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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was British and was said to contribute to theater in Britain, basically being considered a national asset?
(a) Blunden.
(b) Graves.
(c) Shakespeare.
(d) Whitman.

2. At what age did Robert Grave's enter the military?
(a) Eighteen.
(b) Nineteen.
(c) Sixteen.
(d) Twenty.

3. Fussell shows that some words, such as trench coat, stemmed from _____.
(a) Trenches.
(b) War.
(c) England.
(d) France.

4. The war began for the British in terms of language following the assassination of _____.
(a) Thomas Hardy.
(b) George Sherston.
(c) Siegfried Sassoon.
(d) Archduke Ferdinand.

5. Who is the author of "But It Still Goes On?"
(a) Sassoon.
(b) Graves.
(c) Douglas.
(d) Prince.

6. Who are referred to as shepherds tending to their sheep?
(a) Generals.
(b) Priests.
(c) Bishops.
(d) President.

7. In most war literature, men portrayed as homosexual were also what?
(a) Worshipped.
(b) Unforgiven.
(c) Forgiven.
(d) Sacrificed.

8. Because of their secret, both of the main characters in "But It Still Goes On" are what?
(a) Excited.
(b) Afraid.
(c) Nervous.
(d) Sad.

9. There are many literary links between war and what?
(a) Rape.
(b) Sexuality.
(c) Looting.
(d) Peace.

10. The use of the pastoral in literature is an example of the model-like world of what?
(a) German writing.
(b) Scotish writing.
(c) French writing.
(d) English writing.

11. The Imperial War Graves Commission ruled that everyone is considered equal, including who?
(a) Dead.
(b) Civilians.
(c) Veterans.
(d) Military.

12. Sheep and shepherds by themselves are not pastoral. What might you add to them to make them pastoral?
(a) Gardens.
(b) Songs.
(c) Birds.
(d) Flowers.

13. What author writes showing the use of an elegy based on the pastoral?
(a) Herbert Read.
(b) Wilfred Owens.
(c) Siegfried Sassoon.
(d) Edmund Blunden.

14. Class distinctions applied in the military also as class determined their positions where?
(a) Rank.
(b) Battle.
(c) No answers are correct.
(d) Service.

15. Where were there two movements that coincided at the time of the Great War?
(a) Scotland.
(b) France.
(c) England.
(d) Germany.

Short Answer Questions

1. What Greek god was young male beauty exemplified by?

2. What did the army give soldiers a life not complicated by?

3. In "Oh What a Literary War," the literature of the time is alive with _____.

4. Who does Fussell mention is a very popular author of the time?

5. What type of world is a soldier's world in the battlefield?

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