Period 5 Literary Elements Open-note Quiz (Practice Points)

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Period 5 Literary Elements Open-note Quiz (Practice Points)

Read each question and possible answer CAREFULLY. You may use YOUR notes, but you may NOT use anything that is a CLASSMATE'S--other than a writing utensil.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which part of the plot would this paragraph most likely be? "Many years ago there lived an emperor who loved beautiful new clothes so much that he spent all his money on being finely dressed. His only interest was in going to the theater or in riding about in his carriage where he could show off his new clothes. He had a different costume for every hour of the day. Indeed, where it was said of other kings that they were at court, it could only be said of him that he was in his dressing room!"
    • A. 

      Denouement

    • B. 

      Rising action

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Exposition

  • 2. 
    Which part of the plot would this paragraph most likely be?
    • A. 

      Denouement

    • B. 

      Rising action

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Exposition

  • 3. 
    Which literary element focuses on the story's atmosphere and the emotions the reader has while reading the piece of literature?
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Mood

    • C. 

      Theme

    • D. 

      Irony

  • 4. 
    Which kind of narration does this paragraph contain?He was an only child, eleven years old. She was a widow. She was determined to be neither possessive nor lacking in devotion. She went worrying off to her beach. As for Jerry, once he saw that his mother had gained her beach, he began the steep descent to the bay. From where he was, high up among red-brown rocks, it was a scoop of moving bluish green fringed with white. As he went lower, he saw that it spread among small promontories and inlets of rough, sharp rock, and the crisping, lapping sur."
    • A. 

      First person

    • B. 

      Third person limited

    • C. 

      Third person omniscient

    • D. 

      Second person

  • 5. 
    Which kind of narration does this paragraph contain?"I have spent an inordinate amount of time in wilderness woods, much of it in northern Minnesota, some in Canada and some in the Alaskan wilds. I have hunted and trapped and fished and have been exposed to almost all kinds of wilderness animals; I’ve had bear come at me, been stalked by a mountain lion, been bitten by snakes and punctured by porcupines and torn by foxes and once pecked by an attacking raven, but I have never seen anything rivaling the madness that seems to infect a large portion of the moose family."
    • A. 

      First person

    • B. 

      Third person limited

    • C. 

      Third person omniscient

    • D. 

      Second person

  • 6. 
    Which kind of irony has the reader or viewer knowing something a character does not?
    • A. 

      Situational

    • B. 

      Dramatic

    • C. 

      Verbal

    • D. 

      All of them

  • 7. 
    Which is NOT an example of INDIRECT characterization?
    • A. 

      "When can you and I go over my quiz errors?" Nik asked his math teacher.

    • B. 

      Nik has his book open and notebook ready before the bell rings.

    • C. 

      Nik is an enthusiastic student with growth mindset.

    • D. 

      "I'd better look through my handouts so I can highlight info I don't understand," Nik thought.

  • 8. 
    Which is NOT an example of DIRECT characterization?
    • A. 

      The teacher is 52 on the first day of school.

    • B. 

      She has brown hair and blue eyes.

    • C. 

      She has been teaching at Mounds View High School since 1993.

    • D. 

      "My freshmen and I will have fun while we learn," she thought.

  • 9. 
    Which example of figurative language is this in this song?“I don't need to read Billy Shakespeare / Meet Juliet or Mavolio / Feel for once what it's like to rebel now / I wanna break out, let's go!”
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Allusion

  • 10. 
    Which character is most like a ROUND character?
    • A. 

      A flat character

    • B. 

      A dynamic character

    • C. 

      A static character

  • 11. 
    The the moment when all events come together for its peak intensity is called the
    • A. 

      Denouement

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Archetype

    • D. 

      Exposition

  • 12. 
    The part of a story in which the conflict is resolved.
    • A. 

      Denouement

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Exposition

    • D. 

      Complication

  • 13. 
    The central idea a reader determines from a literary work.
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Complication

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      Archetype

  • 14. 
    Giving living characteristics to a non-living thing or human characteristics to a nonhuman thing.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Allusion

  • 15. 
    An original plot or character that has been imitated.
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Motif

    • C. 

      Archetype

    • D. 

      Denouement

  • 16. 
    An event  or scene taking place prior to the present setting is inserted into the literary wotk.
    • A. 

      Denouement

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Exposition

    • D. 

      Flashback

  • 17. 
    An ANTAGONIST can be a person, place, or thing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A struggle between a person and any outside force, including a disease.
    • A. 

      Internal conflict

    • B. 

      External conflict

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Subliminal conflict

  • 19. 
    A repeating subject or object in a literary work.
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Motif

    • C. 

      Archetype

    • D. 

      Complication

  • 20. 
    A protagonist must always be a good person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A detail from the plot's rising action that shows the struggle between two forces in a literary work is called a
    • A. 

      Conflict

    • B. 

      Complication

    • C. 

      Climax