FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Craft & Structure in Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why might an author use objective narration?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the best definition for suspense?

Question 3 3. You go to the checkout counter, but all you find is a mannequin is an example of _____ narration.

Question 4 4. In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo finds Juliet in the tomb and thinks she's dead. From the audience's point of view, we know that she has only taken a sleeping potion. The differing points of view in this situation will mostly likely create what feeling?

Question 5 5. In Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night,' Viola, in order to get close to the duke, dresses up as a man and gets hired to be his servant. The duke, not knowing that Viola is really a woman, lets his guard down and tells her all kinds of embarrassing things. Which of the following best describes the origin of the humor?

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Question 6 6. If you're reading a story where the narrator doesn't know or reveal anything about the characters' internal thoughts, feelings, or motivations, then what point of view was this story written from?

Question 7 7. It had not occurred to Lydgate that he had been a subject of eager meditation to Rosamond... that inward repetition of looks, words, and phrases, which makes a large part in the lives of most girls... But Rosamond had registered every look and word... What type of narration is this example from?

Question 8 8. First person point of view makes use of which pronoun?

Question 9 9.

Consider the following passage:

You look upwards, and see a white ceiling. A long crack snakes its way towards an open door. You follow the crack, wondering what you might find through the doorway.

Which point of view is being used in the passage?

Question 10 10. The rising action can be best described by which of the following:

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Question 11 11. In which point of view does the narrator describe the internal thoughts, feelings, and motivations of one character, usually the main character?

Question 12 12. Harry caught sight of Seamus's eye and Seamus winked. This quote from 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' is an example of what kind of narration?

Question 13 13. Sometimes characters and readers see things from the same angle. Which point of view makes this happen?

Question 14 14. In which point of view does the narrator know and at least partially reveal the internal thoughts, feelings, and motivations of all the characters?

Question 15 15. The exposition is best described by which of the following?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the best definition for point of view?

Question 17 17. The climax can be best described as which of the following?

Question 18 18. It's really ironical, because I'm six foot two and a half and I have gray hair. I really do. The one side of my head - the right side - is full of millions of gray hairs. I've had them ever since I was a kid. This quote from 'The Catcher in the Rye' is an example of what kind of narration?

Question 19 19. The resolution is best described by which of the following?

Question 20 20.

In Poe's classic, 'The Tell-Tale Heart,' the main character has hidden a body under the floorboards of the house. The murderer is nervous when the police show up after they are called by the neighbors who hear some suspicious noises.

Which of the following is responsible for creating the suspense?

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Question 21 21. When an author devotes different chapters to different characters, in order to allow the reader differing views of the same story, this is called...

Question 22 22. What is the limited omniscient third person point of view?

Question 23 23. Point of view refers to:

Question 24 24. The falling action can be described as which of the following?

Question 25 25.

Consider the following passage:

I felt a sudden chill, and looked to my left. In the distance I saw a tall figure, dimly lit by the street lights, running straight towards me. I turned and ran.

Which point of view is being used in the passage?

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Question 26 26. The point of view that leaves all interpretation up to the reader, without narrator commentary, is known as...

Question 27 27. Third person point of view is signaled by the use of which of the following pronouns?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is the best definition for point of view?

Question 29 29. Which point of view allows the reader to get a wider perspective than the characters?

Question 30 30. Of the three main points of view used in story telling, which is rarely used?

FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Craft & Structure in Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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