The Amazing Quiz On 8th Grade - Literature

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8th Grade Literature Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz for 8th Grade - Literature. It relates to non-fiction.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the meaning of the Latin root corpus?
    • A. 

      Together

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Private

    • D. 

      Person

  • 2. 
    What does the Latin root "homo" mean?
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Man

    • C. 

      Woman

    • D. 

      Same

  • 3. 
    What is the meaning of the Latin root mare?
    • A. 

      Wish

    • B. 

      Dream

    • C. 

      Sea

    • D. 

      Tidal

  • 4. 
    Which of these words has the same meaning as the Latin root mega?
    • A. 

      Million

    • B. 

      Thousand

    • C. 

      Hundred

    • D. 

      Ten Thousand

  • 5. 
    What is the meaning of the Latin root sol?
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Sun

    • C. 

      City

    • D. 

      Moon

  • 6. 
    What does it mean when a person says its is "raining cats and dogs"?
    • A. 

      The Rain Is Noisy

    • B. 

      The Rain Is Colorful

    • C. 

      There Is Not Much Rain

    • D. 

      It Is Raining Hard

  • 7. 
    What does the idiom mean "have a chip on your shoulder"?
    • A. 

      Have A Lot Of Responsibility

    • B. 

      To Be Worn Out

    • C. 

      To Stand Tall

    • D. 

      Carry A Grudge

  • 8. 
    What does the idiom mean to call someone a "diamond in the rough"?
    • A. 

      Dirty Rather Than Brilliant

    • B. 

      Edgy And Sharp-Tongued

    • C. 

      Someone Who Is Deceitful

    • D. 

      Good Character Lacking Grace

  • 9. 
    What genre of fiction features science and technology?
    • A. 

      Romance

    • B. 

      Mystery

    • C. 

      Science Fiction

    • D. 

      Fairy Tales

  • 10. 
    Which genre of fiction is meant to make readers laugh?
    • A. 

      Mystery

    • B. 

      Horror

    • C. 

      Historical Fiction

    • D. 

      Humor

  • 11. 
    Which fiction genre is created from ancient stories passed down through generations?
    • A. 

      Mystery

    • B. 

      Horror

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Myths And Fairy Tales

  • 12. 
    What literary term means a word that has a similar meaning to another word?
    • A. 

      Synonym

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Antonym

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 13. 
    Which word is an antonym for peaceful?
    • A. 

      Warlike

    • B. 

      Idyllic

    • C. 

      Exultant

    • D. 

      Jubilant

  • 14. 
    Which one of these words is a synonym for difficult?
    • A. 

      Hard

    • B. 

      Simplicity

    • C. 

      Easy

    • D. 

      Wrong

  • 15. 
    Which one of these words is a synonym for understand?
    • A. 

      Perplex

    • B. 

      Comprehend

    • C. 

      Bewilder

    • D. 

      Confused

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