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Point of View in Texts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is an author's point of view in an informational text?

Question 2 2. What is the standard purpose of an author writing an informational text?

Question 3 3. How can you determine author's point of view in informational texts?

Question 4 4. Rhetoric can be defined as which one of the following?

Question 5 5. When might you see an opinion in an informational text?

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Question 6 6. You are reading an article on global warming and find that the author has a PhD in climatology. This information makes the author more credible. What aspect of analyzing the writer is this an example of?

Question 7 7. Which is not a category when you are analyzing writers with differing opinions?

Question 8 8. When you are reading nonfiction pieces of writing, what does it mean to evaluate the author's point of view?

Question 9 9. Which is not a question to ask yourself when analyzing the actual point of view or opinion of a piece of writing?

Question 10 10. What is bias?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the best definition for point of view?

Question 12 12. In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo finds Juliet in the tomb and thinks she's dead. From the audience's point of view, we know that she has only taken a sleeping potion. The differing points of view in this situation will mostly likely create what feeling?

Question 13 13.

In Poe's classic, 'The Tell-Tale Heart,' the main character has hidden a body under the floorboards of the house. The murderer is nervous when the police show up after they are called by the neighbors who hear some suspicious noises.

Which of the following is responsible for creating the suspense?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the best definition for suspense?

Question 15 15. In Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night,' Viola, in order to get close to the duke, dresses up as a man and gets hired to be his servant. The duke, not knowing that Viola is really a woman, lets his guard down and tells her all kinds of embarrassing things. Which of the following best describes the origin of the humor?

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Question 16 16. If you're reading a story where the narrator doesn't know or reveal anything about the characters' internal thoughts, feelings, or motivations, then what point of view was this story written from?

Question 17 17. In which point of view does the narrator know and at least partially reveal the internal thoughts, feelings, and motivations of all the characters?

Question 18 18.

Consider the following passage:

You look upwards, and see a white ceiling. A long crack snakes its way towards an open door. You follow the crack, wondering what you might find through the doorway.

Which point of view is being used in the passage?

Question 19 19. In which point of view does the narrator describe the internal thoughts, feelings, and motivations of one character, usually the main character?

Question 20 20.

Consider the following passage:

I felt a sudden chill, and looked to my left. In the distance I saw a tall figure, dimly lit by the street lights, running straight towards me. I turned and ran.

Which point of view is being used in the passage?

Point of View in Texts 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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