Common Module
Module A
Module B
Module C
Life Skills
100

What year was Nineteen Eighty Four first published? 

1949 

100

Provide a quote from LFR that is an example of Vox Pops.

(variety of answers accepted)

100

Which animal is used symbolically in a range of Eliot's poems?

Cat.

100
Name the FIVE text types you could be asked to write in in an HSC exam.
Imaginative, Discursive, Persuasive, Informative, Reflective
100

If providing first aid for a minor burn, what should you do first?

Run older cold water for 15-20 minutes. Using ice can cause permanent damage. 

200

What is George Orwell's "real" name? 

Eric Blair
200

Name TWO other actors (apart from Al Pacino) who acted in Looking for Richard.

(many combinations of answers accepted)
200

Which of the suite of poems was published AFTER WW1?

Journey of the Magi, Hollowmen

200

Define Ethos, Pathos, Logos

Ethos: ethical appeal

Pathos: emotional appeal

Logos: logical appeal

200

If experiencing an earthquake, like Melbourne did recently, where is the safest place to stand?

Under a table or desk (a doorframe is a last resort, and is not best practice). 

300

Finish this quote:
"If you want to keep a secret..."

"... you must also hide it from yourself."

300

Who was Anne's first husband?

Edward, Prince of Wales, exiled from England. 

300
Define "textual integrity" as per the NESA glossary.

The unity of a text; its coherent use of form and language to produce an integrated whole in terms of meaning and value. English Advanced Stage 6 syllabus

300

Who wrote Gough Whitlam's Eulogy?

Noel Pearson

300

What is produced if you mix bleach with washing detergent in order to clean?

Chlorine Gas (and yes it can hurt you)

400

What organisation recruits children to turn in their parents/family?

The Junior Spies

400
In Act 5 of the play, Richard reveals who he hates and fears. Who does he hate and fear?

Himself. 

400

Which Marvell poem does Eliot allude to in Prufrock?

To His Coy Mistress

400

Define Epistrophe/Epiphora.

The repetition of a word or phrase at the end of successive clauses.

400

When refilling the air in your tires (and without a phone), how do you know what air pressure is best? 

In the vast majority of cars, it will be written on a sticker on the inside of the driver's door (though you could also find it in the owners manual). 

500

What are the three countries that make up the Earth within the plot of the story? 

Oceania, Eurasia, Eastasaia

500

What year did Richard become King? 

1483

500

Hollowmen begins with TWO epigraphs. Quote them and explain where they are from. 

Mistah Kurtz-he dead: Heart of Darkness, Conrad.

A Penny for the Old Guy: reference to Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. 

500

How does the character in Metamorphosis get turned into a bug?

Trick question: no reason is given. 

500

Explain how to jump start a car. 

1) place both cars in park or neutral, and turn off engines. 

2) place red clips on POSITIVE sides of batteries. 

3) place one black clip on the negative side of other car (not one you are jumpstarting). 

4) place OTHER black clip on an unpainted metal part of your car that is not the battery (such as the hood latch) 

5) Start the working vehicle and let run. 

6) attempt to start your own. 

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