English Literature Trivia Questions

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English Literature Quizzes & Trivia

There are different parts of speech in the English language and a word can have different meanings but f used differently means something else entirely. Do you know any of these words? The quiz below is designed to test out what you know about these said words. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "plutocracy", meaning "a wealthy class in a political community who control the government by means of their money"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "poetaster", meaning "an inferior poet"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "poetic", meaning "pertaining to poetry"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "poise", meaning "equilibrium"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "polemics", meaning "the art of controversy or disputation"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "pollen", meaning "the fine dust-like grains or powder formed within the anther of a flowering plant"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "pollute", meaning "to contaminate"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "polycracy", meaning "the rule of many"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "polygon", meaning "a figure having many angles"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "polyhedron", meaning "a solid bounded by plane faces, especially by more than four"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "polysyllable", meaning "having several syllables, especially more than three syllables"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "polytheism", meaning "the doctrine or belief that there are more gods than one"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "pompous", meaning "marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "ponder", meaning "to meditate or reflect upon"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "ponderous", meaning "unusually weighty or forcible"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

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