NES ELA: Genres in Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is NOT a religious text that is also representative of didactic literature?

Question 2 2. You are reading the story that tells how the Inuit people, who live in far northern regions of the earth, came to have daylight. A character named Crow brought light to them from the South. Crow brought the light in the form of a ball of string so they could live without darkness for half of the year. What type of story are you reading?

Question 3 3. Which of the following are rhetorical modes:

Question 4 4. What is an annotated bibliography?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is true about an annotated bibliography?

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Question 6 6. Which literary form can also be considered didactic and frequently appears in larger works of that sort?

Question 7 7. In general, what's the length of an annotation in an annotated bibliography?

Question 8 8. What type of informative essay, in its most basic form, looks at cause and effect?

Question 9 9. You hear a story about an ant that teaches a lesson to a grasshopper. The tale is about a grasshopper who sings and plays all summer while the ant works to store food. When winter comes, the grasshopper has nothing to eat. The ant tells him, he should have worked and saved. This account is an example of a _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following BEST defines a period bibliography?

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Question 11 11. Who wrote Barack Obama's memoir?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is the correct format for an annotated bibliography book entry in APA style?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a commonly used writing format containing rules for how to lay out a bibliography

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the correct example of the citation format of a period bibliography published as a book?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a type of bibliography?

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Question 16 16. What is a rhetorical mode?

Question 17 17. What does nonfiction contain?

Question 18 18. What form of folk literature often involves humans performing superhuman feats?

Question 19 19. _____ can be helpful in an evaluative essay when you are presenting a controversial viewpoint:

Question 20 20. An informative essay does NOT do which of the following:

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Question 21 21. The prefix 'biblio-' means

Question 22 22. One tool to make your evidence more effective is:

Question 23 23. What does it mean to 'annotate'?

Question 24 24. The portion of the evaluative essay where you establish the purpose of what you're evaluating is called:

Question 25 25. Sally Ann Thunder is a character in a popular story. In some of her adventures, she wears a real beehive as a hat and wrestles alligators in her spare time. What kind of story is this?

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Question 26 26. Which kind of essay requires outside sources?

Question 27 27. The word genre comes from the French, meaning:

Question 28 28. Bibliographies are important for all of the following reasons, except

Question 29 29. Which of these is NOT a folk song?

Question 30 30. How do legends differ from the other kinds of stories explored in this lesson?

NES ELA: Genres in Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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