ENGL 102 TEST 1

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ENGL 102 TEST 1

  

Question 1 

  1. The setting of the story is ironic      because __________. 

  

there are parallels   between summer and winning the lottery 

 

beautiful summer   day in June is an ideal day to win the lottery 

 

a ritual murder   takes place on a beautiful summer (June) day 

 

children engaged in   boisterous play are juxtaposed with querulous adults 

1.6 points   

Question 2 

  1. One can conclude from the passage      that ____________.

  

The protagonist   wins

 

The antagonist wins

 

There are no   winners and losers

 

The characters   would begin to question the lottery

1.6 points   

Question 3 

  1. What human characteristic is      thematized in the excerpt? 

  

People do not know   it when they commit evil. 

 

Life is not fair. 

 

Following   traditions is bad. 

 

Rational people can   act irrationally. 

1.6 points   

Question 4 

  1. How the excerpt opens and how it      ends ___________.

  

Offer little or no   surprises

 

Serves as an   example of understatement

 

Is mundane

 

Exemplifies irony

1.6 points   

Question 5 

  1. How the story opens and how it      ends ________________.

  

Offers little or no   surprises

 

Shock its readers

 

Is mundane

 

Is example of   bathos

1.6 points   

Question 6 

  1. Pre-eighteenth century men were      rationalists who believed in induction-deduction.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 7 

  1. “My love and my Faith,…of all      nights in the year this one must I tarry away from thee.” Who made      this statement?

  

The devil

 

Deacon Gookin

 

Goody Cloyse

 

Goodman Brown

1.6 points   

Question 8 

  1. Short fiction began in Britain      with Shakespeare, who dealt with fantasy and humor.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 9 

  1. “Two nights before the Derby,      she was at a big party in town, when one of her rushes of anxiety about      her boy, her first-born, gripped her heart till she could hardly      speak.”

  

“The Child by   Tiger”

 

“The   Lottery”

 

“Young Goodman   Brown”

 

“The   Rocking-Horse Winner”

1.6 points   

Question 10 

  1. Read this excerpt from “Young      Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne and answer the question that follows:

 “Dearest heart,” whispered [Faith], … “pray thee, put off your journey until sunrise, and sleep in your own bed to-night. A lone woman is troubled with such dreams and such thoughts, that she’s afeard of herself, sometimes. Pray, tarry with me this night, dear husband, of all nights in the year!”
“My love and my Faith,” replied young Goodman Brown, “of all nights in the year, this one night must I tarry away from thee. My journey, as thou callest it, forth and back again, must needs be done ‘twixt now and sunrise.

 Which of the following phrases best explains how Goodman Brown feels about his departure?

  

He is reluctant to   leave his wife, but feels compelled to do so.

 

He is eager to   leave his wife because he feels the wife doubts him.

 

He decides not to   leave because he loves his wife.

 

He departs because   his wife insists that he should leave.

1.6 points   

Question 11 

  1. Read this excerpt from “Young      Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne and answer the question that      follows:

 “Dearest heart,” whispered [Faith], … “pray thee, put off your journey until sunrise, and sleep in your own bed to-night. A lone woman is troubled with such dreams and such thoughts, that she’s afeard of herself, sometimes. Pray, tarry with me this night, dear husband, of all nights in the year!”
“My love and my Faith,” replied young Goodman Brown, “of all nights in the year, this one night must I tarry away from thee. My journey, as thou callest it, forth and back again, must needs be done ‘twixt now and sunrise.

 It may be inferred from the passage that Faith, the wife, is __________.

  

faithless

 

indecisive

 

afraid

 

fickle

1.6 points   

Question 12 

  1. Pre-eighteenth century      rationalists accepted the validity of reason.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 13 

  1. In “The Rocking Horse      Winner,” Paul’s compulsive efforts to satisfy his mother’s insatiable      quest for money finally kill him.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 14 

  1. The American author who added an      interest in people’s personalities, emotions, and attitudes to the writing      of short narrative fiction was the

  

Harry James

 

William Faulkner

 

Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

Henry James

1.6 points   

Question 15 

  1. “Young Goodman Brown”      was authored by

  

Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

Flannery O’Connor

 

Shirley Jackson

 

Graham Greene

1.6 points   

Question 16 

  1. The term used to describe a      situation where the author tells the story using the third person, but is      limited to a complete knowledge of one character in the story and tells us      only what that one character thinks….

