. Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceHow are Polonius and Laertes related?
Brother/brother
Cousin/cousin
Father/son
Uncle/nephew
...............................................of the Renaissance was Humanism. Human life, the happiness of people and the belief in man's abilities became the main subjects in fine arts and literature.
The constant ideology
The continuing ideology
The progressive ideology
The advanced ideology
19th century American romanticism American literature began its history in the colonial Revolutionary period ...............................................................in America that frequently display the characteristics of the Elizabethan literary style in England.
check_box With accounts of discoveries and explorations
With accounts of discovering and explorations
With accounts of discoveries and exploring
With accounts of discoveries and explorers
According to Engels, the renaissance was the greatest progressive revolution that ..........................., a time which called for giants and produced giants-giants in power of thought, passion and character, in universality and learning.
Mankind had so hot experienced
Mankind had so far experienced
Mankind had so excitingly experienced
Mankind had so long experienced
Against all odds, the bare-footed Americans, under the leadership of their talented leader, Gen. George Washington, won the Revolutionary War. At the final battle, Yorktown, the British ..........................but retained a sense of humour.
check_box Had lost all their fighting spirit
Had losing all their fighting spirit
Had lose all their fighting spirit
Had loss all their fighting spirit
Amerigo Vespucci found that Christopher ....................................; the new continent was not India. As a result, the new continent came to be called America after the name of its undoubted discoverer, America.
check_box Had made a mistake
Had taken a mistake
Had done a mistake
Had seen a mistake
Among the social investigators who began to walk the slums were young women from .......................................................... The diaries they left give a complete picture of how the workers lived. Here are some of the notes.
Culture families
Culturing families
Cultural families
Cultured families
Back in the late 18th century, the British Empire included the so-called 13 original colonies in North America. The British bourgeoisie's unfavourable attitude to the economic development in the colonies caused to American War of Independence to break out.
The economical development
The economizing development
The economically development
The economic development
Britain's history is considered to begin ............................................, when it was invaded from the Continent by the fighting tribes of Angles, Saxons and Jutes.
check_box In the 5th century
In the 8th century
In the 6th century
In the 7th century
But during the last decades of the 19th century doubts began to arise as to the faultless nature of European civilization. People ........ ................. that scientific progress was increasing the wealth of the upper classes only.
Had awakening to the fact
Had awake to the fact
Had awaken to the fact
Had awakened to the fact
Chaucer also worked out a new form of versification which replaced alliteration. ..................... metrical form. It was based on rhythmic arrangement of the accents, of the length of the verse, of stanzas.
This was called
This being called
This be called
This were called
Chaucer painted a vivid picture of English society, as it was in his day: each of .....................................................was given as an individual, typical of his country and his time.
His friends
His people
His individuals
His characters
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Graham Greene’s novels are marked by?
Buddhism
Catholicism
Paganism
Protestantism
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Hamlet is?
A man of action
A passionate lover
An intellectual
An over ambitious man
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence I Wandered lonely as a Cloud is a ________.
Lyrical poem
Lyrical prose
Romance in prose
Sonnet
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence In Pride and Prejudice we initially dislike but later tend to like?
Bingley
Darcy
Mr. Bennet
Wickham
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence In the last twenty years of the 18th century, England produced two great romantic poets. They are
Blake and Burns
Gray and Young
Johnson and Blake
Pope and Goldsmith
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence In which language the stories of Canterbury Tale are written?
English
French
Latin
Middle English
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence In which town was Shakespeare born?
check_box Stratford
London
Cambridge
Oxford
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Jack Worthing, the central character in The Importance of Being Earnest, is found as a baby in a handbag in the cloakroom of which railway station
Euston
Paddington
Victoria
Waterloo
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Pride and Prejudice was originally a youthful work entitled?
‘False Impressions’
‘First Impressions’
‘Last Impressions’
‘True Impressions’
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Robinson Crusoe is a _________.
Historical novel
Satirical novel
Allegorical novel
Realistic novel
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence What is the title of Wilde's only novel?
The Picture of Damien Gray
The Picture of Declan Gray
The Picture of Dominic Gray
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Where did O. Henry work as a teller?
check_box First National Bank, Austin
First American Bank, Washington
Chase Manhattan Bank,
ANZGrindlays Bank, Atlanta
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Where was Oscar Wilde born?
Cork
Dublin
Glasgow
London
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Which of the following best summarizes the relationship between Fowler, Pyle, and Phuong in The Quiet American?
Colleagues
Enemies
Good friends
Love triangle
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Which of the following has been a significant development in British theater since the abolition of censorship in 1968?
