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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 type of disease does Schmitz have?
2. What happened to Karp on the night of the fire?
3. Who puts out the fire that Morris starts?
4. What does Tessie discover?
5. Who smelled the gas first?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does business at the store change? What does Frank do to try and help it?
2. What goes through Morris' mind as he lies in bed?
3. What happens to Karp's liquor store? How does Morris feel about it?
4. How does Frank intend to beat the Norwegians?
5. How does Ward die?
6. Describe Helen and Frank's arguments about sex, and how they are resolved.
7. What plans does Helen have if she and Frank get married?
8. What thoughts are troubling Morris at the beginning of the chapter?
9. What happens when Helen goes to meet Frank to tell him that she loves him?
10. What did Charlie Sobeloff do to Morris?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay on the topic of poverty, choosing your own focus for the subject. Recommended points to touch upon are:
1) The prevalence of poverty in the industrialized world.
2) Current policies and programs in place for fighting poverty, and their level of effectiveness.
3) Policy ideas for tackling poverty.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay describing the symbols used by the author in the novel. Be sure to address at least three symbols used by the author, with the essay focusing on their deeper meaning and role within the story.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay detailing a plan for re-designing the Bober grocery store and turning it into a successful business. Thing to consider:
1) Products, promotions, specials, and displays to attract and keep customers.
2) The possibility of turning the grocery store into an entirely different type of business.
3) What you feel are the main problems facing the business, and how you will correct them.
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