Literary Genre Quiz

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Literary Genre Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage i.e. a play with roles.
  • 2. 
    A short story usually with animals as characters that teaches a lesson or moral.
  • 3. 
    A form of nonfiction in which a writer tells his/her own life story.
  • 4. 
    Fictional story that makes use of real events, places or people from history.
  • 5. 
    Put a check beside the genres that are NON FICTION.
    • A. 

      Fables

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Autobiography

    • D. 

      Tall Tale

    • E. 

      Informational

    • F. 

      Mystery

    • G. 

      Fantasy

    • H. 

      Biography

    • I. 

      Science Fiction

  • 6. 
    Myths → A short story usually with animals as characters that teaches a lesson or mora.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Biography → A form of nonfiction in which a writer tells the life story of another person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Fiction → Writing that contains true facts, & tells about real people, places, objects, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Nonfiction → Writing that contains true facts, & tells about real people, places, objects, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Science Fiction → Fictional story that combines elements of fantasy and scientific facts. Often set in the future.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Fictional story where people and events are realistic and could happen in real life. Setting is usually in modern (contemporary) times.
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Science Fiction

  • 12. 
    A highly imaginative story that contains magic, creatures, or other supernatural heroes etc.
    • A. 

      Fantasy

    • B. 

      Fable

    • C. 

      Myth

  • 13. 
    A major type of literature that makes use of imagery, figurative language, and sometimes rhyme. Rather than paragraphs it is written in stanzas.
    • A. 

      Drama

    • B. 

      Informational

    • C. 

      Poetry

  • 14. 
    What does the term, GENRE mean?
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