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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Short Stories (Fiction) Questions

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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 The Necklace
Grade 9 The Necklace
Grade 9 The Cask of Amontillado
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
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 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 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 The Sniper
What is the theme of the story?
  1. The sniper is an intelligent man.
  2. The sniper enjoys killing people.
  3. War is a game for some people.
  4. War reduces people to mere objects. They have no names, no faces.They are targets.
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
In the "Gift of the Magi," what gift does Jim buy for Della?
  1. set of combs
  2. diamond necklace
  3. feathered hat
  4. pair of gloves
Grade 9 The Most Dangerous Game
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.
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
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.
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