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Catching Fire Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Suzanne Collins
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Prim excited about the mandatory television viewing when she gets home from school?



2. Where does Katniss choose to tell her plan to Peeta?



3. What does Katniss decide to do after saving Gale?



4. Why must Katniss wake Haymitch?



5. After learning she and Peeta's show has not been enough for President Snow, what does Katniss decide to do?



Short Essay Questions

1. What suspicions do Bonnie and Twill have about District 13?



2. What is the Victor's Village?



3. What does Plutarch Heavensbee show Katniss while they are dancing together?



4. Why has the President come to Katniss's house?



5. What does Katniss learn from Beetee and Wiress on the first training day?



6. What gift has Haymitch so carefully chosen to send his tributes?



7. How does Peeta try to convince Katniss to survive?



8. How has the arena been arranged similarly to a clock?



9. What is the main reason Katniss does not want to have children?



10. What is the first normal activity Peeta and Katniss do together?



Essay Topics

Discuss the point of view in "Catching Fire." What is the tense? Do you think is it helpful for Katniss to be telling the story? Why or why not? Do you think a different point of view could have been more effective or not? How does the point of view add to the suspense and action? Choose two moments in the novel when you think the point of view is effective and explain your choices.

Describe Peeta's journey throughout the novel. Does he grow or change as a character? How does his relationship with Katniss change? Discuss Peeta's state of mind in each of these settings:

1) On the train for the Victory Tour.

2) During the photo shoot.

3) During the interview with Caesar Flickerman.

4) While showing Katniss the photos in the locket.

How do each of these situations contribute to Peeta's journey?

Describe Peeta and Katniss's speeches in District 11. How do they deviate from what they had planned to say? Why do they impulsively change their speeches? What is the reaction to them from the crowd? Have the crowd's actions been previously planned? Why or why not? How is this incident representative of the state in Panem as a whole?

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