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American Literature Final Exam Review. Hosted by Mr. Stepp. 2014 CCR3 Final Exam. 10 points. 1 st Five Grammar Select the best choice for the underlined portion to make the sentence the most clear and concise.

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American literature final exam review

American LiteratureFinal Exam Review

Hosted by Mr. Stepp

2014 CCR3 Final Exam


10 points

10 points

1st Five Grammar

Select the best choice for the underlined

portion to make the sentence the most clear and concise.

The fact that boxing is known to cause head injuries and brain damage should lead us to inform the public and push for a ban on boxing.

  • A – should lead us to inform

B – could lead us to inform

  • C – should of led us to inform

  • D – will lead us to inform

  • E – should have led us to inform

  • E – should have led us to inform


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TheHouse of Usher

What does Usher do with the body of his twin sister?

  • A – He burns it.

B– He cuts it up and makes it into meat pies.

  • C– He puts it in vault within the house.

  • C– He puts it in vault within the house.

  • D– He disintegrates it with acid.


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Vocabulary

Choose the vocabulary word that best completes the sentence.

On ________ the wallpaper stuck to the wall.

A– intact

B– intercept

  • C – contact

  • C– contact

D- imposition


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Of Mice & Men

Over how many days does the story take place?

  • A – Two

B – Three

B – Three

  • C – Four

  • D – Five


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1st Five Grammar

Select the best choice for the underlined portion to make the sentence the most clear and concise.

After it was repaired it ran perfect again.

  • A – ran perfect

B – ran perfectly

B – ran perfectly

  • C – could run perfect

  • D – could of run perfect

  • E – would run perfectly


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Vocabulary

Match the vocabulary word to the definition.

cognition

  • A – an intent to reach a goal

B – process of acquiring knowledge

B– process of acquiring knowledge

  • C– a written order for medicine

D - hardship, test, trial


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Of Mice & Men by John Steinbeck

Why are George and Lennie different from other guys who work on ranches?

A– They are actually wealthy

B –They like their work and want to do it forever

  • C– They are not drifters

D – Each has the other to look out for him

D – Each has the other to look out for him


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Vocabulary

Choose the vocabulary word that best completes the sentence.

The bone ______ was clearly visible on the x-ray.

A– animate

B – fragment

B– fragment

  • C– coherent

D- infraction


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TheHouse of Usher

Why has Roderick Usher summoned the narrator?

  • A – He wishes to see the narrator because he is ill.

  • A – He wishes to see the narrator because he is ill.

B– The narrator is engaged to his dying sister.

  • C– Roderick Usher wants to kill the narrator.

  • D– Roderick Usher fears his sister is trying to kill him.


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Vocabulary

Match the vocabulary word to the definition.

opposition

A– the act of breaking the limits or rules

B– belief; acceptance as true or valid

C – the act of resistance or action against

C– the act of resistance or action against

D- disbelieving; not believing


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Of Mice & Men by John Steinbeck

Match the characters to the correct description, action or quote.

Ill-tempered son of the boss and a welterweight fighter

  • A – George

B – Curley

B – Curley

  • C – Slim

  • D – Candy


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1st Five Grammar

Select the best choice for the underlined portion to make the sentence the most clear and concise.

To no ones surprise, Joe didn’t have his homework ready.

  • A – no ones surprise

B– noones surprise

  • C– no-ones surprise

  • D– no ones’ surprise

  • E– no one’s surprise

  • E– no one’s surprise


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Of Mice & Men by John Steinbeck

Match the characters to the correct description, action or quote.

Wanted to be in the movies

  • A – the boss

B – Crooks

  • C – Lennie

D – Curley’s wife

D –Curley’s wife


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Vocabulary

Match the vocabulary word to the definition.

intercept

  • A – to stop or interrupt the course of

  • A– to stop or interrupt the course of

B– the act of resistance or action against

C– disbelieving; not believing

D - to express or imply the opposite of


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TheHouse of Usher

What does Usher blame for making him ill?

  • A – The polluted environment.

B– His sister poisoning him.

  • C– The history of his family’s evil.

  • C– The history of his family’s evil.

  • D– The narrator poisoning him.


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Of Mice & Men by John Steinbeck

Match the characters to the correct description, action or quote.

“If Curley says anything, you can bust his other hand.”

