AS Lit & Lang Terminology Quiz

A useful quiz from college to test yourself on your terminology knowledge for AS English Literature and Language

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AS Language and Literature Terminology quiz:
1) When exploring any text, what are the four key aspects of a text you need to consider
before you start to look at the language frameworks in detail?
a. ................................................
b. .................................................
c. ................................................
d. ............................................... (1 mark)
LEXIS: word classes
2) Nouns can be divided into subgroups. What type of nouns are the following words?
Piano ........................
San Francisco ........................
Confinement ........................
Car .........................
Truth ........................
Clothes ........................
Elvis Presley ........................
Terrorism ........................
(8 marks)
3) What are the following words examples of: it, he, she, they, we?
........................... (1 mark)
4) Identify ALL of the adjectives and adverbs in the extract below:
Sunday was supposed to be the best day the very best day. I impatiently awaited the knock
on the door. Outside the window, dark clouds rolled overhead.
Adjectives
:............................................................................................
Adverbs: ..............................................................................................
(2 marks: one for adjectives one for adverbs)
5) Explain what you understand by the term modifier.
................................................................................................. (1 mark)
6) CANDLE: Explain one connotation of this word:
............................................................ (1 mark)
7) What is a synonym of the word food, using a colloquial register?
............................................................ (1 mark)

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What is the antonym of the word day?
........................................................... (1 mark)
9) Is the following sentence a metaphor or a simile?
The prison guard was a monster.
............................................ ............. (1 mark)
What figurative device is being used in this sentence? The pencil danced across the page as
he tried to capture the landscape before him.
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A simple sentence contains a Subject, Verb and Object. In a sentence, what is
another word for a simple sentence that can make sense on its own?
.................................................................. (1 mark)
17) Fill in the gaps:
A compound sentence consists of two or more .................. .................... These are
connected by a coordinating conjunction such as ................ . A complex sentence
consists of a main clause and another type of clause, such as
......................................... These types of clauses cannot stand alone in a sentence.…read more

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A sentence is in the active voice when the subject of the sentence is doing the action
of the verb.
The choir sang the song.
Change this sentence into one which uses the passive voice
....................................................... (1 mark)
STRUCTURE AND NARRATIVE:
23) What is the difference between first and second person narrative?
..................................................................................................................
..........................................................................................(1 mark)
24) What are rhetorical devices?
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