Tone/Mood
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  • Question 1
    300 seconds
    Q. What is the "mood" of  a story?
    answer choices
    Emotions audience feels from a given passage.
    The time and place of the story.
    The summary of events of the story.
    The lesson the reader learns from the story.
  • Question 2
    300 seconds
    Q. What is the "tone" of a story?
    answer choices
    The feeling the passage evokes from the reader
    The author, narrator, or speaker's attitude toward a subject
    The time and place of the story
    The summary of events in the story
  • Question 3
    300 seconds
    Q. Which tone is represented in the following passage?
    "Wow! With a top speed of one hundred fifty miles per hour, that car can almost fly!"
    answer choices
    Annoying
    Excited
    Calm
    Scary
  • Question 4
    300 seconds
    Q. What word would you use to describe the tone of this passage?
    answer choices
    Humorous
    Persuasive
    Anxious
    Cheerful
  • Question 5
    300 seconds
    Q. What word would you use to describe the tone of this passage?
    answer choices
    Bitter
    Respectful
    Objective
    Humorous
  • Question 6
    300 seconds
    Q. What word would you use to describe the tone of this passage?
    answer choices
    Enthusiastic
    Serious
    Mocking
    Sorrowful
  • Question 7
    300 seconds
    Q. What word would you use to describe the tone of this passage?
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    Ironic
    Informational
    Joyful
    Dramatic
  • Question 8
    300 seconds
    Q. In my young years I took pride in the fact that luck was called a lady.  In fact, there were so few public acknowledgments of the female presence that I felt personally honored whenever nature and large ships were referred to as feminine.  But as I matured, I began to resent being considered a sister to a changeling as fickle as luck, as aloof as an ocean, and as frivolous as nature. 
    answer choices
    bitter
    informational
    gloomy
    excited
  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q. Today is very boring, it’s a very boring day, there is nothing much to look at, there is nothing much to say. There’s a peacock on my sneakers, there’s a penguin on my head, there’s a dormouse on my doorstep; I am going back to bed.
    answer choices
    bored
    tired
    fanciful
    exciting
  • Question 10
    300 seconds
    Q. Perhaps because bats are nocturnal in habit, a wealth of thoroughly unreliable legend has grown up about them, and men have made of the harmless, even beneficial little beasts a means of expressing their unreasoned fears.  Bats were the standard paraphernalia for witches, the females half of humanity stood in terror that bats would become entangled in their hair.  Phrases crept into the language expressing man’s revulsion or ignorance—“Bat’s in the Belfry,” “Batty,” “Blind as a Bat.”
    answer choices
    creepy
    scary
    informational
    exciting
  • Question 11
    300 seconds
    Q. Ling was chewing the gum. When her teacher told her to spit it out and throw it in the trash, she talked back.
    What tone did Ling use with her teacher?
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    Apologetic
    Sarcastic
    Disrespectful
    uncertain
  • Question 12
    300 seconds
    Q. It was the first football game for the Gators.  The coach asked if everyone was ready.  The players jumped and replied, "Yes!" 
    In what tone did the Gators's reply?
    answer choices
    Calm
    Serious
    Happy
    Enthusiastic
  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q. The Blue Jay is jumping on the tree singing and dancing happily.
    What is the blue jay's tone while singing?
    answer choices
    Joyful
    Dreamy
    Confused
    sweet
  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q. Julia was waiting nervously for her test.
    What is the mood?
    answer choices
    Dramatic
    Afraid
    angry
    Approving
  • Question 15
    300 seconds
    Q. Inclined toward a display of love or loving emotion.
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    Sentimental
    Tender
    Romantic
    Nostalgic
  • Question 16
    300 seconds
    Q. Characterized by great sadness; grave or gloomy in character.
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    Bittersweet
    Gloomy
    Melancholy
    Crestfallen
  • Question 17
    300 seconds
    Q. Having an exaggerated opinion of one's own importance; overbearingly proud.
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    Seething
    Hostile
    Cryptic
    Arrogant
  • Question 18
    300 seconds
    Q. Expecting the worst and seeing the worst in all things.
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    Critical
    Pessimistic
    Grim
    Tense
  • Question 19
    300 seconds
    Q. Irritated or annoyed; puzzled or intellectually disturbed.
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    Irreverent
    Jaded
    Cynical
    Vexed
  • Question 20
    300 seconds
    Q. Feeling of humor, joy or entertainment
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    Flippant
    caustic
    objective
    Amused
  • Question 21
    300 seconds
    Q. Honest; genuine; without pretense
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    Sincere
    amused
    reflective
    Caustic
  • Question 22
    300 seconds
    Q. Judging something harshly; likely to find fault
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    Amused
    Critical
    Amused
    Cynical
  • Question 23
    300 seconds
    Q. making fun of; teasing
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    sincere
    cynical
    amused
    mocking
  • Question 24
    300 seconds
    Q. deeply or seriously thoughtful; thinking deeply
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    contemplative
    Mocking
    Reflective
    Amused
  • Question 25
    300 seconds
    Q. Believing the worst of human nature and motives 
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    Cynical
    Contemplative
    flippant
    Sincere
  • Question 26
    300 seconds
    Q. Not influenced by emotion; fair
    answer choices
    mocking
    Objective
    Amused
    Caustic
  • Question 27
    300 seconds
    Q. disrespectful; having or showing a lack of respect
    answer choices
    Irreverent
    Cynical
    sincere
    Reflective
  • Question 28
    300 seconds
    Q. thoughtfully considering the situation; thinking about the topic, situation, event, etc.
    answer choices
    Reflective
    irreverent
    Critical
    Amused
  • Question 29
    300 seconds
    Q. showing an inappropriate amount of seriousness; rude
    answer choices
    Critical
    Flippant
    histrionic
    Reflective
  • Question 30
    300 seconds
    Q. Showing little emotion; just the facts; practical
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    matter-of-fact
    Caustic
    Sincere
    Histrionic
  • Question 31
    300 seconds
    Q. Showing that one considers oneself superior to others
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    mocking
    contemplative
    critical
    Condescending
  • Question 32
    300 seconds
    Q. Straightforward; direct without secretiveness
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    Candid
    Amused
    Irreverent
    Sincere
  • Question 33
    300 seconds
    Q. Given to questioning
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    critical
    Candid
    reflective
    Inquisitive
  • Question 34
    300 seconds
    Q. Characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance 
    answer choices
    Patronizing
    Mocking
    Critical
    Reflective
    Reflective
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