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Puritan Literary Movement

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  • Q1
    Which of the following is a characteristic of Puritan literature?
    Religious themes and moral values
    Existential themes and philosophical exploration
    Romantic love and passion
    Political satire and social critique
  • Q2
    Who is considered the founder of the Puritan literary movement?
    Scott Fitzgerald
    Mark Twain
    William Bradford
    Edgar Allan Poe
  • Q3
    Which historical event heavily influenced the Puritan literary movement?
    The Great Migration
    The Industrial Revolution
    The Civil War
    The American Revolution
  • Q4
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of Puritan beliefs and practices?
    Emphasis on hard work
    Strict moral code
    Religious tolerance
  • Q5
    What was the primary reason why the Puritans came to America?
    Economic opportunities
    Adventure and exploration
    Religious freedom
    Political power
  • Q6
    What was the main focus of Puritan society?
  • Q7
    What was the name of the event in 1692 that resulted in the execution of several individuals accused of witchcraft in the Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony?
    Boston Tea Party
    American Revolution
    Salem Witch Trials
    French and Indian War
  • Q8
    Which of the following is true about Puritan lifestyle?
    Opulent and extravagant
    Colorful and vibrant
    Decadent and indulgent
    Simple and austere

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