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1st sem exam rev

  1. 1. The Greek/Latin roots “vis/vid” mean<br />A. see<br />
  2. 2. The Greek/Latin root “spec(i/t)” means…<br />D. Look at, examine<br />
  3. 3. The Greek/Latin roots “aqua/hydr(a/o)” mean…<br />A. water<br />
  4. 4. The Greek/Latin root “auto” means….<br />C. self<br />
  5. 5. The Greek/Latin root “bio” means…<br />B. life<br />
  6. 6. The Greek/Latin root “graph/script/scrib” means…<br />C. write<br />
  7. 7. the basic part of a word that carries meaning<br />A. root<br />
  8. 8. one or more letters placed before the root word or base word that changes the meaning<br />D. prefix<br />
  9. 9. one or more letters placed after the root word or base word that changes the meaning<br />B. suffix<br />
  10. 10. word element, such as a prefix or suffix, that is added before or after a root or base word to modify its meaning<br />A. affix<br />
  11. 11. a set of symbols used to describe sounds<br />C. pronunciation key<br />
  12. 12. indication of which syllables are emphasized when the word is said aloud<br />D. stress marks<br />
  13. 13. indicates how a word is used in a sentence, either as a noun, verb, adjective, or adverb<br />A. part of speech label<br />
  14. 14. a list of undefined words that are a combination of the entry word and familiar endings, also used to indicate how to spell the various forms of a word<br />C. run-on entry<br />
  15. 15. indication that there is another entry that sounds the same, but is spelled differently <br />A. homophone<br />
  16. 16. another entry that is spelled the same but has different meanings<br />D. homograph<br />
  17. 17. genre of written/spoken language artistically arranged into lines instead of sentences, and stanzas instead of paragraphs<br />D. poetry<br />
  18. 18. poetry written to express emotions<br />C. lyric poetry<br />
  19. 19. poetry written to tell a story<br />D. narrative poetry<br />
  20. 20. poetry that has meter and may have rhyme scheme<br />B. traditional poetry<br />
  21. 21. poetry that has no meter or rhyme scheme<br />C. free verse poetry<br />
  22. 22. the rhythm created by the words in a poem<br />A. meter<br />
  23. 23. a regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem<br />D. rhyme scheme<br />
  24. 24. when words rhyme at the end of lines<br />A. end rhyme<br />
  25. 25. when one of a pair of rhyming words is located within the line, not at the end<br />D. internal rhyme<br />
  26. 26. when words almost rhyme<br />B. slant/near rhyme<br />
  27. 27. when words appear as if they should rhyme, but when they are pronounced correctly they do not actually rhyme<br />C. visual/eye rhyme<br />
  28. 28. the dictionary definition of a word, its literal meaning<br />B. denotation<br />
  29. 29. the emotional association(s) or implied meaning beyond the literal meaning of a word<br />A. connotation<br />
  30. 30. a comparison of two things that are essentially different, usually using the word like or as<br />D. simile<br />
  31. 31. a comparison in which the author describes a person or thing using words that are not meant to be taken literally without using the words like or as<br />A. metaphor<br />
  32. 32. representing nonhuman things or abstractions (ideas, concepts) as having human qualities<br />A. personification<br />
  33. 33. an intentionally exaggerated figure of speech used for emphasis or effect<br />C. hyperbole<br />
  34. 34. a group of words repeated at key intervals in poetry, similar to the chorus of a song<br />B. refrain<br />
  35. 35. when one thing, usually an object, stands for/represents another thing, usually an idea or concept<br />D. symbol<br />
  36. 36. writing that appeals to one of the five senses to create a vivid (intense, lifelike) image in the reader’s mind<br />C. imagery<br />
  37. 37. the idioms, pronunciations, and connotations associated with a language spoken by people in a particular region or by a particular group of people<br />C. dialect<br />
  38. 38. repetition of beginning consonant sounds to draw the reader's attention to specific words or to create a sense of imagery<br />D. alliteration<br />
  39. 39. repetition of vowel sounds to draw the reader's attention to specific words or to create a sense of imagery<br />B. assonance<br />
  40. 40. the use of words that imitate sounds<br />A. onomatopoeia<br />
  41. 41. a seven-line, diamond-shaped poem<br />B. Diamante<br />
  42. 42. A three-line form of Japanese poetry, traditionally about nature. <br />A. Haiku<br />
