Literary Genre Quiz! Trivia Questions

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Literature Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know enough to pass this literary genre quiz? Literary gene is simply a story that is written in different tones or techniques, and they are mostly differentiated into fantasy, historical fiction, contemporary fiction, mystery, and science fiction. Think you understand the difference in the genres? How about you take up the trivia questions and see if you can distinguish the correct genre given the description in each question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The plot in this kind of story makes sense, ends with a solution to the problem and real events are mixed with fictional events.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 2. 
    The plot in this kind of story makes sense and ends with a solution to the problem.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 3. 
    The major events in this plot could not happen according to science as we know it today.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 4. 
    The major events in this plot might really happen based on scientific facts that we know to be true.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 5. 
    The setting in this kind of story is a definite period in history in a real historic place.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 6. 
    The setting in this kind of story takes place in modern times in a familiar kind of place.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 7. 
    The setting in this kind of story is usually in the near or distant future on Earth or another location that scientists imagine may be real.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 8. 
    The setting in this kind of story can be right now or in a far distant time or Earth or in an imagined place.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 9. 
    The main characters solve the problem or conflict by using magic or an impossible plan.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 10. 
    The main characters solve the problem or conflict by using actual scientific data.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 11. 
    The main characters are involved in a problem or conflict that could happen in modern times.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 12. 
    The main characters are involved in a problem or conflict that is realistic for that time period.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 13. 
    Characters in this kind of story are fictional but act in ways that makes sense from a scientific point of view.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 14. 
    The characters in this kind of story are fictional but behave in realistic ways.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 15. 
    The characters in this kind of story are fictional but act in ways that makes sense in an imaginary situation.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Reaslistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 16. 
    Some of the characters in this kind of story are real people, while others are fictional; but all behave in a way that is realistic for that time peoriod.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

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