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AUTHORS - A-Z

(Listed by surname)

AUSTEN, Jane

Questions

Q1. Jane Austen was born in which English county?

a) Dorset

b) Hampshire

c) Wiltshire

Q2. What was the name of Jane Austen's only sister?

a) Camilla

b) Caroline

c) Cassandra

Q3. What is the title of Jane Austen's first published novel?

a) Northanger Abbey

b) Pride and Prejudice

c) Sense and Sensibility

Q4. Which two novels by Jane Austen were published after her death?

a) Persuasion & Northanger Abbey

b) Mansfield Park & Emma

c) Northanger Abbey & Emma

Q5. Which one of the following is the title of an unfinished novel by Jane Austen?

a) The Walkers

b) The Watsons

c) The Waltons

Q6. The character of Elizabeth Bennet is found in which Jane Austen novel?

a) Pride and Prejudice

b) Sense and Sensibility

c) Emma

Q7. In which cathedral is Jane Austen buried?

a) Bath

b) Canterbury

c) Winchester

Q8. In which Jane Austen novel does the character of Captain Frederick Wentworth appear?

a) Persuasion

b) Pride and Prejudice

c) Sense and Sensibility

Q9. Which of Jane Austen's novels is a Gothic parody?

a) Emma

b) Mansfield Park

c) Northanger Abbey

AUSTEN, Jane

Answers

Q1. Jane Austen was born in which English county?

a) Dorset

b) Hampshire

c) Wiltshire

Q2. What was the name of Jane Austen's only sister?

a) Camilla

b) Caroline

c) Cassandra

Q3. What is the title of Jane Austen's first published novel?

a) Northanger Abbey

b) Pride and Prejudice

c) Sense and Sensibility

Q4. Which two novels by Jane Austen were published after her death?

a) Persuasion & Northanger Abbey

b) Mansfield Park & Emma

c) Northanger Abbey & Emma

Q5. Which one of the following is the title of an unfinished novel by Jane Austen?

a) The Walkers

b) The Watsons

c) The Waltons

Q6. The character of Elizabeth Bennet is found in which Jane Austen novel?

a) Pride and Prejudice

b) Sense and Sensibility

c) Emma

Q7. In which cathedral is Jane Austen buried?

a) Bath

b) Canterbury

c) Winchester

Q8. In which Jane Austen novel does the character of Captain Frederick Wentworth appear?

a) Persuasion

b) Pride and Prejudice

c) Sense and Sensibility

Q9. Which of Jane Austen's novels is a Gothic parody?

a) Emma

b) Mansfield Park

c) Northanger Abbey

BRONTE, Anne

Questions

Q1. Where was the author Anne Bronte born?

a) Thornton

b) Haworth

c) Scarborough

Q2. Which of the following is the title of a novel by the author Anne Bronte?

a) The Tenant of Wildfell Manor

b) The Tenant of Wildfell House

c) The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Q3. Which of the following is the title of a novel by the author Anne Bronte?

a) Agatha Graham

b) Agnes Grey

c) Anna Green

Q4. The author Anne Bronte wrote under which pen name?

a) Arthur Bell

b) Adam Bell

c) Acton Bell

Q5. What was the author Anne Bronte employed as?

a) an artist

b) a governess

c) a housekeeper

BRONTE, Anne

Answers

Q1. Where was the author Anne Bronte born?

a) Thornton

b) Haworth

c) Scarborough

Q2. Which of the following is the title of a novel by the author Anne Bronte?

a) The Tenant of Wildfell Manor

b) The Tenant of Wildfell House

c) The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Q3. Which of the following is the title of a novel by the author Anne Bronte?

a) Agatha Graham

b) Agnes Grey

c) Anna Green

Q4. The author Anne Bronte wrote under which pen name?

a) Arthur Bell

b) Adam Bell

c) Acton Bell

Q5. What was the author Anne Bronte employed as?

a) an artist

b) a governess

c) a housekeeper

DICKENS, Charles

Questions

Q1. Where was the author Charles Dickens born?

a) Plymouth

b) Portsmouth

c) Poole

Q2. When was the author Charles Dickens born?

a) 1812

b) 1822

c) 1832

Q3. Where was the author Charles Dickens sent to work at the age of twelve?

a) a coal mine

b) a blacking factory

c) a shipyard

Q4. In which Dickens novel does the character of Little Nell appear?