The death of the musical
The diversifying impact of playwrights from the former colonies
The emergence of a major cohort of women dramatists
The rise of workshops and the collaborative ethos
The rise of workshops and the collaborative ethos, The emergence of a major cohort of women dramatists, The diversifying impact of playwrights from the former colonies
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Which of the following has been a significant development in British theater since the abolition of censorship in 1968?
check_box The rise of workshops and the collaborative ethos, the emergence of a major cohort of women dramatists, the diversifying impact of playwrights from the former colonies
The diversifying impact of playwrights from the former colonies
The emergence of a major cohort of women dramatists
The rise of workshops and the collaborative ethos
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Which of the following phrases best characterizes the late-nineteenth century aesthetic movement which widened the breach between artists and the reading public, sowing the seeds of modernism?
Art for art's sake
Art for God's sake
Art for intellect's sake
Art for the masses
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Which of the following writers wrote historical novels?
Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte
Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley
Sir Walter Scott and Maria Edgeworth
William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Which text exemplifies the anti-Victorianism prevalent in the early twentieth century?
Eminent Victorians
Eminent Victorians, The Way of All Flesh
Jungle Books
Philistine Victorians
The Way of All Flesh
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Which text exemplifies the anti-Victorianism prevalent in the early twentieth century?
check_box Eminent Victorian, the Way of All Flesh
Eminent Victorians
Philistine Victorians
Jungle Books
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Who wrote "The Hound of the Baskervilles?"
Agatha Christie
Arthur Conan Doyle
H Ryder-Haggard
P D James
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence How many dollars does Della get for her hair in The Gift of the Magi?
20
40
60
80
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence What does Jim buy for Della in The Gift of the Magi?
Combs
Diamond ring
Gold chain
Silver bracelet
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence What was O. Henry’s real name?
Arthur Kent
Clark Cable
Henry Ford
William Sidney Porter
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence When was O. Henry born?
11 September 1862
14 April 1865
2 January 1870
3 June 1868
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Where did O. Henry die?
Austin
London
New York
Philadelphia
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Where did O. Henry flee to avoid trial?
Brazil
Canada
Honduras
Mexico
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Where did O. Henry work as a teller?
ANZGrindlays Bank, Atlanta
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
First American Bank, Washington
First National Bank, Austin
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Which humourous weekly was started by O. Henry?
Eve’s Weekly
Shankar’s Weekly
The Rolling Stone
The Tablet
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Which story by O. Henry deals with kidnappers who find the kidnapped boy a nuisance and want to return him with money?
Christmas by Injunction
The Cop and the Anthem
The Duplicity of Hargraves
The Ransom of Red Chief
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence Which story by O. Henry deals with sacrifices husband and wife make for buying Christmas presents for each other?
Heart of the West
Let me feel your pulse
The Gentle Grafter
The Gift of the Magi
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence"To be or not to be that is the question", is famous line of which of Shakespeare's plays?
Hamlet
King Lear
Macbeth
Othello
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence_____ is one of Shakespeare’s famous four tragedies.
Anthony and Cleopatra
Julius Caesar
Othello
Romeo and Juliet
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence________ was a progressive intellectual movement throughout western Europe in the 18th century.
The Chartist Movement
The Enlightenment
The Religious Reformation
The Renaissance
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceA Red, Red Rose is a______.
Epic
Lyric
Ode
Satirical poem
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceComplete the following famous line from Hamlet: Something is rotten in the state of...
Denmark
Venice
Maine
England
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceFrom which of Shakespeare's plays is this famous line: 'Did my heart love til now?/ Forswear it, sight/ For I never saw a true beauty until this night'

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Hamlet
Othello
Romeo and Juliet
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceGulliver’s attitude toward the horse can be described as______.
Disliking
All of the above
Praising
Criticizing
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceGulliver’s Travels is a ________.
check_box Novel of satire and allegory
Sentimental novel
Novel of stream of consciousness
Gothic novel
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceHamlet’s famous speech ‘To be or not to be; that is the question’ occurs in?
check_box Act III, Scene I
Act III, Scene III
Act IV, Scene III
Act II, Scene I
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceHamlet’s famous speech ‘To be,or not to be; that is the question’ occurs in?
Act II, Scene I
Act III, Scene I
Act III, Scene III
Act IV, Scene III
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceHe married to the Anne Hathaway at the age of_______ in______.
15, 1579
16, 1580
17, 1581
18, 1582
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceHow does Queen Gertrude die?
