Theme in Literature
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q. The theme of a story is the 
    answer choices
    main character
    message about life that the author expresses
    sequence of events
    short summary of what the story is about
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. Which of the following could be the theme of a story?
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    Fear is more dangerous than any beast
    A brave young girl pretends to be a man and takes her father's place in the army. 
    a fear of heights
    "I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dogs, too!"
  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q. Which of the following could be a theme of a story? 
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    A 35-year-old woman named Essie and her brother
    a small apartment in Marfa, Texas
    Telling the truth may cause pain, but in the end, it's better than lying. 
    Essie lied to her brother about her identitiy for two years, but she finally decided to tell him the truth. 
  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q. Which of the following could be a theme of a story?
    answer choices
    Your past does not define you. 
    returning home after a long time
    A man sees a group of people he used to work for a long time ago. 
    an old man who used to be a farmer
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q. Read the following sentence
    A toad and a lizard learn to get along while on a journey through the wilderness. 
    The sentence above is an example of a... 
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    plot
    character
    summary/main idea
    theme 
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. Read the following sentence
    Friendship helps people get through hard times 
    This sentence above is an example of...
    answer choices
    plot
    character
    main idea
    theme
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. War destroys human values.  This is an example of a 
    answer choices
    plot
    main idea
    fable
    theme
  • Question 8
    300 seconds
    Q. During a baseball game, Tanner tried to tag a player leaving first base. When the umpire called the player out, Tanner immediately informed the umpire that he in fact did not tag the runner. Two weeks later, the very same umpire was at another one of Tanner’s baseball games. Tanner was playing short stop and tagged a runner as they approached third base. When the umpire called the player safe, Tanner didn’t say a word, but the umpire noticed the surprised look on Tanner’s face. “Did you tag the runner?” she asked Tanner. When Tanner told her that he did tag the runner, the umpire changed her decision and called the player out. The coaches and parents were furious, but the umpire stood by her decision.
    What is the theme?
    answer choices
    You should cheat to win.
    Always work hard.
    It pays to be honest.
    Teamwork is best.
  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q. One summer's day, a merry Grasshopper was dancing, singing and playing his violin with all his heart. He saw an Ant passing by working hard to store food for the winter. “Come and sing with me instead of working so hard,” said the Grasshopper “Let’s have fun together.” “I must store food for the winter,” said the Ant,“ and I advise you to do the same.” “Don’t worry about winter, it’s still very far away,” said the Grasshopper, laughing at him. But the Ant wouldn’t listen and continued to work. When winter came, the starving Grasshopper went to the Ant’s house and humbly begged for something to eat. “If you had listened to my advice in the summer you would not now be in need,” said the Ant. “I’m afraid you will have to go without supper,” and he closed the door.
    What is the theme?
    answer choices
    share with your neighbor
    work before you play
    be respectful
    don't be greedy
  • Question 10
    300 seconds
    Q. A novel can have more than one theme.
    answer choices
    TRUE
    FALSE
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. A theme should always be written as...
    answer choices
    A sentence or statement
    A phrase
    One or two words
    A brief summary of 5-8 sentences. 
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