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Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Prose Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The sun was bright and the sky was clear. Joan jogged down the path with Rex at her side and smiled about last night's victory. The tone of this excerpt can be best described as _____.

Question 2 2. Why do writers of fiction sometimes use the diary format?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of a parody?

Question 4 4. Why is it important for an author to be able to use mood effectively?

Question 5 5. How do spoofs and parodies differ?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements about epistolary writing is FALSE?

Question 7 7. Instructive letters, formal in tone and found in the Bible are called _____.

Question 8 8. Anne Frank's book is a nonfiction example of a _____.

Question 9 9. On her way to work, Julia's car breaks down, her dress rips, and she is late for an important meeting. These events most likely foreshadow that Julia is going to:

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT one of the common tools of satire?

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Question 11 11. The Daily Show is an example of _____.

Question 12 12. In a prose structure, what is the subtext?

Question 13 13. What sort of structure do we find in prose?

Question 14 14. As the Count leaned over me and his hands touched me... a horrible feeling of nausea came over me, which, do what I would, I could not conceal. This quote from Bram Stoker's Dracula is an example of _____.

Question 15 15. A dark and gloomy setting, like a graveyard on a rainy winter evening, usually evokes a _____ mood in the reader.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT one of the tools an author can use to reveal tone?

Question 17 17. Why does the character of Estella in Great Expectations represent the unattainable?

Question 18 18. Why is imagery important?

Question 19 19. In the basic prose structure, what do we call the part where everything ties up in the end?

Question 20 20. What do we call the tale of the conflict or the clash of characters or ideas in a story?

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Question 21 21. The last line of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel 'The Great Gatsby' reads as follows: So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. What point-of-view does this line's narrator have?

Question 22 22. The play The Importance of Being Ernest is an example of _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements about prose is FALSE?

Question 24 24. Why might an author use foreshadowing?

Question 25 25. The author's overall attitude toward a subject is called _____.

Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Prose 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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