50+ Introduction to Literary Forms (Prose) Solved MCQs


An Essay is a__________.

A. Short Composition in Poem
B. Short Composition in prose
C. Short Composition
D. All of the above
Answer» B. Short Composition in prose

______ said "An Essay is a Short Composition in Prose".

A. Charles Lamb
B. Francis Bacon
C. Montaigne
D. Voltaire
Answer» A. Charles Lamb

The word 'essay' is derived from________ word.

A. Latin
B. French
C. Greek
D. Chinese
Answer» A. Latin

_______is the father of English Essays.

A. Charles Lamb
B. Francis Bacon
C. Montaigne
D. Voltaire
Answer» B. Francis Bacon

Personal essay is called________.

A. subjective
B. objective
C. autobiographical
D. None
Answer» A. subjective

Of Studies' is a famous essay of _________.

A. Hazlitt
B. Montaigne
C. Charles Lamb
D. Francis Bacon
Answer» D. Francis Bacon

_______is the father of Essays.

A. Voltaire
B. Francis Bacon
C. Montaigne
D. Hazlitt
Answer» C. Montaigne

The Ideal length of writing short story is ________.

A. 2000-6000 Words
B. 50000 words
C. 15000 words
D. 1000-20000 words
Answer» D. 1000-20000 words

The main idea of short story is called___________.

A. Plot
B. Theme
C. Story
D. Setting
Answer» A. Plot

___________is not short story writer.

A. Rudyard Kipling
B. Edgar Poe
C. Henry James
D. Charles Lamb
Answer» D. Charles Lamb

The Necklace' is famous short story of____________.

A. D.H.Lawrence
B. Maupassant
C. Henry James
D. R.K Narayan
Answer» B. Maupassant

________said "Short story is a work of prose fiction".

A. H.G. Wells
B. M.H.Abram
C. Henry James
D. Oxford Dictionary
Answer» D. Oxford Dictionary

The setting of the short story is __________.

A. Single
B. Double
C. Multiple
D. Mixed
Answer» A. Single

Shkespeare's sister is an essay by_______.

A. Shakespeare
B. Tagore
C. Virginia Woolf
D. R.K Narayan
Answer» C. Virginia Woolf

Virginia's short essay 'Shakespeare's sister' is published in___.

A. 1928
B. 1828
C. 1935
D. 1929
Answer» D. 1929

_________is the narrator of the essay 'Shakespeare's sister'.

A. Woolf
B. Mary Beton
C. Mary Shelley
D. Shakespeare
Answer» B. Mary Beton

The Religion of the Forest' is an essay by_________.

A. Sarojini Naidu
B. M.K Gandhi
C. Tagore
D. Mulk Raj
Answer» C. Tagore

The Religion of the Forest' is originally written in__________.

A. Bengali
B. English
C. Gujarati
D. Hindi
Answer» A. Bengali

The founder of Shantiniketan was____________.

A. Arbindo Ghosh
B. Tagore
C. Raja Rao
D. M.K Gandhi
Answer» B. Tagore

_________translated 'The Religion of the Forest' into English.

A. Khushwant Singh
B. Priya Adarkar
C. Mohit K Roy
D. Tagore
Answer» C. Mohit K Roy

Tagore was given Nobel prize in_____.

A. 1912
B. 1913
C. 1911
D. 1910
Answer» B. 1913

According to Tagore,_________is the symbol of unity.

A. water
B. air
C. river
D. forest
Answer» D. forest

The Two Lady Rams' is a short story by__________.

A. Raja Rao
B. Mulk Raj Anand
C. R.K Narayan
D. Tagore
Answer» B. Mulk Raj Anand

_____________is not a character of 'The Two Lady Rams'.

A. Sukhiram
B. Shakutanla
C. Lalla Jinda Ram
D. Chhotu Ram
Answer» D. Chhotu Ram

Lalla Jinda Ram is __________.

A. farmer
B. teacher
C. contractor
D. doctor
Answer» C. contractor

Lalla Jinda Ram was awarded___________________.

