Lit Terms
Theme/Characters
Rhetoric
Test Tips
Context Clues/Grammar
100

The repetition of similar consonant sounds with a phrase of sentence. For example, Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers.

Alliteration

100

Which of the following CAN be a theme?

A. Christian learned to turn the other cheek.

B. Don’t judge a book by its cover.

C. The story said Christian went on an adventure.

D. True love is found only when we sacrifice of ourselves. 

B (but that's cliche--be more original!) 

100

Which type of mode of rhetoric (ethos, pathos, or logos) is related to emotions of the audience?

Pathos

100

This is a _______ test, which means you should ________ every single word carefully.

Reading, READ 

100

What does this word mean as it is used in this sentence?

Her whole self exudes absolute joy. Everyone around her can feel it.

A. to display an emotion strongly

B. to put off a strong smell

C. to share with others

D. to put an end to or annihilate something

A

200

An object, character, figure, or color used to represent abstract ideas or concepts

Symbol

200

What is the difference between a theme and a motif? 

A theme is a complete sentence/statement about life; a motif is a one-word subject, topic, or object. 

200

Which type of mode of rhetoric (ethos, pathos, or logos) is related to the credibility of a speaker?

Ethos

200

Before you hit submit, you should

Double check that you have answered any questions that you flagged. 

200

The festival was bright and colorful, but Danny's clothes were PALLID and lacked vibrancy.

What is the definition of PALLID?

  1. unaware

  2. hostile

  3. dull

  4. direct

3. Dull 
300

Using a more socially appropriate word or phrase instead of a word or phrase often considered inappropriate

Euphemism 

300

The ________ is the main character in the story. The action of the story revolves around the _______ and the conflict he or she faces. 

Protagonist 

300

In an informational text, the overall meaning of the text is called the. . .

A) theme

B) central idea  

B. Central idea 

300

The content on this test is not difficult. However, what IS difficult about this test is the fact that

The passages are long. It comes down to reading endurance--those who fully read the passages make higher scores. (You are prepped for this after so much independent reading this year!) 

300

“There was nothing to do but flop down on the shabby little couch and howl.” Which word in this quoted sentence indicates the couple’s poverty?

  1. nothing

  2. flop

  3. shabby

  4. howl

3. shabby 

400
  • Which type of literary device is this: 

I saw the grade, and it was pretty ugly. I wasn’t happy with it for sure. 

Oxymoron

400

What is the difference between a static and dynamic character? 

A static character does not change. A dynamic character does change. 

400

This device is the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses.


Anaphora 

400
The writing portion of the EOC is NOT timed. 

Is the READING portion of the EOC timed? 

No--there is no time limit. 
400

Fix this sentence: 

  • I feel well-prepared for my EOC, because I have worked hard in class. 

Because the independent clause comes first, this sentence does not need a comma after EOC.

500

“He went into the classroom without hesitation. He was afraid of being made fun of. The other students looked at him as he walked in.”

What is the point of view used above?

a. 1st person

b. 2nd person

c. 3rd person limited 

d. 3rd person omniscient 

D. Third person mniscient 

500

If an author uses actions and dialogue to develop a character rather than describing the character specifically, what type of characterization would that be?

Indirect characterization 

500

This devices is the side-by-side placement of two seemingly opposing concepts

Juxtaposition 

500

Which portion of the EOC weighs more towards your overall EOC grade? Writing or reading? 

Reading! Finish strong! 

500

What is the best way to punctuate this sentence?

  • A. I did not study for the exam; so I am a bit nervous. 

  • B. I did not study for the exam so I am a bit nervous. 
  • C. I did not study for the exam, so I am a bit nervous. 
C. Compound sentence with a comma and FANBOYS
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