Here are all Christopher Marlowe MCQ’s for you!
Q. Marlowe was arrested for the crime of being?
Ans. An atheist
Q. Who calls Marlowe ‘a famous gracer of tragedians’?
Ans. Robert Greene
Q. Who was the famous actor who always played the main lead on Marlowe’s plays?
Ans. Edward Alleyn
Q. Who wrote the play The Massacre At Paris?
Q. Marlowe wrote?
Ans. 7 plays
Q. Christopher Marlowe is also known as?
Ans. Kit Marlowe
Q. Marlowe translated poetry written by classical Roman poets like?
Ans. Ovid and Lucan
Q. Who wrote Tamburlaine the Great, the Second?
Q. Which Marlowe’s line did Shakespeare use in As You Like It?
Ans. “Who ever lov’d that lov’d not at first sight?”
Q. Who wrote Christopher Marlowe: A Biographical and Critical Study?
Ans. F.S Boas
Q. What is the full title of Marlowe’s play Doctor Faustus?
Ans. The Tragical History Of The Life And Death Of Doctor Faustus
Q. Marlowe translated the epic poem Pharsalia written by which Roman poet?
Q. Who wrote the poem Hero and Leander?
Q. Marlowe’s Hero And Leander was completed by?
Ans. George Chapman
Q. Who said, “All live to die, and rise to fall?”
Q. The Alma Mater of Marlowe was?
Ans. Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
Q. Ben Jonson called Marlowe’s blank verse as……… ?
Ans. “Marlowe’s mighty line”
(Ben Jonson MCQ’s)
Q. Which political thinker influenced Marlowe?
Q. Who was the central sun of the University Wits?
Q. Marlowe was England’s first official Poet Laureate?
Ans. False (Dryden was)
(John Dryden MCQ’s)
Q. The play Doctor Faustus is in?
Ans. 13 scenes
(Doctor Faustus MCQ’s)
Q. Who wrote the poem The Passionate Shepherd To His Love?
Q. Marlowe’s poem The Passionate Shepherd To His Love opens with what famous line?
Ans. ‘Come live with me and be my love’
Q. Marlowe’s ‘mighty line’ is the blank pentameter the might of which comes from its……….. ?
Ans. Rhythmic energy
Q. Marlowe was born in?
Ans. 1564. He died in 1593
Q. Who killed Marlowe?
Ans. Ingram Frizer
Q. Who wrote the play Dido, Queen Of Carthage?
Q. Marlowe’s first play was?
Ans. Dido, Queen Of Carthage
Q. Who is considered the father of English literature?
Q. Marlowe was only……….. older than William Shakespeare?
Ans. Two months
Q. The name Marlowe uses for the ruler of hell and the devils is?
Q. Who paid tribute to Marlowe by saying, ” His greatest achievement was the introduction of poetry into the English drama?”
Ans. Herold Osborne
Q. Mark and Thomas Nashe co-authored which play?
Ans. Dido, Queen Of Carthage
Q. Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage is based on?
Ans. Virgil’s Aenied
Q. Marlowe is called the father of English literature because he freed drama from classical notion of strict decorum, he used blank verse and he created?
Ans. Romantic tragedy
(Jonathan Swift MCQ’s)
Q. Marlowe specializes in the glamor of?
Q. Marlowe was?
Ans. Poet, playwright and translator
Q. Who wrote the play Edward ll?
Q. Which play of Marlowe is his best from technical point of view?
Ans. Edward ll
Q. The protagonists of Marlowe’s plays scorn………… ?
Ans. Human limits
Q. When Faustus started worrying that his time was running out, he didn’t sleep for? Ans. Eight days
Q. Who said, “What feeds me, destroys me?”
Q. Who greatly influenced Shakespeare?
Q. Aldous Huxley’s 1923 novel Antic Hay borrows its title from Marlowe’s history play? Ans. Edward II
Q. In Marlowe’s play Edward ll, from whom has Galveston received a letter that he reads aloud at the beginning of the play?
