Review For English 11 Test 2

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Persuasion Quizzes & Trivia

This is a review test for English 11 Fall Semester Test 2. In this test, you will review the elements of persuasion, elements of poetry, and sentence combining.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "I had so much homework, I needed a pickup truck to carry all my books home!" is an example of what type of figurative language?
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 2. 
    Regarding one of the elements of persuasion, logos pertains to
    • A. 

      Speaker's looks

    • B. 

      Speaker's handshake

    • C. 

      Speaker's reasoning

    • D. 

      Speaker's feelings

  • 3. 
    "Her face is like a sunbeam" is what kind of figurative language?
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 4. 
    Persuasion can be defined as
    • A. 

      A process aimed at changing a person's attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs.

    • B. 

      A change in behavior or belief as a result of real or imagined group pressure.

    • C. 

      A process aimed at decreasing influence.

    • D. 

      A change in behavior or belief as a result of a direct order from someone.

  • 5. 
    Regarding one of the elements of persuasion, ethos pertains to
    • A. 

      The financial status of the message communicator.

    • B. 

      Whether or not the message communicator is viewed as being an expert and whether or not the message communicator is viewed as being an expert and someone who can be trusted.

    • C. 

      Who will hear the message.

    • D. 

      How the message is communicated.

  • 6. 
    “The tropical storm slept for two days,” is an example of what type of figurative language?
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 7. 
    Regarding one of the elements of persuasion, pathos pertains to
    • A. 

      Appealing to audience's feelings

    • B. 

      Appealing to audience's logic

    • C. 

      Appealing to audience's senses

    • D. 

      Appealing to audience's mind

  • 8. 
    5.  What is a literary technique in which two contradictory words come together for a special effect?  For example, "original copy" or "jumbo shrimp."
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Oxymoron

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 9. 
    "Let us go forth and lead the land we love" contains an example of what type of figurative language?
    • A. 

      Mood

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Theme

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 10. 
    Which of the following contains an example of allusion?
    • A. 

      She is like the wind through my trees.

    • B. 

      Life's a dance you learn as you go.

    • C. 

      We're from the country and we like it that way.

    • D. 

      As the angels sing an old Hank William's song, time marches on.

  • 11. 
    This type of figurative language is used when words imitate the actual sound(s) made by the action or event.  Examples include "clang" and "whoosh."
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 12. 
    Answer the following question based on "Upon the Burning of Our House" by Anne BradstreetWhich of the following does the speaker hold responsible for the burningof her house?
    • A. 

      God’s will

    • B. 

      Human frailty

    • C. 

      Human greed

    • D. 

      Human vanity

  • 13. 
    Answer the following question based on "Upon the Burning of Our House" by Anne Bradstreet Which of the following best restates lines 19 and 20 of “Upon the Burningof Our House”?
    • A. 

      I forgive Him for taking everything we had.

    • B. 

      He might have abandoned us and yet He stayed with us.

    • C. 

      He had the right to take everything and instead he left us enough.

    • D. 

      We deserved to lose everything we had and we lost hardly anything.

  • 14. 
    Answer the following questions based on "Upon the Burning of Our House" by Anne BradstreetIn this poem, the speaker's initial feeling when she realizes that the house is on fire is one of...
    • A. 

      Panic

    • B. 

      Gratitude

    • C. 

      Mild disbelief

    • D. 

      Calm acceptance

  • 15. 
    Answer the following questions based on "Upon the Burning of Our House" by Anne BradstreetIn which three stanzas does the speaker mourn the loss of her house?
    • A. 

      Stanzas 2-4

    • B. 

      Stanzas 4-6

    • C. 

      Stanzas 6-8

    • D. 

      Stanzas 7-9

  • 16. 
    Answer the following questions based on "Upon the Burning of Our House" by Anne BradstreetIn line 36 of the poem, the word all's applied to
    • A. 

      All future matters

    • B. 

      All moral matters

    • C. 

      All worldly matters

    • D. 

      All spiritual matters

  • 17. 
    Answer the following questions based on "Upon the Burning of Our House" by Anne BradstreetWhich of the following is a source of comfort to the speakers of the poem?
    • A. 

      Faith

    • B. 

      Nature

    • C. 

      Reason

    • D. 

      Misfortune

  • 18. 
    Answer the following questions based on "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" by Jonathan EdwardsWhich emotion of God does Edwards most emphasize in this sermon?
    • A. 

      Joy

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Relief

    • D. 

      Excitement

  • 19. 
    Answer the following questions based on "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" by Jonathan EdwardsAccording to Edwards, God's attitude toward sinners is...
    • A. 

      Loving

    • B. 

      Ruthless

    • C. 

      Sorrowful

    • D. 

      Indifferent

  • 20. 
    Answer the following questions based on "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" by Jonathan Edwards.Which of the following was most probably Edwards’s main purpose inwriting this sermon?
    • A. 

      To seek God’s help

    • B. 

      To praise and glorify God

    • C. 

      To persuade his listeners to seek spiritual rebirth in God

    • D. 

      To encourage in his listeners goodness and kindness toward others

  • 21. 
    Answer the following questions based on "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" by Jonathan Edwards.Which of the following best states the main idea of the sermon?
    • A. 

      People can count on God’s protection from the torments of hell.

    • B. 

      People are in terrible danger from the anger of God unless they are “born again.”

    • C. 

      God hates to see people suffer for their sins, but he is powerless to stop their suffering.

    • D. 

      There is nothing people can do to save themselves from the terrible punishments that await sinners.

  • 22. 
    Answer the following questions based on "The Speech at Virginia Convention" by Patrick Henry.Henry believes that the time for negotiation...
    • A. 

      Is at hand.

    • B. 

      Has passed.

    • C. 

      May still come.

    • D. 

      Has never and will never exist.

  • 23. 
    Answer the following questions based on "The Speech at Virginia Convention" by Patrick Henry.The main idea of this speech is that...
    • A. 

      The British are evil.

    • B. 

      The Convention is cowardly.

    • C. 

      It is time for the colonists to fight for freedom.

    • D. 

      War is the best way to solve conflicts between peoples.

  • 24. 
    Answer the following questions based on "The Speech at Virginia Convention" by Patrick Henry.To Henry, the situation of the colonies calls for the Convention to...
    • A. 

      Take swift action

    • B. 

      Engage in lengthy debate

    • C. 

      Consult with other authorities

    • D. 

      Delay action until tempers have calmed

  • 25. 
    Answer the following questions based on "The Speech at Virginia Convention" by Patrick Henry.What human weakness does Henry associate with the colonists whooppose his position?
    • A. 

      Disloyalty

    • B. 

      Cowardice

    • C. 

      Selfishness

    • D. 

      Self-deception

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