Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Kurt feel about the woman behind the counter?
2. What type of missiles do nuclear submarines fire?
3. Why did Kurt have to talk to a cop?
4. Who does Hamlet stab through the curtains?
5. How many relatives did Kurt's friend in Nigeria have?
Short Essay Questions
1. What type of car did Kurt used to sell?
2. How does Kurt feel about his Uncle Alex? What did he learn from him?
3. How does Kurt feel about being an artist?
4. How does Kurt feel about his Uncle Dan?
5. What advice does Kurt have for readers about creative writing?
6. What is the main theme in Mark Twain's "The Mysterious Stranger?" Do you agree?
7. What does Kurt say about what men and women want?
8. What was Kurt's experience with Dresden?
9. Who was Ned Ludd?
10. What marketing tip does Kurt give readers?
Essay Topic 1
Write an informal essay on the importance and role of music in your life, and the lives of those around you. Discuss your favorite musical artists, and how their music influences you.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay on the Great Depression from an economic standpoint, examining its causes, effects, and solution. Be sure to address at least one of these points:
1) Political leadership and the Depression.
2) Differences and similarities between the Great Depression and recent economic crises in the United States.
3) The influence of the Great Depression on economics as a discipline.
Essay Topic 3
Research and write an essay that discusses alternative transportation fuels and energy, illustrating at least two examples of up and coming technologies that you feel will make a difference.
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