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English Final Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which detail reminds the speaker of ghosts in section 1 of "Ode to the West Wind?"
    • A. 

      Breath in the cold wind

    • B. 

      White buds blooming in spring

    • C. 

      Dead leaves blowing from trees

    • D. 

      Seeds with wings on the ground

  • 2. 
    What does the speaker in "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" say old people should fight?
    • A. 

      sleep

    • B. 

      Rage

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      Death

  • 3. 
    In "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night," the repetition of the "n" sound in the excerpt "danced in a green bay" is an example of ______
    • A. 

      Assonance.

    • B. 

      alliteration.

    • C. 

      Consonance.

  • 4. 
    Where does the speaker in "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" place men's deeds to suggest their goodness?
    • A. 

      Flying along with the sun

    • B. 

      dancing in a green bay

    • C. 

      Flashing as lightning in a storm

    • D. 

      Glowing against the dark of night

  • 5. 
    What does the speaker in "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" believe that people in old age should do?
    • A. 

      fight hard against the approach of death

    • B. 

      try to gain wisdom from their long lives

    • C. 

      Think of death as a positive experience

    • D. 

      leave lights on at night to prevent fear

  • 6. 
    During what time of the year does "To a Mouse" take place?
    • A. 

      Early Winter

    • B. 

      Early Fall

    • C. 

      Mid Summer

    • D. 

      Late Spring

  • 7. 
    What has Man's dominion broken, according to the speaker in "To a Mouse"?
    • A. 

      Natural food supplies for animals

    • B. 

      correct ownership of the earth

    • C. 

      Community among mice in the field

    • D. 

      Peaceful relations between species

  • 8. 
    Why is there nothing with which the mouse can build a new nest in "To a Mouse"?
    • A. 

      The speaker has taken everything from the field.

    • B. 

      The mouse is too afraid to search the field.

    • C. 

      Storms have washed all the material away.

    • D. 

      Grasses and moss are all gone for the winter.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Complete indifference

    • B. 

      total curiosity

    • C. 

      Intense disgust

    • D. 

      romantic love

  • 10. 
    When the frog thinks of his current happiness in "The Frog Prince," he wonders whether
    • A. 

      Life with the maiden will cause him to hate frogs

    • B. 

      He will be able to live another one hundred years

    • C. 

      his happy feelings are only part of the spell

    • D. 

      his happy feelings are only part of the spell

  • 11. 
    In "The Frog Prince, " the frog asks the royal girl to come quickly to change him because he
    • A. 

      Decides he wants to be heavenly

    • B. 

      Has fallen in love with her

    • C. 

      Has stopped caring what happens

    • D. 

      Feels tired of being nervous

  • 12. 
    What question does the frog in "The Frog Prince" say that stories about enchanted people fail to answer?
    • A. 

      Why does the maiden's kiss cause a change?

    • B. 

      How do enchanted people feel about changing?

    • C. 

      Why does a frog have nervous feelings?

    • D. 

      How many frogs are enchanted people?

  • 13. 
    At the end of "The Frog Prince," the frog calls out to
    • A. 

      His happy life that is slipping away

    • B. 

      The self he will be when free of the spell

    • C. 

      All the people waiting for him in the palace

    • D. 

      The forces that will free him from the spell

  • 14. 
    Where is the speaker at the beginning of "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey
    • A. 

      On a mountaintop

    • B. 

      Asleep beneath a tree

    • C. 

      visiting people in cottages

    • D. 

      in a beautiful landscape

  • 15. 
    In "I wandered Lonely as a Cloud," the speaker finds daffodils  
    • A. 

      Along the edge of a lake

    • B. 

      Near trees in a garden

    • C. 

      In a lonely forest

    • D. 

      At the top of a hill

  • 16. 
    What aspect of the daffodils seems to please the speaker of "I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud" most?
    • A. 

      The daffodil gold color is the same in every flower.

    • B. 

      Breezes make the daffodils dance as if they are happy.

    • C. 

      The daffodils provide company for the speaker on a lonely walk.

    • D. 

      The crowd of yellow daffodils is larger than the lake.

  • 17. 
    "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey" and "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" are similar because the speakers
    • A. 

      Value a relationship with nature

    • B. 

      Lose their way in the wilderness

    • C. 

      Wish to show nature's beauty to someone

    • D. 

      Visit an unfamiliar landscape

  • 18. 
    The Rocking Horse Winner: Paul's mother is
    • A. 

      Sensitive and talented

    • B. 

      Passionate and generous

    • C. 

      Frugal and careful

    • D. 

      Resentful and angry

  • 19. 
    Paul's mother blames the family's finanacial status on
    • A. 

      Ancestors who squandererd their inheritance

    • B. 

      The Depression

    • C. 

      Paul's father, who has no luck

    • D. 

      Uncle Oscar's betting

  • 20. 
    How does Paul's mother react to the attorney's letter?
    • A. 

      She is greedy and eager to receive all the money at once

    • B. 

      She is upset that she does not know the source of the money.

    • C. 

      She is annoyed that the attorney did not visit in person

    • D. 

      She is happy and grateful

  • 21. 
    Which of the following statements about Paul is true?
    • A. 

      He places bets to earn money for school

    • B. 

      He places bets because Bassett orders him to do so

    • C. 

      He places bets to make his mother happy

    • D. 

      He places bets as an act of rebellion against his mother

  • 22. 
    Which of the following sentences best states the main idea of the story?
    • A. 

      Materialism builds wealth

    • B. 

      Greed destroys

    • C. 

      True love conquers all

    • D. 

      Honesty is the best policy

  • 23. 
    The rocking horse in the story most likely symbolizes
    • A. 

      Anger

    • B. 

      Jealousy

    • C. 

      Peace

    • D. 

      Materialism

  • 24. 
    How does horse racing symbolize this family's plight?
    • A. 

      Paul's father lost all his money betting on horses

    • B. 

      The family puts its faith in Uncle Oscar to save the day

    • C. 

      The family members are very competitive with each other

    • D. 

      The family members are very competitive with each other

  • 25. 
    DEMON LOVER . Kathleen marries someone else after
    • A. 

      She has forgotten all about her fiance

    • B. 

      Many men have proposed to her

    • C. 

      her fiance has been reported missing and is presumed to be dead

    • D. 

      she decides to break up with her fiance