English Literature Test Quiz: Trivia

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There are some of us who know how to speak in English and think that an English class would be like a walk in the park. This is not entirely true as English entails more than just speaking as there are different forms of literature most people don’t understand fully. Below is a fun and interesting quiz on English literature. Give it a try and see how well you do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "prohibitionist", meaning "one who favors the prohibition by law of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "proletarian", meaning "a person of the lowest or poorest class"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "prolific", meaning "producing offspring or fruit"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "prologue", meaning "a prefatory statement or explanation to a poem, discourse, or performance"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "prolong", meaning "to extend in time or duration"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "prominent", meaning "conspicuous in position, character, or importance"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "promontory", meaning "a high point of land extending outward from the coastline into the sea"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "promoter", meaning "a furtherer, forwarder, or encourager"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "propaganda", meaning "any institution or systematic scheme for propagating a doctrine or system"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "propagate", meaning "to spread abroad or from person to person"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "propel", meaning "to drive or urge forward"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "propeller", meaning "one who or that which propels"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "propitious", meaning "kindly disposed"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "proportionate", meaning "being in proportion"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "prosaic", meaning "unimaginative"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

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