Mr. Good's 9th Grade English Mid Term

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9th Grade English Quizzes & Trivia

Directions: Correctly Answer Each Question on This Midterm. You have all period to complete the required material. Use your notes. Good Luck.


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  • 1. 
    We read "The Seven Ages of Man" in class.  Identify the Seven Ages. 
  • 2. 
    This part of speech identifies a person, place, thing, or idea. 
    • A. 

      Pronoun

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

    • E. 

      Conjunction

  • 3. 
    This part of speech joins words, phrases, and clauses.
    • A. 

      Preposition

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Pronoun

    • E. 

      Conjunction

  • 4. 
    This part of speech shows action or state of being.
    • A. 

      Interjection

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Pronoun

    • E. 

      Comma

  • 5. 
    This replaces a noun in a sentence.
    • A. 

      Article

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Proper Noun

    • D. 

      Pronoun

    • E. 

      Exclamation

  • 6. 
    This part of speech shows emotion.
    • A. 

      Interjection

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Conjunction

    • D. 

      Verb Phrase

    • E. 

      Semantics

  • 7. 
    Which of these words is not a pronoun?
    • A. 

      His

    • B. 

      He

    • C. 

      Jim

    • D. 

      She

    • E. 

      Their

  • 8. 
    This part of speech modifies a verb, adjective, or adverb.
    • A. 

      Interjection

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      Alliteration

  • 9. 
    This part of speech modifies a noun.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Pronoun

    • D. 

      Noun

    • E. 

      Simile

  • 10. 
    This part of speech can be used in the following test sentence:  The boy ran _______ the hill.
    • A. 

      Interjection

    • B. 

      Conjunction

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      Verb Phrase

  • 11. 
    Identify the antecedent of the pronoun in this sentence: Why did Janet take her dog to the veterinarian?
    • A. 

      Did

    • B. 

      Janet

    • C. 

      Her

    • D. 

      Why

    • E. 

      Veterinarian

  • 12. 
    Identify the antecedent of the pronoun in this sentence:Lee hit his first home run today.
    • A. 

      Lee

    • B. 

      His

    • C. 

      First

    • D. 

      Today

    • E. 

      Hit

  • 13. 
    Identify the entire prepositional phrase:The man in the house is crazy!
    • A. 

      (The man)

    • B. 

      (man in the house)

    • C. 

      (house is crazy)

    • D. 

      (in)

    • E. 

      (in the house)

  • 14. 
    Identify the entire prepositional phrase:That dog from the park bit my arm!
    • A. 

      (from the park)

    • B. 

      (bit my arm)

    • C. 

      (That dog)

    • D. 

      (dog from the park)

    • E. 

      (my arm)

  • 15. 
    Identify the verb phrase:Eight of the scientists were poisoned with toxic gases.
    • A. 

      Toxic gases

    • B. 

      Poisoned

    • C. 

      Were

    • D. 

      Were poisoned

    • E. 

      Of the scientists

  • 16. 
    Choose the correct verb:Pamela and Jordan ______ with the laundry.
    • A. 

      Help

    • B. 

      Helps

  • 17. 
    Choose the correct verb:Neither Frank nor his parents ______ the directions.
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Has

  • 18. 
    Identify the correct verb:Neither Jim nor Bob ______ wooden statues.
    • A. 

      Makes

    • B. 

      Make

  • 19. 
    Identify the correct verb:Both Herman and Tonya ______ the bus to work.
    • A. 

      Take

    • B. 

      Takes

  • 20. 
    Which is not a requirement for a complete sentence?
    • A. 

      Express a complete thought

    • B. 

      Punctuation

    • C. 

      Capitalization of the first word

    • D. 

      Subject

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 21. 
    Identify the subject in the following sentence:Go get the food from the store.
    • A. 

      Store

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Go

    • D. 

      (You)

    • E. 

      Get

  • 22. 
    Identify the subject in the following sentence:Everybody at Jim's wedding clapped for the couple.
    • A. 

      Jim's

    • B. 

      Wedding

    • C. 

      Everybody

    • D. 

      Clapped

    • E. 

      Couple

  • 23. 
    Identify the subject in the following sentence:Nathaniel Hawthorne was a very accomplished author.
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Was

    • C. 

      Accomplished

    • D. 

      Very

    • E. 

      Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • 24. 
    Where should your last name and page number appear in the running header of the MLA format?
    • A. 

      Upper left-hand corner

    • B. 

      Upper right-hand corner

    • C. 

      Lower right-hand corner

    • D. 

      Lower left-hand corner

    • E. 

      Nowhere

  • 25. 
    In which paragraph should your thesis statement appear?
    • A. 

      Body Paragraph 1

    • B. 

      Conclusion

    • C. 

      Body Paragraph 3

    • D. 

      Introduction

    • E. 

      Body Paragraph 2

  • 26. 
    Who wrote "The Colomber"?
    • A. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

    • B. 

      Dino Buzzati

    • C. 

      Jacob Good

    • D. 

      Ray Bradbury

  • 27. 
    What was the name of the Antagonist from "The Most Dangerous Game"?
    • A. 

      Rainsford

    • B. 

      Zaroff

    • C. 

      Ivan

    • D. 

      Zarford

    • E. 

      Rainzoff

  • 28. 
    This is not what is said, but how it's said.
    • A. 

      Point of view

    • B. 

      Tone

    • C. 

      Irony

    • D. 

      Figurative Language

    • E. 

      Metaphor

  • 29. 
    These are the three types of Point of View:
    • A. 

      Situational, Dramatic, Verbal

    • B. 

      Limited First Person, Second Person, Omniscient

    • C. 

      Omniscient, Limited Third Person, First Person

    • D. 

      First Person, Second Person, Limited Third Person

    • E. 

      Up, Down, Left

  • 30. 
    A comparison using "like" or "as" is known as this.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Extension

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Imagery

  • 31. 
    Shakespeare's "Seven Ages of Man" is known as one of these.
    • A. 

      Extended Simile

    • B. 

      Haiku

    • C. 

      Extended Personification

    • D. 

      Documentary

    • E. 

      Extended Metaphor

  • 32. 
    This is a "chunk" of lines in a poem.  It is similar in type to a paragraph in an essay.
    • A. 

      Saint

    • B. 

      Stanza

    • C. 

      Stanzi

    • D. 

      Stanley

    • E. 

      Stipend

  • 33. 
    This is the form of meter used by Shakespeare.
    • A. 

      Trochaic Tetrameter

    • B. 

      Iambic Pentameter

    • C. 

      Didactic Quadrameter

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Oldcar Odometer

  • 34. 
    Giving human qualities to inanimate objects is known as this.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Haiku

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Inversion

    • E. 

      Alliteration

  • 35. 
    Repetition of letters or sounds is known as this.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Haiku

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Inversion

    • E. 

      Alliteration

  • 36. 
    Five, Seven, Five.
    • A. 

      Manga

    • B. 

      Haiku

    • C. 

      Cinquan

    • D. 

      Iamb

    • E. 

      Meter

  • 37. 
    Who wrote "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud?"
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

    • C. 

      Henry David Thoreau

    • D. 

      William Wordsworth

    • E. 

      Ralph Waldo Emerson