Questions for Macbeth Act One by ry363Nx

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									English 4                                                              ____________________________________
D. Psolka                                             Fall 2004-2005
Final Exam Questions
MARKING PERIOD ONE
Practice Test items available at http://psolka.com


12RS1C4PO2
Explain the allusions connected to each of the following words.

oracles 3.1.19
            Why, by the verities on thee made
            good,
            May they not be my oracles as well,
            And set me up in hope?




mine eternal jewel
            and mine eternal jewel
            Given to the common enemy of man,




12RS1C6PO1
What might the opening lines by Banquo 3.1.1-10 tell us about Banquo?
            Thou hast it now: king, Cawdor, Glamis, all,
            As the weird women promised; and, I fear,
            Thou play'dst most foully for 't: yet it was said
            It should not stand in thy posterity,
            But that myself should be the root and father
            Of many kings. If there come truth from them,
            As upon thee, Macbeth, their speeches shine,
            Why, by the verities on thee made good,
            May they not be my oracles as well,
            And set me up in hope? But, hush! no more.


12RS2C1PO3
Analyze word choice in 3.1.5 “root”
            But that myself should be the root and father
            Of many kings. If there come truth from them,
            As upon thee, Macbeth, their speeches shine,
            Why, by the verities on thee made good,
            May they not be my oracles as well,
            And set me up in hope? But, hush! no more.


Banquo compares himself to the root of a tree. Is this appropriate and effective? why or
why not?

12RS1C6PO3
Create a sociogram to illustrate the dynamics (tensions) between Macbeth and Banquo.




                   Banquo                                                       Macbeth




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English 4                                                         ____________________________________
D. Psolka                                     Fall 2004-2005
Final Exam Questions
MARKING PERIOD TWO

CLASSIFY NOUNS IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES
WRITE THE FOLLOWING NOUNS IN THE CORRECT COLUMN
COUNT NOUNS       NON-COUNT        COLLECTIVE NOUNS                               ABSTRACT
                  NOUNS




                                                 WORD BANK
advice                                     furniture                      paint
airplane                                   grass                          pencil
baggage                                    gravy oil                      picture
book                                       lumber                         popcorn
coffee                                     mail                           salt
crime                                      merchandise                    strength
dirt                                       notebook                       sugar
food                                       oatmeal

IDENTIFY HELPING VERBS
1. They will return on the airplane.
2. Badger is a funny dog.
3. I have been here a long time.
4. I should have been playing the drum.

IDENTIFY SUBJECTS AND VERBS IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES

1. In the mail box, there was no mail.
2. There has been no letter today.
3. Hey, what are you doing over there?
4. The car raced down the road and hit a tree.
5. The audience stood and cheered the performance.
6. Jeff, Jed, and Jim will be in school or will be home in bed.


IDENTIFY PREDICATE NOMINATIVES AND DIRECT OBJECTS IN THE FOLLOWING
SENTENCES

1. Ann is a new mother.
2. The speaker read his speech and answered some questions.
3. The little girl played the piano and sang a song.
4. The baker cut and wrapped the bread.
5. The large round spaceship rose over the quiet city
6. The black dog in the yard was a large Doberman.
7. The tall boy has been our best basketball player.
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8. Two loved Presidents were Lincoln and Washington.
9. The boys at the park played tag and ran races.
10. A ruby is a beautiful stone.
11. The carpenter fixed the door and painted the house.
12. The roads in the mountains can be long dusty trails.




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English 4                                                       ____________________________________
D. Psolka                                  Fall 2004-2005
Final Exam Questions
MARKING PERIOD THREE
RESEARCH PAPER QUESTIONS
If you insert a picture into a research document, do you have to have a separate “Works Cited”
entry?

If you insert an image into a document and the image does not “move” correctly, what should
you do to make its exact placement easier?

If you insert an image into a paragraph that already has an in-text citation, do you need a separate
works cited citation for the text and the image?

If you use a quotation in a research paper, what is the proper method of in-text citation?

Is it recommended that you cite the source, or is it mandatory that you cite the source when you
write source material in your OWN words.

Where is the preferred location of footnotes in Modern MLA format?

Where is the preferred location of the “Works Cited” information in Modern MLA format?

What is the preferred font size for Modern MLA format?

What information 4 bits of information belongs in the upper left side of the opening page of an
MLA research paper?

Where should page numbers be placed in Modern MLA format?

What three ideas must the opening paragraph reveal about the composition/research paper that
follows?

If you were to insert an additional paragraph into an existing composition, what must you
consider?

What structural changes must you make to the opening paragraph of a multi-paragraph essay if
you were to add an additional body paragraph?

What is the difference between in-text citations that use direct quotations and in-text citations
that are paraphrases?

While the body of an MLA research paper is double spaced, what is the spacing between the
block that contains your name and the title of the paper?

What is the appropriate spacing for the Works Cited page?

What is the appropriate spacing for the multiple lines WITHIN a single citation on the Works
Cited page?



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Is it appropriate to start the Works Cited page on the same page as the last page of a research
paper if, the paper ends before it is ¾ of the page, the paper ends before it is ½ of the page, the
paper ends before it is 1/3 of the page?

What is the order of the citations on the Works Cited page?

If you have an entry that does not have an author, what is the first bit of information that will be
typed?

If you have an entry that has more than one author, the first author’s name is typed in what
order? What is the order for the second author?

If you are typing an entry from an electronic source and not all the information is available, what
should you do?

PARALLEL STRUCTURE QUESTIONS.
Correct the following sentences for parallel structure.
1. Advertising executives place great emphasis on arousing needs for a product, making the
product attractive, and that the product be fairly inexpensive.

2. Recent historians attribute events to the acts of leaders of nations as well as wishes of the
people..

3. The budget discussion centered on the large appropriations for defense and paying the bills
promptly.

4. To milk a goat is more difficult than a cow.

5. Virginia Woolf’s success as a novelist was a s great a tribute to her style as her plots.

6. The new babysitter was very strict about having children get to bed early and brushing their
teeth themselves.

MARK OF THE BEAST QUESTIONS

Which of the two characters is more beast-like? The narrator or Strickland? Prove your answer
with elements from the story.

DEMON LOVER QUESTIONS
This story is ambiguously written. Explain how Mrs. Drover could have imagined the whole
thing. Your explanation must “explain away” the letter, the air movement in the house, the open
basement window, the taxi driver.
You may use, but should not limit yourself to only using the document Demon Lover02.doc

What two structural techniques can a writer employ to force the reader to slow down?




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English 4                                                         ____________________________________
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KEY VOCABULARY QUESTIONS
Choose the correct form of the word
RAMPAGE                                      The night after graduation several students will be _____
                ________________             through the streets without concern for anyone’s safety.
MESMERIZE                                    I think Suzie has been ______ by Juanito. She watches his
                ________________             every move with “that look” in her eyes..

VIDEO VIOLENCE QUESTIONS
If someone were suggesting that video games cause kids to become violent, what is the most
damaging argument to that case?




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