Great Books Midterm Examination

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Great Books Midterm Examination

Good day Great Books students! This is our Midterm Examination. You have 120 minutes or 2 hours to answer this 50 items quiz. Use your time wisely! -Ma'am Sophy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: Literature came from the Latin word which means letter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: An epic is a prose form because it tells a story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: Shakespeare's sonnets are poetry pieces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    TRUE OR FALSE:: A eulogy should be recited and dedicated to a person on his or her birthday celebration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    TRUE OR FALSE:: A news article is fictional literature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: Autobiographies are life stories written by another person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: The line "I will cross the oceans for you, I will go and bring you the moon" is a metaphor
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: "You are my sunshine, my only sunshine" is a simile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: A story's resolution is also known as the ending.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: A hyperbole is a figure of speech that shows exaggeration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Literature includes ______________ pieces
    • A. 

      Written

    • B. 

      Filmed

    • C. 

      Recorded

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    This pair is a prose form of literature.
    • A. 

      Ode and epic

    • B. 

      Novel and short stories

    • C. 

      Essay and sonnet

    • D. 

      News report and soliloquy

  • 13. 
    The part of the story plot where the author introduces us to the setting.
    • A. 

      Climax

    • B. 

      Rising action

    • C. 

      Exposition

    • D. 

      Resolution

  • 14. 
    Which is an example of an external conflict
    • A. 

      A young man wanted to part of the mafia to have money for his mother's operation.

    • B. 

      Ana cannot marry Rico because she wants a wealthy man and not a shoemaker.

    • C. 

      On the way to rescue his beloved, a hurricane sent by the gods tried to stop Ardromides.

    • D. 

      Sara wanted to click the trigger but she thought her father who saved her.

  • 15. 
    In the story of Mahamaya, which is the climax
    • A. 

      She escapes the burning hut.

    • B. 

      She wakes up seeing Rajib looking at her bare face.

    • C. 

      She and Rajib meeting at the pavilion as he thought of eloping.

    • D. 

      She marries the old man.

  • 16. 
    Why did the gods send Enkidu to Uruk?
    • A. 

      To put an end to Gilgamesh cruelty.

    • B. 

      To give Gilgamesh a friend.

    • C. 

      To give Ishtar a partner.

    • D. 

      They didn't, Enkidu is just an imagination.

  • 17. 
    Why did the family of Jiang Ji Li oppose her plan of being part of the dance troupe?
    • A. 

      They didn't support the government.

    • B. 

      They didn't want her to be a dancer.

    • C. 

      They didn't want to be investigated.

    • D. 

      They fear for Jiang's life.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following proves that Jacob is like his name - "a stealer"
    • A. 

      He stole the calf of his brother Esau.

    • B. 

      He grabbed the heel of Esau during their birth.

    • C. 

      He received his father's blessing for Esau.

    • D. 

      He ran away with their family's wealth.

  • 19. 
    Which is the best theme of the Epic of Gilgamesh?
    • A. 

      Be kind to others?

    • B. 

      Live to the fullest

    • C. 

      Death is inevitable

    • D. 

      Love should be alive.

  • 20. 
    Which one is the possible main purpose of the author in Red Scarf
    • A. 

      To show the life of a talented dreamer.

    • B. 

      To show the life condition in a communist country.

    • C. 

      To show the struggle of a young person with an opposing family.

    • D. 

      To show the family values and culture in China.

  • 21. 
    If Facebook was already used by the characters in all the literary pieces from Units 1-5,  who could have posted this on their FB wall? - I WISH I WAS BORN FIRST
    • A. 

      Esau

    • B. 

      Jian Ji Li

    • C. 

      Enkidu

    • D. 

      Jacob

  • 22. 
    If Facebook was already used by the characters in all the literary pieces from Units 1-5,  who could have posted this on their FB wall?  - FINDING IMMORTALITY.
    • A. 

      Jacob

    • B. 

      Gilgamesh

    • C. 

      Mahamaya

    • D. 

      Rajib

  • 23. 
    If Facebook was already used by the characters in all the literary pieces from Units 1-5,  who could have posted this on their FB wall? OFF TO KOREA, JUST WANTED A NEW START, A NEW FACE.
    • A. 

      Rajib

    • B. 

      Enkidu

    • C. 

      Ishtar

    • D. 

      Mahamaya

  • 24. 
    If Facebook was already used by the characters in all the literary pieces from Units 1-5,  who could have posted this on their FB wall? NOW PLAYING:  JUSTIN BIEBER, IS IT TOO LATE TO SAY SORRY?
    • A. 

      Rajib

    • B. 

      Enkidu

    • C. 

      Gilgamesh

    • D. 

      Esau

  • 25. 
    If Facebook was already used by the characters in all the literary pieces from Units 1-5,  who could have posted this on their FB wall? MY BESTFRIEND IS THE KING, WHO CARES ABOUT TULFO?
    • A. 

      Gilgamesh

    • B. 

      Esau

    • C. 

      Jacob

    • D. 

      Enkidu

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