Romantic Period

1. Wordsworth was popularly known as the poet of
(A) Mining districts
(B) Waverley region
(C) The Lake districts
(D) Lancashire region

2. The fall of the prison of Basille that marked the beginning of the French Revolution occurred on:
(A) June 14, 1789
(B) July 14, 1789
(C) June 14, 1791
(D) July 14, 1791

3. The Romantic Age is also known as the:
(A) Age of Pope
(B) Age of Dryden
(C) Age of Johnson
(D) Age of Wordsworth

4. Who gave the Romantic period the title of The Renaissance of Wonder in Poetry?
(A) William Wordsworth
(B) William Shakespeare
(C) Theodore Watts
(D) Professor Herford

5. After whom did Wordsworth become the Poet Laureate of England?
(A) Robert Southey
(B) John Dryden
(C) Sir Walter Scott
(D) S.T. Coleridge

6. “Man is born free, but alas! he is everywhere in chains”. Who said this?
(A) Plato
(B) Socrates
(C) Hobbes
(D) Rousseau

7. “Just for a handful of silver he left us,
Just for a riband to stick in his coat.”
Browning wrote these lines, about Wordsworth
referring to a handful of silver meaning thereby :

(A) the royalty paid to him by his publishers
(B) a pension granted to him by the British government
(C) a gift is given to him by the French Revolutionaries
(D) An endowment given to him by a well-wisher

8. Who wrote the Ode to France under the influence of the French Revolution?
(A) S.T. Coleridge
(B) William Wordsworth
(C) P.B. Shelley
(D) William Blake

9. Wordsworth’s Preface to the Lyrical Ballads was:
(A) A separate supplement to the Lyrical Ballads
(B) A rejoinder to Coleridge’s Biographia Literaria
(C) The preface to the first edition of the Lyrical Ballads
(D) The preface to the second edition of the Lyrical Ballads

10. The beginning of the Romantic Movement is marked by:
(A) The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
(B) Tintern Abbey
(C) Lyrical Ballads
(D) Kubla Khan

11. Who is known as the Priest of Nature?
(A) S.T. Coleridge
(B) William Wordsworth
(C) Lord Byron
(D) P.B. Shelley

12. Wordsworth was accused of being The Lost Leader by:
(A) Sir Walter Scott
(B) Matthew Arnold
(C) Lord Tennyson
(D) Robert Browning

13. Wordsworth’s sister was :
(A) Dorothy
(B) Mary
(C) Liddy
(D) Annie

14. “If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” This is the concluding line of:
(A) The Cloud
(C) Ode to the West Wind
(B) The Eve of St. Agnes
(D) Prometheus Unbound

15. “Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.” Who said this?
(A) William Wordsworth
(B) P.B. Shelley
(C) Thomas Carlyle
(D) John Keats

16. A young friend of Wordsworth left his legacy of…….to him.
(A) £900
(B) £ 1200
(C) £600
(D) £400

17. In 1802 Wordsworth got married to his cousin:
(A) Mary Pierre
B) Mary Wollstonecraft
(C) Mary Godwin
(D) Mary Hutchinson

18. The Preface to the 1800 edition of Lyrical Ballads contained Wordsworth’s attack on the :
(A) classicism
(B) the rationalism of William Godwin
(C) the neo-classic versification
(D) gaudiness and inane phraseology

19. Lyrical Ballads opens with:
(A) Wordsworth’s Tintern Abbey
(B) Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner
(C) Wordsworth’s The Prelude
(D) Coleridge’s Biographia Literaria

20. The year 1798 has been taken to be the year of the beginning of the Romantic Movement because:
(A) it was the year of Wordsworth’s birth
(B) it was the year in which James Thomson’s Seasons was published
(C) it was the year in which Wordsworth’s Lyrical Ballads were published
(D) it was the year in which Wordsworth was appointed the Poet Laureate

21. Though Keats was the least affected by the French Revolution directly, which of his works has revolutionary implications?
(A) Hyperion
(C) Ode to Autumn
(B) Endymion
(D) Ode to a Nightingale

22. The Prelude by Wordsworth is a :
(A) philosophical poem
(B) metaphysical poem
(C) autobiographical poem
(D) historical poem

23. Wordsworth has described various stages of his association with Nature. At which stage did he hear ‘the still sad music of humanity?
(A) The boyish stage
(C) The final stage
(B) The adult stage
(D) All the above

24. “We are laid asleep in body and become a living soul In which of Wordsworth’s poems does this line occur?
(A) The Excursion
(C) Rainbow
(B) The Prelude
(D) Tintern Abbey

25. In which of the poems Shelley denounces all the forces of tyranny and oppression represented by the king and priest?
(A) Queen Mab
(B) The Revolt of Islam
(C) Adonais
(D) Alastor

26. William Wordsworth wrote a sonnet on:
(A) Milton
(B) Pope
(C) Ben Jonson
(D) Spenser

27. Three Years She Grew is the sub-title of:
(A) The Daffodils
(B) The Rainbow
(C) Education of Nature
(D) The Thorn

28. “One impulse of vernal wood,
May teach you more of man,
Of moral evil and of good,
Than all the sages can.”
These lines have been composed by:

(A) P.B. Shelley
(B) William Wordsworth
(C) Robert Southey
(D) John Keats

29. Who uses the pansies as the symbol of sad thoughts and violets of modesty and innocence in one of his poems?
(A) Thomas Carlyle
(B) P.B. Shelley
(C) John Keats
(D) Robert Browning

30. What has been addressed as the cloud of fire’, an ‘unembodied joy’, ‘a golden worm’, ‘a rose empowered in green leaves, and a poet hidden in the light of thought?
(A) Skylark
(B) West Wind
(C) Cuckoo
(D) Pansy

31. “But Europe at that time was thrilled with joy; France standing on the top of golden hours, And human nature seeming born again.” Which time in the first line does Wordsworth refer to here?
(A) The period of renaissance
(B) The beginning of the Industrial Revolution
(C) The period of discovery, especially of new lands
(D) The period of the French Revolution

32. Biographia Literaria is written by:
(A) William Blake
(B) Thomas Carlyle
(C) S.T. Coleridge
(D) Wordsworth

33. They flash upon that inward eye,
Which is the bliss of solitude.”
Which poem have these lines been quoted from?

(A) Tintern Abbey
(B) Daffodils
(C) The Solitary Reaper
(D) Rainbow

34. “His flashing eyes, his floating hair!
Weave a circle around him thrice
And close your eyes with holy dread”
These lines occur in :

(A) Christabel
(B) Tintern Abbey
(C) The Prelude
(D) Kubla Khan

35. The heroine of Coleridge’s ‘Christabel’ is:
(A) Geraldine
(B) Emily
(C) Shirley
(D) Lucian

36. He prayeth well, who loveth well
Both man and bird and beast.”
These lines are from:

(A) Ode to the West Wind
(B) The Excursion
(C) Ode to Nightingale
(D) Rime of the Ancient Mariner

37. “Nature never did betray,
The heart that loved her.”
These lines occur in :

(A) The Prelude
(B) The Recluse
(C) Tintern Abbey
(D) Laodamia

38. According to Wordsworth Rime of the Ancient Mariner was based on a dream of Coleridge’s friend :
(A) Robert Southey
(B) Cruikshank
(C) Dr. Geilman
(D) None of the above

39. “Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive
But to be young was very heaven.”
These lines occur in Wordsworth’s

(A) The Excursion
(B) Tintern Abbey
(C) Immortality ode
(D) The Prelude

40. Shelley writes in Adonais :
“A portion of the loveliness
Which one he made more lovely.”
Who does ‘he’ refer to in these lines?

(A) John Keats
(B) William Wordsworth
(C) S.T. Coleridge
(D) Himself

41. Which of the nature poets has been endowed with organic sensibility”?
(A) Lord Byron
(B) P.B. Shelley
(C) Robert Southey
(D) John Keats

42. “O lady, we receive but what we give,
And in our life alone does Nature live.” Which ‘lady’ does Wordsworth refer to here?

