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  • 1. 
    Which of these words or phrases would be best to use for a transition of consequence?
    • A. 

      Ordinarily

    • B. 

      In Particular

    • C. 

      For Instance

    • D. 

      Moreover

  • 2. 
    Which of these would be best for a generalizing transition?
    • A. 

      In Addition

    • B. 

      Specifically

    • C. 

      Including

    • D. 

      As Usual

  • 3. 
    Which would be useful for a transition exemplifying something?
    • A. 

      Ordinarily

    • B. 

      Aside From

    • C. 

      Furthermore

    • D. 

      Especially

  • 4. 
    What transitional word illustrates a sequence?
    • A. 

      Sometimes

    • B. 

      Instead

    • C. 

      At First

    • D. 

      Likewise

  • 5. 
    Which of these transitional words indicate direction?
    • A. 

      In This Case

    • B. 

      Otherwise

    • C. 

      Rather

    • D. 

      Here

  • 6. 
    Which type of paragraph examines similarities?
    • A. 

      Comparison Paragraph

    • B. 

      Choice Paragraph

    • C. 

      Contrast Paragraph

    • D. 

      Sequence Paragraph

  • 7. 
    What paragraph type examines differences?
    • A. 

      Comparison Paragraph

    • B. 

      Classification Paragraph

    • C. 

      Explanation Paragraph

    • D. 

      Contrasting Paragraph

  • 8. 
    The epic poem "Paradise Lost" is written in what poetic form?
    • A. 

      Sonnet

    • B. 

      Haiku

    • C. 

      Blank Verse

    • D. 

      Iambic Pentameter

  • 9. 
    What animal does Satan enter to tempt Eve in "Paradise Lost"?
    • A. 

      A Spider

    • B. 

      A Goat

    • C. 

      A Dragon

    • D. 

      A Serpent

  • 10. 
    Who wrote the epic poem "The Aeneid"?
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Homer

    • C. 

      John Milton

    • D. 

      Virgil

  • 11. 
    What nationality is Aeneas in "The Aeneid"?
    • A. 

      Libyan

    • B. 

      Trojan

    • C. 

      Mesopotamian

    • D. 

      French

  • 12. 
    How many books make up the story of "The Aeneid"?
    • A. 

      36

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      6

  • 13. 
    In "The Aeneid", who is Aeneas' mother?
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Minerva

    • C. 

      Juno

    • D. 

      Diana

  • 14. 
    In the poem "Charge of the Light Brigade", how many men were in the charge?
    • A. 

      Sixteen Hundred

    • B. 

      Six Hundred

    • C. 

      Six Thousand

    • D. 

      Sixty

  • 15. 
    What French poet is one of the founders of Surrealism?
    • A. 

      Andre Breton

    • B. 

      Jean Paul Sartre

    • C. 

      Albert Camus

    • D. 

      Victor Hugo

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