Literature from the UK & Ireland

Question 1 of 71

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is...

Select one of the following:

  • An anonymous alliterative verse.

  • A romantic poem.

  • Divided into 5 fits.

Question 2 of 71

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (fit 1) is named...

Select one of the following:

  • The three temptations.

  • The rite of passage.

  • The meeting.

  • The challenge.

Question 3 of 71

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is settled in...

Select one of the following:

  • New Year's Day

  • Christmas

  • New Year's Eve

Question 4 of 71

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In the Fit 1...

Select one of the following:

  • The Green Knight arrives to the court and firstly challenges Sir Gawain.

  • The Green Knights proposes a Christmas Game.

  • Sir Gawain kills the Green Knight.

Question 5 of 71

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In the Christmas Game....

Select one of the following:

  • The Green Knight would be hit by his own axe, and in exchange, he would do the same in Autumm

  • The Green Knight would be hit by his own axe and, in exchange, he would do the same after a year and a day.

  • The Green Knight would kill the King Arthur if he wins.

Question 6 of 71

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The Fit 2 is named....

Select one of the following:

  • The Challenge.

  • The Three temptations.

  • The rite of passage.

Question 7 of 71

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In this fit, Sir Gawain...

Select one or more of the following:

  • prepares himself to go in search of the Green Knight.

  • meets Bertilak and his wife.

Question 8 of 71

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Bertilak is...

Select one of the following:

  • A wizard.

  • A noble.

  • A traitor.

Question 9 of 71

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Bertilak proposes Sir Gawain...

Select one of the following:

  • a deal in which he would die if he does not accomplish his part.

  • a deal with one condition: he must stay at home while he is hunting.

  • a deal with one condition: when Bertilak went out to hunt and Sir Gawain stayed at home, they will have to share their achievements of the day.

Question 10 of 71

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The Fit 3 is named:

Select one of the following:

  • The three temptations.

  • The rite of passage.

  • The Death of Sir Gawain.

Question 11 of 71

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The first day in the Bertilak's castle...

Select one of the following:

  • Bertilak's wife sleeps with Sir Gawain.

  • Bertilak's wife steals a kiss from Sir Gawain.

  • Bertilak's wife proposes Sir Gawain to escape with him.

Question 12 of 71

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In the third day in the castle...

Select one or more of the following:

  • Bertilak's wife sleeps with Sir Gawain.

  • Bertilak's wife offers Sir Gawain a love token.

  • Bertilak's wife gives Sir Gawain a glove.

  • Bertilak's wife gives Sir Gawain a ring.

  • Bertilaks wife steals 3 kisses from Sir Gawain.

  • Bertilak's wife gives Sir Gawain a girdle.

Question 13 of 71

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In the Fit 4...

Select one or more of the following:

  • New Year's Eve arrives.

  • New Year's Day arrives.

  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight meet up.

Question 14 of 71

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The girdle is...

Select one or more of the following:

  • supposed to protect him.

  • Blue and white.

  • Green and guilded.

Question 15 of 71

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When Sir Gawain and the Green Knight met...

Select one or more of the following:

  • The Green Knight strikes Sir Gawain' s neck thrice.

  • The Green Knight tries to strike Sir Gawain's neck thrice.

  • The Green Knight kills Sir Gawain in the third attempt.

  • The Green Knight makes a superficial cut in Gawain's neck.

Question 16 of 71

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The Green Knight's real identity is...

Select one or more of the following:

  • King Arthur.

  • Bertilak.

  • Bertilak's wife.

Question 17 of 71

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The Green Knight shed blood in Gawain's neck in the third day because...

Select one or more of the following:

  • He slept with Bertilak's wife.

  • He didn't accomplish his part of the deal.

  • He didn't accomplish his part of the deal in the third day.

Question 18 of 71

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Astrophil and Stella is written by....

Select one or more of the following:

  • anonymous.

  • Aphra Behn.

  • Philip Sydney.

  • Oscar Wilde.

Question 19 of 71

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Astrophil and Stella was composed in...

Select one or more of the following:

  • 1469

  • 1581

  • 1585

  • 1591

Question 20 of 71

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Astrophil and Stella is a sonnet sequence composed by...

Select one or more of the following:

  • 109 sonnets.

  • 108 sonnets.

  • 320 sonnets.

  • 92 sonnets.

Question 21 of 71

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In the sonnet 1...

Select one or more of the following:

  • Astrophil explains his motivation for composing the sonnet sequence.

  • Astrophil hints that Stella is in love with him.

  • Astrophil describes how easy is writing for him.

Question 22 of 71

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The author finds inspiration in...

Select one or more of the following:

  • Stella's beauty.

