Literary Terms: All About Allegory! Quiz

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Literary Terms: All About Allegory! Quiz

Allegory is a literary device that makes a relevant part of literature, and this has been proved through the usage of it over the years by artists and literary experts. The form which it takes to present itself makes it one of the fascinating literary device in existence. Allegory makes use of events, places, and occurrences to pass whatever message it carries across to the destination, usually the audience. This test is to ascertain your prowess regarding Allegory and all that are relevantly related to it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the literature works could be best described as an Allegory?
    • A. 

      Rebbor The Robber

    • B. 

      Animal Farm

    • C. 

      Sands of Time 

    • D. 

      Passport of Mallam Ilia

  • 2. 
    The following are not the purposes of an allegorical work except?
    • A. 

      To comically mock a societal issue

    • B. 

      To teach his history

    • C. 

      To teach a moral lesson

    • D. 

      To satirise emerging issues

  • 3. 
    Allegories aren't understood on the surface look, why?
    • A. 

      Because its meanings is enveloped deeper in the symbolisms embedded

    • B. 

      Because its not supposed to understood anybody

    • C. 

      Because the hidden message in it is directed at specific persons

    • D. 

      Because the messages in it are supposed to be secret

  • 4. 
    Allegories can be conceptualised in the following forms except?
    • A. 

      Fables 

    • B. 

      Parables

    • C. 

      Artworks

    • D. 

      Religion

  • 5. 
    What's the root word for Allegory?
    • A. 

      Illegoria

    • B. 

      Ellegoria

    • C. 

      Ollegoria

    • D. 

      Allegoria

  • 6. 
    What is the meaning of the greek wording that birthed the term "Allegory" ?
    • A. 

      Veiled meaning 

    • B. 

      Veiled language

    • C. 

      Covered language

    • D. 

      Hidden meaning 

  • 7. 
    What year was the word "Allegory" was first used in English language?
    • A. 

      1350

    • B. 

      1357

    • C. 

      1346

    • D. 

      1382

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the oldest of Allegories sighted by literary lovers?
    • A. 

      New Testament

    • B. 

      Harry Potter

    • C. 

      Aesop's Fables 

    • D. 

      Shakespeare's plays

  • 9. 
    Which of the following works of poetry is an allegory of Italian origin?
    • A. 

      Upon an Honest Man's Fortune 

    • B. 

      Negro Speaks of River 

    • C. 

      Kites 

    • D. 

      The Divine Comedy

  • 10. 
    The book "Lords of the Flies" is an allegorical representation of the following except?
    • A. 

      Leadership in America

    • B. 

      Rational thinking

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Order and Civility

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