50+ Introduction to American Literature Solved MCQs


________ is Happy's real name.

A. Harold
B. Bernard
C. Ben
D. Chris
Answer» A. Harold

______ character states"nobody dast blamet his man".

A. Willy Loman
B. Bernard
C. Charley
D. Happy
Answer» C. Charley

In _______ year Arthur Miller won the "Pulitzer Prize for Drama".

A. 1949
B. 1956
C. 1954
D. 1945
Answer» A. 1949

_____ is the protagonist of the play "Death of a Salesman".

A. Charley
B. Happy
C. Bernard
D. Willy Loman
Answer» D. Willy Loman

"A Farewell to Arms" published on _____.

A. 1926
B. 1929
C. 1937
D. 1940
Answer» B. 1929

Ben end up __________when he went looking for his father.

A. Africa
B. America
C. Australia
D. England
Answer» A. Africa

At the beginning of the novel, Henry reports that seven thousand soldiers have died due to _____.

A. Cuff
B. Cholera
C. Fever
D. Phenumonia
Answer» B. Cholera

_________ introduces Henry to Catherine.

A. Mrs. Gage
B. Helan
C. Rinaldi
D. Velantini
Answer» C. Rinaldi

Hernry's job in the Army is_______.

A. Ambulance driver
B. Soldier
C. Lieutenant
D. Doctor
Answer» A. Ambulance driver

______is the refferred as the captain of the ship in the poem"O Captain!My Captain".

A. Chaucer
B. Lincoln
C. Washington
D. Martin Luther
Answer» B. Lincoln

The poem O Captain ! My Captain is a/an ____.

A. Lampoo
B. Lyric
C. Sonnet
D. Elegy
Answer» D. Elegy

________ is the "father of free verse".

A. Walt Whitman
B. Arthur Miller
C. Wallace Stevens
D. William Faulkner
Answer» A. Walt Whitman

_______was the father of Sylvia Plath.

A. Harold Plath
B. Steve Plath
C. Otto Plath
D. Ted Huges
Answer» C. Otto Plath

The poetess compares "Daddy" to ____.

A. A Nazi
B. A Hitler
C. A Vampire
D. All the above
Answer» D. All the above

Sylvia Plath was _______when her father died.

A. 8 years
B. 7 years
C. 6 years
D. 10 years
Answer» A. 8 years

Wallace Stevens' poem "The Emperor of Ice-cream" occur in___________.

A. Chariot
B. Harmonium
C. Mountain Interval
D. The Princess
Answer» B. Harmonium

__________ is embodied on the sheet bused to cover the body.

A. Bird
B. Anmial
C. God
D. Men
Answer» A. Bird

The poet meant by "our fearful trip is done" is________.

A. The end of the first world war
B. The end of second world war
C. The end of civil war
D. The end of French revolution
Answer» C. The end of civil war

Emily Dickinson had written about ___ poems.

A. 1300
B. 1400
C. 1600
D. 1700
Answer» D. 1700

____________was the first title of the poem "Because I Could Not Stop for Death".

A. The Way of Death
B. The Chariot
C. Stopping the Death
D. Life to Death
Answer» B. The Chariot

The swelling ground represent__________.

A. Grave
B. House
C. Heaven
D. Hell
Answer» A. Grave

The narrator comes upon a fork in the road while walking through _____.

A. Green Wood
B. Red Wood
C. Yellow Wood
D. White Wood
Answer» C. Yellow Wood

"Flag is flung" identify the figure of speech.

A. Alliteration
B. Simile
C. Metaphor
D. Hyperbole
Answer» A. Alliteration

__________alphabet is used as in "The Scarlet Letter".

A. N
B. A
C. S
D. D
Answer» B. A

____ is the heroine of the novel "The Scarlet Letter".

A. Pearl
B. Laura
C. Ammy
D. Heater Prynne
Answer» D. Heater Prynne

_________ is the other title of the novel "Moby- Dick".

A. The Black Whale
B. The story of Ishmael
C. The White Whale
D. Dolphin
Answer» C. The White Whale

Genre of "Walden" is ____.

A. Essay
B. Novel
C. Play
D. Allegory
Answer» A. Essay

The novel "The Sound and Fury" is written by _____.

