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1. A haiku is __________. (Points : 3)  a rhyming poem with 14 lines that can either be written in English or Italian forms
  a poem with five lines that has a specific rhyme scheme and is often humorous
  a non-rhyming, 17-syllable poem generally divided into three lines and dealing with nature
  a type of poem that tells a story and often focuses on heroic characters from the past
Question 2.2. The poem “The Pasture” by Robert Frost depicts nature as __________. (Points : 3)  unrealistic 
Question 3.3. Christina Rossetti’s decision to have a robin, a bush, the moon, and the ocean speak in “A Wintry Sonnet” is an example of __________ .  (Points : 3)  alliteration.
Question 4.4. In “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” the speaker ____________________.  (Points : 3)  plants a field of daffodils and watches them grow large and healthy
  is a cloud who floats over various places in the English countryside
  describes the changing colors of the leaves in autumn and how they make him feel
  remembers seeing a field of daffodils and how happy their beauty made him
Question 5.5. The theme of “To Everything There Is a Season” is that __________. (Points : 3)  a proper time and place exist for every event
  people should appreciate the unique beauty of each time of the year
  no one knows where the wind will blow
  people must accept the fact that life is painful
Question 6.6. During which season is Emily Dickinson’s “The Morns Are Meeker Than They Were” set?  (Points : 3)  summer
Question 7.7. Which of the following lines is an example of alliteration?  (Points : 3)  “A wild, white welter of winnowing wings”
  “I wandered lonely as a cloud”
  “Dreaming of honeycombs to share”
  “But each wild breast stiffened”
Question 8.8. The function of a short story’s exposition is to __________. (Points : 3)  present the setting and characters
  carry the action to the turning point
  begin the action of the plot
  resolve the plot’s conflict
Question 9.9. The point of highest action or the turning point of a short story is called its __________.(Points : 3)  climax
  rising action
  falling action
Question 10.10. To imitate the way real people sound when they talk, writers can create dialogue that uses __________. (Points : 3)  dialect
  sound effects
Question 11.11. Readers can more readily identify with a story’s narrator if the writer uses __________.(Points : 3)  third-person omniscient point of view
  third-person limited point of view
  second-person point of view
  first-person point of view
Question 12.12. When the setting of Christina Rossetti’s “A Wintry Sonnet” changes from winter to spring, the poem’s mood changes __________. (Points : 3)  from joy to grief
  from despair to gladness
  from anxiety to calmness
  from activity to restfulness
Question 13.13. In “Thank You, M’am,” the blue suede shoes are symbols of __________. (Points : 3)  what Mrs. Jones teaches Roger
  what Roger wants but cannot have
  memories of Mrs. Jones’s youth
  Roger’s innocence
Question 14.14. In their brief encounter, Mrs. Jones tries to teach Roger all of the following except__________.  (Points : 3)  to never talk to strangers
  to take responsibility for your actions
  to have pride in yourself
  to treat others respectfully
Question 15.15. The narrator’s family in “The Circuit” shows the importance of __________.  (Points : 3)  being wealthy
  unity and teamwork
Question 16.16. At the beginning of “The Bracelet,” Ruri tells the reader that after her house has been packed up it feels like “a gift box after the nice thing inside was gone; just a lot of nothingness.” The author uses this image to communicate the story’s __________. (Points : 3)  mood
Question 17.17. Which event marks the climax of “The Circuit”? (Points : 3)  The narrator, his brother, and their father labor together in the field.
  The narrator rides the bus anxiously to school.
  The family cooperates together to load their belongings into the car.
  The narrator gets a chance to take trumpet lessons from his teacher.
Question 18.18. Which of the following best explains the different ways in which fact and historical fiction are used in a story? (Points : 3)  While facts do not tell about people, historical fiction often tells about the lives of famous people.
  While facts do not pertain to history, historical fiction is based on historical events.
  While facts can be proven, historical fiction includes imagined details to add dramatic interest.
  While facts usually tell about discoveries, historical fiction often includes details about the weather and setting.
Question 19.19. What was most likely the author’s purpose for including the conversation between the two boys and Michael Faraday at the end of “Michael Faraday’s World”? (Points : 3)  to foreshadow that one boy would become a scientist
  to add another fact to the work
  to support the idea that Faraday valued a questioning mind
  to demonstrate the progress Faraday had made in the scientific community
Question 20.20. The author of “Enrico Fermi: The ‘Italian Navigator’” writes that Fermi was like a ship captain. What does the author mean by this comparison? (Points : 3)  Fermi felt himself “lost at sea” in his project.
  Fermi traveled across hazardous territory, taking readings of his progress.
  Fermi led a crew of uncooperative assistants.
  Fermi conducted his experiments on board a ship.
Question 21.21. What did Enrico Fermi and Marie Curie have in common? (Points : 3)  Both committed their lives to their research.
  Both lived in France during their scientific careers.
  Both worried constantly about what others thought of their work.
  Both were married to and collaborated with a scientist.
Question 22.22. In the story about Daniel Hale Williams, the author writes that Williams “reassured the patient with his calm, dignified manner.” From this information, readers can conclude that __________.(Points : 3)  Williams cared little for his patients
  Williams’s patient was worried and distressed
  Williams knew the patient would not die
  Williams was too proud to ask for help
Question 23.23. Why did Daniel Hale Williams establish Provident Hospital?  (Points : 3)  He only wanted to care for patients who were not African American.
  He hoped that he could become famous by founding a hospital.
  He was following the advice of an old professor from medical school.
  He wanted a place where all people could get medical care.
Question 24.24. What important lesson does Ruri learn from her mother in “The Bracelet”? (Points : 3)  to hang on to the things that remind her of home
  to tend the garden diligently
  to beware of all governments
  to treasure memories rather than material goods
Question 25.25. Which event occurs during the falling action of “The Circuit”? (Points : 3)  The narrator meets his new teacher and has the chance to take music lessons.
  The narrator works in the fields with his family.
  The narrator anxiously boards the bus for school.
  The narrator rushes home with good news but learns that he must move again.

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