English 11 American Literature

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American English Quizzes & Trivia

Mid Term


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Political pamplets are a main genre of the following literary time period:
    • A. 

      Puritan

    • B. 

      Colonial

    • C. 

      Revolutionary/Age of Enlightenment

  • 2. 
    Anne Bradstreet was a poet during:
    • A. 

      The Puritan Period.

    • B. 

      The Revolutionary Period.

    • C. 

      The twentieth century.

  • 3. 
    In Phyllis Wheatley's letter to Rev. Ocum, she opposes:
    • A. 

      Freedom

    • B. 

      Slavery

    • C. 

      Adultery

  • 4. 
    In Abigail Adams' letter to her husband, John Adams, she implores him to recognize and encourage:
    • A. 

      Women's rights

    • B. 

      Slavery

    • C. 

      Compulsory education

  • 5. 
    Who is the author and orator of "Speech in the VIrginia Convention"?
    • A. 

      Thomas Edison

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Jefferson Thomas

  • 6. 
    What was the purpose of "Speech in the Virgina Convention"?
    • A. 

      To incite an uprising against Britain

    • B. 

      To incite an uprising against women's rights

    • C. 

      To incite belief in the Christian God

  • 7. 
    What is allusion?
    • A. 

      Something that can't be seen at first

    • B. 

      An indirect, yet familiar, reference to person, event, or literary work

    • C. 

      A direct comparision of two dissimilar things

  • 8. 
    Select the literary work that contains the famous quote, "Give me liberty, or give me death!"
    • A. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      What is an American?

    • C. 

      Speech in the Virginia Convention

  • 9. 
    Select the sentence type that fits quote "Give me liberty, or give me death"
    • A. 

      Compound sentence

    • B. 

      Simple sentence

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 10. 
    An acronym for coordinating conjunctions is
    • A. 

      FANBELTS

    • B. 

      FUNBOYS

    • C. 

      FANBOYS

  • 11. 
    If "I" is the subject, and "me" is an object, which of the following is correct
    • A. 

      "It's between you and me."

    • B. 

      "It's between you and I."

    • C. 

      Neither