A. John Steinback
B. Pearl S.Buck
C. William Faulkner
D. Tennessee Williams
Answer» C. William Faulkner

The Marlin, Manolin and Santiago are the characters of ________ novel.

A. The Sound and Fury
B. The Old Man and the Sea
C. Mobi-Dick
D. All My Sons
Answer» B. The Old Man and the Sea

_________play was first performed in New York city in 1962.

A. All My Sons
B. Death of Salesmen
C. Who's Afriad of Virginia Woolf?
D. Men Without Women
Answer» C. Who's Afriad of Virginia Woolf?

The Novel ____ is a story of the interior struggle of Moses to find truth.

A. The Good Earth
B. The Zoo Story
C. The Great Gatsby
D. Herzog
Answer» D. Herzog

"All My Sons" was published in_______.

A. 1947
B. 1949
C. 1943
D. 1946
Answer» A. 1947

The play "Desire Under the Elms" is divided into ___ parts.

A. two
B. three
C. four
D. five
Answer» B. three

________ was the autor of "Light in August".

A. John Steinback
B. Heman Melville
C. Edward Albee
D. William Faulkner
Answer» D. William Faulkner

______ wrote the play "The Zoo Story".

A. John Steinback
B. William Faulkner
C. Edward Albee
D. Heman Melville
Answer» C. Edward Albee

_________ acts in the play "The Zoo Story".

A. 1
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5
Answer» A. 1

_______is the name of the fish Santiago caught.

A. Whale
B. Marlin
C. Dolphin
D. Flounder
Answer» B. Marlin

__________ adventures nare narrated in "Mobi-Dick".

A. Ahab
B. Ibrahim
C. Edward
D. Ishmael
Answer» D. Ishmael

____ is the younger son of Willy Loman.

A. Happy
B. Ben
C. Charley
D. Biff
Answer» A. Happy

_________symbols are used by Henry David Thoreau in his essay "Walden".

A. Animals
B. ice
C. Walden pond
D. All the above
Answer» D. All the above

The novel "The Great Gatsby" published in___ ____.

A. 1925
B. 1929
C. 1922
D. 1937
Answer» A. 1925

___________ novel describes the corruption of Southern aristocratic values.

A. Grapes of Wrath
B. The glass Menagerie
C. The Sound and the Fury
D. The Scarlet Letter
Answer» C. The Sound and the Fury

The novel "The Good Earth " contains the details about daily life in ____ country at the end of the 19th century.

A. America
B. China
C. England
D. Australia
Answer» B. China

In ________novel major theme is the honour in struggle, defeath and pride.

A. The Old Man and the Sea
B. The Sound and the Fury
C. Herzog
D. The Zoo Story
Answer» A. The Old Man and the Sea

_____________ days Santiago struggle with the Marlin (Whale).

A. 82 days
B. 78 days
C. 80 days
D. 84 days
Answer» D. 84 days

"The America Scholar" is written by ____.

A. William Faulkner
B. William Tennessee
C. Ralph Waldo Emerson
D. Arthur Miller
Answer» C. Ralph Waldo Emerson

________ is the genre of "Desire Under the Elms".

A. Novel
B. Absurd Play
C. Poetry
D. Essay
Answer» B. Absurd Play

__________ is the protagonist nofnthe novel " The Great Gatsby".

A. Nick Carraway
B. Benjay
C. Jay Gatsby
D. Sanjay
Answer» A. Nick Carraway

_____________ wrote the novel "Herzog".

A. William Faulkner
B. Arthur Miller
C. William Tennessee
D. Saul Bellow
Answer» D. Saul Bellow

In__________ year "The American Scholar" was published.

A. 1847
B. 1837
C. 1850
D. 1844
Answer» B. 1837

______ is the main character in the novel "Herzog".

A. Kate
B. Benjay
C. Moses
D. James
Answer» C. Moses

____ is the main character of "The Grapes of Wrath".

A. Tom Joad
B. Chris
C. Jay Gatsby
D. Wang Lung
Answer» A. Tom Joad

On_____ day of the week does Willy die.

A. Monday
B. Tuesday
C. Friday
D. Thursday
Answer» B. Tuesday

Happy is _______years old.

A. 30
B. 35
C. 28
D. 32
Answer» D. 32
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