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2 Jeopardy Buzzwords Grammar & Writing LiteratureKey Terms Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Jeopardy

3 $100 Answer from Buzzwords An overwhelming amount of something: I’ve received a _________ of s with pictures attached to them, and this has caused my computer to run slowly.

4 $100 Question from Buzzwords What is barrage?

5 $200 Answer from Buzzwords Never ending or continual: The __________ up-and-down motion of the boat upon the sea has made Jim sea sick.

6 $200 Question from Buzzwords What is perpetual?

7 $300 Answer from Buzzwords To get rid of; to eliminate; to disprove: In order to _________ the JFK conspiracy theory, the myth-busting team recreated the assassination scene and tested whether the “magic bullet” could travel as some believe it did.

8 $300 Question from Buzzwords What is dispel?

9 $400 Answer from Buzzwords To place something over something else: Cassie _________ her paper over the image in order to trace it.

10 $400 Question from Buzzwords What is a superimposed?

11 $500 Answer from Buzzwords To treat others as you want to be treated: Cameron showed __________ to his friends by doing a random act of kindness for each of them.

12 $500 Question from Buzzwords What is a respect?

13 $100 Answer from Grammar & Writing The three necessary elements of a simple sentence

14 $100 Question from Grammar and Writing What are a complete subject, complete predicate, and a complete thought?

15 $200 Answer from Grammar and Writing The type of sentence featured in the following example: John forgot his wallet, so he was unable to purchase the items on his grocery list.

16 $200 Question from Grammar & Writing What is a compound sentence?

17 $300 Answer from Grammar & Writing The “P” in the acronym “PLEA.” It’s the statement that features the topic of a paragraph; it’s the statement that contains an inference that will be followed by documented evidence and commentary.

18 $300 Question from Irregular Verbs What is Point?

19 $400 Answer from Grammar & Writing The name for this poorly written sentence, which one should avoid in formal writing; a sentence that joins independent clauses without proper punctuation: He forgot his wallet, he was unable to purchase the items on his grocery list.

20 $400 Question from Grammar & Writing What is a run-on sentence?

21 $500 Answer from Grammar & Writing The “L” in the acronym “PLEA.” The bold-print statement in the following example: Felix won the fight because he suckered Antonio into a slugfest: “The two boxers fought toe-to-toe... " (Thomas 285).

22 $500 Question from Grammar & Writing What is the Link?

23 $100 Answer from Literature The main conflict in the short story “Amigo Brothers”

24 $100 Question from Literature What is the fact that the two amigo brothers must fight each other in an elimination bout; the winner of which will move on to the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions?

25 $200 Answer from Literature The lesson to be learned from a story: Friendship is more important than a boxing match.

26 $200 Question from Literature What is theme?

27 $300 Answer from Literature In the plot of a story, the point at which the conflicts are resolved.

28 $300 Question from Literature What is the resolution?

29 $400 Answer from Literature Words whose sounds suggest their meanings: bong, bang, boom, smack, etc.

30 $400 Question from Literature What is onomatopoeia?

31 $500 Answer from Literature A narrator’s explicit description of a character; the reader does not have to make an inference about the character: “Antonio Cruz and Felix Vargas were both seventeen years old” (Thomas 283).

32 $500 Question from Literature What is direct characterization?

33 $100 Answer from Key Terms A comparison, meant to produce strong imagery, that shows how two different things are alike without using the words “like” or “as” to make this comparison: “Thompson Square park was a beehive of activity... " (Thomas 286).

34 $100 Question from Key Terms What is a metaphor?

35 $200 Answer from Key Terms The perspective of the narrator in “Amigo Brothers.” The narrator is not a character (but follows the thoughts and feelings of both main characters), and the writer uses third-person pronouns.

36 $200 Question from Key Terms What is third-person omniscient?

37 $300 Answer from Key Terms Extreme exaggeration (not meant for deception), intended to emphasize a point and to create imagery: He caught a fish the size of Texas. He is older than dirt. The line must be a mile long.

38 $300 Answer from Key Terms What is hyperbole?

39 $400 Answer from Key Terms Vivid description; a writer’s attempt to appeal to a reader’s senses so that the reader can better visualize a scene

40 $400 Question from Key Terms What is imagery?

41 $500 Answer from Key Terms Giving human characteristics to an inanimate object: The sun peeked through the clouds. His stomach is growling. The clock is telling me that it’s time to go.

42 $500 Question from Key Terms What is personification?


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