Accidentally stabbed by Laertes.
Drowns in the river outside the castle.
Poisoned by drinking from Hamlet's cup.
Suffers a fatal heart attack while watching Hamlet fight Laertes.
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceHow many Acts are in William Shakespeare’s plays?
check_box Five
Six
Three
Four
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceHow many children did Shakespeare have?
12
3
5
8
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceHow many of Shakespeare's plays are classified as histories?
check_box 10
18
14
7
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceHow many plays did William Shakespeare write?
36
37
38
39
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceHow many sonnets did William Shakespeare write?
154
187
175
110
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceIn 1066, ___ led the Norman army to invade and defeat England.
Alfred the Great
Claudius
Julius Caesar
William the conqueror
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceIn the 14th century, the most important writer is ______.
Chaucer
Gower
Langland
Wyclif
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceMacbeth by Shakespeare is a ______.
check_box Tragedy
Tragicomedy
Historical play
Comedy
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceOf which cathedral was Jonathan Swift dean?
St. Patrick’s Cathedral
St. Albert’s Cathedral
Sacred Heart Cathedral
St. Paul’s Cathedral
Choose the best answer to complete each sentencePamela is a___________.
check_box Novel of naturalism
Romance
Historical novel
Novel of epistles and psychology
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceShakespeare died at the age of
52
63
60
48
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceShakespeare died on?
check_box 23rd April 1616
30th April 1616
28th April 1616
25th April 1616
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceShakespeare made Stratford his regular home in:
check_box About 1610
About 1609
About 1608
About 1611
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceThe first place visited by Gulliver in Gulliver’s Travel is ______.
Lilliput
Flying island
The kingdom of horses
Brobdingnag
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceThe line "To be or not to be" comes from which play?
check_box Hamlet
Macbeth
A Midsummer Night's dream
Twelfth Night
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceThe main literary stream of the 18th century was ______.
Naturalism
Neo-classicism
Romanticism
Sentimentalism
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceThe prevailing form of Medieval English literature is the ______.
Mystery play
Epic
Romance
Sonnet
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceThomas More’s masterpiece Utopia was written in _______.
English
French
Greek
Latin
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceThough Beowulf was introduced by Angles, the events and _____ are Scandinavian.
. Idea
Belief
Characters
God
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceThough Beowulf was introduced by Angles, the events and _____ are Scandinavian.
check_box Characters
Belief
Idea
God
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceTo which church did Jonathan Swift belong?)
check_box Church of
Roman Catholic Church
Church of Scotland
Church of England
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceToward the close of which century did English replace French as the language of conducting business in Parliament and in court of law?
Thirteenth
Eleventh
Fourteenth
Twelfth
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceUtopia was first printed in:
check_box 1516
1615
1518
1517
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceVanity Fair is a novel by?
Charles Dickens
Jane Austen
Thomas Hardy
W. M. Thackeray
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWas killed by Hamlet unintentionally?
Forinbras
Horatio
Leartus
Polonius
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhat is the name of the playlet Hamlet stages for Claudius?
Slings and Arrows
The Murder of Gonzago
The Slaying of Lucianus
Vice of Kings
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhat is the sub-title of the play Twelfth Night?
Or, What is you Will
Or, What you Like It
Or, What you Think
Or, What you Will
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhat was Daniel Defoe’s original surname?
Friend
Neighbour
Foe
Good
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhat was Shakespeare's first play?
The Tempest
Romeo and Juliet
King Lear
Henry VI
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhen did Daniel Defoe die?
12 September 1748
5 January 1740
26 April 1731
7 December 1725
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhen was Jonathan Swift born?
30 November 1667
11 January 1660
3 June 1663
14 April 1656
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhere was Hamlet studying before he returned to Denmark?
check_box Wittenberg
London
Dublin
Oslo
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhere was Jonathan Swift born?
Paris
London
Dublin
Belfast
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich character spoke following lines?"What's Montague? It is nor hand nor foot,Nor arm nor face, nor any other partBelonging to a man, O be some other name!What's in a name?That which we call a roseBy any other word would smell as sweet,"
Desdemona
Hero
Juliet
Rosalind
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich famous Shakespeare play does the quote "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers" come from?
King Henry the Sixth, Part II
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Othello, the Moor of Venice
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich is the last play written by William Shakespeare?
As you like it
Henry V
The Tempest
Two Gentlemen from Verona
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich method of narration has been employed by Dickens in his novel “Great Expectations”?
