English Literary History Quiz

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1. Thomas Malory, a prose writer, wrote a set of tales in the 14th Century. Which is the correct spelling?

  • Morte Dature
  • Morte Darthur
  • Morte Dathure
  • Morte Darthure
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2. What was the main title given to the anonymous author of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, which was written in the 14th Century?

  • Poet
  • Novelist
  • Essayist
  • Playwright

3. What did the poet John Donne write in the 17th Century?

  • Easter Wings
  • The Good Morrow
  • The Pilgrim's Progress
  • Paradise Lost

4. An anonymous poet wrote Beowulf... when?

  • 10th Century
  • 12th Century
  • 9th Century
  • 11th Century

5. Which playwright wrote Doctor Faustus in the 16th Century?

  • Thomas Malory
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • Thomas Wyatt
  • Christopher Spencer

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