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Common Core Standard RL.11-12.6 Questions

Analyze a case in which grasping a point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant (e.g., satire, sarcasm, irony, or understatement).

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Grade 11 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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Jean de Sponde was considered a metaphysical poet. These poets often used unusual metaphors in their poetry. How does the poet exemplify this trait of metaphysical poets?
  1. He says their love is powerful.
  2. He compares their love to a lever.
  3. He references Archimedes, an Ancient Greek mathematician.
  4. He compares their love to moving the world.
Grade 12 Personification CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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How does the author personify the eagle?
  1. By comparing the eagle to a thunderbolt
  2. By describing the eagle's crooked hands
  3. By saying the sea crawls
  4. By describing how he watches the water
Grade 12 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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Grade 11 The Color of Water CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6
Which choice best represents the text's view of the past?
  1. The past can be respected and learned from
  2. The past is the past and should be forgotten
  3. The past is more desirable than the present
  4. The mistakes of the past completely determine the future
Grade 11 The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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Grade 11 Native Son CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6
Which character's point of view dominates the novel?
  1. Boris A. Max
  2. Jan Erlone
  3. Mary Dalton
  4. Bigger Thomas
Grade 11 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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Grade 12 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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Most of the humor in the passage comes from what?
  1. The dilapidated state of the couple's house
  2. The people who come to visit the couple
  3. The couple's daily routines
  4. The typical day of a couple during Victorian times
Grade 11 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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Grade 12 Invisible Man CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6
Which movement does the narrator seem to be most against?
  1. African-American identity
  2. Equality
  3. Black pride
  4. Women's rights
Grade 11 Native Son CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6
Based on the novel, what did the author think of Communism?
  1. He felt it was rigid and unfair.
  2. He felt it brought hope for equality.
  3. He felt it gave the poor a disadvantage.
  4. He felt it favored the wealthy.
Grade 11 Character Study CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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Comedic relief is used to lighten the tension. Which line shows an example of comedic relief from the passage?
  1. "His dress was rich with a richness which would, in England, be looked upon as akin to bad taste."
  2. "This is my friend and colleague, Dr. Watson, who is occasionally good enough to help me in my cases."
  3. "The august person who employs me wishes his agent to be unknown to you, and I may confess at once that the title by which I have just called myself is not exactly my own."
  4. "If your Majesty would condescend to state your case,"€ he remarked, "I should be better able to advise you."
Grade 11 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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Which detail introduces suspense into the story?
  1. The main character's appearance
  2. The dirty, poor setting
  3. The man pointing out the hat
  4. The main character's thoughts on the hat
Grade 11 Identifying Genre CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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How does the author add suspense to the story?
  1. He brings in the devil.
  2. He shows Faith worried about her husband.
  3. He paints the path as gloomy and narrow.
  4. Both b and c
Grade 11 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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Which line from passage one shows a hint of irony?
  1. After nights on the footpath, Heath knew what it took for his father to put a roof over his head.
  2. Heath had become lonely for the love that he had found smothering.
  3. Even in the darkest hours of the disappearance, Heath had not lost his faith in his family.
  4. The day he decided to mend his mistakes was the day his mother said she still loved him.
Grade 11 Character Study CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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What is ironic about what Hester wants for Pearl?
  1. She wants her child to experience grief and troubles to help humanize her.
  2. She notes how her child differs from other children her age and likes the way she is.
  3. She does not want her child to ever wear something on her bosom.
  4. She wishes for her child to continue to absorb the sunshine.
Grade 11 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6

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Which biblical story does Passage 1 reference?
  1. Jesus walking on water
  2. The Parable of the Sower
  3. The Prodigal Son
  4. Job and his trials
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