British Literature 17th Century

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British Literature Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What was the 17th Century solution to how far the Reformation should go?
  • 2. 
    What was the 17th Century solution to how much power the monarch should have apart from Parliament? 
  • 3. 
    When did the puritan Revolution occur?
  • 4. 
     Frictions began to occur after the accession of Charles I in _____
  • 5. 
    Open conflict broke out in ______
  • 6. 
    What year was Charles I executed? 
  • 7. 
    The Puritans were not successful in establishing a stable government after the king's execution. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Oliver Cromwell's military dictatorship worked effectively 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In what year did Cromwell die and his son Richard assume power?
  • 10. 
    In what year did Charles II return from exile and take position as king?
  • 11. 
    The Puritan Revolution proved that there was no universal _____ to be had. 
  • 12. 
    17th Century values of court society 
    • A. 

      Belief in hierarchal order

    • B. 

      Uniformity

    • C. 

      Obedience to the national church

    • D. 

      Loyalty to the monarch

  • 13. 
    Values of Courtiers in the 17th Century
    • A. 

      Love but not necessarily marriage

    • B. 

      Warfare- largely free of political context

    • C. 

      Devotional piety - apart from practical morality

    • D. 

      Emphasis upon honor as the supreme principle in life

  • 14. 
    During the puritan rule, ____ were closed.
  • 15. 
    After the puritan rule, social attitudes became more ______ and _______
  • 16. 
    Milton was greatly influenced by what author?
  • 17. 
    After the restoration people became interested in literature that was more _____.
  • 18. 
    After the Restoration _____ was no longer the center of influence 
  • 19. 
    After the restoration the established church became ____ in its control of people 
  • 20. 
    After the restoration protestant sects ______
  • 21. 
    At the end of the 17th Century rhymed ______ and formal verse _____ became popular 
  • 22. 
    At the end of the 17th Century a movement began toward ____ and away from _____
  • 23. 
    What play did Christopher Marlow rewrite?
  • 24. 
    Renaissance Literature celebrates physical form because human beauty is connected to 
  • 25. 
    Aphra Behn wrote ______