The Ultimate English Literature Quiz

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Literature can refer to any written works, but for the most part, when we think of literature, we look at poetry, stories, and other such works of a creative nature. Well, if you’re a fan of English literature, then it’s safe to say you’re in the right place because we have the ultimate quiz on just that in store! All you have to do is answer the questions and see how much you know about English literature!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "pontiff", meaning "the pope"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "populace", meaning "the common people"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "portend", meaning "to indicate as being about to happen, especially by previous signs"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "portfolio", meaning "a portable case for holding writing-materials, drawings, etc"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "posit", meaning "to present in an orderly manner"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "positive", meaning "free from doubt or hesitation"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "posse", meaning "a force of men"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "possess", meaning "to own"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "possessor", meaning "one who owns, enjoys, or controls anything, as property"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "possible", meaning "being not beyond the reach of power natural, moral, or supernatural"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "postdate", meaning "to make the date of any writing later than the real date"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "posterior", meaning "the hinder part"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "postgraduate", meaning "pertaining to studies that are pursued after receiving a degree"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "postscript", meaning "something added to a letter after the writer's signature"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "potent", meaning "physically powerful"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

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