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11th Grade Contemporary Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. While Amy Tan didn't use the term 'tiger mom' to describe her own mother, which of the following best describes their relationship?

Question 2 2. Which of the following moments from the book illustrates the idea of fate that runs through the novel?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is most likely to appear in a novel by Amy Tan?

Question 4 4. Which of the following are signs of manliness?

Question 5 5. What is the major difference between Ikemefuna (the captive from the neighboring village) and Nwoye (Okonkwo's son)?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following terms does not adequately describe Barbara Kingsolver?

Question 7 7. Which McCarthy book tells the story of three characters who are put in a deadly situation?

Question 8 8. Which of the following terms best describes McCarthy's writing style?

Question 9 9. Ice-nine is a chemical in the novel Cat's Cradle. Vonnegut includes it so he can make which of the following points?

Question 10 10. The main character in 'Saturday' is a logical thinker. To help characterize him as logical, McEwan gave him which of the following professions?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a common element in Kingsolver's fiction?

Question 12 12. Which of the following best describes the character of Assef in 'The Kite Runner'?

Question 13 13. Nwoye abandons Okonkwo and his tribal religion. Based on what you know of Okonkwo, which of the following choices best represents Okonkwo's feelings about his son's choice?

Question 14 14. Which of these most accurately describes Elie Wiesel's current philosophy?

Question 15 15. In 'Atonement' why is Robby arrested for rape?

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Question 16 16. Kurt Vonnegut is a 20th century writer who follows in the footsteps of what famous satirist?

Question 17 17. Which McCarthy novel is a western about a cowboy?

Question 18 18. Which of these plot points is the pivotal moment of 'The Kite Runner'?

Question 19 19. One of the big themes in the novel The Kite Runner is redemption. Which character is redeemed?

Question 20 20. Which of the following terms would best describe the main character of Night before he was imprisoned?

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Question 21 21. In 'The Kite Runner,' before the kite fighting tournament, which of the following is the largest source of tension between Hassan and Amir?

Question 22 22. What is it about the structure of 'The Joy Luck Club' that makes it easy to read?

Question 23 23. Which type of conflict is most often explored in Amy Tan's writing?

Question 24 24. Henry Perowne successfully diagnoses Baxter as having which mental disorder?

Question 25 25. Which of the following best describes Vonnegut's writing?

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Question 26 26. Kingsolver's book 'Animal, Vegetable, Miracle' is associated with which movement?

Question 27 27. To 'atone' for one's mistakes means to...

Question 28 28. McCarthy's early years were influential on him as a writer. What city influenced him so much that he made it the setting of one of his novels?

Question 29 29. Which of McCarthy's books is set in the near future?

Question 30 30. In 'The Kite Runner', which of the following events is the most important one in Amir's journey to redemption?

11th Grade Contemporary Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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