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What is included at the beginning of each chapter in Chains?
a) Exposition
b) Rising Action
c) A primary source
d) A secondary source

What is another name for a subordinate character?
a) Major character
b) Protagonist
c) Minor character
d) Both A B

What is an editorial?
a) A piece of writing included in a newspaper that shares the author's subjective view
b) The beginning of a story
c) The rising action part of a story
d) A piece of writing included in a newspaper that shares only facts

Becky and Mr. Robert are considered ________________characters.
a) Subordinate
b) Fully-developed
c) Dialect
d) Symbol

A labeled picture is an example of a ____________.
a) Fully-developed character
b) Diagram
c) Stereotype
d) Theme

A person's manner of speaking is called his/her ______________.
a) Foreshadowing
b) Diagram
c) Dialect
d) Homophone

This involves judging someone unfairly
a) Diagram
b) Stereotype
c) Dialect
d) Irony

When the reader knows something the characters do not
a) Situational irony
b) Dramatic Irony
c) Verbal Irony
d) Unintentional irony

An essay should begin with a(n) __________________
a) Attention getter
b) Thesis
c) Conclusion
d) Body paragraph

Hints and clues that an author leaves to help the reader make a prediction
a) Flashback
b) Foreshadowing
c) Character trait
d) Parallel structure

Isabel is an example of a ____________________.
a) Fully-developed character
b) Subordinate character
c) Both a fully-developed and subordinate character
d) Secondary source

An action or picture that represents a deeper meaning is a ______________.
a) Symbol
b) Composition structure
c) Thesis statement
d) Tension

What is another word that means suspenseful?
a) Symbol
b) Tension
c) Flashback
d) Character Trait

What is a symbol?
a) Something that represents something else (an idea, theme, etc.)
b) Something that uses an author's opinion
c) A type of irony
d) A minor part of the plot

Where should the thesis statement be included?
a) First sentence of introduction
b) Last sentence of introduction
c) The middle of introduction
d) None of the above

Which of the following is NOT an example of an attention-getter?
a) Definition
b) Quote
c) Question
d) Mentioning the author and title

What is the exposition?
a) The end of a story
b) The most exciting part of the story
c) The beginning of a story
d) When the story starts to get exciting

What is a homophone?
a) Figurative language like a simile or metaphor
b) Words that sound the same but have different meanings
c) The dictionary definition of a word
d) The feelings/emotions associated with a word

What is a metaphor?
a) A comparison that uses like or as
b) A comparison that does not use like or as
c) Both a and b
d) None of the above

What is a simile?
a) A comparison that uses like or as
b) A comparison that does not use like or as
c) Both a and b
d) None of the above

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