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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What effect does writing down words have as opposed to speaking them?
(a) Writing them down makes the voice more formal.
(b) Writing them down makes them less confusing.
(c) Writing them down makes the voice more informal.
(d) Writing them down makes them more confusing.
2. What type of motives should be included when writing a character that is more believable?
(a) Clearly defined.
(b) Consistent and unchanging.
(c) Vaguely defined.
(d) Inconsistent and changing.
3. What happens if a disproportionate amount of justification is presented in a story?
(a) The reader will not understand the things that the author will deliver.
(b) The reader will expect things that the author will not deliver.
(c) The reader will not expect the things that the author will deliver.
(d) The reader will not understand why the author has not delivered anything.
4. As explained in Chapter 15, what is the time difference in "showing" and "telling"?
(a) Showing and telling take the same amount of time.
(b) Showing takes more time than telling.
(c) The time for both showing and telling depends on the writer.
(d) Showing takes less time than telling.
5. What makes the techniques for interjecting humor even more effective?
(a) A logical or historical reason.
(b) An emotional or logical reason.
(c) An emotional, logical, or historical reason.
(d) An emotional or historical reason.
Short Answer Questions
1. In general, how do people write in comparison to the way they speak?
2. What is the benefit of an omniscient narrator?
3. According to the author in the beginning of Chapter 12, what changes along with people?
4. Which one of the following is an example listed in Chapter 12 of a transformation causing consequence that is beyond a character's control?
5. What types of details are necessary to make a character believable?
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