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Ohio Assessments ELA: Elements of Plot Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In literature, the events that occur in a story are known as:

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is false?

Question 3 3. Authors use flashbacks as a means of adding?

Question 4 4. How does the rising action develop in a story?

Question 5 5. Flashback is defined as?

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Question 6 6. What is the rising action in a story?

Question 7 7. What is a dream sequence?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. In ''The Three Little Pigs,'' what is the purpose of the brother pigs?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT part of the rising action in Rocky IV?

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Question 11 11. What is the definition of comprehension?

Question 12 12. All of the following are components of setting except:

Question 13 13. Setting can be defined as:

Question 14 14. Why do mystery writers use red herrings?

Question 15 15. What is a good question to ask about a character's behavior?

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Question 16 16. What are memories in relation to flashbacks?

Question 17 17. The social environment can be defined as:

Question 18 18. Which is the correct order for analysis?

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

Question 20 20. How do writers create drama?

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Question 21 21. What parts of a story can setting affect?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. The climax of the plot in The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing is:

Question 24 24. What character traits did we see in the antagonist of ''The Three Little Pigs''?

Question 25 25. The theme of The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing is:

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Question 26 26. What is the purpose of foreshadowing in literature?

Question 27 27. What is step 1 in comprehending a plot?

Question 28 28. 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?

Question 29 29. Who is the protagonist in ''The Three Little Pigs''?

Question 30 30. On a plot timeline, which is the correct order:

Ohio Assessments ELA: Elements of Plot Chapter Exam Instructions

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