W. B. Yeats: AP English Literature Online Test

When was Yeats born?
1805
1865
1875
1880
1895
The Noble prize for literature was conferred on W. B. Yeats in which year?
1919
1920
1921
1922
1923
For most of his poetry Yeats depended on the I Irish legends and folklore only II Indian legends III Indian Magic and Theosophy
I only
II only
III only
I and II
I, II and III
Who wrote the poem ‘In memory of W. B. Yeats’?
T. S. Eliot
C. Day Lewis
W. H. Auden
Edith Sitwell
None of the above
‘The Land of Hearts Desire’ is a ______ by W. B. Yeats?
Poem
Play
Short story
Novel
None of the above
Yeats has been a follower of which of the following?
Shelly
Swinburne
Blake
French Symbolists
All of the above
What is not true of Yeats?
He was a natural born singer
Wrote about or for the common people
Was a poet who lost his way following too many masters
Had no concern with Celtic mythology
None of the above
Which of the following is not a work by Yeats?
The Madness of King Goll
Baile and Aillin
Urn Burial
Ballads of the Fox Hunter
None of the above
In 1891 Yeats became the member of which club?
Rhymers club
Imagists club
Irish club
Bloomsbury club
None of the above
Yeats was influenced by Indian thoughts. Which of Indian epics greatly influenced him?
The Puranas
The Ramayan
Bhagvad Gita
The Vedas
None of the above
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W. B. Yeats (1865-1939), was born in Ireland and educated in London. His works were greatly influenced by Celtic legends and he wrote lyrics, which was remarkable fro simplicity in style and melodious beauty. He wrote plays, philosophical and literary essays. He was the one to introduce Rabindra Nath Tagore to European readers. He died in South of France. The AP students’ knowledge and familiarity of this writer is sought to be assessed by this short test.
This short test is prepared in the multiple choice format, specially designed for students taking AP test in English language

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