Elizabethan Poetry Quiz (Sastra Inggris Unisma)

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Elizabethan Poetry Quiz (Sastra Inggris Unisma)

Welcome Class of 2008 of UNISMA Bekasi English Department. You are about to take an online quiz for Renaissance-Victorian Poetry course. The quiz is in multiple choice form. There are 10 questions that have to be answered for a maximum of 100 minutes. Simply enter your name, password and email address to take the quiz. You are only permitted to take it once and for all. So, you had better be prepared before taking it (Read "The Norton Anthology of English Literature" page 262-267). You can see the result right after you finish it. Good luck, Guys!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Nature is the basis of art

    • B. 

      There may be a possible conflict between art and nature

    • C. 

      The term 'artificial' was not good

  • 2. 
    Human interference and modification towards art that make it "unnatural" is NOT valued by...
    • A. 

      The Romantic movement

    • B. 

      The Elizabethan principle

    • C. 

      The Victorian spirit

  • 3. 
    Elizabethan people valued the improvement of something naturally beautiful.  Some of them even built their houses in the shape of the letter "E", in order to respect...
    • A. 

      The country

    • B. 

      The Queen

    • C. 

      The culture

  • 4. 
    "The Defence of Poesy", one of the major works of 16th century England was written by...
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      George Puttenham

    • C. 

      Sir Phillip Sidney

  • 5. 
    What is the most dominant cluster of literary genre in Elizabethan England, as celebrated by John Milton and Edmund Spenser?
    • A. 

      Sonnet

    • B. 

      Epic

    • C. 

      Funeral elegy

  • 6. 
    The mode of literature in the 16th Century England that values the presentation of a simple and humble life in a country, of shepherds and shepherdesses is called...
    • A. 

      Satirical

    • B. 

      Elegiac

    • C. 

      Pastoral

  • 7. 
    Poems that are usually short and concerned with praises of love, nature and the good life are called...
    • A. 

      Lyrics

    • B. 

      Ballads

    • C. 

      Elegies

  • 8. 
    The Sonnet, one the most important poetic genre in Renaissance period was first introduced by...
    • A. 

      Shakespeare

    • B. 

      Petrarch

    • C. 

      Lady Mary Wroth

  • 9. 
    Sonnet is a poem that consists of ...............lines.
    • A. 

      8 (eight)

    • B. 

      12 (twelve)

    • C. 

      14 (fourteen)

  • 10. 
    A stanza in a poem that has nine lines is called....
    • A. 

      The Petrarchan stanza

    • B. 

      The Shakespearean stanza

    • C. 

      The Spenserian stanza