Language Arts I - Final Exam

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Language Arts I - Final Exam

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  • 1. 
    This genre covers stories that are made-up or created in the author's imagination. These stories may be based on actual events or people or may be based entirely on the author's imagination.
    • A. 

      Non-fiction

    • B. 

      Biography

    • C. 

      Fiction

    • D. 

      Historical fiction

  • 2. 
    Stories which include futuristic technology; a blend of scientific fact and fictional elements.
    • A. 

      Fantasy

    • B. 

      Science fiction

    • C. 

      Myth

    • D. 

      Scientific non-fiction

  • 3. 
    Fictional stories that take place in modern time, right here and now.  The characters are involved in events that could really happen.
    • A. 

      Myth

    • B. 

      Science fiction

    • C. 

      Realistic fiction

    • D. 

      Fantasy

  • 4. 
    Stories which take place in a particular time period in the past.  Often the basic setting is real, but the characters are fictional.
    • A. 

      Science fiction

    • B. 

      Historical fiction

    • C. 

      Non-fiction

    • D. 

      Autobiography

  • 5. 
    Fiction that contains elements that are NOT realistic, such as talking animals, magical powers, etc.  Make-believe is what this genre is all about.
    • A. 

      Realistic fiction

    • B. 

      Science fiction

    • C. 

      Fantasy

    • D. 

      Historical fiction

  • 6. 
    The story of a real person's life, written or told by another person.
    • A. 

      Historical fiction

    • B. 

      Biography

    • C. 

      Autobiography

    • D. 

      Realistic fiction

  • 7. 
    The time and place of a story is called the __________.
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Theme

    • D. 

      Conflict

  • 8. 
    The sequence of events in a story, including exposition, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution.
    • A. 

      Character

    • B. 

      Setting

    • C. 

      Theme

    • D. 

      Plot

  • 9. 
    A struggle between opposing forces.
    • A. 

      Plot

    • B. 

      Theme

    • C. 

      Falling action

    • D. 

      Conflict

  • 10. 
    A struggle between a character and an outside force. Characters may face several types of outside forces. The outside force may be another character. It may be the character and the community. The outside force may also be forces of nature. For example, a story might be the main character struggling against the arctic cold. (man against man or man against nature)
    • A. 

      External conflict

    • B. 

      Conflict resolution

    • C. 

      Battle

    • D. 

      Internal conflict

  • 11. 
    A struggle that takes place in a character's mind. For example, a character may have to decide between right and wrong or between two solutions to a problem. Sometimes, a character must deal with his or her own mixed feelings or emotions.
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Internal conflict

    • C. 

      External conflict

    • D. 

      Plot

  • 12. 
    A set expression of two or more words that means something other than the literal meanings of its individual words.  Example:  It was raining cats and dogs outside.
    • A. 

      Cliche

    • B. 

      Idiom

    • C. 

      Poetry

    • D. 

      Antecedent

  • 13. 
    An __________ is a comparison of certain similarities between things which are otherwise unlike.  Example: roof : house :: hair : head
    • A. 

      Synonym

    • B. 

      Antonym

    • C. 

      Analogy

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 14. 
    Complete the following analogy.buy : by :: right : __________
    • A. 

      Wrong

    • B. 

      Fight

    • C. 

      Left

    • D. 

      Write

  • 15. 
    Complete the following analogy.eat : ate :: run : __________
    • A. 

      Running

    • B. 

      Walk

    • C. 

      Race

    • D. 

      Ran

  • 16. 
    Complete the following analogy.wind : blows :: sun : __________
    • A. 

      Shines

    • B. 

      Son

    • C. 

      Hot

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 17. 
    Complete the following analogy.desks : school :: books : ______
    • A. 

      Tests

    • B. 

      Teachers

    • C. 

      Library

    • D. 

      Studying

  • 18. 
    Complete the following analogy.recipe : chef :: calculator : _____________
    • A. 

      Student

    • B. 

      Solution

    • C. 

      Mathematician

    • D. 

      Facts

  • 19. 
    Complete the following analogy.camping : mosquito :: picnic : ________
    • A. 

      Ant

    • B. 

      Bird

    • C. 

      Snail

    • D. 

      Bird

  • 20. 
    Complete the following analogy.apple : pie :: lettuce : _______
    • A. 

      Garden

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Salad

    • D. 

      Rabbits

  • 21. 
    Choose the best meaning for the idiom illustrated and stated below.  I aced the test.
    • A. 

      I played cards during the test.

    • B. 

      I won the card game.

    • C. 

      I made an "A" on the test.

    • D. 

      I scored point in tennis

  • 22. 
    Choose the best meaning for the idiom illustrated and stated below.The Math problen was a piece of cake
    • A. 

      The cake had math problems on it.

    • B. 

      The Math test was very simple.

    • C. 

      I got choked taking the Math test.

    • D. 

      The Math test was shaped like cake.

  • 23. 
    Choose the best meaning for the idiom illustrated and stated below.The Kingergarten teacher had her hands full.
    • A. 

      The Kindergarten teacher was carrying a lot of items.

    • B. 

      There were a lot of things in to be carried

    • C. 

      The Kindergarten;s teachers were swollen.

    • D. 

      The Kindergarten teacher had a lot of children in her class to take care of.

  • 24. 
    Choose the best meaning for the idiom illustrated and stated below.Mom was feeling a little under the weather.
    • A. 

      Mom was ill.

    • B. 

      The wind was blowing Mom.

    • C. 

      The weather was bad.

    • D. 

      Mom felt the rain falling.

  • 25. 
    Choose the best meaning for the idiom illustrated and stated below.Her comment rubbed me wrong.
    • A. 

      She hurt me when she rubbed my arm.

    • B. 

      She rubbed the wrong way.

    • C. 

      I did not like her comment.

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