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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 7, 8 and 9.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kinds of situations can make a character more interesting?
(a) Ones that the character is unaccustomed with.
(b) Ones that the character and the reader are expecting.
(c) Ones that the character has been in before.
(d) Ones that the reader is unaccustomed with.
2. What are three good example of character definition in fiction?
(a) Talents, habits, and behavior.
(b) Talents, relatives, and behavior.
(c) Talents, relatives, and habits.
(d) Relatives, habits, and behavior.
3. What does the author think can also provide ideas for additional characters?
(a) The pasts of central characters.
(b) The future of supporting characters.
(c) The future of central characters.
(d) The pasts of supporting characters.
4. What type of reaction will an audience have to a character with opposing characteristics?
(a) They may not respond at all.
(b) Slow, but mostly negative.
(c) Immediate, but not necessarily negative.
(d) Immediate and negative.
5. When an idea is the primary focus, what is the role of the characters?
(a) Complex plot functionaries.
(b) Simple plot functionaries.
(c) They define the plot in some way.
(d) They define the plot completely.
Short Answer Questions
1. What part of a character's name provides a clear starting point for defining that character's context?
2. How does the author define an idea?
3. In an event-driven narrative, what is the goal of the characters?
4. What does the author think about characters from unrelated ideas?
5. How should a character's traits be designed in order to engage the reader?
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