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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 5 and 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What will help a writer to maintain consistency?
(a) Keeping a list of character names.
(b) Not having more than four supporting characters.
(c) Not having more than three central characters.
(d) Keeping a list of character traits and facts.
2. How will the story itself suggest characters?
(a) According to what needs to happen, but not how it needs to take place.
(b) According to what needs to happen and how it needs to take place.
(c) According to the ending of a story.
(d) According to the beginning of a story.
3. According to the author, where do characters come from?
(a) They must be based on real life people.
(c) The author's mind.
(d) They must be purely fictional.
4. How does the author define an idea?
(a) What the reader is intended to understand and/or learn.
(b) What the reader is intended to learn, but not necessarily understand.
(c) What the reader is not intended to understand and/or learn.
(d) What the reader is intended to understand, but not necessarily learn.
5. Besides context, what else can a name provide for a character?
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of characterization is needed in a narrative that features the characters as the primary focus?
2. What word is used to describe the life ideally given to fictional characters?
3. According to the author, what is the purpose of fiction?
4. How well do readers want to know characters in a book?
5. How many of the basic elements of a narrative does milieu incorporate?
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