6th Grade Language Arts 2009
  • 1. Theme
A) images that can be seen or that are imagined
B) arranged according to the order of time
C) view about life and how people behave
D) naming of a thing or action by imitation of natural sounds
  • 2. Metaphor
A) the repetition of a sound
B) a figure of speech in which things are compared by the use of the word like or as
C) a careful plan or method
D) an object or idea used in place of another to suggest a similarity between them
  • 3. Climax
A) the last part of something or a final result
B) a history of a person's life
C) the point of highest dramatic interest or a major turning point in the action
D) events in a story
  • 4. Dialogue
A) the chief character in a play
B) a conversation between two or more persons
C) a passage quoted from a book
D) a way of looking at or thinking about something
  • 5. Alliteration
A) representation of a thing or idea as a person or by the human form
B) the naming of a thing or action by imitation of natural sounds (as "buzz" or "hiss")
C) the repetition on a sound at the beginning of two or more neighboring words
D) change in the form of an adjective or an adverb (as by having -er or -est added or more or most prefixed) to show different levels of quality, quantity, or
  • 6. Protagonist
A) the chief character in a play, novel, or story
B) arranged in or according to the order of time
C) a history of a person's life
D) a character in a story or poem who deceives, frustrates, or works again the main character
  • 7. Simile
A) a figure of speech in which things different in kind or quality are compared by the use of the word like or as
B) the choice of words and the way they are combined that is characteristic of a language
C) the use of words whose sound suggests the sense (as for poetic effect)
D) a figure of speech in which a word or phrase meaning one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a similarity between them
  • 8. Bibliography
A) arranged in or according to the order of time
B) the part of a book that leads up to and explains what will be found in the main part
C) a list of writings about a subject or author or by an author
D) a history of a person's life
  • 9. Point of view
A) a way of looking at or thinking about something
B) events in a story
C) the order in which things are or should be connected, related, or dated
D) guess or surmise
  • 10. Conclusion
A) change in the form of an adjective or an adverb
B) the point of highest dramatic interest or a major turning point in the action
C) the part of a book that leads up to and explains what will be found in the main part
D) the last part of something or a final result
  • 11. Informational Text
A) a collection of events that tells a story, which may be true or not
B) a list of writings about a subject or author or by an author
C) a type of nonfiction that conveys information about the natural or social world
D) guess or surmise
  • 12. Strategy
A) events in a story
B) serving to describe
C) a piece of writing that explains
D) a careful plan or method
  • 13. Revise
A) a conversation between two or more persons
B) a careful plan or method
C) to look over again in order to correct or improve
D) the chief character in a play, novel, or story
  • 14. Introduction
A) the highest point
B) the part of a book that leads up to and explains what will be found in the main part
C) a final decision reached by reasoning
D) a set of several shots or scenes developing a single subject
  • 15. Biography
A) Informational text is a type of nonfiction that conveys information about the natural or social world
B) a history of a person's life
C) a list of writings about a subject or author or by an author
D) a biography written by the person it is about
  • 16. Personification
A) A figure of speech where animals, ideas or inorganic objects are given human characteristics
B) the naming of a thing or action by imitation of natural sounds (as "buzz" or "hiss")
C) a figure of speech in which a word or phrase meaning one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a similarity between them
D) a figure of speech in which things different in kind or quality are compared by the use of the word like or as
  • 17. Plot
A) the highest point
B) a final decision reached by reasoning
C) events in a story
D) the part of a book that leads up to and explains what will be found in the main part
  • 18. Antagonist
A) the chief character in a play, novel, or story
B) a history of a person's life
C) a character in a story or poem who deceives, frustrates, or works again the main character
D) a list of writings about a subject or author or by an author
  • 19. Quotation
A) something that is quoted; a passage quoted from a book, speech, etc.
B) a collection of events that tells a story, which may be true or not, placed in a particular order
C) a list of writings about a subject or author or by an author
D) a conversation between two or more persons
  • 20. Comparison
A) a figure of speech in which things different in kind or quality are compared by the use of the word like or as
B) change in the form of an adjective or an adverb (as by having -er or -est
C) a careful plan or method
D) a continuous or connected series
  • 21. Chronological
A) a piece of writing that explains
B) the part of a book that leads up to and explains what will be found in the main part
C) arranged in or according to the order of time
D) images that can be seen or that are imagined
  • 22. Expository Text
A) a biography written by the person it is about
B) a piece of writing that explains
C) a history of a person's life
D) a list of writings about a subject or author or by an author
  • 23. Sequence
A) a continuous or connected series
B) view about life and how people behave
C) a way of looking at or thinking about something
D) a final decision reached by reasoning
  • 24. Imagery
A) the representation of a thing or idea as a person or by the human form
B) the chief character in a play, novel, or story
C) the repetition of a sound at the beginning of two or more neighboring words
D) language that suggests how someone or something looks, sounds, feels, smells, or tastes
  • 25. Autobiography
A) arranged in or according to the order of time
B) a biography written by the person it is about
C) a history of a person's life
D) a list of writings about a subject or author or by an author
  • 26. Descriptive
A) to look over again in order to correct or improve
B) expressing the quality, kind, or condition of what is denoted by the modified term
C) a careful plan or method
D) to arrive at as a conclusion, guess, surmise, or imply.
  • 27. Inference
A) a character in a story or poem who deceives, frustrates, or works again the main character
B) the art of making or employing plans or tricks to achieve a goal
C) to arrive at as a conclusion, guess, surmise, or imply
D) the part of a book that leads up to and explains what will be found in the main part
  • 28. Onomatopoeia
A) a figure of speech in which things different in kind or quality are compared by the use of the word like or as
B) the naming of a thing or action by imitation of natural sounds (as "buzz" or "hiss")
C) the choice of words and the way they are combined that is characteristic of a language
D) A figure of speech where animals, ideas or inorganic objects are given human characteristics
  • 29. Idioms
A) an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate words but must be learned as a whole
B) events in a story
C) a figure of speech in which a word or phrase meaning one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a similarity between them
D) the repetition of a sound at the beginning of two or more neighboring words
  • 30. Narrative Text
A) an explanation of something
B) a type of nonfiction that conveys information about the natural or social world
C) a collection of events that tells a story, which may be true or not, placed in a particular order and recounted through either telling or writing
D) expressing the quality, kind, or condition of what is denoted by the modified term
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