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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) Literature Questions

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Grade 11 The Canterbury Tales
Who was known as the Father of English Literature?
  1. William Shakespeare
  2. Edgar Allen Poe
  3. Geoffrey Chaucer
  4. George Orwell
Grade 11 The Crucible
Why is Proctor's third child not baptized?
  1. It is too young to be baptized
  2. Proctor doesn't want Reverend Parris to baptize his baby
  3. Elizabeth and Proctor don't like the baby
  4. Nobody knew how to baptize children
Grade 11 Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Grade 11 Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Grade 11 The Crucible
Grade 11 Poetry
Which line below contains an example of direct address?
  1. “If ever two were one, then surely we”
  2. “Thy holy word my distaff make for me”
  3. “My words, and actions, that their shine may fill”
  4. “And make Thy holy spirit, Lord, wind quills”
Grade 11 The Crucible
The author of The Crucible, Arthur Miller, wrote the play to draw parallels between the Salem Witch trials and what other historical event?
  1. The Watergate scandal
  2. The Whitewater scandal
  3. Senator McCarthy's hunt for communists
  4. The stock market crash of 1929
Grade 11 Frankenstein
Grade 11 The Crucible
Which of the following quotes is an example of a hyperbole from "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"?
  1. "You are ten thousand times more abominable in his eyes, than the most hateful venomous serpent in our eyes."
  2. "There is no other reason to be given why you have not gone to hell, since you have sat here in the house of God..."
  3. "It would be dreadful to suffer this fierceness and wrath of Almighty God for one moment..."
  4. "O sinner! Consider the fearful danger you are in: it is a great furnace of wrath, a wide and bottomless pit..."
Grade 11 Fahrenheit 451
Of the following, which did NOT lead to the burning of books?
  1. technology
  2. war
  3. mass exploitation
  4. minority pressure
Grade 11 The Lottery
Who is the antagonist?
  1. Joe Summers
  2. the government
  3. all the villagers
  4. Tessie's mother
Grade 11 The Great Gatsby
Who wrote The Great Gatsby?
  1. Ernest Hemmingway
  2. F. Scott Fitzpatrick
  3. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  4. William Shakespeare
Grade 11 Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Why does Jim run away from Miss Watson's?
  1. She treats him poorly
  2. She is planning to sell him, which would separate him from his family
  3. He wants to see relatives in New Orleans
  4. He wants to help Huck escape his father
Grade 11 Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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