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What is The Outsiders by SE Hinton
Ponyboy Curtis belongs to a lower-class group of youths who call themselves 'Greasers' because of their greasy long hair. The novel chronicles the Greasers fights with their wealthy rivals from the west side of town - The Crocs.

100

Who is Cyclops
I am characterized by one eye in the middle of my forehead, and am known for my strength and manual dexterity.

100

What is a tambourine
A small, shallow, one-headed drum with loose metallic disks at the sides played by shaking or striking with the hand.

100

Who is Elizabeth Proctor
"I have read my heart this three month. I have sins of my own to count. It needs a cold wife to prompt lechery."

100

What is HIS.
Name the adjective in the following sentence: The man shaved off his beard.

200

What is Dracula by Bram Stoker
Jonathan Harker, a young English lawyer travels to a castle in the Eastern European country of Transylvania to complete a real estate transaction with a nobleman in this story of vampires.

200

Who is Neptune
The Roman God identified with Poseidon.

200

What is to descend
To pass from a higher place or level to a lower one.

200

Who is Mary Warren
"I will not be ordered to bed no more Mr. Proctor. I am 18 and a woman, however single."

200

What is a SENTENCE.
A __________is a group of words with two main parts - a complete subject and a complete predicate. Together, these parts express a complete thought.

300

What is The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown
In The Louvre, a monk of Opus Dei apprehends Jacques Sauniere, the museum's curator and demands to know the location of the Holy Grail.

300

Who are the AMAZONS
A race of warrior women who could not stand the presence of men except as servants. They had intercourse with strangers to preserve their race, but only kept baby girls.

300

What is an HEIRLOOM
Something of special, often sentimental value - handed down from one generation to another. EX: A family __________.

300

Who is REV. JOHN HALE
"Why it is all simple. I came to do the devil's work. I have come to counsel Christians they should belie themselves. There is blood on my head. Can you not see the blood on my head?"

300

What is a VERB
The word "well" can be used as several different parts of speec. Which part of speech is it being used as in the following sentence: After his mother yelled at Robert, tears welled up in his eyes.

400

What is A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Narrated by a young protagonist named Alex, this story takes place in the future of the author's invention. A repressive government, violent street gangs and language peppered with NADSAT talk characterize this novel.

400

Who is ANTIGONE.
Daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta who broke King Creon's rule against burying her brother Polunices by sproinkling a handful of dust over his body.

400

What is NEPOTISM
Favoritism, often seen when applying for a job based on family relations or friendship.

400

Who is JUDGE HATHORNE
"Mary, when people accused of witchery confronted you in court, you would faint saying their spirits came out of their bodies and choked you. If that is the case, then can you pretend to faint now?"

400

What is IN THE LEMONADE
What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence: The ice in the lemonade cooled the drink.

500

What is HAMLET by William Shakespeare
A ghost walks the ramparts of Elsinore castle in Denmark and reveals that he has been murdered by his brother Claudius - the current King of Denmark - who has not only taken the ghost's crown, but who has also married his wife.

500

Who is MEDUSA
The only mortal of the three gorgons, whose head was entwined with snakes and whose neck was protected by dragon scales. Anyone who dared to look in my eye was turned to stone.

500

What is a REQUIEM
A mass for the dead. A solemn chant for the peaceful resting of the dead.

500

Who is CHEEVER
"Tere be so many cows wandering the highroads now their masters are in the jails. I know Mr. Parris be arguin' with farmers all yesterday. There is great contention sir about the cows."

500

What is WHENEVER THE TRAIN ENTERED THE TUNNEL
Name the adverb clause in the following sentence: The children were nervous whenever the train entered the tunnel.

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