Autobiographical method
Direct or epic method
Documentary method
Stream of Consciousness technique
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich of the following languages did not coexist in Anglo-Norman England?
Celtic
Dutch
French
Latin
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich of the following books was written by Daniel Defoe?
Gulliver’s Travels
Either Or
Odyssey
Robinson Crusoe
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich of the following books was written by Jonathan Swift?
check_box Gulliver’s Travels
All Quiet on the Western Front
The old man and the sea
For whom the bell tolls
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich of the following characters does not appear in Hamlet?
Gertrude
Miranda
Polonius
Claudius
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich of the following is an unfinished novel by Jane Austen?
Mansfield Park
Persuasion
Sandition
Sense and Sensibility
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich of the following is not a Shakespeare tragedy?
Hamlet
Macbeth
None of the above
Othello
Titus Andronicus
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich of the following novels has the sub-title ‘A Novel Without a Hero’?
Middlemarch
Oliver Twist
Vanity Fair
Wuthering Heights
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich of these was not one of Shakespeare's plays?
check_box Shakespeare in love
The Tempest
Titus Andronicus
Cymbeline
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich people began their invasion and conquest of southwestern Britain around 450?
The Anglo-Saxons
The Celts
The Geats
The Normans
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich play has the characters Cordelia, Goneril and Regan?
Pericles
King Lear
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Cymbeline
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhich river is associated with Shakespeare's birth place?
check_box The Avon
The Thames
The Tyburn
The Seven
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWho is the Shrew in the play ?
check_box Katherine
Bianca
Cleopatra
Matilda
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWho was often called as the Romantic Poet as most of his poems revolved around nature?
William Blake
William Morris
William Shakespeare
William Wordsworth
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWho wrote Canterbury Tales?
Dick Whittington
Geoffrey Chaucer
King Richard II
Thomas Lancaster
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWhy was Daniel Defoe arrested in May 1703?
Not paying debts
Writing the pamphlet The Shortest Way of Dissenters
Translating Bible in English
Piracy
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWilliam Shakespeare born in:
26 April 1564
26 April 1565
26 April 1566
26 April 1567
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWilliam Shakespeare is not the author of:
Hamlet
Taming of the Shrew
Titus Andronicus
White Devil
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWilliam Shakespeare was born in the year:
1544
1564
1578
1582
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWlliam Shakespeare is not the author of:
Hamlet
Taming of the Shrew
Titus Andronicus
White Devil
Choose the best answer to complete each sentenceWords from which language began to enter English vocabulary around the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066?
French
Hungarian
Norwegian
Spanish
Collectivism was a nice word to draw the attention of the masses .... ............................................... . The writer appealed to their 'pride of country', boasting that Britain was the richest country in the world and that every man would be sure of a good living if he and his fellow workers fought for the good of the Empire.
Away around class struggle
Away about class struggle
Away with class struggle
Away from class struggle
During the 18th century a few voices in the Western world were raised against slavery. England abolished the institution in 1773. During the American Revolution, many Americans came .............................because it was inconsistent with heir democratic ideals.
To opposing slavery
To oppose slavery
To opposed slavery
To opposite slavery
During the first five centuries of our era and long before that Britain was inhabited by a people called Kelts, who lived in ........................
check_box Tribes
The suburbs
Cities
Houses
England went through the so-called Industrial revolution that gave birth to a new class, ...............................................
That of the proletariat.
Here of the proletariat.
There of the proletariat.
Then of the proletariat.
English humanism was both ...... ......................... It was directed against the ignorance and oppression of feudal, against the grabbing and self-interest character of the bourgeoisie.
Anti-feudal or anti-bourgeois.
Anti-feudal as anti-bourgeois.
Anti-feudal and anti-bourgeois.
Anti-feudal so anti-bourgeois.
English humanists dreamed of social changes that ..................... .....................................................and establish the equality of people.
Would do about with the vices of society
Would do for with the vices of society
Would do away with the vices of society
Would do against with the vices of society
Geoffrey Chaucer showed life as it was, as great artist and humanist he gave an equally masterly description of Good and Evil. The great writer believed in man and was optimistically .......................for the future.
check_box Full of hope
Full for hope
Full with hope
Full about hope
Geoffrey Chaucer was .................... ................ He was born in London in the family of a wine merchant. From the age of 18 he was connected with the Court of the King of England.
check_box The greatest writer of the 14th century.
The most great writer of the 14th century.
The best great writer of the 14th century.
The most greatest writer of the 14th century.
