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Monday, July 24, 2017

Reviewer for LET

LITERATURE
1.      The novel by Victor Hugo which serves as the vehicle for his social ideas; Mon are essentially equal; the poor are crushed by the prejudices of organized society; etc. is
a.      The Hunchback of Notredame
b.      Songs of the Orient
c.       Les Miserable
d.      The Count of Monte Cristo

2.      The story written by Washington Irving, which tells of a man who slept for twenty years while hunting on the Catskill Mountain in
a.      The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
b.      Rip Van Winkle
c.       The Cask of Amontillado
d.      The Wooden Horse

3.      The Epic of England
a.      Le Morte de Arthur
b.      Beowulf
c.       Canterburry Tales
d.      Robin Hood

4.      The Epic of France is a
a.      Song of Roland
b.      Les Miserables
c.       The Count of Monte Cristo
d.      Autumn Leaves

5.      The Epic of Spain
a.      Song of Roland
b.      Beowulf
c.       Don Quixote de la Mancha 
d.      El Cid

6.      The Epic of Rome is
a.      Odyssey
b.      Aeneid
c.       Iliad
d.      Divine Comedy

7.      The Epic of Germany
a.      The Song of Roland
b.      Nibelungenlied
c.       Beowulf
d.      Mein Kamft



8.      The World’s Longest Epic
a.      Ramayana
b.      Iliad
c.       Odyssey
d.      Mahabharata

9.      The epic of the Philippines
a.      Aligayon
b.      Biagni Lam-ang
c.       Handiong
d.      Bantugan

10.  The Colombian writer of the Novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude” who popularized magical realism
a.      Pablo Neruda
b.      Artemio Cruz
c.       Gabriel Garcia Marquez
d.      Cesar Fuentes

11.  The Spanish novel which mocks chivalry and examines different appearances of reality
a.      El cid
b.      Don Quixote de la Mancha
c.       Cosa Nostra
d.      Los Perros

12.  A NOVEL ORIGINATED IN Spain; one which present society through the eyes of Rogue and usually includes biting satire or moral commentary
a.      Social novel
b.      Satirical novel
c.       Picaresque novel
d.      Postmodern novel

13.  Dante Alighieri’s most noted work which was an outgrowth of the political strife of his period and his great love for Beatrice whom he worshipped from a distance.
a.      Decameron
b.      Divine Comedy
c.       Federogo’s Falcon
d.      Swiss Family Robinson

14.  Daniel Defoe’s novel about the life of a civilized man’s survival on an island with primitive resources.
a.      Robinson Crusoe
b.      Gulliver’s Travels
c.       Castaway
d.      Swiss Family Robinson



15.  The Bard from avon and England’s greatest dramatist
a.      Christopher Marlowe
b.      Sir Walter Releigh
c.       William Shakespeare
d.      Lord Alfred Tennyson

16.  The Epic of Persia
a.      Epic of Gilgamesh
b.      Arabian Nights
c.       Shah Namah
d.      Sinbad the Sailor

17.  The Father of Greek Tragedy
a.      Euripides
b.      Sophocles
c.       Aristophanes
d.      Aeschylus

18.  The Italian writer who wrote the political treatise “ The Prince”
a.      Francesco Petrach
b.      Niccolo Machiavelli
c.       Giovanni Boccaccio
d.      Dante Alighieri

19.  The Novel of Revenge by Alexander Dumas from which Jose Rizal Patterned his “El Filibusterismo”
a.      The Count of Monte Cristo
b.      Les Miserables
c.       Hayden  Christenson
d.      Hans Christian Andersen

20.  The Danish poet, novelist, and dramatist who told fairy tales that fascinated the world
a.      Leo Tolstoy
b.      Anton Chekov
c.       Hayden Christensen
d.      Hans Christian Andersen

21.  Leo Tolstoy’s novel that openly defies the established code of marriage and explores the powers love
a.      War and Peace
b.      Anna Karenina
c.       God sees the truth but waits
d.      The Angels among us


22.  The English poet and critic who proposed a literary canon by saying “Literature is the best that is ever thought of and written”
a.      Matthew Arnold
b.      Terry Eagleton
c.       Wilfred Owen
d.      T. S. Elliot

23.  The English Writer who popularized epigrams in his essays
a.      Alexander Pope
b.      John Donne
c.       Sir Francis Bacon
d.      Sir Walter  Leigh

24.  The Irish Dramatist who popularized the “theatre of the absurd” with his “waiting for Godot”
a.      Eugene O Neill
b.      Joseph Conrad
c.       Arthur Miller
d.      Samuel Beckett

25.  A group of stories written by Chancer, presumably from those told by people on a a pilgrimage while resting at Tabard Inn
a.      General Prologue
b.      Canterbury Tales
c.       Troilus and Criseyde
d.      Romance of the Rose

26.  A psychological novel by Feodor Dostoevsky which combines his interests in the multiple personality, the obscure and continued motivations of human action with his other chief theme-moral redemption through suffering
a.      Crime and Punishment
b.      The Brothers Karamasov
c.       The House of the Dead
d.      Eve

27.  The English Novelist who wrote poverty in most of his works as “David Copperfield,” Oliver Twist.”
a.      Mark Twain
b.      Emily Bronte
c.       Charles Dickens
d.      Thomas Hardy

28.  The pen name of Mary Ann Evans who wrote “Adam Bede,” Silas Marner,” the Mill on the Floss,” etc..
a.      T. S. Elliot
b.      Jane Eyre
c.       Virginia Woolf
d.      George Eliot

29.  The American born writer who later became a naturalized Englishman who posited the idea of “Objective correlative”  in writing poetry
a.      George Eliot
b.      T. S. Elliot
c.       Edmund Spenser
d.      Robert Browning

