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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What factual information does "Book Lice" give about lice?
(a) Information regarding their birth and life in the bindings of books.
(b) Information regarding their favorite books.
(c) information about how they meet other lice.
(d) Information about how they compromise for the sake of their love.
2. Whom do the water striders try to teach to walk on water?
(a) Other insect species.
(c) Young water striders.
(d) Small mammals.
3. According to this poem, why is the moth drawn to the light?
(a) It is attracted to the heat of the light.
(b) It likes the color yellow.
(c) It likes bright colors.
(d) It does not know why.
4. What is the mood of "Book Lice?"
5. What does this poem about book lice introduce to the reader?
(a) The different types of book binding techniques.
(b) The names of famous authors.
(c) The different glues used to bind books.
(d) The names of famous book lice.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the mood of "The Moth's Serenade?"
2. What is the mood of "Fireflies?"
3. How do the mayflies see their youth?
4. How do the mayflies spend their time?
5. To emphasize the powerful and image-provoking verbs used by the poet, he has used what literary device?
Short Essay Questions
1. How are these lice like people?
2. How are these book lice opposites? How do they get past this?
3. How are mayflies and fireflies similar?
4. How does the mayfly's perception of time compare to our own?
5. If you only had twenty-four hours to live, what would you do? Why?
6. To what can the water strider's ability to walk on water be compared? Why?
7. To what does the poet compare fireflies? Is this a good comparison? Why or why not?
8. If you were to write a poem, what would it be about? Why?
9. What story does "Moth's Serenade" tell? What does this explain about moths?
10. How would you describe a firefly to someone who has never seen one?
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