Charles Lamb (1775-1834): AP Literature Online Test

Which of the following works he authored in collaboration with his sister Mary?
Essays of Elia
Tales of Shakespeare
Rosamond Gray
Dream-children
None of the above
In his essay ‘Christ Hospital Five and Thirty years Ago’ Lamb has recorded his impressions of the place and a boy. Who was he?
Sir Walter Scott
Robert Browning
S. T. Coleridge
Wordsworth
None of the above
Which is a romantic novel written by Charles Lamb?
Klosterheim
Rosamund Gray
Absentee
If
Cranford
What is the name of the play that Charles Lamb the great essayist wrote?
Dream-children
John Woodville
South Sea-house
The Cenci
None of the above
Which is a famous contribution by Charles Lamb?
Essays of Elia
Blank Verse
Tragedy
Sonnets
None of the above
Which of Charles Lamb’s friend said, “Lamb was the most delightful, the most provoking and the most sensible of men who always made the best pun and the best remarks in the course of the evening.”?
Hazlitt
Coleridge
Bacon
Wordsworth
None of the above
Which of the following works directed interest towards Shakespeare’s contemporaries?
Tales of Shakespeare
Specimen’s of English Dramatic Poets Contemporary with Shakespeare.
London Magazine
Essays of Elia
None of the above
Lamb had a rare circle of friends, which of the following were not included in it?
Coleridge
Hazlitt
Wordsworth
Tennyson
None of the above
Which of the following is a prose-poem by Lamb?
South Sea House
Rosamund Gray
Dream-Children
Adventures of Ulysses
None of the above
Which of the following is true about Lamb?
He had an elder brother, John.
He was a fellow pupil of Coleridge.
He was subject to insanity.
He contributed jokes, puns and squibs daily to a newspaper.
All the above
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Charles Lamb, a great essayist and critic, was a man of unusual charm and a gift which he never allowed himself to display fully and energetically, perhaps for the fear of insanity to which he was subject to. He is the most lovable of essayists with a delicate and an old fashioned style which was humorous and cheery. His style is an expression of his personality. There is richness and an abundance which surprises us. “Lamb as a whole is a better company than all the other writers of his age” put together. This test is designed to asses the familiarity of the AP student 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 language

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