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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What two things should a writer be open to translating into their characters and stories?
(a) Possibility and the unknown.
(b) Impossibility and the unknown.
(c) Impossibility and insight.
(d) Possibility and insight.
2. Which one of the following is not an example of a character trait that will gain an emotional connection with the reader?
(c) Positive attitude.
3. What place can writers use as inspiration for their characters?
(a) Observation and another person's memory.
(b) Memory, but not observation.
(c) Observation, but not memory.
(d) Observation and memory.
4. What will help a writer to maintain consistency?
(a) Keeping a list of character names.
(b) Keeping a list of character traits and facts.
(c) Not having more than four supporting characters.
(d) Not having more than three central characters.
5. Which one of the following is not an example of how to vary the names of characters to distinguish them for the reader?
(a) Ending letters.
(d) Number of syllables.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the most engaging characters reveal about themselves?
2. Which character in Pygmalion does the author use as an example of a character that changes him or herself?
3. What kind of traits should a writer use when first introducing a character?
4. What reason does a character have for going through a random transformation?
5. What is a common reaction to a change?
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