English 101 Unit 5 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Who said "it's better to die on your feet, than live on your knees"?
    • A. 

      Dolores Ibarruri

    • B. 

      Karl Marx

    • C. 

      Margaret Mitchell

    • D. 

      Davy Crockett

  • 2. 
    Who said "No man is an island"?
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      John Donne

    • C. 

      Will Rogers

    • D. 

      Charles Dickens

  • 3. 
    Who said that alimony was "the ransom that the happy pay to the devil"?
    • A. 

      Charles Dickens

    • B. 

      Donald Trump

    • C. 

      H.L. Mencken

    • D. 

      D.H. Lawrence

  • 4. 
    Who said "there are no atheists in fox holes"?
    • A. 

      Ernest Hemmingway

    • B. 

      Will Rogers

    • C. 

      William Thomas Cummings

    • D. 

      Mark Twain

  • 5. 
    Who said "there is no humor in heaven"?
    • A. 

      Mark Twain

    • B. 

      Will Rogers

    • C. 

      Jerry Falwell

    • D. 

      Anton Laveigh

  • 6. 
    Who said "Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind"?
    • A. 

      Ernest Hemingway

    • B. 

      Mark Twain

    • C. 

      Rudyard Kipling

    • D. 

      Ayn Rand

  • 7. 
    Who said "you can't go home again"?
    • A. 

      Edgar Allen Poe

    • B. 

      Mark Twain

    • C. 

      H.L. Mencken

    • D. 

      Thomas Wolfe

  • 8. 
    Who originally wrote "The butterflies are free"?
    • A. 

      Jerry Garcia

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Timothy Leary

    • D. 

      Charles Dickens

  • 9. 
    The straight line over a vowel to indicate the long form is called a?
    • A. 

      Vhyphen

    • B. 

      Tilde

    • C. 

      Macron

    • D. 

      Tormen

  • 10. 
    What does it mean "to skelp"?
    • A. 

      Cheat

    • B. 

      Slap Or Spank; Also To Hurry Along

    • C. 

      Clean Fish

    • D. 

      Sell Hard To Get Tickets

  • 11. 
    What is a 13 letter word meaning "capable of being conceived"?
    • A. 

      Signification

    • B. 

      Counter-Claim

    • C. 

      Heterogeneity

    • D. 

      Apprehensible

  • 12. 
    What is a 7 letter word meaning "ingenuous"?
    • A. 

      Irksome

    • B. 

      Adamant

    • C. 

      Artless

    • D. 

      Tempter

  • 13. 
    What is an 8 letter word meaning "harshness or roughness of temper"?
    • A. 

      Instance

    • B. 

      Temerity

    • C. 

      Dilatory

    • D. 

      Asperity

  • 14. 
    What is a 5 letter word meaning "a slightly receding bay between headlands, formed by a long curve of a coast-line"?
    • A. 

      Bight

    • B. 

      Islet

    • C. 

      Inane

    • D. 

      Gauge

  • 15. 
    What is a 4 letter word meaning "a leaden sash-bar or grooved strip for fastening panes in stained-glass windows"?
    • A. 

      Came

    • B. 

      Bass

    • C. 

      Fuse

    • D. 

      Ruth

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