HSD003 Lesson 3 Exam no.- 700107RR
1. The challenges characters have to overcome in fictional works is known as the
The back yard was covered in late afternoon sunlight. The leaves danced in the trees, delighted that spring had finally arrived. The tulips were bright slashes of color like a child's crayon drawing. In the garden, the first green shoots were pushing out of the soil to greet the warmth of the sun. Sitting on the porch swing, I drank in the beauty of nature, a delicious treat.
Which phrase from the paragraph is an example of a metaphor?
A. Greet the warmth of the sun
B. In late afternoon sunlight
C. The beauty of nature, a delicious treat
D. Delighted that spring had finally arrived
???Some say life's a Monopoly game,
???spread like a picnic to kill the grass,
???assuring no winners save some ants,
???until amid the fading rants,
???none there are to punch one's pass
???into the halls of fame.
The metaphor for life in this poem is
4. The two factors that create a story's setting are time period and
???1 Laugh and be merry, remember, better the world with a song,
???2 Better the world with a blow in the teeth of a wrong.
???3 Laugh, for the time is brief, a thread the length of a span.
???4 Laugh and be proud to belong to the old proud pageant of man.
(Laugh and Be Merry/John Masefield/Public Domain)
What is the rhyme pattern in this stanza?
6. The main purpose of loaded words in advertisements is to
Tomas tiptoed across the room. He made sure not to walk on the spot that always creaked. He opened the squeaky door as slowly as possible. He took one last look in the crib and smiled. Was anything more beautiful than a sleeping baby? Softly he closed the nursery door and headed down the hall. It had been a long night.
What can you infer from this paragraph?
8. Which one of the following phrases contains vivid words that create imagery?
A. Twenty soldiers
B. Cotton-like clouds
C. Sang a solo
D. Traveled far
10. Most of the imagery in a poem is designed to appeal to the reader's
11. When a reader makes inferences based on the details provided, it enables the reader to
Even though her friends thought writing letters was an old-fashioned thing to do, Robin still enjoyed it. She loved designing stationery on the computer, and she used her grandmother's fountain pen to write the letters. She took the cap off of the pen and started the next letter.
What conclusion can be drawn from this paragraph?
12. In the sports section of the local newspaper, a reporter wrote, "Lorton's experienced quarterback performed well in handling Jefferson High's Eagles a crushing defeat." Which word in this sentence is considered loaded?
13. Which one of the following statements contains a simile?
The Call of the Wild is a novel by Jack London. It focuses on the life of Buck, a pampered dog who lives with a wealthy family in southern California. During the Gold Rush, Buck is captured, sold, and eventually shipped to Alaska. Along the way, Buck is mistreated, but eventually he learns to survive as a member of a dog sled team. With each new experience, Buck becomes more acquainted with his ancestor's instincts. Finally, after losing someone he cared about, Buck decides to return to living in the wild.
Which of these statements best represent the theme of The Call of the Wild?
According to science, the fastest speed possible for anything is the speed of light, which is about 186,000 miles per second. That is, in one minute, light travels 11,160,000 miles. The star nearest Earth is the Sun. It's about 93,000,000 miles from Earth. Therefore, it takes sunlight about eight minutes to travel to Earth. So, when you see the Sun, you aren't seeing it as it is. You're seeing it as it was eight minutes ago. Since the stars are much farther away than our Sun, imagine how far back in time you're seeing them! It's obvious that humans will never travel to planets near even the closest stars.
Which statement from this passage is an example of an opinion?
In these four sentences, the word that's most obviously a loaded word is
“Sssssh, listen!” said Terry. “I can hear her coming down the hallway.” Everyone hid behind the couches or in corners. They tried to stifle their giggles and make no sound at all. There was only the sound of a key in the lock as Sheila, the birthday girl, came in for the evening.
What conclusion can be drawn about what is about to happen?
???Ah, love, let us be true
???To one another! for the world, which seems
???To lie before us like a land of dreams,
???So various, so beautiful, so new,
???Hath really neither joy, nor love, nor light,
???Nor certitude, nor peace, nor help for pain;
???And we are here as on a darkling plain
???Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight,
???Where ignorant armies clash by night.
Which one of the following statements best characterizes Arnold's view of the world?
19. Which statement about poetry is accurate?
D. Poetry is made up of multiple similes and metaphors
20. When an author focuses on characterization in a piece of fiction, it means that he or she provides details about the