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lesson 2 unit 10 plz help 12. Which sentence best describes a paradox in "The Censors"? (1 point) Juan tries to save Mariana, but can't. Censorship ruins people's lives. Some letters contain dangerous ideas; others do not. Juan becomes the very thing he fears. 13. “The Censors” and “Rhinoceros” both explore themes related to (1 point) oppression and survival. greed and power. honesty and deception. knowledge and ignorance. 14. Why is “The Divine Comedy” an allegory? (1 point) Everyone dies in the end. The theme is ambiguous. All of the characters and settings are symboli

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    1. What can you conclude from the wording of the following text? “One morning Ramkilawansingh (after this, we calling this man Ram) was making a study of the noticeboards along Westbourne Grove what does advertise rooms to let.” (1 point) (0 pts) The character in the story is probably Greek. (0 pts) The character in the story is probably from the West Indies. (0 pts) The author is using a specific literary style. (1 pt) The character in the story is probably not a native English speaker. 0 /1 point 2. Evaluate the following passage and decide which statement below is true. “Fraser scratch his head. ‘I know of a landlord up the road who vow that he ain’t ever taking anybody who come from the West Indies. But he don’t mind taking Indians. He wouldn’t know the difference when he see you is a Indian … them English people so foolish they believe every Indian come from India.’” (1 point) (0 pts) Fraser is from the West Indies. (0 pts) Ram is from India. (0 pts) Fraser doesn’t want Ram to get a room. (1 pt) Ram is from the West Indies. 1 /1 point from "The Black Sheep" 3. Based on the following passage, what system of government could this be? “The government was a criminal organization that stole from its subjects, and the subjects for their part were only interested in defrauding the government. Thus life went on smoothly, nobody was rich and nobody was poor.” (1 point) (0 pts) democratic (0 pts) dictatorship (1 pt) socialist (0 pts) monarchy 1 /1 point 4. Read the passage below and choose the answer that best describes the result of the honest man’s decision. “The honest man could hardly object to such reasoning. He took to going out in the evening and coming back the following morning like they did, but he didn’t steal. He was honest, there was nothing you could do about it. He went as far as the bridge and watched the water flow by beneath. When he got home he found he had been robbed.” (1 point) (1 pt) He made matters worse. (0 pts) He made matters better. (0 pts) His decision did not affect the community. 0 /1 point 5. As a result of the honest man’s decision to NOT steal, __________ (1 point) (0 pts) everyone else became richer. (0 pts) everyone else became poorer. (1 pt) some citizens became rich and some became poor. (0 pts) stealing increased. 1 /1 point 6. Which line from "The Book of Sand" is an example of foreshadowing? (1 point) (0 pts) ”One evening a few months ago, I heard a knock at my door. I opened it, and a stranger stepped in.” (0 pts) ”It’s not only Bibles I sell, I can show you a sacred book that might interest a man such as yourself. I came by it in northern India, in Bikaner.” (1 pt) ”I was struck by an odd fact: the even-numbered page would carry the number 40,514, let us say, while the odd-numbered page that followed it would be 999.” (0 pts) ”I remembered reading once that the best place to hide a leaf is in the forest.” 