Welcome to your English Literature 5

Toward the close of which century did English replace French as the language of conducting business in Parliament and in court of law?
Which king began a war to enforce his claims to the throne of France in 1336?
Who would be called the English Homer and father of English poetry?
What was vellum?
Only a small proportion of medieval books survive, large numbers having been destroyed in:
What is the first extended written specimen of Old English?
Who was the first English Christian king?
In Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, what is the fate of those who fail to observe the sacred duty of blood vengeance?
Christian writers like the Beowulf poet looked back on their pagan ancestors with
The use of "whale-road"for sea and "life-house"for body are examples of what literary technique, popular in Old English poetry?
Which of the following statements is not an accurate description of Old English poetry
Which of the following best describes litote, a favorite rhetorical device in Old English poetry?
How did Henry II, the first of England's Plantagenet kings, acquire vast provinces in southern France?
Which of the following languages did not coexist in Anglo-Norman England?
Which twelfth-century poet or poets were indebted to Breton storytellers for their narratives?
To what did the word the roman, from which the genre of "romance"emerged, initially apply?
Popular English adaptations of romances appealed primarily to
What is the climax of Geoffrey of Monmouth's The History of the Kings of Britain?
Ancrene Riwle is a manual of instruction for
The styles of The Owl and the Nightingale and Ancrene Riwle show what about the poetry and prose written around the year 1200?
Many islands make up---
A person who writes about his own life writes---
The people who carry a coffin at a funeral are called-
‘Razzmatazz’ means---
One who unduly forwards in rendering services for others is not generally liked in society. ----which of the following words represents truly the character of the person mentioned above?
The word ‘’plurality’’ means---
‘Home maker’ is---
The meaning of ‘a privilege’ is a----
A cobbler is a person who---
What is the appropriate meaning of, Swan Song?
Aquaculture is the art of growing plants and animals---
‘’Seeming right or true but actually wrong or false’’-----
An economic embargo is widely exercised by the influential countries. Select the closest meaning of embargo---
‘Post mortem’ means---
White elephant means---
The word ‘’boring chore’’ mean---
A person who rules without consulting other---
‘Speed money’ means---
A specialist in eye diseases is called---
To resolve a problem is to---