Test Your Knowledge On AP English Literature

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Test Your Knowledge On AP English Literature

Test your knowledge on AP English Literature with this literature exam, designed to test on logic, basics and elements of literature. It also has classical questions on published literature with notable writers. Understanding of figures of speech is crucial to pass this test. While taking the test, there is a certainty of questions on literature of recent years to be asked. Take this test to ascertain your success.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is characteristic of all forms of literature?
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Narration

    • D. 

      Verses

  • 2. 
    Roses are beautiful You are beautiful What a lovely rose you are indeed Answer the question on the unseen poem The dominant figure of speech is...
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 3. 
    William Golding's 'Lord of the flies' is an example of a/an...
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Allegory

    • C. 

      Satire

    • D. 

      Fable

  • 4. 
    What is a statement used to describe an unpleasant situation in a milder way.
    • A. 

      Metonymy

    • B. 

      Euphemism

    • C. 

      Litotes

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 5. 
    'The trees waved happily when the wind passed by' ... This statement contains
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Apostrophe

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 6. 
    An overstatement is...
    • A. 

      Exaggeration

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Metonymy

    • D. 

      Euphemism

  • 7. 
    Death! Why do you harm those I love? This statement is a/an
    • A. 

      Innuendo

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Apostrophe

    • D. 

      Allusion

  • 8. 
    A short and witty poem is known as..  
    • A. 

      Satire

    • B. 

      Epigram

    • C. 

      Soliloquy

    • D. 

      Ballad

  • 9. 
    The world was at her feet is a/an...
    • A. 

      Exaggeration

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Metonymy

    • D. 

      Litotes

  • 10. 
    Diction is a writer's choice of...
    • A. 

      Plot

    • B. 

      Style

    • C. 

      Words

    • D. 

      Technique

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