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1. Ben Jonson was born in

A. 1573

B. 1577

C. 1570

D. 1578

2. Ben Jonson belonged primarily to

A. The Elizabethan Age

B. Caroline Age

C. Jocabian Age

D. Restoration Age

3. Ben Jonson was basically

A. A Dramatist

B. A poet

C. An Essayist

D. A Satirist

4. The first play written by Ben Jonson was

A. Every Man in His Humour

B. Every Man out of his humor

C. The Alchemist

D. Volpone the Foxe

5. Which of the following plays is not written by Ben Jonson

A. The Maid’s Tragedy

B. The Alchemist

C. Volpone

D. The Silent Woman

6. Ben Jonson is known for his

A. Comedies of Humours

B. Comedies of Satire

C. Comedies of Multiple Love Conflicts

D. Tragi. comedies

7. How much Humour is there in human mental makeup?

A. 4

B. 3

C. 2

D. 1

8. A critic says, ”Ben Jonson’s Every Man in His Humour beings a new chapter in history of English drama Who is that critic?

A. George Sampson

B. Sainsbury

C. Bradley

D. T.S Eliot

9. What is Ben Jonson’s Sejanus His Fall?

A. A Tragedy

B. A Comedy

C. A Satire

D. A Historical Play

10. Volpone the Foxe is

A. A Comedy

B. A Satire

C. A Roman Tragedy

D. A Romance

11. The Alchemist is

A. An attack on tricksters and gulls

B. an attack on cheats of London

C. A satire on his rivals

D. A tragedy in blank verse

12. Shakespeare himself played a leading role in one of Ben Jonson’s plays in which play?

A. Everyman in his Humour

B. The Alchemist

C. Volpone the Foxe

D. Every Man Out of His Humour

13. The Alchemist was played at which of the following theatres?

A. The Globe

B. The Bankside Theatre

C. The Hope Theatre

D. The Queene’s Revels

14. Which of the following plays of Jonson is written wholly in prose?

A. Bartholomew Fair

B. Humours Reconciled

C. The Sad Shepherd

D. The Divell is an Asse

15. Which of the following authors was not a contemporary of Ben Jonson?

A. Dryden

B. Dekker

C. Marston

D. Chapman

16. The first play written by Ben Jonson was

A. The Case is Altered

B. The Sad Shepherd

C. The Poster

D. Sejanus His Fall

17. Which of the following is a Roman Tragedy?

A. Catiline His Conspiracy

B. The Arraignment

C. The Spanish Tragedy

D. The Case is Altered

18. Who is called the father of English classical comedy?

A. Ben Jonson

B. T.S Eliot

C. Arthur Miller

D. Roger

19. Who wrote ”Drink to me only with thin eyes?

A. Ben Jonson

B. T.S Eliot

C. William

D. Roger Fred

20. What is the full name of Ben Jonson?

A. Benjamin Jonson

B. Bella Jonson

C. Belli Jonson

D. Benum Jonson

21. Who wrote Masques of Blackness?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Benjamin Jonson

C. Belly Jonson

D. None

22. Ben Jonson single volume of prose is called?

A. Timber

B. Tumber

C. Tambir

D. None

23. Who wrote The Devil is An Ass?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Shakespeare

C. F.R Levis

D. None

24. Who wrote The Magnetic Lad?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Robert Blair

C. F.R Levis

D. None

25. Whose plays are the longest in the Elizabethan drama?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Shakespeare

C. F.R Levis

D. None

26. Who is called the most skillful full technician of Elizabethan playwrights?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Shakespeare

C. Wordsworth

D. None

27. Who never created the character of any noble lady?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Shakespeare

C. Wordsworth

D. None

28. Who is the father of English realistic comedy?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Shakespeare

C. Millan

D. None

29. Who is considered to be not only a dramatist but also a theorist of drama?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Shakespeare

C. Both

D. None

30. Who said ”Jonson brought critical learning into vogue?

A. Alexander Pope

B. Jonson

C. Shakespeare

D. None

31. Who thinks that humor is juicing in a human body?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Shakespeare

C. Alexander Pope

D. None

32. Who is more a satirist than a moralist?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Shakespeare

C. Alexander Pope

D. None

33. Which work made Ben Jonson a celebrity?

A. Everyman in His Humour

B. Volpone

C. Alchemist

D. None

34. The works of Jonson appeared in Folio Format in

A. 1616

B. 1615

C. 1615

D. 1618

35. Who wrote the Staple of Knews?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Alexander Pope

C. Shakespeare

D. None

36. The Silent Women takes place in

A. London

B. America

C. India

D. Africa

37. Who wrote A Tale of Tub?

A. Ben Jonson

B. Shakespeare

C. Gaskell

D. None

38. Which comedy did Jonson Popularize?

A. Comedy of Humour

B. Comedy of Manner

C. Comedy of Maintenance

D. None

39. Ben Jonson journeyed on foot to

A. Scotland

B. England

C. America

D. India

40. Ben Jonson was born in

A. 1872

B. 1637

C. 1588

D. 1577

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