Ans. Edward ll
Q. Marlowe exploits the………… of his audience?
(Robinson Crusoe MCQ’s)
Q. Marlowe’s plays are known for the use of?
Ans. Blank verse
Q. Marlowe’s father was?
Ans. A shoemaker
Q. Who wrote the play Tamburlaine the Great?
Q. The savagery of Tamburlaine was softened at the request of his?
Ans. Beloved (the Divine Zenocrate)
Q. Marlowe’s literary career lasted less than?
Ans. Six years
Q. The Romantics saw Doctor Faustus like Goethe’s Faust as the emblem of?
Ans. Human aspirations
Q. Who has been called the ‘morning star’ of the great Elizabethan drama?
Q. Who wrote, “Hell is just a frame of mind?”
Q. Tamburlaine The Great was a…………. in his early life?
Q. Whom does Marlowe call, “The terror of the world”?
Q. Marlowe was born in?
Ans. Canterbury, Kent, England
Q. It is also said that Marlowe was a spy?
Q. The heroes of Marlowe were?
Q. What is the full title of Marlowe’s Edward ll?
Ans. The Troublesome Reign And Lamentable Death Of Edward The Second, King Of England, With The Tragical Fall Of Proud Mortimer
Q. According to the chorus, who is “swollen with cunning”?
(Emily Dickinson MCQ’s)
Q. In what country is Dr. Faustus based?
Q. Who is called the father of English dramatic poetry?
Q. Some drawbacks of Marlowe include giving no scope to women, dominating central character and?
Ans. Lack of humor
Q. Who wrote, “My God, my God, look not so fierce on me?”
Q. Which play was Marlowe’s first to be performed regularly on stage in London?
Ans. Tamburlaine The Great
Q. Marlowe’s play Tamburlaine The Great was based loosely on the life of which Asian ruler?
Ans. Timur (Taimur)
Q. Who is called the true child of Renaissance?
Q. Marlowe died at the age of?
Q. What was the name of Marlowe’s father?
Ans. John Marlowe
(Henry Fielding MCQ’s)
Q. Who wrote the play The Jew Of Malta?
Q. Who has spoken the prologue to The Jew Of Malta?
Ans. Machiavelli (speaker of the prologue)
Q. Dr. Faustus is often known as?
Ans. Pilgrim’s Progress in reverse
Q. Marlowe went to King’s School and was awarded a scholarship that enabled him to study at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge?
Q. Who calls Marlowe, “The first great poet, the father of English tragedy and the creator of blank verse?
Q. Which is the period of Marlowe’s dramatic activity?
Ans. 1587 to 1593
Q. Marlowe’s play The Jew of Malta is originally known as ‘The Famous Tragedy of the Rich Jew of Malta’?
Q. Which play inspired Shakespeare’s work ‘The Merchant of Venice’?
Ans. The Jew Of Malta
Q. Who is called “the spoilt child of Renaissance”?
Q. Who wrote, “A sound magician is a mighty god”?
Q. Whom does Marlowe call, “The scourge of God”?
Q. Doctor Faustus is a tragedy of?
(Samuel Richardson MCQ’s)
Q. In Marlowe’s play The Jew Of Malta, what was the name of the jew of Malta?
Q. Which other English author wrote a famous poem beginning with Marlowe’s line ‘Come live with me and be my love’?
Ans. John Donne
(John Donne MCQ’s)
Q. In which poem did John Donne use Marlowe’s line ‘Come live with me and be my love’?
Ans. The Bait
Q. Who calls Marlowe, “The most individual and the most talented of pre-Shakespearians”?
Q. The prologue to the Jew Of Malta presents……….. as the great sin?
Q. When was The Jew Of Malta first performed?
Q. Which drama may be treated as a connecting link between the Miracle and Morality plays and the illustrious drama of Elizabethan period?
Ans. Dr. Faustus
(Doctor Johnson MCQ’s)
Q. Dr. Faustus is praised for mastery of blank verse and?
Ans. High poetry
Q. Dr. Faustus was published in?
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