1.The national epic of the Anglo-Saxons is ____.
A Robin Hood B Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
C The Canterbury Tales D Beowulf
2. ____was the most outstanding single romance on the Arthurian legend written in alliterative verse.
A The Canterbury Tales B Piers the Plowman
C Sir Gawain and the Green Knight D Beowulf
3. ____was the most famous for The Canterbury Tales.
A Geoffrey Chaucer B John Milton
C William Shakespeare D Francis Bacon
4. Most of the ballads of the 5th century focused on the legend about ____ as a heroic figure.
A Green Nights B Gawain
C Robin Hood D Hamlet
5.In the 16th century, Thomas More’s work ____became immediately popular after its publication.
A Paradise Lost B A Pleasant Satire of the Three Estates
C Of Beauty D Utopia
6. ____was Edmund Spencer’s masterpiece which has been regarded as one of the great poems in the English language.
A Amoretti B The Shepherd's Calendar
C The Faerie Queen D Four Hymns
7. ____ is from Shakespeare's sonnet No.18.
A “Let me not to the marriage of true minds”
B “To be or not to be: that is the question”
C “Shall I compare thee to a summer's day”
D “No longer mourn for me when I am dead”
8. The vivid portrayal of ____ by Shakespeare in Henry IV has earn for him an enviable place in the history of English literature.
A Julius Caesar B Falstaff
C Hamlet D King Henry
9.The four great tragedies written by Shakespeare are Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello and ____.
A. Antony and Cleopatra B. Julius Caesar
C Twelfth Night D King Lear
10. Which of the following does not belong to Shakespeare’s romantic love comedies?
A Twelfth Night B The Tempest
C As You Like It D The Merchant of Venice