Renaissance Part I Formative

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Renaissance Quizzes & Trivia

A formative assessment over part of Renaissance literature


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The literature of the English Renaissance was mostly written in what language(s)?
    • A. 

      Old English

    • B. 

      Middle Engllish

    • C. 

      Modern English

    • D. 

      Latin

  • 2. 
    The genres that were written during the Renaissance included the following:
    • A. 

      Epic poetry

    • B. 

      Romances

    • C. 

      Pastorals

    • D. 

      Limericks

    • E. 

      Sonnets

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The sestet states the question or problem and the octet states the solution.

    • B. 

      The English sonnet sometimes varies in the number of lines it has.

    • C. 

      The English sonnet usually consists of 2 quatrains and a couplet.

    • D. 

      A rhyme scheme of ABBA ABBA CDE CDE would belong in an Italian sonnet.

    • E. 

      The words "but," and "yet," could be used as "turns."

  • 4. 
    Bacon's essays would have been easier to understand if there had been
    • A. 

      More parallelism

    • B. 

      More paragraphs

    • C. 

      More punctuation

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements are true?
    • A. 

      It is possible there was a parody of the Mona Lisa before DaVinci ever painted it.

    • B. 

      A parable is a type of allegory.

    • C. 

      Blank verse and iambic pentameter have their meters in common.

    • D. 

      An essay is a type of poetry that was produced during the Renaissance.

    • E. 

      Couplet is another word for quatrain.