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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Chapters 3 and 4.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the author, where do characters come from?
(a) They must be purely fictional.
(b) They must be based on real life people.
(c) The author's mind.
2. What are three good example of character definition in fiction?
(a) Relatives, habits, and behavior.
(b) Talents, relatives, and habits.
(c) Talents, habits, and behavior.
(d) Talents, relatives, and behavior.
3. What must a storyteller do when creating characters or events?
(a) Understand and define the theme.
(b) Broaden the theme.
(c) Understand and define the implications of the plot.
(d) Broaden the plot.
4. What part of a character's name provides a clear starting point for defining that character's context?
(a) The first name.
(b) The reason they were given the name.
(c) The middle name.
(d) The last name.
5. How does the author describe writing based on an issue?
(a) An ambiguous source of characters.
(b) A tricky source of characters.
(c) A misleading source of characters.
(d) A distracting source of characters.
Short Answer Questions
1. What place can writers use as inspiration for their characters?
2. What will a writer discover when they take their eyes off of the main character?
3. In the subtitle of "Characters and Viewpoint", what are the three objectives that the author promises to deliver?
4. How many ways are there to know a character?
5. How often are sources of inspiration altered?
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