Never Say Die! Mr. Whitehead’s Review Game
Category: Comprehension (5 pts) Answer the questionsabout the lottery.
Question 1 According to the story, who MOST LIKELY controls the town?: • The majority of the town’s people. • Old man Warner • Joe Summers • Bill Hutchinson
Question 2 Is the structure of the town democratic? • Yes, the majority of the town wanted a lottery. • No, Mr. Summers controlled the town. • No, Tessie didn’t want to be killed. • Yes, only the adults could be selected in the lottery.
Question 3 Which of these is MOST LIKELY a theme of “The Lottery”? • People are reluctant to reject outdated traditions, ideas, rules, laws, and practices. • The town’s people are murderers for participating in the lottery. • Population control is necessary for survival. • None of the Above
Question 4 How were women viewed in the village? • They were viewed as subservient. • They were equals. • They were viewed more highly than the men. • None of the Above
Question 5 Which of the following could the large stone of Mrs. Delacroix’s represent? • Brutality • Obedience • Mercy • All of the Above
Question 6 How does Shirley Jackson trivialize the grave practice of the community’s traditional stoning? • The town folk treat the lottery like a funeral . • The town folk treat the lottery like a party or celebration. • The town folk treat the lottery like it was a chore. • The town folk treat the lottery like it was a sporting event.
Category: Inference (5 pts) Identify the correct Inference.
Look at the Picture! You have 10 seconds.
Question 7 Which of the following can you infer from the picture: • They are looking at a piece of paper. • They are looking at a photograph. • They are looking at a treasure map. • They are reading ancient scroll.
Watch the Clip! Pay attention to the details.
Question 8 Where are the kids at? • Local park • Abandoned warehouse • Underground cave • Dilapidated school building
Question 9 What do the kids decide to do? • Continue on their perilous journey. • Leave and go with Troy. • Leave, but leave without Troy. • None of the about
Question 10 What reason does Mikey have for the kids to continue their journey. • They could get rich. • They don’t have a choice. • Everyone will be moving away soon. • They need to save Chunk.
Question 11 What does Andy indicate by leaving her jacket in the bucket for Troy. • She misses him. • Call the police. • She’s going with him. • She’s breaking up with him.
Category: Vocab (5 pts) Identify the correct definition.
Question 12 Mary exulted while watching her soccer team’s victory. • to weep • to rejoice • to hold one’s breath • to blush
Question 13 The pain is acute and on the right side of my head. • dull • intense • unusual • throbbing
Question 14 It was our intention that the evening culminate with a group sing-a-long. • to include • to begin • to climax • to end
Question 15 “What pertinent information should you have before buying a computer?” asked Cole. • Timely • Verifiable • Relevant • Abbreviated
Category: Grammar (5pts) Identify the simple predicate of the following sentences:
Question 16 Goonies never say die. • Goonies • Never • Say • Die • None of the Above
Question 17 Nick couldn’t do the truffle shuffle. • Nick • Could do • Truffle • Shuffle • None of the Above
Question 18 The pirates were dead. • The • pirates • were • dead • None of the Above
Category: Grammar (5pts) Identify the simple subject of the following sentences:
Question 19 The angry old man opened his door.. • angry • man • opened • door • None of the Above
Question 20 The boy and girl ran to the store. • boy, girl • girl • boy • ran • None of the Above
Final Question Who wrote the story The Tell-Tale Hart? • Charles Dickens • Ray Bradbury • Mark Twain • Edgar Allan Poe • Jane Austen