EXTRA LITERATURE TESTS, PROGRAM 40, 50 SUAL

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  • ENGLISH LITERATURE TESTS
  • 50 QUESTION 
  • 60 MINUTE 
  • GOOD LUCK !!
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106. Who was the first English Christian king?

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154) When, is it estimated, was 'Dr Faustus' first performed?

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146  How many years of happiness was Dr Faustus promised by the Devil?

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144) Marlowe's poem 'The Passionate Shepherd to His Love' begins with the line "Come live with me and be my love"; which other English author wrote a famous poem beginning with this line?

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103. What was ellum?

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148) One of Marlowe's most famous poems was an account of which lovers?

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126. Which of the following statements about Julian of Norwich is true?

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161)  Which powerful figure does Faustus ridicule with his new-found powers?

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151) In the title of Marlowe's play, of where was Dido the Queen?

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00095; Chaucer was imprisoned during----------------------?

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147) Which of these Kings was the subject  of a play by Marlowe?

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00092. How many languages did chaucer know?

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163) "Renaissance" is a:

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160) Which of the following qualities would most accurately describe Faustus' character at the beginning of the play?

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153) In what country is 'Dr Faustus' based?

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00093;   from which language the name ''chaucer'' has been driven?

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109. The use of "whale-road"for sea and "life-house"for body are examples of what literary technique, popular in Old English poetry?

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89. Where were the pilgrims going in the canterbury tales?

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116. Popular English adaptations of romances appealed primarily to....

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159) What does Faustus promise to the devil in exchange for great knowledge, riches and power for a period of 24 years?

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  1. Of which poet was it said 'Even if he's not a great poet, he's certainly a great something'?

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150)What was the title of the play by Marlowe that portrayed the events surrounding the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre in 1572? 

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167) University Wits were those who:

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00087; Aldous Huxley was a poet, but was better known as what?

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113. Which of the following languages did not coexist in Anglo-Norman England?

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164) What is the meaning of "Renaissance":

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123. Who is the author of Piers Plowman?

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155)  At what famous university is Faustus a scholar?

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157) Faustus asks two magicians to aid him in summoning the devil. What are their names?

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125. Which literary form, developed in the fifteenth century, personified vices and virtues?

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145) In Marlowe's play, what was the name of the Jew of Malta?

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124. What event resulted from the premature death of Henry V ?

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00090.in which language the stories of canterbury tale are written?

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169) Who born in 1422:

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110. Which of the following statements is not an accurate description of Old English poetry?

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97. Which people began their invasion and conquest of southwestern Britain around 450?

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0001.which of these is magnum opus of Chaucer?

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98. Words from which language began to enter English vocabulary around the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066?

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168) Which century is known as Dawn of Renaissance:

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166) Which of the following are University wits:

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94. Where did chaucer bury? 

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00099. Which hero made his earliest appearance in Celtic literature before becoming a staple subject in French, English, and German literatures?

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156) Faustus' servant shares his name with a famous German composer. Who?

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000127;   Which of the following authors is considered a devotee to chivalry, as it is personified in Sir Lancelot?

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105. What is the first extended written specimen of Old English?

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165) Renaissance first came to the:

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102. Who would be called the English Homer and father of English poetry?

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162)  At the end of the play, Faustus is dragged down to hell, begging to repent.

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130. which of these is not certain about Chaucer?

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149) Marlowe's play 'Tamburlaine the Great' was based loosely on the life of which Asian ruler?


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