a) Great Expectations

b) Bleak House

c) The Old Curiosity Shop

Q5. In which Dickens novel does the character of Uriah Heep appear?

a) David Copperfield

b) A Tale of Two Cities

c) Nicholas Nickleby

Q6. In which Dickens novel does the character Miss Havisham appear?

a) Oliver Twist

b) Great Expectations

c) A Christmas Carol

DICKENS, Charles

Answers

Q1. Where was the author Charles Dickens born?

a) Plymouth

b) Portsmouth

c) Poole

Q2. When was the author Charles Dickens born?

a) 1812

b) 1822

c) 1832

Q3. Where was the author Charles Dickens sent to work at the age of twelve?

a) a coal mine

b) a blacking factory

c) a shipyard

Q4. In which Dickens novel does the character of Little Nell appear?

a) Great Expectations

b) Bleak House

c) The Old Curiosity Shop

Q5. In which Dickens novel does the character of Uriah Heep appear?

a) David Copperfield

b) A Tale of Two Cities

c) Nicholas Nickleby

6. In which Dickens novel does the character Miss Havisham appear?

a) Oliver Twist

b) Great Expectations

c) A Christmas Carol

ELIOT, George

Questions

Q1. George Eliot was the pen name for which female author?

a) Maria Edgeworth

b) Mary Ann Evans

c) Elizabeth Gaskell

Q2. The author George Eliot was born on which date?

a) 22nd of November 1819

b) 22nd of November 1829

c) 22nd of November 1839

Q3. George Eliot was born in which English county?

a) Worcestershire

b) Staffordshire

c) Warwickshire

Q4. George Eliot had her first short story published by which literary magazine?

a) Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

b) The Edinburgh Review

c) The Quarterly Magazine

Q5. What is the title of George Eliot's first full-length novel?

a) Middlemarch

b) Adam Bede

c) The Mill On the Floss

ELIOT, George

Answers

Q1. George Eliot was the pen name for which female author?

a) Maria Edgeworth

b) Mary Ann Evans

c) Elizabeth Gaskell

Q2. The author George Eliot was born on which date?

a) 22nd of November 1819

b) 22nd of November 1829

c) 22nd of November 1839

Q3. George Eliot was born in which English county?

a) Worcestershire

b) Staffordshire

c) Warwickshire

George Eliot had her first short story published by which literary magazine?

a) Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

b) The Edinburgh Review

c) The Quarterly Magazine

Q5. What is the title of George Eliot's first full-length novel?

a) Middlemarch

b) Adam Bede

c) The Mill On the Floss

GRAMMAR

PARTS OF SPEECH

Questions

Q1. What is a noun?

a) a describing word

b) a name of a person, place or object

c) a doing word

Q2. What is a verb?

a) a doing or action word

b) a joining word

c) a word that shows how an action is performed

Q3. What is an adjective?

a) the name of a person, place or thing

b) a doing or action word

c) a describing word

Q4. What is a conjunction?

a) a word that tells you how an action is done

b) a joining word

c) a doing or action word

Q5. What is an adverb?

a) a word that tells you how an action is done

b) a person, place or object

c) a describing word

PARTS OF SPEECH

Answers

Q1. What is a noun?

a) a describing word

b) a name of a person, place or object

c) a doing word

Q2. What is a verb?

a) a doing or action word

b) a joining word

c) a word that shows how an action is performed

Q3. What is an adjective?

a) the name of a person, place or thing

b) a doing or action word

c) a describing word

Q4. What is a conjunction?

a) a word that tells you how an action is done

b) a joining word

c) a doing or action word

Q5. What is an adverb?

a) a word that tells you how an action is done

b) a person, place or object

c) a describing word

IDENTIFYING PARTS OF SPEECH IN A SENTENCE

Questions

Q1. Which word is the verb in the following sentence?

James walked slowly down the long road.

a) down

b) walked

c) long

Q2. Which word is the conjunction in the following sentence?

Sarah was late for school because she had missed the bus.

a) because

b) late

c) school

Q3. Which word is the noun in the following sentence?

The cat is running very quickly.

a) running

b) quickly

c) cat

Q4. Which word is the adverb in the following sentence?

Tony wrote his name very neatly.

a) name

b) wrote

c) neatly

Q5. Which word is the adjective in the following sentence?

