Literary Terms MCQ Test Quiz! Trivia

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Literary Terms MCQ Test Quiz! Trivia - Quiz

Are you familiar with literary terms? Do you believe you can beat this quiz? Literary terms have a wide range of applications. They can be used in novels, magazines, poetry, and speeches. The definition of literary is something linked to books or formal writing. Characterization, plot, mood, tone, and setting are all examples of literary terms. Taking this quiz will improve your knowledge about literary terms.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The time and place of the action in a story.
  • 2. 
    The main character in a story.
  • 3. 
    The main idea, or message that the author wants to convey.
  • 4. 
    Giving a thing human characteristics.
  • 5. 
    Struggle between opposing forces that move the plot forward.
  • 6. 
    Anything that represents something else.
  • 7. 
    Interrupting the plot to return to an earlier part of the story.
  • 8. 
    Feeling that the reader gets from reading the work.
  • 9. 
    Word choice of the author.
  • 10. 
    Comparison of two things using like or as
  • 11. 
    Placing two things side by side for contrast.
  • 12. 
    Character or force in opposition to the main character.
  • 13. 
    A literary movement that focused on portraying things as they really are, often describing the harsh existence of ordinary people.
  • 14. 
    The language that appeals to the five senses - hearing, sight, taste, touch and smell.
  • 15. 
    Hints in the story about what will happen later.
  • 16. 
    Comparison between two things without using like or as
  • 17. 
    Amusing or unexpected twists in a story.
  • 18. 
    Background information about character, setting, or theme that helps the reader to grasp the story.
  • 19. 
    The art of creating a character.
  • 20. 
    The high point of suspense or excitement in a story.
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