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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 Jen plan on getting to the rally that she has planned?
2. Why is Jen confident the Government will not find out about her online chat room?
3. How does Jen's father react after Luke explains how he found out about Jen?
4. What did Jen do to make sure no policemen stop her on her way to the rally?
5. How was Jen killed at the rally?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Jen's father believe the Government keeps people hovering around the poverty level?
2. What does Jen's father tell the Population Police to get them to leave his house?
3. How does Jen's mother take her shopping?
4. Why does Jen tell Luke not to feel guilty about being a third child?
5. Why does Luke's father get a letter from the Government for in Chapter 21?
6. How does Luke's new identity empower him?
7. Why does Jen purposely cut her hand in Chapter 16?
8. What does Jen tell Luke about when she was younger and going to play groups with other third children?
9. What does Jen offer to Luke in Chapter 17 that is illegal?
10. Why does the government not want Luke's dad growing hydroponic vegetables?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
The reason for Luke and Jen being shadow children is made clear in the novel, "Among the Hidden" -- the country faced a crisis of overpopulation and famine. The government reacted to the crisis with the Population Law, where no one is allowed more than two children. Analyze the theme of overpopulation. What does the Government in this novel give for the reason of the Population Law? Compare the world in "Among the Hidden" to how the world is today. Is our world headed in that direction?
Essay Topic 3
Explore the theme of seclusion in the novel and how it pertains to Luke's state of mind. What is seclusion? How can it affect a person's state of mind? How does Luke's seclusion make him act? Why can't Luke eat at the kitchen table with his family? How does this add to his seclusion? How does Luke cope with his seclusion?
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