Reading Fiction Quiz: Trivia Test!

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  • 1. 
    How does the analogy of Jack and the Beanstalk relate to Jo?
    • A. 

      It shows she, like Jack, was not afraid of heights.

    • B. 

      It shows she, like Jack, was gullible enough to believe anything.

    • C. 

      It shows she, like Jack, was ambitious and courageous enough to pursue her dream.

    • D. 

      It shows she, like Jack, wanted to be incredibly wealthy.

  • 2. 
    A reference to a person, place, or event from literature or history is a(n)                      .
  • 3. 
    The second interaction between Jo and Mr. Dashwood is more uncomfortable because he has other men in the office with him.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If Jo were walking into the office to get her story published and instead of an editor's room found a sewing shop that would be which kind of irony?
    • A. 

      Thematic

    • B. 

      Verbal

    • C. 

      Dramatic

    • D. 

      Situational

  • 5. 
    Point of view is the perspective from which a story is told. When a narrator knows the thoughts, feelings, and actions of all characters, the point of view is 
    • A. 

      First-person

    • B. 

      Second-person

    • C. 

      Third-person limited

    • D. 

      Third-person omniscient

  • 6. 
    "After I walked into the room, I heard everyone laughing. Color flooded my cheeks as I realized I was the reason for the hysteria. I really shouldn't have rushed out of the restroom so quickly." This story is told from the first-person point of view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What happens in a story is known as the [blank].
  • 8. 
    Find the word that best describes Mr. Dashwood during the first meeting.
    • A. 

      Angry

    • B. 

      Dismissive

    • C. 

      Unhappy

    • D. 

      Polite

  • 9. 
    Which words best describe the setting of the newspaper office?
    • A. 

      Disorderly

    • B. 

      Dirty

    • C. 

      Smoky

    • D. 

      Bright

  • 10. 
    When a character's or narrator's words do not match what is really meant, this is 
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Characterization

    • C. 

      Verbal irony

    • D. 

      Situational irony

  • 11. 
    Characterization is when a writer reveals a character's personality through several elements of characterization. These elements include:
    • A. 

      Direct statements

    • B. 

      Dialogue

    • C. 

      Thoughts

    • D. 

      Emotions

    • E. 

      Interactions

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Dialogue serves to suspend the plot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    If Mr. Dashwood had not told Jo to leave her manuscript and had instead said, "We won't be able to use your work. Take it with you when you leave." The plot would not have moved forward. What are the words a character says called? 
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Dialogue

    • C. 

      Inference

    • D. 

      Suspense

  • 14. 
    A state of uncertainty created in a story to maintain a reader's interest is called what?
    • A. 

      Suspense

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Irony

    • D. 

      Character

  • 15. 
    A guess based on evidence in the text is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Characterization

    • B. 

      Inference

    • C. 

      Analogy

    • D. 

      Summary

  • 16. 
    Jo uses a nom de plume on her manuscript when published.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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