Unit 3 Nonfiction - Test

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Answer the following questions to the best of your ability. You may use your review guide as a reference.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An author's historical, social, and/or personal perspective affects his/her writing and is called
    • A. 

      Characteristics

    • B. 

      Author's Influences

    • C. 

      Mood

    • D. 

      Tone

  • 2. 
    When an author presents details in time order from first to last this is called
    • A. 

      Chronological organization

    • B. 

      Cause-and-effect

    • C. 

      Style

    • D. 

      Author's purpose

  • 3. 
    The life story of someone written by another person is called
    • A. 

      An autobiography

    • B. 

      A narrative

    • C. 

      A biography

    • D. 

      Reflective writing

  • 4. 
    Persuasive writing is used to
    • A. 

      Make someone different.

    • B. 

      Persuade the reader or listener to adopt a particular point of view.

    • C. 

      To tell real life experiences.

    • D. 

      Show someone how you feel.

  • 5. 
    The overall feeling of a selection is better known as the
    • A. 

      Purpose

    • B. 

      Tone

    • C. 

      Style

    • D. 

      Mood

  • 6. 
    The author's style is the way he/she does what?
    • A. 

      Focuses on the meaning of the selection.

    • B. 

      Puts ideas into words.

    • C. 

      Attracts the reader to the selection.

    • D. 

      Uses culture to develop the selection