Fiction Genres

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Fiction Quizzes & Trivia

The questions below are either multiple choice or true/false! These are topics we have covered in our lessons, see if you can match each question with the right selection.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You read a story about a dog and cat traveling together across the country. They stop at a farmhouse to ask for food. What kind of genre is this?
    • A. 

      Fantasy Fiction

    • B. 

      Mystery Fiction

    • C. 

      Contemporary Fiction

    • D. 

      Historical Fiction

  • 2. 
    The difference between historical fiction and contemporary fiction is that historical fiction is set in the past, and contemporary fiction takes place in modern times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    You read a story about a girl named Mary Ellen, who helps a soldier who's been injured in the war in 1777. What kind of genre is this?
    • A. 

      Historical fiction

    • B. 

      Contemporary fiction

    • C. 

      Fairy tale

    • D. 

      Mystery fiction

  • 4. 
    You read a story about a boy who loves to play computers and ends up inventing a computer tournament for his friends to participate in. What kind of genre is this?
    • A. 

      Fantasy fiction

    • B. 

      Historical fiction

    • C. 

      Contemporary fiction

    • D. 

      Mystery

  • 5. 
    A genre is a ___________ of literature.
  • 6. 
    The difference between fiction and nonfiction is that...
    • A. 

      Fiction is a made-up story, while nonfiction is based on fact.

    • B. 

      Non-fiction is a made-up story while fiction is based on fact.

  • 7. 
    You read a story about a missing key and some kid sleuths who try to find it! Which genre is this?
    • A. 

      Fantasy fiction

    • B. 

      Mystery fiction

    • C. 

      Contemporary fiction

    • D. 

      Historical fiction

  • 8. 
    You read a story about a prince who is transformed into a frog by an evil witch. Which genre is this?
    • A. 

      Fairy tale

    • B. 

      Fantasy

    • C. 

      Non-fiction

    • D. 

      Historical