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Proverb: Quiz


Question 1: ________ (For there to be peace there must first be war)
ParadoxBertrand RussellAmbiguityAristotle

Question 2: Both the Bible (________) and medieval Latin have played a considerable role in distributing proverbs across Europe, although almost every culture has examples of its own.
Song of SongsPsalmsBooks of ChroniclesBook of Proverbs

Question 3: ________ (When the cat is away, the mice will play)
RhymeEnglish poetryPoetryFrench poetry

Question 4: Clearly, those who study ________ and literature are interested in them, but scholars from a variety of fields have found ways to profitably incorporate the study proverbs.

Question 5: In the article “Tensions in Proverbs: More Light on International Understanding,” Joseph Raymond comments on what common Russian proverbs from the 1700s and 1800s portray: Potent antiauthoritarian proverbs reflected tensions between the Russian people and the ________.
TsarKievan Rus'EmperorGolden Horde

Question 6: Another subcategory is wellerisms, named after Sam Weller from ________'s The Pickwick Papers (1837).
Little DorritA Christmas CarolEbenezer ScroogeCharles Dickens

Question 7: (For the deliberate use of proverbs as a propaganda tool by ________, see Mieder 1982.)
Neo-NazismFascismAdolf HitlerNazism

Question 8: A volume containing articles on a wide variety of topics touching on proverbs was edited by Mieder and ________ (1994/1981).
FolkloreLegendMythologyAlan Dundes

Question 9: A proverb, (from the ________ proverbium), is a simple and concrete saying popularly known and repeated, which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity.
Vulgar LatinRoman EmpireOld LatinLatin

Question 10: The study of proverbs is called: paremiology (from Greek παροιμία - paroimía, "proverb") and can be dated back as far as ________.
AristotleEmpiricismPlatoBertrand Russell

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