american lit beginning 1820 quiz QUESTION 1 According to Native-American narratives, which of the following is NOT true?Animals are rational and can rationalize Humans are more important than animals

american lit 

beginning 1820 quiz

QUESTION 1

  1. According to Native-American narratives, which of the following is NOT true?

Animals are rational and can rationalize

Humans are more important than animals

The earth (land) is a living thing

Humans should work together to solve problems

QUESTION 2

  1. According to “The Selling of Joseph,” which of the items below is NOT a reason for abolishing the slave trade?

Slavery is a form of stealing.

Africans will use their freedom well.

Africans are not descendants of Ham or Canaan.

All people are descendants of Adam and should be equal.

QUESTION 3

  1. Which of the literary movements BEST represents “The Relation of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca”?

Pre-Colonial

Colonial

National

Naturalism

QUESTION 4

  1. In Common Sense, Thomas Paine argues for

Peace

American independence

Justice

None of the above

QUESTION 5

  1. Which of the following statements about Phillis Wheatley is NOT true?

She was isolated from other people of color when she was a child.

She lived in poverty as an adult.

She was used by her masters as a showpiece after they taught her to read and write.

She did not write her own poems.

QUESTION 6

  1. Which literary movement BEST represents “On Being Brought from AFRICA to AMERICA”?

Colonialism

Nationalism

Realism

Romanticism

QUESTION 7

  1. Who is the author of Common Sense?

George Washington

Alexander Hamilton

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Paine

QUESTION 8

  1. The poem “To My Dear and Loving Husband” begins by considering ________________ between the speaker and her husband.

unifying and eternal, powerful enough to even outlive death relationship

love and sexuality relationship

the physical, personal relationship

None of the Above

QUESTION 9

1.             Bradstreet uses elaborate, exaggerated language in “To My Dear and Loving Husband.”  The two lines below are an example of what type of figurative language.

I prize thy love more than whole mines of gold,

Or all the riches that the East doth hold.

Hyperbole

Methaphor

Personfication

None of the above

QUESTION 10

  1. Who does Anne Bradstreet write about in her poems?

Her family

Politicians

Slaves

Religious figures

QUESTION 11

  1. Which of the literary movement best represents “To My Dear and Loving Husband”?

Pre-Colonialism

Colonialism

Nationalism

Naturalism

QUESTION 12

  1. Which literary movement BEST represents Common Sense?

Colonialism

Nationalism

Naturalism

Romaticism

QUESTION 13

  1. In Common Sense, Thomas Paine favors the government?

 True

 False

QUESTION 14

  1. Who is the author of “A Model of Christian Charity”?

Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

Anne Bradstreet

John Winthrop

Jonathan Edwards

QUESTION 15

  1. What is the “city upon a hill” discussed in “A Model of Christian Charity”?

London, under the Reformation

New York, under Puritan leadership

A colony in the New World under Puritan leadership

A colony in the New World under Christian leadership

QUESTION 16

  1. In The Selling of Joseph, Sewall also uses legal, moral, practical, and Biblical arguments to argue against slavery.

 True

 False

QUESTION 17

  1. In which geographical location does Cabeza de Vaca travel during his captivity?

Current-day Southwestern United States

Current-day New England United States

Current-day Mississippi Valley United States

Current-day Gulf Coast United States

QUESTION 18

  1. The first line in the poem “On Being Brought from Africa to America” is a great example of what type of figurative language?

Hyperbole

Personificaiton

Smilie

Methaphor

QUESTION 19

  1. Which of the following are not themes of the poem “On Being Brought from Africa to America?”

Salvation and Redemption

Christianity

Greed and Power

Racial Equality

QUESTION 20

  1. Which of these statements is NOT true about Thomas Paine?

He helped Thomas Jefferson write “The Declaration of Independence.”

He was not an American.

He was exiled to France.

He believed the rule of government should be made by common people.







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