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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What should the writer's own experiences have in order to be used as fictional inspiration?
(a) Emotional, spiritual, or experiential connection with a character.
(b) Emotional, theoretical, or experiential connection with a character.
(c) Emotional, theoretical, or spiritual connection with a character.
(d) Theoretical, spiritual, or experiential connection with a character.
2. What will help a writer to maintain consistency?
(a) Not having more than four supporting characters.
(b) Keeping a list of character traits and facts.
(c) Keeping a list of character names.
(d) Not having more than three central characters.
3. What kind of story does the author use as an example of how a story can suggest characters?
(a) Unwilling confinement.
(c) Natural disaster.
(d) Space adventure.
4. Which one of the following triggers a negative reaction from readers?
(a) A character who wants power or control.
(b) A character who is controlled by others.
(c) A character who is confusing.
(d) A character who confuses others.
5. Why should sources of inspiration be altered?
(a) To make them more unrealistic
(b) To make them more familiar.
(c) To make them more mysterious.
(d) To make them more effective.
Short Answer Questions
1. What two things should a writer be open to translating into their characters and stories?
2. What is a writer's fundamental responsibility?
3. Why do some readers interpret a change in a character that was not written to change?
4. What reason does a character have for going through a random transformation?
5. Which one of the following is not an example of how to vary the names of characters to distinguish them for the reader?
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