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Examines the four literary elements of plot, setting, problem and character as they relate to the genres historical, realistic, fantasy and science fiction.

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  • 1. 
    The plot in this kind of story makes sense, ends with a solution to the problem and real events are mixed with fictional events.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 2. 
    The plot in this kind of story makes sense and ends with a solution to the problem.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 3. 
    The major events in this plot could not happen according to science as we know it today.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 4. 
    The major events in this plot might really happen based on scientific facts that we know to be true.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 5. 
    The setting in this kind of story is a definite period in history in a real historic place.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 6. 
    The setting in this kind of story takes place in modern times in a familiar kind of place.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 7. 
    The setting in this kind of story is usually in the near or distant future on Earth or another location that sceintists imagine may be real.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 8. 
    The setting in this kind of story can be right now or in a far distant time or Earth or in an imagined place.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 9. 
    The main characters solve the problem or conflict by using magic or an impossible plan.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 10. 
    The main characters solve the problem or conflict by using actual scientific data.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 11. 
    The main characters are involved in a problem or conflict that could happen in modern times.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 12. 
    The main characters are involved in a problem or conflict that is realistic for that time period.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 13. 
    Characters in this kind of story are fictional but act in ways that makes sense from a scientific point of view.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 14. 
    The characters in this kind of story are fictional but behave in realistic ways.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 15. 
    The characters in this kind of story are fictional but act in ways that makes sense in an imaginary situation.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Reaslistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 16. 
    Some of the characters in this kind of story are real people, while others are fictional; but all behave in a way that is realistic for that time peoriod.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Science Fiction