The Restoration Formative

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Fiction Quizzes & Trivia

Formative assessment of genres, style, literary devices, and British literature of the Restoration.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify which of the following genres were popular during the Restoration period. Choose all that are correct.
    • A. 

      Satires

    • B. 

      Miracle plays

    • C. 

      Odes

    • D. 

      Limericks

    • E. 

      Elegies

  • 2. 
    An imitation of a work of art done for the purpose of humor or instruction is known as a
  • 3. 
    A poem idealizing the a country setting would be known as a
  • 4. 
    The Restoration is also known as which of the following names?  Choose all that are correct.
    • A. 

      Age of Reason

    • B. 

      Age of Romance

    • C. 

      The Enlightenment

    • D. 

      Neoclassical Period

    • E. 

      The Protectorate

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Grace is known for her inability to walk across the room without tripping.

    • B. 

      When that boy turns sideways and sticks out his tongue, he looks like a zipper.

    • C. 

      Hurricane Katrina caused some inconvenience to the people of New Orleans.

    • D. 

      I hurried to answer the phone hoping it was my boyfriend and it was a bill collector I had been trying to avoid, instead.

    • E. 

      The bill for the meal in the restaurant was over $100 for the two of us. I think the tax might have been miscalculated.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are examples of understatement? Choose all that are correct.
    • A. 

      Grace is known for her inability to walk across the room without tripping

    • B. 

      When that boy turns sideways and sticks out his tongue, he looks like a zipper.

    • C. 

      Hurricane Katrina caused some inconvenience to the people of New Orleans.

    • D. 

      I hurried to answer the phone hoping it was my boyfriend and it was a bill collector I had been trying to avoid, instead.

    • E. 

      The bill for the meal in the restaurant was over $100 for the two of us. I think the tax might have been miscalculated.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are examples of exaggeration or hyperbole?  Choose all that are correct.
    • A. 

      Grace is known for her inability to walk across the room without tripping

    • B. 

      When that boy turns sideways and sticks out his tongue, he looks like a zipper.

    • C. 

      Hurricane Katrina caused some inconvenience to the people of New Orleans.

    • D. 

      I hurried to answer the phone hoping it was my boyfriend and it was a bill collector I had been trying to avoid, instead.

    • E. 

      The bill for the meal in the restaurant was over $100 for the two of us. I think the tax might have been miscalculated.

  • 8. 
    Choose the following true statements.
    • A. 

      A heroic couplet is found in only in epic poetry.

    • B. 

      A couplet can be both heroic and closed.

    • C. 

      A mock epic has all the characteristics of a true epic.

    • D. 

      Odes and elegies are both forms of neoclassical literature.

    • E. 

      Alexander Pope was the "master of the heroic couplet."

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements are true?
    • A. 

      Samuel Pepys worked for the English government and kept a diary.

    • B. 

      Alexander Pope and Johnathan Swift were both satirists.

    • C. 

      John Milton wrote a mock epic entitled "Paradise Lost" in which he satirized Adam and Eve.

    • D. 

      Gulliver's Travels is a whimsical children's book about lands inhabited by little people or giants or talking horses.

    • E. 

      "A Song for St. Cecilia's Day" is actually an ode written by the poet laureate of England.