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MTEL Middle School Humanities: Analyzing Fiction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When a theme is universal, it _____.

Question 2 2. Modern fantasy literature depicts abilities, creatures, or settings that are _____.

Question 3 3. You're reading a book, and you come across a passage where a lot of words begin with the same consonant. What kind of figurative language did you just see?

Question 4 4. What is style?

Question 5 5. What do fables, folktales, myths and legends have in common?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following makes a comparison between dissimilar things using the words 'like' or 'as'?

Question 7 7. What can be assumed about the difference between A Tale of Two Cities and The Tell-Tale Heart?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a tool used by authors to create and communicate tone?

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

Question 10 10. Which two characteristics below are elements of realistic fiction?

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Question 11 11. All of the following are components of setting except:

Question 12 12. Which of the following is true about realistic fiction?

Question 13 13. Which of these uses a concrete object, event, or character to stand for an abstract idea?

Question 14 14. Mysteries that include light-hearted plots, amateur sleuths, and small town settings are called:

Question 15 15. Which of these phrases describes the 'theme' of a piece of literature?

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Question 16 16. The social environment can be defined as:

Question 17 17. What is dialogue?

Question 18 18. Mystery fiction typically includes the following standard traits, EXCEPT for which one of the following

Question 19 19. What is a protagonist?

Question 20 20. In Macbeth, Lady Macbeth demonstrates that _____.

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Question 21 21. How might Edgar Allen Poe characterize a piece of fiction that takes two weeks to read in multiple sittings?

Question 22 22. A piece of fiction published in a magazine is most likely what type of fiction?

Question 23 23. 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 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. ____ 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.

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Question 26 26. What might someone say after reading a realistic fiction novel?

Question 27 27. In indirect characterization, ____.

Question 28 28. Why do bookstores separate fiction into different genres?

Question 29 29. The mystery sub genre that revolves around seemingly impossible crimes are called:

Question 30 30. When the setting of fantasy is modern and incorporates everyday people and situations, it is known as _____.

MTEL Middle School Humanities: Analyzing Fiction 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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