The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What phase of a child's development is addressed by the author?
(a) Puberty.
(b) Adolescence.
(c) Teething.
(d) Oedipal.

2. What is it called when a person looks for the best in everything?
(a) Optimism.
(b) Socialism.
(c) Pessimism.
(d) Realism.

3. What is the first fairy tale mentioned in this section?
(a) Cinderella.
(b) Hansel and Gretel.
(c) Little Red Riding Hood.
(d) Jack and the Beanstalk.

4. Stories may also help children deal with what kind of family situation?
(a) Abuse.
(b) Neglect.
(c) Sibling rivalry.
(d) Divorce.

5. One or more of the main characters is related to which food?
(a) Beans.
(b) Honey.
(c) Gingerbread.
(d) Fish.

6. What is it called when a person looks for the worst in everything?
(a) Realism.
(b) Pessimism.
(c) Optimism.
(d) Cynicism.

7. The child must resign the story so s/he can go where?
(a) School.
(b) Dinner.
(c) Bed.
(d) Church.

8. What famous doctor is well known for his studies on that particular character?
(a) Jung.
(b) Freud.
(c) Sartre.
(d) Spock.

9. Many modern fairy tales have lost their impact and meaning because they have been _________________.
(a) Reinvented.
(b) Simplified.
(c) Translated.
(d) Changed.

10. Historically speaking, a child's mind was formed by all but which one of the following?
(a) Fairy tales.
(b) Religious parables.
(c) Riddles.
(d) Myths.

11. The fisherman is called upon to use ______ to get out of a bad situation.
(a) Wit.
(b) Faith.
(c) Strength.
(d) Brains.

12. At what age does this period begin?
(a) 6.
(b) 3.
(c) 8.
(d) 12.

13. An adult may take a childhood fairy tale and turn it into what?
(a) Dream.
(b) Fantasy.
(c) Fear.
(d) Nightmare.

14. Who is the villain in the first story?
(a) Stepmother.
(b) Wolf.
(c) Witch.
(d) Queen.

15. It is common for very different personalities to be present in what?
(a) Villains.
(b) Main characters.
(c) Siblings.
(d) Stories.

Short Answer Questions

1. Fairy tales also teach that one will be rewarded if one does not attempt to avoid what?

2. A child may be scared in thinking that his grandmother has been replaced by what?

3. Fairy tales tend to start out in what way?

4. What fairy tale character was the writer's favorite?

5. What is another word that means the same as kind?

(see the answer keys)

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