(A) Mary Hutchinson
(B) Dorothy Wordsworth
(C) Mary Godwin
(D) Jane Austen

43. Who does the Greek god Pan fight within Shelley’s Hymn To Pan?
(A) Apollo
(B) Zeus
(C) Titans
(D) All the above

44. “To me the meanest flowers that grow can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.” Which poem do these lines occur in?
(A) My Heart Leaps
(B) To Lucy
(C) Ode on the Intimation of Immortality
(D) To a Butterfly

45. Hellas, a frequent theme in Romantic Poetry is :
(A) the oldest poet of Greece
(B) an ancient Greek sculptor
(C) the ancient name of Athens
(D) the Greek god of wine

46. Wordsworth believed that the language of poetry should be:
(A) Complex
(B) Urbanised
(C) Colloquial
(D) Simple

47. Who was called by Keats as ‘the egotistical sublime”?
(A) Coleridge
(B) Shelley
(C) Wordsworth
(D) Byron

48. The Ossianic Poems which explore the world of Celtic antiquity were written by:
(A) Coleridge
(B) Macpherson
(C) Bryon
(D) Wordsworth

49. Who says ‘Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings recollected in tranquility
(A) T.S. Eliot
(B) Wordsworth
(C) Coleridge
(D) Byron

50. “Abundantly and enchantingly sensuous”. Who attributed this phrase to Keats?
(A) Arnold
(B) Lamb
(C) T.S. Eliot
(D) P.B. Shelley

51. Wordsworth’s mother had died when he was only :
(A) eleven
(B) twelve
(C) thirteen
(D) fourteen

52. The great decade of Wordsworth’s poetry was from:
(A) 1791 to 1801
(B) 1797 to 1807
(C) 1798 to 180%
(D) 1795 to 1805

53. What kind of poem is ‘Laodamia”?
(A) an ode
(B) an elegy
(C) a sonnet
(D) a narrative poem

54. “The Cottage which was named the Evening Star is gone.”
Whose Cottage is referred to here?

(A) of the leech gatherer
(B) of Michael
(C) of a highland lass
(D) of Lucy Gray

55. Porphoryo and Madeline are lovers in:
(A) The Eve of St. Agnes
(B) La Belle Dame Sans Merci
(C) Isabella
(D) The Eve of St. Mark

56. In the first stage, Wordsworth’s love for nature was like that of a/an :
(A) animal
(B) mystic
(C) child
(D) man

57. “The sounding cataract,
Haunted me like a passion….”
Which stage of Wordsworth’s love of nature is seen in these lines?

(A) first stage
(B) second stage
(C) third stage
(D) fourth stage

58. “Beauty is Truth, Truth Beauty:
That is all ye know on earth,
That is all ye need to know.”
These famous lines are from one of the famous odes of Keats. Name that ode:

(A) Ode to Autumn
(B) Ode to a Nightingale
(C) Ode to Psyche
(D) Ode on a Greecian Urn

59. Prior to Keats who else was an endowment of what has been called the ‘negative capability”?
(A) Milton
(B) Spenser
(C) Shakespeare
(D) Wordsworth

60. Recluse, a long comprehensive poem by Wordsworth has two parts: (i) The Prelude, and the (ii)…….
(A) Tintern Abbey
(B) The Excursion
(C) To Duty
(D) None of the above

61. Which of the following is not a work of Wordsworth?
(A) The Wanderings of Cain
(B) We are Seven
(C) The Thorn
(D) Evening Walk

62. Who opposed Wordsworth’s views on poetry?
(A) Shelley
(B) Blake
(C) Byron
(D) Coleridge

63. The World Is Too Much With Us is written by the author of:
(A) On Milton
(B) Lycidas
(C) Thyrsis
(D) Ulysses

64. The classical poem by William Wordsworth is:
(A) Prelude
(B) Excursion
(C) Laodamia
(D) Tintern Abbey none of his greatest

65. Symonds writes, ‘In none of his greatest contemporaries was the lyrical faculty so paramount. Who is referred to here?
(A) Keats
(B) Shelley
(C) Spenser
(D) Blake

66. Descriptive Sketch is a poem written by:
(A) William Collins
(B) William Blake
(C) William Cowley
(D) William Wordsworth

67. Frankstein, a proto-science fiction was written by:
(A) Mary Shelley
(B) P.B. Shelley
(C) Charles Lamb
(D) Mary Lamb

68. Wordsworth befriended Coleridge at:
(A) Alfoxden
(B) Cockermouth
(C) Penrith
(D)Somerset

69. Which of the following is a work of Wordsworth?
(A) Nutting
(B) Byzantium
(C) Adonais
(D) Sordello

70. England went to war with France in:
(A) 1790
(B) 1792
(C) 1793
(D) 1794

71. The historic drama The Fall of Robespierre published in 1794 was written by Coleridge and :
(A) Burns
(B) Southey
(C) Wordsworth
(D) Crabbe

72. River Dudden by Wordsworth is a :
(A) series of elegies
(B) series of satires
(C) series of ballads
(D) series of sonnets

73. Wordsworth revisited Tintern Abbey in:
(A) 1795
(B) 1799
(C) 1810
(D) 1850

74. Which of the following is a pro-revolutionary poem by Robert Southey?
(A) The Fall of Robespierre
(B) Joan of Arc
(C) Walt Tyler
(D) The Constitution of Church and State

75. ‘I heard a thousand blended notes’ is a poetic contribution to Lyrical Ballads by:
(A) Keats
(B) Coleridge
(C) Wordsworth
(D) Shelley

76. The Thorn by William Wordsworth consists of:
(A) Twelve stanzas
(B) Twenty stanzas
(C) Twenty-one stanzas
(D) Twenty-two stanzas

77. In which of his poems does Wordsworth record his impressions of a manufacturing district of Northern England?
(A) The Prelude
(B) The Excursion
(C) Lyrical Ballads
(D) The Ruined Cottage

78. Nature poem imbued with Wordsworth’s philosophy and mysticism is:
(A) Tintern Abbey
(B) The Thorn
(C) Ode to Duty
(D) Ode on the Intimations of Immortality

79. The span of the Romantic Period is from:
(A) 1750 to 1830
(B) 1780 to 1832
(C) 1790 to 1843
(D) 1798 to 1832

80. “Wordsworth had his passion for nature fixed in his blood.” Who said this for Wordsworth?
(A) De Quincey
(B) Coleridge
(C) Cazamian
(D) Walter Scott

81. Who introduces as a narrator a country parson exploring the ‘simple annals’ of his parish leafing in his poem The Parish Register?
(A) Southey
(B) Burns
(C) Crabbe
(D) Austen

82. “A presence that disturbs me with the joy of elevated thoughts;
A sense sublime.”
These lines occur in
(A) Ode to Duty
(B) Ode on the Intimations of Immortality
(C) Tintern Abbey
(D) The Prelude

83. French Revolution is a poem composed by:
(A) Wordsworth
(B) Shelley
(C) Keats
(D) Scott

84. The doctrine that identifies God with the universe is:
(A) naturalism
(B) pantheism
(C) mysticism
(D) none of the above

85. “Wordsworth was a real mystic of nature.” Who said this?
(A) Garrick
(B) Garrod
(C) Cazamian
(D) Rickett

86. Wordsworth revisited Tintern Abbey after:
(A) two years
(B) three years
(C) four years
(D) five years

87. From whom did the Romantic poets get the idea Return to Nature:
(A) Garrod
(B) Cobbett
(C) Rousseau
(D) De Quincey

88. Emotions and imaginations are the elements of:
(A) mysticism
(B) romanticism
(C) neo-classicism
(D) modernism

89. Who taught the principle of general will?
(A) Rousseau
(B) Godwin
(C) Wordsworth
(D) Shelley

90. Let nature be your teacher. These words are from:
(A) The Thorn
(B) The Tables Turned
(C) The Prelude
(D) Daffodils

91. “In Wordsworth, we find Rousseau’s well-known fundamental tenets.” Who said this?
(A) Godwin
(B) Legouis
(C) Rickett
(D) Cazamian

92. “Wordsworth must be placed by the historians among the numerous ‘sons of Rousseau’ who form the mair battalion of romanticism.” Who said this?
(A) Corbett
(B) Rousseau
(C) Legouis
(D) Cazamian

93. The Leech Gatherer is a character in :
(A) The Thorns
(B) Resolution and Independence
(C) The Excursion
(D) The Prelude

94. “The fresh air lodged within his cheek
As the light within a cloud.”
These lines occur in :
(A) The Daffodils
(B) The Excursion
(C) The Prelude
(D) Lucy Gray

95. “They parted never to meet again!
But never either found another
To free the hollow heart from paining.’
These lines are from:
(A) Christabel
(B) Rime of the Ancient Mariner
(C) Kubla Khan
(D) On Dejection

96. “I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high on vales and hills.”
These lines occur in :
(A) Lucy Gray
(B) The Solitary Reaper
(C) The Cloud
(D) The Daffodils

97. Wordsworth’s theory of ‘poetic diction’ was propounded in:
(A) Poetic Volumes
(B) The Prelude
(C) Preface to Lyrical Ballads
(D) Biographia Literaria

98. Ode on the Intimations of Immortality has :
(A) 96 lines
(B) 144 lines
(C) 186 lines
(D) 200 lines

99. The World is Too Much with Us is a/an :
(A) epistle
(B) sonnet
(C) elegy
(D) ballad

100. The inspiration to compose Ode to Duty came to Wordsworth from:
(A) Browning’s Rabbi Ben Ezra
(B) Milton’s On His Blindness
(C) Gray’s Hymn to Adversity
(D) Shakespeare’s Time and Love

