Characterization Practice 2

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Characterization Practice 2
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Jason is an excellent accountant who works full-time for his best friend's company. A larger accounting firm contacts Jason and offers to pay him twice what he makes if he will work for them. Jason thanks them for their offer but declines. He doesn't even tell his friend that he received the offer.
Which trait best describes Jason based on the text?
Impulsive
Greedy
Loyal
Adventurous
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Eric's car broke down in the woods and his phone wasn't getting a signal. He used his car antenna as a spear and caught fresh salmon. He started a fire with sparks from his car battery, and he ate the cooked salmon while waiting for help.
Which trait best describes Eric based on the text?
Incapable
Lethargic
Resourceful
Bewildered
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How is this character trait demonstrated?
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After coming home late from a party, Mae's father questioned her. She wanted to tell him that she was studying at a friend's place and lost track of time, but she told him the truth instead. She was at a party.
Which trait best describes Mae based on the text?
Meek
Flippant
Deceitful
Honest
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How is this character trait demonstrated?
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Andy saw his neighbor struggling to get his lawn mower running. So Andy went over to his neighbor's house and filled up his lawn mower with gas. When it still wouldn't start, Andy lent him his lawn mower.
Which trait best describes Andy based on the text?
Mischievous
Indecisive
Neighborly
Complacent
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Michael has clothes all over the floor of his bedroom. Underneath the clothes on his floor is a pizza box with crusts in it. Underneath the pizza box is bunch of pieces of a board game that Michael played and didn't put away. Michael sat on his unmade bed with his shoes on and played video games all night.
Which trait best describes Michael based on the text?
Energetic
Punctual
Slobbish
Fastidious
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When vandals burned down the orphanage, Ms. Cleary started a fundraising campaign and donated $5,000 dollars of her own money. After nine months of hard work from Ms. Cleary and her team, the funds were raised and the orphanage was rebuilt.
Which trait best describes Ms. Cleary based on the text?
Passive
Charitable
Lackadaisical
Vengeful
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The teacher told the students that they were not to start testing until everyone received all testing materials. He went on to explain that the test booklet was to remain sealed until he had read through all the directions. Immediately after receiving the test booklet, Chris raised his hand and asked if he could start the test.
Which trait best describes Chris based on the text?
Thorough
Inattentive
Dutiful
Imaginative
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Katie's mother came home from a long day of work and noticed that the entire house had been cleaned. She figured that Katie must have cleaned it. The strangest thing was that she didn't even ask Katie to clean. Then she found a note on the counter from Katie asking for permission to sleep at her friend Heather's house. Katie's mother smiled.
Which trait best describes Katie based on the text?
Strategic
Selfish
Stubborn
Dainty
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Orson sat on the couch. He wanted to change the television station, but the controller was all the way at the end of the couch by his feet. Orson sort of scooted toward it and attempted to grab it with his feet. The controller fell and landed several feet away from him. Orson quit trying to change the channel and just watched whatever was playing.
Which trait best describes Orson based on the text?
Exuberant
Lethargic
Tenacious
Rambunctious
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It was Halloween and Valarie was dressed as Princess Rosemary from her favorite TV show, The Princess Club. As Valarie was collecting candy, she noticed another little girl wearing a Princess Rosemary costume. Valarie began rolling around on the ground and screaming about how she wants to be the only Princess Rosemary. Valarie's tantrum continued long after the other Princess Rosemary vanished from sight.
Which trait best describes Valarie based on the text?
Prudent
Unreasonable
Considerate
Subdued
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