Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Fiction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following refers to appealing to the reader's senses through descriptive language?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the story's main problem, which pits the main characters against themselves, each other, society, nature, or something supernatural?

Question 3 3. What is dialogue?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an overstatement or exaggeration?

Question 5 5. Which of the following contains between 1,000 and 20,000 words, typically runs no more than 25 or 30 pages, and usually focuses on one major plot or storyline and a few characters?

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Question 6 6. What is the importance of universal themes?

Question 7 7. What type of plot technique involves a flashback in which the character remembers something that happened previously?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a work of fiction that contains over 50,000 words or 120 pages and typically has more than one plot or storyline and many well-developed characters?

Question 9 9. What is the setting of a short story?

Question 10 10. Identify the tone of the following writing sample: 'The apartment was horribly out-of-date and shabby. The furnishings looked like a Victorian nightmare. The curtains were moth-eaten. Even the appliances rattled and clanked as if they were on their last legs.'

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Question 11 11. Which of these uses a concrete object, event, or character to stand for an abstract idea?

Question 12 12. Which of the follow statements is true?

Question 13 13. Which of the following gives animals or inanimate objects human qualities or characteristics?

Question 14 14. ____ 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.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a possible tone?

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Question 16 16. In indirect characterization, ____.

Question 17 17. What is the second step readers must take to draw an inference?

Question 18 18. What is a protagonist?

Question 19 19. Which of the following releases the tension of the plot, wraps up the loose ends of the story, and brings readers to a satisfying conclusion?

Question 20 20. Identify the tone of the following writing sample: 'He couldn't help thinking back to the old days as he smelled the enticing aroma of the apple pie. His grandmother had baked pies like that when he was a child, and she would serve him large slices as he sat at her big kitchen table.'

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Question 21 21. Why is the 19th century Cinderella not an example of strong women?

Question 22 22. What is an antagonist?

Question 23 23. Which of the following shows the main characters making a series of choices and actions that lead to consequences and then to more choices and actions?

Question 24 24. Foreshadowing is a plot technique in which _____.

Question 25 25. What is one theme in 'Ella Enchanted' that doesn't show up in 'Cinderella'?

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Question 26 26. What is theme in literature?

Question 27 27. What is a B-Plot?

Question 28 28. Which of the following uses the words 'like' or 'as' to draw a comparison between two things that are not particularly similar?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Which is the best example of a red herring in a novel, and why?

Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Fiction Chapter Exam Instructions

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