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Grade 10 :: The Most Dangerous Game by Vickie_C
What does General Zaroff's final utterance of "En garde" suggest about his character?
  1. He is courageous
  2. He is afraid
  3. He is clever
  4. He is a fighter
Grade 10 :: Searching for Summer by charismaglo
Grade 10 :: The Most Dangerous Game by gena94
How does the author create suspense at the beginning of the story?
  1. Whitney and Rainsford discuss the prospects of hunting up the Amazon.
  2. Whitney refers to Captain Neilson, who never appears in the story.
  3. Whitney describes to Rainsford the mysterious reputation of the island that their boat is passing in the night.
  4. The story begins with a dialogue between two men.
Grade 10 :: The Sniper by Hiba123
What is the irony of the story?
  1. The sniper is killed by his own brother.
  2. Shots from each shooter kills the other.
  3. The sniper kills his own brother.
  4. The old lady that the sniper killed was his mother.
Grade 10 :: Searching for Summer by charismaglo
Why did Tom and Lily leave the wedding dress behind?
  1. They were afraid Mr. Noakes would follow them.
  2. Lily would not need it again
  3. Both a and b
  4. Neither a nor b
Grade 10 :: Searching for Summer by charismaglo
What does Lily say that she would like to see more than anything?
  1. the ocean
  2. the mountains
  3. the sky
  4. the stars
Grade 10 :: The Lottery by rrandolph

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What was represented by the black box?
  1. Death
  2. Family
  3. Tradition
  4. Murder
Grade 10 :: The Sniper by Hiba123
What is the setting of "The Sniper?"
  1. London, England during World War II
  2. Dublin, Ireland during the Irish Civil War
  3. Paris, France during World War I
Grade 10 :: The Monkey's Paw by llwood
Even though the author doesn't specifically tell us what Mr. White's last wish is, the reader can infer what the last wish was. What was the wish?
  1. that the paw would disappear
  2. that Mrs. White would go away.
  3. That his son would die again
  4. that he would get more wishes
Grade 10 :: The Monkey's Paw by llwood
Grade 10 :: A Sound of Thunder by amo53
In the story, which of the following actually changes the future?
  1. A butterfly's natural death
  2. A dinosaur's natural death
  3. A butterfly's unnatural death
  4. A dinosaur's unnatural death
Grade 10 :: The Monkey's Paw by llwood
Grade 10 :: The Monkey's Paw by llwood
Grade 10 :: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves by tayliffe
Grade 10 :: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves by tayliffe
What does purgatory mean?
  1. A place of purification or temporary punishment after death; a place in between two worlds
  2. A Hheavenly place full of joy and pleasure
  3. Lazy, unhealthy and unmotivated
  4. A city in California
Grade 10 :: The Sniper by szeiger
What alerts the enemy sniper to the sniper on the rooftop?
  1. Shuffling his feet
  2. Whistling a tune
  3. Lighting a cigarette
  4. Raising his gun
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