Match The English Literature Trivia

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English Literature Quizzes & Trivia

This is a brief quiz on the basics of English Literature


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "specter", meaning "apparition"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "spectrum", meaning "an image formed by rays of light or other radiant energy"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "speculate", meaning "to pursue inquiries and form conjectures"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "speculator", meaning "one who makes an investment that involves a risk of loss, but also a chance of profit"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "spherometer", meaning "an instrument for measuring curvature or radii of spherical surfaces"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "spinous", meaning "having spines"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "spinster", meaning "a woman who has never been married"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "spontaneous", meaning "arising from inherent qualities or tendencies without external efficient cause"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "sprightly", meaning "vivacious"?
    • A. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "spurious", meaning "not genuine"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "squabble", meaning "to quarrel"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "squalid", meaning "having a dirty, mean, poverty-stricken appearance"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "squatter", meaning "one who settles on land without permission or right"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "stagnant", meaning "not flowing: said of water, as in a pool"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "staid", meaning "of a steady and sober character"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

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