Final Exam - Language Arts 8 (Semester 2)

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Final Exam - Language Arts 8 (Semester 2)

Questions regarding the core concepts taught during semester two.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is a characteristic of a lyric poem?
    • A. 

      13 lines

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Lengthy prose

    • D. 

      Focus on many ideas

  • 2. 
    When reading a food product label, what should you look for?
    • A. 

      How much the product costs

    • B. 

      How the product is made

    • C. 

      What brand the product is

    • D. 

      Nutritional information

  • 3. 
    When reading a table what should you do to find specific figures?
    • A. 

      Track down the columns and rows

    • B. 

      Create a new data format

    • C. 

      Circle the rows

    • D. 

      Circle the columns

  • 4. 
    The __________ introduces the setting, main conflict and the characters.
    • A. 

      Rising action

    • B. 

      Falling action

    • C. 

      Exposition

    • D. 

      Setting

  • 5. 
    The _____ gets a colon and is aligned with the left-hand margin when writing a business letter.
    • A. 

      Date

    • B. 

      Closing

    • C. 

      Salutation

    • D. 

      Signature

  • 6. 
    _____ is measurement of the syllables in a line of poetry.
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      End rhyme

    • C. 

      Rhyme scheme

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 7. 
    An author might use _____ to create suspense and preview a bit about what is to come in the story.
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Irony

    • D. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 8. 
    The director will work with a __________ to decide how the lights on the stage can best be manipulated for dramatic effect.
    • A. 

      Curtain specialist

    • B. 

      Lighting specialist

    • C. 

      Makeup artist

    • D. 

      Props coordinator

  • 9. 
    Which is NOT a form of drama?
    • A. 

      Comedy

    • B. 

      Tragedy

    • C. 

      Farce

    • D. 

      All of these are forms of drama

  • 10. 
    Often you will need to _____ the theme of a work. That means that you need to use details from the text, and your knowledge of life to understand the message in the literature.
    • A. 

      Depend

    • B. 

      Infer

    • C. 

      Illustrate

    • D. 

      Create

  • 11. 
    The _____ gets a comma and is aligned with the left-hand margin when writing a friendly letter.
    • A. 

      Greeting

    • B. 

      Closing

    • C. 

      Date

    • D. 

      Heading

  • 12. 
    Which is NOT included in functional text?
    • A. 

      Memos

    • B. 

      Brochures

    • C. 

      Guidebooks

    • D. 

      Novels

  • 13. 
    The setting mostly affects __________.
    • A. 

      The plot, which affects the conflict, characters, and mood

    • B. 

      The conflict because based on the setting the characters may have different arguments

    • C. 

      The characters because they have to act a certain way for different times

    • D. 

      The theme because there is so much to learn about a specific place

  • 14. 
    What is the difference between a biography and an autobiography?
    • A. 

      An autobiography is written by the person who is telling about his or her life

    • B. 

      A biography is written by an author who is telling about the life of another person

    • C. 

      Both of these

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 15. 
    Some stage sets include_____ which allow actors to stand on different levels.
    • A. 

      Levels

    • B. 

      Flys

    • C. 

      Platforms

    • D. 

      Wings

  • 16. 
    Which is not part of a work's historical or cultural context?
    • A. 

      World events such as social movements

    • B. 

      World events, such as wars

    • C. 

      A writer's personal experiences

    • D. 

      The popularity of the work to modern audiences

  • 17. 
    In order understand a story, a good strategy is to first examine __________.
    • A. 

      Who is telling it

    • B. 

      The theme

    • C. 

      The symbolism

  • 18. 
    A work that is performed is called a _____.
    • A. 

      Scene

    • B. 

      Drama

    • C. 

      Game

    • D. 

      Plot

  • 19. 
    Plays are often divided into sections called __________.
    • A. 

      Lines and dialogue

    • B. 

      Acts and scenes

    • C. 

      Nouns and verbs

    • D. 

      Sentences and paragraphs

  • 20. 
    A monologue, aside, and soliloquy are dramatic elements that pertain to __________.
    • A. 

      Author's purpose

    • B. 

      Script writing

    • C. 

      Costuming

    • D. 

      Talking to the audience

  • 21. 
    When a narrator is a character in the story and relates the action as it happens to him or her, this is called __________.
    • A. 

      Third-person point of view

    • B. 

      First-person point of view

    • C. 

      Second-person

  • 22. 
    Which is NOT an example of a kind of character?
    • A. 

      Minor character

    • B. 

      Statement character

    • C. 

      Dynamic character

  • 23. 
    What is a conversation conducted by a writer or a reporter in which facts or statements are elicited from another person?
    • A. 

      Journal

    • B. 

      Essay

    • C. 

      Memoir

    • D. 

      Interview

  • 24. 
    The __________ is the moment of greatest suspense, and what the reader is waiting the whole story to find out.
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Resolution

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Falling action

  • 25. 
    A drama is different than a story because it contains __________.
    • A. 

      Protagonists and antagonists

    • B. 

      A front and back cover

    • C. 

      Characters, setting, and plot

    • D. 

      Props, scenery, and stage directions

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