Quiz: If You Can Get A 10/15 On This Test, You Must Be An English Major

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Are you an English major? How well do you know literature? English major quiz. College majors. Shakespeare. Austen. Dickens.

 Jan 06, 2017
1 of 15Pick the best answer!
What is the name of the oldest sister in the novel Little Women?
Jo
Monica
Beth
2 of 15Pick the best answer!
"Ulysses" by James Joyce begins on which day?
May 16
December 25
June 16
3 of 15Pick the best answer!
Which historical event does Charles Dickens’s novel A Tale of Two Cities concern?
The US Revolution
The French Revolution
Mardi Gras
4 of 15Pick the best answer!
Science fiction become a major type of writing in the ____ century.
16th
20th
15th
5 of 15Pick the best answer!
Which famous horror novel is subtitled The Modern Prometheus?
I Know What You Did Last Summer
Frankenstein
Dracula
6 of 15Pick the best answer!
Which of these literary movements was concerned with clear, direct expression?
Impressionism
Imagism
Surrealism
7 of 15Pick the best answer!
Shakespearean sonnets use ______ as the rhyme scheme.
ZZZ AA TT BA CD
ABAB CDCD EFEF GG
ABBB CDDD EFE G
8 of 15Pick the best answer!
____ does not narrate part of Wuthering Heights.
Heathcliff
Prince
Lockwood
9 of 15Pick the best answer!
In which century were Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales written?
16th
14th
20th
10 of 15Pick the best answer!
Jane Eyre was written by which Bronte sister?
Tara
Emily
Charlotte
11 of 15Pick the best answer!
Who wrote 'Where ignorance is bliss, it is folly to be wise'?
Shakespeare
Dr. Seuss
Emerson
12 of 15Pick the best answer!
A sonnet has ___ lines.
25
300
14
13 of 15Pick the best answer!
What is the book Lord of the Flies about?
Hobbits
Schoolboys on a deserted island
Flies
14 of 15Pick the best answer!
Which 1851 novel was first published in Britain under the title The Whale?
Moby Dick
Pride and Prejudice
Free Willy
15 of 15Pick the best answer!
Captain John Joseph Yossarian is the central figure of which 1961 novel?
Catch 22
Catcher In The Rye
Catch 45
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