101. Pick the odd one out:
(A) Ode to Autumn
(B) Ode to Duty
(C) Ode to Psyche
(D) Ode to a Nightingale

102. Biographia Literaria is a :
(A) prose work
(B) poetic work
(C) fictional work
(D) dramatic work

103. Lectures on Shakespeare were published in 1849 by:
(A) Rousseau
(B) Locke
(C) S.T. Coleridge
(D) Lord Byron

104. Coleridge got his schooling at:
(A) Christ’s Hospital
(B) Christ’s Church
(C) Christ’s Papal
(D) Christ’s Convent

105. In 1794 Coleridge met a youthful poet with whom he planned to establish Pantisocracy on the banks of the Susquehanna river in America. Who was that poet?
(A) William Wordsworth
(B) Walter Scott
(C) William Blake
(D) Robert Southey

106. In addition to being a poet Coleridge was also a :
(A) playwright
(B) critic
(C) essayist
(D) novelist

107. The first two cantos of Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage which made Byron instantaneously famous were published in:
(A) 1808
(B) 1809
(C) 1811
(D) 1812

108. Name the paper which was started by Coleridge and which was devoted to the truth:
(A) The Dawn
(B) The Truth
(C) The Friend
(D) The Real Account

109. Christabel is a poem by Coleridge that evokes :
(A) mystery and horror
(B) romance
(C) miracles
(D) chivalry

110. Who was expelled from Oxford University for his undergraduate pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism?
(A) S.T. Coleridge
(C) P.B. Shelley
(B) Lord Byron
(D) John Keats

111. Biographia Literaria means:
(A) autobiography of literature
(B) literary autobiography
(C) biography of literature
(D) biographical literature

112. Romantic writers were influenced by the idealism of German philosophers such as:
(A) Kant and Rousseau
(C) More and Hegel
(B) Rousseau and More
(D) Kant and Hegel

113. Who among the following had called Wordsworth a Moral Eunuch?
(A) Byron
(C) Shelley
(B) Browning
(D) Arnold

114. Kubla Khan was composed in a dream. The poet was interrupted in his venture and forgot everything beyond the:
(A) fifty-four lines
(B) sixty-four lines
(C) eighty-four lines
(D) ninety-four lines

115. The mariner in the Rime of the Ancient Mariner killed a bird. Identify that bird:
(A) flamingo
(B) swan
(C) albatross
(D) penguin

116. Which of the following is not a work of S.T. Coleridge?
(A) Fears in Solitude
(B) A Night Piece
(C) Religious Musing
(D) Frost at Midnight

117. Who emphasized the use of the language really used by men for poetry?
(A) Coleridge
(B) Shakespeare
(C) Chaucer b
(D) Wordsworth

118. Who made a scathing attack on the contemporary literary scene through his satire of English and the Edinburgh Review?
(A) P.B. Shelley
(B) Lord Byron
(C) William Hazlitt
(D) Sir Walter Scott

119. Name the poet whose staggering gait resulting from lameness became a fashion in the socialite societies throughout Europe:
(A) Lord Byron
(B) Sir Walter Scott
(C) George Crabbe
(D) William Blake

120. Byron’s mother was stern:
(A) protestant
(B) nun
(C) Calvinist
(D) catholic

121. Byron kept a wild animal as a pet at the University of Cambridge. What was that animal?
(A) wolf
(B) bear
(C) stag
(D) deer

122. In 1815 Byron married with:
(A) Clair Mont
(B) Teresa Guiccioli
(C) Anne Isabella Milbauke
(D) Mary Godwin

123. “When a man hath no freedom to fight for at home, Let him combat for that of his neighbors Let him think of the glories of Greece and of Rome. And get knocked on the head for his labors” Who wrote these famous lines?
(A) William Blake
(B) P.B. Shelley
(C) Sir Walter Scott
(D) Lord Byron

124. Which of the following poets wrote a lyric On This Day I Complete My Thirty Six Year and shortly afterward died of malaria?
(A) John Keats
(B) Lord Byron
(C) P.B. Shelley
(D) George Crabbe

125. Byron’s Letters were published after his death by his friend:
(A) Thomas Moore
(B) Thomas Carlyle
(C) George Herbert
(D) Alexander Pope

126. Hours of Idleness by Byron was published in 1807 when he was only :
(A) nineteen
(B) twenty
(C) twenty-one
(D) twenty-two

127. Byron’s Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage is written in:
(A) blank verse
(B) heroic couplet
(C) Spensarian stanza
(D) closed couplet

128. The Bride of Abydos and The Giour by Byron is written in:
(A) Spenserian Stanza
(B) tetrameter couplets
(C) blank verse
(D) heroic couplet

129. Beppo by Byron was written in:
(A) heroic couplet
(B) blank verse
(C) tetrameter couplets
(D) ottava rima

130. Byron’s Hours of Idleness was criticized by:
(A) The Bee
(B) Tatler
(C) The Edinburgh Review
(D) The Quarterly Review

131. Which play of Byron appears to be a parody of Goethe’s Faust?
(A) Manfred
(B) The Prisoner of Chillon
(C) Don Juan
(D) The Vision of Judgement

132. Byron wrote two poems in loose heroic couplets, one of which is The Corsair. What is the other one?
(A) Beppo
(B) Hours of Idleness
(C) The Giour
(D) Lara

133. The Vision of Judgement by Byron is a satire on:
(A) Coleridge
(B) Robert Southey
(C) Walter Scott
(D) P.B. Shelley

134. “A change came o’er the spirit of my dream,
The lady of his love;
Oh! she was changed”
These lines are from:
(A) Don Juan
(B) The Vision of Judgement
(C) Lara
(D) The Dream

135. “I awoke one morning and found myself famous”. Who commented this on his sudden success as a poet?
(A) Milton
(B) Shelley
(C) Byron
(D) Keats

136. Shelley eloped with a married woman named :
(A) Clair Clairmont
(B) Harriet Westbrook
(C) Mary Garret
(D) Maria Weston

137. Shelley was greatly influenced by the rationalism of a philosopher named:
(A) Godwin
(B) Brooker
(C) Claire
(D) Radcliff

138. The first wife of P.B. Shelley, Harriet, committed suicide by drowning herself in the:
(A) Thames
(B) Seine
(C) Serpentine
(D) Tiber

139. We can classify Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound as a/an:
(A) epic
(B) lyrical drama
(C) legendary story
(D) mythological story

140. Who among the following is known for his Hellenic spirit?
(A) John Keats
(B) Lord Byron
(C) P.B. Shelley
(D) Robert Southey

141. “Our sweetest songs are those
That tell of saddest thoughts.”
Who composed these famous lines?
(A) Robert Southey
(B) S.T. Coleridge
(C) P.B. Shelley
(D) Cardinal Newman

142. The first two Cantos of Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage take a reader to :
(A) Portugal
(B) Spain
(C) Greece and Albania
(D) All the above

143. In which Canto of Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage does the description of the ‘Battle of Waterloo’ appear?
(A) Canto I
(B) Canto II
(C) Canto III
(D) Canto IV

144. Who is the prisoner of Chillon?
(A) Beppo
(B) Giaour
(C) Frnacois de Bonnivard
(D) Pasha

145. Who is Haidee in Byron’s Don Juan?
(A) a Duchess
(B) the daughter of an old pirate
(C) wife of Don Alfonso
(D) the Princess of Constantinople

146. When Shelley wrote Queen Mab, how old was he at that time?
(A) 22
(B) 21
(C) 19
(D) 18

147. Which of Shelley’s poems has a story from Greek mythology?
(A) Prometheus Unbound
(B) Queen Mab
(C) Julian and Maddalo
(D) Alastor

148. The Revolt of Islam by Shelley is written in :
(A) Closed Couplet
(B) Ottava rima
(C) Spenserian Stanza
(D) Heroic couplet

149. Name the poem by Shelley in which he calls upon the people of England to overthrow their oppressors:
(A) Hellas
(B) The Mark of Anarchy
(C) The Triumph of Life
(D) The Spirit of Solitude

150. Which poem was inspired by the Greek proclamation of independence, followed by the Greek revolt against Turkish rule?
(A) Epipsychidion
(B) Queen Mab
(C) Hellas
(D) Prometheus Unbound

151. In which work of Shelley do we find such characters as Aria, Hercules, and Jupiter?
(A) Hellas
(B) Prometheus Unbound
(C) Adonais
(D) Queen Mab

152. Who hastened the death of Keats according to Shelley’s Adonais?
(A) His beloved
(B) The poetry
(C) The Government
(D) The brutal reviewers

153. A poem based on Platonic love for an Italian lady by Shelley is :
(A) Epipsychidion
(B) Queen Mab
(C) Alastor
(D) Hellas

154. “I fall on the thorns of life, I bleed.” In which poem of Shelley, does this line occur”?
(A) Lament
(B) The Cloud
(C) Ode to the West Wind
(D) To A Skylark

155. Keats was apprenticed as a/an :
(A) priest
(B) apothecary
(C) architect
(D) mason

156. Keats adopted many attitudes and literary mannerisms by becoming a protege of:
(A) Lord Byron
(B) Leigh Hunt
(C) William Blake
(D) Robert Southey

