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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. If a writer finds too much wrong with a manuscript when reviewing it, what does Knight suggest might have to happen?
(a) The writer sells it as is.
(b) The writer seeks professional editing help.
(c) The writer abandons it.
(d) The writer spends days on end reviewing it some more.

2. Which pronoun would an author use to refer to the second person narrator?
(a) They.
(b) I.
(c) You.
(d) He.

3. Which of the following does Knight suggest about rhyme, alliteration, and consonance?
(a) They are prose that are almost too poetic.
(b) They are poetry that is prose-like.
(c) They are necessary despite his disdain for them.
(d) They are appropriate in creating clarity and fluency.

4. What does Knight describe as having emotional sensitivity?
(a) Prose.
(b) Imagery.
(c) Poetry.
(d) Short story.

5. What does Knight describe as being irrelevant and confusing for both the reader and writer?
(a) Describing physical locations.
(b) Describing dialogue.
(c) Describing directions.
(d) Describing motivation.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following is a reason Knight gives for an author not finishing a story?

2. What type of word ending does Knight suggest writers avoid using too many of?

3. What is a consequence of not following an editor's advice?

4. What does Knight describe as being one sentence leading to another?

5. What is the storyteller's voice or attitude?

(see the answer keys)

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