English Literature Terms Trivia: MCQ Quiz

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English Literature Terms Trivia: MCQ Quiz

English literature terms trivia: MCQ quiz. There are thousands of words in the English language at a writer’s disposal but one should only use them when they know what they mean. One of the basic things people learn in the English language to help in sentence formation are the different parts of speech. Do you think you can comfortable identify each of them in a sentence? This quiz will help you find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "supercilious", meaning "exhibiting haughty and careless contempt"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "superficial", meaning "knowing and understanding only the ordinary and the obvious"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "superheat", meaning "to heat to excess"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "superintend", meaning "to have the charge and direction of, especially of some work or movement"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "supernumerary", meaning "superfluous"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "supersede", meaning "to displace"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "supple", meaning "easily bent"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "supplementary", meaning "being an addition to"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "supplicant", meaning "one who asks humbly and earnestly"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "supplicate", meaning "to beg"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "supposition", meaning "conjecture"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "suppress", meaning "to prevent from being disclosed or punished"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb & Adjective

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "surmise", meaning "to conjecture"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "surmount", meaning "to overcome by force of will"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "surreptitious", meaning "clandestine"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

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