The black cat slept by the fire.

a) black

b) slept

c) fire

Q6. What part of speech is the word in capital letters in the following sentence?

Simon sliced the brown bread THINLY.

a) a noun

b) a verb

c) an adverb

Q7. What part of speech is the word in capital letters in the following sentence?

Amy is wearing a RED sweater.

a) a verb

b) an adjective

c) a conjunction

Q8. What part of speech is the word in capital letters in the following sentence?

Rosa PICKED the book up off the floor.

a) a noun

b) a verb

c) an adverb

Q9. What part of speech is the word in capital letters in the following sentence?

Elaine dropped the CUP and it smashed.

a) an adverb

b) a conjunction

c) a noun

Q10. What part of speech is the word in capital letters in the following sentence?

Angela likes tea BUT she hates coffee.

a) a conjunction

b) a verb

c) an adverb

IDENTIFYING PARTS OF SPEECH IN A SENTENCE

Answers

Q1. Which word is the verb in the following sentence?

James walked slowly down the long road.

a) down

b) walked

c) long

Q2. Which word is the conjunction in the following sentence?

Sarah was late for school because she had missed the bus.

a) because

b) late

c) school

Q3. Which word is the noun in the following sentence?

The cat is running very quickly.

a) running

b) quickly

c) cat

Q4. Which word is the adverb in the following sentence?

Tony wrote his name very neatly.

a) name

b) wrote

c) neatly

Q5. Which word is the adjective in the following sentence?

The black cat slept by the fire.

a) black

b) slept

c) fire

Q6. What part of speech is the word in capital letters in the following sentence?

Simon sliced the brown bread THINLY.

a) a noun

b) a verb

c) an adverb

Q7. What part of speech is the word in capital letters in the following sentence?

Amy is wearing a RED sweater.

a) a verb

b) an adjective

c) a conjunction

Q8. What part of speech is the word in capital letters in the following sentence?

Rosa PICKED the book up off the floor.

a) a noun

b) a verb

c) an adverb

Q9. What part of speech is the word in capital letters in the following sentence?

Elaine dropped the CUP and it smashed.

a) an adverb

b) a conjunction

c) a noun

Q10. What part of speech is the word in capital letters in the following sentence?

Angela likes tea BUT she hates coffee.

a) a conjunction

b) a verb

c) an adverb

NOUN TYPES

Questions

Q1. What is a proper noun?

a) the name for a group of people or objects

b) the name of something you cannot see or touch

c) the name of a specific person, animal, place or thing

Q2. What is a concrete noun?

a) the name of a specific person, animal, place or thing

b) the name for a group of people or objects

c) the name of something you can see, hear, smell, taste or touch

Q3. What is an abstract noun?

a) something you cannot see, hear, smell, taste or touch: an idea, feeling or situation

b) the name of something you can see, hear, smell, taste or touch

c) the name of a specific person, animal, place or thing

Q4. What is a collective noun?

a) the name for a group of people, animal or objects

b) something you cannot see, hear, smell, taste or touch: an idea, feeling or situation

c) the name of something you can see, hear, smell, taste or touch

Q5. What is a compound noun?

a) the name of something you can see, hear, smell, taste or touch

b) a noun formed by adding two nouns together or by adding a noun to another part of speech

c) the name for a group of people, animal or objects

NOUN TYPES

Answers

Q1. What is a proper noun?

a) the name for a group of people or objects

b) the name of something you cannot see or touch

c) the name of a specific person, animal, place or thing

Q2. What is a concrete noun?

a) the name of a specific person, animal, place or thing

b) the name for a group of people or objects

c) the name of something you can see, hear, smell, taste or touch

Q3. What is an abstract noun?

a) something you cannot see, hear, smell, taste or touch: an idea, feeling or situation

b) the name of something you can see, hear, smell, taste or touch

c) the name of a specific person, animal, place or thing

Q4. What is a collective noun?

a) the name for a group of people, animal or objects

b) something you cannot see, hear, smell, taste or touch: an idea, feeling or situation

c) the name of something you can see, hear, smell, taste or touch

Q5. What is a compound noun?

a) the name of something you can see, hear, smell, taste or touch

b) a noun formed by adding two nouns together or by adding a noun to another part of speech

c) the name for a group of people, animal or objects

IDENTIFYING NOUN TYPES

Questions

Q1. What type of noun is the word written in capital letters in the sentence?

