Trivia On High School - Literature

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High School Literature Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Who is the protagonist of "Nineteen Eighty-Four"?
    • A. 

      Winston Smith

    • B. 

      Cedric Smyth

    • C. 

      Seth Winston

    • D. 

      Walter Winston

  • 2. 
    Which of these can be defined as mournful?
    • A. 

      Lugubrious

    • B. 

      Diffident

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Moiety

  • 3. 
    Which word means part of the whole?
    • A. 

      Morale

    • B. 

      Molecule

    • C. 

      Polymer

    • D. 

      Moiety

  • 4. 
    Which of these means "to weaken"?
    • A. 

      Obsequious

    • B. 

      Enervate

    • C. 

      Somber

    • D. 

      Belie

  • 5. 
    Which one of these words means to alter an earlier writer's work?
    • A. 

      Diffident

    • B. 

      Steal

    • C. 

      Deleterious

    • D. 

      Bowdlerize

  • 6. 
    Which of these words is defined as excessively smooth or suave?
    • A. 

      Expurgate

    • B. 

      Obsequious

    • C. 

      Tautology

    • D. 

      Unctuous

  • 7. 
    Which of these words means needless repetition or redundancy?
    • A. 

      Tautology

    • B. 

      Kinetic

    • C. 

      Interpolate

    • D. 

      Erudite

  • 8. 
    Which word means to place between other elements?
    • A. 

      Pecuniary

    • B. 

      Extrapolate

    • C. 

      Recapitulate

    • D. 

      Interpolate

  • 9. 
    Which of these words is defined as insubstantial?
    • A. 

      Gauche

    • B. 

      Jejune

    • C. 

      Plasma

    • D. 

      Mitosis

  • 10. 
    Which of these words means "shaped"?
    • A. 

      Plotted

    • B. 

      Wrought

    • C. 

      Wrung

    • D. 

      Coped

  • 11. 
    Who is the narrator of Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness"?
    • A. 

      Charles Marlow

    • B. 

      The Narrator Is Unnamed

    • C. 

      Georges Antoine Kurtz

    • D. 

      Joseph Conrad

  • 12. 
    Which of these is NOT the Newspeak name of a Ministry of Oceania in George Orwell's "1984"?
    • A. 

      Mininfo

    • B. 

      Miniluv

    • C. 

      Miniplenty

    • D. 

      Minipax

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