1. _____is a fork legend brought to England by Anglo-Saxons from their continental homes, it is a long poem of over 3000 lines and the national epic of the English people.
A Beowulf Bsir Gawain
C the Canterbury tale D king Arthur and his knights
2. The father of English poetry, the author of Troilus and Criseyde is also the one of ____.
A Romeo and Juliet B the faerie queen
C Tamburlainc D the Canterbury tales
3. The group of Shakespeare plays known as “romance”or “reconciliation plays” is ______.
A merchant of Venice, as you like it B the tempest, pericles, the winter’s tale
C Romeo and Juliet, antonym and Cleopatra Dthe tempest, pericles, the winter’s tale,Cymbeline
4. Which of the following are regarded as Shakespeare’s four great tragedies?
A Romeo and Juliet, hamlet, Othello, King Lear B Romeo and Juliet, hamlet, Othello, Macbeth
C hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth D Romeo and Juliet, Othello, Macbeth, Timon of Athens
5. Which of the following is not the work of Francis bacon?
A advancement of learning B new instrument
C songs of innocence D essays
6. At the beginning of 17th century appeared a school of poets called metaphysics by Samuel Johnson, ____is the founder of metaphysical poetry.
A Ben Johnson B john Milton
C john Bunyan D john Donne
7. Daniel Defoe is a famous____.
A poet B novelist
C playwright D essayist
8. “He has a servant called Friday.” “he”in the quoted sentence is a character in______.
A Henry fielding’s tom jones B john Bunyan’ the pilgrim’s progress
C Richard brinsley Sheridan’s the school for scandal D Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe
9. Guiiliver’ travel was written by____.
A Daniel Defoe B Charles dickens
C Jonathan swift D Joseph Addison
10. William Wordsworth is generally known as a ____poet.
A romantic B realistic
C naturalistic D neo-classic