AP English Literature: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900) Online Test

Oscar Wilde wrote in English, but what was he by birth?
English
Irish
Scottish
Welsh
American
Oscar Wilde reminds us of which playwright whom he followed and even surpassed?
G. B. Shaw
Sheridan
Henry Jones
T. W. Robertson
None of the above
Which of the following is not a work by Oscar Wilde?
The Importance Of Being Earnest
A Woman of no Importance
Painted Roofs
An Ideal Husband
None of the above
Who according to Oscar Wilde is “a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing”?
A cynic
A saint
A politician
A businessman
None of the above
About whom did Oscar Wilde say that, he wrote fiction as if it was a painful duty?
Virginia Wolf
Henry James
F. R. Leavis
G. B. Shaw
I. A. Richards
What is ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’? I A painting of Bansil Hallward II A novel by Oscar Wilde III A poem by Thomas Gray
I only
II only
III only
I and II
None of the above
Which of the following plays is written by Oscar Wilde?
The Father
Miss Julia
Lady Windermere’s Fan
The Bear
None of the above
With which movement is Oscar Wilde associated?
Oxford Movement
Aesthetical Movement
Pre-Raphaelite Movement
Symbolist Movement
None of the above
What is true of Oscar Wilde?
He believed in the complete indifference of art to literature
He dressed himself fantastically
He was the favorite disciple of Walter Pater
He was associated with Aesthetical movement
All the above
Which of these is a verse tragedy by Oscar Wilde?
The Duchess of Padua
Lady Windermere’s Fan
A Woman of No Importance
The Ideal Husband
The Importance of Being Earnest
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Oscar Wilde brought back to English theatre something of the distinction absent from it since Sheridan. Though he was weak in characterization yet he knew how to create humorous situations. His dialogues are full of wit and paradoxical statement which send the audiences into roars of laughter. This test is designed to asses the students familiarity with this great writer of English literature. This short test is prepared in the multiple choice format, specially designed for students taking AP test in English literature.

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