Use this online Women in Literature quiz entitled Literary Heroines Quiz for kids, students and teachers to test their knowledge of the Heroines, Sirens and Shrews in literature and the roles they play in literary works throughout various ages in history.
The Literary Heroines Quiz enables you to test yourself on portrayal of women in literature through a survey of selected literary works, from biblical times to the English Renaissance. This Literary Heroines Quiz will also test you on parallels between literary depictions of heroines and historical contexts in which authors wrote, and how depictions of women in literature reflected and influenced the roles of women in society. This online quiz contains 20 questions from a pool of over 100 thereby allowing repeat use. We recommend that students study the relevant videos provided on this site on this subject before attempting this quiz.