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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the sequence of events involving characters and a central conflict called?

    answer choices

    Setting

    Plot

    Character

    Conflict

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. What information does the exposition of the story include?
    answer choices
    the characters, the conflict and the title
    the setting, the situation, and the characters
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the word that describes the turning point or the point of great suspense or action?
    answer choices
    main idea
    rising action
    climax
    exposition
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. A problem faced by the main character.
    answer choices
    climax
    conflict
    exposition
    symbol
  • Question 5
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    Q. All the events that lead to the climax of a story are called the ___.
    answer choices
    conflict
    exposition
    falling action
    rising action
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. What happens in the falling action?
    answer choices
    You are introduced to the conflict.
    The setting is described in detail. 
    Events begin to calm down after the climax. 
    It is the exact same as the rising action. 
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. Which list shows the correct order for most stories? 
    answer choices
    exposition, falling action, climax, rising action, resolution 
    exposition, falling action, rising action, climax, resolution
    exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution 
    rising action, falling action, exposition, climax, resolution
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When an author gives a clue about something that will happen later in the story, it is called ___.

    answer choices

    foreshadowing

    resolution

    flashback

    plot clue

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A scene that interrupts the action of a story to show an event in the past is called a ____.

    answer choices

    flashback

    genre

    teleportation

    internal conflict

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. The exposition...
    answer choices
    Introduces the reader to the characters and setting
    Is the part of the story where a character changes
    Is the part of the story when the conflict is resolved
    Is the part of the story where the events help the reader understand what the conflict is
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Which part of the story is represented by this blue blob?
    answer choices
    exposition
    rising action
    climax
    resolution
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Which part of the story is represented by this blue blob?
    answer choices
    climax
    rising action
    falling action
    resolution
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The central, main character of a story is called the ____________.

    answer choices

    Antagonist

    Protagonist

    Antagonizer

    Instigator

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The character who opposes the main character is called the __________.

    answer choices

    Protagonist

    Antagonist

    Dynamic character

    Static character

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The opposition of forces, essential to the plot is called__________?

    answer choices

    Setting

    Conflict

    Character

    Climax

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Static Characters...
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    do not change during the story
    have little or no detail
    have lots of detail
    change during the story
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. Dynamic Characters...
    answer choices
    do not change during the story
    have little or no detail
    have lots of detail
    change during the story
  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Travis began the school year the same as always. He never studied or completed his homework. Each report card showed the same poor grades. Although his parents encouraged him, by the end of the year, he was still doing poorly.


    What type of character is he?

    answer choices

    dynamic character

    static character

  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Even though she loved to dance, Shannon was nervous about joining the dance team. She tried out and made it, but never said a word to anyone. At each dance practice, Shannon got a little more comfortable with her team. By the end of the season, not only did she make friends, but she even taught the team a few dance moves.


    What type of character is she?

    answer choices

    dynamic character

    static character

  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Joe never worked hard in school. One year, he realized that his favorite cousin, who he always looked up to, was 22 and still living in his parents house, going to high school parties. Joe got his life on track and started getting straight A's. JOE is a...

    answer choices

    Static character

    Dynamic character

  • Question 21
    60 seconds
    Q. The main character or the character that the story revolves around
    answer choices
    Protagonist
    Third Person Perspective
    Characterization
    First Person
  • Question 22
    60 seconds
    Q. The character (person or animal) working against the main character
    answer choices
    Conflict
    Antagonist
    Protagonist
    Force
  • Question 23
    20 seconds
    Q. The message or lesson that the author wants you to learn from the story is called the
    answer choices
    thesis
    summary
    theme
    plot
  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q. My best friend was having a party Friday night, but I also had a baseball game.  This was going to be a tough decision.  If I do not go to the game, I will let my team down.
    answer choices
    It's important to be loyal
    Your friends are the most important things in life
    Being good at sports is the best way to get friends
    it's important to never give up
  • Question 25
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    Q. She sobbed for hours trying to think of a way out of having to tell her father she wrecked her new car.  After stewing over it for quite some time, she called her father on his cell phone.  "Thank you," he said.
    answer choices
    Sometimes crying is good for you
    it's important to be honest
    Driving a car is a big responsibility
    expereincing loss/grief is difficult
  • Question 26
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    Q. The phone rang.  She dropped the phone and tears began to drop onto her check.  Her lip quivered as she pictured the scene that was described to her.  "NO!" she wailed.
    answer choices
    honesty is the best policy
    it takes courage to live life
    experiencing loss/grief is difficult
    you should never answer a mysterious phone call
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