–
= Shelley.

28.”TheTempest” and The Mid Summer Night’s Dream ” are written by —–
= William Shakespeare.

29.” David Copperfield ” and ” The Tale of two Cities ” are written by—-
= Charles Dickens.

30.To be or not to be, that is the——-
= question.

31.I have a——- that one day this nation will live.
= dream.

32. Who wrote the lines–” all at once I saw/ a host of golden daffodils “?
= William Wordsworth.

33. Who among the following writers is not a Nobel Laureate?
= Graham Green.

34. The play ” Arms and the Man” is by—–
= G.B. Shaw.

35. “Othello is a Shakespeare’s play about—–
= A Moor.

36. The poem ” Isle of Innisfree ” is written by——-
= W. B. Yeats.

37. ” Rider to the Sea” is——
= a one-act play.

38. Who is the writer of Elizabethan period?
= Christopher Marlowe.

39.To be, or not to be, that is the question —- is a famous dialogue from—-
= Hamlet.

40. Find the odd -man- out—–
= George Eliot ( Among the options only she is the women and writer of Victorian age)

41. Find odd- man- out——
= As I Lay Dying

42. “David Copperfield ” is a——— novel.
= Victorian.

43. “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard ” is written by—–
= Thomas Gray.

44. Shakespeare’s ” Measure for Measure ” is a successful —–
= comedy

45. The romantic age began with the publication of——–
= Lyrical Ballad.

46.Which book is written by Thomas Hardy?
= The Return of Nature.

47. ” Frailty thy name is woman ” ——– is a dialogue by——-
= W. Shakespeare.

48. The poem ” The Solitary Reaper” is by——–
= W. Wordsworth.

49.”The Merchant of Venice ” is a Shakespearean play about—-
= a Jew.

50. The play “Candida” is by—-
= G. B. Shaw.

51. Writer of Romantic age—–
= S. T. Coleridge.

52. The Climax of a plot happens——
= at the height.

53. London town is found a living being in the works of ——-
= Charles Dickens.

54. “Child is the father of man ” is taken from the poem of —–
= W. Wordsworth.

55. ” Man is a political animal ” — who said this?
= Aristotle.

56. The poet of nature is—
= W. Wordsworth.

57. ” A Passage to India ” is written by—-
= E. M. Forster.

58.”Gitanjali” of Rabindranath was translated by-
= W.B. Yeats.

59. Who was not a novelist?
= W. B. Yeats.

60. Who wrote ” Biographia Literaria”?
= S. T. Coleridge.

61. Othello gave Desdemona —— as a token of love.
= Handkerchief.

62.” Gerontion” is a poem by—-
= T. S. Eliot.

63._______ is Shakespeare’s last play.
=Tempest.

64.Who has written the play “Volpone”?
= Ben Jonson.

65. Shakespeare composed much of his play in——
= Iambic Pentameter.

66. The repetition of beginning consonant sound is known as—–
= Alliteration.

67. What is not a poetic tradition?
= The occult.

68. What is a funny poem of five lines called?
= Limerick.

69. Robert Browning was a_____
= Victorian poet.

70. Shelley’s ” Adonais” is an elegy on the death of——-
= John Keats.

71. Restoration period refers to —–
= 1660.

72. The comparison of unlike things using the words like or as is known to be——-
= Simile.

73. “The Sun Also Rising ” is a novel by—
= Earnest Hemingway.

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