A Review Quiz On English Literary Terms And Vocabulary!

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A Review Quiz On English Literary Terms And Vocabulary!

One of the ways in which you can learn a language is by knowing how to name things. If you are a fresh English student and need some practice on naming shops and other public places in the English language. Then the practice test below is perfect for you. Why don’t you try it out and see how many of you get it right?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "That crazy cat can't keep coming here" is an example of:
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Alliteration

  • 2. 
    When the sound of a word suggests it's meaning, it is:
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

  • 3. 
    "I've been waiting an eternity for you to arrive" is an example of:
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Alliteration

  • 4. 
    "She was as peaceful as a dove" is an example of:
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Simile

  • 5. 
    "The red door glared at her" is an example of:
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 6. 
    An exaggeration for dramatic effect is:
    • A. 

      Oxymoron

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 7. 
    "Her sister was an angel" is an example of:
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 8. 
    The term for comparing two unlike things using like or as is:
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

  • 9. 
    "Awfully good" is an example of:
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Oxymoron

  • 10. 
    Words chosen to create a strong image in the reader's mind. Can appeal to any of the five senses.
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Rhyme

    • C. 

      Repetition

  • 11. 
    Which is not a type of character in short story?
    • A. 

      Flat

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Internal

    • D. 

      Static

  • 12. 
    What is the correct sequence of events in a short story?
    • A. 

      Climax, Conclusion, Denouement

    • B. 

      Climax, Falling action, Conclusion

    • C. 

      Climax, Denouement, Conclusion

  • 13. 
    The protagonist of a story is usually:
    • A. 

      A simple character with only one or two traits

    • B. 

      A complex character with many traits

    • C. 

      The main character, the good guy

  • 14. 
    A static character:
    • A. 

      Is a complex character with many traits

    • B. 

      Does not change throughout the story

    • C. 

      Is a simple character with only one or two traits

  • 15. 
    Inciting Incident is:
    • A. 

      Incidents, events, or actions that lead to the climax

    • B. 

      All actions that lead from the climax to the conclusion

    • C. 

      The point of action that begins the main or central conflict

  • 16. 
    All action that leads from the climax to conclusion is called:
    • A. 

      Rising action

    • B. 

      Falling action

    • C. 

      Denouement

  • 17. 
    Character in a story, usually a force against the protagonist, can be one person, a large group, or the environment:
    • A. 

      Round

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Protagonist

  • 18. 
    A solution or unravelling of the main conflict:
    • A. 

      Initial incident

    • B. 

      Falling action

    • C. 

      Denouement

  • 19. 
    A static character will:
    • A. 

      Change throughout the course of the story

    • B. 

      Grow by the end of the story

    • C. 

      Stay the same throughout the story

  • 20. 
    An example of external conflict is:
    • A. 

      Human against oneself

    • B. 

      Human against the supernatural

    • C. 

      Human against the environment

  • 21. 
    An example of internal conflict:
    • A. 

      Human against oneself

    • B. 

      Human against human

    • C. 

      Human against the environment

  • 22. 
    This character grows by the end of the story, experiences some change:
    • A. 

      Round

    • B. 

      Static

    • C. 

      Dynamic