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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When will they hijack the bus?
(a) After the final child as been picked up.
(b) From the bus parking garage.
(c) From the school yard.
(d) After they have thrown the driver out of the bus.
2. What does Ben Marchand seem to carry around with him?
(a) Wanting to be accepted by everyone.
(b) A longing for love.
(c) Finding a place for him to fit in.
(d) Guilt about something.
3. To Ben, the day of the hijacking begins as __________________.
(a) An exciting day.
(b) A horrible day.
(c) A normal day.
(d) An awesome day.
4. Why does Kate start to talk with Miro?
(a) She wants him to see her as a human being.
(b) She thinks he is attractive.
(c) To distract him so that she can make some escape plans.
(d) She sees an important person in him.
5. Where does Ben recall falling in love?
(a) The summer of the hijacking at the pool.
(b) At the YMCA outside of Hallowell.
(c) When his mother introduced him to a young woman she works with.
(d) At the movie theatre.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Kate suffer from?
2. At this point in the book, what is happening with Miro?
3. When was the first time that Ben had ever heard of the Inner Delta?
4. Where does Kate put this object?
5. What did the hijackers want to do with Inner Delta?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Kate is using the bathroom, what does she find?
2. When Ben's father arrives at Ben's dorm, what do the two men do?
3. What do the events of the novel show to the reader?
4. When Artkin summons Miro, what does he tell him about?
5. When Kate asks to take all of the children to the bathroom, what is she given instead?
6. As the novel begins, what is Ben Marchand waiting for?
7. What does the reader begin to understand about Miro as the events of the novel play out?
8. When was the first time that Ben had learned about Inner Delta?
9. Why doesn't Raymond fall asleep?
10. Where did Ben fall in love with Nettie Haversham?
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