Quiz: Test On Vocabulary, Grammar And Literary Terms! Trivia Questions

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Quiz: Test On Vocabulary, Grammar And Literary Terms! Trivia Questions

Below is a Test on Vocabulary, Grammar and Literary Terms! The trivia Questions are perfect for someone who wants to test out their general understanding of the English language and what it entails. If you think you have what it takes to tackle it and come on top, be sure to give it a try and get some much deserved practice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is necessary however to maintain a normal weight.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      It is necessary, however to maintain a normal weight.

    • C. 

      It is necessary, however, to maintain a normal weight.

    • D. 

      It is necessary however, to maintain a normal weight.

  • 2. 
    I have many chores every morning milking the cows, feeding the cat, finishing homework, preparing for school.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      I have many chores every morning milking the cows, such as: feeding the cat, finishing homework, preparing for school.

    • C. 

      I have many chores every morning: milking the cows, feeding the cat, finishing homework, preparing for school.

    • D. 

      I have many chores every morning, milking the cows, feeding the cat, finishing homework, preparing for school.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not correct?
    • A. 

      We won the soccer game, we lost the football and basketball games.

    • B. 

      We won the soccer game, but we lost the football and basketball games.

    • C. 

      We won the soccer game. We lost the football and basketball games.

    • D. 

      We won the soccer game; we lost the football and basketball games.

  • 4. 
    The children were playing quietly I had time to bake muffins.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      The children were playing quietly; I had time to bake muffins.

    • C. 

      The children were playing quietly: I had time to bake muffins.

    • D. 

      The children were playing quietly, I had time to bake muffins.

  • 5. 
    The trees are losing their leaves and it's certainly time because autumn came early.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      The trees are losing their leaves; and it's certainly time because autumn came early.

    • C. 

      The trees are losing their leaves and it's certainly time--because autumn came early.

    • D. 

      The trees are losing their leaves--and it's certainly time--because autumn came early.

  • 6. 
    Answer the doorbell who on earth could that be because I haven't finished dressing.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Answer the doorbell (who on earth could that be?) because I haven't finished dressing.

    • C. 

      Answer the doorbell; who on earth could that be because I haven't finished dressing.

    • D. 

      Answer the doorbell who on earth could that be (because I haven't finished dressing).

  • 7. 
    Shes coming to the party even though its not hers.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      She's coming to the party even though it's not her's.

    • C. 

      She's coming to the party even though it's not hers.

    • D. 

      She's coming to the party even though its not her's.

  • 8. 
    It's raining and the dog's coats are soaked.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      It's raining, and the dogs' coats are soaked.

    • C. 

      It's raining, and the dog's coats are soaked.

    • D. 

      It's raining, and the dogs coats are soaked.

  • 9. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      I wish I were a better musician.

    • B. 

      I wish I was a better musician.

  • 10. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      If he hadn't run, he wouldn't have fallen.

    • B. 

      If he hadn't ran, he wouldn't have fallen.

    • C. 

      If he hadn't run, he wouldn't have fell.

    • D. 

      If he hadn't ran, he wouldn't have fell.

  • 11. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      You do those problems easy.

    • B. 

      You do those problems easily.

  • 12. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      Both the corn and the wheat has been harvested.

    • B. 

      Both the corn and the wheat have been harvested.

  • 13. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      George, Frank, and she are in the pool.

    • B. 

      George, Frank, and her are in the pool.

  • 14. 
    In which Point of View does the narrator refer to him or herself as "I"?
    • A. 

      Third-Person

    • B. 

      Third-Person Omniscient

    • C. 

      First-Person

    • D. 

      Third-Person Limited Omniscient

  • 15. 
    How many characters' thoughts and feelings can readers understand in a Third-Person Omniscient story?
    • A. 

      Two or more

    • B. 

      Two or three

    • C. 

      All of the story characters

    • D. 

      Only one character

  • 16. 
    How many characters' thoughts and feelings can readers understand in a Third-Person Limited Omniscient story?
    • A. 

      Two or three characters

    • B. 

      Only one character

    • C. 

      No characters

    • D. 

      All the characters

  • 17. 
    The Character in the story who wants to achieve a goal, usually the main character?
    • A. 

      Antagonist

    • B. 

      Protagonist

    • C. 

      Foil

    • D. 

