Trivia Quiz On The Elements Of Fiction!

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Trivia Quiz On The Elements Of Fiction!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The action that follows the climax is called the
    • A. 

      Conflict

    • B. 

      Rising action

    • C. 

      Persuasive action

    • D. 

      Protagonist complication

    • E. 

      Falling action

  • 2. 
    The _________________ is the point in a story at which the author catches the reader's attention by presenting an interesting problem or situation.
  • 3. 
    The point of greatest emotional intensity, interest, or suspense in a story is the
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Falling action

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Setting

    • E. 

      Rising action

  • 4. 
    A struggle between two opposing forces or characters in a story can be described as
    • A. 

      The resolution

    • B. 

      The main conflict or complication

    • C. 

      The primary conclusion

    • D. 

      The setting

    • E. 

      The plot

  • 5. 
    The sequence of events in a story is called the
    • A. 

      Chronological order

    • B. 

      Exposition

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Climax

    • E. 

      Plot

  • 6. 
    The part of the plot that concludes the falling action by revealing or suggesting the outcome of the conflict is called the
    • A. 

      Climax

    • B. 

      Background

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Theme

    • E. 

      Rising action

  • 7. 
    The ____________________ is the author's introduction to the characters, setting, and situation.
  • 8. 
    Only people can be characters in a story.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 9. 
    In Maupassant's short story, "The Necklace," the main character learns that honesty is indeed the best policy.  The main idea or the possible opinion of the author is known as what term?
    • A. 

      Point of view

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Setting

    • D. 

      Theme

    • E. 

      Climax

  • 10. 
    When a writer tells what happens without stating more than can be inferred from the story's action and dialogue and never discloses anything about what the characters think or feel, this is called
    • A. 

      Omniscient point of view

    • B. 

      Narrative structure

    • C. 

      Plot structure

    • D. 

      Objective point of view

    • E. 

      First person point of view

  • 11. 
    When the narrator does not participate in the action of the story as one of the characters, but lets us know exactly how the characters feel.  We learn about the characters through an outside voice know as _________________.
  • 12. 
    When the narrator participates in the action of the story first person point of view is used.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 13. 
    Omniscient point of view is represents an all-knowing narrator that know everything about all the characters.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 14. 
    A character that changes during the story is defined as static, and a character that stays the same is defined as dynamic.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 15. 
    A theme that is not directly or explicitly stated in the text is called a
    • A. 

      Stated theme

    • B. 

      Thematic ambiguity

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Implied theme

    • E. 

      Conflict