Question #1 Which question has the correct word choice underlined? A.Who knew the sale was near the capitol building? B.Who knew the cell was near the capital building? C.Who new the sale was near the capital building? D.Who knew the sale was near the capital building?
Question #2 Which of the following statements is a factual statement? A. The President gave a speech in March about the importance of reading. B. Next year, Julia will win a medal at the Olympics. C. There is no way a pro football team will ever win the Super Bowl five times in a row. D. Sailboats will become more popular as gasoline becomes more expensive.
Question #3 Which text feature provides extra commentary or explanatory information? A. caption B. index C. glossary D. annotations
Question #4 What is the definition for the denotation of words? A.opposite meaning of what one would assume B.similar sound but different meaning C.the actual dictionary definition D. emotional association surrounding a word
Question #5 She needs ________ proof that New York is _________ away than Los Angeles. A.further, further B.farther, further C.farther, farther D.further, farther
Question #6 Which of the following is an example of a metaphor? A. The poppies opened in the afternoon sun. B. The prairie was a sea of rolling green. C. The women chattered like magpies. D. The small boat was tossed all night long.
Question #7 What is the meaning of the term figurative language? A. speech or writing used in illustrations B. speech or writing not meant to be taken literally C. the main type of language in a poem D. language used to describe people in a poem
Question #8 What is the meaning of the term symbolism? A. an image used in marketing B. when time and place do not exist in writing C. the use of loud words in writing D. when something represents something it is not
Question #9 Which of these is an example of a SIMILE? A. The thunder boomed like a drum. B. Our crab apple trees were in full bloom. C. They heard the whistle and jumped. D. A blanket of dew lay over the fields.
Question #10 What is the meaning of the term free verse? A. a poem without stanzas and speakers B. a poem without a pattern of rhyme, rhythm, or meter C. a poem focusing on freedom and liberty D. a poem without rhyme with a definite rhythmic pattern
Question #11 When the traits of a character are determined by the actions of other characters, what occurs? A. alliterative characters B. plotting the character C. conflict between characters D. characterization
Question #12 How is a metaphor DIFFERENT from a simile? A. Metaphors use like instead of as. B. Metaphors compare more than two things. C. Metaphors state that one thing is another. D. Metaphors are not meant to be taken literally.
Question #13 What is the meaning of the term PLOT? A. The final outcome of a story B. The high point of a story C. The arrangement of events in a story D. The details describing a character
Question #14 What is the meaning of the term foreshadowing? A. to give clues of things to come B. to move forward in a story C. to act as the villain D. to be set in darkness
Question #15 Which of the following is part of SETTING? A.Tone B.Climax C.Plot D.Time
Question #16 The company’s _____ gains were recently announced at the _____. A. capitol....capital B. capitol... capitol C. capital... capital D. capital... capitol
Question #17 From the choices below, what is the best definition of theme? A. overall topic of a literary text. B. short summary of a literary text or novel. C. universal statement about a literary text. D. sentence about the subject of the text.
Question #18 Which of the following is most clearly the theme of a literary work or text? A. The Civil War occurred in the 1860s. B. Soldiers fought bravely during the Civil War. C. Gettysburg was an important battle of the Civil War. D. Men are willing to die for their beliefs.
Question #19 Which of the following external text features is used to explain or identify a picture, graph, or table? A. Annotation B. Heading C. Caption D. Table of contents
Question #20 When writing a paper, which of the following is the BEST way to properly give credit to the original author of a source? A. Display the author's life history and a synopsis of their book on a works cited page. B. Include source information after you have quoted, summarized, or paraphrased an author. C. List how many pages were in the books that you used for your research. D. List every source that you read through or accessed while doing your research.
Question #21 Which of the following is NOT a method for determining if a source is considered reliable or unreliable? A. check the domain of the web address B. see if an author is listed somewhere on the page C. determine when the webpage was last updated D. locate how many articles the author has written
Question #22 By this time tomorrow, the family _____ 535 miles. A.will have driven B.had been driving C.will be driving D.has been driven