English 4 War And Peace Pretest

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English 4 War And Peace Pretest

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the poem "Holy War," the father was killed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    "Holy War" traces the events back to their origin using
    • A. 

      Chronology

    • B. 

      Logic

    • C. 

      Cause and effect

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    According to Hugh Hodge's poem, what is the origin of this "Holy War?"
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Faith

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      A verbal argument

  • 4. 
    "Transformation Peace" focuses on someone who realizes that he has _______________.
    • A. 

      The gift of peace

    • B. 

      Hatred in his heart

    • C. 

      The desire for peace

    • D. 

      The need to eat

  • 5. 
    According to Larry Jaffe, it takes more courage to do what than shoot a soldier?
    • A. 

      Stab him

    • B. 

      Forgive him

    • C. 

      Love him like a brother

    • D. 

      Place a flower in his gun

  • 6. 
    Even though you don't know where these places are in the poem "Nefarious War," which words/phrases indicate they are far away?
    • A. 

      Head-stream / waves

    • B. 

      Snowy slopes

    • C. 

      10,000 miles from home

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Based on context clues in "Nefarious War," what does the word "nefarious" mean?
    • A. 

      Evil or wicked

    • B. 

      Not appropriate

    • C. 

      Exciting or full of energy

    • D. 

      Necessary

  • 8. 
    In "Nefarious War" what do these walls built against the Tartars refer to?
    • A. 

      The Great Wall of China

    • B. 

      The Tower of Babel

    • C. 

      The Ming Dynasty

    • D. 

      BlueSky School

  • 9. 
    In the conclusion of "Nefarious War," he understands why good kings avoided war.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In the poem "In Flanders Field" the red poppies and white crosses could symbolize
    • A. 

      War / peace

    • B. 

      Blood / innocence

    • C. 

      Beauty / ugliness

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    In the poem "In Flanders Field" who is the speaker?
    • A. 

      The dead

    • B. 

      The doctor

    • C. 

      The soldier

    • D. 

      The enemy

  • 12. 
    In the poem "In Flanders Field" what does the speaker want the listener to do?
    • A. 

      Stop fighting

    • B. 

      Live life to the fullest

    • C. 

      Keep fighting

    • D. 

      Surrender and go home

  • 13. 
    In "Crusaders" who is the "you" in the first stanza?
    • A. 

      Invaders

    • B. 

      Non-Muslims

    • C. 

      Europeans / Americans

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    In "Crusades" the author accuses missionaries of stealing money.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In "Crusaders," "flying your stars and stripes over this land" is perceived as
    • A. 

      A blessing

    • B. 

      An insult

    • C. 

      A curse

    • D. 

      Against the law

  • 16. 
    In "We Will Never Forget Auschwitz," the "selections" refer to German soldiers deciding who will die.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    In "We Will Never Forget Auschwitz," the "jackals" refer to coyotes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In "We Will Never Forget Auschwitz," what does "salvation of their ...souls" allude to?
    • A. 

      The Jewish victims will go to heaven

    • B. 

      Irony and hyprocisy

    • C. 

      Christian idea that sins can be forgiven

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    In his speech, what is Patrick Henry trying to persuade the legislature to do?
    • A. 

      Declare peace or face death

    • B. 

      Take military action against Britain

    • C. 

      Give him liberty

    • D. 

      Let the prisoners free

  • 20. 
    In his acceptance speech, the Dalai Lama references Mahatama Ghandi.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In his acceptance speech, the Dalai Lama accuses China of
    • A. 

      Destroying the Tibetan identity

    • B. 

      Not providing the basic needs to the people of Tibet

    • C. 

      Restoring Tibet's independence

    • D. 

      Invading Japan for oil

  • 22. 
    In his "St. Crispin's Speech," Henry V says that he doesn't care for gold but ______.
    • A. 

      Lives

    • B. 

      Jewels

    • C. 

      Honor

    • D. 

      Health

  • 23. 
    In his speech to the Senate, Senator Byrd votes against the war because
    • A. 

      It is based largely on circumstantial evidence

    • B. 

      Of overwhelming evidence

    • C. 

      Of substancial evidence

    • D. 

      He doesn't like the President

  • 24. 
    In her speech to the Senate, Senator Clinton votes for the war because
    • A. 

      Of Saddam's unwillingness to disarm

    • B. 

      The UN provides legitimacy

    • C. 

      She loves war and conflict

    • D. 

      She doesn't like the President

  • 25. 
    What does each of the following words mean?AlturismInsidiousSentimentLucidBenignNemesis
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