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CHARACTERS & TYPES

Quiz by Tanveer Mir

Grade 8
English Language Arts
Common Core

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Measures 2 skills from
Grade 8
English Language Arts
Common Core

RL.8.3
RL.8.1

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    1. the character who causes the conflict the main character must face
    static character
    antagonist
    30s
    RL.8.3
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  • Q2
    2. a character who undergoes a change, usually in his or her personality, as a result of events in the story
    flat character
    protagonist
    dynamic character
    30s
    RL.8.3
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  • Q3
    3. a character that is so detailed that he or she could be a real person
    flat character
    round character
    static character
    30s
    RL.8.1
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  • Q4
    4. the character the reader most likely cheers for throughout the story
    dynamic character
    protagonist
    antagonist
    30s
    RL.8.1
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  • Q5
    5. John is a doctor working against the clock to find a cure for a disease that is threatening the human race. Despite all odds, he meets the challenge. John is the
    antagonist
    protagonist
    static character
    30s
    RL.8.1
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  • Q6
    6. At the beginning of the story, Mrs. Smith is very upset that she must teach kindergarten this year. She is worried that she won’t know how to treat the young students. At the end of the story, Mrs. Smith is sad that she won’t be teaching kindergarten next year, because this was the best school year she’s ever had. Mrs. Smith is
    dynamic character
    static character
    30s
    RL.8.1
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  • Q7
    7. A dynamic character is more affected by the events in the story than a static character.
    False
    True
    30s
    RL.8.3
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  • Q8
    8. The antagonist often provides the complication needed to drive the plot.
    False
    True
    30s
    RL.8.3
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  • Q9
    9. A static character does not change internally or externally from the beginning to the end of the story.
    False
    True
    30s
    RL.8.3
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  • Q10
    10. Keith must find a way to earn $100 before the end of the month if he wants to go on an expensive field trip at school. His brother, who is jealous of him, tries to thwart his efforts to earn money. Keith is most likely the...
    static character
    antagonist
    protagonist
    30s
    RL.8.3
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