Survey Of Eng. Lit. Up To The 17th Century Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The English Middle Age began when _____________ conquered Britain in 1066.
    • A. 

      Alfred

    • B. 

      Edward

    • C. 

      William

    • D. 

      Harold

  • 2. 
    The hierarchical system in the society based on the distribution and ownership of land is called….
    • A. 

      Feudalism

    • B. 

      Bourgeoisie

    • C. 

      Middle class

    • D. 

      Monarchy

  • 3. 
    Printing was introduced for the first time in Britain by…
    • A. 

      Johann Gutenberg

    • B. 

      Geoffrey Chaucer

    • C. 

      William Caxton

    • D. 

      Bede

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      He is often out to find adventure.

    • B. 

      He is fighting for an idea.

    • C. 

      His destiny is the destiny of his nation.

    • D. 

      He undergoes many trials to his ideals and virtues.

  • 5. 
    One of these elements is NOT found in romance:
    • A. 

      Adventure

    • B. 

      Knighthood

    • C. 

      The supernatural

    • D. 

      Peasants' lives

  • 6. 
    The most important part of a ballad is …
    • A. 

      The music

    • B. 

      The structure

    • C. 

      The lyrics

    • D. 

      The rhythm

  • 7. 
    An example of a growing ballad is...
    • A. 

      Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    • B. 

      Everyman

    • C. 

      Piers Plowman

    • D. 

      Robyn Hode

  • 8. 
    One of the most popular stories in the Arthurian legend is Arthur’s and his knights’ search for...
    • A. 

      The Holy Grail

    • B. 

      The Holy Shroud

    • C. 

      The Wizard Merlin

    • D. 

      The Promised Land

  • 9. 
    Everyman can be categorized as a _____________ play.
    • A. 

      Miracle

    • B. 

      Mystery

    • C. 

      Morality

    • D. 

      Magic

  • 10. 
    Piers Plowman is a theological allegory which is more of an instruction to become...
    • A. 

      A good plowman

    • B. 

      A good Christian

    • C. 

      A good priest

    • D. 

      A good man of the world

  • 11. 
     The Canterbury Tales is disguised as a religious narrative poem through…
    • A. 

      The religious stories contained in the Tales

    • B. 

      The framed narrative

    • C. 

      The appearances of certain religious characters

    • D. 

      The journey to the tomb of Saint Thomas a Becket

  • 12. 
    The iambic pentameter pattern contains _________ syllables.
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Eight

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 13. 
    Of all the syllables in the iambic pentameter, there are __________ stressed syllables.
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Three

  • 14. 
    The narrative structure of the Canterbury Tales is similar to that of…
    • A. 

      Beowulf

    • B. 

      The Arabian Nights

    • C. 

      The Wanderer

    • D. 

      Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

  • 15. 
    The Canterbury Tales defies the common conventions of Medieval literary works by...
    • A. 

      Having a romantic hero instead of an epic hero.

    • B. 

      Telling a story of a humiliated knight and landlord.

    • C. 

      Having characters from different layers of society tell their own stories.

    • D. 

      Using an alliterative verse style instead of fixed meters and rhyme schemes.

  • 16. 
    One of these characters CANNOT be found in the Canterbury Tales
    • A. 

      Friar

    • B. 

      Clerk

    • C. 

      Preacher

    • D. 

      Manciple

  • 17. 
    One of the tales that criticizes the church and religion as institutions is…
    • A. 

      The Wife of Bath's Tale

    • B. 

      The Miller' Tale

    • C. 

      The Knight's Tale

    • D. 

      The Pardoner's Tale

  • 18. 
    One of the themes highlighted in The Wife of Bath’s Taleis…
    • A. 

      Marriage and sex

    • B. 

      Adventure

    • C. 

      Colonialism

    • D. 

      Satire

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Le Roman de la rose

    • B. 

      La Divina Comedia

    • C. 

      Troilus and Criseyde

    • D. 

      Anelida and Arcyte

  • 20. 
    One of these factors did NOT influence the popularity of the Canterbury Tales:
    • A. 

      Chaucer’s position as a diplomat

    • B. 

      William Caxton’s role as the first printer

    • C. 

      Chaucer’s wealthy background

    • D. 

      Chaucer’s usage of the London dialect