The Ultimate Quiz On English Literature

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 120

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To have a career in literature it is important that you be able to know a lot of words, their meaning and use under different situations. The quiz below is designed to test out your skills so far. Give it a shot and come back for more quizzes like this to sharpen your skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "retaliate", meaning "to repay evil with a similar evil"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "retch", meaning "to make an effort to vomit"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "retinue", meaning "the body of persons who attend a person of importance in travel or public appearance"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "retrace", meaning "to follow backward or toward the place of beginning, as a track or marking"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "retract", meaning "to recall or take back (something that one has said)"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "retrieve", meaning "to recover something by searching"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "reunite", meaning "to unite or join again, as after separation"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "revelation", meaning "a disclosing, discovering, or making known of what was before secret, private, or unknown"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "reverent", meaning "humble"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "revisal", meaning "revision"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "revoke", meaning "to rescind"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "rhapsody", meaning "rapt or rapturous utterance"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "rhetorician", meaning "a showy writer or speaker"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "righteousness", meaning "rectitude"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "rigorous", meaning "uncompromising"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

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