English Short Story Quiz

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English Short Story Quiz

For DI class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describes the Protagonist?
    • A. 

      The good guy

    • B. 

      The main character

    • C. 

      The bad guy

    • D. 

      The love interest

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes a flat character?
    • A. 

      A boring person.

    • B. 

      A stubborn, determined character.

    • C. 

      A character who doesn't change or grow.

    • D. 

      Has one main trait.

  • 3. 
    A stock character is:
    • A. 

      A stereotypical character.

    • B. 

      A politically and economically savvy character.

    • C. 

      A "sacrificial lamb" character.

    • D. 

      A minor character.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following CANNOT be considered a setting?
    • A. 

      Somebody bleeding

    • B. 

      On a bridge

    • C. 

      A sad, depressing place

    • D. 

      New York City

  • 5. 
    Which story is told from a first-person point of view?
    • A. 

      The Father

    • B. 

      The Friday Everything Changed

    • C. 

      The Veldt

    • D. 

      On the bridge

    • E. 

      On the sidewalk, bleeding

  • 6. 
    A novella is:
    • A. 

      A documentary between the length of a short story and a book

    • B. 

      A fictional story between the length of a short story and a book.

    • C. 

      A fictional story, longer than a novel

    • D. 

      A documentary, the length of a short story

  • 7. 
    What is airony?
    • A. 

      A literary work that imitates the characteristic style of an author or work for comic effect or ridicule.

    • B. 

      Has two levels of meaning: a literal level and a figurative level.

    • C. 

      A style of writing that has the goal of mocking or scorning something

    • D. 

      Incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs

  • 8. 
    In less than 1000 characters, describe the difference between an internal conflict and an external conflict.
  • 9. 
    In less than 2000 characters, describe and give an example of a Deus Ex Machina.
  • 10. 
    In less than 1000 characters, describe the differences between the three points of view.
  • 11. 
    In less than 1000 characters, describe what a Moralistic story is.
  • 12. 
    In less than 1000 characters, describe what an antagonist is.
  • 13. 
    What is the highest point in the story?
    • A. 

      Conclusion

    • B. 

      Introduction

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Rising Action

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