Language Arts

1. Read this excerpt from "Street Cleaning Day.”

And now there was plenty
of space for Square to park.
Everyone stood amazed
at what they’d unleashed
in themselves.
"Thanks for making a space
for me,” said Square.
"That’s what neighbors do,”
said Circle.
Which part of the poem does this excerpt show?
A. the exposition
B. the rising action
C. the falling action
D. the resolution

2. Read the excerpt from “Street Cleaning Day.”

An open space on the street
snapped him out of his thoughts
and back to the wheel.
He sped up a little
and moved close to the curb,
pulling ahead of the space.
Just as he shifted his car
in reverse, a flash
swooped in from behind
and took from Square
what the morning had offered.
How is this excerpt important to the poem as a whole?
A. It shows the exposition.
B. It introduces the main characters.
C. It shows the falling action.
D. It introduces the conflict.

3. The words and actions of Lemon Brown in "The Treasure of Lemon Brown” makes him seem like?
A. Greg’s teacher.
B. a real person.
C. Greg’s father.
D. a mythical character.

4. Read this excerpt from The Golem.

PEARL

You made this mess. The least you could do is get the water to clean it up.

The golem takes a step toward her. Pearl stifles a little shriek; she is more surprised than scared.

PEARL

What's this about? What do you want?

The golem stretches out his arm toward the bucket.

PEARL

Really? You'll get the water from the stream? . . . All right, then. But please be quick about it.

The golem takes her bucket, plus another, and moves stiffly but quickly to the door and leaves. Pearl smiles.

PEARL

It may not be such a bad thing to have a golem around the house after all.
Pearl’s view of the golem changes. She now thinks he is
A. slightly frightening but useful.
B. slightly unintelligent but pleasant.
C. slightly frightening but harmless.
D. slightly ugly but well-meaning.

5. Read this excerpt from The Golem.

RABBI LOW

The emperor will need more convincing than I can provide. But there must be another way to save our people. That's what I'm looking for in these books.

PEARL

In your books!?!

RABBI LOW

These books contain holy truth. The secrets of the true world, not this world of illusion. There are prophecies, prayers, charms. One of them will reveal a way to protect our people. I know it.

PEARL

How do you know it?

Rabbi Low buries his head in his hands.

He lifts his head and looks at Pearl.

RABBI LOW

Because it must.
What do Rabbi Low’s lines and actions best show about him?
A. He is deeply knowledgeable of his reading material.
B. He believes deeply in the wisdom of his books.
C. He is deeply frustrated with the emperor.
D. He is deeply troubled by his wife Pearl.

6. Which line from Act 2 of The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street helps to distinguish this teleplay as a work of science fiction rather than a work of fantasy fiction?
A. "Steve—you know why I shot! How was I supposed to know he wasn't a monster or something?"
B. "You were so quick to kill, Charlie, and you were so quick to tell us who we had to be careful of. Well, maybe you had to kill."
C. As suddenly Charlie's lights go off and the lights in another house go on. They stay on for a moment then from across the street other lights go on and then off again.
D. The crowd starts to converge around the mother who grabs the child and starts to run with him. The crowd starts to follow, at first walking fast, and then running after him.

7. Read this excerpt from The Golem.



Rabbi Low looks expectantly at the Golem.



Thunder sounds in the distance. Rabbi Low checks his papers. He repeats the words, louder this time.



There's more thunder, closer this time. It begins to rain. Still nothing from the Golem. Rabbi Low shouts the words, partly in desperation, partly to be heard over the howling wind.
What is the effect of the stage directions?
A. They build suspense.
B. They build the plot.
C. They build exposition.
D. They build character development.
8. Read this excerpt and look at the photo from "Max in the Year 2300."

Slumping on his low couch, Max felt restless. "What shall I do today?" he thought, bored. "I suppose I could call Zara and invite her to the Walter Museum. There's an exhibit of statues and photographs, one was striking in particular.” He thought of it and visualized the image. The face seemed so familiar, like one you had seen many times before in your life, such as an image when passing in a mirror. This is what he saw.

What can the reader best predict about Max from this excerpt?
A. Max and Zara are married.
B. Max and Zara go to the museum.
C. Max is a cat.
D. Max loves mirrors.

