The Great Escape Vocabulary Quiz! Trivia

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 233

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
The Great Escape Vocabulary Quiz! Trivia

Place your focus on whether a biography of Ellen Ochoa, the scientist and the astronaut, is an example of fiction writing. Are court documents, instructions, and contracts an example of non-fiction, a person who has gotten away from someone or something, imprisons others, and what is a journey to explore or discover? True or false, fiction or non-fiction, only the quiz will help you decide.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A biography of Ellen Ochoa, the scientist, and astronaut, is an example of fiction writing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A news report on the Casey Anthony murder trial is an example of fiction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A play or drama about life is an example of fiction. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Court documents, instructions, and contracts are an example of nonfiction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    I read the novel The Help, it is an example of nonfiction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    My mother's parents came from Hungary, but my grandfather was educated in Germany. Even though Hungarian was his native language, he preferred German to all the other languages he spoke. It seems he was able to hold a conversation in nine languages, but was most comfortable in German. Every morning, before going to his office, he read the German language newspaper, which was American owned and published in New York.
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Nonfiction

    • C. 

      I don't know

  • 7. 
    The Dog and His Shadow It happened that a Dog had got a piece of meat and was carrying it home in his mouth to eat it in peace. Now on his way home he had to cross a plank lying across a running brook. As he crossed, he looked down and saw his own shadow reflected in the water beneath. Thinking it was another dog with another piece of meat, he made up his mind to have that also. So he made a snap at the shadow in the water, but as he opened his mouth the piece of meat fell out, dropped into the water, and was never seen more.
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Nonfiction

    • C. 

      I don't know

  • 8. 
    The MAIN IDEA is what the author thinks about the topic or subject.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Theme is found in nonfiction writing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The Dog and the Shadow It happened that a Dog had got a piece of meat and was carrying it home in his mouth to eat it in peace. Now on his way home he had to cross a plank lying across a running brook. As he crossed, he looked down and saw his own shadow reflected in the water beneath. Thinking it was another dog with another piece of meat, he made up his mind to have that also. So he made a snap at the shadow in the water, but as he opened his mouth the piece of meat fell out, dropped into the water, and was never seen more. The THEME of The Dog and the Shadow is
    • A. 

      Greed will cause you to loose what you have

    • B. 

      You should always want more then you have

    • C. 

      Meat is important to a dogs health

  • 11. 
    To get a message to others
  • 12. 
    To give help or assistance.
  • 13. 
    A person who has gotten away from someone or something.
  • 14. 
    A small part of a longer story, broadcast, piece of music, or movie.
  • 15. 
    A person who watches out and warns of danger.
  • 16. 
    Someone who imprisons others.
    • A. 

      Convey

    • B. 

      Escapee

    • C. 

      Captor

  • 17. 
    A journey to explore or discover.
    • A. 

      Captors

    • B. 

      Expedition

    • C. 

      Embassy

  • 18. 
    To manage, handle or deal with issues or problems.
    • A. 

      Excerpt

    • B. 

      Cope

    • C. 

      Expedition

  • 19. 
    The result of something happening or because of a cause
    • A. 

      Effect

    • B. 

      Captor

    • C. 

      Cope

  • 20. 
    Pause before saying or doing something, esp. through uncertainty.
    • A. 

      Support

    • B. 

      Convey

    • C. 

      Hesitate

Related Topics
Back to Top Back to top