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What does the most dangerous game refer to in the story?
1 point
hunting tigers
hunting humans
hunting lions
hunting polar bears
Q2 *
Which of these is NOT a theme in "The Most Dangerous Game"?
1 point
Hunting is immoral and dangerous
Fear is a strong motivator for human behavior
The strong and the smart survive
Murder is wrong
Q3 *
"It was in Africa that a Cape buffalo hit me and laid me up for six months. As soon as I recovered, I started for the Amazon to hunt jaguars, for I had heard they were unusually cunning. They weren't. They were no match at all for a hunter with his wits about him, and a high-powered rifle. I was bitterly disappointed." After reading this passage, what character traits describe General Zaroff?
1 point
strong and conceited
passive and unintelligent
fearful and tormented
excited and careless
Q4 *
Which of these is the BEST example of foreshadowing from "The Most Dangerous Game"?
1 point
Whitney’s tales of Ship-Trap Island foreshadow danger.
The fact that Rainsford smokes a pipe foreshadows his death.
The fact that Ivan does not speak foreshadows the story of Ivan’s youth.
Rainsford’s construction of traps foreshadows that he is an expert hunter.
Q5 *
TRUE or FALSE: Zarroff is the protagonist in the story and Rainsford is the antagonist.
1 point
True
False
Q6 *
Why does the General smile and turn away from the tree where Rainsford was hiding?
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He thinks he found another trail
He wants to save him to hunt another day
He is quite strange. We don't know why Zaroff does what he does.
None of the above
Q7 *
How does the setting of the story “The Cask of Amontillado” create suspense in the story?
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The carnival atmosphere leads the reader to believe Montresor is joking
The carnival atmosphere encourages Fortunado to drink more wine
The cold, damp catacomb forces Fortunado to go back to the main floor
The cold, damp catacomb forces Fortunado to want to turn back, spoiling Montresor’s plans
Q8 *
Which of the following makes Montresor an unreliable narrator?
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He drinks a lot of wine before he tells his story
He has not provided a description of what Fortunado did wrong
He describes Luchesi as a better wine connoisseur than Fortunado
He forces Fortunado to say something before he places the last brick
Q9 *
The tone in “The Cask of Amontillado” is best described as –
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Immature and unaware
Friendly and warm
Relaxed throughout
Suspenseful and horrifying
Q10 *
Based on Montresor’s actions throughout the story, the reader can conclude that he is –
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Rational and open-minded
Patient and forgiving
Good-natured and sociable
Treacherous and unbalanced
Q11 *
Why does Montressor tell his servants he won't be back until morning?
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He wants to be sure they won't see him at carnival.
He doesn't want them to be able to tell the police what he has done.
He wants to be sure they won't be home when he returns with Fortunado.
He wants an alibi for where he will be that night.
Q12 *
Which sentence best summarizes "The Raven"?
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The speaker was sad and tired one night, and he was startled when Lenore knocked on the door.
The speaker was depressed over losing his love, and he now faces the possibility of living the rest of his life with the raven in his house.
The speaker was tired one night and dreamed of a talking bird.
The speaker was depressed over losing his love, who then appeared to him in the form of a raven.
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Which line from "The Raven" exhibits the best example of alliteration?
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"And the silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain"
"'And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor."
"'Tis the wind and nothing more."
"For we cannot help agreeing that no living human being"
Q14 *
How does the poet's use of repetition contribute to the reader's understanding of the speaker's mood?
1 point
Beginning with "Once upon a midnight dreary" helps readers understand the speaker is depressed.
The repetition of the word "raven" helps readers understand that the speaker doesn't like birds.
The repetition of the words "Lenore" and "nevermore" helps readers understand that the speaker sadly misses his lost love.
The repetition of the word "soul" helps readers understand that the speaker has no conscience.
Q15 *
Which line from the poem BEST helps to create suspense for the reader?
1 point
"Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,"
"While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,"
"Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before;"
"Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door-"
Q16 *
What is the effect of repetition on the reader in the poem "The Bells"?
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It makes the reader happy.
It annoys the reader.
It depresses the reader.
It angers the reader.
Q17 *
What do the different bells symbolize in the poem "The Bells"?
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The many different bells the speaker hears each day.
The insanity that the speaker feels.
The stages and events of life.
The precious metals that the society valued.
Q18 *
Which of the following is an example of onomatopoeia from "The Bells"?
1 point
"How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle,"
"Golden bells!"
"In the startled ear of night"
"And the people--ah, the people--"
Q19 *
What is the effect of the rhyme in "Annabel Lee"?
1 point
It creates a sad tone and mood for the poem.
It helps to convey the theme of the poem.
It creates a sing song rhythm.
It helps to create alliteration in the poem.
Q20 *
What are the moods of the poem "Annabel Lee"?
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Upbeat and giddy
Morose and angry
Happy and mournful
Griefstricken and depressed
Q21 *
Which of the following quotes from “The Lottery” is an example of indirect characterization? (HINT: SHOW not TELL)
1 point
“They stood together,…and their jokes were quiet…”
“The girls stood aside talking among themselves,…”
“Mrs. Hutchinson came hurriedly along the pathway her sweater thrown over her shoulders, and slid into place in the back of the crowd. ”
“Bill Hutchinson went over to his wife and forced the slip of paper…It had a black spot on it…”
Q22 *
Which line from “The Lottery” best foreshadows the outcome of the story?
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“The morning of June 27th was clear and sunny….”
“Bobby Martin had already stuffed his pockets full of stones…”
“They greeted one another and exchanged bits of gossip…”
“The lottery was conducted—as there were square dances….”
Q23 *
The antagonist of “The Lottery” can BEST be described as—
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Dickie Delacroix
Mr. Summers
Tessie Hutchinson
The entire village
Q24 *
What is the theme of "The Lottery"?
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People only follow the rules because they are afraid of the consequences.
Groups of people do not think for themselves and tend to conform.
True horror is living a boring life.
It is selfish to break with tradition.
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Which literary device MOST contributes to the suspense created in "The Lottery"?
1 point
setting
theme
foreshadowing
imagery
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