OAE Middle Grades ELA: Elements of Plot in Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the purpose of foreshadowing in literature?

Question 2 2. Flashback is defined as?

Question 3 3. In literature, the events that occur in a story are known as:

Question 4 4. Authors use flashbacks as a means of adding?

Question 5 5. On a plot timeline, which is the correct order:

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Question 6 6. What is a good question to ask about a character's behavior?

Question 7 7. All of the following are components of setting except:

Question 8 8. The theme of The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing is:

Question 9 9. In a book you are reading, a new character is introduced. On the day of her arrival, a bad storm threatens the town. Later in the story, this character causes a lot of trouble. What literary device is being used in this story?

Question 10 10. How does the rising action develop in a story?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements is false?

Question 12 12. What is step 1 in comprehending a plot?

Question 13 13. Who is the protagonist in ''The Three Little Pigs''?

Question 14 14. The climax of the plot in The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing is:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT part of the rising action in Rocky IV?

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Question 16 16. What parts of a story can setting affect?

Question 17 17. In a murder mystery, the main character loves the color red. She wears something red as part of her attire every day, and the story mentions items in her home decor that are also red. This character turns out to be the victim in this mystery. In literary terms, what does the inclusion of all the red items in this story represent?

Question 18 18. What is a dream sequence?

Question 19 19. When using a flashback, what type of information is the reader given?

Question 20 20. The social environment can be defined as:

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Question 21 21. In ''The Three Little Pigs,'' what is the purpose of the brother pigs?

Question 22 22. Which is the correct order for analysis?

Question 23 23. Setting can be defined as:

Question 24 24. What is the definition of comprehension?

Question 25 25. How do writers create drama?

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Question 26 26. What character traits did we see in the antagonist of ''The Three Little Pigs''?

Question 27 27. What are memories in relation to flashbacks?

Question 28 28. What is the rising action in a story?

Question 29 29. Why do mystery writers use red herrings?

Question 30 30. A story begins at a wedding with a bride (Marie) and groom (Tony) saying their vows. After they say, ''I do,'' the account flashes back to a boy named Tony meeting a girl named Marie on the first day of kindergarten. The narrative proceeds from there. What literary device is being used in this story?

OAE Middle Grades ELA: Elements of Plot 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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