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Partition Stories Multiple Choice


1. What example of figurative language does the author use in paragraph 2? a. Simile. b. Metaphor. c. Alliteration. d. Hyperbole. 2. What is the author trying to communicate through this example of figurative language? a. His fathers friend believed people who fled the country were ridiculous. b. His fathers friend worried that leaving their homes would be disastrous. c. He and his family feared for their safety during partition of the subcontinent. d. His father believed that people who left often hid with their animals too. 3. In paragraph 4 the author references a symbol. What is the symbol and what is his purpose of including it in the passage? a. Wardrobes-to demonstrate that it was difficult to move away from home. b. Keys-to demonstrate that the father was hoping for a new home. c. Suitcases-to demonstrate that partition caused families to be displaced. d. Keys-to demonstrate the belief and hope of returning home. 4. According to the author, why does he still continue to write about partition? a. Because he believes that people can still relate to his experiences during partition. b. Because his memories of partition continue to affect him in the present day. c. Because his memories of partition are interesting for others to read. d. Because he wishes that he could have written about partition in the past.

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Date: _____________

Partition Stories Multiple Choice*


1. What example of figurative language does the author use in paragraph 2? a. Simile. b. Metaphor. c. Alliteration. d. Hyperbole.

2. What is the author trying to communicate through this example of figurative language? a. His fathers friend believed people who fled the country were ridiculous. b. His fathers friend worried that leaving their homes would be disastrous. c. He and his family feared for their safety during partition of the subcontinent. d. His father believed that people who left often hid with their animals too. 3. In paragraph 4 the author references a symbol. What IS the symbol and what is his purpose of including it in the passage? a. Wardrobes-to demonstrate that it was difficult to move away from home. b. Keys-to demonstrate that the father was hoping for a new home. c. Suitcases-to demonstrate that partition caused families to be displaced. d. Keys-to demonstrate the belief and hope of returning home.

4. According to the author, why does he still continue to write about partition? a. Because he believes that people can still relate to his experiences during partition. b. Because his memories of partition continue to affect him in the present day. c. Because his memories of partition are interesting for others to read. d. Because he wishes that he could have written about partition in the past.

Name: ___________________________________

Class: _______

Date: _____________

Partition Stories Multiple Choice**


1. What example of figurative language does the author use in paragraph 2? a. Simile. b. Metaphor. c. Hyperbole.

2. What is the author trying to communicate through this example of figurative language? a. His fathers friend believed people who fled the country were ridiculous. b. His fathers friend worried that leaving their homes would be disastrous. c. He and his family feared for their safety during partition of the subcontinent. 3. In paragraph 4 the author references a symbol. What IS the symbol and what is his purpose of including it in the passage? a. Wardrobes-to demonstrate that it was difficult to move away from home. b. Keys-to demonstrate that the father was hoping for a new home. c. Keys-to demonstrate the belief and hope of returning home.

4. According to the author, why does he still continue to write about partition? a. Because he believes that people can still relate to his experiences during partition. b. Because his memories of partition continue to affect him in the present day. c. Because his memories of partition are interesting for others to read.