A Trivia Quiz On Allegory Usage!

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Allegory is a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are describes in terms of characters, figures, and events. It can be employed in prose and poetry to tell a story with a purpose of teaching or explaining an idea or a principle. The objective of its use is ti teach some kind of a moral lesson. ​​


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following describes allegory?
    • A. 

      A story that can be used to represent characters and events about human life in a historical situation.

    • B. 

      A figure of speech that is used to represent human beings in a story.

    • C. 

      A figure of speech that makes characters known in a story.

    • D. 

      A group of metaphor.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following also means an allegory?
    • A. 

      A group of metaphor

    • B. 

      A symbolic story

    • C. 

      A represented symbol

    • D. 

      A history

  • 3. 
    What do you think is thw biggest difference between allegory and other literary devices? 
    • A. 

      Allegory is not a figure of speech

    • B. 

      Allegory is symbolism

    • C. 

      Allegory uses all figures of speech

    • D. 

      Allegory has to do with the entire story or poem

  • 4. 
    What type of allegory is John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress?
    • A. 

      Spiritual

    • B. 

      Political

    • C. 

      Historical

    • D. 

      Geographical

  • 5. 
    What's the name of the ordinary sinner used as the main character in the story?
    • A. 

      Traveller

    • B. 

      Christian

    • C. 

      Sojourner

    • D. 

      Christ

  • 6. 
    What's the name of the city he left in search of where God resides in the Pilgrim's Progress?
    • A. 

      City of Destruction

    • B. 

      City of peace

    • C. 

      City of vengeance

    • D. 

      City of light

  • 7. 
    Which character did he find that helped him on his way to Celestial City in the Pilgrim's Progress?
    • A. 

      Freedom

    • B. 

      Purity

    • C. 

      Faithful

    • D. 

      Beauty

  • 8. 
    What is the moral that can be learnt from the story?
    • A. 

      Hell is not real

    • B. 

      Heaven is an illusion

    • C. 

      Road to Heaven is not easy

    • D. 

      Spirituality makes us who we are  

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not among the characters that tried to discourage Christian from achieving his aims in John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress?
    • A. 

      Apollyon

    • B. 

      Hypocrisy 

    • C. 

      Treasury

    • D. 

      Obstinate

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is one of the importance of allegory?
    • A. 

      It adds different layers of meanings to writers' works.

    • B. 

      It makes a piece of writing more beautiful.

    • C. 

      It adds more to a story.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

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