English Language Paper 1 Question 4

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  • 1. 
    You must only look at the specific lines given for your answer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following would be characteristic of a level 4 response to Paper 1 Question 4?
    • A. 

      Evaluates critically and in detail the effect(s) on the reader

    • B. 

      Very limited reference to the text; perhaps one or two words or a line reference

    • C. 

      Shows perceptive understanding of writer’s methods

    • D. 

      Generic , simple comments on the effect on the reader

    • E. 

      Develops a convincing and critical response to the focus of the statement

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A and B only

    • H. 

      A, C and E only

    • I. 

      A,B,C and D only

    • J. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would be characteristic of a level 1 response to Paper 1 Question 4?
    • A. 

      A simple evaluative statement

    • B. 

      Very limited reference to the text; perhaps one or two words or a line reference

    • C. 

      Simple comments about the methodology that the writier is using

    • D. 

      Generic , simple comments on the effect on the reader

    • E. 

      Clear,sensible statements; an argument taking shape

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A and B only

    • H. 

      A,B, and C only

    • I. 

      A,B,C and D only

    • J. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following could you use in your essay to indicate analysis ?
    • A. 

      This suggests/shows/implies/connotes/indicates This suggests/shows/implies/connotes/indicates This suggests/shows/implies/connotes/indicates This suggests...

    • B. 

      This indicates...

    • C. 

      From this the reader can infer...

    • D. 

      By using the word ... the writer suggests...

    • E. 

      Conversely, thsi could be interpreted to mean...

    • F. 

      This is similar to ...

    • G. 

      These complexities hel the reader...

    • H. 

      All of the above

    • I. 

      A, B and C Only

    • J. 

      A, B, C and D only

    • K. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    In which band would you place the following extract? "The ‘old fellow’ is short tempered and pompous with a sense of his own importance, but also ridiculous in his actions. The writer’s choice of the word ‘petulant’ shows how his behaviour was childish. He also makes rash statements – that he would ‘never travel by coach again’ which the reader knows is of no interest to the driver he is swearing at. In the end, he is reduced to muttering. These complexities help the reader understand the stresses of the journey and the different sides to the man.
    • A. 

      Level 1

    • B. 

      Level 2

    • C. 

      Level 3

    • D. 

      Level 4

  • 6. 
    In which level would you place the following extract? "The writer brings the characters alive by making them behave and react differently. The ‘old fellow’ from Truro loses his temper with the driver but makes things worse for everybody by opening the window and ‘bringing a shower of rain on himself and his fellow passengers’. This amuses the reader because the man is angry and foolish."
    • A. 

      Level 1

    • B. 

      Level 2

    • C. 

      Level 3

    • D. 

      Level 4

  • 7. 
    In which level would you plave the following extract? "•The characters are good because the writer includes detail to make them seem different. The ‘old fellow’ makes us laugh because he is so angry that he is ‘fumbling’ with the window sash and so gets everybody wet. The writer makes us understand that he is also grumpy by telling us that he had ‘kept up a constant complaint ever since he joined the coach from Truro’."
    • A. 

      Level 1

    • B. 

      Level 2

    • C. 

      Level 3

    • D. 

      Level 4

  • 8. 
    In whcih levelw ould you place the following extract? "The characters are good because you can seewhat they are like. The old man is funny because he opens the window and makes everybody wet. Also the writer makes us understand he is angry by saying ‘he rose from his seat in a fury’."
    • A. 

      Level 1

    • B. 

      Level 2

    • C. 

      Level 3

    • D. 

      Level 4

  • 9. 
    You must provide direct quotations to support your evaluation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    You should use the information in the bullet points to structure your response.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Paper 1 Question 4 is worth 8 marks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    You could consider alternative interpretations of the text.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Paoer 1 Question 4 asks you to 'evaluate a text critically.' This means that you must make a judgement as a reader about how successful you think a particular aspect of the text is, and explain your thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following should you do when responding to Paper 1 Question 4?
    • A. 

