Children's Literature Quiz Chapters 2 And 3

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Chapters 2 and 3 15 Questions, All Multiple Choice


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  • 1. 
    The plot is
    • A. 

      A piece of land on which one can build a house

    • B. 

      A particular period of time

    • C. 

      The events of the story and the sequence in which they are told

    • D. 

      The structure of the story in episodic measures with the complexity of plot

  • 2. 
    The setting is
    • A. 

      The time and place in which the story occurs

    • B. 

      The actors position within the story

    • C. 

      An integral part of the story

    • D. 

      Usually difficult to imagine

  • 3. 
    The protagonist is
    • A. 

      The opposite of an antagonist

    • B. 

      The main character

    • C. 

      The secondary character

    • D. 

      Another word for the flat character

  • 4. 
    The theme of the story
    • A. 

      Is mentioned immediately and always obvious

    • B. 

      Is what is referred to in a thematic unit to bring cohesion to the lesson

    • C. 

      Holds underlying meaning or significance

    • D. 

      Covers a particular period of time

  • 5. 
    The style of the story 
    • A. 

      Refers to the way an author helps you know a character

    • B. 

      Refers to the time and place of occurance

    • C. 

      Refers to an aesthetic understanding

    • D. 

      Refers to the way an author tells the story

  • 6. 
    A plot can be
    • A. 

      Chronological

    • B. 

      Progressive

    • C. 

      Episodic

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    An episodic plot
    • A. 

      Is one with complex multiple plots all happening within the story at one time.

    • B. 

      Ties together separate short stories or episodes, each an entity in itself with its own conflict and resolution

    • C. 

      Is usually boring and has no appeal with children

    • D. 

      Disrupts chronology

  • 8. 
    Changes in traditional fictional form can be found in
    • A. 

      Literature written since World War I

    • B. 

      Literature written since the 1920's

    • C. 

      Literature written since the Civil War

    • D. 

      Literature written since the 1940's or "postmodern literature"

  • 9. 
    Resistent readers are those who 
    • A. 

      Have a high tolerance to friction.

    • B. 

      Perceive that books are only meant for classrooms.

    • C. 

      Have experienced ridicule and are embarrassed.

    • D. 

      Can read but choose not to.

  • 10. 
    Resistent readers may include
    • A. 

      Struggling readers

    • B. 

      Ethnic and racial minorities

    • C. 

      Boys

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    An estimate of a text's difficulty based on its vocabulary and sentence structure is called
    • A. 

      Readability

    • B. 

      Conceptual difficulty

    • C. 

      Difficult comprehension

    • D. 

      Complex text

  • 12. 
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    • A. 

      Papa John's

    • B. 

      LaRosa's

    • C. 

      Pizza Hut

    • D. 

      Adriatico's

  • 13. 
    A book that carries the theme of "friendship" would be
    • A. 

      David Defeats the Philistines

    • B. 

      Charlotte's Web

    • C. 

      Holler Loudly

    • D. 

      What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?

  • 14. 
    Conflict may include person-against-self, person-against-nature and
    • A. 

      Person-against-the law enforcement

    • B. 

      Nature-against-nature

    • C. 

      Person-against-society

    • D. 

      Society-against-law enforcement

  • 15. 
    To convey information about events that occured earlier, authors may use 
    • A. 

      Backflash

    • B. 

      Flashlights

    • C. 

      Backups

    • D. 

      Flashback