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English Writers Quiz

Test your knowledge about English writers. 8 Questions.

 
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1

Who wrote 'Where ignorance is bliss, it is folly to be wise'?

  • kipling
  • marx
  • shakespeare

2

In which century were Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales written?

  • 16th century
  • 14th century
  • 15th century

3

What nationality was Robert Louis Stevenson, writer of 'Treasure Island'?

  • irish
  • welsh
  • scottish

4

In the book' The Lord of the Rings', who or what is Bilbo?

  • troll
  • hobbit
  • dwarf

5

In which century was Piers Plowman written?

  • 10th
  • 14th
  • 11th

6

The Faerie Queene was written during the reign of which monarch?

  • James I
  • Mary Tudor
  • Elizabeth Tudor

7

In 1859, Catherine Mumford wrote a book on what subject?

  • Women's right to preach
  • Women's suffrage
  • The Poor law

8

What was the nationality of Oscar Wilde?

  • Irish
  • english
  • scottish

 

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