Literary Device Test ; Foreshadowing

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Literary Device Test ; Foreshadowing - Quiz

Foreshadowing is a literary device in which a writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story. Foreshadowing often appears at the beginning of a story, or a chapter, and it helps the reader develop expectations about the upcoming events. This quiz has questions to make the quiz takers understand foreshadowing better.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is foreshadowing? 
    • A. 

      A hint or clue of what won't happen in the future.

    • B. 

      The description of a character's actions.

    • C. 

      A hint of clue of what will happen in the future.

  • 2. 
    Where do you find foreshadowing? 
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


    • D. 

      Video games

    • E. 


  • 3. 
     "He looked up at his father and swallowed hard..." is an example of what? 
    • A. 

      An inference (logical guess)

    • B. 

      Stage of plot

    • C. 


    • D. 

      Text feature

  • 4. 
     Is foreshadowing important in a story to keep the suspense up? 
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 

      Maybe so

  • 5. 
    Foreshadowing is what again? 
    • A. 

      A hint

    • B. 

      A hint or clue of a future event.

    • C. 

      A hint or clue

    • D. 

      I don't remember :(

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