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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Literature Questions

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Grade 9 Jabberwocky CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.9-10.4, L.9-10.5
What literacy device is the word "snicker-snack" an example of?
  1. Alliteration
  2. Onomatopoeia
  3. Rhythm
  4. Symbolism
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
What is the problem with the woman Romeo loves?
  1. She is a Capulet.
  2. She has moved away.
  3. She took a vow of chastity.
  4. She is dating his best friend.
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Which best describes the others' perception of Romeo's mood?
  1. He is depressed.
  2. He is uncomfortable.
  3. He is extremely angry.
  4. He is incredibly happy.
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Based on the action in the play, which statement is true about Gregory and Sampson?
  1. They are best friends.
  2. They dislike each other immensely.
  3. They trade barbs with one another.
  4. They have worked together for a long time.
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
What is ironic about Sampson says he'll do with the Montague women?
  1. He'll be civil with them.
  2. He'll cut off their heads.
  3. He'll invite them to the party.
  4. He'll push the up against the wall.
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
What is Lady Montague most concerned about?
  1. how Romeo is doing
  2. whether anyone was hurt in the fight
  3. protecting her family's reputation in Verona
  4. the judgement the Prince will bring down on the family
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
What role does the Prince play in this scene?
  1. He breaks up the fight.
  2. He sides with the Capulets.
  3. He sends out a search party for Romeo.
  4. He provides the audience with a history of the feud.
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
What role does Lady Montague play in the argument?
  1. She eggs the men on.
  2. She tries to keep Montague from fighting.
  3. She keeps a lookout to note when Capulet arrives.
  4. She turns the servants into the police for starting a fight.
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Why does Sampson pull out his sword?
  1. He wants to clean it off.
  2. He is upset with Gregory.
  3. There is a war going on in the country.
  4. Two servants from the Montagues have arrived.
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
What are Sampson and Gregory doing in the beginning of the play?
  1. discussing their disdain for the Montagues
  2. discussing what it would be like to be colliers
  3. complaining about their jobs with the Capulets
  4. determining which weapons to use in their fight
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
How does Benvolio suggest Romeo get over the girl?
  1. by writing her a letter
  2. by taking a trip to Italy
  3. by looking at other women
  4. by calling her awful names
Grade 9 Beowulf
Anglo-Saxon literature includes English works before the
  1. French Revolution
  2. Norman Conquest
  3. Magna Carta
  4. Canterbury Tales
Grade 9 The Most Dangerous Game
Which choice describes someone who is RESOURCEFUL?
  1. works for the Department of Natural Resources
  2. deals with problems effectively
  3. is afraid of the outdoors
  4. finds the sources of rivers
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
What does Sampson plan to do to get the Montagues to fight them?
  1. yell an insult
  2. sneer at them
  3. bite his thumb
  4. brandish his sworn
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Which word best describes Tybalt's personality?
  1. friendly
  2. peaceful
  3. hot-headed
  4. embarrassing
Grade 9 Romeo and Juliet
Which statement best explains Romeo's mood?
  1. He is tired.
  2. He was in a fight.
  3. He has lost the one he loved.
  4. He is worried about his cousin.
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