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Conflict and Character Quiz
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Conflict and Characters Quiz
- The protagonist is USUALLY the “good guy”. TRUE or FALSE
- The protagonist has a goal that he/she is trying to reach and the antagonist is trying to stop this goal from being reached. TRUE or FALSE
- The antagonist can only be one character, not a group of characters.
- Characters must always be humans.
- Describe human v. human conflict—what is it and give an example.
- List three of the six types of external conflict:
- A woman trying to decide whether to steal money from her job or go without money to buy dinner for her children is experiencing what kind of conflict? WHY??
- A family moves into a house that has been vacant for ten years. After they live there for a month, they surmise that the house is haunted! The ghosts try to kill the family in their sleep and the family tries to escape from the house, but the ghosts do not allow them to leave. What kind of conflict is this?
- A young couple buys a sailboat and head out into the Pacific Ocean. A massive storm sinks their ship and they are stranded at sea. While inflating the life raft, the young man is eaten by a shark. The woman is left out to sea with no food or water. What kind of conflict is this?
- A new school opens in PUHSD called “Cyber-Tech High”. The teachers are all technologically-advanced robots. In the middle of English class, the robot known as “Cunningham” completely goes haywire and starts throwing chairs at the students. The students must fight back in order to save their lives and their beloved school. What type of conflict is this?
Read the poem titled “Oil Crisis” by Naoshi Koriyama. You may need to read the small piece below it in order to better understand the poem.
For this poem---(this section 20pts)
- identify the protagonist:
- identify the antagonist:
- identify the type(s) of conflict present in this poem and say WHY you chose each type.
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This short quiz requires students to correctly label the elements of conflict and character to the provided examples.