Ultimate Quiz On Literary Genre

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Literature is a very fast subject. There are so many genres in literature. Do you know all of them? If yes, here is the ultimate quiz on the literary genre for you. In the quiz, we will be testing your knowledge about different genres of literature. If you are a student of literature, then we expect you to answer at least 70 percent of questions correctly. Can you do that? Well, let's see how well you perform.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Put a check beside the genres that are NONFICTION.
    • A. 

      Fables

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Autobiography

    • D. 

      Tall Tale

    • E. 

      Informational

    • F. 

      Mystery

    • G. 

      Fantasy

    • H. 

      Biography

    • I. 

      Science Fiction

  • 2. 
    Myths is a short story usually with animals as characters that teaches a lesson or mora.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Biography is a form of nonfiction in which a writer tells the life story of another person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Fiction is a writing that contains true facts & tells about real people, places, objects, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Nonfiction is a writing that contains true facts, & tells about real people, places, objects, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Science Fiction → Fictional story that combines elements of fantasy and scientific facts. Often set in the future.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A fictional story where people and events are realistic and could happen in real life. The setting is usually in modern (contemporary) times.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Science Fiction

    • C. 

      Biography

    • D. 

      Realistic Fiction

  • 8. 
    A highly imaginative story that contains magic, creatures, other supernatural heroes, etc.
    • A. 

      Fantasy

    • B. 

      Fable

    • C. 

      Myth

    • D. 

      Nonfiction

  • 9. 
    A major type of literature that makes use of imagery, figurative language, and sometimes rhyme. Rather than paragraphs, it is written in stanzas.
    • A. 

      Drama

    • B. 

      Informational

    • C. 

      Poetry

    • D. 

      Nonfiction

  • 10. 
    A dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage.
    • A. 

      Folklore

    • B. 

      Fiction

    • C. 

      Epic

    • D. 

      Drama

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