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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. What does Luke have to do after he breaks into Jen's house in Chapter 26?
3. Why is Jen upset with the other children in the online chat room in Chapter 20?
4. Jen's father informs Luke that he is now in danger too. Why is Luke in danger?
5. After Jen's father demands to know why Luke didn't stop Jen from going to the rally, how does Luke respond?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Luke now realize about how he can create change in the world, but in a different way than Jen?
2. What does Luke do to break into Jen's house in Chapter 26?
3. What does Jen's father say in response to Luke being shocked that he works for the Population Police?
4. How does Jen perform a background check on Luke?
5. How was Jen killed?
6. What Government propaganda has Luke's family completely believed in that shocks Jen?
7. Why does Jen tell Luke not to feel guilty about being a third child?
8. What does Jen offer to Luke in Chapter 17 that is illegal?
9. How does Luke lull himself into a false sense of security in Chapter 21?
10. What are the practical differences between Luke and Jen's families?
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
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?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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