  • A – Crooks

B – Curley

  • C – Slim

  • C – Slim

  • D – Candy


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1st Five Grammar

Select the best choice for the underlined portion to make the sentence the most clear and concise.

I always have trouble remembering the meaning of these two common verbs, affect (“to change” or “to influence”) and effect (“to cause” or “to accomplish).”

  • A – “to accomplish).”

B– “to accomplish”).

B– “to accomplish”).

  • C– “to accomplish).

  • D– To accomplish

  • E– “to accomplish.”)


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Vocabulary

Match the vocabulary word to the definition.

equanimity

A– calm temperament; evenness of temper

  • A – calm temperament; evenness of temper

B– the act of breaking the limits or rules

C– disbelieving; not believing

  • D – pretense, cover, façade, mask


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Of Mice & Men by John Steinbeck

Match the characters to the correct description, action or quote.

The stable hand

  • A– Crooks

  • A – Crooks

B– Curley

  • C – Carlson

  • D– Candy


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1st Five Grammar

Select the best choice for the underlined portion to make the sentence the most clear and concise.

After the hurricane, uprooted trees were laying all over the ground.

  • A – were laying

B– lying

  • C– were lying

  • C– were lying

  • D– were laid

  • E– was laid


American literature final exam review

The next 7 slides are from

The Great Gatsby

Scarlet Letterslides are at the end

(after The Great Gatsby)


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The Great Gatsby

Using the choices below, match the character/element to

the statement.

What kind of drinks do Gatsby, Jordan, Tom, and Daisy have at the hotel?

  • A– Martinis

B – San Franciscos

  • C – Old Sports

D– Mint Juleps

D – Mint Juleps


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The Great Gatsby

Who was Nick's "date" the night that he was with Tom in New York?

  • A – Pammy

B – Jordan

C – Catherine

C – Catherine

D – Daisy


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The Great Gatsby

Identification

The victim of a hit-and-run accident

  • A – Nick Carraway

  • B – Jordan Baker

  • C – Daisy Buchanan

D – Myrtle Wilson

  • D – Myrtle Wilson


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The Great Gatsby

True/False

Jay Gatsby dies from drowning in his pool.

  • A – TRUE

  • B – FALSE

  • B – FALSE


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The Great Gatsby

Nick first meets Gatsby...

  • A– At the Buchanan's

  • B – At the museum

  • C – At one of Gatsby's parties

  • C – At one of Gatsby's parties

D– In Louisville


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The Great Gatsby

True/False

Daisy kills Myrtle with Gatsby’s car.

  • A – TRUE

  • A – TRUE

  • B – FALSE


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The Great Gatsby

True/False

George Wilson runs a gas station.

  • A – TRUE

  • A – TRUE

  • B – FALSE


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The Scarlet Letter

Match the quote to the correct speaker.

After Hester is directed to reveal her partner, what character says, “Wondrous strength and generosity of a woman’s heart! She will not speak!”?

  • A – Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale

  • A – Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale

  • B – Reverend John Wilson

  • C – Governor Bellingham

D – Roger Chillingworth


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5 points

The Scarlet Letter

True/False

The narrator of this novel is considered an omniscient narrator.

  • A – TRUE

  • A – TRUE

  • B – FALSE


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The Scarlet Letter

At the Governor’s Hall, Pearl tells Reverend Wilson that

  • A – her father is dead.

B– God made her.

  • C – she was not made, but plucked from a rose bush.

  • C – she was not made, but plucked from a rose bush..

D– Satan made her.


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The Scarlet Letter

True/False

Mistress Hibbins spends nights in the forest.

  • A – TRUE

  • A – TRUE

  • B – FALSE


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The Scarlet Letter

The story suggests that the letter “A” is

  • A – a sign of Hester’s crime.

  • B– a source of anguish for Hester.

  • C– a symbol of pride for some of the young women in town.

D – Both B and A

D – Both B and A


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The Scarlet Letter

True/False

In the novel, “The Black Man” refers to Chillingworth.

  • A – TRUE

  • B – FALSE

  • B – FALSE


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The Scarlet Letter

Before he sails to England with Hester, the minister decides that he must

  • A – win Pearl’s love.

B– confess his sin publicly.

  • C– make amends to Hester.

D– deliver his last Election Sermon.

D – deliver his last Election Sermon.


American literature final exam review

Tally

the points.

A 10 point bonus

(and a very good shot at passing the test tomorrow)

to the winning team!


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