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100

What is the term for a word that is similar in meaning to another word?

Synonym

100

What type of literature features magical creatures, such as giants, gnomes, and goblins? 

Fairy Tales

100

The person in a novel who tells the story from a third-person perspective is called a what?

A narrator

100

A story conveying a moral lesson is called what?

A fable

100

Who is the creator of the classic book characters Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn?

Mark Twain

200

What is the past tense word for run?

Ran

200

Does the word, "bone" have a long or short vowel sound?

Long

200

Give an example of a transitional word.

Also, Thus, First, Second, etc.

200

What is the main character in a story called?

A protagonist

200

What is the name of the most famous English playwright?

William Shakespeare

300

What's a person, place, or thing?

A noun

300

Does "bug" have a long I or a short U sound?

Short U

300

The main series of events in a story is called a what?

A plot

300

Which is an example of alliterative language?

 (1) The ocean glistened as the day turned to night

 OR 

(2) The sea shimmered with the sinking sun.

 (2) The sea shimmered with the sinking sun.

300

What is an antonym for beautiful: pretty, gorgeous, ugly?

Ugly

400

Gracie____the seeds. Which words fits in the space: plants, plant, planting or planted?

planted

400

What are the five interrogative or "question" words?

What, Who, When, Where, Why

400

The main series of events in a story is called a what?

Children

400

Find the preposition: The pretty calico cat sat on the kitchen table.

On

400

Which word means to radiate: spin, kill, and glow?

Glow

500

Which of these uses commas correctly?

1) My favorite colors, are, blue, red, and, pink.

2) My favorite colors are blue, red, and pink.

3) My, favorite colors are blue red, and pink.

2) My favorite colors are blue, red, and pink.

500

Fill in the blank: _____ is your name?

Who, What, Where or Why?

What

500

What do you call the part of the story with all the action or the big twist?

The climax

500

Which is a type of poem: Graph, Sonnet, Essay?

Sonnet

500

Often seen at the end of a sentence, the three trailing dots at the end of a group of words like... are known as?

An ellipsis

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