__1__ _____is a fork legend brought to England by Anglo-Saxons from their continental homes, it is a long poem of over 3000 lines and the national epic of the English people.
B sir Gawain
C the Canterbury tale
D king Arthur and his knights
__2__ The father of English poetry, the author of Troilus and Criseyde is also the one of ____.
A Romeo and Juliet
B the faerie queen
D the Canterbury tales
__3__The group of Shakespeare plays known as “romance”or “reconciliation plays” is ______.
A merchant of Venice, as you like it
B the tempest, pericles, the winter’s tale
C Romeo and Juliet, antonym and Cleopatra
__4__Which of the following are regarded as Shakespeare’s four great tragedies?
A Romeo and Juliet, hamlet, Othello, King Lear
B Romeo and Juliet, hamlet, Othello, Macbeth
C hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth
D Romeo and Juliet, Othello, Macbeth, Timon of Athens
__5__ Which of the following is not the work of Francis bacon?
A advancement of learning
B new instrument
C songs of innocence
__6__ At the beginning of 17th century appeared a school of poets called metaphysics by Samuel Johnson, ____is the founder of metaphysical poetry.
A Ben Johnson
B john Milton
C john Bunyan
D john Donne
__7__Daniel Defoe is a famous____.
__8__ “He has a servant called Friday.” “he”in the quoted sentence is a character in______.
A Henry fielding’s tom jones
B john Bunyan’ the pilgrim’s progress
C Richard brinsley Sheridan’s the school for scandal
D Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe
__9__Guiiliver’ travel was written by____.
A Daniel Defoe
B Charles dickens
C Jonathan swift
__10__ William Wordsworth is generally known as a ____poet.
D Joseph Addison
解答 A Beowulf是Anglo-Saxon时代留下的重要的古英语文学作品，它被认为是英国的民族史诗。sir Gawain and the green knight，king Arthur and his knights of the round table是中古英语时期的浪漫传奇。the Canterbury tale是英国大诗人乔叟的一部诗体短篇小说集。
解答 D 乔叟被誉为英国诗歌之父，Troilus and Criseyde是他的重要作品之一。
解答 D 1608-1612被认为是莎翁的浪漫剧创作时期，包括四部浪漫剧和解剧the tempest, pericles, the winter’s tale，Cymbeline 。 merchant of Venice, as you like it，twelfth night，the merry wives of Windsor为莎翁的喜剧，Romeo and Juliet, antonym and Cleopatra为悲剧。 考试用书
解答 C莎翁最杰出的四大悲剧为hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth。
解答 C songs of innocence是英国18世纪末19世纪初浪漫主义诗人William Blake的著作。
解答 D john Donne是17世纪玄学派诗人的重要代表人物，Ben Johnson是莎翁同时代的剧作家，john Milton，john Bunyan虽都是17世纪著名作家，但作品风格与玄学派大相径庭。
解答 B Daniel Defoe创作的鲁宾逊漂流记为他赢得了英国小说之父的称号。
解答 D Daniel Defoe创作的鲁宾逊漂流记中的主人公Robinson Crusoe有个同伴和仆人叫Friday。
解答 C Guiiliver’ travel是Jonathan swift一部极具魅力的儿童故事，同时包含深刻的思想内容。
解答 A William Wordsworth为英国浪漫派诗人。