Trivia Questions On 8th Grade - Literature

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8th Grade Literature Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz allows you to see if you were really smart in 8th Grade - Literature.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What weapon is a symbol of Poseidon?
    • A. 

      Sword

    • B. 

      Trident

    • C. 

      Spear

    • D. 

      Dagger

  • 2. 
    Which elder gods were overthrown by the Olympians?
    • A. 

      Cyclops

    • B. 

      Titans

    • C. 

      Frost Giants

    • D. 

      The Giants

  • 3. 
    Which of the Titans ate his children as they were born?
    • A. 

      Prometheus

    • B. 

      Rhea

    • C. 

      Atlas

    • D. 

      Cronus

  • 4. 
    What were the nine singing daughters of Zeus who each had a specialty called?
    • A. 

      Muses

    • B. 

      Harpies

    • C. 

      Sirens

    • D. 

      Gorgons

  • 5. 
    Which Ancient Greek writer wrote a series of fables?
    • A. 

      Homer

    • B. 

      Aesop

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Plato

  • 6. 
    In the "Aesop's Fable", what did Androcles remove from the lion's paw?
    • A. 

      A Rope

    • B. 

      An Arrow

    • C. 

      A Thorn

    • D. 

      A Pearl

  • 7. 
    In the "Aesop's Fable", who did the Fox trick into dropping a piece of meat?
    • A. 

      A Cow

    • B. 

      A Rabbit

    • C. 

      The Crow

    • D. 

      A Hen

  • 8. 
    Who wrote "Poor Richard's Almanack"?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Thomas Paine

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 9. 
    Who wrote "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"?
    • A. 

      Washington Irving

    • B. 

      Walt Whitman

    • C. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

    • D. 

      James Fenimore Cooper

  • 10. 
    Who wrote "The Fall of the House of Usher"?
    • A. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

    • B. 

      Washington Irving

    • C. 

      James Fenimore Cooper

    • D. 

      Emily Dickinson

  • 11. 
    Who is the main character in "Slaughterhouse-Five"?
    • A. 

      Robert Traveler

    • B. 

      Ray Jackson

    • C. 

      John Smith

    • D. 

      Billy Pilgrim

  • 12. 
    In "The Diary of a Young Girl", who were Anne Frank and her family hiding from?
    • A. 

      Nazis

    • B. 

      Detectives

    • C. 

      The French Resistance

    • D. 

      The American Military

  • 13. 
    Anne Frank wrote "The Diary of a Young Girl" in what city?
    • A. 

      Antwerp

    • B. 

      Berlin

    • C. 

      Amsterdam

    • D. 

      Paris

  • 14. 
    In John Steinbeck's "The Pearl", who finds the pearl?
    • A. 

      Coyotito

    • B. 

      Kino

    • C. 

      Juana

    • D. 

      The Priest

  • 15. 
    What are American stories of legendary heroes called?
    • A. 

      Epic Poems

    • B. 

      Heroes Tales

    • C. 

      Fables

    • D. 

      Tall Tales

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