Language Arts: Elements Of A Short Story Test

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A qiuz/test on the elements of a short story


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    List 3 elements of a story and explain them. Then tell how they can effect a short story.
  • 2. 
    How many events does a short story about?
    • A. 

      One Event

    • B. 

      Many Events

  • 3. 
    Short stories are made of 500- 15,000 words
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Short Stories consist of _______________.  (more then 1 answer)
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Characters

    • D. 

      Theme

    • E. 

      Point of Veiw

    • F. 

      20,000 words

  • 5. 
    The people in the story that carry out the action are
  • 6. 
    A plot is the main idea of the story
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The author of a short story uses techniques to create a mood of the story. What are they?
    • A. 

      Culteral Background

    • B. 

      Description

    • C. 

      Dialouge

    • D. 

      Sensory detail

  • 8. 
    What are the two types of characters?
    • A. 

      Static and plural

    • B. 

      Singular and pluarl

    • C. 

      Static and dynamic

    • D. 

      Dynamic and loved

  • 9. 
    The antagonist of the story is the character who opposes the central character.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The character development occurs as the ____ unfolds.
  • 11. 
    What are the methods of characterization?
    • A. 

      Thoughts

    • B. 

      Smilies

    • C. 

      Actions

    • D. 

      Metaphors

    • E. 

      Presentation

    • F. 

      Words

    • G. 

      Raction of other characters

    • H. 

      Physical description

    • I. 

      Plot

  • 12. 
    What is chronigical order?
    • A. 

      Going back in time

    • B. 

      In order of the events

  • 13. 
    A plot that goes back in time is a ____
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