Xbox NCAA 2007 English degree answers.

 

A word that can modify a verb adjective or adverb is known as what?  ADVERB

 

The definition of rhyme scheme is the repetition of what?  LIKE VOWEL SOUNDS IN A PATTERN.

 

Which author is famous for writing about the Roaring twenties?  F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

  

Which of the following is one of Shakespeare’s tragedies? Titus Andronicus.

 

What point of view does this sentence come from?  You walk into the room and there he is “out!” you say to him shouting in fear.” Second Person

 

How can I know when the sun goes all dark/If in the depths of all history I have made my mark?  This is an example of what rhyme scheme?   ABCB

 

Which of the following sentences uses the correct form of it? It’s for you.

 

The Shakespearean tragedy tells the story of two young lovers from feuding families?  Romeo and Juliet.

 

A word that substitutes for a previously specified noun or noun phrase is known as what?  Pronoun.

 

Which early American literary movement was characterized by a quest for pure beauty?  Romanticism

 

Which of the following is not a synonym for lazy?  Frenetic

 

Mary Shelley wrote a book about a creature brought back from the dead in what is arguably the first science fiction novel ever written?  What was this novel?  Frankenstein

 

Which of the following is correct?  I want to ski; I’ll go soon.

 

An anapest is a metrical foot that is two unstressed syllables followed by a stressed one. Which of these is an anapest? Unabridged

 

How many lines are in a limerick?  Five

 

How many lines are in a sonnet?  Fourteen

 

Using words to express something different and frequently opposite form their literal meaning is the definition of what? Irony

 

The definition of rhyme scheme is the repetition of what?  Like vowel sounds in a pattern.

 

What two letters end most adverbs? LY

 

President John F Kennedy’s most famous question.  Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country,” is an example of:  Chiasmus

 

Which of the following is correct?  Neither lender or a borrower be. NONE OF THE ABOVE.

 

In old stories, I hear/If the Oracle said,/ “you’re better off dead.” / The hero laughs without fear. This is an example of what rhyme scheme?  ABBA

 

Which part of speech is the word “go”? Verb

 

 What part of speech is the hat? noun

 

A word that can modify a verb, adjective or adverb is known as what?  Adverb

 

A word that names a person place thing or idea is a(n):  Noun

 

The word “sad” is a(n): Adjective

 

Which of the following is a conjunction?  And

 

What distinguishes free verse poetry from other forms of poetry?  Lack of rhyme or meter

 

Who wrote “Romeo and Juliet”? William Shakespeare.

 

Which of the following is an interjection Oh no!

 

A word that expresses an action or existence is known as what? Verb

 

What language does the English alphabet come from?  Latin

 

From what point of view does this sentence come from?  “He was born with the gift of laughter and the sense that the world was mad.” Third person

 

Which of the following is one of Shakespeare’s comedies? Much ado about nothing.

 

What part of speech is the word, Quickly?  Adverb

 

Which of the following is an example of alliteration?  Sad Sam sings sorrowful songs.

 

 

Which of the following sentences uses the correct form of “you”? You’re going to be a star.

 

The literal dictionary definition of the word is its: Denotation

 

A word that describes a noun is known as what? Adjective

 

Which of the following sentences is correct? I want to play football, too

 

I don’t suppose / that anyone knows / where all the green goes / from earth when it snows? This is an example of what rhyme scheme?  AAAA

 

A word that expresses an action or existence is known as what? VERB

 

A Two-line verse is called a couplet and a three-line verse is a triplet. What is an eight line verse called?  Octet

 

Who wrote the epic poem “the odyssey”?  Homer

 

A question that is asked without the intent of it being answered is known as what? Rhetorical question.

 

Which of the following is an example of assonance?  Always arrest angry alligators.

 

A pun is a deliberate confusion of two similar words for comedic effect. Which of the following is an example of this?  The bike is two tired to stand.

 

What point of view does this sentence come from? I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance?  First person.

 

What three authors are most associated with transcendentalism? Thoreau, Emerson and fuller.

 

A form of a verb that ends in “ing” and acts as a noun is known as what? Gerund.

 

What was Mark Twain’s real name?  Samuel Clemens.

 

A word that substitutes for a previously specified noun or noun phrase is known as what?  Pronoun.

 

This Shakespearean play concerns a young prince of Denmark’s attempt to expose his uncle’s treasonous assassination of the king.  Hamlet.

 

Which of the following is an antonym for Fast?  Plodding (an Antonym is two words that mean different things like hot and cold just so you know)

 

What is the most common word in the English language?  THE

 

The implied meaning of a word based on its context is its? Connotation

 

A word that imitates the sound it describes is known as what?  Onomatopoeia

 

A word that connects other words, phrases clauses, and sentences is known as what?  Conjunction.

 

In relation to poetry, what does the term “meter” mean?  Pattern of stressed/unstressed.

 

What part of speech is the word “through”?  Preposition

 

Who is oftern credited with writing the first American novel?  Jame Fenimore Cooper.

 

what part of speech is the word they? Pronoun

 

Which of the following is a metaphor? Her Laugh was a fluttering fly.

 

How many common parts of speech are there? Eight

 

Which of the following is not a synonym for lazy? Frenetic

 

And but, or, so, nor, and yet are all examples of what part of speech?  Conjunction.

 

Which of the following is the correct way to finish this sentence? My friends and I? are going to be there.

 

In general, in what order are English sentences constructed? Subject verb object.

 How many letter are there in the english alphabet? 26

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