ENGL 102 Test 1

ENGL 102 Test 1 Liberty University Answers

Updated 2018 (older sets also included)

  1. What human characteristic is thematized in the excerpt?
  2. One can conclude from the passage that
  3. The fact that most of the villagers participate in the lottery suggests that
  4. Which of the following is NOT true? The story uses the symbol of the lottery to communicate
  5. The setting of the story is ironic because
  6. “It’s Malabar!” he screamed, in a powerful, strange voice. “It’s Malabar.”
  7. Antagonist is the opposite of
  8. The first literary critic to make a systematic effort at defining the short story was
  9. The plot is both action and the way the author arranges the action toward a specific end.
  10. H. Lawrence authored “The Destructors.”
  11. In “The Child by Tiger,” Dick Prosser’s final act is removing his shoes, standing up like a soldier, and facing the mob.
  12. According to the Lesson presentations and outlines, an example of escapist literature is the story
  13. Hawthorne’s perspective is that all men are potentially evil and potentially good.
  14. “Today,” Mike said tactlessly, “we’re pinching free rides….” This quotation appears in
  15. “The Destructors” takes place twelve years after WWI.
  16. “The Most Dangerous Game” ends with the death of
  17. “I said I wanted to see his house.” … “He showed it to me.” “Pinched anything?” This quotation appears in
  18. In “The Destructors” the gang has twelve members.
  19. Is the gang in “The Destructors” a democracy in the sense that its members vote?
  20. Which of the following authors writes a story (published in 1933) in which a house whispers, “There must be more money!”?
  21. “”Wren built that house, father says.”…”The man who built St. Paul’s.” This quotation appears in
  22. “My love and my Faith,…of all nights in the year this one must I tarry away from thee.” Who made this statement?
  23. A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant is called
  24. Another name for the exposition of a story is denouement.
  25. Which of the following identifies the term “complication”?
  26. According to the online lessons, there are four kinds of conflict: Emotional, Physical, Spiritual, and Metaphysical.
  27. Plot is about cause and effect.
  28. Which of the following authors explored the Puritan past of New England in his short story published in 1835?
  29. The term used to describe information presented in an earlier part of the story that tends to make us accept as probable an event occurring in a later part is
  30. The “-er” suffix is used to mean “one who does an action.”
  31. “Modern man is on a bus going nowhere” may be said to be the theme of
  32. Another name for a round character is
  33. Edgar Allan Poe operated from a viewpoint of a personal relationship with GOD, yet felt that man was divine in his own right.
  34. The author of “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment,” “The Ambitious Guest,” and “The Birthmark” was
  35. “She married for love, and the love turned to dust.” Who does this quotation identify?
  36. Some attributes of Poe’s short stories include unity of impression, unity of purpose, and goal to entertain.
  37. “The Lottery” can be interpreted via biblical hermeneutics.
  38. “The Destructors” occurs in November.
  39. The plot is the same as the work’s content.
  40. Who wrote one hundred ribald stories of the Roman priesthood?
  41. The part of the plot that shows how the conflict is settled is called
  42. Read this excerpt from “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and answer the question that follows: “Be a good sport, Tessie.” Mrs. Delacroix called, and Mrs. Graves said, “All of us took the same chance.” If the word Delacroix (the name of one of the characters in “The Lottery”) means “of the cross,” which of the following figures of speech is used?
  43. Summers, Old Man Warner, Mr. and Mrs. Adams, and Mrs. Hutchinson are characters in “The Lottery.”
  44. The handling of time can be accomplished by the method of the story by straight narrative, scene, analysis, and prescription.
  45. The function of a minor character may be that of a confidant, i.e., is he sympathetic with main character, thus helping to reveal thoughts?
  46. Old Misery’s lav survived even though the house next door was destroyed by a bomb.
  47. “The Most Dangerous Game” was authored by
  48. In “The Rocking Horse Winner,” Paul’s compulsive efforts to satisfy his mother’s insatiable quest for money finally kill him.
  49. The short story produces a single impression.
  50. Church history provides much evidence for an antipathy and hostility on the part of Christians (the church) toward literature.

