\"The Dinner Party\" And Vocabulary (2nd Option)

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  • 1. 
    Please write your answers to this question ON A SHEET of NOTEBOOK PAPER!!! Using AT LEAST 3 vocabulary words from "The Dinner Party" ---write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) discussing at least 2 of the ELEMENTS of a Short Story as seen in this story AND their importance to the THEME of the story.      BE SURE TO UNDERLINE THE VOCABULARY WORDS in your paragraph AND REMEMBER TO INDENT the paragraph!!!     Be sure to PUNCTUATE the Title of the story ANYTIME you write "The Dinner Party"!!!!!
  • 2. 
    We went out on the ______________________ to get fresh air.
  • 3. 
    A __________________________ is Indian currency.
  • 4. 
    From the ___________________ of a building, you can hang flags so people can see them better because they're high up in the building..
  • 5. 
    The German _______________ sat with the president at the luncheon to discuss government affairs.
  • 6. 
    The television show was so intense, or ___________________, that I forgot the time and fell asleep in my regular clothes.
  • 7. 
    The _________________ went to the rain forest to study a rare frog species.
  • 8. 
    If you cheat on a test, you _________, or give up the right to get a grade.
  • 9. 
    The beginning of a story is called its ______________________________  (remember to look at word bank!!)
  • 10. 
    When the snake emerges from the table and the naturalist slams the door once it's outside.......
    • A. 

      The conflict is resolved

    • B. 

      The climax of the story occurs

    • C. 

      The conflict is revealed

    • D. 

      The story's conflict escalates

  • 11. 
    The argument between the colonel and the woman about which gender has the most control,......
    • A. 

      Is not important to and with this story

    • B. 

      Is an example of internal conflict

    • C. 

      Could still be (and often is) argued in modern day

    • D. 

      Is an example of man versus technology conflict

  • 12. 
    A most appropriate synonym for VERANDAH is
    • A. 

      Sidewalk

    • B. 

      Porch

    • C. 

      Park

    • D. 

      Shelter

  • 13. 
    Which would be the best explanation for why the scientist does not participate in the argument?
    • A. 

      He is too interested in finding out who will win because he loves competition

    • B. 

      He is busy doing his job which is based in observation

    • C. 

      He instinctively senses the danger that is to follow

    • D. 

      He wants to prove he has the most control of all the guests

  • 14. 
    Which of the following were invited guests at the dinner party?  (May answer as many as apply):
    • A. 

      Government attaches and wives

    • B. 

      Army officers and wives

    • C. 

      Colonial official and wife

    • D. 

      The snake

  • 15. 
    What evidence supports THE THEORY or  IDEA that the colonel wins the argument.?  ((CHOOSE 2)
    • A. 

      All the women screamed when the cobra exited the room

    • B. 

      All the men screamed when the cobra exited the room

    • C. 

      No one was aware that the milk was put on the verandah by the woman

    • D. 

      It appears that the man handled the situation when he slammed the door

  • 16. 
    News about which of the following developments would SOBER the mood of a party?  (choose the BEST answer)
    • A. 

      Car accident

    • B. 

      Vacation plans

    • C. 

      A winning game

    • D. 

      Listening to a lively rock song

  • 17. 
    Which subject would NOT be required in a program of study for a naturalist?
    • A. 

      Banking

    • B. 

      Biology

    • C. 

      Earth science

    • D. 

      Psychology

  • 18. 
    A likely interpretation for the phrase "spirited discussion" is.....
    • A. 

      Parody

    • B. 

      Flirting

    • C. 

      Argument

    • D. 

      Learned exchange

  • 19. 
    An arresting sign might cause you to swerve off the road.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    One might forfeit working his/her job if he/she won the lottery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    According to the naturalist's rationale, the most important reason he does not warn the others of the snake's presence is which of the following:
    • A. 

      He doesn't want to appeart unable to control himself

    • B. 

      He doesn't want to embarrass the hostess

    • C. 

      He would reveal too much about his love for snakes to the other guests

    • D. 

      He is afraid the cobra would strike if the other guests panic

  • 22. 
    The discussion about the differences of ability to maintain control between men and women will most likely NEVER be answered because....
    • A. 

      These differences can only be determined on an individual basis ~ whether men or women are involved.

    • B. 

      All women scream when they're afraid.

    • C. 

      All men scream when they're afraid.

    • D. 

      Men are insensitive and women are sensitive

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of the naturalist's keen power of observation?
    • A. 

      He observed the servants bring the milk

    • B. 

      Watching the hostess' face suddenly become tense

    • C. 

      His participation in the conversation about which sex has the most control

    • D. 

      Scanning each corner of the room in search of the snake

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is the BEST example of a THEME seen in this short story?
    • A. 

      Snakes can be scary/stay away from them!

    • B. 

      Naturalists have an interesting job and can learn lots about others by watching them

    • C. 

      The person you see take action is always in charge/be a keen observer!

    • D. 

      Use caution in making snap judgeents until you have all the evidence./do not stereotype

  • 25. 
    Which of the following would NOT be an example of an EXTERNAL CONFLICT?
    • A. 

      Deciding whether to cheat on a test

    • B. 

      Your 4-wheeler tearing up and needing to be fixed

    • C. 

      Surviving without shelter during a thunderstorm

    • D. 

      Getting a ticket for speeding because you were, indeed, speeding

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