157. Keats’ brother, Tom, died of the same disease Keats was suffering from. Name that disease:
(A) Carcinoma
(B) bronchitis
(C) asthma
(D) consumption

158. “That drop of blood is my death warrant.” Which of the following poets wrote this before his death?
(A) Leigh Hunt
(B) Lord Byron
(C) John Keats
(D) P.B. Shelley

159. On whose grave is this epitaph engraved?
‘Here lies one whose name was writ in water’.
(A) John Keats
(B) P.B. Shelley
(C) Robert Southey
(D) William Shakespeare

160. Some critics believe that savage criticism of Keats’ Endymion shortened the life of Keats. Where was he criticized?
(A) in the Quarterly Review
(B) in the Edinburgh Review
(C) in London Chronicle
(D) in Blackwood Magazine

161. A philosophical poem in Miltonic blank verse was written by Keats. It remained unfinished at his death. Name that poem:
(A) The Eve of St. Agnes
(B) Hyperion
(C) Lamia
(D) Isabella

162. Bright Star by Keats is a/an :
(A) ballad
(B) epistle
(C) elegy
(D) sonnet

163. In Endymion Keats attacks the:
(A) Metaphysical poetry
(B) Pre-Raphaelite poetry
(C) Neo-classical poetry
(D) Jonsonian school of poetry

164. Endymion in Greek mythology is beautiful:
(A) bird
(B) shepherd
(C) lady
(D) deity

165. Keats’ macabre Italian romance in Ottava rima, superficially similar to Hunt’s work but with a sensuous complexity of Keats’ own is:
(A) Isabella
(B) Hyperion
(C) Lamia
(D) Endymion

166. A medieval romance fragment in Spenserian stanzas written by Keats in 1820 is:
(A) Lamia
(B) Isabella
(C) The Eve of St. Agnes
(D) Hyperion

167. Which of the following is not a work of John Keats?
(A) Human Seasons
(B) Bards of Passion and Mirth
(C) When I Have Fears That I May Cease To Be
(D) Hymn to Intellectual Beauty

168. Which of the following works of Keats is a narrative romance composed in pentameter couplets?
(A) Bright Star
(B) Human Seasons
(C) Lamia
(D) Ode to Autumn

169. Isabella by John Keats is based on :
(A) Boccaccio’s Decameron
(B) Shelley’s Adonais
(C) Aeschylus’ Persal
(D) Milton’s Lycidas

170. ‘Where youth grows pale specter thin and dies’. This line refers to:
(A) George
(C) John
(B) Tom
(D) Wordsworth

171. Who is Elia of Charles Lamb’s Essays of Elia?
(A) His friend
(B) An imaginary figure
(C) An Italian clerk with whom he worked in the South Sea House
(D) His patron

172. Essay of Elia first appeared in:
(A) London Magazine
(B) The Edinburgh Review
(C) The Blackwood’s Magazine
(D) The Quarterly Review

173. Shelley wrote his Tales from Shakespeare at the suggestion of:
(A) Leigh Hunt
(B) De Quincey
(C) Coleridge
(D) Godwin

174. Whom does Lamb describe as an arch-angel, a little damaged?
(A) Shelley
(C) Wordsworth
(B) Coleridge
(D) Keats

175. Which one of the following is not written by Charles Lamb?
(A) Imperfect Sympathies
(B) The Spirit of the Age
(C) All Fools’ Day
(D) Popular Fallacies

176. John Woodville by Charles Lamb is a/an:
(A) essay
(B) biography
(C) political drama
(D) novel

177. William Hazlitt contributed greatly to Leigh Hunt’s radical weekly:
(A) The Examiner
(B) The Critic
(C) Times
(D) Chronicle

178. Who wrote Characters in Shakespeare’s Plays, The Round Table, The Plain Speaker, and Round Table?
(A) Leigh Hunt
(B) De Quincey
(C) William Hazlitt
(D) Charles Lamb

179. “It is the studies of the leading minds of the time. including those of Wordsworth and Bentham.” Which work of Hazlitt is referred to here?
(A) The Plain Speaker
(B) The Spirit of the Age
(C) In a Drear-nighted December
(D) On the English Poets

180. The credit for pioneering the historical novel is often attributed to:
(A) Godwin
(B) Southey
(C) Austen
(D) Scott

181. Which of the following attempts at historical fiction was made prior to Scott’s popularisation of the genre?
(A) The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
(B) The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
(C) Recess by Sophia Lee
(D) All the above

182. In which of his novels Scott represented that Shakespeare died in 1590 without writing his tragedies?
(A) Woodstock
(B) Kenilworth
(C) Red Gauntlet
(D) Abbot

183. One of the following novels is not written by Sir Walter Scott. Identify it :
(A) The Black Dwarf
(B) The Pirate
(C) The Antiquity
(D) Castle Rockrent

184. The novel in which Scott returned in the past seventeenth century and the reign of Charles-II is:
(A) The Bride of Lammermoor
(B) Old Morality
(C) Antiquity
(D) Ivanhoe

185. Rebecca is a character in Scott’s:
(A) Rob Roy
(B) Ivanhoe
(C) The Antiquity
(D) The Heart of Midlothian

186. The background story of ‘Ivanhoe’ is based on the enmity of:
(A) Saxon and Norman
(B) Chaucer and Spenser
(C) Donne and Dryden
(D) English Chaucerians and Scottish Chaucerians

187. Which poem of Sir Walter Scott written in 1810 made him famous throughout England and Scotland?
(A) Rokeby
(B) The Lord of the Isle
(C) The Lady of the Lake
(D) Marmion

188. The Life of Napolean is a biography written by Scott in:
(A) seven volumes
(B) nine volumes
(C) eleven volumes
(D) twelve volumes

189. Name the novel written by Scott in 1814 which brought him immediate and grand success and whose authorship was kept as a secret by the novelist :
(A) Guy Mannering
(B) Old Morality
(C) The Antiquity
(D) Waverley

190. Sir Thomas Peacock started a special form of a novel called :
(A) psychological novel
(B) prophetic novel
(C) discussion novel
(D) romantic novel

191. Which of Scott’s novels depicts the conflict between the Puritans, the Covenanters, and the royal forces under Claverhouse?
(A) Talisman
(B) Castle Dangerous
(C) Heart of Midlothian
(D) Old Morality

192. Who wrote Headlong Hall, Nightmare Abbey, Crotchet Castle, and Melincourt?
(A) Thomas Peacock
(B) Jane Porter
(C) Sidney Smith
(D) Francis Jeffrey

193. In which novel does Scott project Scotland under Robert Bruce, king and national hero?
(A) Kenilworth
(B) St. Roman’s Well
(C) Quentin Durward
(D) Castle Dangerous

194. His sonnet was rejected by a magazine named Gem on the plea that it would shock mothers. At this he When wrote to a friend, “I am born out of time…… my sonnet was rejected, I exclaimed: Hang the age, I will write for antiquity.’: Who is he?
(A) Thomas Peacock
(B) William Hazlitt
(C) Charles Lamb
(D) Leigh Hunt

195. Which is Thomas De Quincey’s best-known work?
(A) Confessions of an Opium Eater
(B) The English Mail Coach
(C) Joan of Arc
(D) Murder is Considered one of the Fine Arts

196. Besides being an essayist, De Quincey was also a :
(A) poet
(B) playwright
(C) biographer
(D) critic

197. Name the essayist whose writing is often marred by glaring defects like unwieldy digressions, obscurity, and pedantry:
(A) Charles Lamb
(B) De Quincey
(C) William Hazlitt
(D) Thomas Love Peacock

198. The Edinburgh Review was founded in 1802 by:
(A) Francis Jeffrey
(B) Henry Brougham
(C) Sidney Smith
(D) All the above

199. The Quarterly Review was founded in 1809 by:
(A) John Gay
(B) John Galt
(C) John Murray
(D) John Keats

200. Reflector was a weekly periodical by:
(A) Leigh Hunt
(B) Charles Lever
(C) Macaulay
(D) Thomas Peacock

201. Who was nicknamed “The Monk’ after his novel became famous?
(A) William Godwin
(B) Henry Mackenzie
(C) Matthew Gregory Lewis
(D) Francis Burney

202. William Gifford was the editor of:
(A) The Quarterly Review
(B) The Edinburgh Review
(C) The London Magazine
(D) New Monthly Magazine

203. Who wrote the essays Note on the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth and Murder Considered as one of the Fine Arts?
(A) Leigh Hunt
(B) William Hazlitt
(C) Thomas De Quincey
(D) Charles Lamb

204. Who is Frankenstein in Mary Shelley’s novel?
(A) a monster
(B) an evil spirit
(C) the feeling of irrational fear personified
(D) the scientist

205. What is the other title of Frankenstein?
(A) Ormond
(B) Modern Prometheus
(C) Ladore
(D) The Last Man

206. Two characters in Mary Shelley’s novel The Last Man are based on the two literary figures. Identify them:
(A) Shelley and Byron
(B) Keats and Southey
(C) Wordsworth and Coleridge
(D) Leigh Hunt and Scott

