The Invention of Tradition Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Eric Hobsawm and Terence Ranger
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3, From a Death to a View: The Hunt for the Welsh Past in the Romantic Period.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The author suggests that one of the aspects of _______ is the fact that they have an ideological function.
(a) Routine.
(b) Ritual.
(c) Custom.
(d) Tradition.

2. The Welsh lineage included all of the following backgrounds with the exception of _______.
(a) Celt.
(b) Scandinavian.
(c) Breton.
(d) Cornish.

3. The author suggests that all of the concepts in question 26 rest on what he calls social ________.
(a) Engineering.
(b) Construction.
(c) Isolation.
(d) De-construction.

4. The author asserts that the Anglican literature and the ______ Bible kept the Welsh language from decay.
(a) German.
(b) Scandinavian.
(c) Welsh.
(d) Latin.

5. Hobsbawm claims that Sir Walter Scott and _______ promoted the Highland takeover.
(a) Colonel Stewart.
(b) Colonel Williams.
(c) Lieutenant Stewart.
(d) Lieutenant Williams.

Short Answer Questions

1. A number of ministers from all of the following backgrounds except ______, began to use Druidic theology.

2. According to the book, the basic type of invented tradition was called ______, which outlined the historical practices of a particular group.

3. Hobsbawm asserts that one of the factors that makes _______ unique is that they do not allow for variance in practice.

4. Both books were written by the same authors, known as the _____ Stuarts.

5. In 1773, _______ of Balenau published a book of medieval Welsh poetry that revived interest in the Welsh language.

(see the answer key)

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