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Literary Conflicts

Quiz by Kimberly White

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  • Q1
    What type of conflict would a character have to solve in a story about climbing Mount Everest (the highest mountain in the world)?
    Character vs. Society
    Character vs. Self
    Character vs. Nature
    Character vs. Mountain
    30s
  • Q2
    Which type of conflict does a character overcome in story about someone who is bullied in middle school (similar to August)?
    Character vs. Self
    Character vs. Nature
    Character vs. Technology
    Character vs. Society
    30s
  • Q3
    What type of conflict is a character dealing with in a story about someone who has body image issues?
    Character vs. Technology
    Character vs. Self
    Character vs. Nature
    Character vs. Character
    30s
  • Q4
    This kind of conflict results from humans involved in a struggle with manmade machines.
    Character vs. Society
    Character vs. Self
    Character vs. Technology
    Character vs. Nature
    60s
  • Q5
    In the fable, THE BOY WHO CRIED WOLF, a little boy lies so much that eventually no one believes him. Which of these would NOT be a main conflict?
    Character vs. Self
    Character vs. Nature
    Character vs. Society
    Character vs. Character
    60s
  • Q6
    An internal conflict is:
    when the character's main conflict is in school
    when the character's main conflict is on the bus
    when the character's main conflict is on the inside
    when the character's main conflict is on the inside their home
    45s
  • Q7
    THE MISFITS is a novel about a group of middle school students who start a political party to run for student council and rid their school of name-calling. Which type of conflict would name-calling be?
    Character vs. Nature
    Character vs. Society
    Character vs. Self
    Character vs. Character
    45s
  • Q8
    In the short story I am reading, a little boy has a great day at school but he loses his homework on the way home because a gust of wind blows it away. This character is experience a conflict with:
    Another character
    Nature
    Himself
    Society
    60s
  • Q9
    Jack is upset that his friendship with August seems to be over. He realizes that he like to hang out with August more than any other kid in the 5th grade. He feels guilty for being mean to August.
    Character vs. Technology
    Character vs. Self
    Character vs. Character
    Character vs. Society
    45s
  • Q10
    In THE SKIN I'M IN, Maleeka Madison feels ugly because her skin complexion is very dark and she is too poor for nice clothes so her mother makes her crooked shirts. She decides to hang out with the wrong crowd to try to fit in. The poor decisions she makes are a result of:
    Character vs. Self
    Character vs. Society
    Character vs. Character
    Character vs. Nature
    60s
  • Q11
    If I decided to write a short, realistic fiction story about the way society has historically discriminated against biracial children, I would be focusing on an example of:
    Character vs. Society
    Character vs. Self
    Character vs. Technology
    Character vs. Nature
    60s
  • Q12
    In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been committed by a robot. This is an example of:
    Character vs. Self
    Character vs. Society
    Character vs. Technology
    Character vs. Nature
    45s
  • Q13
    An external conflict is:
    when the character's main conflict is with themselves
    when the character's main conflict is with their family
    when the character's main conflict is with an outside force
    when the character's main conflict is with the outdoors
    45s
  • Q14
    Mr. Williams can't decide what to wear this morning. He doesn't feel handsome. Every time he puts something on, and thinks he looks nice, but then thought that it wasn't nice enough. What kind of conflict is he experiencing?
    Character vs. Wardrobe
    Character vs. Self
    Character vs. Nature
    Character vs. Character
    45s

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