Do You Have Basic Idea About Allegory? Quiz

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An allegory is a literary device in which a place, character or event is used to pass across a broad and wide message which are mostly about the real world issues and problems. The most interesting part of this literary device can be seen in the manner of presentation and appearance of it. This short quiz is centered on the basics of allegory to ascertain your knowledge of it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describes the biblical allegory man with one talent?
    • A. 

       The man that had one gift in life

    • B. 

      The one with a talent to do one thing

    • C. 

       The man with one purpose

    • D. 

      The man who is afraid of taking risks

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes the purpose of an allegory?
    • A. 

      To satirise a society occurrence

    • B. 

      To ridicule a political class

    • C. 

      To teach a lesson mostly moral, political or religious

    • D. 

      To hide a message in between the wording of a text

  • 3. 
    The following are examples of allegorical literary works except?
    • A. 

      Arms and The man

    • B. 

      The Tempest

    • C. 

      The animal farm

    • D. 

      The lord of the flies

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a type of allegory? 
    • A. 

      Simile 

    • B. 

      Sonnet 

    • C. 

      Fable 

    • D. 

      Metaphor 

  • 5. 
    Which figure of speech is often used to compare allegories?
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Metaphor 

    • C. 

      Simile 

    • D. 

      Euphemism 

  • 6. 
    William Golding in "The Lord of the Flies" tries to allegories all of the following in work except?
    • A. 

      The gradual break down of law and order 

    • B. 

      The human lust to put himself above others 

    • C. 

      Political fear and distrust of the unknown 

    • D. 

      Finding one's purpose 

  • 7. 
    The book "The beggars strike" is an allegory of all of the following except?
    • A. 

      Social stratification

    • B. 

      Classism

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Politics 

  • 8. 
    Where is the oldest work of allegory is reportedly contained?
    • A. 

      Song of Solomon 

    • B. 

      New Testament

    • C. 

      Old Testament

    • D. 

      Leviticus

  • 9. 
    Greek slave, is said to be front liner in the use of allegory. His line of stories explored what type of Allegories?
    • A. 

      Fable

    • B. 

      Pun

    • C. 

      Parody

    • D. 

      Parable 

  • 10. 
    In Aesop Fables, the use of animals to tell a story were usually targeted at what specific objective?
    • A. 

      Criticising the political class

    • B. 

      Satirising the policies of the Aristocrats

    • C. 

      Mocking the gods of Olympus

    • D. 

      Teaching a moral lesson

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