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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 does the author think can also provide ideas for additional characters?
(a) The pasts of central characters.
(b) The future of central characters.
(c) The future of supporting characters.
(d) The pasts of supporting characters.
2. According to the author, what is the purpose of fiction?
(a) To give a better understanding of human mistakes.
(b) To give a detailed analysis of human mistakes.
(c) To give a detailed analysis of human nature.
(d) To give a better understanding of human nature.
3. Why should sources of inspiration be altered?
(a) To make them more effective.
(b) To make them more familiar.
(c) To make them more mysterious.
(d) To make them more unrealistic
4. How well do readers want to know characters in a book?
(a) Better than they know characters in a movie.
(b) As well as they know people in life.
(c) Better than they know people in life.
(d) As well as they know people in a movie.
5. Which of the following is not an example of a minor character's function?
(a) To create suspense.
(b) To define the main theme.
(c) To offer information.
(d) To act as a love interest.
Short Answer Questions
1. In a story where character is the primary focus, how many characters need to be fully developed?
2. How many basic types of characters are there?
3. What can other characters provide for the main character?
4. According to the quote that ends Chapter 3, where does the author believe a writer can find wonderful stories?
5. What is one of the problems with writing based on an issue?
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