Here a mother would stand with her baby of'sit with it on the stairs, or companions would huddle together in cold weather. Everywhere there was drunkenness, dirt and bad language. Gambling was the chief amusement of the young men, and fights in the streets were common, ending ............................even in murder.
At times
On times
For times
Under times
In addition to the problems that their European contemporaries were facing, the English writers of the period had .........................................., such as; the growth of industry, the rising working class movement and the final disappearance of the class of peasantry.
check_box To find answers to those that arose in their own country
To founding answers to those that arose in their own country
To finding answers to those that arose in their own country
To found answers to those that arose in their own country
In the first half of the 19th century, the young American Republic strengthened ........................ by expanding its territory westward and southward. Nine new states were set up on the western lands, including Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia.
check_box Its newly-won independence
Its newly-winning independence
Its new-won independence
Its newly-win independence
In the seventies of the 19th century most writers on social problems believed that science and science alone would finally ............ ............... and bring civilization to all.
check_box Sweep away all human misery
Sweep about all human misery
Sweep around all human misery
Sweep for all human misery
In the year 1066, in the Battle of Hastings, the Anglo-Saxon king's army was defeated by William, Duke of Normandy, who ....................................
check_box Became King of England.
Becoming King of England.
Had became King of England.
Becomes King of England.
In those early days songs called epics were created in many countries. The epics tell about the most ......................... events of a people's history and the deeds of one or more heroic personages.
check_box Remarkable
Remarking
Remarkably
Remarked
It is commonly acknowledged that many of the libertarian and abolitionist-movements in the late 18th century and early 19th century were engendered by the romantic philosophy based on the desire ....... ..................................................and tyranny and the new emphasis on the rights and dignity of the individual.
check_box To be free of convention
To be free of opinion
To be free of practice
To be free of question
It was contrary to the medieval ideology and especially to that of the Catholic Church. ...........................................was defeated.
The power of Church for men's mind
The power of Church about men's mind
The power of Church over men's mind
The power of Church above men's mind
It was in the last decades of the century that new trade-unions sprang up, which workers, regardless of their qualifications, could join; even unskilled factory-hands ............................................
check_box Were accepted.
Were acceptation
Were to accept
Were accept
It was now easier for the workers to help one another during strikes. ...............................................were no longer representatives of the bourgeois liberal party: the leaders were real workers, such as Tom Mann, who later founded the British Communist Party.
check_box The trade-union officials
The working-union officials
The selling-union officials
The commerce-union officials
It was the End of the Century that created writers who ...........................as a whole (Shaw, Galsworthy), and a. new type of writer who was preoccupied with the future of mankind
check_box Were interested in human society
Were interested for human society
Were interested on human society
Were interested at human society
Like English romanticism, American romanticism was a very complicated phenomenon. It was not a definite system of particular attitudes towards man, ............... .........................................and society. Following are some of the most essential features of American romanticism. They are found in the leading poets of the time Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), Walt Whitman (1819-1892).
Naturally
Naturalness
Nature
Natural
Many ............................................ writers, such as Bernard Shaw, Herbert Wells and some Marxists, belonged at various times to the Fabian Society.
check_box Progressive-minded
Progressive-mindless
Progressive-mind
Progressive-mindful
Men of science were greatly admired. They were invited ....... ...............................................and express their opinions on all kinds of subjects. Many of these scientists believed in positivism, and spread their demagogic ideas among the people.
check_box To speak in public halls
To say in public halls
To tell in public halls
To present in public halls
Nature is shown in American romantic literature as it appears to the pioneers: both harsh and beautiful, with huge lakes , mighty rivers, giant redwood trees in Virgin forests, boundless plains, majestic mountains, and canyons................ shooting up into the air.
With boiling springs and geysers of steam
In boiling springs and geysers of steam
Over boiling springs and geysers of steam
For boiling springs and geysers of steam
One of the most famous slogan of the age of global colonization was "The sun never sets on the British Empire". As recently as 1940, the British Empire was still great, covering much of Africa, India, Malaya, Hongkong, and............................and the Americas.
Other scattered territories in Asia
Other scattering territories in Asia
Other being scattering territories in Asia
Other scatter territories in Asia
Only a small number of dock workers had permanent work; the majority were casuals employed for one job only. The casuals would walk to the docks early in the morning and wait at the entrances to the various wharves ............................. that a foreman might need someone.
check_box Hoping for the chance
Hoped for the chance
To hope for the chance
Hope for the chance
Philanthropy, never having been able to prevent poverty, now became a laughing stock. Disillusionment led to pessimism and found its expression in a very pessimistic literature, ............ ..................................Decadence.
check_box The literature of the
The prose of the
The composition of the
The poetry of the
Questions on literary terms What is a sonnet?
