Literary Elements Review -- Historical Fiction

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Elements Of Fiction Quizzes & Trivia

Review questions for the literary elements studied along with the historical fiction genre


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which type of point of view features a narrator who is also a character in the story?
    • A. 

      First person

    • B. 

      Third person limited

    • C. 

      Third person omniscient

  • 2. 
    What type of conflict does a character experience if s/he is undecided about whether to go to college?
    • A. 

      Character v. character

    • B. 

      Character v. self

    • C. 

      Character v. nature

    • D. 

      Character v. society

  • 3. 
    The bald eagle might be said to represent freedom.  The American flag might be said to represent independence.  Objects which represent ideas are called ...
    • A. 

      Themes

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Protagonists

  • 4. 
    A story's time and place is known as its ...
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Setting

  • 5. 
    The beginning of a story, where characters are introduced and readers learn about the who, what, where, when, and why of a tale, is known as ...
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Rising action

    • C. 

      Resolution

  • 6. 
    The pattern of events in a story is called ...
    • A. 

      Conflict

    • B. 

      Theme

    • C. 

      Plot

  • 7. 
    Events that develop the conflict, and which normally occur after the beginning of the story, are known as ...
    • A. 

      Rising action

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Falling action

  • 8. 
    The big idea, moral, or message in a story is known as
    • A. 

      Symbols

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Theme

  • 9. 
    Courage, hope, love for family, individuality ... these all might be considered examples of ...
    • A. 

      Symbols

    • B. 

      Theme

    • C. 

      Falling action

  • 10. 
    The highest point of action in a story, where the conflict is typically resolved, is known as the ...
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Resolution

  • 11. 
    A story's happily-ever-after is often called the ...
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Falling action

    • C. 

      Resolution

  • 12. 
    Paul Revere v. the Loyalists would be considered an example of what kind of conflict?
    • A. 

      Character v. self

    • B. 

      Character v. character

    • C. 

      Character v. society

  • 13. 
    The time and place of a story can also contribute significantly to the emotion or feeling of a story, which is known as its...
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Mood