  43. 43. a poem that is written in the shape of the object it is describing, for example a poem about football would be written in the shape of a football.<br />C. Concrete/shape<br />
  44. 44. a humorous poem with five lines (rhyme scheme AABBA)<br />B. Limerick<br />
  45. 45. a brief, memorial statement for a dead person, often inscribed on a tombstone<br />D. Epitaph<br />
  46. 46. The following is an example of what poetic form? There once was a teacher named Deb,Who came dressed one day as if still in bed.Her boss got so madHe said, "Enough I have had!" So he fired the teacher named Deb.<br />C. Limerick<br />
  47. 47. The following is an example of what poetic form? Behind me the moonBrushes shadows of pine treesLightly on the floor.<br />A. Haiku<br />
  48. 48. The following is an example of what poetic form?Here lies red-headed Deb,Who fell off of her horse, then got kicked in the head,Now you’re reading this stone cuz she's dead.<br />D. Epitaph<br /> <br />
  49. 49. OOPS! Nevermind<br />
  50. 50. The following is an example of what type poetic form? Deborah Adventurous, DrivenRocking, Skiing, TeachingLake, Classroom, Couch, HouseKnitting, Shopping, Sleeping Sedentary, Old Boredom<br />B. Diamante<br />
  51. 51. Based on purpose, “The Highwayman” is a _________________poem.<br />B. Narrative<br />
  52. 52. Based on arrangement, “The Highwayman” is a __________________poem. <br />C. Traditional<br />
  53. 53. briefly restates the main idea/theme and important details<br />B. summary<br />
  54. 54. how to punctuate the title of an entire/ whole work<br />D. underline<br />
  55. 55. how to punctuate the title of a portion of a larger work<br />D. put in quotation marks<br />
  56. 56. what you should do to the first word of the title, and any major/important words<br />A. capitalize<br />
  57. 57. what you should do to articles such as "the", "an", "a" and minor/unimportant words like "with", "or", "and"<br />B. do not capitalize<br />
  58. 58. Which of the following is NOT part of the introduction/exposition of a narrative plot summaryA. characters (protagonist/antagonist)B. climaxC. conflictD. setting (time/place) <br />B. climax<br />
  59. 59. the time and place in which the action of a narrative occurs<br />C. setting<br />
  60. 60. the character the author is in favor of/focused on<br />A. protagonist<br />
  61. 61. the character in conflict with the protagonist, can be the protagonist himself<br />B. antagonist<br />
  62. 62. the struggle between opposing forces/characters, the problem<br />A. conflict<br />
  63. 63. Which of the following is NOT a type of conflict?A. Man vs. ManB. Man vs. NatureC. Man vs. RobotsD. Man vs. Himself<br />C. Man vs. Robots<br />
  64. 64. Which type of conflict is internal?<br />B. man vs. himself<br />
  65. 65. events that lead up to the climax<br />B. complication/rising<br />
  66. 66. the moment in the narrative when the reader knows how the conflict will turn out, frequently the moment of greatest tension and/or excitement in the story<br />D. climax<br />
  67. 67. Everything that happens after the climax to "wrap up" the narrative<br />A. falling action/denouement<br />
  68. 68. how the conflict turns out, how the problem is solved, or who "wins"<br />C. resolution<br />
  69. 69. the central, universal idea of a piece of nonfiction, the point the author is trying to make<br />C. main idea<br />
  70. 70. the central, universal idea of a piece of fiction, the life-lesson that the reader learns (maybe the same lesson the main character learns)<br />A. theme<br />
  71. 71. the way things really are<br />C. de facto<br />
  72. 72. where you went to school (school that fed you knowledge like a mother feeds her baby)<br />A. alma mater<br />
  73. 73. this for that<br />B. quid pro quo<br />
  74. 74. in the year…, around/about this time<br />A. circa<br />
  75. 75. fake name<br />A. pseudonym<br />
  76. 76. motherhood<br />C. maternity<br />
  77. 77. fatherhood<br />D. paternity<br />
  78. 78. brotherhood<br />B. fraternity<br />
  79. 79. enemy<br />A. nemesis<br />
  80. 80. work done voluntarily for the public good, for free<br />B. pro bono<br />
  81. 81. the current situation, the way things have always been<br />C. status quo<br />
  82. 82. day by day, each day<br />B. per diem<br />
  83. 83. counting by heads, for each person<br />B. per capita<br />
  84. 84. tales that explain the action of gods, goddesses and the human heroes who interact with them while attempting to explain the causes of natural phenomena<br />B. myths<br />
