Literary Terms & The Genre Fantasy

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Literary Terms & The Genre Fantasy - Quiz

A pretest to elicit students' knowledge of lierary terms and the genre of fantasy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What name is given to a series of events that take place in a novel?
    • A. 

      Story

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Paragraphs

    • D. 

      Summary

  • 2. 
    Every plot must contain one if the following.
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Story

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Illustration

  • 3. 
    Define the setting of a story.
    • A. 

      The most tense part of a novel.

    • B. 

      The furniture , time or place where a novel takes place.

    • C. 

      The resolution of a novel

  • 4. 
    When examining a plot mountain where is the character usually trying to solve the problem?
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Rising Action

  • 5. 
    What name is given to the most exciting or tense part of a novel?
    • A. 

      Climax

    • B. 

      Setting

    • C. 

      Exposition

  • 6. 
    This term is usually used when an author wants to reveal important information at the beginning of a novel.
    • A. 

      Climax

    • B. 

      Foreshadowing

    • C. 

      Flashback

    • D. 

      Secondary Climax

  • 7. 
    What literary term can be used to describe the following: Love, Perseverance, Loyalty
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Theme

  • 8. 
    A person, place or thing is often used to represent something else. What is this called in literature?
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Foreshadowing

    • C. 

      Symbol

  • 9. 
    "Character vs Nature". What literary term could this refer to?
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Setting

    • C. 

      Conflict

  • 10. 
    What name is given to characters who play a very minor role; however are mentioned throughout the story?
    • A. 

      Antagonists

    • B. 

      Secondary Climax

    • C. 

      Secondary Characters

  • 11. 
    What name is given to something literary, dramatic or pictorial representing  two levels of meaning?
    • A. 

      Flashback

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Allegory

  • 12. 
    Where are the characters introduced in the plot mountain?
    • A. 

      Rising Action

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Exposition

  • 13. 
    The main character in a novel is known as:
    • A. 

      Major Character

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Protagonist

  • 14. 
    Sometimes an author interrupts the flow of a story and refers to an incident that happened in the past. What name is given to this in literature?
    • A. 

      Foreshadowing

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Flashback

  • 15. 
    Furniture, weather and clothing are referred to as what in literature..
    • A. 

      Plot

    • B. 

      Conlict

    • C. 

      Setting

  • 16. 
    Magical elements are often found in this genre.
    • A. 

      Fantasy

    • B. 

      Realistic fiction

    • C. 

      Adventure

  • 17. 
    Mythical beings are often characters in this genre.
    • A. 

      Adventure

    • B. 

      Fantasy

    • C. 

      Historical Fiction

  • 18. 
    Child versus adult is often a conflict in this genre.
    • A. 

      Autobiography

    • B. 

      Drama

    • C. 

      Fantasy

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