Afternoon of the Elves Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Janet Taylor Lisle
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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. What is taken of the bike wheel that makes the ferris wheel?

2. Why does Sara-Kate have to pay the phone bill instead of her mother?

3. What nick-name does Jane give Sara-Kate at school?

4. What is Hillary's last name?

5. Why do the girls help the elves build something?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Hillary most impressed with when she sees the elf village?

2. What causes Hillary to go into Sara-Kate's house?

3. Why is Sara-Kate teased about her appearance at school?

4. What does Hillary's mother say when she hears Hillary was playing with Sara-Kate?

5. What rumor is spread about Sara-Kate's father, and how does Hillary respond to this?

6. What makes Sara-Kate seem more mature in Hillary's eyes?

7. What ruins some of the houses in the elf village?

8. What does Hillary's father spend most of his time at home doing, and why?

9. What rumor is spread about Sara-Kate's lunches?

10. What does Sara-Kate say the elves eat?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?

Essay Topic 2

How was Hillary able to let go of her old friends and cling to Sara-Kate? What does this reveal about her character?

Essay Topic 3

Shame and propriety are common themes throughout this book. What are some of the instances where these themes are present, and why are they so important to the characters involved?

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