Ap94 P1 The Metamorphosis

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The Metamorphosis Pre-AP/AP Practice #1Chapter 1 Multiple-choice questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first paragraph is ironic primarily because
    • A. 

      The reader knows nothing about Gregor Samsa

    • B. 

      The narrator relates the events in a straightforward manner

    • C. 

      Gregor is aware of how terrible his situation is

    • D. 

      Gregor’s real situation is worse than his “troubled dreams”

    • E. 

      Gregor is able to see the changes his body has undergone

  • 2. 
    [Choose the most complete answer.] The framed picture described in the second paragraph emphasizes Gregor’s
    • A. 

      Dreams of a more comfortable life

    • B. 

      Lack of interpersonal relationships

    • C. 

      Dreams of a more comfortable life and lack of interpersonal relationships

    • D. 

      Dreams of a more comfortable life and acute aesthetic sensibilities

    • E. 

      Dreams of a more comfortable life, lack of interpersonal relationships, and acute aesthetic sensibilities

  • 3. 
    In context, Gregor’s interior monologue in lines 23-28 could best be characterized as a(n)
    • A. 

      Non sequitur

    • B. 

      Rationalization

    • C. 

      Allusion

    • D. 

      Post hoc fallacy

    • E. 

      Pathetic fallacy

  • 4. 
    From the paragraph that begins in line 34, Gregor could be described as all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Resentful

    • B. 

      Self-serving

    • C. 

      Dutiful

    • D. 

      Self-pitying

    • E. 

      Pragmatic

  • 5. 
    The sentence in lines 55-58 (“The next train went . . . and lively”) contains an example of
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metonymy

    • D. 

      Euphemism

    • E. 

      Litotes

  • 6. 
    In the paragraph that begins in line 70, the character of Gregor’s three family members is most clearly revealed through the narrator’s description of their
    • A. 

      Actions

    • B. 

      Physical appearance

    • C. 

      Words

    • D. 

      Voices

    • E. 

      Thoughts

  • 7. 
    Gregor’s thoughts in the paragraph beginning in line 95 mark a shift in his
    • A. 

      Determination to go about his business as usual

    • B. 

      Desire to get out of bed and have breakfast

    • C. 

      Evaluation of the momentous change that has occurred

    • D. 

      Practical way of approaching his situation

    • E. 

      Level of self-awareness

  • 8. 
    In the sentence that begins in line 104, the first clause makes a statement, and the second and third clauses serve to
    • A. 

      Reiterate it

    • B. 

      Elaborate on it

    • C. 

      Contradict it

    • D. 

      Summarize it

    • E. 

      Digress from it

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