CBSE Class 8 English Books and Authors MCQs

CBSE Class 8 English Books and Authors MCQs with answers available in Pdf for free download. The MCQ Questions for Class 8 English with answers have been prepared as per the latest 2021 syllabus, NCERT books and examination pattern suggested in Standard 8 by CBSE, NCERT and KVS. Multiple Choice Questions for important part of exams for Grade 8 English and if practiced properly can help you to get higher marks. Refer to more Chapter wise MCQs for NCERT Class 8 English and also download more latest study material for all subjects



Q1. Name the worlds all time best selling book

a. Forbes Magazine b.Limca Book of Records c.Guinness Book of World Records d.Dictionary

Q2. This poet‟s poems have English words but an Indian soul

a. Sarojini Naidu b. Tabassum Khan c. Maya Angelou d. Mahadevi Verma

Q3. The book „Arms and the Man‟ was written by

a. Aldoux Huxley b. Eugene O Neil c. Sydney Sheldon d.George Bernard Shaw

Q4. We learn about Gandhiji from this book.

a. My Experience with truth b.My Experiments with Truth c. Truth d. Always speak the Truth

Q5. The book „Far From Maddening crowd has bee written by:

a. Thomas Hardy b. Thomas Bryne c. Oliver Goldsmith d. P. C. Thomas

Q6. The famous novel Gone with the Wind has been written by

a. Charles Dickens b.Arthur Conan Doyle c. Margaret Mitchell d.Dorothy L Sayers

Q7. The book „Malgudi Days‟ is written by this author

a. K. K Narayanan b. K. R. Narayanan c. R. K Narayanan d. P. K. Narayanan

Q8. This book on slavery by Harriet Beecher Stowe is a bestseller of all times

a. Uncle Tim‟s Cabin b. Uncle John‟s Cabin c. Uncle Joe‟s Cabin d. Uncle Tom‟s Cabin

Q9. „Discovery Of India‟ was written by this freedom fighter

a. Mahatma Gandhi b. Jawahatrlal Nehru c. R. N Tagore d. Indhira Gandhi

Q10. The book „For Whom The Bell Tolls‟ is written by

a. Noel Coward b. Ernest Hemmingway c. A E Houseman d. Alfred Tennyson

Q11. This author is famous for her murder mystery novels

a. Sarojini Naidu b. Dorothy L. Sayers. c. Maya Angelou d.Agatha Christie

Q12. Disillusioned by Communalism George Orwell wrote this famous novel

a. Animal Farm b. Of Human Bondage c. Jungle Book d. Animal Kingdom

Q13. The latest Indian to win the „Booker Prize‟ in the year 2008

a. Sashi Tharoor b. Arbind Adiga c. Arundhati Roy d. Salman Rushde

Q14. “Maneaters of Kumaon‟ was written by this famous naturalist and conservationist.

a. James Blade b. Jim Frost c. Jim Corbet d. Rudyard Kipling

Q15. The first book written by and Indian in English titled Travels Of Dean Mohamet‟ was by

a. Sake Dean Mohamet b. P. Lal c. Rabindranath Tagore d. Nirad C Choudry

Q16. This story won young Ruskin Bond the prestigious John Llewellyn Rhys prize

a. Treasure in the garden b. Cricket for crocodile c. Room on the Roof d. Frogs in the fountain

Q17. The Novel „Of Human Bondage‟ is written by

a. Robert Frost b. William Shakespere c. O Henry d. W. Somerset Mougham

Q18. Paradise Lost was written by

a. James Ellroy b. John Keats c. Sydney Sheldon d. John Milton

Q19. The short love poems written by William Shakespeare are known as

a. Sonnets b. ballads c. Rhymes d. diaries

Q20. This Indian writer was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001.

a. R. K. Narayanan b. Salman Rushde c. Ruskin Bond d. V S Naipaul




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