Restoration & 18th Century Literature

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A basic quiz on Restoration and 18th Century Literature.

  • 1
    In what year did the Restoration period begin?
  • 2
    Who was king during the Restoration period?
    James II
    Edward VI
    Charles II
    Charles I
  • 3
    Samuel Pepys, a famous diarist from the Restoration period, had which of the following occupations:
    Naval Administrator
    Speech Writer
  • 4
    Which 18th century author is famous for his use of the heroic couplet?
    Edmund Spenser
    Samuel Johnson
    John Milton
    Alexander Pope
  • 5
    Who wrote "A Modest Proposal"?
    Robert Burns
    Alexander Pope
    Jonathan Swift
    John Milton
  • 6
    What genre of poetry is "The Rape of the Lock"?
    Verse Fable
    Mock Epic
  • 7
    "A Modest Proposal" is a...
    Satirical Essay
    Mock Epic
    Seduction Poem
  • 8
    Which author was described as having a hunchback?
    John Milton
    Alexander Pope
    Jonathan Swift
    Samuel Pepys
  • 9
    Which form of writing became popular for the first time during the 18th century?
    Epic Poetry
    The Novel
  • 10
    Which two of the following authors were known for writing satire?
    Pope and Swift
    Spenser and Johnson
    Pope and Milton
    Swift and Behn

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