British Victorian Period Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The dominant literary form during the Victorian era was the
    • A. 

      Essay

    • B. 

      Poem

    • C. 

      Novel

    • D. 

      Short story

  • 2. 
    What act allowed for a legally separated wife to keep what she earned
    • A. 

      Rights of Separation Act

    • B. 

      Matrimonial Causes Act

    • C. 

      Factory Act

    • D. 

      Equal Separation Act

  • 3. 
    Which of the following areas were part of the British Empire (more than one answer may apply)?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Ireland

    • C. 

      Trinidad

    • D. 

      Jamaica

    • E. 

      India

  • 4. 
    What term was used to describe England's role in civilizing "less fortunate savages"?
    • A. 

      The English Duty

    • B. 

      God's Messengers

    • C. 

      White Man's Burden

    • D. 

      The Anglican Tribulation

  • 5. 
    Which is NOT a characteristic of British Victorian literature?
    • A. 

      Utilitarian, not utopian, ideals

    • B. 

      Nature is harsh

    • C. 

      Focus on middle class

    • D. 

      Emphasized imagination over reality

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