A poem of eight lines
A poem of twelve lines
Poem of fourteen lines
A poem of six lines
Questions on literary terms  What is a sonnet?
A poem of eight lines
A poem of fourteen lines
A poem of six lines
A poem of twelve lines
Questions on literary terms What is the imitation of natural sounds in word form?
Alliteration
Hyperboles
Onomatopoeia
Personification
Questions on literary termsA comparison of unlike things without using a word of comparison such as like or as
Lyric
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Questions on literary termsA description that appeals to one of the five senses
check_box Imagery
Personification
Metaphor
Questions on literary termsA pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in lines of poetry
Alliteration
consonants
Rhyme scheme
Meter
Questions on literary termsA poem that generally has meter and rhyme
check_box Lyric
Narrative
Free verse
Questions on literary termsA poem that tells a story with plot, setting, and characters
check_box Narrative
Descriptive
Free verse
Lyric
Questions on literary termsA poem with no meter or rhyme
check_box Free verse
Prose
Lyric
Narrative
Questions on literary termsApplying human qualities to non-human things
Personification
Materialistic
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Questions on literary termsConcentrate on these elements when writing a good poem.
check_box Theme, purpose, form, and mood.
Rhyme and reason
Purpose and audience
Characters, main idea, and theme
Questions on literary termsThe comparison of unlike things using the words like or as
Epic
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Questions on literary termsThe repetition of beginning consonant sounds
Alliteration
Vowel
Onomatopoeia
Rhyme
Questions on literary termsThe repetition of similar ending sounds
Onomatopoiea
Rhyme
Alliteration
mimmic
Questions on literary termsThe theme is ...?
check_box The point a writer is trying to make about a subject.
An address
An character
A plot
Questions on literary termsUsing words or letters to imitate sounds
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
Simile
Motonomy
Questions on literary termsWhat is the difference between a simile and a metaphor?
A simile is more descriptive
A simile must use animals in the comparison.
A simile uses as or like to make a comparison and a metaphor doesn't.
No difference. Simply two different ways in referring to the same thing.
Questions on literary termsWhat is the word for a "play on words"?
check_box Pun
Haiku
Metaphor
Simile
Questions on literary termsWhich figure of speech is it when a statement is exaggerated in a poem?
check_box Hyperbole
Metonymy
Alliteration
Onomatopeia
Questions on literary termsWhich is an exaggeration?
check_box Hyperbole
Alliteration
Prose
Haiku
Questions on literary termsWhich is an example of a proverb?
check_box You can't have your cake and eat it, too
You're driving me crazy.
The snow was white as cotton.
Get a "stake" in our business.
Questions on literary termsWhich is not a poetry form?
check_box Tale
Ballad
Sonnet
Epic
Questions on literary termsWhich of the following is not a literary device used for aesthetic effect in poetry?
Grammar
Assonance
Onomatopaea
Rhyme
Questions on literary termsWhich represents an example of alliteration?
check_box Peter Piper Picked Peppers
Language Arts
I like music
A beautiful scenery with music
Quite naturally, the reactionary feudal class was discontented, because the revolution had ........ ...................... it weaker.
Make
To make
Making
Made
Robert Burns’ poetry has features from the Enlightenment to Romanticism. And his love of nature, his singing of liberty, .............................. have much in common with such revolutionary romanticists as George Byron and Percy Shelley. .
check_box His rebellious spirit
His rebellion spirit
His rebelling spirit
His rebell spirit
Romanticism literature was a reaction of....................................to the French Bourgeois Revolution and to the Enlightenment connected with it.
Different types of society
Different fields of society
Different strata of society
Different kinds of society
Soon after their arrival as colonialists, the white men began either to plunder or to enslave the Indians, turning them into their worst victims. The way the Indians were annihilated by the white men ......................................................in the history of mankind.
check_box Constitutes one of the darkest pages
To constitutes one of the darkest pages
Constituting one of the darkest pages
Constitute one of the darkest pages
The ................. of feudalism and the development of capitalist relation were followed by a great rise in the cultural life of Europe.
Downs
Illness
Decrease
Decay
The activities of these Socialists are interesting, however, from a 'historical point of view. They investigated different systems of labour and made a thorough examination of the housing conditions in .........................., particularly in the East End of London with its factories and docks, which was the poorest part of the city.
