10 Th Grade Post Test

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10th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

English literature is your next class today. Having successfully read the amazing book and discussed it with your friends, take up the quiz below and see how much you remember from the book and what you have understood about the characters and what they represent. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At the beginning of this selection, the writer is thinking mainly about
    • A. 

      Becoming successful.

    • B. 

      Dancing.

    • C. 

      Going home.

    • D. 

      Studying.

  • 2. 
    The writer observes that, in the valley where he goes to school, the trees
    • A. 

      Smell rotten.

    • B. 

      Grow in straight lines.

    • C. 

      Struggle for life.

    • D. 

      Never bear fruit.

  • 3. 
    As used in this selection, the word inferior means
    • A. 

      More in tune with nature.

    • B. 

      Less emotional.

    • C. 

      More civilized.

    • D. 

      Lower in ability or rank.

  • 4. 
    When the writer thinks of "this bluff of being civilized," it makes him feel
    • A. 

      Tired.

    • B. 

      Angry.

    • C. 

      Hopeless.

    • D. 

      Pleased.

  • 5. 
    The writer travels home by
    • A. 

      Taking a bus.

    • B. 

      Hopping on trains.

    • C. 

      Taking an airplane

    • D. 

      Hitchhiking.

  • 6. 
    The writer gets home just in time for
    • A. 

      Christmas.

    • B. 

      His birthday.

    • C. 

      Thanksgiving.

    • D. 

      New Year's Day.

  • 7. 
    What detail suggests where the writer is at the beginning of the story?
    • A. 

      Orange groves.

    • B. 

      Blue winds dancing.

    • C. 

      Hobos on trains.

    • D. 

      A city sprawled by a lake.

  • 8. 
    The sound of drums "is like the pulse beat of the world" is an example of
    • A. 

      Irony.

    • B. 

      Personification.

    • C. 

      Simile.

    • D. 

      Metaphor.

  • 9. 
    To the writer, "blue winds dancing" symbolize
    • A. 

      His people's traditional way of life.

    • B. 

      The uselessness of trying to earn a living.

    • C. 

      His loneliness at school.

    • D. 

      The illusion of civilization.

  • 10. 
    Which detail suggests that this selection was written around the time of the Depression?
    • A. 

      People burn wood in their fireplaces.

    • B. 

      Cattle are transported by train.

    • C. 

      The writer is away at college.

    • D. 

      The bums talk about the Relief and the WPA.

  • 11. 
    For the writer, the difference between being at school and being in a snow-covered forest is like the difference between feeling
    • A. 

      Secure and insecure.

    • B. 

      Confident and afraid.

    • C. 

      Lonely and alone.

    • D. 

      Accepted and rejected.

  • 12. 
    The writer seems to think that the bums he meets are
    • A. 

      Too concerned with becoming adjusted to society.

    • B. 

      Realistic and practical in their views of life.

    • C. 

      Too worried about becoming outcasts.

    • D. 

      Living in a fantasy world where everyone is carefree.

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      He wishes he had a way to make a living.

    • B. 

      He is envious that some Indians have found ways to make money from whites.

    • C. 

      He resents the fact that Indians have been reduced to such lowly work.

    • D. 

      He is afraid that the women are in danger from the tourists.

  • 14. 
    The theme of this selection is most concerned with the idea of
    • A. 

      Being true to yourself.

    • B. 

      Preparing for the afterlife.

    • C. 

      Rebelling against authority.

    • D. 

      Striving to become successful.

  • 15. 
    Hundreds of years ago, Native American groups living in the Midwest built some remarkable earthen structures. These structures are huge mounds of clay and earth, but nobody knows(1) for surely why (2) them were built. One of these mounds is a serpent swallowing an egg. (3) Built near Chillicothe, Ohio. It is nearly a quarter of a mile long. (4) In iowa, (5) there is thirteen "Marching Bears" built in a curving line. In the beginning of (6) summer, the Big Dipper appears in the sky above the first bear. By the end of the summer, it has moved to a position above the last of the bears. Could the Native Americans have built these mounds to reflect what they saw in the heavens? Choose the correct answer for (1) above.
    • A. 

      For sureness

    • B. 

      Surely

    • C. 

      For sure

    • D. 

      Correct as is

  • 16. 
    Choose the correct answer for (2) above.
    • A. 

      Them was built

    • B. 

      They were built

    • C. 

      It were built

    • D. 

      Correct as is

  • 17. 
    Choose the correct answer for (3) above.
    • A. 

      Builded near Chillicothe, Ohio, it is nearly

    • B. 

      A quarter of a mile long

    • C. 

      Built near Chillicothe, Ohio, nearly a quarter of a mile long.

    • D. 

      Built near Chillicothe, Ohio, it is nearly a quarter of a mile long.

    • E. 

      Correct as is

  • 18. 
    Choose the correct answer for (4) above.
    • A. 

      In Iowa,

    • B. 

      At iowa,

    • C. 

      Around Iowa

    • D. 

      Correct as is

  • 19. 
    Choose the correct answer for (5) above.
    • A. 

      There was thirteen

    • B. 

      There are thirteen

    • C. 

      There will be thirteen

    • D. 

      Correct as is

  • 20. 
    Choose the correct answer for (6) above.
    • A. 

      Summer the Big Dipper

    • B. 

      Summer; the Big Dipper

    • C. 

      Summer, the Big dipper

    • D. 

      Correct as is