1 /1 point 7. In the poem “At the Tourist Centre in Boston,” what best describes the tone of the following statement? “Whose dream is this, I would like to know: is this a manufactured hallucination, a cynical fiction, a lure for export only?” (1 point) (0 pts) content (0 pts) sad (1 pt) angry (0 pts) surprised 0 /1 point 8. The theme of “Day of the Butterfly” is our desire and struggle, as humans, to belong and have a friend. Which passage below does NOT support the theme? (1 point) (0 pts) ”Everybody knew of Jimmy Sayla’s shame and at recess … he did not dare go out on the school grounds, where the other little boys, and some bigger ones, were waiting to chase him and corner him against the back fence and thrash him with tree branches.” (1 pt) "Most of the teachers at our school had been teaching for a long time and at recess they would disappear into the teachers’ room and not bother us.” (0 pts) ”Then we would walk up to her in formal groups of three or four and at a signal, say together, ‘Hel-lo Myra, Hello Myra!’ and follow up with something like, ‘What do you wash your hair in, Myra, it’s so nice and shiny, My-ra.’ ‘Oh, she washes it in cod-liver oil, don’t you, Myra, she washes it in cod-liver oil, can’t you smell it?’” (0 pts) ”I was the only one in class who carried a lunch pail and ate peanut butter sandwiches in the high, bare, mustard-coloured cloakroom, the only one who had to wear rubber boots in the spring, when the roads were heavy with mud.” 1 /1 point 9. Read the passages below from “No Dogs Bark” and select the one that best represents imagery in the story. (1 point) (0 pts) ”Now and then he seemed to sleep.” (0 pts) ”The old man backed up to a thick wall and shifted load but didn’t let it down from his shoulders.” (1 pt) ”The long black shadow of the men kept moving up and down, climbing over rocks, diminishing and increasing as it advanced along the edge of the arroyo.” (0 pts) ”Your ears are uncovered, so try to see if you can’t hear dogs barking.” 1 /1 point 10. What mood is created by “No Dogs Bark”? (1 point) (1 pt) sad (0 pts) hopeful (0 pts) sentimental (0 pts) fearful 1 /1 point 11. When the reader knows something that a character or speaker does not, it is called __________ (1 point) (0 pts) situational irony. (0 pts) verbal irony. (1 pt) dramatic irony. (0 pts) paradox. 1 /1 point 12. Which sentence best describes a paradox in "The Censors"? (1 point) (0 pts) Juan tries to save Mariana, but can't. (0 pts) Censorship ruins people's lives. (0 pts) Some letters contain dangerous ideas; others do not. (1 pt) Juan becomes the very thing he fears. 1 /1 point 13. “The Censors” and “Rhinoceros” both explore themes related to (1 point) (1 pt) oppression and survival. (0 pts) greed and power. (0 pts) honesty and deception. (0 pts) knowledge and ignorance. 0 /1 point 14. Why is “The Divine Comedy” an allegory? (1 point) (0 pts) Everyone dies in the end. (0 pts) The theme is ambiguous. (1 pt) All of the characters and settings are symbolic. (0 pts) The poem teaches a lesson about good and evil. 1 /1 point 15. In “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” what mood is created by a setting in which the central character is concerned with the direction of his life? (1 point) (0 pts) cheerful and exhilarating (1 pt) introspective and indecisive (0 pts) homey and reassuring (0 pts) impersonal and chilling 1 /1 point 16. Which of the following details most clearly supports the main idea of “Forbidden Fruit?” (1 point) (0 pts) ”I wanted my smile to show that I had nothing to do with his triumph but that I appreciated his trust.” (0 pts) ”They had often eaten pork before and asked me to have some, but I invariably and firmly refused, which always moved Uncle Shura to mirth for some reason or other.” (1 pt) ”That was the last straw. Everything might have ben different if it hadn’t been for those two blotters.” (0 pts) ”Later he realized his childhood dream, but it turned out that he had to exceed speed limits to overtake his temperament and finally had to change his trade.” 