English Literature General Knowledge

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  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "slight", meaning "of a small importance or significance"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "slothful", meaning "lazy"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "sociable", meaning "inclined to seek company"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "socialism", meaning "a theory of civil polity that aims to secure the reconstruction of society"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "sociology", meaning "the philosophical study of society"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "soldier", meaning "a person engaged in military service"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "solecism", meaning "any violation of established rules or customs"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "solicitor", meaning "one who represents a client in court of justice; an attorney"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "soliloquy", meaning "a monologue"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "solstice", meaning "the time of year when the sun is at its greatest declination"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "soluble", meaning "capable of being dissolved, as in a fluid"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "somber", meaning "gloomy"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "somniferous", meaning "tending to produce sleep"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "sonata", meaning "an instrumental composition"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "sonnet", meaning "a poem of fourteen decasyllabic or octosyllabiclines expressing two successive phrases"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

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