English Literature Exam Trivia

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English Literature Quizzes & Trivia

The study of literature allows people to develop new ideas and ethical standpoints, it helps one to represent themselves as educated members of a society. Some people read some of the works for fun. Do you believe you enjoy English literature and believe you have wide knowledge on it? Take this quiz and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "rebuild", meaning "to build again or anew"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "rebut", meaning "to oppose by argument or a sufficient answer"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "recant", meaning "to withdraw formally one's belief (in something previously believed or maintained)"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "recapitulate", meaning "to repeat again the principal points of"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "recapture", meaning "to capture again"?
    • A. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "recede", meaning "to move back or away"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "recidivist", meaning "a confirmed criminal"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "reciprocate", meaning "to give and take mutually"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "recitation", meaning "the act of reciting or repeating, especially in public and from memory"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "reck", meaning "to have a care or thought for"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "reckless", meaning "foolishly headless of danger"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "reclaim", meaning "to demand or to obtain the return or restoration of"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "recline", meaning "to cause to assume a leaning or recumbent attitude or position"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb & Adjective

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "recluse", meaning "one who lives in retirement or seclusion"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "recognizance", meaning "an acknowledgment entered into before a court with condition to do some particular act"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

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