      Stereotype

  • 18. 
    The character who acts as an obstacle to prevent the protagonist from reaching his/her goal.
    • A. 

      Antagonist

    • B. 

      Protagonist

    • C. 

      Aside

    • D. 

      Main character

  • 19. 
    Most often referred to as the "bad guy."
    • A. 

      Flat

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Round

    • D. 

      Protagonist

  • 20. 
    The character you generally cheer for in the story.
    • A. 

      Antagonist

    • B. 

      Dynamic

    • C. 

      Static

    • D. 

      Protagonist

  • 21. 
    The protagonist is usually a dynamic character.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Sometimes the antagonist of a story isn't human such as an animal, government, or culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Ms. Rose told her students that one day, when they all grew up, they would wish that they were ten years old all over again. She told them all of these important life stories and gave them advice. Ms. Rose was displaying what character trait?
    • A. 

      Ruthless

    • B. 

      Wisdom

    • C. 

      Rejection

    • D. 

      Strict

  • 24. 
    Passage #2 “There were always children there, and I spent all my time with the children, only with the children. They were the children of the village where I lived, a whole gang of them who went to the local school. I was simply with them mostly, and I spent all my four years like that. I did not want anything else.”                 --Dostoyevsky, The Idiot Which word best describes the tone? In other words, how does the speaker feel about/toward the subject?
    • A. 

      A) Amused

    • B. 

      B) Reflective

    • C. 

      C) Reverent

    • D. 

      D) Remorseful

  • 25. 
    Which type of rhetoric is most strongly used in this advertisement?
    • A. 

      Logos

    • B. 

      Ethos

    • C. 

      Pathos

  • 26. 
    Which type of rhetoric is most strongly used in this advertisement?
    • A. 

      Logos

    • B. 

      Ethos

    • C. 

      Pathos

  • 27. 
    Which two types of rhetoric are most strongly used in this advertisement?  (The number on the left is 35%, not 5%)
    • A. 

      Logos and ethos

    • B. 

      Ethos and pathos

    • C. 

      Pathos and logos

  • 28. 
    Which two types of rhetoric are most strongly used in this advertisement?
    • A. 

      Logos and ethos

    • B. 

      Ethos and pathos

    • C. 

      Pathos and logos

  • 29. 
    Which type of rhetoric is most strongly used in this advertisement?
    • A. 

      Logos

    • B. 

      Ethos

    • C. 

      Pathos

  • 30. 
    Which two types of rhetoric are most strongly used in this advertisement?
    • A. 

      Logos and ethos

    • B. 

      Ethos and pathos

    • C. 

      Pathos and logos

  • 31. 
    Passage #3 “They showered me this morning at the courthouse and last night at the jail. And I swear I believe they'd of washed my ears for me on the taxi over if they coulda found the facilities. Hoo boy seems like every time they ship me someplace I gotta get scrubbed down before, after, and during the operation--and get back away from me with that thermometer, Sam.”                 --Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest    Which word best describes the tone? In other words, how does the speaker feel about/toward the subject?
    • A. 

      A) disappointed

    • B. 

      B) condescending

    • C. 

      C) amused

    • D. 

      D) annoyed

  • 32. 
    Passage #5 “But I felt after the novelty had worn off the Americans didn't really understand our music or our culture. Coming from a country where having central heating was considered posh and a refrigerator a luxury, Americans seemed to me to be strangely spoiled and 'old-fashioned.' They seemed to be lost in the forties and fifties. I expected to find Americans more forward and progressive but I was surprised to find many very set in their ways, just like their English counterparts.”                 --Davies, Kink Which word best describes the tone? In other words, how does the speaker feel about/toward the subject?
    • A. 

      Hopeless

    • B. 

      Remorseful

    • C. 

      Disappointed

    • D. 

      Sardonic

  • 33. 
    If you eat a balance diet you will be healthier.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      If you eat, a balanced diet, you will be healthier.

    • C. 

      If you, eat a balanced diet you will be healthier.

    • D. 

      If you eat a balanced diet, you will be healthier.

  • 34. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      Sean often mixes up my sister and myself.

    • B. 

      Sean often mixes up my sister and I.

    • C. 

      Sean often mixes up my sister and me.

  • 35. 
     The following narrative is told in Third-Person Omniscient:   "You don’t know about me, without you have read a book by the name of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” but that ain’t no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly. There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth."                                                The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False