English Literature Practice Test 06

Dear Student,

CGS Coaching is presenting a Practice Test for English Literature which includes 10 questions from various sections.

Q1. Who defined literature as "the humanization of the whole world"?
(A) Chaucer
(B) Plato
(C) Goethe
(D) Shakespeare
Q2. The Romans, trying to hold their empire together against barbarian invaders, withdrew from England in A.D.
(A) 390
(B) 400
(C) 410
(d) 420
Q3. Anglo-Saxon literature, broadly speaking ranges from
(A) 7th to 11th centuries
(B) 6th to 10th centuries
(C) 8th to 12th centuries
(D) 5th to 9th centuries
Q4. Athelstan, King of Wessex and Mercia defeated the Scots at Brunanburh in
(A) 917
(B) 927
(C) 937
(D) 947
Q5. The Year of Norman Conquest of England in the Battle of Hastings was
(A) 1066
(B) 1068
(C) 1070
(D) 1072
Q6. The year of the Battle of Lewes is
(A) 1264
(B) 1364
(C) 1464
(D) 1564
Q7. The reign of Henry II covers the period from
(A) 1144-89
(B) 1134-79
(C) 1144-79
(D) 1154-89
Q8. The reign of Edward I covers the period from
(A) 1279-1307
(B) 1284-1311
(C) 1289-1315
(D) 1293-1319
Q9. Edward III defeated the French at the Battle of Poitiers and the Battle of Crecy respectively in
(A) 1336 and 1346
(B) 1338 and 1348
(C) 1340 and 1350
(D) 1342 and 1352
Q10. Laurence Minot, the patriotic versifier belongs to the
(A) 13th century
(B) 12th century
(C) 14th century
(D) 15th century

Answer Key : Q1 – (C), Q2 – (C) , Q3 – (A), Q4 – (C), Q5 – (A), Q6 – (A), Q7 – (D), Q8 – (A), Q9 – (A), Q10 – (C)

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