Are you usually bored and want to do something fun yet knowledgeable while scrolling through your mobile? We have got you covered. We bring you yet another great general knowledge quiz, especially for English Literature students.



  1. How many periods are there in English Literature?
    Answer: 8


  1. Who is the mother of English fiction?
    Answer: Frances Burney


  1. Tweedledum and Tweedledee are two characters of which Children’s book?
    Answer: Alice in Wonderland


  1. Which Shakespeare character has the most lines?
    Answer: Hamlet with 1569 lines


  1. What is Haiku?
    Answer: It’s a short form of poetry


  1. How many plays did Shakespeare write?
    Answer: 37 plays


  1. What are the three elements of a poem?
    Answer: Rhythm, Scheme and Meter


  1. The Great Gatsby is written in which year?
    Answer: 1925


  1. Who wrote Frankenstein?
    Answer: Mary Shelley


  1. What is the shortest poem ever?
    Answer: Lines on the Antiquity of Microbes


  1. What are the three types of Literature?
    Answer: Poetry, drama and prose


  1. Who is the father of English Literature?
    Answer: Geoffrey Chaucer

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Natasha Irshad holds a degree in Marketing & Management from University of London. She is interested in writing about education and pop culture.

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