Story Elements Quiz

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Story Elements Quiz

Think you know enough knowledge about all the elements of a story? Let's test your knowledge with this story elements quiz. Answer a few simple questions and see how good you score. So, are you ready to take the test? If yes, then let's begin. Wishing you the best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The time and location in which a story takes place is called _____________. 
    • A. 

      Plot

    • B. 

      Setting

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Characterization

  • 2. 
    Don't judge a book by its cover is an example of ___________.
    • A. 

      Mood

    • B. 

      Theme

    • C. 

      Setting

    • D. 

      Conflict

  • 3. 
    The angle from which the story is told is called _________________. 
    • A. 

      Camera view

    • B. 

      Character view

    • C. 

      Point of view

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The central, main character of a story is called the ____________.
    • A. 

      Antagonist

    • B. 

      Protagonist

    • C. 

      Antagonizer

    • D. 

      Instigator

  • 5. 
    The opposition of forces, essential to the plot is called__________
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Climax

  • 6. 
    The most exciting part of the story is called _________.
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Exposition

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Rising action

  • 7. 
    What is a person or animal which takes part in the action of a story called?
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Conflict

    • E. 

      Narrator

  • 8. 
    What is the sequence of events involving characters and a central conflict called?
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Conflict

    • E. 

      Narrator

  • 9. 
    The character who opposes the main character is called the __________.
    • A. 

      Protagonist

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Dynamic character

    • D. 

      Static character

  • 10. 
    What type of character does not change?
    • A. 

      Dynamic

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Flat

    • D. 

      Static

  • 11. 
    What type of character changes the point of view and develops throughout the story?
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Dynamic

    • C. 

      Static

    • D. 

      Round

    • E. 

      Flat

  • 12. 
    All events after the climax that lead to the resolution are called __________. 
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Resolution

    • C. 

      Falling action

    • D. 

      Rising action

    • E. 

      Climax

  • 13. 
    End of the central conflict is known as ______________. 
    • A. 

      Falling action

    • B. 

      Resolution

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Rising action

  • 14. 
    What is the term called that does not change and stands for something?
    • A. 

      Symbolism

    • B. 

      Abstract

    • C. 

      Mood

    • D. 

      Theme

  • 15. 
    Comparison of two, unlike things that use like or as is called_________.
    • A. 

      Foreshadowing

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

  • 16. 
    Figures of speech an author uses to clarify meaning of his/her writing is ____________. 
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Figurative Language

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 17. 
    Comparison of two, unlike things that does not include like or as.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 18. 
    What is the literary term that means giving human characteristics to something that is not human? 
    • A. 

      Hypberbole

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 19. 
    What term means category or kind of story?
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Non-Fiction

    • C. 

      Genre

    • D. 

      Literature

  • 20. 
    All categories of books or stories can be called either fiction or non-fiction. State true or false. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is the genre name that uses characters, settings, and plots, that aren't real but could resemble the truth?
    • A. 

      Non-Fiction

    • B. 

      Fantasy

    • C. 

      Fiction

    • D. 

      Historical Fiction

  • 22. 
    What is the genre name for fiction set in the past?
    • A. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • B. 

      Historical Fiction

    • C. 

      Science Fiction

    • D. 

      Fantasy

  • 23. 
    What is the genre name that encompasses facts that can be proven and checked and is it true?
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Non-Fiction

    • D. 

      Fable

  • 24. 
    What genre is set in the present?
    • A. 

      Science Fiction

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Historical Fiction

    • D. 

      Fantasy

  • 25. 
    What is the name of fiction that incorporates science or technology, or both?
    • A. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • B. 

      Fantasy

    • C. 

      Science Fiction

    • D. 

      Folktale

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