207. Which novel by Mary Shelley has an autobiographical element?
(A) Ladore
(B) Mathilda
(C) Valera
(D) The Last Man

208. Name the novelist who wrote The Keepsake and Rambles in Germany and Italy:
(A) James Morrier
(B) Edgeworth
(C) Mary Shelley
(D) Jane Austen

209. Who published a republican pamphlet Commonsense in America in 1774?
(A) Ainsworth
(B) Thomas Peacock
(C) Ferrier
(D) Thomas Paine

210. Which pamphlet did Thomas Paine publish (after the commencement of the American War of Independence) to inspire the rebels?
(A) The Liberation
(B) The Crisis
(C) The Liberty
(D) Independence Chronicle

211. What for did the government try to put Thomas Paine on trial?
(A) for writing the ‘Rights of Man
(B) for helping the locals oppressed in England
(C) for writing a book against England
(D) for supporting the clergy

212. What made Thomas Paine unpopular in England as well as in America?
(A) His deism against the society
(B) His outcry against the monarchy
(C) His deism against orthodox Christianity
(D) None of the above

213. Which of the following is not a work of Thomas Paine?
(A) The Crisis
(B) The Keepsake
(C) Commonsense
(D) Age of Reason

214. “That young lady has a talent for describing the involvements of ordinary life.” Who said these words for Jane Austen?
(A) Southey
(B) Scott
(C) Blake
(D) Cowley

215. In which novel of Austen does Fanny visit her parents’ home at apartments after a lapse of more than 10 years?
(A) Pride and Prejudice
(B) Sense and Sensibility
(C) Mansfield Park
(D) Emma

216. Mr. and Mrs. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice has:
(A) one daughter
(B) two daughters
(C) three daughters
(D) five daughters

217. Jane Austen was greatly influenced by:
(A) Tobias Smollett
(B) Maria Edgeworth
(C) Sir Walter Scott
(D) Henry Fielding

218. Who is the most humorous character in Pride and Prejudice?
(A) Collins
(B) Andrews
(C) Darcy
(D) Wickham

219. Where does Darcy propose to Elizabeth in Pride and Prejudice?
(A) in the boat
(B) in Germany
(C) Hunsford Parsonage
(D) The village ball

220. Emma by Jane Austen was praised by:
(A) The Edinburgh Review
(B) The Critic
(C) The Quarterly Review
(D) The Spectator

221. Thomas Bertram is a character in Jane Austen’s:
(A) Mansfield Park
(B) Sedition
(C) Persuasion
(D) Emma

222. In which novel by Jane Austen does John Dashwood, the hen-pecked husband, appear?
(A) Pride and Prejudice
(B) Northanger Abbey
(C) Persuasion
(D) Sense and Sensibility

223. Which novel by Jane Austen is a satire directed against Gothic romance and stormy passions?
(A) Emma
(B) Northanger Abbey
(C) Sense and Sensibility
(D) Sedition

224. Which work of Jane Austen remained unfinished?
(A) Sedition
(B) Persuasion
(C) Northanger Abbey
(D) Emma

225. Charlotte Bronte said, “The passions are perfectly unknown to her; she rejects even a speaking acquaintance with that stormy sisterhood.” Who is ‘she’ here?
(A) Maria Edgeworth
(B) Emily Bronte
(C) Jane Austen
(D) Mary Shelley

226. “Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure to be kindly spoken of.” A character, Woodhouse, says this in one of Jane Austen’s novels. Identify that novel :
(A) Emma
(B) Sense and Sensibility
(C) Persuasion
(D) Pride and Prejudice

227. Name the poet and novelist who was nick-named ‘the Ettrick Shepherd’ on account of his being a shepherd in the Ettrick Forest in the Southern part of Scotland:
(A) Sir Walter Scott
(B) Thomson
(C) Walter Savage Landor
(D) James Hogg

228. Hogg is best known for this powerful work of Calvinist guilt and Gothic supernaturalism. Identify that work:
(A) Kilmeny
(B) The Queen’s Wake
(C) The Private Memoirs
(D) None of the above

229. Which writer whose writings are restrained, severe, and sculpturesque and who was literally antagonistic to the contemporary writers like Lamb, Hazlitt, and De Quincey?
(A) Robert Burns
(B) Walter Savage Landor
(C) Jane Porter
(D) Thomas Paine

230. Which of the following works of Landor deals with a classical theme?
(A) Hellenics
(B) Gebir
(C) Pericles and Aspasia
(D) None of the above

231. Wat Tyler by Robert Southey is a/an :
(A) prose work
(B) novel
(C) drama
(D) epic

232. Name the poem composed by Walter Savage Landor which is wildly romantic and full of wild extravagance :
(A) Imaginary Conversation
(B) Gebir
(C) Pericles and Aspasia
(D) All the above

233. Imaginary Conversations by Walter Savage Landor is a classical prose work, a combination of lofty ideas and a severely classical style. It is written in :
(A) two volumes
(B) four volumes
(C) six volumes
(D) eight volumes

234. Who is the author of Castle Rackrent, The Absentee, and Ormond?
(A) Leigh Hunt
(B) Susan Ferrier
(C) Walter Scott
(D) Maria Edgeworth

235. Maria Edgeworth was a novelist of:
(A) Augustan period
(B) Romantic period
(C) Victorian period
(D) Modern period

236. Castle Rackrent was written by the author of:
(A) Ormond
(B) Ivanhoe
(C) Pamela
(D) Persuasion

237. Name the woman novelist whose pictures of Irish life suggested to Walter Scott the idea of writing Scottish romances:
(A) Fanny Burney
(B) Hanna More
(C) Jane Porter
(D) Maria Edgeworth

238. Who wrote:
“My hopes are with the Dead; anon
My place with them will be
And I with them shall travel on
Through all futurity;
Yet leaving here a name, I trust,
That will not perish in the dust?”
(A) S.T. Coleridge
(B) Robert Southey
(C) Lord Byron
(D) P.B. Shelley

239. Which of these ballads and short stories are written by Robert Southey?
(A) The Battle of Blenheim
(B) Bishop Hatto
(C) Inchcape Rock
(D) All the above

240. Who wrote the popular nursery tale Three Bears?
(A) Sir Walter Scott
(B) Lord Byron
(C) Robert Southey
(D) Charles Lamb

241. Thalaba by Robert Southey is a/an :
(A) Italian tale
(B) Arabian tale
(C) Scottish tale
(D) French tale

242. The Curse of Kehama is a poem composed by:
(A) Sir Walter Scott
(B) P.B. Shelley
(C) John Keats
(D) Robert Southey

243. Southey is always remembered for his :
(A) epics
(B) odes
(C) ballads
(D) elegies

244. The Fall of Robespierre by Robert Southey is a:
(A) poem
(B) drama
(C) novel
(D) biography

245. The Lay of the Last Minstrel is a :
(A) prose romance
(B) metrical romance
(C) dramatic romance
(D) fictional romance

246. Madoc is the story of a/an :
(A) Arabian prince
(B) Scottish prince
(C) Irish prince
(D) Welsh prince

247. Robert Southey wrote his poems including some of his excellent ballads in about:
(A) 800 pages
(B) 1000 pages
(C) 1200 pages
(D) 1400 pages

248. Robert Southey was made the Poet Laureate in:
(A) 1810
(B) 1811
(C) 1812
(D) 1813

249. Thomas Campbell is chiefly known for his :
(A) highly religious poems
(B) highly sensuous poems
(C) vigorous war lyrics
(D) dramatic romances

250. Theodoric by Thomas Campbell was written in:
(A) Ottava rima
(B) Closed Couplet
(C) Blank verse
(D) Terza rima

251. Name a famous romantic poem by Thomas Campbell which is written in Spenserian stanza:
(A) Lochiel
(B) The Last Man
(C) Hohenlinden
(D) Gertrude of Wyoming

252. The Pleasures of Hope is a work of:
(A) Thomas Campbell
(B) Thomas Kyd
(C) Thomas Hood
(D) Thomas Moore

253. The Battle of Baltic is a war lyric composed by:
(A) P.B. Shelley
(B) Sir Walter Scott
(C) Thomas Campbell
(D) Lord Tennyson

254. Lord Ullin’s Daughter by Thomas Campbell is a/an :
(A) ballad
(B) lyric
(C) epic
(D) sonnet

255. Which of the following is not a war lyric?
(A) Hohenlinden
(B) Lochiel
(C) The Battle of the Baltic
(D) Ye Mariners of England

256. Out of the following who is not a member of the Cockney School?
(A) William Hazlitt
(B) Charles Lamb
(C) Leigh Hunt
(D) De Quincey

