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  • 1. 

     The Hunger Games is told from what point of view?   

    • A. 

      1st person

    • B. 

      2nd person

    • C. 

      3rd person

    • D. 

      3rd omniscient

    Correct Answer
    A. 1st person
    Explanation
    I can analyze point of view

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  • 2. 

     How do you know if a series of adjectives are coordinate?   

    • A. 

      If you can switch the adjectives around and the sentence still makes sense

    • B. 

      If you cannot move the adjectives around

    • C. 

      If you can put “and” in between the adjectives and the sentence makes sense.

    • D. 

      Both A and C

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A and C
    Explanation
    I can correctively punctuate coordinate adjectives and identify their use.

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  • 3. 

     “Let them come with their heavy, branch-breaking bodies.” (248) The adjectives heavy, branch-breaking bodies are what types of adjectives?       

    • A. 

      Cumulative

    • B. 

      Plural

    • C. 

      Coordinate

    • D. 

      Descriptive

    Correct Answer
    C. Coordinate
    Explanation
    The adjectives "heavy" and "branch-breaking" are coordinate adjectives. Coordinate adjectives are two or more adjectives that modify the same noun independently and are separated by a comma. In this case, both "heavy" and "branch-breaking" are describing the bodies of the subject.

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  • 4. 

      “My family can either watch on that static-filled old clunker of a television at home or join the crowds in the square to watch on the big clear screens.” (280) How should the above coordinate adjectives be punctuated?   

    • A. 

      Static-filled old, clunker

    • B. 

      Big, clear

    • C. 

      Static filled, old clunker ; big, clear

    • D. 

      No changes necessary

    Correct Answer
    C. Static filled, old clunker ; big, clear
    Explanation
    The coordinate adjectives in the sentence should be punctuated as "static filled, old clunker; big, clear". This means that "static filled" and "old clunker" are both describing the television, and "big" and "clear" are both describing the screens. The comma is used to separate the two pairs of adjectives.

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  • 5. 

     Looking back, what details in chapter one proves to be the most important to the overall plot?   

    • A. 

      “This is the day of the reaping.”

    • B. 

      “The last thing I needed was another mouth to feed. But Prim begged so hard, cried even, I had to let him stay.”

    • C. 

      In the woods waits the only person with whom I can be myself, Gale.

    • D. 

      “(Effie Trinket) reads out the name in a clear voice…It’s Prim Everdeen.”

    Correct Answer
    D. “(Effie Trinket) reads out the name in a clear voice…It’s Prim Everdeen.”
    Explanation
    I can analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in text.

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  • 6. 

     What did Peeta do a few months after Katniss’ father died that made Katniss feel indebted to Peeta?   

    • A. 

      He gave her two loaves of burned bread from his family’s bakery

    • B. 

      He made a clever bow and some arrows and gave them to Katniss

    • C. 

      He baked a cake for Prim’s birthday

    • D. 

      He gave Prim a goat

    Correct Answer
    A. He gave her two loaves of burned bread from his family’s bakery
    Explanation
    I can discuss how ideas influence events or how individuals influence events.

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  • 7. 

     What defined Katniss’ costume for the opening ceremonies?   

    • A. 

      Two golden mocking jays that sat on her shoulders

    • B. 

      A pair of silvery gossamer wings attached to her dress

    • C. 

      A cape and matching head piece made of fire

    • D. 

      A coal miner’s hat with a searchlight on top

    Correct Answer
    C. A cape and matching head piece made of fire
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a cape and matching head piece made of fire. This choice suggests that Katniss' costume for the opening ceremonies was designed to represent fire, which is a symbol of rebellion and power in the Hunger Games. The fiery cape and head piece would have made a strong visual impact and conveyed her defiance against the Capitol.

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  • 8. 

     Where had Katniss seen the red-haired Avox before?   

    • A. 

      At the funeral of those who died in a mine explosion

    • B. 

      On T.V. , when the girl was a tribute for district 11

    • C. 

      On a wanted poster

    • D. 

      In the woods in district 12

    Correct Answer
    D. In the woods in district 12
    Explanation
    Katniss had seen the red-haired Avox in the woods in district 12.

