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AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Interpreting Literary Fiction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a B-Plot?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a work of fiction that contains over 50,000 words or 120 pages and typically has more than one plot or storyline and many well-developed characters?

Question 3 3. How can diction affect a story's tone?

Question 4 4. What is dialogue?

Question 5 5. Identify the tone of the following writing sample: 'The apartment was horribly out-of-date and shabby. The furnishings looked like a Victorian nightmare. The curtains were moth-eaten. Even the appliances rattled and clanked as if they were on their last legs.'

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is the story's turning point or crisis moment of high tension and emotion in which the main characters solve the conflict and learn important things about themselves, other people, and the world?

Question 7 7. Which of the following refers to selecting one word over another?

Question 8 8. Which of the following tends to run about 20,000 to 50,000 words, usually between 60 and 120 pages, and to have a more complex plot or storyline and more characters?

Question 9 9. What is the first step readers must take to draw an inference?

Question 10 10. What is a protagonist?

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Question 11 11. Why is the 19th century Cinderella not an example of strong women?

Question 12 12. What is the setting of a short story?

Question 13 13. In direct characterization, ____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is labeled as 'serious fiction' and focuses on literary merit?

Question 15 15. What is the theme of a short story?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following makes a comparison between dissimilar things using the words 'like' or 'as'?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a possible tone?

Question 18 18. How's does an era's zeitgeist affect an author's work?

Question 19 19. Which of the following shows the main characters making a series of choices and actions that lead to consequences and then to more choices and actions?

Question 20 20. What is the third step readers must take to draw an inference?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is the story's main problem, which pits the main characters against themselves, each other, society, nature, or something supernatural?

Question 22 22. Foreshadowing is a plot technique in which _____.

Question 23 23. What type of plot technique involves a flashback in which the character remembers something that happened previously?

Question 24 24. Which of the following uses the words 'like' or 'as' to draw a comparison between two things that are not particularly similar?

Question 25 25. A work of fiction is ____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following serves as the introduction to a plot, presenting the main characters, describing the story's setting, and providing some background information to help readers understand the story that is about to unfold?

Question 27 27. What is theme in literature?

Question 28 28. Which of the following refers to appealing to the reader's senses through descriptive language?

Question 29 29. In indirect characterization, ____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following contains between 1,000 and 20,000 words, typically runs no more than 25 or 30 pages, and usually focuses on one major plot or storyline and a few characters?

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Interpreting Literary Fiction Chapter Exam Instructions

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