257. “About thirty years ago, Miss Maria Ward of Huntingdon, with only seven thousand pounds, had the good luck to captivate Sir Thomas Bertram….. This is the beginning of a novel by Jane Austen. Which one?
(A) Sense and Sensibility
(B) Northanger Abbey
(C) Mansfield Park
(D) Emma

258. Ye Mariners of England is a work of:
(A) S.T. Coleridge
(B) Thomas Campbell
(C) Thomas Heywood
(D) Thomas Moore

259. Whose sonnets, written in 1789, had a great influence on Coleridge and Wordsworth?
(A) George Darley
(B) James Hogg
(C) William Cowper
(D) William Lisle Bowles

260. Sonnets (1789) by William Lisle Bowles were written in the picturesque spots during a :
(A) mountaineering expedition
(B) sea voyage
(C) journey
(D) hunting expedition

261. Who has been called the last of the romantic minstrels?
(A) Thomas Moore
(B) Thomas Cambell
(C) Thomas Hood
(D) Thomas Kyd

262. Name the oriental tale written by Thomas Moore:
(A) Alif Laila
(B) Lalla Rookh
(C) Lays of Ancient Rome
(D) Hohenlinden

263. Irish Melody is a lyric by:
(A) Lord Byron
(B) Walter Scott
(C) Robert Southey
(D) Thomas Moore

264. Leigh Hunt had a close relationship with:
(A) Shelley and Keats
(B) Shelley and Byron
(C) Keats and Byron
(D) Byron and Coleridge

265. Keats followed the free form in verse in his slip-shod work :
(A) Lamia
(B) Porphyro
(C) Endymion
(D) Hyperion

266. Which writer is known for the butterfly quality of his genius?
(A) Thomas Campbell
(B) Leigh Hunt
(C) Thomas Moore
(D) William Bowles

267. Who wrote the famous poem ‘Story of Rimini”?
(A) Leigh Hunt
(B) Thomas Moore
(C) Lord Byron
(D) William Blake

268. Leigh Hunt adopted a freer form of verse by rejecting:
(A) Spenserian stanza
(B) Terza rima
(C) Classic couplet
(D) Blank verse

269. Which work of Leigh Hunt was called ‘a pious, ingenious, altogether worthy and human book’ by Carlyle?
(A) Story of Rimini
(B) Autobiography
(C) Reflector
(D) None of the above

270. Lamb, Moore, and Campbell contributed to the :
(A) Critical Review
(B) Monthly Review
(C) Times
(D) Chronicle

271. Who laid the real foundations of the women’s novel?
(A) Jane Porter
(B) Maria Edgeworth
(C) Fanny Burney
(D) Jane Austen

272. Evelina is a famous novel of :
(A) Jane Austen
(B) Fanny Burney
(C) Jane Eyre
(D) Jane Porter

273. Cecilia and Letters and Diaries are written by the author of:
(A) Evelina
(B) Clarissa
(C) Pamela
(D) Emma

274. Who are 18th-century authors, essayists, and painters? One of his paintings is still in National Portrait Gallery:
(A) Addison
(B) Bacon
(C) Hazlitt
(D) Thackrey

275. Of Charles Lamb’s friends said, “Lamb was the most delightful, the most provoking and sensible of men. He always made the best pun, and the best remarks in the course of the evening”?
(A) Hazlitt
(B) Coleridge
(C) Byron
(D) Wordsworth

276. Who said about Wordsworth “His poetry is the reality, his philosophy…….is the illusion?”
(A) Alfred Tennyson
(B) John Ruskin
(C) Matthew Arnold
(D) T.S. Eliot

277. Shelley died by:
(A) drinking poison
(B) drowning himself
(C) hanging himself
(D) none of these

278. “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness” Where has this line been taken from?
(A) To Blossom
(B) Our Casuarina Tree
(C) Ode to Spring
(D) Ode to Autumn

279. Shelley’s The Defence of Poetry was written in response to :
(A) The Four Ages of Poetry by Peacock
(B) The English Comic Writers by Hazlitt
(C) An Apology of Poetry by Sidney
(D) None of the above

280. Which classic novel was written by Sir Walter Scott?
(A) The Plague
(B) The Trial
(C) Ivanhoe
(D) The Invisible Man

281. Who is Wordsworth referring to in Brother, Englishman, and Friend?
(A) Coleridge
(B) Spenser
(C) Shakespeare
(D) Bacon

282. The novels of Sir Walter Scott deal with scenes in:
(A) Faulkland
(B) Switzerland
(C) Ireland
(D) Scotland

283. Which of the following women writers is from the Romantic Movement?
(A) Fanny Burney
(B) Maria Edgeworth
(C) Susan Ferries
(D) Jane Porter

284. Sir Walter Scott who popularised the genre, of the historical novel, used the past in his novels for the purpose of:
(A) recreating history
(B) showing his interest in history
(C) exploring how the present has come about
(D) none of the above

285. The character, Mike Lambourne, in Kenilworth is a creation of:
(A) Jane Austen
(B) Walter Scott
(C) Maria Edgeworth
(D) Tobias Smollett

286. Coleridge’s This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison is addressed to:
(A) Charles Lamb
(B) William Wordsworth
(C) Sir Walter Scott
(D) None of the above

287. Coleridge deals with the supernatural because :
(A) the people believed in the supernatural
(B) the supernatural elements express ‘our inward nature
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above

288. “To conclude, as there are not to be found a worthier man and woman than this fond couple, neither can any be imagined happier. They preserve the purest and tenderest affection for each other, and affection daily increased and confirmed by mutual endearment and mutual esteem.” Which of the following concludes with these lines?
(A) Tom Jones
(B) Pamela
(C) The Jolly Beggars
(D) Desperate Remedies

289. Who was it that defined romanticism as the addition of strangeness to beauty?
(A) Wordsworth
(B) Walter Pater
(C) William Blake
(D) Charles Lamb

290. Who wrote Mrs. Battle’s \ Opinion on Whist?
(A) William Hazlitt
(B) Francis Bacon
(C) John Dryden
(D) Charles Lamb

291. Who wrote For the sake, of tobacco, I would do anything but die”?
(A) Lord Byron
(B) Sir Walter Scott
(C) Charles Lamb
(D) John Keats

292. Keats’ Endymion was included in ‘Cockney School of Poetry of Blackwood’s ‘Edinburgh Magazine’:
(A) Yes
(B) No
(C) Perhaps
(D) None of these

293. “In all things, in all natures, in the stars this active principle abides, from link to link. It circulates, the sort-of-all the words.” What aspects of Wordsworth do we find in these lines?
(A) the universalization of Nature
(B) the spiritualization of Nature
(C) the greatness of human Nature
(D) None of the above

294. Where has Keats expressed his dislike for poetry ‘that has a palpable design upon us”?
(A) In one of his odes
(B) In one of his lectures on philosophy
(C) In one of his lectures
(D) In an informal chat with his friends

295. “These dialogues between actual persons of the past, or of Landor’s own day, deal with a wide variety of subjects.” About which work is this said?
(A) Table-Talk
(B) Imaginary Conversations
(C) Hours of Idleness
(D) None of these

296. Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is a/an :
(A) sonnet
(B) ode
(C) elegy
(D) ballad

297. Which of the following novels is not written by Fanny Burney?
(A) Evelina
(B) Cecilia
(C) Amelia
(D) Camilla

298. Wordsworth has written a poem, Ruth. Who has written a novel under the same title?
(A) Charles Dickens
(B) George Meredith
(C) Charlotte Bronte
(D) Elizabeth Gaskell

299. Which poet has been described by Matthew Arnold as a beautiful but ineffectual angel, beating in the void with his luminous wings?
(A) Byron
(B) Shelley
(C) Keats
(D) Blake

300. Keats abandoned his poem Hyperion because it contained traces of an excessive influence of:
(A) Milton
(B) Shakespeare
(C) Spenser
(D) Pope

301. Which of the following arrangements of English poems is in the correct chronological sequence?
(A) The Prelude-Christable-Adonais-Gryll Grange
(B) Christable-The Prelude -Gryll Grange-Adonais
(C) Adonais-The Prelude-Christable-Gryll Grange
(D) Grill Grange-Christable-The Prelude- Adonais

302. Which of the following arrangements of Walter Scott’s novels is in the correct chronological sequence?
(A) Ivan Hoe-Old Morality-Rob Roy-Kennilworth
(B) Kennilworth-Ivan Hoe-Old Morality-Rob Roy
(C) Rob Roy-Kennilworth-Old Morality-Ivan Hoe
(D) Old Morality-Rob Roy-Ivan Hoe-Kennilworth

303. Which of the following arrangements of poetic works is in the correct chronological order?
(A) Queen Mab-To A Skylark-Hours of Idleness- Isabella
(B) Hours of Idleness-Queen Mab-Isabella-To A Skylark
(C) To A Skylark-Isabella-Queen Mab-Hours of Idleness
(D) Isabella-Queen Mab-To A Skylark-Hours of Idleness

304. Which of the following arrangements of literary works is in the correct chronological sequence?
(A) The English Mail Coach-The Spirit of the Age- John Woodvil-Melincourt
(B) The Spirit of the Age-The English Mail Coach- Melincourt-John Woodville
(C) John Woodvil-Melincourt -The Spirit of the Age-The English Mail Coach
(D) Melincourt-John Woodvil-The English Mail Coach-The Spirit of the Age.

