Characterization Trivia Quiz

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Characterization Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How is indirect characterization and direct characterization alike?
    • A. 

      They have the same word in them.

    • B. 

      They involve action

    • C. 

      The personality of a fictitious character.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    Indirect characterization is the personality of a fictitious character.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Peter was very lazy, and would never shift himself more than was absolutely necessary.
    • A. 

      Direct characterization

    • B. 

      Indirect characterization

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 4. 
    The old mechanic hated modern electronics, preferring the old days when all he needed was a stack of manuals and a good set of tools.
    • A. 

      Direct characterization

    • B. 

      Indirect characterization

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 5. 
    Julie held up six different outfits in front of the mirror and pondered which would go best with her navy blue shoes, pastel eye shadow and the diamond earrings she’d already procured from her overflowing vanity. After ninety minutes of mixing and matching, and cell-phoning her sister three times for advice, Julie finally made up her mind.
    • A. 

      Direct characterization

    • B. 

      Indirect characterization

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 6. 
    Julie owned a multitude of outfits and accessories, and it always took her forever to decide which combination might impress Trent. As usual, she called her sister several times for advice. After doing so, Julie decided to give the navy blue skirt with the white sweater a try.
    • A. 

      Direct characterization

    • B. 

      Indirect characterization

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 7. 
    Mr. Chong, whom I secretly nicknamed Old Chong, was very strange, always tapping his fingers to the silent music of an invisible orchestra. 
    • A. 

      Direct characterization

    • B. 

      Indirect characterization

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 8. 
    At once, Laura's throat clamped tight like a hinged lid.  It was as if she had eyes in the back of her head, so she clearly could see Dianne and Steve grinning at her, waiting for her to make a fool of herself, again.
    • A. 

      Direct characterization

    • B. 

      Indirect characterization

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 9. 
    "That was a pretty good poem that you wrote for English class.  Your stuff is so good.  I wish I could write like you," Rachel said.
    • A. 

      Direct characterization

    • B. 

      Indirect characterization

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 10. 
    Relating to indirect characterization, what does STEAL stand for?
    • A. 

      Speech, Thoughts, Empathy, Attitude, Looks

    • B. 

      Speech, Thoughts, Emotions, Affect on others, Looks

    • C. 

      Specialty, Toughness, Emotions, Attitude, Looks

    • D. 

      Strongness, Tenderness, Empathy, Affect on others, Laughter