  • his own pain.

  • nature.

  • other poet's works.

Question 23 of 71

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In the sonnet, there is a conflict between...

Select one or more of the following:

  • passion and reason.

  • Astrophil and Stella.

  • Astrophil and Stella's father.

Question 24 of 71

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the second poem to analyse is...

Select one or more of the following:

  • The sonnet 2.

  • The sonnet 20.

  • The sonnet 8.

  • The sonnet 11.

Question 25 of 71

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In this sonnet, there is a mention to the classical tradition with the appearance of...

Select one or more of the following:

  • Hermes.

  • Cupid.

  • Ares.

  • Afrodita.

Question 26 of 71

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Cupid travels to Astrophil's side because...

Select one or more of the following:

  • the hearts of the British people were soft, unlike the Turkish's ones.

  • he was bored in Grece.

  • Cupide felt cold in the new climate and sought a warm place to be near.

Question 27 of 71

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Astrophil describes his love for Stella as a force of nature because...

Select one or more of the following:

  • Is natural to be in love with such a beautiful woman.

  • He has no control over Cupid's actions.

  • It is so devastating as a hurricane.

Question 28 of 71

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The Metaphysical Poetry belongs to the

Select one or more of the following:

  • 19th C.

  • 18th C.

  • 17th C.

  • 16th C.

Question 29 of 71

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Reacting against the deliberately smooth and sweet tones of much 16th C. verse, the metaphysical poets adopted...

Select one or more of the following:

  • a style full of wit and puns of words.

  • a style that is energic, uneven and rigorous.

  • a style which mainly abroaded classical themes.

Question 30 of 71

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________, who mainly wrote direct poems, sometimes used common language, is one of the most acclaimed representatives of this particular literary movement.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Philip Sydney.

  • John Dryden.

  • John Donne.

  • Shakespeare.

Question 31 of 71

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Batter my heart consists on...

Select one or more of the following:

  • 5 sonnets.

  • 3 stanzas.

  • 19 lines.

Question 32 of 71

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The 1st stanza starts with....

Select one or more of the following:

  • lust.

  • original sin.

  • unmoral behaviour.

Question 33 of 71

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In the second stanza, Donne progresses to....

Select one or more of the following:

  • the original sin.

  • sins that he wanted to commit, but he didn't.

  • sins that he has brought others to.

Question 34 of 71

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FInally, the poem concludes with...

Select one or more of the following:

  • the sin of fear.

  • The sin of lust.

  • The sin of anger.

Question 35 of 71

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The use of words such as 'done', or 'more', adds useful information about the poem.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 36 of 71

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Batter my Heart

Select one or more of the following:

  • belongs the the collection 'Holly Sonnets'

  • was written around 1618.

  • is a single poem, not included in any collection.

Question 37 of 71

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Batter my heart represents...

Select one or more of the following:

  • a quarrel with his wife.

  • his conflict between secular and religious love.

  • the image of God as his saver.

Question 38 of 71

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The poetic voice begins...

Select one or more of the following:

  • admiting to love God.

  • asking God, Jesus and the Holy Ghost to enter agressively and violently his heart.

  • saying that he would like to be imprisoned by God.

Question 39 of 71

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In the first part of the sonnet,

Select one or more of the following:

  • the poetic voice personifies God.

  • The poet compares himself with a captured town.

  • The poet states that he believe in God's goodness.

Question 40 of 71

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In the second part of the poem...

Select one or more of the following:

  • the poet admits to be sick of Gos's word, contradicting all he said previously.

  • the poet admits to love God and wants God to love him in return.

  • the poet expresses to be tied to God's enemy: reason (Satan)

Question 41 of 71

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Finally, through the use of double meanings, he paradoxically states that...

Select one or more of the following:

  • he wants to be metaphorically imprisoned by God.

  • he wants to be freed by God.

Question 42 of 71

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Macbeth belongs to...

Select one or more of the following:

  • Early Modern theatre.

  • Victorian theatre.

  • Classical theatre.

  • Renaissance theatre.

Question 43 of 71

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Macbeth is...

Select one or more of the following:

  • the longest comedy written by Shakespeare.

  • the longest tragedy written by Shakespeare.

  • the shortest comedy written by Shakespeare.

  • the shortest tragedy written by Shakespeare.

Question 44 of 71

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Macbeth

Select one or more of the following:

  • tells the story of an Irish soldier who comes back from war and becomes king.

  • tells the story of an English poet who is obligued to go on war.

  • tells the story of a Scottish general who becomes king.

Question 45 of 71

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Macbeth mainly represents...

Select one or more of the following:

  • the comical story of a corrupted general who wants to rule the world.

