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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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