Worked-class districts
Worker-class districts
Work-class districts
Working-class districts
The American Revolution was remarkable in many ways: the colonies defeated their mother-country; unseasoned militiamen overwhelmed a well-trained, well armed professional army; and the Americans, having turned the world upside down, declared that ......................................................
check_box "All men are created equal".
"All men are done equal".
"All men are born equal".
"All men are made equal".
The Angles, Saxons and Jutes brought the subject over from the Continent when they invaded Britain, and it was made into a poem somewhere ................... the 7th century.
Between
With
About
Below
The Canterbury Tales is collection of stories in verse told by people of different social standing. Chaucer had planned 120 stories but wrote only 24, .........................
check_box Because death broke off his work.
Because death breaking off his work.
Because of death broke off his work.
Because death broken off his work.
The crisis of bourgeois culture was reflected in literature ..............................................................., the one progressive, the other regressive. The representatives of the first trend continued the realistic traditions of their predecessors - 'the brilliant school of novelists in England'.
check_box By the appearance of two trends
With the appearance of two trends
Over the appearance of two trends
For the appearance of two trends
The discovery of the American Continents was made during the Renaissance times, and the first European colony in America was established in 1492 by Christopher Columbus ......................................
check_box Who mistook the new continent for India
Who mistook the new continent about India
Who mistook the new continent of India
Who mistook the new continent in India
The epic The Song of Beowulf, tells of some events from a people's history, sings the heroic deeds of a man, his courage and his desire of justice, ........................................and self-sacrifice for the sake of his country.
To show love for his people
To love his people
To express love and courage of his people.
His love for his people
The Fabians thought that the future depended on a ..............................., which they hoped would lead the country to state capitalism. They refused to recognize the ,class struggle as necessary for social progress.
Careless scientific organization of society
Cared scientific organization of society
Careful scientific organization of society
Caring scientific organization of society
The first masterpiece of English literature, the epic poem The Song of Beowulf describes the historical past of the land from which the Angles, Saxons and Jutes ................................
check_box Came
Coming
Had come
Come
The growing class-consciousness of the workers threw the upper class into a panic of fear. In 1883 a group of independent socialists organized the Fabian Society. These Socialists came from the middle class, but they wanted...............................of the common people.
check_box To improve the economic situation
To improving the economic situation
To improved the economic situation
To improvement the economic situation
The house of the King Hrothgar has a large hall with flat stones in the centre. All the men slept in this hall. There was a great feast when the hall ........................................
check_box Was built.
Were built.
Being built.
Was build.
The houses looked ready to fall, many of them out of the perpendicular. Entire families were crowded into one room. Most of the doors stood open all day ........................ ..................all night, and the passages and stairs sheltered many who were altogether homeless.
check_box As well as
As equal as
As long as
As good as
The idea that the British race was superior to ................................ was flattering, especially to the bourgeoisie. It meant that they were supermen. The imperialists came to power in 1895. Four Fars later the Boer War broke out.
check_box All others
All of others
All the others
All other
The ideals of liberty, equality and pursuit of happiness for all ...................................................but only as a privilege for the few. Poets and writers being repulsed by the dishonest practice of businessmen, turned to the "common men", romanticized them or sought beauty and happiness in the primitive life of American Indians.
Were realized
Were done
Were taken
Were made
The Industrial revolution began with the invention of a weaving-machine which could .............................................. the work of 17 people.
Play
Hold
Take
Do
The institution of slavery throughout the world ............... ...............................................that the enslaved person was a member of an inferior race or tribe. But the background of slavery lies elsewhere, in the greed of the slave-dealers and slave-users.
Was often accompanied to the argument
Was often accompanied by the argument
Was often accompanied about the argument
Was often accompanied with the argument
The literature of the Church was scholastic, moralizing, and it supported the feudal system. The books written in Latin by monks, .................................................that they should he poor and obey their masters.
check_box Taught the common people
Teaches the common people
To teach the common people
Teaching the common people
The newly acquired lands in the West were an immense wilderness often referred to as the frontier lands or the free west, attracting more and more people to migrate to it. Many planters from the South ............
check_box Also went westward.
Also going westward.
Also go westward.
Also gone westward.
The next day everybody came to the biggest room in Hrothgar's castle ....................................the monster's death.
To see
To think
To celebrate
To hate
The Normans brought the romance to England. The romance told of love and adventure and ......................... in feudal society.
