Elements Of Plot Conflict And Comprehension Test! Trivia Quiz

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Do you have a proper understanding when it comes to plot conflict and comprehension? As an aspiring author, you need to have some basic knowledge about the parts that make a story a story, and the quiz below will see just how promising you are in this field. Do give it a try and see just how well you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This usually occurs at the beginning of the story. Characters are introduced. We also learn about the setting. Most importantly, we are introduced to the main problem of the story.

    • A.

      Rising action

    • B.

      Exposition

    • C.

      Resolution/denouement

    • D.

      Climax

    • E.

      Falling action

    Correct Answer
    B. Exposition
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "exposition". In the exposition of a story, the reader is introduced to the characters, setting, and the main problem of the story. This part of the story usually occurs at the beginning and sets the stage for the rest of the plot to unfold.

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  • 2. 

    The point of greatest interest or suspense.

    • A.

      Exposition

    • B.

      Falling action

    • C.

      Climax

    • D.

      Denouement

    • E.

      Rising action

    Correct Answer
    C. Climax
    Explanation
    The climax is the point of greatest interest or suspense in a story. It is the moment of highest tension or intensity, where the conflict reaches its peak and the outcome is uncertain. This is often the turning point in the story, where the protagonist faces their biggest challenge or makes a crucial decision. The climax typically occurs towards the end of the story and sets the stage for the resolution or denouement.

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  • 3. 

    The story comes to reasonable ending. 

    • A.

      Denouement

    • B.

      Climax

    • C.

      Exposition

    • D.

      Falling action

    • E.

      Rising action

    Correct Answer
    A. Denouement
    Explanation
    The term "denouement" refers to the resolution or outcome of a story. It is the point where all loose ends are tied up, and the story reaches a reasonable ending. This is the final stage of the plot, following the climax and falling action. It is the moment when the conflicts are resolved, and the reader gains a sense of closure.

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  • 4. 

    This part of the story begins to develop the conflicts. A building of suspense or interest occurs. 

    • A.

      Exposition

    • B.

      Rising action

    • C.

      Falling action

    • D.

      Climax

    • E.

      Denouement

    Correct Answer
    B. Rising action
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "rising action". In this part of the story, the conflicts start to develop, indicating that the story is progressing towards the climax. The building of suspense or interest suggests that the tension is increasing and the plot is becoming more complex. This is characteristic of the rising action phase, where the story builds towards its peak.

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  • 5. 

    The turning point of the story. Usually the main character comes face-to-face with a conflict. Usually the main character will change in some way. 

    • A.

      Exposition

    • B.

      Rising action

    • C.

      Climax

    • D.

      Denouement

    • E.

      Falling action

    Correct Answer
    C. Climax
    Explanation
    The climax is the turning point of the story where the main character confronts a conflict and undergoes a significant change. It is the most intense and crucial moment in the plot, where the tension reaches its peak and the outcome of the story becomes clear. The climax often leads to a resolution or denouement.

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  • 6. 

    The series of events that tie up the loose ends of the story. The conflict(s) and climax are taken care of. 

    • A.

      Rising action

    • B.

      Falling action

    • C.

      Climax

    • D.

      Denouement

    • E.

      Exposition

    Correct Answer
    B. Falling action
    Explanation
    The falling action is the series of events that occur after the climax of a story. It is where the loose ends of the plot are tied up and the conflicts are resolved. This is the part of the story where the tension decreases and the story starts to wind down towards its conclusion. The falling action provides closure and allows the reader to see the aftermath of the climax. It is an important part of the narrative structure as it helps to bring the story to a satisfying resolution.

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  • 7. 

    The correct order of the plot diagram is... 

    • A.

      Rising action, exposition, climax, falling action, resoultion/denouement

    • B.

      Exposition, climax, rising action, falling action, resolution/denouement

    • C.

      Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution/denouement

    • D.

      Exposition, resolution/denouement, falling action, rising action, climax

    Correct Answer
    C. Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution/denouement
    Explanation
    The correct order of the plot diagram is as follows: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution/denouement. This is the typical structure of a narrative, where the exposition introduces the characters and setting, the rising action builds suspense and develops the conflict, the climax is the turning point or the most intense moment, the falling action shows the consequences of the climax, and the resolution/denouement wraps up the story and resolves any remaining conflicts.

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  • 8. 

    Identify letter A in this plot diagram.

    • A.

      Rising action

    • B.

      Climax

    • C.

      Exposition

    • D.

      Falling acton

    • E.

