What’s Your English Literature IQ?

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 171

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There are different types of English literature and we got to cover most of them in the previous weeks. Do you consider yourself a genius when it comes to poetry, plays and novels? The quiz below is specifically designed to help you test your English literature IQ, do give it a chance and get to find out just where you stand.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "proscenium", meaning "that part of the stage between the curtain and the orchestra"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "proscribe", meaning "to reject, as a teaching or a practice, with condemnation or denunciation"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "prosody", meaning "the science of poetical forms"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "prospector", meaning "one who makes exploration, search, or examination, especially for minerals"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "protagonist", meaning "a leader in any enterprise or contest"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "protection", meaning "preservation from harm, danger, annoyance, or any other evil"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "protective", meaning "sheltering"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "protector", meaning "a defender"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "protege", meaning "one specially cared for and favored by another usually older person"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "protomartyr", meaning "the earliest victim in any cause"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "protocol", meaning "a declaration or memorandum of agreement less solemn and formal than a treaty"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "protoplasm", meaning "the substance that forms the principal portion of an animal or vegetable cell"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "protract", meaning "to prolong"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "protrude", meaning "to push out or thrust forth"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "protuberance", meaning "something that swells out from a surrounding surface"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

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