1. Which of the following correctly describes a haiku? (Points : 3)a poem with five lines that has a specific rhyme scheme and is often humorousa non-rhyming, 17-syllable poem generally divided into three lines and dealing with naturea rhyming poem with 14 lines that can either be written in English or Italian formsa type of poem that tells a story and often focuses on heroic characters from the past2. In The Pasture, Robert Frost depicts nature as extremely . (Points : 3)fragileviolentunrealisticfunny3. Christina Rossettis choice to give speech to a robin, a rosebush, the moon, and the ocean in A Wintry Sonnet is a use of . (Points : 3)ironyimagery symbolism personification 4. In I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud, the speaker . (Points : 3)plants a field of daffodils and watches them grow large and healthyis a cloud who floats over various places in the English countrysidedescribes the changing colors of the leaves in autumn and how they make him feelremembers seeing a field of daffodils and how happy their beauty made him5. Which is the best statement of the theme of To Everything There Is a Season? (Points : 3)The wind blows where it will, and no one can predict it.Summer, fall, winter, and spring each have a special beauty.Pain and suffering are part of life, and one must accept them.A right time and place exist for each of lifes actions.6. During which season is Emily Dickinsons The Morns Are Meeker Than They Were set? (Points : 3)summerautumnwinterspring7. Which of the following lines is an example of alliteration? (Points : 3)A wild, white welter of winnowing wingsI wandered lonely as a cloudDreaming of honeycombs to shareBut each wild breast stiffened8. In a short story, what happens during the exposition? (Points : 3)The action reaches its highest point or the turning point occurs.The action that sets the plot in motion begins.The storys main conflict is resolved and the conclusion occurs.The characters are introduced and the scene is set for readers.9. What is the term for the high point of action or turning point in story? (Points : 3)plotclimaxresolutionrising action10. When a writer wants to capture the way real people sound when they talk, that writer will write dialogue in . (Points : 3)personificationalliterationdialectconflict11. Readers can more readily identify with a storys narrator if the writer uses .(Points : 3)third-person omniscient point of viewthird-person limited point of viewsecond-person point of viewfirst-person point of view12. When the setting of Christina Rossettis A Wintry Sonnet changes from winter to spring, the poems mood changes . (Points : 3)from joy to grieffrom despair to gladnessfrom anxiety to calmnessfrom activity to restfulness13. In Thank You, Mam, the blue suede shoes are symbols of . (Points : 3)what Mrs. Jones teaches Rogerwhat Roger wants but cannot havememories of Mrs. Joness youthRogers innocence14. Which is not a lesson that Mrs. Jones tries to teach Roger during the encounter?(Points : 3)Do not disrespect others.Do not talk to strangers.Do take responsibility for your choices.Do take pride in yourself.15. The narrators family in The Circuit shows the importance of . (Points : 3)being wealthyeducationunity and teamworktraveling16. At the beginning of The Bracelet, Ruri tells the reader that after her house has been packed up it feels like a gift box after the nice thing inside was gone; just a lot of nothingness. The author uses this image to communicate the storys . (Points : 3)moodthemeclimax characterization17. Which event marks the climax of The Circuit? (Points : 3)The narrator, his brother, and their father labor together in the field.The narrator rides the bus anxiously to school.The family cooperates together to load their belongings into the car.The narrator gets a chance to take trumpet lessons from his teacher.18. Which of the following best explains the different ways in which fact and historical fiction are used in a story? (Points : 3)While facts do not tell about people, historical fiction often tells about the lives of famous people.While facts do not pertain to history, historical fiction is based on historical events.While facts can be proven, historical fiction includes imagined details to add dramatic interest.While facts usually tell about discoveries, historical fiction often includes details about the weather and setting.19. What was most likely the authors purpose for including the conversation between the two boys and Michael Faraday at the end of Michael Faradays World? (Points : 3)to foreshadow that one boy would become a scientistto add another fact to the workto support the idea that Faraday valued a questioning mindto demonstrate the progress Faraday had made in the scientific community20. The author of Enrico Fermi: The Italian Navigator says Fermi was like a ship captain. The author makes this comparison to help readers understand that Fermi .(Points : 3)recorded his progress while crossing treacherous territorywas often lost at sea while working on experimentsbuilt a lab aboard a shipcommanded a crew of unruly lab assistants21. What did Enrico Fermi and Marie Curie have in common? (Points : 3)Both committed their lives to their research.Both lived in France during their scientific careers.Both worried constantly about what others thought of their work.Both were married to and collaborated with a scientist.22. In the story about Daniel Hale Williams, the author writes that Williams reassured the patient with his calm, dignified manner. From this information, readers can conclude that . (Points : 3)Williams cared little for his patientsWilliamss patient was worried and distressedWilliams knew the patient would not dieWilliams was too proud to ask for help23. Daniel Hale Williams established Provident Hospital as a place where .(Points : 3)all kinds of patients could receive compassionate medical carehe did not have to offer care to African American patientshe could build a reputation and achieve fameno one could remove him from his position of authority24. What important lesson does Ruri learn from her mother in The Bracelet? (Points : 3)to hang on to the things that remind her of hometo tend the garden diligentlyto beware of all governmentsto treasure memories rather than material goods25. What happens during the falling action of The Circuit? (Points : 3)The narrator rides the bus to school feeling quite nervous.The narrator returns home, excited, only to find that his family is moving again.The narrator meets with his teacher and has the opportunity to learn to play the trumpet.The narrator and his brother work hard in the fields to help support their family.