Allegory Sentences: Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Allegory Sentences: Trivia Questions! Quiz

Over the years, differed modes of expression have been developed for better channeling and understanding of messages or subject matter. One of these modes is an allegory, and it entails the use of events, places, and happenings to paint a picture of the message in a broad way for the audience or readers. The purpose of this short test is to determine your knowledge of allegory with special focus on your interpretation of it in sentences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What poetic allegory meaning could be attributed the sentence "climb up the narrow winding stair to bed"?
    • A. 

      The figurative climbing of the heavens to a final resting place

    • B. 

      The slow pangs of death

    • C. 

      The slow processes of getting to sleep

    • D. 

      The phases of finding love

  • 2. 
    "All animals are equal but some are more equal than the others" allegorises what issues in the society?
    • A. 

      The rank and file in the animal kingdom

    • B. 

      The cadres in the army

    • C. 

      The levels in the public service

    • D. 

      The social stratifications in the old Germany

  • 3. 
    What could be the allegorical inference made in the statement "The sandwich used to be great then they went downhill"?
    • A. 

      The sandwiches weren't as good as they used to be

    • B. 

      The sandwiches are no longer sold at the common stop

    • C. 

      The sandwich vendor moved downhill

    • D. 

      The fall of a civilisation

  • 4. 
    What is the implied meaning in the " wind mill" as used in George Orwell's animal farm?
    • A. 

      Source of energy

    • B. 

      Symbol of authority

    • C. 

      Industry and Political manipulation

    • D. 

      Progressiveness and wealth

  • 5. 
    Napoleon's five year plan was allegorised in Orwell's Animal Farm with what?
    • A. 

      The pigs handle of power

    • B. 

      The overthrow of Mr. Jones

    • C. 

      The disequilibrium in the status of all animals

    • D. 

      The windmill

  • 6. 
    The biblical term "mustard seed" is usually used to allegorises which of the following?
    • A. 

      Faith 

    • B. 

      Truthfulness

    • C. 

      Belief 

    • D. 

      Kingdom of Heaven 

  • 7. 
    The biblical prodigal son who later fed the pigs allegorises what?
    • A. 

      The wasteful and the extravagant who forget the rainy days

    • B. 

      The wealthy who do not give in charity

    • C. 

      The humility of a wealthy person

    • D. 

      That no matter how rich one may think himself as, he is ever poor in eyes of God

  • 8. 
    What does the taking of oil with a lamp as allegorised in the Bible mean?
    • A. 

      Lubrication

    • B. 

      Wisdom 

    • C. 

      Light 

    • D. 

      Marital bliss 

  • 9. 
    What other meaning can be read into the biblical allegory of oil and lamps?
    • A. 

      Purpose 

    • B. 

      Remembrance of God

    • C. 

      Vigilance 

    • D. 

      Chastity

  • 10. 
    What is the signification of the allegory of the man who built his house on rock?
    • A. 

      The wise that secured his future

    • B. 

      The wise man with luck

    • C. 

      The wasteful extravagant

    • D. 

      The prodigal son

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