11th Grade Contemporary Literature: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Ice-nine is a chemical in the novel Cat's Cradle. Vonnegut includes it so he can make which of the following points?

Question 2 2. Which McCarthy novel is a western about a cowboy?

Question 3 3. One pivotal moment in Wiesel's memoir is when his main character, Eliezer, witnesses which of the following actions?

Question 4 4. Kingsolver's book 'Animal, Vegetable, Miracle' is associated with which movement?

Question 5 5. Which of the following best describes the character of Assef in 'The Kite Runner'?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is most likely to appear in a novel by Amy Tan?

Question 7 7. Before he was imprisoned, Eliezer was forced to live in a part of the city with other Jews. What is the term for this crowded, forced living arrangement?

Question 8 8. Which of McCarthy's books is set in the near future?

Question 9 9. In 'Atonement' why is Robby arrested for rape?

Question 10 10. Which of the following are signs of manliness?

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Question 11 11. One of the big themes in the novel The Kite Runner is redemption. Which character is redeemed?

Question 12 12. 'The Poisonwood Bible' is full of cultural conflict. From what you've read about the book, which of the following choices is the best inference about the source of that conflict?

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. In 'Atonement' why does Briony write a novel?

Question 15 15. What is it about the structure of 'The Joy Luck Club' that makes it easy to read?

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Question 16 16. Which McCarthy book tells the story of three characters who are put in a deadly situation?

Question 17 17. The main character in 'Saturday' is a logical thinker. To help characterize him as logical, McEwan gave him which of the following professions?

Question 18 18. Which of the following provides the strongest motivation for Okonkwo?

Question 19 19. In 'The Kite Runner,' before the kite fighting tournament, which of the following is the largest source of tension between Hassan and Amir?

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. Amy Tan's parents wanted her to be a neurosurgeon and a concert pianist; instead she quit college and...

Question 22 22. How did Vonnegut survive the firebombing of Dresden?

Question 23 23. Kurt Vonnegut is a 20th century writer who follows in the footsteps of what famous satirist?

Question 24 24. Which of these most accurately describes Elie Wiesel's current philosophy?

Question 25 25. Which of the following moments from the book illustrates the idea of fate that runs through the novel?

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Question 26 26. Which Vonnegut novel carries a strong anti-war message?

Question 27 27. Which type of conflict is most often explored in Amy Tan's writing?

Question 28 28. In 'The Kite Runner', which of the following events is the most important one in Amir's journey to redemption?

Question 29 29. What is the major difference between Ikemefuna (the captive from the neighboring village) and Nwoye (Okonkwo's son)?

Question 30 30. Which of the following terms best describes McCarthy's writing style?

11th Grade Contemporary Literature: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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