Name______________________ Class______________________ Date______________________ Genre Quiz DIRECTIONS: There are 2 sections to this quiz.

Read the directions carefully in each section. SECTION 1: Use the words from the box to fill in the blanks in the paragraph. YOU WILL USE SOME WORDS MORE THAN ONCE.

True Biography

Fiction Genres

Science

Realistic

There are many different _______1_____ of writing. They include both ______2_______ and non-fiction. Non-fiction is a genre with stories that are ______3______ and real. For example, a _____4_______ is a book that tells about someone s life. But stories that come from someone s imagination are different. There are different kinds of ____5_______. One kind is _____6_______ _________7____, which often takes place in the future and has features like advanced technology and unusual creatures. Another kind is ________8________ _____________9_________. This kind can have made-up people but with events or places that could actually happen in real life.

You can get 1 BONUS point per question if you write the name of the book OR movie! 1. an imaginary middle-school boy writes and draws about his everyday life in his journal. an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area's new razor-toothed residents. An injured soldier dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting his new alien friends. Romance C. After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of a prehistoric man-eating fish. ___________________________________ A. Realistic Fiction B. ___________________________ 2. ___________________________ 3. Science Fiction .SECTION 2: Read the 5 descriptions and write the letter of the correct genre. ______________________________ 4. In this popular book series. Horror D. An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.

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