Memoir Quiz - Re-take

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Memoir Quiz - Re-take

Please respond to the following questions thoughtfully and carefully. You may use the Memoir Study Guide to complete this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In ________________ point of view, the narrator is the person who is telling the story, and the key pronouns used are:  I, me, my, we.
  • 2. 
    In __________________ point of view, the narrator does not know everything that is going on.  They can only tell the story from one point of view.
  • 3. 
    In ___________________ point of view, the narrator knows everything that is going on in the story.  They can see the entire story.
  • 4. 
    Check the all boxes below that describe a characteristic of memoir writing. 
    • A. 

      A memory; a description of an event from the past

    • B. 

      Written in the first person; told from one person’s point of view

    • C. 

      Has meaning; shows what the author learned from the experience

    • D. 

      Is not based on the truth. It is fictional.

    • E. 

      Focused on many different events about the author’s life.

    • F. 

      About the author’s experience more than about the event itself

  • 5. 
    Is the following statement about writing dialogue true or false: When a new speaker speaks, start a new paragraph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Is the following statement about writing dialogue true or false:  Dialogue should be lengthy and go on and on.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Is the following statement about writing dialogue true or false: Always put end punctuation (commas, periods, question marks) inside the quotation marks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Choose the dialogue examples below that show correct dialogue punctuation.  There may be more than one right answer.
    • A. 

      "hurry up or we'll be late" shouted Mrs. Zillmer.

    • B. 

      "Make sure you eat all of your vegetables for dinner," warned Mom.

    • C. 

      Aaron Rodgers yelled, "Hut, hut, hike!"

    • D. 

      "Sarah! screamed the teacher, "Look out for the car!

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