9. Based on the events of Act I of The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street which event is most likely to happen in the rest of the story?
A. A hero will come forward and save the neighborhood.
B. Pete Van Horn will turn out to be an alien in disguise.
C. The neighborhood will become chaotic as the residents turn on each other.
D. The people of Maple Street will pull together and defeat the aliens.

10. Read this excerpt from The Golem.

INT. RABBI'S HOUSE. CONTINUOUS.

The golem pours more water on the floor, and leaves for the stream again.

Again and again the golem returns with filled buckets and empties them on the floor. There are a few inches of water throughout the house.

EXT. STREET. CONTINUOUS.

All the neighbors are now helping – or, trying to help – capture the chickens. Two neighbors, each chasing birds, run into each other, knocking each other out.

EXT. RABBI'S HOUSE. CONTINUOUS.

The golem now isn't even trying to enter the house. He repeatedly pours water through the window, moving faster and faster, until his movement is just a blur.
What does the pacing of the action contribute to the theme?
A. The speed of events creates a calm, soothing effect.
B. The speed of events creates a dreamlike atmosphere.
C. The speed of events creates terror and suspense.
D. The speed of events creates comedy and tension.
Please Help! This is the Unit Test There is 20 Questions i could only put 10

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  1. We do not do your homework for you. Although it might take more effort to do the work on your own, you will profit more from your effort. We will be happy to evaluate your work though.

    What are your choices?

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  2. bro shut up people just need help with there school and your there saying its wrong noo your wrong

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  3. I'm just here to check answers

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  4. what are the answers, just here to check them.

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  5. P00P ON U PEOPLE

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  6. 1-A
    2-C
    3-D
    4-C
    5-A
    6-B
    7-B
    8-A
    9-D
    10-D
    11-C
    12-A
    13-D
    14-B
    15-B
    16-A
    17-D
    18-A
    19-C
    20-C
    Let me know if I’m correct

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  7. Wow thank you idk my name!
    I got 100% on the test!!!

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  8. Thank you! I’ve been struggling on this for a while now! Thanks for the answers ‘IDk my name’

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  9. i got 4/20 NOT CORRECT ANSWERS

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  10. I’m jk I got 20/20 good job!!!!

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  11. 1.B
    2.A
    3.B
    4.C
    5.A
    6.A
    7.C
    8.D
    9.D
    10.A
    11.B
    12.D
    13.A
    14.C
    15.A
    16.B
    17.A
    18.D
    19.D
    20.A
    This is what I did and got 100%! Hope these answers help you

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  12. Perfect Answers is wrong and everyone is wrong bc the answers are not the same
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  13. i got a 15%

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  14. Everyone was wrong.

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  15. 1. D
    2. D
    3. A
    4. A
    5. B
    6. D
    7. A
    8. B
    9. D
    10. C
    11. C
    12.

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  16. D
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    C
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    D
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  17. is idk my name correct for Connexus students

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  18. specifically washington Connexus students

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  19. so, bro, who is correct.

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  20. right now I have my test set to idk my name but I don't want to submit till someone says that he is 100% cause I need this grade

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  21. but when I do submit I will say all my answers that are the actual answers to the test

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  22. actually I don't think this is my test my first question asked what is the visual effect of the excerpt

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  23. W T F!!!! I JUST GOT A MOTHER TRUCKING 20% WITH IDK MY NAMES ANSWERS!!!!!

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  24. Ugh, I should've known better! How am I, my parents are gonna be really angry about this.

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  25. thicc

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  26. 1. the attitudes of the characters
    2. it introduces the conflict
    3. a real person
    4. slightly frightening but useful
    5. They are unprepared for this catastrophic event.
    6. They were not actually original prints, but molecule-by-molecule reproductions
    7. They build suspense.
    8. Max is a cat.
    9. The neighborhood will become chaotic as the residents turn on each other.
    10. The speed of the events creates comedy and tension.
    11. he is afraid for his community
    12. not human
    13. Greg feels upset and angry at the beginning of the story. blah blah blah
    14. add "However," before "Greg"
    15. Journey to the Center of the Earth
    16. I love reading travel books because they include beautiful pictures of faraway places, and they motivate me to explore the world.
    17. how awkward the speaker feels playing baseball
    18. describes the setting through narration
    19. "I tried to see who was in the car," Ellen told the police, "but it was too dark."
    20. PEARL That...thing. What is it? RABBI LOW A golem. The old books did have the answer, The golem will protect the people.

