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Which of the following is NOT figurative language?
a) alliteration
b) simile
c) metaphor
d) personification

Another name for word choice is __.
a) detail
b) diction
c) mood
d) tone

Words that a character speaks are called ___.
a) textual evidence
b) argument
c) point of view
d) dialogue

A source should be all of the following EXCEPT ___.
a) redundant
b) recent
c) reliable
d) relevant

Which of the following is the dictionary definition of a word?
a) diction
b) denotation
c) connotation
d) cohesion

Which of the following is NOT a type of evidence?
a) fact
b) example
c) expert opinion
d) claim

Which of the following gets quotation marks?
a) book
b) poem
c) magazine
d) album

Which of the following properly uses a modifier?
a) Answering the question, the test was perfect.
b) Disgusted by the trash, the smell was overwhelming.
c) Running down the field, the race was won.
d) Winning the close game, the team celebrated their success.

Which sentence correctly joins two sentences?
a) Dogs are great, however, cats can be fun as well.
b) Dogs are great, however; Cats can be fun as well.
c) Dogs are great; however, cats can be fun as well.
d) Dogs are great, however. cats can be fun as well.

Which of the following does NOT indicate a pause or break?
a) comma
b) colon
c) dash
d) ellipsis

Which punctuation mark indicates an omission?
a) parentheses
b) period
c) ellipsis
d) semicolon

What kind of text structure describes the process of something?
a) sequence
b) cause and effect
c) spatial order
d) compare and contrast

Which narrator is a character in the story?
a) third-person omniscient
b) third-person limited
c) second-person
d) first-person

What is a main character?
a) antagonist
b) protagonist
c) flat character
d) speaker

What is the lit. term for when you know something but the character doesn't?
a) extraneous information
b) cohesion
c) dramatic irony
d) protagonist

What is the lit. term for what a reader learns from a story?
a) theme
b) setting
c) irony
d) topic

Which term means the same thing as theme?
a) setting
b) plot
c) central idea
d) topic sentence

Which sentence mood gives a command?
a) imperative
b) indicative
c) interrogative
d) conditional

Which lit. term refers to when you say the opposite of what you mean?
a) omission
b) sensory language
c) roots
d) verbal irony

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