Eric is visiting his cousin in LONDON.

a) an abstract noun

b) a proper noun

c) a compound noun

Q2. What type of noun is the word written in capital letters in the sentence?

The FLOCK of sheep were grazing in the field.

a) a common noun

b) an abstract noun

c) a collective noun

Q3. What type of noun is the word written in capital letters in the sentence?

Jenny is cleaning the BATHROOM.

a) a compound noun

b) a proper noun

c) an abstract noun

Q4. What type of noun is the word written in capital letters in the sentence?

Polly and Ryan have fallen in LOVE.

a) a proper noun

b) an abstract noun

c) a compound noun

Q5. What type of noun is the word written in capital letters in the sentence?

The black CAT sat on the sofa.

a) a concrete noun

b) a compound noun

c) an abstract noun

IDENTIFYING NOUN TYPES

Answers

Q1. What type of noun is the word written in capital letters in the sentence?

Eric is visiting his cousin in LONDON.

a) an abstract noun

b) a proper noun

c) a compound noun

Q2. What type of noun is the word written in capital letters in the sentence?

The FLOCK of sheep were grazing in the field.

a) a common noun

b) an abstract noun

c) a collective noun

Q3. What type of noun is the word written in capital letters in the sentence?

Jenny is cleaning the BATHROOM.

a) a compound noun

b) a proper noun

c) an abstract noun

Q4. What type of noun is the word written in capital letters in the sentence?

Polly and Ryan have fallen in LOVE.

a) a proper noun

b) an abstract noun

c) a compound noun

Q5. What type of noun is the word written in capital letters in the sentence?

The black CAT sat on the sofa.

a) a concrete noun

b) a compound noun

c) an abstract noun

SENTENCE TYPES

Questions

Q1. What is a declarative sentence?

a) a sentence that asks a question

b) a sentence that gives a command or instruction

c) a sentence that states a fact

Q2. What is an interrogative sentence?

a) a sentence that gives a command or instruction

b) a sentence that asks a question

c) a sentence that states a fact

Q3. What is an imperative sentence?

a) a sentence that asks a question

b) a sentence that states a fact

c) a sentence that gives a command or an instruction

Q4. What is an exclamatory sentence?

a) a sentence that shows strong feeling

b) a sentence that asks a question

c) a sentence that states a fact

SENTENCE TYPES

Answers

Q1. What is a declarative sentence?

a) a sentence that asks a question

b) a sentence that gives a command or instruction

c) a sentence that states a fact

Q2. What is an interrogative sentence?

a) a sentence that gives a command or instruction

b) a sentence that asks a question

c) a sentence that states a fact

Q3. What is an imperative sentence?

a) a sentence that asks a question

b) a sentence that states a fact

c) a sentence that gives a command or an instruction

Q4. What is an exclamatory sentence?

a) a sentence that shows strong feeling

b) a sentence that asks a question

c) a sentence that states a fact


IDENTIFYING SENTENCE TYPES

Questions

Q1. Which of the following is an interrogative sentence?

a) That's wonderful!

b) What are you doing tomorrow?

c) Carol has brown eyes.

Q2. Which of the following is an imperative sentence?

a) What's the date today?

b) My mother is a teacher.

c) Shut that door.

Q3. Which of the following is a declarative sentence?

a) Put your clothes away.

b) I live in England.

c) What time is it?

Q4. Which of the following is an exclamatory sentence?

a) Sarah can speak French.

b) When are you going to call me?

c) That's really unfair!

Q5. What type of sentence is this?

Where are you going?

a) an interrogative sentence

b) an exclamatory sentence

c) a declarative sentence

d) an imperative sentence

Q6. What type of sentence is this?

I can speak Spanish.

a) an interrogative sentence

b) an exclamatory sentence

c) a declarative sentence

d) an imperative sentence

IDENTIFYING SENTENCE TYPES

Answers

Q1. Which of the following is an interrogative sentence?

a) That's wonderful!

b) What are you doing tomorrow?

c) Carol has brown eyes.

Q2. Which of the following is an imperative sentence?

a) What's the date today?

b) My mother is a teacher.

c) Shut that door.

Q3. Which of the following is a declarative sentence?

a) Put your clothes away.

b) I live in England.

c) What time is it?