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  • 9. 

     When the tributes first arrive at the Hunger Games, what element of the setting had the most effect on the characters and events?   

    • A. 

      The hovercraft

    • B. 

      The lake

    • C. 

      The cornucopia

    • D. 

      The forest

    Correct Answer
    C. The cornucopia
    Explanation
    The cornucopia had the most effect on the characters and events because it was the central location where all the tributes gathered at the beginning of the Hunger Games. It contained a wealth of weapons, supplies, and resources that the tributes needed to survive. The cornucopia also became the site of a deadly battle as the tributes fought each other to obtain these resources. The presence of the cornucopia influenced the strategies and actions of the characters, shaping the events of the Hunger Games.

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  • 10. 

    What did Haymitch advise Peeta and Katniss to do once the gong sounded?    What did Haymitch advise Peeta and Katniss to do once the gong sou What did Haymitch advise Peeta and Katniss to do once the gong sounded?    

    • A. 

      Form an alliance with the tributes who were not careers

    • B. 

      Run toward the backpacks hanging inside the cornucopia and grab one

    • C. 

      Climb on top of the cornucopia and eliminate as many tributes as possible

    • D. 

      Run away from the cornucopia and find water.

    Correct Answer
    D. Run away from the cornucopia and find water.
    Explanation
    Haymitch advised Peeta and Katniss to run away from the cornucopia and find water once the gong sounded.

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  • 11. 

     Katniss begins to suffer from hallucinations after…   

    • A. 

      She drank from the bottle of water she found

    • B. 

      She was stung by some tracker jackers

    • C. 

      She chewed on the leaves of a purple plant

    • D. 

      One of the mutations bit her foot

    Correct Answer
    B. She was stung by some tracker jackers
    Explanation
    Katniss begins to suffer from hallucinations after she was stung by some tracker jackers. This suggests that the venom from the tracker jackers caused her to experience hallucinations as a side effect.

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  • 12. 

     What new rule was announced when six tributes remained?   

    • A. 

      Any tribute could quit the game for exchange of life in prison

    • B. 

      Tributes could appeal directly to their sponsors for specific supplies

    • C. 

      Mentors would be allowed to enter the arena for a period of one hour

    • D. 

      Two tributes could win if they were from the same district

    Correct Answer
    D. Two tributes could win if they were from the same district
    Explanation
    The new rule that was announced when six tributes remained was that two tributes could win if they were from the same district. This means that if there were two remaining tributes from the same district, they would both be declared winners of the game.

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  • 13. 

     Thresh let Katniss go after she told him she had…   

    • A. 

      Given food to Foxface

    • B. 

      Sung to rue as she lay dying and then buried her in flowers

    • C. 

      Pulled clove from the lake when she was drowning

    • D. 

      Removed the spear from his leg when he was unconscious

    Correct Answer
    B. Sung to rue as she lay dying and then buried her in flowers
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because in the book "The Hunger Games," Thresh spared Katniss' life after she sang to Rue as she lay dying and then buried her in flowers. This act showed Thresh that Katniss had genuine compassion and empathy, which resonated with him and led him to let her go.

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  • 14. 

     Outside the train on the way back to district 12 Peeta found out that…   

    • A. 

      Katniss had made an alliance with Cato early in the games

    • B. 

      Effie had set up one of the fine winners’ houses for Katniss and Gale

    • C. 

      His mother had bet on Cato to win the games

    • D. 

      Haymithc had been coaching Katniss through the previous days and her love was just a strategy.

    Correct Answer
    D. Haymithc had been coaching Katniss through the previous days and her love was just a strategy.
  • 15. 

     How does the narrator change by the end of the novel?   

    • A. 

      She has become very fond of Peeta and the pond they share

    • B. 

      She has become more rebellious to the capital

    • C. 

      She understands and sees how unjust the capital and its leaders are.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    By the end of the novel, the narrator undergoes multiple changes. Firstly, she becomes very fond of Peeta and the bond they share, indicating a deep emotional connection. Secondly, she becomes more rebellious towards the capital, showing a growing defiance against their oppressive rule. Lastly, she gains a clear understanding of the unjust nature of the capital and its leaders, recognizing their cruelty and corruption. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 16. 

