Cohesion and Coherence Quiz

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Which of the following is an example of endophoric reference?

The dog ran away. It was never found.

Which of the following is NOT a referring device used in grammatical cohesion?


What is the difference between exophoric and endophoric reference?

Exophoric reference requires looking beyond the text, while endophoric reference lies within the text itself.

Which type of substitution involves substituting a noun with another noun?

Nominal substitution

Which type of conjunction expresses contrasting opinions?


What is the difference between hyponymy and meronymy in reiteration?

Hyponymy refers to the part and meronymy refers to the whole

What is the difference between coherence and cohesion in a text?

Cohesion refers to the logical order and coherence refers to the choice of words

What was the title of the posthumous collected edition of Shakespeare's dramatic works?

The First Folio

What was the Latin text that was standardized by royal decree and taught in grammar schools during Shakespeare's time?


How many children did Shakespeare have?


Who were the two fellow actors and friends of Shakespeare's who published the First Folio?

John Heminges and Henry Condell

What type of plays did Shakespeare write mainly after 1608?


Where was Shakespeare born?


What was the profession of Shakespeare's father?


What is the name commonly used to refer to William Shakespeare?

The Bard of Avon

How many plays did Shakespeare write during his lifetime?


What was the name of the playing company that Shakespeare was a part-owner of in London?

The Lord Chamberlain's Men

How many children did Shakespeare have with his wife Anne Hathaway?


At what age did Shakespeare retire and return to Stratford?


What is the primary reason that little is known about Shakespeare's private life?

Few records were kept during his lifetime

What is the significance of Shakespeare's works being translated into every major living language?

It demonstrates his influence on world literature

What is the significance of Shakespeare's name appearing in the 'complaints bill' of a law case before the Queen's Bench court at Westminster?

It proves that Shakespeare was involved in a legal dispute during his 'lost years'

What is the most likely reason for Shakespeare's departure from Stratford to London?

To escape prosecution for deer poaching

What was the nature of Robert Greene's attack on Shakespeare in his Groats-Worth of Wit?

He accused Shakespeare of being an upstart trying to match university-educated writers

What was the Lord Chamberlain's Men?

A group of players who owned a theatre in London

What is the meaning of the phrase 'Johannes Factotum' in Greene's attack on Shakespeare?

A second-rate tinkerer with the work of others

What is the significance of Shakespeare's plays being performed only by the Lord Chamberlain's Men after 1594?

It confirms Shakespeare's status as the leading playwright of his time

What is the significance of the pun 'Shake-scene' in Greene's attack on Shakespeare?

It identifies Shakespeare as Greene's target

Which play is NOT listed on the 1616 edition of Ben Jonson's Works as one in which Shakespeare acted?


In what year did Shakespeare purchase the second-largest house in Stratford, New Place?


Which river was the Globe theatre built on the south bank of?

The River Thames

What was the name of the indoor theatre that Shakespeare's company took over in 1608?

The Blackfriars

What is the name of the French Huguenot that Shakespeare rented rooms from in an area north of St Paul's Cathedral?

Christopher Mountjoy

What is the name of the first biographer to record the tradition that Shakespeare retired to Stratford 'some years before his death'?

Nicholas Rowe

Which of Shakespeare's plays began to be published in quarto editions in 1594?

None of the above

What did Shakespeare invest in a share of in Stratford in 1605?

The parish tithes

Which of Shakespeare's plays is John Davies of Hereford referring to when he wrote that 'good Will' played 'kingly' roles?

Henry V

Test your knowledge on cohesion and coherence in language with this quiz. Identify different types of cohesive devices and learn how they contribute to creating meaning in a text. Perfect for language learners and those interested in linguistics.

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