Other sets

1. The setting of the story is ironic because __________.
2. What human characteristic is thematized in the excerpt?
3. How the excerpt opens and how it ends ___________.
4. Which of the following is NOT true? The story uses the symbol of the lottery to communicate ____________.
5. How the story opens and how it ends ________________.
6. The term used to describe information presented in an earlier part of the story that tends to make us accept as probable an event occurring in a later part is
7. According to the Lesson presentations and outlines, an example of escapist literature is the story
8. In “The Child by Tiger,” Dick Prosser’s final act is removing his shoes, standing up like a soldier, and facing the mob.
9. “Modern man is on a bus going nowhere” may be said to be the theme of
10. “The Destructors” occurs in November.
11. The protagonist is simply the central character.
12. Plot is about cause and effect.
13. In “The Rocking Horse Winner,” Paul’s compulsive efforts to satisfy his mother’s insatiable quest for money finally kill him.
14. “With Heaven above, and Faith below, I will yet stand firm against the devil!”
15. The author of a technically adept story uses no idle language.
16. According to the lectures (PointCast), A Thousand and One Arabian Nights has a superficially nested structure.
17. According to the online lessons, there are four kinds of conflict: Emotional, Physical, Spiritual, and Metaphysical.
18. A “flat” character is one dimensional.
19. Psychological or internal conflict is a type of conflict that describes
20. Nathaniel Hawthorne added interest in personality, psychological motivation, and intense emotion.
21. According to the Instructor’s Notes (or Lesson Outline), Edgar Allan Poe emphasized horror, the supernatural and detective intrigue in the short story.
22. “He sat down calmly on the bank and, as quietly as if he were seated on his cot in an Army barracks, he unlaced his shoes, took them off, placed them together neatly at his side, and then stood up like a soldier, erect, in his bare bleeding feet. . . .”
23. “T. raised his eyes, as grey and disturbed as the drab August day. “We’ll pull it down,” he said. This quotation appears in
24. “My love and my Faith,…of all nights in the year this one must I tarry away from thee.” Who made this statement?
25. The setting as a motive force means the happenings in the story are closely related to the setting.
26. “The Most Dangerous Game” ends with the death of
27. Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote the following: “The Tell‐Tale Heart,” The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Pit and the Pendulum.”
28. _____ is an optimistic belief in induction/deduction, i.e., a belief that particulars can be gathered to formulate universals.
29. A few early American authors were the first masters of the short story form.
30. What is fantasy?
31. The use of repetition is a vital signal because the author is drawing the reader’s attention to something of significance.
32. Any force arranged against the protagonist is the antagonist.
33. “Today,” Mike said tactlessly, “we’re pinching free rides….” This quotation appears in
34. “That’s right, son!” said Uncle Oscar. “Don’t you stop till you get there. What’s the horse’s name?” This quotation appears in
35. “It isn’t fair, it isn’t right,” Mrs. Hutchinson screamed, and then they were upon her.
36. Some attributes of Poe’s short stories include unity of impression, unity of purpose, and goal to entertain.
37. Which of the following authors writes a story (published in 1933) in which a house whispers, “There must be more money!”?
38. The author of “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment,” “The Ambitious Guest,” and “The Birthmark” was
39. A character’s point of view is always reliable.
40. A character who is the same sort of person at the end of a work as at the beginning.
41. In “Young Goodman Brown,” Hawthorne includes the names of actual (historical) places, such as
42. Poe was the first to make a systematic effort to define the short story.
43. Read this excerpt from “The Destructors” by Graham Greene and answer the question that follows: “Blackie lumbered nearer the saw and the sledge‐ Perhaps after all nobody had turned up; the plan had been a wild invention; they had woken wiser. But when he came close to the back door he could hear a confusion of sound hardly louder than a hive in swarm; a clickety‐clack, a bang bang bang, a scraping, a creaking, a sudden painful crack. He thought; it’s true, and whistled.” Why is confusion an effective choice?
44. The short story produces a single impression.
45. Which of the following authors explored the Puritan past of New England in his short story published in 1835?
46. “Young Goodman Brown” was authored by
47. “Is luck money, mother?” he asked, rather timidly.
48. In “The Rocking‐Horse Winner,” Oscar is Paul’s
49. or Trevor is the protagonist of Greene’s “The Destructors.”
