El121 Unit 2 Quiz

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El121 Unit 2 Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Setting refers to...
    • A. 

      Time and place only

    • B. 

      Circumstances only

    • C. 

      Tone and mood only

    • D. 

      All the above answers

  • 2. 
    The setting can be given in 2 differerent ways by an author in a story.
    • A. 

      No that's not true

    • B. 

      Only realistically

    • C. 

      Yes realistically & impressionistically

    • D. 

      Only impressionistically

  • 3. 
    Which situation is an example of irony?
    • A. 

      You leave the house & it rains heavily

    • B. 

      You buy a large dog and call him tiny

    • C. 

      You & your best friend have the same name

    • D. 

      You lose your keys & later find them on the floor

  • 4. 
    The setting can sometimes foreshadow events. Explain.
    • A. 

      The setting can suggest what will happen later on

    • B. 

      The events will be hidden from the reader

    • C. 

      Setting cannot foreshadow events at all

    • D. 

      Setting can give realistic background info

  • 5. 
    What is symbolism?
    • A. 

      When you use something to represent an idea or feeling

    • B. 

      When you give the reader realistic detail about the story

    • C. 

      When you give the reader a greater sense of the mood

    • D. 

      When you use something to represent a color

  • 6. 
    In 'To Build A Fire', the setting was important because...
    • A. 

      The author kept mentioning how cold it was

    • B. 

      The protagonist's survival depended on the setting

    • C. 

      The protagonist died in the end

    • D. 

      The protagonist's survival depended on his intelligence

  • 7. 
    How would you describe the protagonist in 'To Build a Fire'?
    • A. 

      Inexperienced

    • B. 

      Foolish

    • C. 

      Determined

    • D. 

      All the above answers

  • 8. 
    Who can we consider as the antagonist in 'To Build a Fire'?
    • A. 

      The weather

    • B. 

      The dog

    • C. 

      The old wise man

    • D. 

      The boys

  • 9. 
    What's the opposite of realism?
    • A. 

      Naturalism

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Impressionism

  • 10. 
    In 'A Sound of Thunder' what happens to the protagonist at the end?
    • A. 

      Travis kills Eckels

    • B. 

      Eckels gets stuck in the past

    • C. 

      Eckels returns after he kills the dinosaur

    • D. 

      Eckels runs off the path

  • 11. 
    When Eckels travelled back in time, why did Travis tell him not to touch anything there?
    • A. 

      Because he was a coward

    • B. 

      Because he could die

    • C. 

      Because he could change the future

    • D. 

      Because he would surprise the dinosaurs

  • 12. 
    In 'A Sound of Thunder' we have an example of the butterfly effect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Setting is not important in 'A Sound of Thunder'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    In stories, colours can be used as symbols for feelings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Naturalism (in stories) is a kind of realism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Color (when it comes to meaning) is culture specific.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What mistake or mistakes did the man make in 'To Build a Fire'?
    • A. 

      Didn't listen to the old man's advice

    • B. 

      Built a fire under a tree

    • C. 

      Traveled alone and in the winter

    • D. 

      Didn't go prepared

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 18. 
    Why does the author repeatedly mention how cold it was in 'To Build a Fire'?
    • A. 

      To give the reader a sense of how cold it was

    • B. 

      Because the weather was the protagonist

    • C. 

      Because it was dark and gloomy from the start

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 19. 
    The tree in 'To Build a Fire' is evil for extinguishing (destroying) the fire the man had built under it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which example below shows us the extreme cold in 'To Build a Fire'?
    • A. 

      The snow and ice on the trees

    • B. 

      When he fell through the snow

    • C. 

      He kept his food under his clothes

    • D. 

      When he tried to kill the dog

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