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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 must a storyteller do when creating characters or events?
(a) Understand and define the theme.
(b) Understand and define the implications of the plot.
(c) Broaden the theme.
(d) Broaden the plot.
2. What technique can help avoid cliché?
(a) Brief descriptions.
(b) Extensive descriptions.
3. When an idea is the primary focus, what is the role of the characters?
(a) They define the plot in some way.
(b) Complex plot functionaries.
(c) They define the plot completely.
(d) Simple plot functionaries.
4. What does having more complex characters lead to?
(a) More confusion.
(b) Less confusion.
(c) Less possibilities.
(d) More possibilities.
5. What part of a character's name provides a clear starting point for defining that character's context?
(a) The middle name.
(b) The first name.
(c) The last name.
(d) The reason they were given the name.
Short Answer Questions
1. How will the story itself suggest characters?
2. What kind of story does the author use as an example of how a story can suggest characters?
3. According to the quote that ends Chapter 3, where does the author believe a writer can find wonderful stories?
4. How many basic types of characters are there?
5. Which of the following is not an example of a broad stroke definition?
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