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Literary Terms Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know your allegories from your allusions? Can you spot a euphemism in a sentence? What about the complicated subject of verisimilitude? If all these literary terms are rolling off your tongue with ease, you’re in the right place for some quizzes! We’ve put together a mass of literary quizzes, questions and queries to get your brain ticking over – why not challenge yourself right now?

From anagrams to verse via syntax and oxymorons, we’ve compiled some of the finest literary quizzes on the web. Can you give us an example of foreshadowing? How about hyperbole? Do you dare to take one of our tests and claim the title of Quiz Master? 
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Can you pass this test of Literary terms MCQs? Literary terms refer to those techniques, style, and formatting used mostly by authors, bloggers, speakers to emphasize and strengthen their compositions in a unique and beautiful...

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 22626   |  Last updated: Mar 22, 2022
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    It means "advance guard" or "vanguard" and is used to refer to people or works that are experimental or innovative, particularly with respect to art, culture, and politics.
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Do you know different literary terms? Here is a writing and literature quiz for you to help you test your knowledge. Having some knowledge of some basic literary terms is an essential requirement to write something that...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 28319   |  Last updated: Aug 24, 2022
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    What is the repetition of the first consonant sound in words?
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Do you know about Oxymorons? Our fun 'Oxymoron: Literary Trivia Questions' quiz will test your knowledge about this literary device. Oxymoron has been used in literature for the longest time, and we got to cover how it is...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 2323   |  Last updated: Sep 28, 2022
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    Which of the following is NOT an oxymoron? 
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Match teh example with one of the literary terms above. (Note that not all terms are used in this activity.)

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 979   |  Last updated: Mar 22, 2022

When it comes to poems and books, the strength in it comes from the tone, mood, and style you use. Are you practicing to be an author and wish to know how good you are when it comes to using the words? The quiz below is designed...

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 341   |  Last updated: Mar 21, 2022
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    The tone is what the reader feels and the atmosphere of the story.
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When it comes to a story, the context is very important, and there are some things that a writer should be aware of and able to identify. This quiz on literary terms, but some answers may be the same in different numbers. Good...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 8365   |  Last updated: Mar 21, 2022
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    A person in a story, or literary work.
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Definitions of common literary terms

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    1.       The point of view in which a  character in the work that tells the story while experiencing it:
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    The time and location in which a story takes place.
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Dealing with literary agents can be tricky.  How well do you understand the finer points of how they operate? (Answers & explanations given at end)

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 2484   |  Last updated: Mar 21, 2022
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    If you feel strongly about a particular agent who posts that he or she is not presently taking new clients, you should go ahead and query that agent anyway.
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