Story Elements Test

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Story Elements Test

There is much that goes into making a story interesting for your desired audience and an author has to have knowledge on all of them. If you write and your story isn’t captivating or running smoothly you may lose your desired audience. How much do you actually when it comes to elements of a story? Take up the test below and get to find out for sure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The end of the conflict. 
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Exposition

    • D. 

      Setting

  • 2. 
    The beginning of the story providing setting and background information.
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Plot

    • D. 

      Falling Action

  • 3. 
    All of the events leading up to the climax. 
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Plot

    • D. 

      Rising Action

  • 4. 
    The sequence of events in a story, novel, or play.
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Point of view

    • D. 

      Setting

  • 5. 
    The high point of interest or suspense in a story, novel, or play. 
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Omniscient Pt. Of View

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Exposition

  • 6. 
    Action in the story after the climax is reveald. 
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Falling Action

    • C. 

      Setting

    • D. 

      Climax

  • 7. 
    The time and location where a story takes place. 
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Setting

    • C. 

      Rising Action

    • D. 

      Falling Action

  • 8. 
    The perspective from which a story is told. 
    • A. 

      1st person

    • B. 

      Limited 3rd person

    • C. 

      Omniscient Pt. of view

    • D. 

      Point of view

  • 9. 
    The narrator is a person in the story and uses the pronouns, I, me, and we. 
    • A. 

      Omniscient Pt. Of View

    • B. 

      Limited 3rd person

    • C. 

      1st Person

    • D. 

      Point of view

  • 10. 
    The narrator is outside the story and reveals things about one character. 
    • A. 

      Limited 3rd person

    • B. 

      Omniscient Pt. Of View

    • C. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • D. 

      Fiction

  • 11. 
     The narrator is also outside the story, but can revel things about many characters.
    • A. 

      Limited 3rd Person

    • B. 

      Omniscient Pt. Of View

    • C. 

      1st Person

    • D. 

      Genre

  • 12. 
    A category or type of literature. 
    • A. 

      Point of view

    • B. 

      Fiction

    • C. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • D. 

      Genre

  • 13. 
    A story invented by the writer. 
    • A. 

      Genre

    • B. 

      1st person

    • C. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • D. 

      Fiction

  • 14. 
    The events in the story could really happen. 
    • A. 

      Genre

    • B. 

      Realistic Fiction

    • C. 

      Fiction

    • D. 

      Limited 3rd person

  • 15. 
     A story based on historical events.
    • A. 

      Fable

    • B. 

      Science Fiction

    • C. 

      Historical Fiction

    • D. 

      Biography

  • 16. 
    A story with scientific elements that could be true. (outerspace/ technology) 
    • A. 

      Autobiography

    • B. 

      Fable

    • C. 

      Memoir

    • D. 

      Science Fiction

  • 17. 
     A story that teaches a lesson. The characters are usually animals. (lion and the mouse)
    • A. 

      Fable

    • B. 

      Fantasy

    • C. 

      Mood

    • D. 

      Non-Fiction

  • 18. 
    A story with supernatural characters and events. (Monsters, Inc) 
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Historical Fiction

    • C. 

      Science Fiction

    • D. 

      Fantasy

  • 19. 
    A story with magical elements. (Cinderella) 
    • A. 

      Fable

    • B. 

      Fantasy

    • C. 

      Fairy Tale

    • D. 

      Historical Fiction

  • 20. 
    A story based on facts. 
    • A. 

      Biography

    • B. 

      Memoir

    • C. 

      Drama

    • D. 

      Non-Fiction

  • 21. 
     An account of a person's life based on facts
    • A. 

      Biography

    • B. 

      Autobiography

    • C. 

      Memoir

    • D. 

      Eye Witness Acount

  • 22. 
    An account of the writer's life based on facts. 
    • A. 

      Biography

    • B. 

      Memoir

    • C. 

      Autobiography

    • D. 

      Drama

  • 23. 
     A person who sees something, and gives a first- hand account.
    • A. 

      Protagonist

    • B. 

      Eye Witness Account

    • C. 

      Antagonist

    • D. 

      Drama

  • 24. 
     A short Autobiography focusing on other people and events.
    • A. 

      Autobiography

    • B. 

      Biography

    • C. 

      Mood

    • D. 

      Memoir

  • 25. 
    A play with characters who speak, and have conflicts with other characters. 
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Drama

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Mood

  • 26. 
    A person in the story. 
    • A. 

      Dynamic Character

    • B. 

      Static Character

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Protagonist

  • 27. 
    The main character in the story. 
    • A. 

      Protagonist

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      External

    • D. 

      Internal

  • 28. 
    The character in the story that opposes the main character. 
    • A. 

      Protagonist

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Theme

  • 29. 
    Maltidimensional characters that develop and change throught the story. 
    • A. 

      Static Character

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Antagonist

    • D. 

      Dynamic Character

  • 30. 
     Flat characters who never change or develop throught the story.
    • A. 

      Dynamic Character

    • B. 

      External

    • C. 

      Internal

    • D. 

      Static Character

  • 31. 
    A struggle between two opposing forces. 
    • A. 

      External

    • B. 

      Internal

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Theme

  • 32. 
    An outside force: Man vs. Man, Man vs. Nature, Man vs. Society/ Fate. 
    • A. 

      External

    • B. 

      Internal

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Mood

  • 33. 
    An inside force: Man vs. self. A struggle inside the mind. 
    • A. 

      External

    • B. 

      Theme

    • C. 

      Internal

    • D. 

      Mood

  • 34. 
    The story main idea or message. (love conquers all... Don't Judge a book by it's cover) 
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Mood

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Static Character

  • 35. 
    The feeling created in the reader as he/ she reads the story. 
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Dynamic Character

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Mood