What Do You Know About Satire In English Literature?

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What Do You Know About Satire In English Literature? - Quiz

Satire is a genre of literature, and a few times performance and graphics arts. If this sounds great! You should take this quiz and test your knowledge on this genre.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Satire is usually meant to be humorous, its greater purpose is often?
    • A. 

      Societal vices

    • B. 

      Government vices

    • C. 

      Nature of things

    • D. 

      Social criticism

  • 2. 
    It is all about using wit to draw attention to both particular and wider issues in?
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Corporation

    • C. 

      Society

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    A feature of satire is strong sarcasm and?
    • A. 

      Parody

    • B. 

      Burlesque

    • C. 

      Exaggeration

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Satire is nowadays found in many artistic forms of expression including?
    • A. 

      Poetry

    • B. 

      Internet memes

    • C. 

      Jole blogs

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    From which language does the word Saturn comes from?
    • A. 

      Saturn

    • B. 

      Sa lanx

    • C. 

      Lanx satura

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The word satura as used by Quintilian was used to denote only Roman verse?
    • A. 

      Gothic

    • B. 

      Poetry

    • C. 

      Satire

    • D. 

      Poem

  • 7. 
    Laughter is not an essential component of?
    • A. 

      Poetry

    • B. 

      Epic

    • C. 

      Satire

    • D. 

      Poen

  • 8. 
    There are some types of satire that not meant to be?
    • A. 

      Ode

    • B. 

      Funny

    • C. 

      Sarcastic

    • D. 

      Vices

  • 9. 
    Conversely, not all humor, even on such topics as politics, religion or art is necessary? 
    • A. 

      Archaic

    • B. 

      Satirical

    • C. 

      Burlesque

    • D. 

      Parody

  • 10. 
    Historically, satire has satisfied the popular need to debunk and?
    • A. 

      Attack

    • B. 

      Throw jab

    • C. 

      Ridicule

    • D. 

      Made fun

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