    bruh this took too long to type
    thank me later

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  27. repost my answers to make sure they won't get deleted yall

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  28. IDK MY NAME IS WRONG BECAUSE OF HIM I FAILED

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  29. HE GAVE ME A FLIPPING 20%

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  30. Did sippydippy just call me thicc?

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  31. And I feel ya connexus student

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  32. They didn't call you thicc, they said "thicc".

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  33. Also, there were a lot of red flags on idk my name's test answers. Some of the people thanking was just him switching names. You can tell because they were posted on on the same date. also any test answers on here are not 100% true. I will be posting the right answers when I am done with my test. You all will just have to wait until then. I should be done with the test in between today and tomorrow. Have a nice day.

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  34. It was a rhetorical question Patricia, you never had to answer.

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  35. Its, It's PATRICIA, Thank you and how am I supposed to know? It's literally formed as if you were asking a genuine question. Soooooo....

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  36. Sorry, I wasn't tryna be rude. And sorry, I thought you would be fine with me just calling u Patricia. Thx for giving me a thumbs down for all my comments tho *She said sarcastically*

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  37. The answers to lesson 1.12.1, Test: Neighbors Unit Test

    1)D. the attitudes of the characters

    2)D. It introduces the conflict.

    3)B. a real person.

    4)A. slightly frightening but useful.

    5)B. He believes deeply in the wisdom of his books.

    6)D. They were not actually original prints, but molecule-by-molecule reproductions.

    7)A. They build suspense.

    8)B. The poster is dark and wavy, suggesting a theme of mystery.

    9)D. He particularly liked the plump young partridges trailing behind their mother. One could touch and squeeze them.

    10)D. The speed of events creates comedy and tension.

    11)C. he is afraid for his community

    12)A. not human.

    13)B. Greg feels upset and angry at the beginning of the story. He resents the lecture his father gave him about trying harder in school, and he is mad that his father won’t let him play basketball until his grades improve.

    14)D. add “However,” before “Greg”

    15)B. Journey to the Center of the Earth

    16)C. I love reading travel books because they include beautiful pictures of faraway places, and they motivate me to explore the world.

    17)D. follow the development of the main character.

    18)C. describes the setting through narration.

    19)B. "I tried to see who was in the car," Ellen told the police, "but it was too dark."

    20)D. PEARL That . . . thing. What is it? RABBI LOW A golem. The old books did have the answer. The golem will protect the people.

    These are the test answers that will get you 100%. If you don't have theses answers then you might have a different test or a different version of the test. I put the letter then the answer so that you don't get anything mixed up or you don't come at me for saying I was wrong.

    You're welcome and have a nice day! ;)

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  38. Aphrodite, you say your not trying to be rude, but then you go off and be sarcastic. And your welcome for the thumbs down.

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  39. Ayyy is ¨Its PATRICIA¨ right?

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  40. I promise you BD, I am right. But make sure you read through carefully because you might not have the same questions as mine.

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  41. Patricia, your not worth my time.

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  42. Um... ok? Your just a hater. I thinks it's hilarious when haters get mad at stuff I do. I can feel your anger through the screen.

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  43. This is for that one boomer that was complaining about the fact that this person needed help: you’re literally so annoying oh my god. Obviously the theyre not doing this with every quiz ever. I’d rather pass my grade and be able to work on the stuff over summer or whatever then fail and have to do it over. Get a life dude.

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  44. I'm not mad, I'm just saying, ur not worth my time. Maybe stop assuming and start doing.

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  45. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”

    – Bernard M. Baruch

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  46. I guess the words of wisdom I posted prior to this had no effect. Oh well. I quite enjoy the debate.
    :)

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  47. I'm glad you enjoyed it MaDiSoN 0-0. ;)

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  48. this was quite amusing to read, nice debate

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  49. It was definitely amusing to be in.

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