  85. 85. long narrative poem that tells the story of a larger-than-life hero who goes on a dangerous journey or quest<br />A. epic<br />
  86. 86. stories based on real life events that, as the story is told and retold, become fictionalized and fantastical<br />C. legends<br />
  87. 87. type of folk tale that uses hyperbole for comic effect, usually the protagonist is a hero who performs impossible feats<br />D. tall tales<br />
  88. 88. a brief story featuring animals that speak and which ends with a moral<br />B. fable<br />
  89. 89. in myths and epic tales, when the hero embarks on a journey and faces difficulties while trying to reach a goal or obtain an object<br />B. quest<br />
  90. 90. tales that begin and end in the same place<br />A. circle story<br />
  91. 91. lesson about life<br />C. moral<br />
  92. 92. the author of a play<br />A. playwright<br />
  93. 93. the set/group of actors in a play<br />B. cast<br />
  94. 94. the construction on the stage that suggests the time and place of the action (setting)<br />C. scenery/set<br />
  95. 95. small movable item that the actors use to make their actions look realistic<br />D. prop<br />
  96. 96. the text of a play, with dialogue and directions for actors<br />C. script<br />
  97. 97. bracketed information that describes the scenery and how the characters should move and speak<br />B. stage direction<br />
  98. 98. playwright’s technique for creating believable characters<br />A. characterization<br />
  99. 99. a conversation between more than one person/character<br />C. dialogue<br />
  100. 100. a speech by a single person/character, may reveal their private thoughts and feelings or advance the plot<br />B. monologue<br />
  101. 101. Text organizational pattern in which events or steps are presented in the order in which they occur in time<br />A. chronological<br />
  102. 102. Text organizational pattern in which the author is explaining the similarities and differences between things<br />C. compare/contrast<br />
  103. 103. Text organizational pattern in which an event which occurs first in time has an impact on and leads to a second event<br />D. cause/effect<br />
  104. 104. Text organizational pattern in which the author gives the reader a mental image or clear understanding of something<br />B. description/definition<br />
  105. 105. Text organizational pattern in which the author is making a judgment about things and placing them in order based on the judgment<br />C. rank/order of importance/hierarchical<br />
  106. 106. Text organizational pattern in which the author is describing (a) problem(s) and the possible solution(s)<br />D. problem/solution<br />
  107. 107. Text organizational pattern which divides or groups a topic into parts that are based on shared or common characteristics<br />B. classification<br />
  108. 108. Text organizational pattern in which the author is presenting an idea and the reasons why it is a good idea<br />A. proposition/support<br />
  109. 109. Who is the protagonist in “The Iliad”?<br />C. the Greeks<br />
  110. 110. Who is the antagonist in “The Iliad”?<br />D. the Trojans<br />
  111. 111. What is the main conflict in “The Iliad”?<br />C. Greeks vs. the Trojans for Helen<br />
  112. 112. What is the climax in “The Iliad”?<br />A. when the Greeks came pouring out of the wooden horse<br />
  113. 113. What of the following idioms does not represent a theme in “The Iliad”?<br />D. Forgive and forget.<br />
  114. 114. unrestricted power to act<br />C. carte blanche<br />
  115. 115. region’s style of preparing food<br />B. cuisine<br />
  116. 116. clumsy person<br />D. klutz<br />
  117. 117. castle, fort, country house<br />A. chateau<br />
  118. 118. let the buyer beware<br />A. caveat emptor<br />
  119. 119. I am to blame, apology<br />B. mea culpa<br />
  120. 120. to carry<br />C. schlep<br />
  121. 121. past one’s prime, behind the times<br />D. passe’<br />
  122. 122. extraordinary event<br />D. phenomenon<br />
  123. 123. god of time<br />B. Kronos/Saturn<br />
  124. 124. king of the gods<br />A. Zeus/Jupiter<br />
  125. 125. god of war<br />D. Ares/Mars<br />
  126. 126. god of the sea<br />B. Poseidon/Neptune<br />
  127. 127. king of the underworld<br />C. Hades/Pluto<br />
  128. 128. goddess of love and beauty<br />A. Aphrodite/Venus<br />
  129. 129. messenger of the gods<br />B. Hermes/Mercury<br />
  130. 130. god of love<br />D. Eros/Cupid<br />
  131. 131. Finger:hand :: _______:foot<br />D. toe<br />
  132. 132. Menelaus:Greeks::Priam:______<br />B. Troy<br />

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