Fiction And Nonfiction Reading Test

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Fiction And Nonfiction Reading Test

Reading Quiz designed to check vocabulary terminology review.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Writing that comes from a writer's imagination. It can be inspired by true events.
    • A. 

      Non-fiction

    • B. 

      Fiction

    • C. 

      Biography

    • D. 

      Autobiography

  • 2. 
    The point of greatest interest or suspense is the ____________
    • A. 

      Rising action

    • B. 

      Falling action

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Climax

  • 3. 
    The sequence of events in a story is called the ______________
  • 4. 
    This word provides background for the story and sets the scene.
    • A. 

      Rising action

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Falling action

    • D. 

      Exposition

  • 5. 
    Sometimes called the resolution, this word occurs after the climax.
    • A. 

      Rising action

    • B. 

      Falling action

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Denoument

  • 6. 
    People, animals, or imaginary creatures that take part in a story are called __________,
    • A. 

      People

    • B. 

      Characters

    • C. 

      Traits

    • D. 

      Motives

  • 7. 
    The most important person in the story is called the _____________ character.
  • 8. 
    ___________ are a characters more permanent qualities.
  • 9. 
    A character's emotions, desires, or needs is called the _______________.
  • 10. 
    Opposing forces is called a _________________________
  • 11. 
    The time and place where a story takes place is called the _______________.
  • 12. 
    True or False. The theme is the meaning, moral, or message about the life that the writer conveys to the reader.
  • 13. 
    What happened in a story is called the ___________and Why it happened is called the __________________.
    • A. 

      Cause, effect

    • B. 

      Effect, cause

    • C. 

      Motivation, cause

    • D. 

      Conflict, portagonist

  • 14. 
    Contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens is called ________.
  • 15. 
    Story of a person's life told by someone else.
    • A. 

      Autobiography

    • B. 

      Biography

    • C. 

      Personal

    • D. 

      Persuasive

  • 16. 
    A______________ essay is tightly structured and presents and explains information and ideas.
    • A. 

      Persuasive

    • B. 

      Personal

    • C. 

      Expository

  • 17. 
    Story of a person's life as told by that person is called an _____________.
    • A. 

      Biography

    • B. 

      Essay

    • C. 

      Autobiography

    • D. 

      Biographer

  • 18. 
    A__________ essay present arguments and tries to convince a reader to go to a certain point of view.
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Expository

    • C. 

      Persuasive

    • D. 

      Essay

  • 19. 
    A loose structures and more personal style of writing in an essay format is called the ________.
    • A. 

      Persuasive

    • B. 

      Expository

    • C. 

      Personal

    • D. 

      Essay

  • 20. 
    True or false: News stories appear in magazines and newspapers and focus on human interest stories and feature stories give objectives or unbiased accounts.
  • 21. 
    Conversation between two people is a called an ___________.
    • A. 

      Point of view

    • B. 

      Interview

    • C. 

      Memoir

    • D. 

      Idea

  • 22. 
    An amusing or interesting event is called an ___________.
  • 23. 
    Define protagonist and antagonist.
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