English Summer School 2012 Exam

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English Summer School 2012 Exam - Quiz

Select the one best answer from the group of three choices.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the space provided, please write an essay about your favorite movie we viewed and reviewed in this class.  Some examples are Hotel Rwanda, Sometimes in April, Shake Hands With the Devil, Diary of a Mad Black Women, Freedom Writer's, For Love or Country or any 'What Would You Do' Socratic Circle topic . 1-Write the essay in WORD 2-Copy, cut and paste it into the format below.  
  • 2. 
    In the space below, please write a thoughtful paragraph about this statement. How does the dynasty of power in North Korea maintain power over their citizens?  Also, in your opinion,what would it take to change the juche philosophy in North Korea?
  • 3. 
    What is tone?
    • A. 

      The author's attitude

    • B. 

      The climate or feelings in a literary work

    • C. 

      Common objects used to increase the subconscious understanding of a literary work or song

  • 4. 
    What is mood?
    • A. 

      The author's attitude

    • B. 

      Common objects used to increase the subconscious understanding of a literary work or song

    • C. 

      The climate or feelings in a literary work

  • 5. 
    What is symbolism?
    • A. 

      Common objects used to increase the subconscious understanding of a literary work or song

    • B. 

      The climate or feelings in a literary work

    • C. 

      The author's attitude

  • 6. 
    Exposition
    • A. 

      Gives the reader background information about the story, such as the setting and the main characters. It sets the tone, and lets the reader know what type of story to expect. While reading the exposition, the reader can generally tell whether this is going to be a funny story, a historical story, a Western, a fantasy story, or another type.

    • B. 

      Short, but it is the most exciting part. The main character’s struggles come to a head.

    • C. 

      Occurs as a result of (or after) the climax or crisis.

    • D. 

      The conclusion of the story

    • E. 

      This part of the story often shows the main character involved in a struggle of some sort. He or she experiences problems and complications.

  • 7. 
    Climax
    • A. 

      This part of the story often shows the main character involved in a struggle of some sort. He or she experiences problems and complications.

    • B. 

      The conclusion of the story

    • C. 

      Short, but it is the most exciting part. The main character’s struggles come to a head.

    • D. 

      Gives the reader background information about the story, such as the setting and the main characters. It sets the tone, and lets the reader know what type of story to expect. While reading the exposition, the reader can generally tell whether this is going to be a funny story, a historical story, a Western, a fantasy story, or another type.

    • E. 

      Occurs as a result of (or after) the climax or crisis.

  • 8. 
    Resolution
    • A. 

      Short, but it is the most exciting part. The main character’s struggles come to a head.

    • B. 

      This part of the story often shows the main character involved in a struggle of some sort. He or she experiences problems and complications.

    • C. 

      Occurs as a result of (or after) the climax or crisis.

    • D. 

      The conclusion of the story

    • E. 

      Gives the reader background information about the story, such as the setting and the main characters. It sets the tone, and lets the reader know what type of story to expect. While reading the exposition, the reader can generally tell whether this is going to be a funny story, a historical story, a Western, a fantasy story, or another type.

  • 9. 
    Falling Action
    • A. 

      Gives the reader background information about the story, such as the setting and the main characters. It sets the tone, and lets the reader know what type of story to expect. While reading the exposition, the reader can generally tell whether this is going to be a funny story, a historical story, a Western, a fantasy story, or another type.

    • B. 

      The conclusion of the story

    • C. 

      Occurs as a result of (or after) the climax or crisis.

    • D. 

      This part of the story often shows the main character involved in a struggle of some sort. He or she experiences problems and complications.

    • E. 

      Short, but it is the most exciting part. The main character’s struggles come to a head.

  • 10. 
    Rising Action
    • A. 

      The conclusion of the story

    • B. 

      Gives the reader background information about the story, such as the setting and the main characters. It sets the tone, and lets the reader know what type of story to expect. While reading the exposition, the reader can generally tell whether this is going to be a funny story, a historical story, a Western, a fantasy story, or another type.

    • C. 

      Short, but it is the most exciting part. The main character’s struggles come to a head.

    • D. 

      Occurs as a result of (or after) the climax or crisis.

    • E. 

      This part of the story often shows the main character involved in a struggle of some sort. He or she experiences problems and complications.

  • 11. 
    Literary Terms: The use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later in literature
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Oxymoron

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 12. 
    Literary Terms: The repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Oxymoron

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 13. 
    Literary Terms: An exaggeration or overstatement
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Oxymoron

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 14. 
    Literary Terms: Putting two contradictory words together
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Oxymoron

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

    • E. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 15. 
    Machetes imported from China, costing only 5 cents each, were _____________ among the radical Hutu population.
    • A. 

      Supercilious

    • B. 

      Expunged

    • C. 

      Dispersed

  • 16. 
    The Rwandan genocide took place in ______________.
    • A. 

      June 1994

    • B. 

      June 1993

    • C. 

      April 1993

    • D. 

      April 1994

  • 17. 
    The ___________ were the majority ethnic group who wanted to rid Rwanda of another, smaller ethnic group.
    • A. 

      Ugandas

    • B. 

      Hutus

    • C. 

      Tutsis

    • D. 

      Somalians

  • 18. 
    Closest estimate of the number of people killed in April of 1994 in Rwanda.
    • A. 

      1,000

    • B. 

      10,000

    • C. 

      100,000

    • D. 

      1,000,000

  • 19. 
    What is the UN?
    • A. 

      United Nations

    • B. 

      Unknown

    • C. 

      Up Now

    • D. 

      United Neophytes

  • 20. 
    What was the name of the girl who survived the genocide by hiding under dead bodies in a church?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Valentina

    • C. 

      Valerie

    • D. 

      Mary

  • 21. 
    Who was Col. Bagsura?
    • A. 

      Leader of the Tutsis

    • B. 

      Leader of the Interahamwe

    • C. 

      Leader of the Hutu National Army

    • D. 

      President of Rwanda

  • 22. 
    What signal was announced on the radio signaling the beginning of the genocide.
    • A. 

      Squash the cockroaches

    • B. 

      Cut the tall trees

    • C. 

      Start the killing

    • D. 

      Leave Rwanda

  • 23. 
    Lofty with pride
    • A. 

      Uncanny

    • B. 

      Supercilious

    • C. 

      Scrupulous

  • 24. 
    Perpetrators of genocide seem to have an ________________ ability to avoid their own consciences.
    • A. 

      Skulking

    • B. 

      Uncanny

    • C. 

      Esteemed

  • 25. 
    Who was the Canadina UN General assigned to keep the peace in Rwanda?
    • A. 

      Madame Agathe

    • B. 

      Paul Rusesabigna

    • C. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • D. 

      Romeo Daillaire

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