Q4. Which of the following is an exclamatory sentence?

a) Sarah can speak French.

b) When are you going to call me?

c) That's really unfair!

Q5. What type of sentence is this?

Where are you going?

a) an interrogative sentence

b) an exclamatory sentence

c) a declarative sentence

d) an imperative sentence

Q6. What type of sentence is this?

I can speak Spanish.

a) an interrogative sentence

b) an exclamatory sentence

c) a declarative sentence

d) an imperative sentence

LITERATURE

LITERARY DEVICES

Questions

Q1. What is a simile?

a) when two things are compared using "like" or "as"

b) when the "s" sound is repeated in a series of words

c) when two ideas are placed side by side to show contrast

Q2. What is a metaphor?

a) when the same consonant is repeated at the beginning of several words that are close together

b) when a word sounds like the noise the word refers to

c) an expression where a person or object is described by comparing it to something that has similar qualities

Q3. What is personification?

a) when two ideas are placed side by side to show contrast

b) when something non-human is given human qualities or attributes

c) when the "s" sound is repeated in a series of words

Q4. What is a cliche?

a) an informal word, phrase or expression

b) a word or expression that is used in place of an offensive or embarrassing one

c) an expression that is overused and has lost its original meaning or effect

Q5. What is onomatopoeia?

a) when two ideas are placed side by side to show contrast

b) when a word sounds like the noise the word refers to

c) an informal word or expression

Q6. What is sibilance?

a) when two ideas are placed side by side to show contrast

b) when the "s" sound is repeated in a series of words

c) an informal word or expression

Q7. What is juxtaposition?

a) when two ideas are placed side by side to show contrast

b) when two words close together have the same vowel sound but begin with different consonant sounds

c) giving human emotions and behaviours to animals or inanimate objects

Q8. What is alliteration?

a) when several words close together begin with the same consonant sound

b) a word or expression that is used in place of an offensive or embarrassing one

c) when two words close together have the same vowel sound but begin with different consonant sounds

Q9. What is a euphemism?

a) an informal word, phrase or expression

b) a question that is asked but with no answer expected

c) a word or expression that is used in place of an offensive or embarrassing one

Q10. What is an oxymoron?

a) an expression where the words appear to contradict each other or have opposite meanings

b) the use of words in a humorous or sarcastic way to suggest the opposite of what the writer really means

c) a question that is asked but with no answer expected

LITERARY DEVICES

Answers

Q1. What is a simile?

a) when two things are compared using "like" or "as"

b) when the "s" sound is repeated in a series of words

c) when two ideas are placed side by side to show contrast

Q2. What is a metaphor?

a) when the same consonant is repeated at the beginning of several words that are close together

b) when a word sounds like the noise the word refers to

c) an expression where a person or object is described by comparing it to something that has similar qualities

Q3.. What is personification?

a) when two ideas are placed side by side to show contrast

b) when something non-human is given human qualities or attributes

c) when the "s" sound is repeated in a series of words

Q4. What is a cliche?

a) an informal word, phrase or expression

b) a word or expression that is used in place of an offensive or embarrassing one

c) an expression that is overused and has lost its original meaning or effect

Q5. What is onomatopoeia?

a) when two ideas are placed side by side to show contrast

b) when a word sounds like the noise the word refers to

c) an informal word or expression

Q6. What is sibilance?

a) when two ideas are placed side by side to show contrast

b) when the "s" sound is repeated in a series of words

c) an informal word or expression

Q7. What is juxtaposition?

a) when two ideas are placed side by side to show contrast

b) when two words close together have the same vowel sound but begin with different consonant sounds

c) giving human emotions and behaviours to animals or inanimate objects

Q8. What is alliteration?

a) when several words close together begin with the same consonant sound

b) a word or expression that is used in place of an offensive or embarrassing one

c) when two words close together have the same vowel sound but begin with different consonant sounds

Q9. What is a euphemism?

a) an informal word, phrase or expression

b) a question that is asked but with no answer expected

c) a word or expression that is used in place of an offensive or embarrassing one

Q10. What is an oxymoron?

a) an expression where the words appear to contradict each other or have opposite meanings

b) the use of words in a humorous or sarcastic way to suggest the opposite of what the writer really means

c) a question that is asked but with no answer expected