Friday, October 19, 2012

AP: on multiple choice

After composing your 4 AP multiple choice questions in class today, post your questions and answers here. Include your partner's name in your post. You should try to mimic the writing style of the AP test creators to the best of your abilities. Number your questions, write the question, then format your 5 answer choices in the same way the test is formatted. Put an asterisk to the left of the correct answer.

This blog is due no later than 8am Monday, October 22.


  1. Elijah Parkinson and Allan Purcell

    In line one, what is “It” referring to?
    A. Falling Snow*
    B. Wrinkles in the Road
    C. The East
    D. Crystal Veil
    E. Ghosts

    What is the author utilizing the hyphens in line six, thirteen and eighteen for?
    A. Subject Change
    B. Create a pause
    C. Point out a metaphor
    D. Tone change*
    E. Emphasize hyperboles
    Pertaining to the poem, the tone of the speaker is?
    A. Mysterious*
    B. Happy
    C. Disrespectful
    D. Anxious
    E. Angry
    What line demonstrates a metaphor?
    A. Line 4
    B. Line 8
    C. Line 9
    D. Line 19*
    E. Line 15

  2. Josh Rayl and Ben Fuerstein

    1. What does "alabaster wool" refer to?
    *A. Snow
    B. Sheep wool
    C. Cotton
    D. Water
    E. Sugar
    2. What is the main literary device used in the last stanza?
    *A. Simile
    B. Metaphor
    C. Alliteration
    D. Personification
    E. Synecdoche
    3. How does the poet characterized the Snow?
    *A. As powder
    B. As water
    C. As sugar
    D. As sand
    E. As cold
    4. According to the poem, what is the author's attitude toward the snow?
    *A. Mystifying
    B. Happy
    C. Sad
    D. Angry
    E. Confused

  3. Ryan Boutilier and Justin Smith
    what is the tone of this poem?

    2. The author uses all of the following literary devices except?
    *a. spoonerism

    3.What is the "sifter"?

    4.what is the sifter seperateing?
    *a. nature and urbanization
    b. roads and cars
    c. nature and mountains
    d. trees and nature
    e. roads and mountins

  4. Caleb Punt and Nate Blamick
    What is the meter of this poem?
    A. tentrameter
    C. trimeter
    D. Fast
    E. dimeter

    What is one characteristic given to snow in this poem?
    A. Equalizing*
    B. Dividing
    C. Angry
    D. Threatening
    E. Interesting

    What is the overall tone of this poem?
    A. scary
    B. anxious
    C. pensive*
    D. supernatural
    E. intimidating

    The reference to "alabaster wool" is what type of literary device?
    A. personification
    B. hyperbole
    C. simile
    D. Apostrophe
    E. Metaphor

  5. this is dumb. my post just deleted. i'm mad. >:(

  6. 1. What does the word "wrinkles" refer to?

    1. Author's face.
    2. The cracks in the road.
    3. The dry air.
    4. The winding road.
    5. A vision the author had.

    2. What point of view is used to convey the authorial attitude towards the subject?

    1. 1st person
    2. 2nd person
    3. 3rd person
    4. 3rd person omniscient
    5. There is no point of view.

    3. The author categorizes or, moreover, generalizes snow as what categorical norm or quality in the context of the fist stanza?

    1. huh?
    2. Snow is an unpreventable and gentle force of nature.
    3. Snow is destructive.
    4. Snow is menacing to the author.
    5. Snow is enjoyable and friendly.

    4. What is the authors tone?

    1. wild
    2. extraneous
    3. introspective
    4. admiring
    5. contemplative

    Y-it (Whyitt) and Connor

  7. Meg and Meri. TRY NUMBER TWO.

    1. The third stanza is primarily constructed by...
    A. metaphor
    B. alliteration
    C. personification
    D. anthropamorphism(?)
    E. analogy

    2. In line 4, what is the "wrinkle" in the road caused by?
    A. deer
    B. a disturbance in the snow
    C. snow melting
    D. alabaster wood
    E. mountains

    3. Metaphor is most evident in which of the following stanzas?
    A. stanza 1
    B. stanza 2
    C. stanza 3
    D. stanza 4
    E. stanza 5

    4. Based on the poem, the reader can infer that the author's attitude towards the fallen snow is...
    A. hateful
    B. appreciative
    C. neglected
    D. longing
    E. annoyed

    1. oops. forgot to do the right answers. i dont like mondays and blogger and miss johnson.
      1. C. personification
      2. B. a disturbance in the snow
      3. E. stanza 5
      4. B. appreciative

  8. Molly and Cady.

    1. The rhyme scheme is
    A. ABAB
    B. ABCB
    C. ABBA
    D. AABB
    *E. Different in each stanza

    2. Dickinson uses all of the following literary devices EXCEPT
    A. Simile
    B. Metaphor
    C. Personification
    D. Alliteration
    *E. Allegory

    3. The author's tone is conveyed through all of the following EXCEPT
    *A. Anaphora
    B. Simile
    C. Metaphor
    D. Alliteration
    E. Personification

    4. The time of year the poem refers to is
    A. Summer
    *B. Winter
    C. Fall
    D. Spring
    E. Unclear

  9. Tyne and Lynn:

    1) What is the rhyme scheme utilized by Dickinson in this poem?
    A) A A B B
    B) A A B C
    C) A B A C
    D) A B C A
    *E) A B C B

    2) What is unique about the sentence structure of most of the stanzas in "It Sifts from Leaden Sieves."?
    A) The poem contains only sentence fragments divided throughout the stanzas
    *B) Each stanza is one complete sentence with the exception of stanza 3.
    C) The entire poem is one sentence subdivided into 5 stanzas.

    3) Which is the only stanza that utilizes the use of similes?
    A) Only stanza 1
    B) Only stanza 2
    C) Both stanzas 3 and 4
    D) Both stanzas 4 and 5
    *E) Only Stanza 5

    4) Based on the reading, the author is primarily describing what in this poem?
    A) Leaden Sieves (Line 1)
    B) Fences (Line 9)
    C) The dreariness of seasons
    *D) Landscape's effects on surroundings
    E) The excitement of summer

  10. Edward Amos

    1)What is the rhyme scheme of the last stanza?

    A) AABB
    B) ABCB
    C) ABCA

    2.)What is one type of device used in stanza 1.

    A) onomatopoeia
    *B) Alliteration
    C) Hyperbole
    D) Simile