305. Which of the following arrangements of Jane Austen’s works is in the correct chronological sequence?
(A) Emma-Persuasion-Sense and Sensibility- Pride and Prejudice
(B) Pride and Prejudice-Emma- Persuasion- Sense and Sensibility
(C) Sense and Sensibility-Pride and Prejudice- Emma-Persuasion
(D) Persuasion-Sense and Sensibility-Pride and Prejudice-Emma

306. nJane Austen’s subject matter for her novels is :
(A) Human nature
(B) Revenge
(C) Frustration
(D) Follies and Frivolities

307. “Pity would be no more if we do not make somebody poor……………” Who wrote this line?
(A) Wordsworth
(B) John Keats
(C) Robert Southey
(D) William Blake

308. In which of his works did William Blake donounce the subordination of women?
(A) The Book of Urizen
(B) Visions of the Daughters
(C) Songs of Experience
(D) He did not denounce

309. “France standing on the top of nature seeming born again.” This line is from:
(A) The Prelude
(B) Daffodils
(C) Tintern Abbey
(D) The Recluse

310. The old French word, ‘Romans’ from which the word ‘Romantic’ was derived, means:
(A) A group of tribes
(B) A vernacular language descended from Latin
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above

311. The romantic period is characteristic of:
(A) The discovery of local culture
(B) Flowering of vernacular literature
(C) Fragmentation of classical authority of Rome
(D) All the above

312. Romanticism is basically a movement that reacted against various aspects. In philosophy, Romanticism reacted against
(A) The Theories of John Locke
(B) The rationalism of the 18th Century
(C) The view of the physical world dominated by science
(D) All the above

313. “Hell is a city much like London”. Which of the following romantic poets wrote this?
(A) Coleridge
(B) Wordsworth
(C) Shelley
(D) Keats

314. Wordsworth’s view of “something far more deeply interfused” suggests the romantic spirit of:
(A) Something more than the sanction of the majority view
(B) Something more than what is derived from everyday observation
(C) Ideas against the material and commonsense views that dominated the preceding period
(D) All the above

315. Nature for the Romantics was :
(A) Independence of man
(B) Nature is the setting of man
(C) Something that is needed for his fulfillment
(D) All the above

316. The Romantics used the following faculties in search of spiritual truth.
(A) Imagination
(B) Feelings
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above

317. The Romantics’ view of religion was that:
(A) They looked towards the church for answers
(B) They looked for the spiritual truth outside religion
(C) Christianity failed to be satisfactory
(D) Both (B) and (C)

318. Coleridge’s aim in ‘The Lyrical Ballads’ was to:
(A) deal with the supernatural incidents
(B) make the unfamiliar, familiar
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above

319. One of the causes of the sorrow of the younger Romantics (Byron, Keats, and Shelley) could be:
(A) Their poetry was rejected by society when they were alive
(B) They did not compose good poetry
(C) They were born sorrowful
(D) None of the above

320. “Man is born free, but alas! He is everywhere in chains.” Who wrote this?
(A) Karl Marx
(B) J. J. Rousseau
(C) Frederic Engels
(D) Hegel

321. What is Arnold’s estimation of Wordsworth when he was compared with Shakespeare and Milton?
(A) Next only to Shakespeare
(B) Best of the three
(C) Next only to Shakespeare and Milton
(D) He is not comparable to Shakespeare and Milton

322. “The world is too much with us, late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.” Who wrote this?
(A) Sir Walter Scott
(B) William Wordsworth
(C) Charles Lamb
(D) P. B. Shelley

323. Which of the following is the first poem Wordsworth?
(A) Descriptive Sketches
(B) Lyrical Ballads
(C) The Prelude
(D) The Excursion

324. In which chapter of ‘Biographia Literaria’ does Coleridge make a distinction between fancy and imagination?
(A) 12
(B) 13
(C) 14
(D) 15

325. In which chapter of ‘Biographia Literaria’ does Coleridge criticize the theory of language of Wordsworth?
(A) 14
(B) 15
(C) 16
(D) 17

326. All plays of Byron are blank verse tragedies. Which of the following is not his play?
(A) Marino Faliero
(B) The Deformed Transformed
(C) Manfred
(D) Don Juan

327. Which of the following poems does not appear in ‘The Lyrical Ballads”?
(A) Ode on the Intimations of Immortality
(B) Expostulation and Reply
(C) Tintern Abbey
(D) The Idiot Boy

328. Shelley’s ‘The Cenci’ (1819) is a/an
(A) ode
(B) lyric
(C) play
(D) elegy

329. Which of the following is written on the subject of philosophy?
(A) Table Talk
(B) Aids of Reflection
(C) Biographia Literaria
(D) Sibylline Leaves

330. Shelley’s ‘Alaster’ or ‘The Spirit of Solitude’ is a spiritual
(A) autobiography
(B) biography
(C) masque
(D) ode

331. Which of the following poems of Byron is composed in the Spenserian stanza?
(A) Hours of Idleness
(B) Beppo
(C) The Vision of Judgement
(D) Child Harold’s Pilgrimage.

332. S.T. Coleridge’s ‘Remorse’ which was written in 1803 is a/an :
(A) poem
(B) essay
(C) play
(D) novel

333. Which of the following poems appeared later in the Lyrical Ballads”?
(A) Simon Lee
(B) Michael
(C) Tintern Abbey
(D) The Thorne

334. The Prelude’ was composed by William Wordsworth in 1805. When was it published?
(A) 1805
(B) 1815
(C) 1835
(D) 1850

335. Which of the following is a satire in the style of the Pope?
(A) The Prisoner of Chillon
(B) English Bards and Scottish Reviewers
(C) Mazeppa
(D) Hours of Idleness

336. Which of the following is a dream allegory?
(A) Kubla Khan
(B) Frost at Midnight
(C) Remorse
(D) Lyrical Ballads

337. Which of the following is the first work of P.B. Shelley?
(A) The Revolt of Islam
(B) Julian and Maddalo
(C) Queen Mab
(D) Laon and Cythna

338. Which of the following works made Byron famous overnight?
(A) Don Juan
(B) Child Harold’s Pilgrimage
(C) The Prisoner of Chillon
(D) Beppo

339. Which of the following deals with the murder of Lady Leicester?
(A) The Pirate
(B) The Talisman
(C) The Fortune of Nigel
(D) Kenilworth

340. Keats’ critical views appear in:
(A) Play
(B) Poetry
(C) Letters
(D) None of the above

341. Which of the following works is provoked by Peacock?
(A) The Defence of Poetry
(B) Zatrozzi
(C) The Masque of Anarchy
(D) Faded Violet

342. Keats’ ‘Isabella’ or ‘The Pot of Basil’ is based on the tale of:
(A) Fielding
(B) Chaucer
(C) Virgil
(D) Boccacio

343. Which of the following is written in the style of Milton?
(A) Otho the Great
(B) The Caps and Bells
(C) Hyperion
(D) Lamia

344. Whom does Shelley present through a character in ‘Julian and Maddalo”?
(A) Byron
(B) Keats
(C) Blake
(D) Coleridge

345. Johnson wrote ‘The Lives of the Poets’. Who wrote the ‘Lives of the Novelists”?
(A) Richardson
(B) Sir Walter Scott
(C) Henry Fielding
(D) Jane Austen

346. Who wrote short stories for children entitled ‘Simple Susan’?
(A) Thomas Love Peacock
(B) Washington Irving
(C) Sir Walter Scott
(D) Maria Edgeworth

347. Which of the following is the finest work of Maria Edgeworth?
(A) Harrington
(B) Patronage
(C) Castle Rackrent
(D) Belinda

348. Identify the peasant poet among the following:
(A) Leigh Hunt
(B) John Clare
(C) Bryant
(D) Thomas Hood

349. Which among the following is considered the best poem of Leigh Hunt?
(A) Lalla Rookh
(B) The Village Minstrel
(C) The Indicator
(D) The Story of Rimini

350. Which of the following is considered the best work of Sir Walter Scott?
(A) The Lady of the Lake
(B) The Bridal of Triermain
(C) The Minstrelsy of Scottish Border
(D) The Lord of Isle

351. Which of the following poems of Shelley is based on Aeschylus :
(A) Laon and Cythna
(B) The Revolt of Islam
(C) Julian and Maddalo
(D) Prometheus Unbound

352. Wordsworth contributed 19 poems for ‘Lyrical Ballads’. How many poems do you think were composed by S.T. Coleridge for ‘Lyrical Ballads”?
(A) seven
(B) four
(C) nine
(D) eleven

