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1. When we intentionally omit words from an original text, we replace them with ?

– hyphen

– ellipsis mark

– dot

– space

2. For what purposes do we use the ellipsis?

– to indicate a pause in the flow of the sentence

– to introduce further details

– to mark an unfinished statement

– to indicate a pause when someone is speaking

3. What is the other name of the ellipsis mark?

– dot dot

– spaced periods

– suspension point

– suspensive point

4. Can we leave out punctuation that is in original, when we use ellipsis?

– absolutely no

-only comma

– all the punctuations

– yes some of them such as comma

5. Which figure of speech is used when a positive is stated by negating its opposite?

– jargon

– irony

– litote

– antonomasia

6. What do we call the language that is used by a select group of people?

– litote

– symbolism

– antonomasia

– jargon

7. The jargon is usually used by ?

– Star Tekkies

– Medical Professionals

– Educational Professionals

– none of them

8. Which of these parts of speech can be descriptive words?

– pronoun

– only adjective

– adjective

– adverb

9. How many senses belong to descriptive words?

– 4

– 3

– 5

– all the senses

10. “The room looks tidy” Which part of speech is used for the descriptive word?

– adverb

– verb

– adverbial modifier

– adjective

11. Which one of these terms doesn’t concern to figurative language?

– hyperbole

– symbolism

– synecdoche

– essay

12. What is symbol?

– an ordinary object to which we attach extraordinary meaning

– an extraordinary thing to which we attach in significance

– an ordinary event to which we attach significance

– a word replaced by another word

13. If the writer take a new object, makes it embodiment of human concern, the symbol is ?

– inherited

– invented

– inherited or invented

– it will not be a symbol

14. Are we able to articulate fully what a certain symbol means?

– generally no

– when it is inherited

– if the two objects are similar

– if it is powerful and well chosen

15. Characters and settings stand for something beyond themselves when we use …

– symbolism

– metonymy

– allegory

– personification

16. What is the aim of an allegory?

– to increase knowledge

– to teach a moral lesson

– to describe an object

+ to make comment about goodness

17. Which figure of speech is used in this sentence? ” You are my sunshine”

– metaphor

– metonymy

– simile

– hyperbole

18. “He is brave as a lion” Here is used…

– synecdoche

– irony

– metaphor

– simile

19. Please, find the sentence with the symbolism

– Her head was spinning from the latest news

– An apple pie represents a traditional American lifestyle

– Time is a thief

– Busy as a bee

20. “Peter Pan is a symbol for eternal childhood” , what kind of symbol is it?

– inherited

– handed down over time

– invented

– it is an allegory

21. Where is the word irony came from?

– from the Greek ” eiron”

– from the Latin ” eiron”

– from the Latin “iron”

– from the Greek ” airon”

22. In which of these sentences speech goes about synecdoche?

– its intended meaning is different from the actual meaning

– it replaces the name of a thing with another name

– a part of something represents the whole or vice versa

– larger groups refer to smaller groups or vice versa

23. Please find the sentence with the Simile

– It is like shooting fish in a barrel

– The soldiers were equipped with steel

– What a great idea!

– She is as cute as a lion

24. The final paragraph of an essay is called ?

– introduction

– conclusion

– body

– target

25. Topic sentence, details and examples, concluding transition sentence belong to the ____ of an essay

– conclusion

– introduction

– title

– body

26. Which part of an essay can be three or more paragraphs long?

– body

– introduction

– conclusion

– none of them

27. Name the three important things as you write an essay?

– subject, audience, purpose

– introduction, conclusion, body

– beginning, middle, end

– subject, body, purpose

28. Choose the right order in the structure of an essay ?

– body, introduction, conclusion

– introduction, conclusion, body

– conclusion, introduction, body

– it is okay if it is mixed

29. Can we use hyperbole as a joke?

– yes, by exaggerating certain characteristic

– yes, by adding certain characteristic

– never

– it is always used as a joke

30. Please find the example of hyperbole

– The sky misses the sun at night

– She is happy as a clam

– Opportunity knocked at his door

– He is as skinny as a toothpick

31. What we should do before writing an essay?

– read the essay aloud to ourselves

– evaluate the topic in relation to the audience

– adapt our topic and language appreciate to the audience

– understand the audience’s perspectives

32. Narrative essay is the essay which…

– recalls an event or series of events

– explains, clarifies, illustrates

– write summaries that contain the main idea

– clarify, illustrates, explains

33. What is the purpose of an expository essay?

– to recall an event or series of events

– to explain, clarify, illustrate

– to write summaries that contain the main idea

– to cite facts from different sources

34. Response to the Literature shows that…

– you don’t understand the literally work and ask from audience

– you make conclusion of the story you have read

– you understand a literary work and make judgment with the audience

– you want to apply for employment

35. What type of an essay write summaries that contain the main idea?

– summaries essay

– expository essay

– narrative essay

– response to literature

36. “Do not act like Mr. Bean, hey you, curly hair!” Where is the antonomasia?

– Mr. Bean

– hey you

– curly hair

– curly

37. What is the function of antonomasia ?

– to give an appropriate appellative, epithet to someone or something

– to put a nickname to a person or thing

– to replace the names of two things

– to replace the abusive words with a satisfactory words

38. What is the purpose of descriptive words?

– to explain what something or someone is like

– visualize, describe, define information about someone or something

– how someone takes action or something is done

– to specify the time when something is done

39. What is simile?

– a figure of speech which compare two things without using “like” or “as”

– a figure of speech which replaces the origin name with a new name

– a figure of speech which directly compare things using the words “like” or “that”

– it doesn’t differ from metaphor

40. When do we use exaggeration?

– in daily life

– in political news

– on TV programs

– only in literature

41. What is hyperbole?

– it is the most spectacular thing in the history of the entire world

– it is used to spread information

– it is intentional exaggeration

– it is used to make less of something

42. Metaphor is a figure of speech which…

– compares two things by using the words “like” or “as”

– It is intentional exaggeration

– come from Greek

– compares thing by stating that one thing is anoter thing

43. Please, find the sentence that is not metaphor

– He is like an ox

– He is an ox on the fight

– He is a lion

– She was his life all the time

44. Please find the types of metaphor

– dramatic

– implied

– sustained

– dead

45. Synecdoche is always confused with…

– metonymy

– metaphor

– simile

– hyperbole

46. It helps the writer to achieve brevity, for instance, using “steel” instead of using “knives, swords, arrows”. The speech is going about

– hyperbole

– simile

– metaphor

– synecdoche

47. Please, find the example of antonomasia

– Pardon me please, oh my Lord

– Hey Nicole, look out otherwise you may slip

– You look today so beautiful

– My cat is nice

48. ” Hey, Cinderella how about going to the cinema?” Find the antonomasia, please

– cinema

– hey

– Cinderella

– going to the cinema

49. What is the difference between simile and metaphor?

– we use “like” or “as” in metaphor

– we use ” like” or ” as” in simile but not in metaphor

– the have no difference

– we can use both of them in any case

50. Which suggestion is not satisfactory for writing the perfect essay?

– use informal language

– read the essay aloud to yourself in order to notice errors

– use formal English

– understand your audience’s interest

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