Test Your Knowledge On English Literature Terms

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  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "soothsayer", meaning "one who claims to have supernatural insight or foresight"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "sophism", meaning "a false argument understood to be such by the reasoner himself and intentionally used to deceive"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "sophistical", meaning "fallacious"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "sophisticate", meaning "to deprive of simplicity of mind or manner"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "sorcery", meaning "witchcraft"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "sordid", meaning "of degraded character or nature"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "souvenir", meaning "a token of remembrance"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "sparse", meaning "thinly diffused"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "spasmodic", meaning "convulsive"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "specialty", meaning "an employment limited to one particular line of work"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "specie", meaning "a coin or coins of gold, silver, copper, or other metal"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "species", meaning "a classificatory group of animals or plants subordinate to a genus"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "specimen", meaning "one of a class of persons or things regarded as representative of the class"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "specious", meaning "plausible"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "spectator", meaning "one who beholds or looks on"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

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