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Grade 9 :: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by bnelson75
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.
Grade 9 :: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by bnelson75
What is Walter Mitty like in his daily life?
  1. He is bumbling and timid.
  2. He is capable and brave.
  3. He is cowardly but strong.
Grade 9 :: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by bnelson75
Walter Mitty's character is both:
  1. round and dynamic
  2. flat and dynamic
  3. round and static
Grade 9 :: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by bnelson75
Which statement most accurately describes the humor in Thurber's story?
  1. It stems not from joy but from the sadness of Mitty's life.
  2. It is based mainly on slapstick, physical humor.
  3. It is lighthearted, romantic comedy.
Grade 9 :: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by bnelson75
Which of the following best describes Mrs. Mitty's attitude toward her husband?
  1. Mrs. Mitty is respectful toward her husband.
  2. Mrs. Mitty is patronizing toward her husband.
  3. Mrs. Mitty is admiring toward her husband.
Grade 9 :: The Lottery by ba732
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 by ba732
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 :: The Lottery by ba732
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 Cask of Amontillado by LindseyDrumm
Grade 9 :: The Most Dangerous Game by cornels
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 :: The Cask of Amontillado by LindseyDrumm
Grade 9 :: The Cask of Amontillado by LindseyDrumm
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