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High-School-Level Literary Review

4.6
(31 votes)
8 questions
English
AI Generated
Test your knowledge on high-school level reading comprehension and literary terms with this engaging quiz.
1

Which term refers to the main message of a story?

Theme

Character

Plot

Setting

Hard  29% got this right

A theme is the central idea or message in a literary work.
2

What is the term for the perspective from which a story is told?

Point of view

Narrative

Tone

Voice

61% got this right

Point of view is the perspective from which a story is narrated.
3

Which literary device uses exaggeration for emphasis or effect?

Hyperbole

Metaphor

Personification

Simile

58% got this right

Hyperbole is a figure of speech that uses exaggeration for emphasis or effect.
4

What is the term for a comparison using 'like' or 'as'?

Simile

Analogy

Hyperbole

Metaphor

54% got this right

A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things using 'like' or 'as'.
5

Which term refers to the time and place of a story?

Setting

Character

Plot

Theme

74% got this right

Setting is the time and place in which a story takes place.
6

What is the term for the sequence of events in a story?

Plot

Character

Setting

Theme

Easy  86% got this right

Plot is the sequence of events that make up a story.
7

Which term refers to a character's struggle against an opposing force?

Conflict

Climax

Resolution

Rising action

74% got this right

Conflict is the struggle between opposing forces that drives the plot of a story.
8

What is the term for the highest point of tension in a story?

Climax

Conflict

Resolution

Rising action

Easy  82% got this right

The climax is the highest point of tension in a story, usually the turning point.