      Denouement

    Correct Answer
    C. Exposition
    Explanation
    The exposition is the beginning of a story where the characters, setting, and background information are introduced. In a plot diagram, the exposition is usually represented at the starting point. Therefore, letter A in this plot diagram represents the exposition.

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  • 9. 

    Identify letter B in this plot diagram. 

    • A.

      Denouement

    • B.

      Rising action

    • C.

      Falling action

    • D.

      Climax

    • E.

      Exposition

    Correct Answer
    B. Rising action
    Explanation
    The correct answer is rising action because it refers to the part of the plot where the conflict and tension begin to increase. It is the phase where the story builds up towards the climax, introducing obstacles and challenges for the characters. In this plot diagram, letter B likely represents the rising action section of the story.

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  • 10. 

    Identify letter C in this plot diagram. 

    • A.

      Climax

    • B.

      Falling action

    • C.

      Denouement

    • D.

      Exposition

    • E.

      Rising action

    Correct Answer
    A. Climax
    Explanation
    The letter C in this plot diagram represents the climax. The climax is the turning point or the most intense part of the story where the conflict reaches its peak and the outcome is determined. It is the moment of highest tension and excitement in the plot.

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  • 11. 

    In a story, which part represents the turning point or highest point of tension where the main character faces a crucial decision or conflict?

    • A.

      Falling action

    • B.

      Climax

    • C.

      Exposition

    • D.

      Rising action

    • E.

      Denouement

    Correct Answer
    B. Climax
    Explanation
    The climax is the turning point of the story and the highest point of tension. It's where the main character faces a crucial decision, conflict, or revelation that determines the outcome of the story. In the example about Dan Morgan, the climax occurs when he hears the announcement calling him to the office, where he finds his wallet. This moment resolves the conflict of losing his wallet and brings a sense of relief and resolution to the story.

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  • 12. 

    Identify letter E in this plot diagram. 

    • A.

      Exposition

    • B.

      Rising action

    • C.

      Falling action

    • D.

      Denouement

    • E.

      Climax

    Correct Answer
    D. Denouement
    Explanation
    The correct answer is denouement. The denouement is the resolution or final outcome of the plot. In this plot diagram, the denouement is the point where the story reaches its conclusion and loose ends are tied up. The letter E in the diagram represents this stage of the plot.

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  • 13. 

    The plot is ________________. 

    • A.

      A series of events that make up a story.

    • B.

      The characters in the story.

    • C.

      The solution to a problem.

    • D.

      The title of the book.

    Correct Answer
    A. A series of events that make up a story.
    Explanation
    The plot refers to the sequence of events that occur in a story. It includes the introduction of characters, the development of conflicts, and the resolution of those conflicts. The plot is what drives the story forward and keeps the reader engaged. It is not the characters themselves, the solution to a problem, or the title of the book, but rather the events and actions that unfold throughout the narrative.

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  • 14. 

     Read the following excerpt. What part of the plot does the underlined text seem to be pulled from? ​Dan Morgan had been excited about this field trip since his first week of school. His class would visit the Space Center in November. The day had finally arrived. It was a cool, crisp fall day. A perfect day for a class trip. While visiting the Space Center, Dan found the perfect gift for his mom at the gift shop. He reached for his wallet. It was gone! There was fifty dollars in that wallet!  He started to panic. Dan decided to retrace his steps. He searched the food court. Nothing. He searched the boys’ restroom. Nothing. His heart raced. He’d worked a month as a paperboy to earn that much money. What would he do? Then he heard the announcement: “Dan Morgan, please come to the office.” Dan rushed in, and there was his wallet! He wondered how they knew it was his! Then he saw the label his mom had put on it.  “Thank you, Mom,” whispered Dan. He returned to the tour with his classmates. Dan was now calm. Later that afternoon, Dan left the Space Center with the gift for his mother secure under his arm. His wallet was tucked safely back in his jean’s pocket.

    • A.

      Exposition

    • B.

      Rising action

    • C.

      Falling action

    • D.

      Denoument

    • E.

      Climax

    Correct Answer
    A. Exposition
    Explanation
    This is the beginning of the story. the characters and setting are introduced. It is the exposition.

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  • 15. 

