This short and simple quiz (w/ Answer Key) tests students on the definitions for the main literary elements such as:
as well as:
elements of plot (exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution)
types of conflict (man vs. self, man vs. man, man vs. nature, man vs. society)
Now you can easily capture a grade for the basic definitions of your unit!
I use as pre- and post-test.