Interlopers/ August "Words To Know" Quiz

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Interlopers/ August "Words To Know" Quiz

Objective: Students will read a short story in order to answer short response and selected response questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The major reason for the conflict between Ulrich and George is that each of them 
    • A. 

      Needs land to survive.

    • B. 

      Values the beauty of the land.

    • C. 

      Believes that, by right, the land is his.

    • D. 

      Wants the social status that owning land provides.

  • 2. 
    Ulrich and Georg do not shoot immediately upon encountering each other because 
    • A. 

      They see wolves.

    • B. 

      They are too civilized.

    • C. 

      Each feels sympathy for the other.

    • D. 

      It begins to rain.

  • 3. 
    What is the main reason that Ulrich considers ending the feud with Georg? 
    • A. 

      Sympathy and respect for his enemy

    • B. 

      A deisire to shock and surprise his neighbors

    • C. 

      The realization that he may need Georg's help

    • D. 

      The realization that they have a common enemy

  • 4. 
    One reason that Georg refuses Ulrich's offer to share wine is that he 
    • A. 

      Suspects Ulrich's motives.

    • B. 

      Wants to remain clear-headed.

    • C. 

      Thinks Ulrich needs it more than he does.

    • D. 

      Is too proud to receive a favor from Ulrich.

  • 5. 
    An expression that recommends reconciliation is 
    • A. 

      "play it by ear"

    • B. 

      "forgive and forget"

    • C. 

      "keep your nose to the grindstone"

  • 6. 
    A groups of marauders are 
    • A. 

      Priests

    • B. 

      Thieves

    • C. 

      Animals

  • 7. 
    A person often suffers from languor when  he or she is
    • A. 

      Ill

    • B. 

      Shy

    • C. 

      Upset

  • 8. 
    If a person has a bias against wasting money, then he or she has
    • A. 

      A general tendency

    • B. 

      An artisitic representation

    • C. 

      A vague knowledge

  • 9. 
     If the class is discussing the author's characterization of Ulrich in "The Interlopers," then the class will be discussing
    • A. 

      Ulrich's motives

    • B. 

      Georg's motives

    • C. 

      How the story ended

  • 10. 
    Precipitous means 
    • A. 

      Short fall

    • B. 

      Steep incline

    • C. 

      Shallow water

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