353. The meter in Coleridge’s ‘Christabel’ is:
(A) rhyme royal
(B) octosyllabic couplet
(C) blank verse
(D) heroic couplet

354. Identify the correct chronological order:
(A) The Waggoner-Peter Bell-Yarrow Revisited- The Borderers
(B) The Waggoner-Yarrow Revisited-Peter Bell- The Borderers
(C) The Borderers-Peter Bell-Yarrow Revisited-The Waggoner
(D) The Borderers-Yarrow Revisited -Peter Bell- The Waggoner

355. Wordsworth’s ‘The Prelude’ is……….of self.
(A) an ode
(B) an elegy
(C) an epic
(D) a lyric

356. Which newspaper did S.T. Coleridge produce in 1796?
(A) The Englishman
(B) The Watchman
(C) The Friend
(D) The Chronicle

357. A great ode was composed by Coleridge in 1802. Identify it :
(A) Dejection
(B) Frost at Midnight
(C) The Knight’s Tomb
(D) France: An Ode

358. One of the following works Coleridge was published in the same year in which his ‘Kubla Khan’ was published. Identify it.
(A) Lyrical Ballads
(B) Poems of Various Subjects
(C) Christabel
(D) The Friend

359. Which of the following works expresses Shelley’s revolutionary political views?
(A) The Witch of Atlas
(B) Epipsychidion
(C) Laon and Cythna
(D) The Masque of Anarchy

360. Which of the following derived its title from the prison of Edinburgh?
(A) The Black Dwarf
(B) The Heart of Midlothian
(C) The Bride of Lammermoor
(D) Guy Mannering

361. Which of the following is considered the work of editing old material by Sir Walter Scott?
(A) The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border
(B) The Bridal of Triermain
(C) Marmion
(D) The Lord of the Isles

362. In which of the following works of Sir Walter Scott do we find the scene in England?
(A) Rob Roy
(B) Old Mortality
(C) Ivanhoe
(D) The Bride of Lammermoor

363. Who among the following had died in a madhouse?
(A) Sir Walter Scott
(B) John Clare
(C) Walter Savage Landor
(D) Leigh Hunt

364. Identify the poet who studied in the same school where Charles Lamb had studied:
(A) Wordsworth
(B) John Keats
(C) Robert Southey
(D) Coleridge

365. Mary Lamb was the………. of Charles Lamb:
(A) daughter
(B) sister
(C) mother
(D) friend

366. Who among the following was a member of the Cockney school of poetry?
(A) P.B. Shelley
(B) William Hazlitt
(C) Charles Lamb
(D) Thomas De Quincey

367. Identify the following works of De Quincey that are about black humor:
(A) On Murder is Considered one of the Fine Arts
(B) Suspiria de Profundis
(C) Confessions of an English Opium Eater
(D) The English Mail-Coach

368. The essays of Charles Lamb appeared in:
(A) The Englishman
(B) The Public Ledger
(C) The London Magazine
(D) The Gentleman Magazine

369. Who is better known for Waverly novels?
(A) Sir Walter Scott
(B) Thomas Love Peacock
(C) Jane Austen
(D) Walter Savage Landor

370. Identify the writer who never saw the mountains:
(A) William Hazlitt
(B) Thomas De Quincey
(C) Leigh Hunt
(D) Charles Lamb

371. Walter Savage Landor’s ‘Poems’ (1795) are modeled on the classic influence of:
(A) William Shakespeare
(B) John Milton
(C) Edmund Spenser
(D) Samuel Johnson

372. ‘The Old Familiar Faces and to Hester’ is a well-known piece of literature by Charles Lamb. It is a/an :
(A) poem
(B) lecture
(C) essay
(D) play

373. Who among the following was greatly admired by Sir Walter Scott?
(A) Peacock
(B) Keats
(C) Irving
(D) Wordsworth

374. Who is known for leather stocking novels?
(A) Washington Irving
(B) Thomas Love Peacock
(C) James Fenimore Cooper
(D) Sir Walter Scott.

375. Name the writer of ‘On the Tragedies of Shakespeare’:
(A) Thomas De Quincey
(B) William Hazlitt
(C) Robert Southey
(D) Charles Lamb

376. Maria Edgeworth’s Simple Susan’ appeared in:
(A) Castle Rackrent
(B) The Parent’s Assistant
(C) Leonora
(D) Harrington

377. When were Charles Lamb’s essays published under the title ‘The Last Essay of Elia”?
(A) 1826
(B) 1830
(C) 1833
(D) 1838

378. Who collaborated with Charles Lamb in ‘Tales from Shakespeare”?
(A) Mary Lamb
(B) Thomas De Quincey
(C) William Hazlitt
(D) Leigh Hunt

379. Which of the following is a critical work wherein the minor dramatists are represented?
(A) John Woodville
(B) To Hester
(C) Tales from Shakespeare
(D) Specimens of English Dramatic Poets

380. Identify the writer who joined East India Company:
(A) Washington Irving
(B) James Fenimore Cooper
(C) Thomas Love Peacock
(D) Michael Scott

381. Which of the following is considered the best work of De Quincey?
(A) The English Mail-Coach
(B) Confessions of an English Opium Eater
(C) Suspiria de Profundis
(D) On the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth

382. Wordsworth has described various stages of his association with Nature. At what stage did he hear “the still sad music of humanity”?
(A) The boyish stage
(B) The initial stage
(C) The final stage
(D) All the stages

383. Who wrote the Isles of Greece’, a fine appreciation of the great deeds done by the Greeks in the past?
(A) Byron
(B) Shelley
(C) Leigh Hunt
(D) Keats

384. Who wrote the poem ‘The Shepherd’s Calendar’ that was published in 1827?
(A) Robert Bloomfield
(B) Hopkins
(C) William Cobbet
(D) John Clare

385. Which work of Jane Austen is a satire directed against Gothic Romance and stormy passions?
(A) Emma
(B) Pride and Prejudice
(C) Mansfield Park
(D) Northanger Abbey

386. Whom did Peacock satirize in his ‘Nightmare Abbey”?
(A) Keats
(B) Shelley
(C) Coleridge
(D) Both (B) and (C)

387. Who expressed his dislike for poetry ‘that has a palpable design upon us’ in one of his letters?
(A) Arnold
(B) Addison
(C) Keats
(D) Leigh Hunt

388. What is the tone of the ending of the second canto of Child Harold?
(A) Melancholy
(B) Self-pitying
(C) Optimistic
(D) Joyous

389. Which work inspired Coleridge’s ‘Kubla Khan’?
(A) Holinshed’s Chronicle
(B) Plutarch’s Lives
(C) Travels in Scotland
(D) Purchas’ Pilgrimage

390. Mathew Arnold was a fellow of:
(A) Oriel College, Oxford
(B) Balliol College, Oxford
(C) Keble’s College, Oxford
(D) None of the above

391. The heroine of this novel Jane Austen is so greatly concerned to make a good match for her protegee, but so generally blind to the plain facts of human nature, including her own emotions. Identify the novel :
(A) Emma
(B) Pride and Prejudice
(C) Sense and Sensibility
(D) Mansfield Park

392. His Wednesday Evenings, famous for several decades, have been immortalized by Hazlitt in his essay ‘Of Persons one would wish to Have Known’. Identify the writer:
(A) Thomas Carlyle
(B) Charles Dickens
(C) Sir Walter Scott
(D) Charles Lamb

393. Who is called a ‘Cockney Poet’ by the critics?
(A) P.B. Shelley
(B) John Keats
(C) Robert Southey
(D) Lord Byron

394. Which work of Shelley was started in 1816 as ‘Laon and Cythna’ but published in 1818 as
(A) Queen Mab
(B) Mont Blanc
(C) Prometheus Unbound
(D) The Revolt of Islam

395. Identify the writer who expressed his irritation for the puerility of Wordsworth, the dullness and prolixity of Southey, and the obscurity of Coleridge:
(A) P.B. Shelley
(B) John Keats
(C) Lord Byron
(D) Sir Walter Scott

396. In the final phase of his writing, during his stay under the care of Dr. Gillman at Highgate, he wrote in defense of Anglican theology and developed his much- talked of and never completed universal system. Identify the writer:
(A) S.T. Coleridge
(B) Thomas Carlyle
(C) William Wordsworth
(D) Lord Byron

397. Identify the poem that has an implied religious symbolism:
(A) Prometheus Unbound
(B) Hyperion
(C) Don Juan
(D) The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

398. In which essay of Charles Lamb do these lines appear? “I am, in plainer words, a bundle of prejudices made up of likings and dislikings.”
(A) Valentine’s Day
(B) Imperfect Sympathies
(C) The Two Races of Men
(D) Poor Relations

399. Which periodical was started by Sir Walter Scott?
(A) Labour Review
(B) Whig Review
(C) Conservative Review
(D) Tory Review

400. Name the unfinished work of P.B. Shelley :
(A) Hellas
(B) The Triumph of Life
(C) The Masque of Anarchy
(D) Sensitive Plant

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