questions end of term British and world literature

May 17th, 2015
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1. In his stories, Arthur Conan Doyle portrays Sherlock Holmes as __________.
(Points : 5)
  

Question 2.2. In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," Sherlock Holmes solves the mystery through his use of _________.
(Points : 5)
  

Question 3.3. One of the most important functions of nature in people's lives, according to Romantic poets, is as __________.
(Points : 5)
  

Question 4.4. In "Odes to the Seasons," Blake personifies spring as __________.
(Points : 5)
  

Question 5.5. A theme shared by Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" and "Lines on a Beautiful Spring in a Village" is that __________.
(Points : 5)
  

Question 6.6. In which poem does the speaker use an extended metaphor to describe the cycle of people's lives?
(Points : 5)
  

Question 7.7. In what section of Romeo and Juliet does William Shakespeare introduce the main characters, major conflicts, and central themes of the play?
(Points : 5)
  

Question 8.8. Based on their behavior in Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet, how are Benvolio and Tybalt different?
(Points : 5)
  

Question 9.9. Which character's playful and upbeat personality, demonstrated at the start of the Queen Mab speech, is a natural foil for the melancholy Romeo?
(Points : 5)
  

Question 10.10. Why does Shakespeare have Romeo and Juliet's dialogue take the form of a sonnet when they first meet?
(Points : 5)
  

Question 11.11. Which of the following is an example of Romeo using light imagery to suggest Juliet's great beauty?
(Points : 5)
  

Question 12.12. Who is Juliet's closest adviser and confidante in this play?
(Points : 5)
  

Question 13.13. Early in the play, which character(s) can be best described as practical and eager to take action?
(Points : 5)
  

Question 14.14. Which event is the climax of Romeo and Juliet?
(Points : 5)
  

Question 15.15. When Romeo says __________ he recalls the power that fate has over the destinies of this play's main characters.
(Points : 5)
  

Question 16.16. Both Juliet's saying that Romeo looks as though he is in the bottom of a grave at the end of Act 3 and Romeo's description of his dream at the start of Act 5 __________.
(Points : 5)
  

Question 17.17. Because Romeo immediately goes to the apothecary to buy poison when Balthasar tells him that Juliet is dead, readers recognize that __________.
(Points : 5)
  

Question 18.18. Romeo repeatedly mentions how lifelike Juliet appears as he delivers his final speech. In fact, readers know that Juliet is still alive, which makes this an example of __________.
(Points : 5)
  

Question 19.19. Choose the word or words that best complete the sentence.

For their __________, lions depend almost entirely on meat.
(Points : 2)
  

Question 20.20. Choose the word or words that best complete the sentence.

Scientists do not yet know how many people will __________ to this alarming new disease.
(Points : 2)
  

Question 21.21. Choose the word or words that best complete the sentence.

Is it unusual and __________ of me to inject __________ into serious discussions?
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Question 22.22. Choose the word or words that best complete the sentence.

The poor, hungry __________, lured by the __________ aroma of spices, wandered into a dim alley.
(Points : 2)
  

Question 23.23. Choose the word or words that best complete the sentence.

The referee issued a firm __________ against the athlete's __________ disregard for of the rules.
(Points : 2)
  

Question 24.24. The following sentence may contain a grammar or usage error. Read the sentence and identify its error, if there is one, by choosing the appropriate answer. If there is no error in the sentence, choose no error.

The mayor promised that she would listen to all the people, consult her advisers, and make a fair decision.
(Points : 2)
  

Question 25.25. The following sentence may contain a grammar or usage error. Read the sentence and identify its error, if there is one, by choosing the appropriate answer. If there is no error in the sentence, choose no error.

The note said, "Go to the library at midnight, for a mystery await you."
(Points : 2)
  

Question 26.26. Read the following sentence and decide whether the underlined portion contains a mistake. If it does, identify the best way to correct or improve the sentence by choosing the appropriate suggestion from the answer choices. If the underlined portion requires no improvement or correction, choose No improvement or correction is required.

Venturing bravely into the forest, the heroes comes upon a wrinkled little gnome who asks them three impossible questions.
(Points : 2)
  

Question 27.27. Read the following sentence and decide whether the underlined portion contains a mistake. If it does, identify the best way to correct or improve the sentence by choosing the appropriate suggestion from the answer choices. If the underlined portion requires no improvement or correction, choose No improvement or correction is required.

Both Derek and myself will go to the dance on Friday night if we get permission from our parents.
(Points : 2)
  

Question 28.28. Read the following sentence and decide whether the underlined portion contains a mistake. If it does, identify the best way to correct or improve the sentence by choosing the appropriate suggestion from the answer choices. If the underlined portion requires no improvement or correction, choose No improvement or correction is required.

Forced to decide between Rosie and Isabel, the teacher gave the prize to her.
(Points : 2)
  

Question 29.29. Use Passage 1 to answer the following question.

Why did Dylan write the letter?
(Points : 2)
  

Question 30.30. Use Passage 1 to answer the following question.

What does the word innovative most nearly mean in line 17?
(Points : 2)
  

Question 31.31. Use Passage 1 to answer the following question.

What inference can the reader make from the text of Dylan's letter?
(Points : 2)
  

Question 32.32. Use Passage 2 to answer the following question.

Which is the clearest and most grammatically correct revision of sentence 4 (reprinted here)? 

The first movie theater opened in 1902 in Los Angeles and it charged five cents so they called it a nickelodeon.
(Points : 2)
  

Question 33.33. Use Passage 2 to answer the following question.

Which of the following revisions would make the paragraph flow in a more logical order?
(Points : 2)
  



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