Could You Answer These on “Jeopardy”?

Vocabulary Takeaway for SAT/ACT Prep
July 6, 2019
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July 6, 2019
  1. What kind of figurative language is “quick like a rabbit”?
  1. Simile
  2. Metaphor
  3. Personification
  1. The goal of writing a rhetorical analysis (grade 9 or 10) is:
  1. You make rhetorical comments about what you read.
  2. You write an analysis of strategies an author uses in writing a work of literature rather than talking about the actual content.
  3. You praise the writer for his efforts.
  1. In writing essays, the point of view typically used is:
  1. First person
  2. Second person
  3. Third person
  1. Using a conversational, casual tone is appropriate if you are writing:
  1. Personal narrative for English class
  2. A blog
  3. A text to a friend
  4. All of the above
  5. Only b and c
  1. The protagonist of a story is:
  1. The villain
  2. The hero
  3. A sideline character
  1. The most common mistake(s) high school students make in essays is:
  1. Leaving their names off their work
  2. Using “I” when third person is required
  3. Using contractions
  4. All of the above
  1. Alliteration is:
  1. Repetition of letters at the beginning of words in a line or sentence
  2. Comparing one thing to another
  3. An adverb that modifies a verb

Answers: 1a, 2b, 3c, 4d, 5b, 6d, 7a