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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Literature Questions

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Grade 9 Jabberwocky
"Come to my arms, my beamish boy!"
This is an example of:
  1. alliteration
  2. assonance
  3. onomatopoeia
  4. consonance
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Who does Romeo kill to avenge Mercutio's death?
  1. Tybalt
  2. Friar Laurence
  3. Rosaline
  4. Benvolio
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Juliet belongs to which family?
  1. Montague
  2. Verona
  3. Swedlund
  4. Capulet
Grade 9 To Kill a Mockingbird
What was Scout's first "crime" at school?
  1. Could already read
  2. Sat next to a Ewell
  3. Was late
  4. Hit Walter
Grade 9 The Lottery
What is the setting of the story?
  1. A small village
  2. Summer
  3. June 27th
  4. All of the above
Grade 9 The Lottery
What is an example of foreshadowing in the story?
  1. The black box
  2. The slips of paper
  3. Children gathering stones at the start of the story
  4. Mr. Summers description
Grade 9 The Lottery
What is the theme of the story?
  1. Stone people to have a successful harvest
  2. Blindly following a tradition can be dangerous
  3. Not everything is as it seems
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
What do Lord Capulet and Lord Montague decide to do to symbolize their reconciliation?
  1. Build golden statues of Romeo and Juliet.
  2. Apologize to each other.
  3. Throw a party in their honor.
  4. Move in together to become one family.
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Why does Romeo kill himself if Juliet is still alive?
  1. He feels guilty over killing Mercutio.
  2. He does not mean to kill himself.
  3. He thinks she is dead.
  4. Friar Lawrence leaves him no choice.
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Grade 9 The Most Dangerous Game
Why does Zaroff recognize Rainsford's name?
  1. Zaroff has lured Rainsford to the island.
  2. Zaroff paid Whitney to knock Rainsford off the yacht.
  3. Zaroff has read Rainsford's book on hunting.
  4. Zaroff watches Rainsford's hunting show on TV.
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Who kills Tybalt and why?
  1. Romeo kills Tybalt because Tybalt killed Mercutio.
  2. Mercutio kills Tybalt because Tybalt annoys him.
  3. Benvolio kills Tybalt because bit his thumb at him.
  4. No one kills Tybalt; he is exiled to Rome.
Grade 9 To Kill a Mockingbird
What was Tom's side of the story?
  1. Absolutely nothing happened. He chopped wood and then went home.
  2. She lured him into the house and kissed him. He left immediately.
  3. She paid him to kiss her.
  4. None of the above
Grade 9 The Lottery
What is the point of view from which the story was written?
  1. 1st person
  2. 3rd person limited
  3. 3rd person omniscient
  4. 2nd person
Grade 9 To Kill a Mockingbird
What word best describes Mrs. Gates?
  1. Hypocrite
  2. Evil
  3. Stupid
  4. Ignorant
Grade 9 To Kill a Mockingbird
What was the jury's verdict?
  1. Guilty
  2. Not Guilty
  3. Hung jury
  4. Mistrial
Grade 9 To Kill a Mockingbird
What did Scout and Jem find in the Radleys' tree?
  1. Gum and pennies
  2. Books
  3. A dead bird
  4. A snake skin
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
What is Walter Mitty like in his daydreams?
  1. He is bumbling and timid.
  2. He is capable and brave.
  3. He is efficient but weak.
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