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CC-Literary terms

Quiz by Alison Ruckert

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16 questions
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  • Q1
    Which part of the plot introduces the characters, setting, and situation of a story?
    Exposition
    Rising action
    Conflict
    Falling action
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  • Q2
    What is the struggle between opposing forces? It can be either internal or external.
    Exposition
    Climax
    Conflit
    Theme
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  • Q3
    The turning point of the story is called the _____.
    Conflict
    Climax
    Exposition
    Resolution
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  • Q4
    Which part of the plot includes the events that lead up to the climax?
    Conflict
    Falling action
    Resolution
    Rising action
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  • Q5
    The part of the story when things come to a close is called the _____.
    Falling action
    Climax
    Resoultion
    Exposition
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  • Q6
    The events that follow the climax and lead to the resolution are part of the _____.
    Conflict
    Falling action
    Exposition
    Rising action
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  • Q7
    Characters who are NOT fully developed, only showing one or two basic traits, are called _____.
    Flat characters
    Static characters
    Round characters
    Dynamic characters
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  • Q8
    Characters who are well-developed, show many traits, and are seen from many angles are called _____.
    Static characters
    Round characters
    Flat characters
    Dynamic characters
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  • Q9
    Characters who do NOT change over the course of the story are called _____.
    Dynamic characters
    Round characters
    Static characters
    Flat characters
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  • Q10
    Characters who learn and grow through the course of the story are called ______.
    Flat characters
    Dynamic characters
    Round characters
    Static characters
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  • Q11
    Which is not one of the possible points-of-view of a story?
    3rd person limited
    1st person
    3rd person omnipresent
    2nd person
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  • Q12
    The atmosphere or overall feeling of a story is called _____.
    Conflict
    Tone
    Theme
    Mood
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  • Q13
    The author's attitude towards the characters or situation in the story is called _____.
    Theme
    Mood
    Conflict
    Tone
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  • Q14
    Words saying the opposite of what is meant is called _____.
    Verbal Irony
    Dramatic Irony
    Situational Irony
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  • Q15
    The surprising or unexpected encounter of details or facts which usually do not fit together is called _____.
    Dramatic Irony
    Verbal Irony
    Situational Irony
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  • Q16
    The contrast between what one character says and what the reader or another character knows to be true is called _____.
    Situational Irony
    Verbal Irony
    Dramatic Irony
    20s
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