All Lit Terms- English 9th Grade

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All Lit Terms- English 9th Grade - Quiz

Multiple Choice Test for the literature terms in 9th grade english


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the definition of an allusion
    • A. 

      Reference to another work of literature through direct or indirect naming

    • B. 

      Direct address to an inanimate object or someone who is missing or dead

    • C. 

      The action behind the character stops and the character talks to the audience and tells them what he or she is thinking

    • D. 

      Last words in the two lines will rhyme

  • 2. 
    What is the definition of an Apostrophe 
    • A. 

      Reference to another work of literature through direct or indirect naming

    • B. 

      Descriptive detail of any of the 5 senses

    • C. 

      Direct address to an inanimate object or someone who is missing or dead

    • D. 

      When the character is alone on stage and they state a monologue

  • 3. 
    What is the definition of an aside
    • A. 

      Descriptive detail of any of the 5 senses

    • B. 

      Reference to another work of literature through direct or indirect naming

    • C. 

      The action behind the character stops and the character talks to the audience and tells them what he or she is thinking

    • D. 

      Last words in the two lines will rhyme

  • 4. 
    What is the definition of Alliteration
    • A. 

      Over statement

    • B. 

      Descriptive detail of any of the 5 senses

    • C. 

      When the character is alone on stage and they state a monologue

    • D. 

      Poetic advice

  • 5. 
    What is the definition of foreshadowing 
    • A. 

      Comparison b/w dis-similar things that asserts something is another thing

    • B. 

      Suggestions of an unknown future occurrence

    • C. 

      Direct address to an inanimate object or to a missing or dead person

    • D. 

      Reference to another work of literature through direct or indirect naming

  • 6. 
    What is the definition of Hyperbole
    • A. 

      Over statement

    • B. 

      Comparison b/w 2 dis-similar thinks using "like" or "as"

    • C. 

      Giving an inanimate object animate features

    • D. 

      Direct address to an inanimate object or to a missing or dead person

  • 7. 
    What is the definition of a Rhyming couplet 
    • A. 

      Suggestion of an unknown future occurrence

    • B. 

      Last words in the two lines will rhyme

    • C. 

      Comparison b/w dis-similar things that asserts something is another thing

    • D. 

      Over statement

  • 8. 
    What is the definition of imagery 
    • A. 

      Descriptive detail of any of the 5 senses

    • B. 

      Last words in the two lines will rhyme

    • C. 

      Reference to another work of literature through direct or indirect naming

    • D. 

      Giving an inanimate object animate features

  • 9. 
    What is the definition of Soliloquy
    • A. 

      Comparison b/w 2 dis-similar thinks using "like" or "as"

    • B. 

      Suggestions of an unknown future occurrence

    • C. 

      Descriptive detail of any of the 5 senses

    • D. 

      When the character is alone on stage and they state a monologue

  • 10. 
    What is the definition of a Simile 
    • A. 

      Comparison b/w 2 dis-similar thinks using "like" or "as"

    • B. 

      Descriptive detail of any of the 5 senses

    • C. 

      Comparison b/w dis-similar things that asserts something is another thing

    • D. 

      Giving an inanimate object animate features

  • 11. 
    What is the definition of Metaphor
    • A. 

      Comparison b/w dis-similar things that asserts something is another thing

    • B. 

      Comparison b/w 2 dis-similar thinks using "like" or "as"

    • C. 

      Last words in the two lines will rhyme

    • D. 

      When the character is alone on stage and they state a monologue

  • 12. 
    What is the definition of personification
    • A. 

      Reference to another work of literature

    • B. 

      Over statement

    • C. 

      Direct address to an inanimate object or to a missing or dead person

    • D. 

      Giving an inanimate object animate features

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