Modernism Test

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Modernism Test

Test what you know about Modernism


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    How did women's role in society change after the First World War and why?
  • 3. 
    How did people react to the economic problems of the Twenties?
  • 4. 
  • 5. 
  • 6. 
    When did the First World War break out?
    • A. 

      1913

    • B. 

      1914

    • C. 

      1915

    • D. 

      1918

  • 7. 
    The General Strike occurred in:
    • A. 

      1928

    • B. 

      1920

    • C. 

      1926

    • D. 

      1930

  • 8. 
    The general tendency to question all past values and beliefs and to move from objectivity to .............................. was brought about by varius new theories.
  • 9. 
    .................., a German philosopher, had proclaimed that "God was dead"
  • 10. 
    In Modernist fiction the very existence of objective reality was questioned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    For Modernist writers  the way to portray human consciousness was not a problem they had to face.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What was the new conception of time?
    • A. 

      Coexistence of past, present and future

    • B. 

      Past, present, and future in succession

    • C. 

      Past was not considered

    • D. 

      Human consciousness was seen as a flux in which past, present and future coexisted.

  • 13. 
    One of the most important revolutionary narrative technique was:
    • A. 

      The use of metaphors

    • B. 

      The stream of consciousness

    • C. 

      The use of the blank verse

  • 14. 
    The stream of consciousness is aimed to reproduce:
    • A. 

      The condition of being aware of something

    • B. 

      The past memory

    • C. 

      The flow of thoughts in an individual mind

  • 15. 
    Economy of action in fictional work. Two Modernist writers used this device in their novels:
    • A. 

      Joseph Conrad and Albert Einstein

    • B. 

      James Joyce and Virginia Woolf

    • C. 

      Henry Bergson and James Joyce