Comprehension Quiz On The Bass, The River And Sheila Mant

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The Bass, The River, and Sheial Mant is an interesting read in which we got to read in the past month, and it’s a story that shows us how every decision always has an outcome. This quiz will test your comprehension of the short story, as well as the vocabulary and plot analysis. Take it up to be a step closer to passing your end of term exams.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who does Sheila leave with at the end of the night?
  • 2. 
    Indecision means
    • A. 

      Dislike

    • B. 

      Uncertainty, not being sure

    • C. 

      Forever

    • D. 

      Secretly

  • 3. 
    The narrator used this to polish his canoe
    • A. 

      Shawma

    • B. 

      Chamois

    • C. 

      Shamwa

    • D. 

      Shamwow

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Going home with Eric Craswell

    • B. 

      Watching the narrator diving

    • C. 

      Telling the narrator where she wanted to go to college

    • D. 

      Riding in his canoe

  • 5. 
    Sheila felt antipathy towards
    • A. 

      Eric Crawell

    • B. 

      College

    • C. 

      Diving

    • D. 

      Fishing

  • 6. 
    Surreptitiously means
    • A. 

      Secretly

    • B. 

      Forever

    • C. 

      Doubtful, unconvinced

    • D. 

      Dislike

  • 7. 
    The narrator's decision to cut the line is
    • A. 

      Luminous

    • B. 

      Irretrievable

    • C. 

      Uncertain

    • D. 

      Surreptitious

  • 8. 
    "dumb as a brick" is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Analogy

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 9. 
    Thinking back (as an adult) to that summer, what was the narrator's main feeling as he thought back to that canoe trip?
    • A. 

      Fondness

    • B. 

      Indecision

    • C. 

      Regret

    • D. 

      Longing

  • 10. 
    The plot thickens and suspense builds in the
    • A. 

      Rising action

    • B. 

      Exposition

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Falling action

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Canoeing, fishing, running, diving

    • B. 

      Fishing, swimming, diving, running

    • C. 

      Canoeing, diving, running, swimming

    • D. 

      Swimming, diving, canoeing, fishing

  • 12. 
  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Name and date

    • B. 

      Name, period, grade

    • C. 

      Name, date, period

    • D. 

      Name, date, period, grade

  • 14. 
    The part of the plot that ties up all the loose ends is the ...
  • 15. 
    The main male character's name is Eric.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False