Quiz On American Literature And Composition EOC! Trivia Test

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Quiz On American Literature And Composition EOC! Trivia Test

What we have here is a quiz on American literature and composition EOC! The quiz is perfect for not helping you review what you know about literature works but also how to write a book that will not be forgotten in history. Do give it a shot and get to see how good you are when it comes to remembering some famous compositions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The test timer has begun. Do your best. You do not have to focus on finishing; I would rather you answer a few questions to your best ability than answer all questions without applying yourself.
    • A. 

      I understand.

    • B. 

      I do not understand.

  • 2. 
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  • 3. 
    Read the sentences from the excerpt. "... quite deliberately, Julia had given her heart to the young man. It didn’t relate what the final disposition of the organ was, but I didn’t really care." How do the words final disposition of the organ impact the tone of the excerpt?  
    • A. 

      They create a tranquil tone by suggesting that Julia’s heart has been laid peacefully to rest.

    • B. 

      They create an uncomfortable tone by grotesquely detailing the fate of Julia’s heart.

    • C. 

      They create a mysterious tone by hinting that Julia’s heart may not have been removed after all.

    • D. 

      They create a humorous tone by literally interpreting a figurative phrase about Julia’s heart.

  • 4. 
    Which idea BEST describes why the author uses multiple settings?
    • A. 

      To suggest both joy and sorrow

    • B. 

      To suggest both light and shadow

    • C. 

      To suggest both motion and tranquility

    • D. 

      To suggest both connection and isolation

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  • 6. 
    In which paragraph does Susan B. Anthony explicitly argue that prohibiting women from voting is illegal?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 7. 
    Read the sentence from paragraph 3. “We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” Which phrase from the sentence does Anthony MOST passionately analyze and evaluate throughout the speech?  
    • A. 

      We, the people

    • B. 

      Domestic tranquility

    • C. 

      The general welfare

    • D. 

      The blessings of liberty

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  • 9. 
    Which statement identifies two central ideas of the passage “License the Cats”?
    • A. 

      Some owners of large cats grow weary of caring for the animals after a short period of time, and the cost of purchasing a large cat can be similar to that of purchasing a purebred dog.

    • B. 

      Finding and maintaining good homes for large cats kept as pets can be a challenge, and licensing can help assure quality of life for these cats.

    • C. 

      The Bengal tiger population in India has decreased in recent years, and many Bengal tigers can be found in zoos across the United States.

    • D. 

      Large cats kept as pets can be especially menacing to people living nearby, and a thorough screening process can ensure that only qualified owners are approved for licensing.

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  • 11. 
    Read the sentence from paragraph 26. When he returned, he abused his whole subjects for liars and was in an unappeasable fury with the moral and mental blindness of the cat. Which phrase BEST paraphrases the underlined portion of the sentence in contemporary English?  
    • A. 

      When he returned, he scolded all his subjects, calling them liars ...

    • B. 

      When he returned, he subjected the others to a barrage of angry lies ...

    • C. 

      When he returned, he clarified their misperceptions so they would believe his lies ...

    • D. 

      When he returned, he banished his subjects from the woods, assuming they had lied ...

  • 12. 
    Read the definition and the sentence. deteriorate v. 1. to become worse in value or quality over time 2. to wear away slowly "After nearly forty years of wear and tear, the _______ of the exterior of the house was significant." Which form of deteriorate correctly completes the sentence?  
    • A. 

      Deteriorating

    • B. 

      Deterioration

    • C. 

      Deteriorative

    • D. 

      Deteriorated

  • 13. 
    Which sentence contains correct capitalization?
    • A. 

      Sophia spent hours combing the local gift shops to find the perfect item for grandma Iris

    • B. 

      Maria’s family moved to the southwest after her Dad’s job was transferred to the main office

    • C. 

      Contact representative Whitney’s office to obtain further information about the public meetings

    • D. 

      Icarus is a character from a Greek myth who tries to escape from Crete by means of wings made from wax

  • 14. 
    Which sentence uses hyphenation correctly?
    • A. 

      When I was twenty-two years-old, I lived in the Czech Republic for a summer and worked as an English speaking tour guide.

    • B. 

      Marcus does not usually care for peanuts unless they are chocolate-covered.

    • C. 

      My brother recently purchased a state of-the-art blender that can make delicious smoothies in a matter of seconds

    • D. 

      Mr. Donovan’s lease is up in mid-September, at which point he will move to a different city.

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  • 16. 
    Pick the best answer.
    • A. 

      People often resist change.

    • B. 

      Some people enjoy hard work

    • C. 

      One must be persistent to be persuasive

    • D. 

      Advances in technology yield positive results.

  • 17. 
    Based on the passage, which statement is MOST likely true about Claude and Ralph Wheeler?
    • A. 

      Claude relies on others; Ralph is independent.

    • B. 

      Claude enjoys his family; Ralph is restless to escape.

    • C. 

      Claude is the harder worker; Ralph is the favored son.

    • D. 

      Claude takes all the credit; Ralph is the responsible one.

  • 18. 
    Which character in the passage MOST strongly represents the theme of the inevitability of modernization?
    • A. 

      Claude

    • B. 

      Ralph

    • C. 

      Mahailey

    • D. 

      Mrs. Wheeler

  • 19. 
    Pick the best answer.
    • A. 

      Force mother to carry heavy items

    • B. 

      Shower mother with enjoyable gifts

    • C. 

      Help mother finish her chores faster

    • D. 

      Give mother more than she can handle

  • 20. 
    Did you answer all questions to the best of your ability? The decision to not answer questions with the best of your ability can cause damage to the validity of the research study. Please check over all answers again and confirm your selections.
    • A. 

      Yes I have and I wish to continue.

    • B. 

      No, I will check again and answer to the best of my ability.