A Review Of Reading/Writing Conventions

45 Questions | Total Attempts: 143

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Reading Quizzes & Trivia

This is the second part of your final exam. This will cover information from your final exam study packet. You will have 50 minutes to complete this portion. GOOD LUCK!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ____________ is a piece of _______________ written by a poet in meter or verse expressing various emotions.
    • A. 

      Fiction, literary text

    • B. 

      Biography, informational text

    • C. 

      Poetry, literature

  • 2. 
    Literal Language
    • A. 

      Use of words in a symbolic way

    • B. 

      Use of words in an exaggerated way

    • C. 

      Taking words in their usual or most basic sense

  • 3. 
    The Fairy Godmother in Cinderella would be considered what type of character?
    • A. 

      Antagonist

    • B. 

      Protagonist

    • C. 

      Supporting

  • 4. 
    Literary Text
    • A. 

      When an author creates an imaginary world

    • B. 

      To explain, argue, or describe rather than entertain

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Poetry uses a variety of different techniques including onomatopoeia, metaphors, and similes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An example of Alliteration is what?
    • A. 

      Swoosh

    • B. 

      My dad flipped out when I told him I wanted to become a tattoo artist instead of a doctor

    • C. 

      Fluffly frolicked with her favorite friends at the farmyard festival on Friday

  • 7. 
    This element of a story includes time, location, and everything which a story takes place.
    • A. 

      Mood

    • B. 

      Setting

    • C. 

      Tone

  • 8. 
    A view about life and how people behave
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Setting

    • C. 

      Mood

  • 9. 
    This type of character has many layers
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Flat

  • 10. 
    Text features help you locate and learn information about the characters, setting, and plot of a fictional story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Dear Mr. Niedermeyer, - is an example of what part of a business letter
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Heading

    • C. 

      Greeting

  • 12. 
    When something stands for something else
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 13. 
    The emotions you feel while you are reading
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Tone

    • C. 

      Mood

  • 14. 
    The protagonist of the novel Milkweed is _______________.
    • A. 

      Janina Milgrom

    • B. 

      Misha Pilsudski

    • C. 

      Uri

  • 15. 
    Maps are text features you may find in which type of book?
    • A. 

      A social studies book

    • B. 

      A novel

    • C. 

      A book of song lyrics

  • 16. 
    The problems or complications a protagonist faces in a story are known as what?
    • A. 

      Conflict

    • B. 

      Theme

    • C. 

      Climax/crisis

  • 17. 
    A dictionary is an example of literary text
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What part of a business letter is the following:  CEO of Apple Inc.
    • A. 

      Inside address

    • B. 

      Printed Name

    • C. 

      Title

  • 19. 
    When writing a business letter you should be short, sweet, and to the point
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    "Time flies" is an example of what type of figurative langauge?
    • A. 

      Symbolism

    • B. 

      Idiom

    • C. 

      Metaphor

  • 21. 
    The American Dream is an example of what element of literature?
    • A. 

      Universal Theme

    • B. 

      Mood

    • C. 

      Tone

  • 22. 
    ___________ characters are the opposite of round characters
    • A. 

      Supporting

    • B. 

      Dynamic

    • C. 

      Flat

  • 23. 
    The sequence of events that gives the story structure and direction.
    • A. 

      Plot

    • B. 

      Exposition

    • C. 

      Setting

  • 24. 
    Comics are examples of literary text
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    "Thank you for taking the time to read my letter, I look forward to your reply." - is an example of what part of business letter?
    • A. 

      Heading

    • B. 

      Greeting

    • C. 

      Closing statement line

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