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Create a 6th grade level 12 question quiz over literary elements

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11 questions
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  • Q1
    What is the main idea or message of a literary work called?
    Theme
    Characterization
    Setting
    Plot
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the term used to describe the time and place in which a story takes place?
    Theme
    Conflict
    Setting
    Mood
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the sequence of events in a story called?
    Setting
    Characterization
    Plot
    Theme
    30s
  • Q4
    Which literary element refers to the way a writer develops a character's personality and traits?
    Setting
    Conflict
    Characterization
    Mood
    30s
  • Q5
    Which literary element refers to the problem or struggle between opposing forces in a story?
    Theme
    Characterization
    Conflict
    Setting
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the author's attitude toward the subject of a story or poem called?
    Mood
    Setting
    Theme
    Plot
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the use of hints or clues in a story to suggest what will happen later called?
    Foreshadowing
    Flashback
    Irony
    Symbolism
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the use of language that appeals to the senses called?
    Foreshadowing
    Imagery
    Irony
    Symbolism
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the use of words to suggest a different meaning than the literal meaning called?
    Literal language
    Figurative language
    Imagery
    Irony
    30s
  • Q10
    What is the repetition of sounds at the beginning of words called?
    Consonance
    Rhyme
    Alliteration
    Assonance
    30s
  • Q11
    What is the comparison of two unlike things called?
    Hyperbole
    Metaphor
    Personification
    Simile
    30s

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