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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. Whose voice does Luke hear in his room the night Jen and the other kids leave for the rally?
2. What does Jen use that allows her to go shopping?
3. How was Jen's mom able to take her shopping with her?
4. What brave thing does Jen do for Luke at the end of Chapter 16 that amazes Luke?
5. Why was Jen's father able to take Jen's body?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Luke log onto Jen's family's computer after he breaks into their house?
2. Why does Jen's dad inform Luke that he is now in danger of the Population Police?
3. What Government propaganda has Luke's family completely believed in that shocks Jen?
4. What does Jen do with the mirrors in her house to help her see out the windows?
5. How does Jen differ from Luke and most of the kids in the online chat room?
6. How does Luke answer Jen's father when he asks Luke why he didn't stop Jen from going to the rally?
7. What are the practical differences between Luke and Jen's families?
8. Why does Luke feel guilty for eating food that could sustain a pet?
9. What does Jen tell Luke about when she was younger and going to play groups with other third children?
10. How does Luke lull himself into a false sense of security in Chapter 21?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jen's character is vital to the development of the story. Her influence on Luke is what changes the course of the story. Analyze Jen's character and examine how she affects Luke. What are Jen's strengths, weaknesses, and beliefs? Why does the reader believe her character is important to the overall story? What does her character add to the story?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Luke started out the story as a scared, powerless twelve-year-old who had no hope of ever living a normal life. Throughout the book he goes through a tremendous change and is no longer that same person at the end. Explore the theme of coming of age, and analysis the changes in Luke's character. What does coming of age mean? How did meeting Jen change Luke's life? How have Luke's ideals and goals changed? What has Luke learned about himself and life?
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