  • the tragic fate of a good character corrupted by ambition.

  • how power rules daily life.

Question 46 of 71

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In Macbeth's personality,

Select one or more of the following:

  • we cannot see any evolution.

  • we can see a marked evolution.

Question 47 of 71

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'Her ayes are open but her sense is shut' represents metaphorical darkness.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 48 of 71

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Lady Macbeth...

Select one or more of the following:

  • washes her face in order to purify her sins.

  • rubs her hands as an act of purification.

Question 49 of 71

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Oroonoko is published in...

Select one or more of the following:

  • 1692

  • 1745

  • 1903

  • 1688

Question 50 of 71

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Her author, Aphra Behn, is presumably the first English woman who earns her living by her pen. That's why...

Select one or more of the following:

  • she was beloved by anybody.

  • she was proclaimed a Laureate Poet.

  • she was accused of being a whore.

Question 51 of 71

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Oroonoko is a story of...

Select one or more of the following:

  • war.

  • idealized love.

  • adventures.

  • moral contradictions.

Question 52 of 71

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The idea of 'noble savage', appearing through the novella, means...

Select one or more of the following:

  • an individual unexposed to the corrupted influenzes of civilization.

  • a savage who is offered lands and slaves, which are accepted at the end of the novel.

  • a person who is so savage as noble.

Question 53 of 71

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The novella is narrated by a masculine voice.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 54 of 71

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There is a conflict between...

Select one or more of the following:

  • the self and the other.

  • the rich and the poor.

  • the coloniser and the colonised.

  • women and men.

  • white and black.

  • the English and the native language.

  • civilization and brutality.

Question 55 of 71

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Oroonoko is portrayed as...

Select one or more of the following:

  • a current negroe.

  • a special negroe.

  • white man.

Question 56 of 71

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'A modest proposal, for preventing the children of poor people in Ireland from being a burden for their parents or country, and for making them beneficial to the public' is published in...

Select one or more of the following:

  • 1730

  • 1729

  • 1703

  • 1799

Question 57 of 71

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'A modest proposal, for preventing the children of poor people in Ireland from being a burden for their parents or country, and for making them beneficial to the public' is considered by some...

Select one or more of the following:

  • an insult to the society.

  • a masterpiece.

Question 58 of 71

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The targets of criticism of the novel are...

Select one or more of the following:

  • English colonization of Scotland.

  • English exploitation of Ireland.

  • Benevolent humanitarism and social projectors.

  • Anglican Church.

  • Irish landlord, in particular Irish Catholics.

Question 59 of 71

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Ode on a Grecian Urn is from...

Select one or more of the following:

  • The 19th Century.

  • The Romantic period.

  • The victorian period.

  • The 20th Century.

Question 60 of 71

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In the first stanza...

Select one or more of the following:

  • the poet describes a landscape.

  • the poet describes an urn.

  • the poet realizes that he is immortal.

Question 61 of 71

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The urn is presented as...

Select one or more of the following:

  • a magical object.

  • an unravished bride.

  • the last feature of civilization in nature.

Question 62 of 71

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The poet loves the melodies he is listening to.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 63 of 71

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A strong idea of the poem is that art changes through time.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 64 of 71

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The poet thinks that the best part of being in love is...

Select one or more of the following:

  • confidence.

  • sex.

  • respect, earned through the pass of time.

  • hook up your lover with you.

Question 65 of 71

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In the poem, there is an abruptly change when....

Select one or more of the following:

  • the urn breaks down.

  • appears an animal sacrifice in the urn.

  • the poet's lover appears.

Question 66 of 71

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Kubla Khan is written by...

Select one or more of the following:

  • James Joyce.

  • Coleridge.

  • John Keats.

  • Behn Johnson.

Question 67 of 71

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This poem is settled in...

Select one or more of the following:

  • a palace.

  • a natural heaven on earth.

  • the Garden of Heaven.

Question 68 of 71

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Kubla Kahn is...

Select one or more of the following:

  • a Chinese militar.

  • a Mongol leader.

Question 69 of 71

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Coleridge was known to be addicted to

Select one or more of the following:

  • cocaine.

  • weed.

  • opium.

  • heroine.

Question 70 of 71

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It is said that...

Select one or more of the following:

  • Coleridge composed this poem when he woke up from an opium dream.

  • Coleridge composed this poem in a dream, which was interrupted by a business man.

  • Coleridge composed this poem in a dream, and he tried to write it when he woke up.

Question 71 of 71

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Jane Eyre was written by...

Select one or more of the following:

  • the Bronte Sisters.

  • Emily Bronte.

  • Charlotte Bronte.

  • Anne Bronte.

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