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How well do you know British literature? Take our quiz!

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A paratrooper drags a large Union flag as he lands during a D-Day commemoration in Ranville, western France, Thursday, June 5, 2014, on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy.

Great Britain is a land of rich cultural history and an incredibly diverse literary tradition. With such a vast collection of poetry and prose, it's easy to be daunted. But are you going to let that stand in your way? Of course not! Take our quiz to find out if you are an expert in British lit.

1. The epic poem "Beowulf" was written by whom?

William Shakespeare

William the Conqueror

Sir Francis Bacon

Two anonymous scribes

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