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English Literature

Test your knowledge of English literature with this quiz! Explore the rich literary heritage from the United Kingdom, United States, Republic of Ireland, and former British Empire. Challenge yourself with questions about famous authors, works, and the evolution of the English language over 1,400 years.

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What is the most famous work in Old English?

Beowulf

When did the English language develop into Middle English?

After the Norman conquest of England in 1066

Which language became the standard language of courts, parliament, and polite society after the Norman conquest?

French

What was the earliest form of English called?

<p>Old English</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which work achieved national epic status in England despite being set in Scandinavia?

<p>Beowulf</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a traditional kingdom of eukaryotes?

<p>Protista</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term is used for the life present in a particular region or time?

<p>Fauna</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which rank is just below domain in the taxonomic hierarchy?

<p>Phylum</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term used for the life present in a particular region for plants?

<p>Flora</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which classification system has explicitly abandoned the term kingdom due to non-monophyletic traditional kingdoms?

<p>Cladistics</p> Signup and view all the answers

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