Bertrand Russell was not awarded:

  • Noble Prize for Literature
  • Kalinga Prize by UNESCO
  • Danish Sonning Prize
  • International Botev Prize

    "Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" is a book by:

  • Oscar Wilde
  • William Shakespeare
  • Alexander Pope
  • Christopher Marlow

    What happens to the horse that Faustus sells to the horse-courser?

  • It turns into heap of straw when it goes in the water
  • It dies immediately
  • It turns into a dragon
  • It lives a long and healthy life

    "Batter My Heart, Three-Personed God" is a poem by:

  • William Wordsworth
  • John Donne
  • William Shakespeare
  • William Blake

    Henry Vaughan experienced a spiritual awakening inspired by the poems of what metaphysical poet?

  • George Herbert
  • John Donne
  • His own
  • Thomas Carew

    "Junk" is written by:

  • Adrienne Rich
  • Ted Hughes
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Richard Wilbur

    "The Flea" belongs to songs and sonnets, written by:

  • John Donne
  • William Shakespeare
  • Thomas Wyatt
  • William Blake

    Charles Dickens died of ______ in June, 1870.

  • Brain aneurysm
  • Amoebiasis
  • Smallpox
  • Typhoid fever

    The book "Human Knowledge, It Scope and Limits" was published in year

  • 1940
  • 1947
  • 1914
  • 1938

    From which poem are these lines taken? "Yet this enjoys before it woo, And pamper'd swells with one blood made of two; And this, alas! is more than we would do"

  • The Sunne Rising
  • The Canonization
  • The Flea
  • The Ecstasy

    Why does the Paris mob kill Foulon? (A Tale of Two Cities)

  • His carriage ran down a child
  • He collected high taxes from the peasants
  • Because he is a spy
  • Because he said starving people should eat grass

    "America has produced another Shakespeare." The statement is about:

  • None of the above
  • Robert Frost
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Adrienne Rich

    "Things of this World" is a(n):

  • Novel by Earnest Hemingway
  • Collection of poems by Richard Wilbur
  • Collection of Poems by John Ashbery
  • Novel by Sylvia Plath

    Song: "Sweetest Love, I Do Not Go" is written by:

  • John Donne
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Ben Johnson
  • Oscar Wilde

    John Donne born on

  • 10 January 1572
  • 20 January 1562
  • 21 January 1572
  • 22 January 1572

    All are famous plays of Charles Dickens except:

  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • No Thoroughfare
  • Bloodshed on highway
  • The Frozen Deep

    Alexander Pope belonged to

  • Transcendental Movement
  • Elizabethan age
  • The Romantic Period
  • Augustan Age

    ___wrote "Some Words inside of Words"

  • Sylvia Plath
  • John Ashbery
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Adrienne Rich

    John Donne wrote "Two Anniversaries" for

  • Sir Robert Drury
  • James 1
  • None of them
  • Elizabeth I

    Dr. Faustus is advised by:

  • Jesus
  • A good and evil angel
  • A Counsel of elders
  • An old woman

    From which poem are these lines taken? "Alas, alas who's injur'd by my love? What merchant's ships have my sighs drown'd? Who says my tears have overflow'd his ground?"

  • The Canonization
  • The Flea
  • The Ecstasy
  • The Sunne Rising

    How many times does Dr. Faustus calls up Helen of Troy?

  • One time
  • Three times
  • Two times
  • Four times

    b“Because he swings so neatly through the trees,”" is writteny:

  • Sylvia Plath
  • John Donne
  • Ted Hughes
  • Richard Wilbur

    Author of "The Superior virtue of the Oppressed is":

  • Victor Hugo
  • Charlotte Bronte
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Alexandre Dumas

    "Busy old foo, unruly sun..." Which group of people does Donne not suggest as more suitable objects of the sun's intrusion than the lovers in "The Sun Rising"?

  • Country ants
  • Court huntsmen
  • Late schoolboys
  • Idle Princes

    Full name of Bertrand Russell is:

  • Bertrand Arthur Russell
  • Bertrand William Russell
  • Bertrand Arthur William Russell
  • Bertrand Viscount Russell

    In "The Rape of the Lock", Alexander Pope combined:

  • Tragedy and Comedy
  • Love and betrayal
  • Epic and satire
  • None of them

    What does Mephistopheles refuse to tell Faustus?

  • If Faustus will be damned
  • Where hell is located
  • How many planets there are
  • Who made the world

    John Donne was on the path to success. He was private secretary to a high court official, Sir Thomas Egerton. How did he ruin his career?