30.  The Greek Philosopher who wanted literature to be banished from the state since it distracts the citizen from performing his duties to the state.
a.      Aristotle
b.      Socrates
c.       Plato
d.      Pythagoras

31.  Aristotle’s work that rescued literature by refuting Plato’s argument against it
a.      Poetics
b.      The Republic
c.       The Prince
d.      Politics

32.  A collection of tales in Arabic said to have been told by Scherezade to save her life
a.      Epic of Gilgamesh
b.      The Book of the Dead
c.       Arabian Nights
d.      The Rubaiyat

33.  The Epic of Egypt
a.      Epic of Gilgamesh
b.      The book of the Dead
c.       Arabian Nights
d.      Ali Baba

34.  Dubbed as “the children’s poet”
a.      Ralf Waldo Emerson
b.      Carl Sandburg
c.       Walt Whitman
d.      Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

35.  The poem by Edwin Markham that touches on agrarian problem and inspired by a painting depicting a farmer in hard labor
a.      Invictus
b.      The Man with the Hole
c.       Chicago
d.      Leaves of Grass

36.  A pl;ay by Christo[pher Marlowe about a man who sold his soul for wealth, power and glory
a.      Jabberwocky
b.      All for Love
c.       The Tragedy of Dr. Faustus
d.      A Doll’s House

37.  The pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, the witer of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “ through the Looking Glass.”
a.      Charles Dickens
b.      Mark Twain
c.       Henry
d.      Lewis Caroll

38.  The Novel written by George Orwell which tells of a big Brother constantly monitoring his subjects and is an indictment against a totalitarian society
a.      1984
b.      Animal Farm
c.       The Sun also Rises
d.      The Grapes of Wrath

39.  Mark Twain’s Novel which presents a story indicting the idea of royalty with humanitarian viewpoints though the eys of an uneducated backwoods boy
a.      A. the adventures of Tom Sawyer
b.      The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
c.       Corrupted Handleyburg
d.      The Prince and Pauper

40.  The master of the short story in French Literature
a.      Gustave Flaubert
b.      Emile Zola
c.       Guy de Maupassant
d.      Jean Jacques Rousseau

41.  The novel for which Herman Melville is remembered today. It is said to be partly autobiographical as it tells of the whaling experiences of the central character, which mirrors Melville’s own
a.      The Miser
b.      A Second Defense
c.       Treasure Island
d.      Moby Dick

42.  The French writer who wrote and published the first collection of prose called “Essais”
a.      Michel de Montaigne
b.      Jean Jacques Rousseau
c.       Jacques Derrida
d.      Michael Foucault

43.  “The Tale of Genji” reputed to be the world’s first real novel was written by
a.      Daniel Defoe
b.      Yukio Mishima
c.       Lady ShikibuMurasaki
d.      Kazuo Ishiguro

44.  The first Asian to win the much coveted Nobel Prize in Literature (1913) he was cited for “Gitanjali”
a.      Kazuo Ishiguro
b.      Rabindranath Tagore
c.       Yasunari Kawabata
d.      Wole Soyinka

45.  An extended lyric poem showing an exalted emotion and dealing in a dignified tone with a serious theme.
a.      Song
b.      Eulogy
c.       Elegy
d.      Ode

46.  Literally meaning “Quantrains,” this collection of verses by Omar Khayyam, a noted Persian poet, Mathematician and Philosopher, tells of epicurean delight in the sensous joys of the world intertwined with a prevailing sense of melancholy
a.      Rubaiyat
b.      Sonnets from the Portuguese
c.       Leaves of Grass
d.      Songs Offerings

47.  Literally meaning “Five Headings” in Sanskrit, this a collection of fables in Sanskrit
a.      Bhagavad-Gita
b.      Panchatantra
c.       Upanishads
d.      Subhasitanatnakosa

48.  The Novel by Boris Pasternak for which he was cited by the Nobel committee in 1958. It is set against a background of Russian history and places emphasis on individual integrity, compassion, spiritual understanding and exposes and exposes the cruelty of revolution
a.      War and peace
b.      The Brothers Karamasov
c.       Notes from the Underground
d.      Doctor Shivago





49.  If Dante’s “Divine Comedy” was inspired by his love for Beatrice, Petrarch’s sonnet were inspired by his love for
a.      Maria
b.      Laura
c.       Ana
d.      Celia

50.  According to Plato, Literature is
a.      An exact representation of reality
b.      Twice removed from reality
c.       A full rendition of what is
d.      Thrice removed from reality

51.  A poem which uses the rustic rural life for its setting and shepherds as characters but actually presents a clever, sophisticated point of view
a.      Pastoral poem
b.      Ode
c.       Sonnet
d.      Lyric

52.  One of the Greek Mytology’s greatest heroes, he is son of Zeus by Danae and slayer of Medusa
a.      Mercury
b.      Ares
c.       Perseus
d.      Hercules

53.  The daughter of Demeter (ceres) abducted and made wife by hades, the God of the underworld
a.      Diana
b.      Persephone
c.       Helen
d.      Artemis

54.  Henry Jame’s novel which tells how a free-spirited American girl with a quality of innocence rises above the civilized complexities of the Europeans despite a tragic error she committed
a.      Haide
b.      Portrait of the Artist
c.       Madame Bovary
d.      Portrait of a Lady

55.  Jane Austen’s novel which is widely considered as a “comedy of manners” in which  Austen pokes fun at the human frailties of her characters such as stupidity and servility, snobbery, etc..
a.      Pride and Prejudice
b.      June Eyre
c.       Wuthering Heights

d.      Tess of the D’Urbervilles