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ASSET Reading Skills Test: Fiction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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?

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. ____ in fiction is a reasonable conclusion or judgment about some element of a story based on information given in the story and the reader's personal knowledge of how the world works.

Question 4 4. What is the second step readers must take to draw an inference?

Question 5 5. What is the structure of a story?

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Question 6 6. Lyrics, odes, and epics are genres of which literary form?

Question 7 7. Which of the follow statements is true?

Question 8 8. Which literary form is written in ordinary, non-metrical language and communicates facts or opinions about reality?

Question 9 9. Which is the correct order to a narrative structure?

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. What is the third step readers must take to draw an inference?

Question 12 12. A work of fiction is ____.

Question 13 13. Mysteries, fantasies, fairy tales, and romances are genres of which literary form?

Question 14 14. How is a literary form different from genre?

Question 15 15. Why is structure so important in writing fiction?

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Question 16 16. What is the first step readers must take to draw an inference?

Question 17 17. If you're experiencing a piece of fiction that's being performed on stage, joining monologues and dialogues by characters with stage directions, then what kind of fiction are you experiencing?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is labeled as 'serious fiction' and focuses on literary merit?

Question 19 19. Which of the following literary elements are NOT included in structure?

Question 20 20. An author creating a structure is NOT similar to:

ASSET Reading Skills Test: Fiction Chapter Exam Instructions

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