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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. How does Chapter 1 end?
(a) With the value of a character's previous experiences.
(b) With the value of a character's physical appearance.
(c) With the insignificance of a character's previous experiences.
(d) With the insignificance of a character's physical appearance.
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 the beginning of a story.
(c) According to the ending of a story.
(d) According to what needs to happen and how it needs to take place.
3. What is a writer's fundamental responsibility?
(a) To observe, absorb, and analyze the world.
(b) To observe and analyze the world, but never to absorb it.
(c) To observe the world, but never to absorb nor to analyze it.
(d) To observe and absorb the world, but never to analyze it.
4. What can other characters provide for the main character?
(a) Conflict, but never assistance.
(b) Assistance, but never conflict.
(c) Neither conflict nor assistance.
(d) Conflict or assistance.
5. How does the author describe the act of creative writing in the Introduction?
(a) As an unlimited act.
(b) As a limited act.
(c) As a solitary act.
(d) As a collaborative act.
Short Answer Questions
1. When an idea is the primary focus, what is the role of the characters?
2. According to the author, what is the purpose of fiction?
3. Which one of the following is not an example of a story where an idea is the primary narrative?
4. What will a writer discover when they take their eyes off of the main character?
5. Why should sources of inspiration be altered?
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