    •  Read the following excerpt. What part of the plot does the highlighted text seem to be pulled from?
    Dan Morgan had been excited about this field trip since his first week of school. His class would visit the Space Center in November. The day had finally arrived. It was a cool, crisp fall day. A perfect day for a class trip. While visiting the Space Center, Dan found the perfect gift for his mom at the gift shop. He reached for his wallet. It was gone! There were fifty dollars in that wallet!  He started to panic. Dan decided to retrace his steps. He searched the food court. Nothing. He searched the boys’ restroom. Nothing! His heart raced. He’d worked a month as a paperboy to earn that much money. What would he do? Then he heard the announcement: “Dan Morgan, please come to the office.” Dan rushed in, and there was his wallet! He wondered how they knew it was his! Then he saw the label his mom had put on it.  “Thank you, Mom,” whispered Dan. He returned to the tour with his classmates. Dan was now calm. Later that afternoon, Dan left the Space Center with the gift for his mother under his arm. His wallet was tucked safely back in his jeans pocket.  

    • A.

      Exposition

    • B.

      Rising action

    • C.

      Falling action

    • D.

      Climax

    • E.

      Denouement.

    Correct Answer
    B. Rising action
    Explanation
    The reader discovers the problems/conflict in the story. Dan has lost his wallet. The problems build as Dan returns to several places he visited that morning and he still can't find his wallet. This is rising action.

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  • 16. 

    Read the following excerpt. What part of the plot does the highlighted text seem to be pulled from? Dan Morgan had been excited about this field trip since his first week of school. His class would visit the Space Center in November. The day had finally arrived. It was a cool, crisp fall day. A perfect day for a class trip. While visiting the Space Center, Dan found the perfect gift for his mom at the gift shop. He reached for his wallet. It was gone! There was fifty dollars in that wallet!  He started to panic. Dan decided to retrace his steps. He searched the food court. Nothing. He searched the boys’ restroom. Nothing. His heart raced. He’d worked a month as a paperboy to earn that much money. What would he do? Then he heard the announcement: “Dan Morgan, please come to the office.” Dan rushed in, and there was his wallet! He wondered how they knew it was his! Then he saw the label his mom had put on it.  “Thank you Mom,” whispered Dan. He returned to the tour with his classmates. Dan was now calm. Later that afternoon, Dan left the Space Center with the gift for his mother under his arm. His wallet was tucked safely back in his jean’s pocket.

    • A.

      Exposition

    • B.

      Rising action

    • C.

      Falling action

    • D.

      Climax

    • E.

      Denouement

    Correct Answer
    D. Climax
    Explanation
    What will Dan do? He is now called to the office. What more can go wrong on this trip? As he enters the office, he discovers his wallet has been found. The climax of the story.

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  • 17. 

    Read the following excerpt. What part of the plot does the highlighted text seem to be pulled from? Dan Morgan had been excited about this field trip since his first week of school. His class would visit the Space Center in November. The day had finally arrived. It was a cool, crisp fall day. A perfect day for a class trip. While visiting the Space Center, Dan found the perfect gift for his mom at the gift shop. He reached for his wallet. It was gone! There was fifty dollars in that wallet!  He started to panic. Dan decided to retrace his steps.  He searched the food court. Nothing. He searched the boys’ restroom. Nothing. His heart raced. He’d worked a month as a paperboy to earn that much money. What would he do? Then he heard the announcement:  “Dan Morgan, please come to the office.”  Dan rushed in, and there was his wallet!  He wondered how they knew it was his! Then he saw the label his mom had put on it.  “Thank you Mom,” whispered Dan. He returned to the tour with his classmates. Dan was now calm. Later that afternoon, Dan left the Space Center with the gift for his mother under his arm. His wallet was tucked safely back in his jean’s pocket.

    • A.

      Exposition

    • B.

      Rising action

    • C.

      Falling action

    • D.

      Climax

    • E.

      Denouement

    Correct Answer
    C. Falling action
    Explanation
    The rest of Dan's day is spent on the tour with his classmates. Nothing "eventful" happens. Dan is musch clamer. This part of the story just ties up the loose ends. Dan finishes his day at the Space Center. This is the falling action.

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  • 18. 

    Which part of a story typically introduces the characters, setting, and basic situation? 

    • A.

      Exposition

    • B.

      Rising action

    • C.

      Falling action

    • D.

      Climax

    • E.

      Denouement

    Correct Answer
    A. Exposition
    Explanation
    Exposition is the part of the story that introduces the characters, setting, and basic situation. It provides essential background information to help readers understand the context of the story and sets the stage for the events to come. In the passage provided earlier about Dan Morgan and his field trip, the exposition includes details about Dan's excitement for the trip, the setting at the Space Center, and the initial conflict of losing his wallet.

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