A. Nobel prize
B. Knighthood
C. Sir Award
D. Businessman Award
Answer» B. Knighthood

The Fall of the House of Usher' is a/an__________.

A. essay
B. short story
C. novel
D. poem
Answer» B. short story

The story 'The Fall of the House of Usher' is published in________.

A. 1860
B. 1802
C. 1939
D. 1890
Answer» C. 1939

At the End of 'The Fall of the House of Usher', Roderick Usher dies of ________.

A. Cancer
B. T.B
C. Corona
D. Fear
Answer» D. Fear

Godan' is a novel by_________.

A. Premchand
B. O'Henry
C. Tagore
D. Ruskin Bond
Answer» A. Premchand

R.K Narayan immortalized___________in his novels.

A. Kodinar
B. Malgudi
C. Madras
D. Rameshwaram
Answer» B. Malgudi

Swami and Friends' is a novel by________.

A. Raja Rao
B. Mulk Raj Anand
C. R.K Narayan
D. Ruskin Bond
Answer» C. R.K Narayan

Our Trees still Grow in Dehra' is a novel by________.

A. Ruskin Bond
B. Anton Chekov
C. Raja Rao
D. Mulk Raj Anand
Answer» A. Ruskin Bond

__________is the writer of 'Cherry or Chard'.

A. Ruskin Bond
B. Raja Rao
C. Anton Chekov
D. R.K Narayan
Answer» C. Anton Chekov

Edgar Allen Poe was a/an ____________short story writer.

A. British
B. American
C. Canadian
D. Indian
Answer» B. American

_______ said that “ A short story should be read in one sitting, anywhere from a half hour to two hours”.

A. H E Bates
B. Somerset Maugham
C. Boccacio
D. Edgar Allan Poe
Answer» D. Edgar Allan Poe

Tagore’s Eassay “The Religion of the forest” was published in English on __________ birth anniversary.

A. 125th
B. 150th
C. 100th
D. 140th
Answer» B. 150th

________ is called the “Father of Hindi Fiction”

A. R K Narayan
B. Munshi Premchand
C. Raja Rao
D. Ahmad Ali
Answer» B. Munshi Premchand

Mulk Raj Anand won Sahitya Akademi Award in _________.

A. 1968
B. 1970
C. 1971
D. 1987
Answer» C. 1971

__________is the father of Short Story.

A. Somerset Maugham
B. H E Bates
C. Raja Rao
D. Edgar Allan Poe
Answer» D. Edgar Allan Poe

The Fall of the House of Usher' is______story.

A. romantic
B. Gothic
C. Moral
D. Didactic
Answer» B. Gothic

Indian Juggler' is a famous essay by ________________

A. Stevension
B. Bacon
C. Lamb
D. Hazlitt
Answer» D. Hazlitt

R.L. Stevenson was_______essayist.

A. British
B. Scottish
C. Indian
D. Chinese
Answer» B. Scottish

Tagore said that Forest is the source of ________.

A. Beauty
B. Joy
C. Harmony
D. All of the above
Answer» D. All of the above

________said "An essay is an irregular, undigested piece".

A. Ben Johnson
B. Dr.Johnson
C. Edmund Gosse
D. Bacon
Answer» B. Dr.Johnson

The Prince of English essayists was__________.

A. Fancis Bacon
B. Charles Lamb
C. Hazlitt
D. Stevenson
Answer» B. Charles Lamb

The essay 'The Religion of the Forest' has ________parts.

A. Four
B. Three
C. Two
D. Seven
Answer» A. Four

Ruskin Bond was awarded the Padma Shri in __________.

A. 1996
B. 1997
C. 1999
D. 2000
Answer» C. 1999

Anton Chekov was a _______short story writer.

A. Indian
B. Russian
C. Scottish
D. British
Answer» B. Russian

Charles Lamb wrote under the pseudonym of _____.

A. Ela
B. Elia
C. Ila
D. Ibla
Answer» B. Elia

___________ is considered as Critic's Critic.

A. Hazlitt
B. Bacon
C. Stevenson
D. Henry
Answer» A. Hazlitt
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