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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Literature Questions

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Grade 10 Odyssey
Who recognizes Odysseus immediately despite his many years of absence?
  1. Theoclymenus
  2. Antinoos
  3. Argos, his dog
  4. Laertes
Grade 10 The Lottery
What is "The Lottery" satirizing?
  1. cultural issues
  2. political issues
  3. human nature
  4. the nature of chance
Grade 10 The Monkey's Paw
What is the first thing Mr. White wishes for?
  1. A bigger house
  2. 200 pounds
  3. To be emperor
  4. He doesn't wish for anything
Grade 10 Odyssey
What does Eurymakhos get Penelope?
  1. Necklace
  2. His heart
  3. Horse
  4. Camera
Grade 10 Odyssey
Grade 10 The Outsiders
What is a heater?
  1. Sword
  2. Knife
  3. Gun
  4. Nunchucks
Grade 10 Odyssey
Who acknowledges Penelope's beauty?
  1. Melanthius
  2. Argos
  3. Antinoos
  4. Eurymakhos
Grade 10 Antigone
Which of the following are examples of alliteration? Choose all that apply.
  1. "The flesh was soft by now and stinking so we sat to windward and kept guard" (206).
  2. "Yet I always say there is nothing so comfortable as your own safe skin!" (207).
  3. "But how much worse than this is brazen boasting of barefaced anarchy" (209).
  4. "You too Ismene, Snake in my ordered house, sucking my blood stealthily" (213).
  5. "Ask Creon, you're always hanging on his opinions" (213).
Grade 10 The Monkey's Paw
What is one reason Sergeant Morris does not want the Whites to keep the Monkey's Paw?
  1. He wants it for himself
  2. He thinks it will sell for a lot of money
  3. He knows it can be very harmful if used improperly
  4. The paw is fake and he was lying
Grade 10 The Monkey's Paw
How does the family feel the morning after Morris' visit?
  1. Relaxed and relieved
  2. Anxious and upset
  3. Angry and confused
  4. Joyful and amazed
Grade 10 Young Adult Literature
What is the person doing at the beginning of the novel?
  1. making coffee
  2. mailing a package
  3. talking with a friend
  4. getting ready for school
Grade 10 Romeo and Juliet
Juliet and Romeo got married in a                .
  1. Church
  2. Secret hide-out
  3. Forest
  4. Small house
Grade 10 Romeo and Juliet
Who did Juliet send to prove Romeo really wanted to marry her?
  1. Romeo's friends
  2. The Nurse
  3. Juliet's parents
  4. Romeo's messanger
Grade 10 Greek and Roman Mythology
Which of the following lines (spoken by Antigone) is the best example of foreshadowing?
  1. Ah! That voice is like the voice of death!
  2. But if the guilt lies upon Creon who judged me, then, I pray, may his punishment equal my own.
  3. Then let me go, since all your words are bitter, and the very light of the sun is cold to me.
  4. Then I beg you: kill me. This talking is a great weariness.
Grade 10 Odyssey
What immortal is Odysseus' greatest enemy?
  1. Hermes
  2. Zeus
  3. Poseidon
  4. Athena
Grade 10 Romeo and Juliet
What did Romeo tell Juliet to tell her parents she was doing instead of being married?
  1. Forgiving her sins
  2. Taking a long walk
  3. Going to meet up some friends
  4. Going to meet up with a guy
Grade 10 To Kill a Mockingbird
Which of the following best describes the meaning of the following quotation?
"Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy . . . but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird"(Lee 90).
  1. It may be foreshadowing later events in the novel.
  2. It is an analogy that killing an innocent person which is wrong being equal to killing a mockingbird, which is pure, being a sin.
  3. It is a potential overall theme for the novel.
  4. All of the above.
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