Test: The Wife's Story By Ursula K. Le Guin! Trivia Quiz

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Test: The Wife

Are you looking for a test on the wife’s story by Ursula K. Le Guin? You are in luck as the quiz below not only tests what you can remember about the story but also some of the tricks the author used to capture a reader’s attention. Do give it a try and be one step closure to passing the upcoming assessment on this amazing book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The _______ is the person telling the story.
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Voice

    • C. 

      Narrator

    • D. 

      Mood

  • 2. 
    A Reliable Narrator is bias.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A reliable narrator can be seperate from the story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An unreliable narrator is ignorant about events
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The dark ominous knight loomed in the shadows awaiting the crazed red haired deviant.  The voice can be best described as: 
    • A. 

      Complicated

    • B. 

      Simple

    • C. 

      Light

    • D. 

      Plain

  • 6. 
    "Wife's Story" Questions: The husband had an odd smell because...
    • A. 

      He disliked to shower

    • B. 

      He spent time with humans

    • C. 

      He does not like deoderant

    • D. 

      He loves his wife

  • 7. 
    "WIfe's Story Questions" Why did the husband pick up a tree branch?
    • A. 

      To protect his family

    • B. 

      To protect himself from the wife's sister

    • C. 

      To hit the door open

    • D. 

      To play hockey

  • 8. 
    What does "Larking along" mean in the "wife's story"?
    • A. 

      Singing

    • B. 

      Moving quickly

    • C. 

      Playful without care

    • D. 

      Complaining

  • 9. 
    The "Wife's Story" was told in the 1st person narrator
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Pick all of the words that can be related to the Wife's Story's mood or tone:
    • A. 

      Magical

    • B. 

      Funny

    • C. 

      Dark

    • D. 

      Mysterious

    • E. 

      Angry

    • F. 

      Light-hearted

    • G. 

      Sarcastic

  • 11. 
    The "Wife's Story" is a reverse werewolf story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The wife still loves his husband even though he's a human.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Symbolism, Irony and Allegory A symbol is :
    • A. 

      Object, event, person or animal to which we attach special meaning

    • B. 

      The feeling evoked from the story

    • C. 

      Inherited from many generations

    • D. 

      Universal

  • 14. 
    Choose all of the INHERITED symbols:
    • A. 

      Cross

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Skull and Cross bones

    • D. 

      Bald Eagle

    • E. 

      Angry Birds

  • 15. 
    An allegory is : 
    • A. 

      An object, event, person or animal to which we attach special meaning

    • B. 

      A story in which characters, settings and action stand for something beyond the text

    • C. 

      The feelings evoked from the author

    • D. 

      Invented

  • 16. 
    A possible allegory for Hunger Games: ( Capitol opressing the humans ) + ( Districts being used for death sports ) + ( A girl named Katniss) = ?
    • A. 

      Communism

    • B. 

      Modern Day Slavery

    • C. 

      Olympics

    • D. 

      Inheritance

  • 17. 
    An allegory can be distinguished with strange names for their characters.  ex) Doodle
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    An inherited symbol is unique and new
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    An inherited symbol is traditional
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    An invented symbol can be: 
    • A. 

      Mc Donalds logo

    • B. 

      Catholic Cross

    • C. 

      Skull and Cross Bones

  • 21. 
    "A fireman's house burning down" is an example of: 
    • A. 

      Dramatic Irony

    • B. 

      Allegory

    • C. 

      Verbal Irony

    • D. 

      Situational Irony

  • 22. 
    Being sarcastic, for example "Yipee! another exam?!" is: 
    • A. 

      Situational irony

    • B. 

      Dramatic irony

    • C. 

      Verbal irony

    • D. 

      Allegory

  • 23. 
    Romeo not knowing that Juliet was not dead while the reader did is an example of :
    • A. 

      Dramatic irony

    • B. 

      Situational Irony

    • C. 

      Verbal Irony

    • D. 

      Inherited Symbol

  • 24. 
    The tone of "Scarlet Ibis" can be best described as:
    • A. 

      Dark and Intense

    • B. 

      Light hearted and sweet

    • C. 

      Confusing and mysterious

    • D. 

      Cruel and Violent

  • 25. 
    The voice of the "Scarlet Ibis" can be best described as: 
    • A. 

      Complex and Southern (Cultural)

    • B. 

      Simple and plain

    • C. 

      Deep and thought provoking

    • D. 

      Funny