English Literature Quiz

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 135

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English Literature Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Yenta is a yiddish term meaning what?
    • A. 

      Opium Residue

    • B. 

      Meddler

    • C. 

      Chinese Feminine Principle

    • D. 

      Japanese Coin

  • 2. 
    Which one of these words means margarine?
    • A. 

      Oleo

    • B. 

      Olea

    • C. 

      Olio

    • D. 

      Olla

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "phonetic", meaning "representing articulate sounds or speech"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "phonology", meaning "the science of human vocal sounds"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "phosphorescence", meaning "the property of emitting light"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "photometer", meaning "any instrument for measuring the intensity of light or comparing the intensity of two lights"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "physicist", meaning "a specialist in the science that treats of the phenomena associated with matter and energy"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "physiocracy", meaning "the doctrine that land and its products are the only true wealth"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "physiology", meaning "the science of organic functions"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "physique", meaning "the physical structure or organization of a person"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "picayune", meaning "of small value"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "piccolo", meaning "a small flute"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "piece", meaning "a loose or separated part, as distinguished from the whole or the mass"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "pillory", meaning "a wooden framework in which an offender is fastened to boards and is exposed to public scorn"?
    • A. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "pinchers", meaning "an instrument having two jaws working on a pivot"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 16. 
    What part of speech is "pinnacle", meaning "a high or topmost point, as a mountain-peak"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 17. 
    What part of speech is "pioneer", meaning "one among the first to explore a country"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 18. 
    What part of speech is "pique", meaning "to excite a slight degree of anger in"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb