A Quiz On Short Story Elements: Trivia

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A Quiz On Short Story Elements: Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does setting refer to?
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Place

    • C. 

      Time, Place, Mood and Atmosphere

    • D. 

      Mood and Atmosphere

    • E. 

      Space

  • 2. 
    The plot of the story is made up of which of the following incidents.
    • A. 

      Introduction, initial incident, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution.

    • B. 

      Initial incident, climax and resoultion

    • C. 

      Conflict, protagonist and antagoinist

    • D. 

      Foreshadowing and characters

    • E. 

      Rising action,climax and falling action

  • 3. 
    What are some of the methods used to reveal character?
    • A. 

      Narrator's physical description and dilagoue

    • B. 

      Narrator's description, dialogue, actions, reactions,character thoughts, and what other characters say about the character

    • C. 

      Physical description and appearance

    • D. 

      What the character says or thinks

    • E. 

      Actions and reactions of the character

  • 4. 
    The most fleshed-out character is:
    • A. 

      Flat and dynamic

    • B. 

      Flat and round

    • C. 

      Flat and static

    • D. 

      Dynamic and round

    • E. 

      Dynamic, flat, round and static

  • 5. 
    What is the best definition of theme?
    • A. 

      The unique moral message of the story

    • B. 

      The author's purpose

    • C. 

      The topic of the story

    • D. 

      The subject of the story

    • E. 

      The conflict of the story

  • 6. 
    What is the point of view?
    • A. 

      The view of the reader

    • B. 

      The view of the author

    • C. 

      The message of the author

    • D. 

      The reader's opinion

    • E. 

      The method of narration

  • 7. 
    What is the difference between third-person omniscient and third-person limited?
    • A. 

      Third-person omniscient uses the pronoun "I" and "he" to tell the story, whereas limited only uses the pronoun "I".

    • B. 

      Third-person omniscient is all-knowing like God, whereas limited tells the story from one character's view and uses the pronoun "I".

    • C. 

      Third-person omniscient is all knowing like God, whereas limited tells the story from one character's view and uses the pronoun "he or she."

    • D. 

      Third-person omniscient tells the story from one character's view and limited tells the story from all of the other characters' views.

    • E. 

      Third person omniscient tells the story from the view of the protagonist, whereas limited tells the story from the view of the antagonist.

  • 8. 
    What kinds of elements fall under the author's writing style?
    • A. 

      Diction and imagery

    • B. 

      Diction and tone

    • C. 

      Symbolism and tone

    • D. 

      Metaphors and similes

    • E. 

      Diction, tone, figurative language, symbolism, dilagoue, and imagery

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