G. B. Shaw (1856-1950): Advanced Placement English Literature Online Test

Which of the following G. B. Shaw’s plays was prescribed because of it’s portrayal of sexual exploitation?
Widower’s Houses
Mrs. Warren’s Profession
The Philanderer
Buyant Billions
None of the above
Are the ‘prefaces’ of Shaw to his own plays very popular?
Yes
No
Perhaps
Mixed responses
Can’t say
In which of G. B. Shaw’s play do we meet Eliza Dolittle?
St. Joan
Candida
Major Barbara
Pygmalion
None of the above
G. B. Shaw was a member of which society?
Fabian
Bloomsbury
Oxford
Neo-romantic
None of the above
Shaw’s play ‘Arms and the Man’ contains a satire on love and______.
Marriage
War
Sex
Family
None of the above
Bernard Shaw got the idea for the play ‘Man and Superman’ from the philosophy of Bergson and _________.
Bergson
Kant
Nietzsche
Bradley
None of the above
Which of these is not a play by G. B. Shaw?
Arms and the Man
Candida
Philanderer
Skin Game
None of the above
Shaw was not a:
Dramatist
Irishman
Novelist
Priest
None of the above
Which of the following is not a play by Shaw?
Major Barbara
The Admirable Bashville
Heartbreak House
The Devil’s Discipline
None of the above
Shaw was indebted to which of the following?
Bergson
Henrik Ibsen
Neitzsche
Mozart
All of the above
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A medicine man, who used stage to reform society. He fathered a new type of drama, called the ‘play of ideas’. His characters are only puppets to voice his ideas. He also wrote essays on dramatic criticism. A prolific dramatist, with an inimitable wit and humor, his use of brilliant dialogues is an important aspect of his unique technique. This test is designed to asses the proficiency of an AP student as far as this great man is concerned.
This short test is prepared in the multiple choice format, specially designed for students taking AP test in English literature.

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