8th Grade - Literature Quiz

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8th Grade - Literature Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which word would be defined as to give up something and get something else in return?
    • A. 

      Example

    • B. 

      Explain

    • C. 

      Extort

    • D. 

      Exchange

  • 2. 
    What word means to affect deeply or strongly?
    • A. 

      Express

    • B. 

      Impart

    • C. 

      Impress

    • D. 

      Impasse

  • 3. 
    Which book is least like the rest?
    • A. 

      Call Me Francis Tucket

    • B. 

      Hatchet

    • C. 

      Witch Of Blackbird Pond

    • D. 

      Woodsong

  • 4. 
    In "The Hiding Place", who is Mr. Schmid?
    • A. 

      A Family Friend

    • B. 

      A Police Officer

    • C. 

      Anyone Working In The Underground

    • D. 

      A Nazi

  • 5. 
    In "The Hiding Place", who is Corrie ten Boom?
    • A. 

      A Spy

    • B. 

      A Christian Who Tries To Hide Jews

    • C. 

      A Jewish Woman Who Hides From Nazis

    • D. 

      A Nazi Guard At A Prison

  • 6. 
    How does Odysseus save his men from the Sirens in "The Odyssey"?
    • A. 

      Plugs Their Ears With Wax

    • B. 

      Sails Around The Sirens

    • C. 

      Chains Them To The Deck

    • D. 

      Shuts Them In The Hold

  • 7. 
    Which of these is the definition of the prefix philo?
    • A. 

      Teach

    • B. 

      Learn

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      Book

  • 8. 
    When should whom be used in a sentence?
    • A. 

      Starting A Prepositional Phrase

    • B. 

      To Modify A Verb

    • C. 

      Before A Verb

    • D. 

      After A Preposition

  • 9. 
    What Nobel Prize winning poet served in the Irish Senate?
    • A. 

      William Butler Yeats

    • B. 

      John Keats

    • C. 

      Percy Bysshe Shelley

    • D. 

      Dylan Thomas

  • 10. 
    How did Percy Bysshe Shelley die?
    • A. 

      He Drowned

    • B. 

      He Fell From A Horse

    • C. 

      He Was Poisoned

    • D. 

      He Was Shot In A Duel

  • 11. 
    Who wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin"?
    • A. 

      Nathaniel Hawthorne

    • B. 

      Washington Irving

    • C. 

      Harriet Beecher Stowe

    • D. 

      Mark Twain

  • 12. 
    What is the name of the title character in "The Watcher"?
    • A. 

      Chris

    • B. 

      Evan

    • C. 

      Meagan

    • D. 

      Margaret

  • 13. 
    In "Nothing But the Truth", who is the main character?
    • A. 

      Anne Fitzgibbons

    • B. 

      Mark Mallory

    • C. 

      Philip Malloy

    • D. 

      Toni Morrison

  • 14. 
    What makes the main character cry at the end of "Nothing But the Truth"?
    • A. 

      He Breaks Up With His Girlfriend

    • B. 

      His English Teacher

    • C. 

      A Reporter's Article

    • D. 

      Being Asked To Sing National Anthem

  • 15. 
    What was Kino's profession in "The Pearl" by John Steinbeck?
    • A. 

      Fisherman

    • B. 

      Cruise Ship Captain

    • C. 

      Tour Guide

    • D. 

      Cowboy

  • 16. 
    In the first chapter of "The Pearl", what stings Coyotito?
    • A. 

      A Wasp

    • B. 

      A Scorpion

    • C. 

      A Hornet

    • D. 

      A Bumblebee

  • 17. 
    Who is the author of the book "Death Be Not Proud"?
    • A. 

      John Gardner

    • B. 

      John H. Griffin

    • C. 

      John Huston

    • D. 

      John Gunther

  • 18. 
    What was the name of Pecos Bill's horse?
    • A. 

      Gargantua

    • B. 

      Diablo

    • C. 

      Widowmaker

    • D. 

      Tornado

  • 19. 
    Which of these is a con man in "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"?
    • A. 

      Peter Wilks

    • B. 

      The Duke

    • C. 

      Judge Douglas

    • D. 

      John Grangerford

  • 20. 
    What is the mother's nickname in "Little Women"?
    • A. 

      Mama

    • B. 

      Maggie

    • C. 

      Marmee

    • D. 

      Molly

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