The Short Story

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Short Story Quizzes & Trivia

This is a short quiz on the Short Story unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a short story?
    • A. 

      A concise work of literature that can usually be read in one sitting.

    • B. 

      An oral folktale which has an important moral at the end.

    • C. 

      Stories that are made up by "little people" for "little people."

    • D. 

      Complex works of fiction that are several chapters in length.

  • 2. 
    The antagonist is the...
    • A. 

      Main character

    • B. 

      Principal Nava

    • C. 

      Enemy of the main character

    • D. 

      The bad guy

  • 3. 
    In terms of short fiction, plot refers to...
    • A. 

      Where and when the story takes place

    • B. 

      The events that occur in the story

    • C. 

      A piece of land that claim jumpers searched during the Gold Rush

    • D. 

      A scheme by aliens from outer space

  • 4. 
    The protagonist is...
    • A. 

      The good guy

    • B. 

      The main character

    • C. 

      LeBron James

    • D. 

      The enemy of the main character

  • 5. 
    In terms of short fiction, setting refers to...
    • A. 

      The events that occur in the story

    • B. 

      A mount on which a jewel is set

    • C. 

      The main idea in a story

    • D. 

      Where and when the story takes place

  • 6. 
    In terms of short fiction, conflict refers to...
    • A. 

      The US war in Iraq

    • B. 

      The differences between certain characters which leads to the main problem

    • C. 

      The events that occur in a story

    • D. 

      Being in a fist fight