50. The longest part of a short story, or the part that develops the conflict(s) that will lead to the climax, is termed
51. Which of the following is NOT true? The story uses the symbol of the lottery to communicate ____________.
52. One of the most notable ironies about the characters is that
53. How the story opens and how it ends
54. Mrs. Hutchinson is representative of the whole community because
55. One can conclude from the passage that
56. Read this excerpt from “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and answer the question that follows: “Mr. Summers called his own name and then stepped forward precisely and selected a slip from the box. Then he called, ‘Warner.’ ‘Seventy‐seventh year I been in the lottery,’ Old Man Warner said as he went through the crowd. ‘Seventy‐seventh time.’ ‘Watson’ The tall boy came awkwardly through the crowd. Someone said, ‘Don’t be nervous, Jack,’ and Mr. Summers said, ‘Take your time, son.’
57. This passage suggests that “The Lottery” uses ________ as an organizational frame.
58. The last words of the protagonist in this story are “I am Lucky.”
59. The Canterbury Tales is written in the vernacular and about common experiences.
60. Pre‐eighteenth century men were rationalists who believed in induction‐deduction.
61. “Dearest heart,” whispered she softly and rather sadly when her lips were close to his ear, “prithee, put off your journey until sunrise, and sleep in your own bed tonight.”
62. “Modern man is on a bus going nowhere” may be said to be the theme of
63. The protagonist is simply the central character.
64. Old Man Warner in the “The Lottery” is a bigoted reactionary who has a contempt for youth.
65. The setting as a motive force means the happenings in the story are closely related to the setting.
66. Climax is when a character must choose between two courses of action, both desirable.
67. In “The Destructors” the gang has twelve members.
68. Church history provides much evidence for an antipathy and hostility on the part of Christians (the church) toward literature.
69. “The Most Dangerous Game” ends with the death of
70. “The Destructors” takes place twelve years after WWI.
71. A Bank Holiday in Britain is a four day holiday.
72. In “The Rocking‐Horse Winner,” Malabar is
73. Pre‐eighteenth century men are regarded as having gathered particulars to formulate universal.
74. Blackie said uneasily, “It’s proposed that tomorrow and Monday we destroy Old Misery’s house.” This quotation appears in
75. In “The Destructors” the boys are members of the Wormsley Common Gang. Of the following choices, which shows best the way they operate?
76. The author of “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment,” “The Ambitious Guest,” and “The Birthmark” was
77. In the Age of Enlightenment, Voltaire and Rousseau hold that whatever one finds in nature is morally correct.
78. “The Child by Tiger” was authored by
79. “The Lottery” was authored by
80. “We’d be like worms, don’t you see, in an apple. When we came out again there’d be nothing there, no staircase, no panels, nothing but just walls…”
81. Which of the following authors writes a story (published in 1933) in which a house whispers, “There must be more money!”?
82. Mr. Summers, Old Man Warner, Mr. and Mrs. Adams, and Mrs. Hutchinson are characters in “The Lottery.”
83. “I said I wanted to see his house.” … “He showed it to me.” “Pinched anything?” This quotation appears in
84. The part of the plot that shows how the conflict is settled is called
85. In this story, the protagonist blurs the distinction between “luck” and “lucre”
86. “Is luck money, mother?” he asked, rather timidly.
87. Psychological or internal conflict is a type of conflict that describes
88. Apotheosis means raising to the level of a god.
89. A few early American authors were the first masters of the short story form.
90. “Two nights before the Derby, she was at a big party in town, when one of her rushes of anxiety about her boy, her first‐born, gripped her heart till she could hardly speak.”
91. Pre‐eighteenth century rationalists accepted the validity of reason.
92. The “‐er” suffix is used to mean “one who does an action.”
93. “The Destructors” was authored by
94. Plot can be manipulated to offer a surprise ending such as Poe did.
95. The religious persuasion of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ancestors was
96. “That’s right, son!” said Uncle Oscar. “Don’t you stop till you get there. What’s the horse’s name?” This quotation appears in
97. “There was a woman who was beautiful, who started with all the advantages, yet she had no luck.”
98. According to the lectures (PointCast), A Thousand and One Arabian Nights has a superficially nested structure.
99. The plot is the same as the work’s content.
100. Which of the following identifies the term “denouement”?
101. “My love and my Faith,…of all nights in the year this one must I tarry away from thee.” Who made this statement?

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