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Among the Hidden Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Margaret Haddix
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Jen say her dad would react if he knew she'd been looking out the window?



2. What does the girl, who's a third child like Luke, do that shocks him?



3. The female third child introduces herself as Jennifer Rose Talbot; who does she say is usually very jumpy people?



4. How does Luke feel about his parents after discovering Jen?



5. While sitting on the attic step, after how many weeks does Luke finally give up trying to keep up with his family's conversation at meal times?



Short Essay Questions

1. What does Luke do all day to help pass the time?



2. What does Luke begin to plan in Chapter 12?



3. What is different about Jen's parents getting pregnant with her versus Luke's parents having him?



4. How does Luke feel when he finally steps outside on his way to the Sport's Family's house?



5. Who are the Barons?



6. What does Luke now realize about how he can create change in the world, but in a different way than Jen?



7. Why does Jen purposely cut her hand in Chapter 16?



8. What does Jen do to assure that no Population Police stop her on the way to the rally?



9. Why does the government not want Luke's dad growing hydroponic vegetables?



10. What does Luke say when Jen asks him if he thinks his brothers would ever betray him?



Essay Topics

Examine the use of flashbacks in narrative writing and explore those used in the novel "Among the Hidden". How does the use of flashbacks help develop the main character? Are the flashbacks used in this novel important for the development of his character? Would the reader like more flashbacks to learn even more about the character?

Explore the theme of friendship in "Among the Hidden" and how friendship helps Luke's character to grow. How does Luke's new friendship affect the decisions that he makes and the way he acts? How important is it to have strong friendships in life, particularly when going through difficult times?

Explore the concept of courage and compare how it affects Jen and Luke differently. What is courage? What does Luke do during the novel that shows his courage? Is Jen considered courageous? How does Luke's courage differ from Jen's courage?

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