Legacy Middle School Language Arts Final

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Covering the elements of Fiction, Literary Devices, Writing process.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A person asks a question, and you don't know the answer.  What is the appropriate response?
    • A. 

      Ignore them, and move on.

    • B. 

      Ask a question to clarify and elaborate the question.

    • C. 

      Talk while they are talking.

    • D. 

      Ask a friend for help, or to repeat what they said.

  • 2. 
    A person chooses an autobiography to read for information about their favorite person.  An autobiography is:
    • A. 

      A story that is made up.

    • B. 

      A true account of a person, written by someone else.

    • C. 

      A true account of a person, written by the person.

    • D. 

      A waste of time.

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following is the correct order of the steps of the writing process?
    • A. 

      Drafting, pre-writing, publishing, revising, editing

    • B. 

      Pre-writing, editing, revising, publishing, drafting

    • C. 

      Revising, editing, publishing, pre-writing, drafting

    • D. 

      Pre-writing, drafting, revising, editing, publishing.

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following is not a simple (complete) sentence?
    • A. 

      The dog ran to the car.

    • B. 

      The dog ran to the fence.

    • C. 

      The dog ran.

    • D. 

      The dog ran to

    • E. 

      Mrs. Meyer is my favorite teacher.

  • 5. 
    A noun is:
    • A. 

      An action word.

    • B. 

      A word that describes a person, place, or thing.

    • C. 

      A word that describes an action word.

    • D. 

      A person, place, thing or idea

  • 6. 
    Which answer best defines a verb?
    • A. 

      A person, place, thing, or idea.

    • B. 

      An action word.

    • C. 

      A word that describes a person, place, thing, or idea.

    • D. 

      A word that tells how you do something.

  • 7. 
    The techniques the writer uses to help the reader become acquainted with a person or character in a story.
    • A. 

      Method

    • B. 

      Setting

    • C. 

      Characterization

    • D. 

      Plot

  • 8. 
    The main character in the story
    • A. 

      Protagonist

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Static character

  • 9. 
    The manner in which an author writes (length of sentences, use of vocabulary, amount of descriptions)
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Point of View

    • D. 

      Style

  • 10. 
    "I, me, my" point of view
    • A. 

      First person

    • B. 

      Third person

    • C. 

      Second person

  • 11. 
    Feelings, fears, or other weaknesses that cause problems for the characters.
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Internal conflict

    • C. 

      Conclusions

  • 12. 
    A person or force that causes problems for the protagonist.
    • A. 

      Antagonist

    • B. 

      Suspense

    • C. 

      Flat character

  • 13. 
    • The character who encourages the main character
    • A. 

      Supporting character

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Protagonist

  • 14. 
    The time and place of the story
    • A. 

      Starbucks

    • B. 

      Setting

    • C. 

      Climax

  • 15. 
    The excitement that adds to the rising action
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Conclusion

    • C. 

      Suspense

  • 16. 
    The action leading to the end of the story
    • A. 

      Rising action

    • B. 

      Falling action

    • C. 

      Introduction

  • 17. 
    All of the "loose ends" are tied up during the
    • A. 

      Climax plot

    • B. 

      Rising action

    • C. 

      Resolution

  • 18. 
    Which conflict would be considered an external conflict?
    • A. 

      Fear of flying

    • B. 

      Someone chasing you with a gun

    • C. 

      Mental illness

  • 19. 
    This is what influences the protagonist and antagonist to act the way they do
    • A. 

      Round characters

    • B. 

      Motivation and goals

    • C. 

      Flat characters

  • 20. 
    Writing that tells a story
    • A. 

      Limerick

    • B. 

      Narrative

    • C. 

      Sonnet

  • 21. 
    The beat in poetry
    • A. 

      Ballad

    • B. 

      Meter and rhythm

    • C. 

      Symbol

  • 22. 
    A Japanese poem style with a topic about nature, constructed with 5 words in the first line, 7 in the second, and 5 in the third.
    • A. 

      Haiku

    • B. 

      Limerick

    • C. 

      Slapstick

  • 23. 
    A poem in which the verse is not metrical or rhythmic
    • A. 

      Free verse

    • B. 

      Epic

    • C. 

      Limerick

  • 24. 
    Something that stands for or suggests something else (like a flag represents the US)
    • A. 

      Sonnet

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Symbol

  • 25. 
    Text written in plain speech, free from exaggeration or imagery 
    • A. 

      Literal language

    • B. 

      Pig latin

    • C. 

      Fantasy

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