  

First-person point   of view

 

Third-person   limited point of view

 

Dramatic point of   view

 

Objective point of   view

1.6 points   

Question 17 

  1. The natural law of jurisprudence      (or whatever is, is right) was posited by

  

Rousseau

 

Kierkegaard

 

Hegel

 

Kant

1.6 points   

Question 18 

  1. Old Misery’s lav survived even      though the house next door was destroyed by a bomb.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 19 

  1. A character that profits from      experience and undergoes a change or development is called.

  

stock character

 

foil character

 

dynamic character

 

hybrid character

1.6 points   

Question 20 

  1. “”Wren built that house,      father says.” “The man who built St. Paul’s.” This      quotation appears in

  

“Greenleaf”

 

“The   Destructors”

 

“The   Rocking-Horse Winner”

 

“The   Lottery”

1.6 points   

Question 21 

  1. Conflict is a clash of actions,      ideas, desires, or wills.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 22 

  1. Sir Christopher Wren designed many      structures in England in the early 1500s.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 23 

  1. Any force arranged against the      protagonist is the antagonist.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 24 

  1. _____ is an optimistic belief in      induction/deduction, i.e., a belief that particulars can be gathered to      formulate universals.

  

Determinism

 

Rationalism

 

Optimism

 

Surrealism

1.6 points   

Question 25 

  1. Which of the      following authors writes a story (published in 1933) in which a house      whispers, “There must be more money!”?

  

Lawrence

 

White

 

O’Connor

 

Greene

1.6 points   

Question 26 

  1. A “stock” character is      stereotypical.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 27 

  1. Poetic language in short story      analysis is the unusual use of rhyme occurring in the primary character’s      speeches.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 28 

  1. The antonym (word with opposite      meaning) for a round character is

  

flat character

 

foil character

 

dynamic character

 

hybrid character

1.6 points   

Question 29 

  1. Psychological or internal conflict      is a type of conflict that describes

  

man against himself

 

man against society

 

dramatic conflict

 

conflict with   others

1.6 points   

Question 30 

  1. Old Man Warner in the “The      Lottery” is a bigoted reactionary who has a contempt for youth.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 31 

  1. The “-er” suffix is used      to mean “one who does an action.”

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 32 

  1. What is fantasy?

  

An everyday event

 

A story that has a   second meaning beneath the surface

 

A story that transcends   the bounds of known reality

 

A credible story

1.6 points   

Question 33 

  1. In “The Rocking-Horse      Winner,” Bassett is

  

The gardener

 

Paul’s classmate

 

The name of the   winning horse

 

Paul’s uncle

1.6 points   

Question 34 

  1. The use of repetition is a vital      signal because the author is drawing the reader’s attention to something      of significance.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 35 

  1. A Bank Holiday in Britain is a      four day holiday.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 36 

  1. The plot is both action and the      way the author arranges the action toward a specific end.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 37 

  1. Climax is when a character must      choose between two courses of action, both desirable.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 38 

  1. Plot is the sequence of incidents      or events through which an author constructs a story.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 39 

  1. Probability of action can be      presented via foreshadowing.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 40 

  1. Onomatopoeia, Cacophony, and Euphony      are examples of sound clues.

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 41 

  1. “The Destructors” was      authored by

  

Flannery O’Connor

 

Shirley Jackson

 

Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

Graham Greene

1.6 points   

Question 42 

  1. The mother in “The Rocking      Horse Winner” is truly lucky in many ways: she’s beautiful, married      for love, had bonny children, and “started with all the      advantages.”

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 43 

  1. An example of verbal irony in      “The Rocking Horse Winner” is the opening statement that the      mother “had no luck.”

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 44 

  1. The part of the plot that shows      how the conflict is settled is called

  

denouement

 

exposition

 

rising action

 

crisis

1.6 points   

Question 45 

  1. “Quick! Bring the best robe and      put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. Bring      the fattened calf and kill it. Let’s have a feast and celebrate. . .      .”

  

“The   Lottery”

 

“The Prodigal   Son”

 

“Young Goodman   Brown”

 

“The   Rocking-Horse Winner”

1.6 points   

Question 46 

  1. Mr. Summers, Old Man Warner, Mr.      and Mrs. Adams, and Mrs. Hutchinson are characters in “The      Lottery.”

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 47 

  1. D. H. Lawrence authored “The      Destructors.”

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 48 

  1. The longest part of a short story,      or the part that develops the conflict(s) that will lead to the climax, is      termed

  

climax

 

complication

 

denouement

 

exposition

1.6 points   

Question 49 

  1. A character’s point of view is      always reliable. 

True 

False 

1.6 points   

Question 50 

  1. “We’d be like worms, don’t      you see, in an apple. When we came out again there’d be nothing there, no      staircase, no panels, nothing but just walls…”

  

Mr. Greenleaf

 

Trevor

 

Mrs. May

 

Mr. Summers