To be expressing the ideals of knighthood
To be expressed the ideals of knighthood
Expressing the ideals of knighthood
Expressed the ideals of knighthood
The Normans came from the north-west of France. They brought with them the culture of their country and the French language.........................was French, the churchmen used Latin and the common people spoke Anglo-Saxon.
check_box The language of the nobility
To be spoken language of the nobility
Speaking language of the nobility
To speak language of the nobility
The people were disappointed ..................... the outcome of the Revolution. The common people did not obtain the liberty, fraternity and equality which they had hoped for; the, bourgeoisie found that the reality was not what the Enlighteners had promised it to be.
For
About
With
Before
The period of Romanticism ...................... approximately 30 years, beginning from the last decade of the 18th century and continuing up to the 1830s.
Covers
Presents
Plays
Argues
The period of Romanticism in England had its peculiarities. During the second half of the 18th century economic and social changes took place in the country.
Taking place
Taken place
Takes place
Took place
The progressive minds of Europe expressed this general discontent, because the influence of the French Bourgeois Revolution was felt ....................................................... The new trend in literature (Romanticism) reflected it.
for the world
all in the world
All over the world.
on the world
The Revolution brought new problems for the problems for the progressive-minded writers, who were faced with the necessity of ........................................as their attitude to the feudal state.
Found an answer to such questions
Finding an answer to such questions
Founding an answer to such questions
Find an answer to such questions
The romanticists paid a good deal of attention to the spiritual life of man. This ................................... . ........................................................ .................The so-called exotic theme came into being and great attention was dedicated to nature and its elements. The description became very rich in form and many-sided in contents.
check_box Was reflected in an abundance of lyrical verse.
Was reflection in an abundance of lyrical verse.
Was to reflect in an abundance of lyrical verse.
Was reflecting in an abundance of lyrical verse.
The second half of the 19th century in England gave rise to a rapid growth of social contradictions. To improve the situation for themselves the ruling classes increased the oppression of the toiling masses ..............................and widened their policy of imperialist expansion in the colonies.
On home
At home
For home
Above home
The story of Beowulf tells of the time when kings Hrothgar ................................. the Danes. Hrothgar built a great house for himself and his man.
check_box Ruled
Directed
Managed
Controlled
The United States Government applied in the New world the Monroe Doctrine (raised by James Monroe, the fifth US president (1817-1825), The ideas of the Monroe Doctrine may be roughly summarized as .............................. is slogan meant that foreign intervention into the internal affairs of the former colonies would be from then on not permitted.
check_box "America for the Americans"
"America to the Americans"
"America about the Americans"
"America of the Americans"
The workers who had permanent work stood on a higher social level. On Sundays they would crowd into the parks and listen to various speakers. Here an atheist would stand on a soap-box and explain that ......................................... ..... he must be a monster to permit such misery as unemployment'.
check_box If there be a God
If there is a God
If there can be a God
If there was a God
The works of humanists proclaimed equality of people ..............................................., race and religion. Humanism did away with the dark scholastic teaching of the Middle Ages.
Regardless for their social origin
Regardless under their social origin
Regardless of their social origin
Regardless with their social origin
There was ............................... .and many of them became homeless beggars. Lust for rich was typical of the new class of the bourgeoisie.
No tasks for the peasants
No duties for the peasants
No jobs for the peasants
No work for the peasants
There was a revival of interest in the ancient culture of Greece and Rome ("Renaissance" is French for "rebirth"). The study of the works of ancient philosophers, writers, and artists helped the people ............................................, to know the world and man's nature.
To widen their outlook
To lengthen their outlook
To produce their outlook
To attract their outlook
They began to see that some human beings were born to riches for which they had not worked, while the majority was born .............................................. no escape.
check_box To poverty from which there was
For poverty from which there was
Of poverty from which there was
Through poverty from which there was
We are told that the native Americans met .......................................... and they were eager to trade' with the "palefaces" as they called the white men. But this friendship did not last long.
The first Europeans with hospital
The first Europeans with hospitalization
The first Europeans with hospitality
The first Europeans with hospitalizing
What was Daniel Defoe’s original surname?
Foe
Friend
Good
Neighbour
When did Daniel Defoe die?
12 September 1748
26 April 1731
5 January 1740
7 December 1725
When was Jonathan Swift born?
11 January 1660
14 April 1656
3 June 1663
30 November 1667
Why was Daniel Defoe arrested in May 1703?
Not paying debts
Piracy
Translating Bible in English
Writing the pamphlet The Shortest Way of Dissenters
Wool production became the leading manufacture in England. Landowners ......................................................................, turning these lands into pastures or “enclosures” for sheep.
Drove thousands of peasants off their lands
Made thousands of peasants off their lands
Stopped thousands of peasants off their lands
Force thousands of peasants off their lands

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