     I can use context clues to determine the intended meaning of a word. Using context clues, determine the best definition for the following underlined words. “Thing the old man was feeling sentimental this morning,” says Gale. “Even wished me luck.”   

    • A. 

      To keep apart

    • B. 

      Influenced by tender feelings/ affecting the emotions

    • C. 

      To make or become sensitive

    • D. 

      To be hard-hearted; uncaring

    Correct Answer
    B. Influenced by tender feelings/ affecting the emotions
    Explanation
    The phrase "the old man was feeling sentimental" suggests that the old man was experiencing tender emotions. This is supported by the fact that he wished Gale luck, which implies a caring and emotional response. Therefore, the best definition for the underlined words is "Influenced by tender feelings/ affecting the emotions."

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  • 17. 

      “Which says we do not agree. We do not condone. All of this is wrong.”   

    • A. 

      To disapprove of something strongly

    • B. 

      To acknowledge or disclose one’s misdeeds

    • C. 

      Something put together by a variety of material

    • D. 

      To overlook or forgive, especially by treating as if harmless

    Correct Answer
    D. To overlook or forgive, especially by treating as if harmless
    Explanation
    The given statement "Which says we do not agree. We do not condone. All of this is wrong." suggests that the speaker strongly disapproves of something. Therefore, the correct answer "To overlook or forgive, especially by treating as if harmless" aligns with the speaker's statement. It implies that the speaker does not condone or forgive the action being discussed.

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  • 18. 

      “My stylist will dictate my look for the opening ceremonies tonight anyway. I just hope I get one who doesn’t think nudity is the last word in fashion.”   

    • A. 

      Command, order

    • B. 

      Biting or abusive speech

    • C. 

      Writing or communication

    • D. 

      Request; ask

    Correct Answer
    A. Command, order
    Explanation
    The speaker is expressing their hope that their stylist will not believe that nudity is fashionable. This implies that the stylist will have control over the speaker's look for the opening ceremonies, suggesting that the stylist will give them commands or orders regarding their outfit. Therefore, the correct answer is "Command, order."

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  • 19. 

      “It’s not real flame, of course, just a little synthetic fire Portia and I came up with.”   

    • A. 

      Fabricated, fake

    • B. 

      Beautiful

    • C. 

      Real, genuine

    • D. 

      Poor quality

    Correct Answer
    A. Fabricated, fake
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Fabricated, fake". The speaker is stating that the flame is not real and was created artificially by Portia and themselves. This implies that the flame is not genuine or authentic, but rather a fabrication or imitation of a real flame.

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  • 20. 

      “My slumbers are filled with disturbing dreams.”   

    • A. 

      Activities

    • B. 

      Wakefulness

    • C. 

      Alertness

    • D. 

      Sleep

    Correct Answer
    D. Sleep
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that the person's slumbers, or periods of sleep, are filled with disturbing dreams. This implies that the person is experiencing these dreams during their sleep, indicating that the correct answer is "Sleep".

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  • 21. 

      “While I’ve been ruminating on the availability of trees, Peeta has been struggling to maintain his identity.”   

    • A. 

      To be careless

    • B. 

      To think about seriously

    • C. 

      To run about

    • D. 

      To be Confident

    Correct Answer
    B. To think about seriously
    Explanation
    The phrase "ruminating on the availability of trees" suggests that the person is deeply contemplating or pondering about the presence or accessibility of trees. This indicates that they are taking the matter seriously and giving it a lot of thought. Therefore, the correct answer "To think about seriously" aligns with the given statement.

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  • 22. 

      “I’d better act on top of things. Not perplexed. Certainly not confused or frightened.”   

    • A. 

      Enlightened

    • B. 

      Brave

    • C. 

      Confused, mixed-up

    • D. 

      Confident

    Correct Answer
    C. Confused, mixed-up
    Explanation
    The speaker states that they need to act on top of things and not be perplexed, confused, or frightened. This suggests that they do not want to feel confused or mixed-up. Therefore, the correct answer is "Confused, mixed-up."

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