0 /1 point 17. “The Nobel Prize” is an example of what kind of poetry? (1 point) (0 pts) sonnet (1 pt) lyric (0 pts) limerick (0 pts) ode 0 /1 point 18. What might have been Ferre's main purpose in writing “The Youngest Doll”? (1 point) (0 pts) to show that girls are treated with respect (0 pts) to support the idea of marriage between the rich and the poor (0 pts) to show the value of making dolls (1 pt) to point out lack of respect 1 /1 point 19. Which element would NOT be considered part of an author’s style? (1 point) (0 pts) dialogue (0 pts) setting (1 pt) facts (0 pts) tone 1 /1 point 20. The following passage is an example of which literary element? (1 point) “Give back your heart to itself, to the stranger who has loved you all your life, whom you ignored for another, who knows you by heart.” (1 point) (1 pt) paradox (0 pts) magical realism (0 pts) metaphor (0 pts) hyperbole 0 /1 point 21. In the poem “Two Bodies,” what literary technique is most evident? (1 point) (1 pt) repetition (0 pts) parallelism (0 pts) jargon (0 pts) rhetorical question 0 /1 point 22. In Senghor’s poem “I Will Pronounce Your Name,” the following phrases are examples of what kind of literary element? “fragrance of cinnamon,” “the fresh feel of dew,” “the ‘sugared’ taste of coffee trees,” “the hard clasp of lightning” (1 point) (1 pt) connotation (0 pts) simile (0 pts) alliteration (0 pts) flashback 0 /1 point 23. Reading literature from different cultures allows you to _________ (1 point) (0 pts) analyze differences among cultures. (0 pts) decide which cultures are better. (1 pt) recognize universal themes. (0 pts) learn new languages. 1 /1 point 24. In the poem “Telephone Conversation,” what best describes the character’s feeling toward the potential landlady? (1 point) (0 pts) resignation (1 pt) pity (0 pts) anger (0 pts) confusion 1 /1 point 25. The story “Marriage is a Private Affair” contains what literary element in the title? (1 point) (0 pts) symbolism (1 pt) irony (0 pts) allusion (0 pts) tone 1 /1 point 26. When Madame Pouchet hired Diouana, what was her motive? (1 point) (0 pts) to help a citizen of Dakar (1 pt) to have a servant travel with her to France (0 pts) to have a cook (0 pts) to have a secretary 0 /1 point 27. In the story “In the Shadow of War,” why did Omovo refuse money from the soldiers? (1 point) (1 pt) He was loyal to the woman who wore the black veil. (0 pts) The soldiers did not offer enough. (0 pts) His father told him to never accept money from strangers. (0 pts) He did not understand why the money was being offered. 0 /1 point 28. Compare the reactions of the mother and father in “Loyalties.” (1 point) (0 pts) Mother was excited, father was nervous. (0 pts) Father was relieved, mother was nervous. (1 pt) Father was happy, mother was neutral. (0 pts) Mother was neutral, father was angry. 0 /1 point from “A Meeting in the Dark” 29. Which statement BEST explains a conflict in the story? (1 point) (0 pts) John wanted to stay home but was forced to go to college. (0 pts) John wanted to go to college, but Wamuhu did not want to go. (1 pt) Stanley treated his son like a sinner and John wanted his father’s approval. (0 pts) Wamuhu and Susan do not get along. 1 /1 point 30. What role do women seem to have in the traditional culture? (1 point) (0 pts) respected and protected (0 pts) ignored (0 pts) treated as servants (1 pt) loved and feared 0 /1 point 31. Light humor and understated irony are evident in “The Pig.” What other word might describe the tone? (1 point) (1 pt) empathy (0 pts) sympathy (0 pts) sadness (0 pts) confusion 0 /1 point 32. In “No Witchcraft for Sale,” the scientist made his point in a perfunctory way. (1 point) (1 pt) cursory (0 pts) bold (0 pts) enthusiastic (0 pts) angry 1 /1 point 33. Which of the following words is NOT an adverb? (1 point) (0 pts) more (0 pts) perhaps (0 pts) too (1 pt) two 0 /1 point 34. Tom was cowering on the ledge. Cowering means that he was _________ (1 point) (0 pts) holding on. (1 pt) cringing. (0 pts) standing. (0 pts) moving very carefully. 