EOG Reading Vocabulary Quiz

Phyllis Gillespie

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  1. A story about a person's life that is written by another person
  2. Your answer:
    autobiography
    biography
    fantasy
    science fiction


  3. Fiction that is based on impossible characters and worlds
  4. Your answer:
    fantasy
    historical fiction
    imagery
    science fiction


  5. A story about a person's life that is written by that person
  6. Your answer:
    autobiography
    biography
    realistic fiction
    short story


  7. Fiction based on science
  8. Your answer:
    historical fiction
    invented fiction
    realistic fiction
    science fiction


  9. Fiction that could really happern
  10. Your answer:
    historical fiction
    realistic fiction
    science fiction
    tale


  11. Fiction based on true events
  12. Your answer:
    historical fiction
    narrative
    realistic fiction
    short story


  13. An alphabetized list of important words and their page numbers that can be found in the back of a book
  14. Your answer:
    glossary
    index
    table of contents
    word list


  15. A page near the beginning of a book that tells topics and their page numbers
  16. Your answer:
    glossary
    index
    table of contents
    dictionary


  17. The events that happen in a story
  18. Your answer:
    plot
    setting
    summary
    exposition


  19. An author's main reason for writing a passage
  20. Your answer:
    justification
    mood
    purpose
    idea


  21. An alphabetized list of selected words in a book and their meanings
  22. Your answer:
    dictionary
    glossary
    index
    table of contents


  23. The subject of a written passage
  24. Your answer:
    mood
    plot
    topic
    writer


  25. The feeling you get by reading a passage
  26. Your answer:
    determination
    impression
    mood
    purpose


  27. Where and when a story takes place
  28. Your answer:
    origin
    plot
    setting
    timeline


  29. Additional information attached at the end of a book or passage
  30. Your answer:
    appendix
    glossary
    index
    foreword


  31. The most important idea (main idea or conflict) that is supported by all other details
  32. Your answer:
    central issue
    plot
    rising action
    exposition


  33. A book of words and their definitions, pronunciations, spellings, and more
  34. Your answer:
    atlas
    dictionary
    encyclopedia
    thesaurus


  35. An alphabetized group of articles giving basic information on a variety of topics
  36. Your answer:
    atlas
    dictionary
    encyclopedia
    trilogy


  37. A book of maps
  38. Your answer:
    atlas
    diagram
    globe
    thesaurus


  39. A book of words, their synonyms, and sometimes their antonyms
  40. Your answer:
    dictionary
    manuscript
    report
    thesaurus


  41. A drawing with labels that give explanations
  42. Your answer:
    diagram
    globe
    map
    passage


  43. The 5 parts of the plot line
  44. Your answer:
    conflict, characters, setting, plot, resolution
    exposition, setting, characters, falling action, conflict
    exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
    introduction, battle, suspense, aftermath, conclusion


  45. A book of facts and figures about a variety of topics, updated each year
  46. Your answer:
    atlas
    almanac
    dictionary
    encyclopedia


  47. Where something got its start, or the beginning of something
  48. Your answer:
    birth
    entrance
    origin
    activation


  49. Person who draws pictures or illustrations for a book
  50. Your answer:
    author
    illustrator
    novelist
    writer



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