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