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General Knowledge Quiz: Interactive Quiz based on English LiteratureDifficulty Level: MediumFormat: Multiple Choice# of Questions: 5Time: 2 Minutes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This famous author was born in India

    • A.

      George Bernard Shaw

    • B.

      Emile Zola

    • C.

      George Orwell

    • D.

      Ernest Hemingway

    Correct Answer
    C. George Orwell
    Explanation
    George Orwell is the correct answer because he was a famous author who was born in India.

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  • 2. 

    He is the author of Confessions of a Lover

    • A.

      Mulk Raj Anand

    • B.

      Anita Desai

    • C.

      Arundhati Roy

    • D.

      VS Naipaul

    Correct Answer
    A. Mulk Raj Anand
    Explanation
    Mulk Raj Anand is the correct answer because he is the author of the book "Confessions of a Lover".

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  • 3. 

    A Midsummer Night's Dream was wriiten by

    • A.

      Salman Rushdie

    • B.

      William Shakespeare

    • C.

      Khalid Hosseini

    • D.

      Kiran Desai

    Correct Answer
    B. William Shakespeare
    Explanation
    The correct answer is William Shakespeare because he is widely recognized as the author of the play "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Shakespeare was a renowned playwright and poet during the Elizabethan era and is known for his contributions to English literature. His works, including "A Midsummer Night's Dream," are considered classics and continue to be studied and performed to this day.

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  • 4. 

    My Last Duchess is a poem by

    • A.

      John Milton

    • B.

      Robert Browning

    • C.

      GB Shaw

    • D.

      William Wordsworth

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Browning
    Explanation
    "My Last Duchess" is a well-known poem written by Robert Browning. The poem is a dramatic monologue in which the speaker, who is a duke, reveals his thoughts and feelings about his late wife, the Duchess. Browning is known for his mastery in creating complex and psychologically rich characters, and "My Last Duchess" is a prime example of his skill in capturing the inner workings of the human mind.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these novels is not written by Alexandre Dumas

    • A.

      The Count of Monte Cristo

    • B.

      The Three Musketeers

    • C.

      Twenty Years After

    • D.

      The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    Correct Answer
    D. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." This novel is not written by Alexandre Dumas. It is actually written by Victor Hugo. Alexandre Dumas is known for writing famous novels such as "The Count of Monte Cristo," "The Three Musketeers," and "Twenty Years After."

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