      Read the question.

    • B. 

      Identify key words in the question.

    • C. 

      Compare two sources.

    • D. 

      Skim read the text.

    • E. 

      Highlight, circle or underline parts of the source that can help you to support your answers.

    • F. 

      Assess the text, weighing up its strengths ans weaknessess.

    • G. 

      Think about the impact the writer intended to have on the reader.

    • H. 

      Form an opinion about how successfully the writer achieves a particular effect.

    • I. 

      Explain your ideas in detail.

    • J. 

      Analyse the effects of a range of the writer's choices.

    • K. 

      All of the above

    • L. 

      A,B, C, D, E and F only

    • M. 

      All except C

    • N. 

      All except D

    • O. 

      All except H

    • P. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Evaluate means that you should comment on whether you like or dislike a text.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    You should ony focus on the lines of the source indicated in the question.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    You should stick to the focus of the question.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The 'To what extend do you agree' part of the question requires you to...
    • A. 

      Debate how true the given view is

    • B. 

      Present arguments to support and/or reject the given view

    • C. 

      Use evidence from the text to support you opinion

    • D. 

      Present an opinion on how successful the writer is in creating the impressions outlined

    • E. 

      Use only evidence from the section indicated in the question

    • F. 

      Analyse the effects of a range of the writer's choices

    • G. 

      Explore how successful the writer is in drawing you in to the text

    • H. 

      Explore alternative interpretations of the text by examining how others might respond to it

    • I. 

      Make a judgement by giving your personal view on the choices the writer makes and the impact of these

    • J. 

      All of the above

    • K. 

      All except C

    • L. 

      All except F

    • M. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is true of Paper 1 Question 4?
    • A. 

      It is worth 20 marks.

    • B. 

      You should take roughly 20 minutes to answer it

    • C. 

      It tests Assessment Objective 4: Evaluate texts critically; support this with appropriate textual references

    • D. 

      You should take 2-3 minutes to plan your response carefully

    • E. 

      You should think about the purpose of the text and the effect the writer intends to have on the reader

    • F. 

      You should give your personal opinion

    • G. 

      You should examine the writer's use of language techniques and how effective these are

    • H. 

      You should analyse the writer's structural choices and how successful these are

    • I. 

      You must critically evaluate the text

    • J. 

      All of the above

    • K. 

      All except C

    • L. 

      All except D and F

    • M. 

      A,B,C, D, E and F Only

    • N. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    To evaluate a fiction text effectively, you must carefully consider a range of alternative interpretations, and justify your opinions by using evidence from the text to support or challenge the statement provided in the question.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The same quotation can sometimes be used to reject or support the viewpoint expressed in the question, as long as you clearly explain how it relates to your evaluation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is true about using quotations in your response to Paper 1 Question 4?
    • A. 

      Short quotes are more effective than long quotes

    • B. 

      You must use quotations rather than paraphrasing when explaining the effects of language

    • C. 

      All quotations must be in quotation marks

    • D. 

      All quotations used must be copied correctly from the text

    • E. 

      All quotations used do not need to be copied correctly from the text

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A, B and C Only

    • H. 

      All except C

    • I. 

      All except E

    • J. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    You can use a one-sentence paragraph to create a sense of tension and pace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    You can use shorter paragraphs to emphasise a point or create a dramatic pause or create a sense of tension.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Adverbials can act as signposts that guide the reader through your ideas/essay. Which of the following adverbials can be used to show that you are comparing?
    • A. 

      However/On the other hand/ on the contrary

    • B. 

      Afterwards/Previously/After a while/ Before/Then

    • C. 

      Similarly/Likewise/in the same way

    • D. 

      In particular/Especially/Significantly

    • E. 

      Moreover/Furthermore/In addition

    • F. 

      As a result/Therefore/Consequently

    • G. 

      For example/For instance