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FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Literary Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A character or prop that is used to represent something else is called _____.

Question 2 2. What is dialogue?

Question 3 3. What is a protagonist?

Question 4 4. In Golding's novel The Lord of the Flies, one theme is _____.

Question 5 5. Which of these phrases describes the 'theme' of a piece of literature?

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Question 6 6. In Macbeth, Lady Macbeth demonstrates that _____.

Question 7 7. An implied main idea is the primary point of a sentence or passage that is…

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT part of the plot structure?

Question 9 9.

Read the brief passage below and identify its implied main idea.

You wouldn't peel carrots with a nail file. And you can't tune an engine with a cheese grater. So why would you buy a wrench to do a screwdriver's job?

Question 10 10. What is a summary?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the best definition for character?

Question 12 12. In 'The Three Little Pigs,' let's say the wolf speaks quickly and confidently. What might be his motivation?

Question 13 13.

In the movie Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope, Luke Skywalker is an ordinary young man forced to leave his home planet of Tatooine when his adoptive parents are killed by the evil Galactic Empire. He teams up with a pilot named Han Solo to rescue Princess Leia, who has been imprisoned by the Empire for stealing the blueprints to the Empire's super-weapon, the Death Star. After rescuing Leia, Luke uses the blueprints that Leia stole to destroy the Death Star. Afterwards, there's an awards ceremony.

Which of the following scenes in the movie represents the climax of this story?

Question 14 14. In a play, who is most concerned with motivation?

Question 15 15.

In a series of books…

A. Each individual book will have a climax.

B. The series as a whole will have a climax.

C. There will be no climax.

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Question 16 16. Which of these is NOT a step in the process to finding a passage's implied main idea?

Question 17 17. Which statement below BEST defines a theme used in literature?

Question 18 18. In direct characterization, ____.

Question 19 19. The climax of the plot in The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing is:

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT part of nonverbal communication?

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Question 21 21. Why is it important for actors to know what motivates the characters they portray?

Question 22 22. Which choice is the best definition for theme?

Question 23 23. Why is not including an opinion in a summary the right thing to do?

Question 24 24.

Here's a story:

(1) Once upon a time, there was a kingdom that was constantly being attacked by a swarm of hungry dragons. (2) One day, the warrior princess of the kingdom decided to journey to the dragon lair and kill them, so the kingdom could live in peace. (3) She didn't want to kill that many creatures, but she felt like she had to, so she went.

(4) Along the way, she met an apprentice wizard who had been orphaned by dragon attacks, and a wandering centaur whose home forest had been burned to a crisp. (5) Both of them decided to help her on her quest. (6) When they finally reached the dragon lair, the centaur quickly carried the princess around the back to drive the dragons out with her sword, while the wizard waited at the main entrance of the lair with a magical spell that miniaturized them, so they were only 1 inch tall. (7) After that, the dragons were no longer a threat, and the princess was delighted that she didn't have to kill them after all. (8) She married the wizard, and they all lived happily ever after.

Where is the climax of this story?

Question 25 25. On a plot timeline, which is the correct order:

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Question 26 26. What are the plot, setting, and characters in a story all related to?

Question 27 27. Verbal communication involves the use of...

Question 28 28. The theme in The Lion and the Mouse is:

Question 29 29. In ''The Three Little Pigs,'' what is the purpose of the brother pigs?

Question 30 30. How do a soliloquy and an aside differ?

FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Literary Analysis 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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