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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. Authors set a TONE or MOOD in literature by conveying an emotion or emotions through _____________.
    answer choices
    pictures
    height
    words
    funny faces
  • Question 2
    120 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
    30 seconds
    Q. true or false: tone is determined by description or dialogue
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    True
    False
  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q. "We have some important news for you Mr. President.  We have discovered a terrorist plot against the United States" said the CIA agent.  The President closed the book, set it on the desk, and leaned forward, his eyes fixed straight ahead.  "Tell me everything you know." 
    What is the tone of the dialogue?
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    Informal
    Happy
    Serious
    Optimistic
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q. What is the tone of the following text?
    "I will not!" she shouted.  "I will not be left at the mercy of our enemies while you run away and hide, you coward!" 
    answer choices
    pleased
    suspicious 
    happy
    angry
  • Question 6
    180 seconds
    Q. Just when I thought things could  not get more ridiculous, Rebecca's little terrier, all dressed up in its knitted blue winter outfit, poked its head out of the pink polka dot doggy tote!  The outfit was an odd sweater-and-hood combination.  Perhaps Rebecca thought it flattered Fluffy's eyes.  Fluffy looked around blankly, as if to ask what was so amusing.
    What word would you use to describe the tone of this passage?
    answer choices
    Bitter
    Respectful 
    Objective
    Humorous 
  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q. No sooner had she said it than there he was, "Mister Irresistible" himself.  Throwing big, cheesy winks at everyone in the room, walking with a swagger like a cartoon baseball player.  He slithered his way over to their side of the room.
    What word would you use to describe the tone of this passage?
    answer choices
    Enthusiastic 
    Serious
    Mocking
    Sorrowful 
  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q. Lana was bursting with excitement.  She paced up and down, and every few minutes headed to the window to check for the mail carrier.  When he finally showed up, she ran down the path and stretched out her hand for the mail.  She took a deep breath and, hands shaking, ripped open the envelope.  
    What word would you use to describe the tone of this passage?
    answer choices
    humorous 
    persuasive 
    anxious 
    cheerful 
  • Question 9
    60 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 10
    120 seconds
    Q. "Listen to what she says with an open heart and a critical mind. Love her even if she doesn't do what you hope..."
    answer choices
    tragic
    cheerful
    desperate
    sympathetic
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