Non-fiction Review

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 57

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Book Quizzes & Trivia

This practice quiz is a great way to review for the real thing which will be given on Friday, 9/26.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The best definition of non-fiction is
    • A. 

      Literature that comes from the author's imagination

    • B. 

      Literature that is based on fact

    • C. 

      Literature that is based mostly on fact and is about real people, real events, and/or real places

    • D. 

      Literature that is true

  • 2. 
    An ________________________ is the story of a person's life written by that person.
  • 3. 
    The four purposes for writing non-fiction are
    • A. 

      To instruct, to entertain, to tell, and to show facts

    • B. 

      To entertain, to show facts, to instruct, and to tell

    • C. 

      To tell, to instruct, to inform, and to identify current events

    • D. 

      To inform, to instruct, to identify current events, and to entertain

  • 4. 
    An ______________________ is a formal conversation between two people where one person asks the questions and the other answers them.
  • 5. 
    An informative article is usually short and only about one subject.  A person could most likely find an informative article
    • A. 

      In the newspaper

    • B. 

      In an encylopedia

    • C. 

      In an autobiogrpahy

    • D. 

      In a popular magazine