American Subversive Test | 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. What does Cressida do with the folders on Paige Roderick and Easton St. Clair when she leaves the restaurant?

2. What's the garage to be used for?

3. What time is it when Paige and Keith return to the house?

4. How many rooms do Keith, Lindsay, and Paige request when they stop for the night their first night on the road?

5. What is Paige's father's name?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Paige's reaction after she has time to think about the bombing of the Indigo building.

2. List three things Brendan says about the time he'd spent on the island with Paige?

3. What is Touche's reaction when Aidan says he's going to Waitsfield?

4. How do Paige and Keith get the explosives they need for the bomb?

5. Describe where Aidan is and what his life is like as the story opens.

6. Describe Paige's reaction when Keith tells her he plans to blow up a coal mine?

7. What do Paige's parents say to Aidan when he's pretending to be Brendan?

8. What does Aidan say in the message he leaves his mother when he's on the ferry headed to Connecticut?

9. List three details about the house where Paige, Lindsay, and Keith are staying.

10. Describe the conversation between Touche and Aidan before leaving for Fisher's Island and why does it make Aidan nervous?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe Keith's reasons for targeting the media. Is he right? Could the bombing be an effective way of protesting what he sees as injustice? Was Keith reasonable? Support your answers.

Essay Topic 2

Describe two of the main settings of the story. Are they real? Are they reasonable? What details did the author include in the descriptions? Were there details that were not included that should have been?

Essay Topic 3

Describe Paige's background, focusing on how and why she became involved with the movement.

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