  • He basically made a pass at Egerton's wife
  • It was discovered that he was a Catholic
  • He wrote a private, critical poem about Queen Elizabeth
  • He eloped with Egerton's niece

    Oscar Wilde's "Importance of Being Earnest" was staged on:

  • 15 March 1896
  • 10 December 1894
  • 14th February 1895
  • 12th October 1890

    "Conjuration" was written by:

  • Ted Hughes
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Sylvia Plath

    From which poem are these lines taken? "Though use make you apt to kill me, Let not to that self-murder added be, And sacrilege, three sins in killing three."

  • The Flea
  • The Canonization
  • The Ecstasy
  • The Sunne Rising

    Donne wrote several "epithalamions". What sort of poem is an "epithalamion?

  • A Poem with a specific complex rhyme structure
  • A marriage poem
  • A long poem
  • A Funeral poem

    "The Anatomy of the World" and "The Progress of The Soul" were written on the:

  • Death of Sir Robert Drury's daughter
  • Death of Elizabeth I
  • Birth of Sir Robert Drury's daughter
  • Marriage of Sir Robert Drury's daughter

    In "Doctor Faustus", where on the body of the paramour of Alexander was a mole or wart?

  • On her neck
  • On her cheek
  • On her nose
  • On her hand

    From which poem is this line taken? "For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love"

  • The Flea
  • The Ecstasy
  • The Canonization
  • The Sunne Rising

    Richard Purdy Wilbur was born on:

  • January 12, 1920
  • October 10, 1929
  • March 1, 1921
  • July 29, 1917

    "An Essay on criticism" is a book by:

  • T.S. Eliot
  • Raymond Williams
  • Alexander Pope
  • Virginia Woolf

    Who introduces first the story of "Doctor Faustus"?

  • Faustus
  • Mephistopheles
  • Wagner
  • The Chorus

    "Lamarck Elaborated" is written by:

  • Adrienne Rich
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Ted Hughes

    Which american poet wrote "Lying"?

  • Richard Wilbur
  • Sylvia Plath
  • John Ashbery
  • Ted Hughes

    Oscar Wilde wrote the play, "Vera, or The Nihilists", in year

  • 1882
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1870

    Why does Mephistopheles refuse to answer this question? Who made the world?

  • He says the answer is "against our kingdom"
  • He does not know the answer
  • He teases Dr. Faustus for not giving him the answer
  • Answer is too terrifying for Faustus

    "Love Calls Us to the Things of This World" is written by:

  • Richard Wilbur
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Ted Hughes
  • Adrienne Rich

    ___wrote "A Plain Song for Comadre"

  • Sylvia Plath
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Richard Wilbur
  • John Ashbery

    In "The Rape of the Lock", Alexander Pope invokes:

  • Muse of poetry
  • John Caryll
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • Belinda

    ____was best known as an anti-war activist.

  • Bertrand Russell
  • Seamus Heaney
  • Philip Larkin
  • Charles Dickens

    Who wrote "Castles and Distances"?

  • Ted Hughes
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Richard Wilbur

    ______ had run away to New York City at sixteen to study art.

  • T. S. Eliot
  • Lawrence Wilbur
  • John Berryman
  • Richard Wilbur

    In year 1864, Oscar Wilde along with his brother Willie was sent to

  • New Magdalen School
  • Sandford Park School
  • The Trinity School
  • Portora Royal School

    First significant poet of independent United States was:

  • William Cullen Bryant
  • Earnest Hemingway
  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Richard Wilbur

    "Oh My Blake Soule" is from:

  • Songs of Innocence by William Blake
  • Holy Sonnets by John Donne
  • Elegies by John Donne
  • Songs of Experience by William Blake

    In "Rape of the Lock", Brillante's duty is to:

  • Guard Belinda's favorite lock
  • Guard Belinda's Watch
  • Guard Belinda's earrings
  • None of them

    Marlowe was rumoured to be:

  • All of the above
  • Violent and cruel
  • An atheist
  • homosexual

    ____ poetry is limited; he wrote only on religious themes.

  • Henry Vaughan's
  • Andrew Marvell
  • George Herbert's
  • John Donn's

    Which American poet wrote "Ceremony and other poems"?

  • Richard Wilbur
  • Sylvia Plath
  • John Ashbery
  • W. S. Merwin

    From which sonnet are these lines taken? "But black sin hath betray'd to endless night My world's both parts, and O, both parts must die"

  • Thou hast made me (Holy Sonnet I)
  • Death be not proud (Holy Sonnet X)
  • I am a little world made cunningly (Holy Sonnet V)
  • Batter my heart (Holy Sonnet XIV)

    From which poem are these lines taken? "Our eye-beams twisted, and did thread Our eyes upon one double string."

  • The Flea
  • The Sunne Rising
  • The Ecstasy
  • The Canonization

    The Baron in reality was: (Rape of the Lock)

  • Caryll
  • Lord Peter
  • Lord Vincy
  • Lord Richard

    Which American Poet wrote "Year’s End"?

  • Earnest Hemingway
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Sylvia Plath