1 /1 point 35. Which statement is spoken in a colloquial manner? (1 point) (1 pt) "And I'm going to show you that it ain't no trouble when you pack double." (0 pts) "You ask for what you want, and you pay for what you get." (0 pts) "God helps those who help themselves." (0 pts) "Life is going to give you just what you put in it." 1 /1 point 36. Identify the underlined part of speech. “Dolley Madison, the wife of the fourth United States president, is one of history’s many interesting women.” (1 point) (0 pts) pronoun (1 pt) adjective (0 pts) adverb (0 pts) interjection 0 /1 point 37. Identify the underlined part of speech. “The dynamic wife of James Madison became the unofficial first lady during Jefferson’s eight years as president." (1 point) (0 pts) pronoun (0 pts) verb (0 pts) adverb (1 pt) preposition 0 /1 point 38. Which of the following sentences contains a helping verb? (1 point) (0 pts) Eduardo looked in the basement, but the puppy wasn’t there. (0 pts) Sakkom hung wind chimes because she loves the sound. (1 pt) Roger has never performed a solo in his life. (0 pts) The leader of the troop took the scouts to the lake. 0 /1 point 39. In the following sentence, “famous” is the complement. What kind of complement is it? “In 1975, Margaret Thatcher became famous as the first woman leader of the British Conservative Party." (1 point) (1 pt) predicate adjective (0 pts) direct object (0 pts) predicate nominative (0 pts) indirect object 1 /1 point 40. Choose the answer that correctly identifies the underlined word. “The ice fields of the north are still relatively barren.” (1 point) (0 pts) direct object (0 pts) indirect object (0 pts) predicate nominative (1 pt) predicate adjective 1 /1 point 41. Choose the answer that correctly identifies the underlined word. "The grain of the western prairies is a major source of income." (1 point) (0 pts) direct object (0 pts) indirect object (1 pt) predicate nominative (0 pts) predicate adjective 0 /1 point 42. Choose the answer that correctly identifies the underlined word. “Western Canada also gives us the art of the Kwakiutl Indians.” (1 point) (0 pts) direct object (1 pt) indirect object (0 pts) predicate nominative (0 pts) predicate adjective 1 /1 point 43. In the following sentence, what kind of phrase is “to play basketball”? “Porpoises have been trained to play basketball.” (1 point) (0 pts) prepositional (0 pts) participial (1 pt) infinitive 0 /1 point 44. In the following sentence, what kind of phrase is “to the library”? “I will be going to the library soon.” (1 point) (1 pt) prepositional (0 pts) participial (0 pts) infinitive (0 pts) gerund 1 /1 point 45. In the following sentence, what kind of phrase is “Moving away”? “Moving away made my little cousin sad.” (1 point) (0 pts) prepositional (1 pt) gerund (0 pts) infinitive (0 pts) participial 1 /1 point 46. What is the tense of the underlined verb in the following sentence? “I will be studying his painting techniques this summer.” (1 point) (0 pts) present emphatic (0 pts) present perfect progressive (1 pt) future progressive (0 pts) present progressive 1 /1 point 47. What is the verb mood of the sentence? Wear your coat when you are in the snow. (1 point) (0 pts) indicative mood (1 pt) imperative mood (0 pts) subjunctive mood 1 /1 point True or False 48. You should avoid unnecessary shifts in verb tense when writing. (1 point) (1 pt) true (0 pts) false 1 /1 point 49. Passive voice adds directness to your writing. (1 point) (0 pts) true (1 pt) false 1 /1 point For questions 52–55 match the vocabulary words with the appropriate definitions. personification sound device stage direction author’s purpose 50. ways to use sounds in poetry to achieve certain effects (1 point) (1 pt) b (1 pt) b. (1 pt) sound device (1 pt) b. sound device 1 /1 point 51. giving human qualities to non-human subjects (1 point) (1 pt) a (1 pt) a. (1 pt) personification (1 pt) a. personification 1 /1 point 52. identified as physical movements of characters in a play (1 point) (1 pt) c (1 pt) c. (1 pt) stage direction (1 pt) c. stage direction 1 /1 point 53. reason a writer writes about a topic (1 point) (1 pt) d (1 pt) d. (1 pt) author's purpose (1 pt) d. author's purpose 1 /1 point

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    this is for honors english!

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